Colby Adams

Environmental Health Director at: Idaho Division of Public Health


Colby Adams is the Environmental Health Director at the Idaho Division of Public Health in Boise, ID.  He joined the Division in 2017, after 20+ years developing and managing environmental, safety, and occupational health programs in the US Air Force as a Bioenvironmental Engineer.  Colby earned a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.  Colby also earned an MS and a PhD in Environmental Health from Colorado State University. His doctoral research implemented global positioning technology to research exposures to air pollution and related health effects within a cohort of asthmatic children in Denver.