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Philip Landrigan

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Philip Landrigan, MD MSc is a pediatrician and epidemiologist. He directs the Program for Global Public Health and the Common Good and the Global Observatory on Pollution and Health at Boston College. His research examines health impacts of toxic environmental hazards. Dr. Landrigan co-chaired The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, which reported in 2018 that pollution causes 9 million deaths annually. Since 2019, he has led the Monaco Commission on Human Health and Ocean Pollution. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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