Program Manager, Chemicals and Health
Lindsay is a Program 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.
- MPH, Environmental Health Science, Columbia University
- BS, Biology, Haverford College
American University and EDF, (2020) “Lead Pipes and Environmental Justice: A study of lead pipe replacement in Washington, DC,” Washington, DC.
McCormick, L., O’Connell, R., Nowlan, A., Cantin, J., Nadeau, L., and McPartland, J., (2019) “Tracking Chemical Exposures: Insights on the market demand for personal chemical monitoring technologies,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
Lu, H., Romero-Canyas, R., Hiltner, S., Neltner, T., McCormick, L., and Niederdeppe, J. (2019) “Research to Move Toward Evidence-Based Recommendations for Lead Service Line Disclosure Policies in Home Buying and Home Renting Scenarios,” Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 16(6): 963.
Hiltner, S., Romero-Canyas, R., McCormick, L., and Neltner, T. (2019). “Using online tools to publicize lead service line locations and promote replacement,” AWWA Water Science, 1(1).
McCormick, L., Lovell, S., et al. (2018) “Putting Children First: Tackling Lead in Water in Child Care Facilities,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
EDF, (2017) “10 People and the Chemicals in their Midst,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
McCormick, L., Lovell, S., and Neltner, T. (2017) “Grading the Nation: State Disclosure Policies for Lead Pipes,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
EDF, (2015). “Chemical Detection Project: New Technology Sheds Light on Chemicals in Our Environment,” Environmental Defense Fund, Washington, DC.
January 23, 2020
August 15, 2019
Why do we know so little about chemical exposures? Emerging technology could disrupt the status quo.
July 31, 2019
April 1, 2019
EDF to OMB: Ban on methylene chloride in paint strippers must protect workers in addition to consumers
February 7, 2019
October 16, 2018
October 8, 2018
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