Ph.D. Student, Civil & Environmental Engineering
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
2016, B.S. Chemical Engineering, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
Dr. Nancy Love, Civil & Environmental Engineering, University of Michigan
Over the past few years, the incidence of Legionnaire’s disease – a deadly respiratory disease caused by Legionella pneumophila – has significantly increased in high income countries. Furthermore, following the Flint water crisis in Michigan, both Flint and Genesee County, Michigan have experienced spikes in Legionnaire’s disease cases. Hollie aims to isolate and quantify the bacterium L. pneumophila from various households in Flint, Ecorse, and Genesee County to better understand the distribution and risk factors of Legionnaire’s disease.
Innovative sensor and treatment technologies, fate of environmental contaminants, global health and human disease
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