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Editorial board


  • Adrian Covaci
    University of Antwerp, Toxicological Center, Wilrijk, Belgium
  • Mark Nieuwenhuijsen PhD
    Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain
  • Zhen (Jason) He Ph.D.
    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
  • Yongguan Zhu
    Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China

Special Issue Editor

  • Dr. Da Chen
    Jinan University, Guangzhou, China

Associate Editors

Environmental Chemistry & Health, Risk Assessment

  • Lesa L. Aylward
    Summit Toxicology LLP Falls Church, Falls Church, Virginia, United States
  • Olga-Ioanna Kalantzi
    University of the Aegean Department of Environment, Mytilini, Greece
  • Martí Nadal
    Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Lab.Toxicology and Environmental Health, Reus, Catalonia, Spain
  • Heather Stapleton
    Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, United States

Environmental Processes, Quality, Toxicology & Microbiology

  • Professor Hefa Cheng
    Peking University, Beijing, China
  • Professor Frederic Coulon
    Cranfield University, Bedford, United Kingdom

Environmental Technology

  • Thanh Huong (Helen) Nguyen
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States
  • Guo-Ping Sheng
    University of Science and Technology of China School of Chemistry and Materials Science, Hefei, China

Public Health, Environmental Epidemiology & Health Impact Assessment

  • Hanna Boogaard
    Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Zorana Jovanovic Andersen
    University of Copenhagen, København S, Denmark
  • Xavier Querol
    Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Barcelona, Spain

Associate Editor – Systematic Reviews

  • Paul Whaley
    Lancaster University, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Editorial Board

  • Sara Adar
    UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
  • Irini Angelidaki
    Technical University of Denmark, Kogens Lyngby, Denmark
  • Largus Angenent
    Eberhard Karls University Tubingen Center for Bioinformatics Tübingen, Tuebingen, Germany
  • Atsuko Araki
    Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
  • Richard Atkinson
    University of London Saint George's, London, United Kingdom
  • Damià Barceló
    Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research, Barcelona, Spain
  • Linda Birnbaum
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States
  • Julian Blasco
    Institute of Marine Science of Andalucia, Puerto Real, Spain
  • Michael Bloom
    University at Albany, SUNY, Dept. of Environmental Health Sciences, Rensselaer, New York, United States
  • Bin Cao
    Nanyang Technological University, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Singapore, Singapore
  • Andrea Capodaglio
    University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
  • Nicole Cardello Deziel
    Yale University School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut, United States
  • Corinne Charlier
    CHU de Liege - Hospital Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgium
  • Kyungho Choi
    Seoul National University Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul, Korea, Republic of
  • Julio Díaz Jiménez
    Carlos III Health Institute, Madrid, Spain
  • José G. Dórea
    University of Brasilia, Brasília, Brazil
  • Carlos G. Dosoretz
    Technion Israel Institute of Technology Division of Environmental Water and Agricultural Engineering, Haifa, Israel
  • Raquel Duarte-Davidson
    Public Health England, London, United Kingdom
  • Mingliang Fang
    Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, Singapore
  • Yanzheng Gao
    Nanjing Agricultural University, Nanjing, China
  • Yuming Guo
    Monash University Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Stuart Harrad
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom
  • Gerard Hoek
    Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Barbara Hoffmann
    University Hospital Dusseldorf Centre for Health and Society, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Milena Horvat
    Jozef Stefan Institute, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Ching-Hua Huang
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Eric D. van Hullebusch
    Institute of Earth Physics of Paris, Paris, France
  • Xia Huo
    Jinan University, Guangzhou, China
  • Guangming Jiang
    University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
  • Antarpreet Jutla
    West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
  • Kurunthachalam Kannan
    University at Albany State University of New York, New York, New York, United States
  • Holger Koch
    German Social Accident Insurance Fund Institute of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Bochum, Germany
  • Judy LaKind
    LaKind Associates LLC, Catonsville, Maryland, United States
  • Christopher Lau
    US Environmental Protection Agency National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States
  • Dan Li
    Fudan University, Shanghai, China
  • Gabriele Ludewig
    University of Iowa Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Iowa City, Iowa, United States
  • Lena Ma
    UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA, Gainesville, Florida, United States
  • Nancy Bixian Mai
    Institute of Geochemistry Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guiyang, China
  • Mandana Mazaheri
    New South Wales Department of Planning and Environment, Sydney, Australia
  • Lidia Mínguez-Alarcón
    Harvard University T H Chan School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States
  • Luke Naeher
    The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, United States
  • David Oliver
    University of Stirling, Stirling, United Kingdom
  • Spyros G. Pavlostathis
    Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Nuno Ratola
    University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Benoit Roig
    University of Nimes, Nimes, France
  • Ivan Rusyn
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
  • Heqing Shen
    Institute of Urban Environment Chinese Academy of Sciences, Xiamen, China
  • Luis Felipe Silva Oliveira
    University Corporation of the Coast Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Barranquilla, Colombia
  • Christian Sonne
    Aarhus University Department of Environmental Science, Roskilde, Denmark
  • Massimo Stafoggia
    Local Health Authority Rome 1 Department of Epidemiology, Rome, Italy
  • Ashlynn S. Stillwell
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois, United States
  • Nico M. van Straalen
    VU Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Guanyong Su
    Nanjing University of Science and Technology, Nanjing, China
  • Phong K. Thai
    University of Queensland Queensland Alliance for Environmental Health Sciences, Woolloongabba, Queensland, Australia
  • Shilu Tong
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University - Fahua Campus, Shanghai, China
  • Angel del Valls
    University of Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain
  • Marc-Andre Verner
    University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Jun Wu
    University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States
  • Zuxin Xu
    Tongji University, Shanghai, China
  • Zhiguo Yuan
    University of Queensland, Advanced Water Management Centre, Queensland, Australia
  • Kai Zhang
    University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Department of Epidemiology Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, Houston, Texas, United States
  • Yinping Zhang
    Tsinghua University, Beijing, China