Courtney Carignan

Courtney  Carignan
  • Associate Professor
  • Food Science and Human Nutrition
  • Pharmacology and Toxicology



Dr. Carignan is an exposure scientist and environmental epidemiologist whose research helps protect reproductive and child health by investigating exposure to contaminants in food, water, consumer and personal care products. She conducts biomonitoring and health studies for a wide range of populations, including preconception and birth cohorts as well as communities exposed to contaminated drinking water. Her research has contributed to public health interventions aimed at reducing exposures to flame retardants, perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), and arsenic.


  • Exposure Science
  • Epidemiology
  • Environmental Contaminants
  • Community Engagement
  • Research Translation