Leadership Council:
David Hunter, MBBS, MPH, ScD, FAFPHM

“There is a daily catastrophe that adds urgency to the need to address toxic pollution, which Pure Earth is doing in some of the world’s worst polluted communities.”

David Hunter is the Richard Doll Professor of Epidemiology and Medicine, University of Oxford; Vincent L. Gregory Professor of Cancer Prevention, Emeritus, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; Professor of Medicine, Emeritus, Harvard Medical School; Associate Member, Broad Institute of Harvard and MIT.  His principal research interests are the etiology of cancer, particularly breast, prostate, pancreas and skin cancers. Previously he served as Dean for Academic Affairs at the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health, Director of the Harvard Center for Cancer Prevention, and he was a founding Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School’s program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology. He received his MBBS from the University of Sydney Medical School before earning his MPH and ScD from the Harvard School of Public Health.