W S Beckett

Summary

Affiliation: University of Rochester
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hearing conservation for farmers: source apportionment of occupational and environmental factors contributing to hearing loss
    W S Beckett
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:806-13. 2000
  2. pmc Hypersensitivity pneumonitis associated with environmental mycobacteria
    William Beckett
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Occupational Medicine Program and Finger Lakes Occupational Health Services, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:767-70. 2005
  3. pmc Comparing inhaled ultrafine versus fine zinc oxide particles in healthy adults: a human inhalation study
    William S Beckett
    Department of Envrionmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box EHSC, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1129-35. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Peak expiratory flow rate variability is not affected by home combustion sources in a group of nonsmoking women
    William S Beckett
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:176-82. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Asthma is associated with weight gain in females but not males, independent of physical activity
    W S Beckett
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division and Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:2045-50. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Implications for occupational exposure to particulate matter
    Mark J Utell
    Medicine and Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 5:883-93. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical activities in an academic hospital-based occupational medicine program
    Bruce A Barron
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642 8654, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:587-93. 2005
  8. pmc Hypersensitivity pneumonitis from ordinary residential exposures
    M J Apostolakos
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:979-81. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of an engineering control for respirable crystalline silica exposures during mortar removal
    William S Beckett
    Environmental Medicine and Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:D120-1. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Asbestos-related lung disease
    Katherine M A O'Reilly
    Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 75:683-8. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Hearing conservation for farmers: source apportionment of occupational and environmental factors contributing to hearing loss
    W S Beckett
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, NY 14642, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:806-13. 2000
    ..Additional study is needed to evaluate the association seen between crop spraying and hearing loss...
  2. pmc Hypersensitivity pneumonitis associated with environmental mycobacteria
    William Beckett
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Occupational Medicine Program and Finger Lakes Occupational Health Services, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:767-70. 2005
    ..The employer, metalworking fluid supplier, union, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health were notified of this sentinel health event. No further cases have been documented in this workplace...
  3. pmc Comparing inhaled ultrafine versus fine zinc oxide particles in healthy adults: a human inhalation study
    William S Beckett
    Department of Envrionmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box EHSC, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:1129-35. 2005
    ..Ultrafine particles (< 0.1 microm diameter) are believed to be more potent than an equal mass of inhaled accumulation mode particles (0.1-1.0 microm diameter)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Peak expiratory flow rate variability is not affected by home combustion sources in a group of nonsmoking women
    William S Beckett
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 61:176-82. 2006
    ..88; 95% CI = 1.59-5.21) and black or Hispanic ethnicity (OR = 2.02; 95% CI = 1.27-3.22), but was not associated with use of any supplementary home combustion sources among either asthmatic or nonasthmatic women...
  5. ncbi request reprint Asthma is associated with weight gain in females but not males, independent of physical activity
    W S Beckett
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division and Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 164:2045-50. 2001
    ..We conclude that gain in BMI predisposes to new asthma diagnosis in female young adults, but decreased physical activity does not explain the association of weight gain with asthma...
  6. ncbi request reprint Implications for occupational exposure to particulate matter
    Mark J Utell
    Medicine and Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Clin Occup Environ Med 5:883-93. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Clinical activities in an academic hospital-based occupational medicine program
    Bruce A Barron
    Department of Environmental Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642 8654, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:587-93. 2005
    ....
  8. pmc Hypersensitivity pneumonitis from ordinary residential exposures
    M J Apostolakos
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 109:979-81. 2001
    ..We propose that hypersensitivity pneumonitis may occur in North America, as it does in Japan, from domestic exposures alone...
  9. ncbi request reprint Field evaluation of an engineering control for respirable crystalline silica exposures during mortar removal
    William S Beckett
    Environmental Medicine and Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:D120-1. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Asbestos-related lung disease
    Katherine M A O'Reilly
    Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Am Fam Physician 75:683-8. 2007
    ..Patients with asbestosis or lung cancer should receive influenza and pneumococcal vaccinations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Indoor heating sources and respiratory symptoms in nonsmoking women
    Elizabeth W Triche
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric and Environmental Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, 60 College Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Epidemiology 16:377-84. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Association of low-level ozone and fine particles with respiratory symptoms in children with asthma
    Janneane F Gent
    Center for Perinatal, Pediatric, and Environmental Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06510, USA
    JAMA 290:1859-67. 2003
    ..Exposure to ozone and particulate matter of 2.5 microm or less (PM2.5) in air at levels above current US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards is a risk factor for respiratory symptoms in children with asthma...
  13. pmc Prediction of residential pet and cockroach allergen levels using questionnaire information
    Ulrike Gehring
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Environ Health Perspect 112:834-9. 2004
    ..Knowledge of past pet ownership can improve pet allergen exposure assessment by means of questionnaire. However, for epidemiologic purposes, measured concentrations of allergens are necessary...
  14. ncbi request reprint A New York City firefighter: overwhelmed by World Trade Center dust
    William S Beckett
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:785-6. 2002
  15. pmc Shipyard workers and asbestos: a persistent and international problem
    William S Beckett
    Occup Environ Med 64:639-41. 2007
  16. ncbi request reprint Noise induced hearing loss
    William S Beckett
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1029; author reply 1029. 2003
  17. ncbi request reprint Asthma symptoms, severity, and drug therapy: a prospective study of effects on 2205 pregnancies
    Michael B Bracken
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:739-52. 2003
    ..To prospectively examine in pregnant women whether asthma or asthma therapy influenced preterm delivery, intrauterine grown restriction (IUGR), or birthweight...
  18. pmc Low-level ozone exposure and respiratory symptoms in infants
    Elizabeth W Triche
    Yale Center for Perinatal, Pediatric, and Environmental Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8034, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:911-6. 2006
    ..Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ozone standards may not protect sensitive individuals. In this study we examined respiratory effects of ozone in infants who may be vulnerable, particularly if they are children of asthmatic mothers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational asbestos exposure and predictable asbestos-related diseases in India
    Sudhir K Dave
    National Institute of Miners Health, Nagpur, India
    Am J Ind Med 48:137-43. 2005
    ..The industry is relatively young, having started in the 1950s and 1960s...
  20. ncbi request reprint Follow-up to Farm Family Health and Hazard Survey
    William S Beckett
    J Occup Environ Med 46:314-5. 2004
  21. doi request reprint Primary prevention of occupational asthma: identifying and controlling exposures to asthma-causing agents
    Julia Quint
    California Department of Public Health, Occupational Health Branch, Richmond, California 94804, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:477-91. 2008
    ..Primary prevention of occupational asthma requires timely identification and regulation of asthma-causing agents...

Research Grants3

  1. INHALED PARTICLE CHARACTERISTICS AND EARLY LUNG EFFECTS
    William Beckett; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..We anticipate that the results will help to determine whether there are differential effects for equal mass exposures to fine particles of different size fractions in the pathogenesis of COPD ..