Sir Andy Haines is recognized for his contributions in understanding the effects of climate change on public health, his leadership in expanding the scope of public health to one of Planetary Health, and for his mentorship of the next generation of health scientists and practitioners in preventive environmental health actions in the 21st century.
Here you can find more information about the Tyler Prize, Sir Andy's work, and educational material on Planetary Health.
After beginning his career as a doctor in London, he co-authored some of the most important early assessments of climate change and human health.
His work has focused on the environmental influences on health, including the effects of climate change, as well as the health co-benefits of low carbon policies.
He was knighted for services to medicine in 2005.