I'm a Professor Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with a long career in biomedical research, supplemented by a major additional interest in climate change during the past decade. The latter has been aided by my scientific background and my access to the literature through university affiliations. I am currently a Senior Climate Fellow at the organization PennFuture.org.
Although lacking the expertise to conduct climate research on my own, my understanding permits me to assess the contributions of others to this field, and (I hope) to offer accurate descriptions of the state of the science to others with some interest in climate change. In turn, I hope to continue enlarging my own knowledge through discussions with qualified individuals.