Leonardo Trasande

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A qualitative analysis of environmental policy and children's health in Mexico
    Enrique Cifuentes
    Environmental Health, Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health INSP, Universidad No 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cerrada Los Pinos y Caminera Cuernavaca, Morelos CP 62100, Mexico
    Environ Health 9:14. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Reducing the staggering costs of environmental disease in children, estimated at $76.6 billion in 2008
    Leonardo Trasande
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:863-70. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The impact of obesity on health service utilization and costs in childhood
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1749-54. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Effects of childhood obesity on hospital care and costs, 1999-2005
    Leonardo Trasande
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w751-60. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Incremental charges, costs, and length of stay associated with obesity as a secondary diagnosis among pregnant women
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 47:1046-52. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Translating knowledge about environmental health to practitioners: are we doing enough?
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 77:114-23. 2010
  7. pmc Environment and Obesity in the National Children's Study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 10029
    Cien Saude Colet 15:195-210. 2010
  8. doi request reprint How much should we invest in preventing childhood obesity?
    Leonardo Trasande
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:372-8. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Economics of children's environmental health
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 78:98-106. 2011
  10. pmc Early experiences and predictors of recruitment success for the National Children's Study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 127:261-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc A qualitative analysis of environmental policy and children's health in Mexico
    Enrique Cifuentes
    Environmental Health, Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health INSP, Universidad No 655, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Cerrada Los Pinos y Caminera Cuernavaca, Morelos CP 62100, Mexico
    Environ Health 9:14. 2010
    ..We therefore identified and assessed the adequacy of existing international and Mexican governance instruments and policy tools to protect children from environmental hazards...
  2. doi request reprint Reducing the staggering costs of environmental disease in children, estimated at $76.6 billion in 2008
    Leonardo Trasande
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:863-70. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint The impact of obesity on health service utilization and costs in childhood
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1749-54. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Effects of childhood obesity on hospital care and costs, 1999-2005
    Leonardo Trasande
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w751-60. 2009
    ..Medicaid appears to bear a large burden of hospitalizations for conditions that occur along with obesity, while private payers pay a greater portion of hospitalization costs to treat obesity itself...
  5. doi request reprint Incremental charges, costs, and length of stay associated with obesity as a secondary diagnosis among pregnant women
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 47:1046-52. 2009
    ..Elevation in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) has been linked to a host of perinatal complications, but increases in charges or costs associated with obesity during pregnancy have not been quantified...
  6. doi request reprint Translating knowledge about environmental health to practitioners: are we doing enough?
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 77:114-23. 2010
    ..A national network of pediatric environmental health specialty units has been established to strengthen prevention capacity, yet the effectiveness of that translational resource has not been assessed...
  7. pmc Environment and Obesity in the National Children's Study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA, 10029
    Cien Saude Colet 15:195-210. 2010
    ..A major secondary benefit will derive from the banking of specimens for future analysis...
  8. doi request reprint How much should we invest in preventing childhood obesity?
    Leonardo Trasande
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:372-8. 2010
    ..Large investments to reduce this major contributor to adult disability may thus be cost-effective by widely accepted criteria...
  9. doi request reprint Economics of children's environmental health
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 78:98-106. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, economic analyses in children's environmental health are highly informative and important informants to public-health and policy practice. Further attention and training in their appropriate use are needed...
  10. pmc Early experiences and predictors of recruitment success for the National Children's Study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 127:261-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to describe 17 months of experience with household recruitment of live births for the National Children's Study in Queens, a highly urban, diverse borough of New York City (NYC), and to assess predictors of recruitment success...
  11. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the economic consequences of childhood obesity and potential benefits of interventions
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 11:47-50. 2011
    ..Longer term benefits of preventing obesity in childhood must be considered...
  12. pmc Environment and obesity in the National Children's Study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1043, New York, NY 10029 USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:159-66. 2009
    ..In this review we describe the approach taken by the National Children's Study (NCS), a 21-year prospective study of 100,000 American children, to understanding the role of environmental factors in the development of obesity...
  13. pmc Public health and economic consequences of methyl mercury toxicity to the developing brain
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:590-6. 2005
    ..This significant toll threatens the economic health and security of the United States and should be considered in the debate on mercury pollution controls...
  14. ncbi request reprint Applying cost analyses to drive policy that protects children: mercury as a case study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:911-23. 2006
    ..0 billion annually (range: $143 million-$3.3 billion). Preliminary data suggest that more stringent mercury policy options would prevent thousands of cases of MR and billions of dollars over the next 25 years...
  15. ncbi request reprint Mental retardation and prenatal methylmercury toxicity
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave K Levy Place, Box 1043, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:153-8. 2006
    ..S. birth cohort is estimated, and the portion of this burden attributable to mercury (Hg) emissions from coal-fired power plants is identified...
  16. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician attitudes, clinical activities, and knowledge of environmental health in Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:45-9. 2006
    ..Significant demand exists for centers that can evaluate environmental health concerns, as well as for educational opportunities...
  17. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study and the children of Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:50-4. 2006
    ..In addition, the National Children's Study will provide training in pediatric environmental health for the next generation of researchers and practitioners...
  18. pmc The environment in pediatric practice: a study of New York pediatricians' attitudes, beliefs, and practices towards children's environmental health
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 83:760-72. 2006
    ..Significant demand exists for specialized centers of excellence that can evaluate environmental health concerns, and for educational opportunities...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of the environment in pediatric practice in Minnesota: attitudes, beliefs, and practices
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Minn Med 91:36-9. 2008
    ..Responses also indicated significant demand for education on the subject and for a referral center that can evaluate patients who may be suffering from environmental exposures...
  20. pmc The effects of outdoor air pollutants on the costs of pediatric asthma hospitalizations in the United States, 1999 to 2007
    Angkana Roy
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Med Care 49:810-7. 2011
    ..Acute exposure to outdoor air pollutants has been associated with increased pediatric asthma morbidity. However, the impact of subchronic exposures is largely unknown...
  21. pmc Use of community-level data in the National Children's Study to establish the representativeness of segment selection in the Queens Vanguard Site
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:18. 2012
    ..We test whether the neighborhoods selected for NCS recruitment, are representative of the whole of Queens County, and whether there is sufficient variability across neighborhoods for meaningful studies of contextual variables...
  22. doi request reprint How developing nations can protect children from hazardous chemical exposures while sustaining economic growth
    Leonardo Trasande
    School of Medicine, New York University, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2400-9. 2011
    ..We recommend that industrializing nations in particular employ these principles to prevent disease among their populations while at the same time minimizing the risk to their own economic development...
  23. doi request reprint Urinary phthalates are associated with higher blood pressure in childhood
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Department of Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY Wagner School of Public Service, New York University, New York, NY Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY Electronic address
    J Pediatr 163:747-753.e1. 2013
    ..To examine associations of urinary phthalate levels with blood pressure (BP) and serum triglyceride and lipoprotein levels in children...
  24. pmc A systematic review of US state environmental legislation and regulation with regards to the prevention of neurodevelopmental disabilities and asthma
    Lauren Zajac
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Environ Health 8:9. 2009
    ..However, relatively few analyses have examined the extent to which states protect children from chemical factors in the environment...
  25. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study: a 21-year prospective study of 100,000 American children
    Philip J Landrigan
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2173-86. 2006
    ..Data from the National Children's Study will guide development of a comprehensive blueprint for disease prevention in children...
  26. doi request reprint Fine particulate matter pollution linked to respiratory illness in infants and increased hospital costs
    Perry Sheffield
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:871-8. 2011
    ..They should trigger additional investigation to determine if the current standards for fine-particulate matter are sufficiently protective of children's health...
  27. doi request reprint Associations of World Trade Center exposures with pulmonary and cardiometabolic outcomes among children seeking care for health concerns
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
    Sci Total Environ 444:320-6. 2013
    ..We examined the impact of clinically-reported exposures on the physical health of children who lived and/or attended school in downtown Manhattan on September 11, 2001...
  28. pmc Demographics, clinical characteristics and outcomes of neonates diagnosed with fetomaternal haemorrhage
    Annemarie Stroustrup
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1508, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F405-10. 2012
    ..To determine clinical characteristics, demographics and short-term outcomes of neonates diagnosed with fetomaternal haemorrhage (FMH)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Association between urinary bisphenol A concentration and obesity prevalence in children and adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    JAMA 308:1113-21. 2012
    ..In adults, elevated urinary BPA concentrations are associated with obesity and incident coronary artery disease. BPA exposure is plausibly linked to childhood obesity, but evidence is lacking to date...
  30. pmc Methylmercury exposure in a subsistence fishing community in Lake Chapala, Mexico: an ecological approach
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health 9:1. 2010
    ..However, neither the extent of human mercury exposure nor its sources and routes have been elucidated...
  31. ncbi request reprint The role of air pollution in asthma and other pediatric morbidities
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Center for Children s Health and the Environment, New York, NY, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:689-99. 2005
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics and resource use in neonates with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: 1993-2006
    Annemarie Stroustrup
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Kravis Children s Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 126:291-7. 2010
    ..To determine the trends in incidence of diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and associated health services use for the neonatal hospitalization of patients with BPD in an era of changing definitions and management...
  33. doi request reprint Exploring prenatal outdoor air pollution, birth outcomes and neonatal health care utilization in a nationally representative sample
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:315-21. 2013
    ....
  34. pmc Race/ethnicity-specific associations of urinary phthalates with childhood body mass in a nationally representative sample
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:501-6. 2013
    ..Phthalates have antiandrogenic effects and may disrupt lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Racial/ethnic subpopulations have been documented to have varying urinary phthalate concentrations and prevalences of childhood obesity...
  35. pmc Early environmental origins of neurodegenerative disease in later life
    Philip J Landrigan
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1230-3. 2005
    ..Additional approaches to etiologic discovery include establishing incidence registries for AD and PD, conducting targeted investigations in high-risk populations, and improving testing of the potential neurologic toxicity of chemicals...
  36. pmc Bisphenol A exposure is associated with low-grade urinary albumin excretion in children of the United States
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Kidney Int 83:741-8. 2013
    ..Our findings broaden the array of adverse effects of BPA to include endothelial dysfunction as evidenced by the low-grade albuminuria and support proactive efforts to prevent harmful exposures...
  37. pmc Randomized controlled trial of restrictive fluid management in transient tachypnea of the newborn
    Annemarie Stroustrup
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr 160:38-43.e1. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of mild fluid restriction on the hospital course of neonates with transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN)...
  38. ncbi request reprint Lead poisoning: successes and 21st century challenges
    Danielle Laraque
    Division of General Pediatrics, Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Rev 26:435-43. 2005
  39. doi request reprint Genetics, altruism, and the National Children's Study
    Philip J Landrigan
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:294-6. 2008
  40. pmc The National Children's Study: a critical national investment
    Leonardo Trasande
    Environ Health Perspect 112:A789-90. 2004
  41. pmc Methylmercury and the developing brain
    Leonardo Trasande
    Environ Health Perspect 115:A396-7; author reply A397-8. 2007