Associate Professor of Global Environmental Health
William Pan, Dr.PH, is the Elizabeth Brooks Reid and Whitelaw Reid Associate Professor of Population Studies and Global Environmental Health with joint appointments in the Nicholas School of Environment and Duke Global Health Institute. Pan has 20 years of experience studying the impact of human-environment dynamics on health, focusing on tropical regions in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). He leads interdisciplinary research teams towards the translation and implementation of evidence-based tools toward sustainable development activities and improved environmental health. He has worked in countries throughout Latin America and Africa on a range of topics, with current foci on land use change, migration, nutrition, gold mining, mercury exposure, and malaria. Pan received his doctoral training in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a focus on demography and spatial analysis. He also received a Master of Public Health from Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.