M L Bell

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reassessment of the lethal London fog of 1952: novel indicators of acute and chronic consequences of acute exposure to air pollution
    M L Bell
    Johns Hopkins University, 313 Ames Hall, 3400 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:389-94. 2001
  2. pmc International expert workshop on the analysis of the economic and public health impacts of air pollution: workshop summary
    Michelle L Bell
    Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1163-8. 2002
  3. pmc Effect modification by community characteristics on the short-term effects of ozone exposure and mortality in 98 US communities
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511
    Am J Epidemiol 167:986-97. 2008
  4. pmc Spatial and temporal variation in PM(2.5) chemical composition in the United States for health effects studies
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:989-95. 2007
  5. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 295:1127-34. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint The avoidable health effects of air pollution in three Latin American cities: Santiago, São Paulo, and Mexico City
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Res 100:431-40. 2006
  7. pmc A meta-analysis of time-series studies of ozone and mortality with comparison to the national morbidity, mortality, and air pollution study
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Epidemiology 16:436-45. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Metrics matter: conflicting air quality rankings from different indices of air pollution
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:97-106. 2005
  9. pmc Ancillary human health benefits of improved air quality resulting from climate change mitigation
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Health 7:41. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Time-series studies of particulate matter
    Michelle L Bell
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:247-80. 2004

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. pmc Reassessment of the lethal London fog of 1952: novel indicators of acute and chronic consequences of acute exposure to air pollution
    M L Bell
    Johns Hopkins University, 313 Ames Hall, 3400 North Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:389-94. 2001
    ..Ambient pollution in many regions poses serious risks to public health...
  2. pmc International expert workshop on the analysis of the economic and public health impacts of air pollution: workshop summary
    Michelle L Bell
    Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1163-8. 2002
    ..Key recommendations include the need for improved communication and extended collaboration, guidance and support for researchers, advances in methods, and resource support for data collection, assessment, and research...
  3. pmc Effect modification by community characteristics on the short-term effects of ozone exposure and mortality in 98 US communities
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511
    Am J Epidemiol 167:986-97. 2008
    ..These differences may relate to underlying health status, differences in exposure, or other factors. Results show that some segments of the population may face higher health burdens of ozone pollution...
  4. pmc Spatial and temporal variation in PM(2.5) chemical composition in the United States for health effects studies
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:989-95. 2007
    ..Although numerous studies have demonstrated links between particulate matter (PM) and adverse health effects, the chemical components of the PM mixture that cause injury are unknown...
  5. pmc Fine particulate air pollution and hospital admission for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    JAMA 295:1127-34. 2006
    ..5 microm in aerodynamic diameter [PM2.5]) is limited. Results from the new national monitoring network for PM2.5 make possible systematic research on health risks at national and regional scales...
  6. ncbi request reprint The avoidable health effects of air pollution in three Latin American cities: Santiago, São Paulo, and Mexico City
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Res 100:431-40. 2006
    ..This research demonstrates the health and economic burden from air pollution in Latin American urban centers and the magnitude of health benefits from control policies...
  7. pmc A meta-analysis of time-series studies of ozone and mortality with comparison to the national morbidity, mortality, and air pollution study
    Michelle L Bell
    Yale University, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Epidemiology 16:436-45. 2005
    ..Although many time-series studies of ozone and mortality have identified positive associations, others have yielded null or inconclusive results, making the results of these studies difficult to interpret...
  8. ncbi request reprint Metrics matter: conflicting air quality rankings from different indices of air pollution
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 55:97-106. 2005
    ..Use of such averages can result in different policy rankings than consideration of the full distribution of impacts...
  9. pmc Ancillary human health benefits of improved air quality resulting from climate change mitigation
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Health 7:41. 2008
    ..In this paper we review the existing evidence on ancillary health benefits relating to air pollution from various GHG strategies and provide a framework for such analysis...
  10. ncbi request reprint Time-series studies of particulate matter
    Michelle L Bell
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 25:247-80. 2004
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  11. pmc A look back at the London smog of 1952 and the half century since
    Devra L Davis
    Environ Health Perspect 110:A734-5. 2002
  12. pmc A retrospective assessment of mortality from the London smog episode of 1952: the role of influenza and pollution
    Michelle L Bell
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 North Wolfe Street, W6508 A, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:6-8. 2004
    ..These results underscore the need for diligence regarding extremely high air pollution that still exists in many parts of the world...
  13. pmc Coarse particulate matter air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among Medicare patients
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    JAMA 299:2172-9. 2008
    ..5) have been studied extensively over the last decade. Evidence concerning the health risks of the coarse fraction of greater than 2.5 microm and 10 microm or less in aerodynamic diameter (PM10-2.5) is limited...
  14. pmc Does the effect of PM10 on mortality depend on PM nickel and vanadium content? A reanalysis of the NMMAPS data
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1701-3. 2007
    ..They found that average concentrations of nickel or vanadium in PM2.5 (PM with aerodynamic diameter < 2.5 microm) positively modified the lag-1 day association between PM10 and all-cause mortality...
  15. pmc Potential confounding of particulate matter on the short-term association between ozone and mortality in multisite time-series studies
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1591-5. 2007
    ..A critical question regarding the association between short-term exposure to ozone and mortality is the extent to which this relationship is confounded by ambient exposure to particles...
  16. pmc Ambient air pollution and low birth weight in Connecticut and Massachusetts
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1118-24. 2007
    ..Several studies have examined whether air pollution affects birth weight; however results vary and many studies were focused on Southern California or were conducted outside of the United States...
  17. pmc The exposure-response curve for ozone and risk of mortality and the adequacy of current ozone regulations
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, 205 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:532-6. 2006
    ..Interventions to further reduce O3 pollution would benefit public health, even in regions that meet current regulatory standards and guidelines...
  18. ncbi request reprint Commentary: nitrogen dioxide and asthma redux
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:215-6. 2004
  19. pmc Ozone and short-term mortality in 95 US urban communities, 1987-2000
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Conn 06511, USA
    JAMA 292:2372-8. 2004
    ..Although numerous time-series studies have estimated associations between day-to-day variation in ozone levels and mortality counts, results have been inconclusive...