Dana Barr

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333

Phone: 770-488-7886

During her 22-year tenure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Dr. Barr has become one of the preeminent human exposure assessment experts, working on development of methods for assessing human exposure to a variety of environmental toxicants. She has authored or coauthored over 200 peer reviewed publications, including landmark papers in pesticide exposure and biomonitoring. She has served on many U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) review boards and on the National Children’s Study working group for chemical exposures. Her work has earned her many honors, including being designated the Federal Scientific Employee of the Year for 2004, two Secretary of Health and Human Services awards, CDC’s Mackel Award for outstanding collaboration among epidemiology and laboratory, and EPA’s Silver Medal for outstanding contributions to the development of protocols for the National Children’s Study. Dr. Barr received her Ph.D. in analytical chemistry from Georgia State University.