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Alicia Timme-Laragy (FRS 2019-20) Presents to Task Force on the Presence of PFAS in Community Water Systems Statewide

An expert on developmental toxicology, Dr. Alicia Timme-Laragy has been working with state legislators on the potential health risks posed by PFAS chemicals as a UMass Public Engagement Faculty Fellow through the Public Engagement Project (PEP); a program on campus with strong ties to CRF. Dr. Timme-Laragy, an associate professor of Environmental Health Sciences, presented to a Massachusetts State Task Force on PFAS Chemicals discussing the potential ways people could encounter PFAS chemicals that could pose an exposure risk and the potential human health outcomes associated with those exposures. Watch her presentation here