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Alix Rodowa (Fed)

Alix’s research interests include emerging environmental contaminants of concern. She works primarily on the quantitative analysis of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in environmental matrices including groundwater, drinking water, aqueous film-forming foams, and textiles. Her research goals include improved analytical instrumentation methods and quantitation, contributions to reference materials, and improving data quality. Alix is a member of the Biochemical and Exposure Sciences Group at the Hollings Marine Laboratory in Charleston, SC.

Membership and Professional Activities

  • American Chemical Society
  • Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry
  • Postdoctoral and Early-Career Association of Researchers (PEAR)

Other Publications

  • Nickerson A, Rodowa AE, Adamson DT, Field JA, Kulkarni PR, Kornuc JJ, Higgins CP (2021) Spatial Trends of Anionic, Zwitterionic, and Cationic PFASs at an AFFF-Impacted Site. Environ Sci Technol 55 (1):313-323. doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c04473
  • Adamson DT, Nickerson A, Kulkarni PR, Higgins CP, Popovic J, Field J, Rodowa A, Newell C, DeBlanc P, Kornuc JJ (2020) Mass-Based, Field-Scale Demonstration of PFAS Retention within AFFF-Associated Source Areas. Environmental Science & Technology 54 (24):15768-15777. doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c04472
  • Rodowa, A. E.; Knappe, D.; Chiang, S.-Y. D.; Pohlmann, D.; Varley, C.; Bodour, A.; Field, J. A., Pilot Scale Removal of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Precursors from AFFF-Impacted Groundwater by Granular Activated Carbon. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2020.
  • Masoner, J.; Kolpin, D.; Cozzarelli, I.; Smalling, K.; Bolyard, S.; Field, J. A.; Furlong, E. T.; Gray, J.; Lozinski, D.; Reinhart, D.; Rodowa, A.; Bradley, P. M., Landfill Leachate Contributes Per-/Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) and Pharmaceuticals to Municipal Wastewater. Environmental Science: Water Research & Technology 2020.
  • Rewerts, J., Christie, E., Robel, A., Anderson, T., McCarthy, C., Salice, C., Field, J. (2020). Key Considerations for Accurate Exposures in Toxicological Assessments of Perfluorinated Carboxylates and Sulfonates. Environ. Toxicol, DOI: 10.1002/etc.4667
  • Rodowa, A. E.; Christie, E.; Sedlak, J.; Peaslee, G. F.; Bogdan, D.; DiGuiseppi, B.; Field, J. A., Field Sampling Materials Unlikely Source of Contamination for Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Field Samples. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 2020, 7, (3), 156-163.
  • Robel, A. E., Marshall, K., Dickinson, M., Lunderburg, D., Butt, C., Peaslee, G., Stapleton, H., and Field, J. A., 2017. Closing the Mass Balance of Fluorine for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFASs) on Papers and Textiles. Environ. Sci. Technol. 2017, 51, 9022−9032 DOI: 10.1021/acs.est.7b02080 
  • Ritter, E. E.; Dickinson, M. E.; Harron, J. P.; Lunderberg, D. M.; DeYoung, P. A.; Robel, A. E.; Field, J. A.; Peaslee, G. F.,  (2017). PIGE as a screening tool for Per- and polyfluorinated substances in papers and textiles. Nuclear Instrumnets and Methods in Physics Research B, 407, 47-54. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nimb.2017.05.052 0168-583X
  • Berset, J.D. ; Mermer, S. ; Robel, A. E. ; Walton, V.M. ; Chien, M.L. ; Field, J.A. (2017). Direct residue analysis of systemic insecticides and some of their relevant metabolites in wines by liquid chromatography – mass spectrometry. J. Chrom A, 1506, 45-54 DOI: 10.1016/j.chroma.2017.05.019
  • Brewer, A. J., Banta-Green, C. J., Ort, C., Robel, A. E., & Field, J. (2016). Wastewater testing compared to random urinalyses for the surveillance of illicit drug use in prisons. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35(2), 133–137. http://doi.org/10.1111/dar.12185

Publications

Created December 8, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021