Gina McCarthy, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, Menschel Senior Fellow at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Watch her previous Voices in Leadership talk from February 2016 here. 

Public Health, Science and Leadership

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Gina McCarthy was appointed by President Obama in 2009 as assistant administrator for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Air and Radiation, and was subsequently named EPA administrator in 2013. A longtime public servant and progressive leader, she previously served as commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Environmental Protection, deputy secretary of the Massachusetts Office of Commonwealth Development, and undersecretary for policy for the Massachusetts Executive Office of Environmental Affairs.