William L. Scheider, PhD

Research Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Environmental Health

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Research Interests: relationship of food production system with the environment and health, control of food hazards or food safety, food security, environmental factors and Parkinson's disease


William Scheider taught nutrition at Buffalo State College for 25 years with an emphasis on nutritional ecology, environmental and health effects of the food system, risk communication of foodborne hazards, food security, and nutrition education. He also worked extensively with community organizations on food security and food safety issues. Scheider joined the department in 2004 and taught EEH 550 Environmental Health and EEH 510 Principles of Measurement in Public Health before retiring at the end of December 2013. He works with grassroots community organizations concerned with reducing air pollution and improving access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food.

revised: 2016.05.11