Professor and Chair, Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, Program in Public Health; Professor of Social Ecology

Ph.D. University of Tennessee; M.P.H. University of California, Berkeley
(949) 824-6350; 824-0611
1365 SEII


environmental health science, applied microbiology

Curriculum Vitae: 

I am interested in the environmental and human health effects of industrial development with respect to prevention and remediation of hazardous pollutants. 

Web Links of Research Sites

Web Links of Interest

Selected Publications

  1. Ogunseitan, O.A. 2014. The Asbestos Paradox: Global Gaps in the Translational Science of Disease Prevention. Bulletin of the World Health Organization. In Press.
  2. Ogunseitan, O.A. 2013. The Basel Convention and E-Waste: Translation of Scientific Uncertainty to Protective Policy. The Lancet Global Health. 1 (6) e313-e314. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(13)70110-4.
  3. Ogunseitan, O.A., Schoenung, J.M., Saphores, J-D.M., and Shapiro, A.A. 2009. The Electronics Revolution: From E-Wonderland to E-Wasteland. Science, 326: 670 - 671.
  4. Ogunseitan, O.A., J. M. Allgood, and S. Hammel and J.M. Schoenung. 2013. Translating the Materials Genome Into Safer Consumer Products. Environmental Science & Technology. 47 (22) 12625-12627.  DOI: 10.1021/es4040864.
  5. Ogunseitan, O.A., Carl W. Lam and Julie M. Schoenung. 2013.  Selecting Materials to Achieve Reduced-Toxicity Products (SMART-Products). Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, SETAC-GLOBE, Volume 14, Issue 9:
  6. Ogunseitan, O.A. and J.M. Schoenung. 2012. Human health and ecotoxicological considerations in materials selection for sustainable product development. Materials Research Society – Bulletin, volume 37: 356 - 363.
  7. Ogunseitan, O.A.(Editor) 2011. GREEN HEALTH. 584 pages. Sage Publications, Inc. ISBN: 9781412974592.
  8. Ogunseitan, O.A. 2008. Genetic transduction in freshwater ecosystems. Freshwater Biology. 53 (6): 1228 - 1239.
  9. Ogunseitan, O.A. 2005. Topophilia and the Quality of Life. Environmental Health Perspectives. 113:143-148.
  10. Ogunseitan, O.A. 2005. MICROBIAL DIVERSITY. (Foreword by Lynn Margulis). Blackwell Publishing, Oxford, England. 308 pages. ISBN 0632047089.
  11. Ogunseitan, O.A. 2003. Framing environmental change in Africa: Cross-scale institutional constraints on progressing from rhetoric to action against vulnerability. Global Environmental Change 13:101-111.


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