Howard W Mielke

Summary

Affiliation: Tulane University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Environmental and health disparities in residential communities of New Orleans: the need for soil lead intervention to advance primary prevention
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 83, New Orleans, LA 70112 2632, USA
    Environ Int 51:73-81. 2013
  2. doi request reprint The continuing impact of lead dust on children's blood lead: comparison of public and private properties in New Orleans
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 5636, USA
    Environ Res 111:1164-72. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The urban rise and fall of air lead (Pb) and the latent surge and retreat of societal violence
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Environ Int 43:48-55. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Estimation of leaded (Pb) gasoline's continuing material and health impacts on 90 US urbanized areas
    Howard W Mielke
    Center for Bioenvironmental Research, Tulane University, New Orleans LA, 70112, USA
    Environ Int 37:248-57. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Lead (Pb) legacy from vehicle traffic in eight California urbanized areas: continuing influence of lead dust on children's health
    Howard W Mielke
    Center for Bioenvironmental Research, Tulane University, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 3, New Orleans, LA 70112, United
    Sci Total Environ 408:3965-75. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Soil intervention as a strategy for lead exposure prevention: the New Orleans lead-safe childcare playground project
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Pollut 159:2071-7. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Potential lead on play surfaces: evaluation of the "PLOPS" sampler as a new tool for primary lead prevention
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Environ Res 103:154-9. 2007
  8. pmc Changes of multiple metal accumulation (MMA) in New Orleans soil: preliminary evaluation of differences between survey I (1992) and survey II (2000)
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 2:308-13. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear association between soil lead and blood lead of children in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana: 2000-2005
    Howard W Mielke
    Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125, USA
    Sci Total Environ 388:43-53. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Urban soil-lead (Pb) footprint: retrospective comparison of public and private properties in New Orleans
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Geochem Health 30:231-42. 2008

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. doi request reprint Environmental and health disparities in residential communities of New Orleans: the need for soil lead intervention to advance primary prevention
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 83, New Orleans, LA 70112 2632, USA
    Environ Int 51:73-81. 2013
    ..Low Pb soils available outside of cities can remedy soil Pb contamination within city interiors. Mapping soil Pb provides an overview of deposition characteristics and assists with planning and conducting primary Pb exposure prevention...
  2. doi request reprint The continuing impact of lead dust on children's blood lead: comparison of public and private properties in New Orleans
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 5636, USA
    Environ Res 111:1164-72. 2011
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  3. doi request reprint The urban rise and fall of air lead (Pb) and the latent surge and retreat of societal violence
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Pharmacology, Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Environ Int 43:48-55. 2012
    ..Our findings along with others predict that prevention of children's lead exposure from lead dust now will realize numerous societal benefits two decades into the future, including lower rates of aggravated assault...
  4. doi request reprint Estimation of leaded (Pb) gasoline's continuing material and health impacts on 90 US urbanized areas
    Howard W Mielke
    Center for Bioenvironmental Research, Tulane University, New Orleans LA, 70112, USA
    Environ Int 37:248-57. 2011
    ..The findings underscore the need for controlling accumulated exterior urban Pb dust from gasoline additives along with paint sources that have accumulated in soil to meet the goal of primary childhood Pb exposure prevention...
  5. doi request reprint Lead (Pb) legacy from vehicle traffic in eight California urbanized areas: continuing influence of lead dust on children's health
    Howard W Mielke
    Center for Bioenvironmental Research, Tulane University, 1430 Tulane Avenue SL 3, New Orleans, LA 70112, United
    Sci Total Environ 408:3965-75. 2010
    ..Mapping the soil Pb reservoir assists with establishing the priority for enhancing environments of children...
  6. doi request reprint Soil intervention as a strategy for lead exposure prevention: the New Orleans lead-safe childcare playground project
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Pollut 159:2071-7. 2011
    ..At ∼$100 per child, soil Pb and surface loading were reduced within hours, advancing an upstream intervention conceptualization about Pb exposure prevention...
  7. ncbi request reprint Potential lead on play surfaces: evaluation of the "PLOPS" sampler as a new tool for primary lead prevention
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Environ Res 103:154-9. 2007
    ..The PLOPS tool provides a measurement that is comparable with interior floor wipes because it measures the amount of Pb per area a child is likely to encounter while at play on the soil surface...
  8. pmc Changes of multiple metal accumulation (MMA) in New Orleans soil: preliminary evaluation of differences between survey I (1992) and survey II (2000)
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 2:308-13. 2005
    ..The preliminary results provide ideas about methods needed to further evaluate the changes between these surveys...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nonlinear association between soil lead and blood lead of children in metropolitan New Orleans, Louisiana: 2000-2005
    Howard W Mielke
    Xavier University of Louisiana, College of Pharmacy, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, Louisiana 70125, USA
    Sci Total Environ 388:43-53. 2007
    ..These results reinforce the proposal that prevention of childhood Pb exposure must include SL remediation as demonstrated by a New Orleans pilot project and a proactive Norwegian government program...
  10. ncbi request reprint Urban soil-lead (Pb) footprint: retrospective comparison of public and private properties in New Orleans
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Geochem Health 30:231-42. 2008
    ..Currently HANO properties are being redeveloped with cleaner soil, but soil on RES properties in the CORE of New Orleans remains a large source of Pb (median = 707 mg/kg in this study) for human exposure, especially children...
  11. ncbi request reprint New Orleans soil lead (Pb) cleanup using Mississippi River alluvium: need, feasibility, and cost
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:2784-9. 2006
    ..The post-Katrina benefits of reducing soil Pb are expected to outweigh the foreseeable costs of Pb poisoning to children returning to New Orleans...
  12. doi request reprint Soil arsenic surveys of New Orleans: localized hazards in children's play areas
    Howard W Mielke
    Center for Bioenvironmental Research at Tulane and Xavier Universities, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Environ Geochem Health 32:431-40. 2010
    ..The situation in New Orleans probably exists in play areas across the nation. These findings support a precautionary program for testing soils and wood for hazardous substances at all play areas intended for children...
  13. ncbi request reprint Multiple metal accumulation as a factor in learning achievement within various New Orleans elementary school communities
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Environ Res 97:67-75. 2005
    ..This study establishes global relationships between LEAP scores in schools and soil metal concentrations in school neighborhoods. However, these data do not allow relating of the LEAP scores with metal levels for individual students...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hurricane Katrina's impact on New Orleans soils treated with low Lead Mississippi River alluvium
    Howard W Mielke
    College of Pharmacy, Xavier University, New Orleans, Louisiana, Tulane Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 40:7623-8. 2006
    ..As part of the post-Katrina recovery, the combined benefits of Pb-safe paint abatement or renovation and clean soil cover should outweigh the estimated annual cost of Pb poisoning of children returning to New Orleans...
  15. doi request reprint Effects of post-Hurricane Katrina New Orleans (LA, USA) sediments on early development of the Japanese medaka (Oryzias latipes)
    Andrea L Liebl
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana 70148, USA
    Environ Toxicol Chem 27:2557-64. 2008
    ..Using the medaka bioassay, therefore, we demonstrate toxic effects of post-Hurricane Katrina sediments immediately following the storm, with some amelioration over time of contaminant concentrations and their negative biological effects...
  16. doi request reprint Mercury (Hg) and lead (Pb) in interior and exterior New Orleans house paint films
    Howard W Mielke
    Department of Chemistry, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Chemosphere 72:882-5. 2008
    ..Because of the affinity of Hg and Pb for sulfur-containing amino acid proteins, their presence in paint coatings poses an increased hazard when released as dust...
  17. doi request reprint Subchronic lead feeding study in male rats
    Duane M Smith
    Department of Surgery, Louisiana State University, 1542 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Environ Contam Toxicol 55:518-28. 2008
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  18. ncbi request reprint Metal contamination of sediments and soils of Bayou Saint John: a potential health impact to local fishermen?
    Marc Welt
    College of Pharmacy, Division of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Xavier University of Louisiana, 1 Drexel Drive, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Environ Geochem Health 25:387-96. 2003
    ..Poor and minority people do most of the fishing. Most people (87%) indicated they ate fish they caught from the Bayou...
  19. doi request reprint Human geography of New Orleans' high-lead geochemical setting
    Richard Campanella
    Center for Bioenvironmental Research Earth and Environmental Sciences, 102E Alcee Fortier Hall, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
    Environ Geochem Health 30:531-40. 2008
    ..Unless corrected, children are likely to return to the same or, because of lack of lead-safe practices during renovation, even higher exposure risks than before the flooding of New Orleans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Research ethics in pediatric environmental health: lessons from lead
    Howard W Mielke
    Division of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy, Xavier University of Louisiana, New Orleans, LA 70125, USA
    Neurotoxicol Teratol 24:467-9. 2002