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North America Interest Groups: Human Health Risk Assessment
Susan Turnblom


Participation in HHRA IG is open to all interested parties. If you are not already a member, make sure you are signed in to your SETAC account then click "Join Group” near the top of this page.

Mission and Purpose

The HHRA IG exists to serve as a scientific resource to all stakeholders impacted by the topic of human health exposures and risk and fulfills the following mission and purpose:

  • Serve as a focal point within SETAC as a means of involving the membership in research and discussions
  • Stimulate critical assessment in order to establish the best available science
  • Encourage the worldwide incorporation of the best available science and strategic approaches
  • Advance the overall understanding of the fate, effects, and potential health consequences of environmental stresses
  • Provide scientific support to ensure effective regulatory decision making
  • Provide a neutral platform and focal point for collaborative identification, evaluation and resolution of scientific issues


Advance HHRA methods and applications by:

  • Promoting the HHRA IG within and outside SETAC and growing its membership.

  • Sponsoring several sessions at the SETAC North America Meeting by fostering collaboration with other IGs.


  • The HHRA IG Steering Committee holds periodic conference calls that are open to all members.
  • The HHRA IG typically holds one formal meeting per year at the SETAC North America Annual Meeting.
  • Please contact members of the steering committee for further information.


SETAC Human Health Risk Assessment Interest Group Charter

Annual Reports

2018 HHRA IG Annual Report

2016 HHRA IG Annual Report

2015 HHRA IG Annual Report

2014 HHRA IG Annual Report

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