Faculty Associates

Samuel Myers

Principal Research Scientist, Planetary Health, Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health (HSPH); Director, Planetary Health Alliance

Research Interests: 

Climate change. Human health impacts of large-scale, anthropogenic environmental change including climate change, land use change, and deterioration of ecosystem services. Consequences of large-scale environmental change to human nutrition and impact of food production systems on the environment.

In the News:

Radio Interviews

https://www.pri.org/programs/pris-world/remembering-john-mccain-vietnam-and-his-immigration-legacy-and-climate-change (PRI's The World)

http://loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=17-P13-00040&segmentID=3 (PRI's Living on Earth)​

http://loe.org/shows/segments.html?programID=15-P13-00030&segmentID=4 (PRI's Living on Earth)

http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2014/05/08/310473928/less-nutritious-grains-may-be-in-our-future (NPR morning edition)

http://www.cbc.ca/quirks/2014/05/10/2014-05-10-1/ (Canadian Broadcast Company’s Quirks and Quarks)

http://www.pri.org/stories/2014-08-30/rising-carbon-dioxide-levels-may-reduce-nutritional-value-important-foods (PRI’s Living on Earth)
 
Print Media

https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/aug/27/climate-change-will-make-hundreds-of-millions-more-people-nutrient-deficient​

https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2018/06/19/616098095/as-carbon-dioxide-levels-rise-major-crops-are-losing-nutrients

https://www.theglobeandmail.com/canada/article-one-scientists-work-sheds-light-on-the-transforming-state-of/

http://www.politico.com/agenda/issue/agenda-2020-health​

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/sep/19/haze-indonesia-forest-fires-killed-100000-people-harvard-study​

http://89.31.102.21/ourplanet/Clear-and-Present-Danger

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/may/07/climate-change-food-crops-nutrition

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/rising-co2-levels-could-reduce-nutrition-values-of-staple-crops-like-wheat-rice-and-soy-9334097.html

http://www.fastcoexist.com/3030166/rising-co2-levels-find-new-ways-to-kill-

Video

https://youtu.be/sD5vK1dBQys (2017 Academy of Medical Sciences & The Lancet International Health Lecture)

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