Publications

Books and Chapters

Books

Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters

  • Clonch, A. C., M. Fisher, and J. MacDonald Gibson.  In press.  Water infrastructure and childhood blood lead levels:  characterizing the effects of exclusion from municipal services in Wake County (NC, USA).  In Child Environmental Health Disparities: Looking at the Present and Facing the Future, Leslie Rubin and Joav Merrick, eds.  Hauppage, NY:  Nova Science Publishers.
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson.  2018.  Racial disparities in access to municipal water supplies in the American South.  Chapter 7 in Resilience and Health:  A Potent Dynamic, I. Leslie Rubin and Joav Merrick, eds.  Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2018. Environmental determinants of health. Pp. 451-467 in Chronic Illness Care: Principles and Practice, T. Daaleman and M. Helton, eds. New York: Springer Science and Business Media.
    Swenberg, J., Y. Lai, R. Yu, V. Sharma, B. Moeller, H. Hartwell, J. MacDonald Gibson, and J. Nakamura. 2016. The role of endogenous versus exogenous DNA damage in risk assessment. Chapter 6 in Thresholds of Genotoxic Carcinogens: From Mechanisms to Regulation, T. Nohmi and S. Fukushima, eds. Amsterdam: Academic Press.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2015. Burden of disease assessment. Chapter 57 in Handbook of Water and Health, J. Bartram, ed. London and New York: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138910072/
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and N. B. DeFelice. 2015. Managing chemical hazards. Chapter 25 in Handbook of Water and Health, J. Bartram, ed. London and New York: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138910072/
  • Rittmann, B. E., and J. A.MacDonald. 2000. National Research Council guidance on natural attenuation. Pp. 1-8 in Natural Attenuation Considerations and Case Studies: Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G. B. Wickramanayake, A. R. Gavaskar, and M. E. Kelley, eds. Columbus, Ohio: Battelle Press.
  • Brown, R. A., J. A.MacDonald, R. G. Luthy, and R. Allen-King. 1998. Technology innovation for sites contaminated with chlorinated solvents, pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyls. Pp. 39-43 in Designing and Applying Treatment Technologies: Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G. B. Wickramanayake and R. E. Hinchee, eds. Columbus, Ohio: Battelle Press.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and B. E. Rittmann. 1994. In situ bioremediation: when does it work? Pp. 209-219 in Innovative Solutions for Contaminated Site Management. Alexandria, Va.: Water Environment Federation.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Underline denotes student advisee or post-graduate trainee. Asterisk denotes corresponding au-thor in cases where not lead author; corresponding author for all lead-author publications.

Journal Articles, Published or In-Press

  • Lockhart, S., E. Wood, and J. MacDonald Gibson. In press. Impacts of exclusion from municipal water service on water availability: a case study. NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy.
  • Keisler, J., Z. A. Collier, B. M. Ayyub, C. S.Depwork, J. MacDonald Gibson, A. L. Porter, V. J. Schweizer, H. Thorisson, L. Wang, M. Ye, J. H. Lambert, and I. Linkov. In press. Modeling and analytics to support emerging international innovation partnerships. Engineering Management Review.
  • George, A. N., Stewart, J. R., Evans, J. C., & J. MacDonald Gibson (2020). Risk of Antibiotic‐Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Dispersion from Hog Farms: A Critical Review. Risk Analysis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/risa.13495
  • Redmon, J. H., K. E. Levine, A. M. Aceituno, K. Litzenberger, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2020. Lead in drinking water at North Carolina childcare centers: Piloting a citizen science-based testing strategy. Environmental Research 183: 109126. DOI: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.109126.
  • LeChevallier, M. W., T. J. Mansfield, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2020. Protecting wastewater workers from disease risks: personal protective equipment guidelines. Water Environment Research 92(4):524-533 DOI: 10.1002/wer.1249.
  • Colley, S. K., P. K. M. Kane, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019 Risk communication and factors influencing well testing behavior: a systematic scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16(22):4333. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16224333.
  • Stillo, F. J., W. Bruine de Bruin, C. Zimmer, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Well water testing in African-American communities without municipal water infrastructure: Beliefs driving decisions. Science of the Total Environment 686: 1220-1228. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2019.05.317
  • Clonch, A. C., M. Fisher, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Water infrastructure and childhood blood lead levels: characterizing the effects of exclusion from municipal services in Wake County (NC, USA). International Journal of Child Health and Human Development 12(4).
  • Tallis, H., K. Kreis, L. Olander [et al., including J. MacDonald Gibson]. 2019. Aligning evidence generation and use across health, development, and environment. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 39:81-93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2019.09.004
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. Racial disparities in access to municipal water supplies in the American South: Impacts on children’s health. International Public Health Journal 10(3):309-323.
  • Fizer, C. M., W. Bruine de Bruin, F. J. Stillo, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. Barriers to managing private wells and septic systems in underserved communities: mental models of homeowner decision making. Journal of Environmental Health 8(5):8-15.
  • Hoponick Redmon, J., J. MacDonald Gibson, A. M. Aceituno, K. P. Woodward, and K. E. Levine. 2018. Invited commentary: Safeguarding children’s health: time to enact a health-based standard and comprehensive testing, mitigation, and communication protocol for lead in drinking water. North Carolina Medical Journal 79(5):51-55.
  • Leker, H., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. Relationship between race and community water and sewer service in North Carolina, USA. PLoS ONE 13(3):e0193225 (pp. 1-19). DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0193225.
  • Zabinski, J., K. J. Pieper, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. A Bayesian belief network model assessing the risk to wastewater workers of contracting Ebola virus disease during an outbreak. Risk Analysis. 38(2):376-391. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12827.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and K. J. Pieper. 2017. Strategies to improve private well water quality: A North Carolina perspective. Environmental Health Perspectives 125(7):07600.1-07600.9. DOI: 10.1289/EHP890. 
  • DeFelice, N. B.,H. G. Leker, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2017. Annual cancer risks from chemicals in North Carolina community water systems. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal 23(5):974-991. DOI: 10.1080/10807039.2017.1292842.
  • Koban, L., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2017. Small-unit water purifiers for remote military outposts: a new application of multi-criteria decision analysis. Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis 24(3-4):146-161. DOI: 10.1002/mcda.1606.
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2017. Exposure to contaminated drinking water and health disparities in North Carolina. American Journal of Public Health 107(1):180-185. DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2016.303482.
  • Stone, E. R., W. Bruine de Bruin, A. M. Rogers, E. M. Boker, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2017. Designing graphs to communicate risks: understanding how the choice of graphical format influences decision making. Risk Analysis 16(8):981-1004. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12660.
  • DeFelice, N., J. Johnston, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2016. Reducing emergency department visits for acute gastrointestinal illnesses in North Carolina (USA) by extending community water service. Environmental Health Perspectives 54(10):1583-1591. DOI: 10.1289/EHP160.
  • Zabinski, J. W., G. Garcia-Vargas, M. Rubio-Andrade, R. C. Fry, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2016. Advancing dose-response assessment methods for environmental regulatory impact analysis: a Bayesian belief network approach applied to inorganic arsenic. Environmental Science & Technology Letters 3(5):200-204.
  • Mansfield, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2016. Estimating active transportation behaviors to support health impact assessment in the United States. Frontiers in Public Health vol. 4, article 63. DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.216.00063.
  • Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Indoor air contamination from hazardous waste sites: Improving the evidence base for decision-making. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 12(12):15,040-15,057. DOI:10.3390/ijerph121214960.
  • Naman, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Disparities in water and sewer services in North Carolina: An analysis of the decision-making process. American Journal of Public Health 105(10):e20-e26. DOI:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302731.
  • DeFelice, N., J. Johnston, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2015. Acute gastrointestinal illness risks in North Carolina community water systems: A methodological comparison. Environmental Science & Technology 49 (16):10019–10027. DOI: 10.1021/ acs.est.5b01898.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., D. Rodriguez, T. Dennerlein, J. Mead, T. Hasch, G. Meacci, and S. Levin. 2015. Predicting urban design effects on physical activity and public health: a case study. Health and Place 35(September):79-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.07.005.
  • Mansfield, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Health impacts of increased physical activity from changes in transportation infrastructure: quantitative estimates for three communities. BioMed Research International article ID 812325. DOI: 10.1155/2015/812325.
  • Mansfield, T., D. Rodriguez, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. The effects of urban form on ambient air pollution and public health risk: A case study in Raleigh, North Carolina. Risk Analysis 35(5):901-918. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12317.
  • Johnston, J.,A. J. Kramer, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Community perspectives on the risk of indoor air pollution arising from contaminated groundwater. New Solutions 25(1):59-77.
  • Chart-asa, C., and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2014. Health impact assessment of traffic-related air pollution at the urban project scale: influence of variability and uncertainty. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.020.
  • Li, Y., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Health and air quality benefits of policies to reduce coal-fired power plant emissions: a case study in North Carolina. Environmental Science & Technology 48 (17):10019-10027. DOI: 10.1021/es501358a.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., N. DeFelice, D. Sebastian, and H. Leker. 2014. Racial disparities in access to community water supply service in Wake County, North Carolina. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research 3(3): article 6. DOI: 10.13023/FPHSSR.0303.06.
  • Johnston, J., Q. Sun, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Updating exposure models of indoor air pollution due to vapor intrusion: Bayesian calibration of the Johnson-Ettinger Model. Environmental Science & Technology 48(4):2130-2138. DOI: 10.1021/es4048413.
  • Johnston, C., M. N. Byappanahalli, J. MacDonald Gibson, J. A. Ufnar, R. L. Whitman, and J. R. Stewart. 2013. Probabilistic analysis showing that a combination of Bacteroides and Methanobrevibacter source tracking markers is effective for identifying waters contaminated by human fecal pollution. Environmental Science & Technology 47(23):13,621-13,628. DOI: 10.1021/es403753k.
  • Chart-Asa, C., K. Sexton, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2013. Traffic impacts on fine particulate matter air pollution at the urban project scale: a quantitative health impact assessment. Journal of Environmental Protection 4(12A):49-62. DOI: 10.4236/jep.2013.412A1006.
  • DeFelice, N., and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2013. Effect of domestic water use on air pollutant emissions in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering 4:33-43. DOI: 10.1186/2251-6832-4-33.
  • Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2013. Screening houses for vapor intrusion risks: a multiple regression analysis approach. Environmental Science & Technology 47(11):5595-5602. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/es4003795.
  • Bruine de Bruin, W., E. Stone, J. MacDonald Gibson, P. Fischbeck, and M. Baradaran Shoraka. 2013. The effect of communication design and numeracy on responses to UXO risk. Journal of Risk Research. 16(8):9821-1004. DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2013.788055.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. A., A. Rowe, E. Stone, and W. Bruine de Bruin. 2013. Communicating quantitative information about unexploded ordnance risks to the public. Environmental Science & Technology 47(9):4004-4013. DOI: 10.1021/es305254j.
  • Johnston, J., and J.MacDonaldGibson. 2013. Quantifying spatiotemporal variability of tetrachloroethylene in indoor air due to vapor intrusion: a longitudinal, community-based approach. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology 24:564-571. DOI: 10.1038/jes.2013.13.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., J. Thomsen, F. Launay, E. Harder, and N. DeFelice. 2013. Burden of disease attributable to environmental pollution in the United Arab Emirates. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57536. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0057536.
  • Folley, T. J., L. A. Nylander-French, D. M. Joubert, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2012. Burden of disease attributable to selected occupational exposures in the United Arab Emirates. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 55:940-952.
  • MacDonaldGibson, J., and Z. S. Farah. 2012. Environmental risks to public health in the United Arab Emirates: a quantitative assessment and strategic plan. Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):681-686. DOI:10.1289/ehp.1104064.
  • Yeatts, K. B., M. El-Sadig, H. I. Ali, F. Al-Maskari, A. Campbell, S. W. Ng, L. Reeves, R. L. Chan, C. A. Davidson, W. E. Funk, M. G. Boundy, D. Leith, B. Popkin, J. MacDonald Gibson, I. Rusyn, and A. F. Olshan. 2012. Conducting environmental health research in the Arabian Middle East: lessons and opportunities. Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):632-636. DOI:10.1289/ehp.1104031.
  • Yeatts, K. B., M. El-Sadig, D. Leith, W. Kalsbeek, F. Al-Maskari, D. Couper, W. E. Funk, T. Zoubeidi, R. L. Chan, C. B.Trent, C. A. Davidson, M. G. Boundy, M. M. Kassab, M. Y. Hasan, I. Rusyn, J. MacDonald Gibson, and A. F. Olshan. 2012. Indoor air pollutants and health in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):687-694. DOI:10.1289/ehp.1104090.
  • Davidson, C., L. H. Krometis, and J.MacDonaldGibson. 2011. Foodborne exposure to pesticides and methylmercury in the United Arab Emirates. Risk Analysis 32(3):381-394. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01679.x.
  • Johnston, J., and J.MacDonaldGibson. 2011. Probabilistic approach to estimating indoor air concentrations of chlorinated volatile organic compounds from contaminated groundwater: a case study in San Antonio, Texas. Environmental Science & Technology 45(3):1007-1013.
  • Harder, E., and J. MacDonaldGibson*. 2011. The costs and benefits of large-scale solar photovoltaic power production in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Renewable Energy 36(2):789-797. DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2010.08.006.
  • MacDonaldGibson, J. 2011. A burden of disease approach to prioritizing environmental policy initiatives: a case study in the Middle East. North Carolina Medical Journal 72(2):136-140.
  • MacDonaldGibson, J., L. Devlin, D. Brown, and M. Armes. 2011. Reducing North Carolina’s health care costs through environmental disease prevention. North Carolina Medical Journal 72(2):119-124.
  • Li, Y., J.MacDonaldGibson*, P. Jat, G. Puggioni, M. Hasan, J. West, W. Vizuete, K. Sexton, and M. Serre. 2010. Burden of disease attributed to anthropogenic air pollution in the United Arab Emirates: estimates based on observed air quality data. Science of the Total Environment 408(23):5784-5793. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.08.017.
  • Willis, H., J. MacDonaldGibson, A. Curtright, J. Hu, S. Olmstead, G. Cecchine, S. Geschwind, and M. Moore. 2010. Prioritizing environmental health risks in the UAE. Risk Analysis 30(12):1842-1856. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01463.x.
  • MacDonald, J. A., M. J. Small, and M. G. Morgan. 2009. Quantifying the risks of unexploded ordnance at closed military bases. Environmental Science & Technology 43(2):259-265.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and M. J. Small. 2009. Statistical analysis of metallic anomaly patterns at former Air Force bombing ranges. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 23(2):203-214.
  • MacDonald, J. A., M. J. Small, and M. G. Morgan. 2008. Explosion probability of unexploded ordnance: expert beliefs. Risk Analysis 28(4):825-841.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and M. J. Small. 2006. Assessing sites contaminated with unexploded ordnance: Statistical modeling of ordnance spatial distribution. Environmental Science & Technology 40(3):931-938.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2001. Cleaning up unexploded ordnance. Environmental Science & Technology 35(17):372A-376A.
  • Bekins, B., B. E. Rittmann, and J. A. MacDonald. 2001. Natural attenuation strategy for groundwater cleanup focuses on demonstrating cause and effect. Eos, Transactions, American Geophysical Union 82(5):53-58.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2000. Evaluating natural attenuation for groundwater cleanup. Environmental Science & Technology 34(15):346A-353A.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 1999. Cleaning up the nuclear weapons complex. Environmental Science & Technology 33(15):314A-319A.
  • Crook, J. C., J. A.MacDonald*, and R. R. Trussell. 1999. Potable reuse of reclaimed wastewater: new recommendations for quality assurance. Journal of the American Water Works Association 91(8):40-49.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 1997. Hard times for innovative cleanup technology. Environmental Science & Technology 31(12):560A-563A.
  • MacDonald, J. A., A. K. Zander, and V. L. Snoeyink. 1997. Improving service to small communities. Journal of the American Water Works Association 89(1):58-64.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 1996. Freshwater science in need of a boost. Environmental Science & Technology 30(10):444A-446A.
  • Rittmann, B. E., B. F. Smets, J. A.MacDonald, and D. A. Stahl. 1995. Plasmid transfer for enhancing degradation capabilities. Environmental Health Perspectives 103(5):113-115. Role: Research assistant.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and M. C. Kavanaugh. 1994. Restoring contaminated groundwater: an achievable goal? Environmental Science & Technology 28(8):362A-368A.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and B. E. Rittmann. 1993. Performance standards for in situ bioremediation. Environmental Science & Technology 27(1):1974-1979.
  • MacDonald, J. A., B. F. Smets, and B. E. Rittmann. 1992. The effects of energy availability on the conjugative-transfer kinetics of plasmid RP4. Water Research 26(4):461-468.

RAND Reports

  • MacDonald, J. A., and C. M. Mendez. 2005. UXO Cleanup Costs: Implications of Alternative Clearance Protocols. MG-244-RC. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 82 pp.
  • MacDonald, J. A., D. Knopman, N. Clancy, J. McEver, and H. Willis. 2004. Transferring Army BRAC Lands Containing Unexploded Ordnance: Lessons Learned and Future Options. MG-199-A. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 161 pp.
  • MacDonald, J. A., D. K. Knopman, J. R. Lockwood, and G. Cecchine. 2003. Unexploded Ordnance: A Critical Review of Risk Assessment Methods. MR-1674-A. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 151 pp.
  • MacDonald, J. A., J. R. Lockwood, J. McFee, T. Altshuler, T. Broach, L. Carin, R. Harmon, C. Rappaport, W. Scott, and W. Weaver. 2002. Alternatives for Landmine Detection. MR 1608.0-OSTP. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 336 pp.

National Research Council Reports

  • National Research Council. 2012. The Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 206 pp.
  • ———. 2000. Natural Attenuation for Groundwater Remediation. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 292 pp.
  • ———. 1999. Setting Priorities for Drinking Water Contaminants. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 128 pp.
  • ———. 1999. Groundwater and Soil Cleanup: Improving Management of Persistent Contaminants. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 304 pp.
  • ———. 1998. Issues in Potable Reuse: The Viability of Augmenting Drinking Water Supplies with Reclaimed Water. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 280 pp.
  • ———. 1997. Innovations in Ground Water and Soil Cleanup: From Concept to Commercialization. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 310 pp.
  • ———. 1997. Safe Water from Every Tap: Improving Water Service to Small Communities. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 230 pp.
  • ———. 1996. Freshwater Ecosystems: Revitalizing Educational Programs in Limnology. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 384 pp.
  • ———. 1994. Alternatives for Ground Water Cleanup. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 336 pp.
  • ———. 1993. In Situ Bioremediation: When Does It Work? Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 224 pp.

Products of Engaged Scholarship

Op-Eds

  • Anthonj, C., J. MacDonald Gibson, and C. Brocklehurst. 2019. WASH inequalities persist in vulnerable minority groups in wealthy countries. WasH Policy Research Digest #14, December.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and B. Ross. 2016. Op-ed: Ensuring safe drinking water from every tap in NC. News and Observer, June 21.
  • MacDonald, J. 2003. Op-ed: Unexploded munitions in U.S. United Press International, April 28. http://www.rand.org/blog/2003/04/unexploded-munitions-in-us.html.

Reports

International, national, state, and local organizations

  • North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretaries’ Science Advisory Board. 2018. Review of the North Carolina Drinking Water Provisional Health Goal for GenX. 23 pp. Role: Contributing author. https://files.nc.gov/ncdeq/GenX/SAB/SAB-GenX-Report-DRAFT-082018.pdf.
  • Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative. 2016. 2015 Environmental Health Summit: Safe Water from Every Tap—Representing Expert Discussions/ Recommendations. Research Triangle Park, N.C.: Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborator. 21 pp. Role: Executive committee, planning committee, senior author. http://environmentalhealthcollaborative.org/images/RTEHC_2015_Summit_Recommendations-FINAL.pdf.
  • North Carolina Health Impact Assessment Work Group. 2012. Reducing Healthcare Costs in North Carolina through Health Impact Assessment. Submitted to Dr. Jeff Engel, N.C. Director of Public Health. 34 pp. Role: Work group chair (appointed by Dr. Engel), report author.
  • Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative. 2011. 2010 Environmental Health Summit: America’s Healthcare Policy through the Lens of Environmental Health—Representing a Compilation of Opinions. Research Triangle Park, N.C.: Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborator. 13 pp. Role: Executive committee, planning committee, lead author. http://environmentalhealthcollaborative.org/images/2010_ehcsummit_report_web.pdf.
  • Environment Agency–Abu Dhabi (EAD). 2010. National Strategy and Action Plan for Environmental Health, United Arab Emirates, 2010. Abu Dhabi: EAD. 110 pp. Role: Principal investigator, lead author. http://www.healthdata.org/acting-data/united-arab-emirates-raises-standard-controlling-pollutants-through-collaboration.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2000. Survival Guide for Study Directors. The National Academies, Washington, D.C. 56 pp.
  • ———. 1995. Spreading the Word: A Guide for Disseminating the Work of the National Academies. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 27 pp.

Invited Talks

Seminars, keynote addresses, webinars, and briefings to policy-makers

  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2020. Invited webinar: WaSH inequalities persist in vulnerable minority groups in wealthy countries. The Water Institute, March 18, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • ———. 2020. Invited presentation: PFAS risks to private wells. February 26, Fayetteville State University, NC.
  • ———. 2019. Invited seminar: Machine learning in environmental and health risk assessment, National Taiwan University, December 17, Taichung City, Taiwan.
  • ———. 2019. Invited seminar: Machine learning in environmental and health risk assessment, National Taiwan University, December 16, Taipei, Taiwan.
  • ———. 2019. Invited seminar: Racial disparities in access to municipal water service: causes, impacts, and solutions, September 19, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN.
  • ———. 2018. Invited seminar: Disparities in access to municipal water service in North Carolina: causes, impacts, and solutions, Arizona State University, December 11, Tempe, Az.
  • ———. 2018. Invited speaker: Racial disparities in access to municipal water service: effects on lead exposure risk, N.C. Lead in Healthy Homes Task Force, November 13, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • ———. 2018. Invited speaker: Machine learning in environmental risk assessment, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina, November 6, Durham, N.C.
  • ———. 2018. Invited seminar: Racial disparities in access to municipal water and sewer service in NC: history and health impacts. October 24, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Duke University.
  • ———. 2018. Invited plenary speaker: Machine learning in dose-response assessment: translating science to decisions. 2018 Summit of the Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative: Artificial Intelligence in Environmental Health Science and Decision Making, October 18-19, Durham, N.C.
  • ———. 2018. Invited speaker, data science seminar: Machine-learned Bayesian networks to untangle environmental influences on public health. RTI Data Science Lunch and Learn, October 9, Durham, N.C.
  • ———. 2018. Invited panel speaker: The future of women and girls in STEM. Maria Mitchel Association Women in Science Symposium, Babson College, October 5-6.
  • ———. 2018. Invited webinar: Machine learning and dose-response: translating science to decisions. Society for Risk Analysis, Dose-Response Specialty Group, March 6.
  • ———. 2018. Invited seminar: Disparities in access to municipal water service in NC: Impacts on drinking water quality and health. NC Public Health Leaders Conference, Jan. 18-19, Raleigh, N.C.
  • ———. 2017. Invited seminar: Racial disparities in access to municipal water service: Water quality, health impacts, and costs. Delivered at NC State University (October 13), Clemson University (November 3), and Wayne State University (November 30).
  • ———. 2017. Invited plenary presentation: Water service disparities in North Carolina—Public Health Implications. Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Annual Conference: Cultivating and Environment for Better Health, June 4-8, Boise, Id.
  • ———. 2017. Invited plenary presentation: Environmental risks to public health: Bridging across disciplines. The Bridge Collaborative Full Collaborative Meeting, Duke University, Jan. 30-31, Durham, N.C.
  • ———. 2017. Invited presentation: Preventing lead exposure from unregulated private wells in North Carolina. North Carolina Legislators’ Visit, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jan. 30, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • ———. 2015. Invited keynote presentation: Private wells in North Carolina: water quality, health effects, and at-risk communities. 2015 Annual Summit of the Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative, Oct. 26-27, Durham, N.C.
  • ———. 2015. Invited seminar/webinar: Health impact assessment of proposed land use change along Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, N.C. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Sustainable and Health Communities Seminar Series. March 10, Raleigh, N.C.
  • ———. 2014. Invited presentation: Health impact assessments and the built environment. GreenNC 2014: Symposium for North Carolina’s Sustainability Professionals. Dec. 4, Raleigh, N.C.
  • ———. 2014. Invited seminar: Water and sewer service disparities in North Carolina. NC State University, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Nov. 7, Raleigh.
  • ———. 2014. Invited seminar: Water and sewer service disparities in North Carolina. Virginia Tech, Department of Biological Systems Engineering, Oct. 7, Blacksburg, Va.
  • ———. 2014. Invited plenary presentation: Environmental risks to public health in the United Arab Emirates: a comprehensive view. International Water Association Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, May 26-29, Abu Dhabi.
  • ———. 2011. Invited seminar: Prioritizing environmental pollution risks to public health: a case study in the United Arab Emirates. Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Sept. 6, Baltimore, Md.
  • ———. 2010. Invited seminar: An environmental health assessment and strategic plan for North Carolina. The Health and Wellness Trust, Feb. 10, Raleigh, N.C.
  • ———. 2010. Invited briefing: Reducing the environmental burden of disease in the United Arab Emirates and in North Carolina. N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources and N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, Jan. 25, Raleigh, N.C.
  • ———. 2010. Invited seminar: Seeing the forest through the trees: how UNC prioritized environmental health risks in the United Arab Emirates. Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jan. 20, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • ———. 2010. Invited briefing: An environmental health assessment and strategic plan for North Carolina. N.C. Public Health Partnership, Jan. 14, Research Triangle Park, N.C.
  • ———. 2009. Invited briefing: UAE national strategy and action plan for environmental health. Presented to N.C. state representative Verla Insko and N.C. state senator William Purcell, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Oct. 28, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • ———. 2009. Invited briefing: UAE national strategy and action plan for environmental health. Presented to His Excellency Mohammed Ahmed Al Bowardi, Secretary General, Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Oct. 2, Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Abu Dhabi.
  • ———. 2009. Invited briefing: UAE national strategy and action plan for environmental health. Presented to Steering Committee, UAE Environmental Health Strategy Project, Oct. 1, Abu Dhabi.
  • ———. 2009. Invited seminar: Developing quantitative risk assessment methods to inform environmental decisions. Monthly researchers’ lunch with the dean, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, July 8, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2009. Invited seminar: Applying EPP tools to the development of an environmental strategy for a nation: the United Arab Emirates. Carnegie Mellon University Department of Engineering and Public Policy, May, Pittsburgh, Pa.
  • ———. 2009. Invited seminar: Developing a national environmental strategy for the United Arab Emirates. Duke Environmental Alliance, Duke University, April, Durham, N.C.
  • ———. 2009. Invited seminar: Developing a national strategy and action plan for environmental health in the United Arab Emirates. East Chapel Hill High School Advanced Placement environmental science class, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • ———. 2009. Invited keynote address: developing a national strategy and action plan for environmental health in the United Arab Emirates. International Conference on Environmental Health, March, Abu Dhabi.
  • ———. 2009. Invited briefing: Development of a strategic plan for environmental health using UNC’s United Arab Emirates model. N.C. Institute of Medicine, Task Force on Prevention, January, Cary, N.C.
  • ———. 2007. Invited briefing: Statistical models for UXO pattern recognition. Advisory Board of the Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, November, Arlington, Va.
  • ———. 2007. Invited seminar: Patterns of metallic anomalies at sites contaminated with unexploded military ordnance: analysis techniques and policy implications, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, September, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • ———. 2007. Invited seminar: Assessing risks of land contaminated with unexploded ordnance, Arizona State University, March 27, Tempe, Ariz.
  • ———. 2005. Inviting briefing: Explosion risks and costs of unexploded ordnance at closed military bases. U.S. House of Representatives Caucus on Unexploded Ordnance, Oct. 25, Washington, D.C.
  • ———. 2005. Invited briefing: RAND research on unexploded ordnance: key findings and recommendations. U.S. House of Representatives Caucus on Unexploded Ordnance, Sept. 27, Washington, D.C.
  • ———. 2002. Invited briefing: Removing war’s lethal legacy: technological solutions to the global landmine problem. RAND Corp. Board of Trustees, November, Arlington, Va.
  • ———. 2001. Invited briefing. UXO risk assessment methods: critical review. Defense Science Board Task Force on Unexploded Ordnance, Arlington, Va.
  • ———. 2000. Invited briefing: Natural attenuation for groundwater remediation. Site Technology Coordination Group, U.S. Department of Energy Savannah River Operations, July 31, Savannah River Site, Aiken, S.C.
  • ———. 2000. Invited seminar: When is natural attenuation the right choice? EPA Groundwater Forum Semi-Annual Meeting, April 25-28, Washington, D.C.
  • ———. 1998. Invited seminar: Markets for permeable reactive barriers and other innovative remediation technologies: National Research Council’s Findings. Remediation Technologies Development Forum Permeable Reactive Barriers Action Team Meeting, Nov. 17, Oak Ridge, Tenn.
  • ———. 1998. Invited seminar: Innovations in ground water and soil cleanup: removing market barriers to new technologies. Biotechnology Research Institute, National Research Council Canada, March 27, Montreal.
  • ———. 1998. Invited briefing: National Research Council’s Water Science and Technology Board: communicating technical advice to decisionmakers. Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board Environmental Engineering Committee, July 23, Washington, D.C.
  • ———. 1997. Invited briefing: Innovations in ground water and soil cleanup: from concept to commercialization,an overview of the NRC report and discussion of specific recommendations. Federal Remediation Technologies Roundtable Cost and Performance Work Group, Nov. 19, Rosslyn, Va.
  • ———. 1997. Invited seminar: Status of innovative remediation technologies. Remediation Technologies Development Forum Meeting, Oct. 15-17, Evanston, Ill.
  • ———. 1997. Invited seminar: Constraints on ground water protection and cleanup. Resource Conservation and Recovery Act: How to Improve the Clean-up Process, organized by the Progressive Foundation, July 25, Washington, D. C.
  • ———. 1996. Invited briefing: National Research Council report on small systems. National Drinking Water Advisory Council, Nov. 14, Washington, D.C.
  • ———. 1996. Invited seminar: Safe water from every tap: improving water service to small communities.” American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows Seminar, Sept. 17, Washington, D.C.

Digital and Other Novel Forms of Scholarship

Online Training Modules

Refereed Other Products of Scholarship

Underline denotes student advisee or post-doctoral trainee.

Oral Presentations and Posters

  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and F. Stillo. 2019. Promoting private well water quality monitoring in peri-urban neighborhoods without community water infrastructure: randomized-controlled trial. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Risk Analysis in the Data Analytics Era, December 8-12, Arlington, Va.
  • Colley, S., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Costs of childhood lead exposure associated with private wells: implementation of a population intervention model in Wake County, North Carolina. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Risk Analysis in the Data Analytics Era, December 8-12, Arlington, Va.
  • Roostaei, J., R. Mulhern, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Risk analysis of PFAS contamination in private water wells: a Bayesian network model. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Risk Analysis in the Data Analytics Era, December 8-12, Arlington, Va.
  • Colley, S., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Artificial intelligence in environmental health science and decision making: insights from the 11th Annual Research Triangle Environmental Health Collaborative Summit. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Risk Analysis in the Data Analytics Era, December 8-12, Arlington, Va.
  • R. Mulhern, J. Roostaei, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Modelling and predicting drinking water contamination risk in North Carolina using Bayesian belief networks to enhance community resilience. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Risk Analysis in the Data Analytics Era, December 8-12, Arlington, Va.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2019. Influence of lead in water on lead in children’s blood: a Bayesian network risk model. Seventh Annual BayesiaLab Conference, October 10-11, Durham, NC.
  • Roostaei, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Risk analysis of PFAS contamination of private wells: a Bayesian network model. Seventh Annual BayesiaLab Conference, October 10-11, Durham, NC.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., M. Fisher, A. Clonch, P. Cook, and J. MacDonald. 2019. Disparities in municipal water service access increase risk of elevated blood lead in children. Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, October 7-11, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2019. How environmental engineers can help environmental justice communities. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Research and Education Conference, May 14-16, Tempe, Az.
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Promoting private well water quality monitoring in peri-urban neighborhoods without community water infrastructure: a randomized-controlled trial. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Research and Education Conference, May 14-16, Tempe, Az.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2019. Influence of automobile-centric urban designs on air quality and human health: a microsimulation model and case study. Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors Research and Education Conference, May 14-16, Tempe, Az.
  • Clonch, A., M. Fisher, J. MacDonald Gibson, and P. Cook. 2019. Water infrastructure, childhood blood lead levels, and delinquency risk: characterizing the effects of exclusion from municipal water services in Wake County, NC, USA. Society for Risk Analysis World Congress on Risk, May 6-8, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Clonch, A., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Water infrastructure, annexation and childhood blood lead levels: characterizing the effects of exclusion from municipal water services in Wake County. NC Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference, March 21-22, Raleigh, NC.
  • Komandur, A., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2019. Determining the relationship between drinking private well water and children’s blood lead levels. NC Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference, March 21-22, Raleigh, NC.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2018. Machine-learned Bayesian networks in human health risk assessment. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: The Many Faces of Risk, December 2-5, New Orleans, La.
  • Wood, E., F. Stillo, W. Bruine de Bruin, and J. MacDonald Gibson. Mental models risk communication to promote private well testing in underserved minority communities, part I: communication design. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: The Many Faces of Risk, December 2-5, New Orleans, La.
  • Stillo, F., E. Wood, W. Bruine de Bruine, and J. MacDonald Gibson. Mental models risk communication to promote private well testing in underserved minority communities, part II: randomized-controlled trial. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: The Many Faces of Risk, December 2-5, New Orleans, La.
  • Komandur, A., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. Determining the relationship between drinking private well water and children’s blood lead levels. Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, October 28-November 2, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Wood, E., F. Stillo, W. Bruine de Bruin, S. Lockhart, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. Mental models risk communication to promote private well testing in underserved minority communities, Part I: communication design. Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, October 28-November 2, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • Stillo, F., E. Wood, W. Bruine de Bruin, and. J. MacDonald Gibson. 2018. Mental models risk communication to promote private well testing in underserved minority communities, part II: randomized-controlled trial. Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, October 28-November 2, Chapel Hill, NC.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2018. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in children living with industrial hog operation workers. Sixth Annual BayesiaLab Conference, November 1-2, Chicago, Ill.
  • ———. 2018. Risk communication to promote private well testing:  an evidence-based approach. NC Water Resources Research Institute Annual Conference, March 14-15, Raleigh, N.C.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and J. Zabinski. 2017. Dose-response assessment of arsenic in drinking water: A Bayesian network model of diabetes risks. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Advancing Analysis, December 10-14, Arlington, Va.
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson, J. 2017. Racial disparities in access to municipal water supplies in the American South: Impacts on lead exposure and children’s health. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Advancing Analysis, December 10-14, Arlington, Va.
  • Fizer, C. M., J. MacDonald Gibson, and W. Bruine de Bruin. 2017. Barriers to private well and septic management in under-served communities: An analysis of homeowner decision making. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Advancing Analysis, December 10-14, Arlington, Va.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and A. N. George. 2017. Antibiotic-resistant Staphylococcus aureus transmission from hog farms to humans: Bayesian network risk assessment models. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting: Advancing Analysis, December 10-14, Arlington, Va.
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson, J. 2017. Racial disparities in access to municipal water supplies in the American South: Impacts on children’s health. Water and Health 2017, October 16-20, Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • Zabinski, J., K. J. Pieper, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2017. A Bayesian belief network model assessing the risk to wastewater workers of contracting Ebola virus disease during an outbreak. N.C. Water Resources Research Institute 19th Annual Meeting, March 15-16, N.C. State University, Raleigh.
  • George, A. N., C. H. Weng, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2017. A systematic review of the spread of livestock-associated resistant Staphylococcus aureus from hog operations. N.C. Water Resources Research Institute 19th Annual Meeting, March 15-16, N.C. State University, Raleigh.
  • Stillo, F., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2017. Racial disparities in access to municipal water supplies in the American South: Impacts on children’s health. N.C. Water Resources Research Institute 19th Annual Meeting, March 15-16, N.C. State University, Raleigh.
  • Mansfield, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2017. Novel dynamic microsimulation model to explore competing transportation health risks. Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Jan. 8-12, Washington, D.C.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J., and F. Stillo. 2016. Racial disparities in access to community water service in North Carolina: public health risks and costs of interventions. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2016: Advancing Analysis, Dec. 12-14, San Diego, Calif. http://birenheide.com/sra/2016AM/program/singlesession.php3?sessid=T3-D&order=4#4.
  • Zabinski, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2016. Advancing dose-response models to incorporate genetic and epigenetic data: use of Bayesian belief networks. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2016: Advancing Analysis, Dec. 12-14, San Diego, Calif. http://birenheide.com/sra/2016AM/program/singlesession.php3?sessid=W3-G&order=4#4.
  • Mansfield, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2016. Health impacts of transportation and the built environment: A quantitative risk assessment. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2016: Advancing Analysis, Dec. 12-14, San Diego, Calif. http://birenheide.com/sra/2016AM/program/singlesession.php3?sessid=P&order=69#69.
  • ———. 2016. Untangling competing transportation health risks at the neighborhood scale: Premature mortality associated with mobile-source air pollution and physical inactivity across Raleigh, N.C. International Conference on Health & Transport, June 13-15, San Jose, Calif.
  • ———. 2016. Estimating transportation physical activity using routinely collected data: Evidence from the 2009 National Household Travel Survey. Transportation Research Board 95th Annual Meeting, Jan. 10-14, Washington, D.C.
  • Zabinski, J., K. Pieper, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Risks to U.S. wastewater workers during Ebola outbreaks: a Bayesian belief network model. Society for Risk Analysis 2015 Annual Meeting, Dec. 6-10, Arlington, Va. Proceedings available at http://www.sra.org/sites/default/files/pdf/events/Abstracts%202015.pdf.
  • Mansfield, T., and J. A. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Health impacts of transportation and the built environment: Application of a novel dynamic modeling approach in Raleigh, North Carolina. 143rd American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition, Oct. 31–Nov. 4, Chicago. Proceedings available at https://apha.confex.com/apha/143am/webprogram/start.html?_ga=1.247791047.1778746772.1446737695.
  • Zabinski, J., K. Pieper and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Protecting wastewater and sewer workers from Ebola and other emerging pathogens. Water and Health Conference 2015: Where Science Meets Policy, Oct. 26-30, Chapel Hill, N.C. Proceedings available at http://waterinstitute.unc.edu/waterandhealth2015/.
  • Li, Y., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Assessing the health burden of fine particulate air pollution from multiple sources. American Waste Management Association’s 108th Annual Conference: Connecting the Dots—Environmental Quality to Climate, June 22-25, Raleigh, N.C. Proceedings available at http://ace2015.awma.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/01-7294-2015-ACE-Final-Program.pdf.
  • MacDonald Gibson J. A., J. Johnston, and N. DeFelice. 2014. Water and sewer service disparities in North Carolina: public health risks. Society for Risk Analysis 2014 Annual Meeting, Dec. 8, Denver, Colo. Proceedings available at http://www.sra.org/sites/default/files/pdf/events/SRA2014Abstracts.pdf.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. A. 2014. Water and sewer service disparities in North Carolina. 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, Oct. 13. Proceedings available at http://whconference.unc.edu.
  • DeFelice N., J. Johnston, and J. A. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Reducing risks of acute gastrointestinal illnesses due to microbial contaminants in North Carolina drinking water by expanding community water systems. PEPH Annual Meeting: Communication Research in Environmental Health Sciences–Environmental Health Literacy,Sept. 22, Research Triangle Park, N.C.Available at http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/visiting/events/pastmtg/2014/peph/poster_abstracts.pdf.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. A. 2014. Disparities in access to water and sewer services in North Carolina: background and preliminary results. North Carolina Public Health Association 2014 Fall Educational Conference, Sept. 8, Wilmington, N.C.
  • DeFelice, N., J. Johnston, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Burden of acute gastrointestinal illness attributable to North Carolina community water systems. American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 8-12, Boston.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. A. 2014. Racial disparities in access to public water and sewer service in North Carolina. 2014 Keeneland Conference: Building the Evidence Base for Public Health Practice and Policy, April 8, Lexington, Ky.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. A., N. DeFelice, and H. Leker. 2014. Disparities in the burden of disease attributable to drinking water pollution in North Carolina. Environmental Health Disparities and Environmental Justice Meeting, July 30, Research Triangle Park, N.C. Available at http://www.niehs.nih.gov/about/visiting/events/pastmtg/assets/docs_n_z/poster_abstracts.pdf.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. , T. Dennerlein, and D. Rodriguez. 2013. Predicting the effects of urban design on public health: a case study in Raleigh, North Carolina. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, Dec. 8-11, Baltimore, Md.
  • Mansfield, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2013. Using quantitative methods to improve health impact assessment for transportation projects: Application of the DYNAMO-HIA model in three North Carolina communities. National Health Impact Assessment Meeting, Sept. 23-26, Washington, D.C.
  • ———. 2013. The effects of urban form on PM2.5 concentration and public health: a case study in Raleigh, North Carolina. 2013 Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors 50th Anniversary Conference, July 14-16, Golden, Colo.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2013. Environmental policy through the lens of public health: a public health-environment agency partnership in the United Arab Emirates. 2013 PHSSR Keeneland Conference, April 8-11, Lexington, Ky.
  • ———. 2012. Health impact assessment or risk assessment: What’s the difference? Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting 2012, Dec. 9-12, San Francisco.
  • Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2012. Community exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE) in indoor air due to vapor intrusion. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Oct. 27-31, San Francisco.
  • Dennerlein, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2012. Blue Ridge Road Corridor health impact assessment. 2012 North Carolina Planning Conference, Sept. 26, Wilmington, N.C.
  • MacDonald Gibson, J. 2012. Environmental risk analysis: strategic planning in the UAE. The Biosafety and Biosecurity International Conference, Sept. 13-15, Amman, Jordan.
  • Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2012. Spatio-temporal variability of tetrachloroethylene in indoor air due to vapor intrusion. 22nd Annual International Conference on Soil, Water, Energy, and Air, March 19-22, San Diego, Calif.
  • ———. 2011. Probabilistic approach to estimating indoor air concentrations of chlorinated volatile organic compounds from contaminated groundwater: a case study in San Antonio, Texas. International Symposium on Bioremediation and Sustainable Environmental Technologies, June 27-30, Reno, Nev.
  • ———. 2010. Probabilistic approach to estimating indoor air concentrations of chlorinated volatile organic compounds from contaminated groundwater: a case study in San Antonio, Texas. Partners in Environmental Technology Technical Symposium and Workshop, Dec 1-2, Washington, D.C.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2009. Applying tools of risk analysis to the development of a national environmental strategy for the United Arab Emirates. Risk Analysis: The Evolution of a Science, 2009 Annual Meeting, Society for Risk Analysis, Baltimore, Md.
  • ———. 2007. New model for quantitative risk assessment at UXO sites. UXO/Countermine Forum, August, Orlando, Fla.
  • ——— 2007. Expert prediction of UXO explosion probability. UXO/Countermine Forum, August, Orlando, Fla.
  • ———. 2007. Statistical models for UXO pattern recognition. UXO/Countermine Forum, August, Orlando, Fla.
  • ———. 2006. Assessing risks of land contaminated with unexploded ordnance. Society for Risk Analysis Annual Conference, December, Baltimore, Md.
  • ———. 2003. How much risk is too much? Assessing risks of unexploded ordnance. Annual Meeting of the Society for Risk Analysis, December, Baltimore, Md.
  • MacDonald, J. A., J. R. Lockwood, and J. McFee. 2003. Research plan for a multi-sensor landmine detector. Pp. 625-632 in Proceedings, International Conference on Requirements and Technologies for the Detection, Removal and Neutralization of Landmines and UXO, Sept. 15-18, 2003, Brussels, Belgium. Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2002. UXO and explosives contamination at domestic military installations: overview of the problem and issues of concern. Annual Meeting of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, Nov. 16-20, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • MacDonald, J. A., D. K. Knopman, J. R. Lockwood, and G. Cecchine. 2002. Improving methods for UXO risk assessment. In Proceedings, UXO/Countermine Forum, Sept. 3-6, 2002, Orlando, Fla. Washington, D.C.: Department of Defense Explosives Safety Board.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 2000. When is natural attenuation the right choice? Tenth Annual West Coast Conference on Contaminated Soils and Groundwater, Association for the Environmental Health of Soils, March 20-23, San Diego, Calif.
  • ———. 1999. Natural attenuation for groundwater remediation: key questions raised in the National Research Council study. Remediation of Subsurface Contaminants: The Meaning and Measures of Success, National Ground Water Association 1999 Theis Conference, Nov. 12-15, Amelia Island, Fla.
  • ———. 1999. Keynote address: deploying subsurface barrier technologies—examining the market. IBC Subsurface Barrier Technologies Conference, Feb. 1, Scottsdale, Ariz.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and D. M. Syrrist. 1997. Technology transfer for site remediation—National Research Council report. Technology Transfer Conference VI, EPA Hazardous Substances Research Centers, Oct. 5-7, Mt. Hood, Ore.
  • MacDonald, J. A., D. M. Syrrist, R. L. Luthy, A. Rappaport, P. S. C. Rao, R. A. Brown, and J. Kingscott. 1997. Expanding market potential for innovative remediation technologies. Workshop, IBC Second Annual Conference on Innovative Remediation Technologies, July 21-23, Boston.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and V. L. Snoeyink. 1997. Safe water from every tap: recommendations from the National Research Council. American Water Works Association Annual Conference and Exhibition, June 15-19, Atlanta.
  • Snoeyink, V. L., and J. A.MacDonald. 1996. Recommendations of the National Research Council’s Committee on Small Water Supply Systems. New Directions for the Drinking Water Program: Association of State Drinking Water Administrators Eleventh Annual Conference, Oct. 14-17, La Jolla, Calif.

Non-refereed Papers/Articles

  • MacDonald, J. A., and P. S. Rao. 1998. Cleanup technologies: strengthening the soil and groundwater markets. Water Environment & Technology 10(1):44-49.
  • ———. 1997. Shift needed to allow market for innovative technologies. Soil & Groundwater Cleanup Aug/Sept:19-25.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 1997. When doors are closed at the NRC. Science 277.
  • MacDonald, J. A., and M. C. Kavanaugh. 1995. Superfund: the cleanup standard debate. Water Environment & Technology.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 1994. Germ warfare: Are the microbial marvels of in-place bioremediation just another marketing scam, or an untapped cure-all for industrial cleanup in the 21st century? Garbage: The Practical Journal for the Environment Fall:52-57.
  • ———. 1994. In situ bioremediation. Industrial Wastewater Nov/Dec:32-38.
  • Rittmann, B. E., and J. A.MacDonald. 1993. Improving the image of bioremediation. Water Quality International 1993(4):27-29.
  • MacDonald, J. A. 1991. Home water purifiers: how to make a rational purchase. Garbage: The Practical Journal for the Environment March/April:31-35.
  • ———. 1990. Mining recyclables from our garbage. Garbage: The Practical Journal for the Environment Sept/Oct:16-18.
  • ———. 1990. Bioengineering clean water. Illinois Technograph 105(3):8-10. ———. 1985. Urbana renewal. The Old-House Journal XIII(5):137-140.