Current PhD Students

Meet our current PhD students and their research interests:

Alexandra Farfalla, MA, MPH, Field Research Associate

Specific research focus on increasing farmers’ use of personal protective equipment with general interests in agricultural health and occupational exposures related to farming and ranching. Part-time student pursuing doctoral degree in Environmental and Occupational Health...

Qianqian (Qianting) Li, MSc, PhD

Interested in environmental epidemiology, health geography, climate health, and fungal diseases. Specific research focus on integrating geoscience technologies and statistical methodology including spatio-temporal statistics, machine learning and other statistical methods into the study of environmental health issues...

Sarah Tucker, MS

Interested in investigating environmental contaminant related exposures in agriculture and military communities. Specific research focus on poly- and per-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in Nebraska drinking water.


Department of Environmental, Agricultural & Occupational Health and Center for Environmental Health and Toxicology
984388 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-4388

Administrative: Rachel Maley
Office: 402-559-8924

UNMC Graduate Studies Office
Phone: 402-559-6531