Selected Student Research
Name Research Title Research Outcome Shannon Wirz Fluoride in Drinking Water, the Debate Continues Oral Presentation at the 2011 IEHA Conference - Boise, Idaho Megan Smith Refugee Populations and Environmental Health: Assimilation of Diverse Peoples into an Culture Different from their Own Oral Presentation at the 2011 IHEA Conference - Boise, Idaho Jamie Minick The Enumeration of Enterococcus and Fecal Coliforms and the use of Gene Biomarkers to Identify the Source of Contamination in a Public Waterway Oral Presentation at the AWMA PNWIS 2010 Conference - Missoula, Montana Jamie Minick Comparison of Combustion Emissions from Wickless- and Wick-based Candles Oral Presentation at the 2010 IEHA Conference - Boise, Idaho Lea Duffin Bed Bugs: Beyond the Nuisance Oral Presentation at the NEHA 2009 Annual Education Conference - Atlanta, Georgia Danielle Long Evaluating the Use of Oxidation Catalyst and Multistage Filters to Reduce Diesel Generator Emissions during Rock Crushing Operations in Eastern Idaho Oral Presentation at the AWMA PNWIS 2009 Conference - Cle Elum, Washington Leah Arnold Treasure Valley Air Quality Assessment: Impact of Air Quality on Children with Asthma Oral Presentation at the NEHA 2008 Annual Education Conference - Tucson, Arizona Kimberly Johnson Evaluation of Cross-Connection Contamination in Small Drinking Water Systems Oral Presentation at the NEHA 2007 Annual Education Conference - Atlantic City, New Jersey Olivia Aulbach Comparison of Emissions Derived from the Combustion of Regular Grade Diesel Fuel and 100% Biodiesel Fuel Oral Presentation at the NEHA 2006 Annual Education Conference - San Antonio, Texas Ian Percy Occupational Exposure to Snowmobile Emissions at Yellowstone National Park Poster Presentation at the NEHA 2005 Annual Education Conference - Providence, Rhode Island Annie Fetzek The Practice of Active Managerial Control to Promote Food Safety during the Cooling of Hot Foods Oral Presentation at the NEHA 2004 Annual Education Conference - Anchorage, Alaska Logan Freeman Evaluation of a Local Health Department's Communicable Disease Outbreak and Emergency Response Plan Through the Performance of a Disease Outbreak Simulation Oral Presentation at the NEHA 2004 Annual Education Conference - Anchorage, Alaska
Stephenson, D.J., Sand, J., 2009. “Investigating the Presence of an Infectious Agent in Electrocautery Aerosols”, California Journal of Environmental Health, 24(2): 23-25.
Stephenson, D.J., Spear, T.M., Lutte, M.G, 2006. “Comparison of Sampling Methods to Measure Exposure to Diesel Particulate Matter in an Underground Metal Mine”, Mining Engineering, 58(8): 39-45.
D.J. Stephenson, F.D. DeRosso, D.R. Lillquist, D.D. Greene, G. White, 2004. “Side-By-Side Comparison of Three Sampling Methods for Aerosolized Endotoxin in a Waste-Water Treatment Facility”, Journal of Env. Health, 16(4): 16-19.
D.J. Stephenson, J. Veranth, G. Seshadri, 2003 “Workplace Exposure to Submicron Particle Mass and Number Concentrations from Manual Arc Welding of Carbon Steel”, American Ind. Hygiene Association Journal, 64(4): 516-521.
T. Suruda, B. Milliken, D.J. Stephenson, R. Sesek. 2003 “Fatalities Associated with the Use of Respiratory Protection”, Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 18(4): 1-4.
D.J. Stephenson, T.M. Spear, M. Seymour, 2002. “Airborne Exposure to Heavy Metals and Total Particulate During Abrasive Blasting Using Copper Slag Abrasive”, Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 17(6): 1-7.
A. Rivers, D.J. Stephenson, K. Hegmann, D. Lillquist, F. DeRosso, 2002. “Evaluation of Procedure Modifications to Reduce Glutaraldehyde Vapors During the Disinfection of Endoscopes Using Three Sampling Methods”, Chemical Health & Safety, 9(4): 13-20.
S.J. Clapham, D.J. Stephenson, D.O. Wallace, D.R. Lillquist, A.J. Suruda, 2000. “Comparison of N95 Filtering Facepiece Fit Using Bitrex Qualitative and TSI Portacount Quantitative Fit Testing Methodologies”. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 6:50-54.
D.J. Stephenson, C.I. Fairchild, R.M. Buchan, M. Dakins, 1999. “A Fiber Characterization of the Natural Zeolite, Mordenite: A Potential Inhalation Health Hazard”, Aerosol Science and Technology, 30:467-476.