Caleb Dresser is the 2019-2021 Climate and Human Health Fellow at Harvard FXB, The fellowship is part of the Living Closer Foundation Consortium on Climate Science and Health Policy through the Department of Emergency Medicine at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.
Caleb is studying the impact of extreme weather events on vulnerable communities in Boston, with a particular focus on those with electricity-dependent medical needs. Through the course of his fellowship, Caleb will explore the long-term impact of urban heat islands and tropical cyclones on population health and forced migration.
Caleb completed his medical education at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and his residency in Emergency Medicine through the Harvard-affiliated Emergency Medicine Residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is currently enrolled in the Master of Public Health program at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health and practices emergency medicine as a member of Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians.