Bruce Lanphear, professor of children's environmental health
CUFA BC Academic of the Year: Bruce Lanphear, health sciences
Bruce Lanphear, a professor of children’s environmental health at Simon Fraser University and a clinician/scientist at the Child & Family Research Institute of B.C. Children’s Hospital, has been named Academic of the Year 2015 by the Confederation of University Faculty Associations (CUFA BC).
Lanphear has made significant contributions in three areas: contributing to environmental health policy, promoting his field of environmental health to the public, and developing innovative systems for knowledge translation. His recent efforts to mobilize environmental health research into actionable knowledge for health promotion and disease prevention are making a difference for the health of children around the world.