Ashley Howard
Ashley Howard, M.S.
Scientist
Chemical Regulation & Food Safety
District of Columbia

Ms. Howard has an extensive background in environmental science, particularly as it relates to public health, having received an M.S. in Environmental Health Sciences. She completed additional coursework in the field of risk science and human health, including work in environmental impact assessments, life cycle assessments, and risk communication. Ms. Howard is a trained research scientist, most recently having completed her master’s thesis in microbial water quality and biofilm community development in activated carbon water filters. She is skilled in data analysis and critical literature reviews.

Ms. Howard received a B.S. in Earth and Environmental Science, with coursework and research focusing on geochemistry and aquatic chemistry.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2017
  • B.S., Earth and Environmental Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2015

Prior Experience

Graduate Student Instructor, University of Michigan Marching Band, 2015-2017

Research Assistant, Biogeochemistry and Environmental Isotope Geochemistry Laboratory, 2014-2015

Lab Manager, Center for Student Coastal Research, 2012

Research Assistant to Dr. Michaela Zint, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and the Environment, 2011-2012

Project Experience

Conducting research to support federal and state pesticide registration.

Performing National Pesticide Information Retrieval System (NPIRS) searches.

CREDENTIALS & PROFESSIONAL HONORS

  • M.S., Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2017
  • B.S., Earth and Environmental Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2015