December 7, 2022
Anjum Hajat, Ph.D.Anjum Hajat, Ph.D., an associate professor of epidemiology at the University of Washington School of Public Health in Seattle, incorporates psychosocial factors — such as neighborhood socioeconomic status — into research on how air pollution affects cardiovascular disease.
December 1, 2022
Beverly Wright, Ph.D.Beverly Wright, Ph.D., founder and executive director of the Deep South Center for Environmental Justice (DSCEJ), is working to address environmental and health inequities for communities in the Gulf Coast Region of the U.S.
October 28, 2022
Rima Habre, Sc.D.Through her research on air pollution, Rima Habre, Sc.D., of the University of Southern California, wants to learn exactly what pollutants are in the air, their quantities, and whether exposures to such contaminants can be linked to health effects.
September 1, 2022
Andres Cardenas, Ph.D.With NIEHS support, Andres Cardenas, Ph.D., combines epidemiological, molecular, and computational approaches to understand the role of environmental exposures on disease development.
August 23, 2022
Devon Payne-Sturges, Dr.P.H.Rather than avoid complicated — and sometimes controversial — environmental health issues, Devon Payne-Sturges, Dr.P.H., embraces the challenge of addressing them. She works at the intersection of pollution exposures, social stressors, and policy to understand how multiple factors interact to affect health.
August 5, 2022
Phoebe Stapleton, Ph.D.Phoebe Stapleton, Ph.D., of Rutgers University, considers herself to be an applied physiologist. That is, she studies how the body works and functions and how it responds to challenges, for better or worse.
June 17, 2022
John Groopman, Ph.D.For decades, longtime NIEHS grantee John Groopman, Ph.D., has studied the biological effects of a potent carcinogen called aflatoxin, with the goal of disease prevention.
May 2, 2022
Yu Chen, Ph.D.Yu Chen, Ph.D., an epidemiologist at the New York University Grossman School of Medicine, studies how arsenic exposure may lead to cardiovascular disease (CVD), which affects the heart and blood vessels.
April 19, 2022
Tiffany Sanchez, Ph.D.Former NIEHS-funded trainee Tiffany Sanchez, Ph.D., is now an assistant professor committed to identifying strategies to prevent arsenic-related diseases.
April 19, 2022
Stefano Monti, Ph.D.Using computational approaches, Stefano Monti, Ph.D., aims to model environmental chemicals and predict their long-term effects on human health.
April 15, 2022
Shobhan Gaddameedhi, Ph.D.With funding from the NIEHS ONES Program, Shobhan Gaddameedhi, Ph.D., is exploring how our circadian clock helps protect against genomic instability and environmental carcinogenesis.
April 13, 2022
Yinsheng Wang, Ph.D.With funding from the NIEHS RIVER Program, Yinsheng Wang, Ph.D., uses sophisticated chemical tools to learn how DNA modifications affect gene function.
March 11, 2022
Dana Dolinoy, Ph.D.With funding from the NIEHS RIVER Program, Dana Dolinoy, Ph.D., is developing new ways to reverse the effects of toxic exposure and improve health.
March 4, 2022
Veena Antony, M.D.As director of the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s SRP Center, Veena Antony, M.D., is committed to improving lung health in residents near a local Superfund site.
February 17, 2022
Mónica Ramírez-AndreottaWith NIEHS support, Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta, Ph.D., uses participatory methods to build environmental health literacy and involve communities to translate research into action.
January 20, 2022
Nicole Sparks, Ph.D.With funding from NIH’s new MOSAIC Program, Nicole R. Sparks, Ph.D., studies how toxic chemicals affect microRNA associated with skeletal health. MicroRNAs are small pieces of RNA that play a vital role in gene expression.