Luke P Naeher

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Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exposure to secondhand smoke outside of a bar and a restaurant and tobacco exposure biomarkers in nonsmokers
    Gideon St Helen
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2102, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1010-6. 2012
  2. ncbi Real-time and time-integrated PM2.5 and CO from prescribed burns in chipped and non-chipped plots: firefighter and community exposure and health implications
    Luke P Naeher
    Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Athens, 30602 2102, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:351-61. 2006
  3. ncbi Blood lead survey of children, pregnant women, professional drivers, street workers, and office workers in Trujillo, Peru
    Luke P Naeher
    College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2102, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:359-62. 2004
  4. ncbi Use of isotope ratios to identify sources contributing to pediatric lead poisoning in Peru
    Luke P Naeher
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:579-89. 2003
  5. doi Biomonitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in pregnant women in Trujillo, Peru--comparison of different fuel types used for cooking
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Environ Int 53:1-8. 2013
  6. ncbi Using exhaled carbon monoxide and carboxyhemoglobin to evaluate the effectiveness of a chimney stove model in Peru
    Adam R Eppler
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:325-31. 2013
  7. doi Personal exposure to PM(2.5) and urinary hydroxy-PAH levels in bus drivers exposed to traffic exhaust, in Trujillo, Peru
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:217-29. 2012
  8. pmc Changes in the concentrations of biochemical indicators of diet and nutritional status of pregnant women across pregnancy trimesters in Trujillo, Peru, 2004-2005
    D Kevin Horton
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nutr J 12:80. 2013
  9. doi Personal PM(2.5) exposure among wildland firefighters working at prescribed forest burns in Southeastern United States
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:503-11. 2011
  10. pmc Concentrations of urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine and 8-isoprostane in women exposed to woodsmoke in a cookstove intervention study in San Marcos, Peru
    Adwoa A Commodore
    Environmental Health Science Department, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Environ Int 60:112-22. 2013

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Publications41

  1. pmc Exposure to secondhand smoke outside of a bar and a restaurant and tobacco exposure biomarkers in nonsmokers
    Gideon St Helen
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2102, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1010-6. 2012
    ..With an increase in indoor smoking bans, many smokers smoke outside establishments and near their entrances, which has become a public health concern...
  2. ncbi Real-time and time-integrated PM2.5 and CO from prescribed burns in chipped and non-chipped plots: firefighter and community exposure and health implications
    Luke P Naeher
    Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Athens, 30602 2102, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:351-61. 2006
    ..These findings have potentially important implications for both firefighters working prescribed burnings at chipped vs. non-chipped sites, as well as nearby communities who may be impacted from smoke traveling downwind from these sights...
  3. ncbi Blood lead survey of children, pregnant women, professional drivers, street workers, and office workers in Trujillo, Peru
    Luke P Naeher
    College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602 2102, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:359-62. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, the authors' findings suggest that leaded gasoline use in Trujillo continues to affect BLLs in traffic-exposed populations...
  4. ncbi Use of isotope ratios to identify sources contributing to pediatric lead poisoning in Peru
    Luke P Naeher
    US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Arch Environ Health 58:579-89. 2003
    ..Lead IR analysis of regional air filter samples supported these findings...
  5. doi Biomonitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in pregnant women in Trujillo, Peru--comparison of different fuel types used for cooking
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Environ Int 53:1-8. 2013
    ..Women who cooked exclusively with wood or kerosene had higher creatinine adjusted OH-PAH levels in their urine samples compared to women who cooked with LPG or coal briquette...
  6. ncbi Using exhaled carbon monoxide and carboxyhemoglobin to evaluate the effectiveness of a chimney stove model in Peru
    Adam R Eppler
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:325-31. 2013
    ..Measurement of biological indicators of physiological change may be useful in evaluating the effectiveness of stove models, which are intended to reduce indoor smoke exposure and potential health effects...
  7. doi Personal exposure to PM(2.5) and urinary hydroxy-PAH levels in bus drivers exposed to traffic exhaust, in Trujillo, Peru
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:217-29. 2012
    ..By following the subjects over multiple days, this study gives an indication of appropriate exposure situations for the use of hydroxy-PAHs and will be beneficial in designing future occupational studies of PAH exposure...
  8. pmc Changes in the concentrations of biochemical indicators of diet and nutritional status of pregnant women across pregnancy trimesters in Trujillo, Peru, 2004-2005
    D Kevin Horton
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Nutr J 12:80. 2013
    ..Although, biochemical indicators of diet and nutrition are useful to assess nutritional status, few studies have examined such indicators throughout pregnancy in women in developing countries...
  9. doi Personal PM(2.5) exposure among wildland firefighters working at prescribed forest burns in Southeastern United States
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 8:503-11. 2011
    ..Self-assessed exposure levels agreed with measured concentrations of PM(2.5). Correlation analysis shows that either PM(2.5) or CO could be used as a surrogate measure of exposure to woodsmoke at prescribed burns...
  10. pmc Concentrations of urinary 8-hydroxy-2'-deoxyguanosine and 8-isoprostane in women exposed to woodsmoke in a cookstove intervention study in San Marcos, Peru
    Adwoa A Commodore
    Environmental Health Science Department, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    Environ Int 60:112-22. 2013
    ..Results suggest a sustained systemic oxidative stress among these Peruvian women chronically exposed to wood smoke. ..
  11. pmc Utility of urinary Clara cell protein (CC16) to demonstrate increased lung epithelial permeability in non-smokers exposed to outdoor secondhand smoke
    Gideon St Helen
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2102, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 23:183-9. 2013
    ..In conclusion, urinary CC16 may be a useful biomarker of increased lung epithelial permeability among female non-smokers; further work will be required to evaluate its applicability to males...
  12. ncbi Urinary levoglucosan as a biomarker for woodsmoke exposure in wildland firefighters
    Luke P Naeher
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 19:304-10. 2013
    ..Levoglucosan, a sugar anhydride and a combustion breakdown product of cellulose is a dominant organic constituent of particles in woodsmoke. After exposure, levoglucosan is excreted unmetabolized in urine...
  13. doi Concentrations of select persistent organic pollutants across pregnancy trimesters in maternal and in cord serum in Trujillo, Peru
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, GA, USA
    Chemosphere 91:1426-33. 2013
    ..68-0.99; p<0.05). Results indicate that the disposition in the body and blood concentrations of POPs may change during pregnancy, and show trans-placental transfer of DDT, DDE and PCBs...
  14. ncbi Blood lead levels in children after phase-out of leaded gasoline in Bombay, India
    Vikram Nichani
    The University of Georgia UGA, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, EHS Building, Athens, GA 30602 2102, United States, and Panchsheel Hospital, Bombay, India
    Sci Total Environ 363:95-106. 2006
    ..The emphasis should shift in the study region towards sources of lead exposure other than leaded gasoline (lead in paints, lead in Herbal medicines and lead in Kohl)...
  15. doi Residential exposures to PM2.5 and CO in Cusco, a high-altitude city in the Peruvian Andes: a pilot study
    John L Pearce
    University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Athens, Georgia 30602 2102, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 64:278-82. 2009
    ..5) and CO exposure levels that are of potential human health concern, an issue that may be exacerbated by the physiological impact of living in a high-altitude environment...
  16. doi Evaluation of exposure reduction to indoor air pollution in stove intervention projects in Peru by urinary biomonitoring of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon metabolites
    Zheng Li
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Mail Stop F 53, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Environ Int 37:1157-63. 2011
    ..The observed OH-PAH concentration in this study was comparable or higher than the 95th percentile of the general U.S. population, even after the stove intervention, indicating a high overall exposure in this population...
  17. ncbi Traffic-related occupational exposures to PM2.5, CO, and VOCs in Trujillo, Peru
    Xianglu Han
    University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 11:276-88. 2005
    ..Several of the traffic-related occupational exposures studied were elevated and are of occupational health concern...
  18. ncbi Particulate matter and carbon monoxide multiple regression models using environmental characteristics in a high diesel-use area of Baguio City, Philippines
    Brandon E Cassidy
    The University of Georgia UGA, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, Georgia, GA 30602 2102, USA
    Sci Total Environ 381:47-58. 2007
    ..The elevated pollution concentrations present and the diesel-rich nature of motor vehicle emissions are important pertaining to human exposure and health information and as such warrant public health concern...
  19. doi Occupational exposure to woodsmoke and oxidative stress in wildland firefighters
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Sci Total Environ 449:269-75. 2013
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  20. doi Inflammatory effects of woodsmoke exposure among wildland firefighters working at prescribed burns at the Savannah River Site, SC
    Anna M Hejl
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 10:173-80. 2013
    ..Further research is needed to understand the physiological responses underlying the adverse effects of woodsmoke exposure, and the dose-response relationship between woodsmoke exposure and inflammatory responses...
  21. ncbi Application of end-exhaled breath monitoring to assess carbon monoxide exposures of wildland firefighters at prescribed burns
    Kevin H Dunn
    National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 21:55-61. 2009
    ..2% carboxyhemoglobin). The use of exhaled breath measurements for CO has limitations in characterizing exposures within this worker population...
  22. ncbi Woodsmoke health effects: a review
    Luke P Naeher
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 19:67-106. 2007
    ..In addition, we provide recommendations for additional woodsmoke research...
  23. doi Lung function changes in wildland firefighters working at prescribed burns
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Athens, GA, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 23:835-41. 2011
    ..Consequently, such results could have been confounded by normal circadian variation associated with lung function...
  24. doi An estimate of phthalate exposure among pregnant women living in Trujillo, Peru
    Elizabeth Ann Irvin
    Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Athens, GA, USA
    Chemosphere 80:1301-7. 2010
    ..Five of nine unadjusted urinary metabolites and four of nine creatinine-adjusted urinary metabolites were significantly lower in this group of pregnant women living in Peru compared to pregnant women in the US general population...
  25. doi Organophosphorus and pyrethroid insecticide urinary metabolite concentrations in young children living in a southeastern United States city
    Luke P Naeher
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:1145-53. 2010
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  26. doi Radionuclide activity concentrations in forest surface fuels at the Savannah River Site
    Anna M Hejl
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, 206 Environmental Health Science Building, Athens, GA 30602 2102, USA
    J Environ Manage 115:217-26. 2013
    ..Litter (i.e. vegetative debris) and duff (i.e. highly decomposed vegetative debris) can often be the major fuels consumed during prescribed burns and have potential to release radiological contaminants into the environment...
  27. doi Testing the effectiveness of two improved cookstove interventions in the Santiago de Chuco Province of Peru
    Christopher Fitzgerald
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, GA, USA
    Sci Total Environ 420:54-64. 2012
    ..05) with the exception of personal CO reductions in the stove 2 group. Both stoves markedly reduce both kitchen and personal levels of wood smoke exposure, which we believe has the potential to improve health and quality of life...
  28. ncbi Reduced PM2.5 in Trujillo, Peru, on El Dia Sin Autos ("The Day Without Cars")
    Brandon E Cassidy
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, GA 30602 2102, USA
    J Environ Health 73:14-8. 2010
    ..0 microg/m3) when motor vehicles were not present within historic downtown Trujillo. Temperature, relative humidity, and wind speed during the motor vehicle ban and during normal traffic were not significantly different (p > .05)...
  29. ncbi Perfluorinated chemicals in selected residents of the American continent
    Antonia M Calafat
    Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, NE, Mailstop F17, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Chemosphere 63:490-6. 2006
    ..Genetic variability, diet, lifestyle, or a combination of all these may contribute to the different patterns of human exposure to PFCs in the United States and Peru...
  30. ncbi A pilot study to assess residential endotoxin and blood IgE in a group of pregnant women from Trujillo, Peru
    Molly C Visser
    Department of Environmental Health Science, College of Public Health, University of Georgia, EHS Building, Athens, GA 30602 2102, USA
    Environ Int 33:147-50. 2007
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  31. doi Pesticide exposure resulting from treatment of lice infestation in school-aged children in Georgia
    Luke P Naeher
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Environ Int 35:358-62. 2009
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  32. doi Exposure of wildland firefighters to carbon monoxide, fine particles, and levoglucosan
    Olorunfemi Adetona
    Department of Environmental Health Science, The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, 206 EHS Building, 150 Green Street, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 57:979-91. 2013
    ..The association of the qualitative exposure estimation of the firefighters with actual PM2.5 and CO measurements (P < 0.01) indicates that qualitative estimation may be used to assess exposure in epidemiology studies. ..
  33. ncbi A review of traffic-related air pollution exposure assessment studies in the developing world
    Xianglu Han
    The University of Georgia, College of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Science, Athens, 30602, USA
    Environ Int 32:106-20. 2006
    ..The review ends with a summary of the limitations and gaps in recent studies and suggestions for future research in the developing world...
  34. ncbi Investigation of the relation between self-reported food consumption and household chemical exposures with urinary levels of selected nonpersistent pesticides
    Stephanie M Kieszak
    Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 12:404-8. 2002
    ..We did find that people who reported recently using selected common chemicals had higher geometric mean urine pesticide/metabolite levels than did people who reported not recently using these chemicals...
  35. doi Tablet and inhaled controller medication refill frequencies in children with asthma
    Anne M Fitzpatrick
    Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    J Pediatr Nurs 24:81-9. 2009
    ..41%, p = .03). Refills peaked at the first month and incrementally declined (p < .05). Expanded asthma education did not increase refill frequency. Other methods of improving medication adherence may be warranted in this population...
  36. ncbi A pilot study to assess ground-level ambient air concentrations of fine particles and carbon monoxide in urban Guatemala
    Derek G Shendell
    Environmental Science and Engineering Program, School of Public Health, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1772, USA
    Environ Int 28:375-82. 2002
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  37. pmc Lung toxicity of ambient particulate matter from southeastern U.S. sites with different contributing sources: relationships between composition and effects
    Jeanclare Seagrave
    Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1387-93. 2006
    ..Exposure to air pollution and, more specifically, particulate matter (PM) is associated with adverse health effects. However, the specific PM characteristics responsible for biological effects have not been defined...
  38. ncbi Gaseous and particulate emissions from prescribed burning in Georgia
    Sangil Lee
    School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta 30312, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 39:9049-56. 2005
    ..In comparison with the previous source profile from laboratory simulations, however, this OC contribution is on average 27 +/- 5% lower...
  39. ncbi Multimedia measurements and activity patterns in an observational pilot study of nine young children
    Nicolle S Tulve
    National Exposure Research Laboratory, US EPA, MD E205 04, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:31-44. 2008
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  40. ncbi Smoky indoor cooking fires are associated with elevated hemoglobin concentration in iron-deficient women
    Lynnette M Neufeld
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Centro de Investigación en Nutrición y Salud, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 15:110-8. 2004
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  41. ncbi Application of real-time particle sensors to help mitigate exposures of wildland firefighters
    Rufus Edwards
    Department of Environmental Health Science and Policy, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA 92697 7070, USA
    Arch Environ Occup Health 60:40-3. 2005
    ..In addition, data-logging sensors would provide a valuable tool for tracking exposure to particulates among wildland firefighters for occupational health monitoring...