Roy Rando, ScD, MSPH

Professor, Vice Chair, Program Director

Director of Industrial Hygiene Program
Suite 2100

Education & Affiliations

BS in Chemistry, University of New Orleans
MSPH in Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University
Sc.D in Environmental Health Sciences, Tulane University


Dr. Roy Rando is certified in the chemical aspects of industrial hygiene by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.  Dr. Rando has been a member of the faculty of Tulane University since 1987 and is currently vice chair, professor, and academic director of the ABET-accredited Industrial Hygiene Program in the Department of Global Environmental Health Science in the Tulane School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine.  He is also adjunct associate professor of environmental medicine in the Tulane Medical School. Dr. Rando teaches graduate courses in the topical areas of air sampling and analysis, exposure assessment, physical agents in the workplace, industrial ventilation and chemical hazard control, and occupational health. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH).  Dr. Rando’s research is focused on assessment and epidemiology of occupational respiratory disease, inhalation toxicology, occupational and environmental inhalation exposure assessment, and industrial hygiene chemistry.  Dr. Rando has authored more than 75 manuscripts in the scientific literature.  In 2015, Dr. Rando was the inaugural recipient of the Impact Award from the American Board of Industrial Hygiene.

Research Areas

  • Environmental and occupational respiratory disease
  • Occupational exposure assessment
  • Industrial hygiene chemistry

Honors & Awards

  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene, Certified Industrial Hygienist
  • ABIH IMPACT award
  • Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society


Please view Dr. Rando's publications at his NCBI Profile Page.


GEHS 6720 Principles of Industrial Hygiene