Beverly Shen

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Education

BS, Biology, UCLA 2004
MS, Environmental Health Sciences-Global Health and Environment, UC Berkeley, 2012

Research

I measure polybrominated diphenyl ether and organophosphate flame retardant levels in fire station dust. 

Selected Publications

1. Shen, B.; Whitehead, T. P.; McNeel, S.; Brown, F. R.; Dhaliwal, J.; Das, R.; Israel, L.; Park, J. S.; Petreas, M. High levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in vacuum cleaner dust from California fire stations. Environmental Science & Technology. 2015, 49 (8), 4988-4994.

2. Shen, B.; Null, C. WASH expenditures by residents in low-income urban neighborhoods of Accra, Ghana. October 2013. Poster presentation. UNC 2013 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, Chapel Hill, NC.

3. Shen, B.; Whitehead, T. P.; McNeel, S.; Brown, F. R.; Das, R.; Israel, L.; Park, J. S.; Petreas, M. Measurements of PAHs, PBDEs, and PCBs in dust from California firehouses. Organohalogen Compounds. 2012, 74, 899-902.

4. Cárdenas, Y. L.; Shen, B.; Zung, L.; Blumstein, D. T. Evaluating temporal and spatial margins of safety in galahs. Animal Behaviour. 2005, 70 (6), 1395-1399.

Why I chose the Berkeley EHS program

Berkeley fosters independent thinking and is a fantastic place for interdisciplinary collaborative resources.