Phil Brown

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Affiliation: Brown University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Measuring the success of community science: the northern California Household Exposure Study
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:326-31. 2012
  2. pmc Toxic ignorance and right-to-know in biomonitoring results communication: a survey of scientists and study participants
    Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School of Public Health, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Health 8:6. 2009
  3. pmc Participant experiences in a breastmilk biomonitoring study: a qualitative assessment
    Nerissa Wu
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Environ Health 8:4. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A gulf of difference: disputes over Gulf War-related illnesses
    P Brown
    Department of Sociology, Box 1916, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:235-57. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Clearing the air and breathing freely: the health politics of air pollution and asthma
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:39-63. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Embodied health movements: new approaches to social movements in health
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 26:50-80. 2004
  7. pmc Qualitative methods in environmental health research
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1789-98. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint The health politics of asthma: environmental justice and collective illness experience in the United States
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Maxcy Hall Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:453-64. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Lessons learned from flame retardant use and regulation could enhance future control of potentially hazardous chemicals
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:906-14. 2011
  10. doi request reprint From diagnosis to social diagnosis
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912 1916, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:939-43. 2011

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Publications22

  1. pmc Measuring the success of community science: the northern California Household Exposure Study
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:326-31. 2012
    ..Peer-reviewed publication and clinical health outcomes alone are inadequate criteria to judge the success of projects in meeting these goals; therefore, new strategies for evaluating success are needed...
  2. pmc Toxic ignorance and right-to-know in biomonitoring results communication: a survey of scientists and study participants
    Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School of Public Health, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Health 8:6. 2009
    ..This trend along with the paucity of health effect data for many of the pollutants studied raise ethical and scientific challenges for reporting results to study participants...
  3. pmc Participant experiences in a breastmilk biomonitoring study: a qualitative assessment
    Nerissa Wu
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Environ Health 8:4. 2009
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  4. ncbi request reprint A gulf of difference: disputes over Gulf War-related illnesses
    P Brown
    Department of Sociology, Box 1916, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 42:235-57. 2001
    ..For extension to other disease disputes, we provide an overall model of disease discovery and contestation, examining the key forces of government, science, and citizens...
  5. ncbi request reprint Clearing the air and breathing freely: the health politics of air pollution and asthma
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:39-63. 2004
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of how alliances between activists and scientists lead to new research strategies and innovations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Embodied health movements: new approaches to social movements in health
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 26:50-80. 2004
    ..This article employs various elements of social movement theory to offer an approach to understanding embodied health movements, and provides a capsule example of one such movement, the environmental breast cancer movement...
  7. pmc Qualitative methods in environmental health research
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1789-98. 2003
    ..A concluding discussion addresses issues in funding policy and research practices...
  8. ncbi request reprint The health politics of asthma: environmental justice and collective illness experience in the United States
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Maxcy Hall Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Soc Sci Med 57:453-64. 2003
    ..Finally, we explore how the issues raised in terms of asthma and the environment lead to a collective form of illness experience, in which people with asthma make direct links to the social determinants of their health...
  9. doi request reprint Lessons learned from flame retardant use and regulation could enhance future control of potentially hazardous chemicals
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:906-14. 2011
    ..We recommend policy changes applicable to oversight of chemicals in general: examining classes of chemicals rather than individual ones, assessing alternative methods and materials, product labeling, and stronger regulation...
  10. doi request reprint From diagnosis to social diagnosis
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912 1916, United States
    Soc Sci Med 73:939-43. 2011
    ..Approaching diagnosis from this integrated perspective potentially provides a broader context for practitioners and researchers to understand extra-medical factors, which in turn has consequences for patient care and health outcomes...
  11. pmc Disentangling the exposure experience: the roles of community context and report-back of environmental exposure data
    Crystal Adams
    Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 52:180-96. 2011
    ..It also shows that to support policy development and/or social change, community-based participatory research efforts must attend to participants' understanding of science...
  12. pmc Moving further upstream: from toxics reduction to the precautionary principle
    Brian Mayer
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:574-86. 2002
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of the increased potential for protecting public health and the environment afforded by this new perspective...
  13. ncbi request reprint Social movements in health: an introduction
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology and Environmental Studies, Brown University, USA
    Sociol Health Illn 26:679-94. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Patient activism and the struggle for diagnosis: Gulf War illnesses and other medically unexplained physical symptoms in the US
    Stephen Zavestoski
    Department of Sociology, University of San Francisco, 2130 Fulton Street, San Francisco, CA 94117 1080, USA
    Soc Sci Med 58:161-75. 2004
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  15. pmc Institutional review board challenges related to community-based participatory research on human exposure to environmental toxins: a case study
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Environ Health 9:39. 2010
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  16. pmc Looking back on Love Canal
    Phil Brown
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:95-8. 2002
  17. ncbi request reprint Public involvement in breast cancer research: an analysis and model for future research
    Sabrina McCormick
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Int J Health Serv 34:625-46. 2004
    ..There is growing support on the part of scientists and government agents for public involvement...
  18. pmc Pollution comes home and gets personal: women's experience of household chemical exposure
    Rebecca Gasior Altman
    Department of Sociology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Health Soc Behav 49:417-35. 2008
    ..Our findings raise the importance of reporting even uncertain science and underscore the value of a community-based reporting strategy..
  19. pmc Brown Superfund Basic research Program: a multistakeholder partnership addresses real-world problems in contaminated communities
    Laura Senier
    Department of Sociology, Center for Environmental Studies, International Relations Program, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island 02912, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:4655-62. 2008
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  20. doi request reprint Chemical regulation on fire: rapid policy advances on flame retardants
    Alissa Cordner
    Department of Sociology, Whitman College, 345 Boyer Ave Walla Walla, Washington 99362, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:7067-76. 2013
    ..The analysis draws on over 110 in-depth interviews, literature and Web site reviews, and observations at a flame retardant manufacturing company, government offices, and scientific and advocacy conferences. ..
  21. pmc Improving disclosure and consent: "is it safe?": new ethics for reporting personal exposures to environmental chemicals
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA 0245, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1547-54. 2007
    ..Our discussion is informed by our experience with 120 women in a study of 89 pollutants in homes and by interviews with other researchers and institutional review board staff...
  22. ncbi request reprint Children's asthma experience and the importance of place
    Kirsten Rudestam
    Santa Barbara Community Environmental Council, USA
    Health (London) 8:423-44. 2004
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