Donald Kirby Milton, American Occupational and environmental health researcher. Achievements include first study to measure occupational asthma incidence in the United States; development of new method to assay for endotoxin in airsamples; first publication showing that endotoxin, instilled in animal lungs causes emphysema; description of acute exposure-response relation for endotoxin and pulmonary function among non-agricultural workers.
Resident in internal medicine Grady Memorial Hospital, Atlanta, 1980-1982, University Hospital, Boston, 1983-1984. Clinical research fellow Emory University School Medicine, Atlanta, 1982-1983. Resident in occupational medicine School Public Health Harvard University, Boston, 1984-1986, fellow occupational health School Public Health, 1986-1988.
Research associate School Public Health, Harvard University, 1988-1990, assistant professor, 1990-1997, associate professor, 1997—2001, lecturer, 2001—2004, senior lecturer, 2004—2005, adjunct senior lecturer, since 2005. Professor University Massachusetts, Lowell, since 2005. Associate physician Brigham & Women's Hospital, since 1999.
Bioaerosols committee American Conference Government Indiana Hygienists, Cincinnati, 1988, vice-chair, 1995-1997, chair, 1998-2001. Occupational health consultant Fallon Clinic, Worcester, Mas., since 1986.