Linda C. Hall, Ph.D.

Dr. Hall is a Senior Associate Toxicologist with GSI Environmental, in Oakland, California. She has over 30 years of experience in environmental toxicology. Dr. Hall has been a Principal Investigator (PI) and co-PI for EPA-, California-, and Department of Energy-funded research while at the University of California and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. She received an M.A. in Toxicology from San Jose State University (1987), and a Ph.D. in Ecology (Ecological Toxicology) from the University of California (2002). Dr. Hall has extensive project experience in environmental toxicology, human health effects assessment, ecological risk assessment, and environmental forensics. She has managed and conducted human health risk assessments under U.S., state, and international regulatory requirements for sites involving potential human exposure to metals and organic contaminants detected in soil and soil vapor, sediment, groundwater, and surface water. She has developed site characterization strategies and site sampling plans for multiple active industrial sites, directing the sampling activities and evaluating health effects. Dr. Hall led pesticide health risk assessments for state- and county-wide insect eradication programs in California and managed and conducted vapor intrusion investigations of multiple residences and commercial buildings. Dr. Hall has actively worked in the emerging field of health impact assessment (HIA) and has led projects that evaluated the impacts of bauxite smelting in Jamaica, and titanium dioxide processing and other resource extraction projects in Malaysia.

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Rev July 2019