K. Bruce Newbold is a professor in the School of Geography & Earth Sciences at McMaster University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1994. He taught at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign between 1994 and 2000, and has held a Guest Scholar positions at the University of California San Diego and at the University of Glasgow. Trained as a demographer, his research interests include population health, immigration, and environment and health issues. With over ninety refereed journal articles or book chapters published, he has received funding from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC), the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the Social Science Research Council (SSRC). Bruce is currently the director of the McMaster Institute of Environment and Health (MIEH), an appointment he has held since 2004. The MIEH is a research institute dedicated to communicating and sharing the results of their research that unravels the complex interactions of environment and health.