Marissa Chan is a PhD student in Population Health Sciences within the Department of Environmental Health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. She received her MS in Environmental Health from Harvard Chan and her BA in Urban and Environmental Policy from Occidental College.
Her research interests and work experience focus on the intersection of place-based environmental hazards and product-based exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in personal care products. Through her work she aims to assess racial/ethnic disparities in exposure to environmental chemicals and health outcomes, highlight the presence of EDCs in personal care products, and support community voices and knowledge in environmental justice efforts.