The Hill Collaboration on Environmental Medicine Dr. John P. Hassett, Professor, Chemistry Department, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry BIOGRAPHY John P. Hassett received his BS in Biochemistry from the University of Maryland-College Park, and MS and PhD in Water Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently Professor in the Chemistry Department at SUNY-College of Environmental Science and Forestry for over 30 years. He is also Co-Chair of the Cancer Group of the Hill Collaboration on Environmental Medicine. He has over 30 years of experience in teaching and research, with a focus on environmental chemistry. He has investigated organic contaminants in aquatic systems, including gasoline, pesticides and coal tar, and the chemical and photochemical interactions of these compounds with natural organic matter. He has also developed sampling and sensing technologies for hydrophobic organic compounds, some of which have been used around the world.