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T.H. Corbett, MD, MPH

The author is a graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School and School of Public Health. Following his internship, he served as a medical officer on the USCGC Chautauqua (Hawaii) and as a physician in the US Public Health Service in Alaska (Anchorage and Barrow) and New Mexico (Laguna). Following his service, he returned to Ann Arbor for additional training in internal medicine, reproductive biology, anesthesiology, and occupational/environmental medicine. He was board certified in the latter two specialties.

He conducted pioneering research in operating-room pollution and conducted research on the carcinogenicity and teratogenicity of anesthetic agents and of polybrominated biphenyls. Upon identification of PBB as the contaminant in Michigan’s food supply, he was the first to publicly warn residents to not eat the contaminated farm products and warned mothers not to breast feed their babies. In 1976, he was a recipient of the US Environmental Protection Agency Environmental Quality Award.

He has authored six books, including Cancer and Chemicals (1977) and the award-winning Laguna Pueblo – A Photographic History (2015) with co-author Lee Marmon.

Dr. Corbett is retired and lives In Ann Arbor.