Alan H Stern
Affiliation: New Jersey
- 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...
- Balancing the risks and benefits of fish consumptionAlan H Stern
Ann Intern Med 142:949. 2005
- Maternal seafood consumption and children's developmentAlan H Stern
Lancet 370:217-8; author reply 218. 2007
- Public health guidance on cardiovascular benefits and risks related to fish consumptionAlan 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...
- Consumption patterns and risk assessment of crab consumers from the Newark Bay Complex, New Jersey, USAKerry Kirk Pflugh
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, 401 E State St, P O Box 402, Trenton, NJ 08625 0402, USA
Sci Total Environ 409:4536-44. 2011..These estimates point to the continued risk posed to NBC crab consumers and to the continuing importance of this resource which, with proper remediation, could provide ongoing benefit to the surrounding community...
- Hexavalent chromium in house dust--a comparison between an area with historic contamination from chromate production and background locationsAlan 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...
- A quantitative assessment of the carcinogenicity of hexavalent chromium by the oral route and its relevance to human exposureAlan 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+)...
- A revised probabilistic estimate of the maternal methyl mercury intake dose corresponding to a measured cord blood mercury concentrationAlan 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...
- An assessment of the cord blood:maternal blood methylmercury ratio: implications for risk assessmentAlan 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...
- A review of the studies of the cardiovascular health effects of methylmercury with consideration of their suitability for risk assessmentAlan 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...
- Comments on article "Toxicity and carcinogenicity of chromium compounds in humans" by Costa and KleinGloria 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...
- 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 remediationAlan H Stern
1 New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey, USA 2 Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, UMDNJ School of Public Health, Piscataway, 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...
- Mercury in commercial fish: optimizing individual choices to reduce riskJoanna Burger
Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, USA
Environ Health Perspect 113:266-71. 2005....
- Methylmercury exposure and health effects in humans: a worldwide concernDonna Mergler
Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Ambio 36:3-11. 2007....
- Fish availability in supermarkets and fish markets in New JerseyJoanna Burger
Division of Life Sciences, Rutgers University, 604 Allison Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 8082, USA
Sci Total Environ 333:89-97. 2004....
- More on mercury content in fishAlan H Stern
Science 303:763-6; author reply 763-6. 2004
- An examination of the trade-offs in public health resulting from the use of default exposure assumptions in fish consumption advisoriesKoenraad 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...
- Mercury vapor in residential building common areas in communities where mercury is used for cultural purposes versus a reference communityGary 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....
- Comparison of indoor mercury vapor in common areas of residential buildings with outdoor levels in a community where mercury is used for cultural purposesGary 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...
- Concepts in developing health-based indicators for ozoneClifford 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...