Authors

tracey-j-woodruffTracey Woodruff, PhD, MPH is Professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at the University of California, San Francisco and the Director of the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment.  She has done extensive research and policy development on environmental health issues, with a particular emphasis on early-life development.  Her research include evaluating prenatal exposures to environmental chemicals and related adverse pregnancy outcomes, and characterizing developmental risks.  She has authored numerous scientific publications and book chapters, and has been quoted widely in the press, including USAToday, the San Francisco Chronicle, and WebMD.  She was previously at the US EPA, where she was a senior scientist and policy advisor in the Office of Policy, and author of numerous government documents.  She is an Associate Editor of Environmental Health Perspectives. She was appointed by the governor of California in 2012 to the Science Advisory Board of the Developmental and Reproductive Toxicant (DART) Identification Committee.

https://prheucsf.blog/author/veenasingla/Veena Singla, PhD, is Director of Research Translation at the Program for Reproductive Health and the Environment. Her research focuses on indoor environmental quality and how exposure to multiple chemicals affects health outcomes, especially for vulnerable populations such as workers, pregnant women and young children. She specializes in the communication of complex scientific information at the intersection of research and policy, and has led work on groundbreaking policies which attempt to establish frameworks for safer chemical evaluation and substitution. She worked as a postdoctoral teaching fellow at Stanford University and as an adjunct faculty member at the University of San Francisco. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley, and a PhD in cell biology from the University of California, San Francisco.

Juleen_LamJuleen Lam, MH, MHS, PhD is an Associate Research Scientist at the Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Department of OB/GYN & Reproductive Sciences, at the University of California, San Francisco. She has been involved with the Navigation Guide and systematic review methodology since 2011, and has been an author on four completed case studies applying the Navigation Guide methodology to answering environmental health policy-relevant questions. She is currently leading the sixth case study to address the association between formaldehyde exposure and asthma health outcomes. Prior to her position at UCSF, she completed two postdocs at the US Environmental Protection Agency and the Johns Hopkins University.