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Erika Schreder

Science Director
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About Erika Schreder

Erika Schreder leads Toxic-Free Future’s scientific research program, developing strategic investigations to advance the organization’s goals. Research topics and expertise include testing breast milk for PFAS and flame retardants, testing household air for flame retardants, tracing the path of toxic chemicals from the home to waterways, and biomonitoring pregnant women for BPA, phthalates, and other chemicals. She also led TFF’s early efforts to secure protections for salmon from pesticides and to advocate for organic and sustainable agriculture. Erika obtained an MS from the School of Natural Resources and Environment at the University of Michigan and a BS in molecular biology from MIT. Erika lives in Seattle and is an avid biker, runner and gardener.

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