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D'Ann
L.
Williams
,
DrPH

Assistant Scientist

Contact Info

615 N. Wolfe Street, Room E6618
Baltimore
Maryland
21205
US        
410-955-9334

Research Interests

exposure assessment; air quality; particulate matter; agriculture, allergens; endotoxin; sampling methods; sample design; community exposures; Hurricane Katrina; WTC; World Trade Center; climate change; industrial food animal production; food systems
Experiences & Accomplishments
Education
DrPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
2010
MS
Johns Hopkins University
2002
BA
Towson University
1995
Honors & Awards
USDA, Agricultural Air Quality Task Force Member 2010 - Present
Award for Teaching Excellence, Principles of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Online, 2012
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Center for a Livable Future, Pre-doctoral Fellowship, 2007, 2008 and 2009
David Swift Fund in Environmental Health Engineering 2007
 
Select Publications
Please find citations for a few of my publications.
  • Williams DL, Breysse PN, McCormack MC, Diette GR, McKenzie S, Geyh AS. Airborne Cow Allergen, Ammonia and Particulate Matter at Homes Vary with Distance to Industrial Scale Dairy Operations: An Exposure Assessment. Environmental Health 10 (72). (2011) DOI:10.1186/1476-069X-10-72.
  • Williams DL, Breysse PN, McCormack MC, Diette GR, McKenzie S, Geyh AS. Cow allergen and endotoxin in settled dust in homes proximate to industrial scale dairy operations. (In process) 
  • Mazique, D, Diette, GB, Breysse, PN, Matsui, EC, McCormack, MC, Curtin-Brosnan, J, Williams DL, Peng, RD, Hansel, NN. Predictors of airborne endotoxin in inner-city homes.  Environmental Research 111(4):614-617. (2011) 
  • McCormack MC, Breysse PN, Matsui EC, Hansel NN, Peng RD, Curtin-Brosnan J, Williams DL, Wills-Karp M, Diette GD.  Indoor Particulate Matter Increases Asthma Morbidity in Children with Non-Atopic and Atopic Asthma.  Ann of Allergy  Asthma Immunol. 106(4):308-315. (2011)
  • McCormack MC, Breysse PN, Matsui EC, Hansel NN, Williams DL, Curtin-Brosnan J, Eggleston P, Diette GB; Center for Childhood Asthma in the Urban Environment. In-home particle concentrations and childhood asthma morbidity.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(2):294-8. (2009)