Organic Pollutants and Persistent Organic Pollutants, as well as for BFR 2004, the 3rd International Symposium on Brominated Flame Retardants in the Environment. He coordinates the Environmental Interest Group of the American Society for Mass Spectrometry and serves on the editorial board for Chemosphere (Persistent Organic Pollutants and Dioxins section). Dr. Alaee received his Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from the University of Guelph, Ontario.


Francesca Dominici, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Biostatistics of the Bloomberg School of Public Health at the Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Dominici has extensive experience in the development of statistical methods and their applications to clinical trials, toxicology, biology, and environmental epidemiology. Dr. Dominici has led the development of statistical and epidemiological methods for analyzing a national database on air pollution, weather, and mortality. She is a member of the American Statistical Association and the International Biometric Society. Dr. Dominici is the recipient of the first Walter A. Rosenblith Young Investigator Award from The Health Effects Institute of Boston, the 2001 Young Investigator Award of the American Statistical Association, and the 2006 Mortimer Spiegelman Award from the American Public Health Association. She earned her Ph.D. in statistics from the University of Padua, Italy. Dr. Dominici has served the National Academies as a member of the Committee on Gulf War and Health: Review of the Medical Literature Relative to Gulf War Veterans’ Health and the Committee to Assess Potential Health Effects from Exposures to PAVE PAWS Low-level Phased-array Radiofrequency Energy.


Gurumurthy Ramachandran, Ph.D., is a professor in the Division of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Minnesota’s School of Public Health. His research interests include occupational and ambient exposure assessment, Bayesian methods in retrospective exposure assessment, exposure modeling, mathematical methods for analyzing occupational measurements, occupational hygiene decision making, and inhalation dosimetry for mixed exposures. Dr. Ramachandran has written extensively on occupational environmental assessment, including a textbook on occupational exposure assessment. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist. He earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay; his M.S. in environmental engineering from the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; and his Ph.D. in environmental sciences and engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.


William G. Seibert, M.A., is the senior archivist and chief of the Archival Operations Branch at the National Archives and Records Administration’s



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