This Arkansas based expert earned her BS from the University of Arkansas and a doctoral degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. An expert in the health effects of organic solvents, she began her career with an EPA-funded Immunotoxicology fellowship at the Arkansas Children's Research Institute. Her research is focused on describing how trichloroethylene (TCE) promotes immunotoxicity and neurotoxicity following developmental exposure.
BS, University of Arkansas
PhD, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Fellowship, Immunotoxicology, Arkansas Children's Research Institute
Member, Society of Toxicology
Member, Society for Neuroscience
Member, American Association of Immunologists
Member, International Neurotoxicology Association
Member, Developmental Neurotoxicology Society
Published, 30+ peer-reviewed journal articles
Scientific Technical Advisor for the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry/Center for disease Control, Camp LeJeune Community Assistance Panel.
Reviewed the Draft Report on carcinogens: Monograph of Trichloroethylene for the US Department of Health and Human Services National Toxicology Program.
Funded by the National Institutes of Health since 2010.
Former, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Current, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences