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.
- Location: AR
- 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