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Steven Lacey

Steven Lacey, CIH, CSP, FAIHA, PhD

Languages spoken: English

Academic Information

Departments Primary - Family & Preventive Medicine

Academic Office Information

steven.lacey@utah.edu

Board Certification

  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene
  • Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP)

Dr. Steven Lacey is a Professor in the Division of Occupational and Environmental Health at the University of Utah School of Medicine. Prior to Utah, he was Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Science at the Indiana University Fairbanks School of Public Health in Indianapolis and earlier served as Director of the CDC/NIOSH-funded Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Safety programs at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Lacey earned an MS in Industrial Hygiene from Texas A&M University, a PhD in Industrial Hygiene from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is a graduate of the Executive Leaders Program at the Naval Postgraduate School’s Center for Homeland Defense and Security. A Certified Industrial Hygienist and Certified Safety Professional, Dr. Lacey is a former President and a Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.

Education History

Doctoral Training School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago
PhD
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
Postdoctoral Fellow
Diploma College of Engineering, Texas A&M University
MSci
Texas Tech University
SB

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Qeadan F, Akofua Mensah N, Tingey B, Bern R, Rees T, Talboys S, Pal Singh T, Lacey S, Shoaf K (2020). What Protective Health Measures Are Americans Taking in Response to COVID-19? Results from the COVID Impact Survey. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 17(17). (Read full article)
  2. Qeadan F, Honda T, Gren LH, Dailey-Provost J, Benson LS, VanDerslice JA, Porucznik CA, Waters AB, Lacey S, Shoaf K (2020). Naive Forecast for COVID-19 in Utah Based on the South Korea and Italy Models-the Fluctuation between Two Extremes. Int J Environ Res Public Health, 17(8). (Read full article)
  3. Ahonen EQ, Lacey SE (2017). Undergraduate Environmental Public Health Education. New Solut, 27(1), 107-123. (Read full article)
  4. Bhogle SMistri GVesper BLacey SRadosevich JColvard MBudyn E (2017). Identification of cell thermal microenvironment in porcine skin during laser cauterization. Comput Methods Appl Mech Eng, 314, 19-45. (Read full article)
  5. Lopez R, Farber MO, Wong V, Lacey SE (2016). Biomarkers of Human Cardiopulmonary Response After Short-Term Exposures to Medical Laser-Generated Particulate Matter From Simulated Procedures: A Pilot Study. J Occup Environ Med, 58(9), 940-5. (Read full article)
  6. Lopez R, Lacey SE, Lippert JF, Liu LC, Esmen NA, Conroy LM (2015). Characterization of size-specific particulate matter emission rates for a simulated medical laser procedure--a pilot study. Ann Occup Hyg, 59(4), 514-24. (Read full article)
  7. Tendick-Matesanz, Felipe and Ahonen, Emily Q and Zellner, Moira L and Lacey, Steven E (2015). Applying evaluative thinking to a community-engaged safe drinking water project in peri-urban Guatemala. International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, 10(1), 59--79.
  8. Lopez R, Lacey SE, Jones RM (2015). Application of a two-zone model to estimate medical laser-generated particulate matter exposures. J Occup Environ Hyg, 12(5), 309-13. (Read full article)
  9. Lotter JT, Lacey SE, Lopez R, Socoy Set G, Khodadoust AP, Erdal S (2014). Groundwater arsenic in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. J Water Health, 12(3), 533-42. (Read full article)
  10. Fleeger, A, Grumbles, T, Bausen, M, Benoit S, Stewart, E, Lacey, S, Seery, A (2014). Core Competencies for the Product Stewardship Professional. Product Stewardship Society.
  11. Lippert JF, Lacey SE, Lopez R, Franke J, Conroy L, Breskey J, Esmen N, Liu L (2014). A pilot study to determine medical laser generated air contaminant emission rates for a simulated surgical procedure. J Occup Environ Hyg, 11(6), D69-76. (Read full article)
  12. Lippert JF, Lacey SE, Jones RM (2014). Modeled occupational exposures to gas-phase medical laser-generated air contaminants. J Occup Environ Hyg, 11(11), 722-7. (Read full article)
  13. Kennedy KJ, Esmen NA, Hancock RP, Lacey SE, Marsh GM, Buchanich JM, Youk AO (2013). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: VII: occupational exposures. J Occup Environ Med, 55(6), 676-89. (Read full article)
  14. Marsh GM, Youk AO, Buchanich JM, Xu H, Downing S, Kennedy KJ, Esmen NA, Hancock RP, Lacey SE, Fleissner ML (2013). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: VI: incidence of malignant central nervous system neoplasms in relation to estimated workplace exposures. J Occup Environ Med, 55(6), 654-75. (Read full article)
  15. Marsh GM, Youk AO, Buchanich JM, Downing S, Kennedy KJ, Esmen NA, Hancock RP, Lacey SE, Pierce JS, Fleissner ML (2013). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: VIII. glioblastoma incidence in relation to workplace experiences with parts and processes. J Occup Environ Med, 55(6), 690-708. (Read full article)
  16. Youk AO, Marsh GM, Buchanich JM, Downing S, Kennedy KJ, Esmen NA, Hancock RP, Lacey SE (2013). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: IX. further investigation of general mortality patterns in relation to workplace exposures. J Occup Environ Med, 55(6), 709-21. (Read full article)
  17. Gribovich A, Lacey S, Franke J, Hinkamp D (2013). Assessment of arsenic surface contamination in a museum anthropology department. J Occup Environ Med, 55(2), 164-7. (Read full article)
  18. Pierce, J and Lacey, S and Lopez, R and Lippert, J and Franke, J (2012). Contributing factors to fires in clinical settings during medical laser applications. Journal of Laser Applications, 24(3).
  19. Anna, D, Brogan, P, Greeson, N, Hicks, DR, Hogan, T, Lacey, SWheaton, R (2012). Core Competencies for the Practice of Industrial/ Occupational Hygiene. American Industrial Hygiene Association.
  20. Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Marsh GM, Kennedy KJ, Lacey SE, Hancock RP, Esmen NA, Cunningham MA, Leiberman FS, Fleissner ML (2012). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: V. Issues with the analysis of non-malignant central nervous system neoplasms. J Registry Manag, 38(3), 115-9. (Read full article)
  21. Abelmann A, Lacey SE, Gribovich A, Murphy C, Hinkamp D (2011). Hazard evaluation and preventive recommendations for an unusual confined space issue in an opera set design. J Occup Environ Hyg, 8(9), D81-5. (Read full article)
  22. Lacey, Steven and Lopez, Ramon and Frangos, Charles and Khodadoust, Amid (2011). Water quality degradation after water storage at household level in a piped water system in rural Guatemala. International Journal for Service Learning in Engineering, Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship, 6(1), 118--129.
  23. Pierce JLacey SLippert JLopez RFranke JColvard M (2011). An assessment of the occupational hazards related to medical lasers. J Occup Environ Med, 53(11), 1302-1309. (Read full article)
  24. Schoonover T, Conroy L, Lacey S, Plavka J (2010). Personal exposure to metal fume, NO2, and O3 among production welders and non-welders. Ind Health, 49(1), 63-72. (Read full article)
  25. Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Marsh GM, Kennedy KJ, Esmen NA, Lacey SE, Hancock R, Cunningham MA, Lieberman FS, Fleissner ML (2009). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: IV. A comparison of central nervous system cancer ascertainment using mortality and incidence data. Ann Epidemiol, 20(10), 759-65. (Read full article)
  26. Marsh GM, Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Cunningham MA, Lieberman FS, Kennedy KJ, Lacey SE, Hancock RP, Esmen NA, Fleissner ML (2010). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: III. Incidence of malignant central nervous system neoplasms. Neuroepidemiology, 35(2), 123-41. (Read full article)
  27. Dorevitch S, Lacey SE, Abelmann A, Zautcke J (2010). Occupational needlestick injuries in a US airport. J Occup Environ Med, 52(5), 551-4. (Read full article)
  28. Dorevitch SLacey SAbelmann AZautcke J (2010). Occupational needlestick injuries in a US airport. J Occup Environ Med, 52(5), 551-554. (Read full article)
  29. Lacey S (2009). The role of the occupational hygienist in development-oriented public health engineering projects. Ann Occup Hyg, 54(1), 5-7. (Read full article)
  30. Lacey SE, Abelmann A, Dorevitch S (2010). Exposure to human waste from spills while servicing aircraft lavatories: hazards and methods of prevention. Ind Health, 48(1), 123-8. (Read full article)
  31. Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Marsh GM, Bornemann Z, Lacey SE, Kennedy KJ, Hancock RP, Esmen NA, Lieberman FS (2009). Methodological issues in a retrospective cancer incidence study. Am J Epidemiol, 170(1), 112-9. (Read full article)
  32. Kovalsky AN, Lacey SE, Kaphle UR, Vaughn JM (2008). Risk perception and water purification practices for water-borne parasitic infections in remote Nepal. Trop Doct, 38(4), 229-31. (Read full article)
  33. Marsh GM, Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Cunningham MA, Lieberman FS, Kennedy KJ, Lacey SE, Hancock RP, Esmen NA (2008). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: I. Mortality from central nervous system neoplasms. J Occup Environ Med, 50(10), 1099-116. (Read full article)
  34. Marsh GM, Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Cunningham MA, Lieberman FS, Kennedy KJ, Lacey SE, Hancock RP, Esmen NA (2008). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: II. Total and cause-specific mortality excluding central nervous system neoplasms. J Occup Environ Med, 50(10), 1117-29. (Read full article)
  35. Lacey S (2008). “Determining where gas detection may or may not be beneficial”, in Continuous Monitoring for Hazardous Material Releases. American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
  36. Lippert JFLacey SEKennedy KJEsmen NABuchanich JMMarsh GM (2007). Magnetic field exposure in a nondestructive testing operation. Arch Environ Occup Health, 62(4), 187-193. (Read full article)
  37. Lippert JF, Lacey SE, Kennedy KJ, Esmen NA, Buchanich JM, Marsh GM (2008). Magnetic field exposure in a nondestructive testing operation. Arch Environ Occup Health, 62(4), 187-93. (Read full article)
  38. Lacey SE, Conroy LM, Forst LS, Franke JE, Wadden RA, Hedeker DR (2006). Personal dust exposures at a food processing facility. J Agromedicine, 11(1), 49-58. (Read full article)
  39. Forst L, Noth IM, Lacey S, Bauer S, Skinner S, Petrea R, Zanoni J (2006). Barriers and benefits of protective eyewear use by Latino farm workers. J Agromedicine, 11(2), 11-7. (Read full article)
  40. Lacey SE, Conroy L, Schoonover T, Franke J, Hedeker D, Forst L (2007). Dust emission rates from food processing. Ann Agric Environ Med, 13(2), 251-7. (Read full article)
  41. Forst L, Lacey S, Chen HY, Jimenez R, Bauer S, Skinner S, Alvarado R, Nickels L, Zanoni J, Petrea R, Conroy L (2004). Effectiveness of community health workers for promoting use of safety eyewear by Latino farm workers. Am J Ind Med, 46(6), 607-13. (Read full article)

Review

  1. Breskey JD, Lacey SE, Vesper BJ, Paradise WA, Radosevich JA, Colvard MD (2013). Photodynamic therapy: occupational hazards and preventative recommendations for clinical administration by healthcare providers. [Review]. Photomed Laser Surg, 31(8), 398-407. (Read full article)
  2. Pierce JS, Lacey SE, Lippert JF, Lopez R, Franke JE, Colvard MD (2011). An assessment of the occupational hazards related to medical lasers. [Review]. J Occup Environ Med, 53(11), 1302-9. (Read full article)
  3. Pierce JS, Lacey SE, Lippert JF, Lopez R, Franke JE (2011). Laser-generated air contaminants from medical laser applications: a state-of-the-science review of exposure characterization, health effects, and control. [Review]. J Occup Environ Hyg, 8(7), 447-66. (Read full article)
  4. Lacey SE, Forst LS, Petrea RE, Conroy LM (2007). Eye injury in migrant farm workers and suggested hazard controls. [Review]. J Agric Saf Health, 13(3), 259-74. (Read full article)

Editorial

  1. Lacey SE (2017). How Can Helicopter Parents Have Missed Young Worker Safety? Am J Public Health, 107(8), 1193. (Read full article)
  2. Marsh GM, Buchanich JM, Youk AO, Downing S, Esmen NA, Kennedy KJ, Lacey SE, Hancock RP, Fleissner ML, Lieberman FS (2013). Long-term health experience of jet engine manufacturing workers: results from a 12-year exploratory investigation. J Occup Environ Med, 55(6), 652-3. (Read full article)

Other

  1. Lacey S (06/2020). Changing the narrative to protect vulnerable workers.
  2. Lacey S (2020). Art as public health communication during COVID-19.
  3. Lacey S (2020). Art as public health communication during COVID-19.
  4. Lacey S (2020). University of Utah partners with Amplifier.
  5. Lacey S (2017). Navigating the legislative process in Austin for teen workplace safety.
  6. Lacey S (2017). Make an impact. President’s Message, The Synergist, AIHA Press.
  7. Lacey S (2017). The #IAMIH leadership challenge.
  8. Lacey S (2017). A strategy for international engagement.
  9. Lacey S (2017). Big data and sensor technology: AIHA’s role.
  10. Lacey S (2017). New developments in our NIOSH partnership.
  11. Lacey S (2016). The IH/OH pipeline.
  12. Lacey S (2016). Supporting the next generation.
  13. Lacey S (2016). AIHA’s new CEO: new chapter for our association.
  14. Lacey S (2016). The sensor technology summit.
  15. Lacey S (2016). Teenagers are injured at twice the rate of adult workers.