Stefan Wheat

Stefan Wheat, MD, is an emergency physician at the University of Colorado Anschutz Emergency Department. Dr. Wheat received his BA in biology at Whitman College in Walla Walla, Washington. He received his MD at the University of Vermont and completed his residency training in emergency medicine at the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. Stefan's interests include the intersection of climate change and health, and specifically how health-care systems can adapt to address the health hazards posed by climate change. He is a climate and health science policy fellow at the University of Colorado. As part of his fellowship, he works as a physician-fellow in the Department of Health and Human Services in their new Office of Climate Change and Health Equity. He also serves as an associate research scientist at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health to advance the mission of the Global Consortium on Climate and Health Education.


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