Staff Achievements and Departmental Honors

Princeton EHS looks to be a leader in our field and encourages staff involvement in industry groups, events, publications and research endeavors.


CSHEMA Award Ceremony Group Photo
Member of the Princeton facilities staff holds a "You've Been Caught" card.
Friend of Facilities Award Ceremony 2017
American Chemical Society Logo


Shaundree Davis, Assistant Director, Environmental Health  

  • Chair, Chapter Operations Committee of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). 
  • Area Director-Metro Area, ASSP Region VIII, which encompasses nine northeastern states including New Jersey.

Kelly States, Director, Campus Safety and Health

  • Secretary, Penn-Jersey Chapter of the ASSP

Derek Ziegler, Assistant Director for Emergency Preparedness

  • Chair, CSHEMA Emergency Management Community of Practice

Robin Izzo, Assistant Vice President, EHS

  • Co-Chair, Partnerships Subcommittee, Committee on Chemical Safety, American Chemical Society
  • Chair-Elect, Division of Chemical Health and Safety, American Chemical Society
  • Reviewer, ACS Journal Chemical Health and Safety
Kelly and Shaundree in the French Quarter

EHS Senior Program Manager Shaundree Davis (right) and Assistant Director Kelly States (left) hold leadership positions in the American Society of Safety Professionals. Both are shown at the ASSP 2019 safety conference in New Orleans. 

Speaking Engagements

A partial list of recent speaking engagements, conferences and symposia in which EHS staff members have been involved.  

Robin Izzo, Assistant Vice President, EHS

  • Panel: Exploring the Intersection of Public Health and Environmental Health and Safety, Campus Safety, Health and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA). Phoenix, AZ. July 2022.
  • Panel: Managing and Leading EH&S in the New Normal, CSHEMA. Phoenix, AZ. July 2022.
  • Safety, Professionalism, and Ethics, CSHEMA. Phoenix, AZ. July 2022.
  • ACS Safety Leadership Workshop, American Chemical Society. 6-hour web-based workshop. April 2021 and May 2022.
  • 21st Century Approach to Safety, Higher Education Risk Management Conference. San Antonio, TX. April 2022.
  • Tillmanns-Skolnik Award Presentation: Bruce Lee and Safety Leadership, American Chemical Society. Virtual. April 2021.
  • Keynote: Lab Safety Risk Assessment, SEHSA Environmental Health and Safety Association of NY Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY. November 2019.
  • The Periodic Table of the Elements of Safety, CSHEMA. Indianapolis, IN. July 2019.

Steve Elwood, Director of Research Safety

  • Service When? Service Now! CSHEMA. Virtual. July 2021.

Meagan Fitzpatrick, Assistant Director and Biosafety Officer

  • Let’s Split the Bill! Jointly Funding EHS Roles. CSHEMA. Virtual. July 2021. (With Steve Elwood)

Stanley Howell, Program Manager for Chemical Safety

  • Water Safety Challenges in the Laboratory, American Chemical Society. San Diego. August 2019.

Kelly States, Director, Campus Safety and Health

  • Turning Your Story into Their Story. CSHEMA Symposium on Storytelling. Princeton, NJ. Oct. 2022. 

Joan Hutzly, Laboratory Safety Specialist

  • My Stories: Valuable Lessons Learned. CSHEMA Symposium on Storytelling. Princeton, NJ. Oct. 2022. 

Shaundree Davis, Assistant Director, Environmental Health

  • From Curation to Containment: One Journey Toward Making our Campus Art Collection Safer. CSHEMA Symposium on Storytelling. Princeton, NJ. Oct. 2022. 

Jim Sturdivant, Sr. Communications Specialist

  • From Anecdote to Epic: Turning Workplace Tales into Engaging (and Instructive) Stories. CSHEMA Symposium on Storytelling. Princeton, NJ. Oct. 2022. 


Park, Sang Woo, Daskalaki, I, Izzo, R, Aranovich I, teVelthuis, AJW, Notterman, D, Metcalf, F, Grenfell, B. Relative role of community transmission and campus contagion in driving the spread of SARS-CoV-2: Lessons from Princeton University. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), forthcoming.

Banik, Gregory, et. al. (eds.). ACS Style Guide to Scholarly Communication. Washington, DC. American Chemical Society, 2019. Chapter 1.3.

Woznack, Kimberly, et. al. (eds.). Mom, the Chemistry Professor: Personal Accounts and Advice from Chemistry Professors who are Mothers. Springer International Publishing. 2018. Print.

McEwen, L., Stuart, R., Sweet, E. and Izzo, R., 2018. Baseline survey of academic chemical safety information practicesJournal of Chemical Health and Safety25(3), pp.6-10.

Basta, Nicole E., Mahmoud A.A., … Izzo, R, et al. Immunogenicity of a meningococcal B vaccine during a university outbreakNew England Journal of Medicine 375.3 (2016): 220-228.

McNamara, L.A., …Izzo, R.M., et. al. First use of a serogroup B meningococcal vaccine in the US in response to a university outbreakPediatrics 135.5 (2015): 798-804.

National Research Council, Safe Science: Promoting a Culture of Safety in Academic Chemical Research, Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2014. Print. (Robin Izzo, reviewer)

Jeskie, K.B., Ashbrook, P., Casadonte, D., Decker, D., Doemeny, L.J., Hill, J.R.H., Houts, T., Izzo, R., Sigman, S.B., Talley, E. and Gmurczyk, M.U., 2013. Identifying and evaluating hazards in research laboratories. American Chemical Society. Print.

Izzo, R.M., 2013. Cultivating Partnerships in Laboratory Safety, Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, vol. 21, no. 3.

ACS Task Force on Laboratory Chemical and Waste Management, Laboratory Waste Management: A Guidebook, Second Edition, Washington, DC: American Chemical Society, 2012 (Robin Izzo, co-author)

Mulcahy, M.B., Young, A., Gibson, J., Hildreth, C., Ashbrook, P., Izzo, R. and Backus, B., 2013. College and university sector response to the US Chemical Safety Board Texas Tech incident report and UCLA laboratory fatalityJournal of Chemical Health & Safety20(2), pp.6-13.

National Research Council, Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards, Washington, DC: National Academies Press, 2011. Print. (Robin Izzo, co-author)