Roy McKay

Roy T McKay

Emeritus

Kettering Lab Complex

G27

COM Environmental and Public Health Scie - 0056

Room G-27 Kettering Lab, 160 Panzeca Way
Occupational Pulmonary Services
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267-0458

Professional Summary

Dr. McKay has 30+ years experience with respiratory protection and pulmonary function testing/evaluation, and pulmonary toxicology at the University of Cincinnati. This experience includes teaching, research, clinical practice, and consultation. Dr. McKay has taught respiratory protection and pulmonary function testing worldwide with training programs given in Australia, India, England, Germany, China, Japan, Middle East, South America, Central America and many other locations. Dr. McKay has numerous prestigious committee appointments with responsibility for setting pulmonary function and respiratory protection standards worldwide.  For training course & additional information, go to www.DrMcKay.com
 

Education

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati 1983 (Toxicology)

Research and Practice Interests

Respirator fit testing, training, and selection. Pulmonary function testing. Pulmonary toxicology.

Research Support

Grant: #R01 OH004085 Investigators:Grinshpun, Sergey; McKay, Roy; Reponen, Tiina; Shukla, Rakesh 08-01-2007 -07-31-2011 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Respiratory Protection Against Bioaerosols in Agriculture Role:Collaborator $1,168,052.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #SRS 006165 Investigators:Grinshpun, Sergey; McKay, Roy; Reponen, Tiina 03-01-2009 -11-30-2009 Cardinal Health Phase III Role:Collaborator $77,052.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #T42 OH008432 Investigators:Banerjee, Rupak; Bhattacharya, Amit; Burroughs, Guy; Cardarelli, John; Davis, Kermit; Davis, Linda Sue; Genter, Mary Beth; Gillespie, Gordon; Grinshpun, Sergey; Haynes, Erin; Huston, Thomas; Jarrell, Judy; Jones, James; Kennerly, Susan; Kim, J.; Kupferle, Margaret; Lemasters, Grace; Lim, Teik; Lockey, James; McKay, Roy; Meyer, Mary-Ursula; Reid, Jon; Reponen, Tiina; Rice, Carol; Ross, Clara; Schulz, Mark; Shanov, Vesselin; Son, Sang Young; Spitz, Henry; Stuebbe, Philip; Talaska, Glenn; Yap, Tracey 07-01-2011 -06-30-2016 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Center Role:Collaborator $6,006,722.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #212-2012-M-51462 Investigators:Dunning, Kari; Lockey, James; McKay, Roy 08-06-2012 -08-05-2014 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Spectrum of Flavoring Chemical-Related Lung Disease Role:Collaborator $45,247.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #Sub-414935 Investigators:McKay, Roy 10-23-2016 -10-22-2017 Department of Energy Development of Cartridge Change Out Schedules Role:PI $10,534.00 Active Level:Federal

Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications

He, Xinjian; Son, Sang-Young; James, Kelley; Yermakov, Michael; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy T; Grinshpun, Sergey A (2013. )Exploring a novel ultrafine particle counter for utilization in respiratory protection studies.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,10 (4 ),D52-4

He, Xinjian; Yermakov, Michael; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy T; James, Kelley; Grinshpun, Sergey A (2013. )Manikin-based performance evaluation of elastomeric respirators against combustion particles.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,10 (4 ),203-12

Brunst, Kelly J; Ryan, Patrick H; Lockey, James E; Bernstein, David I; McKay, Roy T; Khurana Hershey, Gurjit K; Villareal, Manuel; Biagini Myers, Jocelyn M; Levin, Linda; Burkle, Jeff; Evans, Sherry; Lemasters, Grace K (2012. )Unraveling the relationship between aeroallergen sensitization, gender, second-hand smoke exposure, and impaired lung function.Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, ,23 (5 ),479-87

McKibben, Julie M; McKay, Roy T; Freeman, Andrew G; Levin, Linda S; Pinney, Susan M; Alshaikh, Enas (2011. )Redefining spirometry hesitating start criteria based on the ratio of extrapolated volume to timed FEVs.Chest, ,140 (1 ),164-9

McCormack, Francis X; Inoue, Yoshikazu; Moss, Joel; Singer, Lianne G; Strange, Charlie; Nakata, Koh; Barker, Alan F; Chapman, Jeffrey T; Brantly, Mark L; Stocks, James M; Brown, Kevin K; Lynch, Joseph P; Goldberg, Hilary J; Young, Lisa R; Kinder, Brent W; Downey, Gregory P; Sullivan, Eugene J; Colby, Thomas V; McKay, Roy T; Cohen, Marsha M; Korbee, Leslie; Taveira-DaSilva, Angelo M; Lee, Hye-Seung; Krischer, Jeffrey P; Trapnell, Bruce C (2011. )Efficacy and safety of sirolimus in lymphangioleiomyomatosis.The New England journal of medicine, ,364 (17 ),1595-606

McKay, Roy T; LeMasters, Grace K; Hilbert, Timothy J; Levin, Linda S; Rice, Carol H; Borton, Eric K; Lockey, James E (2011. )A long term study of pulmonary function among US refractory ceramic fibre workers.Occupational and environmental medicine, ,68 (2 ),89-95

Miller, M R; Hankinson, J; Brusasco, V; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Coates, A; Enright, P; van der Grinten, C; Gustafsson, P; Jensen, R; Macintyre, N; McKay, R T; Pedersen, O F; Pellegrino, R; Viegi, G; Wanger, J (2010. )Standardisation of lung function testing: the authors' replies to readers' comments.The European respiratory journal, ,36 (6 ),1496-8

Grinshpun, Sergey A; Haruta, Hiroki; Eninger, Robert M; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy T; Lee, Shu-An (2009. )Performance of an N95 filtering facepiece particulate respirator and a surgical mask during human breathing: two pathways for particle penetration.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,6 (10 ),593-603

Lockey, J E; Hilbert, T J; Levin, L P; Ryan, P H; White, K L; Borton, E K; Rice, C H; McKay, R T; LeMasters, G K (2009. )Airway obstruction related to diacetyl exposure at microwave popcorn production facilities.The European respiratory journal, ,34 (1 ),63-71

Snyder, Erin M; McKay, Roy T (2003. )An evaluation of irritant smoke to detect exhalation valve leakage in respirators.Applied occupational and environmental hygiene, ,18 (9 ),702-7

Delaney, Lisa J; McKay, Roy T; Freeman, Andrew (2003. )Determination of known exhalation valve damage using a negative pressure user seal check method on full facepiece respirators.Applied occupational and environmental hygiene, ,18 (4 ),237-43

McKay, R T; Davies, E (2000. )Capability of respirator wearers to detect aerosolized qualitative fit test agents (sweetener and Bitrex) with known fixed leaks.Applied occupational and environmental hygiene, ,15 (6 ),479-84

Crapo, R O; Casaburi, R; Coates, A L; Enright, P L; Hankinson, J L; Irvin, C G; MacIntyre, N R; McKay, R T; Wanger, J S; Anderson, S D; Cockcroft, D W; Fish, J E; Sterk, P J (2000. )Guidelines for methacholine and exercise challenge testing-1999. This official statement of the American Thoracic Society was adopted by the ATS Board of Directors, July 1999.American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, ,161 (1 ),309-29

McKay, R T; Levin, L S; Lockey, J E; Lemasters, G K; Medvedovic, M; Papes, D M; Simpson, S R; Rice, C H (1999. )Weight change and lung function: implications for workplace surveillance studies. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ,41 (7 ),596-604

Lemasters, G K; Lockey, J E; Levin, L S; McKay, R T; Rice, C H; Horvath, E P; Papes, D M; Lu, J W; Feldman, D J (1998. )An industry-wide pulmonary study of men and women manufacturing refractory ceramic fibers. American journal of epidemiology, ,148 (9 ),910-9

McKay, R T; Pearlstone, J R; Corson, D C; Gagné, S M; Smillie, L B; Sykes, B D (1998. )Structure and interaction site of the regulatory domain of troponin-C when complexed with the 96-148 region of troponin-I.Biochemistry, ,37 (36 ),12419-30

Lockey, J E; Levin, L S; Lemasters, G K; McKay, R T; Rice, C H; Hansen, K R; Papes, D M; Simpson, S; Medvedovic, M (1998. )Longitudinal estimates of pulmonary function in refractory ceramic fiber manufacturing workers.American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine, ,157 (4 Pt 1 ),1226-33

McKay, R T (1996. )Citation of drafts questioned. American Industrial Hygiene Association journal, ,57 (6 ),576, 578-80

McKay, R T (1996. )Air purifying particulate filter respirators: use, types, and limitations. AAOHN journal : official journal of the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses, ,44 (5 ),250-7; quiz 258-9

Zelnick, S D; McKay, R T; Lockey, J E (1994. )Visual field loss while wearing full-face respiratory protection.American Industrial Hygiene Association journal, ,55 (4 ),315-21

McKay, R T; Lockey, J E Pulmonary function testing: guidelines for medical surveillance and epidemiological studies. Occupational medicine (Philadelphia, Pa.), ,6 (1 ),43-57

Cartier, A; Bernstein, I L; Burge, P S; Cohn, J R; Fabbri, L M; Hargreave, F E; Malo, J L; McKay, R T; Salvaggio, J E (1989. )Guidelines for bronchoprovocation on the investigation of occupational asthma. Report of the Subcommittee on Bronchoprovocation for Occupational Asthma. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, ,84 (5 Pt 2 ),823-9

Cibulas, W; Brooks, S M; Murlas, C G; Miller, M L; McKay, R T (1988. )Toluene diisocyanate-induced airway hyperreactivity in guinea pigs depleted of granulocytes. Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), ,64 (5 ),1773-8

Moller, D R; Brooks, S M; McKay, R T; Cassedy, K; Kopp, S; Bernstein, I L (1986. )Chronic asthma due to toluene diisocyanate. Chest, ,90 (4 ),494-9

Moller, D R; McKay, R T; Bernstein, I L; Brooks, S M (1986. )Persistent airways disease caused by toluene diisocyanate. The American review of respiratory disease, ,134 (1 ),175-6

Cibulas, W; Murlas, C G; Miller, M L; Vinegar, A; Schmidt, D J; McKay, R T; Bernstein, I L; Brooks, S M (1986. )Toluene diisocyanate-induced airway hyperreactivity and pathology in the guinea pig. The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology, ,77 (6 ),828-34

Kopp, S K; McKay, R T; Moller, D R; Cassedy, K; Brooks, S M (1985. )Asthma and rhinitis due to ethylcyanoacrylate instant glue. Annals of internal medicine, ,102 (5 ),613-5

Lockey, J E; Brooks, S M; Jarabek, A M; Khoury, P R; McKay, R T; Carson, A; Morrison, J A; Wiot, J F; Spitz, H B (1984. )Pulmonary changes after exposure to vermiculite contaminated with fibrous tremolite. The American review of respiratory disease, ,129 (6 ),952-8

McKay, R T; Brooks, S M (1984. )Hyperreactive airway smooth muscle responsiveness after inhalation of toluene diisocyanate vapors. The American review of respiratory disease, ,129 (2 ),296-300

McKay, R T; Brooks, S M (1983. )Effect of toluene diisocyanate on beta adrenergic receptor function. Biochemical and physiologic studies. The American review of respiratory disease, ,128 (1 ),50-3

McKay, R T; Brooks, S M; Johnson, C (1981. )Isocyanate-induced abnormality of beta-adrenergic receptor function. Chest, ,80 (1 Suppl ),61-3

Lockey, James E; Dunning, Kari; Hilbert, Timothy J; Borton, Eric; Levin, Linda; Rice, Carol H; McKay, Roy T; Shipley, Ralph; Meyer, Cristopher A; Perme, Charles; LeMasters, Grace K (2015. )Response to Comment on "HRCT/CT and Associated Spirometric Effects of Low Libby Amphibole Asbestos Exposure" by Lockey et al (2015).Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ,57 (7 ),e80-2

Lockey, James E; Dunning, Kari; Hilbert, Timothy J; Borton, Eric; Levin, Linda; Rice, Carol H; McKay, Roy T; Shipley, Ralph; Meyer, Cristopher A; Perme, Charles; LeMasters, Grace K (2015. )HRCT/CT and associated spirometric effects of low Libby amphibole asbestos exposure.Journal of occupational and environmental medicine / American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, ,57 (1 ),6-13

He, Xinjian; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy; Bergman, Michael S; Zhuang, Ziqing (2014. )Effects of breathing frequency and flow rate on the total inward leakage of an elastomeric half-mask donned on an advanced manikin headform.The Annals of occupational hygiene, ,58 (2 ),182-94

He, Xinjian; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy; Grinshpun, Sergey A (2014. )How does breathing frequency affect the performance of an N95 filtering facepiece respirator and a surgical mask against surrogates of viral particles?.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,11 (3 ),178-85

He, Xinjian; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Reponen, Tiina; Yermakov, Michael; McKay, Roy; Haruta, Hiroki; Kimura, Kazushi (2013. )Laboratory evaluation of the particle size effect on the performance of an elastomeric half-mask respirator against ultrafine combustion particles.The Annals of occupational hygiene, ,57 (7 ),884-97

Cho, Kyungmin Jacob; Turkevich, Leonid; Miller, Matthew; McKay, Roy; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Ha, KwonChul; Reponen, Tiina (2013. )Penetration of fiber versus spherical particles through filter media and faceseal leakage of N95 filtering facepiece respirators with cyclic flow.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,10 (3 ),109-15

Cho, Kyungmin Jacob; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy; Dwivedi, Alok; Adhikari, Atin; Singh, Umesh; Shukla, Rakesh; Jones, Susan; Jones, Gordon; Grinshpun, Sergey A (2011. )Comparison of workplace protection factors for different biological contaminants.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,8 (7 ),417-25

Reponen, Tiina; Lee, Shu-An; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Johnson, Erik; McKay, Roy (2011. )Effect of fit testing on the protection offered by n95 filtering facepiece respirators against fine particles in a laboratory setting.The Annals of occupational hygiene, ,55 (3 ),264-71

Cho, Kyungmin Jacob; Jones, Susan; Jones, Gordon; McKay, Roy; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Dwivedi, Alok; Shukla, Rakesh; Singh, Umesh; Reponen, Tiina (2010. )Effect of particle size on respiratory protection provided by two types of N95 respirators used in agricultural settings.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,7 (11 ),622-7

Cho, Kyungmin Jacob; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy; Shukla, Rakesh; Haruta, Hiroki; Sekar, Padmini; Grinshpun, Sergey A (2010. )Large particle penetration through N95 respirator filters and facepiece leaks with cyclic flow.The Annals of occupational hygiene, ,54 (1 ),68-77

Eninger, Robert M; Honda, Takeshi; Reponen, Tiina; McKay, Roy; Grinshpun, Sergey A (2008. )What does respirator certification tell us about filtration of ultrafine particles?.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,5 (5 ),286-95

Pellegrino, R; Brusasco, V; Viegi, G; Crapo, R O; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Coates, A; van der Grinten, C P M; Gustafsson, P; Hankinson, J; Jensen, R; Johnson, D C; Macintyre, N; McKay, R; Miller, M R; Navajas, D; Pedersen, O F; Wanger, J (2008. )Definition of COPD: based on evidence or opinion?.The European respiratory journal, ,31 (3 ),681-2

Lee, Shu-An; Adhikari, Atin; Grinshpun, Sergey A; McKay, Roy; Shukla, Rakesh; Reponen, Tiina (2006. )Personal exposure to airborne dust and microorganisms in agricultural environments.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,3 (3 ),118-30

Pellegrino, R; Viegi, G; Brusasco, V; Crapo, R O; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Coates, A; van der Grinten, C P M; Gustafsson, P; Hankinson, J; Jensen, R; Johnson, D C; MacIntyre, N; McKay, R; Miller, M R; Navajas, D; Pedersen, O F; Wanger, J (2005. )Interpretative strategies for lung function tests.The European respiratory journal, ,26 (5 ),948-68

Lee, Shu-An; Adhikari, Atin; Grinshpun, Sergey A; McKay, Roy; Shukla, Rakesh; Zeigler, Haoyue Li; Reponen, Tiina (2005. )Respiratory protection provided by N95 filtering facepiece respirators against airborne dust and microorganisms in agricultural farms.Journal of occupational and environmental hygiene, ,2 (11 ),577-85

Macintyre, N; Crapo, R O; Viegi, G; Johnson, D C; van der Grinten, C P M; Brusasco, V; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Coates, A; Enright, P; Gustafsson, P; Hankinson, J; Jensen, R; McKay, R; Miller, M R; Navajas, D; Pedersen, O F; Pellegrino, R; Wanger, J (2005. )Standardisation of the single-breath determination of carbon monoxide uptake in the lung.The European respiratory journal, ,26 (4 ),720-35

Wanger, J; Clausen, J L; Coates, A; Pedersen, O F; Brusasco, V; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Crapo, R; Enright, P; van der Grinten, C P M; Gustafsson, P; Hankinson, J; Jensen, R; Johnson, D; Macintyre, N; McKay, R; Miller, M R; Navajas, D; Pellegrino, R; Viegi, G (2005. )Standardisation of the measurement of lung volumes.The European respiratory journal, ,26 (3 ),511-22

Miller, M R; Hankinson, J; Brusasco, V; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Coates, A; Crapo, R; Enright, P; van der Grinten, C P M; Gustafsson, P; Jensen, R; Johnson, D C; MacIntyre, N; McKay, R; Navajas, D; Pedersen, O F; Pellegrino, R; Viegi, G; Wanger, J (2005. )Standardisation of spirometry.The European respiratory journal, ,26 (2 ),319-38

Miller, M R; Crapo, R; Hankinson, J; Brusasco, V; Burgos, F; Casaburi, R; Coates, A; Enright, P; van der Grinten, C P M; Gustafsson, P; Jensen, R; Johnson, D C; MacIntyre, N; McKay, R; Navajas, D; Pedersen, O F; Pellegrino, R; Viegi, G; Wanger, J (2005. )General considerations for lung function testing.The European respiratory journal, ,26 (1 ),153-61

Lee, Shu-An; Grinshpun, Sergey A; Adhikari, Atin; Li, Weixin; McKay, Roy; Maynard, Andrew; Reponen, Tiina (2005. )Laboratory and field evaluation of a new personal sampling system for assessing the protection provided by the N95 filtering facepiece respirators against particles.The Annals of occupational hygiene, ,49 (3 ),245-57

Weber, A; Willeke, K; Marchioni, R; Myojo, T; McKay, R; Donnelly, J; Liebhaber, F (1993. )Aerosol penetration and leakage characteristics of masks used in the health care industry. American journal of infection control, ,21 (4 ),167-73

Keywords

Respirators, fit testing, respirator training, spirometry

Contact Information

Academic - Room G-27 Kettering Lab, 160 Panzeca Way
Occupational Pulmonary Services
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267-0458
Phone: 513-558-1234
Roy.McKay@uc.edu