Lindsay McCormick

Project Manager, Chemicals and Health


Areas of expertise:
Environmental Health, Chemical Safety, Children’s Health

Lindsay is a Project Manager for Environmental Defense Fund’s Health Program. In this role, Lindsay supports EDF’s efforts to protect public health from toxic chemical exposures by improving chemical policy and practice in the public and private sectors.


Prior to joining EDF, Lindsay worked in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Children’s Health Protection as an Environmental Health Fellow for the Associations of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH). While at EPA, she analyzed science and policy related to children’s exposure to pesticides, air pollution, toxics in consumer products, and other environmental contaminants.

Lindsay holds a master’s in Environmental Health Science from Columbia University and a bachelor’s in Biology from Haverford College. For her master’s research, she helped to conduct a study in Santiago, Chile on the impact of the prenatal and early life environment on adult health outcomes.


  • BS, Biology, Haverford College
  • MPH, Environmental Health Science, Columbia University


Co-author. “Using Simple Wristband Samplers to Detect Chemical Exposures, Engage Citizen Scientists, and Inform Policy”. Oral presentation at International Society of Exposure Science’s Annual Meeting, October 2016.

Co-author. “Biomonitoring Trends in Women of Child-Bearing Age and Potential Prenatal Programming Effects, from EPA’s America’s Children and the Environment”. Poster presentation at Prenatal Programming and Toxicity (PPTOX) IV, October 2014.

Co-author. “Children’s Health Risk Assessment at EPA and its Implications for Policy Decisions and Identifying Data Gaps”. Poster presentation at Society of Teratology’s Annual Meeting, June 2014.

Co-author. “Children’s Environmental Health Risk Assessment: U.S. Concepts, Methods, Tools and Examples”. Poster presentation at the Eastern and Central European Conference on Health and the Environment, May 2014.

Co-author. “Utilization of the Food Quality Protection Act’s Infant and Children Safety Factor and Implications for Dietary Pesticide Exposure in Children”. Poster presentation at International Society of Environmental Epidemiology’s Annual Meeting, August 2013.

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