Laura Vandenberg, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, says some of the chemicals being used as alternatives to bisphenol A in plastics and epoxy resins are not always a safer alternative.
Laura Vandenberg, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, says some of the ingredients in sunscreen, a product known to help reduce rates of melanoma, a potentially deadly form of cancer, may be endocrine disruptors.
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Richard Peltier was quoted in a Newsweek article about a huge plume of smoke from wildfires in Siberia making its way to North America.
Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Alicia Timme-Laragy, a developmental toxicologist with expertise in how early life exposures to pollutants affect health, recently hosted a visit by State Representative John Velis (Westfield) to discuss her ongoing research to identify and understand the health risks of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) found in contaminated drinking water.
Richard Peltier, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, has been quoted in multiple publications on recent air testing in three Georgia communities where cancer-causing ethylene oxide has been detected.
Four students working in the lab of Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Alicia Timme-Laragy claimed top prizes at the Society of Toxicology’s annual meeting held in Baltimore, MD, this past spring.
Environmental Health Sciences graduate students Monika Roy and Klara Matouskova were among the nearly 40 students selected to present artistic representations of their research activities during the second annual Research Art Science Exhibition on display in the university’s Digital Media Lab in late April.
The School of Public Health and Health Sciences honored a group of nearly two dozen undergraduate and graduate students during the 2019 SPHHS Awards Celebration. Student award recipients were recognized for outstanding achievements in the classroom, in research, and through service to the community.
Richard E. Peltier, Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, has written an essay in The Conversation questioning proposed changes to the Environmental Protection Agency’s air pollution regulations that would adopt alternative dose-response models when determining how much pollution causes negative health effects.
Aastha Pokharel ‘19, a Public Health Sciences and Biochemistry double major, is among six undergraduates selected as spring 2019 Rising Researchers. The Rising Researcher program celebrates undergraduate students who excel in research, scholarship or creative activity.
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