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Bellinger, David

E-mail: david.bellinger@childrens.harvard.edu

David C. Bellinger is a pediatric neuropsychologist and environmental epidemiologist. He received a Ph.D. in Psychology from Cornell University in 1977 and a M.Sc. in Epidemiology from the Harvard School of Public Health in 1987. He is a Professor of Neurology and Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and a Professor in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. He is based at Boston Children?s Hospital. His research focuses primarily on the neuropsychological and behavioral sequelae of childhood disorders and exposures. This work has involved studies of a wide range of chemicals, including lead, methylmercury, elemental mercury, cadmium, arsenic, manganese, perfluoroalkyl acids, fluoride, organophosphate pesticides, PCBs, general anesthesia, and congenital heart disease. He has published approximately 425 papers and served on numerous committees at the U.S. National Academies, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, and the World Health Organization. Much of his work is conducted internationally, including India, Tanzania, the Philippines, Mexico, Bangladesh, China, and Mongolia. He is Editor-in-Chief of Toxics and an Associate Editor of Environmental Health, responsible for the section on children?s environmental health. He is a founding member of the International Society for Children?s Health and the Environment and served as President for its first 6 years. He chaired the WHO Committee on Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Lead Poisoning, is a member of the WHO Expert Advisory Panel on Food Safety, and a frequent WHO Temporary Advisor to the FAO/WHO Joint Expert Committee on Food Additives and Contaminants.​

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