Academic Caroline Park is a PHD candidate at the University of Melbourne as the 2017 Fulbright Anne Wexler Scholar. Caro is conducting research at the intersection of climate change and public health, specifically focusing on how vulnerable populations respond to climate-influenced food insecurity.
A native of Whippany, New Jersey, Caro received her undergraduate education at Harvard University in Human Developmental and Regenerative Biology and went on to study metabolic syndrome at the Cowan Laboratory of the Harvard Stem Cell Institute.
Caro has also worked on various humanitarian projects throughout Southeast Asia and Africa. When she is not working, you can find her jogging around town, eating something spicy and cheering for the New York Mets.
Catch Caro in person at one of the breakout sessions at #GIF18 where she will discuss How might we create better interdisciplinary platform to approach climate change and health?