Leonardo Trasande

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Affiliation: New York University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The Environment and Children's Health Care in Northwest China
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, 227 East 30th Street Rm 109, New York, NY 10016, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:82. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Phthalates and the diets of U.S. children and adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    NYU School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics, NY 10016, USA NYU School of Medicine, Department of Environmental Medicine, NY 10016, USA NYU School of Medicine, Department of Population Health, NY 10016, USA NYU Wagner School of Public Service, NY 10016, USA NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Department of Nutrition, Food and Public Health, NY 10016, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:84-90. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Urinary phthalates and increased insulin resistance in adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Pediatrics, New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e646-55. 2013
  4. pmc Urinary phthalates are associated with higher blood pressure in childhood
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Pediatr 163:747-53.e1. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Exploring prenatal outdoor air pollution, birth outcomes and neonatal health care utilization in a nationally representative sample
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:315-21. 2013
  6. pmc Race/ethnicity-specific associations of urinary phthalates with childhood body mass in a nationally representative sample
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:501-6. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of World Trade Center exposures with pulmonary and cardiometabolic outcomes among children seeking care for health concerns
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
    Sci Total Environ 444:320-6. 2013
  8. pmc Infant antibiotic exposures and early-life body mass
    L Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:16-23. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between urinary bisphenol A concentration and obesity prevalence in children and adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    JAMA 308:1113-21. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint The economic burden placed on healthcare systems by childhood obesity
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University, 227 East 30th Street, Room 711, NY 10016, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 12:39-45. 2012

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. pmc The Environment and Children's Health Care in Northwest China
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, 227 East 30th Street Rm 109, New York, NY 10016, USA
    BMC Pediatr 14:82. 2014
    ..Industrialization in the northwest provinces of the People's Republic of China is accelerating rapid increases in early life environmental exposures, yet no publications have assessed health care provider capacity to manage common hazards...
  2. ncbi request reprint Phthalates and the diets of U.S. children and adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    NYU School of Medicine, Departments of Pediatrics, NY 10016, USA NYU School of Medicine, Department of Environmental Medicine, NY 10016, USA NYU School of Medicine, Department of Population Health, NY 10016, USA NYU Wagner School of Public Service, NY 10016, USA NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, Department of Nutrition, Food and Public Health, NY 10016, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 126:84-90. 2013
    ..DEHP may contribute to obesity and insulin resistance in children and adolescents, yet dietary exposures have been not been studied in this vulnerable subpopulation...
  3. ncbi request reprint Urinary phthalates and increased insulin resistance in adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Pediatrics, New York University, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Pediatrics 132:e646-55. 2013
    ..Di-2-ethylhexylphthalate (DEHP) is an environmental chemical commonly found in processed foods. Phthalate exposures, in particular to DEHP, have been associated with insulin resistance in adults, but have not been studied in adolescents...
  4. pmc Urinary phthalates are associated with higher blood pressure in childhood
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Pediatr 163:747-53.e1. 2013
    ..To examine associations of urinary phthalate levels with blood pressure (BP) and serum triglyceride and lipoprotein levels in children...
  5. doi request reprint Exploring prenatal outdoor air pollution, birth outcomes and neonatal health care utilization in a nationally representative sample
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:315-21. 2013
    ....
  6. pmc Race/ethnicity-specific associations of urinary phthalates with childhood body mass in a nationally representative sample
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:501-6. 2013
    ..Phthalates have antiandrogenic effects and may disrupt lipid and carbohydrate metabolism. Racial/ethnic subpopulations have been documented to have varying urinary phthalate concentrations and prevalences of childhood obesity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Associations of World Trade Center exposures with pulmonary and cardiometabolic outcomes among children seeking care for health concerns
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY, United States
    Sci Total Environ 444:320-6. 2013
    ..We examined the impact of clinically-reported exposures on the physical health of children who lived and/or attended school in downtown Manhattan on September 11, 2001...
  8. pmc Infant antibiotic exposures and early-life body mass
    L Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 37:16-23. 2013
    ..To examine the associations of antibiotic exposures during the first 2 years of life and the development of body mass over the first 7 years of life...
  9. ncbi request reprint Association between urinary bisphenol A concentration and obesity prevalence in children and adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY 10016, USA
    JAMA 308:1113-21. 2012
    ..In adults, elevated urinary BPA concentrations are associated with obesity and incident coronary artery disease. BPA exposure is plausibly linked to childhood obesity, but evidence is lacking to date...
  10. ncbi request reprint The economic burden placed on healthcare systems by childhood obesity
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University, 227 East 30th Street, Room 711, NY 10016, USA
    Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res 12:39-45. 2012
    ..Large investments through research and prevention are needed and are likely to provide strong returns in cost savings, and would optimally emerge through a cooperative effort between private and government payers alike...
  11. pmc Bisphenol A exposure is associated with low-grade urinary albumin excretion in children of the United States
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, New York 10016, USA
    Kidney Int 83:741-8. 2013
    ..Our findings broaden the array of adverse effects of BPA to include endothelial dysfunction as evidenced by the low-grade albuminuria and support proactive efforts to prevent harmful exposures...
  12. pmc The effects of outdoor air pollutants on the costs of pediatric asthma hospitalizations in the United States, 1999 to 2007
    Angkana Roy
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Med Care 49:810-7. 2011
    ..Acute exposure to outdoor air pollutants has been associated with increased pediatric asthma morbidity. However, the impact of subchronic exposures is largely unknown...
  13. pmc Economic costs of childhood lead exposure in low- and middle-income countries
    Teresa M Attinà
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1097-102. 2013
    ..However, significant exposure remains, particularly in low- and middle-income countries. To date, there have been no global estimates of the costs related to lead exposure in children in developing countries...
  14. pmc The environment in pediatric practice: a study of New York pediatricians' attitudes, beliefs, and practices towards children's environmental health
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 83:760-72. 2006
    ..Significant demand exists for specialized centers of excellence that can evaluate environmental health concerns, and for educational opportunities...
  15. ncbi request reprint Applying cost analyses to drive policy that protects children: mercury as a case study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1076:911-23. 2006
    ..0 billion annually (range: $143 million-$3.3 billion). Preliminary data suggest that more stringent mercury policy options would prevent thousands of cases of MR and billions of dollars over the next 25 years...
  16. ncbi request reprint Incremental charges, costs, and length of stay associated with obesity as a secondary diagnosis among pregnant women
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Med Care 47:1046-52. 2009
    ..Elevation in prepregnancy body mass index (BMI) has been linked to a host of perinatal complications, but increases in charges or costs associated with obesity during pregnancy have not been quantified...
  17. doi request reprint Translating knowledge about environmental health to practitioners: are we doing enough?
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 77:114-23. 2010
    ..A national network of pediatric environmental health specialty units has been established to strengthen prevention capacity, yet the effectiveness of that translational resource has not been assessed...
  18. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study and the children of Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:50-4. 2006
    ..In addition, the National Children's Study will provide training in pediatric environmental health for the next generation of researchers and practitioners...
  19. doi request reprint Effects of childhood obesity on hospital care and costs, 1999-2005
    Leonardo Trasande
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w751-60. 2009
    ..Medicaid appears to bear a large burden of hospitalizations for conditions that occur along with obesity, while private payers pay a greater portion of hospitalization costs to treat obesity itself...
  20. pmc Use of community-level data in the National Children's Study to establish the representativeness of segment selection in the Queens Vanguard Site
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 11:18. 2012
    ..We test whether the neighborhoods selected for NCS recruitment, are representative of the whole of Queens County, and whether there is sufficient variability across neighborhoods for meaningful studies of contextual variables...
  21. doi request reprint How developing nations can protect children from hazardous chemical exposures while sustaining economic growth
    Leonardo Trasande
    School of Medicine, New York University, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2400-9. 2011
    ..We recommend that industrializing nations in particular employ these principles to prevent disease among their populations while at the same time minimizing the risk to their own economic development...
  22. doi request reprint Reducing the staggering costs of environmental disease in children, estimated at $76.6 billion in 2008
    Leonardo Trasande
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, in New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:863-70. 2011
    ....
  23. pmc A systematic review of US state environmental legislation and regulation with regards to the prevention of neurodevelopmental disabilities and asthma
    Lauren Zajac
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Environ Health 8:9. 2009
    ..However, relatively few analyses have examined the extent to which states protect children from chemical factors in the environment...
  24. pmc Methylmercury exposure in a subsistence fishing community in Lake Chapala, Mexico: an ecological approach
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health 9:1. 2010
    ..However, neither the extent of human mercury exposure nor its sources and routes have been elucidated...
  25. ncbi request reprint Mental retardation and prenatal methylmercury toxicity
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave K Levy Place, Box 1043, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Ind Med 49:153-8. 2006
    ..S. birth cohort is estimated, and the portion of this burden attributable to mercury (Hg) emissions from coal-fired power plants is identified...
  26. ncbi request reprint The role of the environment in pediatric practice in Minnesota: attitudes, beliefs, and practices
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Minn Med 91:36-9. 2008
    ..Responses also indicated significant demand for education on the subject and for a referral center that can evaluate patients who may be suffering from environmental exposures...
  27. doi request reprint Epidemiological characteristics and resource use in neonates with bronchopulmonary dysplasia: 1993-2006
    Annemarie Stroustrup
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Kravis Children s Hospital, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 126:291-7. 2010
    ..To determine the trends in incidence of diagnosis of bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) and associated health services use for the neonatal hospitalization of patients with BPD in an era of changing definitions and management...
  28. doi request reprint Economics of children's environmental health
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Preventive Medicine and Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Mt Sinai J Med 78:98-106. 2011
    ..Nevertheless, economic analyses in children's environmental health are highly informative and important informants to public-health and policy practice. Further attention and training in their appropriate use are needed...
  29. pmc Early environmental origins of neurodegenerative disease in later life
    Philip J Landrigan
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1230-3. 2005
    ..Additional approaches to etiologic discovery include establishing incidence registries for AD and PD, conducting targeted investigations in high-risk populations, and improving testing of the potential neurologic toxicity of chemicals...
  30. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study: a 21-year prospective study of 100,000 American children
    Philip J Landrigan
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 118:2173-86. 2006
    ..Data from the National Children's Study will guide development of a comprehensive blueprint for disease prevention in children...
  31. pmc Public health and economic consequences of methyl mercury toxicity to the developing brain
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:590-6. 2005
    ..This significant toll threatens the economic health and security of the United States and should be considered in the debate on mercury pollution controls...
  32. doi request reprint How much should we invest in preventing childhood obesity?
    Leonardo Trasande
    Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 29:372-8. 2010
    ..Large investments to reduce this major contributor to adult disability may thus be cost-effective by widely accepted criteria...
  33. pmc Demographics, clinical characteristics and outcomes of neonates diagnosed with fetomaternal haemorrhage
    Annemarie Stroustrup
    Division of Newborn Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1508, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 97:F405-10. 2012
    ..To determine clinical characteristics, demographics and short-term outcomes of neonates diagnosed with fetomaternal haemorrhage (FMH)...
  34. pmc Dietary phthalates and low-grade albuminuria in US children and adolescents
    Leonardo Trasande
    Departments of Pediatrics, Environmental Medicine, and, Population Health, New York University School of Medicine, New York, New York, New York University Wagner School of Public Service, New York, New York, Department of Nutrition, Food, and Public Health, New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York, New York, Seattle Children s Research Institute, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 9:100-9. 2014
    ..Because bisphenol A and phthalates coexist as dietary contaminants, this study investigated whether exposure to phthalates is also associated with low-grade albuminuria...
  35. 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
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint The impact of obesity on health service utilization and costs in childhood
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1749-54. 2009
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician attitudes, clinical activities, and knowledge of environmental health in Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:45-9. 2006
    ..Significant demand exists for centers that can evaluate environmental health concerns, as well as for educational opportunities...
  38. doi request reprint Genetics, altruism, and the National Children's Study
    Philip J Landrigan
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10022, USA
    Am J Med Genet A 146:294-6. 2008
  39. pmc Early experiences and predictors of recruitment success for the National Children's Study
    Leonardo Trasande
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Pediatrics 127:261-8. 2011
    ..We aimed to describe 17 months of experience with household recruitment of live births for the National Children's Study in Queens, a highly urban, diverse borough of New York City (NYC), and to assess predictors of recruitment success...
  40. pmc Randomized controlled trial of restrictive fluid management in transient tachypnea of the newborn
    Annemarie Stroustrup
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Pediatr 160:38-43.e1. 2012
    ..To determine the effect of mild fluid restriction on the hospital course of neonates with transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN)...