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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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Jill Kriesky, PhD

Dr. Jill Kriesky joined the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh in August 2011. Her responsibilities include both research and presentations on Marcellus Shale drilling for the Graduate School and senior project coordinator responsibilities for the Center for Healthy Environments and Communities (CHEC) in the Environmental and Occupational Health Department. Prior to this, Kriesky directed the Appalachian Institute and Service for Social Action Center at Wheeling Jesuit University where she developed service projects and experiential learning, research, and outreach opportunities on economic, environmental, and health issues. She also served as the director of West Virginia University's Service Learning and as the director of West Virginia Campus Compact. She holds a bachelor's degree in economics and political science from Grinnell College (IA), a master's degree in economics (WI), and a Ph.D. in economics (NH).


Socioeconomic Change and Human Stress Associated with Shale Gas Extraction, June 18, 2012