Prof. David Bellinger
Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School
Professor in the Department of Environmental Health, Harvard school of Public Health
He is Professor of Neurology at the Harvard Medical School and Professor of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). He holds a PhD in Psychology from Cornell University and a MSc in Epidemiology from the HSPH. He directs a postdoctoral fellowship in Neurodevelopmental Toxicology at HSPH and holds appointments in Neurology and Psychiatry at Children’s Hospital Boston.
His primary interest is in the impacts of chemical and metabolic insults to the developing nervous system. His studies have focused on metals, including lead, methylmercury, elemental mercury, arsenic, cadmium, and manganese, as well as persistent organic pollutants and pesticides. His research has been conducted in the United States of America, Mexico, India, Ecuador, the United Republic of Tanzania and the Philippines.