Jeremy Hess

Professor, Medicine - Emergency Medicine
Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences
Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Associate Professor, Atmospheric Sciences

4225 Roosevelt Way NE #100
Box 354695

Seattle, WA 98105-


Research Interests

Climate change health impacts. Health care disaster risk management. Public health adaptation to climate change. Evidence-based public health. Early warning systems. Health effects of heat exposure. Health care operations.

DEOHS Biography


MD Medicine, Emory University, 2003

MPH Public Health, Emory University, 2002

In the News

Climate change harms the health of children
The Daily, 01/09/2020

Study: Children's health will be affected by climate change throughout lives
WWNO, 12/06/2019

Study: Climate change wildfire health impacts cost billions for Washingtonians
Northwest Public Broadcasting, 09/18/2019

The world lost 153 billion hours of work to heat waves last year
Gizmodo, 11/29/2018

Global climate report warns of serious threats to health, productivity
SPH News, 11/28/2018

So far, more heat waves do not mean more heat deaths.
NPR, 08/26/2018

Four UW faculty tapped for UN climate assessment. DEOHS faculty members Kristie Ebi and Jeremy Hess are quoted.
UW Daily, 05/15/2018

UW faculty selected as authors, editors of international report on climate change
UW News, 04/25/2018

Are we ready for the deadly heat waves of the future?
Science News, 04/04/2018

SPH center works to protect populations from emerging health impacts
SPH News, 01/17/2018