Dr. Laurel Schaider, Research Scientist at Silent Spring Institute. She leads the Institute’s water quality research on highly fluorinated chemicals (PFAS) and other contaminants of emerging concern.
Dr. Phil Brown, University Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Health Sciences. He is the director of the Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute (SSEHRI) at Northeastern University.
Researchers will discuss a project called PFAS-REACH, which is evaluating the effects of PFAS on children's immune systems and supporting communities affected by PFAS contamination.