Introduction: Research Hydrologist/Ecologist with the South Atlantic Water Science Center focused on understanding environmental contaminant mixture exposures and real versus perceived effects to human and environmental health.
Paul is project lead, along with Kelly Smalling, of the Drinking-Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Integrated Science Team of the Ecosystems Mission, Environmental Health Program. His research focuses on human exposures to and potential effects of inorganic, organic, and microbial contaminant mixtures in drinking water at the point of use and on anthropogenic contaminant mixtures as ecosystem stressors.
1988–present: Research Ecologist/Hydrologist, U.S. Geological Survey
• Contaminant mixtures
• Drinking water
• Water quality
• Environmental health
Education and Certifications
B.S., Applied Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
M.S., Applied Biology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia
Ph.D., Physiological Ecology, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina