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Welcome to PSR's Environmental Health Policy Institute, where we ask questions -- then we ask the experts to answer them. Join us as physicians, health professionals, and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.


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Jennifer Sass, PhD

Jennifer Sass is a Senior Scientist in NRDC’s Health and Environment program (since 2001), and a Professorial Lecturer at George Washington University. She reviews the science underpinning the regulation of toxic chemicals, and advocates for health-protective regulations consistent with environmental laws. She holds a doctoral degree in Cell Biology from University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and a post-doctoral certificate in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Maryland.


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US Pesticide Regulation: Weaknesses, Loopholes, and Flaws Undermine Farmworker Health, August 24, 2011
Use of Best Available Science Is the Best Way to Protect Health, November 19, 2013