Dana Loomis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Evaluation of the association between arsenic and diabetes: a National Toxicology Program workshop review
    Elizabeth A Maull
    Biomolecular Screening Branch, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1658-70. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Increased lung cancer mortality among chrysotile asbestos textile workers is more strongly associated with exposure to long thin fibres
    Dana Loomis
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, 984395 University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:564-8. 2012
  3. pmc Exposure to arsenic in drinking water is associated with increased prevalence of diabetes: a cross-sectional study in the Zimapán and Lagunera regions in Mexico
    Luz M Del Razo
    Departamento de Toxicologia, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Environ Health 10:73. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Drinking water disinfection by-product exposure and fetal growth
    Caroline S Hoffman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 19:729-37. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality in North Carolina and South Carolina chrysotile asbestos textile workers
    Leslie Elliott
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:385-90. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of maltreatment in active duty military and nonmilitary families in the State of Texas
    E Danielle Rentz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Mil Med 173:515-22. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of residential geocoding methods in population-based study of air quality and birth defects
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Res 101:256-62. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for injury among high school football players
    Sarah B Knowles
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 20:302-10. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Area-based socioeconomic characteristics of industries at high risk for violence in the workplace
    Myduc L Ta
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 44:249-60. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Drinking water disinfection by-product exposure and duration of gestation
    Caroline S Hoffman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 19:738-46. 2008

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Publications17

  1. pmc Evaluation of the association between arsenic and diabetes: a National Toxicology Program workshop review
    Elizabeth A Maull
    Biomolecular Screening Branch, Division of the National Toxicology Program, National Institute of Environmental Sciences NIEHS, National Institutes of Health NIH, Department of Health and Human Services DHHS, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1658-70. 2012
    ..This review is derived from discussions at that workshop...
  2. doi request reprint Increased lung cancer mortality among chrysotile asbestos textile workers is more strongly associated with exposure to long thin fibres
    Dana Loomis
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, 984395 University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE 68198, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:564-8. 2012
    ..Animal data and physical models suggest that the carcinogenicity of asbestos fibres is related to their size and shape...
  3. pmc Exposure to arsenic in drinking water is associated with increased prevalence of diabetes: a cross-sectional study in the Zimapán and Lagunera regions in Mexico
    Luz M Del Razo
    Departamento de Toxicologia, Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politecnico Nacional, Mexico DF, Mexico
    Environ Health 10:73. 2011
    ..Our study examined associations between chronic exposure to iAs in drinking water, metabolism of iAs, and prevalence of diabetes in arsenicosis-endemic areas of Mexico...
  4. ncbi request reprint Drinking water disinfection by-product exposure and fetal growth
    Caroline S Hoffman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 19:729-37. 2008
    ..We examined the effects of exposure to TTHMs, haloacetic acids, and total organic halide on the probability of delivering a small-for-gestational-age (SGA) infant and on birth weight at term...
  5. doi request reprint Lung cancer mortality in North Carolina and South Carolina chrysotile asbestos textile workers
    Leslie Elliott
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Occup Environ Med 69:385-90. 2012
    ..The authors conducted pooled analyses of the cohorts and investigated the exposure-disease relationship using uniform cohort inclusion criteria and statistical methods...
  6. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of maltreatment in active duty military and nonmilitary families in the State of Texas
    E Danielle Rentz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Mil Med 173:515-22. 2008
    ..The proportion of families with financial problems and public assistance is lower in military than nonmilitary families, suggesting that these factors may increase stress in families and the risk of maltreatment...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of residential geocoding methods in population-based study of air quality and birth defects
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Res 101:256-62. 2006
    ..Incomplete geocoding may have resulted in a selection bias because of the under-representation of Latinas in our study population...
  8. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for injury among high school football players
    Sarah B Knowles
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 20:302-10. 2009
    ..Prior research has described a higher rate of injury among high school football players than in other sports, but few studies have examined potential predictors while controlling for other risk factors...
  9. doi request reprint Area-based socioeconomic characteristics of industries at high risk for violence in the workplace
    Myduc L Ta
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Campus Box 7435, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    Am J Community Psychol 44:249-60. 2009
    ..Community characteristics therefore contribute to the potential for workplace violence, and future research should continue to understand the relationship between social context and workplace violence risk...
  10. ncbi request reprint Drinking water disinfection by-product exposure and duration of gestation
    Caroline S Hoffman
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Epidemiology 19:738-46. 2008
    ..We examined this association for exposure to total trihalomethanes (TTHMs), 5 haloacetic acids (HAA5), and total organic halides...
  11. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of injury incidence among North Carolina high school athletes
    Sarah B Knowles
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:1209-21. 2006
    ..All other factors did not appear to be independent predictors of the injury rate. The influence of prior injury suggests that proper rehabilitation and primary prevention of the initial injury are important strategies for injury control...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ozone, area social conditions, and mortality in Mexico City
    Marie S O'Neill
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Environ Res 94:234-42. 2004
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  13. ncbi request reprint Personal exposure to benzene from fuel emissions among commercial fishers: comparison of two-stroke, four-stroke and diesel engines
    Ellen Kirrane
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709 2194, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:151-8. 2007
    ..The health consequences of exposure to marine engine emissions are not known. The predicted levels are well below those at which health effects have been attributed, however...
  14. pmc Exploration of work and health disparities among black women employed in poultry processing in the rural south
    Hester J Lipscomb
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1833-40. 2005
    ..This community-based project includes a number of elements associated with community-based participatory research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of deployment on the occurrence of child maltreatment in military and nonmilitary families
    E Danielle Rentz
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:1199-206. 2007
    ..Intervention programs should be implemented to mitigate family dysfunction in times of potential stress...
  16. ncbi request reprint Characteristics that predict locating and interviewing mothers identified by a state birth defects registry and vital records
    Suzanne M Gilboa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Birth Defects Res A Clin Mol Teratol 76:60-5. 2006
    ..State vital records are often used to select population-based controls in record-linkage studies of birth defects. However, locating and contacting individuals based on these data sources to collect additional data can be a challenge...
  17. ncbi request reprint Progression of self-reported symptoms in laboratory animal allergy
    Leslie Elliott
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7435, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 116:127-32. 2005
    ..Laboratory animal allergy is a common illness among workers exposed to laboratory animals and can progress to symptoms of asthma...