Professor, Senior Research
Dr. Stubblefield is an internationally recognized expert in the field of environmental toxicology, with a research focus on the area of aquatic toxicology and ecotoxicology. Previously an adjunct faculty member, Dr. Stubblefield has recently joined EMT (Sept. 2009) full time and will be continuing his research in the general area of environmental toxicology and the effects of chemicals and/or environmental stressors on ecological receptors. Ongoing research activities focus on the evaluation of metals and hydrocarbons in terrestrial and aquatic environments. Dr. Stubblefield's current projects are targeted toward conduct laboratory-based studies to determine the mechanistic basis for the effects of metals on aquatic organisms. This data is then utilized to develop deterministic models that can be used to predict toxicant bioavailability and potential effects on receptor organisms. The long term goal for Dr. Stubblefield establishes a Center of Excellence in the field of Environmental Toxicology at OSU.
Dr. Stubblefield will continue to participate in the training of graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.) in the general fields of environmental toxicology and risk assessment, and serve as major professor and mentor graduate students. He will also train undergraduate students in the general fields of environmental toxicology and risk assessment (didactic and experiential leaning environments) in his research laboratory. Dr. Stubblefield will also continue to teach didactic courses in the general fields of environmental toxicology:
Environmental and Molecular Toxicology (411/511; 412/512;413/513)
Environmental Forensic Toxicology (TOX 455/555)
Environmental Toxicology and Ecotoxicology Seminar (TOX 607)
SCIENTIFIC SOCIETY AFFILIATIONS
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
Society of Toxicology
American Society of Testing and Materials
American Chemical Society
Pacific Northwest Regional Chapter of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
2002-2009 Parametrix, Inc.
2002-Present Oregon State University Department of Environmental and Molecular Toxicology, Courtesy
1998-2002 Colorado State University Department of Environmental Health, Affiliate Faculty
1990-2002 Colorado State University Department of Fisheries and Wildlife Biology, Affiliate Faculty
1987-2002 ENSR Consulting and Engineering
1985-1987 Mobay Corporation; Health, Environment, and Safety Division
1983-1985 University of Wyoming, Fish Physiology and Toxicology Laboratory
1979-1983 Exxon Corporation, Research and Environmental Health Division
SETAC Pellston Conference on The Role of Dietary Exposures in the Evaluation of Risk of Metals to
Aquatic Organisms; Florsinent, British Columbia, Canada, August 2002.
SETAC Pellston Conference on Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Materials (PBT); Pensacola, FL,
Metals Environmental Risk Assessment Guidance (MERAG) Science Consolidation Workshop
(Workshop chair); London, UK, May 2005.
SETAC Technical Workshop on Environmental Quality Standards; Faringdon, Oxfordshire, UK, August
Academic Courses or Professional Continuing Education
University of Wisconsin, Madison - Department of Engineering Professional Development Program.
Understanding Aquatic Toxicity Testing, October 1992, Anchorage, Alaska.
Colorado State University - Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Environmental Toxicology, Spring 1990.
Colorado State University - Department of Environmental Health, Environmental Risk Assessment,
Oregon State University - Department of Molecular and Environmental Toxicology, Ecological Risk
Assessment, Winter 2003/2004/2005/2006/2007/2008.
Oregon State University - Department of Molecular and Environmental Toxicology, Aquatic Toxicology,
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