December 10, 2023 - Sunday: GDForum - South America (5:00pm-7:00pm GMT)
Wael Al-Delaimy is a professor of Public Health at the University of California San Diego, at the School of Public Health. He is a multidisciplinary chronic diseases epidemiologist working with vulnerable communities locally and globally, focusing on climate change, mental health, and research ethics. He is the Director of the NIH Newly Funded Global Center on Climate Change and Water, Energy, Food, and Health Systems, and Joint Director of the Geo Health Hub on Climate and Health in the Middle East and North Africa. His work on climate change involves global capacity building, health policy, and the role of water and climate variables on health. He Cofounded the only Pan Arab society for Arab diaspora, the Society for Advancement of Science and Technology in the Arab World (SASTA).