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Your Environment. Your Health.

Council Members

National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council


Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S.
Director, NIEHS & NTP
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop B2-01
Durham, N.C. 27709

Tel 919-541-3201
Fax 919-541-5136

Executive Secretary

Gwen W. Collman
Gwen W. Collman, Ph.D.
Director – Division of Extramural Research & Training
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K3-13
Durham, N.C. 27709

Tel 984-287-3249


Habibul Ahsan
Habibul Ahsan, M.D.
Louis Block Professor of Epidemiology, Medicine and Human Genetics
Dean, Population and Precision Health Director, Institute for Population and Precision Health
Co-Director, Chicago Center for Health and Environment
University of Chicago
5841 S Maryland Ave
Tel 773-834-9956
Phil Brown
Phil Brown, Ph.D.
University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences
Director, Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute
Northeastern University
360 Huntington Avenue, 318INV
Tel 617-373-7407
José F. Cordero, M.D., M.P.H.
José F. Cordero, M.D., M.P.H.
Patel Distinguished Professor of Public Health Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics College of Public Health
University of Georgia
101 Buck Road, Miller 104
Athens, Georgia 30602
Tel 706-583-8202
Irasema Coronado
Irasema Coronado, Ph.D.
Professor Department of Political Science
University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, Texas 79968
Tel 915-747-7980
Brenda Eskenazi
Brenda Eskenazi, Ph.D.
Jennifer and Brian Maxwell Professor of Maternal and Child Health and Epidemiology Director, Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH)
School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
1995 University Avenue, Suite 265
Berkeley, CA 94720
Tel 510-642-3496
Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D.
Shuk-Mei Ho, Ph.D.
Jacob G. Schmidlapp Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Health
Director, Cincinnati Cancer Center
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Tel 513-558-5701 x1
Katrina Korfmacher
Katrina Korfmacher, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Department of Environmental Medicine School of Medicine and Dentistry
University of Rochester
601 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642
Tel 585-273-4304
Maureen Y. Lichtveld
Maureen Y. Lichtveld, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor and Chair Freeport McMoRan Chair of Environmental Policy Associate Director Population Sciences, Louisiana Cancer Research Consortium Director, GROWH Research Consortium Director, Center For Gulf Coast Environmental Health Research, Leadership and Strategic Initiatives Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Department of Global Environmental Health Sciences
Tulane University
1440 Canal Street, Suite 2100
New Orleans, LA 70112
Tel 504-988-7904
José E. Manautou
José E. Manautou, Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Education Department of Phamaceutical Sciences School of Pharmacy Director, Center for Biochemical Toxicology
Professor of Toxicology
University of Connecticut
69 North Eagleville Road, Unit 3092
Tel 860-486-3852
Edith A. Parker
Edith A. Parker, Dr.P.H.
Dean, College of Public Health Professor, Community and Behavioral Health
University of Iowa
145 North Riverside Drive
College of Public Health Building, S153
Iowa City, IA 52242
Tel 319-384-1472
Brad Racette
Brad Racette, M.D.
Robert Allan Finke Professor and Executive Vice Chairman Department of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine
Campus Box 8111
660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110
Tel 314-495-8453
Andy Shih
Andy Shih, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President Public Health Research
Autism Speaks
New York, NY 10016
Tel 646-385-8573
Susan L. Schantz, Ph.D.
Susan L. Schantz, Ph.D.
Professor Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
405 North Mathews Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Tel 217-333-6230
Patrick Sung, D.Phil.
Patrick Sung, D.Phil.
Professor Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale University School of Medicine
333 Cedar Street, SHMC130A
New Haven, Connecticut 06520
Tel 203-785-4553
Robert Tanguay
Robert Tanguay, Ph.D.
Distinguished Professor, Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
Oregon State University
28645 East Highway 34
Corvallis, OR 97333
Tel 541-737-6514
Robert O. Wright
Robert O. Wright, M.D., M.P.H.
Ethel H. Wise Chair, Environmental Medicine & Public Health Professor of Pediatrics and Environmental Medicine System Chair in Environmental Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
One Gustave L. Levy Place
Box 1057
New York, NY, 10029
Tel 212-824-7035
Lauren Zeise
Lauren Zeise, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment
California Environmental Protection Agency
1515 Clay Street, 16th floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Tel 510-622-3190

Ex-Officio Members

William Cibulas, Jr.
William Cibulas, Jr., Ph.D., M.S.
Deputy Associate Director for Science
National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
4770 Buford Highway, NE
Mail Stop F-45
Tel 770-488-0662
Della Hann
Della Hann, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Extramural Research Director, Division of Extramural Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
6100 Executive Blvd Rm 4A05
Bethesda, MD 20892-2425
Tel 301-496-8535
Donna L. Mendrick
Donna L. Mendrick, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Regulatory Activities
National Center for Toxicological Research
U. S. Food and Drug Administration
Building 32, Room 2208
10903 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20993-0002
Tel 301-796-8892
Michael Slimak
Michael Slimak, Ph.D.
National Program Director Sustainable and Health Communities (SHC) Research Program
U. S. Environmental Protection Agency
109 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park 27709
Tel 919-541-1406
Deborah Winn
Deborah M. Winn, Ph.D.
Deputy Director
Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute
9609 Medical Center Drive,
Room 4E344, MSC 9764
Bethesda, MD 20892-9764
Tel 240-276-6755
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