Retired (2017) Deputy Director, COEH
School of Medicine
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143-0843
Current Research Interests
Retrospective exposure assessments for case-control studies
Assessing environmental exposures for studies of asthma
Zutler M, Quinlan P, Blanc P An Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficient patient presenting with Lung Function Decline caused by Dust Exposure: a case report, J Med Case Rep, 2011, 5:154 (19 April 2011).
Trupin L, Balmes J, Chen H, Eisner M, Hammond K, Katz P, Lurmann F, Quinlan P, Thorne P, Yelin E, Blanc P, An integrated model of environmental factors in adult asthma lung function and disease severity: a cross-sectional study, Environmental Health 2010, 9:24 doi:10.1186/1476-069X-9-24
Fang F, Quinlan P, Ye W, Barber MK, Umbach DM, Sandler DP, Kamel F, Workplace Exposures and the Risk of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.2009.0900580.
Quinlan P, Earnest G, Eisner M, Yelin E, Katz P, Balmes J, Blanc P, Performance of self-reported occupational exposure compared to a job exposure matrix approach in asthma and chronic rhinitis, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, doli:10.1136/oem.2008.040022.
Gillen M, Yen IH, Trupin L, Swig L, Rugulies R, Mullen K, Font A, Burian D, Ryan G, Janowitz J, Quinlan P, Frank J, Blanc P, The Association of Socioeconomic Status and Psychosocial and Physical Workplace Factors with Musculoskeletal Injury in Hospital Workers, American Journal of Industrial Medicine 2007; 50:245-260.
Occupational Safety and Health (UCSF, Nursing)
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene (COEH Continuing Education Course)
Public and University Service
Member, Cal/OSHA Advisory Committee
Member, Cal/OSHA Airborne Contaminant Advisory Committee