Dr. Kenneth A. Mundt is an epidemiologist with professional interest and experience in applying epidemiological concepts and methods to understand human health risks from environmental, occupational and consumer product exposures. He has designed, conducted and published numerous epidemiological studies, performed critical reviews and syntheses of the published literature, and is active in the development of methods for integrating evidence across lines of evidence including epidemiology, toxicology and exposure science. Dr. Mundt's evaluations, publications and consulting have explored complex relationships between exposure to chemicals, metals, minerals, air pollutants, tobacco products, pharmaceutical agents, food contaminants, wind turbine emissions, and risk of a broad range of human health outcomes including cancers, reproductive effects, cardiovascular and respiratory diseases.

Dr. Mundt specializes in the practical application of scientific concepts, methods and evidence in evaluating disease causation, deriving health protective regulations, and for science-based evaluations for litigation and other decision-making purposes.


  • PhD, Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
  • MS, Epidemiology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1986
  • MA, English, University of Virginia, 1982
  • AB, English, Dartmouth College, 1981

Professional Associations

  • Fellow, American College of Epidemiology (FACE)
  • Delta Omega - Honorary Society in Public Health
  • International Commission on Occupational Health
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
  • Sigma Xi - The Scientific Research Society
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research
  • Society for Risk Analysis

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • Kammer Merit in Authorship Award, American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2017
  • Award for Significant Contributions to the field of Public Health, University of Massachusetts School of Public Health, 2011
  • Teaching Excellence Award, University of Massachusetts School of Public Health, 1995
  • Delta Omega Award for Dissertation Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Epidemiology Program Fellowship, University of North Carolina, 1989