Tricia Metts

Tricia Metts
Assistant Professor
Department of Environmental Health
Phone: 423-439-4539
Office Location: Lamb Hall Room 65


Ph.D. in Environmental  Health Sciences University of Michigan (2004)
MS in Environmental and Public Health University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1991)
BS in Chemistry University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire (1989)

Courses Taught
  • Environmental Sanitation
  • Food Sanitation Principles
  • Program Planning and Administration
  • Introduction to Air Pollution
  • Air Pollution Principles

Research Focus

Indoor chemistry, indoor air sampling and analysis, indoor air quality in rural Appalachian homes, air pollution associated with residential solid fuel combustion.

Selected Publications

T.A. Metts. 2008. Addressing environmental health implications of mold exposure after major flooding.  AAOHN Journal. 56 (3): 115-120.

T.A. Metts, S.A. Batterman. 2007. Heterogeneous reactions of ozone and d-limonene on activated carbon. Indoor Air. 17: 363-371.

T.A. Metts, S.A. Batterman. 2006. Effect of VOC-loading on the ozone removal efficiency of activated carbon filters.  Chemosphere.  62 (1): 34-44.

T.A. Metts, S.A. Batterman, G.I. Fernandes, P. Kalliokoski. 2005. Ozone removal by diesel particulate matter.  Atmospheric Environment.  39 (18): 3343-3354.