Jonathan Patz

Credentials: Panelist, National & International Policy

Position title: Director, Global Health Institute, UW–Madison

Jonathan Patz is the John P. Holton Chair of Health and the Environment with appointments in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and the Department of Population Health Sciences. For 15 years, Patz served as a lead author for the U.N. In- tergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. He also co-chaired the health expert panel of the U.S. National Assessment on Climate Change, a report mandated by the U.S. Congress.