Stacy Woods

Staff Scientist, Science Center

Stacy Woods serves as NRDC’s in-house expert and scientific resource in analytical design, statistical analysis, GIS, and data visualization. Her research employs spatial statistics to analyze diverse environmental issues, from assessing lead water pipes in Flint, Michigan, to evaluating how pesticide runoff promotes red tide events in Florida. Prior to joining NRDC, she worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and she was a Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the National Academy of Sciences. She holds a PhD in environmental health and engineering and a master’s of public health from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, where she was a Brown Scholar in Community Health. She is based in the Washington, D.C., office. 

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