A H Stern

Summary

Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Two decades of exposure assessment studies on chromate production waste in Jersey City, New Jersey--what we have learned about exposure characterization and its value to public health and remediation
    Alan H Stern
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:2-12. 2013
  2. ncbi How useful is linear regression analysis in detecting the existence of dose-response relationships in large-scale epidemiologic studies when only a fraction of the population is sensitive? The case of methylmercury
    A H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 0409, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 33:29-36. 2001
  3. ncbi A review of the studies of the cardiovascular health effects of methylmercury with consideration of their suitability for risk assessment
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science, Research, and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, P O 409, 401 E State, St Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Res 98:133-42. 2005
  4. pmc An assessment of the cord blood:maternal blood methylmercury ratio: implications for risk assessment
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, PO Box 409, 401 E State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1465-70. 2003
  5. pmc A revised probabilistic estimate of the maternal methyl mercury intake dose corresponding to a measured cord blood mercury concentration
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:155-63. 2005
  6. pmc Public health guidance on cardiovascular benefits and risks related to fish consumption
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 E, State St, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Health 6:31. 2007
  7. doi Hexavalent chromium in house dust--a comparison between an area with historic contamination from chromate production and background locations
    Alan H Stern
    Office of Science, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 428 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:4993-8. 2010
  8. pmc Do recent data from the Seychelles Islands alter the conclusions of the NRC Report on the toxicological effects of methylmercury?
    Alan H Stern
    Bureau for Risk Analysis, Division of Science, Research, and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 East State Street, 1st Floor, PO Box 409, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Health 3:2. 2004
  9. doi A quantitative assessment of the carcinogenicity of hexavalent chromium by the oral route and its relevance to human exposure
    Alan H Stern
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Science, 428 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Res 110:798-807. 2010
  10. ncbi Comments on article "Toxicity and carcinogenicity of chromium compounds in humans" by Costa and Klein
    Gloria B Post
    Division of Science, Research, and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 36:777-8; discussion 779. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi Two decades of exposure assessment studies on chromate production waste in Jersey City, New Jersey--what we have learned about exposure characterization and its value to public health and remediation
    Alan H Stern
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:2-12. 2013
    ..Importantly, these tools can be used in a demonstrable and quantifiable manner to provide both clarity and closure to concerned stakeholders...
  2. ncbi How useful is linear regression analysis in detecting the existence of dose-response relationships in large-scale epidemiologic studies when only a fraction of the population is sensitive? The case of methylmercury
    A H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 East State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08625 0409, USA
    Regul Toxicol Pharmacol 33:29-36. 2001
    ..These findings may have important implications for detection and quantification of dose-response relationships from epidemiologic studies...
  3. ncbi A review of the studies of the cardiovascular health effects of methylmercury with consideration of their suitability for risk assessment
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science, Research, and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, P O 409, 401 E State, St Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Res 98:133-42. 2005
    ..At present, the studies of the Finnish cohort relating MeHg exposure to acute MI and coronary heart disease appear to provide the strongest basis for a formal quantitative risk assessment of the cardiovascular effects of MeHg...
  4. pmc An assessment of the cord blood:maternal blood methylmercury ratio: implications for risk assessment
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, PO Box 409, 401 E State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1465-70. 2003
    ..Whether the information generated in this analysis is sufficient to warrant a revision to the RfD will depend on the outcome of a comprehensive reanalysis of the entire one-compartment model. We are currently engaged in such an analysis...
  5. pmc A revised probabilistic estimate of the maternal methyl mercury intake dose corresponding to a measured cord blood mercury concentration
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:155-63. 2005
    ..3 and 0.2 microg/kg/day, respectively. For the 99th percentile, this is half the value previously estimated by the U.S. EPA...
  6. pmc Public health guidance on cardiovascular benefits and risks related to fish consumption
    Alan H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 E, State St, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Health 6:31. 2007
    ..This literature is re-examined in light of their conclusions, and the available and appropriate public health options are considered...
  7. doi Hexavalent chromium in house dust--a comparison between an area with historic contamination from chromate production and background locations
    Alan H Stern
    Office of Science, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 428 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:4993-8. 2010
    ..It is possible that house dust, in general, is a source of Cr(+6) exposure with potential implications for persistence of chromium allergic contact dermatitis...
  8. pmc Do recent data from the Seychelles Islands alter the conclusions of the NRC Report on the toxicological effects of methylmercury?
    Alan H Stern
    Bureau for Risk Analysis, Division of Science, Research, and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 East State Street, 1st Floor, PO Box 409, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Health 3:2. 2004
    ..We conclude that no evidence has emerged since the publication of the NRC report that alters the findings of that report...
  9. doi A quantitative assessment of the carcinogenicity of hexavalent chromium by the oral route and its relevance to human exposure
    Alan H Stern
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Office of Science, 428 E State St, Trenton, NJ 08625, USA
    Environ Res 110:798-807. 2010
    ..The 2008 NTP chronic bioassay of sodium dichromate dihydrate in drinking water found clear evidence of carcinogenicity in rodents and allows a generalizable estimate of the human ingestion cancer potency of Cr(6+)...
  10. ncbi Comments on article "Toxicity and carcinogenicity of chromium compounds in humans" by Costa and Klein
    Gloria B Post
    Division of Science, Research, and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey 08625, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 36:777-8; discussion 779. 2006
    ..The chronic drinking water study of hexavalent chromium currently being conducted by the National Toxicology Program will provide further information that will be useful in addressing this question...
  11. ncbi Mercury and methylmercury exposure in the New Jersey pregnant population
    A H Stern
    Division of Science, Research and Technology, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton 08625-0409, USA
    Arch Environ Health 56:4-10. 2001
    ..0 microg/gm). Regression analysis suggested that blacks and individuals with some college education experienced lower exposures to methylmercury...
  12. ncbi Balancing the risks and benefits of fish consumption
    Alan H Stern
    Ann Intern Med 142:949. 2005
  13. ncbi More on mercury content in fish
    Alan H Stern
    Science 303:763-6; author reply 763-6. 2004
  14. ncbi Fish availability in supermarkets and fish markets in New Jersey
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
    Sci Total Environ 333:89-97. 2004
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  15. ncbi Maternal seafood consumption and children's development
    Alan H Stern
    Lancet 370:217-8; author reply 218. 2007
  16. ncbi Methylmercury exposure and health effects in humans: a worldwide concern
    Donna Mergler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ambio 36:3-11. 2007
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  17. pmc Mercury in commercial fish: optimizing individual choices to reduce risk
    Joanna Burger
    Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:266-71. 2005
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  18. ncbi An examination of the trade-offs in public health resulting from the use of default exposure assumptions in fish consumption advisories
    Koenraad Mariën
    Department of Health Washington State, OEHA, 7171 Cleanwater Lane, Bldg 2, P O Box 47846, Olympia, WA 98504, USA
    Environ Res 98:258-67. 2005
    ..We conclude from this investigation that consumption pattern data, contaminant data and body weight data together can be used to make fish consumption advisories more focused and, therefore, less likely to be under- or overprotective...
  19. doi Mercury vapor in residential building common areas in communities where mercury is used for cultural purposes versus a reference community
    Gary Garetano
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, 683 Hoes Lane W Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Sci Total Environ 397:131-9. 2008
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  20. pmc Comparison of indoor mercury vapor in common areas of residential buildings with outdoor levels in a community where mercury is used for cultural purposes
    Gary Garetano
    Hudson Regional Health Commission, Secaucus, New Jersey 07094, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:59-62. 2006
    ..However, these findings provide sufficient evidence of indoor mercury source(s) to warrant further investigation...
  21. ncbi Concepts in developing health-based indicators for ozone
    Clifford P Weisel
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, 170 Frelinghuysen Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:415-22. 2002
    ..g., changes in the prevalence of adverse health outcomes attributed to the pollutant. This manuscript presents the concepts of using asthma emergency room (ER) visits and hospital admission as potential health-based indicators for ozone...