Associate ProfessorMedicine Adjunct Associate ProfessorEnvironmental and Occupational Health Sciences Director, Occupational and Environmental Medicine ResidencyRelated Links: Occupational and Environmental Medicine ResidencyFaculty Information Biography Education & Training: MDTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center, School of MedicineLubbock, TX1995 Internship in PediatricsUniversity of Missouri-Kansas City, Children's Mercy HospitalKansas City, MO1995–1996 Residency and Chief Residency in Occupational MedicineUniversity of Texas Health Sciences Center TylerTyler, TX1998–2000 MS in Environmental SciencesStephen F. Austin UniversityStephen F. Austin University1999 Honors: Alpha Omega Alpha1994 3rd Place Linkages Award, National Council on Linkages (for collaborative projects between universities and public health agencies)2002 Star Performer Award, Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health2008 Teacher of the Year, Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Occupational Medicine Residency2010–2011 Contact Email: email@example.com Research & Clinical Interests Research Interests: Health promotion and occupational risk factors in commercial fishermenAddressing occupational exposure to vapors from hazardous waste facilitiesCommunity-based environmental and policy changes to promote health Publications Publications: Head P, Jackson BE, Bae S, Cherry D. Hospital Discharge Rates Before and After Implementation of a City-Wide Smoking Ban in a Texas City, 2004–2008. Preventing Chronic Disease, 9:E179. doi: 10.5888/pcd9.120079, Dec 27, 2012. PMCID: PMC3534134. Belanger K, Buka S, Cherry DC, Dudley DJ, Elliott MR, Hale DE, Hertz-Picciotto I, Illuzzi JL, Paneth N, Robbins JM, Triche EW, Bracken MB. Implementing Provider-Based Sampling for the National Children's Study: Opportunities and Challenges. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 27(1):20–26, January 2013. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12005. Epub 2012 Sep 27. PMID: 23215706. Cherry D, Vasselli J, Huff S, Saito R. Sentinel Indicators of Unhealthy Homes. Texas Public Health Journal, Vol 66 (2): 19–24, Spring 2014. Kampschmidt J, Brooks E, Cherry D, Guajardo J, Wood P. Feasibility of spirometry testing in preschool children. Pediatric Pulmonology, doi: 10.1002/ppul.23303, Sep 3, 2015. PMID: 26336077.