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Megan R. Schwarzman, MD, MPH

Associate Director of Health and Environment, Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry

Megan R. Schwarzman, MD, MPH

Meg Schwarzman is Associate Director of Health and Environment for the interdisciplinary Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry—a joint center of the School of Public Health, the Colleges of Chemistry, Engineering, and Natural Resources, and the Haas School of Business. She is an Environmental Health Scientist in UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health where her research and teaching focuses on endocrine disrupting chemicals, reproductive environmental health, U.S. and European chemicals policy, and strategies for applying environmental health knowledge to the design and selection of safer chemicals and materials. Dr. Schwarzman has served since 2009 on California EPA’s Green Ribbon Science Panel, and in 2014 was appointed by Speaker of the Assembly, Toni Atkins, as a member of the Scientific Guidance Panel for California’s biomonitoring program.

After studying history at Haverford College, Dr. Schwarzman earned her medical degree from the University of Massachusetts. She completed specialty training in Family Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, where she earned the Julius R. Krevans Award for Clinical Excellence. She earned a Master of Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley in 2007. Dr. Schwarzman also practices medicine part-time.

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