Theo Colborn

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Theo Colborn
Theo Colborn (1927-2014).jpg
Theo Colborn in 2010
BornTheodora Emily Decker
(1927-03-28)March 28, 1927
Plainfield, New Jersey
DiedDecember 14, 2014(2014-12-14) (aged 87)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materRutgers University
Western State Colorado University
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Known forPioneer in the field of endocrine disrupting chemicals
Scientific career
FieldsZoology
InstitutionsUniversity of Florida

Theodora Emily Colborn[1] (née Decker; March 28, 1927 – December 14, 2014) was an American zoologist. She was the founder and President Emeritus of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange (TEDX). Colborn was also professor Emeritus of Zoology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She was best known for her studies on the health effects of endocrine disrupting chemicals.

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