SESHA 2015 Speaker Biography

Michele Shepard
Senior Consultant, Colden Corporation, Albany, NY

Michele Shepard is a Certified Industrial Hygienist at Colden Corporation with over 20 years of EHS experience in consulting, industry and academic research. She has a PhD from SUNY College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (CNSE), a M.S. in Environmental Studies from the University of Oregon, and a B.S. in Industrial Hygiene/Environmental Toxicology from Clarkson University. As an EPA STAR Fellow, she investigated occupational exposure assessment and risk management practices for engineered nanoparticles. She also worked previously as a Vice President and health and safety services lead at a consulting firm, as the EHS lead for a global business division of a Fortune 200 corporation, and as a consultant at Arthur D. Little. Michele is currently the Vice Chair for the AIHA Nanotechnology Working Group.