Biography

Dr. Roxana Khalili is a Health Scientist with Cardno ChemRisk. She received her BS in biology and MS in environmental health sciences from the University of Nevada, Reno. For her MS thesis she studied the cytotoxic effects of monomethylarsonous acid and inorganic arsenic on pulmonary and aortic cell lines. She received her PhD from the University of California, Irvine in environmental health sciences with an emphasis in environmental epidemiology and exposure sciences. Her dissertation research focused on prenatal and early-life exposure to environmental contaminants and asthma risk among children. She also studied mixtures of prenatal exposures and the risk of asthma exacerbations among children living around the New Bedford Harbor (NBH) Superfund site in Massachusetts.

Education

  • PhD, Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, 2018
  • MS, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Nevada, Reno, 2013
  • BS, Biology, University of Nevada, Reno, 2009

Professional Associations

  • International Society of Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE)