Suzanne Fenton, PhD
Dr. Suzanne “Sue” Fenton earned her M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of WI-Madison in the Endocrinology/Reproductive Physiology Program, working in the areas of artificial insemination and mammary gland biology. Her postdoctoral studies at the UNC-Chapel Hill Lineberger Cancer Center focused on gene regulation of epidermal growth factor receptor ligands in the mammary gland. Dr. Fenton was a Research Biologist at the US EPA’s Reproductive Toxicology Division for 11 years before she joined the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Oct 2009. She is currently the Group Leader for Reproductive Endocrinology in the National Toxicology Program Laboratory. She and her staff/trainees have published numerous manuscripts enhancing the methodology used in mammary gland assessment and determining early life chemical exposures that lead to persistent developmental changes in breast tissue, altered function, or disease susceptibility over the life course.