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David Jacobs, PhD

Director

WHO Collaborating Center for Healthy Housing Training and Research

Contact

Building & Room:

677 SPHPI

Address:

1603 W. Taylor St.

Office Phone:

(312) 413-4030

About

David Jacobs, PhD, is the chief scientist at the National Center for Healthy Housing. He also serves as director of the U.S. Collaborating Center for Research and Training on Housing Related Disease and Injury for the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO WHO), an adjunct associate professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health, and as a faculty associate at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on childhood lead poisoning prevention and was principal author of both the President’s Task Force Report on the subject in 2000 and the Healthy Homes Report to Congress in 1999.