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Office #
Rickey 161B
Ph.D.-Cell Biology, Duke University (1995); MS-Microbiology, Ohio University (1990); BS-Chemistry, Ohio University (1988)
Year Appointed
Courses - Fall
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Toxicology
Courses - Spring
  • Genetics
  • Molecular Biology Lab
  • Research Methods

Research Interests
Environmental toxicology with a focus on exposure to metals. However, I have worked with students on research projects that have covered a wide range of topics in toxicology.


Haynes, E., Ryan, P., Chen, A., Brown, D., Roda, S., Kuhnell, P., Wittberg, D., Terrell, M., and Reponen, T. (2012) Assessment of Personal Exposure to Manganese in Children Living Near a Ferromanganese Refinery. Science of the Total Environment 427-428: 19-25.

Brown, D.J., Orelien, J., Gordon, J.D., Chu, A.C., Chu, M.D., Nakamura, M., Handa, H., Kayama, F, Denison, M.S and Clark, G.C. (2007) Mathematical Model Developed for Environmental Samples: Prediction of GC/MS Dioxin TEQ from XDS-CALUX Bioassay Data. Environmental Science and Technology 41: 4354-4360.