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James Blando

  • James Blando
  • Assistant Professor
  • Community & Environmental Health
  • 3134 Health Sciences Bldg
  • Norfolk, VA 23529
  • 757-683-4259
  • jblando@odu.edu
  • Education

    Rutgers University - UMDNJ , 1999
    Major: Environmental Science
    Degree: Ph. D.
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, 1995
    Major: Environmental Health Engineering, Industrial Hygiene
    Degree: M.H.S.
    Rutgers University, Cook College, 1992
    Major: Environmental Science
    Degree: B.S.
  • Research Interests

    Industrial hygiene and safety, air pollution, environmental and occupational health
  • Expertise

    Environmental Issues
    industrial hygiene, air pollution, environmental public health
    environmental and occupational health, air pollution, public health
    Occupational Safety
    Safety and Industrial Hygiene, Health effects, Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology
    Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • 2002: USEPA Clean Air Excellence Award, United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

    Violence Prevention in Healthcare Facilities
    Sponsoring Organization: CDC NIOSH
    Date: October 1, 2011 - September 30, 2015
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Blando, J.; Ridenour, M.; Hartley, D.; Casteel, C.
    Hospital Security Pilot Survey in New Jersey
    Sponsoring Organization: CDC NIOSH
    Date: August 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Blando, J.
    Model Intervention to Lower Exposures in Lead Paint Removal.
    Sponsoring Organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
    Date: July, 2008 - August, 2010
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Blando, J.
    Evaluation of Potassium Iodide (KI) Education Provided to First Responders and the General Public.
    Sponsoring Organization: NJ MEDPREP
    Date: July, 2004 - July, 2007
    Awarding Organization: State
    Investigators:Blando, J.
    Survey of Industries Using Selected High Production Volume (HPV) Chemicals.
    Sponsoring Organization: US Environmental Protection Agency
    Date: January, 2006 - January, 2007
    Awarding Organization: Federal
    Investigators:Blando, J.