Housed in the UNMC College of Public Health Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health, the Water, Climate and Health Program brings together experts from UNMC, the Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Robert B. Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute at the University of Nebraska to address Nebraska’s most pressing public health issues related to water and climate.
The Water, Climate and Health Program pioneers interdisciplinary research, education and collaborative solutions to public health challenges associated with water and climate in Nebraska and around the world.
- Research: Conduct and disseminate research on public health issues related to
water and climate.
- Education: Train the next generation of problem solvers to research and address topics focused on health issues associated with water and climate.
- Engagement: Work with stakeholders and communities on public health topics related to water and climate.
- Policy: Provide scientific expertise for the development of policy to improve the health of our citizens.