Biography

Ms. Dana Hollins is an epidemiologist and board certified industrial hygienist with 15 years of professional experience in industrial hygiene, environmental and occupational epidemiology, exposure assessment, and human health risk assessment.  A significant portion of her practice is dedicated to researching, measuring exposure, reconstructing dose and exposure and assessing risks to consumers, communities and workers exposed to a variety of chemicals including asbestos, diacetyl, beryllium, benzene, and phthalates. She has completed quantitative exposure assessments and risk assessments for consumer products, and medical devices, and in occupational and environmental settings. She specifically has expertise in evaluating occupational exposures to airborne chemicals in the workplace using current or historical industrial hygiene and exposure simulation data.  Ms. Hollins’ experience also includes investigating exposures and health effects resulting from non-occupational exposure to indoor air pollutants and she has completed her master’s thesis in the field of environmental and occupational epidemiology, and statistics.  Ms. Hollins is the 2020 recipient of the AIHA Kuznetz award.  She currently serves on the Editorial Board for the Toxicology and Industrial Health journal and served on the AIHA COVID-19 Re-Open America Guidelines Task Force.

Education

  • MPH, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 2005
  • BA, Organizational. Management, University of Michigan, 2002

Professional Associations

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), 2007 – Current
  • Toxicology and Industrial Health Journal Associate Editor, 2018 – Current
  • Society for Risk Analysis (SRA), 2018 – Current
  • Monticello Conference regarding Elongated Mineral Particles (EMPs), Invited Attendance, 2017
  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), 2016 – Current
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER), 2015 – Current
  • American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH) Job Analysis Panel, Appointed, 2014
  • International Society of Exposure Science (ISES), 2009 – 2010; Current
  • Invited Reviewer, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology

Certifications

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), Comprehensive Practice (CP# 10261), American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), 2012 (re-certified 2017)

Most Recent Awards/Professional Honors

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association Kusnetz Award, 2020
  • American Industrial Hygiene Association Future Leaders Institute, 2012