Malo is an associate professor in Urban Planning and founder and director of the Urban Community and Health Equity Lab at Columbia University. He is also an associate member of the Earth Institute faculty at Columbia. Malo’s work focuses on community development and urban health equity, racial and ethnic inequalities; urban policy; and health and the environment. He earned his Ph.D. in urban and regional planning from the School of Architecture and Planning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in sociology and Master of City Planning degrees from the University of California, Berkeley. Malo is an alumnus of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program where he was a fellow at the University of Michigan’s Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health in the School of Public Health.