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Carol Rao

Division of Respiratory Disease Studies (DRDS)

This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is not otherwise associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, unless specifically identified as a Berkeley Lab staff member.

Dr. Rao has a PhD in Environmental Health from the Harvard University School of Public Health, and has been working at NIOSH on the assessment of microbial exposures for epidemiologic studies of indoor workers.  Dr. Rao will talk about the limitations of the existing methods of assessing microorganisms in air and dust, ideas for new methods and their advantages, and preliminary results from the use of selected new methods and new applications of existing methods by NIOSH.