Our Team

Investigators

Ivan Rusyn, MD, PhD
Center Director
& PI: Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Anthony Knap, PhD
Center Associate Director
& PI: Project 1
Texas A&M University
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James Kaihatu, PhD
Co-I:
Project 1
Texas A&M University
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Mikyoung Jun, PhD
Co-I:
Project 1
Texas A&M University
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Timothy Phillips, PhD
PI:
Project 2
Texas A&M University
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Phanourios Tamamis, PhD
Co-I:
Project 2
Texas A&M University
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David Threadgill, PhD
Co-I:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Michael Mancini, PhD
PI:
Project 4
Baylor College of Medicine
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Fabio Stossi, PhD
Co-I:
Project 4
Baylor College of Medicine
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Erin Baker, PhD
PI: Exposure
Science Core
NC State University
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Terry Wade, PhD
Co-PI: Exposure
Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Stratos Pistikopoulos, PhD
PI: Data
Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Fred Wright, PhD
Co-I: Data
Science Core
NC State University
Lan Zhou, PhD
Co-I: Data
Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Galen D. Newman, PhD
PI: Community
Engagement Core
Texas A&M University
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Jennifer Horney,
PhD, MPH, CPH
Co-I: Community Engage. Core
University of Delaware
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Garett Sansom, DrPH
Co-I: Community
Engagement Core
Texas A&M University
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Candice Brinkmeyer-
Langford, PhD
Administrative & Training Cores
Texas A&M University
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Thomas McDonald, PhD
PI: Research
Translation Core
Texas A&M University
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Weihsueh Chiu, PhD
PI: Decision Science Core;
Co-I: Research Translation Core
Texas A&M University
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Gregory Characklis, PhD
Co-I: Decision
Science Core
UNC Chapel Hill
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Trainees

Krisa Camargo
PhD Student:
Project 1
Texas A&M University
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Meichen Wang, PhD
Postdoc:
Project 2
Texas A&M University
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Asuka Orr
PhD Student:
Project 2
Texas A&M University
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Sara Hearon
PhD Student:
Project 2
Texas A&M University
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Zunwei Chen
PhD Student:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Alan Valdiviezo
PhD Student:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Alexandra Cordova
PhD Student:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Lucie Ford
PhD Student:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Alina Roman-Hubers
PhD Student:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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Noor Aly
PhD Student:
Project 3
Texas A&M University
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James Dodds, PhD
Postdoc: Exposure
Science Core
NC State University
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Burcu Beykal, PhD
Postdoc: Data
Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Sharmila Bhandari, PhD
Postdoc: Decision Science
& Research Translation Cores
Texas A&M University
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Chimeddulam
Dalaijamts, PhD
Postdoc: Decision Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Harrison Zeff, PhD
Postdoc: Decision
Science Core
UNC Chapel Hill
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Hari Ganesh, PhD
Postdoc: Data
Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Dillon Lloyd
Trainee:
Data
Science Core
NC State University
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Leanne Fawkes
PhD Student:
Community
Engagement Core
Texas A&M University
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Zhihan Tao
PhD Student:
Community
Engagement Core
Texas A&M University
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Suji Jang
PhD Student:
Exposure Science
& Decision Science Cores
Texas A&M University
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Rui Zhu
PhD Student:
Community
Engagement Core
Texas A&M University
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Staff

Arlean Rohde, MPH
Center Manager:
Administrative Core
Texas A&M University
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Maureen Mancini
Research Associate:
Project 4
Baylor College of Medicine
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Adam Szafran, PhD
Instructor:
Project 4
Baylor College of Medicine
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Gopal Bera
Research Scientist:
Project 1
Texas A&M University
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Past Team Members

Kathleen Aarvig, MPH
CDC Environmental Health Disaster & Recovery Unit
MPH, Texas A&M University
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Katie R. Kirsch, DrPH
Post-Doc/Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Delaware
DrPH, Texas A&M University
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Nan-Hung Hsieh, PhD
Associate Toxicologist, California EPA, Dept of Pesticide Regulation
Post-doc, Texas A&M University
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Shujun He
Graduated MS
MS, Texas A&M University
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Yina Liu, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Oceanography, Texas A&M University
Texas A&M University
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Melis Onel
Data Optimization Division, ExxonMobil Research & Engineering
PhD, Texas A&M University
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Rajib Mukherjee, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas Permian Basin
Post-Doc, Texas A&M University
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Siyu Yu
Assistant Professor, Dept of Landscape Architecture & Urban Planning, Texas A&M University
PhD, Texas A&M University
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John House, PhD
Senior Research Scholar:
Data Science Core
NC State University
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Gaston Casillas
Post-Doc Fellow, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Ph.D, Texas A&M University
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Fabian Grimm, PhD
Senior Toxicologist, ExxonMobil Biomedical Sciences
PhD, Texas A&M University
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William Klaren, PhD
Senior Associate Toxicologist, S.C. Johnson
PhD, Texas A&M University
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Katy Stone
Research Associate:
Community Engagement Core
Texas A&M University
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Pablo Alvarez
Data Analyst, Elligo Health Research
MPH, Texas A&M University
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Xueyun Zheng, PhD
Scientist, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Maya Morales-McDevitt
Staff:
Exposure Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Justin Teeguarden, PhD
PI:
Exposure Science Core
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Francesca Smith
Trainee:
Exposure Science Core
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Jamie Nunez
Technician:
Exposure Science Core
Texas A&M University
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Kusumica Mitra
Technician:
Exposure Science Core
Texas A&M University
Mario Zuniga
Trainee:
Community Engagement Core
Texas A&M University