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Dr. Mariana McDonald

DrPH, MPH, MA

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Dr. Mariana  McDonald

Mariana McDonald is a writer, scientist, and activist. A retired health scientist and former public health professor, McDonald has been involved in the response to climate change for 10+ years. She contributed to the first-ever US government report on climate change & health, published in 2016. She was trained at the March 2019 Climate Reality Leadership Corps Atlanta training with Al Gore.

A bicultural writer and cultural worker, McDonald's focus is climate change realities and responses in the arts, and the impact of climate change on her family's homeland, Puerto Rico.