Environmental Health & Safety Staff Listing

Biosafety Group, Chemical Safety Group, Public Health Group

Philip Barruel, MS

Biosafety Officer and Manager for Biosafety, Chemical Safety, and Controlled Substances Programs
prbarruel@ucdavis.edu
530-752-1777

Biosafety Group

Name Position Contact Notes
James Baugh Associate Biosafety Officer jbaugh@ucdavis.edu
530-752-8230 ph
530-665-9012 cell
Contact for questions about BUA, Bloodborne Pathogens
Chelsea Schiano High-Containment Facility Officer caschiano@ucdavis.edu
530-752-8589
Contact for BSL-3 facilities and Select Agents
Vivian Xian Associate Biosafety Officer vmxian@ucdavis.edu
530-752-8608
Main contact for BUAs
Adrienne Zweifel Associate Biosafety Officer azweifel@ucdavis.edu
530-979-7016
Contact for questions about Aerosol Transmissible Pathogens and Biosafety Lab Visits

Chemical Safety Group

Name Position Contact Notes
Karen Gagnon, PhD Campus Chemical Hygiene Officer mkgagnon@ucdavis.edu
530-752-7194 ph
530-379-9149 cell
 
Phil Painter, PhD Associate Chemical Hygiene Officer ppainter@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9219 ph
530-312-5327 cell
Cheminformatics, and ChemTag

Public Health Group

Name Position Contact
Sarah Quezada, REHS Environmental Health Program Coordinator squezada@ucdavis.edu
530-752-3572
530-312-6592 cell
Amrit Kaur, REHS Public Health Specialist amrkaur@ucdavis.edu

Environmental Compliance Group, LEHR Group, Industrial Hygiene Group, Environmental Services Facility Group

Chris Wright

Environmental Compliance Manager
cvwright@ucdavis.edu
530-752-3044
530-681-1793
916-416-3984

Environmental Compliance Group

Name Position Contact
Aimee Pfohl Lead Air/Stormwater/Soil Specialist ajpfohl@ucdavis.edu
530-754-5267
Marsha Erickson Air/Water/Soil Specialist mserickson@ucdavis.edu
530-754-0675
530-760-7012

Environmental Services Facility Group

Name Position Contact
Pat Ruchirushkul, CHMM Environmental Services Facility Manager pruchi@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9718
530-681-1791 cell
Chanda Mansfield Principal Hazardous Waste Technician ckmansfield@ucdavis.edu
Dan Orovich, CHMM Hazardous Waste Technician deorovich@ucdavis.edu
530-752-4035
530-681-1851 cell
Kevin Phelps Hazardous Waste Technician kphelps@ucdavis.edu
530-681-1805 cell
Troy Wenham Senior Hazardous Waste Technician tnwenham@ucdavis.edu
530-681-0502 cell

Industrial Hygiene Group

Name Position Contact
Wesley Frey, CIN Lead Industrial Hygiene Specialist wbfrey@ucdavis.edu
530-754-0881
Suman Dhal, MPH Industrial Hygiene Specialist sdhal@ucdavis.edu
530-754-0634
530-848-1507 cell
Luis Trani Indutrial Hygenist lftrani@ucdavis.edu
530-754-1486
530-681-1808 cell

LEHR Group

Name Position Contact
Rachel Lauesen LEHR Project Engineer rllauesen@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9184
530-312-4535

Field Safety, Industrial Safety, Laboratory Safety, Pesticide/HazCom, Radiation/Laser/Dosimetry

Rebecca Grunewald

Laboratory, Radiation, Laser & Field Safety Manager
bgrunewald@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9147
530-848-1514 cell

Field Safety

Name Position Contact
Heather Spaulding Field Safety Specialist hspaulding@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9213
530-312-5806 cell

Industrial Safety

Name Position Contact
Robert Wachter, CSP, REM Accident Prevention Specialist rawachter@ucdavis.edu
530-754-4605
530-979-1532 cell
Stephen Ball, MBA, COHC IIPP Program/Safety Specialist sdball@ucdavis.edu
530-754-5876
530-681-1794 cell

Laboratory Safety

Name Position Contact Notes
Veronica Thron Lab Safety Review Program Supervisor vthron@ucdavis.edu
530-752-7580
 
John Lomas Laboratory Safety Professional jlomas@ucdavis.edu
530-752-8593
530-848-1510 cell
> College Biological Sciences
> School of Medicine
Loan-Anh Nguyen Laboratory Safety Professional longuyen@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9803
530-848-1422 cell
> College of Engineering
> College of Letters & Science
Tarran Richardson Laboratory Safety Professional tarichardson@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9813
530-848-1479

> School of Veterinary Medicine
> School of Medicine

Tony Schrick Laboratory Safety Professional tschrick@ucdavis.edu
530-752-7048
530-848-1569 cell

> College of Agriculture & Environmental Science
> Department of Chemistry

Pesticide/HazCom

Name Position Contact
Bernadette Tano Program Coordinator, Industrial Hygiene Specialist btano@ucdavis.edu
530-752-9745
530-681-1807 cell

Radiation/Laser/Dosimetry

Name Position Contact
Colin Ma Associate Radiation Safety Officer colma@ucdavis.edu
Marci Hayes Radiation, Dosimetry, Controlled Substances Specialist mdhayes@ucdavis.edu
530-754-7985
530-681-1816
Felipe Penilla Campus Laser/X-ray Safety Officer fjpenilla@ucdavis.edu
530-752-3579
530-681-1792 cell