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ToxScholar Outreach Grant Visit Summaries

ToxScholar Impact Since 2006

Collaborative Impact
Global Presence

For more information about the ToxScholar program and how to apply for funding, visit the ToxScholar main page.

2017–2018

Year

ToxScholar

Campus & Host

Campus

City, State

Host

Audience

2017–2018

Matthew Gribble, Emory University

University of Alaska - Anchorage
Anchorage, AK
Host: Micah Hahn

University of Alaska- Anchorage

Anchorage, AK

Micah Hahn

Undergraduate non-bio science, biological science, and chemistry majors, pre-med students with high proportion of students from groups under-represented in the sciences

2017–2018

Robert Chapin, Former Pfizer Inc.

Connecticut College New
London, CT
Host: Lori Balantic

Connecticut College

New London, CT

Lori Balantic

Undergraduate students

2017–2018

Pamela Tijerina, UTHSCSA; Adrian Nanez, Amgen

St. Mary’s University
San Antonio, TX
Host: Tim Raabe

St. Mary’s University

San Antonio, TX

Tim Raabe

Undergraduate biological science majors and non-bio science majors

2017–2018

Michael Peterson, Gradient

Bradley University
Peoria, IL
Host: Brad Andersh

Bradley University

Peoria, IL

Brad Andersh

Undergraduate biological science and chemistry majors, pre-med students, Master’s students, and the Health Science Department

2017–2018

Michael Peterson, Gradient

Knox College
Galesburg, IL
Host: Katherine Adelsberger

Knox College

Galesburg, IL

Katherine Adelsberger

Undergraduate biological science and chemistry majors and pre-med students

2017–2018

Michael Peterson, Gradient

Illinois Wesleyan University
Bloomington, IL
Host: Aaron Shoults-Wilson

Illinois Wesleyan University

Bloomington, IL

Aaron Shoults-Wilson

Undergraduate biological science and chemistry majors, pre-med/health science students, and Master’s students

2017–2018

Michael Peterson, Gradient

Lake Forest University
Lake Forest, IL
Host: Jason Cody

Lake Forest University

Lake Forest, IL

Jason Cody

Undergraduate biological science and chemistry majors, and faculty

2017–2018

Robert Chapin, Former Pfizer Inc.

University of Saint Joseph
West Hartford, CT
Host: Swetha Rudraiah

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford, CT

Swetha Rudraiah

Doctor of Pharmacy students

2017–2018

Robert Chapin, Former Pfizer Inc.

Earlham College
Richmond, IN
Host: Mike Deibel

Earlham College

Richmond, IN

Mike Deibel

Undergraduate biological science, chemistry majors and undergraduate pre-med/pre-health students

2017–2018

Robert Chapin, Former Pfizer Inc.

Colorado College
Preston, CT
Host: John Horner

Colorado College

Preston, CT

John Horner

Undergraduate biological science majors with emphasis on neuroscience

2017–2018

Robert Chapin, Former Pfizer Inc.

Albertus Magnus College
New Haven, CT
Host: Mark Barreuther

Albertus Magnus College

New Haven, CT

Mark Barreuther

Faculty, undergraduate biological science, chemistry majors, pre-med students as well as non-bio science major students, with high proportion of students from groups with high proportion of students from groups

2017–2018

Tantiana Burns, Claflin University

Spelman College
Atlanta, GA
Host: Kristini Miles

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

Kristini Miles

Undergraduate STEM majors enrolled in an introductory Toxicology course and other students and faculty interested in hearing Dr. Burns speak

2017–2018

Aaron Barchowsky, University of Pittsburgh

Slippery Rock University
Slippery Rock, PA
Host: Alexander Ufelle

Slippery Rock University

Slippery Rock, PA

Alexander Ufelle

Undergraduate biological science and chemistry majors, faculty

2016–2017

2016–2017

Queenster Nartey, US FDA; Mike Peterson, Gradient

Grinnell College
Grinnell, IA
Host: Shannon Hinsa-Leasure

Grinnell College

Grinnell, IA

Shannon Hinsa-Leasure

Undergraduate students in biology, chemistry, pre-med, as well as non-science major students, and faculty

2016–2017

Judith Zelikoff, New York University School of Medicine

Queensborough Community College
Bayside, NY
Host: Patricia Schneider

Queensborough Community College

Bayside, NY

Patricia Schneider

First and second year undergraduates, primarily minority and underserved students

2016–2017

Phillip Wages, Vanderbilt University

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF)
Syracuse, NY
Host: Jaime Mirowsky

State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY ESF)

Syracuse, NY

Jaime Mirowsky

Undergraduate and Graduate Students from multiple programs including Chemistry, Environmental Biology and Environmental Health

2016–2017

Mindy Reynolds, Washington College

Westminster College
New Wilmington, PA
Host: Karen Resendes

Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

Karen Resendes

Undergraduate Biology Students

2016–2017

Michael Peterson, Gradient

Central Washington University
Ellensburg, WA
Host: Timothy Beng

Central Washington University

Ellensburg, WA

Timothy Beng

Undergraduate Biology and Chemistry Majors, and Faculty

2016–2017

Alexandros Papanikolaou, Pfizer Inc; Elizabeth M. Vancza, SafeBridge Consultants

Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT
Host: James E. Biardi

Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

James E. Biardi

Undergraduate Biology and Chemistry Majors

2016–2017

Michael Madden, US EPA

Auburn University at Montgomery
Montgomery, AL
Host: Karen Stine

Auburn University at Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

Karen Stine

Undergraduate Students

2016–2017

Teresa Leavens, Independent Consultant; Marquea D. King, US EPA

University of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD
Host: Keith Harmon

University of Maryland Baltimore County

Baltimore, MD

Keith Harmon

Sophomore through Senior Life Science and Chemical Engineering Majors in the Meyerhoff Scholars Program

2016–2017

Marquea D. King, US EPA

LaGrange College
LaGrange, GA
Host: Melinda Pomeroy-Black

LaGrange College

LaGrange, GA

Melinda Pomeroy-Black

Sophomore through Senior Undergraduate Students

2016–2017

Barbara Kaplan, Mississippi State University

Mississippi University for Women (MUW)
Columbus, MS
Host: Paul Mack, Ross Whitwan

Mississippi University for Women (MUW)

Columbus, MS

Paul Mack, Ross Whitwan

Junior and Senior Undergraduates and Faculty in the Sciences and Mathematics Department

2016–2017

Debie Hoivik, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Holy Cross College
Worcester, MA
Host: Geoff Findlay

Holy Cross College

Worcester, MA

Geoff Findlay

Undergraduate Biology Majors, general Undergraduate non-Biology Majors, and Faculty

2016–2017

Erin P. Hines, US EPA

Rhodes College
Memphis, TN
Host: Sarah Boyle

Rhodes College

Memphis, TN

Sarah Boyle

Environmental Science Undergraduate Students

2016–2017

Robert Chapin, Former Pfizer Inc.

Connecticut College
New London, CT
Host: Joseph A. Schroeder

Connecticut College

New London, CT

Joseph A. Schroeder

Undergraduate Biology, Chemistry, and Pre-med/Pre-health Students

2016–2017

Marie Bourgeois, University of South Florida

Fort Valley State University
Tampa, FL
Host: Celia Dodd

Fort Valley State University

Tampa, FL

Celia Dodd

HBCU Students interested in toxicology programming for upper level undergrads, graduate Students and post docs

2016–2017

Jamie Bernard, Michigan State University

Hope College
Holland, MI
Host: Virginia McDonough

Hope College

Holland, MI

Virginia McDonough

Undergraduates in Biology and Chemistry

2016–2017

Jamie Bernard, Michigan State University

Adrian College
Adrian, MI
Host: Marcia Boynton

Adrian College

Adrian, MI

Marcia Boynton

Undergraduates in Biology and Chemistry

2016–2017

Ilona Bebenek, US FDA

Howard University
Washington, DC
Host: Bernard Mair

Howard University

Washington, DC

Bernard Mair

Undergraduate health profession Majors

2016–2017

Antonio Baines, North Carolina Central University

Norfolk State University
Norfolk, VA
Host: Michael A. Parker

Norfolk State University

Norfolk, VA

Michael A. Parker

Undergraduate biological science, chemistry, and STEM majors. Pre-med students, non-bio science majors. High proportion of students from groups under-represented in the sciences

2016–2017

Antonio Baines, North Carolina Central University

Spelman College
Atlanta, GA
Host: Kristini Miles

Spelman College

Atlanta, GA

Kristini Miles

Undergraduate STEM Majors enrolled in an introductory Toxicology course, other Students, and Faculty

2015–2016

2015–2016

Corey Robinson, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Xaiver University
New Orleans, LA
Host: Maryam Foroozesh

Xaiver University

New Orleans, LA

Maryam Foroozesh

Undergraduate Chemistry Majors

2015–2016

Georgia Roberts, National Toxicology Program

North Carolina A&T University
Greensboro, NC
Host: Muganda Perpetua

North Carolina A&T University

Greensboro, NC

Muganda Perpetua

Undergraduate Biology Students in the MARC Program and a few Graduate Students

2015–2016

Yasmeen Nkrumah-Elie, University of Colorado-Anschutz Medical Campus

Florida A&M University
Tallahassee, FL
Host: Carl Goodman (School of Pharmacy), Edna Cofield (College of Science and Technology)

Florida A&M University

Tallahassee, FL

Carl Goodman (School of Pharmacy), Edna Cofield (College of Science and Technology)

Undergraduate pharmacy and STEM Students

2015–2016

Senthilkumar Perumal Kuppusamy, US EPA

Central State University
Wilberforce, OH
Host: Sharath Krishna

Central State University

Wilberforce, OH

Sharath Krishna

Undergraduate Biology and Chemistry Majors

2015–2016

Matthew Gribble, Emory University

University of San Diego
San Diego, CA
Host: Bethany O’Shea

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA

Bethany O’Shea

Undergraduate Environmental and Ocean Sciences, Chemistry & Biochemistry, Biology, Physics & Biophysics, Undergraduate REU and McNair scholars Summer students

2015–2016

Joshua Gray, United States Coast Guard Academy

Bates College
Lewiston, ME
Host: Larissa Williams

Bates College

Lewiston, ME

Larissa Williams

All classes of Undergraduates who are majoring or interested in Pre-med studies, Biology, Biochemistry, and Chemistry

2015–2016

Elaine M. Faustman, University of Washington

Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY
Host: Christine Curran

Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

Christine Curran

Undergraduate Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Science Students

2015–2016

Megan Culbreth, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Luther College
Decorah, IA
Host: Stephanie Fretham

Luther College

Decorah, IA

Stephanie Fretham

Undergraduate Biology Majors

2015–2016

Aaron Barchowsky, University of Pittsburgh

Washington College
Chestertown, MD
Host: Mindy Reynolds

Washington College

Chestertown, MD

Mindy Reynolds

Junior and Senior Undergraduate Students


The ToxScholar program originated in 2006. For information about prior visits, contact lauren@toxicology.org.