Dr. Beth Neary is Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. She is the Wisconsin champion for the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU), Region 5. She is a member of the Council on Environmental Health of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Dr. Neary is passionate about environmental exposures during childhood, with a particular interest in lead and endocrine disruptors. In 2017, Dr. Neary presented to legislators at the WI State Capitol in support of a lead bill to replace lead service lines. The bill passed in 2018. Dr. Neary was recognized as an "Everyday Hero" by the Environmental Defense Fund in recognition of this work.
She often presents on environmental topics to residents, medical students and undergraduates at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Recently, she created a video on environmental health for medical students and presented a webinar for PSR on environmental health for health practitioners.