Biography

Mr. A. Michael Ierardi is a Senior Health Scientist and Regional Unit Manager with Cardno ChemRisk in the Brooklyn office. His principal areas of interest and training include industrial hygiene and safety, exposure science, human health risk assessment, and environmental health. While at Cardno ChemRisk, Mr. Ierardi provides on-site industrial hygiene support and sampling; manages and provides litigation support for cases related to occupational and environmental exposures to asbestos, benzene, talc, coal ash, and diacetyl; conducts numerous exposure assessments and dose reconstructions for a variety of chemicals in a diverse array of occupational settings; and routinely assists clients with risk management and risk communication strategies.

Mr. Ierardi graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Studies and Hispanic Studies in 2013, as well as with a Master of Environmental Studies degree, with a concentration in Environmental Health, in 2014. He also graduated with a Master of Science degree in Industrial Hygiene from the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy in 2020.

Education

  • MS, Industrial Hygiene, CUNY School of Public Health, 2020
  • MES, Environmental Health, University of Pennsylvania, 2014
  • BA, Environmental Studies and Hispanic Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2013

Professional Associations

  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Member, 2018 to Present
  • Society of Toxicology (SOT), Associate Member, 2017-present
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), 2014-present

Certifications

  • Adult and Child CPR/First Aid/AED Certified, Red Cross, 2019 to Present
  • ManageMentor Supervisor Training, Harvard University, 2019
  • 30-hour General Industry Training, OSHA, 2019 to Present
  • 40-hour HAZWOPER Training, OSHA, 2014 to Present

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • Best Student Poster Awards from the Ergonomics Committee, the Minority Special Interest Group, and the Social Concerns Committee, AIHA, 2020
  • Dean’s Merit Award for Service, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health & Health Policy, 2020
  • Five-Year Service Award, Cardno, 2019
  • Going the Extra Mile Award, Cardno, 2019
  • Dr. Morton Lippmann Scholarship, AIHA, 2018
  • AIHF General Scholarship, AIHA, 2018
  • ERC Industrial Hygiene Scholarship, NIOSH, 2017 to Present
  • Gold Star Award, Cardno, 2014 & 2016
  • Gerdau Scholarship, Gerdau Ameristeel, 2013
  • Elaine B. Wright Award in Environmental Studies, University of Pennsylvania, 2013