Faculty and Staff

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Arch I. Carson, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Occupational Health

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9465
Room Number: RAS W1020 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Occupational lung disease
  • industrial toxicology
  • international occupational health
  • occupational health surveillance systems
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Rena Sue Day, PhD

Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9317
Room Number: RAS E1027 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Epidemiology
  • nutrition
  • dietary assessment methodology
  • obesity
  • cardiovascular disease
  • cancer
  • chronic disease
  • dietary interventions and health promotion
  • physical activity
  • Hispanic populations
  • children
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George P. Delclos, MD

Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9459
Room Number: RAS W1018 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Occupational hazards of healthcare workers
  • occupational and environmental respiratory disease
  • international aspects of occupational health
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Robert John Emery, DrPH

Professor of Occupational Health & Vice President for Safety, Health, Environment & Risk Management

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Website

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-8100
Room Number: RAS W1022 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Comprehensive approaches to health and safety
  • health and safety program outcome measures
  • health and safety for special populations
  • occupational radiation protection
  • hazardous waste management
  • emergency preparedness and response
  • training
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Inkyu Han, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9260
Room Number: RAS W642 (Houston)

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William Perkison, MD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9468
Room Number: RAS W1040 (Houston)

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Mary Ann Smith, PhD

Assistant Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health, & Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9236
Room Number: RAS W214 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Cellular and molecular mechanisms of nephrotoxicity
  • in-vitro toxicology
  • environmental justice
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Wei-Chung Su, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9251
Room Number: RAS W634 (Houston)

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Elaine Symanski, PhD

Professor & Chair, Southwest Center for Occupational & Environmental Health

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9238
Room Number: RAS W1030 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Development of quantitative methods for modeling occupational and environmental exposures
  • retrospective exposure assessment for workplace contaminants
  • investigation of health effects related to occupational and environmental exposures
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Lawrence W. Whitehead, PhD

Associate Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9458
Room Number: RAS W1016 (Houston)

Research Interests:

  • Exposure assessment
  • occupational epidemiology
  • environmental health
  • industrial noise
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Kai Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor

Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences

Website

Department: Epidemiology, Human Genetics & Environmental Sciences
Center: Southwest Center for Occupational and Environmental Health
Phone Number: (713) 500-9249
Room Number: RAS W606 (Houston)

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