Kyle Steenland

Summary

Affiliation: Emory University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint One agent, many diseases: exposure-response data and comparative risks of different outcomes following silica exposure
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:16-23. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo sensitivity analysis and Bayesian analysis of smoking as an unmeasured confounder in a study of silica and lung cancer
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:384-92. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence and survival in relation to education (United States)
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:939-45. 2004
  4. pmc Silica: déjà vu all over again?
    K Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:430-2. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Quality of life among men with prostate cancer in rural Georgia
    K Steenland
    Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Urology 77:927-33. 2011
  6. pmc Analyses of diagnostic patterns at 30 Alzheimer's disease centers in the US
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 35:19-27. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and neurodegenerative disease mortality in an occupational cohort
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 17:8-13. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint An overview of methods for calculating the burden of disease due to specific risk factors
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 17:512-9. 2006
  9. pmc Risk estimation with epidemiologic data when response attenuates at high-exposure levels
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:831-7. 2011
  10. pmc Factors affecting survival of patients with neurodegenerative disease
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 35:28-35. 2010

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Publications67

  1. ncbi request reprint One agent, many diseases: exposure-response data and comparative risks of different outcomes following silica exposure
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Ind Med 48:16-23. 2005
    ..Silica has, therefore, joined a handful of other toxic exposures such as tobacco smoke, dioxin, and asbestos which cause multiple serious diseases...
  2. ncbi request reprint Monte Carlo sensitivity analysis and Bayesian analysis of smoking as an unmeasured confounder in a study of silica and lung cancer
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 160:384-92. 2004
    ..15, 1.78). Bayesian results were similar (95% posterior limits: 1.13, 1.84). The authors believe that these types of analyses, which make explicit and quantify sources of uncertainty, should be more widely adopted by epidemiologists...
  3. ncbi request reprint Prostate cancer incidence and survival in relation to education (United States)
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 15:939-45. 2004
    ..There are few data on prostate cancer incidence and survival in relation to socioeconomic status in the 1990s, after the introduction of prostate specific Antigen (PSA) testing...
  4. pmc Silica: déjà vu all over again?
    K Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:430-2. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Quality of life among men with prostate cancer in rural Georgia
    K Steenland
    Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Urology 77:927-33. 2011
    ..To perform a population-based study on the quality of life (QOL) after prostate cancer treatment in a rural and disadvantaged population, because these have been sparse...
  6. pmc Analyses of diagnostic patterns at 30 Alzheimer's disease centers in the US
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 35:19-27. 2010
    ..The US Alzheimer's Disease Centers (ADCs) (n = 30) recently created a uniform data set. We sought to determine which variables were most important in making a diagnosis, and how these differed across ADCs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls and neurodegenerative disease mortality in an occupational cohort
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Rd, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 17:8-13. 2006
    ..PCBs decrease dopamine levels in rats and monkeys. Loss of dopamine is the hallmark of Parkinson disease, a neurodegenerative disease. There are no epidemiologic studies of PCBs and neurodegenerative disease...
  8. ncbi request reprint An overview of methods for calculating the burden of disease due to specific risk factors
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 17:512-9. 2006
    ....
  9. pmc Risk estimation with epidemiologic data when response attenuates at high-exposure levels
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:831-7. 2011
    ..Conversely, a model of untransformed (linear) exposure may underestimate risks attributable to exposures in the low-dose region...
  10. pmc Factors affecting survival of patients with neurodegenerative disease
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 35:28-35. 2010
    ..Survival varies widely among different neurodegenerative diseases. Data on the role of the Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE) and apolipoprotein E (APOE) in survival are sparse except for Alzheimer's disease (AD)...
  11. pmc Association of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) with uric acid among adults with elevated community exposure to PFOA
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:229-33. 2010
    ..PFOA has been associated with elevated uric acid in two studies of chemical workers. Uric acid is a risk factor for hypertension and possibly other cardiovascular outcomes...
  12. doi request reprint Association of perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate with serum lipids among adults living near a chemical plant
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 170:1268-78. 2009
    ..Because these data are cross-sectional, causal inference is limited. Nonetheless, the associations between these compounds and lipids raise concerns, given their common presence in the general population...
  13. pmc Development of a rapid screening instrument for mild cognitive impairment and undiagnosed dementia
    N Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 15:419-27. 2008
    ....
  14. pmc Recent trends in Alzheimer disease mortality in the United States, 1999 to 2004
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord 23:165-70. 2009
    ..AD reporting on death certificates is known to be poor. This is the first analysis of recent trends in AD mortality since the advent of ICD-10...
  15. pmc Dioxin revisited: developments since the 1997 IARC classification of dioxin as a human carcinogen
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1265-8. 2004
    ..There are also new data regarding how the AhR functions in mediating the carcinogenic response to TCDD. The new evidence generally supports the 1997 IARC classification...
  16. pmc All-cause and cause-specific mortality by socioeconomic status among employed persons in 27 US states, 1984-1997
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1037-42. 2004
    ..We investigated mortality differences according to socioeconomic status (SES) for employed persons in 27 states during 1984-1997...
  17. pmc Predictors of PFOA levels in a community surrounding a chemical plant
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1083-8. 2009
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency. It does not exist in nature but has been used widely since World War II. It is present in the serum of most Americans at about 4-5 ng/mL, although the routes of exposure remain unknown...
  18. ncbi request reprint Deaths due to injuries among employed adults: the effects of socioeconomic class
    Kyle Steenland
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Epidemiology 14:74-9. 2003
    ..These deaths are of particular interest because they are potentially preventable and they represent the second leading cause of years of life lost under age 75...
  19. ncbi request reprint Silicosis and end-stage renal disease
    Kyle Steenland
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:439-42. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the incidence of renal disease among workers with silicosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Dying for work: The magnitude of US mortality from selected causes of death associated with occupation
    Kyle Steenland
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:461-82. 2003
    ..Deaths due to occupational disease and injury place a heavy burden on society in terms of economic costs and human suffering...
  21. pmc Mortality analyses in a cohort of 18 235 ethylene oxide exposed workers: follow up extended from 1987 to 1998
    K Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Occup Environ Med 61:2-7. 2004
    ..To extend mortality follow up from 1987 to 1998 for cohort of 18 235 men and women exposed to ethylene oxide...
  22. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology and drinking water: are we running dry?
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environment and Occupational Health at Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 14:635-6. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Mortality patterns following downsizing at Pan American World Airways
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1-6. 2008
    ..69 and 0.64, respectively). These data do not indicate that mortality among those who left involuntarily was higher than for those who left voluntarily. Both groups showed a strong healthy worker effect...
  24. ncbi request reprint Ethylene oxide and breast cancer incidence in a cohort study of 7576 women (United States)
    Kyle Steenland
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio 30322, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 14:531-9. 2003
    ..ETO causes mammary tumors in mice, and has been associated with breast cancer incidence in one small epidemiologic study...
  25. pmc Design, methods, and population for a study of PFOA health effects among highly exposed mid-Ohio valley community residents and workers
    Andrea Winquist
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:893-9. 2013
    ..A cohort of community residents and workers is the basis for a series of epidemiologic studies of a Mid-Ohio Valley population with substantial perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposure due to releases from a chemical plant...
  26. ncbi request reprint Ten-year update on mortality among mild-steel welders
    Kyle Steenland
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45226, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:163-7. 2002
    ..This study is an update on the lung cancer risk of mild-steel welders with no asbestos exposure using a cohort of nonwelders for comparison...
  27. pmc Accumulation and clearance of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in current and former residents of an exposed community
    Ryan Seals
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:119-24. 2011
    ..Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a perfluoroalkyl acid found in > 99% of Americans. Its health effects are unknown. Prior estimates of serum half-life range from 2.3 to 3.8 years...
  28. pmc Ulcerative colitis and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in a highly exposed population of community residents and workers in the mid-Ohio valley
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:900-5. 2013
    ..Objectives: We studied autoimmune diseases in relation to level of exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), which was introduced in the late 1940s and is now ubiquitous in the serum of residents of industrialized countries...
  29. doi request reprint Incidence of type II diabetes in a cohort with substantial exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid
    Conny Karnes
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States Electronic address
    Environ Res 128:78-83. 2014
    ..However, a cross-sectional study of highly exposed Mid-Ohio Valley community residents did not demonstrate an association between PFOA and type II diabetes...
  30. doi request reprint Relation between perfluorooctanoic acid exposure and strokes in a large cohort living near a chemical plant
    Chris Simpson
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, United States Electronic address
    Environ Res 127:22-8. 2013
    ..Other, cross-sectional, studies have found positive associations between serum PFOA and risk factors for stroke, including cholesterol, uric acid, and hypertension...
  31. doi request reprint Cohort mortality study of workers exposed to perfluorooctanoic acid
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 176:909-17. 2012
    ..These results were limited by small numbers and restriction to mortality data, which are of limited relevance for several nonfatal outcomes of a priori interest...
  32. doi request reprint Update of the NIOSH life table analysis system: a person-years analysis program for the windows computing environment
    Mary K Schubauer-Berigan
    Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, Industrywide Studies Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:915-24. 2011
    ..We describe the updating of LTAS for the Windows operating system (LTAS.NET) with improved properties...
  33. doi request reprint Use of complementary and alternative medicine among men with prostate cancer in a rural setting
    Susan Butler
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Community Health 36:1004-10. 2011
    ..In line with national patterns, younger and more educated rural patients were significantly more likely to have ever used CAM and to use it after treatment...
  34. ncbi request reprint The contribution of occupational risks to the global burden of disease: summary and next steps
    Marilyn Fingerhut
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Room 715H, Humphrey Building, 200 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20201, USA
    Med Lav 97:313-21. 2006
    ..This article summarizes findings of the WHO CRA project, presents the estimates of the International Labor Organization (ILO) for total deaths due to workplace risks, and calls for action...
  35. doi request reprint The effect of race and rural residence on prostate cancer treatment choice among men in Georgia
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Urology 77:581-7. 2011
    ..To analyze differences for prostate cancer by race and in rural areas...
  36. ncbi request reprint Individual- and area-level socioeconomic status variables as predictors of mortality in a cohort of 179,383 persons
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1047-56. 2004
    ..Multivariate models that consider socioeconomic status as a potential confounder may not need to consider area-level socioeconomic status if data are available on individual-level education...
  37. pmc Statins and cognitive decline in older adults with normal cognition or mild cognitive impairment
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 61:1449-55. 2013
    ..To determine the effect of statins on cognitive decline in healthy elderly adults...
  38. pmc Epidemiologic evidence on the health effects of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1100-8. 2010
    ..OBJECTIVE AND SOURCES: We reviewed the epidemiologic literature for PFOA...
  39. ncbi request reprint Time-related aspects of the healthy worker survivor effect
    David Richardson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:633-9. 2004
    ..We use simulations and an empirical example to demonstrate that time-since-termination can be a confounding factor in analyses of occupational-exposure-mortality associations...
  40. ncbi request reprint Dioxin: exposure-response analyses and risk assessment
    Kyle Steenland
    Emory University School of Public Health, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Ind Health 41:175-80. 2003
    ..1 and 13.0%. Our results agree broadly with results from a German cohort, which is the only other cohort for which a quantitative risk assessment has been conducted...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mild cognitive impairment: an opportunity to identify patients at high risk for progression to Alzheimer's disease
    Allan Levey
    Department of Neurology and Alzheimer s Disease Center, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Clin Ther 28:991-1001. 2006
    ..Ongoing research is focusing on the identification of those individuals with mild cognitive impairment (MCI) who are most likely to convert to AD. Of the MCI subtypes, patients with amnestic MCI (a-MCI) are at greatest risk...
  42. doi request reprint Silica: a lung carcinogen
    Kyle Steenland
    Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    CA Cancer J Clin 64:63-9. 2014
    ..If such exposure has occurred, extra attention might be given to the early detection of silicosis and lung cancer, as well as extra emphasis on quitting smoking...
  43. pmc Association between polychlorinated biphenyls and Parkinson's disease neuropathology
    Jaime M Hatcher-Martin
    Center for Neurodegenerative Disease, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Neurotoxicology 33:1298-304. 2012
    ..Furthermore, these data support epidemiological and laboratory studies reporting a link between PCB exposure and an increased risk for Parkinson's disease, including greater susceptibility of females...
  44. ncbi request reprint All-cause and cause-specific death rates by educational status for two million people in two American Cancer Society cohorts, 1959-1996
    Kyle Steenland
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226 1998, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:11-21. 2002
    ..Temporal trends showed increasing mortality differences by education for coronary heart disease, diabetes, and lung cancer for women...
  45. ncbi request reprint Attenuation of exposure-response curves in occupational cohort studies at high exposure levels
    Leslie Stayner
    Risk Evaluation Branch, Education and Information Division, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, United States
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:317-24. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Caution in drawing conclusions from PBPK models based on sparse human data
    Kyle Steenland
    Risk Anal 27:7-8; author reply 9-10. 2007
  47. ncbi request reprint Development of quantitative exposure data for a pooled exposure-response analysis of 10 silica cohorts
    Andrea t Mannetje
    Unit of Environmental Cancer Epidemiology, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Lyon, France
    Am J Ind Med 42:73-86. 2002
    ..Such an analysis would help clarify the continuing controversy regarding whether silica causes lung cancer...
  48. ncbi request reprint The global burden of disease due to occupational carcinogens
    Timothy Driscoll
    ELMATOM Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 48:419-31. 2005
    ..Cases reported in the year 2000 that resulted from relevant past and current exposures are assessed...
  49. pmc Late-life depression as a risk factor for mild cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease in 30 US Alzheimer's disease centers
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 31:265-75. 2012
    ..The effect of recent depression did not differ by antidepressant treatment, APOE4 allele status, or type of MCI. In conclusion, late-life depression is a strong risk factor for normal subjects progressing to MCI...
  50. pmc Lung cancer risk and workplace exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
    Leslie Stayner
    School of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:545-51. 2007
    ..We sought to quantitatively evaluate the association between work-place environmental tobacco smoke exposure and lung cancer...
  51. ncbi request reprint The global burden of selected occupational diseases and injury risks: Methodology and summary
    Deborah Imel Nelson
    Protection of the Human Environment, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland
    Am J Ind Med 48:400-18. 2005
    ..To better advise policy makers, we assessed the global burden of disease and injury due to selected occupational hazards. This article presents an overview, and describes the methodology employed in the companion studies...
  52. ncbi request reprint Review of estimates of the global burden of injury and illness due to occupational exposures
    Timothy Driscoll
    School of Public Health, University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 48:491-502. 2005
    ..Over the last decade, there have been several attempts to estimate the global burden of ill health due to work activity. The most recent of these is the Comparative Risk Assessment (CRA) project of the World Health Organization...
  53. pmc Serum perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate concentrations in relation to birth outcomes in the Mid-Ohio Valley, 2005-2010
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1207-13. 2013
    ..Previous research suggests perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) may be associated with adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  54. ncbi request reprint Early life perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposure and overweight and obesity risk in adulthood in a community with elevated exposure
    Vaughn Barry
    Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 132:62-9. 2014
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers for predicting cognitive decline in those with normal cognition
    Kyle Steenland
    Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA Emory Alzheimer s Disease Research Center, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 40:587-94. 2014
    ..Larger studies will be needed to more accurately characterize optimal cut points. ..
  56. doi request reprint The association between late-life depression, mild cognitive impairment and dementia: is inflammation the missing link?
    Adriana P Hermida
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Emory University School of Medicine, Wesley Woods Health Center, 4th Floor, 1841 Clifton Road, NE, Atlanta, GA 30329, USA
    Expert Rev Neurother 12:1339-50. 2012
    ..The diagnostic challenges, the importance of biomarkers and the discussion of inflammation as a possible link between depression, MCI and dementia are examined in this article...
  57. doi request reprint Higher serum uric acid associated with decreased Parkinson's disease prevalence in a large community-based survey
    Andrea Winquist
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Mov Disord 25:932-6. 2010
    ..78 mg/dl lower than the mean UA level among those not reporting PD (P <or= 0.0001). These findings concur with several previous longitudinal studies that found an association between higher UA levels and decreased PD risk...
  58. ncbi request reprint A practical guide to dose-response analyses and risk assessment in occupational epidemiology
    Kyle Steenland
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Epidemiology 15:63-70. 2004
    ..Points are illustrated using data from a study of dioxin and cancer...
  59. ncbi request reprint Exposures to diesel exhaust in the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, 1950-1990
    Chad R Bailey
    Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Transportation and Air Quality, 2565 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    AIHA J (Fairfax, Va) 64:472-9. 2003
    ..Monte Carlo sampling is used to characterize exposure distributions. The methodology used in this article-a probabilistic model for historical exposure assessment-is novel...
  60. ncbi request reprint PFOA and PFOS Serum Levels and Miscarriage Risk
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    From the aDepartment of Epidemiology and bDepartment of Environmental Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Epidemiology 25:505-12. 2014
    ....
  61. doi request reprint Reductions in serum lipids with a 4-year decline in serum perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctanesulfonic acid
    Nicola Fitz-Simon
    Department of Social and Environmental Health Research, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    Epidemiology 24:569-76. 2013
    ..A longitudinal study should be less susceptible to biases from uncontrolled confounding or reverse causality...
  62. pmc Cancer outcomes research in a rural area: a multi-institution partnership model
    Michael Goodman
    Department of Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Community Health 34:23-32. 2009
    ..Our partnership model may provide a useful framework for cancer outcomes research projects in rural communities...
  63. ncbi request reprint The global burden of non-malignant respiratory disease due to occupational airborne exposures
    Timothy Driscoll
    ELMATOM Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ind Med 48:432-45. 2005
    ..We describe the worldwide mortality and morbidity from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and pneumoconioses arising from these occupational exposure and focus on cases reported in the year 2000...
  64. doi request reprint Perfluorooctanoic acid exposure and thyroid disease in community and worker cohorts
    Andrea Winquist
    From the Department of Environmental Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Epidemiology 25:255-64. 2014
    ..Toxicological studies and some previous human studies have suggested that PFOA can disrupt thyroid homeostasis. We examined the association between PFOA and thyroid disease among community members and plant workers...
  65. pmc Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) exposures and incident cancers among adults living near a chemical plant
    Vaughn Barry
    Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1313-8. 2013
    ..Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) is a synthetic chemical ubiquitous in the serum of U.S. residents. It causes liver, testicular, and pancreatic tumors in rats. Human studies are sparse...
  66. pmc Carcinogenicity of EBDCs
    Kyle Steenland
    Environ Health Perspect 111:A266; author reply A266-7. 2003
  67. ncbi request reprint Costs of needlestick injuries and subsequent hepatitis and HIV infection
    J Paul Leigh
    Center for Healthcare Policy and Research and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8638, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:2093-105. 2007
    ..Physicians, nurses and other healthcare workers (HCWs) are at risk of bloodborne pathogens infection from needlestick injuries, but costs of needlesticks are little studied...

Research Grants2

  1. Mortality and Renal Disease in a Cohort Study of Lead-Exposed Workers in a Survei
    NELSON STEENLAND; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The proposed study would be the far larger than any prior cohort study of lead- exposed subjects, and will provide a model of collaboration across state-based surveillance systems. ..
  2. Mortality and Renal Disease in a Cohort Study of Lead-Exposed Workers in a Survei
    NELSON K STEENLAND; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed study would be the far larger than any prior cohort study of lead- exposed subjects, and will provide a model of collaboration across state-based surveillance systems. ..