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Rose Schneider is a Senior Public Health and Climate Change Consultant with in-depth experience in developing and evaluating complex health and climate change programs in 34 developing countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America, the Caucasus and the NIS. She is a native English speaker and is fluent in Spanish.

She is a member of the American Public Health Association and Founder and Chair of the IH section’s Climate Change and Health Working Group (IHCC&HWG). She developed the IHCC&HWG’s strategic plan, identifies resources, establishes collaboration with other APHA sections, and collaborates and mentors the Co-chairs of Strategic Communication. She represents international climate change issues to U.S. Climate and Health Alliance, the Environment section and the Climate Change and Health Topic Committee.  Ms. Schneider serves on the Advisory Council to the donor of the Eastern Mennonite University’s Center for Sustainable Climate providing strategic guidance to the Center’s goals, technical approaches, management, and monitoring and evaluation for results. As a member of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments (AHNE), Ms. Schneider presented on the health impacts of climate change on the Tree’s International Panel on Climate Change call and on an AHNE webinar. She was nominated as a Nurse Luminary for the 2012 Charlotte Brody Award.

Rose Schneider also served as a member or the InterAction Climate, Environment and Development Working Group, inputting health content into USAID’s Climate Change Action Plan. She is a member of USAID’s Climate Adaptation Community. She was trained as a member of the Climate Realty Leadership Corps by Vice-President Al Gore. For Nepal’s On-line Public Health Perspectives Newsletter, she served as an editor and co-authored a survey of rural communities published as Climate Change as a Human-Health Threat, a Survey of Public Perceptions in Rural Nepal. Ms. Schneider has a Master of Public Health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health and a BSN from the Catholic University of America.