Margaret Rubens graduated with her B.S. in Environmental Science from UCLA IoES in 2017. She went on to attend graduate school at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and will receive her M.P.H. in Toxicology in May 2019. Ms. Rubens’s research focuses on the emerging public health concerns surrounding per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance contamination (PFAS) and the toxicological effects of environmental chemical exposures during pregnancy. Her career plans involve continuing to work in environmental health sciences and toxicological consulting. Ms. Rubens works as an Event Planner and Regional Coordinator for the UCLA Environmental Science Association.