Courtney Broaddus

Deborah Bennett, PhD.

Associate Professor, PhD
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health
University of California
Davis , CA 95616
dhbennett@ucdavis.edu
530-754-8282
Dr. Bennett's personal webpage 

Current Research Interests
• Fate, transport, and exposure to chemicals in a
• Multimedia environment within the context of
• Mnvironmental exposure and risk assessment. My
• Work currently focuses on organic compounds in the indoor environment, including partitioning to the various • Surfaces in the home. Research techniques include both modeling approaches and measurement studies.
• Volatile organic compounds, pesticides, and flame retardants are emphasized.

Key Publications
Garcia J, Bennett DH, Tancredi D, Schenker MB, Mitchell D, Reynolds SJ, Mitloehner FM. (2013).Occupational exposure to particulate matter and endotoxin for California dairy workers. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 216(1):56-62. PMID: 22579491 

Garcia J, Bennett DH, Tancredi D, Schenker MB, Mitchell D, Mitloehner FM. (2013). A survey of particulate matter on california dairy farms. Journal of Environmental Quality, 42(1):40-7. PMID: 23673737 

Eastman C, Schenker MB, Mitchell DC, Tancredi DJ, Bennett DH, Mitloehner FM. (2013). Acute pulmonary function change associated with work on large dairies in California. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 55(1):74-9. PMID: 23235464 

McCurdy SA, Xiao H, Hennessy-Burt TE, Stoecklin-Marois MT, Tancredi DJ, Bennett DH, Schenker MB. (2013). Agricultural injury in California Hispanic farm workers: MICASA follow-up survey. Journal of Agromedicine, 18(1):39-49. PMID: 23301889 

Shin HM, McKone TE, Tulve NS, Clifton MS, Bennett DH. (2013). Indoor residence times of semivolatile organic compounds: model estimation and field evaluation. Environmental Science & Technology, 47(2):859-67. PMID: 23244175 

Clifton MS, Wargo JP, Weathers WS, Colón M, Bennett DH, Tulve NS. (2013). Quantitative analysis of organophosphate and pyrethroid insecticides, pyrethroid transformation products, polybrominated diphenyl ethers and bisphenol A in residential surface wipe samples. Journal of Chromatography A, 1273:1-11.
PMID: 23265991 

Shin HM, McKone TE, Bennett DH. (2013). Evaluating environmental modeling and sampling data with biomarker data to identify sources and routes of exposure. Atmospheric Environment, 69:148-155.

Bennett DH, Fisk W, Apte MG, Wu X, Trout A, Faulkner D, Sullivan D. (2012). Ventilation, temperature, and HVAC characteristics in small and medium commercial buildings in California. Indoor Air, 22(4):309-320.
PMID: 22257121 

Moran R, Bennett DH, Tancredi D, Wu XM, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2012). Frequency and longitudinal trends of household care product use. Atmospheric Environment, 55:417-424.

Vogel CF, Garcia J, Wu D, Mitchell DC, Zhang Y, Kado NY, Wong P, Trujillo DA, Lollies A, Bennet D, Schenker MB, Mitloehner FM. (2012). Activation of inflammatory responses in human U937 macrophages by particulate matter collected from dairy farms: an in vitro expression analysis of pro-inflammatory markers. Environmental Health, 11:17. PMID: 22452745 

Wu XM, Bennett DH, Lee K, Cassady DL, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2012). Feasibility of using web surveys to collect time-activity data. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 22(2):116-25.
PMID: 21792233 

Garcia J, Bennett DH, Tancredi DJ, Schenker MB, Mitchell DC, Reynolds SJ, Silva R, Dooley GP, Mehaffy J, Mitloehner FM. (2012). Characterization of endotoxin collected on California dairies using personal and area-based sampling methods. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene, 9(10):580-91.PMID: 22946649 

Solomon PA, Gehr P, Bennett DH, Phalen RF, Mendez LB, Rothern-Rutishauser B, Clift M, Brandenberger C, Muhlfeld C. (2012). Macroscopic to microscopic scales of particle dosimetry: from source to fate in the body. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, 5(2):169-175.

Cisneros R, Schweizer D, Zhong S, Hammond K, Perez MA, Guo Q, Traina S, Bytnerowicz A, and Bennett DH. (2012). Analysing the effects of the 2002 McNally fire on air quality in the San Joaquin Valley and southern Sierra Nevada, California. International Journal of Wildland Fire, 21(8):1065-1075.

Shin HM, McKone TE, Bennett DH. (2012). Intake fraction for the indoor environment: a tool for prioritizing indoor chemical sources. Environmental Science & Technology, 46(18):10063-72. PMID: 22920860 

Wu XM, Apte MG, Bennett DH. (2012). Indoor particle levels in small- and medium-sized commercial buildings in California. Environmental Science & Technology , 46(22):12355-63. PMID: 23043678 

Vogt R, Bennett D, Cassady D, Frost J, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2012). Cancer and non-cancer health effects from food contaminant exposures for children and adults in California: a risk assessment.Environmental Health, 11:83. PMID: 23140444 

Armes MN, Liew Z, Wang A, Wu X, Bennett DH, Hertz-Picciotto I, Ritz B. (2011). Residential pesticide usage in older adults residing in Central California. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 8(8):3114-3133. PMID: 21909294 

Wu XM, Apte MG, Maddalena R, Bennett DH. (2011). Volatile organic compounds in small- and medium-sized commercial buildings in California. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(20):9075-9083. PMID: 21888354 

Bennett DH, Wu XM, Teague CH, Lee K, Cassady DL, Ritz B, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2011). Passive sampling methods to determine household and personal care product use. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 22(2):148-160.
PMID: 22189587

Hertz-Picciotto I, Cassady D, Lee K, Bennett DH, Ritz B, Vogt R. (2010). Study of Use of Products and Exposure-Related Behaviors (SUPERB): study design, methods, and demographic characteristics of cohorts. Environmental Health, 9(1):54.
PMID: 20799988

Wu X, Bennett DH, Ritz B, Frost J, Cassady D, Lee K Hertz-Picciotto I. (2010). Usage pattern of personal care products in California households. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 48(11):3109-3119.

Rose M, Bennett DH, Bergman A, Fängström B, Pessah IN, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2010). PBDEs in 2-5 year-old children from California and associations with diet and indoor environment. Environmental Science and Technology, 44(7):2648-2653.
PMID: 20196589 

Wu XM, Bennett DH, Ritz B, Frost J, Cassady D, Lee K, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2010). Residential insecticide usage in northern California homes with young children. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 21(4):427-436.
PMID: 20588323 

Cisneros R, Bytnerowicz A, Schweizer D, Zhong S, Traina S, Bennett DH. (2010). Ozone, nitric acid, and ammonia air pollution is unhealthy for people and ecosystems in southern Sierra Nevada, California.Environmental Pollution, 158(10):3261-3271.
PMID: 20708832 

Siddiqui AR, Lee K, Bennett DH, Yang X, Brown KH, Bhutta ZA, Gold EB. (2009). Kitchen carbon monoxide and PM2.5 concentrations by cooking fuel in a village of semi-rural Pakistan. Indoor Air, 19(1):75-82.
PMID: 19076247

Loh MM, Houseman EA, Levy JI, Spengler JD, Bennett DH. (2009). Contribution to volatile organic compound exposures from time spent in stores and restaurants and bars. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 19(7):660-673.
PMID: 19002215 

Dodson RE, Levy JI, Houseman EA, Spengler JD, Bennett DH. (2009). Evaluating methods for predicting indoor residential volatile organic compound concentration distributions. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 19(7):682-693.
PMID: 19240761 

Ahn KC, Gee SJ, Tsai HJ, Bennett D, Nishioka MG, Blum A, Fishman E, Hammock BD. (2009).Immunoassay for monitoring environmental and human exposure to the polybrominated diphenyl ether BDE-47. Environmental Science & Technology, 43(20):7784-7790.
PMID: 19921894 

Seaman VY, Bennett DH, Cahill TM. (2009). Indoor acrolein emission and decay rates resulting from domestic cooking events. Atmospheric Environment, 43(39):6199-6204.

Lee K, Kim JY, Putti K, Bennett DH, Cassady D, Hertz-Picciotto I. (2009). Use of portable global positioning system (GPS) devices in exposure analysis for time-location measurement. Journal of Environmental Health Sciences, 35(6):447-453.

Julien R, Adamkiewicz G, Levy JI, Bennett D, Nishioka M, Spengler JD. (2008). Pesticide loadings of select organophosphate and pyrethroid pesticides in urban public housing. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 18(2):167-174.
PMID: 17495869 

Dodson RE, Levy JI, Spengler JD, Shine JP, Bennett DH. (2008). Influence of basements, garages, and common hallways on indoor residential volatile organic compound concentrations. Atmospheric Environment, 2008(42):7.

Loh MM, Levy JI, Spengler JD, Houseman EA, Bennett DH. (2007). Ranking cancer risks of organic hazardous air pollutants in the United States. Environmental Health Perspectives, 115(8):1160-1168.
PMID: 17687442 

Dodson RE, Levy JI, Shine JP, Spengler JD, Bennett DH. (2007). Multi-zonal air flow rates in residences in Boston, Massachusetts. Atmospheric Environment, 41(17):3722-3727.

Seaman VY, Bennett DH, Cahill TM. (2007). Origin, occurrence, and source emission rate of acrolein in residential indoor air. Environmental Science and Technology, 41(20):6940-6946.
PMID: 17993132 

Dodson RE, Houseman EA, Levy JI, Spengler JD, Shine JP, Bennett DH. (2007). Measured and modeled personal exposures to and risks from volatile organic compounds. Environmental Science and Technology, 41(24):8498-8505.
PMID: 18200885 

Bennett DH, Koutrakis P. (2006). Determining the infiltration of outdoor particles in the indoor environment using a dynamic model. Journal of Aerosol Science, 37(6):766-785.

Sax SN, Bennett DH, Chillrud SN, Ross J, Kinney P, Spengler JD. (2006). A cancer risk assessment of inner-city teenagers living in New York and Los Angeles. Environmental Health Perspectives, 114(10):1558-1566.

Nishioka Y, Levy JI, Norris GA, Bennett DH, Spengler JD. (2006). A risk-based approach to health impact assessment for input-output analysis - Part 1: Methodology. International Journal of Life Cycle Analysis, 10(3):193-199.

Nishioka Y, Levy JI, Norris GA, Bennett DH, Spengler JD. (2006). A risk-based approach to health impact assessment for input-output analysis - Part 2: Case study of insulation. International Journal of Life Cycle Analysis, 10(4):255-262.

Loh MM, Houseman EA, Gray GM, Levy JI, Spengler JD, Bennett DH. (2006). Measured concentrations of VOCs in several non-residential microenvironments in the United States. Environmental Science and Technology, 40(22):6903-6911.
PMID: 17153993 

Meeker JD, Barr DB, Ryan L, Herrick RF, Bennett DH, Bravo R, Hauser R. (2005). Temporal variability of urinary levels of nonpersistent insecticides in adult men. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 15(5):271-81.
PMID: 15340359

Kohler DA, Bennett DH, Norris GA, Spengler JD. (2005). Rethinking environmental performance from a public health perspective: a comparative industry analysis. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 9(3):143-167.

Sax SN, Bennett DH, Chillrud SN, Kinney PL, Spengler JD. (2004). Differences in source emission rates of volatile organic compounds in inner-city residences of New York City and Los Angeles. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 14(S1):S95-S109.
PMID: 15118751 

Bennett DH, Furtaw EJ Jr. (2004). Fugacity-based indoor residential pesticide fate model. Environmental Science and Technology, 38(7):2142-2152.
PMID: 15112818 

Margni M, Pennington DW, Bennett DH, Jolliet O. (2004). Cyclic exchanges and level of coupling between environmental media: intermedia feedback in multimedia fate models. Environmental Science and Technology, 38(20):5450-7.
PMID: 15543750 

Meeker JD, Ryan L, Barr DB, Herrick RF, Bennett DH, Bravo R, Hauser R. (2004). The relationship of urinary metabolites of carbaryl/naphthalene and chlorpyrifos with human semen quality. Environmental Health Perspectives, 112(17):1665-70.
PMID: 15579410 

Meeker JD, Singh NP, Ryan L, Duty SM, Barr DB, Herrick RF, Bennett DH, Hauser R. (2004). Urinary levels of insecticide metabolites and DNA damage in human sperm. Human Reproduction, 19(11):2573-80.
PMID: 15333606 

MacLeod M, Bennett DH, Perem M, Maddalena RL, McKone TE, Mackay D. (2004). Dependence of intake fraction on release location in a multimedia framework: a case study of four contaminants in North America. Journal of Industrial Ecology, 8(3):89-102.

Levy JI, Bennett DH, Melly SJ, Spengler JD. (2003). Influence of traffic patterns on particulate matter and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon concentrations in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 13(5):364-371.
PMID: 12973364 

McKone TE, Bennett DH. (2003). Chemical-specific representation of air--soil exchange and soil penetration in regional multimedia models. Environmental Science and Technology, 37(14):3123-3132.
PMID: 12901660

Bennett DH, McKone TE, Evans JS, Nazaroff WW, Margni MD, Jolliet O, Smith KR. (2002). Defining intake fraction. Environmental Science and Technology, 36(9):207A-211A.

Bennett DH, Margni MD, McKone TE, Jolliet O. (2002). Intake fraction for multimedia pollutants: a tool for life cycle analysis and comparative risk assessment. Risk Analysis, 22(5):905-918.

MacLeod M, Woodfine D, Mackay D, McKone T, Bennett D, Maddalena R. (2001). BETR North America: a regionally segmented multimedia contaminant fate model for North America. Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 8(3):156-63.

Bennett DH, McKone TE, Kastenberg WE. (2000). Evaluating multimedia chemical persistence: Classification and regression tree analysis. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 19(4):810-819.

Liu C, Bennett DH, Kastenberg WE, McKone TE, Browne D. (1999). A multimedia, multiple pathway exposure assessment of atrazine: fate, transport and uncertainty analysis. Reliability Engineering and Systems Safety, 63(2):169–184.

Bennett DH, Kastenberg WE, McKone TE. (1999). A multimedia, multiple pathway risk assessment of atrazine: the impact of age differentiated exposure including joint uncertainty and variability. Reliability Engineering and Systems Safety, 63(2):185-198.

Bennett DH, Kastenberg WE, McKone TE. (1999). General formulation of characteristic time for persistent chemicals in a multimedia environment. Environmental Science and Technology, 33(3):503-509.

Eisenberg JNS, Bennett DH, McKone TE. (1998). Chemical dynamics of persistent organic pollutants:  a sensitivity analysis relating soil concentration levels to atmospheric emissions. Environmental Science and Technology, 32(1):115-123.

Bennett DH, James AL, McKone TE, Oldenburg CM. (1998). On uncertainty in remediation analysis: variance propagation from subsurface transport to exposure modeling., 62(1-2):117-129.

Bennett DH, McKone TE, Matthies M, Kastenberg WE. (1998). General formulation of characteristic travel distance for semi-volatile organic chemicals in a multimedia environment. Environmental Science and Technology, 32(24):4023-4030.

Honors and Awards
EPA STAR Fellow, 1997 – 1999
ISEA Early Career Award, 2002-2005
Student Presentation Award, Society for Risk Assessment, 1998