Michael A Kelsh

Summary

Affiliation: Exponent Inc
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Thyroid function and perchlorate in drinking water: an evaluation among California newborns, 1998
    Patricia A Buffler
    University of California, Berkeley, California, and Nemours Children s Clinic, Orlando, FL, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:798-804. 2006
  2. doi Factors that distinguish serious versus less severe strain and sprain injuries: an analysis of electric utility workers
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Inc, Health Sciences, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:210-20. 2009
  3. doi Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and kidney cancer: a meta-analysis
    Michael A Kelsh
    Health Science Practice, Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Epidemiology 21:95-102. 2010
  4. ncbi Mesothelioma in vehicle mechanics: is the risk different for Australians?
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Inc, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:581-9. 2007
  5. doi Measured radiofrequency exposure during various mobile-phone use scenarios
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent Inc, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:343-54. 2011
  6. doi Personal use of hair dyes and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of epidemiologic data
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:549-58. 2008
  7. ncbi Occupational injury surveillance among electric utility employees
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:974-84. 2004
  8. doi Cancer mortality and oil production in the Amazon Region of Ecuador, 1990-2005
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent Health Sciences, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:381-95. 2009
  9. ncbi Primary congenital hypothyroidism, newborn thyroid function, and environmental perchlorate exposure among residents of a Southern California community
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Inc, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1116-27. 2003
  10. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposures of garment workers: results of personal and survey measurements
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 24:316-26. 2003

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Publications27

  1. pmc Thyroid function and perchlorate in drinking water: an evaluation among California newborns, 1998
    Patricia A Buffler
    University of California, Berkeley, California, and Nemours Children s Clinic, Orlando, FL, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:798-804. 2006
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  2. doi Factors that distinguish serious versus less severe strain and sprain injuries: an analysis of electric utility workers
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Inc, Health Sciences, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:210-20. 2009
    ..This study examines factors associated with severe work-related sprain/strain injuries to the back, shoulder, and knees...
  3. doi Occupational trichloroethylene exposure and kidney cancer: a meta-analysis
    Michael A Kelsh
    Health Science Practice, Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Epidemiology 21:95-102. 2010
    ..We conducted a meta-analysis of occupational studies of trichloroethylene-exposed workers to evaluate patterns of associations by study design, exposure assessment methods, and occupational groups...
  4. ncbi Mesothelioma in vehicle mechanics: is the risk different for Australians?
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Inc, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:581-9. 2007
    ..Calculations of relative risk using case reports from the Australian Mesothelioma Registry (AMR) indicate increased risks; however, this contrasts with the results of 19 epidemiologic studies that have found no association...
  5. doi Measured radiofrequency exposure during various mobile-phone use scenarios
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent Inc, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 21:343-54. 2011
    ..Our findings suggest that phone technology, and to a lesser extent, degree of urbanization, are the two stronger influences on RF power output. Software-modified phones should be useful for improving epidemiologic exposure assessment...
  6. doi Personal use of hair dyes and risk of bladder cancer: a meta-analysis of epidemiologic data
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 19:549-58. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi Occupational injury surveillance among electric utility employees
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:974-84. 2004
    ..Our results suggest that benchmarking and prevention efforts should be directed at specific occupational groups and specific injury types...
  8. doi Cancer mortality and oil production in the Amazon Region of Ecuador, 1990-2005
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent Health Sciences, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 82:381-95. 2009
    ..To compare cancer mortality rates in Amazon cantons (counties) with and without long-term oil exploration and extraction activities...
  9. ncbi Primary congenital hypothyroidism, newborn thyroid function, and environmental perchlorate exposure among residents of a Southern California community
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Inc, 149 Commonwealth Drive, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1116-27. 2003
    ..Age of the newborn at time of screening was the most important predictor of the TSH level. These findings suggest that residence in a community with potential perchlorate exposure has not impacted PCH rates or newborn thyroid function...
  10. ncbi Occupational magnetic field exposures of garment workers: results of personal and survey measurements
    Michael A Kelsh
    Exponent, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 24:316-26. 2003
    ..A historical exposure assessment can be conducted by linking duration of exposure with reconstructed exposure measurements but may be limited by the accuracy of work history data...
  11. ncbi A nested case-control study of brain tumors among employees at a petroleum exploration and extraction research facility
    Patricia A Buffler
    University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:791-802. 2007
    ..0, 95% CI = 0.4-10.7). While some ORs above 1.5 were noted, no work-related chemical and physical exposures were significantly associated with the occurrence of brain tumors among employees at this facility...
  12. doi 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...
  13. ncbi A meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and multiple myeloma or leukaemia
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Health Sciences, 185 Hansen Court, Suite 100, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:485-93. 2006
    ..Trichloroethylene (TCE) has been widely used as an industrial solvent and degreasing agent...
  14. doi An evaluation of self-reported mobile phone use compared to billing records among a group of engineers and scientists
    Mona Shum
    Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, California, USA
    Bioelectromagnetics 32:37-48. 2011
    ..The variability within studies and non-uniformity across studies indicates that estimation of the frequency and duration of phone use by questionnaires should be supplemented with subscriber records whenever practical...
  15. ncbi A meta-analysis of occupational trichloroethylene exposure and liver cancer
    Dominik D Alexander
    Exponent Health Sciences, 185 Hansen Ct, Suite 100, Wood Dale, IL 60191, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:127-43. 2007
    ..To quantitatively evaluate this association and to examine sources of heterogeneity, we conducted a meta-analysis of occupational studies of TCE exposure and liver/biliary tract cancer...
  16. pmc Evaluation of mercury in urine as an indicator of exposure to low levels of mercury vapor
    Joyce S Tsuji
    Exponent, Bellevue, Washington 98007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:623-30. 2003
    ..Thus, although mercury levels in air and urine are correlated below 50 microg/m3, the impact of airborne mercury levels below 10 microg/m3 is likely to be indistinguishable from background urinary mercury levels...
  17. doi Neck injuries among electric utility workers, 1995-2007
    Tiffani A Fordyce
    Exponent, Inc, Health Sciences Group, Menlo Park, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:441-9. 2010
    ..To describe the incidence and impact of neck injuries among electric utility workers...
  18. pmc Survival after liver resection in metastatic colorectal cancer: review and meta-analysis of prognostic factors
    Gena P Kanas
    Health Sciences, Exponent, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Clin Epidemiol 4:283-301. 2012
    ..We performed a review and meta-analysis to evaluate survival after resection of CRC liver metastases (CLMs) and estimated the summary effect for seven prognostic factors...
  19. pmc Use of electronic medical records (EMR) for oncology outcomes research: assessing the comparability of EMR information to patient registry and health claims data
    Edmund C Lau
    Exponent, Menlo Park, CA, USA
    Clin Epidemiol 3:259-72. 2011
    ..Electronic medical records (EMRs) are used increasingly for research in clinical oncology, epidemiology, and comparative effectiveness research (CER)...
  20. ncbi Pleural plaques: a review of diagnostic issues and possible nonasbestos factors
    Chester C Clarke
    Exponent, Inc, Bowie, MD 20715, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:183-92. 2006
    ..The authors concluded that plaques may be associated with nonasbestos exposures and certain medical conditions. Without a thorough exposure/medical history, plaque reports can be misleading...
  21. ncbi Assessment of the beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test using statistical process control
    Daniel J Cher
    Exponent, Inc, Menlo Park, California 94025, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 18:901-10. 2006
    ..We conclude that laboratories performing the BeBLPT or other similar biological assays of immunological response could benefit from a statistical approach such as SPC to improve quality management...
  22. ncbi 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...
  23. doi Prevalence and incidence of comorbidities in elderly women with ovarian cancer
    Victoria M Chia
    Amgen Inc, Thousand Oaks, CA, USA
    Gynecol Oncol 129:346-52. 2013
    ..Studies suggest comorbidity plays an important role in ovarian cancer. We characterized the epidemiology of comorbid conditions in elderly U.S. women with ovarian cancer...
  24. doi Occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium and cancers of the gastrointestinal tract: a meta-analysis
    Nicole M Gatto
    ToxStrategies, Inc, Rancho Santa Margarita, CA, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol 34:388-99. 2010
    ..We conducted a systematic literature review and meta-analysis of oral cavity, esophageal, stomach, small intestine, colon, and rectal cancers among workers occupationally exposed to Cr(VI)...
  25. ncbi Residential proximity to naturally occurring asbestos and mesothelioma risks: further consideration of exposure misclassification and occupational confounding
    Michael A Kelsh
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1400; author reply 1400-1. 2006
  26. ncbi Equipment grounding affects contact current exposure: a case study of sewing machines
    John C Niple
    Enertech Consultants, 300 Orchard City Drive, Suite 132, Campbell, CA 95008, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:673-82. 2005
    ..On this basis, such exposures have been under-investigated relative to the far greater attention accorded to occupational electric and magnetic fields...
  27. ncbi Mesothelioma and lung cancer among motor vehicle mechanics: a meta-analysis
    Michael Goodman
    Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:309-26. 2004
    ..Although some studies showed a small increase in risk of lung cancer among motor vehicle mechanics, the data on balance do not support a conclusion that lung cancer risk in this occupational group is related to asbestos exposure...