National Children’s Study Federal Advisory Committee Member (ex officio)
Dr. Teichman is the Deputy Assistant Administrator for Science in the Office of Research and Development (ORD), U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In this capacity, he is responsible for planning EPA’s research program, striving to ensure the research program both responds to the needs of EPA’s Program and Regional Offices and maintains its leadership role in the environmental research community. In addition, he is responsible for coordinating ORD’s participation in EPA’s policymaking in all media (air, water, waste, pesticides, and toxics) to ensure the Agency’s policies are based on sound science.
Dr. Teichman has BS and MS degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a PhD degree from the University of California at Berkeley, all in Mechanical Engineering. He lives in Derwood, Maryland with his wife Marsha and three children, and cites this as his most notable accomplishment.