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Roxanne KarimiAdjunct Assistant ProfessorSchool of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
Roxanne Karimi’s research examines how ecological factors influence the cycling of nutrients and contaminants in freshwater and marine ecosystems, and human exposure to these nutrients and contaminants through fish consumption. Her research interests consist of three core areas: 1) mercury bioaccumulation and transfer through the food web, 2) element patterns in aquatic organisms 3) human health effects from exposure to mercury, fatty acids, and other substances through seafood consumption.
- Ph.D., 2007, Dartmouth College
- B.A., University of Pennsylvania
September 18, 2017No More Salmon Sushi if Parasitic Sea Lice Have Their WayNewsweekRead ArticleMarch 18, 2016Why it’s still so hard to eat fish and avoid mercuryWashington PostRead ArticleAugust 18, 2015Should I Eat Sushi?TIME MagazineRead ArticleJune 18, 2014Government Says Eat Fish, Not Too Much, Mostly Low in MercuryHuffington PostRead Article