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Maureen A. F. Cadorette, PhD

  • Assistant Scientist

Departmental Affiliations

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W7503B
Baltimore, Maryland 21205


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PhD, Johns Hopkins University, 2005
MPH, Johns Hopkins University, 1994
BSN, Thomas Jefferson University, 1992


My areas of research interest include the environment, adverse health effects related to air pollution, thyroid effects from radiation and chemicals, the workplace and its effect on the environment, and the health of former workers from the nuclear weapons industry. I am a Co-Investigator on two programs that offer a free medical examination to former workers from nuclear weapons defense facilities to determine if they have occupational illnesses related to past exposures during their employment at these facilities.

Honors and Awards

2009 -2010   Excellence in Teaching Award – Bloomberg School of Public Health 

  • occupational and environmental health, DOE Former Workers Program, occupational and environmental health nursing, thyroid dysfunction and work.
  • Stefaniak AB, Weaver VM, Cadorette M, Guthrie-Pucket LS, Schwartz BS, Wiggs LD, Jankowski MD, Breysse PN (2003). Summary of historical beryllium use and airborne concentration levels at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Applied Occup. Env. Hyg., 18(9):708-715.

  • Patrick N. Breysse, Virginia Weaver, Maureen Cadorette, Laurie Wiggs, Barbara Curbow, Aleksandr Stefaniak, Jim Melius, Lee Newman, Hugh Smith, Brian Schwartz (2002). Development of a medical examination program for former workers at a Department of Energy national laboratory. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 42 (5):443-454.

  • Sithisarankul, P., Cadorette, M., Davoli, C., Serwint, J., Chisholm, J., Strickland, P. (1999) Plasma 5-aminolevulinic acid: a potential biomarker for effect of inorganic lead in children. Environmental Research, 80: 41-49.

  • Fitzgerald, S., Dienemann, J. Cadorette, M. (1998). Domestic violence in the workplace. AAOHN Journal, 46 (7): 345-355.