Staff, Consultants & Advisors

CHE Staff

Haleigh Cavalier, MPH
Science Communications Intern

Kristen Kim, MPH candidate
Science Communications Intern

Matt Lilley, MS
Science Writer

Rachel Massey, ScD
Senior Science and Policy Advisor

Kristin Schafer, MA

Advisory Team

Sekai Chideya, MD, MPH
Program Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health*

Steve Heilig, MPH
Associate Executive Director, San Francisco Medical Society; Senior Research Associate, Commonweal

Polly Hoppin, ScD
Research Professor Emerita, Lowell Center for Sustainable Production, University of Massachusetts Lowell

Sarah Howard, MS
Program Manager, Healthy Environment and Endocrine Disruptor Strategies (HEEDS)

Audrey Tran Lam, MPH
Environmental Health Program Manager, UNI Center for Energy & Environmental Education

Sharyle Patton
Director, Commonweal Biomonitoring Resource Center; Co-Coordinator, EDCs Strategies Partnership

Ted Schettler, MD, MPH
Science Director, Science and Environmental Health Network

Oren Slozberg
Commonweal Executive DIrector, Co-Director Healing Circles Global

Julia Varshavsky, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Environmental Health, Northeastern University

Additional Advisors

Richard Jackson, MD, MPH
Professor Emeritus at the Fielding School of Public Health at the University of California, Los Angeles

Génon Jensen
Executive Director, Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL); Co-Coordinator, EDC Strategies Partnership, Co-coordinator, CHE Climate Change ScienceServ

Michael Lerner, PhD
President, Commonweal; Co-founder CHE

Pamela K. Miller, PhD
Executive Director, Alaska Community Action on Toxics; Coordinator, CHE-Alaska Partnership (CHE-AK)

Nsedu Obot Witherspoon, MPH
Executive Director, Children’s Environmental Health Network (CEHN)


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