Howard Frumkin

Professor Emeritus, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

Box 354695

Seattle, WA 98195-4695

Research Interests

Public health aspects of the built environment. Climate change. Energy policy. Nature contact.

DEOHS Biography


DrPH Epidemiology, Harvard University, 1993

MPH Occupational Health, Harvard University, 1982

MD Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1982

AB Science and Society, Brown University, 1977

In the News

HHS launches Office of Environmental Justice
MedPage Today, 05/31/2022

National Academy of Medicine Elects 100 New Members
National Academy of Medicine, 10/18/2021

A new investigation about who’s getting sick from heat-related illness should be a wakeup call for America
Mother Jones, 01/19/2021

Uprooting ancient communities in the face of rising sea levels and climate change
The Daily, 04/25/2019

New 'planetary health diet' can save lives and the planet, major review suggests
CNN, 01/18/2019

Climate change already a health emergency, say experts
The Guardian, 11/28/2018

A prescription for better health: Go outside.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat, 05/17/2018

Are we ready for the deadly heat waves of the future?
Science News, 04/04/2018

How big data (and family ties) will shape the future of health., 03/13/2018

Experts predict how big data (and family ties) will shape the future of health
Geekwire, 03/08/2018