David Carpenter

Director of UAlbany's Institute for Health & the Environment; examines dangers of PCBs

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David Carpenter

School of Public Health
Department: Environmental Health Sciences

Human health effects of environmental contaminants, including metals and organic compounds

Campus phone: (518) 525-2660
Campus email: dcarpenter@albany.edu


David O. Carpenter is a public health physician who serves as director of the Institute for Health and the Environment, a Collaborating Center of the World Health Organization, as well as a professor of environmental health sciences at UAlbany's School of Public Health.

He previously served as Director of the Wadsworth Center of the New York State Department of Health, and as Dean of the University at Albany School of Public Health. Carpenter, who received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, has more thanĀ 435 peer-reviewed publications, 6 books and 50 reviews and book chapters to his credit.



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