Clarelle Gonsalves, BSc
Inaugural Planetary Health Intern
Clarelle Gonsalves graduated from York University with a Bachelor in Science. In addition to her background in biomedical science, Clarelle is passionate about environmental issues pertaining to climate change and its interaction with global health and healthcare systems. Clarelle has worked in clinical research in the Child Health and Evaluative Sciences institute at the Hospital for Sick Children as well as Southlake Regional Health Centre. Her work at the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research focuses on the identification and assessment of key performance indicators as they pertain to planetary health; her projects include:
- Explore and define existing key performance indicators (KPIs), and identify and propose other KPIs for the "Lancet Countdown on the health and climate change”
- Explore and define these existing and proposed KPIs on the health impacts of climate change, in relation to the Ecological FootPrint Project.
- Assist in the planning and preparation of a Lancet Countdown 2018 Launch Event to be held at the DIGHR in November or early December 2018.