Ellen Mantus, Ph.D, Scholar
Jessica Wolfman, Research Assistant
Dr. Ellen Mantus is a Scholar and Director of Risk Assessment on the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine with over 20 years of experience in the fields of toxicology and risk assessment. She has served as the study director on numerous projects, including ones that have assessed the health implications of various chemical exposures, developed strategies for applying modern scientific approaches in toxicology and risk assessment, provided guidance to federal agencies on risk-based decision-making, and evaluated barriers to deployment of electric vehicles and associated charging infrastructure. Before joining the National Academies, Dr. Mantus was a project manager with ICF Consulting where she served as a primary reviewer for numerous toxicological studies and provided risk assessment and regulatory support on a wide array of projects. Dr. Mantus received a PhD in chemistry from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY.
Ms. Jessica Wolfman is a Senior Program Assistant for the Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology and the Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology. She joined the academies in August of 2017. Jessica graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dickinson College in May of 2017 with a Bachelor of Science in Earth Sciences and a minor in Mathematics.