Robyn Gilden, PhD, RN


Associate Professor

Director, Environmental Health Certificate

School Affiliation

School of Nursing


  • Environmental Health
  • Climate Change


Dr. Gilden is an expert in pesticides and their health effects, including how seemingly safe household products can harm the immune, reproductive, and nervous systems. She is adept at translating scientific information into understandable language for health care providers and the public and in helping communities understand the health risks of contaminants in soil and water. Dr. Gilden is on the steering committee of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments and works to develop online resources that help nurses launch new studies in environmental health and create a network of nurse researchers, educators, and practitioners.

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This information was last updated January 6, 2023.