Anna Charron Dugas

Dugas, Anna Charron
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Teaching Merit Honor Roll - Gamma Sigma Delta, Agricultural Honor Society (April 2008)

Engineering Intern  (EIT) certification issued by Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects   #EI-7892 (August 22, 2002)

Outstanding Undergraduate Engineering Design - College of Engineering and Technology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Spring 2002)

Undergraduate Engineering Design First Place - Central Region of the Society for Engineering in Agricultural, Food, and Biological Systems, ASAE (Spring 2002)

Residence Hall Association Secretary - University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Spring 1999)

President of Love Memorial Cooperative Residence Hall- University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Fall 1998)

Abstracts / Posters

Brand R.M., Charron A., and R. Brand.Decreasing Malathion Application Time forLice Treatment Reduces Transdermal Absorption.The Toxicologist: Society of ToxicologyAnnual Meeting, 2172: 2005, 445.

Pont A.R., Charron A.R., and R.M. Brand.Active Ingredients in Sunscreens Act asTopical Penetration Enhancers for the Herbicide 2,4D.The International Conference on Occupationaland Environmental Exposure of Skin to Chemicals: Science and Policy.September 2002.

Brand R.M., Charron A.R., Dutton L., Hannah T.L., Hamel F.G.and T.L. Donahue.A Single Episode ofAlcohol Consumption Can Increase Paraquat Absorption Through Skin.Journal of Toxicology: Clinical Toxicology,40:5: 2002, 648-649.

Brand R.M., Charron A., Dutton L., Mueller C. and T.L.Hannah. The Effects ofChronic Alcohol Consumption on Dermal Penetration of Pesticides.Toxicological Sciences, 66:1s: 2002, 167.

Charron A.,Williams J., Szendrak E., and P. Read.Effectsof SIERRA Antifreeze on the Micropropagation of Petunia Hybrida. AmericanAssociation for the Advancement of Science Annual Meeting and ScienceInnovation Exposition: 1998, A-99.

Charron A.,and J. Williams.SIERRA Antifreeze:Safe or Not Safe. American Association for the Advancement of ScienceAnnual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition: 1997, A-104.


Brand R.M., Pike J., Wilson R.M., and A.R. Charron.  Sunscreens containing physical UV blockers can increase transdermal absorption of pesticides.  Toxicology Industrial Health. 19(1): 9-16, 2003

Pont A.R., Charron A.R., Wilson R.M., and R.M. Brand.  Effects of active sunscreen ingredient combinations on the topical penetration of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid.  Toxicology Industrial Health.  19(1): 1-8, 2003

Pont A.R., Charron A.R., and R.M. Brand.  Active ingredients in sunscreens act as topical penetration enhancers for the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid.  Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 195(3): 348-54, 2004

Brand R.M., Charron A.R., Dutton L., Gavlik T.L., Mueller C., and F.G. Hamel.  Effects of chronic alcohol consumption on dermal penetration of pesticides in rats.  Journal of Toxicology Environmental Health.  67(2): 153-61, 2004

Brand R.M., Charron A.R., and R.E. Brand.  Decreasing malathion application time for lice treatment reduces transdermal absorption.  International Journal of Pharmacology. 301(1-2):48-53, 2005

Brand RM, Jendrzejewski JL, Henery EM, Charron AR.  A single oral dose of ethanol can alter transdermal absorption of topically applied chemicals in rats. Toxicological Science. 92(2):349-55, 2006 (Epub 2006 May 5).

Brand RM, McMahon L, Jendrzejewski JL, Charron AR. Transdermal absorption of the herbicide 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid is enhanced by both ethanol consumption and sunscreen applicationFood and Chemical Toxicology. 45(1):93-7, 2007, (Epub 2006 Aug 30).

Brand RM, Jendrzejewski JL, Charron AR. Potential mechanisms by which a single drink of alcohol can increase transdermal absorption of topically applied chemicals Toxicology. 2007 Mar 15; (Epub).

Brand RM, Charron AR , Sandler VL, Jendrzejewski JL. Moisturizing Lotions can Increase Transdermal Absorption of the Herbicide 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid Across Hairless Mouse SkinCutan Ocul Toxicology. 26(1):15-23, 2007.

June 2005 - Present Louisiana State University
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering
Teaching Associate 3
(Lab Coordinator/Instructor for Biological Engineering Teaching Laboratories) 
Aug 2002 – June 2005 Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Section of Internal Medicine Research
Research Assistant I/II
(Primary Researcher/Lab Manager for Skin/Biomedical Engineering Lab, PI: Rhonda M. Brand) 

August 2006 – Present Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
M.S. Biological & Agricultural Engineering (in route)
August 1997- May 2002 University of Nebraska, Lincoln
B.S. Biological Systems Engineering 

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