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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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Michele Roberts

Since 1990, Ms. Michele Roberts has provided technical assistance and advocacy support to communities regarding the impacts of toxins on human health and the environment. She also is a spoken word artist, who created Arts Slam @ SsAMS, a community-based arts program. She received a master of art degree (2000) from the University of Delaware and a bachelor of science degree in biology (1983) from Morgan State University. Roberts has co-authored reports on environmental justice issues, and her advocacy work has been featured on television and in print news and magazines.  Prior to being an advocate, Michele worked for 20 years as an environmental scientist for the government. She currently is co-director of the Environmental Justice and Health Alliance for Chemical Policy Reform.


The Economic Cost of Toxic Chemicals to Environmental Justice Communities, April 18, 2014