Mónica Ramírez-Andreotta

Research Focus Group Membership: 
Research Focus Group 1
  • Ph.D. Soil, Water and Envrionmental Science, University of Arizona, 2012
  • M.P.A. Environmental Science and Policy, Columbia University, 2004
  • B.A. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, 2002
  • B.A. Studio Art, University of Arizona, 2002
College Affiliations: 

College of Pharmacy
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 

Research Interests: 

Contaminant Fate & Transport, Environmental Risk Assessment, Public Health, Science & Society, Environmental Education

Environmental Health Research & Expertise: 

Dr. Ramirez-Andreotta's research interests include environmental contamination and soil/food quality and phytotechnologies to improve soil and air quality. In parallel, she is building citizen science programs to increase public participation in environmental health research, developing low cost environmental monitoring tools to improve exposure estimates, and designing effective risk communication and report-back strategies that will improve environmental health literacy.She is dedicated to early academic outreach to underrepresented students and engaging underserved communities whose lives are affected by environmental health issues with increasing prevalence.