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Patricia A. Creed

Title: Research Chemist

EPA Division: Microbiological and Chemical Exposure Assessment Research Division

EPA Branch: Immediate Office

Narrative:
Extraction and speciation of arsenicals from seafood and seaweed products using IC and ICP-MS; preservation and speciation of arsenicals in drinking waters using IC and ICP-MS; and detection of organotin species using GC and ICP-MS.

Education/Training:

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, Miami University, 1998
  • B.S. Chemistry, Thomas More College, 1989

Professional Experience:

  • Research Chemist, USEPA, ORD, NERL-MCEARD, Cincinnati, OH 2000-present
  • Excepted Service Post Doctoral Research Chemist, USEPA, ORD, NERL-MCEARD, Cincinnati, OH 1998-2000

Select Awards and Honors:

  • USEPA STAA Award, Level III, 2009
  • USEPA STAA Award, Level III, 2008
  • USEPA STAA Award, Honorable Mention, 2007
  • USEPA STAA Award, Level III, 2005
  • USEPA STAA Award, Honorable Mention, 2005
  • Bronze Medal for Commendable Service Arsenic Speciation Team, 2004

Select Presentations:

  • Wilson, R.; Creed, P.*; Pinyayev, T.; Schwegel, C.; Creed, J. Chromium Speciation and Preservation in US Drinking Waters Using Collision Cell IC-ICP-MS, 2012 Winter Conference on Plasma Spectrochemistry, Tuscon, AZ, January, 2012.
  • Creed, John T.*; Creed, P.; Pinyayev, T.; Mantha, M.; Schwegel, C.; Trenary, H.; Kohan, M.; Herbin-Davis, K.; Thomas, D.; Xue, J. Species specific dietary arsenic exposure assessment: the need to estimate bioaccessibility and assessing the implied presystemic metabolism implications, 56th International Conference on Analytical Sciences and Spectroscopy, Alberta, Edmonton, Canada, August, 2010.
  • Creed, P.*; Creed, J.; Trenary, H.; Mantha, M.; Trent, J.; Young, A.; Gallawa, C.; Schwegel, C. Speciation of the Bioaccessible Fraction of Arsenic in Rice using IC-ICP-MS, 2010 Pittsburgh Conference, Orlando, FL, February-March, 2010.

Published & Presented Research (1999-Present)

Contact Info:

Patricia A. Creed
Microbiological and Chemical Exposure Assessment Research Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
26 W. Martin Luther King Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45268
Telephone: 513-569-7833
Email: creed.patricia@epa.gov

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