Kathryn M. Rodgers
PhD student, Boston University School of Public Health
Kathryn Rodgers, MPH is a PhD student at Boston University School of Public Health, where she is researching environmental causes of Mesoamerican nephropathy and is a trainee in the Boston University Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience and Environmental Health. She was previously a staff scientist at the Silent Spring Institute in Newton, MA where she designed and led research projects designed to test strategies to lower people’s exposures to endocrine disrupting chemicals. She also coordinated the Institute’s science translation for decision-makers in governments, businesses, unions, and community groups, which contributed to informed policy changes at the local, state, and federal level.