D W Dockery

Summary

Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Ozone exposure, vitamin C intake, and genetic susceptibility of asthmatic children in Mexico City: a cohort study
    Hortensia Moreno-Macias
    Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, Avenida San Rafael Atlixco 186, edificio H 001, Col Vicentina, 09430, D F, Mexico City, Mexico
    Respir Res 14:14. 2013
  2. pmc A 10-year time-series analysis of respiratory and cardiovascular morbidity in Nicosia, Cyprus: the effect of short-term changes in air pollution and dust storms
    Nicos Middleton
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 7:39. 2008
  3. pmc Epidemiologic evidence of cardiovascular effects of particulate air pollution
    D W Dockery
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:483-6. 2001
  4. pmc Association of air pollution with increased incidence of ventricular tachyarrhythmias recorded by implanted cardioverter defibrillators
    Douglas W Dockery
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:670-4. 2005
  5. pmc Health effects of particulate air pollution
    Douglas W Dockery
    Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:257-63. 2009
  6. pmc Association of ventricular arrhythmias detected by implantable cardioverter defibrillator and ambient air pollutants in the St Louis, Missouri metropolitan area
    D Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:591-6. 2006
  7. pmc Increased risk of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes associated with acute increases in ambient air pollution
    David Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:120-3. 2006
  8. pmc Effects of ozone and other pollutants on the pulmonary function of adult hikers
    S A Korrick
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:93-9. 1998
  9. pmc Association of fine particulate matter from different sources with daily mortality in six U.S. cities
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:941-7. 2000
  10. pmc Airborne particles are a risk factor for hospital admissions for heart and lung disease
    A Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1071-7. 2000

Detail Information

Publications46

  1. pmc Ozone exposure, vitamin C intake, and genetic susceptibility of asthmatic children in Mexico City: a cohort study
    Hortensia Moreno-Macias
    Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Unidad Iztapalapa, Avenida San Rafael Atlixco 186, edificio H 001, Col Vicentina, 09430, D F, Mexico City, Mexico
    Respir Res 14:14. 2013
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  2. pmc A 10-year time-series analysis of respiratory and cardiovascular morbidity in Nicosia, Cyprus: the effect of short-term changes in air pollution and dust storms
    Nicos Middleton
    Department of Environmental Health, Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Environ Health 7:39. 2008
    ..A particular feature in the region is dust blown from the Sahara a few times a year resulting in extreme PM10 concentrations. It is not entirely clear whether such natural phenomena pose the same risks...
  3. pmc Epidemiologic evidence of cardiovascular effects of particulate air pollution
    D W Dockery
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:483-6. 2001
    ..These epidemiologic studies provide early guidance to possible pathways of particulate air pollution health effects, which can only be addressed fully in toxicologic and physiologic studies...
  4. pmc Association of air pollution with increased incidence of ventricular tachyarrhythmias recorded by implanted cardioverter defibrillators
    Douglas W Dockery
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:670-4. 2005
    ..The associations with sulfate suggest a link with stationary fossil fuel combustion sources...
  5. pmc Health effects of particulate air pollution
    Douglas W Dockery
    Departments of Environmental Health and Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:257-63. 2009
    ..The debate over the science was played out in public hearings and the courts. The experience provides lessons on the use of epidemiologic data in setting public policy...
  6. pmc Association of ventricular arrhythmias detected by implantable cardioverter defibrillator and ambient air pollutants in the St Louis, Missouri metropolitan area
    D Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Occup Environ Med 63:591-6. 2006
    ..It has previously been reported that the risk of ventricular arrhythmias is positively associated with ambient air pollution among patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillators (ICD) in Boston...
  7. pmc Increased risk of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes associated with acute increases in ambient air pollution
    David Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:120-3. 2006
    ..ICDs also detect paroxysmal atrial fibrillation episodes (PAF) that result in rapid ventricular rates. In this same cohort of ICD patients, we assessed the association between ambient air pollution and episodes of PAF...
  8. pmc Effects of ozone and other pollutants on the pulmonary function of adult hikers
    S A Korrick
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:93-9. 1998
    ..5, and strong aerosol acidity were associated with significant effects on pulmonary function among adults. Hikers with a history of asthma or wheeze had significantly greater air pollution-related changes in pulmonary function...
  9. pmc Association of fine particulate matter from different sources with daily mortality in six U.S. cities
    F Laden
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:941-7. 2000
    ..These results indicate that combustion particles in the fine fraction from mobile and coal combustion sources, but not fine crustal particles, are associated with increased mortality...
  10. pmc Airborne particles are a risk factor for hospital admissions for heart and lung disease
    A Zanobetti
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:1071-7. 2000
    ..The results were stable when controlling for confounding by sulfur dioxide, ozone, and carbon monoxide. These results are consistent with previous epidemiology and recent mechanistic studies in animals and humans...
  11. ncbi request reprint Increased particulate air pollution and the triggering of myocardial infarction
    A Peters
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 103:2810-5. 2001
    ..Further studies in other locations are needed to clarify the importance of this potentially preventable trigger of MI...
  12. ncbi request reprint Health effects of air pollution exposure on children and adolescents in São Paulo, Brazil
    A L Braga
    Environmental Pediatrics Program, Department of Pediatrics, University of Santo Amaro School of Medicine, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pediatr Pulmonol 31:106-13. 2001
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  13. pmc Spatial modeling of PM10 and NO2 in the continental United States, 1985-2000
    Jaime E Hart
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1690-6. 2009
    ..However, many have been limited to city-specific average pollution measures or spatial or land-use regression exposure models in small geographic areas...
  14. pmc Long-term ambient multipollutant exposures and mortality
    Jaime E Hart
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:73-8. 2011
    ..Additionally, two studies have observed higher risks in individuals with occupational dust, gas, or fume exposure...
  15. pmc Does living near a Superfund site contribute to higher polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) exposure?
    Anna L Choi
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1092-8. 2006
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  16. doi request reprint Smoke-free air laws and secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking youth
    Melanie S Dove
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Pediatrics 126:80-7. 2010
    ..We investigated the association between smoke-free law coverage and cotinine among nonsmoking youth (3-19 years) with and without home secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure...
  17. pmc Reduction in fine particulate air pollution and mortality: Extended follow-up of the Harvard Six Cities study
    Francine Laden
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:667-72. 2006
    ..A large body of epidemiologic literature has found an association of increased fine particulate air pollution (PM2.5) with acute and chronic mortality. The effect of improvements in particle exposure is less clear...
  18. pmc Workplace secondhand smoke exposure in the U.S. trucking industry
    Yueh Hsiu Chiu
    Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:216-21. 2010
    ..Although the smoking rate in the United States is declining because of an increase of smoke-free laws, among blue-collar workers it remains higher than that among many other occupational groups...
  19. ncbi request reprint Short-term effects of air pollution on heart rate variability in senior adults in Steubenville, Ohio
    Heike Luttmann-Gibson
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:780-8. 2006
    ..We examined the association between ambient air pollution levels and heart rate variability (HRV) in a panel study of 32 subjects...
  20. ncbi request reprint Low dietary nutrient intakes and respiratory health in adolescents
    Jane S Burns
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 132:238-45. 2007
    ..We investigated whether low dietary nutrient intakes were associated with lower pulmonary function and higher reporting of respiratory symptoms in adolescents...
  21. pmc Violence exposure, a chronic psychosocial stressor, and childhood lung function
    Shakira Franco Suglia
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Landmark 415W, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:160-9. 2008
    ..Chronic psychosocial stressors, including violence, and neuropsychological and behavioral development in children as well as physiologic alterations that may lead to broader health effects...
  22. pmc Within-home versus between-home variability of house dust endotoxin in a birth cohort
    Joseph H Abraham
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1516-21. 2005
    ..These results suggest that room-to-room and home-to-home differences in endotoxin influence the total variability more than factors affecting endotoxin levels within a room over time...
  23. ncbi request reprint Association of short-term ambient air pollution concentrations and ventricular arrhythmias
    David Q Rich
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 401 Park Drive, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:1123-32. 2005
    ..These results confirm previous findings and suggest that matching of pollution periods to arrhythmias is important in detecting such associations...
  24. ncbi request reprint Body-mass index as a predictor of incident asthma in a prospective cohort of children
    Diane R Gold
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:514-21. 2003
    ..For girls, overweight contributes to development of asthma. For boys and girls, extremes of annual BMI growth rates increase the risk of asthma...
  25. pmc 3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone (MX) and mutagenic activity in Massachusetts drinking water
    J Michael Wright
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:157-64. 2002
    ..Seasonal variation was evident for MX and mutagenic activity, with higher levels occurring in the spring compared to the fall. In contrast, TTHM concentrations were greater in the fall...
  26. doi request reprint Systemic inflammation, heart rate variability and air pollution in a cohort of senior adults
    Heike Luttmann-Gibson
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Occup Environ Med 67:625-30. 2010
    ..We examined the association between inflammation and autonomic dysfunction and effect modification of inflammation on the association between air pollution and heart rate variability (HRV) in elderly subjects...
  27. pmc Lung cancer in railroad workers exposed to diesel exhaust
    Eric Garshick
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1539-43. 2004
    ..Key words: diesel exhaust, lung cancer, occupational exposure...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of inhalable particles on respiratory health of children
    D W Dockery
    Department of Environmental Science and Physiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115
    Am Rev Respir Dis 139:587-94. 1989
    ..They also suggest that children with hyperreactive airways may be particularly susceptible to other respiratory symptoms when exposed to these pollutants.(ABSTRACT TRUNCATED AT 250 WORDS)..
  29. pmc Assessment of cleaning to control lead dust in homes of children with moderate lead poisoning: treatment of lead-exposed children trial
    Adrienne S Ettinger
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:A773-9. 2002
    ..Attainment of dust levels below current standards will require more intensive cleaning and lead hazard reduction strategies...
  30. ncbi request reprint FEV(1) is associated with risk of asthma attacks in a pediatric population
    A L Fuhlbrigge
    Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115-5805, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 107:61-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: The strong association between FEV(1)% and risk of asthma attack over the subsequent year supports an emphasis on objective measures of lung function in assessment of risk for adverse asthma outcomes...
  31. ncbi request reprint The effect of air pollution on inner-city children with asthma
    K M Mortimer
    Dept of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Eur Respir J 19:699-705. 2002
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  32. pmc The impact of Massachusetts' smoke-free workplace laws on acute myocardial infarction deaths
    Melanie S Dove
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:2206-12. 2010
    ..We examined the rate of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) deaths in Massachusetts before and after the implementation of a comprehensive smoke-free workplace law in July 2004...
  33. ncbi request reprint A single measure of FEV1 is associated with risk of asthma attacks in long-term follow-up
    Barrett T Kitch
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Chest 126:1875-82. 2004
    ..Clinical practice guidelines for asthma care emphasize the use of objective measures of asthma severity, and yet little data exist on the relationship between FEV(1) and asthma outcomes over long-term follow-up...
  34. pmc The relationship between indoor and outdoor temperature, apparent temperature, relative humidity, and absolute humidity
    J L Nguyen
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Indoor Air 24:103-12. 2014
    ..96, β = 0.69). Indoor and outdoor temperatures correlate well only at warmer outdoor temperatures. Outdoor RH is a poor indicator of indoor RH, while indoor AH has a strong correlation with outdoor AH year-round. ..
  35. doi request reprint War-related stressors are associated with asthma risk among older Kuwaitis following the 1990 Iraqi invasion and occupation
    R J Wright
    Channing Laboratory 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:630-5. 2010
    ..Associations were examined between war-related stressors and incident asthma in elderly Kuwaiti civilians following the Iraqi invasion...
  36. pmc Effect of trihalomethane exposure on fetal development
    J M Wright
    Environmental Epidemiology Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Occup Environ Med 60:173-80. 2003
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  37. ncbi request reprint Association of indoor nitrogen dioxide with respiratory symptoms in children: application of measurement error correction techniques to utilize data from multiple surrogates
    Ruifeng Li
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:342-50. 2006
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  38. pmc Air pollution and the triggering of cardiac arrhythmias
    Mark S Link
    The Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Division of Cardiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Curr Opin Cardiol 25:16-22. 2010
    ..The data have been strongest with respect to ventricular arrhythmias but there is accumulating evidence that air pollution is also associated with supraventricular arrhythmias...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of chelation therapy on the neuropsychological and behavioral development of lead-exposed children after school entry
    Kim N Dietrich
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
    Pediatrics 114:19-26. 2004
    ..96-2.12 micromol/L) at 12 to 33 months of age has neurodevelopmental benefits at age 7 years...
  40. ncbi request reprint Health effects of fine particulate air pollution: lines that connect
    C Arden Pope
    Department of Economics, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 84602 2363, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:709-42. 2006
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  41. pmc The effect of disinfection by-products and mutagenic activity on birth weight and gestational duration
    J Michael Wright
    Office of Research and Development, National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 26 W Martin Luther King Drive MS 90, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:920-5. 2004
    ..These data also suggest a relationship between fetal development indices and mutagenic activity independent of exposure to trihalomethanes, haloacetic acids, and MX...
  42. ncbi request reprint Health effects of fine particulate air pollution: lines that connect
    Judith C Chow
    Desert Research Institute, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Reno, 89512 NV, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1368-80. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of air-pollution control on death rates in Dublin, Ireland: an intervention study
    Luke Clancy
    St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Lancet 360:1210-4. 2002
    ..We assessed the effect of air pollution controls--ie, the ban on coal sales--on particulate air pollution and death rates in Dublin...
  44. pmc Cause-specific mortality and the extended effects of particulate pollution and temperature exposure
    Patrick G Goodman
    School of Physics, Dublin Institute of Technology, and St James Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
    Environ Health Perspect 112:179-85. 2004
    ..This analysis suggests that studies on the acute effects of air pollution have underestimated the total effects of temperature and particulate air pollution on mortality...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risks from fine particulate air pollution
    Douglas W Dockery
    N Engl J Med 356:511-3. 2007
  46. ncbi request reprint Effect of a follow-up professional home cleaning on serial dust and blood lead levels of urban children
    Carla Campbell
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Primary Care Center, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:771-80. 2003
    ..Frequent, repeated cleanings may be required if blood lead or dust lead levels are to be reduced and sustained at low levels in urban homes...