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Topic: Risk assessment

Nil Basu, Ph.D., M.Sc.
Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-9490 E-mail:
Faculty Profile

  • 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 Batterman, Ph.D., M.S.
Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 763-2417 E-mail:
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  • Research and teaching interests address environmental impact assessment, human exposure and health risk assessment, and environmental management.     MORE

David Garabrant, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 936-0753 E-mail:
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  • Current research concerns occupational and environmental epidemiology, cancer epidemiology, neuroepidemiology and neurotoxic agents, colon cancer, pancreas cancer, environmental exposure to dioxins.     MORE

Andrew Maynard, Ph.D.
Professor and Interim Chair in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 734-647-6856 E-mail:
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  • Studies the potential health and environmental impacts of emerging technologies such as nanotechnology, and serves as Director of the University of Michigan Risk Science Center.     MORE

John Meeker, Sc.D., M.S., B.S.
Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 764-7184 E-mail:
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  • 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

Rick Neitzel, Ph.D., M.S.
Assistant Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: 734-763-2870 E-mail:
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  • Research focuses on use of new methodologies and technologies in exposure science and risk assessment.     MORE

Martin Philbert, Ph.D.
Professor in Environmental Health Sciences
Phone: (734) 763-4523 E-mail:
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  • Became dean of UM SPH on Jan. 1, 2011, having previously served as senior associate dean for research at the school since 2004. Teaches toxicological pathology, conducts neuropathological and nanotechnology-based research.     MORE

Relevant Issues of Findings Magazine

Hard Science and a Mine

Environmental Justice: A Quest

inFOCUS: Environmental Change/Ecuador

Future Findings-- Motor Vehicle Crashes: The Toll on Children

Future Findings-- Risk Reduction and the Environment

Quantifying Danger: New SPH Risk Science and Communication Center may change the way we think about potential hazards. (PDF).

Future Findings-- A Worldwide Network of Care (PDF, page 9)

Future Findings-- Breast Cancer and the Environment : What Risks Exist? (PDF, page 38)

Healthily Ever After: Researchers are pinpointing the factors that can put one octogenarian on cross-country skis and another in a wheelchair (PDF).

Relevant Faculty Research Groups and Projects

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