2022-2023 | Public Health – Seattle & King County, Environmental Health Services Division (PHSKC)
COLIN RHODES is dedicated to building community resilience to the health impacts of climate change. He has previously worked on climate change, health, and equity-oriented projects for Public Health – Seattle & King County and held diverse roles for private, non-profit, and academic institutions. Colin is passionate about addressing the inequitable policies, institutions, and healthcare delivery systems that contribute to disparities across the social determinants of health and vulnerability to climate change. He has bachelor’s (Central Washington University – 2012) and master’s (University of Washington – 2020) degrees in Public Health and completed the Yale University Climate Change and Health certificate program in 2022.
King County is dedicated to building innovative and intersectional climate solutions that support community resilience and limit the climate burden on low-income households and communities of color. The FUSE Executive Fellow will explore opportunities to create a strategic framework that works to support the integration of climate and health equity priorities between PHSCK and local healthcare systems. This framework will help King County actualize its goal of reducing public health risks associated with climate change.