Exploratory Research / Feasibility Studies



Gaetano, D.E., Hodge, B., Clark, A., Ackerman, S., Burdick, P., Cook, ML.W. (2009). Preventing Skin Cancer Among a Farming Population: Implementing Evidence-Based Interventions. AAOHN Journal 57(1):24-32

Jenkins, P., Stack, S., Earle-Richardson, G., Scofield, S. M., & May, J. J. (2007). Screening events to reduce farmers' hazardous exposures. J Agric Safety Health 13(1):57-64.

Beckett, W.S., Hallman, E., May,J., Hwang, S-A., Gomez, M., Eberly, S., Cox,C. (2004). Follow-up to Farm Family Health and Hazard Survey. J Occup Environ Med 46(4):314-315.

Earle-Richardson, G., & Earle-Richardson, A. (1998). Commentary from the front lines: Improving the National Health Service Corps' use of nonphysician providers. J Rural Health 14(2), 91-97.

Dewar, D.M. (1996). Farm health and safety issues: Do men and women differ in their perceptions?. AAOHN Journal 44(8:391-401.

May, J.J. (1993). Agriculture: work practices and health consequences. Semin Respir Med 14(1):1-7


Johnson, S.B. (2010). Study finds self-report valid for assessing hearing loss incidence in farm population. The Hearing Journal 63(9):46-47.

Lander I.L, Rudnick S.N, Perry M.J. (2007) Assessing Noise Exposures in Farm Youths. J Agromed, 12(2):25-32.

Perry, M.J., May, J.J. (2005). Noise and chemical induced hearing loss: special considerations for farm youth. J Agromed, 10(2), 49-55.

Gomez, M.I., Hwang, S.A., Sobotova, L., Stark, A.D., May. J.J. (2001). A comparison of self-reported hearing loss and audiometry in a cohort of New York farmers. J Speech Lang Hear R 44(6):1201-1208.

Hwang, S., Gomez, M., Sobotova, L., Stark, A., May, J., Hallman, E. (2001). Predictors of hearing loss in New York farmers. Am J Ind Med 40(1):23-31.

May, J. (2000). Occupational hearing loss. Am J Ind Med 37(1):112-120.

Beckett, W.S., Chamberlain, D., Hallman, E., May, J., Hwang, S., Gomez, M., Eberly, S., Cox, C., & Stark, A. (2000). Hearing conservation for farmers: Source apportionment of occupational and environmental factors contributing to hearing loss. J Occup Environ Med 42(8):806-813.

Dennis, J., & May, J. (1995). Occupational noise exposure in dairy farming. In McDuffie, H., Dosman, J., et al. (Eds.), Human Sustainability in Agriculture: Health, Safety, Environment. pp. 363-368. Chelsea, MI: Lewis Publishers.


Kirkhorn SR, Earle-Richardson G, Banks RJ. (2010) Ergonomic risks and musculoskeletal disorders in production agriculture: recommendations for effective research to practice. J Agromed 15(3):281-299.

Kirkhorn, S.R., Earle-Richardson, G. (2006). Repetitive Motion Injuries. In Lessenger, J.E., (Ed.), Agricultural Medicine: A Practical Guide. Pp. 324-338. New York: Springer.

Gomez, M., Hwang, S-A., Stark, A., May, J., Hallman, E., Pantea, C.I. (2003). An analysis of self-reported joint pain among New York farmers. J Agric Safety Health 9(2):143-157.


Earle-Richardson, G., Fiske, T., Wyckoff, S., Shuford, J., & May, J. (2014). Respiratory fit testing for farmworkers in the Black Dirt region of Hudson Valley, New York. J Agromedicine, 19(4), 346-353. doi: 10.1080/1059924x.2014.945711

Gomez, M., Hwang, S-A., Lin, S., Stark, A., May, J.J., Hallman, E. (2004). Prevalence and predictors of respiratory symptoms among New York farmers and farm residents. Am J Ind Med 46(1):42-54.

May, J. (1998). Toxic gas inhalation. In Schenker, M. B. (Ed), Respiratory Health Hazards in Agriculture. American Review of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 158 suppl. pp. S25-28.

May, J.J., Schenker, M.B. (1995). Agriculture. In Harber, P., Schenker, M., & Balmes, J., (Eds.), Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease. pp. 616-636. St. Louis: Mosby Yearbook.

Jones, W.G., Dennis, J.W., May, J.J., Whitmer, M.P., Siegel, P.D., Sorenson, W.G., Schwegler-Berry, D., & Kullman, G.J. (1995). Dust control during bedding chopping. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 10(5), 467-475.

Pratt, D.S., Carvalheiro, M.F., Dutkiewicz, J., Goto, H., Jacobs, R., Liesivuori, J., Melbostad, E., Rask-Anderson, A., & Sekimpi, D. (1994). Endotoxin and (1-3)-Beta-D-Glucan. Am J Ind Med 25(1):139-140.

Pratt, D.S. (1993). Respiratory hazards in agriculture: Beyond dangerous dust. Semin Respir Med 14(1): 8-14.

May, J.J., Pratt, D.S. (Eds.) (1993). Occupational lung disease in agriculture [Monograph]. Semin Respir Med 14(1).

Bauer, M., Coppolo, D. (1993). Agricultural lung disease: Prevention. Semin Respir Med 14(1):83-89.

Rask-Andersen, A., & Pratt, D. (1992). Inhalation fever: A proposed unifying term for febrile reactions to inhalation of noxious substances. Brit J Ind Med 49(1):40.

Zwemer, F.L., Pratt, D.S., May, J.J. (1992). Silo Filler's disease in New York state. Am Rev Respir Dis 146(3):650-653.


May, J.J. (1998). The farm partners program: addressing the problem of occupational stress in agriculture. J Agromed 5(2):39-48.

May, J. (1998). Clinically Significant Occupational Stressors in New York Farmers and Farm Families. J Agric Safety Health 4(1):9-14

Sandberg, J.C., Grzywacz, J.G., Talton, J.W., Quandt, S.A,, Chen, H., Chatterjee,A.B., Arcury, T.A. (2012). A Cross-Sectional Exploration of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness, Depression, and Musculoskeletal Pain Among Migrant Farmworkers. J Agromed 17(1):70-80.