Emmanuel Obeng-Gyasi

TitleAssistant Professor

DepartmentBuilt Environment



OfficePrice Hall
Room: 118

1601 East Market Street
Greensboro, NC 27411

Smith Hall


Ph D: Environmental Health, Indiana University Bloomington, 2017

MPH: Public Health Administration, Indiana University Bloomington, 2015

Post Baccalaureate Certificate: Environmental and Occupational Health, Johns Hopkins, 2014

BA: Chemistry, Indiana University Bloomington, 2007

Research Interests

Dr. Emmanuel Obeng-Gyasi completed his doctorate in Environmental Health and Epidemiology at Indiana University, Bloomington. He uses biostatistics, epidemiology, molecular biology, and analytical chemistry techniques to investigate the effects of environmental toxicants on the environment and populations. His research interests include: Heavy metals and their effects on environmental and human health; environmental epidemiology; ecotoxicology; environmental and urban geochemistry; prevention and control of vector-borne diseases; and global health.

Recent Publications

Ferguson,  Alesia   Del Donno,  Courtney  Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  Mena,  Kristina  Altomare,  Tanu  Guerrero ,  Rosalía  Gidley ,  Maribeth  Montas,  Larissa   Solo-Gabriele ,  Helena  ( 2019).  Children Exposure-Related Behavior Patterns and Risk Perception Associated with Recreational Beach Use .  ( 5,  16,  pp. 19).   International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  ( 2019).  Cholesterol and Oxidative Stress in U.S. Pregnant Women Exposed to Lead.  ( 3,  7,  pp. 7).   Medical Sciences.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  ( 2019).  Sources of Lead Exposure in Various Countries.  ( 1,  34,  pp. 25-34).   Reviews on Environmental Health .

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  ( 2018).  Blood Pressure and Oxidative Stress among U.S. Adults Exposed to Lead in Military Environments - A Preliminary Study.  ( 4,  6,  pp. 7).   Diseases.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  Weinstein,  M  Hauser,  J  Obeng,  Cecilia   ( 2018).  Teachers Strategies in Combating Diseases in Preschools Environments.  ( 9,  5,  pp. 9).   Children.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  ( 2018).  Lead Exposure and Oxidative Stress - A Life Course Approach in U.S. Adults.  ( 3,  6,  pp. 10).   Toxics.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  Armijos,  Rodrigo  Weigel,  Margaret  Filippelli,  Gabriel   Sayegh,  Aaron  ( 2018).  Cardiovascular-Related Outcomes in U.S. Adults Exposed to Lead.  ( 4,  15,  pp. 759-774).   International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  Armijos,  Rodrigo  Weigel,  Margaret  Filippeli,  Gabriel  Sayegh,  Aaron  ( 2018).  Hepatobiliary-Related Outcomes in US Adults Exposed to Lead.  ( 4,  5,  pp. 46-63).   Environments.

Obeng-Gyasi,  Emmanuel  Weigel,  M  Armijos,  Rodrigo   Cevallos,  William  Sanchez,  X  Puebla,  E  ( 2017).  Traditional and Conventional Treatment for Cutaneous Leishmaniasis in an Endemic Rainforest Area of Northern Ecuador.  ( 1,  83,  ).   Annals of Global Health.