This initiative would not have been possible without the dedication of students, faculty, and mentors across the country. Here are the individuals who are spearheading this effort globally.
The 2020-2021 Leadership Team
Karly Hampshire is a founder and current co-director of the Planetary Health Report Card Initiative. She is a third year medical student at University of California, San Francisco planning to pursue a career in internal medicine, with interests in medical education and the health effects of climate change.
Co-Director, Regional Lead for United Kingdom
Hannah Chase is in the third year of her graduate entry course at the University of Oxford in the U.K. Hannah is interested in a career that combines clinical medicine with medical education. She believes the leadership responsibility of a doctor, including in leading public opinion, can often be underestimated and being sufficiently informed in Planetary Health is crucial for the professional body to act as a united front on climate change.
Megan Duckworth is a medical student at the Alpert Medical School of Brown University. She is motivated to increase awareness about the interconnectedness between planetary and human health and to promote the environmental and human health co-benefits of lifestyle change with her patients.
Implementation Chair and Website Editor
Taylor Diedrich is a first year medical student at Indiana University School of Medicine. She is interested in the intersection of climate change and health.
Partnerships and Recruitment Chair
Trizzha Feliciano is a third year medical student at University College London. She is interested in a career in neurosurgery, and research into the effect of air pollution on the CNS.
Design Chair and Website Editor
Nuzhat Islam is a founder and the current Design Chair for the PHRC. She is a rising fourth year medical student at UC San Francisco and is interested in exploring the nexus of climate change and human health and promoting environmental health education for both patients and practitioners.
Data Analysis Intern
Simran Mallik is the Data Analyst Intern at Planetary Health Report Card and is working on the data collection and analysis efforts. She is a student at Emory University majoring in Quantitative Science and concentrating in Biological Anthropology, and is interested in working in data analytics in the healthcare industry.
Regional Lead: Southeastern U.S.
Kristin is a second year medical student at the University of Arkansas. She’s originally from Lafayette, Louisiana and is excited to be serving as the Southeast Regional Lead for the PHRC.
Regional Lead: Midwestern U.S.
Jack is an MS4 at the University of Minnesota Medical School. During his time in medical school, he has held leadership positions in various environmental organizations, and is particularly interested in health system sustainability.
Regional Lead: Western U.S.
Megan Meyer is a second year medical student at the University of Washington interested in the impact of dams on human health, water conservation and planetary health.
Regional Lead: Northeastern U.S.
Emily Gentile is a third-year medical student in the Global and Urban Health Pathways at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She is interested in environmental justice, health equity, and health policy, and is excited to join the PHRC team as the Northeastern Regional lead.
Ola Løkken Nordrum
Regional Lead: Ireland
Ola Løkken Nordrum is a Norwegian junior doctor currently working on the west coast of Ireland. He is actively involved with Irish Doctors for the Environment (IDE) – focusing his work on implementing planetary health and climate change into the medical curricula, sustainable healthcare, and raising awareness on the topic of planetary health.