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Expertise: Plastics


Shanna H Swan is a Professor in Environmental Medicine and Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Director for the Centre of Epideomiology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. From 1981 to 1998 she served as the Chief of Reproductive Epidemology at the California Department of Health Services. For over twenty years Shanna H Swan has worked to understand the threats posed by chemicals to the environment and health, and is not afraid to investigate these threats using new and unique modes of study. Her work pays particular attention to the chemicals that can disrupt hormones, such as phthalates. At the University of Rochester she is working with epidemiologists, biostatisticians, toxicologists, geneticists and systems biologists, to evaluate the risks from such chemicals, even if the effects are subtle.

Shanna H Swan



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