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Rob McConnell

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Rob McConnell

Deputy Director, Children's Environmental Health Center
Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California

Biography

Rob McConnell is professor of preventive medicine at USC's Keck School of Medicine and deputy director of the Children's Environmental Health Center. He has researched the effects of air pollution on the development and exacerbation of asthma and is the principal investigator for the Children's Health Study, a large prospective cohort study to investigate these relationships. His work includes the study of associations between ozone and traffic emissions with the development of asthma. His interests also include the effects of psychosocial stress and other social characteristics on asthma. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University and earned his medical degree at UCSF. He did his residency in internal medicine at Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx and then served two years in the CDC's Epidemic Intelligence Service.

1540 Alcazar Street, Suite 236
CHP 236, 9013
Los Angeles  California  90089
United States
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(323) 442-1593, (323) 442-1096
Office Fax: 
(323) 442-3272

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