Senior Scientist, Health and Environment Program, Natural Resources Defense Council
Professorial Lecturer, George Washington University
Jennifer Sass is a senior scientist in the Health and Environment program of the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), an environmental non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to ensuring a safe and healthy environment for all living things. Dr. Sass is also a professorial lecturer at George Washington University. For NRDC, she oversees the U.S. government regulations of industrial chemicals and pesticides and assesses the data underlying the regulatory decisions. Dr. Sass has degrees in anatomy and cell biology from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and in toxicology from the University of Maryland. She has published over three dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals, presented testimony to the U.S. Congress, and participated on U.S. government scientific advisory and stakeholder committees.