EHS Faculty

Environmental Health Sciences faculty are available for supervising dissertation research, serving as research rotation mentors, and serving as PhD committee members.

Faculty members in the Environmental Health Sciences Program utilize a wide range of tools to address problems central to the field, including exposure assessment, toxicology, disease ecology, and environmental epidemiology. Faculty research interests include infectious diseases, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, development, neurological disorders, and the impact of climate change on human health and disease.
Several departments in multiple schools participate in the program making this a truly University-wide enterprise. Departments from the Rollins School of Public Health include: Environmental Health, Epidemiology, Global Health, and Biostatistics and Bioinformatics; from the College of Arts and Sciences: Environmental Studies; and from the School of Medicine: Pharmacology, Biochemistry, Medicine, and Pediatrics. Faculty members within the Environmental Health Sciences Programs are leaders in the field and hold prestigious Center and Training Grants from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and the Environmental Protection Agency. The wide range of faculty expertise provides a wealth of research experiences for students.  Click on the areas below for faculty listings.

Exposure Science

Dana Barr

Barr, Dana
Biomarkers of exposure and health
Research Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health

Liu

Liu, Yang
GIS and remote sensing applications
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/YLIU74

Ryan

Ryan, P Barry
Exposure science and environmental chemistry
Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/BRYAN

Sarnat

Sarnat, Jeremy
Air pollution exposure science and epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JSARNAT

Biological Mechanisms of Susceptibilty & Disease


Betarbet

Betarbet, Ranjita
Genetic and environmental factors on Parkinson's disease
Assistant Professor, Neurology, School Of Medicine
http://biomed.emory.edu/FacSearch/fac_profile.cfm?&faculty_id=1337

Bostick

Bostick, Roberd
Cancer epidemiology
Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/RMBOSTI

Brown

Brown, LouAnn
Oxidative stress and lung function
Professor, Pediatrics, School Of Medicine
http://www.pediatrics.emory.edu/information/employee/faculty1.cfm?pid=62&did=4

Caudle

Caudle, William Michael
Neurotoxicology
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/WCAUDLE

Crouse

Crouse, Gray
Molecular genetics
Professor, Biology, Emory College
http://biomed.emory.edu/FacSearch/fac_profile.cfm?&faculty_id=1039

Cubells

Cubells, Joe
Autism
Associate Professor, Genetics, School Of Medicine
http://genetics.emory.edu/faculty/faculty.php?facultyid=396

Doetsch

Doetsch, Paul
Molecular biology of DNA damage and repair
Professor, Biochemistry, School Of Medicine
http://biomed.emory.edu/FacSearch/fac_profile.cfm?&faculty_id=1053

Guillot

Guillot, Thomas
Neurotoxicology
Assistant Research Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/TGUILLO

Hanson

Hansen, Jason
Developmental toxicology
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, School Of Medicine
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JHANSEN

Jones

Jones, Dean P.
Oxidative stress, biomarkers
Professor, Medicine, School Of Medicine
http://biomed.emory.edu/FacSearch/fac_profile.cfm?faculty_id=1110

Levey

Levey, Allan I.
Neurodegenerative disorders
Professor and Chair, Neurology, School Of Medicine
http://whsc.emory.edu/home/news/experts/neurology/allan-levey.html

Li

Li, Lian
Molecular and cellular neurobiology
Professor, Pharmacology School Of Medicine
http://www.pharm.emory.edu/MSP/faculty/li_lian.html

Mao

Mao, Zixu
Molecular and cellular neurobiology
Associate Professor, Pharmacology, School Of Medicine

Miller

Miller, Gary W.
Neurotoxicology
Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/GWMILLE

Morgan

Morgan, Edward
Xenobiotic metabolism
Professor, Pharmacology, School Of Medicine
http://www.pharm.emory.edu/MSP/faculty/morgan_edward.html

Sherman

Sherman, Stephanie
Down Syndrome and Fragile X Syndrome
Professor, Genetics, School Of Medicine
http://www.ctsn.emory.edu/faculty/sherman_stephanie.html

Smith

Alicia Smith
Genetics and molecular biology
Assistant Professor, Psychology, School of Medicine
http://psychiatry.emory.edu/faculty/smith_alicia.html

Determinants of Population Health 

Baker

Baker, Kelly
Microbiology and epidemiology of waterborne disease
Assistant Research Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/KBAKER

Berkelman

Berkelman, Ruth
Infectious disease epidemiology
Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/RBERKEL

Buzbee

Buzbee, William
Environmental law
Professor, School Of Law,School of Law
http://www.law.emory.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/william-w-buzbee.html

Chang

Chang, Howard
Biostatistics
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/HHCHANG

Darrow

Darrow, Lyndsey
Epidemiology of children's environmental health
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/LDARROW

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Doner, Richard
Economic development
Professor, Political Science, Emory College
http://college.emory.edu/home/about/people/faculty/Doner_Richard_P5748549.html

Carey

Drews-Botsch, Carey
Pediatric and perinatal epidemiology
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/CDREWS

Flanders

Flanders, W. Dana
Epidemiologic methods
Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/WFLANDE

Freeman

Freeman, Matthew
Water, santitation, and hygeine
Assistant Professor,Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MCFREEM

Gangarosa

Gangarosa, Eugene
Water, santitation, and hygeine
Professor Emeritus, Hubert Dept of Global Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.emory.edu/home/about/anniversary/175-of-everything/makers-of-history-details/gangarosa.html

Gillespie

Gillespie, Thomas
Disease ecology
Assoc. Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/TGILLE

Goodman

Goodman, Michael
Cancer epidemiology
Associate Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MGOODM2

Gunderson

Gunderson, Lance
Resource ecology
Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://envs.emory.edu/home/faculty_staff/faculty/gunderson_lance.html

Hertzberg

Hertzberg, Vicki
Biostatistics
Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/VHERTZB

Hess

Hess, Jeremy
Emergency medicine, emergency prepardnes and response
Assistant Professor, Emergency Medicine, School Of Medicine
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JHESS

Hogue

Hogue, Carol
Maternal and child health epidemiology
Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/CHOGUE

Houry

Houry, Debra
Injury and violence
Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine, School Of Medicine
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/DHOURY

Howards

Howards, Penelope
Reproductive epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/PHOWARD

Hughes

Hughes, James M.
Infectious disease
Professor, Hubert Dept of Global Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JMHUGHE

Johnson

Johnson, Brent
Biostatistics
Assistant Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/BAJOHN3

Kegler

Kegler, Michelle
Community-based prevention and research
Associate Professor, Behavioral Science and Health Education, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MKEGLER

Kitron

Kitron, Uriel
Eco-epidemiology of infectious disease
Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/UKITRON

Klein

Klein, Mitchel
Epidemiolgic research methods
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MKLEIN

Leon

Leon, Juan
Food and water borne disease, immune response
Assistant Professor, Hubert Dept of Global Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JLEON3

Levy

Levy, Karen
Microbiology and epidemiology of waterborne disease
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/klevy4

Lyles

Lyles, Robert
Biostatistics
Associate Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School Of Public Health
www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/RLYLES

Amita Manatunga

Manatunga, Amita
Biostatistics
Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/AMANATU

Marcus

Marcus, Michele
Reproductive and environmental epidemiology
Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MMARCUS

McCauley

McCauley, Linda
Nursing and environmental health
Professor and Dean, School of Nursing
http://www.nursing.emory.edu/about/dean.html

Moe

Moe, Christine
Environmental microbiology, infectious disease epidemiology
Associate Professor, Global Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/moelab/ChristineMoe.htm

Mulle

Mulle, Jennifer
Genetic epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JMULLE

Null

Null, Clair
Development economics, health and environment
Assistant Professor, Hubert Dept of Global Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/ANULL

Real

Real, Leslie
Population biology of infectious disease
Professor, Biology, Emory College
http://biology.emory.edu/index.cfm?faculty=40

Remais

Remais, Justin
Environmental determinants of infectious disease
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/JREMAIS

Saikawa

Saikawa, Eri
Environmental science and policy
Global Health, Air Pollution, and Climate Change
Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://envs.emory.edu/home/faculty_staff/faculty/saikawa_eri.html

Sarnat

Sarnat, Stefanie Ebelt
Air pollution exposure science and epidemiology
Research Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/SEBELT

Size

Size, William
Ecology
Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://envs.emory.edu/home/faculty_staff/faculty/size_william.html

Steenland

Steenland, Kyle
Environmental and occupational epidemiology
Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/NSTEENL

Strickland

Strickland, Matthew
Air pollution epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/MJSTRIC

Sun

Sun, Yan
Human genome epidemiology
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/YVSUN

Tolbert

Tolbert, Paige
Environmental epidemiology
Professor, Environmental Health, School Of Public Health
www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/PTOLBER

Waller

Waller, Lance
Environmental biostatistics
Professor, Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, School Of Public Health
http://www.sph.emory.edu/faculty/LWALLER

Yandle

Yandle, Tracy
Environmental management
Associate Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://envs.emory.edu/home/faculty_staff/faculty/yandle_tracy.html

Winquist

Andrea Winquist
Environmental epidemiology
Assistant Research Professor, Environmental Health, School of Public Health

Prkopec

Gonzalo Vazquez-Prokopec
Vector borne and parasitic disease
Assistant Professor, Environmental Studies, Emory College
http://envs.emory.edu/home/faculty_staff/faculty/vazquez-prokopec_gonzalo.html