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Tawnya Peterson PhD

Assistant Professor, Program Director of Environmental Systems & Human Health Environmental Systems & Human Health
Office OHSU – HRC 316 Phone: (503) 346-3423

Biography

Education, Degrees

B.Sc., Mount Allison University, 1997
Ph.D., University of British Columbia, 2005

Awards and Honors

2017, OHSU Faculty Senate Teaching Award

Research

  • Distribution and degradation of the antidiabetic drug, metformin, in the Columbia River, Feb 1, 2016 – Jan 31, 2018; Role: Principal Investigator
  • Habitat Monitoring for the Estuary Partnership Ecosystem Monitoring program; Oct 1, 2016 – Sep 15, 2017; Role: Principal Investigator