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Shane Que Hee

Professor, Director of Industrial Hygiene Program


DepartmentsType of Faculty
Environmental Health SciencesFull Time
Contact Information
310.206.7388 (office)/ 310.206.5790 (lab)

UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
650 Charles E. Young Drive South, 56-085 CHS
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Professor of Environmental Health Sciences (EHS) and a faculty member of the UCLA Center for Occupational and Environmental Health (COEH), came to the Department in 1989 from the University of Cincinnati where he had been Assistant and Associate Professor since 1978. As of the end of 2010, he had 161 peer-reviewed publications including 126 in peer-reviewed journals, 25 book chapters, 4 books, six EPA criteria documents,134 national & international meeting presentations, and 46 keynote addresses at international and national meetings. In addition, he has had 41 grants awarded as Principal Investigator at UCLA. He has organized 13 scientific roundtables and symposia at national and international meetings. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemists and the American Industrial Hygiene Association. He formed the first national committee for risk assessment of skin absorbed chemicals. He reviews for many journals, and many government agencies. He has been a member of TOXNET, the NIOSH Board of Advisors, and currently reviews for the National Toxicology Program.

PhD, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of of Saskatchewan, Canada
MS, Physical Chemistry, University of Queensland
BS, Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Queensland
Selected Publications: 

RN Phalen, SS Que Hee. Permeation of Captan Through a Disposable Nitrile Gloves.. J. Hazardous Materials 2003; B100: 95-107.

SH Yim, SS Que Hee. Bacterial mutagenicity of some tobacco aromatic nitrogen bases and their mixtures. Mutat. Res. 2001; 492: 13-27.

SW Tsai, SS Que Hee. A new passive sampler for aldehydes. Am Ind Hyg Assoc J 1999; 60: 463-473.

YW Lin, SS Que Hee. Permeation of a malathion formulation through nitrile gloves. Appl Occup Environ Hyg 1998; 13: 286-298.

MA Newman, SS Que Hee, R Schoeny, L Lowry. Biological monitoring screening of patients provided antineoplastic drugs including adriamycin, cyclophosphamide, 5-fluorouracil, methotrexate and vincristine. Cancer Research 1990; 50: 3351-3366.

SS Que Hee, JR Boyle. Simultaneous multielemental analysis of some environmental and biological samples by inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES). Anal Chem 1988; 60: 1033-1042.

OJ Igwe, SS Que Hee, WD Wagner. Interaction between 1,2-dichloroethane and tetraethylthiuram disulfide [Disulfiram (DSF)]. II. Hepatotoxic manifestations with possible mechanism of action. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 1986; 80: 286-297.

TI Quickenden, SS Que Hee. Weak luminescence from the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae and the existence of mitogenetic radiation. Biochem Biophys Research Commun 1974; 60: 764-770.