Angelo Bellomo

Angelo J. Bellomo is Director of Environmental Health for the County of Los Angeles Department of Public Health. He was previously Director of Environmental Health and Safety for LAUSD, where he led reforms in the areas of school emergency planning, sustainable building design, and regulatory review of proposed school sites. Mr. Bellomo began his work in environmental health in 1973. In the 1980’s, he was appointed by the Governor as Chief Enforcement Officer in the Toxic Substances Control Division. He subsequently served as Chief of Southern California Operations for the Department of Toxic Substances Control. He has held positions in both the public and private sectors, and has carried out a range of assignments dealing with the assessment of environmental risks and reforms in environmental public policy. He has served on U.S. EPA’s Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee; CDC’s Board of Scientific Counselors; and the California Collaborative for High Performance Schools (CHPS). He currently serves on the Executive Board of the California Conference of Directors of Environmental Health (CCDEH). Mr. Bellomo is currently leading the Department’s work in reducing the health impacts of climate change while promoting the development of healthy, sustainable and resilient communities. 


  • MS, Environmental and Occupational Health, California State University, Northridge, CA
  • BS, Environmental Health Science, California State University, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of Interest

  • Environmental Health Practice
  • Environmental Public Policy
  • Climate Change and Public Health 

Selected Publications

  • Frumpkin, H., Geller, R.J., et al, 2006.  Safe and Healthy School Environments, Chapters 20 – Emergency Management; and 25 – Evaluating the School Environment, Oxford University Press.

  • Cambridge, M., Bellomo, A.J., 1997.  An Approach to Expedite the Cleanup of Contaminated Property and Reduce Associated Claims Litigation, Environmental Claims Journal, Vol 10-2.

  • Bellomo, A.J., Watson, T.L., 1996.  Current Technical Developments – Remediation & Redevelopment of Contaminated Property in Long Beach, California, Environmental Claims Journal, Vol 9, No. 1.

  • Brown, A., Farrow, J.R., Rodriguez, R.A., Johnson, B.J., Bellomo, A.J., 1996.  Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE) Contamination of the City of Santa Monica Drinking Water Supply, Proceedings of the National Groundwater Association (NGWA) and American Petroleum Institute (API) Petroleum Hydrocarbons and Organic Chemicals in Groundwater:  Prevention, Detection, and Remediation, Houston, Texas.