Kristen M Rappazzo
Affiliation: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Rappazzo K, Messer L, Jagai J, Gray C, Grabich S, Lobdell D. The associations between environmental quality and preterm birth in the United States, 2000-2005: a cross-sectional analysis. Environ Health. 2015;14:50 pubmed publisher
..Our study demonstrates the use of a large scale composite environment exposure metric with preterm birth, an important indicator of population health and shows potential for future research. ..
Gray C, Lobdell D, Rappazzo K, Jian Y, Jagai J, Messer L, et al
. Associations between environmental quality and adult asthma prevalence in medical claims data. Environ Res. 2018;166:529-536 pubmed publisher
..21, 1.34). Patterns varied among different EQI domains, as well as by rural/urban status. Poor environmental quality may increase asthma prevalence, but domain-specific drivers may operate differently depending on rural/urban status. ..
Rappazzo K, Coffman E, Hines E. Exposure to Perfluorinated Alkyl Substances and Health Outcomes in Children: A Systematic Review of the Epidemiologic Literature. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2017;14: pubmed publisher
..One finding of note is that while PFASs are mixtures of multiple compounds few studies examine them as such, therefore the role of these compounds as complex mixtures remains largely unknown. ..