Faculty directory

Senior Lecturer
Research Interests

Etiology of obesity-associated disorders. Atherosclerosis and insulin resistance. Macrophage biology and inflammation. Atherosclerosis progression. Cardiovascular disease. Lipid and glucose metabolism. Diet-environment interaction and health outcomes. Socioeconomic status and diet-related health outcomes and obesity. The effect of diet composition on lipids.


Acting Assistant Professor
Research Interests

Occupational environment, including biomarkers of exposure. Global burden of occupational exposures and outcomes. Novel methods of exposure assessment and analysis.


Professor
Research Interests

Children's environmental health. Behavioral toxicology/teratology.


Senior Lecturer
Research Interests

Environmental health. Climate change and population health impacts. Public health mitigation and adaptation interventions. Occupational health and safety in the cannabis industry. Practice and community-based participatory research.


Professor
Research Interests

Reduced exposure to infectious diseases. Improved tuberculosis case finding and transmission control. Improved detection of pathogens in food and water. Improved understanding of infectious disease exposure and epidemiology.


Principal Lecturer and Assistant Chair
Research Interests

Exposure assessment methodologies utilizing direct reading instrumentation and video exposure monitoring. Hazards in industry. Applied industrial hygiene. Exposure sciences.


Professor
Research Interests

Neurotoxicology. Molecular mechanisms of neurotoxicity. Biochemical markers of neurotoxicity. Children's health. Food additives and contaminants. Genetic susceptibility. In vitro toxicology. Pesticides and children. Neurotoxicity of diesel exhaust. Paraoxonase 1 and paraoxonase 2. Metals and oxidative stress. Gender differences in oxidative stress and neurotoxicity. Air pollution and autism-related disorders. Neurotoxicity of air pollution. Air pollution and neurodegenerative diseases.


Assistant Professor
Research Interests

Developmental exposure to environmental chemicals. Epigenetic memory and nuclear receptor-signaling to modulate drug metabolism and transport during and beyond childhood. Gut microbiome, drug metabolism and obesity. Developmental reprogramming of gut microbiome by probiotics and antibiotics and modulating pediatric pharmacology and childhood obesity.


Lecturer
Research Interests

Food safety. Pests and their management. Wildlife issues. University-wide health and safety issues. 


Professor
Research Interests

Health risks of and responses to global change, particularly climate change.


Lecturer
Research Interests

Public health emergency preparedness. Health impacts of disaster. Community resilience. Public health policy. Health care emergency preparedness. Public health practice.


Professor
Research Interests

Developmental toxicology. Risk assessment methodologies. Molecular mechanisms of metals and pesticides. Biological monitoring. Birth defects. Children's health. Drug metabolism. Food additives and contaminants. In vitro toxicology. Nanotechnology. Pediatric environmental health. Pesticides and children. Reproductive toxicology. Risk communication and management. Toxicogenomics.


Research Professor
Research Interests

Occupational injury. Neurological epidemiology. Outcomes research. Occupational and environmental medicine. Occupational disease statistics. Occupational and environmental epidemiology. Occupational exposure. Opiate use. Surveillance of occupational illnesses and injuries. Workers' compensation issues.