Biography

Jeffrey C. May, B.A., M.A.
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Jeffrey C. May, B.A., M.A. (organic chemistry, Harvard University)
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EDUCATION

B. A. Columbia College (Chemistry)
M. A. Harvard University (Organic Chemistry)
Certificate in Food Science Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

* Indoor air quality professional * Building investigator, ASHI inspector * Contractor, specializing in renovations in older homes * Science teacher (chemistry and physics) and Department Chair

TEACHER/LECTURER

* “Investigating Sick Houses,” a two and a half day workshop * “Indoor Environmental Issues,” Northeastern University’s Building and Construction Program * Lectured nationally on indoor air quality for the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), American Chemical Society (ACS), American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), American Lung Association (ALA), American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Boston Society of Architects (BSA), GlaxoSmithKline, Harvard School of Public Health, Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), Mid Atlantic Environmental Hygiene Resource Center (MEHRC), Pan-American Aerobiology Association (PAAA), and Pfizer.

AUTHOR

* "Spaceship Earth Physical Science," Jeffrey C. May and Faith F. Hill, Houghton Mifflin, 1981 * "My House is Killing Me! The Home Guide for Families with Allergies and Asthma," Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001 * "The Mold Survival Guide: For Your Home and for Your Health," Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004 * "My Office is Killing Me!," Johns Hopkins University Press (to be available 2005) * Published in six other books and author of over a dozen articles on indoor air quality

MEDIA APPEARANCES

* CNN, Inside Edition, Discovery Health, and Boston Channels 5, 7, and 56 * Banker and Tradesman, Boston Globe, Boston Business Journal, Boston Herald, Bottom Line, Cooking Light, Fitness Magazine, Harvard Magazine, Indoor Environmental Connections, The New York Times, and This Old House * Business Week online "Is Your House Sick?", June 2004 * NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “Living on Earth,” and "The David Brudnoy Show"

MEMBERSHIPS

* American Chemical Society * American Society of Home Inspectors * Association of Energy Engineers * Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American (national Board of Directors) * New England Chapter of the American Industrial Hygiene Association * Indoor Air Quality Association * Pan-American Aerobiology Association

CERTIFICATIONS

* Indoor Air Quality Professional (Certified by Association of Energy Engineers)