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Leshan Kimbrough, Ph.D., CIH, CSP

Dr. Leshan Elliott
Assistant Professor of Industrial Hygiene;
Program Director of Industrial Hygiene;
Director of the Occupational and Environmental Health Laboratory (OEHL)

Mail Box: UNA Box 5049, Florence AL  35632-0001
Office Room: 449 Science and Engineering Technology Building
Office Telephone: (256) 765-4652
Email: lkimbrough2@una.edu

Degrees: Ph.D., 2008, Environmental Health Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham; M.P.H, 2005, Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham; B.S., 2003, General Chemistry and Industrial Hygiene, University of North Alabama
Classes taught: Occupational Safety and Health, IH 301; Industrial Safety, IH 311; Hazardous Waste and Emergency Response, IH 490; Industrial Ergonomics and Physical Agents, IH 310 and IH 310L; Industrial Toxicology, IH 333; Industrial Hygiene Problems, IH 322; Control of Airborne Hazards, IH 422 and IH 422L; Sampling Methods in Industrial Hygiene, IH 444 and IH 444L; Internship in Industrial Hygiene, IH 494; Senior Research, IH 495; Senior Seminar in Industrial Hygiene, IH 496; Environmental Regulations, CH 465; Environmental Regulations for Teachers, CH 665.

Recent grants:

  • 2018 [Year 2 of 5]: Kimbrough, LJ National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Training Project Grant (TPG), Principal Investigator, Grant Number 2T03OH008624 (GOV-External) $49,999
  • 2017 [Year 1 of 5]: Kimbrough, LJ National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Training Project Grant (TPG), Principal Investigator, Grant Number 2T03OH008624 (GOV-External) $49,999
  • 2016 [Year 5 of 5]: Kimbrough, LJ National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Training Project Grant (TPG), Grant Number 5T03OH008624 (GOV-External) $36,908
  • 2015 [Year 4 of 5]: Kimbrough, LJ National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Training Project Grant (TPG), Grant Number 5T03OH008624 (GOV-External) $36,908

Recent publications:

  • Elliott, LJ and RK Oestenstad: Evaluation of the Predictive Abilities of a Qualitative Exposure Assessment Model. J. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 4(6):440-447 (2007).
  • Oestenstad, RK, LJ Elliott, and TM Beasley: The Effect of Gender and Respirator Brand on the Association of Respirator Fit with Facial Dimensions. J. Occup. Environ. Hyg. 4(12):923-930 (2007).

Recent presentations:

  • Scott, HC and LJ Kimbrough (2018) "Comparison of two Quantitative Fit Test Methods for Half-mask and Full-face Respirators." Poster Presentation. UNA Research Days. Florence, AL.
  • Camp, MC and LJ Kimbrough (2017) "Evaluation of airborne hazards in the ammonia making process." Oral Presentation. UNA Research Days. Florence, AL.
  • Elliott, LJ (2008) "Control Banding: An evaluation of the method and implications for industrial hygiene practice." Oral Presentation. Fall Meeting and Second Annual H. Kenneth Dillon Memorial Lecture of the American Industrial Hygiene Association Alabama Section. Birmingham, AL
  • Elliott, LJ (2007) "Validation of a Qualitative Model used in Occupational Chemical Exposure Assessments." Oral Presentation. UAB Graduate Student Research Days. Birmingham, AL.
  • Elliott, LJ (2005) "Validation of the Inhalation Component of a Qualitative Exposure Assessment Model." Oral Presentation. Annual Meeting of the American Industrial Hygiene Association Alabama Section. Florence, AL.
  • Elliott, LJ (2005) "Validation of the Inhalation Component of a Qualitative Exposure Assessment Model." Poster Presentation. Annual American Industrial Hygiene Conference. Anaheim, CA.

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH), American Board of Industrial Hygienists
  • Certified Safety Profession (CSP), Board of Certified Safety Professionals

Professional Memberships:

  • American Industrial Hygiene Association
    • Occupational Exposure Banding Committee Member, 2018-present
    • Exposure Assessment Strategies Committee, 2006–2008
  • Alabama Local Section of the American Industrial Hygiene Association