David Savitz Brown University
David A. Savitz is Professor of Epidemiology in the Brown University School of Public Health, with joint appointments in Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics in the Alpert Medical School. His epidemiological research has addressed environmental hazards in the workplace and community, reproductive health outcomes, and environmental influences on cancer. His research includes studies of miscarriage, preterm birth, and pregnancy complications, and he has addressed health effects of nonionizing radiation, pesticides, drinking water treatment by-products, and perfluorinated compounds. Read more
He has directed 30 doctoral dissertations and 15 master’s theses. He is the author of over 400 papers in professional journals and editor or author of three books. He was President of the Society for Epidemiologic Research and the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research. Dr. Savitz is an elected member of the National Academy Medicine and was awarded the David Rall Medal for Distinguished Leadership as Chair of Study Committee. From 2013-2017 he served as Vice President for Research at Brown University.