Gayle C Windham

Summary

Affiliation: California Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Autism and developmental screening in a public, primary care setting primarily serving Hispanics: challenges and results
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Building P, Richmond, CA, 94804, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1621-32. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of birth certificates to examine maternal occupational exposures and autism spectrum disorders in offspring
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA, USA
    Autism Res 6:57-63. 2013
  3. pmc Body burdens of brominated flame retardants and other persistent organo-halogenated compounds and their descriptors in US girls
    Gayle C Windham
    CA Department of Public Health, DEODC, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Bldg P, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Environ Res 110:251-7. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Autism spectrum disorders in relation to parental occupation in technical fields
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Autism Res 2:183-91. 2009
  5. pmc Maternal smoking, demographic and lifestyle factors in relation to daughter's age at menarche
    Gayle C Windham
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:551-61. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental contaminants and pregnancy outcomes
    Gayle Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e111-6; discussion e117. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Birth prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in the San Francisco Bay area by demographic and ascertainment source characteristics
    Gayle C Windham
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:1362-72. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to organochlorine compounds and effects on ovarian function
    Gayle C Windham
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 16:182-90. 2005
  9. pmc Maternal residence near agricultural pesticide applications and autism spectrum disorders among children in the California Central Valley
    Eric M Roberts
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, California 94804, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1482-9. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of autism and increasing maternal and paternal age in a large north American population
    Judith K Grether
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1118-26. 2009

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Autism and developmental screening in a public, primary care setting primarily serving Hispanics: challenges and results
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Building P, Richmond, CA, 94804, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 44:1621-32. 2014
    ..Attention to the cultural applicability of screening instruments, as well as to explaining the results or need for additional services to parents, is critical to serve the growing Hispanic population...
  2. ncbi request reprint Use of birth certificates to examine maternal occupational exposures and autism spectrum disorders in offspring
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, CA, USA
    Autism Res 6:57-63. 2013
    ..However, this misclassification would not be biased by case-control status and is unlikely to explain the associations we did find, suggesting that further research on exogenous exposures may yield useful etiologic clues...
  3. pmc Body burdens of brominated flame retardants and other persistent organo-halogenated compounds and their descriptors in US girls
    Gayle C Windham
    CA Department of Public Health, DEODC, 850 Marina Bay Pkwy, Bldg P, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Environ Res 110:251-7. 2010
    ..Exposures to such chemicals may affect a number of health outcomes related to development and reproductive function...
  4. doi request reprint Autism spectrum disorders in relation to parental occupation in technical fields
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Autism Res 2:183-91. 2009
    ..Our results regarding maternal occupation in technical fields being associated with ASD in offspring suggest further study to distinguish parental occupation as a phenotypic marker of genetic loading vs. other social or exposure factors...
  5. pmc Maternal smoking, demographic and lifestyle factors in relation to daughter's age at menarche
    Gayle C Windham
    California Department of Public Health, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:551-61. 2008
    ..The pattern was consistent by race. A number of prenatal and childhood factors related to AAM were identified that should be considered when examining exogenous exposures in relation to pubertal onset...
  6. ncbi request reprint Environmental contaminants and pregnancy outcomes
    Gayle Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e111-6; discussion e117. 2008
    ..To review selected environmental, occupational, and other important risk factors for the following adverse pregnancy outcomes: low birth weight (LBW), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), and preterm delivery (PTD)...
  7. doi request reprint Birth prevalence of autism spectrum disorders in the San Francisco Bay area by demographic and ascertainment source characteristics
    Gayle C Windham
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, 850 Marina Bay Parkway, Richmond, CA 94804, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 41:1362-72. 2011
    ..Prevalence in children of Asian mothers was similar to Whites. Potential under-counting is discussed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure to organochlorine compounds and effects on ovarian function
    Gayle C Windham
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, Department of Health Services, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 16:182-90. 2005
    ..Some chemicals appear to have hormonally active properties in animals, but data in humans are sparse. Therefore, we examined ovarian function in relation to organochlorine compound levels...
  9. pmc Maternal residence near agricultural pesticide applications and autism spectrum disorders among children in the California Central Valley
    Eric M Roberts
    Public Health Institute, Oakland, California 94804, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1482-9. 2007
    ..Ambient levels of pesticides ("pesticide drift") are detectable at residences near agricultural field sites...
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of autism and increasing maternal and paternal age in a large north American population
    Judith K Grether
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1118-26. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to help clarify the biologic mechanisms involved in the independent association of autism risk with increasing maternal and paternal age...
  11. pmc Chlorination by-products in drinking water and menstrual cycle function
    Gayle C Windham
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:935-41; discussion A409. 2003
    ..Incorporating tap water consumption showed a similar pattern of reduced cycle length with increasing TTHM exposure. These findings suggest that THM exposure may affect ovarian function and should be confirmed in other studies...
  12. pmc Cigarette smoking and effects on hormone function in premenopausal women
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1285-90. 2005
    ..This endocrine disruption likely contributes to the reported associations of smoking with adverse reproductive outcomes, including menstrual dysfunction, infertility, and earlier menopause...
  13. doi request reprint Are thyroid hormone concentrations at birth associated with subsequent autism diagnosis?
    Sumi Hoshiko
    Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California Department of Public Health, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Autism Res 4:456-63. 2011
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  14. pmc Autism spectrum disorders in relation to distribution of hazardous air pollutants in the san francisco bay area
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Richmond, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1438-44. 2006
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  15. doi request reprint Industry-wide medical surveillance of California flavor manufacturing workers: Cross-sectional results
    Thomas J Kim
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Public Health CDPH, Richmond, California, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:857-65. 2010
    ..Two cases of bronchiolitis obliterans in flavor manufacturing workers prompted California health and labor agencies to initiate industry-wide surveillance...
  16. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in relation to maternal use of tobacco, alcohol, coffee, and tea during pregnancy
    Gayle C Windham
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, California Department of Health Services, Oakland, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:862-71. 2004
    ..7, 95% CI: 0.91, 3.2), but daughters of coffee consumers did not. These suggestive findings, which merit further investigation, may be related to hormonal effects...
  17. pmc Residential exposure to traffic and spontaneous abortion
    Rochelle S Green
    Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment, California Environmental Protection Agency, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1939-44. 2009
    ..Studies have shown associations between air pollution or traffic exposure and adverse birth outcomes, such as low birth weight. However, very few studies have examined the effect of traffic emissions on spontaneous abortion (SAB)...
  18. pmc High body burdens of 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47) in California women
    Myrto Petreas
    Hazardous Materials Laboratory, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Environmental Protection Agency, Berkeley 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1175-9. 2003
    ..Rising body burdens of endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as PBDEs may pose a potential public health threat...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trihalomethane levels in home tap water and semen quality
    Laura Fenster
    California Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 14:650-8. 2003
    ..Trihalomethanes (THMs) are byproducts of drinking water chlorination whose effects on semen quality have not been previously studied in humans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prenatal and neonatal peripheral blood mercury levels and autism spectrum disorders
    Vincent M Yau
    Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, Oakland, CA, USA
    Environ Res 133:294-303. 2014
    ..Prenatal and early-life exposures to mercury have been hypothesized to be associated with increased risk of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs)...
  21. ncbi request reprint Ovarian hormones in premenopausal women: variation by demographic, reproductive and menstrual cycle characteristics
    Gayle C Windham
    Department of Health Services, Division of Environmental and Occupational Disease Control, Oakland, CA 94612, USA
    Epidemiology 13:675-84. 2002
    ..However, ovarian function has been little studied in healthy, premenopausal women, partly because of cyclical variation...
  22. pmc Pilot study of urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates, and phenols in girls
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:116-21. 2007
    ..S. children using exposure biomarkers in urine. However, little is known about their variation by race, age, sex, and geography, and no data exist for newly developed biomarkers...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of paternal age on the risk of spontaneous abortion
    Remy Slama
    U569 Epidemiology, Demography, and Social Sciences, IFR69, National Institute for Health and Medical Research INSERM, F 94276 Le Kremlin Bicetre, France
    Am J Epidemiol 161:816-23. 2005
    ..25). In conclusion, the risk of spontaneous abortion increased with increasing paternal age, with a suggestion that the association is stronger for first trimester losses...