Carol Devine, MSc
Community Scholar, Health, Environment & Climate Change
Carol Devine is Humanitarian Affairs Advisor with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada. She co-leads a project on climate, environment and health for MSF and has contributed to the 2018 Lancet Countdown: Tracking Progress on Health and Climate Change. Carol has worked with MSF in Rwanda, East Timor, Peru and South Sudan as humanitarian advisor and was the Canadian liaison for MSF's Access to Essential Medicines Campaign. She's also a writer, conceptual artist and social scientist who's led and participated in ocean pollution and research initiatives in the UK, Arctic and Antarctic. Carol was a 2016 Fellow with Ecologic Institute's Arctic Summer College. She has advocated for access to medicines and for respect for humanitarian principles and law before the Canadian Parliament and the World Trade Organization and has been a speaker at TEDxMontrealWomen, the Samuel Centre for Social Connectedness and at the American Geophysical Union Conference in 2018 on plastic pollution, climate change and health. Her sciart is exhibited at the Canada Science and Technology Museum and has been in group exhibitions including at the New York Hall of Science and featured with the Photographic Museum of Humanity.