K R Mahaffey

Summary

Affiliation: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in recognition of low-level methylmercury poisoning
    K R Mahaffey
    Division of Exposure Assessment Coordination and Policy, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia 20460, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 13:699-707. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury and omega-3 fatty acids: co-occurrence of dietary sources with emphasis on fish and shellfish
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Res 107:20-9. 2008
  3. pmc Blood organic mercury and dietary mercury intake: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 and 2000
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:562-70. 2004
  4. pmc Predicting blood lead concentrations from lead in environmental media
    K R Mahaffey
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:1485-93. 1998
  5. pmc Adult women's blood mercury concentrations vary regionally in the United States: association with patterns of fish consumption (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:47-53. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The endocrine effects of mercury in humans and wildlife
    Shirlee W Tan
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 39:228-69. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Fish and shellfish as dietary sources of methylmercury and the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosahexaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid: risks and benefits
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Division of Exposure Assessment, Coordination and Policy, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20464
    Environ Res 95:414-28. 2004
  8. pmc Methylmercury: a new look at the risks
    K R Mahaffey
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20074, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:396-9, 402-13. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum TSH and total T4 in the United States population and their association with participant characteristics: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 1999-2002)
    Yutaka Aoki
    Association of Schools of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Thyroid 17:1211-23. 2007
  10. pmc Hair mercury levels in U.S. children and women of childbearing age: reference range data from NHANES 1999-2000
    Margaret A McDowell
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Boulevard, Rm 4335, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1165-71. 2004

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Recent advances in recognition of low-level methylmercury poisoning
    K R Mahaffey
    Division of Exposure Assessment Coordination and Policy, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia 20460, USA
    Curr Opin Neurol 13:699-707. 2000
    ..Because of anthropogenic release of mercury into the environment, methylmercury exposure from fish consumption is a pathway that is of increasing concern...
  2. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury and omega-3 fatty acids: co-occurrence of dietary sources with emphasis on fish and shellfish
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Res 107:20-9. 2008
    ....
  3. pmc Blood organic mercury and dietary mercury intake: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 and 2000
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:562-70. 2004
    ....
  4. pmc Predicting blood lead concentrations from lead in environmental media
    K R Mahaffey
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 106:1485-93. 1998
    ..Overall, application of epidemiologic models involves fewer uncertainties and more readily reflects variability in PbB than does current state-of-the-art biokinetic modeling...
  5. pmc Adult women's blood mercury concentrations vary regionally in the United States: association with patterns of fish consumption (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:47-53. 2009
    ..The current, continuous National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) has included blood mercury (BHg) and fish/shellfish consumption since it began in 1999. NHANES 1999-2004 data form the basis for these analyses...
  6. doi request reprint The endocrine effects of mercury in humans and wildlife
    Shirlee W Tan
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Crit Rev Toxicol 39:228-69. 2009
    ..Greater inclusion of endocrine endpoints in epidemiological and field studies on humans and wildlife will also advance the research in this area...
  7. ncbi request reprint Fish and shellfish as dietary sources of methylmercury and the omega-3 fatty acids, eicosahexaenoic acid and docosahexaenoic acid: risks and benefits
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Division of Exposure Assessment, Coordination and Policy, Office of Science Coordination and Policy, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20464
    Environ Res 95:414-28. 2004
    ..The purpose of this article is to provide information on the comparative distribution of these chemicals and nutrients to help groups formulating dietary recommendations...
  8. pmc Methylmercury: a new look at the risks
    K R Mahaffey
    National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20074, USA
    Public Health Rep 114:396-9, 402-13. 1999
    ..This article summarizes some of the major findings in the Report to Congress and identifies issues of concern to the public health community...
  9. ncbi request reprint Serum TSH and total T4 in the United States population and their association with participant characteristics: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES 1999-2002)
    Yutaka Aoki
    Association of Schools of Public Health, Washington, DC, USA
    Thyroid 17:1211-23. 2007
    ..Describe thyrotropin (TSH) and thyroxine (T4) levels in the U.S. population and their association with selected participant characteristics...
  10. pmc Hair mercury levels in U.S. children and women of childbearing age: reference range data from NHANES 1999-2000
    Margaret A McDowell
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Boulevard, Rm 4335, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1165-71. 2004
    ..The NHANES 1999-2000 data provide population-based data on hair mercury concentrations for women and children in the United States. Hair mercury levels were associated with age and fish consumption frequency...
  11. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury exposure and health effects in humans: a worldwide concern
    Donna Mergler
    Department of Biological Sciences, Institute for Environmental Sciences, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
    Ambio 36:3-11. 2007
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal seafood consumption and children's development
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Lancet 370:216-7; author reply 218. 2007
  13. ncbi request reprint Blood mercury levels in US children and women of childbearing age, 1999-2000
    Susan E Schober
    National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    JAMA 289:1667-74. 2003
    ..The fetus is most sensitive to the adverse effects of exposure. The extent of exposure to methylmercury in US women of reproductive age is not known...
  14. pmc Mercury exposure: medical and public health issues
    Kathryn R Mahaffey
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 116:127-53; discussion 153-4. 2005
    ..Non-neurological risks for adults associated with methylmercury, including the potential for adverse cardiac outcomes, have not yet been incorporated into risk assessments...