Mark Weir

Assistant Professor





Gonzalez R, Curtis K, Bivins A, Bibby K, Weir MH, Yetka K, Thompson H, Keeling D, Mitchell J, Gonzalez D. (2020). COVID-19 surveillance in Southeastern Virginia using wastewater-based epidemiology. Water research, (186)

Valerie Madera-García, Alexis L Mraz, Nicolás López-Gálvez, Mark H Weir, James Werner, Paloma I Beamer, Marc P Verhougstraete. (2019). Legionella pneumophila as a Health Hazard to Miners: A Pilot Study of Water Quality and QMRA. Water, 11(8)

Mark H Weir. (2019). A data simulation method to optimize a mechanistic dose-response model for viral loads of hepatitis A. Microbial Risk Analysis

Mark H Weir, Alexis L Mraz, Jade Mitchell. (2019). An Advanced Risk Modeling Method to Estimate Legionellosis Risks Within a Diverse Population. Water, 12(1)

Umesh Adhikari, Alexandre Chabrelie, Mark Weir, Kevin Boehnke, Erica McKenzie, Luisa Ikner, Meng Wang, Qing Wang, Kyana Young, Charles N Haas, Joan Rose, Jade Mitchell. (2019). A Case Study Evaluating the Risk of Infection from Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in a Hospital Setting Through Bioaerosols. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 39(12)

Robert A Canales, Kelly A Reynolds, Amanda M Wilson, Sonia LM Fankem, Mark H Weir, Joan B Rose, Sherif Abd-Elmaksoud, Charles P Gerba. (2019). Modeling the role of fomites in a norovirus outbreak. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 16(1)

Alexis L Mraz, Sharon Nappier, Charles N Haas, Mark H Weir. (2019). Dose response models for Eastern US, Western US and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses in mice–Part I: Standard dose response model and inference of host age. Microbial Risk Analysis, (14)

Kara Dean, Mark H Weir, Jade Mitchell. (2019). Development of a dose–response model for Naegleria fowleri. Journal of Water and Health, 17(1)

Alexis L Mraz, Mark H Weir. (2018). Knowledge to predict pathogens: Legionella pneumophila lifecycle critical review part I uptake into host cells. Water, 10(2)

Mark H Weir, Alexis L Mraz, Sharon Nappier, Charles N Haas. (2018). Dose-response models for eastern US, western US and Venezuelan equine encephalitis viruses in mice–Part II: Quantification of the effects of host age on the dose response. Microbial Risk Analysis, (9)

Ashleigh Bope, Mark H Weir, Amy Pruden, Michael Morowitz, Jade Mitchell, Karen C Dannemiller. (2018). Translating research to policy at the NCSE 2017 symposium “microbiology of the built environment: implications for health and design”. Microbiome, 6(1)

Kerry A Hamilton, Arlene Chen, Emmanuel de-Graft Johnson, Anna Gitter, Sonya Kozak, Celma Niquice, Amity G Zimmer-Faust, Mark H Weir, Jade Mitchell, Patrick L Gurian. (2018). Salmonella risks due to consumption of aquaculture-produced shrimp. Microbial Risk Analysis, (9)

Alexis Mraz, Mark Weir, Patrick McLaughlin. (2018). Efficacy of anuran trapping and monitoring techniques in the tropical forests of Bioko Island, Equatorial Guinea. Amphibia-Reptilia, 39(4)

Michael B Rosen, Lok R Pokhrel, Mark H Weir. (2017). A discussion about public health, lead and Legionella pneumophila in drinking water supplies in the United States. Science of The Total Environment, (590-591)

Brouwer AF, Weir MH, Eisenberg MC, Meza R, Eisenberg JNS. (2017). Dose-response relationships for environmentally mediated infectious disease transmission models. PLoS computational biology, 13(4)

Kerry A Hamilton, Mark H Weir, Charles N Haas. (2016). Dose response models and a quantitative microbial risk assessment framework for the Mycobacterium avium complex that account for recent developments in molecular biology, taxonomy, and epidemiology. Water Research, (109)

Lok R Pokhrel, Nicholas Ettore, Zachary L Jacobs, Asha Zarr, Mark H Weir, Phillip R Scheuerman, Sushil R Kanel, Brajesh Dubey. (2016). Novel carbon nanotube (CNT)-based ultrasensitive sensors for trace mercury (II) detection in water: A review. Science of The Total Environment, (574)

Mark H Weir, Tomoyuki Shibata, Yoshifumi Masago, Dena L Cologgi, Joan B Rose. (2016). Effect of surface sampling and recovery of viruses and non-spore-forming bacteria on a Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment model for fomites. Environmental Science & Technology, 50(11)

María Soledad Rodriguez-Alvarez, Mark H Weir, Joanna M Pope, Lucas Seghezzo, Verónica B Rajal, María Mónica Salusso, Liliana B Morana. (2015). Development of a relative risk model for drinking water regulation and design recommendations for a peri urban region of Argentina. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 218(7)

Kirk J Breuninger, Mark H Weir. (2015). Development of an Interspecies Nested Dose‐Response Model for Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 35(8)

Mark H Weir. (2015). Dose-Response Modeling and Use: Challenges and Uncertainties in Environmental Exposure. Manual of Environmental Microbiology

Sondra S Teske, Mark H Weir, Timothy A Bartrand, Yin Huang, Sushil B Tamrakar, Charles N Haas. (2013). Dose-Response Models Incorporating Aerosol Size Dependency for Francisella tularensis. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 34(5)

Thomas Walski, William Bezts, Emanuel T Posluszny, Mark Weir, Brian Whitman. (2012). Understanding the Hydraulics of Water Distribution System Leaks. Critical Transitions in Water and Environmental Resources Management

Sondra S Teske, Yin Huang, Sushil B Tamrakar, Timothy A Bartrand, Mark H Weir, Charles N Haas. (2011). Animal and Human Dose-Response Models for Brucella Species. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 31(10)

Mark H Weir, Maria Tereza Pepe Razzolini, Joan B Rose, Yoshifumi Masago. (2011). Water reclamation redesign for reducing Cryptosporidium risks at a recreational spray park using stochastic models. Water Research, 45(19)

Mark H Weir, Charles N Haas. (2011). A Model for In-vivo Delivered Dose Estimation for Inhaled Bacillus anthracis Spores in Humans with Interspecies Extrapolation. Environmental Science & Technology, 45(13)

Maria Tereza Pepe Razzolini, Mark H Weir, Maria Helena Matte, Glavur Rogerio Matte, Licia Natal Fernandes, Joan B Rose. (2011). Risk of Giardia infection for drinking water and bathing in a peri-urban area in São Paulo, Brazil. International Journal of Environmental Health Research, 21(3)

Toru Watanabe, Timothy A Bartrand, Mark H Weir, Tatsuo Omura, Charles N Haas. (2010). Development of a dose-response model for SARS coronavirus. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 30(7)

Mark H Weir, Charles N Haas. (2009). Quantification of the Effects of Age on the Dose Response of Variola major in Suckling Mice. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal, 15(6)

Timothy A Bartrand, Mark H Weir, Charles N Haas. (2008). Dose-Response Models for Inhalation of Bacillus anthracis Spores: Interspecies Comparisons. Risk Analysis: An International Journal, 28(4)

Timothy A Bartrand, Mark Weir, Charles N Haas. (2007). Advancing the quality of drinking water: Expert workshop to formulate a research agenda. Environmental Engineering Science, 24(7)

Thomas Walski, William Bezts, Emanuel T Posluszny, Mark Weir, Brian E Whitman. (2006). Modeling leakage reduction through pressure control. Journal of American Water Works Association, 98(4)

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