Kacey C. Ernst
Kacey C. Ernst PhD, MPH, is Professor at Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona. Professor Ernst is an infectious disease epidemiologist. Her work centers on understanding how human interactions with their environment, including anthropogenic climate change, alter the dynamics of infectious disease transmission. She has worked in the U.S.-Mexico border region for over a decade, specifically examining the dynamics of vectorborne diseases.
Climate Change-Driven Disease: How the U.S. Can Protect Migrants
Climate change is a driving factor for both increased migration and the spread of infectious disease.