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Department of Pediatrics

Sheela Sathyanarayana, MD, MPH

General Pediatrics
Professional Bio

Leadership Roles

US EPA Children's Environmental Health Protection Advisory Committee, WA State Governor's Committee to implement the Children's Safe Products Act

Clinical, Research and/or Teaching Responsibilities

Sheela Sathyanarayana, MD MPH, is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Adjunct Assistant Professor within the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Washington and an Investigator within the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children's Hospital. She specializes in pediatric environmental medicine and practices general pediatrics at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle, Washington. Her research interests focus on exposures to endocrine disrupting chemicals including phthalates and bisphenol A and their impact on reproductive development. In addition, she has given several invited talks on endocrine disruptors and their potential impact on human health. Currently, Dr. Sathyanarayana is the center director and clinical director for The Infant Development and Environment Study (TIDES) which is a multi-center cohort study of phthalate exposures in pregnancy and health outcomes in children.

Dr. Sathyanarayana performs environmental health consults for health care professionals, governmental entities, and individual families related to environmental exposures and children's health. She sat on the WA state Governor's Committee to implement the Safe Children's Products Act. She was most recently appointed to the United States Environmental Protection Agency's Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee.

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