Mark Robson, PhD, MPH

School of Public Health
Environmental & Occupational Health
Year Inducted Phone E-Mail 
2001 732-235-5405
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Dr. Mark Robson is Associate Professor and Director of Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Public Health, in March 2002 he was given the added responsibility of Assistant Dean of Student Affairs for the School. Prior to being appointed to the School, Dr. Robson served for eight years as the Executive Director of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, his previous experience includes positions in the New Jersey Department of Agriculture and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. Dr. Robsons research interests focus on family exposures to pesticides, including children, residential, agricultural, and worker exposures. He severs on many international, national and state committees on environmental health, among them are: The United Nations NGO Committee on Sustainabilty, The Advisory Board of the European Centre for Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment in Glasgow, Scotland, the Environmental Research Centre in Cluj, Romania, the Chair of the Peer Exposure Review Committee for the EPA National Agricultural Health Study, the Chair of the National Committee for Pesticide Resource for Health Care Providers, and a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Sustainable State Institute. Dr. Robson serves on the editorial board of three journals, and he is the author of 22 scientific peer reviewed articles and numerous reports, abstracts, and popular articles. In addition to his responsibilities at UMDNJ, Dr. Robson is the Deputy Director of the Joint Graduate Program in Toxicology a collaborative effort with Rutgers University, as well as the Rutgers University Environmental Science Graduate program. He is also on the faculty of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok Thailand holding the rank of Lecturer. Dr. Robson has won numerous teaching awards including UMDNJ Master Educator 2001, SPH Student Association Excellence in Teaching Award 2001, and Foundation of UMDNJ Excellence Award for Teaching 2002.