Bridget is in the Master of Environmental Management program concentrating in Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health. Her main interests include how pollutants enter the environment and the health effects of these chemicals on both humans and ecosystems. Specifically, her Master's Project focuses on organophosphate flame retardants and how children are exposed to them in the home environment. After graduation, she hopes to pursue a career in risk assessments and environmental consulting.
Environmental Consulting, Risk Assessments, Environmental Fate, Ectoxicology
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health
Assembled, reviewed, and interpreted over 200 peer-reviewed scientific articles on toxicological studies, risk assessments, and pharmacokinetic modeling for multiple chemicals and products including cobalt, THC, alcohol, asbestos, and electronic tobacco cigarettes. Compiled data, created figures and tables, and performed quality control for future publications. May-August 2016
Independently managed up to five individual backcrossing experiments at a time in order to incorporate specific traits into various crop plant lines and develop seeds for further research use. June 2014-July 2015
Assisted with characterizing and measuring trace levels of organic and inorganic substances with weathering experiments involving oxic and anoxic conditions. September 2013-January 2014
Collaborated with other student groups and individuals to provide support for them both financially and structurally for greening initiative events across Duke’s campus. 2016-2017
Recruited new students and provided academic and professional support for current students. 2013-2015