Tom Matte

Tom Matte

Tom Matte, MD, MPH recently joined Vital Strategies as Vice President for Environmental Health. Tom has more than 30 years of experience in environmental health research, practice and policy at the national and local level, most recently serving for 5 years as Assistant Commissioner for Environmental Surveillance and Policy at New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene where he directed studies of air pollution, extreme weather and other urban environmental hazards Dr. Matte previously served as a medical officer at the National Center for Environmental Health of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals on several environmental health areas, including air pollution, climate, housing and health and lead poisoning in US and international settings.