Delaney Reilly

Delaney Reilly

Career Interests

Risk assessment, Environmental Consulting, Human health hazard assessment
Employment Sought:
Permanent Position


Master of Environmental Management,  May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Concentration: Ecotoxicology and Environmental Health
Master’s Project: Potential synergistic effects of rotavirus exposure and lead on cognitive development and potential protective effects of the rotavirus vaccine. (As a part of the MAL-ED study)
Relevant coursework includes: Risk Assessment, Air Quality Management and Health, Water Quality and Health, Chemical Fate of Organic Chemicals, Chemical Transformations of Organic Contaminants, Environmental Cost Benefit Analysis,
Related applied projects: “Glial toxicity of lead: Mechanisms, effects, and why it matters”; “The risk of ultrafine particles and health effects of exposure”; Environmental risk assessment: “Paroxetine”
Bachelor of Science, December 2014
Brigham Young University - Idaho
Major: Psychology
Minor: Biology
Relevant coursework includes: Behavioral Neurobiology, Ecology, Botany, Limnology and Hydrology
GPA: 3.73/ 4.0

Professional Experience

Health Science Practice Intern, ICF International
Evaluating and managing data for EPA and NIEHS; Evaluating and optimizing conflict of interest evaluation processes; Using R to manage data for further risk assessment. May 2017- Present
Research Assistant, Richard Digiulio Lab
Developed and optimized assay protocols in zebrafish and mosquitofish exposures to silver and gold nanoparticles as part of a CEINT mesocosm study; Analyzed lab data; Assessed developmental deformities in zebrafish embryos following PAH exposure. September 2016-May 2016
Teaching Assistant, BYU-ID  
Evaluated student learning in the topic of behavioral neurobiology; Organized and analyzed student assessment data; Restructured class assessments and curricula based on student and instructor feedback; Provided instructor and student support with technology and class material. January-December 2014
Behavioral Neurobiology Tutor, BYU-ID
Developed and implemented learning plans for students with a variety of backgrounds in biology and with varying learning abilities; Coordinated long distance learning sessions with students in online classes. January 2013-December 2014 

Additional Information

Duke Interdisciplinary Social Innovators
• Executive Director of Operations (May 2017 to Present: Managing project managers and team dynamics to ensure project delivery and team satisfaction
•Project Innovator (September 2016 to May 2017)
Durham Environment Affairs Board
Analyzing and presenting costs and benefits of an urban forestry project to the City of Durham and County Commission
Book Harvest
Analyzing, communicating, and coordinating logistics for a growing local nonprofit.
Duke Biology Outreach
Teaching biology classes to local high school students and communicating the importance of science education.
Society of Toxicology 2017 Classes: Mixture Assessment, Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology


environmental health
project management
public health

Graduation Date

May 2018

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Business / Industry
Federal Government
Law / Legal
State / Local Government