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The NC Agromedicine Institute is a University of North Carolina Institute.

Member Universities:
East Carolina University
North Carolina State University
NC Agricultural & Technical State University
 
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Publications
 
In Press
 
Kucera, K, GA Mirka, D Loomis, S Marshall, H Lipscomb, and J Daniels (In Press) “Quantifying Ergonomic Stresses in North Carolina Commercial Crab Pot and Gill Net Fishermen”, To Appear in Journal of Occupational & Environmental Hygiene.

Anderson, AP, KA Meador, LR McClure, D Mkrozahapoulos, DJ Brooks and GA Mirka (In Press) “A Biomechanical Analysis of Anterior Load Carriage”, To Appear in Ergonomics.

Harrison, L. & Scarinci, I. (In press). Child health needs of rural Alabama Latino families. Journal of Community Health Nursing.

R.L. Rose, J. Tang, J. Choi, Y. Cao, A. Usmani, N. Cherrington, and E. Hodgson. Pesticide Metabolism in Humans, Including Polymorphisms. Scand. Journal of Work, Environment and Health (in press). Mirka, G, Shin, G, Kucera, K and Loomis, D, (In Press) "Use of the CABS Methodology to Assess Biomechanical Stress in Commercial Crab Fishermen", To Appear in Applied Ergonomics.

Brandenburg, D and G Mirka, (In Press), "Assessing the Effects of Positive Feedback and Reinforcement Throughout the Implementation Phase of an Ergonomic Intervention", To Appear in Human Factors.

Southard, SA, JH Freeman, JE Drum and GA Mirka (Accepted) “Ergonomic Interventions for the Reduction of Back and Shoulder Biomechanical Loading when Weighing Calves”, To Appear in International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics.

 
In Review
 
Anderson, AP, KA Meador, LR McClure, D Mkrozahapoulos, DJ Brooks and GA Mirka (In Review). A Biomechanical Analysis of Anterior Load Carriage. Submitted to Ergonomics.

Bassman M. Partnership Perspectives, CCPH Annual Publication, Narrating the Journey: Immersion Learning in the Migrant Latino Community (Invited, Submitted)

Mirka, GA and S Jin (In Review) “Ergonomic Evaluation of Arborist Saws”. Submitted to Applied Ergonomics.

Shu, Y, Drum, J, Southard, S, Shin, G and Mirka, G (In Review) “The Effect of Low Back Fatigue on Horizontal Ground Reaction Forces During Lifting”, Submitted to Journal of Applied Biomechanics.

Shu, Y, Z Jiang, X Xu, and GA Mirka (In Review) “The Effect of a Knee Support on the Biomechanical Response of the Low Back”, Submitted to Journal of Applied Biomechanics.

Shin, G, and GA Mirka (In Review) An In-Vivo Assessment of the Low Back Response to Prolonged Stooping: Interplay Between Active and Passive Tissues. Submitted to Spine.

 
In Preparation
 
Jin, S, R McCulloch, and GA Mirka (In Preparation) “Evaluation of Knee Support Device for Use During Harvesting from Bush Crops.” In Development.
 
2008
 
Hodgson, E. In vitro human phase I metabolism of xenobiotics I: Pesticides and related compounds used in agriculture and public health, July, 2008. an update of a data base in preparation for J. Biochem. Mol. Toxicol.
 
2007
 
Bassman MF, Harris KE. Seifer SD and Sgambelluri AR (editors). Narrating the Journey: Immersion Learning in the Migrant Latino Community. Partnership Perspectives 2007;IV:I;62-69.

Burke, W; Griffith, D; Scott C; Howell E. North Carolina Medical Journal 2006; 67(4):260-265.

Hodgson, E. and Rose, R. L. 2007. The importance of P450 2B6 (CYP2B6) in the human metabolism of environmental chemicals. Pharmacol. Therap.(invitational) 113: 420-428.

Jackson E, Anderson K, Ashwell C, Petitte J, Mozdziak PE. 2007. CA125 expression in spontaneous ovarian adenocarcinomas from laying hens. Gynecol Oncol. 104(1):192-8.

Southard S, Freeman, J, Drum J and Mirka, GA (2007) "Ergonomic Interventions for the Reduction of Back and Shoulder Injury Risk when Weighing Calves", International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 37(2): 103-110.

Shu, Y, Z Jiang, X Xu, and GA Mirka (2007) “The Effect of a Knee Support on the Biomechanical Response of the Low Back”, Applied Biomechanics, 23(4): 275-281.

Shin, G, and GA Mirka (2007) “An In-Vivo Assessment of the Low Back Response to Prolonged Flexion: Interplay Between Active and Passive Tissues”, Clinical Biomechanics, 22: 965-971.

 
2006
 
Balasubramanian K, Burks TF, Lehtola CJ, Lee WS. 2006. Shock and vibration data acquisition system for off-road vehicle operator health and safety assessment. J Agric Saf Health. 12(4):293-313.

R. C. T. Casabar, A. D. Wallace, E. Hodgson and R. L. Rose. Metabolism of endosulfan-alpha by human liver microsomes and its utility as a simultaneous in vitro probe for CYP2B6 and CYP3A4. Drug Metabol. Disp. 34:1779-1785.

R. C. T. Casabar, A. D. Wallace, E. Hodgson and R. L. Rose. 2006. Metabolism of endosulfan-alpha by human liver microsomes and its utility as a simultaneous in vitro probe for CYP2B6 and CYP3A4. Drug Metabol. Disp. 34: 1606-1614.

William H Cooke, III, Katarzyna Grala, and Robert C Wallis. Avian GIS models signal human risk for West Nile virus in Mississippi. Int J Health Geogr. 2006; 5: 36.

P.C. Das, Y. Cao, N. Cherrington, E. Hodgson and R.L. Rose. 2006. Fipronil induces CYP isoforms in human hepatocytes. Chemico-Biological Interactions. 164: 200-214.

E. Hodgson and R. L. Rose. 2006. Organophosphorus chemicals: potent inhibitors of the human metabolism of steroid hormones and xenobiotics. Drug Metabol. Rev. 38: 149-162.

Hodgson, E. In vitro human phase I metabolism of xenobiotics I: Pesticides and related compounds used in agriculture and public health, July, 2006. an update of a data base in preparation for J. Biochem. Mol. Toxicol.

 
2005
 
Brandenburg, DL and GA Mirka (2005) Assessing the Effects of Positive Feedback and Reinforcement in the Introduction Phase of an Ergonomic Intervention, Human Factors, 47(3): 526-535.

E. Hodgson and R.L. Rose. 2005. Human metabolism and metabolic interactions of deployment-related chemicals. Drug Metabol. Rev. 1:1-39.

E. Hodgson and R.L. Rose. 2005. Toxicology of AHS important chemicals. J. Biochem. Molec. Toxicol. 19:180-181.

Jiang, Z, G Shin, JH Freeman, S Reid and GA Mirka (2005) “A Study of Lifting Tasks Performed on Laterally Slanted Ground Surfaces”, Ergonomics 48(7): 782-795.

Jiang, Z., Shin, G., Freeman, J., Reid, S. and Mirka, G. (2005) “Lifting Performed on Laterally Slanted Ground Surfaces” Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, p.1325-1329.

Jiang, Z., Shin, G., Freeman, J., Reid, S. and Mirka, G. (2005) “Lifting Performed on Laterally Slanted Ground Surfaces” Proceedings of the IIE Annual Conference and Exposition, May 14-18, 2005, Atlanta, GA, Paper No. 379.

Mirka, G, G Shin, K Kucera and D Loomis (2005) “Use of the CABS Methodology to Assess Biomechanical Stress in Commercial Crab Fishermen”, Applied Ergonomics 36(1): 61-70.

R.L. Rose and E. Hodgson. 2005. Pesticide metabolism and potential for metabolic interactions. J. Biochem. Molec. Toxicol. 20:276-277.

Rose, R.L., J. Tang, J. Choi, Y. Cao, A. Usmani, N. Cherrington and E. Hodgson. 2005. Pesticide metabolism in humans, including polymorphisms. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health 31 Suppl 1:156-163.

Shin, G., Mirka, G., and Loboa, E. (2005) “Viscoelastic Responses of Lumbar Spine During and After Prolonged Stooping” Proceedings of the 49th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, p.1269-1273.

Shu, Y, J Drum, S Southard, G Shin and GA Mirka (2005) “The Effect of a Repetitive, Fatiguing Lifting Task on Horizontal Ground Reaction Forces”, Journal of Applied Biomechanics 21(3): 260-270.

Storm, J.F. 2005. Understanding the Agricultural Health Study in The NC Private Applicator Certification/Recertification Program for 2006-2008, W. G. Buhler (ed). NC Cooperative Extension Service, Raleigh, NC. October 2005.

Shu, Y, J Drum, S Southard, G Shin and GA Mirka (2005) "The Effect of a Repetitive, Fatiguing Lifting Task on Horizontal Ground Reaction Forces", Journal of Applied Biomechanics, 21(3): 255-265.

Storm, J. F., W. G. Cope, W. G. Buhler and K. M. McGinnis. 2005. Understanding the Agricultural Health Study. (Homepage). NC State University, North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service, Raleigh, NC. 1 August 2005.

J. Tang, K.A. Usmani, E. Hodgson, R.L. Rose. In vitro metabolism of fipronil by human and rat cytochrome P450 and its interactions with testosterone and diazepam. Chemico-Biological Interactions 147:319-329.

 
2004
 
K.A. Usmani, E.D. Karoly, E. Hodgson, and R.L. Rose. 2004. In vitro sulfoxidation of thioether compounds by human cytochrome P450 and flavin-containing monooxygenase isoforms with particular reference to the CYP2C subfamily. Drug Metab. Dispos. 32:333-339.

J. Tang, K.A. Usmani, E. Hodgson, R.L. Rose. 2004. In vitro metabolism of fipronil by human and rat cytochrome P450 and its interactions with testosterone and diazepam. Chemico-Biological Interactions 147:319-329.

Shin, G and GA Mirka. 2004 The Effects of a Sloped Ground Surface on Trunk Kinematics and L5/S1 Moment during Lifting. Ergonomics 47(6): 646-659.

Shin, G., Shu, Y., Li, Z., Jiang, Z. and Mirka, G. (2004) "Influence of Knee Angle and Individual Flexibility on the Flexion-Relaxation Response of the Low Back Musculature", Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 14(4): 485-494.

Storm, J.F., W.G. Cope, W.G. Buhler, K.M. McGinnis. 2004. Understanding the Agricultural Health Study Part 1: Overview, Pub. No. AG-MED-24. NC Cooperative Extension Service, Raleigh, NC, 6 pp.

Storm, J.F., W.G. Cope, W.G. Buhler, K.M. McGinnis. 2004. Understanding the Agricultural Health Study Part 2: Pesticide Exposure, Pub. No. AG-MED-25. NC Cooperative Extension Service, Raleigh, NC, 8 pp.

Storm, J.F., W.G. Cope, W.G. Buhler, K.M. McGinnis. 2004. Understanding the Agricultural Health Study Part 3: Health Findings, Pub. No. AG-MED-26. NC Cooperative Extension Service, Raleigh, NC, 6 pp.

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