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SPH Faculty Experts for Oil spills

Nil Basu, Ph.D., M.Sc.

Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-9490 E-mail:

  • Environmental toxicologist, interested in the risk assessment of aquatic pollutants (focus on mercury), development of neurochemical biomarkers and environmental neurotoxicology, and the use of fish and wildlife as sentinels of human and environmental health hazards.      MORE

Alfred FranzblauAlfred Franzblau, MD

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0758 E-mail:

  • Research focuses on work-related musculoskeletal disorders, biological monitoring of chemical exposures, occupational neurological disease, and occupational respiratory disease. Can talk about health effects of oil spills and work-related threats.      MORE