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Environmental Challenges

Nancy Tourk

Bloomberg Fellow

Nancy Tourk is a Congressional Liaison at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Washington Office (CDCW), where she analyzes legislation and advances policy solutions related to environmental health and worker safety and health issues. Since the beginning of CDC’s COVID-19 Response, Nancy has led the Congressional strategy on issues related to community mitigation, worker safety, and post-COVID conditions. Nancy has also led Congressional engagements and policy work related to climate change and human health, worker exposures to toxic substances and hazardous environments, the health effects from per-and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), environmental justice, and the World Trade Center Health Program.

CDC is the nation’s leading science-based, data-driven, service organization that protects the public’s health. The CDC Washington Office translates public health developments to the Washington-based policy community, designing legislative strategies to address complex public health issues and advance CDC’s work with Congress to improve public health.

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