Laura M. Suppes, PhD, MPH, REHS, is an Assistant Professor with the Environmental Public Health program at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. She received her BSEPH from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, MPH in Public Health Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota, and PhD in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of Arizona. Her research interests are chemical, biological, and physical hazard identification and remediation in recreational water environments, exposure assessment, and quantitative microbiological risk assessment. Dr. Suppes became interested in recreational water safety while working as a Registered Environmental Health Specialist for a local health department. Her most recent research focuses on assessing human input of pharmaceutical and personal care products in swimming pools.