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Prof David Ozonoff
Dr. Ozonoff is Professor of Environmental Health at Boston University School of Public Health and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Environmental Health there. He received his academic degrees from the University of Wisconsin (BS, mathematics, 1962), Cornell University Medical College (MD, 1967) and Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health (MPH, 1968). He has been an advisor to numerous local, state and federal agencies, including the USEPA’s Science Advisory Board and member or chair of National Research Council committees in the US; and the European Environment Agency and WHO, internationally. He is a Fellow of the Johns Hopkins Society of Scholars and a Fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini. He was the founding Chair of the Department of Environmental Health at the Boston University School of Public Health and served in that position for 26 years. He has also directed the Superfund Research Program at Boston University since 1995. Dr. Ozonoff’s research has centered on epidemiological studies of populations exposed to toxic agents, especially the development of new methods to investigate small exposed populations. His current research is on the mathematical foundations of epidemiology. In 2002 he became founding Editor-in-Chief, with Professor Philippe Grandjean, of BMC’s journal Environmental Health.