Columbia SRP Monthly Seminar/Webinar Series

December 9, 2019

  • Barry Rosen, PhD, MHS - Florida International University Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
    Arsenic Antibiotics: Old and New
  • Steve Spayd, PhD, MPH, PG - NJDEP-New Jersey Geological and Water Survey
    Innovative Private Well Testing and Water Treatment for Arsenic, Boron and Radionuclides in NJ

November 11, 2019

  • Keeve Nachman, PhD, MHS - Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health Department of Environmental Health Sciences
    The Safe Urban Harvest Study: Metals, Decision-making and Risk Communication
  • Lewis Ziska, PhD - Department of Environmental Health Sciences Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
    Climate, CO2 and Plant Biological Links to Public Health: The Good, The Bad and the OMG

June 27, 2019

  • Donald Smith, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Environmental Toxicology, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA
The Manganese Conundrum: Establishing Causality Between Developmental Exposures & Neurological Deficits
Presented jointly with the NIEHS P30 Center Seminar Series

May 20, 2019

  • SRP Trainee Speed talks – Each Columbia SRP Trainee gives a 3 minute talk summariizing their work over the past year.


April 15, 2019

  • Miroslav Styblo, PhD, Professor of Nutrition Director of the BSPH-MS Program in Nutrition Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    Factors Affecting Arsenic-Associated Diabetes in Mouse Models: Diet and Genetics
  • Benjamin Bostick, PhD, Lamont Associate Research Professor Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University
    Coupled Arsenic and Iron-Based Photosynthesis Fueled a 3.26 Billion Year Old Ecosystem

March 18, 2019

  • Johnnye Lewis, PhD, Director of the METALS Superfund Center, Navajo Birth Cohort Study/ECHO, and Center for Native Environmental Health Equity Research, at the College of Pharmacy, University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
    Multigenerational impacts of mine waste exposures on tribal lands: Learning to break the cycle
  • Cherie DeVore, MS, PhD Candidate in the Department of Civil Construction and Environmental Engineering and the Center for Native Environmental Health Equity Research at the University of New Mexico
    Biogeochemical investigation of arsenic reactivity and mobility near abandoned mine wastes in Cheyenne River watershed, South Dakota

October 15, 2018

  • Paul M. Bradley, PhD, Research Ecologist/Hydrologist South Atlantic Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey
  • Michael Focazio, PhD, Program Coordinator, Toxic Substances Hydrology and Contaminant Biology Programs, Environmental Health Missions Area, U.S. Geological Survey
    Assessing Exposures from Drinking Water at the Point of Use: USGS Collaborative Tapwater Research
  • Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD, MPH, Professor of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health Director, Columbia University Superfund Research Program
    Arsenic and Health Effects in the Strong Heart Study: Opportunities for Prevention

September 17, 2018

  • Linda Valeri, PhD, Assistant Professor in the Department of Biostatistics Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
    Metal mixtures and child neurodevelopment in Bangladesh: Investigating joint effects and windows of susceptibility using Bayesian Kernel Machine Regression
  • Alexander van Geen, PhD, Lamont Research Professor in the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University
    Declining exposure of Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS) cohort over 18 years: Causes and consequences

June 18, 2019

  • Megan Rockafellow-Baldoni, PhD, MPH, Program Coordinator, Center for Public Health Workforce Development School of Public Health, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.
    New Jersey Township Ordinance for Arsenic Treatment Reduces Cancer Risk

May 21, 2018

  • SRP Trainee Speed talks – Each Columbia SRP Trainee gives a 3 minute talk summarizing their work over the past year.

April16, 2018

  • Anna Tompsett, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics Stockholm University Sweden.
    How do community contribution requirements affect the provision of a local public good? Experimental evidence from safe water sources in Bangladesh

March 19, 2018

  • Christine Marie George, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of International Health Program in Global Disease Epidemiology and Control Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
    Strong Heart Water Study: Participatory Interventions to Reduce Arsenic Exposure among Private Well Users in American Indian Communities
  • Daniel C. Walsh, PhD, Director, New York City Mayor’s Office of Environmental Remediation and Adjunct Senior Research Scientist, Earth Engineering Center, Earth Institute, Columbia University.
    Reducing Exposure to Legacy Pb and As Pollution in Urban Soils: Advances in New York City

February 26, 2018 (attended by 20 on site and 12 on line)

  • Ricardo Maertens, PhD, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow Department of Economics, Harvard University.
    Demand for information on environmental health risk, mode of delivery, and behavioral change: Evidence from offering well tests for arsenic in Sonargaon, Bangladesh
  • Miranda Jones Spratlen, PhD, Post-Doctoral Research Scientist Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Columbia University.
    Arsenic, targeted metabolomics and diabetes related outcomes: Connecting the dots in population-based studies