Rena R Jones


Affiliation: National Institutes of Health
Country: USA


  1. Jones R, Dellavalle C, Weyer P, Robien K, Cantor K, Krasner S, et al. Ingested nitrate, disinfection by-products, and risk of colon and rectal cancers in the Iowa Women's Health Study cohort. Environ Int. 2019;126:242-251 pubmed publisher
    ..Positive findings for individual THMs and HAAs for both colon and rectal cancers require replication in other studies. We found no associations for nitrate overall or in subgroups with presumed higher NOC exposure. ..
  2. Jones R, Vopham T, Sevilla B, Airola M, Flory A, Deziel N, et al. Verifying locations of sources of historical environmental releases of dioxin-like compounds in the U.S.: implications for exposure assessment and epidemiologic inference. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..Our findings highlight the need to consider location error and other contextual factors when using proximity-based exposure metrics. ..
  3. Jones R, Dellavalle C, Flory A, Nordan A, Hoppin J, Hofmann J, et al. Accuracy of residential geocoding in the Agricultural Health Study. Int J Health Geogr. 2014;13:37 pubmed publisher
    ..Exposure misclassification resulting from positional error is dependent on the geographic database, geocoding method, and the prevalence of exposure. ..
  4. Ward M, Jones R, Brender J, de Kok T, Weyer P, Nolan B, et al. Drinking Water Nitrate and Human Health: An Updated Review. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Future studies of these and other health outcomes should include improved exposure assessment and accurate characterization of individual factors that affect endogenous nitrosation. ..
  5. Lim C, Hayes R, Ahn J, Shao Y, Silverman D, Jones R, et al. Association between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and diabetes mortality in the US. Environ Res. 2018;165:330-336 pubmed publisher
    ..S, with attenuation of adverse effects by lower BMI and higher fruit consumption, suggesting that air pollution is involved in the etiology and/or control of diabetes. ..
  6. Gonzales F, Jones R, Deardorff J, Windham G, Hiatt R, Kushi L. Neighborhood deprivation, race/ethnicity, and urinary metal concentrations among young girls in California. Environ Int. 2016;91:29-39 pubmed publisher
    ..These differential distributions of exposures may contribute to environmental health disparities later in life. ..