Saint Louis University

 Brett Emo

Research Interests: Environmental Health; Exposure Assessment; Biomarkers; Heavy Metals; Applied Environmental Chemistry

ResearchGate Profile

Teaching Interest: Global health; Business sectors in health care; Environmental and occupational health; Environmental Forensics

Education History: PhD, Public Health Studies, Environmental and Occupational Health, Saint Louis University
MPH, Environmental and Occupational Health
BS, Biochemistry, Biology, University of Missouri - Columbia

SLU faculty since: 2011

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Brett Emo, PhD, MPH joined the Saint Louis University, College for Public Health & Social Justice as an Assistant Professor of Environmental & Occupational Health in 2011. Prior to this appointment, Dr. Emo spent more than 10 years working in research laboratories with experience in advanced molecular techniques, method development, and project design and oversight.

Dr. Emo's research to date has concerned environmental exposures to children in the form of allergens and respiratory irritants as well as physical and chemical exposures originating in the home. The focus of his research has been enhanced technologies and methodologies for estimating exposures to environmental contaminants and physical hazards.