Kristie Trousdale, MPH has been with CEHN since February 2011, where she provides project and program management and leads marketing, communications, and fundraising efforts. Prior to joining CEHN, Ms. Trousdale facilitated communication between scientists and resource managers to stimulate and prioritize research, and to support adoption of empirically sound land management within the conservation biology community in the Hawaiian Islands.
Concern for the environment and an interest in pediatric health led to her own research on relationships between hazardous air pollutants and pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders. She has co-authored publications on epigenetics and pediatric environmental health, environmental hazards in school settings, and environmental hazards in residential facilities for persons with developmental or intellectual disabilities. Ms. Trousdale’s interests include children's neurodevelopmental health, health disparities, conservation biology, and biodiversity.
She received a B.S. in Sociology and Environmental Science from Willamette University and a MPH in Environmental Health from the University of Maryland.