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Tara L. Sabo-Athwood

Associate professor and department chair, College of Public Health and Health Professions department of environmental and global health

Member, Emerging Pathogens Institute

College of Public Health and Health Professions

College of Public Health and Health Professions department of environmental and global health

Sabo-Attwood directs a laboratory group that investigates molecular mechanisms that drive various health impacts associated with environmental contaminants found in water and air, including mineral fibers, hormonally active agents and nanomaterials. A more recent focus of her research program investigates how exposure to contaminants increases susceptibility to pathogenic infections, such as influenza H1N1.