Jooyeon Hwang, Ph.D.

 

Hwang headshot

 

Assistant Professor

Phone: (405) 271-8001, ext 40415
Office: The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
801 Northeast 13th Street, Room 415
Post Office Box 26901
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73126-0901
Email: Jooyeon-Hwang@ouhsc.edu
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2013
  • M.S., University of Minnesota, 2008
  • M.S., Seoul National University, 2003
  • B.S., Konkuk University, 2001

APPOINTMENTS AND POSITIONS:

  • 2018-present:  Assistant Professor of Research, Department of Occupational and Environmental Health
  • 2015-2018:  Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health, Western Kentucky University

Selected Publications and presentations:

  • Hwang, J., Ramachandran, G., Raynor, P., Alexander, B., Mandel, J.  A Comprehensive Assessment of Exposures to Respirable Dust and Silica in the Taconite Mining Industry. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 14:5, 377-388, 2017, PMID: 28388309
  • Ramachandran, G., Hwang, J., Raynor, P., Alexander, B., Mandel, J.  Response to Letter to the Editor by Weill et al. In reference to Hwang at al. “The Relationship Between Various Exposure Metrics for Elongate Mineral Particles (EMP) in the Taconite Mining and Processing Industry” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene,11:613-624, 2014, 2015, PMID: 25616980
  • Hwang, J., Ramachandran, G., Raynor, P.  The relationship between various exposure metrics for elongated mineral particles (EMP) in the taconite mining and processing industry. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 11(9): 613-24, 2014, PMID: 24512074
  • Hwang, J., Ramachandran, G., Raynor, P., Alexander, B., Mandel, J.  A comprehensive assessment of exposures to elongated mineral particles (EMP) in the taconite mining industry. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. Oct;57(8):966-78, 2013, PMID: 23792972
  • Adgate, J., Banerjee, S., Wang, M., McKenzie, L., Hwang, J., Ja Cho, S., Ramachandran, G.  Performance of dust allergen carpet samplers in controlled laboratory studies. Journal of exposure science and environmental epidemiology, Jul; 23(4):385-91, 2012, PMID: 23281430

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Evaluating the relationship between occupational exposure to specific contaminants and adverse health effects, especially in relation to certain chronic diseases in many different industries, including public safety (firefighting), agriculture, and mining.
  • Comprehensive exposure assessment methodologies that design data interpretation and develop the exposure model.
  • Exposure assessment, Statistical model, Health effects, Cancer, Exposure sciences, Air contaminants, Bioaerosols, Occupational Health, Industrial hygiene, Biomarkers