Title: Health Scientist
Company: United States Environmental Protection Agency
Location: Cheshire, Connecticut, United States
Joyce Morrissey Donohue, Health Scientist at United States Environmental Protection Agency, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in chemistry.
Recognized for her chemical risk assessment expertise, Dr. Donohue continues to lend her services to the Office of Water at the United States Environmental Protection Agency. She joined the organization as a health scientist in 1996, and loves putting her passion for chemistry to practical use. Dr. Donohue previously garnered experience as the manager of toxicology at the National Sanitation Foundation International, the program manager and toxicologist at ICAIR/Life Systems Inc., the toxicology service manager at the Law Environmental Washington Service Center, and the health scientist at the VJ Cicconi & Associates. On the academic side of the spectrum, she has taught at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, the Northern Virginia Community College as an adjunct professor from 1974 to 2008, Framingham State University, and West Springfield High School. She considers the most satisfying part of her journey to be knowing that she played a role in some of her students pursuing the sciences.
Dr. Donohue prepared for her endeavors by earning a Bachelor of Science from Framingham State University in 1961, a Master of Science from the University of Massachusetts in 1964, and a PhD from the University of New Hampshire in 1972. She is certified by the American Dietetic Association, a certified secondary teacher in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, and a registered dietitian. Her career choice was inspired by her high school chemistry teacher, who fostered her love for figuring out how things worked.
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