Jeremy Hess

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

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.


MD Medicine, Emory University, 2003

MPH Public Health, Emory University, 2002

In the News

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

Breathing fire
Climate Central, 11/16/2017