grated Programs at the Electric Power Research Institute. Dr. Bahadori is the immediate past president of the International Society of Exposure Science and an associate editor of the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. She served as a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), as a member of the CDC NCEH/ATSDR National Conversation on Public Health and Chemical Exposure Leadership Council, as a peer reviewer for the EPA grants and programs, and as a member of the Chemical Exposure Working Group on the National Children’s Study. She has also served on several National Research Council committees, most recently as a member of the Committee to Develop a Research Strategy for Environmental, Health, and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials, the Committee on Human and Environmental Exposure Science in the 21st Century, and the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. Dr. Bahadori earned an ScD in environmental science and engineering from the Harvard School of Public Health.
Eric J. Beckman is the George M. Bevier Professor of Engineering in the University of Pittsburgh Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering. He is also codirector of the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation, a center in the school of engineering that focuses on the design of sustainable communities. Dr. Beckman’s research interests involve the design of green chemical products and molecular design of biomedical devices. Dr. Beckman was honored as the 1992 recipient of the National Science Foundation Young Investigator Award and the 2002 Academic Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award. He earned a PhD in polymer science from the University of Massachusetts.
Thomas A. Burke is associate dean for public-health practice and professor of health policy and management at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health. He holds joint appointments in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences and the School of Medicine’s Department of Oncology. Dr. Burke is also director of the Johns Hopkins Risk Sciences and Public Policy Institute. His research interests include environmental epidemiology and surveillance, evaluation of population exposures to environmental pollutants, assessment and communication of environmental risks, and application of epidemiology and health risk assessment to public policy. Before joining Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Burke was deputy commissioner of health for New Jersey and director of science and research for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. In New Jersey, he directed initiatives that influenced the development of national programs, such as Superfund, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and the Toxics Release Inventory. Dr. Burke was the inaugural chair of the advisory board to the director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Center for Environmental Health and is currently a member of the US Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board. He has served on several National Research Council committees, most recently as chair of the