Dr. Robbins holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Zoology from Michigan State University, and a Master's of Health Science (MHS) in Industrial Hygiene and Safety Sciences and PhD from the Johns Hopkins University. She has been a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) since 1992.
Dr. Robbins has worked as an industrial hygienist since 1986 and has served as a consultant and expert in investigations throughout the U.S. Her activities include exposure assessment in residential, commercial, and occupational environments. In these varied environments, she has experience and expertise related to agents including animal and dust mite antigens, asbestos, bacteria, benzene and other solvents, carbon monoxide (CO), diacetyl, erionite, fiberglass, formaldehyde, mold, odors, silica, and soot/ash and smoke residue. She has provided technical and expert consulting services and expert testimony in these areas as related to exposure science and industrial hygiene.
Dr. Robbins has published and presented on topics related to her work to technical and lay audiences of trade and governmental associations, private companies, schools, citizen groups, and lawyers and legal associations.
Environmental Exposure Assessments for Patients with Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. Robbins, C.A., Education Session at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHCE), May 2018.
Mold, Housing and Wood. Robbins, C.A. and J. Morrell. July 2017 (revised 2001, 2006) Western Wood Products Association, Portland, OR. [Download]
IEQ Molds and Mycotoxins: Current Issues. Robbins, C. A., C. Chan, Holland, M. 2017. Education Session at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHCE), June 2017.
Smoker’s Risk of Lung Cancer from Asbestos Exposure. Moore, N., B. Hardin, C. Robbins, and B. Kelman. 2016. The Toxicologist 150(1):2696.
Comparison of exposure measurements to near-field, far-field modeled results for benzene and base solvents during a cleaning process using plain or 0.1% benzene spiked toluene and xylene. Robbins, C.A., M.W. Krause, R H. Atallah, and M.J. Plisko. 2012. Journal of Chemical Health and Safety, 19(6):3-11.
The concentration of No Toxicological Concern (CoNTC) and airborne mycotoxins.Hardin, B.D., C.A. Robbins, P. Fallah and B.J. Kelman. (2009) Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A 72(9):585-598.
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