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  School of Public Health 2022-2024 Administration, Centers, and Faculty Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice Faculty  

Environmental and Occupational Health and Justice Faculty


Members of the Faculty

Julie Caruth, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; M.D., University of West Indies (Trinidad/Tobago); M.P.H., UMDNJ-School of Public Health
Occupational and environmental medicine; community health; acute care medicine

Jose Guillermo Cedeno-Laurent, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; ScD, Harvard School of Public Health;
Extreme heat, Climate change; Adaptation, Mitigation; Indoor Air Quality Exposure

Philip Demokritou, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; PhD, National Technical University of Athens, (Greece)
Environmental and Population Health Bioscience; Nano science and technology with an emphasis on the interactions of particles with biological and environmental systems and elucidation of health effects

Nancy Fiedler, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; Ph.D., Bowling Green State
Human health effects of stress and neurotoxicants; controlled chemical exposure studies

Panos Georgopoulos, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health and Director, Computational Chemodynamics Laboratory; Ph.D., California Institute of Technology
Environmental health

Jun-Yan Hong, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; Ph.D., UMDNJ-
New Jersey Medical School; M.S., Shanghai Institute of Cell Biology (China)
Impact of genetic factors on an individual's susceptibility to environmental diseases

Yi-Hua Jan, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; Ph.D., Rutgers
Metabolism of xenobiotics; chemical redox cycling; cellular and biochemical mechanisms of chemical toxicity; developing countermeasures against organophospate intoxication and sulfur mustard exposure

Georgios Kelesidis, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; PhD, ETH Zurich,(Switzerland)
Climate Change; Air pollution; Environmental Pollutants; Nanotechnology; Aerosol science; Combustion technology

Howard M. Kipen, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; M.D., California (San Francisco); M.P.H., Columbia
Controlled exposure studies of air pollutants; inflammation and cardiovascular disease models; biopsychosocial models of disease; World Trade Center symptomology; Gulf War Syndrome

Koshy Koshy, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; Ph.D., Rutgers
Developing and accessing training programs in occupational safety and health for hard-to-reach workers and workers in high-hazard industries; building disaster preparedness competencies

Jeffrey Laskin, Distinguished Professor and Division Chief of Environmental and Occupational Health; Ph.D., SUNY (Buffalo)
Biochemical and molecular pharmacology and toxicology; inflammation, skin, and lung toxicity; hepatotoxicology; oxidative stress; chemical redox cycling; mechanisms of photo toxicity; carcinogensis

Robert Laumbach, Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; M.D., UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; M.P.H., Columbia Mailman School of Public Health
Occupational and environmental respiratory diseases; medically unexplained illness

Michael Pratt, Assistant Professor and Residency Director of Environmental and Occupational Health; M.D., Indiana University School of Medicine; M.P.H., Rutgers School of Public Health
Occupational health

Wendy Purcell, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; PhD, University of Hertfordshire and University College of London, (UK)
Sustainability, Sustainable Development Goals; Higher Education, Leadership Governance; Culture of Health, Climate and Health, Change & Transformation

Megan Rockafellow-Baldoni, Assistant Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; PhD, Rutgers School of Public Health
Program Evaluation, Curriculum Development for Occupational Training Programs, Drinking Water Quality and Treatment, Data Collection and Management

Derek Shendell, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; D.Env., California School of Public Health (Los Angeles); M.P.H., Yale School of Medicine
Environmental public health sciences and services; environmental epidemiology and human exposure assessment field studies; indoor air and environmental quality in schools, homes, and day care; urban outdoor air quality (United States, Latin America, China, Japan, Nigeria); children's environmental health

Iris G. Udasin, Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health; M.D., SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Blood borne pathogens; indoor air quality; hazardous waste workers; violence in the workplace

Helmut Zarbl, Professor and Chair of Environmental and Occupational Health and Executive Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute; Ph.D., McGill (Canada)
Environmental and occupational health and cancer research

 
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