Leila Barraj

Summary

Affiliation: Exponent Inc
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Greater weight loss among men participating in a commercial weight loss program: a pooled analysis of 2 randomized controlled trials
    Leila M Barraj
    Exponent, Inc, Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Nutr Res 34:174-7. 2014
  2. pmc Single food focus dietary guidance: lessons learned from an economic analysis of egg consumption
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Arsenic levels in wipe samples collected from play structures constructed with CCA-treated wood: impact on exposure estimates
    Leila M Barraj
    Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Exponent, Inc, Suite 1100, 1150 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Sci Total Environ 407:2586-92. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A comparison of egg consumption with other modifiable coronary heart disease lifestyle risk factors: a relative risk apportionment study
    Leila Barraj
    Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 29:401-15. 2009
  5. pmc Within-day drinking water consumption patterns: results from a drinking water consumption survey
    Leila Barraj
    Exponent Inc, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:382-95. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Perspective: risk apportionment and disease intervention strategies
    Leila M Barraj
    Exponent, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 28:477-86. 2008
  7. pmc The SHEDS-Wood model: incorporation of observational data to estimate exposure to arsenic for children playing on CCA-treated wood structures
    Leila M Barraj
    Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:781-6. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Food consumption data in microbiological risk assessment
    Leila M Barraj
    Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1972-6. 2004
  9. doi request reprint Contribution of specific dietary factors to CHD in US females
    Nga Tran
    Exponent, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:154-62. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of uncontrolled confounding in studies of environmental exposures and neurobehavioral testing in children
    Pamela J Mink
    Exponent Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Epidemiology 15:385-93. 2004

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Greater weight loss among men participating in a commercial weight loss program: a pooled analysis of 2 randomized controlled trials
    Leila M Barraj
    Exponent, Inc, Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, DC Electronic address
    Nutr Res 34:174-7. 2014
    ..These results suggest that participation in a commercial weight loss program may be a more effective means to lose weight and maintain weight loss. ..
  2. pmc Single food focus dietary guidance: lessons learned from an economic analysis of egg consumption
    Jordana K Schmier
    Exponent, 1800 Diagonal Road, Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314, USA
    Cost Eff Resour Alloc 7:7. 2009
    ..As newer data become available, the model should be updated...
  3. doi request reprint Arsenic levels in wipe samples collected from play structures constructed with CCA-treated wood: impact on exposure estimates
    Leila M Barraj
    Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Exponent, Inc, Suite 1100, 1150 Connecticut Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Sci Total Environ 407:2586-92. 2009
    ..Handloading data from children playing on CCA-treated structures should be used to reduce the uncertainty of modeled estimates derived using the SHEDS-Wood model...
  4. doi request reprint A comparison of egg consumption with other modifiable coronary heart disease lifestyle risk factors: a relative risk apportionment study
    Leila Barraj
    Health Sciences Practice, Exponent, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 29:401-15. 2009
    ..Hence, focusing on decreasing egg intake as an approach to modify CHD risk would be expected to yield minimal results relative to changing other behaviors such as smoking and other dietary habits...
  5. pmc Within-day drinking water consumption patterns: results from a drinking water consumption survey
    Leila Barraj
    Exponent Inc, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, District of Columbia 20036, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:382-95. 2009
    ..The detailed water consumption data from this survey can be used to support less than 24-h dietary exposure estimates for contaminants in drinking water...
  6. doi request reprint Perspective: risk apportionment and disease intervention strategies
    Leila M Barraj
    Exponent, Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Washington, DC, USA
    Risk Anal 28:477-86. 2008
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  7. pmc The SHEDS-Wood model: incorporation of observational data to estimate exposure to arsenic for children playing on CCA-treated wood structures
    Leila M Barraj
    Center for Chemical Regulation and Food Safety, Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:781-6. 2007
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Food consumption data in microbiological risk assessment
    Leila M Barraj
    Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    J Food Prot 67:1972-6. 2004
    ..g., eating undercooked hamburgers, raw shellfish, or temperature-abused foods), are not collected during these surveys...
  9. doi request reprint Contribution of specific dietary factors to CHD in US females
    Nga Tran
    Exponent, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Public Health Nutr 13:154-62. 2010
    ..To estimate dietary cholesterol contribution to CHD risk among US females, relative to other dietary risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of uncontrolled confounding in studies of environmental exposures and neurobehavioral testing in children
    Pamela J Mink
    Exponent Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Epidemiology 15:385-93. 2004
    ..We examined a priori the potential impact of confounding in a hypothetical study evaluating the association of a potentially neurotoxic environmental exposure with neurobehavioral function in children...
  11. doi request reprint Partially hydrolyzed 100% whey protein infant formula and atopic dermatitis risk reduction: a systematic review of the literature
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Health Sciences Practice, Wood Dale, Illinois 60191, USA
    Nutr Rev 68:232-45. 2010
    ..Exclusive breastfeeding should be encouraged as the primary means to prevent atopic risk. However, when infants are not exclusively breastfed, PHF-W may be considered an effective measure to potentially reduce the risk of developing AD...
  12. pmc Evaluation of exposure to arsenic in residential soil
    Joyce S Tsuji
    Exponent, Bellevue, Washington 98007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1735-40. 2005
    ..Similarly, questionnaire responses indicating soil exposure were not associated with increased urinary arsenic levels. Relatively low soil arsenic exposure likely precluded quantification of arsenic exposure above background...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between fish intake, n-3 fatty acids, mercury and risk markers of CHD (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002)
    Kimberly M Smith
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:1261-9. 2009
    ..The n-3 fatty acids, EPA and DHA, are naturally found only in marine sources. Dietary intakes of methylmercury from certain fish have been hypothesized to increase the risk of CHD...
  14. doi request reprint Low-level arsenic exposure in drinking water and bladder cancer: a review and meta-analysis
    Pamela J Mink
    Exponent, Health Sciences Practice, Washington, DC, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 52:299-310. 2008
    ..More studies with detailed smoking history will help resolve whether smoking is an effect modifier...
  15. ncbi request reprint Flavonoid intake and cardiovascular disease mortality: a prospective study in postmenopausal women
    Pamela J Mink
    Exponent, Inc, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:895-909. 2007
    ..Dietary flavonoids may have beneficial cardiovascular effects in human populations, but epidemiologic study results have not been conclusive...
  16. ncbi request reprint Use of background inorganic arsenic exposures to provide perspective on risk assessment results
    Joyce S Tsuji
    Exponent, 15375 SE 30th Place, Suite 250, Bellevue, WA 98007, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 48:59-68. 2007
    ..S. population, thereby providing perspective for risk communication and regulatory decision-making on arsenic in the environment and in consumer products...
  17. ncbi request reprint Factors that influence the radiofrequency power output of GSM mobile phones
    Linda S Erdreich
    Exponent, Inc, New York, NY 10170, USA
    Radiat Res 168:253-61. 2007
    ..These results provide information applicable to improving the precision of exposure metrics for epidemiological studies of GSM mobile phones and may have broader application for other mobile phone systems and geographic locations...
  18. ncbi request reprint Exposure data for personal care products: hairspray, spray perfume, liquid foundation, shampoo, body wash, and solid antiperspirant
    Linda Loretz
    Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association, 1101 17th Street NW, Suite 300, Washington, DC 20036, USA
    Food Chem Toxicol 44:2008-18. 2006
    ..67, 1.49 (aerosol) and 1.51 (pump), 1.24, 1.11, 1.37, and 1.3, respectively. This study provides current exposure information for commonly used products which will be useful for risk assessment purposes...
  19. pmc Dietary flavonoid intake and risk of cancer in postmenopausal women: the Iowa Women's Health Study
    Gretchen J Cutler
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cancer 123:664-71. 2008
    ..93, 95% CI: 0.86-1.00). This study provides further support for a beneficial effect of flavonoid intake on lung cancer risk, especially among current and past smokers...
  20. pmc Dietary flavonoids and flavonoid-rich foods are not associated with risk of type 2 diabetes in postmenopausal women
    Jennifer A Nettleton
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    J Nutr 136:3039-45. 2006
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint A probabilistic arsenic exposure assessment for children who contact CCA-treated playsets and decks
    Leila M Barraj
    Risk Anal 27:1-3; author reply 5-6. 2007