Michael Brauer

Occupational & Environmental Health
Degrees / Designations 

ScD (Harvard)
BA (University of California-Berkeley)

Email Address 
Mailing Address 
School of Population and Public Health 2206 East Mall UBC


Academic Appointment 
Body Locations and Systems 
Lungs and Breathing
Other Areas of Research 
air pollution
Population Health

Dr. Brauer’s research emphasis is 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 the relationships between multiple exposures mediated by urban form (air pollution, noise, greenness) and population health. He has participated in monitoring and epidemiological studies throughout the world and served on advisory committees to the World Health Organization, the Climate and Clean Air Coalition, the US National Academy of Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada, the International Joint Commission and governments in North America and Asia. He is an Associate Editor of Environmental Health Perspectives and a member of the Core Analytic Team for the Global Burden of Disease.