About ICF

Heidi Hubbard

Senior Director, Health Sciences
Heidi is a health sciences expert with nearly 20 years of experience working on complex exposure and risk assessment challenges.

Heidi applies her experimental and modeling background to tasks ranging from developing and evaluating models to literature and data reviews for toxic chemicals. She manages technical and policy-related research to support environmental programs for private sector and government clients.

Heidi specializes in understanding exposure to consumer products such as cleaners and consumer articles. Other specialties include indoor and outdoor air pollution chemistry, healthy and green buildings, building decontamination, biomarkers, systematic literature review, and statistics and predictive analytics.

Heidi has led projects developing indoor consumer exposure models, conducting research to develop population-based exposure factors, including soil and dust ingestion rates, designing surveys and data searches to identify habits and practices around consumer product use, and conducting systematic literature and data reviews for toxic chemicals. She has also conducted experimental research, such as applying cleaners to carpets to understand the remediation of perfluorinated compounds and the impact of ozone generating air purifiers on indoor air quality.

Heidi earned a master’s in civil engineering and a doctorate in environmental engineering from the University of Texas, Austin.

  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Texas, Austin
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Purdue University
  • “Model-Based Prediction of Age-Specific Soil and Dust Ingestion Rates for Children,” Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2022.
  • “Systematic Map of the Epidemiology Evidence for Health Effects of 150 Data Poor Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS),” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2022.
  • “Hydrogen Peroxide Vapor as an Indoor Disinfectant: Removal to Indoor Materials and Associated Emissions of Organic Compounds,” Environmental Science & Technology Letters, 2021.
  • "A Modeling Approach for Quantifying Exposures from Emissions of Spray Polyurethane Foam Insulation in Indoor Environments," ASTM International Symposium, 2017.
  • “Predicting Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Using a Mass Fraction Approach in a Geostatistical Framework Across North Carolina,” 2018.
  • “Chemical Reactions in Indoor Sources,” Indoor and Built Environment, 2015.
  • “A Multi-Level Model of Blood Lead as a Function of Air Lead,” Science of the Total Environment, 2013.