National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Dr. Danelle Lobdell received her Masters in Science degree in Natural Sciences in 1995 and her Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology and Community Medicine in 2001 from the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Dr. Lobdell joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in 2001 as an R-authority Post Doctoral Fellow and was promoted to principal investigator in 2004. Dr. Lobdell’s current research involves the development of environmental public health indicators that can be tracked over time. She was the Exposure and Health Chapter lead for EPA’s 2008 Report on the Environment and currently is leading efforts for this chapter’s updates. Dr. Lobdell also has a strong research interest in the area of reproductive, perinatal, and children’s health, including work on drinking water arsenic and perinatal outcomes as well as work conducted during the early stages of planning for the National Children’s Study.
Dr. Lobdell currently serves as treasurer for the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research (SPER). She has received a number of awards, including the 2010 EPA Bronze Medal for Commendable Service as part of the Cumulative Air Accountability Team, 2007 EPA Silver Medal Award as part of the Public Health Air Surveillance Evaluation team, the 2002 recipient of the SPER Student Prize Paper Award, the 2002 Dean’s Award for best dissertation in the School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, and the 2002 Saxon Graham Award for best dissertation in the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.