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Topic: Toxicants

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 Toxicants

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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