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Victorian Chapter Gathering - A Recipe for Disaster: how climate change affects nutrition globally, and what we can do about it

  • 12 Sep 2017
  • 5:30 PM
  • Leather Room, University House, Professors Walk, University of Melbourne

"A Recipe for Disaster: how climate change affects nutrition globally, and what we can do about it" 

Tuesday 12th September, at 5:30 p.m. for 6:00 p.m 

Leather Room at University House, Professors Walk, University of Melbourne 

featuring

Caroline S. Park

2016 U.S. Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship in Public Policy

Home institution: Harvard University

Host institution: University of Melbourne, School of Population and Global Health

A native of Whippany, New Jersey, Caroline received her undergraduate education at Harvard University in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology, with a secondary field in Economics. She is currently pursuing a Master of Public Health at the University of Melbourne on the 2016 U.S. Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholarship in Public Policy. She will pursue research at the intersection of climate change and public health; she is specifically interested in how vulnerable populations respond to climate-induced fluctuations in fishery and agricultural output, and how their nutritional status is moderated by both socioeconomic and physiological factors. 

During her undergraduate years, Caroline studied metabolic syndrome at the Cowan Laboratory of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute. As a Herchel Smith Fellow in 2016, she researched the effects of maternal malnutrition on fetal development. An avid traveler, Caroline has also worked on various humanitarian projects throughout Southeast Asia and southern Africa.

Caroline is keen to share with us her interests in planetary health, and explore ideas for her research.

Please RSVP to Elizabeth Brooke  <ebrooke425@gmail.com>  ASAP, because space is limited in the intimate Leather Room.

Note: There is no charge for attending these events, thanks to the generous sponsorship of the University of Melbourne Vice-Chancellor's Office. The Alumni Association is pleased to cover the costs of the restaurant dinner for special guests and current Fulbright Scholars. All other guests are asked to pay for their own dinners, please, if they choose to stay on after the meeting in the Leather Room.


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