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Panel of Expert Consultants

Personnel

rubinsteinjackJack Rubinstein, MD
IHSFC Core Leader;
Professor, Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology
jack.rubinstein@uc.edu
Developmental origins of adult heart disease, endocrine disruptors and heart health
brunstkellyKelly Brunst, PhD
IHSFC Core co-leader
Assistant Professor, Division of Epidemiology
kelly.brunst@uc.edu
Psychosocial stress, traffic pollution, mental health, epigenetics, mitochondrial function

Susan Pinney

Susan Pinney, PhD
Core Leader
Professor
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Susan.Pinney@uc.edu

Strategic planning/ management of IHSFC program activities
Coordination of IHSFC Core user consultations
Workshops; Forth and Back clinical conferences
Expert Consultant

Changchun Xie, PhD

Changchun Xie, PhD
Statistician
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Changchun.Xie@uc.edu

Sample size estimation
Power calculations
Statistical Analyses
Multiple comparison statistical adjustments
Gene association analyses

Jeanette Buckholz

Jeanette Buckholz, RN, MSN
Research Associate
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Jeanette.Buckholz@uc.edu

Expert Consultant – biospecimen processing and storage
Tissue repository; medical record retrieval
Outreach to members of an exposed community

Victoria Straughn

Victoria Straughn, CMA
Clinical research assistant
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Victoria.Straughn@uc.edu

Biospecimen (blood. urine and fixed tissue) procurement
Consultation and database evaluations
Outreach activities in collaboration with CEC

 

Additional Expert Consultants

Ranjan Deka

Ranjan Deka, PhD
Professor
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Ranjan.Deka@uc.edu

Expert Consultant
Population genetics
Study design - cohort and case-control studies
Genotyping

sakthivelsadayappanphdmbaportraitSakthivel Sadayappan, PhD, MBA;
Professor of Internal Medicine;
Associate Chief, Division of Cardiovascular Health & Disease;
Associate Chair, Basic Research, Internal Medicine;
Director of Heart Branch of the Heart, Lung, and Vascular Institute;
sakthivel.sadayappan@uc.edu
Expert consultant. Regulators of sacromere structure and function in cardiac and skeletal muscle; genetics of cardiovascular disease
xiayingYing Xia, PhD;
Professor of Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Genetics and Molecular Toxicology;
Director of CEG Integrative Technologies Support (ITS) Core;
ying.xia@uc.edu
Expert consultant. Gene-Environment (GxE) interactions, development toxicity; epithelial biology, signal transduction
strawnjeffreyJeffrey R. Strawn, MD, FAACAP;
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Pediatrics;
Associate Vice Chair of Research;
Director, Anxiety Disorders Research Program;
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience;
jeffrey.strawn@uc.edu
Expert consultant. Child and adolescent psychiatry; influence of environmental exposures on brain development and neurobehavior
thomasmichael-portraitweblowresm2015Michael Thomas, MD
Professor and Chair,
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Michael.Thomas@uc.edu
Expert Consultant, Reproductive Endocrinology, Infertility, Effects of stress on reproductive function, Effects of exposure on reproductive function, Strategic planning, Translation coach

Scott Langevin 

Scott Langevin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Scott.Langevin@uc.edu

Molecular epidemiology
DNA methylation studies

Patrick Ryan

Patrick Ryan, PhD
Associate Professor
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences, Pediatrics
Patrick.Ryan@cchmc.org

Expert Consultant
Study design - cohort and case-control studies
Air pollution / environmental monitoring
Imaging (MRIs)
Atopy and Asthma

 

Contact Us

Department of Environmental and Public Health Sciences
Center for Environmental Genetics
Kettering Lab Building
Room 210
160 Panzeca Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0056
Mail Location: 0056
Phone: 513-558-3646
Email: donovata@ucmail.uc.edu