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Lorraine M Conroy

Lorraine Conroy


Environmtl & Occuptnl Hlth Sci

503 SPHW
2121 W. Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60612

Academic Background

Sc.D., Harvard Univ, 1988
     Environmental Health
M.S., Harvard Univ, 1984
     Environmental Health

Research Interests

Workplace exposure assessment, characterizing workplace contaminant sources, ventilation system model development and validation, implementation of respiratory protection programs

Teaching Interests

Industrial hygiene, occupational and environmental health policy, safety and health management systems, research methods


Lippert, J.F., Lacey, S.E., Lopez, R., Franke, J., Conroy, L., Breskey, J., Esmen, N., Liu, L.: A pilot study to determine medical laser generated air contaminant emission rates for a simulated surgical procedure. J. Occup. Environ. Hyg. (2014) Feb 5 [Epub ahead of print]

Jacobs, D.E., Ahonen, E., Dixon, S.L., Dorevitch, S., Breysse, J., Smith, J., Evens, A., Dobrez, D., Isaacson, M., Murphy, C., Conroy, L., Levavi, P.: Moving Into Green Healthy Housing. J. Public Health Manag. Pract. (2014) Jan 7. [Epub ahead of print]

Graber J.M., Stayner, L.T., Cohen, R.A., Conroy, L.M., Attfield, M.D.: Respiratory disease mortality among US coal miners; results after 37 years of follow-up. Occup. Environ. Med. 71(1):30-9 (2014)

Dorevitch, S., Conroy, L., Karadkhele, A., Rosul, L., Stacewicz- Sapuntzakis, M., Fantuzzi, G.: Associations between obesity and asthma in low-income, urban, minority populations. Ann. Allergy Asthma Immunol. 110(5):340-346 (2013).

Graber, J.M.; Cohen, R.A.; Basanets, A.; Stayner, L.T.; Kundiev, Y.; Conroy, L.; Mukhin V.V.; Lysenko, O.; Zvinchuk, A., Hyrhorczuk, D.O.: Results from a Ukrainian-US collaborative study: Prevalence and predictors of respiratory symptoms among Ukrainian coal miners. Am. J. Ind. Med. 55(12): 1099-1109 (2012).

Brown, L.P., Rospenda, K.M., Sokas, R.K., Conroy, L., Freels, S., Swanson, N.G.: Evaluating the association of workplace psychosocial stressors with occupational injury, illness, and assault. J Occup Environ Hyg 8(1):31-7 (2011)

Schoonover, T., Conroy, L., Lacey, S., Plavka, J.: Personal exposure to metal fume, NO2, and O3 among production welders and non-welders. Ind Health 49(1):63-72 (2011).

Forst, L., Nickels, L., Conroy, L.: The WHO modules in occupational safety and health: training for prevention. Public Health Reviews, March/April 2009

Ooms, T.G., Artwohl, J.E., Conroy, L.M., Schoonover, T.M., Fortman, J.D.: Concentration and Emission of Airborne Contaminants in a Laboratory Animal Facility Housing Rabbits. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci 47(2):39-48 (2008)

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