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Topic: Reproductive health

Rita Loch-Caruso Rita Loch-Caruso, PhD

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

  • Focuses on female reproductive toxicology; studies the effects of toxicants on labor and delivery.
  • Research emphasizes mechanisms of toxicity at the molecular, biochemical and cellular levels of uterine muscle, and integration of this knowledge at the tissue and whole animal levels--with a particular emphasis on environmentally persistent chemicals such as polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), lindane, and DDT.
  • Experimental approaches include the use of microinjection techniques, RNA and protein analysis, immunocytochemistry, and spectrophotometric assessment of intracellular ions.

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Matthew L. BoultonMatthew L. Boulton, MD, MPH

Clinical Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 936-1623 E-mail: mboulton@umich.edu

  • served as lead scientist/epidemiologist overseeing communicable disease control, immunization programs, environmental health, and vital records and health statistics for the state of Michigan.     MORE

Sioban D. HarlowSioban D. Harlow, PhD

Associate Professor in Epidemiology
Phone: (734) 763-5173 E-mail: harlow@umich.edu

  • Developed analytical approaches for the analysis of menstrual cycle data.     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

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