Harvey Checkoway, PhD
Professor of Environmental Health and Epidemiology
University of Washington SRP Program Director
Director, Project 2
Parkinsonism and Metal Exposures Among Welders
University of Washington
Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Science
F-561F Health Sciences Bldg.
1705 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98105
Environmental and genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s disease
Neurotoxicity of pesticides
Metals and parkinsonism in welders
Occupational exposure to endotoxin and cancer risks
2010 - 2011. Member, National Academy of Science Committee to Review Environmental Protection Agency IRIS Risk Assessment of Formaldehyde.
2011. Member, Gulf Long-term Follow-up (GuLF) Study Scientific Advisory Board. National Institute of Health Sciences.
2011. Reviewer, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Criteria Document for Occupational Exposure to Diacetyl and 2,3-Pentanediione, Oak Ridge Associated Universities, Oak Ridge, TN.
READ Searles Nielsen S, Gallagher LG, Lundin JI, Longstreth WT Jr, Smith-Weller T, Franklin GM, Swanson PD, Checkoway H. (2012) Environmental tobacco smoke and Parkinson's disease. Mov Disord. 2012a;27:293-6.
READ Cui L, Gallagher LG, Ray RM, Li W, Gao D, Zhang Y, Vedal S, Thomas DB, Checkoway H. Unexpected excessive chronic pulmonary disease mortality among female silk textile workers in Shanghai, China. 2011 Occup Environ Med, April 12.
READ Checkoway H, Ray RM, Lundin JI, Astrakianakis G, Seixas NS, Camp JE, Wernli KJ, Fitzgibbons ED, Li W, Feng Z, Goa DL, Thomas DB. Lung cancer and occupational exposures other than cotton dust and endotoxin among textile workers in Shanghai, China. 2011. Occup Environ Med, June;68(6):425-9.