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Richard Denison, Ph.D. Senior Scientist Environmental Defense Fund

Former Green Ribbon Science Panel Member
Service Term: 2009 to 2013

Richard Denison, Ph.D. Senior Scientist Environmental Defense Fund

Richard Denison is a senior scientist at the Environmental Defense Fund. Dr. Denison has 27 years of experience in the environmental arena, specializing in chemicals policy and hazard, exposure, risk assessment and management for industrial chemicals and nanomaterials. He has published extensively and has testified before Congress many times regarding these issues.

Dr. Denison currently serves on the NRC’s Committee to Develop a Research Strategy for Environmental, Health and Safety Aspects of Engineered Nanomaterials. He was a member of the National Pollution Prevention and Toxics Advisory Committee, which advised EPA’s toxics office. Previously, Dr. Denison was an analyst and assistant project director in the Oceans and Environment Program, Office of Technology Assessment, United States Congress. Dr. Denison received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry from Yale University.

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