Thomas F Webster

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. Hoffman K, Hammel S, Phillips A, Lorenzo A, Chen A, Calafat A, et al. Biomarkers of exposure to SVOCs in children and their demographic associations: The TESIE Study. Environ Int. 2018;119:26-36 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, our results provide evidence that the assessments of SVOC-associated health impacts should focus on chemical mixtures. ..
  2. Aschengrau A, Winter M, VIEIRA V, Webster T, Janulewicz P, Gallagher L, et al. Long-term health effects of early life exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water: a retrospective cohort study. Environ Health. 2015;14:36 pubmed publisher
    ..This relatively young study population should also be monitored periodically for subsequent changes in disease risk. ..
  3. Hoffman K, Aschengrau A, Webster T, Bartell S, Vieira V. Associations between residence at birth and mental health disorders: a spatial analysis of retrospective cohort data. BMC Public Health. 2015;15:688 pubmed publisher
    ..However, these risk factors did not account for all the variation observed with depression, suggesting that other social and environmental factors within our study area need further investigation. ..
  4. Phillips A, Hammel S, Hoffman K, Lorenzo A, Chen A, Webster T, et al. Children's residential exposure to organophosphate ester flame retardants and plasticizers: Investigating exposure pathways in the TESIE study. Environ Int. 2018;116:176-185 pubmed publisher
    ..0001). OPE exposures are highly prevalent, and data provided herein further substantiate hand-to-mouth contact and dermal absorption as important pathways of OPE exposure, especially for young children. ..
  5. Carignan C, Fang M, Stapleton H, Heiger Bernays W, McClean M, Webster T. Urinary biomarkers of flame retardant exposure among collegiate U.S. gymnasts. Environ Int. 2016;94:362-368 pubmed publisher
    ..Such exposures are likely widespread, as we identified flame retardants in 89% of foam samples collected from gyms across the U.S. ..
  6. Hammel S, Hoffman K, Lorenzo A, Chen A, Phillips A, Butt C, et al. Associations between flame retardant applications in furniture foam, house dust levels, and residents' serum levels. Environ Int. 2017;107:181-189 pubmed publisher
    ..01). These results suggest that FR applications in sofas are likely major sources of exposure to these compounds in the home. ..