J M Samet

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer: looking to the future
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3175-85. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Residential radon and lung cancer: end of the story?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:527-31. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking bans prevent heart attacks
    Jonathan M Samet
    Circulation 114:1450-1. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Could biomass fuel smoke cause anaemia and stunting in early childhood?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:130-1. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and public health: a guidance document for risk managers
    Lorraine Craig
    Network for Environmental Risk Assessment and Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:588-698. 2008
  6. pmc Mortality in the Medicare population and chronic exposure to fine particulate air pollution in urban centers (2000-2005)
    Scott L Zeger
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1614-9. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The perspective of the National Research Council's Committee on Research Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1063-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Air pollution risk estimates: determinants of heterogeneity
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:578-82. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Education in epidemiology: "The Times They Are a-Changin'"
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21505, USA
    Epidemiology 19:345-6. 2008
  10. pmc Indoor environments and health: moving into the 21st century
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1489-93. 2003

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Publications95

  1. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer: looking to the future
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, 21205, USA
    J Clin Oncol 23:3175-85. 2005
    ..Unless further reductions in the prevalence of cigarette smoking are achieved over the next decade, lung cancer will remain as an all too common, but avoidable, disease...
  2. ncbi request reprint Residential radon and lung cancer: end of the story?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 69:527-31. 2006
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  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking bans prevent heart attacks
    Jonathan M Samet
    Circulation 114:1450-1. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Could biomass fuel smoke cause anaemia and stunting in early childhood?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:130-1. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and public health: a guidance document for risk managers
    Lorraine Craig
    Network for Environmental Risk Assessment and Management, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:588-698. 2008
    ....
  6. pmc Mortality in the Medicare population and chronic exposure to fine particulate air pollution in urban centers (2000-2005)
    Scott L Zeger
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1614-9. 2008
    ..5 microm in aerodynamic diameter (PM(2.5)) because few studies have been carried out and the cohorts have not been representative...
  7. ncbi request reprint The perspective of the National Research Council's Committee on Research Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1063-7. 2005
    ..The article describes the committee's achievements and research progress in relation to key scientific questions relevant to establishing National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Air pollution risk estimates: determinants of heterogeneity
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:578-82. 2008
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  9. doi request reprint Education in epidemiology: "The Times They Are a-Changin'"
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21505, USA
    Epidemiology 19:345-6. 2008
    ..We offer suggestions for educational programs and professional organizations on approaching these ongoing challenges...
  10. pmc Indoor environments and health: moving into the 21st century
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1489-93. 2003
    ..The policy context for built environments extends beyond health considerations to include energy use for air-conditioning, selection of materials for sustainability, and design for safety, security, and productivity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic research needs for particulate air pollution
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 66:1873-6. 2003
  12. pmc Adverse effects of smoke exposure on the upper airway
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Suite W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 13:i57-60. 2004
    ..This paper reviews secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure and diseases and symptoms of the upper airway, including the sinuses. Risks to flight attendants, who were occupationally exposed until smoking was banned on all flights, are emphasised...
  13. ncbi request reprint Risk assessment and child health
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Pediatrics 113:952-6. 2004
    ..Meeting society's call for healthy environments for children poses an extraordinary challenge to researchers and to the policy makers who seek to develop evidence-based policies to protect children...
  14. 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
  15. ncbi request reprint Models of smoking and lung cancer risk: a means to an end
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 18:649-51. 2007
    ..We conclude that the work of Lubin and colleagues adds to the models already developed and points to some potential complexities that models should incorporate...
  16. ncbi request reprint Biomedicine. Do airborne particles induce heritable mutations?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Science 304:971-2. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint Health effects associated with exposure to ambient air pollution
    Jonathan Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 70:227-42. 2007
    ..The review is based on the framework and findings of the U.S. National Research Committee (NRC) on Research Priorities for Airborne Particulate Matter and addresses key questions underlying air quality risk management policy decisions...
  18. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology: more than etiology
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:719-22. 2004
  19. ncbi request reprint New problems for an old design: time series analyses of air pollution and health
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 14:11-2. 2003
  20. doi request reprint George W. Comstock's contributions to respiratory disease epidemiology
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:794-5. 2008
  21. pmc Turning science into junk: the tobacco industry and passive smoking
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 91:1742-4. 2001
    ..The goal of "sound science" seems an admirable one; it should not, however, be used to dismiss available but uncertain evidence in order to delay action...
  22. pmc Workshop summary: assessing exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in the workplace
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:309-12. 1999
    ..This summary of the discussions at the workshop is an overview of the suggested approach to exposure assessment...
  23. ncbi request reprint Environmental sustainability: a target for environmental epidemiology?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 18:179-80. 2007
  24. pmc Radon and lung cancer risk: taking stock at the millenium
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:635-41. 2000
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  25. ncbi request reprint Fine particulate air pollution and mortality in 20 U.S. cities, 1987-1994
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1742-9. 2000
    ..Although these findings have helped lead to a tightening of air-quality standards, their validity with respect to public health has been questioned...
  26. ncbi request reprint Secondhand smoke: facts and lies
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, The Institute for Global Tobacco Control, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 50:428-34. 2008
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  27. pmc Exposure measurement error in time-series studies of air pollution: concepts and consequences
    S L Zeger
    Johns Hopkins University, School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:419-26. 2000
    ..Finally, we summarize open questions regarding measurement error and suggest the kind of additional data necessary to address them...
  28. pmc The potential impacts of climate variability and change on air pollution-related health effects in the United States
    S M Bernard
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:199-209. 2001
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  29. pmc The potential health impacts of climate variability and change for the United States: executive summary of the report of the health sector of the U.S. National Assessment
    J A Patz
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:367-76. 2000
    ..S. population from any adverse health outcomes of projected climate change...
  30. pmc Summary: workshop on health risks attributable to ETS exposure in the workplace
    M S Jaakkola
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:823-7. 1999
    ....
  31. pmc Occupational exposure to environmental tobacco smoke and health risk assessment
    M S Jaakkola
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Hygiene and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 107:829-35. 1999
    ..The most appropriate indicator of ETS exposure depends on these factors and on the time period that can be assessed with different methods...
  32. doi request reprint Fine particulate matter and mortality: a comparison of the six cities and American Cancer Society cohorts with a medicare cohort
    Sorina E Eftim
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiology 19:209-16. 2008
    ..5) on mortality. Using Medicare data, we assessed the association of PM2.5 with mortality for the same locations included in these studies...
  33. ncbi request reprint Comorbidity and survival of elderly head and neck carcinoma patients
    B C Reid
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Cancer 92:2109-16. 2001
    ..Alcohol and tobacco, the primary etiologic agents for head and neck carcinoma (HNCA), cause other chronic diseases and may contribute to the high prevalence of comorbid conditions and generally poor survival of persons with HNCA...
  34. 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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  35. ncbi request reprint The legacy of World Trade Center dust
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    N Engl J Med 356:2233-6. 2007
  36. ncbi request reprint Improving performance of HVAC systems to reduce exposure to aerosolized infectious agents in buildings; recommendations to reduce risks posed by biological attacks
    Penny J Hitchcock
    Center for Biosecurity of UPMC, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 4:41-54. 2006
    ....
  37. doi request reprint Modelling the health benefits of smoking cessation in Japan
    E Avila-Tang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Room W6041, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 18:10-7. 2009
    ..This study attempted to quantify future reduction in the burden of smoking-attributable disease that could result from increases in smoking cessation...
  38. pmc Estimating the risks and benefits of nicotine replacement therapy for smoking cessation in the United States
    Benjamin J Apelberg
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:341-8. 2010
    ..To compare potential population-wide benefits and risks, we examined the potential impact of increased nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) use for smoking cessation on future US mortality...
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Revised analyses of the National Morbidity, Mortality, and Air Pollution Study: mortality among residents of 90 cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1071-92. 2005
    ..The findings of the updated analysis with regard to spatial heterogeneity across the 90 cities were unchanged from the original analyses...
  41. ncbi request reprint [Laws that ban smoking in indoor places in Mexico]
    Raydel Valdes-Salgado
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 50:S334-42. 2008
    ..These two laws strengthen the Mexican tobacco control program. Next steps include their implementation, evaluation, enforcement of compliance and encouragement for similar laws at state level...
  42. pmc Emergency admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases and the chemical composition of fine particle air pollution
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:957-63. 2009
    ..5) (particulate matter <or= 2.5 microm in aerodynamic diameter) as the indicator. Evidence regarding the toxicity of the chemical components of the PM(2.5) mixture is limited...
  43. 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...
  44. doi request reprint Determinants of hair nicotine concentrations in nonsmoking women and children: a multicountry study of secondhand smoke exposure in homes
    Sungroul Kim
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:3407-14. 2009
    ..The association between children's exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke at home and hair nicotine concentration was stronger among younger children and children with longer exposure at home...
  45. ncbi request reprint Traffic, air pollution, and health
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 19:1021-7. 2007
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  46. ncbi request reprint Particulate air pollution and mortality in the United States: did the risks change from 1987 to 2000?
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:880-8. 2007
    ..The methodology presented can be used to track the health effects of air pollution routinely on regional and national scales...
  47. 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...
  48. pmc State-of-the-science workshop report: issues and approaches in low-dose-response extrapolation for environmental health risk assessment
    Ronald H White
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:283-7. 2009
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  49. ncbi request reprint Radiation-induced cancer risk from annual computed tomography for patients with cystic fibrosis
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 176:970-3. 2007
    ..Computed tomography (CT) is being considered as a tool for routine monitoring of lung damage in people with cystic fibrosis. Concern has been raised, however, about the associated risk of radiation-induced cancer...
  50. pmc Secondhand smoke exposure among women and children: evidence from 31 countries
    Heather Wipfli
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, W6027, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:672-9. 2008
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  51. pmc Report of workshop on traffic, health, and infrastructure planning
    Ronald H White
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 60:70-6. 2005
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  52. pmc Building capacity for international tobacco control research: the global tobacco research network
    Frances A Stillman
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe St, Rm W6027, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:965-8. 2005
    ..As an issue-specific network focused on information sharing and capacity building associated with tobacco control research, the GTRN will provide an opportunity for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco control initiatives...
  53. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer
    Anthony J Alberg
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 123:21S-49S. 2003
    ..This favorable trend will not persist unless further reductions in smoking prevalence are achieved...
  54. ncbi request reprint Airborne particulate matter and mortality: timescale effects in four US cities
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:1055-65. 2003
    ..These analyses provide additional evidence that associations between particle indexes and mortality do not imply only an advance in the timing of death by a few days for frail individuals...
  55. ncbi request reprint On the use of generalized additive models in time-series studies of air pollution and health
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 156:193-203. 2002
    ..The authors found that pooled NMMAPS estimates were very similar under the first and third methods but were biased upward under the second method...
  56. ncbi request reprint Environmental causes of lung cancer: what do we know in 2003?
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Chest 125:80S-3S. 2004
    ..This article provides an overview of past and current research on the environment and lung cancer, and addresses the use of scientific evidence in controlling this cancer, which is largely caused by the environment...
  57. ncbi request reprint Hierarchical bivariate time series models: a combined analysis of the effects of particulate matter on morbidity and mortality
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 3179, USA
    Biostatistics 5:341-60. 2004
    ..We illustrate this prediction using New York as an example...
  58. pmc National maps of the effects of particulate matter on mortality: exploring geographical variation
    Francesca Dominici
    Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 3179, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:39-44. 2003
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  59. ncbi request reprint Temperature and mortality among the elderly in the United States: a comparison of epidemiologic methods
    Rupa Basu
    Departments of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    Epidemiology 16:58-66. 2005
    ..Our objective was to compare time-series and case-crossover analyses using varying referent periods (ie, unidirectional, ambidirectional, and time-stratified)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Seasonal analyses of air pollution and mortality in 100 US cities
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 6125 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:585-94. 2005
    ..These results provide useful information for understanding particle toxicity and guiding future analyses of particle constituent data...
  61. doi request reprint Method validation for measurement of hair nicotine level in nonsmokers
    Sung Roul Kim
    The Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Biomed Chromatogr 23:273-9. 2009
    ..In the field study (n = 2400), a positive association was evident between hair nicotine concentrations from nonsmokers and higher numbers of cigarettes smoked per day in a household...
  62. pmc Controlling the avoidable causes of cancer: needs and opportunities for etiologic research
    J M Samet
    School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 103:307-11. 1995
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  63. pmc Epidemiologic studies of ionizing radiation and cancer: past successes and future challenges
    J M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2179, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 105:883-9. 1997
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  64. pmc Epidemiologic approaches to global health
    Thomas C Quinn
    Johns Hopkins University Center for Global Health, Rangos Building, 855 North Wolfe Street, Suite 530, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 32:1-4. 2010
    ..The authors emphasize the need for ongoing research related to the methods used in global health and for comprehensive surveillance, and they offer suggestions for future directions in global health research...
  65. pmc An exposure assessment study of ambient heat exposure in an elderly population in Baltimore, Maryland
    Rupa Basu
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:1219-24. 2002
    ..The protocol established in this study for heat exposure assessment could feasibly be applied on a larger scale...
  66. ncbi request reprint Cotinine concentration in smokers from different countries: relationship with amount smoked and cigarette type
    Amanda L Blackford
    Division of Biostatistics, Department of Oncology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 15:1799-804. 2006
    ..Results suggest a saturation point for daily nicotine intake and minimal or no reduction in nicotine intake by smoking light cigarettes...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relation between elevated ambient temperature and mortality: a review of the epidemiologic evidence
    Rupa Basu
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 24:190-202. 2002
  68. ncbi request reprint ACE forum report: the making of an epidemiologist--necessary components for doctoral education and training
    Nora L Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 13:552-6. 2003
    ..The recommendations derived from the education forum are summarized in this report, which may serve as an impetus for changes in the education and training of future epidemiologists...
  69. ncbi request reprint Determinants of salivary cotinine concentrations in Chinese male smokers
    Maritta S Jaakkola
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberry School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Prev Med 36:282-90. 2003
    ..Our aims were to characterize the distribution of salivary cotinine levels in Chinese smokers and to investigate factors that influence cotinine concentrations...
  70. pmc Lung cancer in never smokers: clinical epidemiology and environmental risk factors
    Jonathan M Samet
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5626-45. 2009
    ..However, a large fraction of lung cancers occurring in never smokers cannot be definitively associated with established environmental risk factors, highlighting the need for additional epidemiologic research in this area...
  71. ncbi request reprint Respiratory effects of inhalation exposure among workers during the clean-up effort at the World Trade Center disaster site
    Julie B Herbstman
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Environ Res 99:85-92. 2005
    ..The prevalence rates of upper airway symptoms (nasal congestion, sore throat, hoarse throat) exceeded those of lower respiratory symptoms, however, it was not determined whether symptoms pre-dated arrival at the WTC site...
  72. pmc Challenging the epidemiologic evidence on passive smoking: tactics of tobacco industry expert witnesses
    John A Francis
    Institute for Global Tobacco Control, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Tob Control 15:iv68-76. 2006
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  73. ncbi request reprint Temperature and mortality in 11 cities of the eastern United States
    Frank C Curriero
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:80-7. 2002
    ..The model developed in this analysis is potentially useful for projecting the consequences of climate-change scenarios and offering insights into susceptibility to the adverse effects of weather...
  74. pmc Lung cancer in never smokers: molecular profiles and therapeutic implications
    Charles M Rudin
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, David H Koch Cancer Research Building, Room 544, 1550 Orleans Street, Baltimore, MD 21231, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5646-61. 2009
    ..Focused analysis of molecular carcinogenesis in lung cancers in never smokers is needed, and may provide additional biologic insight with therapeutic implications for lung cancers in both ever smokers and never smokers...
  75. ncbi request reprint The American Society of Anesthesiologists' class as a comorbidity index in a cohort of head and neck cancer surgical patients
    B C Reid
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, School of Dentistry, Room 3E 04, University of Maryland, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21203, USA
    Head Neck 23:985-94. 2001
    ..We assessed the American Society of Anesthesiologists' (ASA) class, as a measure of comorbidity in comparison to the commonly used Charlson index for prognostic ability in a HNCA population...
  76. pmc Lung cancer in never smokers: a call to action
    Charles M Rudin
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21231, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 15:5622-5. 2009
    ..This CCR Focus summarizes recent data, identifies knowledge deficits, and suggests future research directions with regard to this critically important subset of lung cancer patients...
  77. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and mortality: a prospective cohort study
    Naresh M Punjabi
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 6:e1000132. 2009
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  78. doi request reprint Mortality risks for all causes and cardiovascular diseases and reduced GFR in a middle-aged working population in Taiwan
    Ting Yuan David Cheng
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:1051-60. 2008
    ..Effects of decreased estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality are uncertain in Chinese general populations...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Risks of active and passive smoking]
    Jonathan M Samet
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Salud Publica Mex 44:S144-60. 2002
  80. ncbi request reprint Studies of particulate air pollution and mortality: when do authors comment on the policy implications?
    Elizabeth M Begier
    Epidemiology 13:743-4. 2002
  81. ncbi request reprint What are the cancer risks from using chest computed tomography to manage cystic fibrosis?
    Amy Berrington de Gonzalez
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:139-40. 2006
  82. ncbi request reprint SAPALDIA 2: the cohort continues
    Jonathan M Samet
    Soz Praventivmed 50:195-6. 2005
  83. ncbi request reprint Small particles with big effects
    William N Rom
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:365-6. 2006
  84. ncbi request reprint Determinants of salivary cotinine levels among current smokers in Mexico
    Julio C Campuzano
    Centro de Investigacion en Salud Poblacional, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Nicotine Tob Res 6:997-1008. 2004
    ....
  85. ncbi request reprint Smoking kills: experimental proof from the Lung Health Study
    Jonathan M Samet
    Ann Intern Med 142:299-301. 2005
  86. 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...
  87. 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...
  88. ncbi request reprint Smoking among adolescents in China: 1998 survey findings
    Gonghuan Yang
    Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences
    Int J Epidemiol 33:1103-10. 2004
    ..This population is important as approximately 40% of Chinese youths aged 15-19 years have already discontinued their studies...
  89. ncbi request reprint Smoking and cancer risk in Korean men and women
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Cancer Causes Control 15:341-8. 2004
    ..This cohort study examined the effects of cigarette smoking on the risk of cancer mortality and incidence, and characterized the relationship of cancer risk with the amount and duration of cigarette smoking...
  90. pmc Cancer risks attributable to low doses of ionizing radiation: assessing what we really know
    David J Brenner
    Center for Radiological Research, Columbia University, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:13761-6. 2003
    ..This linearity assumption is not necessarily the most conservative approach, and it is likely that it will result in an underestimate of some radiation-induced cancer risks and an overestimate of others...
  91. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition)
    Anthony J Alberg
    Hollings Cancer Center, Medical University of South Carolina, 86 Jonathan Lucas St, PO Box 250955, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Chest 132:29S-55S. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to summarize the published literature concerning the epidemiology of lung cancer...
  92. ncbi request reprint Re: "On the use of generalized additive models in time-series studies of air pollution and health" and "Temperature and mortality in 11 cities of the eastern United States"
    Frank C Curriero
    Am J Epidemiol 158:93-4. 2003
  93. ncbi request reprint Measuring the effectiveness of inhaled corticosteroids for COPD is not easy!
    Jonathan M Samet
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 168:1-2. 2003
  94. doi request reprint Colloquium statement: strategic policy directions for air quality management
    Lorraine Craig
    Institute for Risk Research, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario N2L 3G1, Canada
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 71:539-43. 2008
  95. ncbi request reprint The global burden of disease due to outdoor air pollution
    Aaron J Cohen
    Health Effects Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 68:1301-7. 2005
    ..If air pollution multiplies both incidence and mortality to the same extent (i.e., the same relative risk), then the DALYs for cardiopulmonary disease increase by 20% worldwide...

Research Grants3

  1. Data Coordinating Center for Sleep Heart Health
    Marie Diener West; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. A Cohort Study of Active and Passive Smoking in Korea
    Jonathan Samet; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  3. Risk Factors for Breast Cancer in Orange County, Florida
    Jonathan Samet; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results will be discussed in terms of implications for future use of antidepressants. ..