Margaret L. Phillips, Ph.D., CIH

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Associate Professor
Industrial Hygiene Program Director

Phone: (405) 271-8001, ext 46764
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 413
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Email: Margaret-Phillips@ouhsc.edu

EDUCATION AND TRAINING:

  • M.H.S., Industrial Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene & Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, 1989
  • Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1987
  • M.S., Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, 1982
  • A.B., Chemistry, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1980

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS:

  • 2004 - 2005 - Associate Professor and Interim Department Chair, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, OUHSC.
  • 2003 - 2004 - Associate Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, OUHSC
  • 2002 - present - Associate Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, OUHSC
  • 1996 - 2002 - Assistant Professor, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, College of Public Health, OUHSC
  • 1995 - 1996 - Environmental Health and Safety Advisor, Mobil Technology Company.
  • 1991 - 1995 - Industrial Hygienist, Mobil Research and Development Corporation.
  • 1991 - Project Manager/Senior Industrial Hygienist, Kaselaan & D'Angelo Associates.
  • 1989 - 1991 - Staff Supervisor-Industrial Hygienist, USS Division of USX Corporation.

 

Select Publications:

  • David L. Johnson, Margaret L. Phillips, Chaolong Qi, Anthony T. Van and Danielle A. Hawley, “Experimental Evaluation of Respirable Dust and Crystalline Silica Controls during Simulated Performance of Stone Countertop Fabrication Tasks with Powered Hand Tools”, Annals of Work Exposures and Health, 61:711-723 (2017)
  • Oumy Sy and Margaret L. Phillips, “Musculoskeletal Symptoms and Associated Risk Factors among African Hair Braiders”, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 13:434-441 (2016)
  • Jared H. Cooper, David L. Johnson, and Margaret L. Phillips, “Respirable Silica Dust Suppression During Artificial Stone Countertop Cutting”, Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 59:122-126 (2015)
  • Margaret L. Phillips, David L. Johnson, and Andrew C. Johnson, Determinants of Respirable Silica Exposure in Stone Countertop Fabrication: A Preliminary Study, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 10:368-373 (2013)
  • Margaret L. Phillips and Andrew C. Johnson, “Prevalence of Dry Methods in Granite Countertop Fabrication in Oklahoma”, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 9(7):437-42 (2012)
  • Margaret Levin Phillips and Allene “Scotty” Butler, “Nonionizing Radiation: Broadband Optical” in: Patty’s Industrial Hygiene, Sixth Edition, Volume 3: Physical and Biological Agents (Wiley, Hoboken, New Jersey, 2011).
  • Nurtan A. Esmen, Kathleen J. Kennedy, Thomas A. Hall, Margaret L. Phillips, and Gary M. Marsh, “Classification of Worker Exposures”, Chemico-Biological Interactions 166, 245-253 (2007)
  • Nurtan A. Esmen, Thomas A. Hall, Margaret L. Phillips, and Gary M. Marsh, “Chemical process based reconstruction of exposures for an epidemiological study: I. Theoretical and methodological issues”, Chemico-Biological Interactions 166, 254-263 (2007).
  • Nurtan A. Esmen, Thomas A. Hall, Margaret L. Phillips, E. Paige Jones, Heather Basara, Gary M. Marsh, and Jeanine M. Buchanich, “Chemical process based reconstruction of exposures for an epidemiological study: II. Estimated exposures to chloroprene and vinyl chloride”, Chemico-Biological Interactions 166, 264-276 (2007).
  • Thomas A. Hall, Nurtan A. Esmen, Elizabeth P. Jones, Heather Basara, Margaret L. Phillips, Gary M. Marsh, Ada O. Youk, Jeanine M. Buchanich and Robin C. Leonard, “Chemical process based reconstruction of exposures for an epidemiological study: III. Analysis of industrial hygiene samples”, Chemico-Biological Interactions 166, 277-284 (2007).
  • Gary M. Marsh, Ada O. Youk, Jeanine M. Buchanich, Michael Cunningham, Nurtan A. Esmen, Thomas A. Hall, and Margaret L. Phillips, “Mortality patterns among industrial workers exposed to chloroprene and other substances: I. General mortality patterns”, Chemico-Biological Interactions 166, 285-300 (2007).
  • Gary M. Marsh, Ada O. Youk, Jeanine M. Buchanich, Michael Cunningham, Nurtan A. Esmen, Thomas A. Hall, and Margaret L. Phillips, “Mortality patterns among industrial workers exposed to chloroprene and other substances: II. Mortality in relation to exposure”, Chemico-Biological Interactions 166, 301-316 (2007).
  • Margaret L. Phillips, Brenda L. Elledge, Heather G. Basara, Robert A. Lynch and Daniel T. Boatright, “Recurrent Critical Violations of the Food Code in Retail Food Service Establishments”, Journal of Environmental Health 68 (10), 24-30 (2006).
  • Robert A. Lynch, Margaret L. Phillips, Brenda L. Elledge, Sridhar Hanumanthaiah and Daniel T. Boatright, “A Preliminary Evaluation of the Effect of Glove Use by Food Handlers in Fast Food Restaurants”, Journal of Food Protection 68, 187-190 (2005).
  • M. L. Phillips, N. A. Esmen, T. A. Hall, and R. Lynch, “Determinants of Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds in Four Oklahoma Cities”, Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 15, 35-46 (2005).
  • Karen L. Johnston, Margaret L. Phillips, Nurtan A. Esmen and Thomas A. Hall, “Evaluation of an Artificial Intelligence Program for Estimating Occupational Exposures”, Annals of Occupational Hygiene 49, 147-153 (2005).
  • Brenda L. Elledge, Robert A. Lynch, Daniel T. Boatright, and Margaret L. Phillips, “An Evaluation of the Retail Inspection Process in Oklahoma”, Food Inspection Trends, 24, 166-174 (2004).
  • Robert L. Lipnick, Robert P. Mason, Margaret L. Phillips, and Charles U. Pittman, “Chemicals in the Environment: An Overview”, in: Chemicals in the Environment: Fate, Impacts, and Remediation, R. L. Lipnick, R. P. Mason, M. L. Phillips, and C. U. Pittman, eds., (American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2002.)
  • Margaret L. Phillips, Nurtan Esmen, Daping Wang, and Thomas A. Hall, “Temporal and Spatial Variation in Monitoring of Urban Air Pollutants”, in: Chemicals in the Environment: Fate, Impacts, and Remediation, R. L. Lipnick, R. P. Mason, M. L. Phillips, and C. U. Pittman, eds., (American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2002.)
  • D. L. Johnson and M. L. Phillips, “UV Disinfection of Soluble Oil Metalworking Fluids”, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 63, 178-183. (2002).
  • M. L. Phillips, T. A. Hall, N. A. Esmen, R. Lynch, and D. L. Johnson, “Use of Global Positioning System Technology to Track Subjects’ Location During Environmental Exposure Sampling”, Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 11, 207-215 (2001).
  • M. L. Phillips, C. C. Meagher, and D. L. Johnson, “What is ‘Powder-Free’?: Characterisation of Powder Aerosol Produced During Simulated Use of Powdered and Powder-Free Latex Gloves”, Occupational and Environmental Medicine 58, 479-481 (2001).
  • Margaret L. Phillips, Nurtan A. Esmen and Joseph Costantino, “The Reliability of Multiple Regression and an Alternative Method for Extracting Task-Specific Exposure Estimates from Time-Weighted Average Data,” Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 16, 56-65 (2001).
  • Robert A. Lynch, Margaret L. Phillips, and Paige Jones, “Adverse Impact on Ponds from Organic Debris Deposited by Tornadoes,” Journal of Environmental Health 65, 9-14 (2000).
  • Margaret L. Phillips, Thomas A. Hall, Krishnamurthy Sekar, and Jeanine L. Tomey, “Assessment of Medical Personnel Exposure to Nitrogen Oxides During Inhaled Nitric Oxide Treatment of Neonatal and Pediatric Patients,” Pediatrics 104, 1095-110 (1999).
  • Margaret L. Phillips and Nurtan A. Esmen, “Computational Method for Ranking Task-Specific Exposures Using Multi-Task Time-Weighted Average Samples,” Annals of Occupational Hygiene 43, 201-213 (1999).
  • Daniel Boatright, Michael Brandt, and Margaret Phillips, “An Environmental Health Partnership: Bringing Students to the Science,” Public Health Reports 114, 384-387 (1999).
  • Margaret L. Phillips, “Industrial Hygiene Investigation of Static Magnetic Fields in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Facilities,” Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 5, 353-358 (1990).
  • M. L. Phillips and J. Jonas, “Thermotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals. VII. Calculation of Sodium-23 Quadrupole Coupling Constants in Lamellar Phases of Sodium Alkanoates,” Journal of Chemical Physics 86, 4294-4295 (1987).
  • M. L. Phillips and J. Jonas, “Thermotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals. 6. Structural Parameters of Solid and Liquid Crystal Phases of Anhydrous Short-Chain Sodium Alkanoates,” Liquid Crystals 2, 335-343 (1987).
  • M. L. Phillips, T. M. Barbara, S. Plesko, and J. Jonas, “Thermotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals. V. Deuterium NMR Study of Sodium n-Alkanoates,” Journal of Chemical Physics 84, 5143-5151 (1986).
  • S. Plesko, M. L. Phillips, R. Cassell, and J. Jonas, “Thermotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals. IV. Structural Effects in Sodium Methylpentanoates,” Journal of Chemical Physics 80, 5806-5813 (1984).
  • J. E. Bonekamp, I. Artaki, M. L. Phillips, S. Plesko, and J. Jonas, “Thermotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals. 3. Sodium-23 Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Study of the Ionic Mesophase of Sodium n-Alkyl Carboxylates,” Journal of Physical Chemistry 87, 4991-4995 (1983).
  • M. L. Phillips and M. T. Spitler, “The Role of Electron-Hole Recombination at MoS2 and MoSe2 Photoelectrodes,” Journal of the Electrochemical Society 128, 2137-2141 (1981).

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Occupational and environmental hazard exposure assessment
  • Determinants of exposure