Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood, chair of the department of environmental and global health at the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed a research associate with the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park and Conservation Biology Institute. Research associates are nominated by the Smithsonian’s research staff and are considered scholarly affiliates who contribute knowledge to the institute.
[Photo: Dr. Tara Sabo-Attwood]
In this role, Dr. Sabo-Attwood will offer her toxicology expertise to Smithsonian researchers working in Africa. She will serve as a consultant for several projects, including an investigation of environmental contaminants and declining populations of predatory birds, and a study of the transport of metals and other environmental contaminants in local water sources.