Linda S. Sheldon

Acting Associate Director for Human Health

National Exposure Research Laboratory
109 T.W. Alexander Dr. (D305-01)
Research Triangle Park, NC 27711

Phone: 919-541- 0349
Voicemail: 919-541-2205
Fax: 919-541-0239

Dr. Sheldon is currently the Associate Director for Human Health at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Exposure Research Laboratory (NERL), with responsibility for planning and implementing NERL’s exposure research program. She has led key efforts in toxicity testing, biomonitoring, cumulative risk assessment and exposure reconstruction. Dr. Sheldon previously served as Division Director for NERL’s Human Exposure and Atmospheric Science Division, and as a senior scientist and assistant director at Research Triangle Institute, where she was principal or co-principal investigator for more than 20 research studies addressing human exposures to chemicals. Additionally, Dr. Sheldon has served on advisory boards and steering committees for nine national and international research centers in the area of exposure assessment and has also been a member of two World Health Organization workgroups on exposure assessments and children’s health risks. Dr. Sheldon earned her Ph.D. in environmental chemistry from the University of Michigan.