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Person Details: Kathleen Gray

Superfund Research Program

Kathleen Gray

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Institute for the Environment
100 Europa Drive, Suite 490, CB #1105
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599
Phone: 919-966-9799
Fax: 919-843-9060


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Holcomb Creosote Co.

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Horton Iron and Metal

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Kerr-McGee Chemical Corp

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Ward Transformer

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Wright Chemical Corporation

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  • Wilson L, Hayes W, Jones C, Eaves LA, Wait K, George A, Freeman B, Mize W, Fowlkes J, Currie J, Burchell M, Gray K, Fry RC, Pieper K. 2024. Lead occurrence in North Carolina well water: importance of sampling representation and collection techniques. Environ Res Lett 19(4):doi:10.1088/1748-9326/ad2b2c


  • George A, Gray K, Wait K, Gallagher D, Edwards M, Currie J, Hogan J, Kwasikpui AW, Pieper K. 2023. Drinking water disparities in North Carolina communities served by private well. Environ Justice doi:10.1089/env.2022.0100
  • Gray K, Blanchard MR, LePrevost CE. 2023. Educator beliefs and organizational constraints: Factors that influence informal education about fish consumption advisories in a southeastern US state. Sustain Environ 9(1):2259716. doi:10.1080/27658511.2023.2259716 PMID:38031579 PMCID:PMC10686613
  • Yelton S, George A, Tomlinson MS, Bommarito P, Fry RC, Gray K. 2023. Communicating results of drinking water tests from private wells: Designing report-back materials to facilitate understanding. J Environ Health 85(8):8-14. PMID:37621302 PMCID:PMC10448603


  • Mulhern R, Grubbs B, Gray K, MacDonald-Gibson J. 2022. User experience of point-of-use water treatment for private wells in North Carolina: implications for outreach and well stewardship. Sci Total Environ 806:150448. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2021.150448 PMID:34563909


  • Gray K, Triana V, Lindsey M, Richmond B, Hoover AG, Wiesen C. 2021. Knowledge and beliefs associated with environmental health literacy: A case study focused on toxic metals contamination of well water. Int J Environ Res Public Health 18(17):9298. doi:10.3390/ijerph18179298 PMID:34501888 PMCID:PMC8430820


  • Gray K, LePrevost CE, Cope W. 2020. Anglers' views on using signs to communicate fish consumption advisories. Fisheries 10:doi:10.1002/fsh.10463


  • Tomlinson MS, Bommarito P, George A, Yelton S, Cable P, Coyte R, Karr J, Vengosh A, Gray K, Fry RC. 2019. Assessment of inorganic contamination of private wells and demonstration of effective filter-based reduction: A pilot-study in Stokes County, North Carolina. Environ Res 177:doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108618 PMID:31419714 PMCID:PMC6717535




  • LePrevost CE, Gray K, Hernandez-Pelletier M, Bouma B, Arellano C, Cope W. 2013. Need for improved risk communication of fish consumption advisories to protect maternal and child health: influence of primary informants. Int J Environ Res Public Health 10(5):1720-1734. doi:10.3390/ijerph10051720 PMID:23629591 PMCID:PMC3709344
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