Member Spotlight

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Lisa Melnyk, Ph.D.

We are excited to feature our Treasurer-Elect, Lisa Melnyk, as this month’s member spotlight. Dr. Melnyk has been a member of the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES) since 1994. She is a Research Chemist at the US Environmental Protection Agency, and has over 25 years of experience in exposure measurement and assessment, focusing on the dietary route.

Her current research includes measuring environmental contaminants in fish potentially consumed by subsistence fishermen, comparison of consumption rates of a community to national averages, determining potential linkages between drinking water microorganisms and Type 1 diabetes, and assist stakeholders in regulation/policy decisions. See Dr. Melnyk’s bio to learn more about her valuable contributions to ISES!

Past Spotlights


Judy LaKind

Crystal Romeo Upperman

Sonja Sax

Brian Curwin

Anne M. Riederer


Christopher Simpson

Yuri Bruinen De Bruin

Lisa Baxter

Erin Haynes

Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá


Rick Peltier

Paloma Beamer

Zhi-Hua (Tina) Fan

Shahid Parvez

Sung Roul Kim

Elizabeth Boyle

Markey Johnson

Natalie von Gotz


Lisa Melnyk

Donghai Liang

Antonia Calafat

Tom McKone



Mary Kay O’Rourke 

Paul T.J. Scheepers

Nicolle S. Tulve