Rajiv Bhatia

Summary

Affiliation: San Francisco General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Heterogeneous dermatitis complaints after change in drinking water treatment: a case report
    June M Weintraub
    Occupational and Environmental Health Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1390 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Environ Health 5:18. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating human health into environmental impact assessment: an unrealized opportunity for environmental health and justice
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Cien Saude Colet 14:1159-75. 2009
  3. pmc Protecting health using an environmental impact assessment: a case study of San Francisco land use decisionmaking
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health and the University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:406-13. 2007
  4. pmc Integrating human health into environmental impact assessment: an unrealized opportunity for environmental health and justice
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:991-1000. 2008
  5. doi request reprint "Safety in Numbers" re-examined: can we make valid or practical inferences from available evidence?
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, 1390 Market St, Ste 822, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:235-40. 2011
  6. pmc Competitive foods, discrimination, and participation in the National School Lunch Program
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1380-6. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Lessons from San Francisco: health impact assessments have advanced political conditions for improving population health
    Rajiv Bhatia
    Department of Public Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2410-8. 2011
  8. pmc Health, traffic, and environmental justice: collaborative research and community action in San Francisco, California
    Megan Wier
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Program on Health, Equity, and Sustainability, 1390 Market St, Suite 910, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S499-504. 2009
  9. pmc Promoting health and safety in San Francisco's Chinatown restaurants: findings and lessons learned from a pilot observational checklist
    Megan Gaydos
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, San Francisco, CA94102, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:62-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Creating tools for healthy development: case study of San Francisco's Eastern Neighborhoods Community Health Impact Assessment
    Lili Farhang
    Program on Health, Equity and Sustainability, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:255-65. 2008

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Publications22

  1. pmc Heterogeneous dermatitis complaints after change in drinking water treatment: a case report
    June M Weintraub
    Occupational and Environmental Health Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, 1390 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Environ Health 5:18. 2006
    ..The disinfectant monochloramine minimizes the formation of potentially hazardous and regulated byproducts, and many drinking water utilities are shifting to its use...
  2. ncbi request reprint Integrating human health into environmental impact assessment: an unrealized opportunity for environmental health and justice
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Cien Saude Colet 14:1159-75. 2009
    ..We recommend greater collaboration among institutions responsible for EIA, public health institutions, and affected stakeholders along with guidance, resources, and training for integrated HIA/EIA practice...
  3. pmc Protecting health using an environmental impact assessment: a case study of San Francisco land use decisionmaking
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health and the University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:406-13. 2007
    ..I have evaluated this health appraisal approach as a form of a health impact assessment and will make recommendations for law, research, and practice that support its technical, cultural, and political feasibility...
  4. pmc Integrating human health into environmental impact assessment: an unrealized opportunity for environmental health and justice
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:991-1000. 2008
    ....
  5. doi request reprint "Safety in Numbers" re-examined: can we make valid or practical inferences from available evidence?
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, 1390 Market St, Ste 822, San Francisco, CA 94102, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 43:235-40. 2011
    ....
  6. pmc Competitive foods, discrimination, and participation in the National School Lunch Program
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1380-6. 2011
    ..Our observations suggest the need for greater attention to the potential discriminatory effects of competitive foods and to the issue of stigma by school nutrition program administrators, researchers, regulators, and policymakers...
  7. doi request reprint Lessons from San Francisco: health impact assessments have advanced political conditions for improving population health
    Rajiv Bhatia
    Department of Public Health, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2410-8. 2011
    ..We demonstrate that health impact assessment is both an analytic tool and a process that helps build the social institutions that can improve health...
  8. pmc Health, traffic, and environmental justice: collaborative research and community action in San Francisco, California
    Megan Wier
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Program on Health, Equity, and Sustainability, 1390 Market St, Suite 910, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S499-504. 2009
    ..We used our findings regarding traffic-related exposures and health hazards in the area to facilitate community education and action to address transportation-related health burdens on neighborhood residents...
  9. pmc Promoting health and safety in San Francisco's Chinatown restaurants: findings and lessons learned from a pilot observational checklist
    Megan Gaydos
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, San Francisco, CA94102, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:62-9. 2011
    ..Supported by a larger community-based participatory research process, this pilot project helped to spur additional innovative health department collaborations to promote healthier workplaces...
  10. doi request reprint Creating tools for healthy development: case study of San Francisco's Eastern Neighborhoods Community Health Impact Assessment
    Lili Farhang
    Program on Health, Equity and Sustainability, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:255-65. 2008
    ..Given the growing understanding of built environmental influences on health, ENCHIA illustrates the ability of a local public health agency to effectively engage in land use policy as a health promotion strategy...
  11. pmc Protecting labor rights: roles for public health
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, San Francisco, CA
    Public Health Rep 128:39-47. 2013
    ..Increasing coordinated action between health and labor agencies may be a promising approach to reducing health inequities and efficiently enforcing labor standards. ..
  12. doi request reprint An area-level model of vehicle-pedestrian injury collisions with implications for land use and transportation planning
    Megan Wier
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Section, Program on Health, Equity and Sustainability, 1390 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 41:137-45. 2009
    ..We have begun to apply this model to predict area-level change in vehicle-pedestrian injury collisions associated with land use development and transportation planning decisions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Association of DDT and DDE with birth weight and length of gestation in the Child Health and Development Studies, 1959-1967
    Lili Farhang
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:717-25. 2005
    ..27) for DDT; none of the study results achieved statistical significance. Given the persistence of DDT in the environment and its continuing role in malaria control, studies using more robust data should continue to assess this relation...
  14. pmc Organochlorine pesticides and male genital anomalies in the child health and development studies
    Rajiv Bhatia
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, California 94102, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:220-4. 2005
    ..0 ng/mL had adjusted odds ratios of 1.01 (95% CI, 0.44-2.28) for cryptorchidism and 0.79 (95% CI, 0.33-1.89) for hypospadias. This study does not support an association of DDT or DDE and hypospadias or cryptorchidism...
  15. pmc Spatial distribution of traffic induced noise exposures in a US city: an analytic tool for assessing the health impacts of urban planning decisions
    Edmund Yet Wah Seto
    Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 6:24. 2007
    ..The model was validated on 235 streets. Finally, an exposure-response relationship was used to predict the prevalence of high annoyance for different neighborhoods...
  16. doi request reprint Using community-based participatory research to design and initiate a study on immigrant worker health and safety in San Francisco's Chinatown restaurants
    Meredith Minkler
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:361-71. 2010
    ..Restaurant workers have among the highest rates of work-related illness and injury in the US, but little is known about the working conditions and occupational health status of Chinese immigrant restaurant workers...
  17. pmc Supporting equitable food systems through food assistance at farmers' markets
    Paula Jones
    Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:781-3. 2011
    ..We further report on monitoring data collected at farmers' markets that documents significant and sustained increases of utilization by food stamp recipients since the initial intervention...
  18. ncbi request reprint The psychosocial work environment and musculoskeletal disorders: design of a comprehensive interviewer-administered questionnaire
    Reiner Rugulies
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Ind Med 45:428-39. 2004
    ..Psychosocial working conditions are likely to contribute to work-related musculoskeletal disorders (WRMSDs), but a lack of standardized measurement tools reflects both the theoretical and methodological limitations of current research...
  19. pmc High body burdens of 2,2',4,4'-tetrabromodiphenyl ether (BDE-47) in California women
    Myrto Petreas
    Hazardous Materials Laboratory, Department of Toxic Substances Control, California Environmental Protection Agency, Berkeley 94704, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1175-9. 2003
    ..Rising body burdens of endocrine-disrupting chemicals such as PBDEs may pose a potential public health threat...
  20. pmc Growing the field of health impact assessment in the United States: an agenda for research and practice
    Andrew L Dannenberg
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 30, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:262-70. 2006
    ..HIA methods can influence decisionmakers to adjust policies and projects to maximize benefits and minimize harm to the public's health...
  21. pmc Public health care utilization in a cohort of homeless adult applicants to a supportive housing program
    Eric R Kessell
    University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Urban Health 83:860-73. 2006
    ..The consistently high use of services across multiple domains and across multiple years speaks to the level of infirmity of this population and the costs of caring for its members...
  22. doi request reprint Use of health impact assessment in the U.S.: 27 case studies, 1999-2007
    Andrew L Dannenberg
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Am J Prev Med 34:241-56. 2008
    ..To document the growing use in the United States of health impact assessment (HIA) methods to help planners and others consider the health consequences of their decisions...

Research Grants5

  1. ORGANOCHLORINE PESTICIDES AND MALE GENITAL ANOMALIES
    Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  2. Jornaleros Unidos con el Pueblo (Day Laborers United)
    Rajiv Bhatia; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Outcome indictors will be formulated to reflect changes in hazardous work conditions and their social and structural context and changes in the collective capacity of the community. ..