Alison Sanders PhD

  • Assistant Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health

    Education & Training

  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. 2006.
  • M.S. Civil and Environmental Engineering; Certificate in Global Health University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. 2009
  • PhD Environmental Sciences and Engineering; Minor in Epidemiology. University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC. 2013

Research Interests

The Sanders Lab for molecular epidemiology and nephrotoxicology examines how environmental exposures during susceptible periods of life --prenatal to adolescence to pregnancy -- can impact kidney development and function that predict chronic disease. Prior works explored geospatial relationships between metals including arsenic, cadmium, manganese and lead in well water and epidemiologic associations with birth outcomes.