Philip Landrigan, MD, MSc, is a pediatrician and epidemiologist. He directs the Program for Global Public Health and the Common Good at Boston College. His research examines the impacts on children’s health of toxic environmental hazards and more recently has expanded to examine planetary threats to children’s health – climate change, pollution and biodiversity loss. Dr. Landrigan co-chaired The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health, which reported that pollution causes 9 million deaths annually and that pollution prevention is feasible and highly cost-effective. Since 2019, he has led the Monaco Commission on Human Health and Ocean Pollution. He is a member of the US National Academy of Medicine.