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Topic: Biomarkers

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

Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-7184 E-mail: meekerj@umich.edu
Faculty Profile
Video: http://youtu.be/d2x9I7UTqBM

  • 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.
  • Recent interests include exposure assessment and epidemiology studies investigating health impacts associated with exposure to pesticides, PCBs, tobacco smoke, and other agents, as well as approaches to evaluate, minimize, and account for exposure measurement error in epidemiology studies.
  • Related research interests are the study of exposure biomarkers, environmental factors associated with reproductive health. He's looking, for example, at how secondhand smoke and pesticides could affect pregnancy outcomes.
  • Studies occupational exposures and engineering controls within the construction industry.

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SPH Faculty Experts for Biomarkers

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

Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-9490 E-mail: niladri@umich.edu

  • 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

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

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

Rudy RichardsonRudy Richardson, ScD, DABT

Professor of Toxicology in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0769 E-mail: rjrich@umich.edu

  • Board-certified toxicologist who specializes in chemically induced neurological diseases.     MORE

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