Distinguished Lecturer Program

Distinguished Lecturer ProgramThe AIHA Distinguished Lecturer Program focuses on providing lectures on national and international occupational and environmental health issues that affect the practice of industrial hygiene.  The AIHA Fellows SIG​ is proud to host this program that features prominent experts in industrial hygiene who are prepared to lecture on recent research and new developments and topics of interest that affect workplace safety and the environment.  The Distinguished Lecturers are d​​​rawn from the AIHA membership, they and their lectures have been reviewed thoroughly by a DL Review Team as to their quality and timeliness.

The yearly Distinguished Lecturer (DL) list identifies experts within AIHA who are capable and willing to provide lectures in their area of expertise to the industrial hygiene community and to our outreach partners. Our program features renowned thought leaders in academia, industry and government, speaking about the most important topics in industrial hygiene. This program enables you to connect and learn from experts in the field of industrial hygiene, and to schedule a presentation at your local, regional or international meetings. Our AIHA Distinguished Lecturers will be ready to deliver compelling and insightful content to your audience. 


Bruce Donato, CSP, CHMM, CECD (Maryland)

  • The New Construction Confined Space Standard does Affect You!
  • OSHA's Final Rule on Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
  • EHS Urban Legends

Cheri Marcham, PhD, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIHA (Oklahoma) 

  • Find the Need and Fill It: The Future of Industrial Hygiene
  • Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment
Nancy M. McClellan, MPH, CIH, CHMM (Michigan)
  • Occupational Hygiene Awareness and Program Development
  • Professional Ethics for Industrial Hygienist

James D. McGlothlin, PhD, CPE (Michigan)

  • Ergonomic Tools of the Trade - Building a Successful Ergonomics Program
  • Occupational Ergonomics: A Primer
  • Video Exposure Monitoring 

Distinguished Lecturers and Presentations

Corey W. Briggs,  CIH, CET, FAIHA (Massachusetts) 
  • Freeze Frame - Focus on Health and Safety
Denese Deeds, CIH (Connecticut)
  • Understanding the GHS
  • OSHA Hazard Communication
David E. Downs, CIH, CSP (Minnesota)
  • Adapting the Balanced Scorecard Strategy Map for EHS Planning
  • Linking EHS Initiatives to Business Objectives
  • Maximize the Non-Financial Aspects of Your EHS Business Case

Frank Ehrenfeld, III  (New Jersey)

  • Asbestos in Soil:  South African Case Study & Analytical method comparison

  • Erionite:  Progress Report on Standardized Analytical Approach 

 Neil Feldscher, CIH, CSP, JD  (New York)

  • Toxic Substance Control: Now and the Future
  • Legal System Overview (and IH Interaction)
  • EH Professionals in Jail   
  • The Environemental Side of Industrial Hygiene

Bernard Fontaine, CIH, CSP, FAIHA  (New Jersey)

  • The B​usiness Case and Value of Occupational Health and Safety    

Rick Fulwiler, SCD, CIH, CSHM (Ohio)
  • Achieving H&S Excellance through Transformaitonal Leadedrship
  • Building the Business for H&S

Donald Groce (California)

  • Funda​mentals of Protective Clothing    

Lee Hager (Michigan)
  • Noise
Martin Harper, PhD, CIH (Florida)
  • Aerosol Measurement Methods

Mike Harris, PhD, CIH  (Louisiana)

  • Welding:  A​n Occupational Health Perspective    

Carl Heinlein, CSP, OHST (Pennyslvania)
  • Fleet Risk Management
  • Fundamentals of Construction OHS​

Stephen Hemperly, MS, CIH, CSP, CLSO (California)  

  • Nonionizing​ Radiation (NIR) Overview    

Norman Henry III, MS, CIH (Maryland)

  • Radiation Regulatory Agencies:  Keeping Them Straight 

  • Fundamentals of Protective Clothing     

Steven D. Jahn, CIH, FAIHA (South Carolina)
  • Professional  Core Competencies Development
  • Exposure Assessment: Practical Applications towards Risk Management
  • Exposure Assessment: Improving Exposure Data Interpretation and Professional Judgment
Michael Jayjock, PhD, CIH (Pennsylvania)
  • Quantitative human health risk assessment to chemicals
Mark Katchen, MS, MBA, CIH (California)
  • Risk Commu​nication  

Liz Krivonosov, CIH, ROH (Ontario, Canada)
  • Bio-effects from Lasers
  • Laser Hazards: An IH Perspective
  • Laser Generated Air contaminants and Respiratory Protection
Andrey Korchevskiy, PhD, CIH (Colorado)
  • Risk Assessment Boot Camp for Industrial Hygienists
  • Statistical Methods for Industrial Hygiene Practice
Michael Larranaga, PhD, PE, CIH, CSP (Texas)
  • Strategies for a Catastrophic World - Random's Folly
  • The Future of Work
  • Risky Behavior and the Casinos of the Human Mind
Christine A.D. Lorenzo, CIH, FAIHA (Colorado)
  • Leadership
  • Silica - Regulatory Update and Outreach Resources
  • Reulatory Updates, Guidance, and Outreach Resources​
Alan Leibowitz, CIH, CSP (Virginia)
  • Z10
  • Safety and Health in Sustainability - Making the Case
  • Specialize or Generalize?

Marianne Levitsky, MES, CIH, ROH, AIHAF  (Ontario)

  • Challenges and Barriers to Promoting Safety Culture 

  • Global Challenges of Occupational Health

  • Workplace Health Without Borders   

Robert Lieckfield Jr., CIH (Michigan)

  • Industrial Hygiene and Scientific Method
  • OSHA Silica Standard
Ed N. Light, CIH (Maryland)
  • Controlling Summer Mold Growth in Schools
  • Resolving Mustery Odors: T-15 (VOC sampling) vs. EL-01 (scientific method)
  • LEED: Myths vs. Reality

Don Linville, CIH  (Tennessee)

  • Fundamentals​ of Protective Clothing  

Om Malik, PhD, P.Eng, CIH, ROH (Ontario)

  • Occupational Health Hazards in Building and Construction 

  • Health and Safety Culture:  Motivation and Influence

  • Business Case For Industrial Hygiene – Adding Value and Competitive Advantage  

Elizabeth L. Pullen, CIH, FAIHA (North Carolina)

  • Streamlining Exposure Assessment
Lydia N. Renton, B. Sc., CIH, ROH, FAIHA (Ontario)
  • Occupational Hygiene in Canada - a Federal or Provincial Matter? 
  • Occupational Hygiene Professional Ethics
  • Presenting W201 in English in Other Countries

David Roskelley, MSPH, CIH, CSP (Utah) 

  • Mount Everest: As View Through an EH&S Lens
  • Ethics for the IH

Robert E. Sheriff, Jr., MS, CIH, CSP (New Jersey)

  • Libby, Mon​​tana:  An Industrial hygienist’s Dream and a Citizen’s Nightmare ​

Bernard Silverstein, CIH (Pennsylvania)

  • The AIHA Value Strategy
  • Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA)​
Jas Singh, PhD, CIH (Hawaii)
  • Old Hazards - New concerns
  • Ethics and Culture
  • Global Supply Chain
Philip A. Smith, PhD, CIH (Utah)
  • Field-Portable Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry for Human Exposure Assessment
Jim R. Thornton, CIH, CSP (Virginia)
  • Why be an industrial hygienist?
  • Marketing IH 
Donald Weekes, CIH, CSP (Ottawa)
  • Post-Occupancy Investigations of Indoor Air Quality
  • Legionella Bacteria in Building Water Systems: What do we currently know and what is upcoming?
  • IAQ and the Hospitality Sector  

 To contact a Distinguished Lecturer, please contact AIHA.