|Dr. Jay Lemery is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Colorado. He has an academic expertise in the field of Wilderness and Environmental Medicine and was the Director of Cornell Wilderness & Environmental Medicine from 2005-2012. He is a Consultant for the Climate and Health Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and became President of the Wilderness Medical Society in the summer of 2012. |
Dr Lemery is from Glens Falls, NY. He attended the University of Virginia and Dartmouth Medical School, and was Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine at Bellevue and NYU Hospitals.
He holds an appointment at the Harvard School of Public health at the FXB Center for Health and Human Rights and serves a Contributing Editor for its Journal "Health and Human Rights." Dr Lemery also holds an adjunct appointment at the Weill Cornell Medical College, where he was on faculty from 2005-2012. He is currently editing a textbook "Climate Change and Human Health" with Dr. George Luber of the CDC to be published by Jossey-Bass in 2013.