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Department of

Environmental Health

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Carol Rice

Education/Credentials
  • PhD: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • SM: Harvard School of Public Health

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • Certified American Board of Industrial Hygiene, 1979
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Peer Reviewed Publications

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Lockey, James E; Dunning, Kari; Hilbert, Timothy J; Borton, Eric; Levin, Linda; Rice, Carol H; McKay, Roy T; Shipley, Ralph; Meyer, Cristopher A; Perme, Charles; LeMasters, Grace K 2015. Response to Comment on "HRCT/CT and Associated Spirometric Effects of Low Libby Amphibole Asbestos Exposure" by Lockey et al (2015). Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57 7, e80-2

Lockey, James E; Dunning, Kari; Hilbert, Timothy J; Borton, Eric; Levin, Linda; Rice, Carol H; McKay, Roy T; Shipley, Ralph; Meyer, Cristopher A; Perme, Charles; LeMasters, Grace K 2015. HRCT/CT and associated spirometric effects of low Libby amphibole asbestos exposure. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 57 1, 6-13

Borton, Eric K; Lemasters, Grace K; Hilbert, Timothy J; Lockey, James E; Dunning, Kari K; Rice, Carol H 2012. Exposure estimates for workers in a facility expanding Libby vermiculite: updated values and comparison with original 1980 values. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54 11, 1350-8

Lockey, James E; Roggli, Victor L; Hilbert, Timothy J; Rice, Carol H; Levin, Linda S; Borton, Eric K; Biddinger, Paul W; Lemasters, Grace K 2012. Biopersistence of refractory ceramic fiber in human lung tissue and a 20-year follow-up of radiographic pleural changes in workers. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54 7, 781-8

Figgs, L W; Holsinger, H; Freitas, S J; Brion, G M; Hornung, R W; Rice, C H; Tollerud, D 2011. Increased suicide risk among workers following toxic metal exposure at the Paducah gaseous diffusion plant from 1952 to 2003: a cohort study. The international journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 2 4, 199-214

McKay, Roy T; LeMasters, Grace K; Hilbert, Timothy J; Levin, Linda S; Rice, Carol H; Borton, Eric K; Lockey, James E 2011. A long term study of pulmonary function among US refractory ceramic fibre workers. Occupational and environmental medicine, 68 2, 89-95

Lockey, J E; Hilbert, T J; Levin, L P; Ryan, P H; White, K L; Borton, E K; Rice, C H; McKay, R T; LeMasters, G K 2009. Airway obstruction related to diacetyl exposure at microwave popcorn production facilities. The European respiratory journal, 34 1, 63-71

Kupferman, Todd A; Rice, Clifford H; Gage-White, Linda 2007. Acute prevertebral calcific tendinitis: a nonsurgical cause of prevertebral fluid collection. Ear, nose, & throat journal, 86 3, 164-6

Rice, Carol H; Levin, Linda S; Borton, Eric K; Lockey, James E; Hilbert, Timothy J; Lemasters, Grace K 2005. Exposures to refractory ceramic fibers in manufacturing and related operations: a 10-year update. Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, 2 9, 462-73

LeMasters, Grace Kawas; Lockey, James E; Yiin, James H; Hilbert, Timothy J; Levin, Linda S; Rice, Carol H 2003. Mortality of workers occupationally exposed to refractory ceramic fibers. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 45 4, 440-50

Lentz, Thomas J; Rice, Carol H; Succop, Paul A; Lockey, James E; Dement, John M; LeMasters, Grace K 2003. Pulmonary deposition modeling with airborne fiber exposure data: a study of workers manufacturing refractory ceramic fibers. Applied occupational and environmental hygiene, 18 4, 278-88

Hertzberg, Vicki Stover; Rosenman, Kenneth D; Reilly, Mary Jo; Rice, Carol H 2002. Effect of occupational silica exposure on pulmonary function. Chest, 122 2, 721-8

Cocco, P; Rice, C H; Chen, J Q; McCawley, M A; McLaughlin, J K; Dosemeci, M 2001. Lung cancer risk, silica exposure, and silicosis in Chinese mines and pottery factories: the modifying role of other workplace lung carcinogens. American journal of industrial medicine, 40 6, 674-82

Lawson, C C; LeMasters, M K; Kawas Lemasters, G; Simpson Reutman, S; Rice, C H; Lockey, J E 2001. Reliability and validity of chest radiograph surveillance programs. Chest, 120 1, 64-8

MacKinnon, P A; Lentz, T J; Rice, C H; Lockey, J E; Lemasters, G K; Gartside, P S 2001. Electron microscopy study of refractory ceramic fibers. Applied occupational and environmental hygiene, 16 10, 944-51

Cocco, P; Rice, C H; Chen, J Q; McCawley, M; McLaughlin, J K; Dosemeci, M 2000. Non-malignant respiratory diseases and lung cancer among Chinese workers exposed to silica. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 42 6, 639-44

Levin, L S; Rice, C H; Lemasters, G K; Lockey, J E; Medvedovic, M 2000. What is the potential measurement error in occupational exposure studies? Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association (1995), 50 6, 941-7

Lentz, T J; Rice, C H; Lockey, J E; Succop, P A; Lemasters, G K 1999. Potential significance of airborne fiber dimensions measured in the U.S. refractory ceramic fiber manufacturing industry. American journal of industrial medicine, 36 2, 286-98

McKay, R T; Levin, L S; Lockey, J E; Lemasters, G K; Medvedovic, M; Papes, D M; Simpson, S R; Rice, C H 1999. Weight change and lung function: implications for workplace surveillance studies. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 41 7, 596-604

Lemasters, G K; Lockey, J E; Levin, L S; McKay, R T; Rice, C H; Horvath, E P; Papes, D M; Lu, J W; Feldman, D J 1998. An industry-wide pulmonary study of men and women manufacturing refractory ceramic fibers. American journal of epidemiology, 148 9, 910-9

Lockey, J E; Levin, L S; Lemasters, G K; McKay, R T; Rice, C H; Hansen, K R; Papes, D M; Simpson, S; Medvedovic, M 1998. Longitudinal estimates of pulmonary function in refractory ceramic fiber manufacturing workers. American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, 157 4 Pt 1, 1226-33

Hall, G S; Rice, C H; Lockey, J E; Lemasters, G K; Gartside, P S 1997. A comparison of exposures to refractory ceramic fibres over multiple work shifts. The Annals of occupational hygiene, 41 5, 555-60

Checkoway, H; Rice, C H 1992. Time-weighted averages, peaks, and other indices of exposure in occupational epidemiology. American journal of industrial medicine, 21 1, 25-33

Seixas, N S; Robins, T G; Rice, C H; Moulton, L H 1990. Assessment of potential biases in the application of MSHA respirable coal mine dust data to an epidemiologic study. American Industrial Hygiene Association journal, 51 10, 534-40

Bonfiglio, J F; Clark, C S; Sigell, L T; Sublet, V; Rice, C H; Radike, M J; Hayes, K M 1988. Poison centers: a resource for occupational health services. Veterinary and human toxicology, 30 6, 569-71

Sigell, L T; Hayes, K M; Bonfiglio, J B; Clark, C S; Sublet, V S; Millman, S; Rice, C H; Siegel, E G 1988. An occupational/environmental services training program for poison information specialists. Veterinary and human toxicology, 30 5, 474-5