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John S. Reif


Professor Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences

Contact Info

Phone: (970) 491-2940   Office: 148A Environmental Health Bldg.

Email:   Lab:


Fields of Expertise

1.) Toxicology and Microbiology

Areas of Interest

 Electromagnetic fields and pesticidesHealth effects of water disinfection byproducts


Dr. Reif received a B.S. from Cornell University, an M.S. in Epidemiology from the University of Pennsylvania and returned to Cornell for a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. Epidemiologic research is conducted in human populations, with a focus on applying biomarkers of exposure and effect. Case-control studies of various disease outcomes including cancer, adverse reproductive outcomes and neurological disorders are also of interest.