In 2014, Tamara Sorell rejoined Brown and Caldwell, where she worked from 2003 to 2010, as the National Risk Assessment Lead. She is located in Andover, MA, In the interim, she was with AMEC and Geosyntec Consultants. Tamara is a toxicologist with specialization in both human health and ecological risk assessment. She has been responsible for the completion of evaluations at numerous sediment sites and has applied a variety of assessment tools including food chain modeling, in situ pore water measurements, hydrocarbon fingerprinting, macrobenthic surveys, bioassays, and equilibrium partitioning. In her environmental consulting career since 1987, Tamara has been active in numerous professional capacities and has served as Chapter President, Session Chair, and ecological risk assessment Short Course instructor for the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. She has been a member of the ITRC Contaminated Sediments team since its inception in 2008 and has been a key author and reviewer of the document. She received an ITRC Industry Affiliates Program award for her participation on the Team. Tamara earned a bachelor’s degree in biochemical sciences from Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey in 1981 and a PhD in Pharmacology from Columbia University in New York, New York in 1988. She is currently an Industry Affiliate with Montclair State University.