The US Environmental Protection Agency is seeking nominations for its Children’s Health Protection Advisory Committee. Specifically, the agency is looking for individuals with expertise in:
- Children’s environmental health and development
- Epidemiology and toxicology
- The Role of environmental chemicals in childhood diseases, such as asthma, obesity, and attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder
- Prenatal environmental exposures and adverse health outcomes
- Specific environmental exposures to chemicals, such as lead and mercury, that adversely affect children’s health
- Tribal children’s environmental health
- Children’s environmental health disparities
Qualifying expertise also includes individuals specializing in air quality, water quality, risk assessment, exposure assessment, science policy, public health information tracking, and outreach and risk communication.
The committee vacancies are expected to be filled by March 1, 2023, and members will need to travel to Washington, DC, two to three times per year for meetings, participate in teleconferences, and work on recommendations and reports.
Nominations, including self-nominations, are due by August 15. View the Federal Register announcement for more information on the opportunity and how to apply.