Omar Tahtamooni

Omar TahtamooniVisiting Assistant Professor

205D Phillips Hall

Ph.D., Public Health - University of Pittsburgh
M.P.H. - Wright State University
Bachelor of General of Medicine (MD). Kharkiv National Medical University

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Environmental Health Exposure and Health Outcomes, such as air pollution exposure and lung diseases/mental health disorders; water pollution and bone cancer

Teaching Responsibilities

  • KNH 221 Social Marketing in Public Health
  • KNH 424 Health Disparities Past and Current
  • KNH 441 Environmental Health


Khalil, N., Wallace, K., Tahtamooni, O., Rogers, N.L., & Nahhas, R.W. (2018). Association of secondhand smoke with increased sagittal abdominal diameter in the United States population: National health and nutrition examination survey 2011–2012. Environmental Disease, 3, 45-51.


Tahtamooni, O., Albert, S., Hyder, A., Abdel-Rasoul, M., & Barchowsky, A. (2021). The Association between Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Exposure and Cognitive Performance in the United States Older Adults. (Submitted to PLOS One Journal).

Tahtamooni, O., Albert, S., Abdel-Rasoul, M., & Barchowsky, A. (2021). The Effect of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Exposure on Hypertension by Race in the United States Older Adults (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: 2011-2014). (Submitted to PLOS One Journal).