U of I Research Park
2490 Crosspark Road
Coralville, IA 52241-4721
toll-free: 800.421.IOWA (4692)
Weekdays: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturdays: 9 a.m. - Noon
2220 S. Ankeny Blvd.
Ankeny, IA 50023-9093
Weekdays: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Weekends: by appointment
Milford, IA 51351-7267
phone: 712.337.3669 /ext. 6
Weekends: by appointment
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In observance of the Labor Day Holiday, the State Hygienic Laboratory will be closed on Monday, September 2nd. In the event of an emergency, call 319-335-4500, and follow instructions for contacting the Duty Officer.
The State Hygienic Laboratory follows the University of Iowa holiday calendar for the Coralville and Lakeside locations. The Ankeny laboratory follows the state holiday schedule. Announcements of closings for specimen receipt are listed on the home page prior to and during the holidays. Newborn screening, TB, rabies and environmental microbiology are performed on the holidays.
For emergencies or critical concerns during a holiday, contact the Hygienic Laboratory Duty Officer via the UI Department of Public Services by calling 319-335-4500. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Staff members of the State Hygienic Laboratory are subject-matter experts in many areas of environmental and public health, including those represented below. Contact information for individuals is available in the University of Iowa directory.
|Clinical Microbiology||Mary DeMartino|
|Molecular Biology/Virology||Jeff Benfer|
|Research||Lucy DesJardin, Ph.D.|
|Analytical Services - Iowa City||Terence Cain and Sarah May|
|Analytical Services - Ankeny||Jessica Elliott and Brian Wels|
|Analytical Services - Lakeside Laboratory||Dennis Heimdal|
|Air Quality||Paul Lang|
|Biomonitoring and Environmental Analytical Services - Ankeny||Don Simmons, Ph.D.|
|Environmental Analytical Programs and Services||Michael Wichman, Ph.D.|
|Environmental Microbiology||Nancy Hall|
|Industrial Hygiene||Pam Kostle|
|Limnology||John Miller and Michael Schueller|
|Research||John Vargo, Ph.D.|
|Newborn and Maternal Screening Programs||Stanton Berberich, Ph.D.|
|Maternal Screening||Michelle M. Sexton|
|Newborn Screening||Mike Ramirez|
|Client Services and sample kits||Sherri Marine|
|Education/Outreach and STEM||Beth Hochstedler|
|Emergency Preparedness||Wanda Reiter Kintz, Ph.D.|
|Facility Management and Security||Joel Myers|
|Public Information/Media||Pat Blake|
|Test Results Web Access||Michael Hayek|