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Ellen M. Ireland, PhD, MPH, MA

Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine

FS 5100
Indianapolis, IN
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Originally from Iowa, Ellen Ireland attended the University of Iowa for her MPH degree in Environmental and Occupational Health. She then attended Indiana University in Bloomington for her PhD in Anthropology. Her research has focused on human/environmental interactions in the Midwest, including a studies on barriers to consumption of invasive carp in waterways, the air quality near confined animal feeding operations, and mold-related indoor air quality.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Family Medicine
  • Education
    2017 PhD Indiana University
    2013 MA Indiana University
    2007 MPH University of Iowa
    2003 BA University of Iowa
  • Research

    Invasive species (edible/agricultural)

    Environmental toxicology

    Environmental Health

    Food safety

    Food history

    Agricultural health

    Population Genetics (alcohol intolerance/balancing selection)

  • Professional Organizations
    National Rural Health Association
    Society for Applied Anthropology

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