Rick Neitzel


Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Chair, Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Associate Professor of Global Public Health, UM School of Public Health
6611D SPH Tower
1415 Washington Heights
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2029
Tel: 734.763.2870
Fax: 734.936.7283
Web: Rick’s Faculty Profile


Professional Summary
Rick Neitzel is an occupational hygienist interested in quantitative and subjective exposure assessment in occupational and non-occupational settings and development and evaluation of effective occupational and community health interventions and controls.  He is also interested in incorporating new methodologies and technologies into risk assessment efforts.  Prior to his appointment to the faculty of the University of Michigan Department of Environmental Health Sciences and to the University of Michigan Risk Science Center, he worked as a Research Scientist in the University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences from 1998-2011.  He has been a Certified Industrial Hygienist since 2003. 

Professional Affiliations

  • 2001 – Present: Past-President, National Hearing Conservation Association
  • 2002 – Present: Member, American Industrial Hygiene Association Noise Committee
  • 2005 – Present: Member, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
  • 2005 – 2011: Member, Acoustical Society of America
  • 2011 – Present: Member, Expert Panel, Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Award
  • 2012 – Present: Member, International Society of Exposure Science

Please see the “publications” page.

For more details, please also see Dr. Neitzel’s CV.