Dr. Gary Rodabaugh

Professor of BiologyRodabaugh
Forensic Biology Program Coordinator
Office: ASC 2016
Phone: (231) 591-2308
E-mail Address: rodabaug@ferris.edu

Dr. Rodabaugh is a Professor of Biology, Industrial Hygiene, Hazardous Materials Management and Industrial Safety. He is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager at the Master Level and a Licensed Residential Builder (Michigan).

Dr. Rodabaugh serves as a consultant and expert witness in all four disciplines and has over 30 years experience in those topic areas. He has also served as an international consultant in Ontario, Canada as well as the Caribbean nation of Antigua.

Dr. Rodabaugh currently consults and provides expert witness services in the following areas: 

  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Construction defects resulting in occupant exposure to bioaerosols, mold and chemicals
  • Worker exposure to toxic chemicals
  • Residential exposure to mold and toxic chemicals
  • Chemical releases and environmental cleanup strategies
  • Phase 1 and 2 Environmental Site Assessments
  • Environmental, Health and Safety regulatory compliance
  • Occupational injury

As an avid sportsman, Dr. Rodabaugh spends a great deal of time in the outdoors enjoying all of the various hunting, fishing and other recreational opportunities throughout Michigan and the Great Lakes Region.

Additional information can be found at his professional website at www.eeas.us

Ph.D. in Environmental Protection, Michigan State University
M.S. in Pollution Ecology/Biology, Eastern Michigan University
B.A. in Biology, University of Michigan
A.S. in Medical Laboratory Science, Mott Community College

Areas of Specialization:
Dr. Rodabaugh currently practices in the areas of Industrial Hygiene, Indoor Air Quality, Industrial/Construction Safety and Chemical Management/Exposures in the environment.

Awards and Achievements:
Listed Who's Who in Environmental Activities - 1992
Nominated Teacher of the Year Award - 1990
Nominated for services on Michigan Hazardous Waste Site Review Board - 1989
General Motors Corporate Fellowship Award - 1983
Captain's Certificate of Meritorious Service, South Dakota State Police - 1980
Listed in Who's Who in America - 1985-1990

Courses Taught at Ferris State University:
CCHS 102: Safety Issues - Health Care
EHSM 103: Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene and Waste Management
EHSM 208: Environmental Regulations 1
EHSM 222: Industrial Fire Prevention and Control
EHSM 231: Mechanical Safety
EHSM 245: 
EHSM 303: Ambient Air Quality
EHSM 304: Indoor Air Quality
EHSM 315: Epidemiology and Statistics
EHSM 322: Accident Investigation and Reporting
EHSM 330: OSHA Laws and Regulations
EHSM 335: Air Sampling and Analysis
EHSM 340: Risk Assessment and Communication
EHSM 412: Industrial Ventilation
EHSM 415: Environmental Sampling and Project  Design
EHSM 416: Noise and Vibration
EHSM 421: EHS Regulations in Industry
EHSM 440: Environmental Regulations 2