Paul Reiter is professor at the Institut Pasteur in Paris, chief of its Insects and Infectious Disease Unit, and a specialist in the natural history and biology of mosquitoes, the epidemiology of the diseases they transmit, and strategies for their control. He has served as chairman of the American Committee of Medical Entomology of the American Society for Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, and of several committees of other professional societies. He has worked for the World Health Organization, the Pan American Health Organization, and other agencies in investigations of outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, as well as of AIDS and Ebola hemorrhagic fever and onchocerciasis. Reiter also was a contributory author of the Third Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.

Watch his other presentations at Heartland’s climate conferences here.