Zhi-Hua (Tina) Fan, Ph.D.
Dr. Tina Fan has been promoted to Director of Environmental & Chemistry Laboratory Services for PHEL.
Dr. Fan joined PHEL in 2014 as the Program Manager of Chemical Terrorism (CT), Biomonitoring and Food Testing at the NJ Department of Health (NJDOH). She was the lead scientist and CT coordinator for the CDC funded Laboratory Response Network-Chemical Threats Laboratory. She also served as one of the lead investigators of the CDC funded Biomonitoring Program and leads the potency and pesticide testing for the NJDOH Medicinal Marijuana program. Dr. Fan currently serves on the US EPA Science Advisory Board, STAA committee, the Association of Public Health Laboratories, National Biomonitoring Network Steering Committee, is an elected board member of the International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), and is on the Editorial Review Board of the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology Science. She was the first President of the Tri-State ISES (NY, NJ, and PA) Chapter (2010-2012), served as council member at Rutgers China Office, the Committee of Air Sampling Instruments of the American Commerce Government Industrial Hygiene (ACGIH), and the Internal Advisory Board member for the NIEHS Excellence Center at Rutgers University. She is also actively involved in air pollution and exposure research in China, and was visiting professor at Tsinghua University, China Petroleum University-Beijing, and Chongqing University. She has published more than 40 scientific research articles, 5 book chapters/invited articles, and has delivered more than 50 presentations at a variety of scientific conferences.
Prior to joining PHEL, Dr. Fan was an Associate Professor in the Exposure Science Division of Rutgers University, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. She has more than 20 years’ experience in environmental testing, exposure science, and public health.
Dr. Fan received her B.S. and M.S. in Environmental Chemistry from Peking University, and a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Chemistry from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering.