Robin Herbert

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The World Trade Center disaster and the health of workers: five-year assessment of a unique medical screening program
    Robin Herbert
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1853-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of spirometry in the World Trade Center medical monitoring program
    Gwen S Skloot
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 135:492-8. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
  4. doi request reprint "Sarcoid like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in World Trade Center disaster responders
    Laura E Crowley
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:175-84. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Vocal cord dysfunction in former World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:161-5. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Increased rates of asthma among World Trade Center disaster responders
    Hyun Kim
    Department of Population Health, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:44-53. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiologic research on man-made disasters: strategies and implications of cohort definition for World Trade Center worker and volunteer surveillance program
    David A Savitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:77-87. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Reflux symptoms and disorders and pulmonary disease in former World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1351-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Atopy and upper and lower airway disease among former World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:992-5. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Health care and social issues of immigrant rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center site
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, and the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1329-34. 2008

Research Grants

  1. WTC Responder Health Consortium Clinical Center
    Robin Herbert; Fiscal Year: 2004

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. pmc The World Trade Center disaster and the health of workers: five-year assessment of a unique medical screening program
    Robin Herbert
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1853-8. 2006
    ..These workers included traditional first responders, such as firefighters and police, and a diverse population of construction, utility, and public sector workers...
  2. doi request reprint Longitudinal assessment of spirometry in the World Trade Center medical monitoring program
    Gwen S Skloot
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Chest 135:492-8. 2009
    ..We also determined the predictors of spirometric change between the two examinations...
  3. doi request reprint Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study
    Juan P Wisnivesky
    Divisions of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Lancet 378:888-97. 2011
    ..We report incidence and prevalence rates of physical and mental health disorders during the 9 years since the attacks, examine their associations with occupational exposures, and quantify physical and mental health comorbidities...
  4. doi request reprint "Sarcoid like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in World Trade Center disaster responders
    Laura E Crowley
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:175-84. 2011
    ..Studies on WTC firefighters have shown elevated rates of sarcoidosis. The main objective of this study was to report the incidence of "sarcoid like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in other WTC responders...
  5. doi request reprint Vocal cord dysfunction in former World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:161-5. 2008
    ..We describe the clinical characteristics of 10 symptomatic former WTC workers diagnosed with this condition, as well as the frequency of spirometric findings suggestive of variable extrathoracic obstruction...
  6. doi request reprint Increased rates of asthma among World Trade Center disaster responders
    Hyun Kim
    Department of Population Health, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 55:44-53. 2012
    ..Studies have documented high rates of asthma symptoms among responders to the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster. However, whether there are increased rates of asthma among responders compared to the general population is unknown...
  7. doi request reprint Epidemiologic research on man-made disasters: strategies and implications of cohort definition for World Trade Center worker and volunteer surveillance program
    David A Savitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:77-87. 2008
    ..Future disaster follow-up studies would benefit substantially by having access to accurate estimates of the number of workers and information on the individuals who contributed to the cleanup and recovery effort...
  8. ncbi request reprint Reflux symptoms and disorders and pulmonary disease in former World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1351-4. 2008
    ..In this study, we clinically characterized the reflux disorders in former WTC workers, and we investigated their association with pulmonary function abnormalities and with clinical diagnoses of other WTC-related diseases...
  9. doi request reprint Atopy and upper and lower airway disease among former World Trade Center workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:992-5. 2009
    ..This study examined atopy as a risk factor for presumably WTC-related UAD and LAD...
  10. ncbi request reprint Health care and social issues of immigrant rescue and recovery workers at the World Trade Center site
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, and the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1329-34. 2008
    ..A clinical program that was designed to address the complex medical and psychosocial needs of these workers in a comprehensive manner was successfully established. Full justice for these workers depends on larger societal changes...
  11. doi request reprint Snoring and obstructive sleep apnea among former World Trade Center rescue workers and volunteers
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:29-32. 2010
    ..We examined the association of WTC exposure and findings on nocturnal polysomnogram, as well as known predictors of OSA in this patient population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Occupational toxicant inhalation injury: the World Trade Center (WTC) experience
    Rafael E de la Hoz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, and Medicine, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, WTC Health Effects Treatment Program, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:479-85. 2008
    ..A subsample of 168 workers (30% of the group) was selected to examine lower airway disease risk in relation to smoking and WTC exposure variables...
  13. doi request reprint Odor identification ability and self-reported upper respiratory symptoms in workers at the post-9/11 World Trade Center site
    Kenneth W Altman
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1189, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:131-7. 2011
    ..A previous WTC Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program study found that olfactory and nasal trigeminal thresholds were altered by the toxic exposure, but not scores on a 20-odor smell identification test...
  14. pmc Enduring mental health morbidity and social function impairment in world trade center rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers: the psychological dimension of an environmental health disaster
    Jeanne Mager Stellman
    Department of Psychiatry, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1248-53. 2008
    ..This program has established a large cohort of WTC rescue, recovery, and cleanup workers. We previously documented extensive pulmonary dysfunction in this cohort related to toxic environmental exposures...
  15. doi request reprint WTC medical monitoring and treatment program: comprehensive health care response in aftermath of disaster
    Jacqueline M Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:67-75. 2008
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  16. pmc Cancer incidence in world trade center rescue and recovery workers, 2001-2008
    Samara Solan
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:699-704. 2013
    ..World Trade Center (WTC) rescue and recovery workers were exposed to a complex mix of pollutants and carcinogens...
  17. doi request reprint Multiple myeloma in World Trade Center responders: a case series
    Jacqueline M Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:896-902. 2009
    ..We report on cases of multiple myeloma (MM) observed in World Trade Center (WTC) responders registered in the WTC Medical Program...
  18. pmc Case report: Lung disease in World Trade Center responders exposed to dust and smoke: carbon nanotubes found in the lungs of World Trade Center patients and dust samples
    Maoxin Wu
    Department of Pathology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:499-504. 2010
    ..Between 60,000 and 70,000 responders were exposed. Many reported adverse health effects...
  19. ncbi request reprint Health consequences of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks: a review
    Jacqueline Moline
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Cancer Invest 24:294-301. 2006
    ..This article reviews WTC-related health effects, the spectrum of exposures and how they were documented, and discusses future preventive efforts...
  20. ncbi request reprint Health effects of World Trade Center site workers
    Stephen Levin
    Mount Sinai Irving J Selikoff Center for Occupational and Environmental Medicine
    Am J Ind Med 42:545-7. 2002
  21. ncbi request reprint Air trapping detected on end-expiratory high-resolution computed tomography in symptomatic World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers
    David S Mendelson
    Department of Radiology, The Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:840-5. 2007
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  22. doi request reprint Standardization of spirometry in assessment of responders following man-made disasters: World Trade Center worker and volunteer medical screening program
    Paul Enright
    The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:109-14. 2008
    ..The protocol improved upon the minimal ATS guidelines...
  23. ncbi request reprint A mental health program for ground zero rescue and recovery workers: cases and observations
    Craig L Katz
    Mount Sinai Department of Social Work, New York City, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:1335-8. 2006
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  24. doi request reprint Mental health of workers and volunteers responding to events of 9/11: review of the literature
    Corey B Bills
    Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 75:115-27. 2008
    ..No study has systematically investigated the diverse mental health status and needs of the heterogeneous population of disaster workers responding to the events of September 11th...
  25. ncbi request reprint Workers' compensation experiences of computer users with musculoskeletal disorders
    Shona Fang
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:512-8. 2007
    ..While MSDs are among the most disabling conditions in the United States, the workers' compensation (WC) experiences of individuals with these occupational disorders are not well described...

Research Grants1

  1. WTC Responder Health Consortium Clinical Center
    Robin Herbert; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The Mount Sinai Center was the only MSP clinical site providing multilingual capacity; the MSCC will continue to provide clinical evaluations in the participant's language of choice. ..