Roy McKay Ph.D.     

About Roy T. McKay Ph.D.

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With a Ph.D. in Toxicology Dr. McKay applies his formal training in pulmonary toxicology to two related areas:

     1) Respiratory Protection to prevent inhalation exposure and
     2) Pulmonary Function to identify the extent of pulmonary injury.

Dr. McKay has more than twenty years experience with respiratory protection, pulmonary function testing/evaluation, and airborne hazard assessments at the University of Cincinnati. In addition to his faculty appointment, Dr. McKay is director of the Occupational Pulmonary program at the Center for Occupational Health. Dr. McKay has taught respiratory protection and pulmonary function testing worldwide with training programs given in Japan, England, Germany, Australia, Belgium, Mexico, China, South America, and many other locations. Dr. McKay has numerous prestigious committee appointments with responsibility for setting pulmonary function and respiratory protection standards worldwide.
Roy McKay CV (PDF 208k)

Respiratory Protection:
      American Industrial Hygiene Association's (AIHA) Respiratory Protection Committee. 1991-1995 & 1996-present.
      ANSI Z88 Respiratory Protection Committee Member: American National Standards Institute Committee on Respiratory Protection. Full committee appointment. 1998 - present.
      ANSI Z88.10 Respirator Fit Testing Committee Member: Respirator Fit Testing Methodology, 1995 - present.

Pulmonary Function:
      American Thoracic Society (ATS) Medical Section of the American Lung Association. Proficiency Standards for Clinical Pulmonary Laboratories. This is the committee that produced the current ATS-ERS standards for lung function testing.1996 - 2005
      American Thoracic Society: Medical Section of the American Lung Association. Committee member responsible for developing "Guidelines for Methacholine Challenge Testing". 1997 - 2000.