Chair, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health

Position Details

Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) has appointed  Dr. Patricia Silveyra as the Chair of the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health (EOH) within the School of Public Health. She will begin on July 1, 2023. Dr. Silveyra has been Associate Professor in the EOH Department at IUB since 2021 and has served as the Interim Department Chair since 2022. Dr. Silveyra is an accomplished researcher whose work has advanced scientific understanding on the effects of sex, gonadal hormones, and environmental exposures on pulmonary health. She has authored three books, eight book chapters, and has contributed to over 60 peer-reviewed articles. Dr. Silveyra received a B.S. and M.Sc. in Biological Sciences and a Ph.D. in Biological Chemistry from the University of Buenos Aires. Read more here.