Tracey J Woodruff

Summary

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

Publications

  1. pmc Disparities in exposure to air pollution during pregnancy
    Tracey J Woodruff
    National Center for Environmental Economics, U S Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:942-6. 2003
  2. doi request reprint Proceedings of the Summit on Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility: executive summary
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e1-e20. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Toxic environmental chemicals: the role of reproductive health professionals in preventing harmful exposures
    Patrice Sutton
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:164-73. 2012
  4. pmc Air pollution and postneonatal infant mortality in the United States, 1999-2002
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:110-5. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Methodological issues in studies of air pollution and reproductive health
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Res 109:311-20. 2009
  6. doi request reprint The need for better public health decisions on chemicals released into our environment
    Tracey J Woodruff
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:957-67. 2011
  7. pmc Instruments for assessing risk of bias and other methodological criteria of published animal studies: a systematic review
    David Krauth
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:985-92. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Risk communication and decision tools for children's health protection
    Patrice Sutton
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California 94162, USA
    Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today 99:45-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Reproductive environmental health
    Patrice Sutton
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:517-24. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in environmentally related childhood illnesses
    Tracey J Woodruff
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1133-40. 2004

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. pmc Disparities in exposure to air pollution during pregnancy
    Tracey J Woodruff
    National Center for Environmental Economics, U S Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:942-6. 2003
    ..96; 95% CI, 0.86-1.07) in a county with high air pollution. Additional risk of residing in areas with poor air quality may exacerbate health problems of infants and children already at increased risk for poor health...
  2. doi request reprint Proceedings of the Summit on Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility: executive summary
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:e1-e20. 2008
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Toxic environmental chemicals: the role of reproductive health professionals in preventing harmful exposures
    Patrice Sutton
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94612, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 207:164-73. 2012
    ..Thus, prevention of developmental exposures to environmental chemicals would benefit greatly from the active participation of reproductive health professionals in clinical and policy arenas...
  4. pmc Air pollution and postneonatal infant mortality in the United States, 1999-2002
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:110-5. 2008
    ..Our goal was to evaluate the relationship between cause-specific postneonatal infant mortality and chronic early-life exposure to particulate matter and gaseous air pollutants across the United States...
  5. doi request reprint Methodological issues in studies of air pollution and reproductive health
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Environ Res 109:311-20. 2009
    ..This work is of critical public health importance because of widespread exposure and because perinatal outcomes are important markers of future child and adult health...
  6. doi request reprint The need for better public health decisions on chemicals released into our environment
    Tracey J Woodruff
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:957-67. 2011
    ..We present recommendations to improve current approaches, including changing the burden of proof so that chemicals are not presumed safe in the absence of scientific data. We also propose modernizing approaches to assessing health risks...
  7. pmc Instruments for assessing risk of bias and other methodological criteria of published animal studies: a systematic review
    David Krauth
    Department of Clinical Pharmacy, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:985-92. 2013
    ..However, there is significant debate about how to evaluate the methodology and potential biases of the animal studies. There is no agreed-upon approach, and a systematic evaluation of current best practices is lacking...
  8. doi request reprint Risk communication and decision tools for children's health protection
    Patrice Sutton
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California 94162, USA
    Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today 99:45-9. 2013
    ..The institutionalization of the Navigation Guide would provide a concrete mechanism for linking science to action to protect children's health...
  9. doi request reprint Reproductive environmental health
    Patrice Sutton
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 22:517-24. 2010
    ..This article provides an overview of the nature and extent of the science in the field of reproductive environmental health and its implications for OB/GYN clinical practice...
  10. ncbi request reprint Trends in environmentally related childhood illnesses
    Tracey J Woodruff
    United States Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1133-40. 2004
    ..7% of children aged 5 to 17 were reported to have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in 1997-2000, and approximately 6 of every 1000 children were reported to have received a diagnosis of mental retardation during the same period...
  11. pmc Evaluating cumulative organophosphorus pesticide body burden of children: a national case study
    Devon Payne-Sturges
    National Center for Environmental Research, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC 20460 0001, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 43:7924-30. 2009
    ..Limitations include uncertainty related to assumptions about likely precursor pesticide compounds of the urinary metabolites, sources of exposure, and intraindividual and temporal variability...
  12. doi request reprint PCB body burdens in US women of childbearing age 2001-2002: An evaluation of alternate summary metrics of NHANES data
    Daniel A Axelrad
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Res 109:368-78. 2009
    ..We conclude that the 4-congener and total PCBs metrics are the most promising approaches for tracking changes in body burdens over time and for comparing body burdens of different subgroups in NHANES...
  13. doi request reprint An evidence-based medicine methodology to bridge the gap between clinical and environmental health sciences
    Tracey J Woodruff
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:931-7. 2011
    ..The methodology can also support professional societies, health care organizations, government agencies, and others in developing prevention-oriented guidelines for use in clinical and policy settings...
  14. pmc Environmental chemicals in pregnant women in the United States: NHANES 2003-2004
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:878-85. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Meeting report: moving upstream-evaluating adverse upstream end points for improved risk assessment and decision-making
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 116:1568-75. 2008
    ..A workshop was held to consider how the resulting data inform consideration of an "adverse effect" in the context of hazard identification and risk assessment...
  16. pmc Polybrominated diphenyl ethers, hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and measures of thyroid function in second trimester pregnant women in California
    Ami R Zota
    Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, San Francisco, Oakland, California 94612, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 45:7896-905. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that PBDE exposures are elevated in pregnant women in California and suggest a relationship with thyroid function. Further investigation is warranted to characterize the risks of PBDE exposures during pregnancy...
  17. pmc Estimating risk from ambient concentrations of acrolein across the United States
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Office of Policy, Economics and Innovation, U S Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94118, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:410-5. 2007
    ..However, there is no method for assessing the extent of risk under the U.S. EPA noncancer risk assessment framework...
  18. pmc Proceedings of the Summit on Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility: executive summary
    Tracey J Woodruff
    National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Fertil Steril 89:281-300. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) air pollution and selected causes of postneonatal infant mortality in California
    Tracey J Woodruff
    Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U S Environmental Protection Agency, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:786-90. 2006
    ..82 (95% CI, 0.55-1.23) for SIDS, and 0.83 (95% CI, 0.50-1.39) for external causes. The California findings add further evidence of a PM air pollution effect on respiratory-related postneonatal infant mortality...
  20. pmc Dose-response relationship of prenatal mercury exposure and IQ: an integrative analysis of epidemiologic data
    Daniel A Axelrad
    Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation, U S Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:609-15. 2007
    ..Prenatal exposure to mercury has been associated with adverse childhood neurologic outcomes in epidemiologic studies. Dose-response information for this relationship is useful for estimating benefits of reduced mercury exposure...
  21. pmc Use of point-of-sale data to track usage patterns of residential pesticides: methodology development
    Nyree Bekarian
    US Environmental Protection Agency, Public Health and Environmental Policy Team, National Center for Environmental Economics, 75 Hawthorne St, MC PPA 1 San Francisco, CA 94105, USA
    Environ Health 5:15. 2006
    ..This provides a measure of volume of home-use pesticide...
  22. pmc Assessing susceptibility from early-life exposure to carcinogens
    Hugh A Barton
    Office of Research and Development, National Center for Computational Toxicology, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1125-33. 2005
    ..These analyses suggest increased susceptibility to cancer from early-life exposure, particularly for chemicals acting through a mutagenic mode of action...
  23. pmc Use of an index to reflect the aggregate burden of long-term exposure to criteria air pollutants in the United States
    Amy D Kyle
    School of Public Health, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:95-102. 2002
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Maternal smoking as a confounder in studies of air pollution and infant mortality
    Lyndsey A Darrow
    Epidemiology 17:592-3. 2006
  25. pmc An approach to assessment of endocrine disruption in the National Children's Study
    Matthew P Longnecker
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina 27709, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1691-7. 2003
    ..Nonetheless, if properly designed, the NCS could serve as an excellent resource for investigating future hypotheses regarding endocrine disruption...
  26. pmc Integrated assessment of environment and health: America's children and the environment
    Amy D Kyle
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 7360, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:447-52. 2006
    ..The measures present scientifically based representations of data understandable to stakeholders and policy makers that integrate key information from the health and environment sectors in a consistent format...
  27. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and birth weight among term infants in California
    Jennifer D Parker
    Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, 3311 Toledo Rd, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Pediatrics 115:121-8. 2005
    ..To examine associations between birth weight and air pollution among full-term infants in California...
  28. ncbi request reprint Comparing exposure metrics in the relationship between PM2.5 and birth weight in California
    Rupa Basu
    US Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20460, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 14:391-6. 2004
    ..36, 0.60) among non-Hispanic white mothers; similar results were observed among the Hispanic sample of mothers. Consequently, inferences from studies using different definitions of air pollution exposure may not be comparable...
  29. pmc Assessment of potential risk levels associated with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency reference values
    Rosemary Castorina
    Center for Children s Environmental Health Research, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:1318-25. 2003
    ..Although noncancer outcomes may in some instances be reversible and considered less severe than cancer, our findings call into question the assumption that established RfD and RfC values represent negligibly small risk levels...
  30. ncbi request reprint An analysis of candidates for addition to the Clean Air Act list of hazardous air pollutants
    Sonya Lunder
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    J Air Waste Manag Assoc 54:157-71. 2004
    ..This analysis suggests further evaluation of several pollutants for possible addition to the CAA list of HAPs...
  31. doi request reprint Influences of study design and location on the relationship between particulate matter air pollution and birthweight
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 22:214-27. 2008
    ..The association between coarse particle exposure and birthweight appeared robust, if small; fine particles had no overall association with birthweight...
  32. pmc Estimated daily phthalate exposures in a population of mothers of male infants exhibiting reduced anogenital distance
    Kevin Marsee
    Joint Medical Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:805-9. 2006
    ..S. EPA reference doses for these chemicals and could be informative to any updates of the hazard assessments and risk assessments for these chemicals...
  33. ncbi request reprint Relationships between air pollution and preterm birth in California
    Mary Huynh
    National Center for Health Statistics, Hyattsville, MD, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 20:454-61. 2006
    ..95 to 1.00). Maternal exposure to PM(2.5), but not CO, is associated with preterm birth. This analysis did not show differences by timing of exposure, although more detailed examination may be needed...
  34. ncbi request reprint Linkage of the US National Health Interview Survey to air monitoring data: an evaluation of different strategies
    Jennifer D Parker
    National Center for Health Statistics, CDC, 3311 Toledo Road, Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA
    Environ Res 106:384-92. 2008
    ..With the current monitoring data system, the study sample is substantially reduced when linkage to multiple pollutants is performed...