Julia Green Brody

Summary

Affiliation: Silent Spring Institute
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Reporting individual results for biomonitoring and environmental exposures: lessons learned from environmental communication case studies
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA, USA
    Environ Health 13:40. 2014
  2. pmc PCB-containing wood floor finish is a likely source of elevated PCBs in residents' blood, household air and dust: a case study of exposure
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 7:2. 2008
  3. pmc Toxic ignorance and right-to-know in biomonitoring results communication: a survey of scientists and study participants
    Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School of Public Health, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Health 8:6. 2009
  4. pmc Institutional review board challenges related to community-based participatory research on human exposure to environmental toxins: a case study
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Environ Health 9:39. 2010
  5. pmc Linking exposure assessment science with policy objectives for environmental justice and breast cancer advocacy: the northern California household exposure study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S600-9. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Using GIS and historical records to reconstruct residential exposure to large-scale pesticide application
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:64-80. 2002
  7. pmc Improving disclosure and consent: "is it safe?": new ethics for reporting personal exposures to environmental chemicals
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA 0245, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1547-54. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollutants, diet, physical activity, body size, and breast cancer: where do we stand in research to identify opportunities for prevention?
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2627-34. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2667-711. 2007
  10. pmc Breast cancer risk and drinking water contaminated by wastewater: a case control study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 5:28. 2006

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. pmc Reporting individual results for biomonitoring and environmental exposures: lessons learned from environmental communication case studies
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA, USA
    Environ Health 13:40. 2014
    ..Thoughtful report-back can strengthen research experiences for investigators and participants and expand the translation of environmental health research in communities. ..
  2. pmc PCB-containing wood floor finish is a likely source of elevated PCBs in residents' blood, household air and dust: a case study of exposure
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 7:2. 2008
    ..PCBs were also used widely in building materials, including caulks and paints, but few studies have evaluated the contribution of these exposures to body burden...
  3. pmc Toxic ignorance and right-to-know in biomonitoring results communication: a survey of scientists and study participants
    Rachel Morello-Frosch
    Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and School of Public Health, 137 Mulford Hall, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3114, USA
    Environ Health 8:6. 2009
    ..This trend along with the paucity of health effect data for many of the pollutants studied raise ethical and scientific challenges for reporting results to study participants...
  4. pmc Institutional review board challenges related to community-based participatory research on human exposure to environmental toxins: a case study
    Phil Brown
    Brown University, Department of Sociology and Center for Environmental Studies, Box 1916, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    Environ Health 9:39. 2010
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  5. pmc Linking exposure assessment science with policy objectives for environmental justice and breast cancer advocacy: the northern California household exposure study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts St, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S600-9. 2009
    ..We compared an urban fence-line community (neighboring an oil refinery) and a nonindustrial community in an exposure study focusing on pollutants of interest with respect to breast cancer and environmental justice...
  6. ncbi request reprint Using GIS and historical records to reconstruct residential exposure to large-scale pesticide application
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:64-80. 2002
    ..Studies such as this one have the potential to identify preventable causes of disease and guide public policies...
  7. pmc Improving disclosure and consent: "is it safe?": new ethics for reporting personal exposures to environmental chemicals
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA 0245, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1547-54. 2007
    ..Our discussion is informed by our experience with 120 women in a study of 89 pollutants in homes and by interviews with other researchers and institutional review board staff...
  8. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollutants, diet, physical activity, body size, and breast cancer: where do we stand in research to identify opportunities for prevention?
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2627-34. 2007
    ..Investments in research on environmental factors in breast cancer have potentially large public health benefits...
  9. ncbi request reprint Environmental pollutants and breast cancer: epidemiologic studies
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2667-711. 2007
    ..Substantial research progress in the last 5 years suggests that the investigation of environmental pollutants will lead to strategies to reduce breast cancer risk...
  10. pmc Breast cancer risk and drinking water contaminated by wastewater: a case control study
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 5:28. 2006
    ..We conducted a case-control study to investigate whether exposure to drinking water contaminated by wastewater increases the risk of breast cancer...
  11. pmc Community-initiated breast cancer and environment studies and the precautionary principle
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:920-5. 2005
    ..They leave unanswered questions about when to invest in large epidemiologic studies, when negative results are sufficient, and how to pursue ambiguous positive results in further research and policy...
  12. pmc Breast cancer risk and historical exposure to pesticides from wide-area applications assessed with GIS
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:889-97. 2004
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  13. pmc Environmental pollutants and breast cancer
    Julia Green Brody
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1007-19. 2003
    ..Substantial work is needed in exposure assessment, toxicology, and susceptibility before we can expect a pay-off from large epidemiologic studies of breast cancer and environment...
  14. ncbi request reprint Association between residence on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and breast cancer
    Wendy McKelvey
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:89-94. 2004
    ..We examined the association between length of residence on Cape Cod and breast cancer, since residential history could be acting as a surrogate for unidentified environmental risk factors...
  15. pmc Endocrine disruptors and asthma-associated chemicals in consumer products
    Robin E Dodson
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:935-43. 2012
    ..Laboratory and human studies raise concerns about endocrine disruption and asthma resulting from exposure to chemicals in consumer products. Limited labeling or testing information is available to evaluate products as exposure sources...
  16. pmc Self-reported chemicals exposure, beliefs about disease causation, and risk of breast cancer in the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study: a case-control study
    Ami R Zota
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA
    Environ Health 9:40. 2010
    ..This population-based case-control study investigated whether use of household cleaners and pesticides increases breast cancer risk...
  17. pmc Semivolatile endocrine-disrupting compounds in paired indoor and outdoor air in two northern California communities
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:6583-90. 2010
    ..2-0.6, p<0.05), indicating possible shared sources and highlighting the importance of considering mixtures in health studies...
  18. pmc After the PBDE phase-out: a broad suite of flame retardants in repeat house dust samples from California
    Robin E Dodson
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 46:13056-66. 2012
    ..Results highlight the evolving nature of FR exposures and suggest that manufacturers continue to use hazardous chemicals and replace chemicals of concern with chemicals with uncharacterized toxicity...
  19. pmc Food packaging and bisphenol A and bis(2-ethyhexyl) phthalate exposure: findings from a dietary intervention
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusetts 02458, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:914-20. 2011
    ..They have been associated with endocrine disruption in animals and in some human studies. Human exposure sources have been estimated, but the relative contribution of dietary exposure to total intake has not been studied empirically...
  20. ncbi request reprint Chemicals causing mammary gland tumors in animals signal new directions for epidemiology, chemicals testing, and risk assessment for breast cancer prevention
    Ruthann A Rudel
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, Massachusett 02458, USA
    Cancer 109:2635-66. 2007
    ..org/environment. Valuable information from cancer bioassays is not well utilized in risk assessment and regulatory processes, suggesting a need to strengthen chemicals testing and risk assessment as tools for breast cancer prevention...
  21. ncbi request reprint Pharmaceuticals, perfluorosurfactants, and other organic wastewater compounds in public drinking water wells in a shallow sand and gravel aquifer
    Laurel A Schaider
    Silent Spring Institute, 29 Crafts Street, Newton, MA 02458, USA Electronic address
    Sci Total Environ 468:384-93. 2014
    ..The presence of mixtures of OWCs in drinking water raises human health concerns; a full evaluation of potential risks is limited by a lack of health-based guidelines and toxicity assessments...
  22. ncbi request reprint Elevated house dust and serum concentrations of PBDEs in California: unintended consequences of furniture flammability standards?
    Ami R Zota
    Silent Spring Institute, Newton, MA, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 42:8158-64. 2008
    ..0 vs 38.5 (p = 0.002)]. Elevated PBDE exposures in California may result from the state's furniture flammability standards; our results suggest the need for further research in a larger representative sample...

Research Grants9

  1. Impact of Environmental Pollutants on Breast Cancer and*
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Linking Breast Cancer Advocacy and Environmental Justice
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  3. Risk Factors for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study builds on the Cape Cod Breast Cancer and Environment Study of invasive breast cancer and additional grants that currently support the proposed study of DCIS. ..
  4. Linking Breast Cancer Advocacy and Environmental Justice
    Julia Brody; Fiscal Year: 2007
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  5. Ethical and Legal Challenges in Communicating Individual Biomonitoring and Person
    Rachel Morello Frosch; Fiscal Year: 2010
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  6. Ethical and Legal Challenges in Communicating Individual Biomonitoring and Person
    JULIA G contact BRODY; Fiscal Year: 2011
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