David V. McQueen

Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA

David V. McQueen is a global consultant in health promotion, based in Atlanta, GA, USA. He is retired from 20 years at the CDC in Atlanta where he served as Chief of the behavioral risk factor surveillance system (BRFSS), Director of the Division of Adult and Community Health (DACH) and as Associate Director for Global Health Promotion. He has held Professorships and served on the faculties of the University of Edinburgh, where he directed the Research Unit in Health and Behavioral Change, 1983-1992, and The Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public Health, 1972-1983. He has served on numerous consultancies and committees with the World Bank, WHO, the National Academy of Sciences, the Canadian and German Governments, as well as other public and private agencies. He brings editorial experience as a member, present and past, of journal editorial boards and is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Press Online Bibliographies in Public Health and the Oxford Research Encyclopedia in Public Health. He is widely published in academic journals and the author/editor of several books including the comprehensive Global Handbook on Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion (Springer, 2013). Dr. McQueen is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education at Emory University in Atlanta and an Adjunct Professor of Social and Preventive Medicine, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Universität Bern, Bern, Switzerland.