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Chantel Sloan

Assistant Professor
Public Health

2048 LSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography
Dr. Chantel Sloan joined the faculty in the BYU Department of Health Science after completing a postdoctoral program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She received her Doctorate from Dartmouth College, and her bachelor's degree from BYU-Hawaii. Dr. Sloan has researched a variety of topics in respiratory health, genetics and applications in Medical Geography.

Teaching Interests
Dr. Sloan is currently teaching HLTH 311: Infectious Disease Prevention and Control and Hlth 482:Medical Geography.

Research Interests
Respiratory Syncytial Virus induced bronchiolitis is a major cause of infant hospitalizations in the United States. Dr. Sloan studies the epidemiology of RSV using different health administration databases. She is also interested in the impact of air pollution on respiratory health and susceptibility to viral infections.

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Genetics, Dartmouth College, 2009

Experience
Academic - Post-Secondary

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2010-2013
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, SUNY Stony Brook, 2010-2010

Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society, 2010-Present
  • Association of American Geographers, 2009-Present

Courses Taught
Winter 2019

  • HLTH 315: Hlth, Disease & Determinants 2 Section 002
  • HLTH 482: Medical Geography Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 019
  • HLTH 492R: Directed Pub Hlth Readings Section 004

Fall 2018

  • HLTH 315: Hlth, Disease & Determinants 2 Section 002
  • HLTH 482: Medical Geography Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 015
  • HLTH 619: Inf & Chro Disease Section 001

Winter 2018

  • HLTH 311: Infectious Diseases Section 001, 002
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 019
  • HLTH 492R: Directed Pub Hlth Readings Section 004

Fall 2017

  • HLTH 311: Infectious Diseases Section 001, 002
  • HLTH 482: Medical Geography Section 001
  • HLTH 491R: Mentored Research Section 15

Publications

Journal Articles

Harding MC, Sloan CD, Merrill RM, Harding TM, Thacker BJ, Thacker EL. 2018. Transitions from heart disease to cancer as the leading cause of death in US states, 1999-2016. Preventing Chronic Disease. 15:E158.

Frutos A, Sloan CD, Merrill RM. 2018. Modeling the effects of atmospheric pressure on suicide rates in the USA using geographically weighted regression. PLOS One. 13(12):e0206992.

Chaney RA, Sloan CD, Cooper VC, Robinson DR, Hendrickson NR, McCord TA, Johnston JD. 2017. Personal exposure to fine particulate air pollution while commuting: An examination of six transport modes on an urban arterial roadway. PLoS ONE. 12(11: e0188053).

Lindsay GB, Merrill RM, Thackeray R, Sloan CD. 2016. Assessing Whether Americans are Aware of the Nation’s Declining Health Ranking. Journal of Community Medicine and Health Education. 6(6).

Sloan CD, Gebretsadik T, Wu P, Carroll K, Mitchel E, Hartert T. 2013. Spatiotemporal Clusters of Infant Bronchiolitis in a Tennessee Medicaid Population. Spatial and Spatiotemporal Epidemiology. Spatial and Spatiotemporal Epidemiology. 6:17-23.

Sloan CD, Gebretsadik T, Wu P, Mitchel EF, Hartert TV. 2013. Reactive versus Proactive Patterns of Inhaled Corticosteroid Use. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 10(2):131-134.

Sloan CD, Jacquez GM, Gallagher CM, Ward MH, Raaschou-Nielsen O, Nordsborg RB, Meliker JR. 2012. Performance of cancer cluster Q-statistics for case-control residential histories. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. 3(4):297-310.

Sloan CD, Andrew AS, Gruber JF, Mwenda KM, Moore JH, Onega T, Karagas MR, Duell EJ, Shi X. 2012. Indoor and outdoor air pollution and lung cancer in New Hampshire and Vermont. Toxicological & Environmental Chemistry. 94(3):605-615.

Presentations

Frutos A, Sloan CD, Merrill RM. Modeling the effects of atmospheric pressure on suicide rates in the USA through geographically weighted regression. American Public Health Association Conference. Atlanta. 2017 .

Hendrickson NR, Cooper VC, Sloan CD, Chaney RA, Johnston JD. Personal exposure to fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) while commuting: An examination of six transport modes on an urban arterial roadway. American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo. Seattle, WA. 2017 .

Sloan CD, Pugh S, Hartman B, Evans A, Lee R, Hartert T, Berrett C, Heaton MJ. Estimating Onset, Duration and Termination of Seasonal Bronchiolitis Epidemics. RSV International Symposium. Patagonia, Argentina. 2016 .

Wu P, Escobar G, Gebretsadik T, Carroll K, Li S, Walsh E, Mitchel E, Sloan CD, Dupont W, Yu C, et al. Bronchiolitis Hospitalization among High-risk Infants. American Thoracic Society. 2016 .

Harding MC, Sloan CD, Merrill RM, Harding TM, Thacker BJ, Thacker EL. Transition from cardiovascular disease to cancer as the leading cause of death in the United States, 1999-2013. AHA Epidemiology and Prevention Conference. Phoenix, AZ. 2016 .

Sloan CD, Bradshaw R, Philip T, Barber B, Walker V, Graul R, Tuttle C, Johnston J. GPS-enable real-time concentration and composition of PM2.5 in an infant population. Geomed. Florence, Italy. 2015 .

Sloan CD, Gebretsadik T, Carroll K, Escobar G, Wu P, Xu Li S, Walsh E, Mitchel E, Dupont W, Hartert T. Comparison of Methods for Adjustment of Confounding by Indication in Assessing Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) Immunoprophylaxis Impact on Childhood Asthma. Joint Statistical Meeting. Seattle, WA. 2015 .