Submarine Contaminants, and Submarine Escape Action Levels. She is currently serving on the Committee on Toxicology and the Standing Committee on Risk Analysis Issues and Reviews. Dr. Tsuji received her PhD with a focus in physiology and ecology from the University of Washington.

Lauren Zeise is chief of the Reproductive and Cancer Hazard Assessment Branch of the California Environmental Protection Agency. She oversees a variety of risk-assessment activities, including development of approaches for assessing cumulative impacts, nanotechnology, green chemistry, safer alternatives, susceptible populations; cancer and reproductive-toxicant assessments; health risk characterizations for environmental media, food, and consumer products; and her department’s biomonitoring activities. Dr. Zeise has served on advisory boards of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the World Health Organization, the Office of Technology Assessment, and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. She has also served on the National Research Council (NRC) Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, the Institute of Medicine Board of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention and Committee on Evaluation of Presumptive Disability Decision-Making Process for Veterans, and several NRC committees, including the Committee on Toxicity Testing and Assessment of Environmental Agents, the Committee on Improving Risk Analysis Approaches Used by U.S. EPA, the Committee on Risk Characterization, and the Committee on Comparative Toxicology of Naturally Occurring Carcinogens. She is a member, fellow, and councilor of the Society of Risk Analysis and received the society’s Outstanding Risk Practitioner Award in 2008. Dr. Zeise received her PhD from Harvard University.

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