Position: Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist, National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health
Biography: Anne-Marie Nicol is an associate professor in Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University (SFU) and a Knowledge Translation Scientist at the National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH). Anne-Marie began her academic career in the social sciences at SFU (Communications BA) and then developed a strong interest in environmental and occupational health during her Master’s degree at York University (MES). She completed her PhD in Epidemiology at UBC. At SFU, she teaches Human Health Risk Assessment as well as Health Communication and Public Health Toxicology. Currently Anne-Marie’s research is focused on radon gas exposure and strategies to help communities test and mitigate homes and workplaces as well as exploring the implications of Bill C-45- the “Cannabis Act” on the practice of environmental public health in Canada. She has also produced a number of short videos to promote awareness of environmental hazards such as pesticides (Wash with Care) and tick-borne diseases (the Tick Talk).