Nathan DeBono

Team Lead

Nathan is an epidemiologist currently working with the Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS) project and supporting occupational cohort studies at the OCRC. He previously served as the Principal Investigator of a study of cause-specific mortality at an automotive electronics manufacturing facility in Huntsville, Alabama in collaboration with the United Autoworkers (UAW) union. He is a former trainee with the U.S. National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) doctoral training program in Occupational Epidemiology and a former student research fellow at the NIOSH Industrywide Studies Branch (IWSB) in Cincinnati, Ohio. His prior research has focused on racial inequalities in hormone therapy and breast cancer in the Carolina Breast Cancer Study.

Key Appointments

  • Assistant Professor (status), Division of Occupational and Environmental Health, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto


  • PhD (Epidemiology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2018)
  • MSPH (Epidemiology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2015)
  • BA (Ecological Determinants of Health), McGill University (2011)