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Lorraine M Conroy

Lorraine Conroy


Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

440 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


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).

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).

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

Dorevitch S, Demirtas H, Persky VW, Erdal S, Conroy LM, Schoonover, TM, Scheff, PA: Demolition of High-Rise Public Housing Increases Particulate Matter Air Pollution in Communities of High-Risk Asthmatics. J. Air & Waste Manage. Assoc. 56:1022–1032 (2006)

Lacey, S.E., Forst, L.S., Conroy, L.M., Petrea, R.E.: Eye injury in migrant farm workers and suggested hazard controls. J. Agric. Safety Health 13(3):259-274 (2007).

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)

Lacey SE, Conroy LM, Franke J, Wadden RA, Hedeker D, Forst LS: Personal dust exposures at a food processing facility. J. Agromedicine 11:49-58 (2006)

Conroy, L.M., P.M. Trevelyan, and D.B. Ingham: An analytical, numerical, and experimental comparison of the fluid velocity in the vicinity of an open tank with one and two lateral exhaust slot hoods and a uniform crossdraft. Ann. Occup. Hyg. 44(6):407-419 (2000)

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