Dr. Linda A. McCauley, IOM, is Professor and Dean of Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing. Dr. McCauley has special expertise in the design of epidemiological investigations of environmental hazards and is nationally recognized for her expertise in occupational and environmental health nursing. Her work aims to identify culturally appropriate interventions to decrease the impact of environmental and occupational health hazards in vulnerable populations, including farmworkers and young children. Dr. McCauley was previously the Associate Dean for Research and the Nightingale Professor in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing. She received a B.S. in Nursing from the University of North Carolina, a M.S. in Nursing from Emory University, and a Ph.D. in Environmental Health and Epidemiology from the University of Cincinnati. A member of the Institute of Medicine, she is active on the Environmental Health Roundtable and the Board of Population Health. She currently serves as a member of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council.