Dr. Jacqueline MacDonald Gibson

Peer-Reviewed Published Articles

  1. Naman, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Disparities in water and sewer services in North Carolina: An analysis of the decision-making process. American Journal of Public Health. Published ahead of print, August 13. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2015.302731.
  2. DeFelice, N., J. Johnston, and J. MacDonald Gibson*. 2015. Acute gastrointestinal illness risks in North Carolina community water systems: A methodological comparison. Environmental Science & Technology 49 (16):10019–10027. DOI: 10.1021/ acs.est.5b01898.
  3. MacDonald Gibson, J., D. Rodriguez, T. Dennerlein, J. Mead, T. Hasch, G. Meacci, and S. Levin. 2015. Predicting urban design effects on physical activity and public health: a case study. Health and Place 35(September):79-84. doi:10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.07.005.
  4. Mansfield, T., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Health impacts of increased physical activity from changes in transportation infrastructure: quantitative estimates for three communities. BioMed Research International Article ID 812325.
  5. Mansfield, T., D. Rodriguez, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. The effects of urban form on ambient air pollution and public health risk: A case study in Raleigh, North Carolina. Risk Analysis 35(5):901-918. DOI: 10.1111/risa.12317.
  6. Johnston, J., A. J. Kramer, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2015. Community perspectives on the risk of indoor air pollution arising from contaminated groundwater. New Solutions 25(1):59-77.
  7. Chart-asa, C., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Health impact assessment of traffic-related air pollution at the urban project scale: influence of variability and uncertainty. Science of the Total Environment. DOI: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2014.11.020.
  8. Li, Y., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Health and air quality benefits of policies to reduce coal-fired power plant emissions: a case study in North Carolina. Environmental Science & Technology 48 (17):10019-10027. DOI: 10.1021/es501358a.
  9. MacDonald Gibson, J., N. DeFelice, D. Sebastian, and H. Leker. 2014. Racial disparities in access to community water supply service in Wake County, North Carolina. Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research 3(3): article 6.
  10. Johnston, J., Q. Sun, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2014. Updating exposure models of indoor air pollution due to vapor intrusion: Bayesian calibration of the Johnson-Ettinger Model. Environmental Science & Technology 48(4):2130-2138. DOI: 10.1021/es4048413.
  11. Johnston, C., M. N. Byappanahalli, J. MacDonald Gibson, J. A. Ufnar, R. L. Whitman, and J. R. Stewart. 2013. Probabilistic analysis showing that a combination of Bacteroides and Methanobrevibacter source tracking markers is effective for identifying waters contaminated by human fecal pollution. Environmental Science & Technology 47(23):13,621-13,628. DOI: 10.1021/es403753k
  12. Chart-Asa, C., K. Sexton, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2013. Traffic impacts on fine particulate patter air pollution at the urban project scale: a quantitative health impact assessment. Journal of Environmental Protection 4(12A):49-62. DOI: 10.4236/jep.2013.412A1006.
  13. DeFelice, N., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2013. Effect of domestic water use on air pollutant emissions in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering 4:33-43. DOI: 10.1186/2251-6832-4-33.
  14. Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2013. Screening houses for vapor intrusion risks: a multiple regression analysis approach. Environmental Science & Technology 47(11):5595-5602. DOI: dx.doi.org/10.1021/es4003795.
  15. Bruine de Bruin, W., E. Stone, J. MacDonald Gibson, P. Fischbeck, and M. Baradaran Shoraka. 2013. The effect of communication design and numeracy on responses to UXO risk. Journal of Risk Research. 16(8):9821-1004. DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2013.788055.
  16. MacDonald Gibson, J., A. Rowe, E. Stone, and W. Bruine de Bruin. 2013. Communicating quantitative information about unexploded ordnance risks to the public. Environmental Science & Technology 47(9):4004-4013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es305254j.
  17. Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2013. Quantifying spatiotemporal variability of tetrachloroethylene in indoor air due to vapor intrusion: a longitudinal, community-based approach. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology. doi:10.1038/jes.2013.13.
  18. MacDonald Gibson, J., J. Thomsen, F. Launay, E. Harder, and N. DeFelice. 2013. Burden of disease attributable to environmental pollution in the United Arab Emirates. PLoS ONE 8(3): e57536. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057536. 14 pages.
  19. Folley, T. J., L. A. Nylander-French, D. M. Joubert, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2012. Burden of disease attributable to selected occupational exposures in the United Arab Emirates. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 55:940-952.
  20. MacDonald Gibson, J. , and Z. S. Farah. 2012. Environmental risks to public health in the United Arab Emirates: a quantitative assessment and strategic plan. Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):681-686. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.110406.
  21. Yeatts, Karin B., Mohamed El-Sadig, Habiba I. Ali, Fatma Al-Maskari, Alan Campbell, Shu Wen Ng, Lisa Reeves, Ronna L. Chan, Christopher A. Davidson, William E. Funk, Maryanne G. Boundy, David Leith, Barry Popkin, J. MacDonald Gibson, Ivan Rusyn, and Andrew F. Olshan. 2012. Conducting Environmental Health Research in the Arabian Middle East: Lessons and Opportunities. Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):632-636. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1104031.
  22. Yeatts, Karin B., Mohamed El-Sadig, David Leith, William Kalsbeek, Fatma Al-Maskari, David Couper, William E. Funk, Taoufik Zoubeidi, Ronna L. Chan, Chris B.Trent, Christopher A. Davidson, Maryanne G. Boundy, Maamoon M. Kassab, Mohamed Y. Hasan, Ivan Rusyn, J. MacDonald Gibson, and Andrew F. Olshan. 2012. Indoor Air Pollutants and Health in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5):687-694. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1104090.
  23. Davidson, C., L. H. Krometis, and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2011. Foodborne exposure to pesticides and methylmercury in the United Arab Emirates. Risk Analysis 32(3):381-394. doi: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2011.01679.x
  24. Johnston, J., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2011. Probabilistic approach to estimating indoor air concentrations of chlorinated volatile organic compounds from contaminated groundwater: a case study in San Antonio, Texas. Environmental Science & Technology 45(3):1007-1013.
  25. Harder, E., and J. MacDonald Gibson. 2011. The costs and benefits of large-scale solar photovoltaic power production in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Renewable Energy 36(2):789-797. 10.1016/j.renene.2010.08.006.
  26. Li, Y., J. MacDonald Gibson (corresponding author), P. Jat, G. Puggioni, M. Hasan, J. West, W. Vizuete, K. Sexton, and M. Serre. 2010. Burden of disease attributed to anthropogenic air pollution in the United Arab Emirates: estimates based on observed air quality data. Science of the Total Environment 408(23):5784-5793. DOI10.1016/j.scitotenv.2010.08.017.
  27. Willis, H., J. MacDonald Gibson (co-first author, PI), A. Curtright, J. Hu, S. Olmstead, G. Cecchine, S. Geschwind, and M. Moore. 2010. Prioritizing environmental health risks in the UAE. Risk Analysis 30(12):1842-1856. DOI: 10.1111/j.1539-6924.2010.01463.x.
  28. MacDonald, J. A., M. J. Small, and M. G. Morgan. 2009. Quantifying the risks of unexploded ordnance at closed military bases. Environmental Science & Technology. 43(2):259-265.
  29. MacDonald, J. A., and M. J. Small. 2009. Statistical analysis of metallic anomaly patterns at former Air Force bombing ranges. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment 23(2):203-214.
  30. MacDonald, J. A., M. J. Small, and M. G. Morgan. 2008. Explosion probability of unexploded ordnance: expert beliefs. Risk Analysis 28(4):825-841.
  31. MacDonald, J. A., and M. J. Small. 2006. Assessing sites contaminated with unexploded ordnance: Statistical modeling of ordnance spatial distribution. Environmental Science & Technology 40(3):931-938.
  32. MacDonald, J. A. 2001. Cleaning up unexploded ordnance. Environmental Science & Technology 35(17):372A-376A.
  33. MacDonald, J. A. 2000. Evaluating natural attenuation for groundwater cleanup. Environmental Science & Technology 34(15):346A-353A.
  34. MacDonald, J. A. 1999. Cleaning up the nuclear weapons complex. Environmental Science & Technology 33(15):314A-319A.
  35. Crook, J. C., J. A. MacDonald, and R. R. Trussell. 1999. Potable reuse of reclaimed wastewater: new recommendations for quality assurance. Journal of the American Water Works Association 91(8):40-49.
  36. MacDonald, J. A. 1997. Hard times for innovative cleanup technology. Environmental Science & Technology 31(12):560A-563A.
  37. MacDonald, J. A., A. K. Zander, and V. L. Snoeyink. 1997. Improving service to small communities. Journal of the American Water Works Association 89(1):58-64.
  38. MacDonald, J. A. 1996. Freshwater science in need of a boost. Environmental Science & Technology 30(10):444A-446A.
  39. Rittmann, B. E., B. F. Smets, J. A. MacDonald, and D. A. Stahl. 1995. Plasmid transfer for enhancing degradation capabilities. Environmental Health Perspectives 103(5):113-115.
  40. MacDonald, J. A., and M. C. Kavanaugh. 1994. Restoring contaminated groundwater: an achievable goal? Environmental Science & Technology 28(8):362A-368A.
  41. MacDonald, J. A., and B. E. Rittmann. 1993. Performance standards for in situ bioremediation. Environ¬mental Science & Technology 27(1):1974-1979.
  42. MacDonald, J. A., B. F. Smets, and B. E. Rittmann. 1992. The effects of energy availability on the conjugative-transfer kinetics of plasmid RP4. Water Research 26(4):461-468.

Books and Chapters

  1. Swenberg, J., Y. Lai, R. Yu, V. Sharma, B. Moeller, H. Hartwell, J. MacDonald Gibson, and J. Nakamura. In press. The role of endogenous versus exogenous DNA damage in risk assessment. In Thresholds of Genotoxic Carcinogens: From Mechanisms to Regulation, T. Nohmi, ed. Elsevier Science & Technology Books.
  2. MacDonald Gibson, J. 2015. Burden of disease assessment. Chapter 57 in Handbook of Water and Health, J. Bartram, ed. Abington, Oxford, UK: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138910072/
  3. MacDonald Gibson, J., and N. B. DeFelice. 2015. Managing chemical hazards. Chapter 25 in Handbook of Water and Health, J. Bartram, ed. Abington, Oxford, UK: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138910072/
  4. MacDonald Gibson J., A. Brammer, C. Davidson, T. Folley, F. Launay, and J. Thomsen, eds. 2013. Environmental Burden of Disease Assessment: A Case Study in the United Arab Emirates. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. ISBN 978-97-007-5924-4 (hard copy) 978-94-007-5925-1 (eBook). DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-5925.1 Available: http://www.amazon.com/Environmental-Disease-Assessment-Science-Technology/dp/940075924X. 521 pages.
  5. MacDonald, J. A., and C. M. Mendez. 2005. UXO Cleanup Costs: Implications of Alternative Clearance Protocols. MG-244-RC. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 82 pages.
  6. MacDonald, J. A., D. Knopman, N. Clancy, J. McEver, and H. Willis. 2004. Transferring Army BRAC Lands Containing Unexploded Ordnance: Lessons Learned and Future Options. MG-199-A. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 161 pages.
  7. MacDonald, J. A., D. K. Knopman, J. R. Lockwood, and G. Cecchine. 2003. Unexploded Ordnance: A Critical Review of Risk Assessment Methods. MR-1674-A. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 151 pages.
  8. MacDonald, J. A., J. R. Lockwood, J. McFee, T. Althsuler, T. Broach, L. Carin, R. Harmon, C. Rappaport, W. Scott, and W. Weaver. 2002. Alternatives for Landmine Detection. MR 1608.0-OSTP. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND Corp. 336 pages.
  9. MacDonald, J. A. 2000. Survival Guide for Study Directors. The National Academies, Washington, D.C. 56 pages.
  10. Rittmann, B. E., and J. A. MacDonald. 2000. National Research Council guidance on natural attenuation. Pp. 1-8 in Natural Attenuation Considerations and Case Studies: Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G. B. Wickramanayake, A. R. Gavaskar, and M. E. Kelley, eds. Columbus, Ohio: Battelle Press.
  11. Brown, R. A., J. A. MacDonald, R. G. Luthy, and R. Allen-King. 1998. Technology innovation for sites contaminated with chlorinated solvents, pesticides, and polychlorinated biphenyls. Pp. 39-43 in Designing and Applying Treatment Technologies: Remediation of Chlorinated and Recalcitrant Compounds, G. B. Wickramanayake and R. E. Hinchee, eds. Columbus, Ohio: Battelle Press.
  12. MacDonald, J. A. 1995. Spreading the Word: A Guide for Disseminating the Work of the National Academies. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 27 pages.
  13. MacDonald, J. A., and B. E. Rittmann. 1994. In situ bioremediation: when does it work? Pp. 209-219 in Innovative Solutions for Contaminated Site Management. Alexandria, Va.: Water Environment Federation.

Books and Chapters—National Research Council

Member of authoring committee:

  1. National Research Council. 2012. The Use and Storage of Methyl Isocyanate (MIC) at Bayer CropScience. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 206 pages. Wrote Chapter 6 (A Framework for Decision Making).

Study director/editor (wrote major sections, synthesized and edited work of committee members):

  1. National Research Council. 2000. Natural Attenuation for Groundwater Remediation. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 292 pages.
  2. National Research Council. 1999. Setting Priorities for Drinking Water Contaminants. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 128 pages.
  3. National Research Council. 1999. Groundwater and Soil Cleanup: Improving Management of Persistent Contaminants. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 304 pages.
  4. National Research Council. 1998. Issues in Potable Reuse: The Viability of Augmenting Drinking Water Supplies with Reclaimed Water. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 280 pages.
  5. National Research Council. 1997. Innovations in Ground Water and Soil Cleanup: From Concept to Commercialization. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 310 pages.
  6. National Research Council. 1997. Safe Water from Every Tap: Improving Water Service to Small Communities. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 230 pages.
  7. National Research Council. 1996. Freshwater Ecosystems: Revitalizing Educational Programs in Limnology. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 384 pages.
  8. National Research Council. 1994. Alternatives for Ground Water Cleanup. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 336 pages.
  9. National Research Council. 1993. In Situ Bioremediation: When Does It Work? Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press. 224 pages.

Unrefereed Articles

  1. MacDonald Gibson, J. 2011. A burden of disease approach to prioritizing environmental policy initiatives: a case study in the Middle East. Invited commentary. North Carolina Medical Journal 72(2):136-140.
  2. MacDonald Gibson, J., L. Devlin, D. Brown, and M. Armes. 2011. Reducing North Carolina’s health care costs through environmental disease prevention. Invited commentary. North Carolina Medical Journal 72(2):119-124.
  3. MacDonald, J. A., and P. S. Rao. 1998. Cleanup technologies: strengthening the soil and groundwater markets. Water Environment & Technology 10(1):44-49.
  4. MacDonald, J. A., and P. S. Rao. 1997. Shift needed to allow market for innovative technologies. Soil & Groundwater Cleanup (August/September):19-25.
  5. MacDonald, J. A. 1997. When doors are closed at the NRC. Science 277.
  6. MacDonald, J. A., and M. C. Kavanaugh. 1995. Superfund: the cleanup standard debate. Water Environment & Technology.
  7. MacDonald, J. A. 1994. Germ warfare: Are the microbial marvels of in-place bioremediation just another marketing scam, or an untapped cure-all for industrial cleanup in the 21st century? Garbage: The Practical Journal for the Environment (Fall):52-57.
  8. MacDonald, J. A. 1994. In situ bioremediation. Industrial Wastewater (November/December):32-38.
  9. Rittmann, B. E., and J. A. MacDonald. 1993. Improving the image of bioremediation. Water Quality International 1993(4):27-29.
  10. MacDonald, J. A. 1991. Home water purifiers: how to make a rational purchase. Garbage: The Practical Journal for the Environment March/April:31-35.
  11. MacDonald, J. A. 1990. Mining recyclables from our garbage. Garbage: The Practical Journal for the Environment September/October:16-18.
  12. MacDonald, J. A. 1990. Bioengineering clean water. Illinois Technograph 105(3):8-10.
  13. MacDonald, J. A. 1985. Urbana renewal. The Old-House Journal XIII(5):137-140.