Ryan Allen

Summary

Affiliation: Simon Fraser University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc A new exposure metric for traffic-related air pollution? An analysis of determinants of hopanes in settled indoor house dust
    Hind Sbihi
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Environ Health 12:48. 2013
  2. pmc A case-control study of medium-term exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide pollution and hospitalization for stroke
    Julie Y M Johnson
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:368. 2013
  3. pmc Modeling the residential infiltration of outdoor PM(2.5) in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air)
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 120:824-30. 2012
  4. pmc Proximity of public elementary schools to major roads in Canadian urban areas
    Ofer Amram
    Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 10:68. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in lung function and airway inflammation among asthmatic children residing in a woodsmoke-impacted urban area
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 20:423-33. 2008
  6. pmc The spatial relationship between traffic-generated air pollution and noise in 2 US cities
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Environ Res 109:334-42. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the recursive model approach for estimating particulate matter infiltration efficiencies using continuous light scattering data
    Ryan Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:468-77. 2007
  8. doi request reprint An air filter intervention study of endothelial function among healthy adults in a woodsmoke-impacted community
    Ryan W Allen
    Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1222-30. 2011
  9. pmc Fine particulate matter air pollution, proximity to traffic, and aortic atherosclerosis
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Epidemiology 20:254-64. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Intercity transferability of land use regression models for estimating ambient concentrations of nitrogen dioxide
    Karla Poplawski
    Spatial Sciences Research Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:107-17. 2009

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. pmc A new exposure metric for traffic-related air pollution? An analysis of determinants of hopanes in settled indoor house dust
    Hind Sbihi
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Environ Health 12:48. 2013
    ..Exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) can adversely impact health but epidemiologic studies are limited in their abilities to assess long-term exposures and incorporate variability in indoor pollutant infiltration...
  2. pmc A case-control study of medium-term exposure to ambient nitrogen dioxide pollution and hospitalization for stroke
    Julie Y M Johnson
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:368. 2013
    ..To address this research gap, we evaluated associations between highly spatially resolved estimates of ambient nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a marker of traffic pollution, and emergency department visits for stroke in Edmonton, Canada...
  3. pmc Modeling the residential infiltration of outdoor PM(2.5) in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air)
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 120:824-30. 2012
    ..5 μm (PM(2.5))] typically use outdoor concentrations as exposure surrogates. Failure to account for variation in residential infiltration efficiencies (F(inf)) will affect epidemiologic study results...
  4. pmc Proximity of public elementary schools to major roads in Canadian urban areas
    Ofer Amram
    Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 10:68. 2011
    ..No studies have yet examined the proximity of schools to major roads in Canadian cities...
  5. ncbi request reprint Changes in lung function and airway inflammation among asthmatic children residing in a woodsmoke-impacted urban area
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    Inhal Toxicol 20:423-33. 2008
    ..5), whereas airway inflammation may be more closely related to some other constituent of the ambient PM(2.5) mixture...
  6. pmc The spatial relationship between traffic-generated air pollution and noise in 2 US cities
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Environ Res 109:334-42. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the recursive model approach for estimating particulate matter infiltration efficiencies using continuous light scattering data
    Ryan Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:468-77. 2007
    ..This variation across homes indicates the need for home-specific estimation methods, such as the RM or sulfur tracer, instead of techniques that give average estimates of infiltration across homes...
  8. doi request reprint An air filter intervention study of endothelial function among healthy adults in a woodsmoke-impacted community
    Ryan W Allen
    Simon Fraser University, Faculty of Health Sciences, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, British Columbia V5A 1S6, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1222-30. 2011
    ..Particulate air pollution is associated with cardiovascular morbidity. One hypothesized mechanism involves oxidative stress, systemic inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction...
  9. pmc Fine particulate matter air pollution, proximity to traffic, and aortic atherosclerosis
    Ryan W Allen
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Epidemiology 20:254-64. 2009
    ..The initiation and acceleration of atherosclerosis is hypothesized as a physiologic mechanism underlying associations between air pollution and cardiovascular effects. Despite toxicologic evidence, epidemiologic data are limited...
  10. doi request reprint Intercity transferability of land use regression models for estimating ambient concentrations of nitrogen dioxide
    Karla Poplawski
    Spatial Sciences Research Laboratory, Department of Geography, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:107-17. 2009
    ..Modest field sampling campaigns for location-specific model calibration can help to produce transfer models that are equally as predictive as their sources...
  11. pmc From good intentions to proven interventions: effectiveness of actions to reduce the health impacts of air pollution
    Luisa V Giles
    School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 119:29-36. 2011
    ..Associations between air pollution and a multitude of health effects are now well established. Given ubiquitous exposure to some level of air pollution, the attributable health burden can be high, particularly for susceptible populations...
  12. doi request reprint Modeling residential fine particulate matter infiltration for exposure assessment
    Perry U Hystad
    Department of Geography, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:570-9. 2009
    ..5) concentrations. This modeling approach holds promise for incorporating infiltration efficiencies into large epidemiology studies, thereby reducing exposure misclassification...
  13. pmc Pulmonary effects of indoor- and outdoor-generated particles in children with asthma
    Jane Q Koenig
    Department of Environmental Health and Occupational Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:499-503. 2005
    ..We conclude that the ambient-generated component of PM2.5 exposure is consistently associated with increases in eNO and the indoor-generated component is less strongly associated with eNO...