Faculty in the Department of Environmental Health Science identify trends and provide valuable insight into environmental public health, including worker safety, occupational exposure assessment, water and air quality, and enviromental risk factors at the population level.
Emily Q. Ahonen, PhD, MPH
Emily Ahonen has focused on worker, environmental, and social justice as they interact with health and well-being. She also evaluates interventions, both to understand processes and to demonstrate outcomes in a variety of public health challenges.Dr. Ahonen's Profile
Steven E. Lacey, PhD, CIH, CSP
Associate Professor, Environmental Health Science Department Chair
Dr. Lacey's published work includes research in injury prevention and in exposure assessment to inform occupational and environmental hazard control, and occupational epidemiology – his current research focuses on medical laser health and safety.Dr. Lacey's Profile
Ramon Lopez, PhD, CIH
Assistant Research Professor
Dr. Lopez is a certified industrial hygienist (CIH) interested in occupational exposure assessment and control.
Characterization of Size-Specific Particulate Matter Emission Rates for a Simulated Medical Laser Procedure—A Pilot Study
Max Jacobo Moreno, PhD
Dr. Moreno’s research focuses on the application of remote sensing technology to public health problems, working to understand the environmental determinants of vector transmitted and neglected diseases, and the study of the relationship between surface water quality and land use.Dr. Moreno's Profile
Shahid Parvez, PhD
Dr. Parvez's research has focused on the prenatal exposure of drinking water disinfectant byproducts mixtures and pesticides and their association to reproductive and developmental health effects, including pregnancy length, preterm, and low birthweight.Dr. Parvez's Profile
Yi Wang, PhD
Dr. Wang is an environmental epidemiologist, working to determine how environmental risk factors affect health at the population level.Dr. Wang's Profile