Phone: (405) 271-8001, x40415
Office: Hudson College of Public Health
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 415
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73104
Dr. Jooyeon Hwang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Hudson College of Public Health. She received her Ph.D. in Industrial Hygiene and M.S. in Environmental Health Sciences from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Hwang was as a postdoctoral fellow at the Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health. Prior to her current appointment at OUHSC, Dr. Hwang was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Health, College of Health and Human Services at the Western Kentucky University. Her research has focused on evaluation of the relationship between occupational exposure to specific contaminants and adverse health effects in several different industries including mining, agricultural, and public safety including firefighters. In particular, her research conducts the development of new exposure-associated epigenetic and multi-omics assessment methods to characterize occupational and environmental exposures for health studies.
Link to Dr. Hwang's current publications