R Y Wang

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Environmental chemicals: from the environment to food, to breast milk, to the infant
    R Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:597-609. 2007
  2. pmc Serum concentrations of selected persistent organic pollutants in a sample of pregnant females and changes in their concentrations during gestation
    Richard Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1244-9. 2009
  3. pmc Effects of environmental agents on the attainment of puberty: considerations when assessing exposure to environmental chemicals in the National Children's Study
    Richard Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1100-7. 2005
  4. pmc Medical toxicology and public health-update on research and activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    Richard Y Wang
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Med Toxicol 4:143-4. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Levels of tobacco-specific nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in mainstream smoke from different tobacco varieties
    Yan S Ding
    Emergency Response and Air Toxicants Branch, Division of Laboratory Science, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway Northeast, Mailstop F 47, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3366-71. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Iodine status of the U.S. population, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004
    Kathleen L Caldwell
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Thyroid 18:1207-14. 2008
  7. doi request reprint A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:16.e1-10. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Limitations of maximum likelihood estimation procedures when a majority of the observations are below the limit of detection
    Ram B Jain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop F 47, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Anal Chem 80:4767-72. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of maximum likelihood procedures to estimate left censored observations
    Ram B Jain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30329, USA
    Anal Chem 80:1124-32. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Regression models to estimate total polychlorinated biphenyls in the general US population: 2001-2002 and 2003-2004
    Ram B Jain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA 30329, United States
    Chemosphere 79:243-52. 2010

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Environmental chemicals: from the environment to food, to breast milk, to the infant
    R Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 10:597-609. 2007
    ..Thus, several factors affect the presence in human milk of environmental chemicals from dietary sources...
  2. pmc Serum concentrations of selected persistent organic pollutants in a sample of pregnant females and changes in their concentrations during gestation
    Richard Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1244-9. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc Effects of environmental agents on the attainment of puberty: considerations when assessing exposure to environmental chemicals in the National Children's Study
    Richard Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1100-7. 2005
    ..The NCS is uniquely poised to evaluate the effects of environmental chemicals on the age at puberty, and the above approach will allow the NCS to accomplish this task...
  4. pmc Medical toxicology and public health-update on research and activities at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
    Richard Y Wang
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, USA
    J Med Toxicol 4:143-4. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Levels of tobacco-specific nitrosamines and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in mainstream smoke from different tobacco varieties
    Yan S Ding
    Emergency Response and Air Toxicants Branch, Division of Laboratory Science, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway Northeast, Mailstop F 47, Atlanta, GA 30341 3724, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3366-71. 2008
    ..The influence of nitrate on mainstream smoke NNK and PAH levels were of different magnitude and direction. Our results tend to indicate an inverse relation exists between NNK and PAH deliveries when considering different tobacco blends...
  6. doi request reprint Iodine status of the U.S. population, National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004
    Kathleen L Caldwell
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Thyroid 18:1207-14. 2008
    ..It is the third assessment of the U.S. population since NHANES III (1988-1994), when the median UI level was observed to decrease from NHANES I (1971-1974)...
  7. doi request reprint A public health focus on infertility prevention, detection, and management
    Maurizio Macaluso
    Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:16.e1-10. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Limitations of maximum likelihood estimation procedures when a majority of the observations are below the limit of detection
    Ram B Jain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop F 47, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Anal Chem 80:4767-72. 2008
    ..A maximum likelihood procedure without imputation should be preferred when N < 100 and P >or= 70%. However, it should be the expected that biases for both mean and SD in these circumstances may be unacceptably high...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluation of maximum likelihood procedures to estimate left censored observations
    Ram B Jain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Chamblee, GA 30329, USA
    Anal Chem 80:1124-32. 2008
    ..These findings support earlier observations, and they suggest that MLE with multiple imputations is the preferred method to estimate mean and SD when the frequency of left censored observations in the population is < or =40%...
  10. doi request reprint Regression models to estimate total polychlorinated biphenyls in the general US population: 2001-2002 and 2003-2004
    Ram B Jain
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Chamblee, GA 30329, United States
    Chemosphere 79:243-52. 2010
    ..The R(2) for both NHANES 2003-2004 models was >81%. Thus, the estimate of SigmaPCB for the general US population can be improved by considering common demographic variables, such as race/ethnicity, and selected congeners...
  11. ncbi request reprint Reference range levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in the US population by measurement of urinary monohydroxy metabolites
    James Grainger
    Division of Environment Health Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Environ Res 100:394-423. 2006
    ..Our study results enabled us to establish a reference range for the targeted PAHs in the general US population...
  12. pmc Biologic monitoring of exposure to environmental chemicals throughout the life stages: requirements and issues for consideration for the National Children's Study
    Dana B Barr
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1083-91. 2005
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  13. pmc Exposure assessment in the National Children's Study: introduction
    Larry L Needham
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1076-82. 2005
    ..Criteria for the analytical method of choice are discussed with particular emphasis on the need for long-term quality control and quality assurance measures...
  14. pmc Retrospective time-trend study of polybrominated diphenyl ether and polybrominated and polychlorinated biphenyl levels in human serum from the United States
    Andreas Sjodin
    Organic Analytical Toxicology Branch, Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:654-8. 2004
    ..In contrast, PCB and PBB levels were negatively correlated with sample collection year, indicating that the levels of these compounds have been decreasing since their phaseout in the 1970s...
  15. pmc Analytic considerations for measuring environmental chemicals in breast milk
    Larry L Needham
    Toxicology Branch, Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:A317-24. 2002
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  16. ncbi request reprint Human milk research for answering questions about human health
    Richard Y Wang
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1771-801. 2005
    ..Human milk research designed to answer questions regarding health will require additional resources to meet these objectives...
  17. ncbi request reprint Conclusions and recommendations of the expert panel: technical workshop on human milk surveillance and biomonitoring for environmental chemicals in the United States
    Cheston M Berlin
    Department of Pediatrics, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1825-31. 2005
  18. pmc Exposures among pregnant women near the World Trade Center site on 11 September 2001
    Mary S Wolff
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:739-48. 2005
    ..This report indicates intense bystander exposure after the WTC collapse and provides information about nonoccupational exposures among a vulnerable population of pregnant women...
  19. pmc Relation between cord blood mercury levels and early child development in a World Trade Center cohort
    Sally Ann Lederman
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1085-91. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether prenatal mercury exposure, including potential releases from the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster, adversely affects fetal growth and child development...