Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Deborah Swackhamer Appointed to Boards of NAS and EPA

The following is re-posted from Humphrey School News

Humphrey School Professor Deborah Swackhamer has been named chair of the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC). The BOSC reviews the quality of ongoing science being conducted at the EPA by providing advice and recommendations to the EPA’s Office of Research and Development. Swackhamer has also been appointed to the National Academies of Sciences (NAS) Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST), which organizes and oversees studies of environmental pollution problems affecting human health, human impacts on the environment, and the assessment and management of related risks to human health and the environment.
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