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David Lee Johnson

TitleProf & Chair
InstitutionUniversity of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
DepartmentOccupational & Environ Hlth
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    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NCPhD05/1985Environmental Sciences and Engineering
    University of Texas, Austin, TXMS12/1979Industrial Hygiene Engineering
    University of Texas, Austin, TXBS05/1975Environmental Engineering
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    1997Delta Omega Public Health Honor Society, OUHSC
    1998 - 1999Outstanding Teacher of the Year, Dept OEH, OUHSC
    2000 - 2001Outstanding Teacher of the Year, College of Public Health Student Association, OUHSC
    2003President's Associates Presidential Professor, University of Oklahoma
    2005Distinguished Alumni Award, University of North Carolina School of Public Health
    2015Dean's Master Teacher Award, College of Public Health, OUHSC

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    Dr. David Johnson received bachelor and master of science degrees in environmental engineering and industrial hygiene engineering from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in environmental sciences and engineering from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He holds national board certifications in Environmental Engineering and Industrial Hygiene and is a Registered Professional Engineer in Oklahoma. He joined the faculty of the College of Public Health’s Department of Occupational and Environmental Health in 1991. During his time with the College Dr. Johnson has conducted research and developed and taught masters and doctoral level graduate courses and professional education short courses on a range of occupational health and safety topics. He presently serves as Professor and Chair of Occupational and Environmental Health and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Public Health.

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    NIOSH 214-2016-M-88938     (David L. Johnson)Jan 2, 2016
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
    Development and Evaluation of Engineering Controls for Respirable Silica Exposure during Stone Countertop Fabrication
    Role Description: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of engineering interventions in minimizing respirable silica dust generation during stone countertop fabrication.
    Role: Principal Investigator

    EPA-G2013-START-H1     (David L. Johnson)Nov 1, 2014
    US Environmental Protection Agency
    Balancing Sustainability, Clean Air, Health Learning Interiors, and Structural Safety when Designing and Building Schools
    Role Description: The goal of the study is to assess the influence of architectural design and engineering choices on the indoor air quality of elementary schools.
    Role: Principal Investigator on the indoor air quality assessment component of the project.

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    1. David L. Johnson. Statistical Tools for the Comprehensive Practice of Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Health Sciences. 2017; 396.
    2. Lynch R.A., H. Hollen, D.L. Johnson, J. Bartels. The Effects of pH on the Migration of Melamine from Children’s Bowls. International Journal of Food Contamination. 2015; 9(2).
    3. Cooper JH, Johnson DL, Phillips ML. Respirable silica dust suppression during artificial stone countertop cutting. Ann Occup Hyg. 2015 Jan; 59(1):122-6. PMID: 25326187.
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    4. Phillips ML, Johnson DL, Johnson AC. Determinants of respirable silica exposure in stone countertop fabrication: a preliminary study. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2013; 10(7):368-73. PMID: 23668829.
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    5. Johnson D, Lynch R, Marshall C, Mead K, Hirst D. Aerosol Generation by Modern Flush Toilets. Aerosol Sci Technol. 2013; 47(9):1047-1057. PMID: 26635429.
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    6. Johnson DL, Mead KR, Lynch RA, Hirst DV. Lifting the lid on toilet plume aerosol: a literature review with suggestions for future research. Am J Infect Control. 2013 Mar; 41(3):254-8. PMID: 23040490.
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    7. Adams NJ, Johnson DL, Lynch RA. The effect of pressure differential and care provider movement on airborne infectious isolation room containment effectiveness. Am J Infect Control. 2011 Mar; 39(2):91-7. PMID: 20864218.
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    8. Johnson DL, Lynch RA, Mead KR. Containment effectiveness of expedient patient isolation units. Am J Infect Control. 2009 Mar; 37(2):94-100. PMID: 18926600.
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    9. Johnson D, Thompson D, Clinkenbeard R, Redus J. Professional judgment and the interpretation of viable mold air sampling data. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2008 Oct; 5(10):656-63. PMID: 18668405.
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    10. Johnson DL, Lynch RA. An efficient analytical method for particle counting in evaluating airborne infectious isolation containment using fluorescent microspheres. J Occup Environ Hyg. 2008 Apr; 5(4):271-7. PMID: 18286424.
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    11. Wong-Beringer A, Lambros MP, Beringer PM, Johnson DL. Suitability of caspofungin for aerosol delivery: physicochemical profiling and nebulizer choice. Chest. 2005 Nov; 128(5):3711-6. PMID: 16304338.
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    12. Kerby DS, Brand MW, Elledge BL, Johnson DL, Magas OK. Are public health workers aware of what they don't know? Biosecur Bioterror. 2005; 3(1):31-8. PMID: 15853453.
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    13. Estrada LC, Fraser MR, Cioffi JP, Sesker D, Walkner L, Brand MW, Kerby DS, Johnson DL, Cox G, Brewer L. Partnering for preparedness: the project public health ready experience. Public Health Rep. 2005; 120 Suppl 1:69-75. PMID: 16025710.
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    14. Mead K, Johnson DL. An evaluation of portable high-efficiency particulate air filtration for expedient patient isolation in epidemic and emergency response. Ann Emerg Med. 2004 Dec; 44(6):635-45. PMID: 15573040.
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    15. Johnson DL, Esmen NA. Method-induced misclassification for a respirable dust sampled using ISO/ACGIH/CEN criteria. Ann Occup Hyg. 2004 Jan; 48(1):13-20. PMID: 14718341.
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    16. Carlton GN, Patel KB, Johnson DL, Hall TA. The effectiveness of handheld ventilated sanders in reducing inhalable dust concentrations. Appl Occup Environ Hyg. 2003 Jan; 18(1):51-6. PMID: 12650549.
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    17. Clinkenbeard RE, England EC, Johnson DL, Esmen NA, Hall TA. A field comparison of the IOM inhalable aerosol sampler and a modified 37-mm cassette. Appl Occup Environ Hyg. 2002 Sep; 17(9):622-7. PMID: 12216591.
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    18. Fechter LD, Johnson DL, Lynch RA. The relationship of particle size to olfactory nerve uptake of a non-soluble form of manganese into brain. Neurotoxicology. 2002 Jul; 23(2):177-83. PMID: 12224759.
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    19. Esmen NA, Johnson DL, Agron GM. The variability of delivered dose of aerosols with the same respirable concentration but different size distributions. Ann Occup Hyg. 2002 Jun; 46(4):401-7. PMID: 12176709.
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    20. Johnson DL, Phillips ML. UV disinfection of soluble oil metalworking fluids. AIHA J (Fairfax, Va). 2002 Mar-Apr; 63(2):178-83. PMID: 11975654.
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    21. Clinkenbeard RE, Johnson DL, Parthasarathy R, Altan MC, Tan KH, Park SM, Crawford RH. Replication of human tracheobronchial hollow airway models using a selective laser sintering rapid prototyping technique. AIHA J (Fairfax, Va). 2002 Mar-Apr; 63(2):141-50. PMID: 11975649.
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    22. Fechter LD, Chen GD, Johnson DL. Potentiation of noise-induced hearing loss by low concentrations of hydrogen cyanide in rats. Toxicol Sci. 2002 Mar; 66(1):131-8. PMID: 11861980.
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    23. Phillips ML, Hall TA, Esmen NA, Lynch R, Johnson DL. Use of global positioning system technology to track subject's location during environmental exposure sampling. J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol. 2001 May-Jun; 11(3):207-15. PMID: 11477518.
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    24. Lambros MP, Bourne DW, Abbas SA, Johnson DL. Disposition of aerosolized liposomal amphotericin B. J Pharm Sci. 1997 Sep; 86(9):1066-9. PMID: 9294824.
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    25. Bergman TA, Johnson DL, Boatright DT, Smallwood KG, Rando RJ. Occupational exposure of nonsmoking nightclub musicians to environmental tobacco smoke. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1996 Aug; 57(8):746-52. PMID: 8765204.
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