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

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

Deadly heat waves could endanger 74% of mankind by 2100, study says
Inside Climate News, 06/19/2017