Environmental and Occupational Health Science and Medicine

Maria Argos
Associate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Health effects of arsenic from drinking water and other sources
Saria Salah Awadalla
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Distribution theory, mode-based inference, causal inference, clinical trials
Maarten C. Bosland
Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Pathology, College of Medicine
Prostate cancer chemoprevention, hormonal carcinogenesis of the prostate and endocrine disruptors, anticancer activity of natural substances and African medicinal plants, capacity building in health sciences and medicine in Africa
Susan Nathalie Buchanan
Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Safety and occupational health of low income and immigrant workers; environmental exposures to children and women of childbearing age
Michael Cailas
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Water quality monitoring network design, environmental data analysis, risk assessment and cost benefit analysis
Salvatore Cali
Instructor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Indoor environmental air quality
Hua Yun Chen
Professor, Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Handling missing data in statistical analysis, analysis of biased sampling designs in epidemiological studies, statistical issues in design and analysis of genetic studies, collaborative research in mental health and infectious diseases
Hui Chen
Director, Mass Spectrometry Core, Metabolomics & Proteomics Facility, Research Resources Center
Protein and peptide analyses
Lorraine Conroy
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Characterizing workplace contaminant sources, ventilation system model development and validation, workplace exposure assessment
Irina V. Dardynskaia
Research Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Radiation medicine and radiation protection, epidemiological studies of health effects of radiation and chemical exposure on women and children. Health effects of in utero radiation and chemical exposure, in utero dose reconstruction
Samuel Dorevitch
Associate Professor, Institute for Environmental Science and Policy; Interim Division Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Environmental epidemiology, incorporating objective measures of health and exposure; health effects of air pollution; inner-city asthma; occupational allergies and asthma; water quality and health
Mark S. Dworkin
Professor, Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Clinical epidemiology of HIV/AIDS, influenza transmission, and prevention of foodborne disease.
Serap Erdal
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Environmental and occupational exposure assessment, health risk assessment, development of exposure measurement methods/techniques, multi-media exposure analysis and modeling, aerosol science and technology, validation of size selective particle samplers
Nurtan Esmen
Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Application of engineering principles and math to occupational and environmental health problems, with special emphases on aerosol physics, exposure estimation and characterization, and the theory of decisionmaking in environmental health sciences.
Linda Forst
Senior Associate Dean, School of Public Health; Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Occupational health disparities, farm worker health and safety, occupational injury epidemiology, web-based teaching in environmental health, occupational diseases
Lee S. Friedman
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Injury epidemiology, occupational health, road injury prevention, real-time surveillance, military health issues, child health, conflicts of interest in biomedical research, nnon-ionizing radiation, community health
Jennifer Mary Hebert-Beirne
Assistant Professor, Community Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Community-based Participatory Research (CBPR), community health equity assessment, social determinants of health, community-based qualitative and mixed methods and women’s and adolescent female pelvic and sexual health
Ronald C. Hershow
Director & Associate Professor, Epidemiology, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health; Associate Professor, Medicine, Medicine Infectious Diseases, College of Medicine
HIV, antimicrobial resistant microorganisms
Daniel O. Hryhorczuk
Director, Global Health Center, College of Medicine; Professor Emeritus, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences & Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Health effects of exposure to dioxins, PCBs, heavy metals, and ionizing radiation; global environmental and occupational health; pediatric environmental health; environmental stressors and maternal and child health in eastern Europe
David A. Ibrahim
Assistant Vice Chancellor, Administrative Services, Vice Chancellor for; Clinical Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Preparedness and resilience
Heather Jackson
Director of Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Health and Safety Office
Designing and implementing best in-class programs
David Jacobs
Adjunct Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Asthma, international healthy housing guidelines, lead poisoning prevention, and green sustainable building design
Jyotsna Jagai
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health; Research Assistant Professor; Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism, College of Medicine
Health impacts of water quality; environmental stressors of water quality, including climate change and land use; cumulative environmental impact on human health
Rachel Jones
Associate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Physical and statistical models, hazardous agents, and risk assessment
Kathleen Jane Kennedy
Research Specialist, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Coal workers’ pneumoconiosis
Angela Kong
Clinical Assistant Professor, Kinesiology and Nutrition; Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Institute for Health Research and Policy
Lifestyle, etiology, prevention, and treatment of obesity
An Li
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health
Environmental organic chemistry
Victoria Persky
Professor, Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Epidemiology of chronic diseases; epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases
Gail S. Prins
Director, UIC Andrology Laboratory, Urology, College of Medicine; Affiliate Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Molecular biology of prostate gland development, hormonal carcinogenesis, reprogramming by early-life estrogens and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs), and prostate disease with aging
Robert M. Sargis
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine, Endocrinology/Diabetes and Metabolism, College of Medicine
Lipid metabolism and lipid metabolism disorders, environmental toxins, arsenic, diabetes, insulin resistance, obesity
Daniel Swartzman
Associate Professor Emeritus, Health Policy and Administration, School of Public Health
Social ethics, toxic substance law and policy, government decisionmaking, medical malpractice litigation and policy,  public health advocacy,  environmental health policy
Saul Weiner
Professor, Academic Internal Medicine, College of Medicine
Contextual errors in clinical decision making and care planning

 
 
 
 
 

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