Dr. Lorenzana's work focuses on study design, community engagement and development of effective community outcomes relating to toxicant exposures coming from the outdoor environment. Her interests include translating science knowledge and research products for use in environmental health decisions and science policy development. Dr. Lorenzana is a toxicologist and exposure assessment expert now retired from the U.S. EPA’s Office of Research and Development and a retired Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology.
In her EPA work, Dr. Lorenzana developed collaborative relationships with Native American, Native Alaskan and Asian American & Pacific Islander communities for community-based research projects to inform science policy issues related to environmental health disparities and cumulative risks. Recent work includes acting as a Technical Advisor and coordinator for the Beacon Hill Seattle Community Noise Team – a citizen science group (https://beaconhillseattlenoise.org/). Technical Advisor for the Community Health Advocates Collaboration, El Centro de la Raza and a WA Dept of Commerce public health study. She was also Co-Project Manager for an EPA-funded environmental justice cooperative agreement (http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org/air-noise-measurement/).
Dr. Lorenzana’s complete CV is available on her LinkedIn page.