About John Hankinson, Ph.D.

Dr. Hankinson has published over 70 journal articles.  He is currently the course director of a NIOSH approved spirometry course, including a NIOSH approved web-based spirometry training course.  He is a consultant on several NIH and CDC funded research projects, primary as a quality control reviewer for spirometry conducted during research field surveys.  He holds a PhD in engineering from West Virginia University and received the American Thoracic Society's public service award in May 2009.

 Most recent significant publications include:

 Hankinson JL, Das MK.  Frequency response of portable PEF meters.  Amer J Respir Crit Care Med, 1995; 152:702-6.

 Hankinson JL, Crapo RO.  Standard flow-time waveforms for testing of PEF meters. Amer J Respir Crit Care Med, 1995; 152:696-701.

Wang ML, McCabe L, Hankinson JL, Shamssain M, Gunel E, Lapp NL, Banks DE. Longitudinal and cross-sectional analyses of lung function in steel workers. Amer J Respir Crit Care Med, 1996; 153:119-129.

Hankinson JL, Kinsley KB, Wagner GR.  Comparison of spirometric reference values for Caucasian and African-American nonexposed blue-collar workers.  JOEM, 1996; 38:137-143.

Hankinson JL, Reynolds JS, Das MK, Viola JO.  Method to produce American Thoracic Society flow-time waveforms using a mechanical pump.  Eur Respir J 1997; 10:690-694.

Hankinson JL, Odencrantz JR, Fedan KB.  Spirometric reference values from a sample of the general U.S. population.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 1999; 159:179-187.

Hankinson JL. Beyond the peak flow meter: Newer technologies for determining and documenting change in lung function in the workplace. State of the Art Reviews, Occupational Medicine: Spirometry; Hanley and Belfus, Inc; Vol 15, No 2, April-June 2000.

Hankinson JL, Crapo RO, Jensen RL.  Spirometric reference values for the 6-s FVC maneuver. Chest 2003; 124:1805-1811.

Hankinson JL,Kawut SM, Shahar E, Smith LJ, Hinckley-Stukovsky H, Barr RG. Performance of ATS-recommended spirometry reference values in a multiethnic sample of adults: The MESA-Lung study; Chest 2010 137(1):138-45. Epub 2009 Sep 9.

Quanjer PH, Stanojevic S, Cole TJ, Baur X, Hall GL, Culver B, Enright PL, Hankinson JL, Ip MS, Zheng J, Stocks J. Multi-ethnic reference values for spirometry for the 3-95 age range: the global lung function 2012 equations. ERS Global Lung Function Initiative. Eur Respir J. 2012.