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Environmental Health

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Amit Bhattacharya, PhD


  • Doctoral Degree: University of Kentucky

Board Certifications & Licenses
  • CPE BCPE, 1993, Certified Professional Ergonomics
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Ross, Jennifer A; Shipp, Eva M; Trueblood, Amber B; Bhattacharya, Amit 2016. Ergonomics and Beyond: Understanding How Chemical and Heat Exposures and Physical Exertions at Work Affect Functional Ability, Injury, and Long-Term Health. Human factors, 58 5, 777-95

J. Sullivan, M. Schulz, K. Vemaganti, A. Bhattacharya, B.J. Jetter, V. Shanov, N. Alvarez, Jay Kim 2015. Carbon Nanotube Fabric Cooling System for Firefighters and First Responders: Modeling and Simulation Journal of Fiber Bioengineering and Informatics , 8 1, 1

Peelukhana, Srikara V; Goenka, Shilpi; Kim, Brian; Kim, Jay; Bhattacharya, Amit; Stringer, Keith F; Banerjee, Rupak K 2015. Effect of higher frequency components and duration of vibration on bone tissue alterations in the rat-tail model. Industrial health, 53 3, 245-59

Lu, Ming-Lun; Kincl, Laurel; Lowe, Brian; Succop, Paul; Bhattacharya, Amit 2014. Muscular activity of lower limb muscles associated with working on inclined surfaces. Ergonomics, , 1-13

Revilla, Fredy J; Larsh, Travis R; Mani, Ashutosh; Duker, Andrew P; Cox, Cyndy; Succop, Paul; Gartner, Maureen; Jarrin Tejada, Claudia; Bhattacharya, Amit 2013. Effect of dopaminergic medication on postural sway in advanced Parkinson's disease. Frontiers in neurology, 4 , 202

Dodge, Todd; Wanis, Mina; Ayoub, Ramez; Zhao, Liming; Watts, Nelson B; Bhattacharya, Amit; Akkus, Ozan; Robling, Alexander; Yokota, Hiroki 2012. Mechanical loading, damping, and load-driven bone formation in mouse tibiae. Bone, 51 4, 810-8

Dunning, Kari; Lemasters, Grace; Bhattacharya, Amit 2010. A major public health issue: the high incidence of falls during pregnancy. Maternal and child health journal, 14 5, 720-5

Pan, Christopher S; Chiou, Sharon; Kau, Tsui-Ying; Bhattacharya, Amit; Ammons, Doug 2009. Effects of foot placement on postural stability of construction workers on stilts. Applied ergonomics, 40 4, 781-9

Talbott, Nancy R; Bhattacharya, Amit; Davis, Kermit G; Shukla, Rakesh; Levin, Linda 2009. School backpacks: it's more than just a weight problem. Work (Reading, Mass.), 34 4, 481-94

Yun, Yeo-Heung; Bhattacharya, Amit; Watts, Nelson B; Schulz, Mark J 2009. A label-free electronic biosensor for detection of bone turnover markers. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 9 10, 7957-69

Yun, Yeo-Heung; Eteshola, Edward; Bhattacharya, Amit; Dong, Zhongyun; Shim, Joon-Sub; Conforti, Laura; Kim, Dogyoon; Schulz, Mark J; Ahn, Chong H; Watts, Nelson 2009. Tiny medicine: nanomaterial-based biosensors. Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 9 11, 9275-99

Chiou, Sharon S; Pan, Christopher S; Bhattacharya, Amit 2008. Kinematics and kinetics of gait on stilts: identification of risk factors associated with construction stilt use. Ergonomics, 51 12, 1814-29

Standridge, J Shawn; Bhattacharya, Amit; Succop, Paul; Cox, Cyndy; Haynes, Erin 2008. Effect of chronic low level manganese exposure on postural balance: a pilot study of residents in southern Ohio. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 50 12, 1421-9

Bhattacharya, Amit; Shukla, Rakesh; Auyang, Edward D; Dietrich, Kim N; Bornschein, Robert 2007. Effect of succimer chelation therapy on postural balance and gait outcomes in children with early exposure to environmental lead. Neurotoxicology, 28 3, 686-95

Bhattacharya, Amit; Watts, Nelson B; Gordon, Jessica; Shukla, Rakesh; Waters, Thomas; Bartels, Steve; Coleman, Robert 2007. Bone quantity and quality of youths working on a farm-a pilot study. Journal of agromedicine, 12 4, 27-38

Kincl, Laurel D; Dietrich, Kim N; Bhattacharya, Amit 2006. Injury trends for adolescents with early childhood lead exposure. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 39 4, 604-6

Sobeih, Tarek M; Davis, Kermit G; Succop, Paul A; Jetter, William A; Bhattacharya, Amit 2006. Postural balance changes in on-duty firefighters: effect of gear and long work shifts. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 48 1, 68-75

Dunning, Kari; LeMasters, Grace; Levin, Linda; Bhattacharya, Amit; Alterman, Toni; Lordo, Kathy 2003. Falls in workers during pregnancy: risk factors, job hazards, and high risk occupations. American journal of industrial medicine, 44 6, 664-72

Molloy, Cynthia A; Dietrich, Kim N; Bhattacharya, Amit 2003. Postural stability in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 33 6, 643-52

Kincl, Laurel D; Bhattacharya, Amit; Succop, Paul A; Clark, C Scott 2002. Postural sway measurements: a potential safety monitoring technique for workers wearing personal protective equipment. Applied occupational and environmental hygiene, 17 4, 256-66

Bhattacharya, Amit; Shukla, Rakesh; Dietrich, Kim N; Bornschein, Robert L . Effect of early lead exposure on the maturation of children's postural balance: a longitudinal study. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 28 3, 376-85

Bhattacharya, Amit; Watts, Nelson B; Davis, Kermit; Kotowski, Susan; Shukla, Rakesh; Dwivedi, Alok Kumar; Coleman, Robert . Dynamic bone quality: a noninvasive measure of bone's biomechanical property in osteoporosis. Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, 13 2, 228-36

Bhattacharya, Amit; Watts, Nelson B; Dwivedi, Alok; Shukla, Rakesh; Mani, Ashutosh; Diab, Dima . Combined Measures of Dynamic Bone Quality and Postural Balance--A Fracture Risk Assessment Approach in Osteoporosis. Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry, 19 2, 154-64

Kalathil RT, D’Souza GA, Bhattacharya A, Banerjee RK. . Uncertainty analysis of the core body temperature under thermal and physical stress using a 3D whole body model. Journal of Heat Transfer, ,

LeMasters, Grace; Bhattacharya, Amit; Borton, Eric; Mayfield, Laverne . Functional impairment and quality of life in retired workers of the construction trades. Experimental aging research, 32 2, 227-42

Rugless, Fedoria; Bhattacharya, Amit; Succop, Paul; Dietrich, Kim N; Cox, Cyndy; Alden, Jody; Kuhnell, Pierce; Barnas, Mary; Wright, Robert; Parsons, Patrick J; Praamsma, Meredith L; Palmer, Christopher D; Beidler, Caroline; Wittberg, Richard; Haynes, Erin N . Childhood exposure to manganese and postural instability in children living near a ferromanganese refinery in Southeastern Ohio. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 41 , 71-9