Publications of Michael McCawley, PhD

Atmospheric particulate matter in proximity to mountaintop coal mines: sources and potential environmental and human health impacts.
Kurth L, Kolker A, Engle M, Geboy N, Hendryx MS, Orem W, McCawley MA, Crosby L, Tatu C, Varonka M, DeVera C.
Environ Geochem.Health. 2015;37(3):529-544.

Air contaminants associated with potential respiratory effects from unconventional resource development activities.
McCawley MA.
Semin.Respir Crit Care Med. 2015;36(3):379-387.

Atmospheric particulate matter size distribution and concentration in West Virginia coal mining and non-mining areas.
Kurth LM, McCawley MA, Hendryx MS, Lusk S.
J Expo.Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014;24(4):405-411.

Genotoxicity of multi-walled carbon nanotubes at occupationally relevant doses.
Siegrist KJ, Reynolds SH, Kashon ML, Lowry DT, Dong C, Hubbs AF, Young SH, Salisbury JL, Porter DW, Benkovic SA, McCawley MA, Keane MJ, Mastovich JT, Bunker KL, Cena LG, Sparrow MC, Sturgeon JL, Dinu CZ, Sargent LM.
Part Fibre Toxicol. 2014;11:6


Air pollution particulate matter collected from an appalachian mountaintop mining site induces microvascular dysfunction.
Knuckles TL, Stapleton PA, Minarchick VC, Esch L, McCawley MA, Hendryx MS, Nurkiewicz TR.
Microcirculation. 2013;20(2):158-169.

A rationale for sampling deposited submicrometer beryllium particulate matter.
McCawley MA.
J Occup Environ Hyg. 2009;6(12):789-793.

Two mathematical models for predicting dispersion of particles in the human lung.
Ganser GH, Christie I, McCawley MA.
J Biomech Eng. 2007;129(1):51-57.

Process-related risk of beryllium sensitization and disease in a copper-beryllium alloy facility.
Schuler CR, Kent MS, Deubner DC, Berakis MT, McCawley MA, Henneberger PK, Rossman MD, Kreiss K.
Am J Ind Med. 2005;47(3):195-205.

Lung cancer risk, silica exposure, and silicosis in Chinese mines and pottery factories: the modifying role of other workplace lung carcinogens.
Cocco P, Rice CH, Chen JQ, McCawley MA, McLaughlin JK, Dosemeci M.
Am J Ind Med. 2001;40(6):674-682.

Beryllium sensitization and disease among long-term and short-term workers in a beryllium ceramics plant.
Henneberger PK, Cumro D, Deubner DD, Kent MS, McCawley MA, Kreiss K.
Int Arch Occup Environ Health. 2001;74(3):167-176.

Ultrafine beryllium number concentration as a possible metric for chronic beryllium disease risk.
McCawley MA, Kent MS, Berakis MT.
Appl Occup Environ Hyg. 2001;16(5):631-638.

Estimating historical respirable crystalline silica exposures for Chinese pottery workers and iron/copper, tin, and tungsten miners.
Zhuang Z, Hearl FJ, Odencrantz J, Chen W, Chen BT, Chen JQ, McCawley MA, Gao P, Soderholm SC.
Ann Occup Hyg. 2001;45(8):631-642.

Non-malignant respiratory diseases and lung cancer among Chinese workers exposed to silica.
Cocco P, Rice CH, Chen JQ, McCawley MA, McLaughlin JK, Dosemeci M.
J Occup Environ Med. 2000;42(6):639-644.

Estimating factors to convert Chinese 'Total Dust' measurements to ACGIH respirable concentrations in metal mines and pottery industries.
Gao P, Chen BT, Hearl FJ, McCawley MA, Schwerha DJ, Odencrantz J, Chen W, Chen J, Soderholm SC.
Ann Occup Hyg. 2000;44(4):251-257.

Historical total and respirable silica dust exposure levels in mines and pottery factories in China.
Dosemeci M, McLaughlin JK, Chen JQ, Hearl FJ, Chen RG, McCawley MA, Wu Z, Peng KL, Chen AL, Rexing SH.
Scand J Work Environ Health. 1995;21 Suppl 2:39-43.

Indirect validation of a retrospective method of exposure assessment used in a nested case-control study of lung cancer and silica exposure.
Dosemeci M, McLaughlin JK, Chen JQ, Hearl FJ, McCawley MA, Wu Z, Chen RG, Peng KL, Chen AL, Rexing SH.
Occup Environ Med. 1994;51(2):136-138.


Estimating historical exposure to silica among mine and pottery workers in the People's Republic of China.
Dosemeci M, Chen JQ, Hearl FJ, Chen RG, McCawley MA, Wu Z, McLaughlin JK, Peng KL, Chen AL, Rexing SH.
Am J Ind Med. 1993;24(1):55-66.

Mortality among dust-exposed Chinese mine and pottery workers.
Chen JQ, McLaughlin JK, Zhang JY, Stone BJ, Luo JM, Chen RA, Dosemeci M, Rexing SH, Wu Z, Hearl FJ, McCawley MA, Blot WJ.
J Occup Environ Med. 1992;34(3):311-316.

A nested case-control study of lung cancer among silica exposed workers in China.
McLaughlin JK, Chen JQ, Dosemeci M, Chen RA, Rexing SH, Wu Z, Hearl FJ, McCawley MA, Blot WJ.
Br J Ind Med. 1992;49(3):167-171.


Development of an aerosol dispersion test to detect early changes in lung function.
McCawley MA, Lippmann M.
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1988;49(7):357-366.

Particle size distributions in underground coal mines.
Burkhart JE, McCawley MA, Wheeler RW.
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1987;48(2):122-126.

A personal cascade impactor: design, evaluation and calibration.
Rubow KL, Marple VA, Olin J, McCawley MA.
Am Ind Hyg Assoc J. 1987;48(6):532-538.

Leukemia risk among U.S. white male coal miners. A case-control study.
Gilman PA, Ames RG, McCawley MA.
J Occup Med. 1985;27(9):669-671.

Health implications of the Mount St. Helen's eruption: epidemiological considerations.
Merchant JA, Baxter P, Bernstein R, McCawley MA, Falk H, Stein G, Ing R, Attfield M.
Ann Occup Hyg. 1982;26(1-4):911-919.

Mutagenicity of oil-shale ash.
Whong WZ, Sorenson WG, Elliott JA, Stewart J, Simpson J, Piacitelli L, McCawley MA, Ong T.
Mutat Res. 1982;103(1):5-12.

Mutagenicity of airborne particles from a non-industrial town.
Whong WZ, Stewart J, McCawley MA, Major P, Merchant JA, Ong TM.
Environ Mutagen. 1981;3(6):617-626.