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Previous NIOSH Nominations for the Charles C. Shepard Science Awards

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2013

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Assessment
  1. Attfield MD, Schleiff PL, Lubin JH, Blair A, Steward PA, Vermeulen R, JB Coble, Silverman DT [2012] The Diesel Exhaust in Miners Study: A Cohort Mortality Study With Emphasis on Lung Cancer. J Natl Cancer Inst 104(11):869-883.
  2. Noti JD, Lindsley WG, Blachere FM, Cao G, Kashon ML, Thewlis RE, McMillen CM, King WP, Szalajda JV, Beezhold DH [2012]. Detection of Infectious Influenza Virus in Cough Aerosols Generated in a Simulated Patient Examination Room. Clin Infect Dis 54(11): 1569-1577.
  3. Park RM, Stayner LT, Petersen MR, Finley-Couch M, Hornung R, Rice C [2012]. Cadmium and lung cancer mortality accounting for simultaneous arsenic exposure. Occup Environ Med 69(5):303-309.
  4. Park J-H, Kreiss K, Cox-Ganser JM [2012]. Rhinosinusitis and mold as risk factors for asthma symptoms in occupants of a water-damaged building. Indoor Air 22(5): 396–404
  5. Luckhaupt SE, Deapen D, Cress R, Schumacher P, Shen R, Calvert GM [2012]. Leukemia among male construction workers in California, 1988 – 2007. Leuk Lymphoma 53(11):2228-2236.
Category: Data Methods and Study Design
  1. Guan J, Hsiao H, Bradtmiller B, Kau T-Y, Reed MR, Jahns SK, Loczi J, Hardee HL, Piamonte DPT [2012]. U.S. Truck Driver Anthropometric Study and Multivariate Anthropometric Models for Cab Designs. Hum Factors not 54(5):849-871.
Category: Laboratory Science
  1. Sargent L, Hubbs AF, Young S-H, Kashon ML, Dinu CZ, Salisbury JL, Benkovic SA, Lowry DT, Murray AR, Kisin ER, Siegrist KJ, Battelli L, Mastovich J, Sturgeon JL, Bunker KL, Shvedova AA, Reynolds SH [2012]. Single-walled carbon nanotube-induced mitotic disruption. Mutat Res 745(1-2):28-37.
  2. Li J, Carr J, Jobes C [2012]. A Shell-Based Magnetic Field Model for Magnetic Proximity Detection Systems. Saf Sci 50(3):463-471.
  3. Ma JY, Mercer RR, Barger M, Schwegler-Berry D,Scabilloni J, Ma JK, Castranova V [2012]. Induction of pulmonary fibrosis by cerium oxide nanoparticles. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 262(3):255-264.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Sammarco J, Gallagher S, Mayton A, Srednicki J [2012]. A visual warning system to reduce struck-by or pinning accidents involving mobile mining equipment. Appl Ergon 43(6):1058-1065.

B. Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award for 2013:

This year, NIOSH is proud to nominate Dr. Al Munson for the Charles C. Shepard Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award. Since joining NIOSH in 1997 to build a new laboratory-based occupational health research division at NIOSH, Dr. Munson's leadership and scientific contributions have significantly enhanced the breadth and quality of science at NIOSH, bringing national and international recognition to NIOSH. Dr. Munson's extraordinary leadership in creating a multidisciplinary approach, and his dedication to quality of science, by the recruitment of top scientists and establishment of rigorous peer review laid the foundations for HELD's scientific success. This success is evidenced by the reputation of HELD scientists throughout the national and international community. Nomination for this prestigious award recognizes not only Dr. Munson's outstanding contribution to occupational safety and health, but also his dedication and commitment to the NIOSH mission.

2012

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Assessment
  1. Bushnell PT, Li J, Landen D. Group medical claims as a source of information on worker health and potentially work-related diseases. JOEM, 53:1430-1441, 2011.
  2. Hartley TA, Shankar A, Fekedulegn D, Violanti JM, Andrew ME, Knox SS, Burchfiel CM. Metabolic syndrome and carotid intima media thickness in urban police officers. J Occup Environ Med., 53(5):553-561, 2011.
  3. Schuler CR, Virji MA, Deubner DC, Stanton ML, Stefaniak AB, Day GA, Park JY, Kent MS, Sparks R, Kreiss K. Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 3: exposure–response among short-term workers. Scand J Work Environ Health, doi:10.5271/sjweh.3192, 2011.
  4. Schulte PA, Pandalai S, Wulsin V, Chun H. Interaction of occupational and personal risk factors in workforce health and safety. AJPH, 10.2105/AJPH.2011.300249, 2011.
Category: Laboratory Science
  1. Diwakar-P; Kulkarni-PS; Birch-ME. New approach for near-real-time measurement of elemental composition of aerosol using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Aerosol Sci Tech 2012 Mar, 46(3):316-332, 2011.
  2. Sriram K, Lin GX, Jefferson AM, Roberts JR, Andrews RN, Kashon ML, Antonini JM. Manganese accumulation in nail clippings as a biomarker of welding fume exposure and neurotoxicity. Toxicology, doi:10.1016/j.tox.2011.10.021. (Online ahead of print), 2011.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Harris JR, Winn GL, Ayers PA, McKenzie EA. Predicting the performance of cost-effective rollover protective structure designs. Safety Science, 49:1252-1261, 2011.
  2. Esswein EJ, Boeniger MF, Ashley K. Handwipe Method for Removing Lead from Skin. Journal of ASTM International, 8(5):1-10, 2011.
  3. Esterhuizen GS, Dolinar DR, Ellenberger J. Pillar Strength in Underground Stone Mines in the United States. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 48: 42-50, 2011.
Category: Data Methods and Study Design
  1. No journal articles were nominated in this category.

B. Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award for 2012:

This year NIOSH is proud to nominate Kenneth Wallingford for the Charles C. Shepard Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award. Since joining NIOSH in 1970, Mr. Wallingford’s contributions have significantly enhanced the scientific quality and robustness of the NIOSH field investigations, bringing national and international recognition to CDC and NIOSH. Mr. Wallingford’s extraordinary leadership and productivity in the conduct of field investigations has resulted in new knowledge that is having an impact in preventing illnesses and deaths to workers. Nomination for this prestigious award recognizes not only his outstanding contribution to occupational safety and health, but also his dedication and commitment to the NIOSH mission.

2011

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Bowman JD, Miller CK, Krieg EF, Song R. Analyzing Digital Vector Waveforms of 0-3000 Hz Magnetic Fields for Health Studies, Bioelectromagnetics, 31:391-405, 2010.
  2. Joseph, PN, Violanti JM, Donahue R, Andrew ME, Trevisan M, Burchfiel CM. Endothelial Function, a Biomarker of Subclinical Cardiovascular Disease, in Urban Police Officers, JOEM, 52:1004-1008, 2010.
Category: Laboratory and Methods
  1. Sriram K, Lin GX, Jefferson AM, Roberts JR, Wirth O, Hayashi Y, Krajnak KM, Soukup JM, Ghio AJ, Reynolds SH, Castranova V, Munson AE, Antonini JM. Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Loss of Parkinson's Disease-Linked Proteins Contribute to Neurotoxicity of Manganese-Containing Welding Fumes, FASEB Journal, 24:4989-5002, 2010.
  2. Krajnak K, Miller GR, Waugh S, Johnson C, Li A, Kashon M. Characterization of Frequency Dependent Responses of the Vascular System to Repetitive Vibration, JOEM, 52:584-594, 2010.
  3. Lindsley WB, Blanchere FM, Davis KA, Pearce TA, Fisher MA, Khakoo R, Davis S, Rogers ME, Thewlis RE, Posado JA, Redrow JB, Celik IB, Chen BT, Beezhold DH. Distribution of Airborne Influenza Virus and Respiratory Syncytial Virus in an Urgent Care Medical Clinic, Clinical Infectious Disease, 50:693-698, 2010.
  4. Mercer RR, Hubbs AF, Scabilloni JF, Wang L, Battelli LA, Schwegler-Berry D, Castranova V, Porter DW. Distribution and Persistence of Pleural Penetrations by Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes, Particle and Fibre Toxicology, 7:28, 2010.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Green JD, Yannaccone JR, Current RS, Sicher LA, Moore PH, Whitman GR. Assessing the Performance of Various Restraints on Ambulance Patient Compartment Workers During Crash Events, Intl J Crashworthiness, 15:517-541, 2010.

B. Lifetime Achievement:

NIOSH is proud to nominate Kathleen Kreiss, M.D., for the Charles C. Shepard Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award. Since joining NIOSH in 1996, Dr. Kreiss' contributions have significantly enhanced the scientific quality and robustness of the NIOSH research program for occupational respiratory disease prevention, bringing national and international recognition to CDC and NIOSH. Dr. Kreiss' extraordinary leadership and productivity in the conduct of research for occupational respiratory disease prevention has resulted in the identification of several previously unrecognized respiratory diseases, identification of risk factors for numerous other respiratory diseases, and knowledge that is having an impact in preventing respiratory disease and deaths to workers. Nomination for this prestigious award recognizes not only her outstanding contribution to occupational safety and health, but also her dedication and commitment to the NIOSH mission.

2010

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Violanti JM, Burchfiel CM, Hartley TA, Mnatsakanova A, Fekedulegn D, Andrew ME, Charles LE, Vila BJ. Atypical Work Hours and Metabolic Syndrome Among Police Officers. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 64:194-201, 2009.
Category: Laboratory and Methods
  1. Sargent LM, Shvedova AA, Hubbs AF, Salisbury JL, Benkovic SA, Kashon ML, Lowry DT, Murray AR, Kisin ER, Friend S, McKinstry KT, Battelli L, Reynolds SH. Induction of Aneuploidy by Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, 50:708-717, 2009.
  2. Murray AR, Kisin ER, Leonard SS, Young SH, Kommineni C, Kagan VE, Castranova V, Shvedova VV. Oxidative Stress and Inflammatory Response in Dermal Toxicity of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes. Toxicology, 257:161-171, 2009.
  3. Estill CF, Baron PA, Beard JK, Hein MJ, Larsen LD, Rose L, Schaefer FW, Noble-Wang J, Hodges L, Linquist HDA, Deye GJ, Arduino MJ. Recovery Efficiency and Limit Detection of Aerosolized Bacillus Anthracis Sterne From Environmental Surface Samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75:4297-4306, 2009.
  4. Lee L, Flemmer M, Lee EG, Harper M, Lin MI, Groves W, Freivalds A, Slaven J. A Novel Physiologic Sampling Pump Capable of Rapid Response to Breathing. Journal of Environmental Monitoring, 11:1020-1027, 2009.
  5. Blachere FM, Lindsley WG, Pearce TA, Anderson SE, Fisher M, Khakoo R, Meade BJ, Lander O, Davis S, Thewlis RE, Celik I, Chen BT, Beezhold DH. Measurement of Airborne Influenza Virus in a Hospital Emergency Department. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 48:438-440, 2009.
  6. Goldcamp MJ, Goldcamp DM, Ashley K, Fernback JE, Agrawal A, Millson M, Marlow D, Harrison K. Extraction of Beryllium from Refractory Beryllium Oxide with Dilute Ammonium Biflouride and Determination by Fluorescence: A Multiparameter Performance Evaluation. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 6:735-744, 2009.
  7. E Vo, S Rengasamy, R Shaffer. Development of a Test System to Evaluate Procedures for Decontamination of Respirators Containing Viral Droplets. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 75:7303-7309, 2009.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Hsiao H, Friess M, Bradtmiller B, Rohlf FJ. Development of Sizing Structure for Fall Arrest Harness Design. Ergonomics, 52:1128-1143, 2009.

B. Lifetime Achievement:

This year NIOSH is proud to nominate Dr. Hongwei Hsiao for the Charles C. Shepard Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award. Since joining NIOSH in 1991, Dr. Hsiao's contributions have significantly enhanced the scientific quality and robustness of the NIOSH research program for occupational injury prevention, bringing national and international recognition to CDC and NIOSH. Dr. Hsiao's extraordinary leadership and productivity in the conduct of engineering research for occupational injury prevention has resulted in new knowledge and technology that is having an impact in preventing injuries and deaths to workers. Nomination for this prestigious award recognizes not only his outstanding contribution to occupational safety and health, but also his dedication and commitment to the NIOSH mission.

2009

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Stayner LT, Kuempel E, Gilbert S, Hein M, Dement J. An epidemiologic study of the role of chrysotile asbestos fiber dimensions in determining respiratory disease risk in exposed workers. Occup Environ Med 65(9):613-619, Sept. 2008.
  2. Bell JL, Collins, James W., Wolf, Laurie, Grnqvist, Raoul, Chiou, Sharon, Chang, Wen-Ruey, Sorock, Gary S., Courtney, Theodore K., Lombardi, David A. and Evanoff, Bradley. Evaluation of a comprehensive slip, trip and fall prevention programme for hospital employees. Ergonomics,51:12,1906-1925, 2008.
Category: Laboratory and Methods
  1. Shvedova AA, Kisin E, Murray AR, Johnson V, Gorelik O, Arepalli S, Hubbs AF, Mercer R, Keohavong P, Sussman N, Jin J, Stone S, Chen BT, Deye G, Maynard A, Castranova V, Baron PA, Kagan VE. Inhalation vs. aspiration of single-walled carbon nanotubes in C57BL/6 mice: inflammation, fibrosis, oxidative stress, and mutagenesis. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 295:L522-L565, 2008.
  2. Erdely AD, Hulderman T, Salmen R, Liston A, Erdely PD, Schwegler-Berry DE, Castranova V, Koyama S, Kim Y, Endo M, Simeonova PP. Cross-Talk between Lung and Systemic Circulation during Carbon Nanotube Respiratory Exposure - Potential Biomarkers. Nano Letters, 2008
  3. Frasch H, Barbero A. The transient dermal exposure: theory and experimental examples using skin and silicone membranes. J Pharm Sci, 97(4):1578-1592, 2008.
  4. James A. Snyder, Eugene Demchuk, Erin C. McCanlies, Christine R. Schuler, Kathleen Kreiss, Michael E. Andrew, Bonnie L. Frye, James S. Ensey, Marcia L. Stanton and Ainsley Weston. Impact Of Negatively Charged Patches On The Surface Of MHC Class II Antigen- Presenting Proteins On Risk Of Chronic Beryllium Disease. J. R. Soc. Interface 5, 749-758, 2008.
  5. Rengasamy, S et al. [2008]. Filtration performance of NIOSH-Approved N95 and P100 Filtering Facepiece Respirators against 4 to 30 nanometer size nanoparticles. JOEH, 5(9):556-564, Sept 2008.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Schrader SM, Breitenstein MJ, and Lowe BD. Cutting off the nose to save the penis. J Sex Med 5:1932-1940, 2008.

B. Lifetime Achievement:

NIOSH also nominated Dr. Richard W. Niemeier for the 2009 Charles C. Shepard Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award to recognize his distinguished service to NIOSH over four decades. Dr. Niemeier is one of the world's leading experts on the toxic effects of chemicals. He has made important contributions to public health through both his laboratory-based research on chemical carcinogens and his guidance for preventing chemical exposures in the workplace and for emergency personnel responding to chemical incidents or terrorist events. Nomination for this prestigious award recognizes not only his outstanding contribution to occupational safety and health, but also his dedication and commitment to the NIOSH mission.

2008

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Elizabeth Whelan, Christina C. Lawson and Barbara Grajewski for “Work Schedule During Pregnancy And Spontaneous Abortion. Epidemiology, 18:350-355, 2007.
  2. G.A. Day, A. Dufresne, A.B. Stefaniak, C.R. Schuler, M.L. Stanton, W.E. Miller, M.S. Kent, D.C. Deubner, K. Kreiss, and M.D. Hoover. Exposure Pathway Assessment At A Copper–Beryllium Alloy Facility. Ann. Occup. Hyg., Vol. 51, No. 1, pp. 67-80, 2007.
Category: Laboratory and Methods
  1. Robert R. Mercer, James Scabilloni, Elena Kisin, Ashley Murray, Diane Schwegler-Berry, Anna Shvedova and Vincent Castranova. Alteration Of Deposition Pattern And Pulmonary Response As A Result Of Improved Dispersion Of Aspirated Single Walled Carbon Nanotubes In A Mouse Model. Amer J Physiol: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Epub doi:10.1152/ajplung.00186.2007, 2007.
  2. Itai Chipinda, Justin M. Hettick and Paul D. Siegel. Oxidation Of 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole In Latex Glove And Its Possible Haptenation Pathway. Chemical Res Toxicol, 20:1084-1092, 2007.
  3. Tracy Hulderman, Rebecca Salmen, Rebecca Chapman, Stephen S. Leonard, Shih-Houng Young, Anna Shvedova, Michael I. Luster and Petia P. Simeonova. Cardiovascular Effects Of Pulmonary Exposure To Single-Wall Carbon Nanotubes. Env Health Perspec, 115(3):377-382, 2007.
  4. John Z. Wu, Daniel E. Welcome, Kristine Krajnak and Ren G. Dong. Finite Element Analysis of the Penetrations of Shear and Normal Vibrations Into the Soft Tissues in a Fingertip. Medical Engineering & Physics, 29:718-727, 2007.
  5. Hongwei Hsiao. Evaluation Of Fall Arrest Harness Sizing Schemes. Human Factors, 49(3):447–464, Doi: 10.1518/001872007X200094, 2007.
  6. Art Miller. The Fate Of Metal (Fe) During Diesel Combustion: Morphology, Chemistry, And Formation Pathways Of Nanoparticles. Combustion and Flame, 149:129–143, 2007.
  7. Matthew W. Wheeler and A. John Bailer. Properties Of Model-Averaged BMDLs: A Study Of Model Averaging In Dichotomous Response Risk Estimation. Risk Analysis, 27(3): 659-670, 2007.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Kristin J. Cummings, Gregory A. Day, Paul K. Henneberger, Margaret M. Kitt, Kathleen Kreiss and Christine R. Schuler. Enhanced Preventive Programme At A Beryllium Oxide Ceramics Facility Reduces Beryllium Sensitisation Among New Workers. Occup. Environ. Med., 64;134-140, Doi: 10.1136/oem.2006.027987, 2007.

B. Lifetime Achievement:

NIOSH also nominated Dr. Vincent Castranova for the 2008 Charles C. Shepard Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award. Dr. Castranova is chief of the Pathology and Physiology Research Branch in NIOSH's Health Effects Laboratory Division. Dr. Castranova has dedicated 30 years of distinguished service to NIOSH. Dr. Castranova has consistently provided excellence in leadership in laboratory research at the cellular and molecular level, and more recently at the nanoscale, enhancing scientific knowledge about pathophysiology of occupational lung diseases. Nomination for this prestigious award recognizes not only his outstanding contribution to occupational safety and health, but also his dedication and commitment to the NIOSH mission.

2007

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Laboratory and Methods
  1. Agrawal A, Cronin J, Tonazzi J, McCleskey TM, Ehler DS, Minogue EM, Whitney G, Brink C, Burrell AK, Warner B, Goldcamp MJ, Schlecht PC, Sonthalia P, Ashley K. Validation of a standardized portable fluorescence method for determining trace beryllium in workplace air and wipe samples. J. Environ. Monit., 8:619-624, 2006.
  2. Biagini RE, Sammons DL, Smith JP, MacKenzie BA, Striley CAF, Snawder JE, Robertson SA and Quinn CP. Rapid, Sensitive, and Specific Lateral-Flow Immunochromatographic Device To Measure Anti-Anthrax Protective Antigen Immunoglobulin G in Serum and Whole Blood. Clinical and Vaccine Immunology, 13:541-546, 2006.
  3. Ding M, Feng R, Wang SY, Bowman L, Lu Y, Qian Y, Castranova V, Jiang BH and Shi X. Cyanidin-3-glucoside, a natural product derived from blackberry, exhibits chemopreventive and chemotherapeutic activity. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 281:17359-17368, 2006.
  4. Guo L, Ma Y, Ward R , Castranova V, Shi X and Qian Y. Constructing Molecular Classifiers for the Accurate Prognosis of Lung Adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res, 12(11):3343-3353, 2006.
  5. Kuempel ED, Tran CL, Castranova V, and Bailer AJ. Lung dosimetry and risk assessment of nanoparticles: Evaluating and extending current models in rats and humans. Inhal Toxicol, 18(10):717-724, 2006.
  6. Sriram K, Matheson JM, Benkovic SA, Miller DB, Luster MI and O'Callaghan JP. Deficiency of TNF receptors suppresses microglial activation and alters the susceptibility of brain regions to MPTP-induced neurotoxicity: role of TNF-α. FASEB Journal, 20:670-682, 2006.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Hnizdo E, Sircar K, Glindmeyer HW and Petsonk EL. Longitudinal Limits of Normal Decline in Lung Function in an Individual. J Occup Environ Med, 48(6):625-634, 2006.
  2. Lawrence RB, Duling MG, Calvert CA and Coffey CC. Comparison of Performance of Three Different Types of Respiratory Protection Devices. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 3:465-474 ISSN: 1545-9624 print / 1545-9632 online, September 2006.
Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Park RM, Bowler RM, Eggerth DE, Diamond E, Spencer KJ, Smith D, and Gwiazda R. Issues in neurological risk assessment for occupational exposures: the Bay Bridge welders. Neurotoxicology 27, (3):373-384, 2006.

B. Lifetime Scientific Achievement

NIOSH nominated Lewis V. Wade, Ph.D., for the lifetime scientific achievement award to recognize his distinguished 30-year career of scientific research, application, and leadership in occupational safety and health. Dr. Wade currently serves as the Senior Science Advisor to the Office of the Director. During his career with NIOSH, Dr. Wade has improved the safety and health of mine workers, assumed key roles of scientific leadership, and helped to guide research at the Pittsburgh and Spokane Research Laboratories. He has been awarded two Presidential Rank Awards for Meritorious Service with the Senior Executive Service and a Presidential Design Award for the Mine Roof Simulator. In 2006 he received the Donald S. Kingery Memorial Award for his career contributions to mining safety and health.

2006

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

Category: Laboratory and Methods
  1. Biagini R, Sammons D, Smith J, MacKenzie B, Striley C, Robertson S, and Snawder J. Simultaneous measurement of specific serum IgG responses to five select agents. Anal Bioanal Chem, 382:1027-1034, 2005.
  2. Green B, Schmechel D, Jason K. Sercombe, University of Sydney, Australia; and Euan R. Tovey, University of Sydney, Australia. Enumeration and Detection of aerosolized Aspergillus fumigatus and Penicillium chrysogenum conidia and hyphae using a novel double immunostaining technique. Journal of Immunoligical Methods, 307:127-134, 2005.
  3. Shvedova A, Kisin E, Mercer R, Murray A, Johnson V, Potapovich A, Tyurina Y,Gorelik O, Arepalli S, Schwegler-Berry D, Hubbs A, Antonini J, Evans D, Ku B-K, Ramsey D, Maynard A, Kagan V, Castranova V, and Baron P. Unusual inflammatory and fibrogenic pulmonary responses to single-walled carbon nanotubes in mice. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 289, L698-L708, 2005.
  4. Tucker S and Pretty J. Identification of oxidation products of solanesol produced during air sampling for tobacco smoke by electrospray mass spectrometry and HPLC. Analyst, 130:1414-1424, 2005.
  5. Zhang Y, Lu Y, Bao-Zhu Y, Castranova V, Shi X, Stauffer, J, Demers L, and Chen F. The Human mineral dust-induced gene, mdig, is a cell growth regulating gene associated with lung cancer. Oncogene, 24:4873-4882, 2005.
  6. Zhuang Z and Bradtmiller B. Head-and-Face Anthropometric Survey of U.S. Respirator Users. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2:567-576, 2005.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. Hnizdo E, Yu L, Freyder L, Attfield M, Lefante J and Glindmeyer H. The precision of longitudinal lung function measurements: monitoring and interpretation. Occup Environ Med, 62:695-701, 2005.
Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Alarcon, W, Calvert G, Blondell J, Mehler L, Sievert J, Propeck M, Tibbetts D, Becker A, Lackovic M, Soileau S, Das R, Beckman J, Male D, Thomsen C, and Stanbury M. Acute Illnesses Associated With Pesticide Exposure at Schools. JAMA, 294:455-465, 2005.

B. Lifetime Scientific Achievement

NIOSH is nominating CAPT Laurence D. Reed for the Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award to recognize his outstanding career of research and advocacy in preventing occupational disease, injury, and death among workers. During CAPT Reed's 28 year career, he has provided prominent and unrelenting leadership in developing engineering controls, supporting ongoing agency efforts for emergency response, conducting public health policy development and risk assessment for occupational safety and health hazards, and fostering research partnerships. His professional work is recognized nationally and internationally. Please find attached the nomination description and CV. The contact information for CAPT Reed is included at the beginning of his CV.

2005

Winner

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

Category:Laboratory and Methods
  1. Raymond E. Biagini, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; Jerome P. Smith, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; Deborah L. Sammons, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; Barbara A. MacKenzie, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; Cynthia A. F. Striley, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; Shirley K. Robertson, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology, and John E. Snawder, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology. Development of a sensitivity enhanced multiplexed fluorescence covalent microbead immunosorbent assay (FCMIA) for the measurement of glyphosate, atrazine and metolachlor mercapturate in water and urine. Anal Bioanal Chem , 379:368-374, 2004.
  2. Eileen M. Birch, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology, and James D. Noll, NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory. Submicrometer elemental carbon as a selective measure of diesel particulate matter in coal mines. J. Environ. Monit, 6:799-806, 2004.
  3. Justin M. Hettick, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division; Michael L. Kashon, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division; Janet P. Simpson, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division; Paul D. Siegel, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division; Gerald H. Mazurek, CDC National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention; and David N. Weissman, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division. Proteomic Profiling of Intact Mycobacteria by Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry. Anal. Chem., 76:5769-5776, 2004.
Category: Prevention and Control
  1. James W. Collins, NIOSH Division of Safety Research; Laurie Wolf, BJC Health Care; Jennifer Bell, NIOSH Division of Safety Research; and Bradley Evanoff, Washington University School of Medicine. An evaluation of a "best practices" musculoskeletal injury prevention program in nursing homes. Injury Prevention, 10:206-211, 2004.
  2. Kenneth R. Mead, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; and David L. Johnson, Oklahoma University, College of Public Health. An evaluation of portable high-efficiency particulate air filtration for expedient patient isolation in epidemic and emergency response. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 44(6):635-45, 2004.
Category: Assessment and Epidemiology
  1. Michael D. Attfield, NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies; and Joseph Costello, **No affiliation listed**. Quantitative exposure-response for silica dust and lung cancer in Vermont granite workers. Am J Ind Med., 45(2):129-38, 2004.

B. Outstanding Scientific Contribution to Public Health

NIOSH is nominating the editors and staff of the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (Pocket Guide) for Outstanding Scientific Contribution to Public Health. The Pocket Guide is a vital source of general chemical hazard and control information for workers, employers, and occupational health professionals. It could be found in the pockets of rescuers at the World Trade Center, and is presently found in corporate offices, industrial plants, construction sites, and schools of public health.

C. Lifetime Scientific Achievement

NIOSH is nominating Marilyn A. Fingerhut, Ph.D. for the Lifetime Scientific Achievement Award to recognize her outstanding career of scholarship and leadership in preventing occupational disease, injury, and death among workers. During Dr. Fingerhut's 20 year career, she has conducted innovative and ground breaking research on dioxin, established herself as a champion and expert for occupational women's health issues, and has moved forward global occupational health risk assessment. She was instrumental in the development of the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), the first agenda of its kind, and galvanized the global occupational health community's Occupational Centers while detailed to the World Health Organization (WHO). Her professional work is recognized nationally and internationally.

2004

Award Announcement

A. Scientific Publications

  1. Arsenic Exposure Accelerates Atherogenesis in Apolipoprotein E-/- Mice. Environmental Health Perspectives, 111:1744-1748, 2003.

    Petia Simeonova, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch; Tracy Hulderman, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch; Dan Harki, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Chemistry; Michael Luster, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch.

  2. Inhalation Exposure of Rats to Asphalt Fumes Generated at Paving Temperatures Alters Pulmonary Xenobiotic Metabolism Pathways without Lung Injury. Environmental Health Perspectives, 111:1215-1221 (2003).

    Jane Y. C. Ma, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Pathology & Physiology Research Branch; Apavoo Rengasamy, NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory; Dave Frazer, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Engineering & Controls Technology Branch; Mark W. Barger, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Pathology & Physiology Research Branch; Ann F. Hubbs, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Pathology & Physiology Research Branch; Lori Battelli, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Pathology & Physiology Research Branch; Seth Tomblyn; Samuel Stone, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Engineering & Controls Technology Branch; Vince Castranova, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Pathology & Physiology Research Branch.

  3. DLC-1 Operates as a Tumor Suppressor Gene in Human Non-Small Cell Lung Carcinomas. Oncogene, 1-7, 2003.

    Bao-Zhu Yuan, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch; Amy M. Jefferson, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch; Kimberly T. Baldwin, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch; Snorri S. Thorgeirsson, National Cancer Institute, Lab Experimental Carcinogenesis; Nicholas C. Popescu, National Cancer Institute, Molecular Cytogenetics Section; Steven H. Reynolds, NIOSH Health Effects Laboratory Division, Toxicology & Molecular Biology Branch.

  4. Impact of control parameters on shearer-generated dust levels. Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc. (SME), Transactions, 312: 28-34, 2002.

    James P. Rider, NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory; Jay F. Colinet, NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory; Alex D. Prokop, NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory.

  5. Occupational Silica Exposure and Risk of Various Diseases: An Analysis Using Death Certificates from 27 States of the U.S. Occupational Environ Med, 60:122-129, 2003.

    Geoffrey M. Calvert, NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies; John W. Sheehy, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology; Faye L. Rice, NIOSH Education and Information Division; Wayne T. Sanderson, University of Iowa, College of Public Health; James Boiano, NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies.

  6. Estimating Aerosol Surface Area from Number and Mass Concentration Measurements. Ann Occup Hyg, 47(2):123-144.

    Andrew Maynard, NIOSH Division of Applied Research and Technology.

  7. Acute Pesticide-Related Illnesses Among Working Youths, 1988-1999. American Journal of Public Health, 93:605-610, 2003.

    Geoffrey Calvert, NIOSH Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies; Louise Mehler, California Department Of Pesticide Regulation; Rachel Rosales; Lynden Baum, Washington State Dept. Of Health; Catherine L. Thomsen, Oregon Department of Human Services-Health Services; Dorilee Male, New York State Dept. Of Health; Omar Shafey, American Cancer Society; Rupa Das, State of California Department of Health Services; Michelle Lackovic, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Section of Environmental Epidemiology & Toxicology; Ernest Arvizu, Bashas' TLC, Food Safety.

  8. Sizing and fit of fall-protection harnesses, Ergonomics, Vol. 46, No. 12, 1233-1258, 2003.

    Hongwei Hsiao, NIOSH, Division of Safety Research, Protective Technology Branch; Bruce Bradtmiller, Anthrotech Inc; Jennifer Whitestone, Total Contact Inc.

  9. Correlation Between Quantitative Fit Factors and Workplace Protection Factors Measured in Actual Workplace Environments at a Steel Foundry. Am. Ind. Hyg. Assoc. J., 64:730-738, 2003.

    Ziqing Zhuang, NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory; C.C. Coffey, NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies; P.A. Jensen, NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies; D.L. Campbell, NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies; R.B. Lawrence, NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, W.R. Myers, Department of Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, West Virginia University.

B. Outstanding Scientific Contribution to Public Health

The Editors and Staff of the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards: Michael Barsan (technical editor), Henry Chan (former technical editor), Howard R. Ludwig (former technical editor), Heinz Ahlers, Vern Anderson, Penny Arthur, Vanessa Becks, Roland Berry Ann, Nancy Bollinger, David Case, Chris Coffey, Barbara Dames, Laura Delaney, Martha DiMuzio, Clayton Doak, Pauline Elliott, Crystal Ellison, Sherry Medley Fendinger, Lawrence Foster, Marsha Gran, Anne Hamilton, Kent Hatfield, Margaret Ivory, Eileen Kuempel, Charlene Maloney, Leela Murthy, Henryka Nagy, Richard Niemeier, Paula Fey O'Connor, John Palassis, Lawrence Reed, Vicki Reuss, Faye Rice, Rolland Rogers, Lucy Schoolfield, Ronald Schuler, David Votaw, Carol Welch, Joann Wess, Ralph Zumwalde.

C. Lifetime Scientific Achievement

Marilyn A. Fingerhut, Ph.D.

 
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