Posters – Clinical Climate Change 2023


 First Place (Tie) – Alexandra Conway, Medical Student, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
“Reducing the Environmental Impact of Healthcare Conferences: A Study of Emissions”
Ali Sabbagh, MD, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California San Francisco
“Network Greener: Sustainability for Conferences Made Easy!”  

Second Place – Mike He, PhD, Postdoctoral Fellow, Environmental Medicine and Public Health, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“Associations between nitrogen dioxide and routine vaccine antibody levels in children”

Third Place – Yasmeen Medhat, University of California Berkeley
“Impacts of Wildfires on California Radiation Oncology Clinics’           


Pablo Knobel, PhD, MS
“Long-term exposure to PM2.5 components and cardiometabolic risk in the World Trade Center Health Program cohort”

Bian Liu, PhD, MS
“Examining the spatial correlations between two indices of community social vulnerability”

Pranav Jayaraman, MPH
“Can Prior Flood Experience Build Resilience in Minoritized Communities Against Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and Depression Symptoms After Hurricane Harvey?- A Mixed-Methods Inquiry”

Yasmeen Medhat
“Impacts of Wildfires on California Radiation Oncology Clinics”

Minyoung J. Park, DO
“Climate Change and Reproductive Health: Primary Care’s Role in Adaptation Strategies”

Sofia Curdumi Pendley, PhD, MPH 
“Drivers of Delayed Return Migration and Permanent Reloca-tion among Hurricane Katrina Survivors: A Mixed-Methods Analysis”

Ruchi Singh Parihar, PhD
“Potential future Climatic variability and their effects on the Malaria transmission dynamics in Africa by 21st Century”

Emily Yamron
“Development and Evaluation of a Climate Change Curriculum in Medical School Education: A Survey of Student Knowledge and Attitudes”

Rebecca Shree Bajracharya
“Assocation Between Climate Change and Dengue Fever in Nepal: A systematic review”

Mike Z. He, PhD
“Associations between nitrogen dioxide and routine vaccine antibody levels in children”

Katharine Weber, MD
“Household and ZIP Code-Level Disparities in U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency Disaster Assistance, 2007-2019”

Laura T. Cabrera-Rivera, MPH
“Impact of flooding on acute respiratory illnesses in densely populated, flood-prone New York City communities”

Hatem S Hamdy, MBBCh, MSc, LFOM C
“Climate Change and Water Quality along the Nile”

Ali Sabbagh, MD
“Network Greener: Sustainability for Conferences Made Easy!”

Alexandra Conway, BA
“Reducing the Environmental Impact of Healthcare Conferences: A Study of Emissions”

Call for Posters

Poster submissions will explore the intersection of climate change and health. This conference is aimed at a broad audience of allied health professionals and researchers seeking to understand the impacts of climate change on human health and improve patient outcomes.  View last year’s presentations.


1st Place – $500
2nd Place – $300
3rd Place – $200

Poster submission topics that address health considerations related to the following:

  • Policy and Advocacy
  • Medical education
  • Vulnerable workers
  • Energy transition (electrification, clean power)
  • Adaptation and mitigation strategies
  • Worker health, safety and well-being
  • Epidemiology: public health approaches


Abstract Submission Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2023

Notification of Acceptance: Friday, May 5, 2023

Poster and Video Submission Deadline: May 26, 2023

Posters will be available online for viewing and judging: Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Poster Presenter Zoom Session: Thursday, June 1, 2023 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST

Conference and Poster Awards: Tuesday, June 6, 2023

General Guidelines

If the poster is accepted, the presenting author must register for the conference.  To be eligible for poster awards, presenters must provide:

  • PDF Presentation
    1. No more than 6 slides
    2. Use 16:9 format (widescreen)
    3. Use sans serif fonts such as Calibri or Arial  
  • 2-3 minute recorded video presentation
    1. Submit as a MP4 or MOV file
    2. We encourage you use an option that includes a video of yourself