Maureen R Gwinn
National Center for Environmental Assessment
US Environmental Protection Agency, USA
Dr. Maureen Gwinn is a Biologist in the National Center for Environmental Assessment (NCEA), Office of Research and Development (ORD), United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA). She earned her Ph.D at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2001. Dr. Gwinn earned her Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology in 2008. Dr. Gwinn has published on her work in genomics as well as review papers on reactive oxygen species and nanomaterials. Dr. Gwinn has served as a reviewer for peer-reviewed journals including Cancer Research, Carcinogenesis, and Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health. Dr. Gwinn has organized workshops related to her work in human health risk assessment, and has served as the President of the Allegheny-Erie Society of Toxicology as well as the K-12 Task Force lead for the Society of Toxicology. Dr. Gwinn has also served as the co-chair of the Women Is Science Committee of the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine.
Dr. Gwinn currently works in chemical health hazard and risk assessment with a primary focus on pulmonary toxicology and carcinogenesis as well as genotoxicity. Her work focuses on high-impact exposures and assessment of materials like nanomaterials, asbestos and trichloroethylene. Dr. Gwinn’s expertise also includes issues related to the toxicological analysis of nanomaterials.