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.

Distinguished Lecturers and Presentations
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NEW SPEAKER: Shawn G. Gibbs, PhD, MBA, CIH (Texas)

Topics:

  • Applied Research and Industry Sector Gap-Analysis to Prepare for Highly Infectious Diseases
  • Why Highly Hazardous Communicable Diseases Responses Need an Industrial Hygienist, and Preparing the Industrial Hygienist to Respond
  • Animal Agriculture and Zoonotic Disease Emergencies
NEW SPEAKER: Brad Jones, CIH, CHMM (Texas)

Topic:

  • Fighting the Risk of Worker Fatigue in a 24/7 Workplace
NEW SPEAKER: John P. Springston, CIH, CSP, MS, FAIHA (New York)

Topics:

  • Legionella in Building Water Systems
  • Mold Clearance Testing: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Corey W. Briggs, CIH, CET, FAIHA (Massachusetts)

Topic:

  • Freeze Frame - Focus on Health and Safety
Denese Deeds, CIH (Connecticut)

Topic:

  • Understanding the GHS
  • OSHA Hazard Communication
Frank Ehrenfeld, III (New Jersey)

Topics:

  • Asbestos in Soil: South African Case Study & Analytical method comparison
  • Erionite: Progress Report on Standardized Analytical Approach
Neil Feldscher, CIH, CSP, JD (New York)

Topics:

  • Toxic Substance Control: Now and the Future
  • Legal System Overview (and IH Interaction)
  • EH Professionals in Jail
  • The Environmental Side of Industrial Hygiene
Bernard Fontaine, CIH, CSP, FAIHA (New Jersey)

Topic:

  • The Business Case and Value of Occupational Health and Safety
Bruce Donato, CSP, CHMM, CECD (Maryland)

Topics:

  • The New Construction Confined Space Standard Does Affect You!
  • OSHA's Final Rule on Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
  • EHS Urban Legends
David E. Downs, CIH, CSP (Minnesota)

Topics:

  • 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
Rick Fulwiler, SCD, CIH, CSHM (Ohio)

Topics:

  • Achieving H&S Excellence through Transformational Leadership
  • Building the Business for H&S
Donald Groce (California)

Topic:

  • Fundamentals of Protective Clothing
Lee Hager (Michigan)

Topic:

  • Noise
Martin Harper, PhD, CIH (Florida)

Topic:

  • Aerosol Measurement Methods
Mike Harris, PhD, CIH (Louisiana)

Topic:

  • Welding: A​n Occupational Health Perspective
Carl Heinlein, CSP, OHST (Pennyslvania)

Topics:

  • Fleet Risk Management
  • Fundamentals of Construction OHS​
Stephen Hemperly, MS, CIH, CSP, CLSO (California)

Topic:

  • Non-Ionizing​ Radiation (NIR) Overview
Norman Henry III, MS, CIH (Maryland)

Topics:

  • Radiation Regulatory Agencies: Keeping Them Straight
  • Fundamentals of Protective Clothing
Steven D. Jahn, CIH, FAIHA (South Carolina)

Topics:

  • 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)

Topic:

  • Quantitative Human Health Risk Assessment to Chemicals
Mark Katchen, MS, MBA, CIH (California)

Topic:

  • Risk Communication
Andrey Korchevskiy, PhD, CIH (Colorado)

Topics:

  • Risk Assessment Boot Camp for Industrial Hygienists
  • Statistical Methods for Industrial Hygiene Practice
Liz Krivonosov, CIH, ROH (Ontario, Canada)

Topics:

  • Bio-effects from Lasers
  • Laser Hazards: An IH Perspective
  • Laser Generated Air contaminants and Respiratory Protection
Michael Larranaga, PhD, PE, CIH, CSP (Texas)

Topics:

  • Strategies for a Catastrophic World - Random's Folly
  • The Future of Work
  • Risky Behavior and the Casinos of the Human Mind
Alan Leibowitz, CIH, CSP (Virginia)

Topics:

  • Z10
  • Safety and Health in Sustainability - Making the Case
  • Specialize or Generalize?
Marianne Levitsky, MES, CIH, ROH, AIHAF (Ontario)

Topics:

  • Challenges and Barriers to Promoting Safety Culture
  • Global Challenges of Occupational Health
  • Workplace Health Without Borders
Robert Lieckfield Jr., CIH (Michigan)

Topics:

  • Industrial Hygiene and Scientific Method
  • OSHA Silica Standard
Ed N. Light, CIH (Maryland)

Topics:

  • 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)

Topic:

  • Fundamentals​ of Protective Clothing
Christine A.D. Lorenzo, CIH, FAIHA (Colorado)

Topics:

  • Leadership
  • Silica - Regulatory Update and Outreach Resources
  • Regulatory Updates, Guidance, and Outreach Resources​
Om Malik, PhD, P.Eng, CIH, ROH (Ontario)

Topics:

  • Occupational Health Hazards in Building and Construction
  • Health and Safety Culture: Motivation and Influence
  • Business Case For Industrial Hygiene – Adding Value and Competitive Advantage
Cheri Marcham, PhD, CIH, CSP, CHMM, FAIHA (Oklahoma)

Topics:

  • Find the Need and Fill It: The Future of Industrial Hygiene
  • Electronic Cigarettes in the Indoor Environment​
Nancy M. McClellan, MPH, CIH, CHMM (Michigan)

Topics:

  • Occupational Hygiene Awareness and Program Development
  • Occupational Hygiene Training Association - Growing Our Profession Globally
  • Pharmaceutical Occupational Hygiene
  • Professional Ethics for Industrial Hygienist
  • Risk Assessment Tools - Saving Time and Resources
James D. McGlothlin, PhD, CPE (Michigan)

Topics:

  • Ergonomic Tools of the Trade - Building a Successful Ergonomics Program
  • Occupational Ergonomics: A Primer
  • Video Exposure Monitoring
Lydia N. Renton, B. Sc., CIH, ROH, FAIHA (Ontario)

Topics:

  • 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)

Topics:

  • Mount Everest: As View Through an EH&S Lens
  • Ethics for the IH
Robert E. Sheriff, Jr., MS, CIH, CSP (New Jersey)

Topic:

  • Libby, Mon​​tana: An Industrial hygienist’s Dream and a Citizen’s Nightmare ​
Bernard Silverstein, CIH (Pennsylvania)

Topics:

  • The AIHA Value Strategy
  • Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA)​
Jas Singh, PhD, CIH (Hawaii)

Topics:

  • Old Hazards - New concerns
  • Ethics and Culture
  • Global Supply Chain
Philip A. Smith, PhD, CIH (Utah)

Topic:

  • Field-Portable Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry for Human Exposure Assessment
Jerome E. Spear, CSP, CIH, FAIHA (Texas)

Topic:

  • Welding Fume Exposure Factors
Jim R. Thornton, CIH, CSP (Virginia)

Topics:

  • Why be an Industrial Hygienist?
  • Marketing IH
Donald Weekes, CIH, CSP (Ottawa)

Topics:

  • 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