Igor Burstyn received his Ph.D. degree in environmental and occupational health from Utrecht University, The Netherlands, his M.S. degree in occupational hygiene from the University of British Columbia, and his B.S. degree in microbiology from the University of British Columbia. As a Doctoral Student, he held a special training award from the International Agency for Research on Cancer. In addition to his current position as an Associate Professor at the Drexel University School of Public Health, he also serves as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Medicine and Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences at Utrecht University, The Netherlands. Prior to joining Drexel University, he served as an Associate Professor with the Department of Medicine at the University of Alberta. He serves as an accomplished educator and researcher in the field of environmental and occupational health, with training in both epidemiology and occupational hygiene. His research primarily focuses on the identification of sources and the health impacts of occupational and environmental exposures, with particular interest in the effect of environmental in utero exposures on health of pregnant women and their children. His methodological expertise lies in the area of measurement error and hierarchical data. He collaborates extensively both nationally and internationally, and he is ready to take part in tackling any occupational health problems that the public or his colleagues bring to his attention.
Biography Updated on 22 January 2012