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Sally Littau B.S., MT(ASCP)

Sally  Littau B.S., MT(ASCP)

Coordinator, Health Research

Community, Environment & Policy Department

1656 E Mabel Streeet
Campus PO Box: 245215
Medical Research Building
Tucson, AZ 85724
(520) 626-8855
srl@email.arizona.edu

Biography

Since 2004, Sally Littau has worked as the health research coordinator for Jefferey L. Burgess, MD, MPH, in the Department of Community, Environment and Policy, specializing in inflammatory markers in smoke inhalation victims and respiratory related illnesses. She has also been involved with research projects that include evaluation of smoke exposure and arsenic exposure.

Littau is working on several projects for Dr. Burgess, including one in which she works with Marin Robinson, PhD, at Northern Arizona University and Renée Anthony, PhD, at the University of Arizona in investigating the possible carcinogenic effects of exposure to firefighters during prescribed burning.

Littau received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in microbiology and her certificate in medical technology from the University of Arizona School of Medical Technology. She has previously worked as a microbiologist and a medical technologist in the clinical laboratory at Tucson Medical Center.

Education:

1989, MT (ASCP), Medical Technology, University of Arizona

1979, BA, Microbiology, University of Arizona

Publications:

Josyula AB, Kurzius-Spencer M, Littau SR, Yucesoy B, Fleming J, Burgess JL. Cytokine genotype and phenotype effects on lung function decline in firefighters. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (in press).

Lantz RC, Lynch BJ, Boitano S, Poplin GS, Littau SR, Burgess JL. Pulmonary biomarkers based on alterations in protein expression following exposure to arsenic. Environmental Health Perspectives (in press).

Languages Spoken:

English

 

Research Synopsis

Sally Littau has worked as the health research coordinator for Jefferey L. Burgess, MD, MPH, in the Community, Environment and Policy Division, specializing in inflammatory markers in smoke inhalation victims and respiratory related illnesses. She has also been involved with research projects that include evaluation of smoke exposure and arsenic exposure.

The University of Arizona