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Joel Tickner

Joel Tickner
Joel TicknerAssociate Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentCommunityHealth&Sustainability
  • Phone(978) 934-2981
  • EmailJoel_Tickner@uml.edu

Research Interests

Environmental Health, Chemicals Policy, Pollution Prevention, Risk Assessment

Development of innovative scientific methods and policies to implement a precautionary and preventive approach to decision-making under uncertainty. Research and development of model long-term chemicals policies and application of the precautionary principle in environmental science and policy. Areas of teaching and research interests include regulatory science and policy, risk assessment, and cleaner production.

Education

  • Other: Cleaner Production and Pollution Prevention, (2000), University of Massachusetts Lowell - Lowell, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Precaution in Practice: A Framework for Implementing the Precautionary Principle.
  • Ph D: Work Environment, Cleaner Production and Pollution, (2000), University of Massachusetts at Lowell, - Lowell, MA, USA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: Dissertation: Precaution in Practice: A Framework for Implementing the Precautionary Principle.
  • MS: Environmental Studies, (1993), University of Montana, Missoula, MT, USA - Missoula, MT, USA
  • BA: Spanish with concentration in Environmental Science, (1989), Colby College, Waterville - Waterville, ME, USA

Awards and Honors

  • Exceeding Excellence Award Nominee - UMASS Lowell, Student Government Association
  • Student Government Association Exceeding Excellence Award Nominee - UMASS Lowell, Student Government Association
  • Policy Leader, (2008), Leadership - North American Hazardous Waste Managers Association
  • Policy Leader, North American Hazardous Waste Managers Association (2008) - Awarded to Chemicals Policy Initiative Directed by Joel Tickner
  • Pollution Prevention Champion (2008) - National Pollution Prevention Roundtable
  • Faculty Teaching Award (2006), Teaching - Department of Community Health and Sustainability, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Pioneer of Precaution Award, First National Summit on the Precautionary Principle (2006)
  • President's Award for Public Service (2005) - University of Massachusetts
  • Top Scientist Award, (2004), Service, Professional - Clean Water Action Alliance
  • Distinguished Guest Lecturer, (2003), Leadership - Executive Environmental Management Course, Rochester Institute of Technology
  • Glaverbel Endowed Chair in European Studies, (2002), Service, Professional - University Catholique du Louvain, Belgium
  • Barry Commoner Award (2001) - Department of Work Environment University of Massachusetts Lowell

Publications

  • Hjorth, R., Hansen, S.F., Jacobs, M., Tickner, J., Ellenbecker, M., Baun, A. (2017) "The applicability of chemical alternatives assessment for engineered nanomaterials," Integrated environmental assessment and management 13:1 pp. 177–187
  • Tickner, J., Becker, M. (2016) "Mainstreaming green chemistry: The need for metrics," Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry 1: pp. 1–4
  • Geiser, K., Tickner, J., Edwards, S., Rossi, M. (2015) "The Architecture of Chemical Alternatives Assessment," Risk Analysis: An International Journal 35:12 pp. 2152
  • Tickner, J., Schifano, J.N., Blake, A., Rudisill, C., Mulvihill, M.J. (2015) "Advancing safer alternatives through functional substitution," Environmental science & technology 49:2 pp. 742-749
  • Jacobs, M.M., Malloy, T.F., Tickner, J., Edwards, S. (2015) "Alternatives Assessment Frameworks: Research Needs for the Informed Substitution of Hazardous Chemicals," Environmental health perspectives
  • Tickner, J., Dorman, D.C., Shelton-Davenport, M. (2015) "Answering the call for improved chemical alternatives assessments (CAA)," Environmental science & technology 49:4 pp. 1995-1996
  • Jacobs, M.M., Ellenbecker, M.J., Hoppin, P., Kriebel, D., Tickner, J. (2014) "Precarious Promise: A Case Study of Engineered Carbon Nanotubes," Lowell Center for Sustainable Production
  • Tickner, J., Schifano, J.N., Blake, A., Rudisill, C., Mulvihill, M.J. (2014) "Advancing Safer Alternatives Through Functional Substitution.," Environmental science & technology
  • Tickner, J. (2012) "From Reactive Chemicals Control to Comprehensive Chemicals Policy: An Evolution and Opportunity," Patty's Toxicology
  • Steffen, H., Tickner, J. (2012) "The Precautionary Principle and False Alarms - Lessons Learned," In Gee, David ed. Late Lessons from Early Warnings II. Copenhagen: European Environment Agency
  • Sarewitz, D., Clapp, R., Crumbley, C., Kriebel, D., Tickner, J. (2012) "The sustainability solutions agenda.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 22:2 pp. 139-51
  • Tickner, J. (2011) "Science of problems, science of solutions or both? A case example of bisphenol A," Journal of epidemiology and community health 65:8 pp. 649-650
  • Tickner, J., Geiser, K., Coffin, M., Schifano, J., Torrie, Y. (2010) "De un control reactivo de las sustancias a una política integral en materia de riesgo químico: evolución y oportunidades,"
  • Geiser, K., Tickner, J., Torrie, Y. (2009) "Reforming state-level chemicals management policies in the United States: status, challenges, and opportunities.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 19:1 pp. 9-29
  • Foss Hansen, S., Maynard, A., Baun, A., Tickner, J. (2008) "Late lessons from early warnings for nanotechnology," Nature Nanotechnology 3:8 pp. 444-447
  • Tickner, J., Torrie, Y. (2008) "Presumption of Safety: Limits of Federal Policies on Toxic Substances in Consumer Products,"
  • Hansen, S.F., Tickner, J. (2008) "Putting risk-risk tradeoffs in perspective: A response to Graham and Wiener," Journal of Risk Research 11:4 pp. 475-483
  • Hansen, S.F., von Krauss, M.K., Tickner, J. (2008) "The precautionary principle and risk-risk tradeoffs," Journal of Risk Research 11:4
  • Hansen, S.F., Krayer Von Krauss, M.P., Tickner, J. (2007) "Categorizing mistaken false positives in regulation of human and environmental health," Risk Analysis 27:1 pp. 255-269
  • Hansen, S.F., Tickner, J. (2007) "Challenges of Adopting Voluntary Health, Safety and Environment Measures for Manufactured Nanomaterials: Lessons from the Past for More Effective Adoption in the Future, The," Nanotech.L.& Bus. 4:
  • Steffen, F.H., Carlsen, L., Tickner, J. (2007) "Chemicals regulation and precaution: does REACH really incorporate the precautionary principle," Environmental Science and Policy 10: pp. 395-404
  • Wu, N., Herrmann, T., Paepke, O., Tickner, J., Hale, R., Harvey, E., La Guardia, M., McClean, M.D., Webster, T.F. (2007) "Human exposure to PBDEs: Associations of PBDE body burdens with food consumption and house dust concentrations," Environmental Science and Technology 41:5 pp. 1584-1589
  • Abdo, K.M., Camargo Jr., C.A., Davis, D., Egilman, D., Epstein, S.S., Froines, J., Hattis, D., Hooper, K., Huff, J., Infante, P.F., Jacobson, M.F., Teitelbaum, D.T., Tickner, J. (2007) "Letter to U.S. FDA commissioner [1]," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 13:4 pp. 449-450
  • Hansen, S.F., Von Krauss, M.P., Tickner, J. (2007) "Response to "regulatory false positives: True, false, or uncertain?"," Risk Analysis 27:5 pp. 1087-1089
  • Tickner, J. (2007) "WHY RISK ASSESSMENT IS NOT ENOUGH TO PROTECT HEALTH," Risk assessment for environmental health
  • Tickner, J., Coffin, M. (2006) "What Does the Precautionary Principle Mean for Evidence-Based Dentistry?," Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice 6:1 pp. 6-15
  • Tickner, J. (2005) "Commentary: Barriers and opportunities to changing the research agenda to support precaution and primary prevention (Reprinted from the European Journal of Oncology Library, vol 2, 2003)," Human and Ecological Risk Assessment 11:1
  • Brody, J.G., Tickner, J., Rudel, R.A. (2005) "Community-initiated breast cancer and environment studies and the precautionary principle," Environmental health perspectives 113:8 pp. 920-925
  • Tickner, J., Gouveia-Vigeant, T. (2005) "Perspective: The 1991 cholera epidemic in Peru: Not a case of precaution gone awry," Risk Analysis 25:3 pp. 495-502
  • Breilh, J., Branco, J.C., Castleman, B.I., Cherniack, M., Christianti, D.C., Cicolella, A., Cifuentes, E., Clapp, R., Cole, D.C., Corn, M., De Ben, S., Diaz, R., Egilman, D., Finkelstein, Y., Franco, G., Frank, A.L., Friedman, L., Gassert, T.H., Gochfeld, M., Greenberg, M., Hansen, E.S., Hay, A., Hogstedt, C., Huff, J., Joshi, T.K., Kriebel, D., Laborde, A., LaDou, J., Levenstein, C., Levin, S.M., Loewenson, R., Mikheev, M., Montenegro, R., Naidoo, M., Ozonoff, D., Partanen, T., Pendito, R.I., Povey, G., Richter, E.D., Robbins, A., Correa, H.R., Rosenman, K.D., Samuels, S.W., Santana, V.S., Schwartz, B.S., Siqueira, C.E., Soskolne, C.L., Spiegel, J., Stephens, C., Tajik, M., Takaro, T.K., Teitelbaum, D.T., Tickner, J., Tomatis, L., Victoria, C., Waltner-Toews, D., Wedeen, R.P., Wegman, D.H., Wesseling, C., Wing, S., Yassi, A. (2005) "Texaco and its consultants," International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 11:2
  • Tickner, J., Geiser, K., Coffin, M. (2005) "The U.S. experience in promoting sustainable chemistry," Environmental Science and Pollution Research 12:2 pp. 115-123
  • Tickner, J., Gouveia-Vigeant, T. (2005) "The 1991 cholera epidemic in Peru: not a case of precaution gone awry.," Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis 25:3 pp. 495-502
  • Tickner, J. (2004) "Barriers and opportunities to changing the research agenda to support precaution and primary prevention," European Journal of Oncology 2: pp. 203-216
  • Tickner, J. (2004) "Commentary: Barriers and Opportunities to Changing the Research Agenda to Support Precaution and Primary Prevention," International Journal of Occupational Medicine & Environmental Health (Instytut Medycyny Pracy im.Jerzego Nofera) 17:1 pp. 163-173
  • Tickner, J., Geiser, K. (2004) "The precautionary principle stimulus for solutions- and alternatives-based environmental policy," Environmental Impact Assessment Review 24:7-8 pp. 801-824
  • Martuzzi, M., Tickner, J. (2004) "The precautionary principle: protecting public health, the environment and the future of our children,"
  • Tickner, J., Geiser, K. (2004) "The problem of current toxic chemicals management.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 14:1
  • Tickner, J. (2003) "Precaution, environmental science, and preventive public policy.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 13:3
  • Tickner, J., Wright, S. (2003) "The precautionary principle and democratizing expertise: A US perspective," Science and Public Policy 30:3 pp. 213-218
  • Gouveia-Vigeant, T., Tickner, J., Clapp, R.W. (2003) "Toxic chemicals and childhood cancer: A review of the evidence,"
  • Tickner, J., Kriebel, D., Wright, S. (2003) "A compass for health: rethinking precaution and its role in science and public health.," International journal of epidemiology 32:4 pp. 489-92
  • Tickner, J. (2002) "Developing scientific and policy methods that support precautionary action in the face of uncertainty--the Institute of Medicine Committee on Agent Orange," Public health reports (Washington, D.C.: 1974) 117:6 pp. 534-45
  • Tickner, J. (2002) "Guest Editorial," Public Health Reports (1974-) 117:6 pp. 493-497
  • Tickner, J. (2002) "Letters - Precautionary conflict," Environmental Science and Technology 36:7 pp. 121A
  • Tickner, J. (2002) "Precautionary conflict," Environmental Science and Technology 36:7
  • Tickner, J., Wright, S. (2002) "Primary prevention of chemical contamination.," New solutions : a journal of environmental and occupational health policy : NS 12:4
  • Tickner, J. (2002) "The precautionary principle and public health trade-offs: Case study of West Nile Virus," Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 584:NOV. pp. 69-79
  • Tickner, J. (2002) "The Precautionary Principle: Guest editorial," Public health reports 117:6 pp. 493-497
  • Tickner, J. (2001) "Democratic participation: a critical element of precautionary public health decision-making," New Solutions 11:2 pp. 93-112
  • Tickner, J., Schettler, T., Guidotti, T., McCally, M., Rossi, M. (2001) "Health effects of long-term mercury exposure among chloralkali plant workers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 39:1 pp. 1-18
  • Tickner, J., Schettler, T., Guidotti, T., McCally, M., Rossi, M. (2001) "Health risks posed by use of Di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) in PVC medical devices: A critical review," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 39:1 pp. 100-111
  • Valeiro, A., Riechmann, J., Tickner, J., Funtowicz, S. (2001) "LA DECLARACION DE LOWELL: DECLARACIÃ?â??N FINAL DE LA CONFERENCIA INTERNACIONAL SOBRE LA CIENCIA Y LA PRECAUCIÃ?â??N QUE TUVO LUGAR EN SEPTIEMBRE DEL 2001 EN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS," EcologÃ?­a PolÃ?­tica 22 pp. 41-43
  • Tickner, J., Ted, S., Michael, M., Tee, G., Mark, R. (2001) "Patient health risks posed by the use of di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate (DEHP) in PVC medical devices: A review of the literature," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 39: pp. 100-111
  • Tickner, J., Carolyn, R. (2001) "The American view on the precautionary principle," In Oâ??Riordan, T, J. Cameron, and A. Jordan eds. Reinterpreting the Precautionary Principle. London: Cameron and May.
  • Tickner, J., Raffensperger, C. (2001) "The politics of precaution in the United States and the European union," Global Environmental Change 11:2 pp. 175-180
  • Kriebel, D., Tickner, J. (2001) "Reenergizing public health through precaution.," American journal of public health 91:9 pp. 1351-5
  • Kriebel, D., Tickner, J., Epstein, P., Lemons, J., Levins, R., Loechler, E.L., Quinn, M.M., Rudel, R., Schettler, T., Stoto, M. (2001) "The precautionary principle in environmental science.," Environmental health perspectives 109:9 pp. 871-6
  • Tickner, J., Hoppin, P. (2000) "Children's environmental health: a case study in implementing the precautionary principle," International journal of occupational and environmental health 6:4 pp. 281-288
  • Schettler, T., Raffensperger, C., McCally, M., McCally, M., Orris, P., Tickner, J. (2000) "The DDT question," Lancet 356:9236
  • Raffensperger, C., Tickner, J., Schettler, T., Jordan, A. (1999) "... and can Mean Saying 'Yes' to Innovation," Nature 401:6750
  • Tickner, J., Raffensperger, C., Myers, N. (1999) "The precautionary principle in action: A handbook,"
  • Tickner, J., Raffensperger, C. (1998) "The precautionary principle: a framework for sustainable business decision-making," Corporate Environmental Strategy 5:4 pp. 75-82
  • Tickner, J. (1998) "Will ISO 14,000 deter cleaner production," New Solutions 8: pp. 285-308
  • Tickner, J. (1996) "Environment, work and health in the new Central and Eastern European democracies: edited proceedings of the sixth annual Symposium on Environmental and Occuaptional Health during Societal Transition in Central and Eastern Europe,"

Presentations

  • - Green Chemistry Commitment, Inauguration Conference, January 2012 - Boston, MA
  • - Good Jobs Green Jobs Conference, 2011 - Washington DC
  • - Mexican National Institute for Ecology Workshop on Chemicals Policy, October 2011
  • - IBM Webinar on Sustainable Chemicals Management, Webinar, August 2011
  • - NIOSH Prevention through Design Conference, August 2011 - Washington DC
  • - Massachusetts Democratic Convention, June 2011 - Lowell, MA, June
  • - Acton Democratic Council, April 2011 - Acton, MA
  • - REACH USA Conference, April 2011 - Atlanta
  • - Legislative Briefing on Clean Tech, February 2011 - Boston, MA
  • - Northeastern University Center for Public Policy seminar series, February 2011 - Boston, MA
  • - Mexican National Institute for Ecology, January 2011 - Mexico City, Mexico
  • - Brown University Childrenês Environmental Health Seminar, December 2010 - Providence, RI
  • - Businesses for Social Responsibility Annual Conference, November 2010 - New York, NY
  • - State of Washington Green Chemistry Roundtable Meeting, November 2010
  • - Michigan Green Chemistry Roundtable, October 2010 - Lansing, MI
  • - Occupational Toxicology Roundtable Annual Meeting, September 2010 - Chicago, IL
  • - Spanish National Institute of Occupational Health, Roundtable on Integrated Chemicals Policies, July 2010 - Madrid, Spain
  • - Alaska Community Action on Toxics, Legislative Briefing, June 2010 - Anchorage AK
  • - American Bar Association Environment Committee Annual Conference, June 2010 - Baltimore, MD
  • - WERCS User Groups Annual Conference, June 2010 - Albany, NY
  • - Green Chemistry and Commerce Council, 5th Roundable, April 2010 - Houston, TX
  • - Young President's Organization Webinar on Safer Products and the Green Chemistry and Commerce Council, April 2010
  • - ISTAS FORO VI Retos de Prevencion de Riesgo Quimico, March 2010 - Sevilla Spain
  • - NIEHS Worker Training Program Partners Conference, 2009 - Raleigh, NC
  • - US Congress, Childrenês Environmental Health Caucus Briefing, November 2009 - Washington DC
  • - Consumer Specialty Products Association Regional Meeting, October 2009 - Providence, RI
  • - Businesses for Social Responsibility, September 2009
  • - MA Department of Environmental Protection Seminar, September 2009 - Boston, MA,
  • 2009 NIEHS Seminar Series - 2009 NIEHS Seminar Series, July 2009 - Research Triangle Park, NC
  • - NEWMOA Green Chemistry Webinar, July 2009
  • - Personal Care Products Council Webinar, July 2009
  • - Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Roundtable, May 2009 - Denver, CO
  • - MA Toxics Use Reduction Program, Administrative Council, May 2009 - Leominster, MA
  • - Partners in Perinatal Health Conference, May 2009 - Marlborough, MA
  • - Toxics Use Reduction Institute Continuing Education Conference, May 2009 - Devens, MA
  • - Environmental League of Massachusetts Legislative Briefing, April 2009 - Boston, MA
  • - Canada International Joint Commission, March 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • Role of Science in Precautionary Policy - Role of Science in Precautionary Policy, March 2009 - Vienna, Austria, March
  • - Consumer Product Council, February 2009 - Boca Raton, FL
  • - Toxics Use Reduction Institute Chemical Management Services Training, February 2009 - Boston, MA,
  • - North American Hazardous Waste Managers Association, October 2008 - Burlington, VT
  • - Intergovermental Forum on Chemical Safety, September 2008 - Dakar, Senegal
  • - National Environmental Assistance Summit, May 2008 - Baltimore, MD
  • - Green Chemistry and Commerce Council, April 2008 - Portland, OR
  • - New England School of Law, Law Journal Conference, February 2008 - Boston, MA
  • - Bayer Material Sciences Seminar Series, January 2008 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • - UMASS Lowell, UCONN Medical School Seminar Series, January 2008 - Sturbridge, MA
  • - Sustainable Toys Initiative Meeting, December 2007 - Boston, MA
  • - Toward Tomorrow Summit, 2007 - Jacksonville, FL
  • - Coalition for a Safe and Healthy Connecticut Strategy Meeting, October 2007 - New Britain, CT
  • - Green Chemistry Business Summit, October 2007 - Haverhill, MA
  • - National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, October 2007 - Washington, DC
  • - United Steelworkers Annual Health and Safety Conference, August 2007 - Dearborn, MI
  • - American Footwear and Apparel Association Environmental Seminar, June 2007 - New York, NY
  • - University of Pittsburgh European Union Center Conference on REACH and US Chemicals Policy, June 2007 - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Working on Waste - Working on Waste, May 2007 - Claremont NH
  • - Green Chemistry and Commerce Council Roundtable, April 2007 - Lowell, MA
  • - Americana Conference, March 2007 - Montreal Quebec Canada
  • - City of Portland Environmental Lecture Series, February 2007 - Portland, OR
  • - City of Seattle Environmental Lecture Series, February 2007 - Seattle, WA
  • - Prevention of Ecological Disasters Conference, January 2007 - Santiago, Spain
  • - New York Clean Health and Environment Conference, December 2006 - Albany, NY
  • - US EPA Data Users Conference, December 2006 - Austin, TX
  • 2006 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, Nov. - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2006 - Boston, MA
  • - EPA Children's Environmental Health Advisory Committee Workshop on Toxics Policy, November 2006 - Washington, DC
  • - National Precautionary Principle Summit, June 2006 - Baltimore, MD
  • - National Environmental Assistance Summit, May 2006 - Atlanta, GA
  • - New England Consortium Board Meeting, May 2006 - Lowell, MA
  • - Boston University Nanotechnology Seminar Series, April 2006 - Providence, RI
  • - California Chemicals Policy Conference, March 2006 - Oakland, CA
  • - California Department of Health Seminar, March 2006 - Richmond, CA
  • - TNO Seminar on Chemicals Policy and Toxics Use Reduction, December 2005 - Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • - Conference on Evidence Based Dentistry, November 2005 - Chicago, IL
  • - EPA Region III Children's Environmental Health Conference, October 2005 - Baltimore, MD
  • - Mid-Atlantic Children's Environmental Health Conference, October 2005 - Baltimore, MD
  • - Seminar, National Institutes of Occupational Safety and Health, June 2005 - Washington, DC
  • - American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Annual Conference, May 2005
  • - Comisiones Obreras Workshop on Chemical Substitution, May 2005 - Valencia, Spain
  • - Workshop on Sustainable Hospitals, May 2005 - Hospital San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
  • - Workshop on the Precautionary Principle in Nordic Countries, May 2005 - Oslo, Norway
  • - Seminar on Social, Environmental and Health Implications of Engineerned Nanomaterials, April 2005 - Lowell, MA
  • - Stakeholder Forum on Framing a Future Chemicals Policy, April 2005 - Boston, MA
  • - Precautionary Principle Project Workshop on the Precautionary Principle and Natural Resources Management, March 2005 - Quito, Ecuador
  • - Seminar on Precaution and Precaution in Public Health, March 2005 - Quito, Ecuador
  • - New England Consortium Advisory Board Meeting, February 2005 - Lowell, MA
  • - New York Academic of Sciences Seminar, December 2004 - New York, NY
  • - Nieman Fellows Environmental Journalism Conference, Harvard University, 2004 - Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
  • - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 2004 - Washington, DC
  • - Pesticide Action Network Meeting of Central American Authorities on Persistent Organic Pollutants, November 2004
  • - EU Conferences Seminar on Toxics Use Reduction, October 2004 - Brussels, Belgium
  • - EU Conferences Sustainable Chemicals Management Conference, October 2004 - Brussels, Belgium
  • - New England School of Law Seminar on Chemical Substitution, October 2004 - Boston, MA
  • - World Health Organization lunch seminar, October 2004 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • - American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting, September 2004 - Boston, MA
  • - Brown University Soup Seminar, September 2004 - Providence, RI,
  • - Darden School of Business Conference on Sustainable Plastics, September 2004 - Charlottesville, VA
  • - Boston Social Forum, July 2004 - Boston, MA
  • - International Society of Environmental Epidemiology(poster), July 2004 - New York, NY
  • - European Environment Agency Conference on Protecting Childrenês Environmental Health, June 2004 - Budapest, Hungary
  • 2004 European Environment Agency Conference on Protecting Childrenês Environmental Health, Budapest, Hungary, June - European Environment Agency Conference on Protecting Childrenês Environmental Health, June 2004 - Budapest, Hungary
  • - EPA Regional Risk Assessment Conference, May 2004 - Boston, MA
  • - US EPA Science of Environmental Justice Conference, May 2004 - Boston, MA
  • - Great Lakes United Conference on Extended Producer Responsibility, April 2004 - Toronto, Canada
  • - Preventing Harm Coalition Conference, April 2004 - Minneapolis, MN
  • - US/EU Transatlantic Chemicals Conference, April 2004 - Charlottesville, VA
  • - Sustainable Chemistry Conference, January 2004 - Dessau, Germany
  • - EU Conferences Sustainable Chemicals Management Conference, November 2003 - Brussels, Belgium
  • - Northeastern University Conference on Progressive Laywering, November 2003
  • - Seminar on Environmental Links to Autism, November 2003 - Shrewsbury, MA
  • - EPA Emerging Scientific Issues for Superfund, October 2003 - Berkeley, CA
  • - International Joint Commission Science Advisory Board, September 2003 - Ann Arbor, MI
  • - Michigan State Legislative Briefing on Chemicals Policy, September 2003 - Lansing, MI
  • - Dioxin 2003, August 2003 - Boston, MA
  • - South Coast Air Quality Management District Conference on the Precautionary Principle, Diamond Bar, August 2003 - Diamond Bar, CA
  • - California Department of Health Workshop on the Precautionary Principle, May 2003 - California
  • - National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences, Seminar, May 2003 - Research Triangle Park, NC
  • - Office of Management and Budget Seminar, May 2003 - Washington, DC
  • - U.S. Office of Management and Budget Seminar, May 2003 - Washington, DC
  • - Colleguium Ramazzini Annual Fellows Conference, October 2002
  • - European Environment Bureau Conference on European Chemicals Policy, September 2002 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • - International Epdimiologic Association, August 2002 - Montreal Canada
  • 2002 Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, In Harms Way Training, Boston, MA, May - Greater Boston Physicians for Social Responsibility, In Harms Way Training, May 2002 - Boston, MA
  • - Austrian Ministry of Environment Conference on Precaution and Chemicals Policy, November 2001 - Vienna Austria
  • - Sewage Sludge on Land: Public Health and Environmental Impacts, November 2001 - Boston, MA
  • - American Public Health Association Annual Conference, October 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • - Global Forum on Childrenês Environmental Health, September 2001 - Washington, DC
  • - Association for Science in the Public Interest Annual Meeting, June 2001 - Richmond, VA, June
  • - CERES Annual Meeting, April 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • - Brigham and Womenês Women and Newborn Health Conference, March 2001 - Cambridge, MA
  • - World Health Organization Experts Meeting on Guidelines for Assessing Health Effects of Climate Change, February 2001 - Victoria, Canada
  • - World Trade Organization Seminar on the Precautionary Principle, March 2000 - Geneva, Switzerland
  • - World Trade Organization Ministerial Meeting, Session on Safe Trade, December 1999 - Seattle, WA
  • - At the Heart of Primary Prevention, Breast Cancer and the Precautionary Principle, October 1999 - Boston, MA
  • - European Forward Studies Unit Workshop on Scientific Uncertainty and the Role of the Precautionary Principle in Risk Management, May 1999 - Brussels, Belgium
  • - National Pollution Prevention Roundtable Annual Meeting, April 1999 - Washington, DC
  • - Seminar for Business Leaders on the Health Hazards and Alternatives to PVC Plastics in Toy Production, April 1999 - Tokyo, Japan
  • - Risk Assessment and Policy Association Annual Meeting, March 1999 - Washington, DC
  • - American Association for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting, January 1999 - Anaheim, CA
  • - American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, November 1998 - Washington, DC

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • PI: Chemical Policy Initiative (), Grant - ----
  • PI: Precautionary Principle Initiative (), Grant - ----
  • GC3: Green Chemistry & Commerce Council (2011), -
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  • Promoting Safer Chemicals and Products Throughout Supply Chains (2013), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Supporting Colaboration in Developing and Adopting Safer Chemicals and Products (2013), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Senior Research Fellow Consulting (2013), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Supporting Collaboration in Developing and Adopting Safer Chemicals and Products (2012), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Review and Advise on Clean Chemistry Program for the VF Corporation (2013), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Supporting Collaboration in Developing and Adopting Safer Chemicals and Products (2012), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Subsport Project (2010), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Advancing Alternatives Assessment Practices and Safer Chemicals through Supply Ch (2011), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Motivating and Supporting the Design and Application of Safer Chemicals and Produ (2011), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Workshop on Alternatives Assessment Methods (2011), Grant - NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Motivating and Supporting Design and Application of Safer Chemicals & Products (2010), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Environmental and Human Health Considerations for Chemical-based Products: A Comp (2010), Contract -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Engaging Pro-Active Industry in Advancing Safer Chemicals and Products (2009), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Ingredient Supply Chain Mapping (2010), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Safer Chemicals and Comprehensive Chemicals Policy Reform (2009), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Safer Chemicals and Comprehensive Chemicals Policy Reform (2009), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • United Technologies Corporation Project Proposal to Support 2015 Goals Process Pr (2008), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Advanced Green Chemistry in Michigan (2008), -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Advancing Sustainable Chemicals Management Policy (2008), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Clean Tech: An Agenda for a Healthy Economy (2007), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Proposal to InterfaceFABRIC for Independent Peer Review of TerraCHECK Protocol (2008), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Analysis of Policies for Emerging Contaminants of Concern in the Great Lakes (2008), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Information on Substances in Articles (2008), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Advancing Chemicals Policy Reform at the Federal, State, and Corporate Level in (2007), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • PI: Massachusetts Clean Tech Project (2006), Grant - John Merck Fund / Barr Foundation / Clean Water Fund
  • Co-PI, Environmental Health Training Project, School of Health and Environmental (2005), Grant - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Identification of Hazard Properties (2006), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Proposal for work on chemical restrictions in products in Europe (2007), Grant -
    Tickner, J. (Principal)
  • Greater Boston Body Burden Study, PI (2003), Grant - Boston University