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Department of Environmental Health

Center for Health Related Aerosol Studies

Faculty, Staff, and Students



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Jessica Bloomer

Project/Program Associate-NE

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Jeanette Buckholz, RN, MSN

Research Associate

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Reshmi Indugula

Research Associate

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Mikhail Yermakov

Research Associate

Postdoctoral Fellows

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Christine James

Graduate Medical Education

Graduate Students

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Kelechi Isiugo

Graduate Assistant

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Worrawit Nakpan

Graduate Assistant

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Christine Uebel

Graduate Assistant

Associated and Collaborators


  • Gary Adamkiewicz, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA: indoor pollutant exposure assessment, health impacts, and control methods.
  • Atin Adhikari , Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University, GA: aerobiology, environmental microbiology, inactivation of airborne microorganisms, bioaerosol and air pollutant interaction issues
  • Mohammad Alam, Ph.D., RS, Director of Environmental Health Services, Cincinnati Health Department, Adjunct Associate Professor of Public Health, Dept Environ Health, University of Cincinnati.
  • David Bernstein, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: analysis of aeroallergens, clinical studies on the assessment of occupational and environmental induced respiratory disorders, including allergic asthma.
  • Jonathan Bernstein, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: allergology and respiratory diseases, indoor air quality control, evaluation of surface cleaning and air purifying technology.
  • Pratim Biswas, Ph.D., The Jens Professor and Director, Environmental Engineering Science Program, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri: ambient aerosol measurements and elemental analysis of PM10 and PM2.5 fractions, environmental engineering applications.
  • Robert Bornschein, Ph.D., Professor of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: leaded dust in indoor air, health effects associated with airborne lead, environmental intervention.
  • Ginger L. Chew, Sc.D., Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Atlanta, Georgia: analysis of aeroallergens, exposure assessment.
  • Robin Dobson, Sc.D., Research Scientist, Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA: exposure assessment and indoor air pollution.
  • Edward Dreizin, Ph.D., Professor, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, New Jersey: chemical engineering, powder technology, nanomaterials, biodefense research.
  • Brett J. Green, Ph.D., National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC, Morgantown, West Virginia: analysis of aeroallergens, allergen characterization, indoor air quality, exposure assessment, recombinant protein and monoclonal antibody production.
  • Faye Grimsley, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana: sampling of biocontaminants, exposure assessment, indoor air quality.
  • LiAnne Howard, MCP, Senior Administrative Specialist, Cincinnati Health Department .
  • Camille Jones , M.D., Ph.D., Assistant Health Commissioner, Cincinnati Health Department .
  • James Lockey, M.D., Professor, Division of Occupational Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: medical aspects of pulmonology and human exposure to respirable, thoracic and inhalable aerosol particles.
  • Gediminas Mainelis, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey New Brunswick, New Jersey: aerosol exposure assessment, indoor air quality.
  • Roy McKay, Ph.D., Director, Occupational Pulmonary Services, Department of Environmental Health, Univ.of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: respiratory protection, pulmonary toxicology.
  • Patric H. Ryan, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center: environmental epidemiology.
  • Ken Sharkey, MPH, RS, Senior Sanitarian, Cincinnati Health Department: public health.
  • Rakesh Shukla, Ph.D., Professor of Biostatistics & Epidemiology and Director of the Center of Biostatistical Services, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: experimental design and biostatistics, population-based field studies on health-related aerosols.
  • Henry B. Spitz, Ph. D., Professor, Director of Health Physics Program, College of Engineering, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio: analysis of ambient aerosols.
  • Steve Vesper, Ph.D., US Environmental Protection Agency, Cincinnati, Ohio: analysis of microorganisms, exposure assessment.
  • Jagjit Yadav, Ph.D., Professor, Division of Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology, University of Cincinnati, Ohio: microbial pathogenesis and toxicogenomics.


  • Igor E. Agranovski, Ph.D., Professor, Faculty of Environmental Science, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia: aerosol sampling techniques, environmental engineering applications.
  • Pierre Le Cann, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, French School of Public Health, Rennes, France: indoor microbial air quality, exposure assessment.
  • Rafal Gorny, M.D., Ph.D., Scientific Director, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, Sosnowiec, Poland: environmental microbiology, measurement and characterization of health-relevant particulates.
  • Anne Hyvarinen, Ph.D., Senior Researcher and Director of the Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Kuopio, Finland: Indoor air quality and microbial exposures.
  • Jorma Keskinen, Professor Head of Department, Department of Physics, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland: aerosol measurement techniques.
  • Kazushi Kimura, Ph.D., Director, Research and Development, Koken Ltd., Tokyo, Japan: respiratory protection.
  • Dainius Martuzevicius, Ph.D., Head, Department of Environmental Engineering, Kaunas University of Technology, Kaunas, Lithuania: physical and chemical processes involving atmospheric aerosols, ambient air monitoring, aerosol exposure assessment.
  • Aino Nevalainen, Ph.D., Head-Emeritus, Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland: assessment of bioaerosols associated health effects in indoor air environments, microbial ecology of fungi.
  • Pertti Pasanen, Ph.D., Research Director, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio Campus, Kuopio, Finland: indoor environment, occupational health.
  • Ragnar Rylander, M.D., BioFact Environmental Health Research Center, Lerum, Sweden: environmental and occupational health.
  • Olivier Witschger, Ph.D., Research Scientist, Laboratoire de Metrologie des Aerosols, French National Institute of Occupational Health (INRS), Nancy, France: evaluation of personal and stationary aerosol sampling methods for enumerating inhalable particles in occupational environments; nanotechnology.