Mary Jean Brown

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Guest editorial: Responding to blood lead levels < 10 microg/dL
    Mary Jean Brown
    Environ Health Perspect 116:A60-1. 2008
  2. pmc Children's health/regional collaboration to reduce lead exposure in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Environ Health Perspect 115:A17. 2007
  3. pmc Sources of blood lead in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A18-9; author reply A19. 2006
  4. pmc Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing: a village-level investigation-Zamfara State, Nigeria, October-November 2010
    Yi Chun Lo
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1450-5. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Lead in drinking water and human blood lead levels in the United States
    Mary Jean Brown
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30084, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 61:1-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Federal agency support for healthy homes
    Mary Jean Brown
    Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:S90-3. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Association between children's blood lead levels, lead service lines, and water disinfection, Washington, DC, 1998-2006
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30348, USA
    Environ Res 111:67-74. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Deaths resulting from hypocalcemia after administration of edetate disodium: 2003-2005
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e534-6. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, community-based trial of home visiting to reduce blood lead levels in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 117:147-53. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Lead poisoning among internally displaced Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children in the United Nations-Administered Province of Kosovo
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30348, USA
    Eur J Public Health 20:288-92. 2010

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Detail Information

Publications33

  1. pmc Guest editorial: Responding to blood lead levels < 10 microg/dL
    Mary Jean Brown
    Environ Health Perspect 116:A60-1. 2008
  2. pmc Children's health/regional collaboration to reduce lead exposure in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Environ Health Perspect 115:A17. 2007
  3. pmc Sources of blood lead in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Environ Health Perspect 114:A18-9; author reply A19. 2006
  4. pmc Childhood lead poisoning associated with gold ore processing: a village-level investigation-Zamfara State, Nigeria, October-November 2010
    Yi Chun Lo
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1450-5. 2012
    ..During June-September of that year, villages with suspected or confirmed childhood lead poisoning continued to be identified in Zamfara State...
  5. ncbi request reprint Lead in drinking water and human blood lead levels in the United States
    Mary Jean Brown
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30084, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 61:1-9. 2012
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Federal agency support for healthy homes
    Mary Jean Brown
    Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:S90-3. 2010
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Association between children's blood lead levels, lead service lines, and water disinfection, Washington, DC, 1998-2006
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30348, USA
    Environ Res 111:67-74. 2011
    ..Evaluate the effect of changes in the water disinfection process, and presence of lead service lines (LSLs), on children's blood lead levels (BLLs) in Washington, DC...
  8. ncbi request reprint Deaths resulting from hypocalcemia after administration of edetate disodium: 2003-2005
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Pediatrics 118:e534-6. 2006
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized, community-based trial of home visiting to reduce blood lead levels in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Pediatrics 117:147-53. 2006
    ..Substantial evidence implicates lead paint-contaminated house dust as the most common high-dose source of lead in children's environments. Housekeeping and parental supervision also may contribute to risk for lead exposure...
  10. doi request reprint Lead poisoning among internally displaced Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children in the United Nations-Administered Province of Kosovo
    Mary Jean Brown
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30348, USA
    Eur J Public Health 20:288-92. 2010
    ....
  11. pmc Residential light and risk for depression and falls: results from the LARES study of eight European cities
    Mary Jean Brown
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:131-40. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship between self-reported inadequate residential natural light and risk for depression or falls among adults aged 18 years or older...
  12. pmc Outbreak of fatal childhood lead poisoning related to artisanal gold mining in northwestern Nigeria, 2010
    Carrie A Dooyema
    Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:601-7. 2012
    ..In May 2010, a team of national and international organizations was assembled to investigate children's deaths due to lead poisoning in villages in northwestern Nigeria...
  13. doi request reprint Screening for lead poisoning: a geospatial approach to determine testing of children in at-risk neighborhoods
    Ambarish Vaidyanathan
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Pediatr 154:409-14. 2009
    ..To develop a spatial strategy to assess neighborhood risk for lead exposure and neighborhood-level blood lead testing of young children living in the city of Atlanta, Georgia...
  14. doi request reprint Blood lead level analysis among refugee children resettled in New Hampshire and Rhode Island
    Jaime S Raymond
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Public Health Nurs 30:70-9. 2013
    ..S. cities and to assess the effect of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommendations for BLL testing of newly emigrated refugee children for EBLLs...
  15. doi request reprint Global approach to reducing lead exposure and poisoning
    Pamela A Meyer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Coordinating Center for Environmental Health and Injury Prevention, 1600 Clifton Road, NE, Mailstop F 64, Atlanta, GA 30333, United States
    Mutat Res 659:166-75. 2008
    ..In addition, we recommend three primary prevention strategies for lead poisoning: identify sources, eliminate or control sources, and monitor environmental exposures and hazards...
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for elevated blood lead levels among African refugee children in New Hampshire, 2004
    Rachel N Plotinsky
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Res 108:404-12. 2008
    ..The main objective was to identify risk factors for increasing lead levels among refugee children after resettlement in Manchester in 2004...
  17. ncbi request reprint Identifying housing that poisons: a critical step in eliminating childhood lead poisoning
    Nimia L Reyes
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 12:563-9. 2006
    ..This approach prioritizes lead hazard control efforts and may help health, housing, and environmental agencies in targeting limited resources to increase lead-safe housing for children...
  18. doi request reprint Lead poisoning in United States-bound refugee children: Thailand-Burma border, 2009
    Tarissa Mitchell
    Division of Global Migration, Immigrant, Refugee, and Migrant Health Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Pediatrics 129:e392-9. 2012
    ..Resettled refugee children in the United States are considered at high risk for elevated blood lead levels, but the prevalence of and risk factors for elevated blood lead levels before resettlement have not been described...
  19. ncbi request reprint Trends in blood lead levels and blood lead testing among US children aged 1 to 5 years, 1988-2004
    Robert L Jones
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, 4770 Buford Hwy, Atlanta, GA 30341
    Pediatrics 123:e376-85. 2009
    ..To evaluate trends in children's blood lead levels and the extent of blood lead testing of children at risk for lead poisoning from national surveys conducted during a 16-year period in the United States...
  20. doi request reprint Estimates of costs for housing-related interventions to prevent specific illnesses and deaths
    Jacquelyn Mason
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 16:S79-89. 2010
    ..Specific housing-related health issues discussed include asthma, lead, and carbon monoxide poisoning and radon-related lung cancer...
  21. ncbi request reprint Childhood lead poisoning prevention: getting the job done by 2010
    Mary Jean Brown
    Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Environ Health 70:56-7. 2008
  22. doi request reprint Lead poisoning among Burmese refugee children--Indiana, 2009
    Matthew D Ritchey
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:648-56. 2011
    ..A multilevel linear regression model identified daily use of thanakha, an ethnic cosmetic, and Daw Tway use were related to elevated BLLs (P < .05). Routine monitoring of BLLs among this population should remain a priority...
  23. ncbi request reprint Improving strategies to prevent childhood lead poisoning using local data
    Pamela A Meyer
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Emergency and Environmental Services, Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:15-20. 2005
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk for elevated blood lead levels in 3- and 4-year-old children
    Jaime S Raymond
    Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Emergency and Environmental Health Services, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS F 40, Atlanta, GA, 30341, USA
    Matern Child Health J 13:40-7. 2009
    ..We conducted a study to evaluate the relation between environmental, demographic, and medical risk factors and late-onset childhood lead poisoning, defined as children who were poisoned at age 3 or older...
  25. ncbi request reprint Analysis of a novel field dilution method for testing samples that exceed the analytic range of point-of-care blood lead analyzers
    Antonio James Neri
    a US Centers for Disease Control Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 24:418-28. 2014
    ..Results from the dilution method approximated ICP-MS values and were useful for field-based decision-making. Specific recommendations for additional evaluation are provided. ..
  26. pmc Lead exposures in U.S. Children, 2008: implications for prevention
    Ronnie Levin
    U S Environmental Protection Agency, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1285-93. 2008
    ..Our context is the U.S. public health goal to eliminate pediatric elevated blood lead levels (EBLs) by 2010...
  27. pmc Social disparities in housing and related pediatric injury: a multilevel study
    Edmond D Shenassa
    Department of Community Health and the Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine, Brown Medical School Miriam Hospital, Providence, RI 02903, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:633-9. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of environmental health policies: a new frontier for epidemiologists
    Howard Hu
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 14:257-8. 2003
  29. ncbi request reprint Interpreting and managing blood lead levels of less than 10 microg/dL in children and reducing childhood exposure to lead: recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention
    Helen J Binns
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Pediatrics 120:e1285-98. 2007
    ..For these preventive strategies to succeed, partnerships between health care providers, families, and local public health and housing programs should be strengthened...
  30. ncbi request reprint Blood lead misclassification due to defective LeadCare blood lead testing equipment
    Robert M Bossarte
    Clin Chem 53:994-5. 2007
  31. pmc Health effects of blood lead levels lower than 10 mg/dl in children
    Mary Jean Brown
    Am J Public Health 94:8-9; author reply 9. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Perinatal outcomes in a school-based program for pregnant teen-agers
    Robert T Hall
    Children s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics, UMKC School of Medicine, Frances Cofield, MA, USA
    Mo Med 100:148-52. 2003
    ..Improved outcomes were identified for low-birth-weight rate, high school graduation rate, smoking during pregnancy, and prenatal care. These results indicate that a comprehensive, school-based program can enhance perinatal outcomes...
  33. ncbi request reprint Costs and benefits of enforcing housing policies to prevent childhood lead poisoning
    Mary Jean Brown
    Med Decis Making 22:482-92. 2002
    ..This article compares the costs and benefits of strict versus limited enforcement of lead poisoning prevention housing policies in preventing additional cases of childhood blood lead elevation...