EEH (formerly ETC) Alumni

Graduates of the Ecotoxicology & Environmental Health program are applying their skills in fulfilling positions in federal agencies, non-profits, state governments and public health departments, and the private sector.

The Nicholas School’s dedicated Career & Professional Development Center has three full-time staff members to help our graduates achieve their career goals.


Here are just a few of the employers who have hired our alumni.

  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
  • Environmental Defense Fund
  • San Francisco Estuary Institute
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PhD student
In fall 2018, Melissa enrolled as a PhD student in Population Health Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of...
Associate Health Scientist II
Mrs. Gloekler is currently an Associate Health Scientist II with Cardno ChemRisk. Cardno ChemRisk is a global environmental consulting firm...
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Sustainable Chemistry Program Manager
After completing her Master's in Environmental Management from the Nicholas School, Genna began a career in product and supply chain...

ETC Alumni

Partner/Senior Scientist
Mr. Gunster is part owner and senior environmental scientist at NewFields, LLC. His work focuses on conducting human health and...
If, as Wendell Berry has famously said, “Eating is an agricultural act,” and if, as several popular books have persuasively...
Director, California Climate Initiative
Timothy (“Tim”) O’Connor is the Director of Environmental Defense Fund’s California Climate Initiative in their San Francisco office. Since joining...
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Karen Young has been involved in aspects of coastal environmental management including water quality, restoration and conservation for over 20...