Rick Neitzel, PhD, MS, CIH, FAIHA is Associate Professor of Environmental Health Sciences at the School of Public Health (SPH), University of Michigan (U MI), Ann Arbor and an exposure scientist. At the SPH, he directs the Risk Science and Human Health Certificate Program and the Pilot Project Research Grant Program in Occupational Health and Safety Engineering. His research is in the adverse effects of noise on health, especially cardiac health, heavy metals and stressors, and injury risk factors for workers and the public. Prior to his appointment at U MI, he worked as a Research Scientist in the University of Washington’s Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences (1998-2011). He has published over 60 papers on exposures to noise and resulting health impacts, and is currently conducting a series of systematic reviews on noise-related health impacts for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is co-authors of peer reviewed scientific publications on environmental noise, health outcomes, policy and costs.