Patricia Cirone

Affiliate Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (Primary department)

Dr. Patricia Cirone retired from the U.S. Environmental Protection, Region 10 (USEPA) in 2006 where she served as the Chief of the Risk Evaluation Unit for over 20 years. Since retiring Dr. Cirone has been an Affiliate Professor at the University of Washington, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences and a consultant with Ridolfi, Inc. She has been a lecturer on human health risk assessment in South Africa for the South African National Institute of Occupational Health and Witwatersrand University, Johannesburg, South Africa, a member of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality ODEQ Human Health Water Quality Criteria Focus Group, an coordinator for UW's Institute for Risk Analysis and Risk Communication, UW's Pacific Northwest Center for Human Health and Ocean Studies, and Research Translation and Outreach Core of the UW Superfund Research Program Tribal Rights and Fish Consumption Workshop, and a reviewer for State of Washington Department of Ecology technical report on fish consumption.

Research Interests

  • Human and Ecological Risk Assessment
    Public Health

Teaching interests

Human and Ecological Risk Assessment
Public Health


State of Washington Fish Consumption Rates for Regulatory Decisions
Tribal Workshop on Fish Consumption and Risk Assessment
Consultant – Ridolphi Inc

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