RICHARD DOLL SEMINAR: Health and the built environment: Challenges and prospects for cities of the future
Professor Michael Brauer, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia
Thursday, 12 May 2016, 1pm to 2pm
Lecture Theatre, Richard Doll Bldg., Old Road Campus
Michael Brauer ScD
Professor, and Director, The Bridge Program
School of Population and Public Health
The University of British Columbia
Michael Brauer is a professor in the School of Population and Public Health at The University of British Columbia. His research focuses on linkages between the built environment and human health, with specific interest in transportation-related and biomass air pollution, the global health impacts of air pollution and the relationships between multiple exposures mediated by urban form (air pollution, noise, greenness) and population health.
He has participated in monitoring and epidemiological studies throughout the world and served on advisory committees to the World Health Organization, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada, the International Joint Commission and governments in North America and Asia. He is Associate Editor of the Environmental Health Perspectives and a member of the Core Analytic Team for the Global Burden of Disease.