Sharyle Patton

Co-Chair, Communication, Education and Policy Implications Team

Director, Biomonitoring Resource Center, Commonweal www.commonweal.org

Commonweal is a nonprofit health and environmental research institute in Bolinas, California. Commonweal conducts programs that contribute to human and ecosystem health through a program focus in four areas: Healing; Environment and Health ; Education; Justice.  Sharyle directs the Commonweal Biomonitoring Resource Center has worked with  government agencies and community  groups across the country and internationally to design and implement biomonitoring projects with the purposes of informing improved chemicals regulatory discussions,  focusing chemicals research, and raising public awareness.  Her specialty has been the conveyance of study results to biomonitoring study participants and to the general public. She co-chairs the WFBC communications, education and policy implications team.