Associate Professor, School of Public Health, University of Sydney
Associate Professor Ying Zhang is a senior epidemiologist and a dedicated researcher and educator on climate change and global health. She has led national and international research projects in the field with over 110 publications. Ying’s research aims to build community resilience to changing climate and environment, with a focus on the most vulnerable populations in the Asia Pacific Region. Ying is the Co-Chair of the MJA-Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change in Australia, which produces annual reports to track progress on health and climate change in the country until 2030. Ying is the Convenor of the Sustainability, Climate and Health Collaboration. Ying is also keen on promoting research translation and policy advocacy to address health and climate change issues.