Kevin ArmbrustKevin L. Armbrust

Position: Chair, Dept. of Environmental Sciences and Claiborne Gasoline Company Chair in Air Quality/Environmental Toxicology and Professor

Phone: 225-578-4281
Fax: 225-578-4286
E-mail: armbrust@lsu.edu

Office: 1259 Energy, Coast and Environment

Bachelor's Degree(s): B.S. Environmental Toxicology, University of California at Davis, 1987
Ph.D.(s): Ph.D. Agricultural and Environmental Chemistry, University of California at Davis, 1992
CV: Curriculum Vita of Kevin L. Armbrust

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Environmental chemistry and toxicology, Regulatory Sciences and Policy

AWARDS & HONORS:

US FDA Food Advisory Committee (term expires 6/30/2016) – Appointed.

President Elect – Association of American Feed Control Officials – AAFCO. (2011)

Editorial Advisory Board Member (appointed). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (2012 – 2014).

Alternate Councilor (Elected) – Division of Agrochemicals, American Chemical Society (2012 – 2014).

Elected Chair-USDA Western Regional Research Group W1045 (2008 – 2009).

Elected Chair, Division of Agrochemicals, American Chemical Society. (2009 – 2010)

Program Chair, Division of Agrochemicals, American Chemical Society. (2008 – 2009)

Vice-Chair, Division of Agrochemicals, American Chemical Society. (2007 – 2008)

Association of American Feed Control Officials Board of Directors (2007 – 2010).

AAFCO Board Liaison to the Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) Board of Directors (2007 – present).

Co-Chairman, Feed Contaminants Committee, American Association of Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) (2009 – 2011).

State FIFRA Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) Environmental Quality Issues Working Committee Member (2006 – 2009) Ad-hoc member to date.

First-Place Poster Award Winner – 2006 USEPA Science Forum.

Secretary- USDA Western Regional Research Group W1045 (2006 – 2007).

State FIFRA Research and Evaluation Group (SFIREG) AAPCO Lab Committee Liaison (2005 – present).

Commissioned Officer U.S Food and Drug Administration (2002 – present)

Chairman, Peer Review panel for EPA’s 2006 Report on the Environment: Land Chemicals Indicators (2005).

Peer-review panelist – USEPA STAR grant and fellowship (both STAR and GRO) programs (1-2 panels/yr since 1999).

State of Mississippi Plant Advisory Board (2002 – present)

State of Mississippi Fish Advisory Board (2002 – present)

State of Mississippi Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory Advisory Board (2002 – present).

Executive Committee, Division of Agrochemicals, American Chemical Society (2003 – 2006)

Editorial board member: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (1999 – 2006).

Board of Directors, Georgia Turfgrass Association (1998-2002)

1995 – DuPont Agricultural Products Accomplishment Award for Outstanding Conduct and Support of Methomyl Aquatic Dissipation Studies

1991 – Donald Crosby Graduate Fellowship

1991 – Jastro-Shields Graduate Research Scholarship – $2500

1990 – Jastro-Shields Graduate Research Scholarship – $1500

1989 – ICI America Fellowship

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AND SERVICE ACTIVITIES:

American Chemical Society (ACS) – Divisions of Agrochemicals (AGRO) and Environmental Chemistry (ENVR).
Association of Analytical Communities (AOAC)
Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL)
Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC)
Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO)
Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO)
Association of American Plant Food Control Officials (AAPFCO)
Association of American Pesticide Control Officials (AAPCO)
American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS)
USDA Western Regional Research Group (USDA Hatch W2045)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

K. Armbrust. (2013). Sources and Perspectives of Arsenic in the Environment. Presented before the 245nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, New Orleans, LA, April 7-11 (Invited).

K. Armbrust, Brown, A., K. Xia, G. Hagood, J. Jewel, D. Diaz, N. Gatin and H. Folmer. (2012). Communicating the Risk of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Measured in Seafood following the Gulf Oil Spill. Presented before the 244nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Division of Agrochemicals, Philadelphia, PA, August 19-23.

Brown, A., K. Xia, K. Armbrust, G. Hagood, J. Jewel, D. Diaz, N. Gatin and H. Folmer. (2011). Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Seafood in Response to the Gulf Oil Spill. Presented before the 32th Annual Meeting of the Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. Boston, MA. November 13-17, 2011.

Johnston, I., R. Singleterry, A. Brown, K. Armbrust, D. Sparks (2011). Optimization of Mycotoxin Binding in Grains. Presented before the 242nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Division of Agrochemicals, Denver, Colorado, August 28- September 1.

K. Armbrust and J.Wook-Kwon. (2011). Flux and loading of chlorothalonil from turf into aquatic systems in suburban watersheds. SETAC Mexico Focused Topic Meeting. Merida’ Mexico. August 24-27, 2011.
K. Xia, G. Hagood, C. Childers, J. Atkins, B. Rogers, L. Ware, K. Armbrust, J. Jewell, D. Diaz, N. Gatian, and H.

Folmer. (2011). Determination of PAHs in Mississippi Seafood in Areas Affected by the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Disaster. SETAC Gulf Oil Spill Focused Topic Meeting. Pensacola, Fl. April 26-28, 2011.

Brown, A., K. Xia, K. Armbrust, G. Hagood, J. Jewel, D. Diaz, N. Gatin and H. Folmer. (2011). Monitoring of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Seafood in Response to the Gulf Oil Spill. SETAC Gulf Oil Spill Focused Topic Meeting. Pensacola, Fl. April 26-28, 2011.

McDaniel, A., B. Thomas, D. Sparks, W. Holmes, K. Armbrust, A. Brown (2010) Detection of Antibiotics in DDGs Generated from Ethanol Production by ASE/LC-MS/MS. Presented before the Mississippi State University Biofuels Conference, Jackson, MS, August 12-13.

McDaniel, A., W. Rasmussen, D. Sparks, W.P. Williams, W. Holmes, K. Armbrust, A. Brown (2010) Rapid LC/MS Analysis of Aflatoxins From Corn and DDG’s Utilizing Novel Column Technology. Presented before the Southeastern section of the AOAC International Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. April 19-20.

McDaniel A., B. Thomas, D. Sparks, W. Holmes, K. Armbrust, A. Brown (2010) Automated Extraction and Analysis of Antibiotics in Livestock Feed using ASE/LC-MS/MS. Presented before the Southeastern section of the AOAC International Annual Meeting. Atlanta, Georgia. April 19-20.