Sam earned both his M.S. and Ph.D. from the University at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences. He is trained as an environmental epidemiologist. He has a broad interest how individuals and cultures interact with their environments, and how this relationship influences human health. His research interests include the environmental causes of health disparities, health effects of environmental chemicals, and the social and cultural factors which influence exposure to toxic substances. His main research focus is the health effects of persistent organic pollutants among Alaska Natives.
University at Albany, School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences