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Contacts in the Office of Pesticide Programs, Biological and Economic Analysis Division

The Biological and Economic Analysis Division (BEAD) provides pesticide use-related information and economic analyses in support of pesticide regulatory activities. Information about how much and the manner in which pesticides are actually used helps EPA evaluate potential exposures, the need for various pesticides and the potential economic impacts of regulatory options.

BEAD's laboratories validate analytical methods for pesticide residues, test public health antimicrobials to ensure that they work as intended and study genetic response to antimicrobial agents. These laboratories provide technical assistance to states and support state and federal compliance activities.

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Name E-Mail Phone Area of Responsibility

Immediate Office
Phone: 703-308-8200 Fax: 703-308-8091

Kimberly Nesci 703-308-8059 Division Director
Neil Anderson 703-308-8187 Deputy Director
Carlitha Ricks 703-347-0181 Executive Assistant
Christine Northern 703-346-8926 Financial Administration Specialist/FCO

Biological Analysis Branch
Fax: 703-308-8091

Biological aspects of pest control practices

Monisha Kaul 703 308-0098 Branch Chief
Jonathan Becker 703-308-9434 Senior Science Advisor
Bill Chism 703-308-8136 Senior Biologist
Kelly Tindall 703-308-8188 Senior Biologist
Vacant      Team Leader

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Science Information & Analysis Branch
Fax: 703-308-8091

Pesticide Use and Usage Analysis 

Hope Johnson 703-305-5410 Branch Chief
Steve Jarboe 703-308-8105 Team Leader
Mark Suarez 703-305-0120 Senior Scientist
Carolyn Y. Russell 703-308-8181 Administrative Assistant
Cynthia Doucouré 703-308-8133 Communications; Quality Assurance

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Economic Analysis Branch
Fax: 703-308-8091

Economic impact analyses & statistics on pesticide use

Vacant     Branch Chief
TJ Wyatt 703-308-7228 Senior Economist
Derek Berwald 703-308-8115 Senior Economist
Brett Gelso 703-347-0101 Team Leader

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OPP Microbiology Laboratory 
Office at Environmental Science Center, (ESC), Fort Meade, MD 
Fax: 410-305-3094

About the OPP Microbiology Laboratory

Efficacy Test Method Development for Antimicrobial Pesticides; Efficacy Testing

Susan Lawrence 410-305-2954 Branch Chief
Steve Tomasino, Ph D. 410-305-2976 Senior Scientist
Rebecca Pines 410-305-2635 Team Leader

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Analytical Chemistry Branch
Analytical Chemistry Laboratory, Environmental Science Center, Fort Meade, MD
Fax: 410-305-3091, Repository Fax: 410-305-2999

About the Analytical Chemistry Laboratory

Chemical analysis of pesticides and related compounds; EPA National Pesticide Standards Repository

Thuy Nguyen 410-305-2905 Branch Chief
Yaorong Qian 410-305-2636 Senior Chemist
Paul Golden 410-305-2960 Team Leader
Terry Cole 410-305-2907

National Pesticide Standards
Repository (Direct Line)

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