NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors

Updated August 10, 2022

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Executive Secretary

Maria Strickland, MPH
Deputy Chief of Staff
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
395 E Street, SW Washington, D.C. 20201
Phone: 202-245-0649


Reponen, Tiina, Ph.D.
Department of Environmental Health
Center for Health-Related Aerosol Studies
University of Cincinnati
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH  45267
Phone: (513) 558-0571
Term: 01/01/2020-12/21/2023


Barton, Lauren, M.D., M.P.H.
Chief Physician
Corporate Medical
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
800 Chrysler Drive – CIMS 481-02-06
Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Phone: (248) 470-7952
Term: 01/01/2020 – 12/31/2023

Cox, Louis A., Ph.D.
Cox Associates
503 Franklin Street
Denver, Colorado 80218
Phone: (303) 388-1778
Fax : (303) 388-0609
Term: 01/01/19-12/31/22

DeGrasse, Enjoli, MSPH, CIH
Deputy Director
Safety and Health Department
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
25 Louisiana Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20018
Phone: (202) 624-6960
Term: 01/01/2022-12/31/2025

Demian, Cristina C., M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Medicine
Department of Environmental Medicine
University of Rochester
2180 S. Clinton Ave, Ste. D.
Rochester, New York 14618
Phone: (585) 244-4771
Fax : (585) 256-2271
Email: Cristina_Demian@urmc.rocheste
Term: 01/01/19-12/31/22

Foley, Michael, M.S.
Senior Occupational Safety and Health Economist
Safety and Health Assessment and Research for Prevention
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
7273 Linderson Avenue, SW
Tumwater, WA  98501
Phone: (253) 761-8066
Email :
Term: 01/01/2020-12/21/2023

Francis, Ruth, MPH, MCHES
Senior Policy Advisor
American Nurses Association
8515 Georgia Avenue, Suite 400
Silver Spring, Maryland 20910
Phone: 301-628-5090
Term: 01/01/2022-12/31/2025

Graham, Jessica C., Ph.D.
Director, Product Quality and Occupational Toxicology
1 DNA way
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Phone: 650-922-6548
Term: 01/01/19-12/31/22

Lemasters, Grace, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita and Adjunct Professor
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatics
University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
160 Panzeca Way
Kettering Lab Complex, ML 0056
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
Phone: (513) 253-8747
Fax: (513) 558-6672
Term: 01/01/16-12/31/22

Morrison, Patrick J.
Assistant to the General President for Occupational Health, Safety and Medicine
International Association of Fire Fighters
1750 New York Avenue, N.W. – 3rd Floor
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: (202) 824-1570
Term: 01/01/19-12/31/22

Olszewski, Kimberly A. DNP, CRNP, BC, COHN-S/CM, FAAOH
Associate Professor
Department of Nursing
Bloomsburg University
400 E. 2nd St.
Bloomsburg, PA  17815
Phone: (570) 389-4613
Term: 01/01/21-12/31/2024

Patel, Ketki, MD, PhD, MPH
Manager, Environmental Surveillance and Toxicology Branch
Texas Department of State Health Services
PO Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347
Phone: (512) 776-3723
Term: 01/01/2022-12/31/2025

Pieretti, Luis F., PhD, CIH, CSP, WCP
Manager, Industrial Hygiene
The MEMIC Group
5401 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 470
Tampa FL 33609
Phone: (813) 549-8354
Term: 01/01/2022-12/31/2025

Roy, Robert, Ph.D., DABT, Fellow ATS
Lead Toxicologist Specialist
3M Company
3M Center, Building 220-6E-03
St. Paul,  MN  55144-1000
Phone: (612) 749-9218
Term:  01/01/2020-12/21/2023

Su, Judith, Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Optical Sciences
University of Arizona
1630 E. University Blvd, P.O. Box 21009
Tucson, Arizona 85721
Phone: (520) 621-4240
Term: 01/01/19 – 12/31/22

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