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Staff

Anthony Sanchez,Assistant Director, Research Safety Programs, Senior Biosafety Officer.
Jamar Simmons, Senior Chemical Safety Specialist.
Paul Hysell, Chemical Safety Specialist,Hazardous Materials Specialist.
Stephen Johnson, Chemical Safety Specialist.
Monni Begum, Biological Safety Specialist.
Quintena Tinson, Radiation Safety Specialist.

 

 

 

Anthony Sanchez
Assistant Director, Research Safety Programs, Senior Biosafety Officer
Phone: 404-413-3510
Email: asanchez@gsu.edu

Jamar Simmons
Chemical Safety Officer
Phone: 404-413-3535
Email: jamar@gsu.edu

Jamar Simmons is Georgia State University’s Chemical Safety Officer. Jamar is the main contact for hazardous waste pick-ups. Jamar also assists in chemical spills and chemical emergencies on campus. Jamar is a graduate of Northeastern Illinois University.

 

Paul Hysell
Chemical Safety Specialist
Hazardous Materials Specialist
Phone: 404-413-3515
Email: physell1@gsu.edu

Paul Hysell graduated with a B.A. in biology from Hendrix College in Conway, Ark. Paul entered Research and Environmental Safety in 2005 as a Graduate Research Assistant, working with Biosafety, Radiation, and Environmental Compliance Programs. He became a full-time staff member in 2007, and has worked as a Chemical Safety Specialist and Hazardous Materials Specialist while completing his M.S. in Applied and Environmental Microbiology.

Stephen Johnson
Senior Chemical Safety Specialist
Phone: 404-413-3535
Email: sjohnson204@gsu.edu

Stephen Johnson is Georgia State University’s Chemical Safety Specialist. Stephen is the main contact for hazardous waste pick-ups. Stephen also assists in chemical spills and chemical emergencies on campus.

Monni Begum
Biological Safety Specialist
Phone: 404-413-3562

Quintena Tinson
Radiation Safety Specialist
Phone: 404-413-3568
Email: qtinson@gsu.edu

Quintena Tinson is the Radiation Safety Specialist here at Georgia State University and joined the Research and Environmental Safety team in April of 2014. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Science from Savannah State University. Prior to joining the Research and Environmental Safety team she worked at the Georgia Department of Natural Resources serving as a compliance inspector in the Radioactive Materials Program for 6 years. During that time she gained a vast amount of knowledge in radiation safety and compliance, health physics, nuclear medicine, and industrial use of radioactive materials. Quintena is HAZWOPER certified and is a certified Radiation Safety Officer. She has interests in certification as a Health Physicist, and pursuing a Master’s of Public Health. Her responsibilities include but are not limited to surveying incoming radiological shipments, issuing and maintaining personnel dosimetry, conducting lab contamination surveys, and arranging radiation waste removal and pickup.