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Michael George Volz, American health services professional, laboratory director. Certified professional agronomist, soil scientist.


Volz, Michael George was born on November 30, 1945 in Long Beach, California, United States. Son of Edgar Louis and Fannie Rae (Young) Volz.


Bachelor of Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1967;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1972.


Research biochemist, University of California, Berkeley, 1972-1975;plant physiologist, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station, New Haven, 1975-1977;associate sanitary microbiologist, California Department Health Services, Berkeley, 1977-1982;public health chemist, California Department Health Services, Berkeley, 1982-1985;environmental biochemist, group leader environmental measurements, California Department Health Services, Berkeley, 1985-1989;research scientist, California Department Health Services, 1989;chief division laboratories, California Department Health Services, since 1989.


Chair Occupational and Environmental Health-LIFT 2000. Committee representative Human Retrovirus Testing Committee, ASTPHLD. Committee representative National Laboratory Training Network.

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Agronomy, Soil Science Society of America, Society Environmental Geochem. and Health, American Water Works Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, gardening, traveling.


Married Adrienne Jane Machado, March 17, 1968. Children: Carla Marie, Eric Michael (deceased), Raphael Francis.