Weimin Gao, Ph.D.
Environmental & Human Health
Molecular Epidemiology; Human Health Sciences
Dr. Weimin Gao is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental
Toxicology and the Institute of Environmental and Human Health, Texas Tech University
System. He received his M.D. in Preventive Medicine from the Nanjing Medical University
in China. His M.P.H. in Occupational Medicine & Toxicology is from the Chinese Academy
of Preventive Medicine in Beijing, China. He earned an M.S. in Biostatistics from
the Graduate School of Public Health of the University of Pittsburgh. His Ph.D. in
Environmental and Occupational Health is from the Graduate School of Public Health
of the University of Pittsburgh as well. He was a Research Fellow in the Department
of Internal Medicine at the University of Michigan’s School of Medicine. He was a
Research Assistant, Research Associate and Assistant Professor at the Department of
Toxicology, National Laboratory of Industrial Hygiene, Ministry of Health in Beijing.
He was a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Critical Care Medicine,
School of Medicine, at the University of Pittsburgh. His current research focuses
on molecular epidemiology, early detection of cancers, cancer chemoprevention, cancer
therapy, and proteomics. He has published over 60 peer-reviewed articles and book
chapters. He is a member of Society of Toxicology (SOT) and American Association for
Cancer Research (AACR). He served as President for Society of Toxicology Lone Star
Regional Chapter (LSSOT) in 2013-2014.