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Margaret Quinn

Margaret Quinn
Margaret M. QuinnProfessor
  • CollegeZuckerberg College of Health Sciences
  • DepartmentPublic Health
  • Phone(978) 934-3196
  • EmailMargaret_Quinn@uml.edu

Research Interests

Occupational and Environmental Exposure Assessment Occupational and Environmental Intervention Research Occupational and Environmental Health in the Health and Home Care Industries Sustainable Production: a framework to integrate occupational and environmental health and safety into the production and use of products and services Prevention through Design "designing out" hazards before they reach our workplaces, homes, and communities Green Jobs, Safe Jobs Work Environment Policy and Practice International Occupational and Environmental Health

Education

  • Other: Industrial Hygiene, (1992), University of Massachusetts - Lowell, MA
    Dissertation/Thesis Title: A Biologically Based Quantitative Method for Characterizing Airborne Fiber Exposure
  • MS: Industrial Hygiene, (1984), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge, MA
  • MS: Physiology, (1980), Harvard School of Public Health - Cambridge, MA
  • BA: Biology, (1977), Brown University - Providence, RI

Awards and Honors

  • Swift Memorial Award for Outstanding Aerosol Science Paper (2006), Scholarship/Research - American Industrial Hygiene Association, Aerosol Technology Committee
  • Outstanding Teacher Awards: (1996), Teaching - University of Massachusetts Lowell MA
  • Mooar Prize for Outstanding Woman of Brown University's Senior Class (1977), Leadership - Brown University
  • Ruth Burroughs Kent University Scholar Award (1973), Scholarship/Research - Kent University

Publications

  • Markkanen, P., Quinn, M.M., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Gore, R., Sun, C., Okyere, D., Brouillette, N. (2016) "P6-3 Combining qualitative and quantitative research methods to assess occupational exposures and interventions among homecare aides," Occupational and Environmental Medicine 73:Suppl 1 pp. A94–A94
  • Galligan, C.J., Markkanen, P., Fantasia, L.M., Gore, R.J., Sama, S.R., Quinn, M.M. (2015) "A growing fire hazard concern in communities: home oxygen therapy and continued smoking habits," New solutions: a journal of environmental and occupational health policy 24:4 pp. 535–554
  • Quinn, M.M., Henneberger, P.K., others, . (2015) "Cleaning and disinfecting environmental surfaces in health care: Toward an integrated framework for infection and occupational illness prevention," American journal of infection control 43:5 pp. 424–434
  • Sun, C., Buchholz, B.O., Punnett, L., Gallegan, C., Quinn, M.M. (2015) "Evaluation of Low-Tech Client Transfer Devices Used by Home Care Aides," 59:1 pp. 1264–1268
  • Quinn, M.M. (2015) "Safe cleaning and disinfecting for home care aide and client health,"
  • Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Laramie, A., Fisher, J., Sama, S., Quinn, M.M. (2015) "Understanding sharps injuries in home healthcare: The Safe Home Care qualitative methods study to identify pathways for injury prevention," BMC public health 15:1 pp. 359
  • Markkanen, P., Quinn, M.M., Sama, S. (2015) "When the Home is a Workplace: Promoting Safety and Health for a Vulnerable Workforce," Rutgers University Press pp. 94-103
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C.J., Sama, S.R., Kriebel, D., Gore, R.J., Brouillette, N.M., Okyere, D., Sun, C., Punnett, L., others, . (2015) "Occupational health of home care aides: results of the safe home care survey," Occupational and environmental medicine pp. oemed–2015
  • Tarigan, L.H., Cifuentes, M., Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D. (2015) "Prevention of Needle-Stick Injuries in Healthcare Facilities: A Meta-Analysis," Infection Control & Hospital Epidemiology pp. 1–7
  • Kriebel, D., Brouillette, N., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Gore, R., Laramie, A., Okyere, D., Sun, C., Davis, L., Quinn, M. (2014) "Preventing needlesticks and other sharps injuries to home care aides: results of a survey to identify hazards during home visits0289 Preventing needlesticks and other sharps injuries to home care aides: results of a survey to identify hazards during home visits," Occupational and environmental medicine 71:Suppl 1 pp. A36–A37
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Kriebel, D., Gore, R., Punnett, L., Davis, L., Laramie, A., Brouillette, N., others, . (2014) "Quantifying Hazardous Occupational Exposures and Injuries in Home Care: Results from the Safe Home Care Survey," Occupational and environmental medicine 71:Suppl 1 pp. A39–A39
  • Markkanen, P., Quinn, M.M., Galligan, C., Sama, S., Brouillette, N., Okyere, D. (2013) "Characterizing the nature of home care work and occupational hazards: A Developmental intervention study," American journal of industrial medicine
  • Omar, M.S., Quinn, M.M., Buchholz, B.O., Geiser, K. (2013) "Are green building features safe for preventive maintenance workers? Examining the evidence.," American journal of industrial medicine 56:4 pp. 410-23
  • Bello, A., Quinn, M.M., Milton, D.K., Perry, M.J. (2013) "Determinants of exposure to 2-butoxyethanol from cleaning tasks: a quasi-experimental study.," The Annals of occupational hygiene 57:1 pp. 125-35
  • Shustik, J., Quinn, M.M., Connors, J.M., Gascoyne, R.D., Skinnider, B., Sehn, L.H. (2011) "Follicular non-Hodgkin lymphoma grades 3A and 3B have a similar outcome and appear incurable with anthracycline-based therapy," Annals of Oncology 22:5 pp. 1164-1169
  • Quinn, M.M. (2011) "Why do women and men have different occupational exposures?," Occupational and environmental medicine 68:12 pp. 861-2
  • Bello, A., Quinn, M.M., Perry, M.J., Milton, D.K. (2010) "Quantitative assessment of airborne exposures generated during common cleaning tasks: A pilot study," Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source 9:1
  • Sembajwe, G., Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D., Stoddard, A., Krieger, N., Barbeau, E. (2010) "The influence of sociodemographic characteristics on agreement between self-reports and expert exposure assessments," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 53:10 pp. 1019-1031
  • Kim, H., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M., Davis, L. (2010) "The Snowman: A model of injuries and near-misses for the prevention of sharps injuries.," American journal of industrial medicine 53:11 pp. 1119-27
  • Sembajwe, G., Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D., Stoddard, A., Krieger, N., Barbeau, E. (2010) "The influence of sociodemographic characteristics on agreement between self-reports and expert exposure assessments.," American journal of industrial medicine 53:10 pp. 1019-31
  • Bello, A., Quinn, M.M., Perry, M.J., Milton, D.K. (2009) "Characterization of occupational exposures to cleaning products used for common cleaning tasks-a pilot study of hospital cleaners," Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source 8:1
  • Costantini, A.S., Gorini, G., Consonni, D., Miligi, L., Giovannetti, L., Quinn, M.M. (2009) "Exposure to benzene and risk of breast cancer among shoe factory workers in Italy," Tumori 95:1 pp. 8-12
  • Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P.K., Galligan, C.J., Kriebel, D., Chalupka, S.M., Kim, H., Gore, R.J., Sama, S.R., Laramie, A.K., Davis, L. (2009) "Sharps injuries and other blood and body fluid exposures among home health care nurses and aides.," American journal of public health 99 Suppl 3: pp. S710-7
  • Bello, A., Quinn, M.M., Perry, M.J., Milton, D.K. (2009) "Characterization of occupational exposures to cleaning products used for common cleaning tasks--a pilot study of hospital cleaners.," Environmental health : a global access science source 8: pp. 11
  • Chalupka, S.M., Markkanen, P., Galligan, C., Quinn, M.M. (2008) "Sharps injuries and bloodborne pathogen exposures in home health care.," AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses 56:1 pp. 15-29
  • Markkanen, P., Chalupka, S.M., Galligan, C., Sama, S.R., Gore, R.J., Kim, H., Bello, A., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M. (2008) "Studying home health care nurses and aides: Research design and challenges," Journal of Research in Nursing 13:6 pp. 480-495
  • Krieger, N., Chen, J.T., Waterman, P.D., Hartman, C., Stoddard, A.M., Quinn, M.M., Sorensen, G., Barbeau, E.M. (2008) "The inverse hazard law: Blood pressure, sexual harassment, racial discrimination, workplace abuse and occupational exposures in US low-income black, white and Latino workers," Social Science and Medicine 67:12 pp. 1970-1981
  • Dodic Fikfak, M., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D.H. (2007) "A case control study of lung cancer and exposure to chrysotile and amphibole at a Slovenian asbestos-cement plant," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 51:3 pp. 261-268
  • Fondelli, M.C., Costantini, A.S., Ercolanelli, M., Pizzo, A.M., Maltoni, S.A., Quinn, M.M. (2007) "Exposure to carcinogens and mortality in a cohort of restoration workers of water-damaged library materials following the River Arno flooding in Florence, 4 November 1966," Medicina del Lavoro 98:5 pp. 422-431
  • Barbeau, E.M., Hartman, C., Quinn, M.M., Stoddard, A.M., Krieger, N. (2007) "Methods for recruiting white, black, and hispanic working-class women and men to a study of physical and social hazards at work: The United for Health study," International Journal of Health Services 37:1 pp. 127-144
  • Markkanen, P., Quinn, M.M., Galligan, C., Chalupka, S., Davis, L., Laramie, A. (2007) "There's no place like home: A qualitative study of the working conditions of home health care providers," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 49:3 pp. 327-337
  • Quinn, M.M., Sembajwe, G., Stoddard, A.M., Kriebel, D., Krieger, N., Sorensen, G., Hartman, C., Naishadham, D., Barbeau, E.M. (2007) "Social disparities in the burden of occupational exposures: results of a cross-sectional study.," American journal of industrial medicine 50:12 pp. 861-75
  • Quinn, M.M., Fuller, T.P., Bello, A., Galligan, C.J. (2006) "Pollution prevention--occupational safety and health in hospitals: alternatives and interventions.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 3:4 pp. 182-193
  • Barbeau, E.M., Li, Y., Calderon, P., Hartman, C., Quinn, M.M., Markkanen, P., Roelofs, C., Frazier, L., Levenstein, C. (2006) "Results of a union-based smoking cessation intervention for apprentice iron workers (United States)," Cancer Causes and Control 17:1 pp. 53-61
  • Krieger, N., Waterman, P.D., Hartman, C., Bates, L.M., Stoddard, A.M., Quinn, M.M., Sorensen, G., Barbeau, E.M. (2006) "Social hazards on the job: Workplace abuse, sexual harassment, and racial discrimination - A study of black, Latino, and white low-income women and men workers in the United States," International Journal of Health Services 36:1 pp. 51-85
  • Quinn, M.M., Fuller, T.P., Bello, A., Galligan, C.J. (2006) "Pollution prevention--occupational safety and health in hospitals: alternatives and interventions.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 3:4 pp. 182-93; quiz D45
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Schneider, T., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D.H. (2005) "Determinants of airborne fiber size in the glass fiber production industry," Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2:1 pp. 19-28
  • Thompson, D., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D.H., Eisen, E.A. (2005) "Occupational exposure to metalworking fluids and risk of breast cancer among female autoworkers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 47:2 pp. 153-160
  • Rennix, C.P., Quinn, M.M., Amoroso, P.J., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D.H. (2005) "Risk of breast cancer among enlisted Army women occupationally exposed to volatile organic compounds," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 48:3 pp. 157-167
  • Agalliu, I., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D., Eisen, E.A. (2005) "Prostate cancer incidence in relation to time windows of exposure to metalworking fluids in the auto industry.," Epidemiology (Cambridge, Mass.) 16:5 pp. 664-71
  • Agalliu, I., Eisen, E.A., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D. (2005) "A biological approach to characterizing exposure to metalworking fluids and risk of prostate cancer (United States).," Cancer causes & control : CCC 16:4 pp. 323-31
  • Agalliu, I., Eisen, E.A., Kriebel, D., Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D. (2005) "A biological approach to characterizing exposure to metalworking fluids and risk of prostate cancer (United States).," Cancer causes & control : CCC 16:4 pp. 323-31
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Schneider, T., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D. (2005) "Determinants of airborne fiber size in the glass fiber production industry.," Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene 2:1 pp. 19-28
  • Krieger, N., Northridge, M., Gruskin, S., Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D., Smith, G.D., Bassett, M., Rehkopf, D.H., Miller, C., Badgett, L., Birn, A.E., Braveman, P., Breilh, J., Carter, P., Epstein, P., Koch-Weser, S., Kunitz, S., Lynch, J., Maluwa, M., Marks, S., McMichael, T., Pitanguy, J., K Sundari Ravindran, T.K., Sclar, E., Sihlongonyana, F., Scott-Samuel, A., Shaw, M., Tarantola, D., Victora, C., Wolfson, M.C. (2003) "Assessing health impact assessment: Multidisciplinary and international perspectives," Journal of epidemiology and community health 57:9 pp. 659-662
  • Constantini, A.S., Quinn, M.M., Consonni, D., Zappa, M. (2003) "Exposure to benzene and risk of leukemia among shoe factory workers," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 29:1 pp. 51-59
  • Micheli, A., Baili, P., Quinn, M.M., Mugno, E., Capocaccia, R., Grosclaude, P., Oberaigner, W., Holub, J., Jechova, M., Storm, H., Engholm, G., Aareleid, T., Hakulinen, T., Soderman, B., Grosclaude, P., Spix, C., Ziegler, H., Olafsdottir, E., Capocaccia, R., Micheli, A., Baili, P., Mugno, E., Dalmas, M., Tysvaer, S.E., Pinheiro, P., Rachtan, J., Bielska-Lasota, M., Plesko, I., Pompe-Kirn, V., Izarzugaza, I., Martinez-Garcia, C., Garau, I., Navarro, C., Cirera, L., Ardanaz, E., Moreno, C., Galceran, J., Barlow, L., Pury, P., Usel, M., Visser, O., Coebergh, J.W., Van Der Heijden, L., Bhatti, L., Quinn, M.M., Babb, P. (2003) "Life expectancy and cancer survival in the EUROCARE-3 cancer registry areas," Annals of Oncology 14:SUPPL.5 pp. 0-0
  • Iliescu, E.A., Coo, H., McMurray, M.H., Meers, C.L., Quinn, M.M., Singer, M.A., Hopman, W.M. (2003) "Quality of sleep and health-related quality of life in haemodialysis patients," Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation 18:1 pp. 126-132
  • Quinn, M.M. (2003) "Occupational health, public health, worker health.," American journal of public health 93:4 pp. 526
  • Quinn, M.M. (2002) "Exposure assessment in epidemiology and practice: Mind the gap!," American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 63:4 pp. 384-389
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Youk, A.O., Marsh, G.M., Stone, R.A., Buchanich, J.M., Gula, M.J. (2001) "Historical cohort study of US man-made vitreous fiber production workers: VIII. Exposure-specific job analysis.," Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 43:9 pp. 824-34
  • Kriebel, D., Tickner, J., Epstein, P., Lemons, J., Levins, R., Loechler, E.L., Quinn, M.M., Rudel, R., Schettler, T., Stoto, M. (2001) "The precautionary principle in environmental science.," Environmental health perspectives 109:9 pp. 871-6
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D.H., Ellenbecker, M.J. (2000) "Implications of different fiber measures for epidemiologic studies of man-made vitreous fibers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 38:2 pp. 132-139
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D., Ellenbecker, M.J. (2000) "Implications of different fiber measures for epidemiologic studies of man-made vitreous fibers," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 38:2 pp. 132
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Eisen, E.A., Wegman, D., Ellenbecker, M.J. (2000) "Implications of different fiber measures for epidemiologic studies of man-made vitreous fibers.," American journal of industrial medicine 38:2 pp. 132-9
  • Aschengrau, A., Coogan, P.F., Quinn, M.M., Cashins, L.J. (1998) "Occupational exposure to estrogenic chemicals and the occurrence of breast cancer: An exploratory analysis," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 34:1 pp. 6-14
  • Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D., Geiser, K., Moure-Eraso, R. (1998) "Sustainable production: A proposed strategy for the work environment," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 34:4 pp. 297-304
  • Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D., Geiser, K., Moure-Eraso, R. (1998) "Sustainable production: a proposed strategy for the work environment.," American journal of industrial medicine 34:4 pp. 297-304
  • Marsh, G., Stone, R., Youk, A., Smith, T., Quinn, M.M., Henderson, V., Schall, L., Wayne, L., Lee, K. (1996) "Mortality among United States rock wool and slag wool workers: 1989 update," Journal of Occupational Health and Safety - Australia and New Zealand 12:3 pp. 297-312
  • Quinn, M.M., Smith, T.J., Ellenbecker, M.J., Wegman, D.H., Rosenthal, F.S. (1994) "Exposure assessment for airborne man-made mineral fibres - Some comments [1]," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 38:6 pp. 959-964
  • Stone, R.A., Marsh, G.M., Henderson, V.L., Owens, A.D., Smith, T.J., Quinn, M.M. (1994) "Statistical power to detect occupationally related respiratory cancer risk in a cohort of female employees in the US man-made vitreous fiber industry," Journal of Occupational Medicine 36:8 pp. 899-901
  • Quinn, M.M., SMITH, T.J., ELLENBECKER, M.J., Wegman, D., EISEN, E.A. (1994) "Exposure Assessment for Airborne Man-made Mineral Fibres—some Comments," Annals of Occupational Hygiene 38:6 pp. 959
  • Smith, E.R., Quinn, M.M. (1992) "Uterotropic action in rats of amsonic acid and three of its synthetic precursors," Journal of toxicology and environmental health 36:1 pp. 13-25
  • Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D.H., Greaves, I.A., Hammond, S.K., Ellenbecker, M.J., Spark, R.F., Smith, E.R. (1990) "Investigation of reports of sexual dysfunction among male chemical workers manufacturing stilbene derivatives," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 18:2 pp. 55-68
  • Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D., Greaves, I.A., Katharine, S.H., Ellenbecker, M.J., Spark, R.F., Smith, E.R. (1990) "Investigation of reports of sexual dysfunction among male chemical workers manufacturing stilbene derivatives," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 18:1 pp. 55
  • Eller, S.W., Levenstein, C., Tuminaro, D., Boardman, B., Greaves, I., Landrigan, P., Lessin, N., Needleman, C., Orris, P., Punnett, L., Quinn, M.M., Richardson, C., Shor, G., Sparer, J. (1988) "Occupational safety and health legislative agenda, 1989. Council on Occupational and Environmental Health, National Association for Public Health Policy," Journal of public health policy 9:4 pp. 544-555
  • Quinn, M.M. (1988) "The control of exposure to asbestos in buildings in the United States: Legislation and industrial hygiene procedures," Medicina del Lavoro 79:5 pp. 403-410
  • Quinn, M.M., Kriebel, D., Buiatti, E., Paci, E., Sini, S., Vannucchi, G., Zappa, M. (1987) "An asbestos hazard in the reprocessed textile industry," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 11:3 pp. 255-266
  • Quinn, M.M., Punnett, L., Christiani, D.C., Levenstein, C., Wegman, D.H. (1987) "Modernization and trends in occupational health and safety in the People's Republic of China 1981-1986.," American Journal of Industrial Medicine 12:5 pp. 499-506
  • Quinn, M.M., Levenstein, C. (1987) "Social dimensions of the health hazard evaluation: a case study.," Journal of public health policy 8:2 pp. 192-201
  • Christiani, D.C., Quinn, M.M., Wegman, D.H., Levenstein, C. (1985) "Problems of modernization and occupational health in the People's Republic of China. An introduction," Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 11:SUPPL. 4 pp. 5-6

Presentations

  • A Descriptive Analysis of the New Fiber and Co-Exposure Data for the U.S. Cohort Study of Man-Made Vitreous Fiber Production Workers - 24th International Congress on Occupational Health, - Nice, France
  • Safe cleaning and disinfecting for home care aide and client health - Am Public Health Association Annual Meeting, October 2015 - Chicago
  • Occupational Safety and Health: A Critical Component of Home Care Workforce Development - Quality Work, Quality Care Conference, April 2012 - Washington, D.C.
  • Risk of Blood Exposures Among Home Healthcare Workers: Linking Qualitative and Quantitative Methods - Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) Conference, September 2011 - Oxford University, Oxford, England
  • Implementing Prevention through Design in Hospitals - Prevention through Design Conference, August 2011 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Sustainable Hospitals Program: Partnership Experiences in Achieving Impact - National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Symposium, July 2011 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure and Risk Factors: Summary of the National Studies - Conference on Home Health Care Health and Safety, May 2011 - Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Emerging Green Technologies and Occupational Health - Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference, February 2011 - Washington, D.C.
  • The Role of Work in the Reduction of Global Mercury Pollution - International Congress on Environmental Health, October 2010 - Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Assessment of Needlesticks and Other Blood Exposures among Home Healthcare Workers - 8th International Scientific Conference, September 2010 - Rome, Italy
  • A Comparison Between Worksite Walkthrough Assessments and Self-Reported Musculoskeletal Exposure - 7th International Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, August 2010 - Angers, France
  • Occupational Epidemiology and Exposure Assessment - Conference on Public Health and Social Commitment, June 2010 - Firenze, Italy
  • Exposure Assessment for Fiberglass - Scientific Review Panel, Report on Carcinogens, June 2010 - Research Triangle Park, North Carolina
  • Sustainable Production: A Framework for Designing Green and Safe Jobs - NIOSH Prevention through Design Workshop: Making Green Jobs Safe, December 2009 - Washington, D.C.
  • Assessment of Blood Exposures among Home Healthcare Workers: Linking Qualitative Methods for More Precise Exposure Estimation - 6th International Occupational and Environmental Exposure Assessment Conference, August 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Methods for Qualitative Measures Informing Quantitative Measures in Occupational Health - A Case Study - 6th International Occupational and Environmental Exposure Assessment Conference, August 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Quantitative Assessment of Exposures to Volatile Organic Compounds Generated from Common Cleaning Tasks - 6th International Occupational and Environmental Exposure Assessment Conference, August 2009 - Boston, MA
  • Characterization of Occupational Exposures to Cleaning Products Used for Common Cleaning - American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference, June 2009 - Toronto, Canada
  • Prevention through Design in Healthcare - CleanMed Conference, May 2009 - Chicago, IL
  • Risk of Sharps Injuries and Blood Exposures among Home Health Care Workers - APHA Annual Meeting, November 2008
  • A Survey of Environmental Health and Safety Risk Management Needs and Practices Among Nanotechnology Firms in the Massachusetts Region - Workshop on Workplace Policy and Emerging Technologies, April 2008 - Cambridge, MA
  • Survey Methods and Recruitment of a Population of Home Healthcare Providers - APHA Conference, November 2007 - Washington, D.C.
  • Sharps Injuries and Blood Exposures Among Home Health Care Providers - Congress on Occupational Health, Epidemiology Conference (EpiCOH), October 2007 - Banff, Alberta, Canada
  • Sustainable Hospitals and Prevention through Design - American Industrial Hygiene Conference, June 2007 - Philadelphia, PA
  • Assessing Occupational Health Hazards of Home Health Care Workers: Comparison of Qualitative Methods - APHA Conference, November 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Home Healthcare Nursing: Risk Factors for Blood Exposures and Sharps Injuries - APHA Conference, November 2006 - Boston, MA
  • Exposure to Benzene and Risk of Breast Cancer Among Shoe Factory Workers in Italy - International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), June 2006 - Milano, Italy
  • Home Healthcare: Safety and Health in the Work- Home Environment - International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), June 2006 - Milano, Italy
  • How Many Workers Were Injured to Make This Chair? Measuring Global Occupational Health Impact - International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), June 2006 - Milano, Italy
  • Occupational Health and Nanotechnology - International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), June 2006 - Milano, Italy
  • Social Disparities in the Burden of Occupational Exposures - International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH), June 2006 - Milano, Italy
  • Nanotechnology and Occupational Health and Safety - Silicon Valley Toxics Conference, June 2005 - Santa Clara, CA
  • Pollution Prevention-Occupational Health and Safety in Hospitals: Alternatives and Interventions - International Occupational Exposure Assessment Conference, June 2004 - Utrecht, The Netherlands
  • Assessment of Exposure to Occupational and Environmental Carcinogens (Italian language) - Italian National Conference on Occupational and Environmental Carcinogens, September 2003 - Siena, Italy
  • Occupational Safety and Health-Pollution Prevention in Hospitals: An Intervention Study - NIOSH National Occupational Research Agenda Symposium, June 2003 - Arlington, VA
  • Development of a Work and Community Sustainability Assessment for Towns in Massachusetts - CITA Conference, November 2002 - Lowell, MA
  • A Case-Control Study Of Occupational Formaldehyde Exposure and Risk of Breast Cancer Among U.S. Army Women - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), September 2002 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Determinants of Airborne Fiber Size in the Glass Fiber Production Industry - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), September 2002 - Barcelona, Spain
  • Implementing Alternatives to Formaldehyde in a Hospital Pathology Laboratory - American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference, June 2002 - San Diego, CA
  • Preventing Pollution at the Source - Eliminating Formaldehyde in a Hospital Clinical Laboratory - II Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health - Integrating the Americas, June 2002 - Bahia, Brazil
  • An Integrated Pollution Prevention and Occupational Safety and Health Workplace Assessment - APHA Conference, November 2001 - Atlanta, GA
  • A Case-Control Study of Organic Chemical Exposure and Risk of Breast Cancer among U.S. Army Women - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), August 2001 - Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Assessment of Exposure to Chrysotile and Amphiboles for a Case-Control Study of the Risk of Lung Cancer Among Slovenian Asbestos Cement Workers - – x2001 Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology and Practice," International Scientific Conference, June 2001 - G_teborg, Sweden
  • Exposure Assessment for Epidemiology and Practice: Mind the Gap! - – x2001 Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology and Practice," International Scientific Conference, June 2001 - G_teborg, Sweden
  • An Integrated Occupational Safety and Health-Pollution Prevention Approach to Replacing Xylene in Hospital Histology Laboratories - APHA Conference, November 2000 - Boston, MA
  • A Systematic Approach for the Selection of Non-Latex Medical Gloves - American Industrial Hygiene Conference, May 2000 - Orlando, FL
  • Current Status of Shipyard Competent Person Programs in Louisiana and Texas - American Industrial Hygiene Conference, May 2000 - Orlando, FL
  • Integrating Occupational Safety and Health into Pollution Prevention Initiatives for Hospitals - American Industrial Hygiene Conference, May 2000 - Orlando, FL
  • Linking Health, Safety, and Pollution Prevention in Hospitals - International Symposium on Occupational Health in the Health Care Industry, September 1999 - Montr_al, Canada
  • A Method to Adjust Fibrous Aerosol Monitoring Data to Biologically-Based Indices of Exposure - International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, September 1998 - Helsinki, Finland
  • A Model To Predict Deposition of Man-Made Vitreous Fibres In The Human Tracheobronchial Region - The Inhaled Particles Conference, August 1996 - Cambridge, England
  • Mortality Among United States Rock Wool and Stag Wool Workers: 1989 Update - Symposium on the Health Effects of Fibrous Materials Used in Industry, June 1996 - Sydney, Australia
  • A New Scheme for Structured Subjective Assessment of Past Concentrations - Conference on Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposures in Epidemiology, 1994 - Lyon, France
  • Biologically-Based Indices of Fiber Exposure for Use in Epidemiology - Conference on Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposures in Epidemiology, 1994 - Lyon, France
  • Statistical Estimation of Fiber Exposures Assigned to Unmeasured Jobs - Conference on Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposures in Epidemiology, 1994 - Lyon, France
  • Theoretical Aspects of Exposure Assessment II - Conference on Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposures in Epidemiology, 1994 - Lyon, France
  • Risk of Leukemia and Aplastic Anemia Among Shoeworkers Exposed to Benzene: An Update - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), 1994 - Como, Italy
  • The Job Analysis: A Key Component of Retrospective Exposure Assessment - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), 1994 - Como, Italy
  • Retrospective Estimation of Airborne Fiber Exposure: Statistical Aspects - Proceedings of the Section on Epidemiology, 1994
  • Statistical Power to Detect Occupationally-Related Lung Cancer Risk For A Cohort of Female Employees in the U.S. Man-Made Vitreous Fiber Industry - National Cancer Institute Conference on the Occupational Health Risks of Women Workers, 1993 - Bethesda, MD
  • Extrapolation of Past Exposures in the Production of Man-Made Vitreous Fibers - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), 1992 - Cincinnati, OH
  • Assessing Joint Effects of Multiple Time-Dependent Exposures - 9th International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, September 1992 - Cincinnati, Ohio
  • The Impact of Exposure Misclassification and Confounding on the Mortality Experience of U.S. Man-Made Vitreous Fiber Workers - INSERM/ICOH Eighth International Symposium, 1991 - Paris, France
  • An Approach for Integrating Exposure Assessment and Epidemiologic Methods: Exposures in U.S. Slag Wool Production Workers - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), 1991 - Paris, France
  • Sexual Dysfunction in Male Chemical Workers Manufacturing Stilbene Derivatives - American Industrial Hygiene Conference, 1990 - Orlando, FL
  • Controlling Asbestos Exposures in Buildings in the U.S. - Conference of the Tuscan Regional Commission on Asbestos, 1988 - Florence, Italy
  • Leukemia and a Plastic Anemia in a Shoe Worker Cohort Exposed to Benzene - International Conference on Occupational Epidemiology (EPICOH), 1988 - Stockholm, Sweden
  • Unintentional Exposures to Toxic Substances: The Case of Asbestos Exposure in the Reprocessed Textile Industry - American Industrial Hygiene Conference, 1986 - Montr_al, Canada
  • Problems of Modernization and Occupational Health in the People's Republic of China: Trends in 1981- 1985 - APHA Conference, 1985 - Washington, D.C.
  • Labor/Management Relations and the Role of the Occupational Health Scientist. - APHA Conference, November 1982 - Montreal, Canada
  • The Health Hazard Evaluation Process - Conference on Problems of Modernization and Occupational Health, July 1982 - Shanghai, China
  • Occupational Health Hazards in Technical Theatre Production - American Theatre Society Annual Conference, July 1980 - New York, NY
  • The Efficacy of Various Antioxidants in Stabilizing Frozen Minced Whiting Against Oxidative Rancidity - 20th Annual Atlantic Fisheries Technological Conference, October 1975 - Arlington, VA

Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Safety & Health for Home Care Workers in Social Assistance and Healthcare (2010), Grant -
    Quinn, M.M. (Principal)
  • Mercury Reduction/Elimination in Hospitals in Latin America (2009), -
    Quinn, M.M. (Principal)
  • Training Curriculum on Cleaning Tips for Clients with Asthma for Home Care Aides (2013), - HEALTH RESOURCES SERVICE ADMINISTRATION
    Quinn, M.M. (Principal)
  • Formaldehyde Substitution in Histo-Pathology Laboratories (2011), -
    Quinn, M.M. (Principal)
  • Technical Assistance for Sharps Injury Surveillance (2008), Grant -
    Quinn, M.M. (Principal)