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About the Director of EPA's Office of Children's Health Protection

Jeanne Briskin

Jeanne Briskin is the Director of EPA’s Office of Children’s Health Protection (OCHP). Jeanne comes to OCHP from the Conflict Prevention and Resolution Center in the Office of General Counsel, where she has served as the Director since 2016, providing high quality mediation, facilitation and training services agency-wide.

Jeanne brings a wealth of experience and expertise, having worked in many programs across the agency, including as Coordinator for Hydraulic Fracturing Research in the Office of Research and Development, Chief of the Standards and Risk Reductions Branch in the Office of Water, Deputy Director of the Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Division in the Office of Air and Radiation, and Director of the National Pesticides Survey, among others.

Jeanne holds a BA in Chemistry and Environmental Studies from Northwestern University and a MS in Technology and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.