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Leyla McCurdy

Leyla McCurdy currently serves as a national environmental health consultant, working with entities such as the Children’s Environmental Health Network and the National Institute for Health. She formerly served as the senior director of health at the National Environmental Education Foundation where she directed efforts such as the Health Care Provider Initiative which employs a strategic framework to integrate environmental health into health care. In addition, she serves as an adjunct instructor in the Department of Public Health Nursing Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Previously she directed a national program at the American Lung Association. She has served on several governmental and non-governmental committees and expert panels, given numerous presentations, organized trainings and developed a variety of environmental health publications. A chemist by training, her 20 years of professional experience in health and environment also includes product management for the Johnson & Johnson health care products and environment, health, & safety affairs for the Rubber Manufacturer’s Association.