Kimberly Anderson, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Environmental Health Sciences

Kimberly Anderson

Contact Info

and06109@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-2554

Office Address:
Mayo, 1230

Mailing Address:
420 Delaware St SE
MMC 807 Mayo
8807A
Minneapolis, MN 55455

PhD, Occupational and Environmental Health (Industrial Hygiene), University of Iowa, 2013

MS, Occupational and Environmental Health (Industrial Hygiene), University of Iowa, 2010

BS, Industrial Hygiene and Environmental Science and Policy, Clarkson University, 2008

Summary

My research interests are evaluating exposure to inhalable particles, investigating associations between particle inhalation and adverse health effects, and developing scientific and engineering solutions that protect the health of workers.

Expertise

Occupational health, industrial hygiene, aerosols, inhalable particles, computational fluid dynamics modeling, instrument development, Environment & Exposures

Awards & Recognition

  • Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society Best Paper Award, 2016
  • Editors' Choice, A Simple and Disposable Sampler for Inhalable Aerosol, 2016

Professional Associations

  • Eastern Upstate New York AIHA Local Section
    Member 2016 to current
    Secretary (elected) 2017 to current
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
    Aerosol Technology Committee, Secretary (elected) 2016 to current
    Aerosol Technology Committee, Member, 2010 to present

Research

Research Summary/Interests

My research interests are evaluating exposure to inhalable particles, investigating associations between particle inhalation and adverse health effects, and developing scientific and engineering solutions that protect the health of workers.

Research Funding Grants

2015-2018 KOH010763A (NIOSH) Development of a Real-time Inhalable Particle Spectrometer Principle Investigator

Publications

Anderson KR, D Leith, M Ndonga and J Volckens. (2015) Novel Instrument to Separate Large Inhalable Particles. Aerosol Science and Technology, 49(12): 1195-1209, DOI: 10.1080/02786826.2015.1112874

L’Orange C, Anderson KR, Sleeth D, Anthony TR, and Volckens J. (2015) A Simple and Disposable Sampler for Inhalable Aerosol. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. (in press) PMID: 26467335.

Anthony TR, Anderson KR. (2014) An Empirical Model of Human Aspiration in Low Velocity Air using CFD Investigations. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 12(4): 245-255. PMID: 25438035

Anderson KR, Anthony TR. (2014) Influence of Secondary Aspiration on Human Aspiration Efficiency. Journal of Aerosol Science. 74: 65-80. (NIHMSID: 749869)

Anderson KR, Anthony TR. (2014) Computational Fluid Dynamics Investigation of Human Aspiration in Low-Velocity Air: Orientation Effects on Nose-Breathing Simulations. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 58(5): 625-645. PMID: 24665111

Anderson KR, Anthony TR. (2013) Variability of human facial skin coefficient of restitution. Skin Technology and Research. 20(3): 355-362. PMID: 24628680

Anthony TR, Anderson KR. (2012) Computational Fluid Dynamics Investigation of Human Aspiration in Low-Velocity Air: Orientation Effects on Mouth-Breathing Simulations. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 57(6): 740-757. PMID 23316076

Anderson KR, Anthony TR. (2012) Uncertainty in aspiration efficiency estimates from torso simplifications in computational fluid dynamics (CFD) simulations. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 57(2): 184-199. PMID: 23006817

Peters T, Anthony TR, Taylor C, Altmaier R, Anderson KR, O’Shaughnessy P. (2012) Distribution of Particle and Gas Concentrations in Swine Gestation Confined Animal Feeding Operations. Annals of Occupational Hygiene. 56(9): 1080-1090. PMID: 22904211