Associate Professor
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research – Scholar (2009-2015)
BEng (Mechanical), MEng (Chemical), PhD (Occupational & Environmental Health)
 
Rm 366C 2206 East Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3
phone: 6048275189
fax: 6048224994
Courses
SPPH 563 Technical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Hazard Control
SPPH 562 Chemical and Biological Hazard Measurement (2012 Only)

Graduate Students
Emily Hslung – MNSc Student
Bojosi Gamontle – PhD Student
Pearl Siganporia – MSc Student
Phillip Chen – MSc Student
Cristian Barzan – MSc Student

Last Two Years:

  1. Agalliu I, S Costello, KM Applebaum, RM Ray, G Astrakianakis, DL Gao, DB Thomas H Checkoway, EA Eisen. Lung Cancer Risk in Relation to Contiguous Windows of Endotoxin Exposure among Textile Women in Shanghai. Cancer Causes and Controls (In print 2011)
  2. Hon C-Y, Astrakianakis G, Danyluk Q, Chu W. Assessment of the Dermal Exposure Risks to Antineoplastic Drugs of Healthcare Workers Not Involved in Drug Preparation. Journal of Oncology Pharmacy Practice (In print 2011).
  3. Stringer B, Astrakianakis G, Haines T, Kamsteeg K, Tang T,Danyluk Q Ciconte R, Kaboli F. The Use of Conventional and Safety Engineered Sharp Needles and Other Devices in Six B.C. Hospitals. American Journal of Infection Control (In print 2011).
  4. Danyluk Q, Hon C-Y, Neudorf M, Yassi A, Bryce E, Janssen B, Astrakianakis G. Pandemic Planning and Respiratory Protection: Is the User Seal-Check a Surrogate for Respirator Fit-Testing? Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2011, 8:267-270.
  5. Checkoway H, Ray R, Lundin J, Astrakianakis G, Seixas NS, Camp JE, Wernli KJ, Fitzgibbons ED, Li W, Feng Z, Gao DL, Thomas DB. Lung Cancer and Occupational Exposures Other than Cotton Dust and Endotoxin among Women Textile Workers in Shanghai, China. Occup Environ Med. (On-line) Dec, 2010.
  6. Kaboli F, Astrakianakis G, Li G, Guzman J, Donovan T, Naus M. Influenza vaccination and intention to receive the pandemic H1N1 influenza vaccine among health care workers of British Columbia, Canada: A cross-sectional study of attitudes, beliefs and influential factors for acceptance or refusal of the influenza vaccines. ICHE. 2010 Oct; 31(10):1017-1024.
  7. Wong EY, Ray RM, Gao DL, Wernli KJ, Li W, Fitzgibbons ED, Camp JE, Astrakianakis G, Heagerty PJ, De Roos AJ, Holt VL, Thomas DB, Checkoway H.. Dust and chemical exposures, and miscarriage risk among women textile workers in Shanghai, China. Occup Environ Med 2009; 66:161-168.

Principal Area of Research:

  • Chemical and Biological Hazards Control in Occupational Settings
  • Occupational Cancer and Exposure Assessment
  • Occupational Health and Safety in Health Care