Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Environmental Health
Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health
Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University
Matthew Freeman is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Environmental Health in the Gangarosa Department of Environmental Health at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. He holds joint appointments in Epidemiology and Global Health, and is a Fellow at Emory’s Global Health Institute. He received his BA in Biology from Wesleyan University, his MPH in Global Environmental Health from Emory University and a PhD from the University of London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His work is focused on the health and educational impact of community- and school-based water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) in low-income settings. Dr. Freeman is interested in the impacts of WASH access on soil-transmitted helminths, trachoma, diarrheal disease and educational outcomes; quantifying and understanding use and behavior change for WASH; and understanding drivers of program sustainability and equity of access.
For more information about Dr. Freeman’s current projects and contact information please visit his website.