James Samet, PhD

Adjunct Professor
Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering


Dr. Samet is Senior Principal Investigator Scientist at the Clinical Research Branch, Environmental Public Health Division, National Health Effects and Environmental Research Laboratory, US EPA in Research Triangle Park.

Research Activities

Molecular imaging of toxicological signaling events, perturbation of cell signaling by environmental agents, oxidant stress, pulmonary toxicology, inflammation.


  • MPH, Environmental Sciences & Engineering, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1992
  • PhD, Toxicology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1990
  • BS, Microbiology and Cell Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, 1985