Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact


John Oudyk

BASc (Waterloo), MSc (McMaster)

Assistant Professor (Part-time), Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact

Occupational Hygienist, Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (Hamilton Clinic)

905.549.2552
905.549.7993
oudykj@mcmaster.ca

Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. (Hamilton Clinic)
848 Main St. E.,
Hamilton, ON
L8M 1L9

 

Academic Interests

John's primary research interests include observational studies in workplace health.  He has incorporated exposure and symptom survey techniques into occupational hygiene investigations.  Particular topics of interest include; longitudinal medical monitoring of firefighters, biological monitoring of heavy metals, indoor air quality investigations, evaluation of workplace stress, job exposure matrices, low frequency noise, individual retrospective exposure assessments and knowledge translation tools. 

Selected Publications

  1. Pejovic-Milic A, Aslam, Chettle DR, McNeill FE, Oudyk J, Pysklywec MW, Haines T. (2009). Bone Manganese as a Biomarker of Manganese Exposure: A Feasibility Study. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 52:742 - 750.
  2. Stringer B, Haines T, Oudyk J. (2008). Noisiness in Operating Theatres: Nurses' Perceptions and Potential Difficulty Communicating. The Journal of Perioperative Practice 18:384-391.
  3. Oudyk J. (2003). Indoor Air Quality Investigations: The Evolution of a New Occupational Health Investigation Paradigm. Journal of the Ontario Occupational Health Nurses Association, 22 (Fall):5-8.
  4. Oudyk J, Haines AT, D'Arcy J. (2003). Investigating Respiratory Responses to Metalworking Fluid Exposure. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Journal 18: 939 - 946.
  5. Oudyk J. (1995).  Review of an Extensive Ferrous Foundry Silica Sampling Program. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene Journal 10:331-340. 

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