Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Health professions students’attitudes toward teamwork before and after an interprofessional education co-curricular experienceJournal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education. 1-16.
2017 Hospital security director background, opinions, and the implementation of security programsJournal of Applied Security Research. 497-511.
2017 Workplace violence and hospital security programs: regulatory compliance, program benchmarks, and innovation.Journal of Healthcare Protection Management. 89-105.
2017 Workplace violence and training required by new legislation among NJ nursesJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. e35-e40.
2015 Disparities in Hospital Services Utilization among Patients with Mental Health Issues: A Statewide Example Examining Insurance Status and Race Factors from 1999-2000.Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 89-101.
2015 Disparities in hospital services utilization among patients with mental health issues: A statewide example examining insurance status and race factors from 1999-2010.Journal of Health Disparities Research and Practice. 89-101.
2015 Household Bush Burning Practice and Related Respiratory Symptoms in Grenada, The CaribbeanJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 1148-1152.
2015 Virginia Air Quality: Trends, Exposure, and Respiratory Health ImpactsVirginia Journal of Science. 371-388.
2014 Barriers to effective implementation of programs for workplace violence prevention in hospitals.On-Line Journal of Issues in Nursing (OJIN). Issue 50.
2014 Hot yoga establishments in local communities serving pregnant women: a pilot study on the health implications of its practice and environmental conditionsJournal of Environmental Health. 8-13.
2014 Violent Patients, Abusive Staff: A Summary of UnpublishedNursing in the 21st Century. 64-74.
2013 Impact of hospital security programmes and workplace aggression on nurse perceptions of safety.Journal of nursing management. 491-8.
2013 Lead-based paint awareness, work practices, and compliance during residential construction and renovationJournal of Environmental Health.
2013 Variability and trajectory of multiple blood lead measures among construction and manufacturing workersOccupational and Environmental Medicine. 774-781.
2012 Emergency department security programs, community crime, and employee assaultsJ Emergency Medicine. 329-338.
2012 Impact of Hospital Security Programs and Workplace Aggression on Nurse Perceptions of SafetyJournal of nursing management.
2010 Bromopropane exposure among New Jersey dry cleaners as a result of the pending ban on perchloroethylene (PERC)Air & Waste Management Association. 1049-1056.
2010 Preliminary study of propyl bromide exposure among New Jersey dry cleaners as a result of a pending ban on perchloroethylene.Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995). 1049-56.
2009 Hospital employee assault rates before and after enactment of the California Hospital Safety and Security ActAnnals of Epidemiology. 125-133.
2009 Workplace violence prevention programs in psychiatric units and facilitiesArchives of psychiatric nursing. 166-176.
2008 Communicating information in an emergency preparedness pill distribution campaign.Biosecur Bioterror. 57-65.
2007 Evaluation of KI Prophylaxis Knowledge and Nuclear Emergency Preparedness — New Jersey, 2005American Journal of Public Health.. S100-S102.
2007 Evaluation of potassium iodide prophylaxis knowledge and nuclear emergency preparedness: New Jersey 2005American Journal of Public Health. S100-S102.
2007 Final Report: Assessment of Potassium Iodide (KI) Distribution Campaign and Emergency Response Around New Jersey’s Nuclear Power FacilitiesTrenton, NJ: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services.
2007 Survey of current lead use, handling, hygiene, and contaminant controls among New Jersey IndustriesJournal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene,. 539-546.
2007 Workplace violence prevention programs in hospital emergency departmentsJournal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 756-763.
2004 Exposure and health risk from swimming in outdoor pools contaminated by TrichloroethyleneHuman and Ecological Risk Assessment. 717-731.
2001 Issues in the quantitation of functional groups by FTIR spectroscopic analysis of impactor-collected aerosol samplesAerosol Science & Technology. 899-908.
1998 Secondary formation and the Smoky Mountain organic aerosol: An examination of aerosol polarity and functional group composition during SEAVSEnvironmental Science & Technology. 604-613.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2004 Development and validation of a mailed survey of chemical exposure

Research Overview

  • Industrial hygiene and safety, air pollution, environmental and occupational health
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Environmental Issues : industrial hygiene, air pollution, environmental public health
  • Health : Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Occupational Safety : Safety and Industrial Hygiene, Health effects, Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
  • Pollution : environmental and occupational health, air pollution, public health
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Rutgers University - UMDNJ 1999
  • M.H.S. in Environmental Health Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Johns Hopkins University 1995
  • B.S. in Environmental Science, Rutgers University, Cook College 1992
  • Full Name

  • James Blando