UC Faculty - Staff

Dennis K. Flaherty, MS, Ph.D

Asoociate Professor and Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research

Tel: 304-357-4994
dennisflaherty@ucwv.edu

Education

  • West Liberty University- BS in Biology and Chemistry
  • West Virginia University-MS in Medical Microbiology
  • West Virginia University-Ph.D. in Immunology

Research and Publications

Patents 

  1. Flaherty, C.K.  The Cytophaga allerginae endotoxin a novel immunostimulant in murine and human systems. (1987) Patent Number: 4,755,382
  2. Feng, P., Wratten, S.J., Winzenburger, P.A., Gross, C.J., Flaherty, D.K.  Immunoassay of acetanilides in water.  (1992) Patent Number 5,147,786
  3. Flaherty, D.K, Taylor, P., Gordon, R.P., and Zielinski, F.D. (1997).  Respiratory Filters and Sampling Device. Patent Number 5,651,810.
  4. Flaherty, D.K, Taylor, P., Gordon, R.P., and Zielinski, F.D. (1998).  Respiratory Filters and Sampling Device. Patent Number 5,776,213.
  5. Flaherty, D.K, Taylor, P., Gordon, R.P., and Zielinski, F.D. (1998).  Respiratory Filters and Sampling Device. Patent Number 5,776,286.
  6. Flaherty, D.K, Taylor, P., Gordon, R.P., and Zielinski, F.D. (1998).  Respiratory Filters and Sampling Device. Patent Number 5,776,287.
  7. Flaherty, D.K, Taylor, P., Gordon, R.P., and Zielinski, F.D. (1998).  Respiratory Filters and Sampling Device. Patent Number 5,797,974.

Books 

  1. Burrell, R., Flaherty, D. and Sauers, L.  Toxicology of the Immune System: A Human Approach.  Van Nostrand Reinhold. New York. 1992
  2. Flaherty, D. Immunotoxicology and Risk Assessment.  Plenum Press. New York. 1999
  3. Flaherty D. and Warren, M.  Introductory Exercises in Microbiology. Fountainhead Press, Houston, TX 2003
  4. Flaherty, D. Immunology for Pharmacy students. Mosby/Elsevier, St. Louis, Mo. Publication date December 2010.

Book Editor 

Li, A.P., T.L. Blank, D.K. Flaherty, W.E. Ribelin, and A.G.E. Wilson.  Toxicity Testing: New Approaches and Applications in Human Risk Assessment.  Raven, N.Y., N.Y.  1983

Book Chapters 

  1. Burrell, R.G., Flaherty, D.K., and Schrieber, J.E.  Immunological studies of experimental coal worker pneumoconiosis in: Walton, W.C., Ed. Inhaled particles IV,  Permamon Press.  Oxford, England, P. 519, 1977.
  2. DoPico, G.A., Reddan, W., Flaherty, D., Tsiatis, A., Peters, M.E., Roa, P., Rankin, J.  Respiratory abnormalities among grain handlers.  In:  Dosman, J.A. and Cotton, D.J.  Occupational Pulmonary Disease.  Focus on Grain Dust and Health.  Academic Press, N.Y.  p. 207, 1980.
  3. Flaherty, D.K.  Mechanisms of Respiratory Response to Grain Dust.  A.C.G.H.I. Symposium on Agricultural Respiratory Hazards.  Annals of American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists II.  Cincinnati, Ohio p. 197-207, 1982.
  4. Flaherty, D.K.  Immunology Review.  Symposium on Agricultural Respiratory Hazards.  Annals of American Conference of Industrial Hygienists II.  Cincinnati, Ohio p. 187-188, 1982.
  5. Flaherty, D.K., Winzenburger, P.A., and Sherman, P.L.  Tests for worker exposure to products of biotechnology.  Alternatives to animal testing.  Current Topics in Toxicology.  Raven Press 6:89-97, 1988.
  6. Flaherty, D.K.  The uses and abuses of immunological testing.  In Applications of Molecular Biology in Environmental Chemistry .eds. Minear, R.A., Ford, A., Needham, L. and Karch, N.  CRC Press pp. 99-109, 1995
  7. Flaherty, D.K. Immunotoxicology. In Encyclopedia of Toxicology. Eds. Vohr, H.V. and Dean J. Springer Verlag, New York NY 2004

Booklet 

Flaherty, D.K. Preparing for the Professional School Interview. Lamar University Press. 2003

Thesis Committee 

Lockwood Cox, Water Quality impairment by avian-contributed nutrients on an urban hyper-eutrophic lake. Lamar University, Beaumont Tx 2006

Research Publications 

  1. Flaherty, D.K., and Burrell, R.G.  Further environmental factors affecting the antigenicity of Trichophyton rubrum.  Mycopathol. & Mycol. Appl., 428:165-167, 1970.
  2. Eckert, H.L., and Flaherty, D.K.  A method for the long-term preservation of Bordetella pertussis.  J. Appl. Micro.  23:186-187, 1971.
  3. Burrell, R., Flaherty, D.K., DeNee, P.B., Abraham, J.L., and Gelderman, A.H.  Effect of lung antibody on normal lung structure and function.  Am. Rev. Resp. Dis., 109:106-114, 1974.
  4. Flaherty, D.K., Murray, H.D., and Reed, C.E.   Cross reactions to antigens causing hypersensitivity pneumonitis.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 53:329-335, 1974.
  5. Flaherty, D.K., Barboriak, J., Emanuel, D., Fink, J., Marx, J., Moore, V., Reed, C.E., and Roberts, R.  Multilaboratory comparison of three immuno-diffusion methods used for the detection of precipitating antibodies in hypersensitivity pneumonitis.  J. Lab. & Clin. Med., 84:298-306, 1974.
  6. Chmelik, F., Flaherty, D.K., and Reed, C.E.  Precipitating antibodies in working and hospitalized populations directed toward antigens causing hypersensitivity pneumonitis.  Am. Rev. Resp. Dis., 111:201-205, 1975.
  7. Flaherty, D.K., Iha, T., Chmelik, F., Dickie, H., and Reed, C.E.   HLA-B8 antigen in Farmer's Lung Disease.  Lancet, II:506, 1975.
  8. Marx, J.J., and Flaherty, D.K.  Activation of the complement sequence by extracts of bacteria and fungi associated with hypersensitivity pneumonitis.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 57:328-334, 1976.
  9. Busse, W., Storms, W.W., Flaherty, D.K., Crandall, M., and Reed, C.E.  Alternaria IgG precipitins and adverse reactions.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 57:367-372, 1976.
  10. Geller, M., Kriz, R., Zimmerman, S., Flaherty, D.K., and Dickie, H.  Penicillin associated hypersensitivity and interstitial nephritis.  Annals of Allergy, 37:183-190, l976.
  11. Flaherty, D.K., Surfus, J.E., Chmelik, F., Bryan, A., Rankin, J., Dickie, H., and Reed, C.E. Lymphocyte subpopulations in the peripheral blood of patients with Farmer's Lung.  Am. Rev. Resp. Dis., 114:1093-1098, 1976.
  12. Flaherty, D.K., Martin, J.M., Storms, W.W., Kriz, R.J., Surfus, J.E., and  Reed, C.E. Antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity in asthmatics.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 59:48-53, l977.
  13. Geller, M., Flaherty, D.K., Dickie, H.A., and Reed, C.E.  Lymphopenia in acute nitrofurantoin pleuro-pulmonary reactions.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 59:445, l977.
  14. Marx, J.J., Kettrick-Marx, M.A., Mitchell, P.D., and Flaherty, D.K.  Correlation of the frequency of complement-fixing antibodies to Mycoplasma and respiratory viruses with Farmer’s Lung Disease.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 60:169-173, 1977.
  15. doPico, G.A., Reddan, W.G., Flaherty, D.K., Tsiatis, A., Peters, M.E., Rao, P., and Rankin, J.  Respiratory abnormalities among grain handlers--a clinical physiological and immunological study.  Am. Rev. Resp. Dis., 115:915-927, 1977.
  16. Flaherty, D.K., Geller, M., Bach, F.H., and Reed, C.E.  The frequency of W4 and W6 Antigen in perennial, non-allergic asthmatics.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 60:236, 1977.
  17. Flaherty, D.K. Surfus, J.E., Geller, M., Rosenberg, M., Patterson, R., and  Reed, C.E.  HLA frequencies in allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis.  Clin. Allergy, 8:73-76, 1978.
  18. Bush, R., Busse, W., Flaherty, D., Warshauer, D., Dick, E.C., and Reed, C.E.  Effects of experimental Rhinovirus 16 infection on airway and leukocyte function in normal subjects.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 16:80-87, 1978.
  19. Geller, M., Geller, M., Black, P., and Flaherty, D.K.  Serum IgE levels in patients with Giardasis.  Clin. Allergy, 8:69-71, l978.
  20. Bush, R.K., Geller, M., Busse, W., Flaherty, D.K., and Dickie, H.A.  Response to corticosteroids in the Hypereosinophilia Syndrome associated with increased serum IgE levels. Arch Int .Med.,l38: 1240 -1246, 1978.
  21. Imbeau, S., Nichols, D., Flaherty, D.K., Dickie, H.A., and Reed,  C.E. Relationship between Prednisone therapy disease activity and total IgE levels in Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 62:91-95, 1978.
  22. Flaherty, D.K., Martin, J.M., Surfus, J.E., Kooistra, J.B., and Reed, C.E.  ADCC capacity of perennial non-allergic asthmatics measured in three in vitro assays.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 62:l56-l63, l978.
  23. Geller, M., Geller, M., Black, P., and Flaherty, D.K.  Serum IgE levels in patients with Chaga's disease.  Clin. Allergy, 8:383-385, 1978.
  24. Imbeau, S.A. Nichols, D., Flaherty, D.K., Valdivia, E., Peters, M.A., Dickie, H., and Reed, C.E.  Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis - Grand Rounds.  J. Allergy & Clin. Immunol., 62:243-255, 1978.
  25. Geller, M., Geller, M., Flaherty, D.K., Black, P., and Capenema-Souza, A.P.  Serum IgE levels in amoebiasis.  Clin.  Allergy, 8:565-567, 1978.
  26. Geller, M., Geller, M., Flaherty, D.K.  Capenema-Souza, A.P.  Serum IgE Levels in Toxoplasmosis.  Annals of Allergy. 45:251-252, 1980.
  27. Flaherty, D.K., Braun, S.R., Marx, J.J., Blank, J.L. and Rankin,  J.  Serologically Detectable (SD) HL-A, B & C Locus Antigens in Farmers Lung Disease.  Am. Rev. Respir. Dis., 122:437-443 1980.
  28. Flaherty, D.K. Surfus, J.E., Geller, M., Leo G., and Reed, C.E.  HL-A Antigen Frequency and Natural History in Alternaria  Sensitive and Perennial Non-Allergic Asthmatics.  J. Allergy and Clin. Immunol., 66:405-416 l980.
  29. Flaherty, D.K. and Hanson, P.E.  Immunological responses in conditioned runners.  Med. Sci.,12: 135-137 1980.
  30. Flaherty, D.K. and Hanson, P.E.  Immunological responses to training in conditioned runners.  Clin. Sci., 60:225-228 1981.
  31. Bush, R.K., Voss, M.J., Jones, J. and Flaherty D.K.  Immunological Studies on Alternaria Sensitivity.  Use of Crossed Radioimmuno-electrophoresis, precipitins and enzyme linked immunosorbent assay.  Clinical Allergy, 12:29-36 l982.
  32. doPico, G.A., Jacobs S., Flaherty, D., Rankin, J.  Pulmonary response to durum wheat a constituent of grain dust.  Chest, 81:55-61 1982.
  33. doPico, G.A., Flaherty, D.K., Bhansali, P., Chavaje, N.  Grain Fever syndrome induced by inhalation of airborn grain dust.  J. Allergy and Clin. Immunol., 69:435-443 1982.
  34. Braun, S.R., Flaherty, D.K. and Burrell, R.  The Importance of Anti-Lung Antibody in Farmers' Lung Disease.  Amer. J. Med., 74:535-538 1983.
  35. doPico, G.A., Reddan, W., Anderson, S., Flaherty, D., Smalley, E.  Acute effects of Grain Dust exposure during a work shift. Am. J. Respirat. Dis., 128: 399-404 1983.
  36. Flaherty, D. K., Deck, F. H., Cooper, J. Bishop, K., Winzenburger, P. A., Smith, L. R., Bynum, L. and Witmer, W. B.  A bacterial endotoxin isolated from a water spray air humidification system as a putative agent of occupation related lung disease.  Infection and Immunity, 43: 206-212 1984.
  37. Flaherty, D. K., Deck, F. H., Hood, M. A., Liebert, C. A., Singleton, F. H., Winzenburger, P. A., Bishop, K., Smith, L. R., Bynum, L. and Witmer, W. B.  A Cytophaga species endotoxin as a putative agent of occupation related lung disease.  Infection and Immunity, 43: 213-216 1984.
  38. Liebert, C. A., Hood, M. A., Deck, F. H., Bishop, K., Singleton, F. H., and Flaherty, D. K.  Isolation and characterization of a new Cytophaga species implicated in an outbreak of hypersensitivity pneumonitis.  Applied and Environmental Microbiology,  48:  936-48 1984.
  39. Patterson, R., Grammer, L., Harris, K. and Flaherty, D.K. Establishing clinical criteria for diagnosis of occupational lung disease with phthalic anhydride and tetrachlorophthalic anhydride exposures as a model. J. Occup. Med. 29: 806-811 1987.
  40. Flaherty, D.K., Gross, C.J., Winzenburger, P., Compas, McGarity, K., and Tillman, E.  In vitro immunological studies on a population of workers exposed to phthalic and tetrachlorophthalic anhydride. J. Occup. Med., 30: 785-790 1988
  41. Flaherty, D.K. and Panyik, M.  The effect of agricultural herbicides on the phagocytic capacity of human peripheral blood phagocytic cells. In Vitro Toxicology, 3:3-13 1990
  42. Flaherty, D.K., Gross, C.J., McGarity, K.L., Winzenburger, P.A.and Wratten, S.J.  The effect of agricultural herbicides on the function of human immunocompetent cells. II. The effect on natural killer cells and cytotoxic T cell function. In Vitro Toxicology, 4: 145- 159 1991
  43. Healy, C.E. Nair, R.S. , Flaherty, D.K. and Bechtel, C.  One- and three-month inhalation studies with Coolanol-25R.  Inhalation Toxicology, 4: 57-66 1992
  44. Flaherty, D.K., Winzenburger,  P.A., Gross, C.J., Mc Garity. K.L.,Panyik, M., and Feng , P.  The effect of Lasso herbicide formulation on human immune function as measured in in vitro assays. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, 14: 955-981 1992
  45. Flaherty, D.K., McGarity, K.L., Winzenburger, P.A. and Panyik, M. The effect of continuous corticosterone administration on the distribution of lymphocyte subsets in the peripheral blood of the Fischer 344 rat.  Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, 15: 583-604 1993.
  46. Taylor, P., Dudek, R., Flaherty, D. K. Kaempke, T.  Evaluation of two instruments for the measurement of aerosols.  J. Aerosol Sci., 2: 419-423 1994
  47. Flaherty, D.K., Taylor, P.M., Hopkins, W.E., Holland, M.E.  and Schlueter, D.P. Applicator Inhalation exposure to an alachlor based herbicide (Lasso) during normal spraying operations. Journal of Environ. Med., 37:1116-1121, 1995
  48. Flaherty, D.K., Wagner, C.A., Gross, C.J. and Panyk, M.  Aging and lymphocyte subsets in the spleen and peripheral blood of Sprague-Dawley rats. Immunopharmacology and Immunotoxicology, 19(2): 185-195, 1997
  49. Ladics, G.S., Childs, R., Loveless, S.E., Farris, G.M., Flaherty, D., Gross, C., Sikorski, E.E., Miller, C.M., Smialowicz, R., Williams, W., Harper,N. and White K.L.Jr.  An interlaboratory evaluation of the quantification of rat splenic lymphocyte subsets using immunofluorescent staining and flow cytometry.  Toxicology Methods, 7:241-263 1997
  50. Ladics, G.S., Smith, C., Loveless, S.E., Green, J.W., Flaherty, D., Gross, C., Shah, R., William, W., Smialowicz, R.  Phase two of an interlaboratory evaluation of the quantification of rat splenic lymphocyte subtypes using immunoflourescent staining and flow cytometry.  Toxicology Methods, 8:87-104, 1998
  51. Acquavella, J., Burns, C., Flaherty, D., Holsapple, M., Kimser, I., Ladics, G.S., Loveless, S., Tobia, D.  A critique of the world resource institute’s report, “Pesticides and the immune system: The public health risks”.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 106: 51-54, 1998 
  52. Bonds, B., Christenson, A.B. and Flaherty D.K.  Fecal and environmental enterococci in marine water samples as measured in the Environmental; Protection Agency Method for total fecal enterococci.  Texas Journal of Science 58 (2) 2-6 2003
  53. Flaherty, D.K. Single nucleotide polymorphisms, Drug metabolism and untoward health effects. Journal of Medical and Biological Sciences. 1(2): 2-7 2007.
  54. Flaherty,  D.K. and Alkateeb, F. The human papilloma quadrivalent vaccine: A look behind the numbers. Annals of Pharmacotherapy. 43(4):740-744 2009.
  55. Flaherty, D.K.  The Vaccine-Autism Connection.  A public health crisis caused by unethical medical practices and fraudulent science. Annals of Pharmacotherapy October 2011 45:1302-1304 
     

Abstracts 

  1. Flaherty, D.K. and Burrell, R.G. (l972) Anti-Lung Antibody on the Structure and Function of Mouse Lungs. Federation Proceedings.
  2. Chmelik, F., Flaherty, D., and Reed, C.E. (l974) Prevalence of Precipitin to Antigens Associated with Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. American Academy of Allergy, J. Allergy Clin. Immunol., 53:86.
  3. Marx, J., and Flaherty, D.K. (l975) Alternate Pathway Activation of Complement by Antigens Associated with Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. American Academy of Allergy, J. Allergy Clin. Immunol., 55:70.
  4. Flaherty, D.K., Storms, W.W., and Kriz, R.J. (l976) Antibody Dependent Cell Cytotoxicity in Asthmatics. Federation Proceedings, 35:790.
  5. Imbeau, S., Nichols, D., doPico, G., Braun, S., Flaherty, D., Dickie, H., and Reed, C.E. (1977) The Effects of Prednisone Therapy for Allergic Aspergillosis on Disease Activity, IgE, Precipitins and Pulmonary Function. American Academy of Allergy. Proceedings of the American Congress of Allergy and Immunology. Annals of Allergy, 38:l46.
  6. Flaherty, D.K., Albrecht, R.M., Kooistra, J.B., and Reed, C.E. (1977) Antibody Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity in Asthma. Federation Proceedings, 36:l275.
  7. Geller, M., Dickie, H., Reed, C.E., Flaherty, D., and Hafez, G.R. (1977) Immunological and Histopathological Aspects of Acute Nitrofurantoin Pleuro-Pulmonary Reactions. American Academy of Allergy. Proceedings of the American Congress of Allergy and Immunology, Ann Allergy 39:72.
  8. Bush, R., Busse, W., Flaherty, D., Warshauer, D., Dick, E., and Reed, C.E. (l977) Peripheral Airways Obstruction and Decreased Beta-Adrenergic and H2 Receptor Response of Leukocytes of Volunteers with Symptomatic Rhinovirus l6 Infections. American Academy of Allergy. Proceedings of the American Congress of Allergy and Immunology. Ann Allergy, 38:296.
  9. Albrecht, R., Flaherty, D.K., and Hong, R. (l978). Scanning Electron Microscopy Studies of the (ADCC) Antibody Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity Reaction. Federation Proceedings, 37:1272.
  10. Geller, M., Flaherty, D.K., Bach, F., and Reed, C.E. (l978) HL-A antigens in asthma. XVI Brazilian Congress of Allergy and Immunopathology.
  11. Veltri, R.W., Maxim, P.E., Sprinkle, P.M., Flaherty, D.K., Kinney, C. (1979) Immune mechanisms related to the pathogenesis of serous otitis media. Second National Congress on Otitis Media, Phoenix, Arizona
  12. Marx, J.J., Kettrick, M.A., Mitchell, P.D., and Flaherty, D.K. Correlation of exposure to various respiratory pathogens with Farmer’s Lung Disease. Wisconsin Medical Journal.
  13. Flaherty, D.K., Imbeau, S., Nichols, D., and Reed, C.E. (l979). Immunological Parameters in Asymptomatic Subjects with Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis. The American Academy of Allergy. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol., 63:204-205
  14. Hanson, P.E. and Flaherty, D.K.(1980). Immunological Responses to Training in Conditioned Runners. Pan-American Sports Medicine Congress
  15. Jacobs, S., doPico, G., Flaherty, D., and Bahnsali, P. (1980). Physiological and Immunological Parameters in Grain Fever Syndrome. American Lung Association Meetings, Washington, D.C. Am. Rev. Respirat. Dis., l2l: 232
  16. doPico, G., Reddan, W. Flaherty, D., Tsiatis, A., Smalley, E., and Rankin, J. (1980). Acute Effects of Grain Dust Exposure During A Workshift. American College of Chest Physicians. Chest, 78:5l2.
  17. Liebert, C. A., Deck, F. H., Hood, M. A., Bishop, K. Singleton, F. L., and Flaherty, D. K. (1983). Isolation and characterization of a bacterium implicated in the disease condition hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A.S.M. Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
  18. Bynum, L., Flaherty, D. and Williamson E. (1983). Evaluation and control of hypersensitivity pneumonitis. American Industrial Hygiene Association Conference.
  19. Grammer, L.C., Harris, K.E., Chandler, M.J. and Flaherty, D.K. (1987). Establishing clinical and immunologic criteria for diagnosis of occupational immunologic lung disease with phthalic anhydride and tetrachlorophthalic anhydride exposures as a model. Clinical Research
  20. Healy, C.E., Flaherty, D.K. and Bechtel, C.L. (1991) Inhalation and in vitro histamine release studies with Coolanol. Society of Toxicology Meeting. Toxicologist, 11: 86
  21. Gross, C.J. and Flaherty, D.K. (1992) Application of DNA flow cytometry to paraffin -embedded liver tissue from rats treated with tumor initiators and promoters. Cytometry. Supplement 6, p.32
  22. Ladics, G.S., Childs, R., Loveless, S.E., Farris, G., Flaherty, D., Gross, C. Sikorski, E.E., Smialowicz, R.J., White, K.L., and Harper, N., (1996). Interlaboratory evaluation of the quantification of rat splenic lymphocyte subsets using immunofluorescent staining in conjunction with flow cytometry. Society of Toxicology Meeting
  23. Bonds, B., Christenson, A.B. and Flaherty D.K. Fecal and environmental enterococci in marine water samples as measured in the Environmental; Protection Agency Method for total fecal enterococci. Texas Academy of Science. Harlingen TX 2005
  24. Baldwin, T., Christenson, A.B. Talley, V. And Flaherty, D.K. A two year longitudinal study of fecal enterococci in coastal waters of Jefferson County Texas. Texas Academy of Science. Harlingen TX 2005
  25. Ye, Xuejun, Chen, D., Flaherty D.K. Wang, B., and Tadmor, R. Photochemical treatment of herbicide/pathogen contaminated agricultural water in the Rio Grande basin. American Society of Chemical Engineers Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio 2005
  26. X. Ye, D. H. Chen, D. Flaherty, B.Wang, R. Tadmor, and K. Sternes,"Photochemical Treatment of Herbicide/Pathogen Contaminated Agricultural Water in the Rio Grande Basin," Paper 247c, AIChE National Meeting, Dec.30-Nov. 4, 2005, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  27. X. Ye, Daniel H Chen, Dennis K Flaherty, Bing Wang, Rafael Tadmor and K. Sternes,Solar Photocatalytic Treatment of Atrazine-Contaminated Agricultural Water in the Rio Grande Basin AICHe Meeting Nov. 2006, San Francisco, CA

Posters 

  1. Aladin A. Siddig, University of Charleston; Gagan Kaushal, University of Charleston; Dennis K. Flaherty, University of Charleston; Dean Reardon, University of Charleston; J. Shawn Jones, University of Charleston; Michelle L. Herdman, University of Charleston; Fadi M. Alkhateeb, University of Charleston; Nina Koldzic-Zivanovic, University of Charleston; Renee McCafferty, University of Charleston; David A. Latif, University of Charleston. The Need for Development of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Elective Course for the Doctor of Pharmacy Program, has been accepted for the 2009 AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars in Boston.
  2. Herdman M.L., Flaherty D.K., Ramirez R.V. Development of an Immunology Laboratory Course for First-year Pharmacy Students. 2007 AACP Annual Meeting and Seminars – July 2007

Presentations 

  1. Flaherty, D.K. Prevalence of Precipitating Antibodies to Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Antigens in A Large Urban Population. Third Annual Asthma and Allergic Disease Center Workshop (l973). NIAID - National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
  2. Flaherty, D.K. Methods for Determining Precipitating Antibodies to Fungal Antigens. Continuing Education Workshop, American Academy of Allergy Meetings (l974). Miami Beach, Florida.
  3. Flaherty, D.K. Lymphocyte Subpopulations in Farmer's Lung. Wisconsin Allergy Association (l975).
  4. Flaherty, D.K. Lymphocyte Subpopulations in Patients with Farmer's Lung. Fifth Asthma and Allergic Disease Center Workshop. NIAID (1975) National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland.
  5. Flaherty, D.K. Abnormal Antibody Dependent Cellular Cytotoxicity in Asthmatics as Measured in Three Different Assay Systems (l976). Sixth Asthma and Allergic Disease Center Workshop. NIAID National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland. (Presented in December, l976).
  6. Flaherty, D.K., Imbeau, S., Nichols, D., and Reed, C.E. Helper and Suppressor T Lymphocytes in Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis. North Central Allergy Society, Madison, WI (1978).
  7. Geller, M., Flaherty, K.D., and Reed, C.E. HLA Antigen Frequencies in Asthma. North Central Allergy Society, Madison, WI (1978).
  8. Flaherty, D.K. Pulmonary Function and Immunological Changes Associated With the Grain Handling Industry.Colloquium on Rural and Environmental Health, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO (1979).
  9. Flaherty, D.K. Immunological Response to Inhalation of Grain Dust American Congress of Governmental and Industrial Hygienists, Kansas City, MO (1981).
  10. Flaherty, D.K. Cytophaga endotoxin as a putative agent of humidifier fever "like" respiratory disease. American Academy of Occupational Medicine Joint Conference on Occupational Health, New Orleans (1983).
  11. Flaherty, D.K. Laboratory investigations in defining the etiological agent of occupation related lung disease. Biology Faculty Seminar Series, University of Missouri, St. Louis (1984).
  12. Flaherty, D.K. Inhalation of Cytophaga endotoxin as a cause of occupation related lung disease. Colloquium in Molecular Biology, St. Louis University Medical School (1984).
  13. Flaherty, D.K. In vitro allergic testing for occupation related sensitizers. American Occupational Medical Association, New Orleans (1986).
  14. Flaherty, D.K. In vitro testing for allergic reactions to chemicals and products of recombinant DNA technology. Industrial Immunotoxicology. Discussion Group, Washington, D.C. (1986).
  15. Flaherty, D.K. Tests for worker exposure to products of biotechnology. Alternatives to animal testing symposium. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore M.D. (1988).
  16. Flaherty, D.K. Regulatory aspects of immunotoxicity testing. Center for Professional Development. E. Brunswick N.J. (1989)
  17. Flaherty, D.K. Toxicity of pesticides: Factors to be considered in diagnosing causation of pesticide-related illness. University of Iowa (1990)
  18. Flaherty, D.K. Immunotoxicology review course. Center for Professional Development. Amsterdam, Holland (1990)
  19. Flaherty, D.K. Applications of immunotoxicity risk assessment for compounds causing hypersensitivity responses. Immunology Discussion Group. Washington, D.C (1990)
  20. Flaherty, D.K. The uses and abuses of immunological testing. American Chemical Society Meeting, NY (1991)
  21. Flaherty, D.K. Flow Cytometry as an Investigative Tool. Illinois Society of Histology, Chicago, IL (1992)
  22. Flaherty, D.K. Allergic Reactions and Indoor Air. Fiber Society Meeting, Annapolis Md. (1994)
  23. Flaherty, D.K. Toxicology of the Immune System, Environmental Health Directorate, Health and Welfare Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (1995)
  24. Flaherty, D.K. Industry Perspective on Flow Cytometry in Immunotoxicity Testing, International Life Sciences Workshop on Applications of Flow Cytometry to Immunotoxicity Testing, Washington, D.C. (1997)

Interests and Hobbies

    • Fly fishing
    • Traveling

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