Alan H Stern

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Affiliation: New Jersey
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. ncbi request reprint Balancing the risks and benefits of fish consumption
    Alan H Stern
    Ann Intern Med 142:949. 2005
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal seafood consumption and children's development
    Alan H Stern
    Lancet 370:217-8; author reply 218. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Consumption patterns and risk assessment of crab consumers from the Newark Bay Complex, New Jersey, USA
    Kerry 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Hazard identification of the potential for dieldrin carcinogenicity to humans
    Alan H Stern
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection NJDEP, Office of Science, P O Box 420, MC 428 01, Trenton, NJ 08626, United States Electronic address
    Environ Res 131:188-214. 2014
  7. pmc Chronologically matched toenail-Hg to hair-Hg ratio: temporal analysis within the Japanese community (U.S.)
    Thomas Hinners
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Environ Health 11:81. 2012
  8. pmc Single blood-Hg samples can result in exposure misclassification: temporal monitoring within the Japanese community (United States)
    Ami Tsuchiya
    Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, WA, USA
    Environ Health 11:37. 2012
  9. 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
  10. doi request reprint 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

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  1. 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint Balancing the risks and benefits of fish consumption
    Alan H Stern
    Ann Intern Med 142:949. 2005
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Maternal seafood consumption and children's development
    Alan H Stern
    Lancet 370:217-8; author reply 218. 2007
  5. doi request reprint Consumption patterns and risk assessment of crab consumers from the Newark Bay Complex, New Jersey, USA
    Kerry 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Hazard identification of the potential for dieldrin carcinogenicity to humans
    Alan H Stern
    New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection NJDEP, Office of Science, P O Box 420, MC 428 01, Trenton, NJ 08626, United States Electronic address
    Environ Res 131:188-214. 2014
    ..Thus, the mouse liver tumor data used by the USEPA in its 1987 assessment remain the only quantitative data available for cancer dose-response modeling. ..
  7. pmc Chronologically matched toenail-Hg to hair-Hg ratio: temporal analysis within the Japanese community (U.S.)
    Thomas Hinners
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Las Vegas, NV, USA
    Environ Health 11:81. 2012
    ..There is a need to correlate this marker with more established biomarkers that presently underlie existing dose-response relationships in order to compare these relationships across studies...
  8. pmc Single blood-Hg samples can result in exposure misclassification: temporal monitoring within the Japanese community (United States)
    Ami Tsuchiya
    Washington State Department of Health, Olympia, WA, USA
    Environ Health 11:37. 2012
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  9. 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...
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. doi request reprint 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+)...
  12. doi request reprint 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...
  13. ncbi request reprint 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...
  14. 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...
  15. ncbi request reprint 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...
  16. ncbi request reprint More on mercury content in fish
    Alan H Stern
    Science 303:763-6; author reply 763-6. 2004
  17. ncbi request reprint 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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  18. 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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  19. ncbi request reprint 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint 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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  21. 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...
  22. doi request reprint 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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  23. ncbi request reprint 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...