Asa Bradman


Dr. Asa Bradman is an expert in exposure assessment and epidemiology focusing on occupational and environmental exposures to pregnant women, children, and farmworkers living in agricultural communities. He co-founded the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH) in the UC Berkeley School of Public Health and is currently professor of public health at UC Merced. Dr. Bradman leads exposure and epidemiologic studies examining pesticides, flame retardants, metals, emerging pollutants, VOCs, indoor air quality, and other contaminants. He also participates in extensive community outreach and education and interfaces with other scientists, state and federal agencies, policy makers, and industry. He is past member and Chair of the California Biomonitoring Scientific Guidance Panel (appointed by Governors Schwarzennegger (2007) and Brown (2013)). In 2017 he was appointed to the USDA National Organic Standards Board.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
Academic Background:
University of California Berkeley, Ph.D.
Current Position:
Professor of Public Health
UC Merced
Air Quality
Environmental & Public Health
Environmental Education
Environmental Justice
Sustainable Agriculture and Food Policy

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