Energy Insecurity: Understanding Its Dimensions and Implications for Public Health
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Course Objective

  • Explain the primary dimensions of energy insecurity
  • Describe how energy insecurity is related to other forms of insecurity (i.e. food and housing)
  • Discuss the public health implications of energy insecurity

Date: June 2, 2015

Reviewed June 30, 2020

Diana Hernandez, PhD
Assistant Professor, Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
JPB Environmental Health Fellow, Harvard School of Public Health

In this webinar, Dr. Hernandez provides an overview of energy insecurity, its relationship with health outcomes, and solutions to prevent and treat energy insecurity.

Region 2 Public Health Training Center