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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Monica Ramirez-Andreotta

Superfund Research Program

Monica Ramirez-Andreotta

University of Arizona
Saguaro Hall, 310
Tucson, Arizona 85721
Phone: 520-621-0091
Fax: 520-621-1647


Research Briefs



  • Hard HR, Brusseau ML, Ramirez-Andreotta M. 2019. Assessing the feasibility of using a closed landfill for agricultural graze land. Environ Monit Assess 191:458. doi:10.1007/s10661-019-7579-9 PMID:31230132
  • Kaufmann D, Ramirez-Andreotta M. 2019. Communicating the environmental health risk assessment process: formative evaluation and increasing comprehension through visual design. J Risk Research doi:10.1080/13669877.2019.1628098
  • Ramirez-Andreotta M. 2019. Engaging with ethnically diverse community groups. Chapter 4 in: Environmental Health Literacy. Springer, pp.67-96.
  • Sandhaus S, Kaufmann D, Ramirez-Andreotta M. 2019. Public participation, trust and data sharing: gardens as hubs for citizen science and environmental health literacy efforts. Int J Sci Educ B Commun Public Engagem 9:54-71. doi:10.1080/21548455.2018.1542752 PMID:31485378 PMCID:PMC6726431


  • Sandhaus S, Ramirez-Andreotta M, Kilungo A, Wolf AM, Sandoval F, Henriquez P. 2018. Combating climate injustices: an informal science and popular education approach to addressing environmental health disparities. Pedagogy Health Promot 4(4):260-269. doi:10.1177/2373379917751476
  • Virgone K, Ramirez-Andreotta M, Mainhagu J, Brusseau ML. 2018. Effective integrated frameworks for assessing mining sustainability. Environ Geochem Health 40(6):2635-2655. doi:10.1007/s10653-018-0128-6 PMID:29808248 PMCID:PMC6261701


  • Hawes MC, McLain J, Ramirez-Andreotta M, Curlango-Rivera G, Flores-Lara Y, Brigham LA. 2016. Extracellular trapping of soil contaminants by root border cells: new insights into plant defense. Agronomy (Basel) 6(1):5. doi:10.3390/agronomy6010005
  • Ramirez-Andreotta M, Brody JG, Lothrop N, Loh M, Beamer P, Brown P. 2016. Improving environmental health literacy and justice through environmental exposure results communication. Int J Environ Health Res 13(7):690. doi:10.3390/ijerph13070690 PMID:27399755 PMCID:PMC4962231
  • Ramirez-Andreotta M, Brody JG, Lothrop N, Loh M, Beamer P, Brown P. 2016. Reporting back environmental exposure data and free choice learning. Environ Health 15:2. doi:10.1186/s12940-015-0080-1 PMID:26748908 PMCID:PMC4707004
  • Ramirez-Andreotta M, Lothrop N, Wilkinson S, Root RA, Artiola JF, Klimecki WT, Loh M. 2016. Analyzing patterns of community interest at a legacy mining waste site to assess and inform environmental health literacy efforts. J Environ Stud Sci 6(3):543-555. doi:10.1007/s13412-015-0297-x PMID:27595054 PMCID:PMC5007004
  • Soleri D, Long JW, Ramirez-Andreotta M, Eitemiller R, Pandya R. 2016. Finding pathways to more equitable and productive public-scientist partnerships. Citizen Science Journal 1:1-11. doi:10.5334/cstp.46


  • Moreno Ramirez D, Ramirez-Andreotta M, Estrella-Sanchez R, Wolf AM, Kilungo A, Spitz AH, Betterton EA. 2015. Pollution prevention through peer education: a community health worker and small and home-based business initiative on the Arizona-Sonora border. Int J Environ Res Public Health 12(9):11209-11226. doi:10.3390/ijerph120911209 PMID:26371028 PMCID:PMC4586670
  • Ramirez-Andreotta M, Brusseau ML, Artiola JF, Maier RM, Gandolfi A. 2015. Building a co-created citizen science program with gardeners neighboring a superfund site: The Gardenroots case study. Int Public Health J 7(1):PMID:25954473 PMCID:PMC4420190



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