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Deputy Editor in Chief

The deputy editor in chief provides support to the editor in chief on editorial decision-making, and is responsible for editorial-decisions when the editor in chief is unavailable or has declared a conflict of interest.

Stephanie L. Richards, PhD

Dr. Stephanie L. Richards is an Assistant Professor of Health Education and Promotion in the Environmental Health Sciences Program at East Carolina University.  She has a B.S in Biology and M.S. in Environmental Health from East Carolina University. She completed her PhD in Entomology with a minor in Geographic Information Science at North Carolina State University. Her post-doctoral work in Arbovirology was completed at the University of Florida, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory. She studies biological and environmental factors affecting vector ecology, underlying mechanistic causes of differential vector competence for arboviruses, role of mosquitoes in the spread of emerging pathogens, spatial ecology of vectors and vector-borne disease, vector-borne disease and public health, and insects of forensic importance. Learn more about Dr. Richards by visiting her institutional webpage.

Supplement Guest Editors & Editorial Board Members

Supplement guest editors are responsible for the editorial content of published supplements, and as editorial board members are a source of peer reviewers and may occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  Further information on the editorial board is available here, and information on the roles of guest editors in supplements is available here.   

Ambient Air Quality (A):

Eduardo Olaguer, PhD
Program Director, Air Quality Science, Houston Advanced Research Center, The Woodlands, TX, USA.

David Sterling, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of North Texas, Fort Worth, TX, USA.

Jonathan Ward, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX, USA.

Ambient Air Quality (B):

Eduardo Olaguer, PhD
Program Director, Air Quality Science, Houston Advanced Research Center, The Woodlands, TX, USA.

Disease Vectors:

Stephanie L. Richards, PhD
Assistant Professor, Health Education and Promotion, Environmental Health Sciences Program, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA.

Marilyn O. Ruiz, PhD
Director, Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA.

Rebecca T. Trout Fryxell, PhD
Assistant Professor, Medical and Veterinary Entomology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA.

Christopher J. Vitek, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Biology, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, USA.

Ecosystem Services and Environmental Health:

Porchè L. Spence, PhD
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Post-Doctoral Fellow, Center for Science, Math and Technology Education at North Carolina Central University.

Minnjuan Flournoy Floyd, PhD
Social Science Analyst, US Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services.

Joniqua Howard, PhD
Instructor and Provost Post-doctoral Fellow, University of South Florida.

Candice Simmons, PhD
Visiting Assistant Professor and Acting Director, Savannah River Environmental Science Field Station, South Carolina State University.

Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene:

James Antonini, PhD
Research Toxicologist, CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA; Adjunct Professor, Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. 

Stacey Anderson, PhD
Research Biologist, CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV, USA; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA.

Editorial Board Members

The editorial board is the journal's primary source of peer reviewers and members occasionally provide assistance to the editor in chief.  The editor in chief welcomes applications from suitable candidates to join the editorial board.  Further information on the editorial board is available here.

Caleb Adegbenro, MD, MPH, PhD, FRSPH, Dip
Senior Lecturer, Health Promotion & Education, Health Communication & Media Technology, School Health Programme, Department of Community Health, Faculty of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Osun State, Nigeria

Gerald Mark Barron, MPH
Associate Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Public Health Practice, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Lalita Bharadwaj, PhD
Associate Professor, Toxicologist, School of Public Health, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada

Brenda L. Elledge, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, Director, Southwest Preparedness & Emergency Response Learning Center, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA

Oana Violeta Enick, MET, RPBio
Senior Risk Assessor, Chair of the Professional Practice Committee for the British Columbia Association of Agrologists, Environmental Management Branch, British Columbia Ministry of Environment, Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Guy Hutton, PhD
Senior Economist,
Water and Sanitation Program, World Bank, Geneva, Switzerland

Nadia Juzych, DSc MS
Senior Research Scientist, Michigan Public Health Institute, Okemos, Michigan, USA

Sharron LaFollette, PhD
Emeritus Professor, Department of Public Health, University of Illinois at Springfield, Springfield, Illinois, USA  

Ephraim Massawe, PhD
Professor of Industrial Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Health, Southeastern Louisiana University, Louisiana, USA

Anthony J. McMichael, PhD
Professor, National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, College of Medicine and Health Sciences, The Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia

Michael N. Moore, BSc (Hons), PhD, FRMS
Professor, European Centre for Environment & Human Health (ECEHH), University of Exeter Medical School, Truro, Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Plymouth, PML Fellow, Plymouth Marine Laboratory, Plymouth, UK

Michele Morrone, PhD
Professor and Coordinator, Environmental Health Science, Department of Social and Public Health, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, USA

Ademola M. Omishakin, MPH PhD MBA
Professor and Coordinator, Environmental Health Program, Department of Natural Science and Environmental Health, Mississippi Valley State University, Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA

Sheila Davidson Pressley, DrPH, REHS/RS, DAAS, CPH
Associate Professor, Eastern Kentucky University, Environmental Health Science Department, Richmond, Kentucky, USA

David B. Resnik, JD PhD
Bioethicist, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA

May Linda Samuel, MPH DD PhD ThD
Associate Professor of Biology and Coordinator of Environmental Health Sciences Technology and Public Health, Division of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Allen University, Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Gary S. Silverman, DEnv
Professor, Department of Public Health Sciences, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Dale Jay Stephenson, PhD, CIH
Professor and Chair, Community and Environmental Health, College of Health Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA

Aurelio Tobías, PhD, CStat
Senior Researcher, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDAEA), Spanish Council for Scientific Research (CSIC), Barcelona, Spain

Wei-Hsung Wang, PhD, CHP, CSP, CLSO
Professor, Center for Energy Studies, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

Paul A Zandbergen, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Geography, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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