Project Manager, Chemicals and 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.
California becomes eighth state to require licensed child care centers to test and remediate lead in water
September 24, 2018
EDF submits comments for peer reviewers on EPA’s exposure, use and hazard information on five PBT chemicals
July 24, 2018
July 17, 2018
June 25, 2018
April 26, 2018
April 12, 2018
EDF files comments on EPA’s approaches to the process under TSCA formerly known as pre-prioritization
January 29, 2018
January 24, 2018
CBS News covers a chemical's tragic impact; points to urgent need to ban high-risk uses of methylene chloride
December 7, 2017
November 29, 2017