Staff

Betsy Matos

  • Industrial Hygenist, Senior
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Environmental Health & Safety
  • Phone 515-294-6593
  • Email bmatos@iastate.edu
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Education
August 2018 Master of Public Health, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
2005 Ph.D., Entomology and Horticulture, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
2001 M.S., Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, IA
1999 B.S., Agronomy, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus, Mayagüez, PR

Awards/Special Recognition

  • Certified Biological Safety Professional 2016
  • George Washington Carver Doctoral Fellow 2003-2005

Teaching Responsibilities
GLOBE 211. Issues in Global Resource Systems
GLOBE 330X. Global Health Disparities

Global Engagement and Research
Dr. Matos is part of the U.S. Department of State and Sandia Laboratories Biosecurity Engagement Program. This program’s main goals include address emerging terrorist threat, engaging legitimate biological scientists, and build relationships, share technical expertise, and promote good practices. Dr. Matos has worked with scientists from Egypt and Mali.