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Center Leadership

Rita Loch-Caruso
Rita Loch-Caruso, Ph.D.

Professor Departments of Toxicology and Program in the Environment, and Research Associate Professor, Reproductive Sciences Program Center Affiliation: Director

Bruce Richardson
Bruce Richardson, MD, PhD

Frederick G L Huetwell Research Professor of Rheumatology and Professor of Internal Medicine. Center Affiliation: Deputy Director, Pilot Project Program Leader

Gil Omenn
Gilbert Omenn, MD, PhD

Harold T. Shapiro Distinguished University Professor of Medicine; Professor Departments of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Internal Medicine, Human Genetics, and Public Health. Center Affiliation: Associate Director, Career Development Program Leader

Dana Dolinoy
Dana Dolinoy, PhD

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Associate Director, Research Engagement Program Leader

Facility Core Leaders

Exposure Assessment Core

Stuart Batterman
Stuart Batterman, PhD

Professor, Departments of Environmental Health Sciences and Civil and Environmental Engineering Center Affiliation: Exposure Assessment Core Leader

John Meeker
John Meeker, ScD, CIH

Professor, Environmental Health Sciences; Senior Associate Dean for Research, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Exposure Assessment Core Co-Leader

Integrated Health Sciences Core

Sioban Harlow
Sioban Harlow, PhD

Professor, Department of Epidemiology Center Affiliation: Integrated Health Sciences Core Leader

Sioban Harlow
Veronica Berrocal, PhD

John G Searle Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Associate Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Integrated Health Sciences Core Co-Leader

Omics & BioInformatics Core (OBIC)

Maureen Sartor
Maureen Sartor, PhD

Associate Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School and Associate Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Omics & Bioinformatics Core Leader

Laura Rozek
Laura Rozek, PhD

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences, Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health and Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Medical SchoolCenter Affiliation: Omics & Bioinformatics Core Co-Leader

Research Team Leaders

Vasantha Padmanabhan
Vasantha Padmanabhan, PhD

Professor, Departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology Center Affiliation: Leader of the Endocrine & Metabolic Disruption Team

Toby Lewis
Toby Lewis, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Environmental Health Sciences, Health Behavior and Health Education Center Affiliation: Leader of the Inflammation & Oxidative Stress Team

Dana Dolinoy
Dana Dolinoy, PhD

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Leader for the Genetic & Epigenetic Regulation Team

Community Outreach and Engagement Core Leaders

Barbara Israel
Barbara Israel, DrPH

Professor, Health Behavior and Health Education Center Affiliation: Community Outreach and Engagement Core Co-Leader

Amy Schulz
Amy Schulz, PhD

Professor, Health Behavior & Health Education Center Affiliation: Community Outreach and Engagement Core Leader

Members

Sara Adar
Sara Adar, ScD, MHS

John G Searle Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Member

Kelly M. Bakulski, Ph.D.
Kelly M. Bakulski, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Associate Member

Robert Brook
Robert Brook, MD

Professor, Department of Internal Medicine Center Affiliation: Member

Charles Burant
Charles Burant, MD, PhD

Robert C. and Veronica Atkins Professor of Metabolism; Professor, Departments of Internal Medicine,  Molecular/Integrative Physiology, and Nutritional Sciences Center Affiliation: Member

Arul Chinnaiyan
Arul Chinnaiyan, MD, PhD

Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; S.P. Hicks; Professor Department of Pathology and Urology Center Affiliation: Member

Justin Colacino
Justin Colacino, PhD

Assistant Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Member

J. Tim Dvonch
J. Tim Dvonch, PhD

Associate Professor, Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Member

Thomas Glover
Thomas Glover, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Human Genetics, and Pathology Center Affiliation: Member

Jaclyn Goodrich
Jaclyn Goodrich, PhD

Research Fellow,  Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public HealthCenter Affiliation: Associate Member

Sue Hammoud
Sue Hammoud, PhD

Assistant Professor of Human Genetics and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical SchoolCenter Affiliation: Member

Craig Harris
Craig Harris, PhD

NSF International Department Chair of Environmental Health Sciences, Professor of Toxicology, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences and Professor of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Associate Member

Joseph Holoshitz
Joseph Holoshitz, MD

Professor of Internal Medicine (Rheumatology) Center Affiliation: Member

Steven Huang
Steven Huang, MD

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine Center Affiliation: Member

Sharon Kardia
Sharon Kardia, PhD

Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Professor of Epidemiology Center Affiliation: Member
Faculty Profile

Trish Koman
Trish Koman, PhD

Project Senior Manager and Research Investigator,  Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Associate Member

Lada Koneva
Lada Koneva, PhD

Research Fellow, Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School Center Affiliation: Associate Member
Faculty Profile

Steven Kunkel
Steven Kunkel, PhD

Endowed Professor in Pathology Research, Professor of Pathology, Co-Director, Division of General Pathology and Senior Associate Dean for Research Center Affiliation: Senior Internal Advisor

Betsy Lozoff
Betsy Lozoff, MD

Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases, Environmental Health Sciences; School of Public Health and Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development Center Affiliation: Member

Bhramar Mukherjee
Bhramar Mukherjee, PhD

John D Kalbfleisch Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Biostatistics and Professor of Epidemiology Center Affiliation: Member

Richard Neitzel
Richard Neitzel, PhD

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Member

MONeill
Marie O’Neill, PhD

Associate Professor, Departments of Environmental Health Sciences & Epidemiology Center Affiliation: Member

Yoichi Osawa
Yoichi Osawa, PhD

Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Medicine and Professor of Pharmacology Center Affiliation: Member

Sung Kyun Park
Sung Kyun Park, ScD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, and Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Member

VIncent Pecoraro
Vincent Pecoraro, PhD

John T Groves Collegiate Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry and Biophysics Center Affiliation: Member

Karen Peterson
Karen Peterson, ScD

Chair, Department of Nutritional Sciences, Professor of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health and Research Professor, Center for Human Growth and Development Center Affiliation: Member

Martin Philbert
Martin Philbert, PhD

Dean and Professor of Toxicology, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Senior Internal Advisor

Stephen Ragsdale
Stephen Ragsdale, PhD

David Ballou Collegiate Professor and Professor of Biological Chemistry Center Affiliation: Associate Member

Thomas Robins
Thomas Robins, MD, MPH

Professor of Occupational Medicine, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Center for Global Health Center Affiliation: Member

Brisa Sanchez
Brisa Sanchez, PhD

Associate Professor, Biostatistics Center Affiliation: Member

Amr Sawalha
Amr Sawalha, MD

Marvin and Betty Danto Research Professor of Connective Tissue Research and Professor of Internal Medicine Center Affiliation: Member

Emily Somers
Emily Somers, PhD, ScM

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology,  and Environmental Health Sciences Center Affiliation: Member

Peter Song
Peter Song, PhD

Professor of Biostatistics Center Affiliation: Associate Member

Deborah Watkins, PhD
Deborah Watkins, PhD

Research Assistant Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health Center Affiliation: Associate Member

Thomas Wilson
Thomas Wilson, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology, Human Genetics Center Affiliation: Member

Chuanwu Xi
Chuanwu Xi, PhD

Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences  Center Affiliation: Member

Raymond Yung
Raymond Yung, MB, ChB

Director, Institute of Gerontology, Chief, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine and Professor of Internal Medicine Center Affiliation: Epigenetics Regulation Research Team Co-Leader

Affiliate Members

Goncalo Abecasis, DPhil
Felix E Moore Collegiate Professor of Biostatistics, Chair, Department of Biostatistics, Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Professor of Computational Medicine and Bioinformatics, Medical School
Sergei Chernyak, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health
C. Chris Coombe, MPH, PhD
Assistant Research Scientist, Health Behavior and Health Education, School of Public Health
Michael Elliott, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Roderick Little, PhD
Richard D Remington Distinguished University Professor of Biostatistics, Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Professor of Statistics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research
Robert Lyons, PhD
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry and Research Assistant Professor, Biological Chemistry, Medical School
Peter Mancuso, PhD
Associate Professor of Nutritional Sciences, School of Public Health
Daniel McConnell, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Epidemiology, School of Public Health
Bin Nan, PhD
Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Professor of Statistics, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Catherine Spino, ScD
Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Lu Wang, PhD
John G Searle Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Associate Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Wen Ye, PhD
Associate Research Scientist, Biostatistics, School of Public Health
Sebastian Zöllner, PhD
Associate Professor, Biostatistics Department, Psychiatry Department