Adrienne Hollis

Adrienne Hollis

Adrienne Hollis

Vice President of Environmental Justice, Public Health, and Community Revitalization

Adrienne Hollis, PhD, JD, is the Vice President for Environmental Justice, Public Health and Community Revitalization for the National Wildlife Federation. In that role, she leads the environmental justice team to advance environmental and climate justice policy and programs while examining the related health concerns posed. The Environmental Justice program serves as a recognized resource for communities and other stakeholders.

With more than 20 years of experience in the environmental justice and public health arena as an environmental toxicologist and an attorney, she works at the intersection of environmental justice, health disparities and climate change. She works to identify priority health concerns related to climate change and other environmental assaults, and she evaluates climate and energy policy approaches for their ability to effectively address climate change and benefit underserved communities.

Dr. Hollis is the Co-director of the EPA Region III Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center (EJ TCTAC) grant, in partnership with Dr. Sacoby Wilson. She is also a member of the Board of Scientific Counselors’ Climate Change Subcommittee, and the Maryland Department of the Environment’s Air Quality Control Advisory Council. She is an author of the 5th National Climate Assessment (NCA5) Mitigation Chapter and is a professorial lecturer at George Washington University’s Milken School of Public Health.

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