Faculty Directory

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, Socio-economic status diet-related health outcomes and obesity, and the effect of diet composition on lipids


Professor
Research Interests

Children's Environmental Health. Behavioral Toxicology/Teratology.


Lecturer
Research Interests

Environmental Health. Climate Change & Population Health Impacts. Public Health Mitigation and Adaptation Interventions. Occupational health and Safety: Cannabis Industry. Practice & 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.


Senior 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

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; and 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.

Toxicogenomics. Toxicoepigenomics. General principles and mechanisms of toxicology. Molecular toxicology. Hepatotoxicology.


Professor
Research Interests

Biochemical toxicology. Aflatoxin carcinogenesis. Glutathione-mediated biotransformation of toxic chemicals. Genetic susceptibility to environmental carcinogens. 'Gene-environment' interactions.

KEYWORDS: Bioactivation/Carcinogenesis, bioinformatics, Drug metabolism, Ethics, Legal, and Social Issues (ELSI), Food additives & contaminants; Genetic susceptibility to toxins; In vitro toxicology; Toxicogenomics


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. Healthcare 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 & contaminants. In vitro toxicology. Nanotechnology. Pediatric environmental health. Pesticides and children. Reproductive toxicology. Risk communication. Risk management. Toxicogenomics.


Professor and Associate Chair
Research Interests

Agricultural safety and health. Children's health and health. Cholinesterase monitoring. Climate change. Exposure assessment. Fluorescent tracer. Industrial hygiene. Lead paint. Occupational exposure. Pediatric environmental health. Pesticides. Pesticides and children. Risk assessment. Risk communication. Risk management. Vector control.

Evaluation of environmental health risks in special populations, such as children, farmworkers and farm producers.


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.