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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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Kristine Jinnett, PhD

Kristine is a Science and Policy Associate at the Green Science Policy Institute. Kristine works on providing unbiased scientific data to government, industry and non-governmental organizations to facilitate informed decision-making about the use of chemicals in consumer products. She earned her Bachelor’s degree from University College Cork in Biochemistry in 2004, and her Ph.D. in Biomolecular and Biomedical Science from University College Dublin in 2009. She went on to two postdoctoral fellowships at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and UC San Francisco. She has over six years’ experience managing research projects. Kristine also carried out an internship at Breast Cancer Fund where she gained experience in policy.


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