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Caitlin Rublee, MD, MPH is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Colorado School of Public Health. She serves as Director of Graduate Medical Education with the Climate and Health Program through the School of Medicine. Dr. Rublee’s research addresses the climate crisis through health policy and evidence-informed practice so that during and after extreme weather events, patients have access to high quality health care and patients and employees remain safe. Her work has revealed significant opportunities globally to develop climate resilient emergency care systems to protect the most vulnerable. She has been a national and international leader in advocating for physician engagement in communicating climate and health with public audiences and diverse sectors with professional organizations and government agencies. She has led workshops for health professionals in low-, middle-, and high-income settings and is teaching the next generation of physicians about climate solutions as health and equity solutions.
Dr. Rublee received a MD/MPH dual degree from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She completed residency in Emergency Medicine at The Ohio State University followed by a one-year Climate Change and Health Science Policy Fellowship at the University of Colorado. She was faculty at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee where she was co-instructor for the Global Environmental Health course and served as a steering committee representative to The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health, as Chair of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Climate Change and Health Interest Group, and on the Board of Directors for Wisconsin Health Professionals for Climate Action.