Meet Our Team

staff
steering committee
Advisory Council
subcommittees
Venise Curry, MD

Venise Curry, MD

Associate Director, Western cohort, Climate and Health Equity Fellowship

Beth Farazdaghi, MD

Beth Farazdaghi, MD

American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) | American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery (ASCRS)

Marc Futernick, MD

Marc Futernick, MD

American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) | California American College of Emergency Physicians (CalACEP)

Ruben Alvero, MD

Ruben Alvero, MD

American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) | Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SOCREI)

Alice Chen, MD

Alice Chen, MD

Primary Care Physician at Mary’s Center, Co-Chair of Healthcare Without Harm’s Board of Directors, former Professor at UCLA health

Doris Browne, MD MPH

Doris Browne, MD MPH

118th President of the National Medical Association, President/CEO of Browne and Associates

Gaurab Basu, MD MPH

Gaurab Basu, MD MPH

Director of Education and Policy, Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Howard Frumkin, MD DrPH

Howard Frumkin, MD DrPH

Advisory Council Co-Chair, Emeritus Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health; Senior Vice President, and Director, Land and People Lab, Trust for Public Land

Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD

Kari Nadeau, MD, PhD

Advisory Council Co-Chair, Chair of the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard School of Public Health and John Rock Professor of Climate and Population Studies

Michael Coburn

Michael Coburn

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Research!America

Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH

Mona Sarfaty, MD, MPH

Founder and Emeritus Executive Director of the Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health

Policy

Provides advocacy skills training opportunities, tracks and facilitates society policy statements on climate change, recruits and mentors students and trainees interested in policy and advocacy, and advises the Consortium executive committee on policy priorities.

Chair: Robert Byron, MD, MPH, FACP

Lisa Del Buono, MD
Kathleen Shapley-Quinn, MD
Gary Belkin, MD, PhD, MPH
Beth Farazdaghi, MD
Chethan Sarabu, MD, FAMIA, FAAP
Susan Evans, MD, MBA, FACS, FCCM, FACHE
Margie Chen, MD
Holly Rosencranz, MD
Abby Davids, MD, MPH
Bonnie Hamilton, MD
Daniel Oppenheim, PhD, MD
Ilse Levin, DO, MPH, TM
Regina LaRocque, MD, MPH, FIDSA
Lindsey Bullock, CAE
Larry Junck, MD
Ann-Christine Duhaime, MD
Manijeh Berenji, MD MPH QME FACOEM FACPM
Elizabeth Pinsky, MD
Megan Kemp
Regina de Leon Gomez, MD
Matthew Hollon, MD, MPH, MACP
Carole Lin, MD

DEI-A

Provides guidance on how best to structure and implement the Consortium’s health equity and climate justice activities to have maximum impact both internally and externally by advising on the DEI-A plan. Develops accountability measures to track and report.

Co-chairs: Andrew Lewandowski, DO; Doris Browne, MD, MPH

Yvonne Collins, MD
Bethany Carlos, MD
Katie Lichter, MD, MPH
Gerri Cannon-Smith, MD, MPH, FAAP
Steven Schroeder, MD
Reed Tuckson, MD, FACP
Cheryl Holder, MD, FACP
Caitlin Rublee, MD, MPH
Amanda Millstein, MD, FAAP

Education

Develops clinical guidelines by specialty in collaboration with societies and assists with planning CME sessions for the annual meeting.

Co-chairs: Lori Byron, MD, MS, FAAP; Elizabeth Cerceo, MD

Ruben Alvero, MD
Stephanie Maximous, MD, MS
Savita Potarazu, MD, MPH
Sandra Jee, MD, MPH, FAAP
Bill Weppner, MD, MPH, FACP
Ankur Shah, MD
Fred Henretig, MD, MSHP, FAAP, FACMT
Barbara Erny, MD
Lindsey Realmuto

Communications

Coordinates the publication of relevant op-eds in the Consortium’s MedPage Today column, Climate Checkup. Supports and facilitates climate communication within member societies.

Chair: Beth Zigmund, MD

Neelu Tummala, MD
Lynn Yonge, MD, FAAFP, FAWM
Roger Hicks, MD
Neha Pathak, MD, FACP, DipABLM
Anita Lowe Taylor, MD
Katie Lichter, MD, MPH
Winston Price, MD, FAAP, FACPE