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Lynn Goldman, MD

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John Hopkins School of Public Health

Dr. Lynn Goldman, a pediatrician and an epidemiologist, is a Professor at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, where her areas of focus are environmental health policy, public health practice, and children’s environmental health.

Dr. Goldman has served as Assistant Administrator for the EPA’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances (OPPTS). With the EPA, she successfully promoted children’s health issues and furthered the international agenda for global chemical safety.

Prior to joining the EPA, Dr. Goldman served in several positions at the California Department of Health Services, most recently as head of the Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control. She has conducted public health investigations on pesticides, childhood lead poisoning, and other environmental hazards.

Dr. Goldman’s research interests are in the following areas:

  • * Environmental Epidemiology and Surveillance
  • * Chemicals Policy
  • * Disaster Preparedness
  • * Education and Training
  • * Pediatric Environmental Health

Dr. Goldman has a B.S. in Conservation of Natural Resources from the University of California, Berkeley, an MPH from the Johns Hopkins University School of Public Health, and an M.D. from the University of California, San Francisco.

Dr. Goldman has served on numerous boards and expert committees, including the Committee on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Centers for Disease Control Lead Poisoning Prevention Advisory Committee, and numerous expert committees for the National Research Council. She currently is Vice Chair of the Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences and Chair of the IOM Gulf War and Health Study.

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