International Safety & Health

Ahn J, Johnson TD, Bhavnani D, Eisenberg JN, Mukherjee B. A space-time point process model for analyzing and predicting case patterns of diarrheal disease in northwestern Ecuador. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology. 2014;9:23-35. doi: 10.1016/j.sste.2014.02.001. PMCID: PMC4044631.

Asampong E, Dwuma-Badu K, Stephens J, Srigboh R, Neitzel R, Basu N, Fobil JN. Health seeking behaviours among electronic waste workers in Ghana. BMC Public Health. 2015;15(1):1065. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2376-z . PMCID: PMC4609051

Bastos J, Batterman SA, Freire F. Life-cycle energy and greenhouse gas analysis of three building types in a residential area in Lisbon. Energy and Buildings. 2014;69:344-353. doi: 10.1016/j.enbuild.2013.11.010.

Basu N, Ayelo PA, Djogbenou LS, Kedote M, Lawin H, Tohon H, Oloruntoba EO, Adebisi NA, Cazabon D, Fobil J, Robins T, Fayomi B. Occupational and Environmental Health Risks Associated with Informal Sector Activities-Selected Case Studies from West Africa. New Solutions. 2016;26(2):253-270. doi: 10.1177/1048291116651726.

Basu N, Clarke E, Green A, Calys-Tagoe B, Chan L, Dzodzomenyo M, Fobil J, Long R, Neitzel R, Obiri S, Odei E, Ovadje L, Quansah R, Rajaee M, Wilson M. Integrated Assessment of Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Ghana—Part 1: Human Health Review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;12(5):5143-5176. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120505143. PMCID: PMC4454960.

Basu N, Tutino R, Zhang Z, Cantonwine DE, Goodrich JM, Somers EC, Rodriguez L, Schnaas L, Solano M, Mercado A, Peterson K, Sanchez BN, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Maria Tellez-Rojo M. Mercury levels in pregnant women, children, and seafood from Mexico City. Environmental Research. 2014;135:63-69. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.08.029. PMCID: PMC4262596.

Batterman S, Xu L, Chen F, Chen F, Zhong X. Characteristics of PM2.5 concentrations across Beijing during 2013–2015. Atmospheric Environment. 2016. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2016.08.060.

Batterman S. Review and Extension of CO2-Based Methods to Determine Ventilation Rates with Application to School Classrooms. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017;14(2):145. doi: 10.3390/ijerph14020145. PMCID: PMC5334699.

Bush KF, O’Neill MS, Li S, Mukherjee B, Hu H, Ghosh S, Balakrishnan K. Associations between extreme precipitation and gastrointestinal-related hospital admissions in Chennai, India. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2014;122(3):249-254. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306807. PMCID: PMC3948034.

Calys-Tagoe BN, Ovadje L, Clarke E, Basu N, Robins T. Injury Profiles Associated with Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining in Tarkwa, Ghana. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;12(7):7922-7937. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120707922. PMCID: PMC4515700.

Campbell JA, Soliman AS, Kahesa C, Harlow SD, Msemo D. Changing Patterns of lung, liver, and head and neck non-AIDS-defining cancers relative to HIV status in Tanzania between 2002-2014. Infectious Agents and Cancer. 2016;11(1):58. doi: 10.1186/s13027-016-0106-5. PMCID: PMC5117569.

de Castro AB, Krenz J, Neitzel RL. Assessing Hmong farmers’ safety and health. Workplace Health & Safety. 2014;62(5):178-185. doi: 10.3928/21650799-20140422-02. PMCID: PMC4138408.

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;102:213-222. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.03.004.

Demanelis K, Sriplung H, Meza R, Wiangnon S, Rozek LS, Scheurer ME, Lupo PJ. Differences in childhood leukemia incidence and survival between Southern Thailand and the United States: a population-based analysis. Pediatric Blood & Cancer. 2015;62(10):1790-1798. doi: 10.1002/pbc.25571. PMCID: PMC4546554

Fleischer NL, Merialdi M, van Donkelaar A, Vadillo-Ortega F, Martin RV, Betran AP, Souza JP, O’Neill MS. Outdoor air pollution, preterm birth, and low birth weight: analysis of the world health organization global survey on maternal and perinatal health. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2014;122(4):425-430. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306837. PMCID: PMC3984219.

Fortenberry GZ, Meeker JD, Sánchez BN, Barr DB, Panuwet P, Bellinger D, Schnaas L, Solano-González M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM. Urinary 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol (TCPY) in pregnant women from Mexico City: distribution, temporal variability, and relationship with child attention and hyperactivity. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2014;217(2-3):405-412. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2013.07.018. PMCID: PMC3946926.

Fortenberry GZ, Meeker JD, Sánchez BN, Bellinger D, Peterson K, Schnaas L, Solano-González M, Ettinger AS, Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Maria Tellez-Rojo M. Paraoxonase I polymorphisms and attention/hyperactivity in school-age children from Mexico City, Mexico. Environmental Research. 2014;132:342-349. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.04.010.

Friese CR, Ayanian JZ. The European Cancer Patient’s Bill of Rights: action steps for success. The Oncologist. 2014;19(3):225-227. doi: 10.1634/theoncologist.2014-0050. PMCID: PMC3958471.

Feresu SA, Harlow SD, Woelk GB. Risk factors for low birthweight in Zimbabwean women: A secondary data analysis. PLOS ONE. 2015;10(6):e0129705. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129705. PMCID: PMC4482631.

Garcia-Perez H, Harlow SD, Sampselle CM, Denman C. Measuring urinary incontinence in a population of women in northern Mexico: prevalence and severity. International Urogynecology Journal. 2013;24(5):847-854. doi: 10.1007/s00192-012-1949-y.

Gard AC, Soliman AS, Ngoma T, Mwaiselage J, Kahesa C, Chamberlain RM, Harlow SD. Most women diagnosed with cervical cancer by a visual screening program in Tanzania completed treatment: evidence from a retrospective cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2014;14:910. doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-14-910. PMCID: PMC4162936.

Green A, Jones AD, Sun K, Neitzel RL. The Association between Noise, Cortisol and Heart Rate in a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community—A Pilot Study. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;12(8):9952-9966. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120809952. PMCID: PMC4555322.

Handal AJ, McGough-Maduena A, Páez M, Skipper B, Rowland AS, Fenske RA, Harlow SD. A pilot study comparing observational and questionnaire surrogate measures of pesticide exposure among residents impacted by the Ecuadorian flower industry. Archives of Environmental & Occupational Health. 2014. doi: 10.1080/19338244.2013.879563. PMCID: PMC4363008.

Jianvitayakij S, Panpakdee O, Malathum P, Duffy SA, Viwatwongkasem C. Factors Influencing Smoking Cessation Behavior among Thai Male Smokers with Hypertension. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research. 2014;18(2):100-110.

Kim J, Sharma SV, Park SK. Association between socioeconomic status and obesity in adults: evidence from the 2001 to 2009 Korea national health and nutrition examination survey. Journal of Preventive Medicine and Public Health. 2014;47(2):94-103. doi: 10.3961/jpmph.2014.47.2.94. PMCID: PMC3988287.

Kim JH, Rozek LS, Soliman AS, Sartor MA, Hablas A, Seifeldin IA, Colacino JA, Weinhouse C, Nahar MS, Dolinoy DC. Bisphenol A-associated epigenomic changes in prepubescent girls: a cross-sectional study in Gharbiah, Egypt. Environmental health: a global access science source. 2013;12:33. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-12-33. PMCID: PMC3655072.

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. PMCID: PMC5369138.

Lewis RC, Cantonwine DE, Anzalota Del Toro LV, Calafat AM, Valentin-Blasini L, Davis MD, Montesano MA, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. Distribution and determinants of urinary biomarkers of exposure to organophosphate insecticides in Puerto Rican pregnant women. Science of the Total Environment. 2015;512-513:337-344. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.01.059. PMCID: PMC4339526.

Lewis RC, Meeker JD, Peterson KE, Lee JM, Pace GG, Cantoral A, Téllez-Rojo MM. Predictors of urinary bisphenol A and phthalate metabolite concentrations in Mexican children. Chemosphere. 2013;93(10):2390-2398. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.08.038. PMCID: PMC3818401.

Liu J, Sánchez B, Ettinger A, Cantoral A, Jones A, Tellez-Rojo M, Hu H, Peterson K. Impact of Maternal Prenatal Mineral Intake on Pubertal Onset in Mexican Children. The FASEB Journal. 2015;29(1 Supplement).

Long RN, Sun K, Neitzel RL. Injury Risk Factors in a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana’s Upper East Region. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;12(8):8744-8761. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120808744. PMCID: PMC4555245.

Lori JR, McCullagh MC, Krueger A, Oteng R. Sharps injuries among emergency department nurses in one tertiary care hospital ghana. International Emergency Nursing. 2016;28:14-19. doi: 10.1016/j.ienj.2015.11.007.PMCID: PMC4940336.

Makamure MT, Reddy P, Chuturgoon A, Naidoo RN, Mentz G, Batterman S, Robins TG. Interaction between ambient pollutant exposure, CD14 (-159) polymorphism and respiratory outcomes among children in Kwazulu-Natal, Durban. Human & Experimental Toxicology. 2016. doi: 10.1177/0960327116646620.

Makamure MT, Reddy P, Chuturgoon A, Naidoo RN, Mentz G, Batterman S, Robins TG. Tumour necrosis factor alpha polymorphism (TNF-308alpha G/A) in association with asthma related phenotypes and air pollutants among children in KwaZulu-Natal. Asian Pacific Journal of Allergy and Immunology. 2016;34(3):217-222. doi: 10.12932/AP0677.

Manzano-León N, Quintana R, Sánchez B, Serrano J, Vega E, Vázquez-López I, Rojas-Bracho L, López-Villegas T, O’Neill MS, Vadillo-Ortega F, De Vizcaya-Ruiz A, Rosas I, Osornio-Vargas AR. Variation in the composition and in vitro proinflammatory effect of urban particulate matter from different sites. Journal of Biochemical and Molecular Toxicology. 2013;27(1):87-97. doi: 10.1002/jbt.21471. PMCID: PMC4355014.

Mendes A, Pereira C, Mendes D, Aguiar L, Neves P, Silva S, Batterman S, Teixeira JP. Indoor air quality and thermal comfort-results of a pilot study in elderly care centers in Portugal. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health,Part A. 2013;76(4-5):333-344. doi: 10.1080/15287394.2013.757213. PMCID: PMC4269561.

Mosites E, Neitzel R, Galusha D, Trufan S, Dixon-Ernst C, Rabinowitz P. A comparison of an audiometric screening survey with an in-depth research questionnaire for hearing loss and hearing loss risk factors. International journal of audiology. 2016;55(12):782-786. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1226520.

Naidoo RN, Robins T, Batterman S, Mentz G, Jack C. Ambient pollution and respiratory outcomes among school children in Durban, South Africa. The South African Journal of Child Health. 2013;7:127-134. PMCID: PMC4346135.

Neitzel RL, Krenz J, de Castro AB. Safety and health hazard observations in hmong farming operations. Journal of Agromedicine. 2014;19(2):130-149. doi: 10.1080/1059924X.2014.886319. PMCID: PMC4286401.

O’Neill MS, Osornio-Vargas A, Buxton MA, Sánchez BN, Rojas-Bracho L, Castillo-Castrejon M, Mordhukovich IB, Brown DG, Vadillo-Ortega F. Air pollution, inflammation and preterm birth in Mexico City: study design and methods. The Science of the Total Environment. 2013;448:79-83. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2012.10.079. PMCID: PMC3594336.

Palacheewa N, Tiansawad S, Srisuphan W, Whattananarong K, Duffy SA. Development of an Internet-based Smoking Prevention Program for Young Male Adolescents in Thailand. Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research. 2014;18(3):228-243.

Rajaee M, Sanchez BN, Renne EP, Basu N. An Investigation of Organic and Inorganic Mercury Exposure and Blood Pressure in a Small-Scale Gold Mining Community in Ghana. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;12(8):10020-10038. doi: 10.3390/ijerph120810020. PMCID: PMC4555326.

Rivera-Gonzalez LO, Zhang Z, Sanchez BN, Zhang K, Brown DG, Rojas-Bracho L, Osornio-Vargas A, Vadillo-Ortega F, O Neill MS. An Assessment of Air Pollutant Exposure Methods in Mexico City, Mexico. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 2015;65(5):581-591. doi: 10.1080/10962247.2015.1020974. PMCID: PMC4670782.

Roberts B, Sun K, Neitzel RL. What can 35 years and over 700,000 measurements tell us about noise exposure in the mining industry? International journal of audiology. 2017;56(sup1):4-12. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1255358.

Silver MK, Shao J, Zhu B, Chen M, Xia Y, Kaciroti N, Lozoff B, Meeker JD. Prenatal naled and chlorpyrifos exposure is associated with deficits in infant motor function in a cohort of Chinese infants. Environmental International. 2017. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2017.05.015

Silver M, Shao J, Chen M, Xia Y, Lozoff B, Meeker JD. Distribution and predictors of pesticides in the umbilical cord blood of Chinese newborns. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2015;13(1):94. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13010094. PMCID: PMC4730485.

Simpson IJ, Marrero JE, Batterman S, Meinardi S, Barletta B, Blake DR. Air quality in the Industrial Heartland of Alberta, Canada and potential impacts on human health. Atmospheric Environment. 2013;81:702-709. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2013.09.017. PMCID: PMC4326008.

Singha-Dong N, Pardee M, Bigelow A. Reducing disparities in hypertension control: A community-based hypertension control project for population in rural Thailand. Annals of Global Health. 2015;81(1):213. doi: 10.1016/j.aogh.2015.02.989.

Snow RC, Winter RA, Harlow SD. Gender attitudes and fertility aspirations among young men in five high fertility East African countries. Studies In Family Planning. 2013;44(1):1-24. doi: 10.1111/j.1728-4465.2013.00341.x.

Srigboh RK, Basu N, Stephens J, Asampong E, Perkins M, Neitzel RL, Fobil J. Multiple elemental exposures amongst workers at the Agbogbloshie electronic waste (e-waste) site in Ghana. Chemosphere. 2016;164:68-74. doi: 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.08.089. PMCID: PMC5048578.

Sturza J, Silver MK, Xu L, Li M, Mai X, Xia Y, Shao J, Lozoff B, Meeker J. Prenatal exposure to multiple pesticides is associated with auditory brainstem response at 9 months in a cohort study of Chinese infants. Environment International. 2016;92-93:478-485. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2016.04.035. PMCID: PMC4902769.

Sznajder KK, Harlow SD, Burgard SA, Wang Y, Han C, Liu J. Gynecologic pain related to occupational stress among female factory workers in Tianjin, China. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2014;20(1):33-45. doi: 10.1179/2049396713Y.0000000053. PMCID: PMC4137809.

Sznajder KK, Harlow SD, Burgard SA, Wang Y-r, Han C, Liu J. Urogenital infection symptoms and occupational stress among women working in export production factories in Tianjin, China. Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction. 2014;3(2):142-149. doi: 10.1016/S2305-0500(14)60018-X.

Virani S, Sriplung H, Rozek LS, Meza R. Escalating burden of breast cancer in southern Thailand: Analysis of 1990–2010 incidence and prediction of future trends. Cancer Epidemiology. 2014;38(3):235-243. doi: 10.1016/j.canep.2014.03.003.

Wagner AL, Sun X, Huang Z, Ren J, Mukherjee B, Wells EV, Boulton ML. On-Time Measles and Pneumococcal Vaccination of Shanghai Children: The Impact of Individual- and Neighborhood-Level Factors. The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal. 2016. doi:
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Watkins DJ, Ferguson KK, Toro LVAD, Alshawabkeh AH, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. Associations between urinary phenol and paraben concentrations and markers of oxidative stress and inflammation among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2015;218(2):212-219. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2014.11.001. PMCID: PMC4323928.

Watkins DJ, Fortenberry GZ, Sanchez BN, Barr DB, Panuwet P, Schnaas L, Osorio-Valencia E, Solano-Gonzalez M, Ettinger AS. Hernandez-Avila M, Hu H, Tellez-Rojo MM, Meeker JD. Urinary 3-phenoxybenzoic acid (3-PBA) levels among pregnant women in Mexico City: Distribution and relationships with child neurodevelopment. Environmental Research. 2016;147:307-313. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2016.02.025. PMCID: PMC4821665.

Yu X, Ghasemizadeh R, Padilla I, Meeker JD, Cordero JF, Alshawabkeh A. Sociodemographic patterns of household water-use costs in Puerto Rico. Science of the Total Environment. 2015;524-525:300-309. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.04.043. PMCID: PMC4523384.

Zhao X, Sun Z, Ruan Y, Yan J, Mukherjee B, Yang F, Duan F, Sun L, Liang R, Lian H, Zhang S, Fang Q, Gu D, Brook JR, Sun Q, Brook RD, Rajagopalan S, Fan Z. Personal black carbon exposure influences ambulatory blood pressure: air pollution and cardiometabolic disease (AIRCMD-China) study. Hypertension. 2014;63(4):871-877. doi: 10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.02588. PMCID: PMC4445364.