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Michael Brauer

Professor in School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia.

Michael Brauer joined the UBC faculty in 1991 in the Department of Medicine. He was an inaugural member of the Occupational Hygiene Program, Director of the School of Environmental Health (2003-2008) and the Occupational and Environmental Health co-lead in SPPH (2011-2014). He holds associate appointments in the Division of Respiratory Medicine and the Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability at UBC and is an Affiliate Professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.

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 relationships between multiple exposures mediated by urban form and population health. He has conducted monitoring and epidemiological studies throughout the world and served on numerous advisory committees (e.g. World Health Organization, Climate and Clean Air Coalition, the US National Academies, Royal Society of Canada).

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See also: Academia University of British Columbia (UBC) - Global research and training centre.

Michael Brauer News

Polluted air causes 5.5 million deaths a year

BBC - 13-Feb-2016

Most of these deaths in rapidly developing economies. In Beijing or Delhi PM2.5 levels can be 10...