Winter 2021

What’s New at Gradient

Awards and Announcements

Barbara D. Beck has been appointed as Vice-Chair to the US EPA Science Advisory Board.

Barbara D. Beck has been named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).   


Christian B., C.J. Corbett, T.A. Lewandowski, T. Malloy, X. Zhou. 2020. Evaluating the Application of Decision Analysis Methods in Simulated Alternatives Assessment Case Studies: Potential Benefits and Challenges of Using MCDA. Integr. Environ. Assess. Manag. doi:abs/10.1002/ieam.4316.

Goodman, J.E., R.L. Prueitt, P. Boffetta, C. Halsall, A. Sweetman. 2020. Good Epidemiology Practice: Guidelines for Pesticide Exposure Assessment. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health. doi:10.3390/ijerph17145114.

Mailloux, B.J., N.A. Procopio, M. Bakker, T. Chen, I. Choudhury, K.M. Ahmed, M.R.H. Mozumder, T. Ellis, S. Chillrud, A. van Geen. 2020. Recommended sampling intervals for arsenic in private wells. Ground Water. doi:10.1111/gwat.13020.

Noble, A.E., C.B. Tuit, J.P. Maney, A.D. Wait.  2020. A review of marine water sampling methods for trace metals. Environ. Forensics. doi:10.1080/15275922.2020.1771629.

Prueitt, R.L., W. Li, Y.-C. Chang, P. Boffetta, J.E. Goodman. 2020. Systematic review of the potential respiratory carcinogenicity of metallic nickel in humans. Crit. Rev. Toxicol.
50(7): 605-639. doi: 10.1080/10408444.2020.1803792.

Tuit, C.B.,  A.D. Wait. 2020. A review of marine sediment sampling methods. Environ. Forensics. doi:10.1080/15275922.2020.1771630.

Wait, A.D., C.B. Tuit, J.P. Maney.  2020. Forensic sampling practices for oil spills in the marine environment. Environ. Forensics. doi:10.1080/15275922.2020.1806949.

Upcoming Presentations

2021 ICPHSO Virtual Annual Symposium. February 22, 2021. Virtual.

  • “CBD Products, Successfully Riding the Wave of Emerging Science and Regulation.” T. Lewandowski.

SOT 60th Annual Meeting. March 14-18, 2021. Virtual.

  • “Systematic Review of the Association Between Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Mortality.” R. Prueitt, W. Li, J. Zhou, J. Goodman.
  • “Key Methodological Considerations For Dermal Permeability Studies Of Per- And Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS).” A. Yeh, L. Kerper, B. Beck.