Research Not Communicated is Research Not Done

May 7, 2018 | Katy May

Melissa Marshall gave the keynote talk at this year’s ORIED Research Retreat on April 11 in Raleigh. Melissa is a faculty member in Penn State’s Department of Communication Arts & Sciences, and a founder of...

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Glimpse Into The Microbiome

October 23, 2016 | Gina Hilton

So what is all the buzz about the human microbiome?  In its simplest form, the microbiome is the community of microorganisms (called microbiota) that share our body space, including: bacteria, fungi, and archaea (single cell...

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CHHE Researcher Spotlight: Ernest Hodgson

June 27, 2016 | Gina Hilton

What is your general field of study? I received my PhD in comparative biochemistry in 1959, and went on to do a post-doc that ultimately turned my interests to toxicology.  In those days there were...

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CHHE Researcher Spotlight: David Aylor

June 24, 2016 | Katy May

What is your general field of study and how did you get here? I studied Environmental Science in college, focusing on ecology and evolutionary biology. I had an internship with the Nature Conservancy in Alaska,...

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Meet Catherine LePrevost, COEC Director

April 14, 2016 | Katy May

What is your general field of study and how did you get here? Toxicology and science education. While working on my Master’s degree I was doing bench (in the lab) research, when I was given the...

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CHHE Researcher Spotlight: Michael Bereman

April 14, 2016 | Gina Hilton

What is your general field of study and how did you get here? Measurement science. I got into this field during an internship in college where I learned how to use a mass spectrometer (so,...

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CHHE Researcher Spotlight: Dr. Hong Wang

April 14, 2016 | Katy May

Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can cause long-lasting damage to our bodies, like aging and skin cancer, but is it an equal-opportunity damager? How can we promote cell repair after UVR damage occurs? Hong Wang is a physicist...

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Meet Jane Hoppin, CHHE Deputy Director

April 2, 2016 | Katy May

What is your general field of study and how did you get here? I am an environmental epidemiologist interested in how chemicals in the environment affect our health. As a college student I was really...

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The Good, Bad, and Ugly

February 15, 2016 | Gina Hilton

When it comes to chemical agents, there is the good, the bad, and the ugly.  I know I said previously that ‘dose makes the poison’, and that is still true, but there are many chemicals...

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The Developing Child

The Importance of Timing

February 1, 2016 | Gina Hilton

Timing can be critical in how the environment affects your health.  For example, women who find out they are pregnant generally try to make better life choices for their developing baby, like quitting smoking or...

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