EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB)

Review of COVID-19 Pandemic Scientific and Technical Issues to Inform EPA’s Research Activities

EPA Designated Federal Officer (DFO):Zaida Figueroa
202-566-2643
Figueroa.Zaida@epa.gov
Responsible Committee/Panel:COVID-19 Review Panel

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BACKGROUND
The SAB COVID-19 Review Panel will provide rapid advice on: 1) scientific and technical issues of the COVID-19 Pandemic, and 2) opportunities for current and future EPA research activities that might enhance and inform EPA’s current and any future responses to SARS-CoV-2.The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office convened a panel of experts drawn from the Chartered Science Advisory Board, the SAB Chemical Assessment Advisory Committee (CAAC), and the SAB Drinking Water Committee (DWC) to provide rapid advice on scientific and technical issues related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

The SAB anticipates that the scope and scale of COVID-19 Pandemic will lead EPA Program Offices to request advice on an array of scientific and technical issues. Rapid advice from nationally recognized scientists and public health experts will assist the Agency in developing and implementing timely and scientifically appropriate responses to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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