OHSU Faculty Member Elected to Regional SETAC Board

Patricia Toccalino


Portland, Ore. — Patricia Toccalino, Ph.D., was recently elected to the Board of Directors for the Pacific Northwest chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. The three-year appointment began Jan. 1, 2004.

Toccalino is an assistant professor in OHSU's Department of Environmental and Biomolecular Systems. She received her bachelor's in environmental health/toxic substance control in 1987 from Oakland University in Rochester, Mich., and her doctorate in environmental science and engineering from the Oregon Graduate Institute of Science & Technology (now the OGI School of Science & Engineering) in 1992. Toccalino's research interests lie at the interfaces between environmental chemistry, risk assessment, toxicology, and the fate and transport of contaminants in the environment.