With more than 26 years of experience in global health research—supporting policies, technologies, and initiatives to reduce risks and improve community-health outcomes—David serves as a policy advisor and medical geographer for our Environmental Services team. His recent work focuses on creating online tools for clients to investigate their progress in building disaster resilient communities.
His research into preventing disaster impacts on homes, businesses, hospitals, and food facilities provides actionable insights that help address critical global health challenges. In his spare time, David works with the MATCH Foundation to develop career opportunities for military veterans through partnerships with those leading innovations in emerging sectors.
David earned his doctorate from the University of Washington with an emphasis on human geography and global health. He holds a master of science in behavioral-organizational research from the University of Alaska Anchorage and a bachelor of science in behavioral psychology from George Fox University.