Dr. Scammell is an Associate Professor of Environmental Health at Boston University School of Public Health. In 2017 she was the recipient of an NIEHS/NIH Outstanding New Environmental Scientist award, establishing the Mesoamerican Nephropathy Occupational Study (MANOS), longitudinal cohort of workers in El Salvador and Nicaragua at high risk of chronic kidney disease. In 2021 she was awarded a U01 to establish a Field Epidemiology Site as part of the NIDDK/NIEHS/Fogarty Institute CURE Consortium studying chronic kidney disease of uncertain etiology in agricultural communities. Both studies include long term research relationships with investigators in El Salvador and Nicaragua. In Massachusetts, Dr. Scammell co-leads the Chelsea and East Boston Heat Study (C-HEAT), examining heat and air quality, where we live, work and play. This work is also the result of a long-term partnership with GreenRoots, Chelsea, a grassroots environmental justice organization