Asa Bradman

Co-Founder, Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health
School of Public Health, UC Berkeley

Dr. Asa Bradman is an environmental health scientist and expert in exposure assessment and epidemiology focusing on occupational and environmental exposures to pregnant women and children. He co-founded the Center for Environmental Research and Children's Health (CERCH) in UC Berkeley’s School of Public Health and directs an initiative to improve environmental quality in California child care facilities.  

Dr. Bradman leads studies focusing on pesticides, flame retardants, metals, emerging pollutants, VOCs, indoor air quality, and other contaminants.  He also participates in extensive community outreach and education and interfaces with other scientists, state and federal agencies, policy makers, and industry.  He participates on several advisory bodies and was appointed by Governors Schwarzennegger and Brown to serve on the California Biomonitoring Scientific Guidance Panel, which he now Chairs.