Susan M Pinney
Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
- Health effects in community residents near a uranium plant at Fernald, Ohio, USASusan M Pinney
Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
Int J Occup Med Environ Health 16:139-53. 2003..Health outcomes in persons who lived in the area surrounding a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) uranium processing plant near Fernald, Ohio were evaluated using data of Fernald Medical Monitoring Program (FMMP) participants...
- Serum biomarkers of polyfluoroalkyl compound exposure in young girls in Greater Cincinnati and the San Francisco Bay Area, USASusan M Pinney
University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Environmental Health, PO Box 670056, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA Electronic address
Environ Pollut 184:327-34. 2014..PFOA has been characterized as a drinking water contaminant, and water treatment systems effective in removing PFCs will reduce body burdens...
- Sharing unexpected biomarker results with study participantsAnn D Hernick
Breast Cancer Alliance of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Environ Health Perspect 119:1-5. 2011..In the Greater Cincinnati study population, we found an elevated serum concentration of perfluorooctanoate (PFOA) among > 90% of young girls living in a small community...
- Medical monitoring: a beneficial remedy for residents living near an environmental hazard siteRobert Wones
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0056, USA
J Occup Environ Med 51:1374-83. 2009..From 1952 to 1989, a US Department of Energy uranium metal plant near Fernald, Ohio, released ionizing radiation and uranium particulates into the surrounding community...
- Mortality and ionising radiation exposures among workers employed at the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center (1951-1985)Sharon R Silver
Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA
Occup Environ Med 70:453-63. 2013..To examine mortality patterns and dose-response relations between ionising radiation and mortality outcomes of a priori interest in 6409 uranium workers employed for at least 30 days (1951-1985), and followed through 2004...
- Pubertal assessment method and baseline characteristics in a mixed longitudinal study of girlsFrank M Biro
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Adolescent Medicine ML 4000, and Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 3333 Burnet Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
Pediatrics 126:e583-90. 2010..The objective of this study was to describe the assessment methods and maturation status for a multisite cohort of girls at baseline recruitment and at ages 7 and 8 years...
- Hormone changes in peripubertal girlsFrank M Biro
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center F M B, B H, E R B Department of Environmental Health S M P, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 Esoterix Laboratories, Endocrine Sciences D W C, Calabasas Hills, California 91301 and the Pennsylvania State University L D D, University Park, Pennsylvania 16801
J Clin Endocrinol Metab 99:3829-35. 2014..Studies of hormone changes in the peripubertal period note increases in adrenal hormones prior to increases in sex steroids. It is unclear how these processes are related to each other, except through this temporal relationship...
- Serum PBDEs and age at menarche in adolescent girls: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004Aimin Chen
Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, P O Box 670056, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
Environ Res 111:831-7. 2011..Tetra- to hexa-BDE congeners are estrogenic, while hepta-BDE and 6-OH-BDE-47 are antiestrogenic. Most PBDEs also have antiandrogenic activity. It is not clear, however, whether PBDEs affect human reproduction...
- Plasma secretory phospholipase A2-IIa as a potential biomarker for lung cancer in patients with solitary pulmonary nodulesElena Kupert
Department of Cancer and Cell Biology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, UC Metabolic Diseases Institute, 2120 E, Galbraith Road, Building A, Room 259, Cincinnati, OH 45237 0507, USA
BMC Cancer 11:513. 2011..Currently, there is no convenient and reliable biomarker effective for early diagnosis. Secretory phospholipase A2-IIa (sPLA2-IIa) is secreted into the circulation by cancer cells and may allow for an early detection of lung cancer...
- Early pubertal development and insulin sensitivity among school-aged girls: mediation via adiposityJennifer B Hillman
Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Division of Adolescent Medicine and University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
J Pediatr Adolesc Gynecol 26:47-50. 2013..To examine whether the known association between early pubertal breast maturation and insulin sensitivity (SI) is mediated by adiposity...
- Estimation of radon exposures to workers at the Fernald Feed Materials Production Center 1952-1988Richard W Hornung
Cincinnati Children s Environmental Health Center, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 18:512-23. 2008..5 to 751 WLM. Estimated radon exposures from this newly discovered source have important implications for future epidemiologic studies of lung cancer in workers at the Fernald facility...
- Retrospective smoking history data collection for deceased workers: completeness and accuracy of surrogate reportsJessica Graus Woo
University of Cincinnati, Department of Environmental Health, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, P O Box 670056, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0056, USA
J Occup Environ Med 44:915-23. 2002..56), with cigar smoking underreported. Surrogates for cigarette smokers underreported duration and amount smoked. Surrogates for deceased workers can report accurately on overall smoking status, but underreport other smoking habits...
- Personal hair dye use and cancer: a systematic literature review and evaluation of exposure assessment in studies published since 1992Dana E Rollison
Division of Cancer Prevention and Control, H Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, Tampa, Florida, USA
J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 9:413-39. 2006..Replication of these findings is needed to determine whether the reported associations are real or spurious...
- Pilot study of urinary biomarkers of phytoestrogens, phthalates, and phenols in girlsMary S Wolff
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Division of Environmental Health Sciences, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
Environ Health Perspect 115:116-21. 2007..S. children using exposure biomarkers in urine. However, little is known about their variation by race, age, sex, and geography, and no data exist for newly developed biomarkers...