Matthew Trowbridge

Associate Professor, University of Virginia School of Medicine, USA

Matthew Trowbridge is a physician, public health researcher, and associate professor at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine. His academic research focuses on the impact of architecture, urban design, and transportation planning on public health. Matthew is principal investigator for the Green Health Partnership between UVA and the U.S. Green Building Council. This multi-year initiative, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, seeks to drive increased consideration of health and well-being outcomes within the real estate industry by applying green building principles and tools of market transformation. Matthew is also the co-founder and lead instructor for the UVA Medical Design Program which teaches design thinking to first-year medical students as a framework for improving patient care and addressing complex healthcare problems. He is board certified in both general pediatrics and preventive medicine and obtained his medical and public health training at Emory University.


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