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, Socio-economic status diet-related health outcomes and obesity, and the effect of diet composition on lipids
Children's Environmental Health. Behavioral Toxicology/Teratology.
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.
Exposure assessment methodologies utilizing direct reading instrumentation and video exposure monitoring.
Hazards in industry. Applied industrial hygiene. Exposure sciences.
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.
1) How developmental exposure to environmental chemicals reprograms the epigenetic memory and the nuclear receptor-signaling to modulate drug metabolism and transport during and beyond childhood.
2) how the gut microbiome modulates the ontogeny of genes that are involved in drug metabolism and obesity, and how the developmental reprogramming of gut microbiome by probiotics and antibiotics modulate pediatric pharmacology and childhood obesity.
Food safety, pests and their management, wildlife issues. University-wide health and safety issues.
Health risks of and responses to global change particularly climate change.
Public health emergency preparedness. Health impacts of disaster. Community resilience. Public health policy. Healthcare emergency preparedness. Public health practice.
Developmental toxicology. Risk assessment methodologies. Molecular mechanisms of metals and pesticides.
Biological monitoring. Birth defects. Children's health. Drug metabolism. Food additives & contaminants. In vitro toxicology. Nanotechnology. Pediatric environmental health. Pesticides and children. Reproductive toxicology. Risk communication. Risk management. Toxicogenomics.
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.
Aquatic Toxicology. Drug Metabolism. Pesticides. Emerging Contaminants. Metals. Olfactory injury. Superfund Sites. Toxicogenomics. Zebrafish. Transgenics. Oxidative stress. Mitochondrial injury. PBDEs.
Aquatic toxicology. Drug metabolism. Species differences in susceptibility to toxicants. Pesticides. Superfund sites. Toxicogenomics. Toxicology. Genetic susceptibility to toxicants.
Construction safety. OSHA/WISHA Training Institute. Occupational health and safety. Hazardous waste site cleanup. UW-OSHA Region X. Train-the-Trainer. Workers compensation claims reduction.
Construction safety and health. Health and safety education. Industrial hygiene. OSHA safety and health training. Workplace hazards.