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Chun-Yip Hon

School of Occupational and Public Health, Ryerson University

Name: Chun-Yip Hon
Title: Assistant Professor
Degrees: PhD (2012) University of British Columbia, MSc (Applied) (1997) McGill University, BASc (1996) Ryerson University, BSc (Hons.) (1994) McMaster University
Phone: 416-979-5000 x 3022
Fax: 416-979-5377
Email: cyhon@ryerson.ca

Research Interests

• Occupational exposure assessment
• Risk assessment methods
• Evaluation of intervention measures (to prevent occupational exposure or injury)

Publications

1. Hon C-Y, Astrakianakis G, Danyluk Q, Chu W (2011). "Pilot Evaluation of the Dermal
Contamination Levels to Antineoplastic Drugs of Pharmacy Personnel in British Columbia”. Can J Hosp Pharm 64(5):327–332

2. Hon C-Y, Teschke K, Chua PPS, Venners S and Nakashima L. (2011) “Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic Drugs: A Qualitative Assessment of Healthcare Workers at Risk throughout the Hospital Medication System”. Saf Health Work 2:273-281

3. Chu W, Hon C-Y, Danyluk Q, Chua PPS, Astrakianakis G. (2011) “Pilot Assessment of the
Antineoplastic Drug Contamination Levels in British Columbian Hospitals Pre- and Post-Cleaning”. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice; available online ahead of print.

4. Danyluk Q, Hon C-Y, Neudorf M, Yassi A, Bryce E, Janssen B, Astrakianakis G. (2011)
"Healthcare Workers and Respiratory Protection: Is the User Seal Check a Surrogate for Respirator Fit-Testing?" Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 8:267–270.

5. Hon C-Y and Nicol A-M (2010). Examining the Association between Insomnia and Bowel
Disorders in Canada: Is There a Trend? UBC Medical Journal 2(1):11-15.

6. Hon C-Y, Gamage B, LoChang J, Bryce EA, Yassi A, Maultsaid D, Yu S (2008) “Personal
Protective Equipment in Healthcare: Can on-line infection control courses transfer knowledge and improve proper selection and use?” American Journal Infection Control 36:e33-e37

7. Bryce E, Yassi A, Maultsaid D, Gamage B, Landstrom M, LoChang J, Hon C-Y (2008). “E-
learning of infection control: it's contagious”. Canadian Journal of Infect Control 23(4):228, 230, 232 passim.

8. Gamage B, Moore D, Copes R, Yassi A, Bryce E, and members of The BC Interdisciplinary
Respiratory Protection Study Group (including Hon C-Y) (2005) “Protecting health care workers from SARS and other respiratory pathogens: A review of the infection control literature”. American Journal Infection Control 33: 114-21.

9. Moore D, Gamage B, Yassi A, and members of The BC Interdisciplinary Respiratory Protection Study Group (including Hon C-Y) (2005) “Protecting health care workers from SARS and other respiratory pathogens: Organizational and individual factors that affect adherence to infection control guidelines”. American Journal Infection Control 33: 88-96.

10. Chessor E, Verhoeven M, Hon C-Y, Teschke K (2005) “Evaluation of a Modified Scavenging System to Reduce Occupational Exposure to Nitrous Oxide in Labor and Delivery Rooms”. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 2: 314-322.

11. Yassi A, Moore D, Fitzgerald JM, Bigelow P, Hon C-Y, Bryce E (2005) “Research gaps in
Protecting Healthcare Workers from SARS and Other Respiratory Pathogens: An Interdisciplinary, Multi-Stakeholder, Evidence-Based Approach”. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 47: 41-50.

12. Yassi A, Bryce E, Moore D, Janssen R, Copes R, Bartlett K, Fitzgerald M, Gilbert M, Bigelow P, Danyluk Q, Gamage B, Hon C-Y, Perry T, Saunders S, Svirchev L, Thiessen R (March 2004) “Protecting the Faces of Health Care Workers: Knowledge Gaps and Research Priorities for Effective Protection Against Occupationally-Acquired Respiratory Infectious Diseases”. Report to the Change Foundation.

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