Daniel T. Boatright, PhD, FRSH

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President's Associates Presidential Professor
Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health
Director, Oklahoma Public Health Training Center
Co-Director, Oklahoma Preparedness and Emergency Response Learning Center

Phone: (405) 271-8001, ext 46769
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 413
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Email: Daniel-Boatright@ouhsc.edu

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • Ph.D.,Environmental Management,University of Oklahoma,1981
  • M.S., Environmental Health, University of Oklahoma, 1976
  • B.S., Environmental Health, East Central State College,OK, 1974
  • B.S., Environmental Studies,Eastern Oklahoma State College,OK, 1972

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS:

  • 2003 - Present: Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, and Associate Dean for Public Health Practice, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1990 - 2003: Associate Professor (Tenured, 1996) , College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1991 - 2000: Adjunct Professor of Environmental Policy and Management, Department of Environmental Policy and Management, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado.
  • 1988 - 1990: Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Environmental Science, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma.
  • 1985 - 1990: Adjunct Associate Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1981 - 1985: Adjunct Assistant Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1979 - 1984: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Oklahoma State University, Oklahoma City Campus, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
  • 1978 - 1988: Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Science, East Central University, Ada, Oklahoma.

Select Publications:

  • Phillips, ML, BL Elledge, HG Basara, RA Lynch, and DT Boatright (2006). Recurrent Critical violations of the Food Code in Retail Food Service Establishments. Journal of Environmental Health 68(10):24-30.
  • Lynch RA, ML Phillips, BL Elledge, and DT Boatright. Safe handling of food: a microbiological evaluation of the effect of glove use by food handlers in fast food restaurants. Journal of Food Protection 68:187-190, 2005.
  • Lynch, Robert A., Margaret L. Phillips, Brenda L. Elledge, Sridhar Hanumanthaiah, and Daniel T. Boatright (2005). A preliminary evaluation of the effect of glove use by food handlers in fast food restaurants. Journal of Food Protection 68:187-190.
  • Pannell, M., M. Brandt, and D. Boatright (2004). A Field Evaluation of the Predictive Value of a Hand Drum Pressure Detection Device. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 1(5):319-323.
  • Elledge, B.L., R.A. Lynch, D.T. Boatright, and M.L. Phillips (2004). An Evaluation of the Retail Inspection Process In Oklahoma", Food Protection Trends 24(3):166-174.
  • Lynch, R.A., B.L. Elledge, C.C. Griffith, and D.T. Boatright (2003). A Comparison of Food Safety Knowledge of Restaurant Managers by Sources of Training and Experience. Journal of Environmental Health 66(2):9-14.
  • Lynch, R.A., Boatright, D.T., and Moss, S.K. (2000). Lead-Contaminated Imported Tamarind Candy and Children’s Blood Lead Levels. Public Health Reports 115(6): 537-543.
  • Boatright, Daniel T., Brandt, Michael T. and Phillips, Margaret (1999). “The Schools of Public Health and Practice; An Environmental Health Partnership” Public Health Reports Volume 114(4): 384-387.
  • Boatright, D.T. (1995). Environmental Health and International Travel", Journal of Environmental Health 57(8):29 – 32.
  • Boatright, D.T. (1995). Environmental Health Education: What's Wrong With This Picture? Journal of Environmental Health 58(1): 33 -35
  • Boatright, D.T. (1995). "What, Exactly, is a Privilege?" Journal of Environmental Health 58(5):_20-21.
  • Boatright, D.T., Edwards, A.J., and Shaver, A.K. (1995). A Comprehensive Biomedical Waste Survey. Journal of Environmental Health 57(8): 15-19.
  • Boatright, D.T., Boyko, R. and Cheremisinoff, N.P. (1992). Lead Abatement Technology: A Hot Issue. The National Environmental Journal, September/October: 21-24.
  • Boatright, D.T. (1982). Things to Look for When Land Applying Sludges, Journal of the Oklahoma Water and Pollution Control Association 14 (1) 10-15.
  • Boatright, D.T. and Lawrence, C.H. (1977). Rapid Sand Filtration for Best Practical Treatment of Domestic Wastewater Stabilization Pond Effluent. Journal of Environmental Health 40 (4): 21 -26.
  • Samaras, J.T., and Boatright, D.T. (1978). Wage Scale Evaluation for Nurses - A Model. American Journal of Nursing 8:23-30.

Books and Book Chapters:

  • “A Bibliography of Risk Communication and Environmental Health Risk Literature” Boatright, Daniel T.; Belsten, Laura A. and Lynch, Robert A. National Environmental Health Association, 1996
  • Munsey, et al. "Plant Manager's Handbook: Systems Management", Task Force on Plant Manager's Handbook; Franklin D. Munsey, Chairman. Chapter 5, Facility Management. Water Pollution Control Federation, 1986.

Other Publications:

  • Boatright, D.T. (1998). Environmental Health Partnerships: Models for Success. Health Resources Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions, United States Public Health Service, May.
  • Boatright, D.T. (1995). Careers in Environmental Health. In Education for the Earth: The College Guide for Careers in the Environment. Peterson's; Princeton, New Jersey.
  • Boatright, D.T., Johnson, D.L., and Brown, C.A. (1994). Transportation Flow Study and Hazard Analysis. Oklahoma County Local Emergency Planning Committee, August.
  • Boatright, D.T. and Boatright, P.A. (1993). Management Skills. Industrial Hygiene and Safety News, September.
  • Boatright, D.T., et al. (1992). Biomedical Waste Management Practices in Oklahoma. Oklahoma State Department of Health.
  • Coleman, R.L. and Boatright, D.T. (1991). Baseline Risk Assessment: Landfill Number Five; Tinker Air Force Base. Environmental Quality Section, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Boatright, D.T. and Coleman, R.L. (1991). Baseline Risk Assessment: Industrial Waste Treatment Plant; Tinker Air Force Base, Oklahoma. Environmental Quality Section, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
  • Boatright, D.T. (1981). Development of a National Hazardous Waste Management System Model. Doctor of Philosophy Dissertation, University of Oklahoma.
  • Boatright, D.T. (1976). The Application of Rapid Sand Filtration to a Domestic Wastewater Stabilization Pond Effluent. Master of Science Thesis, University of Oklahoma.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Environmental Risk Assessment and Management Techniques and Practices
  • Environmental Risk Communication
  • Environmental Workforce Health and Safety Policy Issues
  • Public Health Workforce Development

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS:

  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention & Association of Schools of Public Health, Southwest Center for Pre-Event Message Development”, $326,170 (Training), October 2002 - September 2003. Co-Principal Investigator. CDC tasked development of critical message information for state and local agencies in preparing for response to bio-terrorist events.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention & Association of Schools of Public Health. “Southwest Center for Public Health Preparedness”. $980,868 (Training), October 2002 – September 2003. Co-Principal Investigator. Education and training in public health workforce preparedness for bioterrorism, emerging infectious diseases, and other disasters.
  • Pratt & Whitney Corporation. “Exposure Reconstruction for a Brain Cancer Epidemiological Study in Seven Connecticut Jet Engine Manufacturing Facilities”. $2,440,412 (Research), July 2002 – June 2008. Co-Investigator. Retrospective exposure assessment or machinists and other employees working in aircraft jet engine manufacturing plants from the 1950s – 1990s.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Antecedents to Foodborne Illness Outbreaks. $450,000 (Research), 1999-2003. Principal Investigator. Explore relationship between policy and regulatory processes associated with food safety and incidence of food borne illnesses on a nationwide basis.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Environmental Health Specialist Handbook. $145,000 (Research), 1999 - 2003. Principal Investigator. Develop fully updated and revised resource for environmental health professionals through National Center for Environmental Health.