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Nancy Goodyear

Nancy Goodyear, UMass Lowell Associate Professor
Nancy GoodyearAssociate Professor, Graduate Coordinator
  • CollegeCollege of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentBiomedical & Nutritional Sciences
  • Phone(978) 934-4427
  • EmailNancy_Goodyear@uml.edu

Research Interests

Clinical Microbiology, Safe Disinfection

My laboratory is focused on evaluating safer approaches to disinfection ("green" or low toxicity disinfectants.) Safer approaches include saturated steam vapor, activated water, thymol and other plant-derived chemicals, and do-it-yourself approaches using household products such as vinegar. We have particular interest in "real world" performance, including common errors made by users who don't follow the manufacturers' direction. We are also investigating in the performanceofrapid test methods for detecting residual microorganisms.

Education

  • Ph D: Clinical Laboratory Science, (1997), The Catholic University of America - Washington, DC
  • Other: Medical Laboratory Technology, (1983), Virginia Intermont College and Bristol Memorial Hospital - Bristol VA/TN
  • BA, (1982), Virginia Intermont College - Bristol VA

Awards and Honors

  • Inducted into Sigma Xi (2010), Service, University - The Scientific Research Society, University of Massachusetts Lowell Chapter
  • Recipient of award for Best Abstract by a Graduate Student in Clinical Sciences (1996), Scholarship/Research - Children's Research Institute, Washington DC
  • Alpha Chi National College Honor Society (1980), Leadership - National College Honor Society

Publications

  • Brown, K.A., Fenn, J.P., Freeman, V.S., Fisher, P.B., Genzen, J.R., Goodyear, N., Houston, M.L., O’Brien, D., Piskorski, G., Tanabe, P.A. (2016) "Impact of Time Lapse on ASCP Board of Certification Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) and Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Examination Scores.," Clinical Laboratory Science 29:2 pp. 99
  • Goodyear, N. (2016) "Increasing delivery of healthcare at home and the importance of hygiene.," Perspectives in Public Health 136:4 pp. 208
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Gore, R., Goodyear, N., Brouillette, N., Kriebel, D., Lindberg, J., Vega, A.P., others, . (2016) "O16-4 An integrated approach to infection and respiratory illness prevention in home healthcare: preliminary results of the safe home care cleaning and disinfecting study," Occupational and Environmental Medicine 73:Suppl 1 pp. A30–A30
  • Brown, K.A., Fenn, J.P., Freeman, V.S., Fisher, P.B., Genzen, J.R., Goodyear, N., Houston, M.L., O’Brien, M.E., Tanabe, P.A. (2015) "Impact of Time Lapse on ASCP Board of Certification Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) and Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Examination Scores," Laboratory Medicine 46:3 pp. e53-e58
  • Goodyear, N., Brouillette, N., Tenaglia, K., Gore, R., Marshall, J. (2015) "The effectiveness of three home products in cleaning and disinfection of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli on home environmental surfaces," Journal of applied microbiology 119:5 pp. 1245-1252
  • Development Committee, A.a., Brown, K.A., Fenn, J.P., Freeman, V.S., Fisher, P.B., Genzen, J.R., Goodyear, N., Houston, M.L., O'Brien, M.E., Tanabe, P.E. (2015) "Impact of time lapse on ASCP Board of Certification Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) and Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Examination Scores ," Laboratory Medicine 46:3 pp. 53-8
  • Scott, E., Goodyear, N., Nicoloro, J.M., Marika, D.J., Killion, E., Duty, S.M. (2015) "Laundering habits of student nurses and correlation with the presence of Staphylococcus aureus on nursing scrub tops pre-and postlaundering," American Journal of Infection Control 43:9 pp. 1006-1008
  • Nicoloro, J., Marika, D., Duty, S., Scott, E., Goodyear, N. (2014) "A Pilot Study to Explore Contamination of Student Nurses' Scrubs with Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA Before and After Laundering in College Dormitory," American Society for Microbiology General Meeting
  • Shick, E., Goodyear, N. (2014) "Comparison of the Disinfection Effectiveness of Lime, Lavendar, Red Thyme, and Two Different Tea Tree Essential Oils on A. aureus," American Society for Microbiology General Meeting
  • DeMatteo, R., Warden, D., Marshall, J., Goodyear, N. (2014) "Fabric softeners impact cleaning, but not disinfection by a saturated steam vapor system," American Journal of Infection Control 42:4 pp. 462
  • Dematteo, R., Warden, D., Marshall, J., Goodyear, N. (2014) "Fabric softeners impact cleaning, but not disinfection, by a saturated steam vapor system.," American journal of infection control 42:4 pp. 462-3
  • Vogel, S.J., Tank, M., Goodyear, N. (2014) "Variation in detection limits between bacterial growth phases and precision of an ATP bioluminescence system.," Letters in applied microbiology 58:4 pp. 370-5
  • Goodyear, N. (2012) "Effectiveness of five-day-old 10% bleach in a student microbiology laboratory setting.," Clinical laboratory science : journal of the American Society for Medical Technology 25:4 pp. 219-23
  • Goodyear, N., Ulness, B.K., Prentice, J.L., Cookson, B.T., Limaye, A.P. (2008) "Systematic assessment of culture review as a tool to assess errors in the clinical microbiology laboratory," Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 132:11 pp. 1792-1795
  • Goodyear, N., Kim, S., Reeves, M., Astion, M.L. (2006) "A 2-year study of Gram stain competency assessment in 40 clinical laboratories," American Journal of Clinical Pathology 125:1 pp. 28-33
  • Goodyear, N., Lampe, M.F. (2004) "Standardized test scores as an admission requirement.," Clinical laboratory science : journal of the American Society for Medical Technology 17:1 pp. 19-24
  • Alexander, J.S., Alexander, B.C., Eppihimer, L.A., Goodyear, N., Haque, R., Davis, C.P., Kalogeris, T.J., Carden, D.L., Zhu, Y.N., Kevil, C.G. (2000) "Inflammatory mediators induce sequestration of VE-cadherin in cultured human endothelial cells.," Inflammation 24:2 pp. 99-113
  • Murthy, J.N., Goodyear, N., Soldin, S.J. (1997) "Identification of a 37 kDa Tacrolimus, Sirolimus and cyclosporine binding immunophilin possessing glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase activity isolated from the JURKAT T cell line," Clinical biochemistry 30:2 pp. 129-133
  • Goodyear, N., Napoli, K.L., Murthy, J.N., Kahan, B.D., Soldin, S.J. (1997) "Radioreceptor assay for sirolimus in patients with decreased platelet counts," Clinical biochemistry 30:7 pp. 539-543
  • Goodyear, N., Murthy, J.N., Soldin, S.J. (1997) "The 37 kDa immunophilin has uracil DNA glycosylase but not rotamase activity," Clinical biochemistry 30:6 pp. 497-499
  • Goodyear, N., Murthy, J.N., Gallant, H.L., Yatscoff, R.W., Soldin, S.J. (1996) "Comparison of binding characteristics of four rapamycin metabolites to the 14 and 52 kDa immunophilins with their pharmacologic activity measured by the mixed-lymphocyte culture assay," Clinical biochemistry 29:4 pp. 309-313
  • Goodyear, N., Napoli, K.L., Murthy, J.N., Kahan, B.D., Soldin, S.J. (1996) "Radioreceptor assay for sirolimus," Clinical biochemistry 29:5 pp. 457-460
  • Soldin, S.J., Murthy, J.N., Donnelly, J.G., Chen, Y., Goodyear, N. (1993) "Immunophilin receptors for immunosuppressive drugs," Therapeutic drug monitoring 15:6 pp. 468-471
  • Scott, R.R., Bramble, K.J., Goodyear, N. (1991) "How knowledge and labeling of dementia affect nurses' expectations.," Journal of gerontological nursing 17:1 pp. 21-4
  • Brill, P.A., Burkhalter, H.E., Kohl, H.W., Blair, S.N., Goodyear, N. (1989) "The impact of previous athleticism on exercise habits, physical fitness, and coronary heart disease risk factors in middle-aged men.," Research quarterly for exercise and sport 60:3 pp. 209-15
  • Blair, S.N., Kannel, W.B., Kohl, H.W., Goodyear, N., Wilson, P.W. (1989) "Surrogate measures of physical activity and physical fitness. Evidence for sedentary traits of resting tachycardia, obesity, and low vital capacity.," American journal of epidemiology 129:6 pp. 1145-56
  • Blair, S.N., Ludwig, D.A., Goodyear, N. (1988) "A canonical analysis of central and peripheral subcutaneous fat distribution and coronary heart disease risk factors in men and women aged 18-65 years.," Human biology 60:1 pp. 111-22
  • Blair, S.N., Goodyear, N., Gibbons, L.W., Cooper, K.H. (1984) "Physical fitness and incidence of hypertension in healthy normotensive men and women.," JAMA 252:4 pp. 487-90
  • Blair, S.N., Goodyear, N., Wynne, K.L., Saunders, R.P. (1984) "Comparison of dietary and smoking habit changes in physical fitness improvers and nonimprovers.," Preventive medicine 13:4 pp. 411-20
  • Heins, Jr, H.C., Miller, J.M., Sear, A., Goodyear, N., Gardner, S. (1983) "Benefits of a statewide high-risk perinatal program.," Obstetrics and gynecology 62:3 pp. 294-6
  • Blair, S.N., Cooper, K.H., Gibbons, L.W., Gettman, L.R., Lewis, S., Goodyear, N. (1983) "Changes in coronary heart disease risk factors associated with increased treadmill time in 753 men.," American journal of epidemiology 118:3 pp. 352-9

Presentations

  • Safe cleaning and disinfecting for home care aide and client health - Am Public Health Association Annual Meeting, October 2015 - Chicago
  • Microbiology demonstrations for potential students and parents - School of Health and Environment Welcome Day, April 2011
  • Mock classroom presentation on Infection Control, April 2010
  • Microbiology demonstration for potential students. - University Open House, April 2010

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Co-Investigators :RFA-HL-11-024 Short-Term Research Education Program to Increase Diversity in Health-Related Research. (), Grant - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health
  • Co-Investigators: Role of Infection and Immunomodulation in Atherosclerosis (), Grant - UMass Life Sciences Moment Fund
  • PI: Efficacy of "Green" Cleaning Agents in Disinfection (), Grant - TURI Community Grant Program
  • PI: Efficacy of "Green" Cleaning Agents in Disinfection (), Grant - UMass Lowell Research, Scholarship, and Creative Work Seed Grant
  • PI: Efficacy of "Green" Cleaning Agents in Disinfection: The Ionator (2011), Grant - Activeion Cleaning Solutions, LLC
    Goodyear, N.
  • A pilot study to explore contamination of student nurses scrubs with Staphylococc (2013), Contract -
    Goodyear, N. (Principal)
  • Co-Investigators: Safe Cleaning and Disinfection Practices in Home Health Care: A Pilot Study (2011), Grant - School of Health and Environment Interdisciplinary Seed Grant
  • PI: Comparison of Three Methods of Detecting Residual Microorganisms on a Cleaned/Disinfected Surface (2011), Grant - TURI Academic Research Program
  • PI: Efficacy of "Green" Cleaning Agents in Disinfection: The effect of fabric softeners on disinfection by the MondoVap 2400. (2011), Grant - Advanced Vapor Technologies, LLC
  • Evaluation of Anti-Bacteria Agents in Plastic Tubing - ASTM E2149 Testing (2009), -
    Goodyear, N. (Principal)
  • PI: Evaluation of Anti-Bacterial Properties of Plastic Tubing (2009), Grant - Foster Corporation, a Division of the PolyMedex Group
  • Co-Investigators: Introduction to the Clinical Laboratory Educational Computer Program (2001), Grant - Medical Training Solutions, Inc., Seattle, WA