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Jeffrey N. Morgan

Title: Supervisory Physical Scientist

EPA Division: Microbiological and Chemical Exposure Assessment Research Division

EPA Branch: Chemical Exposure Research Branch

Narrative:
My research interests have focused on development of sensitive analytical methods for determination of environmental contaminants in composite dietary samples. Since 2008, I have been Chief of the Chemical Exposure Research Branch.

Education/Training:

  • Ph.D., Food Science, University of Georgia, 1985
  • M.S., Biochemistry, University of Georgia, 1980
  • B.S., Biochemistry, Purdue University, 1977

Professional Experience:

  • Supervisory Physical Scientist, USEPA, ORD, NERL, MCEARD, Cincinnati, OH, 2008-present
  • Research Chemist, USEPA, ORD, NERL, MCEARD, Cincinnati, OH, 1995-2008
  • Food Chemist, USEPA, ORD, EMSL, QARD, DEB, Cincinnati, OH, 1991-1995
  • Research Food Technologist, USFDA, CFSAN, OPS, DFCT, FEB, Summit-Argo, IL, 1989-1991
  • Research Food Technologist, USFDA, CFSAN, OPS, DFCT, FEB, Cincinnati, OH, 1988-1989
  • Junior Staff Fellow, USFDA, CFSAN, OPS, DFCT, FEB, Cincinnati, OH, 1985-1988

Professional Societies and Affiliations:

  • American Water Works Association, Member, Standard Methods Committee, 2008 – present
  • American Water Works Association, Member, Joint Task Group for Section 6620 Pyrethroids, 2008 – present

Select Awards and Honors:

  • USEPA, Recipient of competitive NERL Internal Grant, 1996
  • USEPA, Recipient of several EPA Special Act, Superior Achievement, Superior Accomplishment, QSI and On-the-Spot awards, 1991 to present

Select Presentations:

  • MELNYK, L. J., C. Stewart, T. E. HIEBER, J. N. MORGAN, AND A. M. PAWLECKI-VONDERHEIDE. Apples: A Standard Food for Determining Potential Residential Pesticide Transfers. Presented at International Society of Exposure Analysis, Pasenda, CA, October 12 - 16, 2008.
  • MELNYK, L. J., T. E. HIEBER, T. Turbeville, J. N. MORGAN, AND A. M. PAWLECKI-VONDERHEIDE. Influence of Activity on Transfer of Pesticides from Treated Formica ® in Foods. Presented at International Society of Exposure Analysis, Pasenda, CA, October 12 - 16, 2008.
  • PAWLECKI-VONDERHEIDE, A. M., T. E. HIEBER, P. KAUFFMAN, J. N. MORGAN, AND L. J. MELNYK. INVESTIGATION OF REAGENT GASES FOR THE POSITIVE CHEMICAL IONIZATION OF THE POLYBROMINATED DIPHENYL ETHERS. Presented at 2007 Federation of Analytical Chemistry & Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS) Conference, Memphis, TN, October 14 - 18, 2007.
  • PAWLECKI-VONDERHEIDE, A. M., T. E. HIEBER, P. KAUFFMAN, J. N. MORGAN, AND L. J. MELNYK. SURFACE-TO-FOOD PESTICIDE TRANSFER AS A FUNCTION OF FAT AND MOISTURE CONTENT. Presented at 2007 ISEA Meeting, Research Triangle Park, NC, October 14 - 18, 2007.
  • MORGAN, J. N., T. E. HIEBER, A. M. PAWLECKI-VONDERHEIDE, P. KAUFFMAN, L. J. MELNYK, B. BOYD, A. RYBERG, AND E. YLMAZ. USE OF A MOLECULARLY IMPRINTED POLYMER IN THE DETERMINATION OF PYRETHROID PESTICIDES IN COMPOSITE FOODS. Presented at 2007 Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, St. Pete Beach, FL, July 22 - 25, 2007.
  • PAWLECKI-VONDERHEIDE, A. M., L. J. MELNYK, J. N. MORGAN, T. E. HIEBER, AND P. KAUFFMAN. CHILDREN'S EXPOSURE TO PESTICIDES: UNCONVENTIONAL ROUTES OF INTRODUCTION. Presented at Seminar for the University of Cincinnati, College of Engineering, Cincinnati, OH, May 18, 2007.
  • COCHRAN, J., P. KAUFFMAN, T. E. HIEBER, AND J. N. MORGAN. GC X GC-TOFMS OF SYNTHETIC PYRETHROIDS IN FOODS. Presented at Dioxin 2006, Oslo, NORWAY, August 21 - 25, 2006.
  • MORGAN, J. N., P. KAUFFMAN, T. E. HIEBER, AND J. BRISBIN. DETERMINATION OF PYRETHROID PESTICIDES IN COMPOSITE DIETARY SAMPLES. Presented at European Pesticide Residue Workshop, Corfu, GREECE, May 21 - 25, 2006.
  • COCHRAN, J., P. KAUFFMAN, T. E. HIEBER, AND J. N. MORGAN. GC X GCTOFMS OF SYNTHETIC PYRETHROIDS IN FOODS SAMPLES. Presented at Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, Orlando, FL, July 16 - 20, 2006.
  • HIEBER, T. E., P. KAUFFMAN, J. BRISBIN, AND J. N. MORGAN. DETERMINATION OF PESTICIDES IN COMPOSITE BEVERAGE SAMPLES. Presented at 2005 Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, St. Petersburgh, FL, July 17 - 20, 2005.
  • MORGAN, J. N., C. E. BERNARD, AND L. J. MELNYK. UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN'S TOTAL DIETARY EXPOSURE TO PESTICIDES. Presented at 2005 EPA Science Forum, Washington, DC, May 16 - 18, 2005.
  • MedinaVera, M., M. K. Morgan, J. M. Van Emon, A. B. Lindstrom, E. M. Ulrich, AND J. N. Morgan. ANALYTICAL METHODS DEVELOPED FOR THE CHILDREN'S TOTAL EXPOSURES TO PERSISTENT PESTICIDES AND OTHER PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS (CTEPP) STUDY. Presented at The Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 10-13, 2004.
  • Bradman, A., D. A. Whitaker, J. N. Morgan, L. S. Sheldon, M. G. Nishioka, D. Barr, R. Castorina, B. Claus, T. Mckone, M. Harnly, B. Eskenazi, AND L. Quiros. QUANTITATIVE PESTICIDE EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT OF CHILDREN LIVING IN AN AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY. Presented at International Society of Exposure Analysis 14th Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA, October 17-21, 2004.
  • Bernard, C. E., L. J. Melnyk, AND J. N. Morgan. ANALYSIS OF TOXICANT(S) ON BUILDING SURFACES FOLLOWING CHEMICAL ATTACK. Presented at 2004 Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, Orlando, FL, July 18-21, 2004.
  • Brisbin, J. AND J. N. Morgan. THE DETERMINATION OF PYRETHROID AND PYRETHRIN INSECTICIDES IN FOODS. Presented at 2004 Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, Orlando, FL, July 18-21, 2004.
  • Morgan, J. N., P. Kauffman, T. E. Hieber, AND J. Brisbin. PESTICIDE ANALYTICAL METHODS TO SUPPORT DUPLICATE-DIET HUMAN EXPOSURE MEASUREMENTS. Presented at 5th European Pesticide Residue Workshop, Stockholm, Sweden, June 13-16, 2004.
  • Evans, O. M., P. Kauffman, AND J. N. Morgan. THE DETERMINATION OF NON-PESTICIDAL AND PESTICIDAL ORGANOTIN COMPOUNDS IN WATER BY GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY WITH [PULSED] FLAME PHOTOMETRIC DETECTION (GS/PFPD): THE EFFECTS OF "MASS" DISCRIMINATION. Presented at American Chemical Society 36th Central Regional Meeting, Indianapolis, IN, June 2-4, 2004.
  • Morgan, J. N. RE-ENTERING BUILDING FOLLOWING CHEMICAL ATTACK: MEASURING THE EFFECTIVENESS OF SURFACE DECONTAMINATION. Presented at EPA Science Forum 2004, Washington, DC, June 1-3, 2004.
  • Melnyk, L. J., C. E. Bernard, AND J. N. Morgan. DETECTION OF TOXICANTS ON BUILDING SURFACES FOLLOWING CHEMICAL ATTACK. Presented at ACS Meeting, New York City, NY, September 7-11, 2003.
  • Morgan, J. N., T. Hieber, P. Kauffman, AND J. Brisbin. DETERMINATION OF PESTICIDES IN COMOSITE DIETS USING LARGE VOLUME PRESSURIZED FLUID EXTRACTION WITH IN-LINE SAMPLE PREPARATION. Presented at 40th Annual AFDOSS Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, St. Petersburg, FL, July 20-23, 2003.
  • Bernard, C. E., J. N. Morgan, AND L. J. Melnyk. DETECTION OF TOXICANT(S) ON BUILDING SURFACES FOLLOWING CHEMICAL ATTACK. Presented at Science Forum 2003, Washington, DC, May 5-7, 2003.
  • Morgan, J. N. AUTOMATED PRESSURIZED FLUID EXTRACTION WITH IN-LINE CLEAN-UP FOR DETERMINATION OF PESTICIDES IN COMPOSITE DIETS. Presented at AOAC International Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO, September 9-13, 2001.
  • Rosenblum, L., J. N. Morgan, AND S. Garris. EXTRACTION OF PESTICIDES FROM FATTY AND NON-FATTY FOODS IN COMPOSITE DIETARY SAMPLES. Presented at Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, St. Pete Beach, FL, July 15-18, 2001.
  • Morgan, J. N. AND P. Kauffman. COMPARISON OF GC-FPD AND GC/AED FOR DETERMINATION OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDES IN COMPOSITE DIET SAMPLES. Presented at Eastern Analytical Symposium, Atlantic City, NJ, October 29-November 3, 2000.
  • Rosenblum, L., J.N. Morgan and S. Garris. Comparison of Five Extraction Methods in Incurred and Fortified Pesticides in Composite Diets: Blender, Soxhlet, ASE, Microwave and SFE. Presented at the Florida Pesticide Residue Workshop, Tampa, Florida, 7/16-19/00.
  • Morgan, J. N., O. Akinbo, R. Fernando, AND E. D. Pellizzari. DETERMINATION OF METALS IN COMPOSITE DIET SAMPLES BY ICP-MS. Presented at AOAC International Meeting, Houston, TX, September 26-30, 1999.
  • Kauffman, P. AND J. N. Morgan. DETERMINATION OF ORGANOPHOSPHATE PESTICIDES IN COMPOSITE DIET SAMPLES. Presented at AOAC International Meeting, Houston, TX, September 26-30, 1999.
  • Rosenblum, L., T. Hieber, AND J. N. Morgan. CAN A TERMPERATURE PROGRAMMABLE PRE-SEPARATION COLUMN IN THE GC INLET REPLACE A SOLVENT INTENSIVE CLEAN-UP OF COMPOSITE DIET SAMPLES? Presented at 1999 Pesticides Residue Workshop, St. Petersburg, FL, July 11-14, 1999.
  • Morgan, J. N., M. R. Berry Jr., AND L. S. Sheldon. VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS IN FOODS: SAMPLE HANDLING AND ANALYSIS, MEDIA INTERACTIONS AND CONCENTRATIONS IN FOODS WITH HIGH POTENTIAL FOR CONTAMINATION. Presented at International Society of Exposure Analysis Annual Meeting, Research Triangle Park, NC, November 2-5, 1997.
  • Morgan, J. N., M. R. Berry Jr., AND L. S. Sheldon. DEVELOPING ANALYTICAL METHODS TO SUPPORT DUPLICATE DIET HUMAN EXPOSURE MEASUREMENTS. Presented at Society for Risk Analysis Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 8-12, 1996.

Published & Presented Research (1999-Present)

Contact Info:

Jeffrey N. Morgan
Microbiological and Chemical Exposure Assessment Research Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
Office of Research and Development
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
27 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45268
Telephone: 513-569-7738
Email: morgan.jeffrey@epa.gov

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