Faculty & Staff

R. William Field, M.S., Ph.D.

Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
and Department of Epidemiology

Director, Occupational Epidemiology Training Program, NIOSH-Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety

Director, Pulmonary Outcomes Cluster, NIEHS - Environmental Health Sciences Research Center (EHSRC)

Office:  S327 CPHB
Phone:  (319) 335-4413
Email:  bill-field@uiowa.edu

Biosketch (pdf)  /  Website


Courses Taught

  • Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • Problems in Occupational and Environmental Health
  • Principles of Scholarly Integrity
  • Water and Public Health (under development)

Current Research Interests

  • Radon measurement and health effects
  • Immune-mediated disease
  • Development of immune-mediated disease registries
  • Novel exposure assessment methods
  • Water quality
  • Hydraulic fracturing / hydrofracturing (fracking)
  • Air quality (indoor and outdoor)
  • Health physics
  • Cancer
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Occupational epidemiology
  • Environmental epidemiology
  • COPD
  • Risk perception
  • Risk communication
  • Translation of epidemiologic evidence
  • Public health policy