Jane C. Schroeder is the Science Editor at Environmental Health Perspectives, the open-access journal of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. Dr. Schroeder received her DVM from the University of California, Davis, in 1985. She worked for several years as a small-animal veterinarian after completing a small-animal medicine and surgery internship at the University of Pennsylvania. In 1994, Dr. Schroeder received an MPH in environmental and occupational health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. She was awarded a PhD in epidemiology in 1999 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH). Dr. Schroeder served as a research fellow in epidemiology for two years at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) before returning to UNC-CH as an assistant professor of epidemiology in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Dr. Schroeder taught epidemiologic methods and cancer epidemiology, and she conducted research on environmental, dietary, genetic, and microbial risk factors for a variety of cancers. She joined EHP as Science Editor in December 2008.