Advisory Panel: Environmental Health Tracking and Biomonitoring - Minnesota Dept. of Health

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:

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Panel meetings are held from 1 to 4:30 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

The Commissioner of Health, Dr. Edward Ehlinger, is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Todd-Harlin by Kurt Daudt, Speaker of the Minnesota House of Representatives.

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

Geary Olsen, DVM, PhD
3M Medical Department
Statewide business organization representative
Farhiya Farah, MPH, CHE
GlobeGlow Consulting and Research, Inc.
At-large representative
Minnesota Senate appointee
Alan Bender, DVM, PhD
Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Division
Minnesota Department of Health
MDH Appointee
Kristie Ellickson, PhD
Environmental Analysis and Outcomes Division
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency
MPCA appointee
Thomas Hawkinson, MS, CIH, CSP
Toro Company
Statewide business organization representative
Andrea Todd-Harlin, MSc
Medical Research Advisors
Minnesota House of Representatives appointee
Jill Heins Nesvold, MS
American Lung Association of Minnesota
Nongovernmental organization representative
Cathy Villas-Horns, MS, PG
Pesticide and Fertilizer Management Division
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
MDA appointee
Pat McGovern, PhD, MPH
Environmental Health Sciences Division
UMN School of Public Health
UMN representative
Lisa Yost, MPH, DABT
At-large representative

Eileen Webber, DNP, JD, PHN, RN
University of Minnesota School of Nursing
Nongovernmental organization representative


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

Updated Thursday, December 28, 2017 at 02:59PM