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CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) plans, directs, and coordinates a national program to maintain and improve the health of the American people by promoting a healthy environment and by preventing premature death and avoidable illness and disability caused by non-infectious, non-occupational environmental and related factors. We are especially committed to safeguarding the health of populations that are particularly vulnerable to certain environmental hazards - children, the elderly, and people with disabilities.

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DLS scientist Andreas Sjodin. Photo courtesy of Andreas Sjodin

Meet the Scientist Featuring Dr. Andreas Sjodin
The NCEH/ATSDR “Meet the Scientist” series provides insight into the work of NCEH/ATSDR scientists. The series also aims to give you a sense of the talented people who are working to keep you safe and secure from things in the environment that threaten our nation’s health. Have you ever gone diving for spare change beneath the cushions on your old beloved sofa? If so, chances are you’ve come across a flame-retardant label. Meet Division of Laboratory Sciences researcher Dr. Andreas Sjodin. Learn more about his research on flame-retardants and his love of hiking and photography.

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