This compelling video, featuring Dr. Samantha Ahdoot, highlights some of the ways our changing climate is affecting human health. Some vulnerable populations are particularly at risk, such as our nation’s children.

Dr. Samantha Ahdoot is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth School of Medicine, and a partner with Pediatric Associates of Alexandria.  She serves on the Executive Committee of the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Council on Environmental Health and was lead author of their Policy Statement on Climate Change and Children’s Health, published in November 2015. Dr. Ahdoot serves as the Chair of the Pediatric Department of Inova Alexandria Hospital and is on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics.