About Us – Dr. Milton Clark, President
During his career, Dr. Milton Clark has led efforts to evaluate and solve some of the most challenging environmental problems in the U.S., including those at large hazardous waste (Superfund) sites in the Great Lakes region. He also served for 35 years as a professor and an adjunct professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the University of Illinois School of Public Health. Dr. Milton Clark is an expert in human health risk assessment and is the author of over 150 reports and publications in the environmental field.
Dr. Milton Clark also specializes in communicating complex environmental information, including climate change, in simple terms to the general public and media. He is the recipient of three EPA national gold medals for excellence in environmental protection. He also received Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award from the University of Illinois School of Public Health.
Dr. Milton Clark received his doctorate in environmental health science from the Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Kansas. Previously, he received a B.A. in chemistry and biochemistry also from the University of Kansas. Dr. Clark has worked for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Chicago for 30 years, where he held senior health and science positions.