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Environmental & Occupational Health

Arch Carson, M.D., Ph.D.

Arch  Carson
  • Program Director of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Training Program, UTHealth School of Public Health
  • Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health

Arch Carson, M.D., Ph.D., is available to discuss toxic environmental contamination, chemical exposures and occupational health.

Previous Interview: http://go.uth.edu/4agu8muj


 

Robert Emery, Dr. P.H.

Robert  Emery
  • Vice President of Safety, Health, Environment and Risk Management, UTHealth
  • Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Health, UTHealth School of Public Health

Robert Emery, Dr.PH., specializes in safety issues associated with infectious disease outbreaks, disaster preparedness, radiation safety hazards, industrial safety, occupational health risks and disaster response.

Previous Interview: http://go.uth.edu/GMA_Xrays


 

Kristina Mena, Ph.D.

Kristina  Mena
  • Interim Regional Dean, UTHealth School of Public Health El Paso Regional Campus
  • Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, UTHealth School of Public Health

Kristina Mena, Ph.D., specializes in water quality, food safety and environmental science. She is one of a small group of researchers with expertise in microbial and chemical risk assessment. This allows her to examine both acute and chronic health outcomes associated with exposure to contaminated water. Mena has assisted with an Associated Press investigation of the water quality levels in Rio de Janeiro in advance of the 2016 Summer Olympics.