Mark Shimamoto serves as the Health Coordinator at the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP). In this position, Mark oversees the Climate Change and Human Health Group (CCHHG), which convenes federal scientists to address key gaps in understanding how global change affects human health. His responsibilities include planning, coordination, and execution of the CCHHG’s priorities as well as facilitating the integration of health across the other interagency working groups at the USGCRP.
Prior to joining the USGCRP, Mark worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at UC Irvine’s Medical Center, where he supervised clinical trials focused on the abatement of gastrointestinal diseases. Mark earned a B.A. in Social Ecology with a focus in environmental sustainability and health from the University of California, Irvine.
Currently, Mark is pursuing a Masters of Public Health (MPH) in Environmental Health Science & Policy from the School of Public Health and Human Services at the George Washington University.
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