Personal Biography of Dr. Chensheng Lu, Ph.D.
Dr. Chensheng Lu is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University. Dr. Lu’s primary research interest is in the area of pesticide exposure and health risk assessment using biological monitoring approach. Dr. Lu is developing a research program integrating novel exposure assessment tools, physiologically-based pharmacokinetic models and cumulative risk assessment models. Dr. Lu’s current research projects include: 1) exploring the feasibility of assessing pesticide exposure using saliva as a biomarker, 2) assessing children’s aggregate pesticide exposures in a longitudinal manner, 3) investigating the variation of dietary consumption patterns and the corresponding pesticide exposure, and 4) estimating absorbed pesticide dose in children and the farm worker population using an Exposure-Related Dose Estimating Model. Dr. Lu currently serves as an ad hoc member on the USEPA Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) Scientific Advisory Panel, and an ad hoc member on the National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH) grant peer-review panel.