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Howard Frumkin

Class of 2022-2023

Howard Frumkin

Senior Vice President, the Trust for Public Land
Professor Emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Sciences
School of Public Health
University of Washington

Howard Frumkin, senior vice president, the Trust for Public Land and professor emeritus of Environmental and Occupational Sciences at the University of Washington School of Public Health, is a leading researcher in planetary health, health and nature and environmental health. Frumkin is an internist, environmental and occupational medicine specialist and epidemiologist. His research interests include public health aspects of the built environment, climate change, energy policy and nature contact. He has served on the boards of the Bulitt Foundation, the Seattle Parks Foundation, the Washington Global Health Alliance, the American Public Health Association, the US Green Building Council, the Children and Nature Network and Physicians for Social Responsibility. Frumkin is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and is a fellow in the American College of Physicians, the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland and the Collegium Ramazzini.

Frumkin will collaborate with faculty, researchers and students in the School of Public Health.