COEC Core Members

Core Director and Members

Core Director: Ann Backus, Director of Outreach for the Harvard Education and Research Center and the Superfund Research Program. Email Ann Backus about COEC-related activities.

All Center Members are welcome to participate in COEC activities. Rick Rogers of the Biomedical Imaging Facility is specially designated to assist COEC activities.

Internal Advisory Committee

Stakeholder Advisory Board

Richard Donahue, MD, MPH: Family Practice Physician and member of Alliance for a Clean and Healthy Maine.

Jeanne Hewitt, PhD, RN: Associate Professor, College of Nursing, UW-Milwaukee; Associate Director of the UW-Milwaukee Institute of Environmental Health; COEC Director, UW-Milwaukee NIEHS Marine and Fresh Water Biomedical Sciences Center.

Kathy Kirkland, MPH: Executive Director, American Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) which includes the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units (PEHSUs) in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

Three community members will be named to the Stakeholder Advisory Board upon receipt of funding for next five years.