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Howard  Frumkin


Faculty, Environmental Health

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Contact Information

Special Assistant to the Director , for Climate Change and Health, CDC

Atlanta , GA 30341-3717

for Climate Change and Health, CDC

Phone: 770-488-0604

Fax: 770-488-3385


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  • DrPH 1993, Harvard University
  • MD 1982, University of Pennsylvania
  • MPH 1982, Harvard University
  • BS 1977, Brown University

Affiliations & Activities


Dr. Frumkin is Special Assistant to the Director for Climate Change and Health at the Centers for Disease Control. 
He is a member of several editorial boards, including American Journal of Preventive Medicine, American Journal of Industrial Medicine, Environmental Health Perspectives, EcoHealth, International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, Salud Pública de México, Journal of Occupational Health (Tokyo), Turkish Journal of Public Health, and Surveys and Perspectives Integrating Environment and Society (SAPIENS).


  • , , Environmental Health: From Global to Local, San Francisco: Jossey Bass, ,
  • , , Emerging Illnesses and Society: Negotiating the Public Health Agenda, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, ,
  • , , Urban Sprawl and Public Health, Washington: Island Press, ,
  • , , Healthy places: Exploring the evidence, Am J Public Health , 93(9), 1451-55
  • , , The impact of community design and land use choices on public health: A scientific research agenda, Am J Public Health, 93(9), 1500-08