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Our Scientists

We’re global leaders in environmental health sciences research who aim to make a difference in the well-being of California’s diverse communities. We work with local groups and governments to identify new approaches in science and develop real-world solutions to the environment’s most challenging health problems. From innovative toxicological studies on Alzheimer’s to pioneering research on the epigenetics of autism, we’re front and center breaking new ground in understanding how the environment interacts with human health.

Explore EHSC Leadership & Core/Program Leaders below. For access to our complete EHSC member directory, follow the link below and utilize the search bar to locate a particular scientist for further information.

EHSC Scientist Directory

EHSC Leadership

Janine LaSalle (thumbnail)

Janine LaSalle, PhD



EHSC Core and Program Leaders

Deborah Bennett (Thumbnail photo)

Deborah Bennett, PhD

Exposure Core Director

Shosha Capps Profile

Shosha Capps, MS 

Community Engagement Core Co-Director

Cristina Davis (Membership thumbnail)

Cristina Davis, PhD 

TRS Core Co-Lead

Nicholas Kenyon (Thumbnail)

Nicholas Kenyon, MAS, MD

Career Development Program Co-Director, TRS Core Director

Kyoungmi Kim (thumbnail)

Kyoungmi Kim, PhD

TRS Core Co-Director

Jonathan London (Thumbnail)

Jonathan London, PhD

Community Engagement Core Director

Rebecca Schmidt (Thumbnail)

Rebecca Schmidt, PhD

TRS Core Co-Lead


Ameer Taha

Ameer Taha, PhD

Pilot Projects Program Director


Judy Van de Water (Thumbnail)

Judy Van de Water, PhD

Plot Projects Program Co-Director


Laura Van Winkle (Thumbnail)

Laura Van Winkle, PhD

Career Development Program Director


Christoph Vogel (Thumbnail)

Christoph Vogel, PhD

TRS Sub-Core Lead


Anthony Wexler (Thumbnail)

Anthony Wexler, PhD

Exposure Core Co-Director