Vanessa Beaulac

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A results-driven, forward thinking scientist who strives to advance scientific knowledge by encouraging scientific leadership, excellence, and accessibility in research and risk assessment.


Vanessa is currently responsible for managing the Exposure Assessment Section, Air Health Science Division of Health Canada. The Exposure Section is a multi-disciplinary team of epidemiologists, engineers, statisticians, biologists and field scientists that conducts national field exposure research in support of the Government of Canada Air Program. In addition to field research that informs science policy and risk assessment, they develop methodologies for evaluating Canadian exposure to air pollution through source apportionment models, land-use regression analysis, remote sensing and hybrid models for both indoor and outdoor air in Canada