Erin Haynes, DrPH, MS.
Dr. Haynes is an Associate Professor of Environmental Health at the University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine. She received her Master of Science degree in Toxicology from the University of Cincinnati and Doctorate in Public Health in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of Michigan, School of Public Health. She has been conducting community-engaged environmental health research in Appalachia for over a decade. Her primary research interest is to conduct cross-cutting, multidisciplinary environmental health research with residents or workers exposed to environmental toxicants, such as metals, particularly manganese and lead, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and volatile organic compounds. She has developed strong community-based partnerships to increase public engagement in research and knowledge of environmental toxicants that threaten public health. She is the Director of the Community Outreach and Engagement Core within the NIEHS Environmental Health Center and Director of Clinical and Translational Research training at UC and a Co-Director of the Community Engagement Core within the Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training in Cincinnati.