Associate Professor and
Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs
Office: 152 Environmental Health (EH)
Office Phone: 970-491-7138
Dr. Gilkey's PubMed Publications
Dr. David Gilkey is the interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs at Colorado State University. He is an Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health with expertise in Occupational Health, Workplace Wellness, Ergonomics and Safety. His academic home is in the Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences University. He earned his Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Southern California Health Sciences University and Ph.D. from CSU with a focus in occupational health, safety, industrial hygiene and ergonomics. He is a Certified Professional Ergonomist (CPE) and Certified Safety Specialist (CSP). Dr. Gilkey has authored and/or coauthored 28 articles in peer reviewed scientific journals, 60 articles in trade journals, and provided four book chapter contributions in the areas of ergonomics, occupational safety, and environmental health. He has taught both undergraduate and graduate level courses in environmental health, safety and ergonomics. His research has focused in construction safety and agriculture. Most recently, he’s been collaborating on projects related to safety climate and culture in construction with an emphasis on evaluating differences between Latino and Non-Latinos workers. He has also been involved in translational research (R2P) looking at methods to evaluate and enhance safe work practices in agriculture.
Ph.D.: Philosophy, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO: 2002
M.E.M.P.: Environmental Policy/Management, The University of Denver, Denver, CO: 1995
B.A.: Humanities, New College of California, San Francisco, CA: 1981
D.C.: Chiropractic, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA: 1979
B.S.: Human Biology, Los Angeles College of Chiropractic, Whittier, CA: 1978
Other : Re-Certification Approved from the Board of Certification in Professional Ergonomics (CPE)
Other : Re-Certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals as a Certified Safety Professional (CSP)
Other : American Chiropractic Board of Occupational Health (DACBOH)
Other : American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedics (DABCO)
Lopez del Puerto, C., Clevenger, C., Boreman, K., Gilkey, D. (2013) An Exploratory Study to Identify Perceptions of Safety Culture and Risk Among Residential Latino Construction workers as Distinct from Commercial and Heavy Civil. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management. DOI: , 10.1061/(ASCE)CO.1943-7862.0000794 , 04013048.
Gilkey, D., Lopez del Puerto, C., Chen, P., Rosecrance, J. (2013). Comparative Analysis of Safety Culture and Risk Perceptions Among Latino and Non-Latino Workers in the Construction Industry, Journal of Safety, Health and Environmental Research, Vol 9, (2), 94-104.
Gilkey, D., Lopez del Puerto, C., Keefe, T., Bigelow, P., Herron, R., Rosecrance, J., Chen, P. (2012). Safety Culture in Residential Construction: Managers vs Workers. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, 138, 1044-1052.
Randall, E., Hansen, C., Gilkey, D., Patil, A., Bachand, A., Rosecrance, J., Douphrate, D. (2012). Evaluation of ergonomic risk factors among veterinary sonographers. Journal of Veterinary Radiology and Ultrasound, 53 (4) 459-464.
Patil, A., Rosecrance, J., Gilkey, D., Douphrate, D. (2012). Prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome among dairy workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 55, 127-135.
Doe, S., Barnes, N., Bowen, D., Gilkey, D., Guardiola, G., Ryan, S., Sarell, K., Thomas, L., Troup, L., Palmquist, M. (2011, March) Discourse of the Firetenders: Considering contingent faculty through the lens of activity theory. College English, 73, 428-449
Paulsen, R., Schwatka, N., Jennifer Gober, J., Gilkey, D., Dan Anton, D., Gerr, F., Rosecrance, J. (2014). Inter-rater reliability of cyclic and non-cyclic task assessment using the hand activity level in appliance manufacturing. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 44, 32-38.
Rosecrance J., Paulsen R., Gilkey D., Murgia L., Gallu T. (2013) Ergonomic issues in ewe cheese production: reliability of Strain Index and OCRA Checklist risk assessments. Journal of Agricultural Engineering. Volume XLIV(s2):e129, 694-696.
Gilkey, D., Keefe, T., Peel, J. Kassab, O., Kennedy, C. (2010). Risk factors associated with back pain: a cross-sectional study of 963 college students. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 33, 88-95.
Heuscher, Z., Gilkey, D., Peel, J., Kennedy, C. (2010) The Association of self-reported backpack use and backpack weight with low back pain among college students. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 33, 432-437.
Gilkey, D., Keefe, T., Peel, J. Kassab, O., Kennedy, C. (2010). Risk factors associated with back pain: a cross-sectional study of 963 college students. Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, 33:88-95.