Peter Thorne

Professor and Head, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
Director, Environmental Health Sciences Research Center, College of Public Health

Thorne is the director of the UI Environmental Health Sciences Research Center. Thorne is an expert on the adverse health effects of current and emerging environmental contaminants among rural and agricultural populations.

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Research areas
  • Environmental Health
  • Environmental Toxicology
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Rural Health
  • Environmental lung disease
  • Asthma
  • Indoor and outdoor air pollution
  • Environmental policy and regulation