BioLCDR Jasen Kunz
Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) Jasen Kunz is commissioned officer in the United States Public Health Service. He received his Bachelors of Science in Environmental Health at Bowling Green State University, and his Maters in Public Health from the University of South of Florida. LCDR Kunz started his career at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2002 stationed at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry where he evaluated the public health impact if hazardous waste sites on Tribal lands. LCDR Kunz served as an industrial hygienist in CDC's Office of Health and Safety for 5 years where he managed the indoor air quality program, asbestos program, and addressed health and safety issues in CDC's laboratory environment. LCDR Kunz transferred to the Environmental Health Services Branch in 2009 where he is responsible for project, which include recreational water, that focus on strengthening state, tribal, and local environmental health services. LCDR Kunz's specific duties relating to recreational water include participation in the development of the Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) as the MAHC Coordinator. LCDR Kunz has specialized knowledge in indoor air quality, chemical safety, recreation water injury/illnesses, and the regulatory/inspection component of aquatic facilities.