Christine R Schuler

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 3: exposure-response among short-term workers
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:270-81. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Process-related risk of beryllium sensitization and disease in a copper-beryllium alloy facility
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:195-205. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 2: validation of historical exposures
    Ji Young Park
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:259-69. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of a program to prevent beryllium disease
    Carrie A Thomas
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:733-41. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 1: historical exposure reconstruction
    M Abbas Virji
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:247-58. 2012
  6. pmc Impact of negatively charged patches on the surface of MHC class II antigen-presenting proteins on risk of chronic beryllium disease
    James A Snyder
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J R Soc Interface 5:749-58. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha polymorphisms in chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:446-52. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure pathway assessment at a copper-beryllium alloy facility
    Gregory A Day
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:67-80. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Cumulative sensitization and disease in a beryllium oxide ceramics worker cohort
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1343-50. 2008
  10. pmc Enhanced preventive programme at a beryllium oxide ceramics facility reduces beryllium sensitisation among new workers
    Kristin J Cummings
    NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:134-40. 2007

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 3: exposure-response among short-term workers
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:270-81. 2012
    ..We examined exposure-response relations using personal exposure estimates in a beryllium worker cohort with limited work tenure to minimize exposure misclassification...
  2. ncbi request reprint Process-related risk of beryllium sensitization and disease in a copper-beryllium alloy facility
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:195-205. 2005
    ..At a copper-beryllium alloy strip and wire finishing facility we performed a cross-sectional survey to examine prevalences of beryllium sensitization and CBD, and relationships between sensitization and CBD and work areas/processes...
  3. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 2: validation of historical exposures
    Ji Young Park
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:259-69. 2012
    ..The JEM was generated for an epidemiologic study to examine quantitative exposure-response relationships with sensitization and chronic beryllium disease...
  4. doi request reprint Long-term efficacy of a program to prevent beryllium disease
    Carrie A Thomas
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:733-41. 2013
    ..We assessed the program's efficacy in preventing sensitization 9 years after implementation...
  5. doi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease at a primary manufacturing facility, part 1: historical exposure reconstruction
    M Abbas Virji
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:247-58. 2012
    ..The objective of this study was to develop historical estimates of size-selective personal exposure to beryllium for an epidemiologic study...
  6. pmc Impact of negatively charged patches on the surface of MHC class II antigen-presenting proteins on risk of chronic beryllium disease
    James A Snyder
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J R Soc Interface 5:749-58. 2008
    ..Together with the calculated high binding affinities for beryllium, these results suggest that an adverse immune response, leading to CBD, is triggered by chemically specific metal-protein interactions...
  7. ncbi request reprint TNF-alpha polymorphisms in chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:446-52. 2007
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  8. ncbi request reprint Exposure pathway assessment at a copper-beryllium alloy facility
    Gregory A Day
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:67-80. 2007
    ..Based on our current understanding of the multiple exposure pathways that may lead to sensitization, we support prudent control practices such as use of protective gloves to minimize skin exposure to beryllium salts and fine particles...
  9. ncbi request reprint Cumulative sensitization and disease in a beryllium oxide ceramics worker cohort
    Christine R Schuler
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WVa 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1343-50. 2008
    ..We followed a cohort of 136 beryllium oxide ceramics workers from 1992 to 2003, including those who left employment, for beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease (CBD)...
  10. pmc Enhanced preventive programme at a beryllium oxide ceramics facility reduces beryllium sensitisation among new workers
    Kristin J Cummings
    NIOSH, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:134-40. 2007
    ..In response, the facility implemented an enhanced preventive programme to reduce sensitisation, including increased respiratory and dermal protection and particle migration control...
  11. ncbi request reprint Sensitization and chronic beryllium disease among workers in copper-beryllium distribution centers
    Marcia L Stanton
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1095 Willowdale Road, MS H2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:204-11. 2006
    ..In this study, we performed a cross-sectional survey of employees at three copper-beryllium alloy distribution centers...
  12. pmc Efficacy of a program to prevent beryllium sensitization among new employees at a copper-beryllium alloy processing facility
    Carrie A Thomas
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Field Studies Branch, 1095 Willowdale Rd, MS 2800, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:112-24. 2009
    ..The facility then implemented a preventive program including particle migration control, respiratory and dermal protection, and process enclosure. We assessed the program's efficacy in preventing beryllium sensitization...
  13. doi request reprint Characteristics of beryllium exposure to small particles at a beryllium production facility
    M Abbas Virji
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 55:70-85. 2011
    ..Consideration of biologically relevant aspects of exposure such as beryllium particle size distribution, chemical form, and solubility will likely improve exposure assessment...
  14. doi request reprint Association between IL-1A single nucleotide polymorphisms and chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:680-4. 2010
    ..To determine if single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in interleukin (IL) IL-1A, IL-1B, IL-1RN, IL-2, IL-9, and IL-9R were associated with chronic beryllium disease (CBD) and beryllium sensitization (BeS)...
  15. doi request reprint Evaluation of a preventive program to reduce sensitization at a beryllium metal, oxide, and alloy production plant
    Rachel L Bailey
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:505-12. 2010
    ..We evaluated a workplace preventive program's effectiveness, which emphasized skin and respiratory protection, workplace cleanliness, and beryllium migration control in lowering beryllium sensitization...
  16. ncbi request reprint Beryllium: a modern industrial hazard
    Kathleen Kreiss
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 28:259-77. 2007
    ..Beryllium sensitization and disease prevention are paradigms for much broader public health action in both occupational and general population settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Immunogenetic factors in beryllium sensitization and chronic beryllium disease
    Ainsley Weston
    Toxicology and Molecular Biology Branch, Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1095 Willowdale Road, Mailstop L 3014, Morgantown, WV 26505 2888, USA
    Mutat Res 592:68-78. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint The association between HLA-DPB1Glu69 and chronic beryllium disease and beryllium sensitization
    Erin C McCanlies
    Health Effects Laboratory Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:95-103. 2004
    ..However, the relationship between HLA-DPB1 and beryllium sensitization, and whether the presence of one or two HLA-DPB1(Glu69) alleles is differentially associated with CBD and beryllium sensitization have not been completely resolved...
  19. doi request reprint A decision process for determining whether to conduct responder health research following large disasters
    John A Decker
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 8:25-33. 2013
    ..The scientific rationale includes certain controlling or "gatekeeper" factors that should be present to proceed with research...
  20. ncbi request reprint Characterization of physicochemical properties of beryllium aerosols associated with prevalence of chronic beryllium disease
    Aleksandr B Stefaniak
    Industrial Hygiene and Safety Group HSR 5, MS K553, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545, USA
    J Environ Monit 6:523-32. 2004
    ..However, a scientific basis does not yet exist to replace mass as the current metric of exposure...