21 Jul 2021 July Meeting: Mosquitoes
Mosquitoes & Climate Change
Featuring Dr. Amy Vittor
Join the FCCA July Membership Meeting on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021, where we will discuss how our changing climate is increasing vector-borne disease.
Special Guest Speaker:
Amy Vittor, MD, PhD
Dr. Amy Vittor is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Medicine at the University of Florida, where she studies the interface between vector-borne disease, land use and host immunity. She studies ecological and immunological drivers of arboviral emergence in the Darien region of Panama, and attends on the Infectious Diseases consultation service at Shands hospital at UF and the Malcolm Randall VA.
This event is a part of the FCCA Spring + Summer Speaker Series – Understanding the Climate Crisis as a Public Health Crisis. Our co-sponsors are Moms Clean Air Force and Growing Climate Solutions – Path to Positive Southwest Florida.