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PIM MARTENS holds degrees in Biological and Environmental Health Sciences from Maastricht University, The Netherlands. He worked within the project ‘Global Dynamics and Sustainable Development', launched in 1992 by the Dutch National institute of Public Health and the Environment (RIVM). After obtaining his PhD from the Department of Mathematics, Maastricht University, he worked as assistant professor at the same Department. Since 1998, Pim Martens has been a senior researcher at the University's International Centre for Integrative Studies, where he directs the Global Assessment Centre. In 2001 he became an Honorary Senior Lecturer, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK. He is editor-in-chief of the international journal Global Change and Human Health and editor of a book series on Resurgent and Emerging Infectious Diseases. Furthermore, he is a member of the Assessment Study Climate, Ecosystems, Infectious Disease, and Human Health (USNational Research Council/National Academy of Sciences), and lead-author of several climate change and human health assessment reports of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), and the World Health Organization (WHO).


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental health.
Environmentally induced diseases.
Social medicine.