M R Cullen

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Air emissions from Wagerup alumina refinery and community symptoms: an environmental case study
    A Michael Donoghue
    Alcoa of Australia, PO Box 252, Applecross WA 6953, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1027-39. 2007
  2. pmc Healthcare for obstructive lung disease in an industrial spirometry surveillance program
    Mridu Gulati
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:336-42. 2009
  3. pmc An examination of cancer epidemiology studies among populations living close to toxic waste sites
    Mark B Russi
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Environ Health 7:32. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of lung cancer among asbestos-exposed men in the {beta}-carotene and retinol efficacy trial
    Mark R Cullen
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program and the Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:260-70. 2005
  5. pmc Invited commentary: the search for preventable causes of cardiovascular disease--whither work?
    Mark R Cullen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1422-5. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of medical insurance claims data for occupational health research
    Mark R Cullen
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Heaven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1054-61. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Personal reflections on occupational health in the twentieth century: spiraling to the future
    M R Cullen
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 20:1-13. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of supplementation with beta-carotene and vitamin A on lung nutrient levels
    C A Redlich
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:211-4. 1998
  9. ncbi request reprint Subclinical immunologic and physiologic responses in hexamethylene diisocyanate-exposed auto body shop workers
    C A Redlich
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:587-97. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term beta-carotene and vitamin A on serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels among participants in the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)
    C A Redlich
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Atherosclerosis 143:427-34. 1999

Detail Information

Publications50

  1. ncbi request reprint Air emissions from Wagerup alumina refinery and community symptoms: an environmental case study
    A Michael Donoghue
    Alcoa of Australia, PO Box 252, Applecross WA 6953, Australia
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1027-39. 2007
    ..Organizations need to effectively address both technical and perception of risk issues...
  2. pmc Healthcare for obstructive lung disease in an industrial spirometry surveillance program
    Mridu Gulati
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:336-42. 2009
    ..The efficacy of workplace spirometry surveillance programs is unclear. We examine whether aluminum industry workers with airflow obstruction (AO) received health care for obstructive lung disease...
  3. pmc An examination of cancer epidemiology studies among populations living close to toxic waste sites
    Mark B Russi
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 135 College Street, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Environ Health 7:32. 2008
    ..Despite years of study, a consensus has not emerged regarding the cancer risk associated with such sites...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predictors of lung cancer among asbestos-exposed men in the {beta}-carotene and retinol efficacy trial
    Mark R Cullen
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program and the Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:260-70. 2005
    ..Residual confounding by subclinical asbestosis, exposure to unmeasured lung carcinogens, or differences in smoking are unlikely to explain these observations better than a carcinogenic effect of asbestos per se...
  5. pmc Invited commentary: the search for preventable causes of cardiovascular disease--whither work?
    Mark R Cullen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1422-5. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Use of medical insurance claims data for occupational health research
    Mark R Cullen
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Heaven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:1054-61. 2006
    ..S. healthcare system, can be linked to other relevant databases such as personnel files and exposure data maintained by large employers. These data offer great potential for occupational health research...
  7. ncbi request reprint Personal reflections on occupational health in the twentieth century: spiraling to the future
    M R Cullen
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 20:1-13. 1999
    ..Practitioners of occupational health are not, and have never been, in a particularly advantageous position to fashion future events in their own field, and the current situation, however encouraging, is likely no exception...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of supplementation with beta-carotene and vitamin A on lung nutrient levels
    C A Redlich
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 7:211-4. 1998
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Subclinical immunologic and physiologic responses in hexamethylene diisocyanate-exposed auto body shop workers
    C A Redlich
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Ind Med 39:587-97. 2001
    ..Auto body shops, one of the most common hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) exposure settings, are particularly difficult to study due to their small size and episodic exposures. Surveillance studies of such workers are limited...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term beta-carotene and vitamin A on serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels among participants in the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)
    C A Redlich
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Atherosclerosis 143:427-34. 1999
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  11. ncbi request reprint Organic solvent exposure and hearing loss in a cohort of aluminium workers
    P M Rabinowitz
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, 135 College Street, 3rd Floor, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Occup Environ Med 65:230-5. 2008
    ..The authors performed a retrospective cohort study to examine the relationship between solvent exposure and hearing loss in US aluminium industry workers...
  12. ncbi request reprint Qualitative assessment of isocyanate skin exposure in auto body shops: a pilot study
    Y Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 2283, USA
    Am J Ind Med 37:265-74. 2000
    ..This study provides initial data on hexamethylene diisocyanate skin exposure in three auto body shops...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effect of long-term beta-carotene and vitamin A on serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels among participants in the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)
    C A Redlich
    Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Atherosclerosis 145:425-32. 1999
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Dietary vitamin A and prevalence of bronchial metaplasia in asbestos-exposed workers
    S T Mayne
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 68:630-5. 1998
    ..86; 95% CI: 1.09, 7.69). These results suggest that a higher (ie, above the median) intake of vitamin A from foods decreases the risk of bronchial metaplasia in workers occupationally exposed to asbestos...
  15. pmc Sex differences in injury patterns among workers in heavy manufacturing
    Oyebode A Taiwo
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:161-6. 2009
    ..1). This study provides evidence of a sex disparity in occupational injury with female workers at higher risk compared with their male counterparts in a heavy manufacturing environment...
  16. pmc Prevalence of beryllium sensitization among aluminium smelter workers
    O A Taiwo
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:569-71. 2010
    ..Beryllium exposure occurs in aluminium smelters from natural contamination of bauxite, the principal source of aluminium...
  17. ncbi request reprint Changes in cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations in the Vanguard population of the Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial (CARET)
    B Cartmel
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health and the Yale Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1173-80. 2005
    ..26 (95% confidence interval (CI) 0.99-1.61)) in the group assigned to a combination of 30 mg beta-carotene and 25 000 IU retinyl palmitate (vitamin A) daily. The basis for increased cardiovascular mortality is unexplained...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of a cost-sharing exemption on use of preventive services at one large employer
    Susan H Busch
    Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 25:1529-36. 2006
    ..This evidence suggests that differential cost sharing can be used to preserve the use of critical health care services...
  19. ncbi request reprint Skin exposure to aliphatic polyisocyanates in the auto body repair and refinishing industry: a qualitative assessment
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:429-39. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of serum lipids and liver enzymes in workers with occupational exposure to ammonium perfluorooctanoate
    Carine J Sakr
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:872-9. 2007
    ..To examine the relationship between serum perfluorooctanoate (PFOA), a biomarker of ammonium perfluorooctanoate exposure, and lipids and liver enzymes...
  21. doi request reprint Beryllium sensitization in aluminum smelter workers
    Oyebode A Taiwo
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:157-62. 2008
    ..To determine whether beryllium-related disease exists among aluminum smelter workers...
  22. pmc Long-term follow-up of beryllium sensitized workers from a single employer
    Mona Duggal
    Stanford University, Department of General Internal Medicine, Stanford, CA, 94306, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:5. 2010
    ..Up to 12% of beryllium-exposed American workers would test positive on beryllium lymphocyte proliferation test (BeLPT) screening, but the implications of sensitization remain uncertain...
  23. doi request reprint The relationships between lost work time and duration of absence spells: proposal for a payroll driven measure of absenteeism
    James J Hill
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:840-51. 2008
    ..To propose a standard measure of absenteeism (the work lost rate [WLR]) be included in future research to facilitate understanding and allow for translation of findings between scientific disciplines...
  24. pmc Who chooses a consumer-directed health plan?
    Colleen L Barry
    Yale University School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 27:1671-9. 2008
    ....
  25. pmc Reproductive outcomes among male and female workers at an aluminum smelter
    Carine J Sakr
    Department of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:137-43. 2010
    ..To determine whether these outcomes were associated with any occupational exposure at the plant, a cross-sectional survey was undertaken...
  26. pmc Effects of externally rated job demand and control on depression diagnosis claims in an industrial cohort
    Joanne DeSanto Iennaco
    Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing, Yale School of Nursing, 100 Church Street South, New Haven, CT 06536, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:303-11. 2010
    ..This may reflect differences in measurement or classification of exposure, differences in depression diagnosis by location, or other location-specific factors...
  27. ncbi request reprint Isocyanate exposures in autobody shop work: the SPRAY study
    Judy Sparer
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 1:570-81. 2004
    ..Despite improvements in autobody shop materials, practices, and controls, there are still opportunities for substantial exposures to isocyanates...
  28. ncbi request reprint Respiratory protection from isocyanate exposure in the autobody repair and refinishing industry
    Youcheng Liu
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 3:234-49. 2006
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Incidence of asthma among aluminum workers
    Oyebode A Taiwo
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:275-82. 2006
    ..1) and smoking (RR = 7.7) remained significant in a multivariate model. Potroom asthma appears to occur at the studied U.S. aluminum smelters at doses within regulatory guidelines...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evidence for excess colorectal cancer incidence among asbestos-exposed men in the Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial
    Oluremi A Aliyu
    Cancer Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:868-78. 2005
    ..Nonetheless, these data suggest that colorectal cancer risk is elevated among men occupationally exposed to asbestos, especially those with evidence of nonmalignant asbestos-associated radiographic changes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Diisocyanate-exposed auto body shop workers: a one-year follow-up
    C A Redlich
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:511-8. 2002
    ..Auto body shops, a common hexamethylene diisocyanate (HDI) exposure setting, are difficult to study due to their small size and episodic exposures...
  32. pmc Do ambient noise exposure levels predict hearing loss in a modern industrial cohort?
    P M Rabinowitz
    Yale University School of Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Occup Environ Med 64:53-9. 2007
    ..Little is known about the current relationship of ambient noise exposure measurements to hearing loss risk...
  33. ncbi request reprint Extended work hours and risk of acute occupational injury: A case-crossover study of workers in manufacturing
    S Vegso
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:597-603. 2007
    ..This study was designed to determine whether injury risk among manufacturing workers was related to hours worked during the previous week...
  34. ncbi request reprint Incorporating environmental medicine into training programs in occupational medicine
    M R Cullen
    Occupational Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510
    J Occup Med 32:1104-7. 1990
    ..Based on these, we propose modifications of training that could facilitate such expansion without sacrifice of the core principles of traditional occupational medicine...
  35. ncbi request reprint Trends in the prevalence of hearing loss among young adults entering an industrial workforce 1985 to 2004
    Peter M Rabinowitz
    Yale University School of Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ear Hear 27:369-75. 2006
    ..This study examines whether the hearing status of young US adults entering an industrial workforce has worsened over the past 20 yr...
  36. pmc Childhood lead exposure after the phaseout of leaded gasoline: an ecological study of school-age children in Kampala, Uganda
    Lauren K Graber
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 118:884-9. 2010
    ..Ongoing concerns persist about exposure from the Kiteezi landfill in Kampala, the country's capital...
  37. doi request reprint Separating deployment-related traumatic brain injury and posttraumatic stress disorder in veterans: preliminary findings from the Veterans Affairs traumatic brain injury screening program
    James J Hill
    Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 88:605-14. 2009
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Use of employer administrative databases to identify systematic causes of injury in aluminum manufacturing
    Keshia M Pollack
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Injury Research and Policy, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:676-86. 2007
    ..Employer administrative files are an underutilized source of data in epidemiologic studies of occupational injuries...
  39. ncbi request reprint Truncating the dose range for methacholine challenge tests: three occupational studies
    Ilir Agalliu
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:841-7. 2003
    ..Furthermore, to ensure validity, neither slope nor PC(20) should be extrapolated beyond data...
  40. ncbi request reprint Polyisocyanates in occupational environments: a critical review of exposure limits and metrics
    Dhimiter Bello
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment Department, KI 200, One University Avenue, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:480-91. 2004
    ..However, with multiple different measurement metrics in use, comparison of isocyanate exposure data between studies and development of occupational exposure limits (OELs) for polyisocyanates is difficult...
  41. pmc Skin exposure to isocyanates: reasons for concern
    Dhimiter Bello
    Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:328-35. 2007
    ..In this review we evaluate the potential role of skin exposure in the development of isocyanate asthma...
  42. doi request reprint Comparison of task-based exposure metrics for an epidemiologic study of isocyanate inhalation exposures among autobody shop workers
    Susan R Woskie
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts at Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA susan
    J Occup Environ Hyg 5:588-98. 2008
    ..K. Health and Safety Executive occupational exposure limit (OEL) for total NCO of 20 microg/m(3). When respirator use was incorporated, all personal daily exposures were below the U.K. OEL...
  43. ncbi request reprint The Beta-Carotene and Retinol Efficacy Trial: incidence of lung cancer and cardiovascular disease mortality during 6-year follow-up after stopping beta-carotene and retinol supplements
    Gary E Goodman
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, 1100 Fairview Ave North, Bldg M, M1 B514, Seattle, WA 98109, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 96:1743-50. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint Advancing worker health and safety in the developing world
    Linda Rosenstock
    UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, California 90095 1772, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:132-6. 2005
    ..This article addresses some of the major obstacles to occupational and environmental health and suggests methods by which they can be overcome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Variable response to long-term corticosteroid therapy in chronic beryllium disease
    Akshay Sood
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, 701 North First Street, Room D434, PO Box 19636, Springfield, IL 62794 9636, USA
    Chest 126:2000-7. 2004
    ..There is limited available literature regarding the effect of long-term corticosteroid therapy on the natural history of CBD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Screening for chronic beryllium disease: one hurdle down, two to go
    Mark R Cullen
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:3-4. 2005
  47. ncbi request reprint Serum osteopontin levels--is it time to screen asbestos-exposed workers for pleural mesothelioma?
    Mark R Cullen
    N Engl J Med 353:1617-8. 2005
  48. ncbi request reprint Responding to the challenge of novel technology: an industrial hygiene and safety program for antibody production in maize
    Daniel A Goldstein
    Monsanto Company, St Louis, Missouri 63017, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:784-90. 2004
    ..These challenges necessitate the development of novel approaches to industrial hygiene and safety. Realizing that much remains to be learned, our approach uses conservative assumptions to assure protection of employee health...
  49. ncbi request reprint A laboratory investigation of the effectiveness of various skin and surface decontaminants for aliphatic polyisocyanates
    Dhimiter Bello
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment Department, KI 200, One University Ave, Lowell, MA 01854, USA
    J Environ Monit 7:716-21. 2005
    ..In vitro testing using animal skins and in vivo testing with field workers are being conducted to further assess the efficiency and identify related determinants...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association between body mass index and acute traumatic workplace injury in hourly manufacturing employees
    Keshia M Pollack
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Center for Injury Research and Policy, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21202, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:204-11. 2007
    ..Workplace safety personnel might consider adding policies or programs that address weight reduction and maintenance as part of ongoing comprehensive workplace safety strategies...