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Topic: Toxicants

Jerome Nriagu Jerome Nriagu, PhD, DSc

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0706 E-mail: jnriagu@umich.edu
Faculty Profile

  • Specializes in the study of toxic metals and lead poisoning from smelting and lead products, resulting in food and environmental contamination.
  • Has studied the effects of lead poisoning on the Roman Empire, in African nations, in prehistoric peoples, and among the U.S. urban poor.
  • Can discuss water quality issues in the Great Lakes, environmental justice and environmental health in developing countries.
  • 2009 recipient of a $75,000 Humboldt Research Award in recognition of lifetime achievements in research, and in encouragement of international collaboration.

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Stuart BattermanStuart Batterman, Ph.D., M.S.

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 763-2417 E-mail: stuartb@umich.edu

  • Research and teaching interests address environmental impact assessment, human exposure and health risk assessment, and environmental management.     MORE

Rita Loch-CarusoRita Loch-Caruso, PhD

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-1256 E-mail: rlc@umich.edu

  • Focuses on female reproductive toxicology; studies the effects of toxicants on labor and delivery.     MORE

John MeekerJohn Meeker, Sc.D., M.S., B.S.

Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-7184 E-mail: meekerj@umich.edu

  • Focuses on defining sources, magnitudes, and consequences of human exposure to environmental and occupational contaminants, as well as identifying and evaluating strategies to control harmful exposures.      MORE

Jerome NriaguJerome Nriagu, PhD, DSc

Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0706 E-mail: jnriagu@umich.edu

  • Specializes in the study of toxic metals and lead poisoning from smelting and lead products, resulting in food and environmental contamination.     MORE

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