Matthew Trowbridge, MD, MPH

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Matthew Trowbridge

About Me

Matthew Trowbridge is a physician, public health researcher, and assistant professor at
the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Trowbridge’s academic
research focuses on the impact of architecture, urban design, and
transportation planning on public health issues including childhood obesity,
traffic injury, and pre-hospital emergency care. Dr. Trowbridge is currently an
advisor to the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (www.nccor.org),
a partnership between multiple federal and private funding agencies, on built
environment and childhood obesity prevention research development.   Previously,
he has served as Chair of the Built Environment & Transportation planning
subcommittee for the 2012 Centers for Disease Control’s Weight of the Nation obesity
prevention conference and as senior advisor on built environment and childhood
obesity prevention research at the National Cancer Institute at NIH.  Dr. Trowbridge was also recently named as the 2013 Ginsberg Fellow by the U.S. Green Building Council for his work to promote healthier built environments. Dr. Trowbridge is board
certified in both general pediatrics and preventive medicine and obtained his
medical and public health training at Emory University.

Title: Physician, public health researcher, and assistant professor

Company/Affiliation: University of Virginia School of Medicine

Twitter: @mtrowbr

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