University of Minnesota Medical School
Jack Inglis is a fourth-year at the University of Minnesota medical school. He attended undergrad at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN, where he received a degree in biology and fostered an interest in environmentalism as he conducted various ecological and agricultural research projects. During his gap year, he worked at a biotech company as a research associate to help develop a handheld heavy-metal detector for use in ecological research. In medical school, he has served for three years as co-chair for Health Students for a Healthy Climate, an interdisciplinary student group focused on preparing health professionals to become effective environmental advocates. He is also a part of a task force focused on integrating environmental health into the medical school curriculum. In particular, Jack is interested in how healthcare institutions can go about reducing their own carbon footprint and improving resilience while saving money and bettering patient care.