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Diane S. Henshel

Associate Professor

dhenshel@indiana.edu
(812) 855-4556
SPEA Room 357


Education
Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 1987
B.S., Brown University, Providence R.I., 1978
B.A., Brown University, Providence R.I., 1978

Professional Experience
Adjunct Associate Professor, Indiana University, Environmental Health School of Public Health, 2013-present

Awards, Honors & Certifications

  • Trustee Teaching Award, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, 2008
  • Indiana University Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Leadership Award, 2006
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: Presidential Citation, 2006
  • SPEA Teaching Award, Undergraduate Instruction, 2005, 2008
  • Indiana University Summer Faculty Fellowship, 1993, 1996, 2005
  • Outstanding Service Award of Appreciation, American Society for Testing and Materials, 2003
  • Exceptional Service Award, American Society for Testing and Materials, 1996
  • Indiana University Outstanding Junior Professor Award, 1997

Professional Interests
Sublethal health effects of environmental pollutants, especially pollutant effects on the developing organism, including the effects of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins (PCDDs) and related congeners on the developing nervous system of birds exposed in the wild and under controlled laboratory conditions

Current Projects

  • Indiana Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, 1999 to present
  • Indiana Interfaith Environmental Task Force, Board of Directors, Charter Member, 2004 to present
  • Jefferson Proving Ground Restoration Advisory Board, Technical Support, 1999 to present
  • Center for Justice and Mediation, Victim Offender Remediation Program, Volunteer mediator, 2004 to present and Education Committee, 2004 to present
  • Citizens Information Committee, Bloomington, IN, 1992 to present
  • Editorial Board, Environmental Bioindicators Journal
  • Editorial Board, Environmental Communication

Selected Publications

Full Vita

  • Tsybulin, O., Sidorik, E., Kyrylenko, S., Henshel, D., Yakymenko, I. (2012) GSM 900MHz microwave radiation affects embryo development of Japanese quails. Electromag. Biol. Med. 31(1):75-86 (http://informahealthcare.com/doi/abs/10.3109/15368378.2011.624656)
  • J. Lim, R.A. Sanders, A.C. Snyder, J.T. Eells, D.S. Henshel, J.B. Watkins III (2010) Effects of low-level light therapy on streptozotocin-induced diabetic kidney J. Photochem. Photobiol. B: Biology 9:105-110
  • B. Eskenazi, J. Chevrier, L. Goldman Rosas, H.A. Anderson, R. Bornman, H. Bouwman, A. Chen, B.A. Cohn, C. de Jager, D.S. Henshel, F. Leipzig, J.S. Leipzig, E.C. Lorenz, S.M. Snedeker. D. Stapleton (2009) The Pine River Statement: Human Health Consequences of DDT Use. Environ. Health Perspec. 117(9): 1359–1367.
  • Lim, J., Ali, ZM, Sanders, RA, Snyder, AC, Eells, JT, Watkins III, JB and Henshel, D.S. (2009) Effects of Low Level Light Therapy on Hepatic Antioxidant Defense Capabilities of Acute and Chronic Diabetic Rats. J. Biochem. Molec. Toxicol. 23(1):1-8
  • Lim, J., Sanders, R.A., Yeager, R.L., Millsap, D.S., Watkins III, J.B., Eells, J.T., Henshel, D.S. (2008). Attenuation of TCDD-Induced Oxidative Stress by 670nm Photobiomodulation in Developmental Chicken Kidney. J. Biochem. Molec. Toxicol. 22:230-9.
  • Yeager, R.L., Oleske, D.A., Sanders, R.A., Watkins III, J.B., Eells, J.T., Henshel, D.S. (2007) Melatonin as a principle component of red light therapy. Medical Hypotheses. 69(2):372-376.
  • Lim, J., DeWitt, J.C., Sanders, R.A., Watkins III, J.B., and Henshel, D.S. (2007). Suppression of endogenous antioxidant enzymes by 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin-induced oxidative stress in chicken liver during development. Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 52(4):590-595. (IF: 1.408; citation half life: 7.9 yr)
  • Yeager, R.L., Lim, J., Millsap, D.S., Jasevicius, A.V., Sanders, R.A., Whelan, H.T., Watkins, J.B.III, Eells, J.T., Henshel, D.S. (2006). 670 nm Light Treatment Attenuates Dioxin Toxicity in the Developing Chick Embryo. J. Biochem. Molec. Toxicol. 20(6):271-8 (IF 2005 2.0; citation half-life 4.2yr)
  • Yeager, R.L., Oleske, D.A., Millsap, D.S., Henshel, D.S. (2006). Severe craniofacial malformations resulting from developmental exposure to dioxin. Repro Toxicol. 22(4):811-812 On-line 7/22/06 (IF 2005:1.635; citation half-life 5.9 yr)
  • DeSmet, K.D., Paz, D.A.,Eells, J.T., Wong-Riley, M.T.T., Henry, M.M., Buchmann, E.V., Connelly, M.P., Dovi, J.V., Liang, H.L., Henshel, D.S., Yeager, R.L., Millsap, D.S, Lim, J., Gould, L.J., Das, R., Jett, M., Hodgson, B.D., Margolis, D., Whelan, H.T. (2006). Clinical and Experimental Applications of NIR-LED Photobiomodulation. Photomed Las er Surgery 24(2):121-128
  • Yeager, R.L., Franzosa, J.A., Millsap, D.S., Angell-Yeager, J.L., Heise, S.S., Wakhungu, P. Lim, J, Whelan, H.T., Eells, J.T., Henshel, D.S. (2006). Embryonic Growth and Hatching Implications of Developmental 670 nm Phototherapy – Dioxin Co-Exposure. Photomed Laser Surgery 24(3): 410-413
  • DeWitt, J., Millsap, D.M., Yeager, R.L., Heise, S.S., Sparks, D.W., and Henshel, D.S. (2006). External heart deformities in passerine birds exposed to environmental mixtures of PCBs during development. Environ Toxicol Chem 25(2): 541-551
  • Yeager, R.L., Franzosa, J.A., Millsap, D.S., Lim, J., Heise, S.S., Wakhungu, P., Whelan, H.T., Eells, J.T., and Henshel, D.S. (2006). Survivorship and Mortality Implications of Developmental 670 nm Phototherapy – Dioxin Co-Exposure. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery 24:29-32
  • Henshel, D.S., Sparks, D.W., Simon, T.P., and Tosick, M.J. (2006). Age Structure and Growth of Creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus) (Mitchill) in PCB-contaminated streams in Indiana. J. Fish Biol. 68:44–62 doi:10.1111/j.1095-8649.2005.00875.x
  • Boeglin, M.L., Wessels, D., and Henshel, D.S. (2006). An investigation of the relationship between air emissions of volatile organic compounds and incidence of cancer in Indiana counties. Environ Res 100(2):242-254. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2005.04.004
  • Henshel, D.S and Sparks, D.W. (2006). Site-specific PCB-linked Interspecies Differences in Organ Somatic Indices. Ecotoxicology 15:9-18. DOI: 10.1007/s10646-005-0038-0
  • Yeager, R.L., Franzosa, J.A., Millsap, D.S., Angell-Yeager, J.L., Heise, S.S., Wakhungu, P. Lim, J, Whelan, H.T., Eells, J.T., Henshel, D.S. (2005). Effects of 670 nm Phototherapy on Development. Photomedicine and Laser Surgery 23:268-272
  • DeWitt, J.C., Meyer, E.B., Henshel, D.S. (2005). Environmental toxicity studies using chickens as surrogates for wildlife: Effects of vehicle volume. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48(2):260-269
  • DeWitt, J.C., Meyer, E.B., Henshel, D.S. (2005). Environmental toxicity studies using chickens as surrogates for wildlife: Effects of injection day. Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 48(2):270-277