about the study

Advisory Group

An independent group of experts advises AHS researchers on study implementation, direction, data analysis, and reporting. Members of the AHS Advisory Group include senior scientists with interest or expertise in agricultural science, epidemiology, molecular biology, occupational health and other related fields. Members also include active farmers from each of the participating states.

Members:

Wayne Buhler, PhD, Professor, Department of Horticultural Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC

Clement Furlong, PhD, Research Professor, Genome Sciences and Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Matthew Keifer MD, MPH, Affiliate Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA and Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, Marshfield, WI

David Richardson, MSPH, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Beate Ritz, MD, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Epidemiology, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Matthew K. Ross, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Basic Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

Dennis Schwab, Farmer, representing farmers of Iowa

Bryant Worley, Farmer, representing farmers of North Carolina

Susan Woskie, PhD, CIH, Professor, Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Lowell, MA