Dr. LeeAnn Racz is a Board-Certified Environmental Engineer and Certified Industrial Hygienist and a member of ToxStrategies’ Exposure Sciences Practice. With a background in environmental health and workplace exposure assessment, Dr. Racz completed a 23-year career with the U.S. Air Force before entering the consulting arena. She is a subject-matter expert in environmental health risk assessment, industrial hygiene, environmental engineering, and drinking-water and wastewater evaluation and protection. She has led a large group of health professionals and commanded a medical readiness squadron during a military career that spanned eight Air Force bases across the US, in South Korea, and in the UK.
Dr. Racz has assembled and led numerous teams in areas that include industrial hygiene and environmental compliance education, emergency response readiness, industrial hygiene research, response and recovery at aircraft crash and other accident sites, noise sampling and analysis, aerospace medicine services, and optimization of medical readiness. She has also directed radiation safety programs and managed radiation surveys. As a consultant, Dr. Racz has worked with a global manufacturing company (17 locations) to develop and implement pandemic protective measures. She has also supported program management and published technical handbooks on environmental and occupational health.
Dr. Racz is an adjunct faculty member with the Air Force Institute of Technology (Graduate School of Engineering and Management) and serves as an ABET (formerly, Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) Program Evaluator in environmental engineering. She is an editor of six technical handbooks, author of eleven peer-reviewed scientific publications and five other technical papers, and she has presented at more than 30 scientific conferences.