Mozhgon Rajaee

Mozhgon

SPH II M2055
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor MI 48109
mrajae@umich.edu

Education

  • PhD Candidate, Environmental Health Sciences, 2011-present, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • MS, Environmental Policy and Planning, 2009-2013, University of Michigan School of Natural Resources and Environment, Ann Arbor, MI
  • MPH, Environmental Quality and Health, 2009-2012, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
  • BA, Biology (Global Studies minor), 2004-2007, Spring Arbor University, Spring Arbor, MI

Public Health Work

  • Co-leader – 2012-present, Integrated Assessment of Small-Scale Gold Mining and Health in Ghana, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Graduate Student Instructor – 2012 – 2013, School of Public Health,  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Teaching Assistant – 2007, Spring Arbor University,Spring Arbor, MI

Presentations and Publications

  • Rajaee M, Long, R, Robins T, Wilson M, Renne E, Basu N. “Mercury exposure and blood pressure in a small-scale gold mining community in Ghana,” poster presentation at the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, 30 July 2013.
  • Rajaee M, Long R, Yee A, Robins T, Wilson M, Renne E, Basu N. “Respiratory symptoms and elemental mercury exposure in a small-scale gold mining community in Ghana,” poster presentation at the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, 30 July 2013.
  • Rajaee M, Brown B, Etue E, Fox E, Schafrick N, Kweon B, Mohai P. “Developing a policy on environmental quality, schools, and health in Michigan,” platform presentation at the Developing Policy on Environmental Quality, Schools and Health Conference, 11 May 2013.
  • Long R, Renne E, Robins T, Wilson M, Pelig-Ba K, Rajaee M, Yee A, Koomson E, Sharp C, Lu J, Basu N. “Water values in a Ghanaian small-scale gold mining community,” Human Organization, 2013, 72(3).
  • Rajaee M, Long R, Yee AK, Sharp C, Lu JK, Koomson E, Wilson M, Robins T, Renne EP, Basu N. “Multimedia exposure assessment of mercury in a small-
    scale gold mining community in northeast Ghana,” poster presentation at the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology Conference, 28 Aug 2012.
  • Brown R, Etue E, Fox E, Rajaee M, Schafrick N, Kweon B, Mohai P. “Developing policy on environmental quality, schools, and health,” poster presentation at the Sujal Parikh Memorial Symposium for Health and Social Justice and the Physicians for Human Rights National Conference, 24 Mar 2012.
  • Rajaee M, Long R, Yee AK, Sharp C, Lu JK, Pelig-Ba K, Robins T, Wilson M, Renne EP, Basu N. “Exposure assessment of mercury in a small-scale gold mining community in northeast Ghana,” poster presentation at the University of Michigan Student Global Health Day, 11 Nov 2011.
  • Rajaee M, Yee AK, Leeth AN, Manigault III DF, Renne EP, Basu, N. “Multimedia measurements of mercury and other toxic metals in a small-scale gold mining community in northeast Ghana,” oral platform presentation at the International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant, 26 Jul 2011.
  • Renne E, Basu N, Gager E, Koomson E, Lee B, Lee S, Leeth A, Manigault III D, Rajaee M, Sajjad A, Smith M, Yee A. “Women’s work, health and the environment in a small-scale mining site in northeastern Ghana,” Women & Environments International, 2011 (86/87).

Honors and Awards

  • Rackham Merit Fellow, University of Michigan, 2011-2015
  • International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) Conference, Best Student Poster, 2012
  • Minorities Health and Health Disparities International Research Training Program participant, 2011
  • Department of Global Health Summer Research Funding, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 2010
  • Au Sable Graduate Fellow, 2009-present

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