George M. GrayProfessor, Director | Boston, Massachusetts
George M. Gray, PhD is Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Director of the Center for Risk Science and Public Health at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Sciences. From 2005 to 2009 he served as the Assistant Administrator for the Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Prior to joining the EPA Dr. Gray was Executive Director of the Harvard Center for Risk Analysis and a member of the faculty of the Harvard School of Public Health.
Dr. Gray's primary research interests are risk characterization, risk communication and the role of science in policy-making. Particular interests include the role of risk analysis in sustainability decisions, characterizing the risks of sparsely tested chemicals, improving the use of scientific information in regulatory decisions and understanding how risk perception influences decisions about health and safety.