J C Semenza
Affiliation: European Commission
- Strategies to intervene on social determinants of infectious diseasesJ C Semenza
Scientific Advice Unit, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden
Euro Surveill 15:32-9. 2010..Three intervention strategies are discussed: population-at-risk, population, and vulnerable population approaches. Strengths and weaknesses of these options are illustrated...
- Social determinants of tuberculosis in Europe: a prospective ecological studyGeorge B Ploubidis
Population Studies Dept, Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London, London, UK
Eur Respir J 40:925-30. 2012..These findings also provide a tool for forecasting potential fluctuations in the level of TB epidemics in the WHO European region, with respect to socioeconomic changes...
- Climate change and microbiological water quality at California beachesJan C Semenza
European Centre for Disease Preventions and Control ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden
Ecohealth 9:293-7. 2012..Nevertheless, variability of storminess due to climate change calls for innovative adaptation and surveillance strategies...
- Mapping climate change vulnerabilities to infectious diseases in EuropeJan C Semenza
Office of the Chief Scientist, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Environ Health Perspect 120:385-92. 2012..The incidence, outbreak frequency, and distribution of many infectious diseases are generally expected to change as a consequence of climate change, yet there is limited regional information available to guide decision making...
- Climate change and climate variability: personal motivation for adaptation and mitigationJan C Semenza
Future Threats and Determinants Section, Scientific Advice Unit, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden
Environ Health 10:46. 2011..We explored whether the health frame can be used as a context to motivate behavioral reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and adaptation measures...
- Climate change and infectious diseases in EuropeJan C Semenza
Section Future Threats and Determinants, Unit of Scientific Advice, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Lancet Infect Dis 9:365-75. 2009..Insights from these analyses could then guide adaptation strategies and protect population health from impending threats related to climate change...
- Public perception of climate change voluntary mitigation and barriers to behavior changeJan C Semenza
School of Community Health, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, USA
Am J Prev Med 35:479-87. 2008..Individual-level mitigation can be a policy option under favorable contextual conditions, as these results indicate, but must be accompanied by mitigation efforts from industry, commerce, and government...
- Cryptosporidiosis surveillance and water-borne outbreaks in EuropeJ C Semenza
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC, Stockholm, Sweden
Euro Surveill 12:E13-4. 2007..Improvements in cryptosporidiosis surveillance such as detection, recording and reporting will help to recognise outbreaks and monitor interventions...
- Intervening to reduce inequalities in infections in EuropeJan C Semenza
Unit of Scientific Advice, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control ECDC, Tomtebodavägen 11A, S 17183 Stockholm, Sweden
Am J Public Health 98:787-92. 2008..These interventions have to be tailored to the socio-political context and rely on community-based decision-making and intersectorial collaboration...
- Gene-environment interactions in renal cell carcinomaJ C Semenza
School of Community Health, College of Urban and Public Affairs, Portland State University, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
Am J Epidemiol 153:851-9. 2001..01) but not among rapid acetylators (p = 0.06). Although smoking is a well-established risk factor of RCC, our data suggest that the risk is pronounced among slow rather than rapid acetylators...
- Design of a health-promoting neighborhood interventionJan C Semenza
School of Community Health at Portland State University in Portland, Oregon, USA
Health Promot Pract 8:243-56. 2007..Community engagement in neighborhood design benefits the public at multiple levels, by promoting a healthier lifestyle, over and above urban landscape improvements...
- The intersection of urban planning, art, and public health: the Sunnyside PiazzaJan C Semenza
School of Community Health, Portland State University, PO Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
Am J Public Health 93:1439-41. 2003..As a result of these collective actions of "place-making," social capital has increased, thus revitalizing the community, and expanded social networks among residents have stimulated a sense of well-being...
- Future infectious disease threats to EuropeJonathan E Suk
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
Am J Public Health 101:2068-79. 2011..Preemptive measures to be taken by the public health community to counteract these threats were identified...
- Public perception and behavior change in relationship to hot weather and air pollutionJan C Semenza
School of Community Health, Portland State University, P O Box 751, Portland, OR 97207 0751, USA
Environ Res 107:401-11. 2008..Changes in climate systems are increasing heat wave frequency and air stagnation, both conditions associated with exacerbating poor air quality and of considerable public health concern...
- Intervening on high-risk or vulnerable populations?Jan C Semenza
Am J Public Health 98:1351-2; author reply 1352. 2008
- Comment on "Coastal water quality impact of stormwater runoff from an urban watershed in Southern California"Ryan H Dwight
Environ Sci Technol 40:3440; author reply 3441-2. 2006
- Estimating the economic burden from illnesses associated with recreational coastal water pollution--a case study in Orange County, CaliforniaRyan H Dwight
Environmental Health Science and Policy Program, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
J Environ Manage 76:95-103. 2005..3 million dollars per year for these two beaches. This paper introduces a public health cost variable that can be applied in cost-benefit analyses when evaluating pollution abatement strategies...
- Health effects associated with recreational coastal water use: urban versus rural CaliforniaRyan H Dwight
Environmental Health Science and Policy Program, Department of Environmental Health, Science, and Policy, University of California, Irvine, 92612, USA
Am J Public Health 94:565-7. 2004..In both study years, risk increased across symptom categories by an average of 10% for each 2.5 hours of weekly water exposure. Our findings suggest that discharging untreated urban runoff onto public beaches can pose health risks...
- Risk factors for acute myeloid leukemia and multiple myeloma: a combination of GIS and case-control studiesSteven A Speer
Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, 224 Irvine Hall, Irvine, CA 92697 7550, USA
J Environ Health 64:9-16; quiz 35-6. 2002..The case-control study identified occupational and lifestyle risk factors for AML and MM that were not apparent from census-tract-level data...