Collaborators at Edward Water University

Drs. Brian Seymour , Ph.D., I (ASCP)

Dr. Seymour is the Research Director of the Center for the Prevention of Health Disparities at Edward Waters University (EWU). He is also a professor of Immunology in the Department of Natural, Social and Behavioral Science at EWU. As a scientist and an active researcher, he is currently establishing a pollen counting station in Jacksonville. He is a member of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Additionally, he is a board member of the Northeast Florida Area Health Education Center (AHEC) and Tobacco-Free Jacksonville of the American Lung Association. He served as Chair of Biology at EWU from 2010-2014. He was the recipient of the 2015 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Digest award for Best Male Faculty for allergy studies he conducted in Jacksonville Florida. He holds an earned doctorate in Immunology from the University of California, Davis. He had 17 years of research experience in the field of biotechnology. Dr. Seymour has authored/coauthored over 25 scientific publications. His notable work in the field of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has been published in several leading peer reviewed journals including the journals- Science and Nature. His pioneering work on the effects of second-hand smoke on allergic asthma was partly instrumental on legislation that ban smoking in public places in the state of California. Dr. Seymour is currently pursuing public health research opportunities in the local community. His goal is to inform and support the policy making process that can ultimately eliminate the health disparity that exists in urban communities such as Health Zone 1 where EWU is located.

Jacqueline Conley

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G.V Landrum