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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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Maureen Swanson

Maureen is the national coordinator of the Healthy Children Project of the Learning Disabilities Association of America, focused on raising awareness of toxic chemicals linked to learning and developmental disabilities, and reducing exposures to toxic chemicals, especially among pregnant women, infants and children. Prior to her position with LDA, Maureen was a senior policy analyst with the Minnesota Office of Environmental Assistance, and an independent environmental policy consultant, working with clients in government, private corporations and academia. She holds a master's degree from Indiana University's School of Public and Environmental Affairs and a bachelor's degree from Bucknell University.


Learning and Developmental Disabilities and the Safe Chemicals Act of 2011, January 5, 2012