Associate Professor, Applied Environmental Health (MIAEH)
School of Public Health
Service to the State
Sacoby Wilson, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Applied Environmental Health in the School of Public Health. He is an environmental health scientist with expertise in the areas of exposure science, environmental justice, environmental health disparities, community-engaged research including crowd science and community-based participatory research (CBPR), water quality analysis, air pollution studies, built environment, industrial animal production, climate change, community resiliency, and sustainability. He works primarily in partnership with community-based organizations to study and address environmental justice and health issues and translate research to action.
Wilson directs the Community Engagement, Environmental Justice and Health (CEEJH) laboratory which is focused on providing technical assistance and research support to communities fighting against environmental injustice and environmental health disparities in the DMV region and across the nation.
Among his leadership roles, Dr. Wilson is co-founder of the DC/Maryland/Virginia (DMV) Environmental Justice Coalition and a member of the U.S. EPA’s National Environmental Justice Advisory Council (NEJAC).
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