David C. Bellinger

Harvard University, USA

David C. Bellinger is Professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School and Professor at the Department of Environmental Health in Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). He is also a Senior Research Associate in neurology and a Senior Associate in psychiatry in the Boston Children’s Hospital. He received a B.A. degree in psychology from Williams College, a Ph.D. degree in psychology from Cornell University, and an M.S. degree in epidemiology from the HSPH. He has spent three decades conducting research on the neurotoxicity of metabolic and chemical insults in children. He has served as a Member of several committees of the National Research Council, the Institute of Medicine, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Centers for Disease Control, and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry and served as an Advisor to the World Health Organization’s Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants. He was an Inaugural Member of the Federal Advisory Committee of the National Children’s Study and the US EPA’s Human Studies Review Board. He is currently a Member of the World Health Organization’s Foodborne Disease Burden Epidemiology Reference Group and Chairman of the WHO Committee on Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Lead Poisoning.

Biography Updated on 1 October 2013

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