Dr. Susan Arnold, MCOHS Deputy Director and Co-Director of Outreach, was recently featured in an article in the Minnesota Daily, “Experts weigh in on COVID-19 concerns“. The article highlights the recent increase in COVID-19 infections, particularly the Delta variant, and what steps students can take to slow the spread and promote health and safety on campus.
Dr. Arnold is an Associate Professor in the Industrial Hygiene program. She specializes in developing, evaluating, and applying mathematical exposure models to estimate exposures in novel occupational environments. During the COVID-19 pandemic, she has been actively involved in numerous studies and outreach efforts to raise awareness of airborne exposures, and the importance of proper mask selection, use, and fit. She is also the Director of the Exposure Science and Sustainability Institute (ESSI).