Environmental Epidemiology for Risk Assessment Committee

Mission Statement

The committee’s mission is to engage the epidemiology, exposure, and regulatory communities in discussing what risk assessors need from epidemiology studies to make informed decisions; discuss incentives and barriers to making epidemiology studies better adapted to risk assessment; and develop areas of consensus between risk assessors and epidemiologists, as well as identify a path forward to realize the full potential of epidemiology data in risk assessment.

HESI Staff

Leadership Team

  • David Miller, PhD

    US Environmental Protection Agency

  • Igor Burstyn, PhD

    Drexel University

  • Heidi Erickson, PhD

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Environmental Epidemiology and Risk Assessment: Exploring a Path to Increased Confidence in Public Health Decision-Making

Throughout history, environmental epidemiology has proven crucial to identify certain threats to human health and to provide a basis for the development of life-saving public health policies. However, epidemiologists are facing challenges when studying tenuous threats such as environmental exposure to chemicals, whose ...

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