G D Thurston

Summary

Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Workgroup report: workshop on source apportionment of particulate matter health effects--intercomparison of results and implications
    George D Thurston
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo Park, New York 10987, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1768-74. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of acute ozone exposures and mortality
    G D Thurston
    Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo, New York, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 11:286-94. 2001
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk communication in the aftermath of the World Trade Center disaster
    George D Thurston
    NYU NIEHS Center of Excellence, Department of Environmental Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:543-4. 2002
  4. pmc A time-series analysis of acidic particulate matter and daily mortality and morbidity in the Buffalo, New York, region
    R C Gwynn
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987 5007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:125-33. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitor-to-monitor temporal correlation of air pollution and weather variables in the North-Central U.S
    K Ito
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo 10987, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 11:21-32. 2001
  6. doi request reprint Personal exposures to traffic-related particle pollution among children with asthma in the South Bronx, NY
    Ariel Spira-Cohen
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:446-56. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Contribution of respiratory disease to nonrespiratory mortality associations with air pollution
    Samantha F De Leon
    New York University School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo 10987, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1117-23. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Characterization of PM2.5, gaseous pollutants, and meteorological interactions in the context of time-series health effects models
    Kazuhiko Ito
    NYU School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S45-60. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs
    George D Thurston
    Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo Park, New York, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:45-58. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Monitor-to-monitor temporal correlation of air pollution in the contiguous US
    Kazuhiko Ito
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:172-84. 2005

Research Grants

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Publications22

  1. pmc Workgroup report: workshop on source apportionment of particulate matter health effects--intercomparison of results and implications
    George D Thurston
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo Park, New York 10987, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1768-74. 2005
    ..These results provide supportive evidence that existing PM2.5 source apportionment methods can be used to derive reliable insights into the source components that contribute to PM2.5 health effects...
  2. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological studies of acute ozone exposures and mortality
    G D Thurston
    Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo, New York, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 11:286-94. 2001
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Risk communication in the aftermath of the World Trade Center disaster
    George D Thurston
    NYU NIEHS Center of Excellence, Department of Environmental Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:543-4. 2002
  4. pmc A time-series analysis of acidic particulate matter and daily mortality and morbidity in the Buffalo, New York, region
    R C Gwynn
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987 5007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:125-33. 2000
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Monitor-to-monitor temporal correlation of air pollution and weather variables in the North-Central U.S
    K Ito
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo 10987, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 11:21-32. 2001
    ..It is recommended that future epidemiological studies collect and incorporate information on spatial variability among air pollutants in the analysis and interpretation of their results...
  6. doi request reprint Personal exposures to traffic-related particle pollution among children with asthma in the South Bronx, NY
    Ariel Spira-Cohen
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 20:446-56. 2010
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Contribution of respiratory disease to nonrespiratory mortality associations with air pollution
    Samantha F De Leon
    New York University School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo 10987, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1117-23. 2003
    ..The results of this study suggest that past studies may have underestimated the role of respiratory disease in pollution-mortality associations, especially among older adults...
  8. doi request reprint Characterization of PM2.5, gaseous pollutants, and meteorological interactions in the context of time-series health effects models
    Kazuhiko Ito
    NYU School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S45-60. 2007
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs
    George D Thurston
    Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo Park, New York, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 19:45-58. 2009
    ..These actions, combined with assuring researchers and public health practitioners appropriate access to data for evaluation of environmental risks, will be essential for the achievement of our environmental health protection goals...
  10. ncbi request reprint Monitor-to-monitor temporal correlation of air pollution in the contiguous US
    Kazuhiko Ito
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:172-84. 2005
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint PM source apportionment and health effects: 2. An investigation of intermethod variability in associations between source-apportioned fine particle mass and daily mortality in Washington, DC
    Kazuhiko Ito
    Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University, Tuxedo Park, NY, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:300-10. 2006
    ..This consistency suggests the robustness of the source apportionment in health effects analyses, but remaining issues, including accuracy of source apportionment and source-specific sensitivity to weather models, need to be investigated...
  12. pmc The effects of ambient ozone on lung function in children: a reanalysis of six summer camp studies
    P L Kinney
    Division of Environmental Sciences, Columbia University School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 104:170-4. 1996
    ..g., pulmonary inflammation) may also occur in young people exposed to ambient O3...
  13. pmc The burden of air pollution: impacts among racial minorities
    R C Gwynn
    Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, Tuxedo, New York 10987, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:501-6. 2001
    ....
  14. 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
    ....
  15. pmc Ancillary human health benefits of improved air quality resulting from climate change mitigation
    Michelle L Bell
    School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Environ Health 7:41. 2008
    ..In this paper we review the existing evidence on ancillary health benefits relating to air pollution from various GHG strategies and provide a framework for such analysis...
  16. doi request reprint Panel discussion review: session two--interpretation of observed associations between multiple ambient air pollutants and health effects in epidemiologic analyses
    Jee Young Kim
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S83-9. 2007
    ..Source apportionment analysis is one method that may allow further advancement in understanding the source components that contribute to multipollutant health effects...
  17. ncbi request reprint Lung cancer, cardiopulmonary mortality, and long-term exposure to fine particulate air pollution
    C Arden Pope
    Department of Economics, Brigham Young University, 142 FOB, Provo, UT 84602, USA
    JAMA 287:1132-41. 2002
    ..However, studies of health effects of long-term particulate air pollution have been less conclusive...
  18. ncbi request reprint Hospital admissions and fine particulate air pollution
    George D Thurston
    JAMA 296:1966; author reply 1966-7. 2006
  19. ncbi request reprint Air pollution as an underappreciated cause of asthma symptoms
    George D Thurston
    JAMA 290:1915-7. 2003
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular mortality and long-term exposure to particulate air pollution: epidemiological evidence of general pathophysiological pathways of disease
    C Arden Pope
    Brigham Young University, 130 FOB, Provo, UT 84602 2363, USA
    Circulation 109:71-7. 2004
    ..Associations with specific cardiopulmonary diseases might be useful in exploring potential mechanistic pathways linking exposure and mortality...
  21. ncbi request reprint PM source apportionment and health effects. 3. Investigation of inter-method variations in associations between estimated source contributions of PM2.5 and daily mortality in Phoenix, AZ
    Therese F Mar
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:311-20. 2006
    ..However, future research will also need to investigate a number of other important issues including accuracy of results...
  22. ncbi request reprint PM source apportionment and health effects: 1. Intercomparison of source apportionment results
    Philip K Hopke
    Center for Air Resources Engineering and Science, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699 5708, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:275-86. 2006
    ..5) mass source apportionment results are consistent across users and methods, and that today's source apportionment methods are robust enough for application to PM(2.5) health effects assessments...

Research Grants3

  1. EFFECTS OF AMBIENT AIR POLLUTANTS ON ANNUAL MORTALITY
    George Thurston; Fiscal Year: 2001
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