Banrida Wahlang 

Banrida Wahlang is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine and the Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology at the University of Louisville, School of Medicine. Dr. Wahlang specializes in environmental health research; her current work focuses on understanding how environmental toxicants such as persistent organic pollutants, popularly known as ‘forever chemicals’, impact human metabolic health.

Dr. Wahlang is an NIH Early-Stage Investigator and was formerly a University of Kentucky and University of Louisville Superfund Research Program trainee and an NRSA postdoctoral fellow. Dr. Wahlang’s research interests and goals also include women’s environmental health, sex and gender studies in environmental toxicology, socio-cultural determinants of health and community science, and sex-specific intervention strategies for combatting pollution effects on human health.

Dr. Wahlang is also a member of the Center for Integrative Environmental Health Sciences, University of Louisville Superfund Research Center, and Hepatobiology & Toxicology COBRE.

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