Clyde Hertzman

Summary

Affiliation: University of British Columbia
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi From expert-based to quantitative retrospective exposure assessment at a Soderberg aluminum smelter
    M C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 2 111, 675 West 10th, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L3
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:359-70. 2006
  2. ncbi Mixed models and empirical bayes estimation for retrospective exposure assessment of dust exposures in Canadian sawmills
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:281-8. 2006
  3. pmc Comparison of two indices of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a retrospective aluminium smelter cohort
    Melissa C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 64:273-8. 2007
  4. ncbi Validation of a semi-quantitative job exposure matrix at a Söderberg aluminum smelter
    M C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agencyand School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:477-84. 2003
  5. ncbi Impact of the specificity of the exposure metric on exposure-response relationships
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Epidemiology 18:88-94. 2007
  6. ncbi Predicting historical dust and wood dust exposure in sawmills: model development and validation
    M C Friesen
    University of British Columbia, School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Vancouver, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:650-8. 2005
  7. ncbi Impact of expert versus measurement-based occupational noise exposure estimates on exposure-response relationships
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:837-44. 2008
  8. ncbi Cancer and occupational exposure to pentachlorophenol and tetrachlorophenol (Canada)
    Paul A Demers
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 17:749-58. 2006
  9. doi Effects of timing and duration of gestational exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants: population-based study
    Tim F Oberlander
    Early Human Experience Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 192:338-43. 2008
  10. pmc A case control study of differences in non-work injury and accidents among sawmill workers in rural compared to urban British Columbia, Canada
    Aleck Ostry
    Department of Geography, PO BOX 3060 STN CSC, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, V8W 3R4, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:432. 2009

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Publications50

  1. ncbi From expert-based to quantitative retrospective exposure assessment at a Soderberg aluminum smelter
    M C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agency, 2 111, 675 West 10th, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L3
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:359-70. 2006
    ..For a follow-up of a historical cohort study at a Söderberg aluminum smelter we updated an expert-based semiquantitative job exposure matrix of coal tar pitch volatiles (CTPV) to quantitative estimates of CTPV and benzo(a)pyrene (BaP)...
  2. ncbi Mixed models and empirical bayes estimation for retrospective exposure assessment of dust exposures in Canadian sawmills
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Occup Hyg 50:281-8. 2006
    ..We assess three models for predicting historical dust exposures of sawmill workers...
  3. pmc Comparison of two indices of exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in a retrospective aluminium smelter cohort
    Melissa C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 64:273-8. 2007
    ..The association between coal tar-derived substances, a complex mixture of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and cancer is well established. However, the specific aetiological agents are unknown...
  4. ncbi Validation of a semi-quantitative job exposure matrix at a Söderberg aluminum smelter
    M C Friesen
    Cancer Control Research, British Columbia Cancer Agencyand School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of Britsh Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:477-84. 2003
    ..The JEM had been developed by a committee of company hygienists and union representatives for an earlier study of cancer incidence and mortality. Our aim was to test the validity and reliability of the expert-based assignments...
  5. ncbi Impact of the specificity of the exposure metric on exposure-response relationships
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Epidemiology 18:88-94. 2007
    ....
  6. ncbi Predicting historical dust and wood dust exposure in sawmills: model development and validation
    M C Friesen
    University of British Columbia, School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Vancouver, Canada
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:650-8. 2005
    ..The low overall bias, especially in the wood-specific model, increases our confidence in the use of these models for all sawmills to assess both nonspecific particulate and wood-related health effects in the historical cohort study...
  7. ncbi Impact of expert versus measurement-based occupational noise exposure estimates on exposure-response relationships
    Melissa C Friesen
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:837-44. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi Cancer and occupational exposure to pentachlorophenol and tetrachlorophenol (Canada)
    Paul A Demers
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Cancer Causes Control 17:749-58. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to assess the carcinogenicity of pentachlorophenol and tetrachlorophenol using data from the BC sawmill workers cohort study...
  9. doi Effects of timing and duration of gestational exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants: population-based study
    Tim F Oberlander
    Early Human Experience Unit, Centre for Community Child Health Research, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Br J Psychiatry 192:338-43. 2008
    ..Late-gestational serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) exposure has been linked to adverse neonatal outcomes; however, the impact of timing and duration of exposure is unknown...
  10. pmc A case control study of differences in non-work injury and accidents among sawmill workers in rural compared to urban British Columbia, Canada
    Aleck Ostry
    Department of Geography, PO BOX 3060 STN CSC, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, V8W 3R4, Canada
    BMC Public Health 9:432. 2009
    ..We postulate that for many types of non-work injuries, rates will be higher in rural communities than in urban ones and that rates will also be higher for workers who migrate from urban to rural communities...
  11. ncbi The impact of psychosocial work conditions on attempted and completed suicide among western Canadian sawmill workers
    Aleck Ostry
    The University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    Scand J Public Health 35:265-71. 2007
    ..Using a large cohort of western Canadian sawmill workers (n = 28,794), the association between psychosocial work conditions and attempted and completed suicide was investigated...
  12. doi From Kindergarten readiness to fourth-grade assessment: longitudinal analysis with linked population data
    Jennifer E V Lloyd
    Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, Suite 440, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Soc Sci Med 68:111-23. 2009
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  13. doi Major congenital malformations following prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitors and benzodiazepines using population-based health data
    Tim F Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol 83:68-76. 2008
    ..To determine a population-based incidence of congenital anomalies following prenatal exposure to serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SRI) antidepressants used alone and in combination with a benzodiazepines (BZ)...
  14. doi Early experiences matter: lasting effect of concentrated disadvantage on children's language and cognitive outcomes
    Jennifer E V Lloyd
    Human Early Learning Partnership HELP, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6T 1Z3
    Health Place 16:371-80. 2010
    ..Possible explanations and future directions are discussed...
  15. ncbi Mental health differences among middle-aged sawmill workers in rural compared to urban British Columbia
    Aleck Ostry
    Department of Geography, Faculty of Social Science, University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
    Can J Nurs Res 42:84-100. 2010
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  16. ncbi The economic costs of early vulnerability in Canada
    Paul Kershaw
    Human Early Learning Partnership, College for Interdisciplinary Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 101:S8-12. 2010
    ....
  17. doi Hair cortisol reflects socio-economic factors and hair zinc in preschoolers
    Ziba Vaghri
    The University of British Columbia, Human Early Learning Partnership HELP, 440 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, V6T 1Z3 Canada
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:331-40. 2013
    ..Cumulative exposure to cortisol during early childhood may be greater in children from low socio-economic backgrounds, possibly through increased exposure to environmental stressors...
  18. ncbi Occupational exposure to noise and mortality from acute myocardial infarction
    Hugh W Davies
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Epidemiology 16:25-32. 2005
    ..Although there is evidence of hypertension among noise-exposed workers, evidence of heart disease has been less conclusive...
  19. ncbi Work organization and musculoskeletal injuries among a cohort of health care workers
    Mieke Koehoorn
    School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:285-93. 2006
    ..This study investigated the relationship between work-organization factors (job control, job demands, and workload measures) and the risk of lower-body musculoskeletal injury among health care workers...
  20. ncbi Prevalence and frequency of mental health care provided by general practitioners: differences between 2 national data sources for the same population
    JoAnne L Palin
    Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Can J Psychiatry 57:366-74. 2012
    ..Our study examines and clarifies the nature and extent of differences between 2 predominant types of data that are used for mental health services research and planning...
  21. doi Associations of socio-demographic and behavioral variables with hair zinc of Vancouver preschoolers
    Ziba Vaghri
    University of British Columbia, Human Early Learning Partnership, 440, 2206 East Mall, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Biol Trace Elem Res 143:1398-412. 2011
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  22. ncbi A longitudinal study comparing the effort-reward imbalance and demand-control models using objective measures of physician utilization
    Alec S Ostry
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    Scand J Public Health 32:456-63. 2004
    ..The objectives of this study were to compare the predictive validity of the demand-control and effort-reward imbalance models using objective measures of physician utilization...
  23. pmc Putting the concept of biological embedding in historical perspective
    Clyde Hertzman
    Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:17160-7. 2012
    ..to address the fundamental question of biological embedding: How do early childhood environments work together with genetic variation and epigenetic regulation to generate gradients in health and human development across the life course?..
  24. pmc Unemployment and mortality: a comparative study of Germany and the United States
    Christopher B McLeod
    School of Population and Public Health at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Public Health 102:1542-50. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between unemployment and mortality in Germany, a coordinated market economy, and the United States, a liberal market economy...
  25. pmc A comparison between the effort-reward imbalance and demand control models
    Aleck S Ostry
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Canada
    BMC Public Health 3:10. 2003
    ..To compare the predictive validity of the demand/control and reward/imbalance models, alone and in combination with each other, for self-reported health status and the self-reported presence of any chronic disease condition...
  26. ncbi Why are some books important (and others not)?
    Robert G Evans
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
    Can J Public Health 101:433-5. 2010
    ..The concept of "Population Health" has become part of our shared intellectual heritage...
  27. ncbi Age-based differences in hair zinc of Vancouver preschoolers
    Ziba Vaghri
    Faculty of Land and Food Systems, Food, Nutrition and Health, University of British Columbia, 2205 East Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
    Biol Trace Elem Res 126:S21-30. 2008
    ..Children <4 years of age had significantly lower mean hair zinc and higher rate of low hair zinc compared to children > or =4. Our study provides important reference values for the hair zinc of healthy North American preschoolers...
  28. pmc Beneath the calm surface: the changing face of physician-service use in British Columbia, 1985/86 versus 1996/97
    Morris L Barer
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 2194 Health Sciences Mall, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z3, Canada
    CMAJ 170:803-7. 2004
    ..We analyzed trends in the various components that contributed to changes in overall expenditures for physician services in British Columbia from 1985/86 to 1996/97...
  29. ncbi Concentrated affluence, concentrated disadvantage, and children's readiness for school: a population-based, multi-level investigation
    Richard M Carpiano
    Department of Sociology, University of British Columbia, 6303 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Soc Sci Med 69:420-32. 2009
    ..Implications and future directions are discussed...
  30. ncbi Primary mental health care visits in self-reported data versus provincial administrative records
    JoAnne L Palin
    School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z3
    Health Rep 22:41-7. 2011
    ..Previous research has suggested that self-reported estimates of the number of mental health-related visits per person to health professionals may exceed estimates obtained from physician reimbursement records...
  31. ncbi Health care use associated with work-related musculoskeletal disorders among hospital workers
    Mieke Koehoorn
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, 5804 Fairview Avenue, Mather Building, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, V6T 1Z3
    J Occup Rehabil 16:411-24. 2006
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  32. ncbi Changes in smoking behaviors from late childhood to adolescence: insights from the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth
    Stefania Maggi
    Centre for Early Education and Development Studies, Thompson Rivers University, BC, Canada
    Health Psychol 26:232-40. 2007
    ..To examine smoking behaviors in Canadian youth from late childhood to adolescence. By following participants from as young as 10 and 11 years, the authors proposed to identify distinct developmental pathways of smoking acquisition...
  33. doi Commentary on the symposium: biological embedding, life course development, and the emergence of a new science
    Clyde Hertzman
    Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z3, Canada
    Annu Rev Public Health 34:1-5. 2013
    ..To further this transformation, this symposium offers a public health perspective on biological embedding...
  34. ncbi Predictors and outcomes of household food insecurity among inner city families with preschool children in Vancouver
    Margaret A Broughton
    Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Can J Public Health 97:214-6. 2006
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  35. ncbi Social geography of developmental health in the early years
    Clyde Hertzman
    Human Early Learning Partnership, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
    Healthc Q 14:32-40. 2010
    ..2007). Accordingly, developmental health is the central concern of this article...
  36. ncbi Conspicuous consumption: characterizing high users of physician services in one Canadian province
    Robert Reid
    Centre for Health Services and Policy Research, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Health Serv Res Policy 8:215-24. 2003
    ..To examine medical care use and costs, patterns of morbidity and co-morbidity, and other patient characteristics of high users of physician services in British Columbia...
  37. doi How experience gets under the skin to create gradients in developmental health
    Clyde Hertzman
    Human Early Learning Partnership HELP, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6T 1Z5, Canada
    Annu Rev Public Health 31:329-47 3p following 347. 2010
    ..We are now in a position to ask how early childhood environments work together with genetic variation and epigenetic regulation to generate socially partitioned developmental trajectories with impact on health across the life course...
  38. ncbi Health and human development: understandings from life-course research
    Clyde Hertzman
    Department of Health Care and Epidemiology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Dev Neuropsychol 24:719-44. 2003
    ..Evidence demonstrating these relationships suggests that, without a consideration of early life as well as adult life experience, policies designed to improve health status tend to overlook root causes...
  39. ncbi Neonatal outcomes after prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressants and maternal depression using population-based linked health data
    Tim F Oberlander
    Department of Pediatrics, Human Early Learning Partnership, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:898-906. 2006
    ..Prenatal exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) antidepressants and maternal depression both alter neonatal health, and distinguishing the effects of each influence remains challenging...
  40. ncbi Neighborhood income and physical and social disorder in Canada: associations with young children's competencies
    Dafna E Kohen
    Statistics Canada, Health Analysis and Measurement Group, Ottawa, Ontario
    Child Dev 73:1844-60. 2002
    ..These findings are discussed in light of neighborhood studies of children in the United States in the mid-1990s...
  41. pmc Paternal psychosocial work conditions and mental health outcomes: a case-control study
    Stefania Maggi
    Department of Psychology and Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies, Carleton University, Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Canada
    BMC Public Health 8:104. 2008
    ..However, the degree to which parental working conditions may impact on developmental psychopathology has not been thoroughly studied...
  42. ncbi A time-series study of air pollution, socioeconomic status, and mortality in Vancouver, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 1A8
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:427-35. 2003
    ..However, these results should be interpreted cautiously due to the small number of deaths observed within each stratum of socioeconomic status...
  43. doi Cognitive development and cortisol patterns in mid-life: findings from a British birth cohort
    Chris Power
    UCL Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 33:530-9. 2008
    ..Our results for males, but less so for females, are compatible with a causal relationship in either direction, namely from cortisol to cognitive ability or vice versa...
  44. pmc Birth weight, childhood socioeconomic environment, and cognitive development in the 1958 British birth cohort study
    Barbara J M H Jefferis
    Institute of Child Health, Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London WC1N 1EH
    BMJ 325:305. 2002
    ..To examine the combined effect of social class and weight at birth on cognitive trajectories during school age and the associations between birth weight and educational outcomes through to 33 years...
  45. ncbi Associations of early growth and adult adiposity with patterns of salivary cortisol in adulthood
    Chris Power
    Center for Pediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, London WC1N 1EH, United Kingdom
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:4264-70. 2006
    ..A suspected mediator is the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and cortisol regulation. Our prior hypothesis was that cortisol levels are affected by anthropometry at several life stages...
  46. ncbi Life-time socio-economic position and cortisol patterns in mid-life
    Leah Li
    Centre for Paediatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 32:824-33. 2007
    ..Thus, our study provides evidence for effects of chronic adversity on cortisol in mid-adult life...
  47. ncbi Variation of socioeconomic gradients in children's developmental health across advanced Capitalist societies: analysis of 22 OECD nations
    Arjumand Siddiqi
    College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 2710, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:63-87. 2007
    ..Potential explanations for the observed patterns include differences between nations in the extent and distribution of income and social goods important for children's development...
  48. ncbi Towards an epidemiological understanding of the effects of long-term institutional changes on population health: a case study of Canada versus the USA
    Arjumand Siddiqi
    University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA
    Soc Sci Med 64:589-603. 2007
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  49. ncbi The influence of birth weight and socioeconomic position on cognitive development: Does the early home and learning environment modify their effects?
    Chris Power
    Institute of Child Health, Centre for Peadiatric Epidemiology and Biostatistics, London, United Kingdom
    J Pediatr 148:54-61. 2006
    ..To establish whether effects of birth weight and socioeconomic position on cognition are explained or modified by home or learning environments...
  50. ncbi Gaseous air pollutants and asthma hospitalization of children with low household income in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mei Lin
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 159:294-303. 2004
    ..No significantly positive associations were found between carbon monoxide and ozone and asthma hospitalization in either low or high socioeconomic groups...