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      Dana Loomis
    Environmental and occupational health more...
    Dana Loomis
    Title:Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
    Department/School:Epidemiology, CB#7435
    Telephone:(919) 966-7433
    Email:Dana.Loomis@unc.edu
    Webpage:
    Appointed Year:1989
    Tenured:Yes
    Education:Doctorate (1989), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    World Area Of Focus:
    • Latin America (25%-50%)
    • Western Europe/European Union (EU) (<10%)
    Languages:
    • Portuguese (limited working proficiency)
    • Spanish (professional proficiency)
    Specialization:Environmental and occupational health
    Relevant Experience:Mexico 1997; Brazil 1994, 1997-2003; Netherlands 1995; Italy 1997; Chile 2000-2005.
    Distinctions:
    Dissertations and Theses Supervised in Past 5 Years:18 total, 7 with international focus
    Relevant Courses Taught:Occupational Epidemiology
    Recent Publications:• 2004 Salazar-García F, Gallardo-Díaz E, Cerón-Mireles P, Loomis D, Borja-Aburto VH. Reproductive effects of occupational DDT exposure among male malaria control workers. Environmental Health Perspectives 2004; 112: 542-547.
    • 2004 Kato M, Loomis D, Brooks LM, Gattas GFJ, Gomes L, Carvalho AB, Rego MAV, DeMarini DM. Urinary biomarkers in charcoal workers exposed to wood smoke in Bahia state, Brazil. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 2004;13:1005-12.
    • 2002 'Estimating Particle Exposure in the Mexico City Metropolitan Area.' With M.S. O'Neill, V. Torres-Meza, A. Retama, and D. Gold. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology. 2002
    • 1999 'Air Pollution and Infant Mortality in Mexico City.' With M. Castillejos, D.M. Gold, W. McDonnell, and V.H. Borja-Aburto. Epidemiology. 1999
    • 1998 'Mortality and Ambient Fine Particles in Southwest Mexico City, 1993-1995.' With V.H. Borja-Aburto, M. Castillejos, D.R. Gold, and S. Bierzwinski. Environmental Health Perspectives. 1998
     
     

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