Henry Anderson

Summary

Affiliation: Wisconsin Division of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Asthma and tobacco: double trouble for Wisconsin adolescents
    Livia Navon
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI 53701 2659, USA
    WMJ 104:47-53. 2005
  2. pmc Decreased sex ratio following maternal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls from contaminated Great Lakes sport-caught fish: a retrospective cohort study
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Bureau of Environmental Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI, USA
    Environ Health 2:2. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental contaminants in human milk
    H A Anderson
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Madison 53703, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:755-60. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in occupational and adult lead exposure in Wisconsin 1988 - 2005
    Henry A Anderson
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health Madison, WI 53702, USA
    WMJ 105:21-5. 2006
  5. doi request reprint Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in serum: findings from a US cohort of consumers of sport-caught fish
    Henry A Anderson
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, 1 West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Chemosphere 73:187-94. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP): human health and exposure to methylmercury
    Henry A Anderson
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI 53701, USA
    Environ Res 107:1-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of sport-fish consumption advisories in mercury risk communication: a 1998-1999 12-state survey of women age 18-45
    H A Anderson
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Madison, 1 West Wilson Street, Room 150, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Environ Res 95:315-24. 2004
  8. pmc Biomonitoring as an intervention against methylmercury exposure
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 1 W Wilson, Room 150, Madison, WI 53701, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:568-74. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of methylmercury exposure in Wisconsin
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, 1 W Wilson St, Rm 150, Madison, WI 53703, USA
    Environ Res 103:205-10. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Mortality among frequent consumers of Great Lakes sport fish
    Carrie Tomasallo
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, 1 W Wilson Street, Room 150, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Environ Res 110:62-9. 2010

Research Grants

  1. The Youth Employment Training Pilot Program
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Asthma and tobacco: double trouble for Wisconsin adolescents
    Livia Navon
    Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Division of Public Health, Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI 53701 2659, USA
    WMJ 104:47-53. 2005
    ..We examined the relation of demographic and tobacco-related risk factors to both lifetime asthma diagnosis and the asthma attack rate among Wisconsin adolescents. The impact of asthma on adolescent school absenteeism was also examined...
  2. pmc Decreased sex ratio following maternal exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls from contaminated Great Lakes sport-caught fish: a retrospective cohort study
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Bureau of Environmental Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI, USA
    Environ Health 2:2. 2003
    ..Several environmental contaminants have been found to alter the sex ratio of offspring at birth, but the evidence of such an effect of polychlorinated biphenyls has been inconsistent...
  3. ncbi request reprint Environmental contaminants in human milk
    H A Anderson
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Madison 53703, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 10:755-60. 2000
    ..Therefore, characterization of these contaminants in breast milk can add to our knowledge of potential environmental exposures among children...
  4. ncbi request reprint Trends in occupational and adult lead exposure in Wisconsin 1988 - 2005
    Henry A Anderson
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health Madison, WI 53702, USA
    WMJ 105:21-5. 2006
    ..However, Wisconsin will need further advances if it is to achieve the US Healthy People 2010 objective of no adult blood lead level >25 microg/dL...
  5. doi request reprint Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) in serum: findings from a US cohort of consumers of sport-caught fish
    Henry A Anderson
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, 1 West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Chemosphere 73:187-94. 2008
    ..In our cohort Great Lakes sport fish consumption does not contribute strongly to PBDE exposure...
  6. doi request reprint Eighth International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP): human health and exposure to methylmercury
    Henry A Anderson
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI 53701, USA
    Environ Res 107:1-3. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint The role of sport-fish consumption advisories in mercury risk communication: a 1998-1999 12-state survey of women age 18-45
    H A Anderson
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Madison, 1 West Wilson Street, Room 150, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Environ Res 95:315-24. 2004
    ..Advisories to reduce consumption of contaminated fish have been issued by states since the early 1970s. Advisories are being integrated to include both sport and commercial fish...
  8. pmc Biomonitoring as an intervention against methylmercury exposure
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 1 W Wilson, Room 150, Madison, WI 53701, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:568-74. 2011
    ..We evaluated the effectiveness of biomonitoring as an intervention against methylmercury exposure...
  9. ncbi request reprint Assessment of methylmercury exposure in Wisconsin
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, 1 W Wilson St, Rm 150, Madison, WI 53703, USA
    Environ Res 103:205-10. 2007
    ..These findings suggest that exposure to MeHg is widespread and that men may be a previously unrecognized high risk population...
  10. doi request reprint Mortality among frequent consumers of Great Lakes sport fish
    Carrie Tomasallo
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, 1 W Wilson Street, Room 150, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Environ Res 110:62-9. 2010
    ..It is hoped that continued monitoring of this cohort will improve our understanding of the complex interactions that exist between nutrients and contaminants found in fish harvested from the Great Lakes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Methylmercury exposure in Wisconsin: A case study series
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, WI, USA
    Environ Res 101:113-22. 2006
    ..Three of these individuals reported vague, subclinical symptoms such as mental confusion, sleep difficulty, balance problems, or visual disturbances, which improved after their mercury levels returned to normal...
  12. doi request reprint Temporal changes in PCB and DDE levels among a cohort of frequent and infrequent consumers of Great Lakes sportfish
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Madison WI, USA
    Environ Res 109:66-72. 2009
    ..6 to 3.2 microg/L. Total PCB levels declined in 80% of participants with the mean concentration falling from 4.2 to 2.8 microg/L. Annual declines in serum DDE and PCB concentrations averaged 4.6% and 3.5%, respectively...
  13. doi request reprint Polychlorinated biphenyls in vacuum dust and blood of residents in 20 Wisconsin households
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 1 West Wilson, Madison, WI 53703, United States
    Chemosphere 86:735-40. 2012
    ..This exploratory study suggests that house dust may be a significant source of exposure to PCBs and supports the need for further investigations...
  14. ncbi request reprint Measuring the environmental health of Wisconsin's counties
    Jessica Athens
    Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wis, USA
    WMJ 107:169-75. 2008
    ..This paper reviews the methods used to develop a summary measure of the environmental health of Wisconsin's 72 counties and the city of Milwaukee...
  15. ncbi request reprint Risk of breast cancer for women living in rural areas from adult exposure to atrazine from well water in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:207-14. 2007
    ..The possible risk for women exposed to levels of atrazine at or above statutory action levels of >or=3 ppb (OR 1.3, 95% CI 0.3-6.5) could not be ruled out due to small numbers in this category...
  16. ncbi request reprint National Children's Study: environmental exposures in Waukesha County
    Jane A McElroy
    National Children s Study Waukesha County Vanguard Center, USA
    WMJ 105:59-63. 2006
    ..By combining data gathered from Waukesha County's participants with other study sites, a holistic picture of environmental exposures in the United States can be evaluated as it influences the health of our nation's children...
  17. 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
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  18. ncbi request reprint Association of arsenic-contaminated drinking-water with prevalence of skin cancer in Wisconsin's Fox River Valley
    Lynda M Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Bureau of Environmental Health, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 24:206-13. 2006
    ..Tobacco use was also associated with higher rates of skin cancer and appeared to synergize the effect of arsenic on the development of skin cancer...
  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to electromagnetic field and breast cancer risk in a large, population-based, case-control study in the United States
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Paul P Carbone Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:266-74. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate women who were occupationally exposed to electromagnetic fields (EMF) and breast cancer risk...
  20. pmc Carbon monoxide: the case for environmental public health surveillance
    Judith M Graber
    Environmental and Occupational Health Unit, Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Maine Dept of Health and Human Services, 286 Water St, SHS 11, Augusta ME 04333, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:138-44. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Asthma in Wisconsin adults: a persistent problem for patients and providers
    Livia Navon
    Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, USA
    WMJ 103:79-86. 2004
    ..The Wisconsin Asthma Plan, released by the Wisconsin Asthma Coalition, provides concrete steps for improving provider and patient asthma management...
  22. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption and advisory awareness among expectant women
    Gemma Gliori
    Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, USA
    WMJ 105:41-4. 2006
    ..While almost half of the women were aware of Wisconsin's sport fish advisory, only 13% of them remembered seeing any of the outreach materials...
  23. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of five data sources for inclusion in a statewide tracking system for accidental carbon monoxide poisonings
    Marni Bekkedal
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, USA
    WMJ 105:36-40. 2006
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  24. pmc Potential exposure to PCBs, DDT, and PBDEs from sport-caught fish consumption in relation to breast cancer risk in Wisconsin
    Jane A McElroy
    University of Wisconsin Comprehensive Cancer Center, Madison, 53726, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:156-62. 2004
    ..16-2.50). In this study we found no overall association between recent consumption of sport-caught fish and breast cancer, although there may be an increased breast cancer risk for subgroups of women who are young and/or premenopausal...
  25. pmc Wisconsin's environmental public health tracking network: information systems design for childhood cancer surveillance
    Lawrence P Hanrahan
    Bureau of Health Information and Policy, Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, 1 West Wilson Street, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1434-9. 2004
    ..This information technology approach can thus serve as the basis for building a comprehensive system to assess environmental cancer etiology...
  26. ncbi request reprint Maternal exposure to Great Lakes sport-caught fish and dichlorodiphenyl dichloroethylene, but not polychlorinated biphenyls, is associated with reduced birth weight
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1600 Clifton Rd MS D18, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Environ Res 97:149-62. 2005
    ..The data suggest that fetal DDE exposure (as indicated by maternal serum DDE concentration) may decrease birth weight and that decreased birth weight effects associated with GLSCF consumption have decreased over time...
  27. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption, advisory awareness, and hair mercury levels among women of childbearing age
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, 1 West Wilson, Rm 150, Madison, WI 53703, USA
    Environ Res 97:220-7. 2005
    ..Demographic indicators associated with higher hair mercury levels included residence in northeastern USA, marital status of married, college education, annual household income greater than $75,000, and Asian race...
  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of school performance and behaviors among working and nonworking high school students
    Kristina M Zierold
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29208, USA
    Fam Community Health 28:214-24. 2005
    ..73, 95% CI = 1.18-2.52), being injured at work (AOR = 1.47, 95% CI = 1.10-1.96), and feeling that the job was more important than school (AOR = 2.74, 95% CI = 2.08-3.60)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Relationship of serum levels of individual PCB, dioxin, and furan congeners and DDE with Great Lakes sport-caught fish consumption
    Mary Turyk
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1601 W Taylor Street, Room 879 M C923 Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Environ Res 100:173-83. 2006
    ..In epidemiologic studies, it may be important to include populations with higher organochlorine exposures as well as background exposures and to consider the effects of individual congeners or mixtures of congeners on health outcomes...
  30. pmc Human biomonitoring to optimize fish consumption advice
    Lynda Knobeloch
    Am J Public Health 95:1304; author reply 1304-5. 2005
  31. ncbi request reprint Maternal recall of children's consumption of commercial and sport-caught fish: findings from a multi-state study
    Pamela Imm
    Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Environ Res 103:198-204. 2007
    ..Additional research and biomonitoring is needed to improve our understanding of the risk and benefits associated with childhood consumption of fish and shellfish...
  32. ncbi request reprint Linking childhood cancer with potential environmental exposure determinants
    Kristen Chossek Malecki
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health Madison, WI 53701, USA
    WMJ 105:32-5. 2006
    ..This background is useful for future epidemiological investigations linking environmental factors with chronic health effects...
  33. ncbi request reprint Status of work-related diseases in Wisconsin: five occupational health indicators
    K M Monirul Islam
    Wisconsin Division of Public Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health, Madison, WI 53702, USA
    WMJ 105:26-31. 2006
    ..Such surveillance data informs the understanding of environmental and other important risk factors for occupational diseases and injuries...
  34. ncbi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in work-related injuries among teenagers
    Kristina M Zierold
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    J Adolesc Health 39:422-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, this study investigated the differences in workplace injury among white teens, African-American teens, and Hispanic teens...
  35. ncbi request reprint Hazardous ammonia releases: public health consequences and risk factors for evacuation and injury, United States, 1993-1998
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health, OHP, 665 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:197-204. 2003
    ..Indoor release was a consistent risk factor, whereas quantity of ammonia released was not always a risk factor. Preventive maintenance and worker training may be effective tools to reduce the burdens of hazardous ammonia releases...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pediatrician attitudes, clinical activities, and knowledge of environmental health in Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:45-9. 2006
    ..Significant demand exists for centers that can evaluate environmental health concerns, as well as for educational opportunities...
  37. ncbi request reprint The National Children's Study and the children of Wisconsin
    Leonardo Trasande
    Center for Children s Health and the Environment, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    WMJ 105:50-4. 2006
    ..In addition, the National Children's Study will provide training in pediatric environmental health for the next generation of researchers and practitioners...
  38. ncbi request reprint Associations of organochlorines with endogenous hormones in male Great Lakes fish consumers and nonconsumers
    Mary E Turyk
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1603 W Taylor Street, Room 879, M C 923, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Environ Res 102:299-307. 2006
    ..Further studies should help delineate specific exposure effects and effects of exposures to other common environmental contaminants alone and in combination with PCBs...
  39. ncbi request reprint Pharmacokinetic variability and modern epidemiology--the example of dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane, body mass index, and birth cohort
    Mary S Wolff
    Division of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1057, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1925-30. 2007
  40. ncbi request reprint Environmental epidemiology practitioners: looking to the future October 11, 2006
    Marty S Kanarek
    Department of Population Health Sciences, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53726, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:911-3. 2007
  41. pmc Relationships of thyroid hormones with polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, furans, and DDE in adults
    Mary E Turyk
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1197-203. 2007
    ..Whereas investigations of health effects have generally focused on human populations with relatively high exposures through occupation, accident, or high fish consumption, general population exposures may also carry risk...
  42. ncbi request reprint Severe injury and the need for improved safety training among working teens
    Kristina M Zierold
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Health Behav 30:525-32. 2006
    ..To evaluate work characteristics and safety training among teenagers with severe work-related injuries...
  43. pmc Fish consumption and advisory awareness in the Great Lakes Basin
    Pamela Imm
    Division of Public Health, Wisconsin Department of Health and Family Services, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:1325-9. 2005
    ..9 million adults living in these states consume more than 104 fish meals per year and may be at risk of exceeding the reference doses for methylmercury, polychlorinated biphenyls, and other bioaccumulative contaminants...
  44. ncbi request reprint Wisconsin Emergency Assistance Volunteer Registry (WEAVR): how physicians can help and why they are needed
    Murray L Katcher
    WMJ 104:21-3. 2005
    ..In other states, physicians have found this emergency training to be of value to their overall practice of medicine. Information about how to sign on to WEAVR is provided...
  45. pmc Heat wave morbidity and mortality, Milwaukee, Wis, 1999 vs 1995: an improved response?
    Marc G Weisskopf
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:830-3. 2002
    ....

Research Grants7

  1. The Youth Employment Training Pilot Program
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the anonymous school based surveys will be used to determine whether youth who have obtained a work permit are less likely to experience a work related injury. ..