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Susan Woskie

Susan Woskie
Susan WoskieProfessor
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentPublic Health
  • Phone(978) 934-3295
  • EmailSusan_Woskie@uml.edu

Research Interests

Methods for sampling and analysis of personal exposures to chemicals and noise; Biomarkers and dose modeling; Estimating personal exposures in occupational and environmental settings; Statistical analysis of exposure data and evaluation of environmental and process factors for predicting and controlling workplace exposures; Exposure assessments for epidemiologic studies.

Education

  • Ph D: Biomedical Science/Industrial Hygiene,, (1990), Clark University - Worcester MA
  • MS: Environmental Health/Industrial Hygiene,, (1980), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge MA
  • BS: Human Biology,, (1977), University of Massachusetts Amherst - Amherst, MA

Awards and Honors

  • Fulbright Scholar to Thailand (2007) - Fulbright
  • Departmental Teaching Award (2000), Teaching - UMass Lowell Council for Teaching, Learning and Research as Scholarship
  • NIOSH Alice Hamilton Award for Excellence (1999), Scholarship/Research - Occupational Safety and Health
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award (1994), Teaching - Work Environment Graduate Student Association.

Publications

  • Marting, J., Bello, D., Woskie, S., Demokritou, P. (2017) "Hard Copy Devices, Nanoparticle Emissions, and the Case for a New Indoor Air Quality Standard Annals of Occupational Hygiene," 61:1 pp. 110-122
  • Le Blond, J.S., Woskie, S., Horwell, C.J., Williamson, B.J. (2017) "Particulate matter produced during commercial sugarcane harvesting and processing: A respiratory health hazard?," Atmospheric Environment 139: pp. 34–46 epub Nov 7, 2016
  • Bello, A., Woskie, S., Gore, R., Sandler, D., Schmidt, S., Kamel, F. (2017) "Retrospective assessment of occupational exposures for the GENEVA study of ALS among Military Veterans," pp. online doi:10.1093/annweh/wxw028
  • Harari, H., Bello, D., Redlich, C., Streicher, R., Woskie, S. (2016) "Development of an interception glove sampler for skin exposures to aromatic isocyanates," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 60:9 pp. 1092–1103
  • Tipayamongkholgul, M., Luksamijarulkul, P., Mawn, B., Kongtip, P., Woskie, S. (2016) "Occupational Hazards in the Thai Healthcare Sector.," New Solutions: A Journal of Environmental & Occupational Health Policy!!! 26:1 pp. 83 - 102
  • Woskie, S., Kongtip, P., Tipayamongkholkul, M., Nangkongnab, N., Silpasuwan, P., Kaewboonchoo, O., Luksamijarulkul, P., Mawn, B., Markkanen, P., Slatin, C. (2016) "P135 Developing a global environmental & occupational health (geohealth) hub for southeast asia," pp. 73(Suppl 1), A165–A165
  • Saleh, S., Woskie, S., Bello, A. (2016) "The Use of Noise Dampening Mats to Reduce Heavy-Equipment Noise Exposures in Construction," Safety and Health at Work pp. available online doi: 10.1016/j.shaw.2016.09.006
  • Boonruksa, P., Bello, D., Zhang, J., Isaacs, J., Mead, J., Woskie, S. (2016) "Exposures to nanoparticles and fibers during injection molding and recycling of carbon nanotube reinforced polycarbonate composites," Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology pp. advance online publication doi: 10.1038/jes.2016.26
  • Boonruksa, P., Bello, D., Zhang, J., Isaacs, J.A., Mead, J.L., Woskie, S. (2016) "Exposures to nanoparticles and fibers during injection molding and recycling of carbon nanotube reinforced polycarbonate composites.," Journal Of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology pp. advance online publication doi: 10.1038/jes.2016.26
  • Ahn, K., Ellenbecker, M.J., Woskie, S., DiBerardinis, L.J. (2015) "A new quantitative method for testing performance of in-use laboratory chemical fume hoods," Journal of Chemical Health and Safety
  • Ahn, K., Ellenbecker, M.J., Woskie, S., DiBerardinis, L.J. (2015) "Effects of work practices and upper body movements on the performance of a laboratory fume hood," Journal of Chemical Health and Safety
  • Martin, J., Bello, D., Bunker, K., Shafer, M., Christiani, D., Woskie, S., Demokritou, P. (2015) "Occupational exposure to nanoparticles at commercial photocopy centers," Journal of hazardous materials 298: pp. 351–360
  • Kaewboonchoo, O., Kongtip, P., Woskie, S. (2015) "Occupational Health and Safety for Agricultural Workers in Thailand Gaps and Recommendations, with a Focus on Pesticide Use," NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy pp. 1048291115569028
  • Nankongnab, N., Silpasuwan, P., Markkanen, P., Kongtip, P., Woskie, S. (2015) "Occupational Safety, Health, and Well-being Among Home-based Workers in the Informal Economy of Thailand," NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy 25:2 pp. 212–231
  • Turcotte, D.A., Woskie, S., Gore, R., Chaves, E., Adejumo, K. (2015) "HEALTH EFFECTS OF HOUSING ON URBAN LOW-INCOME ASTHMATIC CHILDREN IN LOWELL, MASSACHUSETTS," pp. 111
  • Kongtip, P., Nankongnab, N., Chaikittiporn, C., Laohaudomchok, W., Woskie, S., Slatin, C. (2015) "Informal Workers in Thailand: Occupational Health and Social Security Disparities," New Solutions: A Journal Of Environmental And Occupational Health Policy: NS 25:2 pp. 189-211
  • Turcotte, D.A., Alker, H., Chaves, E., Gore, R., Woskie, S. (2014) "Healthy homes: in-home environmental asthma intervention in a diverse urban community," American journal of public health 104:4 pp. 665–671
  • Shepherd, S., Woskie, S. (2013) "Controlling Dust from Concrete Saw Cutting," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 10:2 pp. 64–70
  • Khatri, M., Bello, D., Gaines, P.C., Martin, J., Pal, A.K., Gore, R., Woskie, S. (2013) "Nanoparticles from photocopiers induce oxidative stress and upper respiratory tract inflammation in healthy volunteers," Nanotoxicology 7:5 pp. 1014–1027
  • Brueck, S.E., Panaccio, M.P., Stancescu, D., Woskie, S., Estill, C., Waters, M. (2013) "Noise Exposure Reconstruction and Evaluation of Exposure Trends in Two Large Automotive Plants," Annals of occupational hygiene pp. met035
  • Kongtip, P., Nankongnab, N., Woskie, S., Phamonphon, A., Tharnpoophasiam, P., Wilaiwan, K., Srasom, P. (2013) "Organophosphate Urinary Metabolite Levels During Pregnancy, Delivery and Postpartum in Women Living in Agricultural Areas in Thailand," Journal of Occupational Health 55:5 pp. 367-375
  • Khatri, M., Bello, D., Pal, A., Woskie, S., Gassert, T., Demokritou, P., Gaines, P. (2013) "Toxicological effects of PM0. 25-2.0 particles collected from a photocopy center in three human cell lines," Inhalation Toxicology 25:11 pp. 621-632
  • Khatri, M., Bello, D., Pal, A.K., Cohen, J.M., Woskie, S., Gassert, T., Lan, J., Gu, A.Z., Demokritou, P., Gaines, P.C. (2013) "Evaluation of cytotoxic, genotoxic and inflammatory responses of nanoparticles from photocopiers in three human cell lines.," Particle and fibre toxicology 10:1 pp. 42
  • Woskie, S., Gore, R., Steenland, K. (2012) "Retrospective exposure assessment of perfluorooctanoic acid serum concentrations at a fluoropolymer manufacturing plant.," The Annals of occupational hygiene 56:9 pp. 1025-37
  • Prihartono, N., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Thetkhathuek, A., Sripaung, N., Padungtod, C., Kaufman, D. (2011) "Risk of aplastic anemia and pesticide and other chemical exposures," Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 23:3 pp. 369-377
  • Woskie, S., Kim, H., Freund, A., Stevenson, L., Park, B.Y., Baron, S., Herbert, R., de Hernández, M.S., Teitelbaum, S., de la Hoz, R.E., Wisnivesky, J.P., Landrigan, P. (2011) "World Trade Center disaster: assessment of responder occupations, work locations, and job tasks.," American journal of industrial medicine 54:9 pp. 681-95
  • Shepherd, S., Woskie, S. (2010) "Case study to identify barriers and incentives to implementing an engineering control for concrete grinding dust," Journal of Construction Engineering and Management 136:11 pp. 1238-1248
  • Rodrigues, E.G., Virji, M.A., McClean, M.D., Weinberg, J., Woskie, S., Pepper, L.D. (2010) "Personal exposure, behavior, and work site conditions as determinants of blood lead among bridge painters.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 7:2 pp. 80-87
  • Woskie, S. (2010) "Workplace practices for engineered nanomaterial manufacturers.," Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. Nanomedicine and nanobiotechnology 2:6 pp. 685-92
  • Woskie, S., Bello, D., Virji, M.A., Stefaniak, A.B. (2010) "Understanding workplace processes and factors that influence exposures to engineered nanomaterials.," International journal of occupational and environmental health 16:4 pp. 365-77
  • Virji, M.A., Woskie, S., Waters, M., Brueck, S., Stancescu, D., Gore, R., Estill, C., Prince, M. (2009) "Agreement between task-based estimates of the full-shift noise exposure and the full-shift noise dosimetry," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 53:3 pp. 201-214
  • Redlich, C.A., Bello, D., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P. (2009) "Measurements of airborne methylene diphenyl diisocyanate concentration in the U.S. workplace--comment.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:11 pp. 0-83
  • Virji, M.A., Woskie, S., Pepper, L.D. (2009) "Task-based lead exposures and work site characteristics of bridge surface preparation and painting contractors.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 99-112
  • Tak, S., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B., Punnett, L. (2009) "Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 113-120
  • Redlich, C.A., Bello, D., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Booth, K., Cummings, B., Karoly, W.J., Spence, M., Mullins, S., Robert, W.P., Lichtenberg, F., Banta, J. (2009) "Letters to the Editor," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene 6:11 pp. 82
  • Virji, M.A., Woskie, S., Pepper, L.D. (2009) "Skin and surface lead contamination, hygiene programs, and work practices of bridge surface preparation and painting contractors.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 131-42
  • Virji, M.A., Woskie, S., Pepper, L.D. (2009) "Task-based lead exposures and work site characteristics of bridge surface preparation and painting contractors.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 99-112
  • Tak, S., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L. (2009) "Variability in risk factors for knee injury in construction.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:2 pp. 113-20
  • Liu, Y., Stowe, M.H., Bello, D., Sparer, J., Gore, R.J., Cullen, M.R., Redlich, C.A., Woskie, S. (2009) "Skin Exposure to Aliphatic Polyisocyanates in the Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Industry: III. A Personal Exposure Algorithm," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 53:1 pp. 33
  • Shepherd, S., Woskie, S., Holcroft, C., Ellenbecker, M.J. (2009) "Reducing silica and dust exposures in construction during use of powered concrete-cutting hand tools: efficacy of local exhaust ventilation on hammer drills.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 6:1 pp. 42-51
  • Chapin, R.E., Adams, J., Boekelheide, K., Gray Jr., L.E., Hayward, S.W., Lees, P.S., McIntyre, B.S., Portier, K.M., Schnorr, T.M., Selevan, S.G., Vandenbergh, J.G., Woskie, S., Shelby, M.D. (2008) "NTP-CERHR expert panel report on the reproductive and developmental toxicity of bisphenol A," Birth Defects Research Part B - Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology 83:3 pp. 157-395
  • Ahn, K., Woskie, S., DiBerardinis, L., Ellenbecker, M. (2008) "A Review of Published Quantitative Experimental Studies on Factors Affecting Laboratory Fume Hood Performance," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene 5:11 pp. 735
  • Woskie, S., Bello, D., Gore, R.J., Stowe, M.H., Eisen, E.A., Liu, Y., Sparer, J.A., Redlich, C.A., Cullen, M.R. (2008) "Comparison of Task-Based Exposure Metrics for an Epidemiologic Study of Isocyanate Inhalation Exposures Among Autobody Shop Workers," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene 5:9 pp. 588
  • Bello, D., Redlich, C.A., Stowe, M.H., Sparer, J., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Hosgood, H.D., Liu, Y. (2008) "Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: II. A quantitative assessment.," The Annals of occupational hygiene 52:2 pp. 117-24
  • Tak, S., Punnett, L., Paquet, V., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2007) "Estimation of compressive forces on lumbar spine from categorical posture data.," Ergonomics 50:12 pp. 2082-94
  • LIU, Y., Bello, D., SPARER, J.A., STOWE, M.H., GORE, R.J., Woskie, S., CULLEN, M.R., REDLICH, C.A. (2007) "Skin Exposure to Aliphatic Polyisocyanates in the Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Industry: A Qualitative Assessment," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 51:5 pp. 429
  • Bello, D., Herrick, C.A., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Cullen, M.R., Liu, Y., Redlich, C.A. (2007) "Skin Exposure to Isocyanates: Reasons for Concern," Environmental health perspectives 115:3 pp. 328-335
  • Bello, D., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Boeniger, M.F., Redlich, C.A., Liu, Y. (2006) "An FTIR investigation of isocyanate skin absorption using in vitro guinea pig skin," Journal of Environmental Monitoring 8:5 pp. 523-529
  • Liu, Y., Stowe, M.H., Bello, D., Woskie, S., Sparer, J., Gore, R., Youngs, F., Cullen, M.R., Redlich, C.A. (2006) "Respiratory Protection from Isocyanate Exposure in the Autobody Repair and Refinishing Industry," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene 3:5 pp. 234
  • Paquet, V., Punnett, L., Woskie, S., Buchholz, B.O. (2005) "Reliable exposure assessment strategies for physical ergonomics stressors in construction and other non-routinized work," Ergonomics 48:9 pp. 1200
  • Bello, D., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Stowe, M.H., Sparer, J., Redlich, C.A., Cullen, M.R., Liu, Y. (2005) "A laboratory investigation of the effectiveness of various skin and surface decontaminants for aliphatic polyisocyanates.," Journal of environmental monitoring : JEM 7:7 pp. 716-721
  • Bardin, J.A., Gore, R.J., Wegman, D., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Eisen, E.A. (2005) "Registry-based case-control studies of liver cancer and cancers of the biliary tract nested in a cohort of autoworkers exposed to metalworking fluids.," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 31:3 pp. 205-11
  • Kalil, A.J., Woskie, S., Holcroft, C., Ellenbecker, M., Buchholz, B.O. (2004) "Time variant exposure analysis (TVEA): a measurement tool for characterizing particulate exposure determinants in construction," Journal Of Occupational And Environmental Hygiene 1:12 pp. 816-825
  • Woskie, S., Sparer, J., Gore, R.J., Stowe, M., Bello, D., Liu, Y., Youngs, F., Redlich, C., Eisen, E., Cullen, M. (2004) "Determinants of isocyanate exposures in auto body repair and refinishing shops," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 48:5 pp. 393-403
  • Sparer, J., Stowe, M.H., Bello, D., Liu, Y., Gore, R.J., Youngs, F., Cullen, M.R., Redlich, C.A., Woskie, S. (2004) "Isocyanate exposures in autobody shop work: The SPRAY study," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 1:9 pp. 570-581
  • Boekelheide, K., Darney, S.P., Daston, G.P., David, R.M., Luderer, U., Olshan, A.F., Sanderson, W.T., Willhite, C.C., Woskie, S., Shelby, M. (2004) "NTP-CERHR Expert Panel Report on the reproductive and developmental toxicity of 2-bromopropane," Reproductive Toxicology 18:2 pp. 189-217
  • Bello, D., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Liu, Y., Stowe, M.H., Eisen, E.A., Ellenbecker, M.J., Sparer, J., Youngs, F., Cullen, M.R., Redlich, C.A. (2004) "Polyisocyanates in occupational environments: a critical review of exposure limits and metrics," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 46:5 pp. 480-491
  • Bello, D., Woskie, S., Streicher, R.P., Liu, Y., Stowe, M.H., Eisen, E.A., Ellenbecker, M.J., Sparer, J., Youngs, F., Cullen, M.R., Redlich, C.A. (2004) "Polyisocyanates in occupational environments: a critical review of exposure limits and metrics," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 46:5 pp. 480-491
  • Sparer, J., Stowe, M.H., Bello, D., Liu, Y., Gore, R.J., Youngs, F., Cullen, M.R., Redlich, C.A., Woskie, S. (2004) "Isocyanate Exposures in Autobody Shop Work: The SPRAY Study," Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene 1:9 pp. 570
  • Woskie, S., Sparer, J., Gore, R.J., Stowe, M., Bello, D., Liu, Y., Youngs, F., Redlich, C., Eisen, E., Cullen, M. (2004) "Determinants of isocyanate exposures in auto body repair and refinishing shops.," The Annals of occupational hygiene 48:5 pp. 393-403
  • Woskie, S., Virji, M.A., Hallock, M., Smith, T.J., Hammond, S.K. (2003) "Summary of the findings from the exposure assessments for metalworking fluid mortality and morbidity studies.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 18:11 pp. 855-64
  • Virji, M.A., Bello, D., Woskie, S., Liu, X.M., Kalil, A.J. (2002) "Analysis of quartz by FT-IR in air samples of construction dust," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 17:3 pp. 165-175
  • Bello, D., Woskie, S. (2002) "Determination of polyisocyanates in occupational environments," 2002
  • Bello, D., Streicher, R.P., Woskie, S. (2002) "Evaluation of the NIOSH draft method 5525 for determination of the total reactive isocyanate group (TRIG) for aliphatic isocyanates in autobody repair shops," Journal of Environmental Monitoring 4:3 pp. 351-360
  • Bello, D., Streicher, R.P., Liu, Y.C., Sparer, J., Young, F., Woskie, S. (2002) "Field comparison of impingers and treated filters for sampling of total aliphatic isocyanates with the MAP reagent," AIHA Journal: A Journal For The Science Of Occupational And Environmental Health And Safety 63:6 pp. 790-796
  • Bello, D., Virji, M.A., Kalil, A.J., Woskie, S. (2002) "Quantification of respirable, thoracic, and inhalable quartz exposures by FT-IR in personal impactor samples from construction sites.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 17:8 pp. 580-90
  • Woskie, S., Kalil, A., Bello, D., Virji, M.A. (2002) "Exposures to quartz, diesel, dust, and welding fumes during heavy and highway construction," AIHA Journal: A Journal For The Science Of Occupational And Environmental Health And Safety 63:4 pp. 447-457
  • Bello, D., Streicher, R.P., Woskie, S. (2002) "Evaluation of the NIOSH draft method 5525 for determination of the total reactive isocyanate group (TRIG) for aliphatic isocyanates in autobody repair shops. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health," Journal Of Environmental Monitoring: JEM 4:3 pp. 351-360
  • Virji, M.A., Bello, D., Woskie, S., Liu, X.M., Kalil, A.J. (2002) "Analysis of quartz by FT-IR in air samples of construction dust.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 17:3 pp. 165-75
  • Eisen, E.A., Bardin, J., Gore, R., Woskie, S., Hallock, M.F., Monson, R.R. (2001) "Exposure-response models based on extended follow-up of a cohort mortality study in the automobile industry," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 27:4 pp. 240-249
  • Redlich, C.A., Stowe, M.H., Wisnewski, A.V., Eisen, E.A., Karol, M.H., Lemus, R., Holm, C.T., Chung, J.S., Sparer, J., Liu, Y., Woskie, S., Appiah-Pippim, J., Gore, R., Cullen, M.R. (2001) "Nested case-control study of lung cancer among pulp and paper workers in relation to exposure to dusts," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 39:6 pp. 547-556
  • Eisen, E.A., Bardin, J., Gore, R., Woskie, S., Hallock, M.F., Monson, R.R. (2001) "Exposure-response models based on extended follow-up of a cohort mortality study in the automobile industry.," Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health 27:4 pp. 240-9
  • Eisen, E.A., Smith, T.J., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Myers, D.J., Kennedy, S.M., Shalat, S., Monson, R.R. (2001) "Respiratory health of automobile workers and exposures to metal-working fluid aerosols: lung spirometry.," American journal of industrial medicine 39:5 pp. 443-53
  • Kriebel, D., Myers, D., Cheng, M., Woskie, S., Cocanour, B. (2001) "Short-term effects of formaldehyde on peak expiratory flow and irritant symptoms.," Archives of environmental health 56:1 pp. 11-8
  • Virji, M.A., Woskie, S., Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Eberiel, D. (2000) "Identifying the determinants of viable microorganisms in the air and bulk metalworking fluids," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 61:6 pp. 788-797
  • Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Hines, C.J., Hallock, M.F., Kenyon, E., Schenker, M.B. (2000) "Personal fluoride and solvent exposures, and their determinants, in semiconductor manufacturing," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 15:4 pp. 354-361
  • Liu, Y., Sparer, J., Woskie, S., Cullen, M.R., Chung, J.S., Holm, C.T., Redlich, C.A. (2000) "Qualitative assessment of isocyanate skin exposure in auto body shops: A pilot study," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 37:3 pp. 265-274
  • Virji, M.A., Woskie, S., Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Eberiel, D. (2000) "Identifying the determinants of viable microorganisms in the air and bulk metalworking fluids.," AIHAJ : a journal for the science of occupational and environmental health and safety 61:6 pp. 788-97
  • Sullivan, P., Eisen, E., Kreibel, D., Woskie, S., Wegman, D. (2000) "A nested case-control study of stomach cancer mortality among automobile machinists exposed to metalworking fluid.," Annals of epidemiology 10:7 pp. 480-481
  • Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Hines, C.J., Hallock, M.F., Kenyon, E., Schenker, M.B. (2000) "Personal fluoride and solvent exposures, and their determinants, in semiconductor manufacturing.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 15:4 pp. 354-61
  • Blute, N.A., Woskie, S., Greenspan, C.A. (1999) "Exposure characterization for highway construction. Part I: Cut and cover and tunnel finish stages.," Applied occupational and environmental hygiene 14:9 pp. 632-41
  • Woskie, S. (1998) "Issues in assessing and regulating particulate exposures in occupational environments," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 13:8 pp. 593-599
  • Sullivan, P.A., Eisen, E.A., Woskie, S., Kriebel, D., Wegman, D.H., Hallock, M.F., Hammond, S.K., Tolbert, P.E., Smith, T.J., Monson, R.R. (1998) "Mortality studies of metalworking fluid exposure in the automobile industry: VI. A case-control study of esophageal cancer," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 34:1 pp. 36-48
  • Woskie, S., Eisen, E.E., Wegman, D., Hu, X., Kriebel, D. (1998) "Worker sensitivity and reactivity: indicators of worker susceptibility to nasal irritation.," American journal of industrial medicine 34:6 pp. 614-22
  • Sullivan, P.A., Eisen, E.A., Woskie, S., Kriebel, D., Wegman, D., Hallock, M.F., Hammond, S.K., Tolbert, P.E., Smith, T.J., Monson, R.R. (1998) "Mortality studies of metalworking fluid exposure in the automobile industry: VI. A case-control study of esophageal cancer.," American journal of industrial medicine 34:1 pp. 36-48
  • Kriebel, D., Sama, S.R., Woskie, S., Christiani, D.C., Eisen, E.A., Hammond, S.K., Milton, D.K., Smith, M., Virji, M.A. (1997) "A field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metal working fluids. I. Effects of aerosol exposures," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:6 pp. 756-766
  • Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Eisen, E., Wegman, D., Virji, M.A. (1997) "A field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metal working fluids. II. Effects of airborne sulfur exposures," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:6 pp. 767-776
  • Eisen, E.A., Holcroft, C.A., Greaves, I.A., Wegman, D.H., Woskie, S., Monson, R.R. (1997) "A strategy to reduce healthy worker effect in a cross-sectional study of asthma and metalworking fluids," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:6 pp. 671-677
  • Schroeder, J.C., Tolbert, P.E., Eisen, E.A., Monson, R.R., Hallock, M.F., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Milton, D.K. (1997) "Mortality studies of machining fluid exposure in the automobile industry IV: A case-control study of lung cancer," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 31:5 pp. 525-533
  • Bardin, J.A., Eisen, E.A., Tolbert, P.E., Hallock, M.F., Hammond, S.K., Woskie, S., Smith, T.J., Monson, R.R. (1997) "Mortality studies of machining fluid exposure in the automobile industry V: A case-control study of pancreatic cancer," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 32:3 pp. 240-247
  • Greaves, I.A., Eisen, E.A., Smith, T.J., Pothier, L.J., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Kennedy, S.M., Shalat, S., Monson, R.R. (1997) "Respiratory health of automobile workers exposed to metal-working fluid aerosols: Respiratory symptoms," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 32:5 pp. 450-459
  • Bardin, J.A., Eisen, E.A., Tolbert, P.E., Hallock, M.F., Hammond, S.K., Woskie, S., Smith, T.J., Monson, R.R. (1997) "Mortality studies of machining fluid exposure in the automobile industry. V: A case-control study of pancreatic cancer.," American journal of industrial medicine 32:3 pp. 240-7
  • Kriebel, D., Sama, S.R., Woskie, S., Christiani, D.C., Eisen, E.A., Hammond, S.K., Milton, D.K., Smith, M., Virji, M.A. (1997) "A field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metal working fluids. I. Effects of aerosol exposures.," American journal of industrial medicine 31:6 pp. 756-66
  • Kriebel, D., Sama, S.R., Woskie, S., Christiani, D.C., Eisen, E.A., Hammond, S.K., Milton, D.K., Smith, M., Virji, M.A. (1997) "A field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metal working fluids. I. Effects of aerosol exposures.," American journal of industrial medicine 31:6 pp. 756-66
  • Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Eisen, E., Wegman, D., Virji, M.A. (1997) "A field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metal working fluids. II. Effects of airborne sulfur exposures.," American journal of industrial medicine 31:6 pp. 767-76
  • Eisen, E.A., Holcroft, C.A., Greaves, I.A., Wegman, D., Woskie, S., Monson, R.R. (1997) "A strategy to reduce healthy worker effect in a cross-sectional study of asthma and metalworking fluids.," American journal of industrial medicine 31:6 pp. 671-7
  • Woskie, S., Virji, M.A., Kriebel, D., Sama, S.R., Eberiel, D., Milton, D.K., Hammond, S.K., Moure-Eraso, R. (1996) "Exposure assessment for a field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metalworking fluids. I. Summary of findings.," American Industrial Hygiene Association journal 57:12 pp. 1154-62
  • Woskie, S., Virji, M.A., Kriebel, D., Sama, S.R., Eberiel, D., Milton, D.K., Hammond, S.K., Moure-Eraso, R. (1996) "Exposure assessment for a field investigation of the acute respiratory effects of metalworking fluids. I. Summary of findings.," American Industrial Hygiene Association journal 57:12 pp. 1154-62
  • McCurdy, S.A., Pocekay, D., Hammond, S.K., Woskie, S., Samuels, S.J., Schenker, M.B. (1995) "A cross-sectional survey of respiratory and general health outcomes among semiconductor industry workers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 28:6 pp. 847-860
  • Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Hines, C.J., Hallock, M.F., Schenker, M.B. (1995) "Algorithms for estimating personal exposures to chemical agents in the semiconductor health study," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 28:6 pp. 699-711
  • Hines, C.J., Selvin, S., Samuels, S.J., Hammond, S.K., Woskie, S., Hallock, M.F., Schenker, M.B. (1995) "Hierarchical cluster analysis for exposure assessment of workers in the semiconductor health study," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 28:6 pp. 713-722
  • Swan, S.H., Beaumont, J.J., Hammond, S.K., VonBehren, J., Green, R.S., Hallock, M.F., Woskie, S., Hines, C.J., Schenker, M.B. (1995) "Historical cohort study of spontaneous abortion among fabrication workers in the semiconductor health study: Agent-level analysis," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 28:6 pp. 751-769
  • Hallock, M.F., Hammond, S.K., Hines, C.J., Woskie, S., Schenker, M.B. (1995) "Patterns of chemical use and exposure control in the semiconductor health study," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 28:6 pp. 681-697
  • Hammond, S.K., Hines, C.J., Hallock, M.F., Woskie, S., Abdollahzadeh, S., Iden, C.R., Anson, E., Ramsey, F., Schenker, M.B. (1995) "Tiered exposure-assessment strategy in the semiconductor health study," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 28:6 pp. 661-680
  • Wegman, D.H., Eisen, E.A., Hu, X., Woskie, S., Smith, R.G., Garabrant, D.H. (1994) "Acute and chronic respiratory effects of sodium borate particulate exposures," Environmental health perspectives 102:SUPPL. 7 pp. 119-128
  • Hallock, M.F., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K. (1994) "Estimation of historical exposures to machining fluids in the automotive industry," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 26:5 pp. 621-634
  • Woskie, S., Smith, T.J., Hammond, S.K., Hallock, M.H. (1994) "Factors affecting worker exposures to metal-working fluids during automotive component manufacturing," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 9:9 pp. 612-621
  • Eisen, E.A., Tolbert, P.E., Hallock, M.F., Monson, R.R., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S. (1994) "Mortality studies of machining fluid exposure in the automobile industry III: A case-control study of larynx cancer," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 26:2 pp. 185-202
  • Woskie, S., Smith, T.J., Hallock, M.F., Hammond, S.K., Rosenthal, F., Eisen, E.A., Kriebel, D., Greaves, I.A. (1994) "Size-selective pulmonary dose indices for metal-working fluid aerosols in machining and grinding operations in the automobile manufacturing industry," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 55:1 pp. 20-29
  • Woskie, S., Shen, P., Eisen, E.A., Finkel, M.H., Smith, T.J., Smith, R., Wegman, D.H. (1994) "The real-time dust exposures of sodium borate workers: Examination of exposure variability," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 55:3 pp. 207-217
  • Wegman, D., Eisen, E.A., Hu, X., Woskie, S., Smith, R.G., Garabrant, D.H. (1994) "Acute and chronic respiratory effects of sodium borate particulate exposures.," Environmental health perspectives 102 Suppl 7: pp. 119-28
  • Eisen, E.A., Tolbert, P.E., Hallock, M.F., Monson, R.R., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S. (1994) "Mortality studies of machining fluid exposure in the automobile industry. III: A case-control study of larynx cancer.," American journal of industrial medicine 26:2 pp. 185-202
  • Woskie, S., Shen, P., Eisen, E.A., Finkel, M.H., Smith, T.J., Smith, R., Wegman, D. (1994) "The real-time dust exposures of sodium borate workers: examination of exposure variability.," American Industrial Hygiene Association journal 55:3 pp. 207-17
  • Hu, X., Wegman, D.H., Eisen, E.A., Woskie, S. (1993) "Application of an event marker in the occupational epidemiologic study of acute irritant symptoms," Epidemiology 4:3 pp. 266-270
  • Woskie, S. (1993) "Authors' response," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 8:12 pp. 988
  • Woskie, S., Shen, P., Finkel, M., Eisen, E.A., Smith, T.J., Smith, R., Wegman, D.H. (1993) "Calibration of a continuous-reading aerosol monitor (Miniram) to measure borate dust exposures," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 8:1 pp. 38-45
  • Kenyon, E.M., Hammond, S.K., Shatkin, J., Woskie, S., Hallock, M.F., Smith, T.J. (1993) "Ethanolamine exposures of workers using machining fluids in the automotive parts manufacturing industry," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 8:7 pp. 655-661
  • Hammond, S.K., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Braun, A.G., Lafleur, A., Liber, H., Garshick, E., Schenker, M.B., Speizer, F.E. (1993) "Railroad diesel exhaust: Concentration and mutagenicity," Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 8:11 pp. 955-963
  • Hu, X., Wegman, D.H., Eisen, E.A., Woskie, S., Smith, R.G. (1992) "Dose related acute irritant symptom responses to occupational exposure to sodium borate dusts," British journal of industrial medicine 49:10 pp. 706-713
  • Schenker, M.B., Kado, N.Y., Hammond, S.K., Samuels, S.J., Woskie, S., Smith, T.J. (1992) "Urinary mutagenic activity in workers exposed to diesel exhaust," Environmental research 57:2 pp. 133-148
  • Wegman, D., Eisen, E.A., Woskie, S., Hu, X.H. (1992) "Measuring exposure for the epidemiologic study of acute effects.," American journal of industrial medicine 21:1 pp. 77-89
  • Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D.H., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Hu, X. (1991) "An epidemiologic approach to the study of acute reversible health effects in the workplace," Epidemiology 2:4 pp. 263-270
  • Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Hu, X. (1991) "An epidemiologic approach to the study of acute reversible health effects in the workplace.," Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 2:4 pp. 263-70
  • Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D., Kriebel, D., Woskie, S., Hu, X. (1991) "An epidemiologic approach to the study of acute reversible health effects in the workplace.," Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 2:4 pp. 263-70
  • Schenker, M.B., Samuels, S.J., Kado, N.Y., Hammond, S.K., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S. (1990) "Markers of exposure to diesel exhaust in railroad workers.," Research report (Health Effects Institute) 33 pp. 1-51
  • Letz, R., Mahoney, F.C., Hershman, D.L., Woskie, S., Smith, T.J. (1990) "Neurobehavioral effects of acute styrene exposure in fiberglass boatbuilders," Neurotoxicology and teratology 12:6 pp. 665-668
  • Kennedy, S.M., Greaves, I.A., Kriebel, D., Eisen, E.A., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S. (1989) "Acute pulmonary responses among automobile workers exposed to aerosols of machining fluids," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 15:6 pp. 627-641
  • Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Smith, T.J., Schenker, M.B. (1989) "Current nitrogen dioxide exposures among railroad workers," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 50:7 pp. 346-353
  • Garshick, E., Schenker, M.B., Munoz, A., Segal, M., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Speizer, F.E. (1988) "A retrospective cohort study of lung cancer and diesel exhaust exposure in railroad workers," American Review of Respiratory Disease 137:4 pp. 820-825
  • Woskie, S., Smith, T.J., Hammond, S.K., Schenker, M.B., Garshick, E., Speizer, F.E. (1988) "Estimation of the diesel exhaust exposures of railroad workers: II. National and historical exposures," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 13:3 pp. 395-404
  • Hammond, S.K., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Leaderer, B.P., Bettinger, N. (1988) "Markers of exposure to diesel exhaust and cigarette smoke in railroad workers.," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 49:10 pp. 516-522
  • Garshick, E., Schenker, M.B., Munoz, A., Segal, M., Smith, T.J., Woskie, S., Hammond, S.K., Speizer, F.E. (1987) "A case-control study of lung cancer and diesel exhaust exposure in railroad workers," American Review of Respiratory Disease 135:6 pp. 1242-1248
  • Garshick, E., Schenker, M.B., Woskie, S., Speizer, F.E. (1987) "Past exposure to asbestos among active railroad workers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 12:4 pp. 399-406
  • Schenker, M.B., Garshick, E., Munoz, A., Woskie, S., Speizer, F.E. (1986) "A population-based case-control study of mesothelioma deaths among U.S. railroad workers," American Review of Respiratory Disease 134:3 pp. 461-465

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Healthy Homes for Elders: Multi-Trigger, Multi-Component Environmental Intervent (2013), -
    Woskie, S. (Co-Principal)
  • Partnering to Prevent Exposure to Silica, Dust and Noise in Construction and Demo (2013), Contract - CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • EV-Exposure Assessment for GENEVA ALS study (2012), Contract - NIH-NATL INST OF ENVIR HEALTH SCIENCES
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Model Evaluation and Testing for Bayesian Occupational Exposure Estimation (2012), Contract -
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • 2/2-Occupational Safety & Health Research, Policy & Capacity Building in Thailand (2012), Grant -
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Co-PI/Data Manager: Improving Children's Health: Effective Asthma Interventions in Public and Assisted Multifamily Housing (2011), Grant - Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • PI: Partnering to Prevent Exposure to Silica, Dust and Noise in Construction and Demolition. (2009), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and Health and The Center to Protect Workers Rights
  • Agreement for Professional Services (2013), - U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Partnering to Prevent Exposure to Silica, Dust and Noise in Construction and Demo (2012), Contract - CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL & PREVENTION
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • PI: Neonatal Neurobehavioral Impacts of Iodine Insufficiency and Pesticide Exposures. (2010), Grant - NIH Fogerty/National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
  • Chemical Exposure Assessment Consultant for IBM-Endicott Retrospective Cohort Stu (2009), Contract -
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Neonatal Neurobehavioral Impacts of Iodine Insufficiency and Pesticide Exposures (2010), Grant -
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Partnering to Prevent Exposure to Silica, Dust and Noise in Construction and Demo (2011), Contract - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • PI/Contractor: Chemical Exposure Assessment For IBM Endicott Retrospective Cohort Study (2009), Contract - Center for Disease Control (NIOSH): CDC
  • Co-PI: Lowell Healthy Homes Program (2009), Grant - Housing and Urban Development
  • PI (Subcontract): A Cohort Study of Disease Incidence among C-8 Exposed workers in a chemical plant (2007), Grant - Garden City Group to Emory University
  • Partnering to Prevent Exposure to Silica, Dust and Noise in Construction and Demo (2010), Contract - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • PI(Subcontract): Mt. Sinai Coordinated Consortium World Trade Center Responder Health Program (2009), Contract - Mt Sinai School of Medicine through National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health
  • Exposure Assessment for World Trade Center Data and Coordination Center (2009), Contract - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Partnering to Prevent Exposure to Silica, Dust and Noise in Construction and Demo (2009), Contract - NATL INST FOR OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY&HEALTH
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • Evaluation of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Silica and Noise Controls on Conc (2008), - U.S. DEPT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES
    Woskie, S. (Principal)
  • PI: Evaluation of the Efficacy and Effectiveness of Silica and Noise Controls on Concrete-Cutting Tools (2004), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and The Center to Protect Workers' Rights
  • PI: Proximity to traffic, air toxic exposures and the development of asthma (2006), Grant - Mickey Leland National Urban Air Toxics Center
    Woskie, S.
  • PI (subcontract): Longitudinal Study of Isocyanate Asthma in Autobody Shops: SPRAY Followup Study (2002), Contract - National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health subcontract from Yale Medical School
  • PI: Data Analysis for Noise Sampling Strategies and Exposure Response Models NORA Project (2005), Grant - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health