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Ian A. Greaves

Ian A. Greaves, M.D.

Professor Emeritus

Contact

1301 Cecil B. Moore Avenue
Ritter Annex, 9th floor (004-09)
Philadelphia, PA 19122
Office: 215-204-8726  
Fax: 215-204-1854  
 

Education:

  • Monash University, Australia
  • Bachelor of Medical Science, Hons Div I
  • Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, Hons Div ITA, 

 

Biography

Research Interest:

Occupational Lung Disease Among Taconite Miners and Their Families
Global Health
Occupational Safety and Health Policy
Evaluation of New Methods for Respiratory Epidemiology
Agricultural Safety and Health

Publications/Presentations

Original Articles:

Greaves lA, Sexton K, Adgate JL, Church TR, Blumenthal M, Ramachandran G .. Fredrickson AL, Geisser MS, Ryan AD. Asthma, atopy and lung function among racially diverse, poor inner urban Minneapolis school children. Environ Res 103: 257-266,2007.

Baker BA, Dodd K, Greaves lA, Zheng, CJ, Brosseau LM, Guidotti T. Occupational medicine physicians in the United States: Demographics and core competencies. J Occup Environ Med49: 388-400, 2007.

Hirschhorn N, Greaves IA. Louisa May Alcott: Her mysterious illness unmasked. Perspect BioI Med 50: 243-259, 2007.

Greaves lA, Albovias J Jr, Malibago F. Sandata- The Edged Weapons of the Philippines. In: Historia do Afo na Acia Oriental: Uma visiio do desenvolomiento da armaria (History of Steel in Eastern Asia: A view of the development of armory). Macau Museum of Art: Macau, PR China, pp 173-180, 2007

Greaves lA, Bowditch MI, Winston A Y. The Swords of Continental South-East Asia. In: Historia do Afo na Acia Oriental: Uma visiio do desenvoLomiento da armaria (History of Steel in Eastern Asia: A view of the development of armory). Macau Museum of Art: Macau, PR China, pp 181-191, 2007

Baker BA, Katyal S, Greaves lA, Roeber Rice H, Emmett EA, Meyer ro. Occupational medicine graduate survey: Assessment of training programs and core competencies. J Occup Environ Med 49: 1325-1338, 2007

Greaves IA. Mean airspace chord length (Lm) is useful in assessing emphysema. Am J Appl Physiol 2008. Viewable online at http://jap.physiology.org/cgi/eletters/90968.2008.

 Nabeel, I, Baker BA, Zheng CJ, McGrail M, Marshall P, Flottemetsch T, Greaves IA. Physical fitness and self-reported injuries in police. Med Sci Sports Exercise (Submitted)

Greaves lA, Silbergeld EL, Strickland GT, Torres EB, Tapiodor IT, Ramos ER. An outbreak of toxic neuropathy among inmates of a Philippine jail. Environ Res (Submitted)

Brosseau LM, Fredrickson A, Nachreiner N, Greaves IA. Graduate proficiency assessment using a competency-based learning model. AJPH (Submitted).

 

Technical Reports for Public or Private Organizations:

Greaves IA. Legislatively Mandated Report Concerning a Workers' Compensation Survey of Small Businesses in Minnesota. Submitted to the Minnesota Commissioner of Labor and Industry, March 22, 1996.

Greaves IA and Chouinard V. Progress Report to the Minnesota Department of Economics and Trade concerning Health and Safety Surveys in Small Businesses, July-December, 1996.

Greaves IA and Chouinard V. Progress Report to the Minnesota Department of Economics and Trade concerning Health and Safety Surveys in Small Businesses, January-June, 1997.

Greaves IA and Chouinard V. Final Report to the Minnesota Department of Economics and Trade concerning Health and Safety Surveys in Small Businesses, December, 1998.

 

Abstracts:

Gray JE, Crock, JG, Bustos D, Greaves lA, Krabbenhoft DP. Mercury and methylmercury contents in samples of calcine, water, and sediment collected from the Palawan Quicksilver Mine, Palawan, Phi lippines. Geological Society of America Annual Meeting, Reno, 2000. (Abstract)

Gray JE, Bustos D, Greaves IA. Evaluation of mercury contamination at the Palawan Quicksilver Mine, Palawan, Philippines. Minamata Mercury Conference, Minamata, Japan, 200 I. (Abstract)

Greaves IA. Response to Zeka et al ., Am J Ind Med 43: 286-290, 2003. Am J lndust Med 44: 447-448, 2003. (Letter)

Baker B, Katyal S, Greaves I, Emmett E, Meyer J. Occupational medicine residency graduate survey: Demographics, assessment of training programs and core competencies. International Commission on Occupational Health Conference, Vancouver, BC, 2007.

 

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Research

Respiratory health problems among miners in the taconite industry.

Asthma and environmental exposures among Minneapolis minority school cbildren.

Use of exhaled breath condensate to assess asthma in school children.

The ' health transition' in the Philippines; policy implications and health planrung.

Manpower needs in occupational safety and bealth in developed and developing countries.

The need for new schools of public health in lndia.