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About Asli Aslan

Dr. Asli Aslan is a water microbiologist and her primary research areas include microbial source tracking of pollution in marine and freshwater environments, health risk assessment of water resources and ecology of pathogens in the aquatic environment. Her research program bridges ecosystem and public health.

Dr. Aslan is currently an Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at in the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health at Georgia Southern University. Dr. Aslan holds PhD. and MSc. degrees from Istanbul University, Institute of Marine Sciences and Management. She has completed her post-doctoral studies at Michigan State University, College of Natural Resources and Agriculture.

Dr. Aslan has conducted and participated in several health-related water microbiology and watershed management projects in countries including Turkey, Malawi, Tanzania, Ghana and the USA. Dr. Aslan’s current research includes diverse geographic environments. She has ongoing water quality research projects on the occurrence of waterborne pathogens and antibiotic resistance in beaches, shellfish growing areas and sediments of Coastal Georgia; packaged water sold in the streets of Ghana, West Africa, and private well waters rural Georgia.

Dr. Aslan authored various manuscripts and presented in numerous conferences. She has been serving in various state and federal agencies and organizations as an advisor, reviewer, scientific committee member and/or affiliated faculty (USEPA, NSF, ASPPH, Georgia Coastal Research Council, Institute for Coastal Plain Science, Michigan and Georgia DNR). She is currently the co-chair of the Water and Health committee of the American Public Health Association (APHA).

For more information please visit the "Water Quality Reseach Group" website: www.asliaslan.net

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, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health, Georgia Southern University Department of Environmental Health
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Support Programme for International Scientific Publications, (Funded by: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2005)
  • Nutrients in Seawater Training Workshop Fellow (Funded by United Nations Global Environmental Facility, 2005)
  • Support Programme for International Scientific Publications, (Funded by: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2006a)
  • Support Programme for International Scientific Publications, (Funded by: The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey, 2006b)
  • Travel Award for Young Investigators (Funded by North Pacific Marine Science Organization and Global Ocean Ecosystem Dynamics, 2007)
  • Nomination for Public Health Student Association Faculty Mentorship (2013)
  • Nomination for DSAC Faculty Mentoring Award (2015)

Courses

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


Contact Information

501 Forest Dr. Hendricks Hall
Statesboro, GA 30458
Telephone: (912) 478-2565
Fax: (912) 478-0171

Email:


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