Directed by Dr. Robert Tanguay, the OSU Superfund Research Program brings together a multidisciplinary team with years of experience in PAHs and environmental health issues.  The Center is structured with five research projects and six support cores.  Research Projects and Cores work closely together on specific issues and projects. 

View present and past Trainees. View the Administration and our Internal and External Advisors.

Project 1: PAHs in Humans at Environmental Levels: Pharmacokinetics, Metabolism and Susceptible Individuals

Project 2: Cross-Species and Life Stage Comparisons of PAH Dosimetry
  • Richard Corley, Leader, PNNL
  • Aaron Wright, Co-Investigator, PNNL
  • Jordan Smith, Co-Investigator, PNNL
  • Denis Mehinagic, Post Bachelor Intern, PNNL
  • Natalie Sadler, Undergrad intern, PNNL
  • Prem Nandhikonda, PostDoc PNNL

Project 3: Systems Approach to Define Toxicity of Complex PAH Mixtures

Project 4: Bridging Superfund Site Based Bioavailable Extracts with Biology

Project 5: Formation of Hazardous PAH Breakdown Products in Complex Environmental Mixtures at Superfund Sites
  • Staci Simonich, Leader, OSU
  • Cleo Davie-Martin, PostDoc
  • Graduate Students:  Leah Chibwe, Ivan Titaley, Anna Chlebowski, Jill Schrlau, Lisandra Santiago-Delgado

Admin Core

Research Translation Core

Biostatistics and Modeling Core 

Chemistry Core

Community Engagement Core
  • Molly Kile, Core Leader, OSU
  • Anna Harding, Co-Leader, OSU
  • Jamie Donatuto, Community Health Program, Swinomish Tribal Community
  • Barbara Harper, Co-Leader, OSU
  • Stuart Harris, Consultant and CTUIR Tribal Member
  • Diana Rohlman, CPHHS
  • Graduate Students: Sydelle Harrison
  • Undergraduate Interns: Amelia Allee

Training Core
  • Craig Marcus, Leader, Head, OSU Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology
  • Stacey Harper,  Co-leader, OSU Dept. of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology