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EPA Researchers @ Work

Science forms the foundation of everything EPA does. It provides the information, tools, and innovations the Agency needs to meet its mission to protect human health and the environment. Behind that work are EPA scientists and engineers who explore the complex interrelationships between people and our environment.

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Reducing Exposures to Improve Health: Nicolle Tulve, Ph.D. A Heart Healthy Population: Wayne Cascio, MD Persistence and Leadership: Nisha S. Sipes, Ph.D. Identifying Sources of Excess Nitrogen: Jana Compton, Ph.D.
More Than a Pipe Dream: Building a Pipe Network to Test Decontamination: Steve Clark Something in the Air?: Gayle Hagler, Ph.D. Helping to Analyze and Protect Drinking Water: Jody Shoemaker, Ph.D. Investing in Climate Science: Chris Weaver, Ph.D.
Science for Sustainability: Susan Yee, Ph.D. Exploring Aquatic Ecosystems: Theodore Angradi, Ph.D. Homeland Security and the Art of Decontamination: Shawn Ryan, Ph.D. Exploring Low-level Air Pollution and the Heart: Mehdi S. Hazari, Ph.D.
Supporting Risk Assessments to Protect Public Health: Mark Strynar, Ph.D. Studying the Link between Asthma and Air Pollution: Jane Gallagher, Ph.D. Studying the Link between Ecology and Public Health: Laura Jackson, Ph.D. Air Quality Monitoring in Your Neighborhood: Ron Williams
Keeping People and the Environment Safe: Ana Rivera-Lupiez Thinking Small: Studying Nanomaterials: Dermont Bouchard, Ph.D. Reducing Pollution and Improving Air Quality: Deborah Luecken Research for Safe and Secure Water Systems: Jeff Szabo, Ph.D
Exploring Low-level Air Pollution and the Heart: Mehdi S. Hazari, Ph.D. Cleaning Up the Mess: EPA Homeland Security Decontamination Research: Paul Lemieux, Ph.D. Keeping Drinking Water Safe: Eric Villegas, Ph.D. Protecting Children and Others from Harmful Substances: Luz V. Garcia, M.S., M.E.
Keeping Water Safe: Mitch Kostich, Ph.D. Advancing and Sharing EPA Science to Meet Local Needs: Marie O'Shea, Ph.D. Understanding Air Pollution and Our Health: Robert Devlin, Ph.D. Protecting Drinking Water and Public Health: Cynthia Yund, Ph.D.
Supporting the Best Air, Climate, and Energy Research: Sherri Hunt, Ph.D. The Impacts of Air Quality on Human Health: Ana Rappold, Ph.D. Discovering How Nanomaterials Change in the Environment: Richard Zepp, Ph.D. Making a Difference in Public Health: Maureen Gwinn, MS PhD DABT
Developing Sustainable Water Resources: Jeff Yang, Ph.D. Protecting Water Security: Terra Haxton, Ph.D. Developing New, High-tech Methods and Models for Safe and Sustainable Chemicals: Thomas Knudsen, Ph.D. Advancing Chemical Safety for Sustainability: Dr. Tina Bahadori
Cleaning Up Contaminated Sites: Kira Lynch Advancing the Nation's "Green" Infrastructure: Bill Shuster, Ph.D. Planning for a Changing Climate: Jordan West, Ph.D. Measuring Exposures to Environmental Pathogens: Swinburne A.J. (Jason) Augustine, Ph.D.
Helping Communities Make Sustainable and Healthy Decisions: Betsy Smith, Ph.D. Developing New Ways to Study Environmental Chemicals: Quincy Teng, Ph.D. The Future of Water Quality Monitoring: Blake Schaeffer, Ph.D. Science to Understand Air Quality: Havala Pye, Ph.D.
Science for Healthy and Sustainable Tribes: Ken Bailey M.En. Striving for Sustainable Science: Heriberto Cabezas, Ph.D. Studying Stream Restoration and Ecosystem Services: Paul Mayer, Ph.D. Making Sense of Chemical Exposures: Cecilia Tan, Ph.D.
Research at the Intersection of People and the Environment: Michael Nye, Ph.D. Science to help protect children: Linda Sheldon, Ph.D. Down to Earth: From Life on Mars to Clean Drinking Water: Jay Garland, Ph.D. Advancing and Sharing EPA Science to Meet Local Needs: Marie O'Shea, Ph.D.
Protecting Drinking Water and Public Health: Cynthia Yund, Ph.D. Thinking Big by Starting Small: Carolina Peñalva-Arana, Ph.D. Science to Understand Air Quality: Havala Pye, Ph.D. Putting a Value on Natural Resources: Marisa Mazzotta, Ph.D.

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