Dr. Sarah Henderson

Position: Senior Specialist, BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC)

Biography: Dr. Sarah Henderson is an environmental engineer and an environmental epidemiologist. As a Senior Scientist at the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) she leads a program of applied research and surveillance in support of evidence-based policy for the province. Sarah has expertise in a wide range of environmental health topics, including extreme weather, radon gas, food safety, water quality, and air pollution from multiple sources. She has been studying forest fire smoke in British Columbia and around the world for almost 15 years.