Listen to a very informative interview with Anne C Steinemann, Ph.D – IDA Advisory Board Member.
Dr. Steinemann was interviewed by Lynn Argent of Living in a Chemical Soup on Talk Shoe. Dr. Steinemann discusses her findings and research of volatile organic compounds in every day personal care products and cleaners.
Anne C. Steinemann is Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Professor of Public Affairs at the University of Washington. She received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. Dr. Steinemann specializes in topics of exposure analysis, such as the effects of pollutants on human and environmental health, combining expertise in engineering, economics, law, policy, and public health. She received the National Science Foundation CAREER Award, in addition to university and national teaching awards. She conducted the first two national epidemiological studies of chemical sensitivity, its causes and symptoms related to exposures, and its overlaps with asthma. Dr. Steinemann has directed more than $6 million of funded research, and serves as adviser to agencies and industries on environmental issues. In her community service, Dr. Steinemann has investigated more than 200 sick buildings to identify pollutant sources, reduce potential exposures, and improve health of occupants. Among her recent publications are the textbooks, Microeconomics for Public Decisions (South-Western, 2005), and Exposure Analysis (CRC Press, 2007).