Marilyn Black

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    • Media Contact:
      Mandi Joyner
    • Member Type(s): Expert
    • Title:Founder
    • Organization:GREENGUARD Environmental Institute
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My Expertise

    My Expertise

      Summary of expertise:
      20+ years of experience in indoor air quality research - Dr. Black is an expert on measuring indoor air pollution, identifying the pollutant sources and finding solutions for improving the air in offices, schools and homes. As a previous faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology and founder of Air Quality Sciences, Inc., an indoor air quality testing and research firm, she has directed numerous scientific studies involving indoor air pollution and human health effects, mold growth, chemical exposures and the impact of furnishings on indoor air pollution.
      Blog/Web site: www.greenguard.org
      White paper/research:
      With more than 20 years of experience in indoor air quality research, Dr. Black is an expert on measuring indoor air pollution, identifying the pollutant sources and finding solutions for improving the air in offices, schools and homes. As a previous faculty member at the Georgia Institute of Technology and founder of Air Quality Sciences, Inc., an indoor air quality testing and research firm, she has directed numerous scientific studies involving indoor air pollution and human health effects, mold growth, chemical exposures and the impact of furnishings on indoor air pollution.
      Books/articles published:
      Dr. Black has published more than 200 papers on indoor air pollution and health
      Awards/associations/memberships:
      Dr. Black and her company are recipients of numerous industry and community awards including National IAQ Company of the Year; National IAQ Research Award; Most Innovative Technology Award for Georgia; Ford Motor Company's Public Service Award for work in the Protection of Human Health; and Environmental Champion recognition as the foremost expert on characterizing indoor air pollution and its sources by EnvironDesign Journal.
      Prior media experience:
      Dr. Black has done a number of interviews with media ranging from small town newspapers and magazines, to live radio and national magazine interviews.
      Educational background:
      Dr. Black holds Ph.D., M.S. and B.S. degrees in chemistry and environmental health.

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