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Katherine S Squibb
 

Katherine S Squibb Ph.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Secondary Appointments: Epidemiology & Public Health, Pharmacology
ksquibb@medicine.umaryland.edu
Location: University Square Building, 200
Phone: 410-706-7464
Fax: 410-706-4078

Personal History:

Education

B.S., Biochemistry, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, 1971
M.S., Biochemistry, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1974
Ph.D., Biochemistry Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 1977

Post Graduate Education and Training

NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, 1977 – 1980
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, N.C

Staff Fellow, 1980 – 1981
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, N.C

Associate Research Scientist, 1984-1986
New York University Medical Center, Norton Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo, NY

Employment History

Assistant Professor, 1986-1992
New York University Medical Center, Norton Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo, NY

Associate Professor, 1993-2001
Department of Pathology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Associate Professor, 2001-2006
Interim Head, Division of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Interim Director, University of Maryland System-Wide Program in Toxicology, 2001-2003
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Director, University of Maryland System-Wide Program in Toxicology, 2003-present
University of Maryland, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Medicine, 2004-present
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Adjunct Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, 2007-present
University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Professor, Interim Head, Division of Environmental Epidemiology and Toxicology, 2007-present
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

Research Interests:

Ambient air pollution, Toxicology, Mechanisms of trace metal metabolism and cellular toxicity, Chemical interactions and risk assessment


Publications:

Books and Book Chapters

Squibb, K.S. and Fowler, B.A. The toxicity of arsenic and its compounds. In: Fowler, B.A. (Ed.), Biological and Environmental Effects of Arsenic. Amsterdam: Elsevier Science Publishers, 1983, pp. 233-270

Squibb, K.S. and Snow, E.T. Chromium. In: Corn, M. (Ed.), Handbook of Hazardous Materials. New York: Academic Press, 1993, pp. 127-144

Fowler, B.A., Kleinow, K.M., Squibb, K.S., Lucier, G.W., and Hayes, A.W. Organelles as Tools in Toxicology. In: Hayes, A.W. (Ed.), Principles and Methods of Toxicology, 3rd edition, New York: Raven Press, 1994, pp. 1201-1230

Squibb, K.S. and Fowler, B.A. Protein interactions with detrimental metal ions. In: Berthon, G. (Ed.), Handbook on Metal-Ligand Interactions in Biological Fluids. New York: Marcel Dekker, 1996, pp. 443-450

Yorks, A.L. and Squibb, K.S. Effects of chemical-chemical interactions on the evaluation of toxicity. In: Fan, A. and Chang, L.W. (Eds.), Toxicology and Risk Assessment, New York: Marcel Dekker, 1996, pp. 635-650

Squibb, K.S. Roles of metal-binding proteins in mechanisms of nephrotoxicity of metals. In: Chang, L.W. (Eds.), Toxicology of Metals. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, 1996, pp. 731-736

Fowler, B.A. and Squibb, K.S. Other Metals. In: Sipes, G.I., McQueen, C.A., and Gandolfi, A.J. (Eds.), Comprehensive Toxicology, Volume 7: Kidney Toxicology. New York: Pergamon, 1997, pp. 653-664.

McDiarmid, M. and Squibb, K.S. Uranium and Thorium Chapter 43. In: Patty’s Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, Volume III, Fifth Edition, edited by E. Bingham, B. Cohrssen, and C. Powell. New York, John Wiley & Sons, 2001, pp. 381-422.

Squibb, K.S., Loffredo, C.M., Farrel, K., and Heard, P. Environmental Issues. Maryland Cancer Prevention Plan, 2004.

Squibb, K.S. Basic Science at Risk: Protecting the Independence of Research. In: Rescuing Science From Politics, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 2007.

Squibb, K.S. and McDiarmid, M.A. Exposure and Health Surveillance in Gulf War Veterans Exposed To Depleted Uranium. In: Depleted Uranium: Properties, Uses, and Health Consequences, Miller, A., ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 2007.

Fowler, B.A., Haasch, M.L., Squibb, K.S. and Hayes, A.W. Organelles as Tools in Toxicology. In: Hayes, A.W. (Ed.), Principles and Methods of Toxicology, 5th edition, New York: Raven Press, 2007.  


Recent Peer-Reviewed Journals

McDiarmid, M.A., Hooper, F.J., Squibb, K.S., McPhaul, K., Engelhardt, S.M., Kane, R., DiPino, R, Kabat, M. Health effects and biological monitoring results of Gulf War veterans exposed to depleted uranium. Military Medicine 167 Supplement 1: 123-124, 2002.

Graham, J.S., Schomacker, K.T., Glatter, R.D., Briscoe, C.M., Braue, E.H. and Squibb, K.S. Bioengineering methods employed in the study of wound healing of sulfur mustard burns. Skin Res. Technol. 8: 57-69, 2002.

Graham, J.S., Schomacker, K.T., Glatter, R.D., Briscoe, E.H., Braue, E.H. and Squibb, K.S. Efficacy of laser debridement with autologous split-thickness skin grafting in promoting improved healing of deep cutaneous sulfur mustard burns. Burns 8: 719-730, 2002.

Gwiazda, R. H., Squibb, K., McDiarmid, M. and D Smith. Detection of Depleted Uranium (DU) in urines of Gulf War veterans. Hlth Phys. 86: 12-18, 2004.

McDiarmid, M.A, Engelhardt, S., Oliver, M., Gucer, P., Wilson, D., Kane, R., Kabat, M., Kaup, B., Anderson, L., Hoover, D., Brown, L., Handwerger, B., Albertini, R.J., and Jacobson-Kram, D., Squibb, K. Health Effects of Depleted Uranium on Exposed Gulf War Veterans: A Ten-Year Follow-Up. J. Toxicol. Environ. Hlth., Part A, 67: 277-296, 2004.

McDiarmid, M.A., Squibb, K. and Engelhardt, S. Biologic monitoring for urinary uranium in Gulf War I veterans. Hlth. Phys. 87:51-56, 2004.

Ejnik, J.W., Todorov, T., Mullick, F.G., Squibb, K.S., McDiarmid, M.A., and Centeno, J.A. Uranium analysis in urine by inductively coupled plasma dynamic reaction cell mass spectrometry. Anal. Bioanal. Chem. 382: 73-79, 2005.

Squibb, K.S. Leggett, R.W. and McDiarmid, M.A. Prediction of renal concentrations of depleted uranium and radiation dose in Gulf War veterans with embedded shrapnel. Hlth. Phys. 89: 267-273, 2005.

Ondov, J.M., Buckley, T.J., Hopke, P.K., Ogulei, D., Parlange, M.B., Rogge, W.F., Squibb, K.S., Johnston, M.V. and Wexler, A.S. Baltimore Supersite: Highly time and size resolved concentrations of urban PM2.5 and its constitutents for resolution of sources and immune responses. Atmospheric. Environment 40: S224-S237, 2006

McDiarmid MA, Engelhardt S, Oliver M, Gucer P, Wilson PD, Kane R, Kabat M, Anderson L, Kaup B, Hoover D, Brown L, Albertini R, Gudi R, Jacobson-Kram D, Thorne C, Squibb K. Biological Monitoring and Surveillance Results of GWI Veterans Exposed to Depleted Uranium, International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 79: 11-21, 2006

Squibb, KS and McDiarmid, MA. Depleted Uranium Exposure and Health Effects in Gulf War Veterans. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B. 361: 639-648, 2006.

McDiarmid MA, Engelhardt S, Oliver M, Gucer P, Wilson PD, Kane R, Cernich, A., Kaup, B., Anderson L, Hoover D, Brown L, Albertini R, Gudi R, Jacobson-Kram D, Squibb K. Health surveillance of Gulf War I veterans exposed to depleted uranium: Updating the cohort. Health Phys. 93: 60-73, 2007.

McDiarmid, MA, Squibb, K, Engelhardt, S, Gucer, P, Oliver, M. Surveillance of Gulf War I veterans exposed to depleted uranium: 15 years of follow-up. Eur. J. Oncol. 12: 235-242, 2007

Hirshon, J.M., Shardell, M, Alles, S., Powell, J.L., Squibb, K., Ondov, J., and Blaisdell, C.J. Elevated Ambient Air Zinc Increases Pediatric Asthma Morbidity. Environ. Hlth. Perspect. In press.