Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Public Health, University of Virginia
Matthew Trowbridge, MD, MPH, is an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine and the Department of Public Health. Dr. Trowbridge completed his undergraduate degree at Tuft, Medical School and his MPH through Emory, followed by residency in general pediatrics at Tuft, fellowship in Injury Research at University of Michigan and a Residency in Preventive Medicine through Emory. While school trained as a medical doctor, Dr. Trowbridge is a researcher and change maker by trade and skill. In the latter role, he has been working with others on a program to promote, train, and develop Human-Centered Design.
Touching every aspect of our lives, the built environment is a powerful determinant of both individual and population health. While the public health sector has developed a robust understanding of the relationship between health and the human-made spaces in which we live, work and play, it has been limited in its ability to effectively influence […]