Celia advocates for transparency, accountability, and scientific integrity at federal agencies. She plays a leadership role in key coalitions working to protect federal scientist whistleblowers and to reduce political and corporate interference in federal science. Her efforts have helped advance scientific integrity at the FDA and oppose extreme regulatory proposals that would weaken the role of evidence-based science in the regulatory process. Prior to joining UCS, Celia worked as vice president for advocacy for Common Cause, where she worked on transparency and accountability issues. A former journalist, she is also the author of Out of the News: Former Journalists Discuss a Profession in Crisis. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Journalism and Communications from Point Park University, Pittsburgh.