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Note: The names of current and former trainees are underlined. The links above include the 2013-2016 COHSE faculty and trainee publications on topics related to occupational health and safety.

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Bigelow A, Freeland B. Type 2 Diabetes Care in the Elderly. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 2017;13(3):181-186. doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2016.08.010.

Chang C, Chen M, Gao J, Luo J, Wu K, Dong T, Zhou K, He X, Hu W, Wu W, Lu C, Hang B, Meeker JD, Wang X, Xia Y. Current pesticide profiles in blood serum of adults in Jiangsu Province of China and a comparison with other countries. Environment International. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.03.004.

Chatdokmaiprai K, Kalampakorn S, McCullagh M, Lagampan S, Keeratiwiriyaporn S. Factors Predicting the Provision of Smoking Cessation Services Among Occupational Health Nurses in Thailand. Workplace Health & Safety. 2017. doi: 10.1177/2165079916670661.

Chen Y-H, Mukherjee B. A new variance component score test for testing distributed lag functions with applications in time series analysis. Statistics & Probability Letters. 2017;123:122-127. doi: 10.1016/j.spl.2016.12.003.

D’Souza C, Paquet V, Lenker JA, Steinfeld E. Effects of transit bus interior configuration on performance of wheeled mobility users during simulated boarding and disembarking. Applied Ergonomics. 2017;62:94-106. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2017.02.008.

Evans-Agnew RA, Boutain DM, Rosemberg M-AS. Advancing Nursing Research in the Visual Era: Reenvisioning the Photovoice Process Across Phenomenological, Grounded Theory, and Critical Theory Methodologies. Advances in Nursing Science. 2017;40(1):E1-E15. doi: 10.1097/ANS.0000000000000159.

Ferguson KK, Chen YH, VanderWeele TJ, McElrath TF, Meeker JD, Mukherjee B. Mediation of the Relationship between Maternal Phthalate Exposure and Preterm Birth by Oxidative Stress with Repeated Measurements across Pregnancy. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2017;125(3):488-494. doi: 10.1289/EHP282.

Ferguson KK, Colacino JA, Lewis RC, Meeker JD. Personal care product use among adults in NHANES: associations between urinary phthalate metabolites and phenols and use of mouthwash and sunscreen. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2016. doi: 110.1038/jes.2016.27.

Ferguson KK, Meeker JD, McElrath TF, Mukherjee B, Cantonwine DE. Repeated measures of inflammation and oxidative stress biomarkers in preeclamptic and normotensive pregnancies. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.ajog.2016.12.174.

Ferguson KK, McElrath T, Pace GG, Weller D, Zeng L, Pennathur S, Cantonwine D, Meeker JD. Urinary polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolite associations with biomarkers of inflammation, angiogenesis, and oxidative stress in pregnant women. Environmental Science & Technology. 2017. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.7b01252.

Flannagan KS, Jansen EC, Rozek LS, Rentschler KM, Roman AV, Ramirez-Zea M, Villamor E, For the Nine Mesoamerican Countries Metabolic Syndrome Study G. Sociodemographic correlates and family aggregation of leukocyte telomere length in adults and children from Mesoamerica. American Journal of Human Biology. 2016. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.22942.

Friese CR, Mendelsohn-Victor K, Ginex P, McMahon CM, Fauer AJ, McCullagh MC. Lessons Learned From a Practice-Based, Multisite Intervention Study With Nurse Participants. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 2017;49(2):194-201. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12279.

Friese CR, Harrison JM, Janz NK, Jagsi R, Morrow M, Li Y, Hamilton AS, Ward KC, Kurian AW, Katz SJ, Hofer TP. Treatment-associated toxicities reported by patients with early-stage invasive breast cancer. Cancer. 2017. doi: 10.1002/cncr.30547.

Getz KR, Rozek LS, Peterson LA, Bellile EL, Taylor JMG, Wolf GT, Mondul AM. Family history of cancer and head and neck cancer survival. The Laryngoscope. 2017. doi: 10.1002/lary.26524.

Harrison JM, Davis MA, Barton DL, Janz NK, Pressler SJ, Friese CR. Functional status and quality of life among breast cancer survivors with heart failure: results of the Medicare Health Outcomes Survey. Supportive Care in Cancer. 2017. doi: 10.1007/s00520-017-3653-4.

Hoffman K, Butt CM, Webster TF, Preston EV, Hammel SC, Makey C, Lorenzo AM, Cooper EM, Carignan C, Meeker JD, Hauser R, Soubry A, Murphy SK, Price TM, Hoyo C, Mendelsohn E, Congleton J, Daniels JL, Stapleton HM. Temporal Trends in Exposure to Organophosphate Flame Retardants in the United States. Environmental Science & Technology Letters. 2017;4(3):112–118. doi: 10.1021/acs.estlett.6b00475.

Hu J, Orton NR, Gruber R, Hoover R, Tribbett K, Rupp J, Clark D, Scherer R, Reed M. Development of A New Dynamic Rollover Test Methodology for Heavy Vehicles. SAE International. 2017. doi: 10.4271/2017-01-1457.

Hu J, Klinich KD, Manary MA, Flannagan CAC, Narayanaswamy P, Reed MP, Andreen M, Neal M, Lin C-H. Does Unbelted Safety Requirement Affect Protection For Belted Occupants? Traffic Injury Prevention. 2017. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2017.1298096.

Jackson EA, Ruppert K, Derby CA, Lian Y, Neal‐Perry G, Habel LA, Tepper PG, Harlow SD, Solomon DH. Effect of Race and Ethnicity on Antihypertensive Medication Utilization Among Women in the United States: Study of Women’s Health Across the Nation (SWAN). Journal of the American Heart Association. 2017;6(3). doi: 10.1161/jaha.116.004758.

James-Todd TM, Meeker JD, Huang T, Hauser R, Seely EW, Ferguson KK, Rich-Edwards JW, McElrath TF. Racial and ethnic variations in phthalate metabolite concentration changes across full-term pregnancies. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2017;27(2):160-166. doi: 10.1038/jes.2016.2.

Jepsen KJ, Kozminski A, Bigelow EMR, Schlecht SH, Goulet RW, Harlow SD, Cauley JA, Karvonen-Gutierrez C. Femoral Neck External Size but not aBMD Predicts Structural and Mass Changes for Women Transitioning through Menopause. Journal of Bone and Mineral Research. 2017. doi: 10.1002/jbmr.3082.

Klimpel KEM, Lee MY, Michael King W, Raphael Y, Schacht J, Neitzel RL. Vestibular dysfunction in the adult CBA/CaJ mouse after lead and cadmium treatment. Environmental Toxicology. 2017;32(3):869-876. doi: 10.1002/tox.22286.

Kurian AW, Friese CR, Bondarenko I, Jagsi R, Li Y, Hamilton AS, Ward KC, Katz SJ. Second opinions from medical oncologists for early-stage breast cancer: Prevalence, correlates, and consequences. JAMA Oncology. 2017;3(3):391-397. doi: 10.1001/jamaoncol.2016.5652.

Langeland A, Hardin R, Neitzel R. Mercury Levels in Human Hair and Farmed Fish near Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Communities in the Madre de Dios River Basin, Peru. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017;14(3):302. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14030302.

Lisabeth LD, Sánchez BN, Chervin RD, Morgenstern LB, Zahuranec DB, Tower SD, Brown DL. High prevalence of post-stroke sleep disordered breathing in Mexican Americans. Sleep Medicine. 2017;33:97-102. doi: 10.1016/j.sleep.2016.01.010.

Munro-Kramer ML, Fava NM, Banerjee T, Darling-Fisher CS, Pardee M, Villarruel AM, Martyn KK. The Effect of a Youth-Centered Sexual Risk Event History Calendar (SREHC) Assessment on Sexual Risk Attitudes, Intentions, and Behavior. Journal of Pediatric Health Care. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.pedhc.2016.09.004.

Needham BL, Mukherjee B, Bagchi P, Kim C, Mukherjea A, Kandula NR, Kanaya AM. Acculturation strategies among South Asian immigrants: The mediators of atherosclerosis in South Asians living in America (MASALA) study. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 2017;19(2):373-380. doi: 10.1007/s10903-016-0372-8.

Ogbomo AS, Gronlund CJ, O’Neill MS, Konen T, Cameron L, Wahl R. Vulnerability to extreme-heat-associated hospitalization in three counties in Michigan, USA, 2000–2009. International Journal of Biometeorology. 2016. doi: 10.1007/s00484-016-1261-5.

Park SK, Harlow SD, Zheng H, Karvonen-Gutierrez C, Thurston RC, Ruppert K, Janssen I, Randolph JF, Jr. Association between changes in oestradiol and follicle-stimulating hormone levels during the menopausal transition and risk of diabetes. Diabetic Medicine. 2017;34(4):531-538. doi: 10.1111/dme.13301.

Perl J, Karaboyas A, Morgenstern H, Sen A, Rayner HC, Vanholder RC, Combe C, Hasegawa T, Finkelstein FO, Lopes AA, Robinson BM, Pisoni RL, Tentori F. Association between changes in quality of life and mortality in hemodialysis patients: results from the DOPPS. Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 2016. doi: 10.1093/ndt/gfw233.

Perng W, Watkins DJ, Cantoral A, Mercado-García A, Meeker JD, Téllez-Rojo MM, Peterson KE. Exposure to phthalates is associated with lipid profile in peripubertal Mexican youth. Environmental Research. 2017;154:311-317. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2017.01.033.

Rosemberg MS, Li Y, Seng J. Allostatic Load: A Useful Concept for Advancing Nursing Research. Journal of Clinical Nursing. 2017. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13753.

Sweet BV, Madeo A, Fitzgerald M, House JB, Pardee M, Zebrack B, Sweier D, Hornyak J, Arslanian-Engoren C, Mattison D, Dubin L, Stojan J, Mueller BA. Moving from individual roles to functional teams: A semester-long course in case-based decision making. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. 2017;7:11-16. doi: 10.1016/j.xjep.2017.01.003.

Vesper S, Robins T, Lewis T, Dombkowski K, Wymer L, Villegas R, Batterman S. Use of Medicaid and housing data may help target areas of high asthma prevalence. Journal of Asthma. 2016. doi: 10.1080/02770903.2016.1212370.

Waldrop G, Zhong J, Peters M, Goud A, Chen Y-H, Davis SN, Mukherjee B, Rajagopalan S. Incretin-based Therapy in Type 2 Diabetes: An Evidence Based Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2016.08.018.

Wallner LP, Li Y, Friese CR, Ward KC, Hamilton AS, Jagsi R, Katz SJ, Hawley ST. Patient preferences for provider roles in collaborative breast cancer survivorship care. Journal of Clinical Oncology. 2017. doi: 10.1200/JCO.2017.35.5_suppl.99.

Wo Y, Brisbois EJ, Wu J, Li Z, Major TC, Mohammed A, Wang X, Colletta A, Bull JL, Matzger AJ, Xi C, Bartlett RH, Meyerhoff ME. Reduction of Thrombosis and Bacterial Infection via Controlled Nitric Oxide (NO) Release from S-Nitroso-N-acetylpenicilamine (SNAP) Impregnated CarboSil Intravascular Catheters. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 2017;3(3):349−359. doi: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00622.

Wo Y, Li Z, Colletta A, Wu J, Xi C, Matzger AJ, Brisbois EJ, Bartlett RH, Meyerhoff ME. Study of crystal formation and nitric oxide (NO) release mechanism from S-nitroso-N-acetylpenicillamine (SNAP)-doped CarboSil polymer composites for potential antimicrobial applications. Composites Part B: Engineering. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.compositesb.2017.03.027.

Yu D, Green C, Kasten SJ, Sackllah ME, Armstrong TJ. Effect of alternative video displays on postures, perceived effort, and performance during microsurgery skill tasks. Applied Ergonomics. 2016;53(Part A):281-289. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2015.10.016.

Zaseck LW, Orton NR, Gruber R, Rupp J, Scherer R, Reed M, Hu J. The influence of personal protection equipment, occupant body size, and restraint system on the frontal impact responses of Hybrid III ATDs in tactical vehicles. Traffic Injury Prevention. 2017. doi: 10.1080/15389588.2017.1282156.

Zerehsaz Y, Jin J, Ebert SM, Reed MP. Development of seating accommodation models for soldiers in vehicles. Ergonomics. 2017;60(4):589-596. doi:

Zerehsaz Y, Jin J, Ebert SM, Reed MP. Statistical prediction of eye locations for drivers of military ground vehicles. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 2017;59:20-28. doi: 10.1016/j.ergon.2017.03.007.

Zhou S, Jeong H, Green PA. How Consistent Are the Best-Known Readability Equations in Estimating the Readability of Design Standards? IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication. 2017;60(1):97-111. doi: 10.1109/TPC.2016.2635720.


ERC Directors

*Center Director
Stuart Batterman, PhD

*Industrial Hygiene
Edward Zellers, PhD

*Occupational Epidemiology
Marie O'Neill, PhD

*Occupational Safety Engineering & Ergonomics
W. Monroe Keyserling, PhD, CSP, CPE

*Occupational Health Nursing
Marjorie McCullagh, PhD, RN, APHN-BC, COHN-S, FAAOHN, FAAN

*Continuing Education/Outreach
Sheryl Ulin, PhD, CPE

*Pilot Project Research Training
Richard Neitzel, PhD, CIH

For More Information Contact:

Stephanie Bolz
ERC Program Coordinator
Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering
M6206 SPH II
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