Maureen Orr

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Elevated birth defects in racial or ethnic minority children of women living near hazardous waste sites
    Maureen Orr
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Division of Health Studies
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:19-27. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of hazardous substances releases due to system interruptions, 2002
    Maureen F Orr
    Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Hazard Mater 142:754-9. 2007
  3. pmc A U.S. partnership with India and Poland to track acute chemical releases to serve public health
    Perri Zeitz Ruckart
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2375-86. 2009
  4. pmc Reliability of Family Proxy Data for Studies of Malignant Mesothelioma: Results from the ATSDR Pilot Surveillance
    Natalia Melnikova
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology and Health Sciences, Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    ISRN Oncol 2013:325409. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks and other health events associated with recreational water --- United States, 2007--2008
    Michele C Hlavsa
    Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 60:1-32. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Secondary contamination of medical personnel, equipment, and facilities resulting from hazardous materials events, 2003-2006
    D Kevin Horton
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies Surveillance and Registries Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:104-13. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute hazardous substance releases resulting in adverse health consequences in children: Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance system, 1996-2003
    Wendy A Wattigney
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    J Environ Health 70:17-24; discussion 40, 45. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of hazardous substance emergency events: identifying areas for public health prevention
    Wendy E Kaye
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:37-44. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Hazardous-chemical releases in the home
    Perri Zeitz Ruckart
    Division of Health Studies, ATSDR, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 67:14-9, 32; quiz 35-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Hazardous substances events associated with the manufacturing of chemicals and allied products
    Deana M Manassaram
    Division of Health Studies Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Hazard Mater 104:123-35. 2003

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Elevated birth defects in racial or ethnic minority children of women living near hazardous waste sites
    Maureen Orr
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry ATSDR, Division of Health Studies
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 205:19-27. 2002
    ..Special attention should also be paid to those defects and contaminants that consistently are associated with exposure to hazardous waste...
  2. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of hazardous substances releases due to system interruptions, 2002
    Maureen F Orr
    Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road NE, MS E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Hazard Mater 142:754-9. 2007
    ..Efforts should focus on the identified areas of greater occurrence. The relationship of weather and equipment failure with interruption events needs further investigation...
  3. pmc A U.S. partnership with India and Poland to track acute chemical releases to serve public health
    Perri Zeitz Ruckart
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:2375-86. 2009
    ..S. (9%). The pilot program showed it is possible to successfully conduct international surveillance of acute hazardous substances releases with careful interpretation of the findings...
  4. pmc Reliability of Family Proxy Data for Studies of Malignant Mesothelioma: Results from the ATSDR Pilot Surveillance
    Natalia Melnikova
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Toxicology and Health Sciences, Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    ISRN Oncol 2013:325409. 2013
    ..Conclusions. Family proxy interviews, using dichotomous responses, can serve as an acceptable source of information about health and exposure-related risk factors for MM...
  5. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for waterborne disease outbreaks and other health events associated with recreational water --- United States, 2007--2008
    Michele C Hlavsa
    Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases, CDC, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    MMWR Surveill Summ 60:1-32. 2011
    ..In addition, data are collected on other select recreational water--associated health events, including pool chemical--associated health events and single cases of Vibrio wound infection and primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)...
  6. doi request reprint Secondary contamination of medical personnel, equipment, and facilities resulting from hazardous materials events, 2003-2006
    D Kevin Horton
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies Surveillance and Registries Branch, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:104-13. 2008
    ..This article examines the secondary contamination events reported to the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) and offers suggestions for preventing such events...
  7. ncbi request reprint Acute hazardous substance releases resulting in adverse health consequences in children: Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance system, 1996-2003
    Wendy A Wattigney
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Atlanta, GA 30345, USA
    J Environ Health 70:17-24; discussion 40, 45. 2007
    ..Wide dissemination of safety recommendations and education programs is required to protect children from needless environmental dangers...
  8. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of hazardous substance emergency events: identifying areas for public health prevention
    Wendy E Kaye
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Int J Hyg Environ Health 208:37-44. 2005
    ..Specific examples involving ammonia, chlorine, and mercury releases will be presented in detail...
  9. ncbi request reprint Hazardous-chemical releases in the home
    Perri Zeitz Ruckart
    Division of Health Studies, ATSDR, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 67:14-9, 32; quiz 35-6. 2004
    ..In addition, the HSEES system will continue its efforts to partner with other notification sources to capture these events and conduct prevention outreach...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hazardous substances events associated with the manufacturing of chemicals and allied products
    Deana M Manassaram
    Division of Health Studies Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Rd NE, Mailstop E 23, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Hazard Mater 104:123-35. 2003
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  11. ncbi request reprint Counterterrorism planning using the Hazardous Substances Events Surveillance system
    Deana M Manassaram
    Division of Health Studies Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
    Disaster Manag Response 1:35-40. 2003
    ..HSEES is an active surveillance system that can be useful in the early detection of unusual occurrences involving hazardous substances...
  12. ncbi request reprint Acute public health consequences associated with hazardous substances released during transit, 1993-2000
    D Kevin Horton
    Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, 1600 Clifton Road NE, Mailstop E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Hazard Mater 98:161-75. 2003
    ..These findings underscore the importance of job safety training, community planning, and effective emergency response to prevent adverse public health consequences from occurring or lessen their effect on the public...
  13. ncbi request reprint Releases of hazardous substances in schools: data from the Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance system, 1993-1998
    Zahava Berkowitz
    Division of Health Studies, ATSDR, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Environ Health 65:20-7, 37, 39. 2002
    ..The majority of victims were exposed to spills emitting noxious gases, and their resulting symptoms were primarily associated with the respiratory tract...
  14. ncbi request reprint Hazardous substances emergency events in the agriculture industry and related services in four mid-western states
    Zahava Berkowitz
    Agency for Toxic Substance and Disease Registry, Division of Health Studies, Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, 1600 Clifton Rd, MS E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:714-23. 2002
    ..Employing more stringent safety measures and educating employees and the public about the health hazards involved with agricultural chemicals may reduce injuries and help contain costs associated with the releases...
  15. pmc Public health consequences of mercury spills: Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance system, 1993-1998
    Perri Zeitz
    Epidemiology and Surveillance Branch, Division of Health Studies, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E 31, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:129-32. 2002
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