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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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Maricel V. Maffini, PhD

Maricel V. Maffini is a senior scientist with the Natural Resources Defense Council. She has a doctorate degree in biological sciences. She has conducted research in the fields of carcinogenesis and endocrine disruption with focus on the effect of bisphenol-A, or BPA on the normal development of the breast and its link to breast cancer. She is currently working on environmental health issues related to chemical safety, specifically food additives, and science policy. She has published numerous scientific articles, blogs and book chapters. She is the past chair of the Toxicology and Safety Evaluation Division of the Institute of Food Technologists.


Dinner with a Side of Financial Conflicts of Interest, September 22, 2014