Eric S Johnson

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A critique of benzene exposure in the general population
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, United States
    Sci Total Environ 374:183-98. 2007
  2. doi request reprint A case-cohort study of lung cancer in poultry and control workers: occupational findings
    Martha Felini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:191-7. 2012
  3. pmc Non-malignant disease mortality in meat workers: a model for studying the role of zoonotic transmissible agents in non-malignant chronic diseases in humans
    E S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:849-55. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Cancer mortality in poultry slaughtering/processing plant workers belonging to a union pension fund
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Environ Res 110:588-94. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Mortality from malignant diseases-update of the Baltimore union poultry cohort
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:215-21. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Update of cancer and non-cancer mortality in the Missouri poultry cohort
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:49-54. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-cancer mortality in supermarket meat workers
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:846-52. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Mortality in the Baltimore union poultry cohort: non-malignant diseases
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:543-52. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Mortality in workers employed in pig abattoirs and processing plants
    Eric S Johnson
    UNT Health Sciences Center, Department of Epidemiology, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Environ Res 111:871-6. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Non-cancer mortality in poultry slaughtering/processing plant workers belonging to a union pension fund
    Eric S Johnson
    University of North Texas Health Science Center, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Environ Int 37:322-7. 2011

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint A critique of benzene exposure in the general population
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, United States
    Sci Total Environ 374:183-98. 2007
    ..Such studies are urgently needed for valid assessment of this potential public health problem...
  2. doi request reprint A case-cohort study of lung cancer in poultry and control workers: occupational findings
    Martha Felini
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:191-7. 2012
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  3. pmc Non-malignant disease mortality in meat workers: a model for studying the role of zoonotic transmissible agents in non-malignant chronic diseases in humans
    E S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:849-55. 2007
    ..Meat workers are exposed to a variety of transmissible agents present in food animals and their products. This study investigates mortality from non-malignant diseases in workers with these exposures...
  4. doi request reprint Cancer mortality in poultry slaughtering/processing plant workers belonging to a union pension fund
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Environ Res 110:588-94. 2010
    ..Humans are commonly exposed to viruses that naturally infect and cause cancer in food animals such as poultry that constitute part of the biological environment. It is not known if these viruses cause cancer in humans...
  5. doi request reprint Mortality from malignant diseases-update of the Baltimore union poultry cohort
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 21:215-21. 2010
    ..Larger studies which can control for confounding factors are urgently needed to determine the significance of these findings...
  6. doi request reprint Update of cancer and non-cancer mortality in the Missouri poultry cohort
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:49-54. 2011
    ..The general population is also exposed to these transmissible agents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Non-cancer mortality in supermarket meat workers
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas 76107, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:846-52. 2007
    ..To report a non-cancer mortality update in supermarket meat workers...
  8. doi request reprint Mortality in the Baltimore union poultry cohort: non-malignant diseases
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UNT Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:543-52. 2010
    ..If they do, we reason this would be readily evident in a highly exposed group such as poultry workers. We report here on mortality from non-malignant diseases in a cohort of poultry workers...
  9. doi request reprint Mortality in workers employed in pig abattoirs and processing plants
    Eric S Johnson
    UNT Health Sciences Center, Department of Epidemiology, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Environ Res 111:871-6. 2011
    ..We report here on an update of mortality in 510 workers employed in abattoirs and processing plants that almost exclusively handled pigs and pork products...
  10. doi request reprint Non-cancer mortality in poultry slaughtering/processing plant workers belonging to a union pension fund
    Eric S Johnson
    University of North Texas Health Science Center, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Environ Int 37:322-7. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate whether these agents cause similar diseases in humans, by studying workers in poultry slaughtering and processing plants who have one of the highest human exposures to these agents...
  11. doi request reprint Industrial hygiene assessment of reticuloendotheliosis viruses exposure in the poultry industry
    Kyung Mee Choi
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of North Texas, Health Science Center, School of Public Health, 3500 Camp Bowie Boulevard, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:375-82. 2011
    ..The objectives of this study are to examine whether a similar association can be found with REV antibody levels and to examine the correlation between REV and ALSV antibody levels...
  12. ncbi request reprint Update of cancer and non-cancer mortality in the Missouri poultry cohort
    Eric S Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, Texas
    Am J Ind Med 54:49-54. 2011
    ..The general population is also exposed to these transmissible agents...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cancer and noncancer mortality among American seafood workers
    Eric S Johnson
    Epidemiology Department, School of Public Health, University of North Texas Health Science Center, Fort Worth, TX, USA
    J Epidemiol 21:204-10. 2011
    ..Few studies have investigated mortality in seafood workers worldwide, and no such study has been conducted in the United States. The objective of this study was to investigate mortality in American seafood workers...
  14. doi request reprint Occupational exposure assessment using antibody levels: exposure to avian leukosis/sarcoma viruses in the poultry industry
    Kyung Mee Choi
    Departments of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of North Texas, Fort Worth, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 21:306-16. 2011
    ..The findings of this study indicate that the measurement of antibody levels in workers can be useful for industrial hygiene assessment of exposure to infectious agents...
  15. doi request reprint Lower estimated glomerular filtration rate and higher albuminuria are associated with mortality and end-stage renal disease. A collaborative meta-analysis of kidney disease population cohorts
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1331-40. 2011
    ..Thus, these relationships are consistent with CKD stage classifications based on eGFR and suggest that albuminuria provides additional prognostic information among individuals with CKD...
  16. ncbi request reprint Measuring patient persistency with drug therapy using methods for the design and analysis of natural history studies
    Eric S Johnson
    Am J Manag Care 8:S249-54. 2002
    ..This paper explains how to design persistency studies as natural history studies whose outcomes can be analyzed using survival analysis...
  17. doi request reprint Predicting the risk of dialysis and transplant among patients with CKD: a retrospective cohort study
    Eric S Johnson
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:653-60. 2008
    ..We developed a risk score to predict the 5-year risk of renal replacement therapy (RRT) in patients with stage 3 or 4 CKD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Community blood supply model: development of a new model to assess the safety, sufficiency, and cost of the blood supply
    Brian Custer
    Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
    Med Decis Making 25:571-82. 2005
    ..However, as a result of increasingly stringent screening measures, one of the greatest threats may be an insufficient supply. The balance between safety and adequacy of the blood supply has not received enough attention...
  19. ncbi request reprint Predicting renal replacement therapy and mortality in CKD
    Eric S Johnson
    Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:559-65. 2007
    ..Our objective is to identify characteristics that predict the rate of progression to renal replacement therapy (RRT) and evaluate how those characteristics predict mortality and a composite end point (RRT and mortality)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of serious eosinophilia and incidence of Churg-Strauss syndrome in a cohort of asthma patients
    Jeanne E Loughlin
    Ingenix Epidemiology Division, Newton Massachusetts 02466, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 88:319-25. 2002
    ..Some leukotriene receptor antagonists, such as zafirlukast and montelukast, have been associated with systemic eosinophilia, with interest focused on Churg-Strauss syndrome (CSS)...

Research Grants8

  1. POSSIBLE OF ROLE OF AVIAN RETROVIRUSES IN HUMAN CANCER
    Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The confirmed demonstration of ALSV pro-viral DNA in the genome of exposed tumor samples but not in that of control tumor samples, will provide definitive evidence incriminating ALSV in human carcinogenesis. ..
  2. Cancer risk in workers exposed to oncogenic viruses
    Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Infectious diseases are one of the priority areas identified by the National Institute for Occupation Safety and Health in its Occupational Safety and Health Research program. ..
  3. Cancer and Non-cancer Mortality in Meat Workers (1 RO1-OH 008687-01 A1 SOH)
    Eric Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Infectious disease is a NIOSH priority area. ..