Department Head, Environmental Health Science
- My research interest is in studying etiology and prevention of environmental toxicants and pathogens, especially mycotoxins, and related human diseases with major focus on cancer and other chronic diseases. On the national scale my research involves molecular biomarkers, molecular epidemiology, cancer chemoprevention, and toxicology, and internationally I have conducted research in various areas including in countries Burkina Faso, China, Ghana, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, and Uganda for etiology and prevention of cancers and other chronic diseases. I have conducted human clinical and chemoprevention trials for almost 25 years. I have developed strong research program in genomics, metabolomics, and microbiome research over past 15 years.