Christopher Heaney, PhD
- Director, Johns Hopkins Environmental Health Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory (EHMIL)
- Assistant Professor
Center & Institute Affiliations
- Center for Global Health
- Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future (CLF)
- Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center for Occupational Safety and Health
- The Johns Hopkins University Water Institute
615 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21205
Environmental Health Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory: http://www.jhsph.edu/departments/environmental-health-sciences/faculty/faculty-research/heaney/
PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
Occupational and environmental health
Water and health
Global climate change
Community-based participatory research
Honors and Awards
W.K. Kellogg Health Scholar - Community Track, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2009-2011
Steve Wing International Academic Environmental Justice Award
Sigma Xi International Scientific Research Honor Society
- Environmental epidemiology Occupational and environmental health Infectious diseases Water and health Global climate change Community-based participatory research
*=student trainee †=corresponding author Basnyat B, Dalton HR, Kamar N, Aggarwal R, Krain LJ, Pischke S, Izopet J, Kmush BL, Rein DB, Heaney CD, Wedemeyer H, Jones ML, Shih JW, Wu T, Zhang J, Xia NS, Baylis SA, Piot P, Nelson KE, Farrar J, Labrique AB. Nepali earthquakes and the risk of an epidemic of hepatitis E. 2015. The Lancet. 385(9987):2572-3. PMID 26091742.
Heaney CD†, Kmush B*, Navas-Acien A, Francesconi K, Schulze K, Fairweather D, Nelson K, Klein S, Li W, Ali H, Shaikh S, Merrill R, Wu L, West K, Christian P, Labrique A. Arsenic exposure and susceptibility to hepatitis E virus infection during pregnancy. Environmental Research. 142 273–280. 2015. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2015.07.004
Nadimpalli M*, Pisanic N*, Heaney CD, Stewart JR. Equivalence of influenza A virus RNA recovery from nasal swabs when lysing the swab and storage medium versus storage medium alone. J. Virol. Meth. 2015. 217(14-17). DOI: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2015.01.008.
Nadimpalli M*, Rinsky JL*, Wing S, Hall D, Stewart J, Larsen J, Nachman KE, Love DC, Pierce E*, Pisanic N*, Strelitz J, Harduar-Morano L, Heaney CD†. Persistence of livestock-associated antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among industrial hog operation workers in North Carolina over 14 days. Occup. Environ. Med. 2014. 72(2):90-9.
Rinsky JR*, Nadimpalli M*, Wing S, Hall D, Baron D, Price LB, Larsen J, Stegger M, Stewart J, and Heaney CD†. Livestock-associated methicillin and multidrug resistant Staphylococcus aureus is present among industrial, not antibiotic-free livestock operation workers in North Carolina. PLOS ONE. 2013. 8(7):e67641.
Heaney CD†, Sams E, Dufour A, Brenner K, Haugland R, Wymer L, Wing S, Marshall S, Serre M, Love D, Noble R, Wade TJ. Fecal indicators in sand, sand contact, and risk of enteric illness among beach-goers. Epidemiology. 2012. 23(1):95–106.