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Dr. Lise Van Susteren, a general and forensic psychiatrist in Washington, DC, is an expert on the physical and mental health effects of climate change. In 2011 she co-authored “The Psychological Effects of Global Warming on the U.S. – Why the US Mental Health System Is Not Prepared.” In addition to community organizing on climate issues, Van Susteren serves on several boards including the Climate Psychology Alliance. She is a frequent contributor on television, radio and in the print media. In 2006 Dr. Van Susteren sought the Democratic nomination for the US Senate from Maryland. Her book, Emotional Inflammation was released in April 2020.