State Hygienic Laboratory staff are subject-matter experts in many areas of environmental and public health.

Disease Control Newborn & Maternal Screening
Director Wade Aldous, PhD (D)ABMM Newborn & Maternal Screening Programs Stanton Berberich, Ph.D.
Microbiology Ryan Jepson Maternal Screening Michelle M. Sexton
Bacteriology Jaye Boman Newborn Screening Mike Ramirez
Molecular Biology/Virology Jeff Benfer
Serology Michelle M. Sexton
Research Lucy DesJardin, Ph.D.
Environmental Testing
Analytical Services Terence Cain and Sarah May - Coralville, IA
Jessica Elliott and Brian Wels- Ankeny, IA
Dennis Heimdal- Milford, IA
Air Quality Amanda Hughes
Biomonitoring and Environmental Analytical Services Don Simmons, Ph.D.
Environmental Analytical Programs and Services Michael Wichman, Ph.D.
Environmental Microbiology Nancy Hall
Limnology John Miller and Michael Schueller
Radiochemistry Marinea Mehrhoff and Dustin May
Research John Vargo, Ph.D.
Support Services
Billing John Negley
Client Liaison Lisa Rathjen
Client Services & Sample Kits Sherri Marine
Education/Outreach and STEM Beth Hochstedler
Emergency Preparedness Wanda Reiter Kintz, Ph.D.
Facility Management and Security Craig Taylor
Public Information/Media Pat Blake
Public Policy Pamela J. Mollenhauer
Shipping Kevin Singleman
Test Results Web Access Michael Hayek
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