Marielle C. Brinkman
Marielle C. Brinkman, BS, has more than 28 years of experience designing and leading large- and small- scale human exposure field and clinical research laboratory studies with a focus on tobacco-related exposures. She is internationally known for her research quantifying the direct and indirect harms and environmental impact of waterpipe tobacco smoking. She has led and is currently leading several federally funded projects specific to waterpipes, and has authored more than 30 journal articles and reports on human exposure topics. As a Principal Investigator for the University of Maryland/Battelle Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (UMD/Battelle TCORS), she is currently focusing on emerging tobacco and nicotine products, using human crossover trials to determine how physical and chemical variations in products and brands affect use behavior, toxin exposure and addiction potential.