Christopher D. Heaney
Christopher D. Heaney

Christopher D. Heaney, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Departmental Affiliations

  • Environmental Health and Engineering (Primary)
  • Epidemiology (Joint)
  • International Health (Joint)
    • Division: Global Disease Epidemiology and Control

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

Contact Information

615 N. Wolfe Street
Room W7033B
Baltimore, Maryland 21205

P:  443-287-4989
F:  410-955-0617
E: cheaney1@jhu.edu

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


Education

PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2008
MS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
BS, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1999

Overview

Environmental epidemiology

Occupational and environmental health

Infectious diseases

Water and health

Global climate change

Community-based participatory research

Honors and honors

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

Research Interests

  • Environmental epidemiology
  • Occupational and environmental health
  • Infectious diseases
  • Water and health
  • Global climate change
  • Community-based participatory research

Publications

*=student trainee †=corresponding author

  • Davis MF, Pisanic N, Rhodes SM*, Brown A*, Keller H, Nadimpalli M, Christ A, Ludwig S, Ordak C*, Spicer K, Love DC, Larsen J, Wright A, Blacklin S, Flowers B, Stewart JR, Sexton K, Rule A, Heaney CD†. Occurrence of Staphylococcus aureus in swine and swine workplace environments on industrial and antibiotic-free hog operations in North Carolina, USA: a One Health pilot study. 2018. Environmental Research. PMID: 29428885.
  • Pisanic N*, Saha SK, Rahman A, Labrique AB, Nelson KE, Granger DA, Granger SW, Detrick B, Heaney CD†. Development of an oral fluid immunoassay to assess past and recent hepatitis E virus (HEV) infection. Journal of Immunological Methods. 2017. Doi: 10.1016/j.jim.2017.04.012
  • Attreed S*, Navas-Acien A, Heaney CD†. Arsenic and immune response to infection during pregnancy and early life. Current Environmental Health Reports. 2017. Doi: 10.1007/s40572-017-0141-4
  • Hatcher SM*, Rhodes S*, Stewart JR, Silbergeld EK, Pisanic N*, Larsen J, Jiang S, Krosche A, Hall D‡, Carroll K, Heaney CD†. High prevalence of antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage among children living with industrial hog operation workers. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2017. 125:560-569. DOI:10.1289/EHP35
  • Nadimpalli M*, Stewart JR, Pierce E, Pisanic N, Love DC, Hall D**, Larsen J, Carroll KC, Tekle T, Perl, TM Heaney CD†. Livestock-associated, antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus nasal carriage and recent skin and soft tissue infection among industrial hog operation workers. PLOS ONE. 2016. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0165713