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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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Susan Kegley, PhD

Susan Kegley is a PhD organic chemist and is currently Principal and CEO at Pesticide Research Institute (PRI), doing environmental consulting related to pesticides. Prior to founding PRI, she worked for 10 years for Pesticide Action Network. She also spent 14 years in academia teaching and doing research on environmental chemistry and organometallic chemistry at UC Berkeley, Williams College, and Middlebury College. She is an avid gardener and chicken whisperer, and she and her husband have a backyard garden, greenhouse, and chicken flock that supply most of their organic vegetables and eggs year-round.


The Story of Strawberries, February 24, 2011
The Health Costs of Our Food Production System: Pesticide Exposure and Effects on Farmers, Farm Workers, and Rural Residents, August 24, 2011