Headshot of Dr. Aaron Bernstein, Credit Michael Goderre/Boston Children’s Hospital

Aaron Bernstein MD, MPH

Interim Director

Aaron examines the human health effects of global environmental changes with the aim of promoting a deeper understanding of these subjects among students, educators, policy makers, and the public.
Gaurab Basu

Gaurab Basu MD, MPH

Health Equity Fellow

Gaurab's work focuses on the intersection of climate change, health equity, medical education, and advocacy.
Mary T. Bassett portrait

Mary T. Bassett MD, MPH

Former Member, Board of Advisors

With more than 30 years of experience in public health, Dr. Bassett has dedicated her career to advancing health equity.
Aditi Bunker

Aditi Bunker DrScHum, MPH

Visiting Scientist

Aditi tests adaptation and mitigation interventions to assess how they affect population health, the environment, and economic outcomes.

Caleb Dresser MD

Climate and Human Health Fellow

Caleb is an emergency medicine physician whose research focuses on addressing health needs during and after climate-related disasters.

Skye Flanigan

Assistant Director of Programs

Skye develops and implements various programs as well as manages internal engagement, partnerships, and strategic collaborations.
Howard Frumkin

Howard Frumkin MD, DrPH, MPH

Member, Board of Advisors

An internist, environmental and occupational medicine specialist, and epidemiologist, who has worked in academia and public service.
Marcy Franck

Marcy Franck

Sr. Communications Strategist

Marcy works with scientists across Harvard to promote research that can help improve human health and the health of our planet.
Dr. J. Nadine Gracia

J. Nadine Gracia MD, MSCE

Member, Board of Advisors

Dr. Gracia is a national health equity leader with extensive leadership and management experience in federal government, the nonprofit sector, academia, and professional associations.
Chelsea Heberlein

Chelsea Heberlein

Climate MD Program Manager

Chelsea works with frontline health clinics, researchers, and collaborating organizations to put patients at the center of climate resilience.
Kimberly Humphrey

Kimberly Humphrey MD, MPH

Climate Change and Human Health Fellow

Kimberly focuses on the adaptation of health systems to climate change, particularly in relation to emergency medicine.
John Kerry

The Honorable John Kerry

Former Member, Board of Advisors

The Honorable John Kerry served as the 68th Secretary of State and a member of the U.S. Senate for 38 years.
Howard Koh

Howard Koh MD, MPH

Member, Board of Advisors

Dr. Koh is the former U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health and now advances health leadership education and training across Harvard.
Gina McCarthy

Gina McCarthy

Former Director and Chair, Board of Advisors

A leading advocate for smart, successful strategies to protect public health and the environment for more than 30 years.

Anna Miller

Sr. Communications Coordinator

Anna helps develop and execute communications plans to promote awareness about the health impacts of climate change on children.
Jeff Nesbit

Jeff Nesbit

Member, Board of Advisors

Jeff is the executive director of Climate Nexus, a non-profit communications organization that works on climate and clean energy issues and solutions.

Kim Nguyen

Financial Coordinator

Kim provides financial administrative support for Harvard Chan C-CHANGE faculty and staff.

Liz Purchia

Communications Director

Liz manages communications planning and media relations for Harvard Chan C-CHANGE.
Dr. Renee Salas

Renee N. Salas MD, MPH, MS

Yerby Fellow, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE

Renee's work focuses on the intersection of the climate crisis, health, and healthcare delivery.

Tracy Sachs

Administrative Director

Tracy leads and develops an internal team that supports the Center’s finance, human resources, and general operations.
Tess Wiskel, MD

Tess Wiskel MD

Climate Change and Human Health Fellow

Tess' research focuses on the health impacts of climate change, centering on extreme weather events in at-risk patient populations.