Community Involvement

We are committed to using our skills and expertise for the benefit of human health and the environment.

As members of both the international scientific community and our local neighborhoods, we see this commitment as a matter of professional and personal responsibility. This means active involvement in the institutions, organizations, and publications that shape scientific understanding, along with giving time and energy to organizations that serve our communities and society at large. We are board and committee members, journal editors and peer reviewers, mentors, and community outreach program participants. We highlight below just a sample of the many volunteer positions that our employees currently hold or have held in the recent past.


Volunteering for Science and Community

  • Boston Food Bank (Company Initiative)
  • Friends of the Boston HarborWalk (Company Initiative)
  • NorthWest Harvest volunteer (Company Initiative)
  • Cradles to Crayons (Company Initiative)
  • Rivanna River cleanup events (Company Initiative)
  • Engineers Without Borders
  • National Science Foundation proposal reviewer
  • National Institute of Environmental Health Science Superfund Research Program, Peer Review Committee
  • California Breast Cancer Research Program
  • John Templeton Foundation proposal reviewer
  • Massachusetts Environmental Justice Assistance Network
  • Board of Health member (multiple positions)
  • Society of Toxicology mentor
  • Mt. Washington Observatory Trustee
  • Boston Groundwater Trust (BGwT)

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  • US EPA, Science Advisory Board (multiple positions)
  • Geological Society of America Fellow
  • Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology Associate Editor
  • Northeast Society of Toxicology (NESOT) Executive Council
  • Society of Toxicology Computational Toxicology Specialty Section
  • ASTM Subcommittee contributing author
  • Society of Toxicology Nanoscience and Advanced Materials Specialty Section
  • Nanomaterials Advisory Committee member
  • Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology Editorial Board member
  • US EPA Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC)
  • Mt. Washington Observatory Science Advisory Committee
  • Zoning Board of Appeals member
  • Remediation Editorial Board member
  • State Governor’s Industrial Safety and Health Advisory Board
  • SETAC’s International Board of Environmental Risk Assessors (IBERA)