Kristie L. Ebi, Ph.D., MPH has been conducting research on the health risks of climate variability and change for 25 years, focusing on understanding sources of vulnerability; estimating current and future health risks of climate change; designing adaptation policies and measures to reduce risks in multi-stressor environments; and estimating the health co-benefits of mitigation policies. She has supported multiple countries in Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Pacific in assessing their vulnerabilities and implementing adaptation policies and programs. She has been an author on multiple national and international climate change assessments, including the fourth U.S. National Climate Assessment, the Working Group II contribution to the 6th IPCC report. and the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C. She has edited fours books on aspects of climate change and has more than 200 publications.