Ellen Mihaich

Ellen Mihaich

Visiting Instructor

Dr. Mihaich has worked in the pesticide/chemical industry for over 16 years. She is the owner/president of Environmental and Regulatory Resources, LLC, an environmental consulting company. Prior to this position, she worked for Rhone-Poulenc and then Rhodia as the environmental toxicologist responsible for pesticide/chemical development and risk assessment. Dr. Mihaich received a BA from Wellesley College and both MS and PhD degrees in environmental toxicology from Duke University. Dr. Mihaich is the current president of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. She is an advisory board member to the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP), the environmental research program of the Department of Defense in conjunction with US EPA and US DOE. She also is a representative to the OECD Ecological Validation Management Group for Endocrine issues in wildlife. Dr. Mihaich is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.


Staples, Charles, Ellen Mihaich, John Carbone, Kent Woodburn, and Gary Klecka. “A Weight of Evidence Analysis of the Chronic Ecotoxicity of Nonylphenol Ethoxylates, Nonylphenol Ether Carboxylates, and Nonylphenol.” Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal 10, no. 6 (December 2004): 999–1017. https://doi.org/10.1080/10807030490887122.


ENVIRON 539: Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment (ENVIRON 539: Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment)

Contact Information

Box 90328
Durham, NC 27708-0328
A141 Lev Sci Res Ctr
Durham, NC 27708


Ph.D., Duke University (1989)