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 Michael Dellarco, DrPH

Senior Scientist (Environmental)

Photo of Michael Dellarco, Dr PHDr. Dellarco is an environmental health scientist at the National Children's Study where he serves as the coordinator for physical environmental measurements, leading the design, development, and evaluation of study visit measures of the physical environment. His specific research interests are in the areas of biomonitoring and exposure factors classification. Additionally, he is the Chair of the Exposure Committee in the International Life Sciences Institute’s RISK 21 Project and is an adjunct professor at the Johns Hopkins University Whiting School of Engineering.

Prior to joining the Study he conducted exposure and risk assessment research at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's National Center for Environmental Assessment and the Agency's Risk Assessment Forum, where he served as the Chairman of the Human Exposure Committee. His specific research responsibilities over the years at EPA included the Dioxin Implementation Program, the Interagency Committee for Indoor Air Quality, and the World Health Organization’s Human Exposure Assessment Location project. Dr. Dellarco’s research at EPA focused on biomonitoring, personal exposure monitoring, and dermal exposure measurement and modeling.

Dr. Dellarco is a founding member and past president of the International Society of Exposure Science, and a member of the Society of Toxicology. He received a BA in Biology from the Catholic University of America, a MS in Immunobiology from Iowa State University, and a DrPH in environmental health science from the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Heath in the Kellogg Program under the direction of Dr. Morton Corn.