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Welcome to PSR's Environmental Health Policy Institute, where we ask questions -- then we ask the experts to answer them. Join us as physicians, health professionals, and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.


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Matthew C. Nisbet, PhD

Matthew C. Nisbet is Associate Professor in the School of Communication at American University, Washington, DC, and Director of the Climate Shift project. His research on climate change communication examines how mental models, social identity, and media use shape the perceptions and actions of experts, decision-makers, journalists, and different segments of the public. 


The Health Community Should Reframe Climate Change as a Human Health Issue, January 13, 2011