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Leon Robertson, PhD

Professor Adjunct (Environmental Health)

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Leon Robertson, PhD

Mailing Address

  • 117 Willowbrook Pl

    Advance, NC, 27006

    United States


Leon Robertson is a sociologist/epidemiologist. He has conducted research on medical care delivery, the epidemiology of injuries and the effects of various injury prevention and control efforts. The feedback of vehicle use on increased greenhouse gas emissions, resultant warming and increased vehicle use is the subject of his latest injury research. In 2020 he developed a tool for local authorities and health care providers to predict surges in COVID-19 cases in U.S. counties daily updated at

Education & Training

  • PhD
    University of Tennessee, Sociology (1963)
  • U.S.Public Health Service Postdoctoral Fellow, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
    Johns Hopkins University

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