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Researcher: Wheeler, A (Dr Amanda Wheeler)

Fields of Research

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Environmental Monitoring
Epidemiology
Ecosystem Function
Public Health and Health Services
Natural Hazards
Broadband and Modem Technology
Data Communications
Respiratory Diseases
Autonomic Nervous System

Research Objectives

Environmental Health
Urban and Industrial Air Quality
Air Quality
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Application Tools and System Utilities
Mental Health
Internet Hosting Services (incl. Application Hosting Services)
Information Processing Services (incl. Data Entry and Capture)
Child Health
Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)

Career Best Publications

A cohort study relating urban green space with mortality in Ontario, Canada; Environmental Research
Acute Effects of Air Pollution on Pulmonary Function, Airway Inflammation, and Oxidative Stress in Asthmatic Children; Environmental Health Perspectives
Impacts of air cleaners on indoor air quality in residences impacted by wood smoke; Environmental Science and Technology (Washington)
Intra-urban variability of air pollution in Windsor, Ontario - Measurement and modeling for human exposure assessment; Environmental Research: A Journal of Environmental Medicine and The Environmental Sciences
The Influence of Living Near Roadways on Spirometry and Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Elementary Schoolchildren; Environmental Health Perspectives
Windsor, Ontario exposure assessment study: design and methods validation of personal, indoor, and outdoor air pollution monitoring; Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association

Research Publications

A cohort study of intra-urban variations in volatile organic compounds and mortality, Toronto, Canada; Environmental Pollution
A cohort study relating urban green space with mortality in Ontario, Canada; Environmental Research
A new exposure metric for traffic-related air pollution? An analysis of determinants of hopanes in settled indoor house dust; Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source
A randomized double-blind crossover study of indoor air filtration and acute changes in cardiorespiratory health in a First Nations community; Indoor Air
A scripted activity study of the impact of protective advice on personal exposure to ultra-fine and fine particulate matter and volatile organic compounds; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Acute Effects of Air Pollution on Pulmonary Function, Airway Inflammation, and Oxidative Stress in Asthmatic Children; Environmental Health Perspectives
Ambient Ozone Concentrations and the Risk of Perforated and Nonperforated Appendicitis: A Multicity Case-Crossover Study; Environmental Health Perspectives
Assessing Population Exposures to Motor Vehicle Exhaust; Reviews on Environmental Health
Associations between personal exposure to air pollutants and lung function tests and cardiovascular indices among children with asthma living near an industrial complex and petroleum refineries; Environmental Research
Back-extrapolation of estimates of exposure from current land-use regression models; Atmospheric Environment
Can changing the timing of outdoor air intake reduce indoor concentrations of traffic-related pollutants in schools?; Indoor Air: International Journal of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Characterisation of Particulate Matter Sampled During a Study of Children’s Personal Exposure to Airborne Particulate Matter in a UK Urban Environment; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment
Development of Land Use Regression models for particulate matter and associated components in a low air pollutant concentration airshed; Atmospheric Environment
Development of Land Use Regression models for predicting exposure to NO2 and NOx in Metropolitan Perth, Western Australia; Environmental Modelling and Software
Development of temporally refined land-use regression models predicting daily household-level air pollution in a panel study of lung function among asthmatic children; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Do Questions Reflecting Indoor Air Pollutant Exposure from a Questionnaire Predict Direct Measure of Exposure in Owner-Occupied Houses?; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Effect of ambient air pollution on the incidence of appendicitis; C M A J: (Canadian Medical Association Journal)
Effect Of In Utero Exposure To Ceiling Particles On Post-Natal Lung Function And Immune Cell Populations; C105. Disorders of respiratory physiology and sleep in children
Effect of In Utero Exposure to Ceiling Particles on Post-Natal Lung Function and Immune Cell Populations; Respirology
Effect Of In Utero Exposure To Ceiling Particles on the Early Post-Natal Immune Cell Populations; Respirology
Effects of ambient coarse, fine, and ultrafine particles and their biological constituents on systemic biomarkers: a controlled human exposure study; Environmental Health Perspectives
Effects of Indoor, Outdoor, and Personal Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution on Cardiovascular Physiology and Systemic Mediators in Seniors; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Establishing the spatial variability of ambient nitrogen dioxide in Windsor, Ontario; International Journal of Environmental Studies. Sections A and B
Estimating risk of emergency room visits for asthma from personal versus fixed site measurements of NO2; Environmental Research
Estimation of bias with the single-zone assumption in measurement of residential air exchange using the perfluorocarbon tracer gas method; Indoor Air: International Journal of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Estimation of bias with the single-zone assumption in measurement of residential air exchange using the perfluorocarbon tracer gas method; Indoor Air
Evaluation of airborne particulate matter and metals data in personal, indoor and outdoor environments using ED-XRF and ICP-MS and co-located duplicate samples; Atmospheric Environment
Exhaust ventilation in attached garages improves residential indoor air quality; Indoor Air: International Journal of Indoor Air Quality and Climate
Exploring Variation and Predictors of Residential Fine Particulate Matter Infiltration; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Factors influencing variability in the infiltration of PM2.5 mass and its components; Atmospheric Environment
Fine and ultrafine particle decay rates in multiple homes; Environmental Science and Technology (Washington)
Further interpretation of the acute effect of nitrogen dioxide observed in Canadian time-series studies; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Identifying the sources driving observed PM2.5 temporal variability over Halifax, Nova Scotia, during BORTAS-B; Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics
Impact of microenvironments and personal activities on personal PM2.5 exposures among asthmatic children; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Impacts of air cleaners on indoor air quality in residences impacted by wood smoke; Environmental Science and Technology (Washington)
Indoor and Outdoor Levels and Sources of Submicron Particles (PM1) at Homes in Edmonton, Canada; Environmental Science and Technology (Washington)
Influence of Personal Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution on Cardiovascular Physiology and Biomarkers of Inflammation and Oxidative Stress in Subjects With Diabetes; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Intra-urban correlation and spatial variability of air toxics across an international airshed in Detroit, Michigan (USA) and Windsor, Ontario (Canada); Atmospheric Environment
Intra-urban variability of air pollution in Windsor, Ontario - Measurement and modeling for human exposure assessment; Environmental Research: A Journal of Environmental Medicine and The Environmental Sciences
Intraurban concentrations, spatial variability and correlation of ambient aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) and PM2.5; Atmospheric Environment
Investigating the relationship between environmental factors and respiratory health outcomes in school children using the forced oscillation technique; International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health
Long-Term Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Mortality; Epidemiology
Monitoring children’s personal exposure to airborne particulate matter in London, UK - method development and study design; The Science of The Total Environment
Monitoring personal, indoor, and outdoor exposures to metals in airborne particulate matter: Risk of contamination during sampling, handling and analysis; Atmospheric Environment
Multi-season, multi-year concentrations and correlations amongst the BTEX group of VOCs in an urbanized industrial city; Atmospheric Environment
Particulate Oxidative Burden as a Predictor of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Children with Asthma; Environmental Health Perspectives
Personal, Indoor, and Outdoor Concentrations of Fine and Ultrafine Particles Using Continuous Monitors in Multiple Residences; Aerosol Science and Technology
Physiological and perceived health effects from daily changes in air pollution and weather among persons with heart failure: a panel study; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Predicting personal exposure of Windsor, Ontario residents to volatile organic compounds using indoor measurements and survey data; Atmospheric Environment
Predictors of coarse particulate matter and associated endotoxin concentrations in residential environments; Atmospheric Environment
Predictors of Indoor Air Concentrations in Smoking and Non-Smoking Residences; International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
Predictors of indoor BTEX concentrations in Canadian residences; Health Reports
Quality of indoor residential air and health; CMAJ: (Canadian Medical Association Journal)
Quantifying the contribution of ambient and indoor-generated fine particles to indoor air in residential environments; Indoor Air
Residential indoor and outdoor coarse particles and associated endotoxin exposures; Atmospheric Environment
Residential indoor and outdoor ultrafine particles in Windsor, Ontario; Atmospheric Environment
Residential infiltration of fine and ultrafine particles in Edmonton; Atmospheric Environment
Source apportionment of indoor and outdoor volatile organic compounds at homes in Edmonton, Canada; Building and Environment
Spatial Variability and Application of Ratios between BTEX in Two Canadian Cities; The Scientific World Journal
The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort study: assessment of environmental exposures; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
The Inflammatory Bowel Diseases and Ambient Air Pollution: A Novel Association; American Journal of Gastroenterology
The Influence of Living Near Roadways on Spirometry and Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Elementary Schoolchildren; Environmental Health Perspectives
The Influence of Neighborhood Roadways on Respiratory Symptoms Among Elementary Schoolchildren; Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
The relationship between ambient air pollution and heart rate variability differs for individuals with heart and pulmonary disease; Environmental health perspectives
The Relationship between Averaged Sulfate Exposures and Concentrations: Results from Exposure Assessment Panel Studies in Four U.S. Cities; Environmental Science and Technology (Washington)
The transferability of NO and NO² land use regression models between cities and pollutants; Atmospheric Environment
Trace metal exposure is associated with increased exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children; Environmental Health
Urinary and breast milk biomarkers to assess exposure to naphthalene in pregnant women: an investigation of personal and indoor air sources; Environmental Health
Urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons as a biomarker of exposure to PAHs in air: A pilot study among pregnant women; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Using Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and temperature data to generate time-activity classifications for estimating personal exposure in air monitoring studies: an automated method; Environmental Health
Validation of continuous particle monitors for personal, indoor, and outdoor exposures; Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology
Volatile organic compounds within indoor environments in Australia; Building and Environment
Windsor, Ontario exposure assessment study: design and methods validation of personal, indoor, and outdoor air pollution monitoring; Journal of the Air and Waste Management Association
Within- and between-city contrasts in nitrogen dioxide and mortality in 10 Canadian cities; a subset of the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CanCHEC); Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology

Research Projects

Assessing inflammatory responses to smoke-derived particles following short term exposure among asthmatics; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
Centre for Air quality and health Research and evaluation (CAR) Postdoctoral Fellowship; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
EOI 5 Community Impacts of Smoke; Bushfire and Natural Hazard CRC (BNHCRC)
Exposure to PAHs and metals in residential dust and soil resulting from the Hazelwood coalmine fire smoke plume.; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Hazelwood coal mine fire emissions: Are there risks for infant brain development?; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
The UTAS Smoke Lab: A request for CAR to fund essential equipment for an Australian facility for inter-disciplinary air quality research; National Health & Medical Research Council (NHMRC)
Towards integrated forecasts of pollen and smoke exposure: a Tasmanian pilot of the CSIRO CTM; Centre for Air Quality and Health Research Evaluation (CAR)
Evaluation of different residential indoor air quality interventions to protect public health from smoke emissions
Sense-T Stage 2: AirRater

Research Candidate Supervision