Advisory Council


Kourtney Whitehead, MA Ed HD

Vice President, Product and Client Solutions, accelHRate

Joan Spyker Cranmer, PhD

Professor, Pediatrics and Toxicology University of Arkansas Medical School Arkansas Children's Hospital


Lynn Goldman, M.D., M.P.H.
Dean, School of Public Health & Health Services The George Washington University
Joel C. Hunter
Senior Pastor, Northland Church
Richard Jackson, MD, M.P.H.
Professor, Environmental Health Science UCLA School of Public Health
Philip J. Landrigan, MD, M. Sc.
Ethel H. Wise Professor and Dean of Global Health at Mount Sinai, Children's Environmental Health Center Mount Sinai Medical Center
John A. McLachlan, PhD
Director, Tulane-Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research Tulane University
Cynthia F. Bearer, MD, PhD

William and Lois Briggs Chair in Neonatology
Chief, Division of Neonatology at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
Professor, Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Editor-in-Chief, Pediatric Research at International Pediatric Research Foundation

Peggy Shepard
Executive Director WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Joy E. Carlson, M.P.H.
Founding Executive Director, CEHN Principal, J. Carlson Consulting Oakland, CA
J. Routt Reigart, M.D.
Professor Emeritus and former Director of the Division of General Pediatrics, Medical University of South Carolina
Elise Miller, M.Ed.
Executive Director Collaborative on Health and the Environment
Brenda Afzal RN, MS

Nurse Consultant

Richard Finnell, PhD

Professor, Department  of Nutritional Sciences and in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Texas at Austin