Current Students

Industrial Hygiene

Birkhofer, Andrea

Birkhofer, Andrea

anbi@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests:Dual-degree student in Industrial Hygiene and Occupational-Environmental Epidemiology. My research interests are in Total Worker Health, Air Quality, EV Manufacturing, and Supply Chain Integrity. 

Conti, Natalie

Conti, Natalie

natconti@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MS 
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Industrial ecology, sustainable waste management, bioremediation, risk assessment, management and communication.

Hanchicho, Mark

Hanchicho, Mark

hachicho@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Mycology in the context of bioremediation (mycoremediation) for sustainable waste management. Professional interests include developing the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework with considerations for workers’ health and safety.

Hiler, Zach

Hiler, Zach

hilerz@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: My main professional interests are Safety, Sustainability, and the Environment in the workplace. With my undergraduate degree in Environmental, health, Safety, and Sustainability I have a strong background already in the field. I wish to constantly learn as much as possible I am also always ready for change no matter how big or small it is. 

Maschke, Andrew

Maschke, Andrew

anmaschk@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests:Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Radiation Exposure, Neurotoxin Exposure, Environmental Health

McPherson, Mora

McPherson, Mora

moramc@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: With my background in Occupational Safety & Health Management, I have experience as an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist in Industrial Manufacturing.  I strive to advocate for and protect our nation’s blue collared workers. I have special interests in limiting the amount of hazardous exposures workers come in contact with in the workplace as well as occupational environment testing.  

 
Romas, Katie

Romas, Katie

karomas@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Interested in the crossover between disaster response and occupational health and safety. It is paramount that the first responders are kept safe while conducting response activities during all phases of a disaster. Events that are low frequency and high risk can be extremely dangerous, and our first responders put their health on the line to keep the public safe.

Schaefer, Rosalyn

Schaefer, Rosalyn

rosalou@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH Industrial Hygiene, Certificate in Global Health
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational justice, occupational safety, sustainability, environmental health, and environmental justice in the context of global industries.

 

Seiler, Nicole

Seiler, Nicole

seilern@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests:​ Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety and Health Management

Smith, Hailey

Smith, Hailey

smhailey@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests: Industrial Hygiene, interested in studying occupational hazards and advocating for safer working practices to improve longterm employee health.

Sturgis, Anna

Sturgis, Anna

asturgis@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests: Industrial Hygiene, interested in identifying and analyzing potential workplace hazards and mitigating harmful exposures among workers.

Van Winckel, Ashley

Van Winckel, Ashley

vanwinca@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Safety, Ergonomics, the intersection between Industrial Hygiene and Total Worker Health 

Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Filiatraut, Madeline

Filiatraut, Madeline

fmadelin@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology

 
 
Gambetta, Anna

Gambetta, Anna

agambett@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology, One Health and anthropogenic exposures.

 
 
Maysa, Hasbrouck

Maysa, Hasbrouck

maysa@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2023

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Environmental Justice, Health Equity, Sociostructural Health Determinants, Climate Change and Sustainability, Community Resilience

Korrey, Monroe

Korrey, Monroe

monroeko@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: ____

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Health Equity, Systemic Racism, Environmental Justice, Sustainability, Cardiovascular Health. 

Murata, Sarah

Murata, Sarah

shmurata@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Health Equity, Air/Water Pollution, Spatial Epidemiology

Salih, Abe

Salih, Abe

abdsalih@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Infectious diseases, cancer, social determinants of health, social justice, occupational safety, exposure sciences, and mental health.

Sumlar, Delaney

Sumlar, Delaney

sumlar@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: ____

Research / Professional Interests:

Whitting, Tayler

Whitting, Tayler

twhittin@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MPH
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, Total Worker Health, Environmental Justice & Sustainability, Water Pollution, Green Infrastructure, and Equitable Development

Occupational Health Nursing

Burson, Megan

Burson, Megan

mburson@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MSN
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational Health Nursing; Adult Gerontology Primary Care; Occupational hazards and risks in relation to heart disease.

Petrit, Hila

Petrit, Hila

phila@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
DNP
Expected Graduation: ______

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational Health Nursing

Jennifer, Jochum

Jennifer, Jochum

jochum@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MSN
Expected Graduation: ______

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational Health Nursing

Olivia, Livernois

Olivia, Livernois

orlive@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
Primary Care FNP, MSN
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational Health Nursing in Industrial and Manufacturing Setting, Palliative Care, Hospice

Lopez, Madison

Lopez, Madison

madisorl@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
DNP
Expected Graduation: May 2025

Research / Professional Interests:Occupational Health Nursing

Joshua, Lyon

Joshua, Lyon

joshualy@umich.edu
Degree Sought: DNP

Expected Graduation: ______

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational Health Nursing

Miller, Breanna

Miller, Breanna

bremil@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MSN
Expected Graduation: May 2024

Research / Professional Interests:Employee safety in healthcare, including policy creation/administration and preventative programs to mitigate the risk of injuries due to needle sticks, slips/trips/falls, exposures, and workplace violence.

George, Panzak

George, Panzak

gpanzak@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
MSN
Expected Graduation: ______

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational Health Nursing

Occupational Safety Engineering

Hannan, Jacqueline

Hannan, Jacqueline

jhannan@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
PhD
Expected Graduation: Winter 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Human factors engineering, human-systems interaction, patient and clinician safety

Li, Yifan

Li, Yifan

lyifan@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
PhD
Expected Graduation: December 2023

Research / Professional Interests:Human Factors and Physical Ergonomics, Occupational Biomechanics, Surgical Modeling.

 
 
Shikanov, Eve

Shikanov, Eve

ehshik@umich.edu
Degree Sought: MS

Expected Graduation: Winter 2025

Research / Professional Interests: Cognitive and physical ergonomics, human factors engineering, patient and clinician safety, user-centered designs

 
 
Tabattanon, Kam

Tabattanon, Kam

tabattak@umich.edu
Degree Sought:
PhD
Expected Graduation: Fall 2023

Research / Professional Interests: Human factors engineering, Occupational safety and ergonomics, Inclusion and accessibility

Targeted Research Training 

Shkembi, Abas

Shkembi, Abas

ashkembi@umich.edu
Degree Sought: PhD

Expected Graduation: May 2026

Research / Professional Interests: Occupational and Environmental justice, Statistics, Legal epidemiology, Noise exposure, Psychosocial factors.