Jennifer Rutkiewicz, Ph.D
Toxicologist, ToxServices, Inc.
Dr. Jennifer Rutkiewicz earned her Ph.D. in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of Michigan, where she studied the neurological impacts of mercury in birds, and her M.S. in Biological Sciences from Wright State University, where she studied the immunological impacts of organochlorine contaminants in birds. Prior to working at ToxServices, Dr. Rutkiewicz completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Michigan and was involved in assessments of mercury exposure and impacts in wild caught Arctic marine mammals, evaluation of effects of flame retardants in captive birds, and development of high throughput neurochemical assays for toxicological screening studies. Since joining ToxServices, she has performed toxicological assessments of cosmetic and personal care products and human health risk assessments of chemicals extracting from medical devices and drinking water system components. Dr. Rutkiewicz evaluates product submissions to U.S EPA's Safer Choice Product Labeling Program, GreenBlue®'s CleanGredients®, Clean Production Action's GreenScreen® for Safer Chemicals, and the Cradle to Cradle Certified™ Products Program.