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Christopher Heaney, PhD

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Environmental Health Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory (EHMIL)
  • Assistant Professor

Departmental Affiliations

Center & Institute Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W7033B
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

443-287-4989
410-955-0617

Environmental Health Microbiology and Immunology Laboratory: http://www.jhsph.edu/departments/environmental-health-sciences/faculty/faculty-research/heaney/

Education

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004

Overview

Environmental epidemiology

Occupational and environmental health

Infectious diseases

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.