UW Research

Center for Health and the Global Environment (CHanGE)



CHanGE collaboratively develops and promotes innovative approaches to understanding and managing the risks of global environmental change.  CHANGE conducts research and policy analysis, education and training, and technical assistance and capacity building, integrating health, environmental, and social sciences.  CHANGE focuses on health outcomes associated with the consequences of global environmental changes, such as extreme weather and climate events, water and food security, and infectious diseases.

Core Services Offered

Mentoring, certificate program, technical review, climate change modeling

Funding Information

SPH startup funding, NOAA, NASA, Wellcome Trust, ADB

Reporting Structure

Chair, Global Heath
Chair, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Related UW Entities

School of Public Health: Department of Global Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Medicine: Department of Global Health

External Partners

WHO, WA DOH, ADB, Wellcome Trust, USAID