Biography

Ms. Taylor Tarpey is a Senior Associate Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk. She holds a BS in Neuroscience from the University of Michigan where she was involved in research on neurodegenerative disease development in mice related to genetic modifications. She then obtained her MPH in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of Michigan School of Public Health in 2018. Ms. Tarpey’s primary areas of training and expertise include industrial hygiene and exposure assessment. Ms. Tarpey completed her graduate capstone project utilizing available data regarding volatile organic compounds in household cleaning products to model human exposures and health outcomes with an international legislative perspective. She also worked on a collaborative departmental project with the city of Detroit reviewing asbestos abatement reports from various contracting firms involved in residential demolition. In her current position, Ms. Tarpey is routinely involved in providing litigation support, project management, and conducting various research tasks. Ms. Tarpey is a member of the TV, Film, and Media team and provides health and safety support to industry members, as well as COVID-19 support as it pertains to occupational safety and health. Ms. Tarpey is a current member of AIHA, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Chicago Local Section of AIHA.

Education

  • MPH, EHS/IH, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2018
  • Graduate Certificate in Risk Science and Human Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2018
  • BS, Neuroscience, University of Michigan, 2015

Professional Associations

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) – Student member 2016 - 2018
  • American Council of Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) – Student member 2016 – 2018

Certifications

  • OSHA 30-Hour General Industry Training Certification, 2018
  • HAZWOPER 40-Hour Training, 2017

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • Recipient of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF) Ralph G. Smith Scholarship 2017 - 2018
  • Recipient of the University of Michigan COHSE NIOSH Training Grant 2016 - 2018\