Advisory Panel

Environmental Health Tracking & Biomonitoring

The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) convenes an expert Advisory Panel that provides recommendations on environmental health tracking and biomonitoring priorities and activities. This panel was established by Minnesota state law. All meetings are open to the public for observation.

Upcoming Meetings:

  • June 10, 2014
  • October 14, 2014
    Panel meetings are held from 1-4 pm at the American Lung Association in Minnesota, 490 Concordia Avenue, St. Paul, MN, 55103, unless otherwise noted.

Previous Meetings: Materials and notes from previous meetings are available in the Meetings Archive.

Advisory Panel Members

Bruce Alexander, PhD
Environmental Health Sciences Division
UMN School of Public Health
At-large representative

Melanie Ferris, MPH
Wilder Foundation
Nongovernmental organization representative
Fred Anderson, MPH
Washington County Department of Public Health
At-large representative
Pat McGovern, PhD, MPH
Environmental Health Sciences Division
UMN School of Public Health
UMN representative
Alan Bender, DVM, PhD
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division
Minnesota Department of Health
MDH Appointee
Geary Olsen, DVM, PhD
3M Medical Department
Statewide business organization representative
David DeGroote, PhD
College of Science and Engineering
St Cloud State University
Minnesota House of Representatives appointee
Gregory Pratt, PhD
Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
MPCA appointee
Thomas Hawkinson, MS, CIH, CSP
Toro Company
Statewide business organization representative
Cathy Villas-Horns, MS, PG
Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
MDA appointee
Jill Heins Nesvold, MS
American Lung Association of Minnesota
Nongovernmental organization representative
Lisa Yost, MPH, DABT
ENVIRON
At-large representative
Vacant
Minnesota Senate appointee
 

For more information, contact MN Biomonitoring: Chemicals in People.

Updated Thursday, 27-Feb-2014 13:48:43 CST