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About Asli Aslan

Dr. Asli Aslan is a water microbiologist, and her research program include microbial source tracking, health risk assessment of water resources and the ecology of pathogens in the aquatic environment. Her research program bridges ecosystem and public health. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Environmental Health Sciences in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Aslan holds Ph.D. and MSc. degrees from Istanbul University and completed her post-doctoral studies at Michigan State University.

Dr. Aslan’s current research includes diverse geographic environments. She has ongoing water quality research projects in Georgia (USA), Ghana and Turkey. She has been serving in various state and federal agencies and organizations as an advisor, reviewer, scientific committee member and affiliated faculty (United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Science Foundation, American Public Health Association, Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health, Georgia Coastal Research Council, and Institute for Coastal Plain Sciences, Michigan and Georgia Department of Natural Resources). She is currently serving as the co-chair of the Water and Health Committee of the APHA.

Positions

2015 - Present Affiliate, Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education, Georgia Southern University Institute for Interdisciplinary STEM Education
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2013 - Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Public Health, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of
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Present Assistant Professor, Georgia Southern University Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Environmental Health Sciences, Department of
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Support Programme for International Scientific Publications, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (2005)
  • Recipient, Nutrients in Seawater Training Workshop Fellow, United Nations Global Environmental Facility (2005)
  • Support Programme for International Scientific Publications, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (2006a)
  • Support Programme for International Scientific Publications, The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (2006b)
  • Recipient, Travel Award for Young Investigators, North Pacific Marine Science Organization and Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics (2015)
  • Featured, Georgia Southern Spotlight (2016)

Courses

  • Nutrients in Seawater
  • Environmental and Occupational Health (PUBH 8132)
  • Occupational and Environmental Health (PUBH 8132)
  • Global Water and Sanitation: Principles and Research (ENVH 8335)
  • Principles of Environmental Health (PUBH 3136)
  • Environmental Health (PUBH 6532-A)
  • Water Quality (ENVH 7232-A)
  • Environmental Health (PUBH 6232-1F)

Education

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2008 Ph.D. in Physical Oceanography and Marine Biology, Istanbul University
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2002 M.Sc. in Physical Oceanography and Marine Biology, Istanbul University
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1999 B.Sc. in Biology, Istanbul University
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Contact Information

PO Box 7989
Statesboro, GA 30458
Telephone: (912) 478-2565
Fax: (912) 478-0171
Office: Hendricks Hall

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Publications (19)

Other Publications (9)