Vosburgh, Donna

At UW-Whitewater

Affiliation
University - Faculty/Staff
Department
Ocup & Envir Safety and Health
Position
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Office Phone
(262) 472-1252
Office Location
HH 3503

ABOUT

Donna Vosburgh is an Assistant Professor in the Occupational & Environmental Safety & Health Department at UW-Whitewater. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in industrial hygiene, and air pollution. Donna received her Ph.D. at the University of Iowa in Occupational and Environmental Health, Industrial Hygiene subtrack. Donna is also a Registered Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian and has worked as a Public Health Sanitarian for non-community public water supplies in Minnesota. She is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), Wisconsin American Industrial Hygiene Association, and the National Environmental Health Association.

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D. Occupational and Environmental Health Industrial Hygiene subtrack, 2010, The University of Iowa
  • M.S. Environmental and Public Health, 2002, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire
  • B.S. Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences, 2000, Michigan Technological University

COURSES

CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES

  • Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian, Minnesota (RS628)

PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS

  • Conduct nanoparticle exposure assessments in industries that have not been traditionally thought to cause worker exposure to nanoparticles
  • Evaluate aerosol measurement equipment
  • Use of longitudinal data to determine worker exposures
  • Modeling of exposures with respect to health outcomes
  • Workplace exposure assessments

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA): Aerosol Technology Committee
  • Wisconsin Section American Industrial Hygiene Association
  • National Environmental Health Association

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • Vosburgh, D. J. H., Boysen, D. A., Oleson, J. J. & Peters, T. M. (2011) Airborne Nanoparticle Concentrations in the Manufacturing of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Apparel, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 8: 3, 139-146.

AIHce Second Best of the Session Award
June 2015
AIHce
2015 Women in Leadership Honoree
March 2015
UW-Whitewater Women's Issues Committee
AIHce Best of the Session Award
June 2014
AIHce
Student Poster Award-Aerosol Technology Committee Award
June 2009
AIHce
Graduate Trainee Fellowship
January 2007
Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety

Ph.D.
Occupational and Environmental Health (Industrial Hygiene)
The University of Iowa College of Public Health
2010
M.S.
Environmental and Public Health
University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire
2002
B.S.
Applied Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Michigan Technological University
2000

Environmental Health Specialist/Sanitarian
State of Minnesota
May 2004

American Association for Aerosol Research
January 2012 - Current
American Industrial Hygiene Association-WI Section
March 2011 - Current
National Environmental Health Association
January 2011 - Current
American Industrial Hygiene Association
January 2008 - Current

Assessment of Inner Ear Exposure to Noise While Conducting Woodworking Tasks
Carrington, C., Gilbertson, L. R., Fick, J., Klein, T. R.
Noise Exposure Among Workers Utilizing Two-Way Radios
Gilbertson, L. R., Fick, J., Klein, T. R., Vosburgh D. J. H
Noise Exposure While Using a Woodworking Mobile Dust Collector
Barnhart, R. T., Drewek, M. R
Dust and Noise Exposure While Using a Woodworking Mobile Dust Collector
Reid T. Barnhart, Connor C. Carrington, Morgan R. Drewek
Noise Exposure of Amusement Ride Operators
Liza Thies, Lynn Gilbertson
Evaluation of Nanoparticle Collection Efficiency for Nonwoven Textiles
Levi Mines, Jae Hong Park, Stephanie Alami, Ozgur Yavuzcetin, Thomas Peters, T. Renee Anthony
Daily Noise Exposure of Patrol Officers
Gilbertson, L. R.
Task Specific Noise Levels During Live Fire Training
Gilbertson, L. R.
Practical Matters of Using a Diffusion Charger for Workplace Nanoparticle Assessments
Ku, B. K., Peters, T. P.
Importance of Proper Industrial Hygiene Practices in the Workplace
Evaluation of a Personal Diffusion Battery
Klein, T. R., Sheehan, M. J., Anthony, T. R., Peters, T. M.
CPC Detection Efficiency
Evaluation of a DC2000CE Diffusion Charger for Measuring Workplace Aerosols
Ku, B. K., Peters, T. P.
Evaluation of a Personal Diffusion Battery
Klein, T., Sheehan, M., O'Shaughnessy, P., Peters, T.
Exposure Assessment of Fume Released During Sealing of Polyterafluorethylene Fabric
Boysen, D., Peters, T.

Task, role, and fire engine noise levels during a live fire training
Journal of Environmental Health
Dust Exposure while using a Woodworking Mobile Dust Collector
Occupational Noise Exposure of Amusement Ride Operators and Hearing Conservation Survey of Amusement Park General Managers
JASA Express Letters
Noise levels of amusement ride operators
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Vol. 14 Iss. 4 Pg. 237-242
Nonwoven textile for use in a nanoparticle respiratory deposition sampler
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Vol. 14 Iss. 5 Pg. 368-376
Patrol Officer Daily Noise Exposure
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Vol. 12 Iss. 10 Pg. 686-691
Evaluation of a Diffusion Charger for Measuring Aerosols in a Workplace
The Annals of Occupational Hygiene
Vol. 58 Iss. 4 Pg. 424-436
Design and Evaluation of a Personal Diffusion Battery
Aerosol Science and Technology
Vol. 47 Iss. 4 Pg. 435-443
Airborne Nanoparticle Concentrations in the Manufacturing of Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) Apparel
Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Vol. 8 Iss. 3 Pg. 139-146

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