Areas of Expertise
Environmental health is the study of the chemical, biological, and physical factors in our environment that positively or negatively impact human health. It encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors in our air, water, soil, homes and workplaces, and is targeted toward preventing disease and creating healthy environments.
news and updates
CSU epidemiologist advises WHO on air quality guidelines
The guidelines recommend new air quality levels to protect the health of populations, by reducing levels of key air pollutants.
Professor Susan Bailey appointed to National Academies space research committee
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee will review current and emerging areas of space-related biological and physical sciences research, and make comprehensive vision and strategy recommendations to NASA.
Washington Post: As wildfire smoke spreads, who’s at risk?
People who live close to fires are more likely to be prepared and take precautions, while those who live farther away unwittingly remain exposed, according to a recent study by Colorado State University epidemiologist Sheryl Magzamen and Jeff Pierce, an atmospheric scientist at Colorado State University.