Dr. Christopher M. Reh has been named associate director for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) in the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health. Dr. Reh received his PhD in environmental health engineering from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 1998.
Dr. Reh has been a leader in the areas of environmental and occupational health. He began his career at CDC/NIOSH as an industrial hygienist, and during these 12-years his research focused on isocyanates, mercury, halogenated solvents, magnetic fields, and exposures during forest fire fighting. Dr. Reh also has 17-years of private sector experience serving as an environmental health, workplace safety, and sustainability executive with Fortune 100 companies. Dr. Reh also served as the chairman and a member of the Board of Health for the city of Westborough, Massachusetts, where he was dedicated to improving the level of public health for this community.