CISA Integrating Climate Science & Decision Making in the Carolinas

CISA: Carolinas Integrated Sciences and Assessments, A NOAA RISA Team

Dr. Ferdouz Cochran

Ferdouz Cochran

Climate-Health Integration and Outreach Associate
University of North Carolina
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Ferdouz Cochran is the Climate-Health Integration and Outreach Associate for CISA. She supports efforts for integrating climate change science and environmental public health, and for engaging diverse stakeholders and decision-makers in the provision of climate services. She works to maintain and further develop climate-health tools for the Carolinas and the Southeast, including the Hazardous Extremes Risk Assessment (HERA) tool for various health outcomes and the Wet Bulb Globe Temperature (WBGT) tool for heat health. Ferdouz received her Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Kansas, where she was an NSF IGERT Fellow in the Climate Change, Humans, and Nature in the Global Environment program. Since 2016, she has enjoyed living and working in the Triangle of North Carolina, a hub for research, health, and technology advancements.