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Linda Rudolph, MD

Director of the Center for Climate Change and Health at the Public Health Institute

Oakland, CA

Dr. Linda Rudolph is the Director of the Center for Climate Change and Health at the Public Health Institute. The Center works with local health departments and health professionals to build capacity in climate, health, and equity, and has hosted the US Climate and Health Alliance.. Linda previously served as Deputy Director for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion for the California Department of Public Health. In that role, she was the founding chair of California’s Health in All Policies Task Force, and the California Climate Action Team Public Health Workgroup. She was a White House Champion of Change for Climate Change and Health.

Dr. Rudolph was also the Health Officer/Public Health Director for the City of Berkeley, Chief Medical Officer for Medical-Managed Care, Medical Director for the California Division of Workers’ Compensation, and a union physician for the Oil, Chemical and Atomic Workers’ International Union.

Dr. Rudolph was invited to join the DNC Climate Platform Committee, where she will help develop recommendations for the climate, environment and energy planks for the 2020 Democratic Party Platform.