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Lynn Goldman, MD

Dr. Goldman is the Michael and Lori Milken Dean at Milken Institute School of Public Health at the George Washington University. Prior to joining GW in August 2010, she was professor of environmental health sciences at The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Lynn was Assistant Administrator for Toxic Substances in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from 1993 through 1998 under President Bill Clinton. A member of the National Academy of Medicine, she has chaired or served on numerous committees and forums. She currently serves on the National Academy of Medicine Council and the Governing Board of the National Academy of Sciences. She serves as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and a member of the Food and Drug Administration Science Board. 

Lynn received a 2009 Heinz Award, given to innovators addressing global change caused by the impact of human activities. She was awarded alumna of the year by the UC Berkeley School of Public Health, received the Woodrow Wilson Award for Excellence in Government from Johns Hopkins University and was named one of 150 outstanding alumni by the University of California San Francisco. She also received an honorary doctorate from Örebro University in Sweden for her contributions to chemical legislation in the U.S. and Sweden and her influence on the research conducted at the university’s Man Technology Environment Research Centre.

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