Environmental Health and Knowledge Translation Scientist

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Shirra Freeman, MSc, PhD

Shirra’s research spans economics, decision science and risk assessment related to environmental health. She has worked in the areas of sustainable aquaculture, plastic pollution and chemical exposures and is especially interested in evidence-based policy and decision making. Prior to joining the NCCEH team, her work bridged research and research translation. She was the coordinator of sustainability programming for the municipality of Haifa and a research fellow with University of Haifa’s, Recanati Institute of Marine Studies. She holds a B.A. and M.Sc. in economics from York University and University College London and a Ph.D. from the University of Haifa.