Di Giovanni

Di Giovanni
Last name: 
Di Giovanni
First name: 
George D.
Job title: 
Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
University of Texas
Cryptosporidium spp.
Short bio: 
Dr. Di Giovanni is a Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences with the University of Texas Houston School of Public Health, El Paso Campus. He received his PhD from the University of Arizona and did postdoctoral work as a National Research Council Associate with USEPA. Prior to joining UTHealth he was a Professor and Faculty Fellow with the Texas A&M System and Senior Environmental Scientist for the American Water Works Company. His research program focuses on the detection and molecular analysis of waterborne pathogens including Cryptosporidium, Giardia, and viruses, and bacterial source tracking to determine the sources of water fecal pollution. He is currently a Trustee for American Water Works Association and past Chair of the AWWA Microbiological Contaminants Research Committee. He is a recipient of the University of Arizona Alumni Professional Achievement Award and his research team has been honored with a Texas Environmental Excellence Award.