J D Meeker

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An unrecognized source of PCB contamination in schools and other buildings
    Robert F Herrick
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1051-3. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to nonpersistent insecticides and male reproductive hormones
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health, Occupational Health Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Building 1, Room 1405, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 17:61-8. 2006
  3. pmc Serum PCB levels and congener profiles among US construction workers
    Robert F Herrick
    Harvard University School of Public Health, Huntington Ave, Boston MA, USA
    Environ Health 6:25. 2007
  4. pmc Cadmium, lead, and other metals in relation to semen quality: human evidence for molybdenum as a male reproductive toxicant
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1473-9. 2008
  5. pmc Urinary metabolites of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate are associated with decreased steroid hormone levels in adult men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 6635 SPH Tower, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Androl 30:287-97. 2009
  6. pmc Blood cadmium is elevated in iron deficient U.S. children: a cross-sectional study
    Monica K Silver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health 12:117. 2013
  7. pmc Urinary metabolites of organophosphate flame retardants: temporal variability and correlations with house dust concentrations
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:580-5. 2013
  8. pmc Distribution, variability, and predictors of urinary concentrations of phenols and parabens among pregnant women in Puerto Rico
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3439-47. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to environmental endocrine disruptors and child development
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:952-8. 2012
  10. pmc Urinary phthalate metabolites and their biotransformation products: predictors and temporal variability among men and women
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:376-85. 2012

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Publications53

  1. pmc An unrecognized source of PCB contamination in schools and other buildings
    Robert F Herrick
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1051-3. 2004
    ..The presence of PCBs in schools is of particular concern given evidence suggesting that PCBs are developmental toxins...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exposure to nonpersistent insecticides and male reproductive hormones
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health, Occupational Health Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Building 1, Room 1405, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 17:61-8. 2006
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  3. pmc Serum PCB levels and congener profiles among US construction workers
    Robert F Herrick
    Harvard University School of Public Health, Huntington Ave, Boston MA, USA
    Environ Health 6:25. 2007
    ..Workers removing caulking material have been shown to have elevated serum PCB levels...
  4. pmc Cadmium, lead, and other metals in relation to semen quality: human evidence for molybdenum as a male reproductive toxicant
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1473-9. 2008
    ..g., zinc, copper) and nonessential (e.g., cadmium, lead), is inconsistent. Most studies to date used small sample sizes and were unable to account for important covariates...
  5. pmc Urinary metabolites of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate are associated with decreased steroid hormone levels in adult men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 6635 SPH Tower, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Androl 30:287-97. 2009
    ..In conclusion, these results suggest that urinary metabolites of DEHP are inversely associated with circulating steroid hormone levels in adult men. However, additional research is needed to confirm these findings...
  6. pmc Blood cadmium is elevated in iron deficient U.S. children: a cross-sectional study
    Monica K Silver
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health 12:117. 2013
    ..Here we sought to determine if blood and urine Cd levels were elevated in ID children compared to non-ID children...
  7. pmc Urinary metabolites of organophosphate flame retardants: temporal variability and correlations with house dust concentrations
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:580-5. 2013
    ..Human exposure and health studies of OPFRs are lacking...
  8. pmc Distribution, variability, and predictors of urinary concentrations of phenols and parabens among pregnant women in Puerto Rico
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, United States
    Environ Sci Technol 47:3439-47. 2013
    ..Our results can inform future epidemiology studies and strategies to reduce exposure to these chemicals or their precursors...
  9. ncbi request reprint Exposure to environmental endocrine disruptors and child development
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:952-8. 2012
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  10. pmc Urinary phthalate metabolites and their biotransformation products: predictors and temporal variability among men and women
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 22:376-85. 2012
    ..Conversely, the proportion of DEHP metabolites contributed to by MEHP was more stable within individuals over time and may be a promising indicator of susceptibility if time of day of sample collection is carefully considered...
  11. pmc Protocol of a randomized controlled trial of the Tobacco Tactics website for operating engineers
    Sonia A Duffy
    Department of Psychiatry, Ann Arbor VA Center for Clinical Management Research, The University of Michigan, School of Nursing, P O Box 130170, Ann Arbor, MI 48113 0170, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:335. 2012
    ..Process evaluation will compare the two groups on the: a) contacts with intervention; b) medications used; c) helpfulness of the nurse/coach; and d) willingness to recommend the intervention to others...
  12. pmc Bisphenol a exposure in Mexico City and risk of prematurity: a pilot nested case control study
    David Cantonwine
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health 9:62. 2010
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  13. pmc Phthalates and other additives in plastics: human exposure and associated health outcomes
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 364:2097-113. 2009
    ..Recent advances in the measurement of exposure biomarkers hold much promise in improving the epidemiological data, but their utility must be understood to facilitate appropriate study design...
  14. pmc Multiple metals predict prolactin and thyrotropin (TSH) levels in men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 6635 SPH Tower, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Res 109:869-73. 2009
    ..More research is needed for a better understanding of the role of metals in neuroendocrine and thyroid function and related health implications...
  15. pmc Pyrethroid insecticide metabolites are associated with serum hormone levels in adult men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 27:155-60. 2009
    ..09 and 0.05, respectively). The observed relationships were consistent with previous findings, but further research is needed for a better understanding of the potential association between pyrethroid insecticides and male reproduction...
  16. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) concentrations in house dust are related to hormone levels in men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States
    Sci Total Environ 407:3425-9. 2009
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  17. pmc Engineering control technologies to reduce occupational silica exposures in masonry cutting and tuckpointing
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 6635 SPH Tower, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Public Health Rep 124:101-11. 2009
    ..This study evaluated the performance of commercially available engineering controls used in dusty construction tasks commonly performed by bricklayers...
  18. pmc Urinary phthalate metabolites in relation to preterm birth in Mexico city
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1587-92. 2009
    ..Rates of preterm birth have been rising over the past several decades. Factors contributing to this trend remain largely unclear, and exposure to environmental contaminants may play a role...
  19. pmc Urinary bisphenol A concentrations in relation to serum thyroid and reproductive hormone levels in men from an infertility clinic
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:1458-63. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that urinary BPA concentrations may be associated with altered hormone levels in men, but these findings need to be substantiated through further research...
  20. pmc House dust concentrations of organophosphate flame retardants in relation to hormone levels and semen quality parameters
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:318-23. 2010
    ..Although widespread human exposure to OP flame retardants is likely, there is a lack of human and animal data on potential health effects...
  21. doi request reprint Exposure to environmental endocrine disrupting compounds and men's health
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Maturitas 66:236-41. 2010
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  22. doi request reprint Exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and male reproduction
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Syst Biol Reprod Med 56:122-31. 2010
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  23. pmc Semen quality and sperm DNA damage in relation to urinary bisphenol A among men from an infertility clinic
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 30:532-9. 2010
    ..03%, 19%) increase in sperm DNA damage measured as the percentage of DNA in comet tail. In conclusion, urinary BPA may be associated with declined semen quality and increased sperm DNA damage, but confirmatory studies are needed...
  24. doi request reprint Hexavalent chromium exposure and control in welding tasks
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 7:607-15. 2010
    ..However, exposure could be substantially reduced with proper use of LEV...
  25. pmc Urinary concentrations of parabens and serum hormone levels, semen quality parameters, and sperm DNA damage
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:252-7. 2011
    ..Widespread human exposure to parabens has been recently documented, and some parabens have demonstrated adverse effects on male reproduction in animal studies. However, human epidemiologic studies are lacking...
  26. pmc Serum concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls in relation to in vitro fertilization outcomes
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1010-6. 2011
    ..PCBs have been associated with adverse reproductive health outcomes including reduced fecundability and increased risk of pregnancy loss, although the human data remain largely inconclusive...
  27. pmc Environmental exposure to metals and male reproductive hormones: circulating testosterone is inversely associated with blood molybdenum
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:130-40. 2010
    ..To explore associations between exposure to metals and male reproductive hormone levels...
  28. pmc Human semen quality and sperm DNA damage in relation to urinary metabolites of pyrethroid insecticides
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 6635 SPH Tower, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Hum Reprod 23:1932-40. 2008
    ..On the basis of limited studies, there is animal and human evidence for altered reproductive or endocrine function following pyrethroid exposure...
  29. ncbi request reprint Thyroid hormones in relation to urinary metabolites of non-persistent insecticides in men of reproductive age
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, M6226 SPH II, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 22:437-42. 2006
    ..There were no associations between 1N and thyroid hormones. Environmental exposure to chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, or its metabolite TCPY may be associated with altered thyroid function in human males...
  30. ncbi request reprint Relationships between serum hormone levels and semen quality among men from an infertility clinic
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, and Vincent Memorial Obstetrics and Gynecology Service, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Androl 28:397-406. 2007
    ..Additional consideration should be given to the utility of serum hormone levels as a surrogate for semen quality in epidemiologic studies in which the collection of semen is difficult due to logistical and/or volunteer rate constraints...
  31. pmc Serum PCBs, p,p'-DDE and HCB predict thyroid hormone levels in men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, M6226 SPH II, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Environ Res 104:296-304. 2007
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  32. pmc Relationship between urinary phthalate and bisphenol A concentrations and serum thyroid measures in U.S. adults and adolescents from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2007-2008
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:1396-402. 2011
    ..Limited animal, in vitro, and human studies have reported that exposure to phthalates or bisphenol A (BPA) may affect thyroid signaling...
  33. ncbi request reprint Risk of spontaneous abortion in women with childhood exposure to parental cigarette smoke
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:571-5. 2007
    ..Future large studies of pregnancy loss are needed that can distinguish women's tobacco smoke exposure in childhood from that taking place in utero...
  34. pmc Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate metabolites may alter thyroid hormone levels in men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1029-34. 2007
    ..A limited number of animal studies suggest that exposure to phthalates may be associated with altered thyroid function, but human data are lacking...
  35. pmc Serum and follicular fluid organochlorine concentrations among women undergoing assisted reproduction technologies
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Environ Health 8:32. 2009
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  36. pmc Circulating estradiol in men is inversely related to urinary metabolites of nonpersistent insecticides
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States
    Reprod Toxicol 25:184-91. 2008
    ..Chlorpyrifos and carbaryl, nonpersistent insecticides to which the general population are commonly exposed, were recently shown to inhibit estradiol metabolism in vitro which could lead to altered hormone balance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke and pregnancy outcome among couples undergoing assisted reproduction
    J D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:337-45. 2007
    ..Exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke is preventable, yet common. This study assessed relationships between maternal exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke and adverse pregnancy outcomes...
  38. pmc Serum concentrations of estradiol and free T4 are inversely correlated with sperm DNA damage in men from an infertility clinic
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 6635 SPH Tower, 109 S Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Androl 29:379-88. 2008
    ..These results suggest that estradiol and free T(4) may have a protective effect against sperm DNA damage, but future mechanistic and epidemiologic studies are needed to confirm these findings...
  39. ncbi request reprint Utility of urinary 1-naphthol and 2-naphthol levels to assess environmental carbaryl and naphthalene exposure in an epidemiology study
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:314-20. 2007
    ..Conversely, studies of naphthalene-related outcomes may utilize 2N levels to estimate exposure...
  40. pmc The relationship of urinary metabolites of carbaryl/naphthalene and chlorpyrifos with human semen quality
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1665-70. 2004
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  41. ncbi request reprint Urinary levels of insecticide metabolites and DNA damage in human sperm
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 19:2573-80. 2004
    ..Members of the general population are exposed to non-persistent insecticides at low levels. The present study explored whether environmental exposures to carbaryl and chlorpyrifos are associated with DNA damage in human sperm...
  42. ncbi request reprint DNA damage in human sperm is related to urinary levels of phthalate monoester and oxidative metabolites
    R Hauser
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hum Reprod 22:688-95. 2007
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  43. ncbi request reprint Altered semen quality in relation to urinary concentrations of phthalate monoester and oxidative metabolites
    Russ Hauser
    Harvard School of Public Health Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Epidemiology 17:682-91. 2006
    ..The present study extends our work in a larger sample of men and includes measurements of di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) oxidative metabolites...
  44. ncbi request reprint Manganese and welding fume exposure and control in construction
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:943-51. 2007
    ..05) but only a 10% reduction in total particulate (geometric mean 4.5 mg/m(3) vs. 5.0 mg/m(3); p > 0.05). These results demonstrate that LEV use can reduce manganese exposure associated with welding tasks in construction...
  45. ncbi request reprint Physical and chemical characterization of asphalt (bitumen) paving exposures
    Robert F Herrick
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 4:209-16. 2007
    ..02 microm; count median diameter 0.24 microm)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Exposure to silica and metals among painters using specular hematite abrasive
    John D Meeker
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 2:D60-4. 2005
  47. pmc Body mass index in relation to semen quality, sperm DNA integrity, and serum reproductive hormone levels among men attending an infertility clinic
    Jorge E Chavarro
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Fertil Steril 93:2222-31. 2010
    ..To examine the association between body weight and measures of male reproductive potential...
  48. ncbi request reprint Temporal variability of urinary levels of nonpersistent insecticides in adult men
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 15:271-81. 2005
    ..In conclusion, although a single sample adequately predicted longer-term average exposure, a second sample collected at least 1 month following the first sample would reduce exposure measurement error...
  49. ncbi request reprint Comparison of occupational exposures among painters using three alternative blasting abrasives
    John D Meeker
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:D80-4. 2006
  50. pmc Temporal variability of urinary phthalate metabolite levels in men of reproductive age
    Russ Hauser
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1734-40. 2004
    ..In particular, a single urine sample was most predictive for MEP and least predictive for MEHP. These results suggest that the most efficient exposure assessment strategy for a particular study may depend on the phthalates of interest...
  51. ncbi request reprint Occupational injuries among Boston bicycle messengers
    Jack Tigh Dennerlein
    Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:519-25. 2002
    ..Urban bicycle couriers may have a high incidence of injuries. Most messengers work as contractors and hence their injuries are not well documented...
  52. pmc Temporal variability and predictors of urinary bisphenol A concentrations in men and women
    Shruthi Mahalingaiah
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:173-8. 2008
    ..Bisphenol A (BPA) is used to manufacture polymeric materials, such as polycarbonate plastics, and is found in a variety of consumer products. Recent data show widespread BPA exposure among the U.S. population...
  53. pmc Relationships between polybrominated diphenyl ether concentrations in house dust and serum
    Paula I Johnson
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 44:5627-32. 2010
    ..85, p = 0.0005). This study provides evidence that house dust is a primary exposure pathway of PBDEs and supports the use of dust PBDE concentrations as a marker for exposure to PBDE congeners other than BDE 153...