Jun Wu

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association between local traffic-generated air pollution and preeclampsia and preterm delivery in the south coast air basin of California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 7555, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1773-9. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Spatial analysis of bioavailable soil lead concentrations in Los Angeles, California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Res 110:309-17. 2010
  3. pmc Performances of different global positioning system devices for time-location tracking in air pollution epidemiological studies
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Environ Health Insights 4:93-108. 2010
  4. pmc Associations of meteorology with adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review of preeclampsia, preterm birth and birth weight
    Alyssa J Beltran
    Program in Public Health, Anteater Instruction and Research Bldg AIRB, 653 East Peltason Drive, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:91-172. 2013
  5. pmc Travel patterns during pregnancy: comparison between Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking and questionnaire data
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Health 12:86. 2013
  6. pmc A spatial model to predict the incidence of neural tube defects
    Lianfa Li
    State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information Systems, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1305, No A11, Rd Datun, Anwai, Beijing, 100101, China
    BMC Public Health 12:951. 2012
  7. pmc Modeling personal particle-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (pb-pah) exposure in human subjects in Southern California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Health 11:47. 2012
  8. pmc Tribal casinos in California: the last vestige of indoor smoking
    David S Timberlake
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Anteater Instruction and Research Building, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:144. 2012
  9. pmc Automated time activity classification based on global positioning system (GPS) tracking data
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Environ Health 10:101. 2011
  10. pmc Comparing exposure assessment methods for traffic-related air pollution in an adverse pregnancy outcome study
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, Anteater Instruction and Research Office, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    Environ Res 111:685-92. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. pmc Association between local traffic-generated air pollution and preeclampsia and preterm delivery in the south coast air basin of California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 7555, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:1773-9. 2009
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that air pollution adversely affects pregnancy outcomes. Yet few studies have examined how local traffic-generated emissions affect preeclampsia in addition to preterm birth...
  2. doi request reprint Spatial analysis of bioavailable soil lead concentrations in Los Angeles, California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Res 110:309-17. 2010
    ..Based on these models a map of spatial distributions of soil Pb concentrations was created for the Los Angeles area that shows promise as a screening tool to evaluate continued Pb poisoning in children...
  3. pmc Performances of different global positioning system devices for time-location tracking in air pollution epidemiological studies
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Environ Health Insights 4:93-108. 2010
    ..Many portable GPS units that archive location are commercially available at a cost that makes their use feasible for epidemiological studies...
  4. pmc Associations of meteorology with adverse pregnancy outcomes: a systematic review of preeclampsia, preterm birth and birth weight
    Alyssa J Beltran
    Program in Public Health, Anteater Instruction and Research Bldg AIRB, 653 East Peltason Drive, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 11:91-172. 2013
    ..Available results should encourage further etiological research aiming at enhancing our understanding of the relationships between meteorology and adverse pregnancy outcomes, ideally via harmonized multicentric studies. ..
  5. pmc Travel patterns during pregnancy: comparison between Global Positioning System (GPS) tracking and questionnaire data
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Health 12:86. 2013
    ..However, little is known about women's travel activities during pregnancy and whether questionnaire-based data can provide reliable information on travel patterns during pregnancy...
  6. pmc A spatial model to predict the incidence of neural tube defects
    Lianfa Li
    State Key Lab of Resources and Environmental Information Systems, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 1305, No A11, Rd Datun, Anwai, Beijing, 100101, China
    BMC Public Health 12:951. 2012
    ..We aimed to develop a spatial model based on generalized additive model (GAM) plus cokriging to examine and model the expected incidences of NTD and make the inference of the incidence risk...
  7. pmc Modeling personal particle-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (pb-pah) exposure in human subjects in Southern California
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Health 11:47. 2012
    ..In this study we developed models to estimate personal inhalation exposures to particle-bound PAH (PB-PAH) using data from global positioning system (GPS) time-activity tracking data, traffic activity, and questionnaire information...
  8. pmc Tribal casinos in California: the last vestige of indoor smoking
    David S Timberlake
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Anteater Instruction and Research Building, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    BMC Public Health 12:144. 2012
    ..Yet, little is known regarding the smoking status of casino patrons, their avoidance of secondhand smoke while visiting, and their views on a hypothetical smoking ban...
  9. pmc Automated time activity classification based on global positioning system (GPS) tracking data
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, USA
    Environ Health 10:101. 2011
    ..We developed and evaluated models to classify people's major time activity patterns from continuous GPS tracking data...
  10. pmc Comparing exposure assessment methods for traffic-related air pollution in an adverse pregnancy outcome study
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, Anteater Instruction and Research Office, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    Environ Res 111:685-92. 2011
    ..Yet, little information exists on how effect estimates are impacted by the different exposure assessment methods employed in these studies...
  11. pmc Investigating the association between birth weight and complementary air pollution metrics: a cohort study
    Olivier Laurent
    Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    Environ Health 12:18. 2013
    ..Further insight is needed to identify the air pollution metrics most strongly and consistently associated with birth weight...
  12. doi request reprint Asthma morbidity and ambient air pollution: effect modification by residential traffic-related air pollution
    Ralph J Delfino
    From the aDepartment of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA bProgram in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA cDepartment of Statistics, School of Information and Computer Sciences, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA and dDivision of Pulmonary Medicine, Children s Hospital of Orange County, Orange, CA
    Epidemiology 25:48-57. 2014
    ..We hypothesized that higher individual exposure to residential traffic-related air pollutants would enhance these associations...
  13. doi request reprint Repeated hospital encounters for asthma in children and exposure to traffic-related air pollution near the home
    Ralph J Delfino
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine 92617 7555, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 102:138-44. 2009
    ..There are fewer data on relationships between repeated hospital encounters and traffic-related air pollution near the home...
  14. pmc A Statewide Nested Case-Control Study of Preterm Birth and Air Pollution by Source and Composition: California, 2001-2008
    Olivier Laurent
    Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 124:1479-86. 2016
    ..Preterm birth (PTB) has been associated with exposure to air pollution, but it is unclear whether effects might vary among air pollution sources and components...
  15. pmc Childhood cancer and traffic-related air pollution exposure in pregnancy and early life
    Julia E Heck
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 121:1385-91. 2013
    ..The literature on traffic-related air pollution and childhood cancers is inconclusive, and little is known on rarer cancer types...
  16. pmc Disparities in exposure to automobile and truck traffic and vehicle emissions near the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex
    Douglas Houston
    Douglas Houston is with the Department of Planning, Policy, and Design, School of Social Ecology, University of California, Irvine Wei Li is with the Department of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A and M University, College Station Jun Wu is with the Program in Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, University of California, Irvine
    Am J Public Health 104:156-64. 2014
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  17. doi request reprint Low birth weight and air pollution in California: Which sources and components drive the risk?
    Olivier Laurent
    Program in Public Health, 653 East Peltason Drive, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA
    Environ Int 92:471-7. 2016
    ..This study investigated the associations between low birth weight (LBW, <2500g) in term born infants (≥37 gestational weeks) and air pollution by source and composition in California, over the period 2001-2008...
  18. doi request reprint Exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and missed abortion in early pregnancy in a Chinese population
    Jun Wu
    Program in Public Health and Department of Epidemiology, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Sci Total Environ 408:2312-8. 2010
    ..High PAH exposure has been associated with low birth weight, intrauterine growth restriction, and preterm birth, but little is known about its impact on adverse outcomes in early pregnancy such as in-utero fetal death...
  19. pmc Modeling the concentrations of on-road air pollutants in southern California
    Lianfa Li
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California, USA
    Environ Sci Technol 47:9291-9. 2013
    ..We concluded that traffic and meteorological data are good predictors in estimating on-road traffic-related air pollutant concentrations and GAMs perform better for nonlinear variables, such as meteorological parameters. ..
  20. pmc Proximity of licensed child care facilities to near-roadway vehicle pollution
    Douglas Houston
    Department of Urban Planning, Ralph and Goldy Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, School of Public Affairs, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1656, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1611-7. 2006
    ..We assessed child care facilities' proximity to heavily traveled roadways in an attempt to estimate the extent of potential exposure of young children to vehicle-related pollution in this understudied microenvironment...
  21. pmc Comparison of birth certificates and hospital-based birth data on pregnancy complications in Los Angeles and Orange County, California
    Nekisa Haghighat
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Anteater Instruction and Research Bldg AIRB 2034, 653 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA, 92697 3957, USA
    BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 16:93. 2016
    ..This study aimed to examine differences in reporting of preeclampsia and gestational diabetes between hospital records and birth certificate data, and to determine if such differences vary by maternal socioeconomic status indicators...
  22. pmc Refining Time-Activity Classification of Human Subjects Using the Global Positioning System
    Maogui Hu
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0148875. 2016
    ..An adaptive model for time-location classification can be widely applied to air pollution studies that use GPS to track individual level time-activity patterns...
  23. doi request reprint Sources and contents of air pollution affecting term low birth weight in Los Angeles County, California, 2001-2008
    Olivier Laurent
    Program in Public Health, 653 East Peltason Drive, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, USA Electronic address
    Environ Res 134:488-95. 2014
    ..The association between ultrafine particles and LBW has never been studied...
  24. pmc Health effects of the 2003 Southern California wildfires on children
    Nino Kunzli
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, School of Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1221-8. 2006
    ..In late October 2003, Southern California wildfires burned more than 3,000 km2. The wildfires produced heavy smoke that affected several communities participating in the University of Southern California Children's Health Study (CHS)...
  25. doi request reprint Limitations of the fetal anatomic survey via ultrasound in the obese obstetrical population
    Judith H Chung
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:1945-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate limitations of the fetal anatomic survey in obese women...
  26. doi request reprint Geographic Distribution of Healthy Resources and Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes
    Christopher Young
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Irvine, 101 The City Drive South, Building 56, Suite 800, Orange, CA, 92868, USA
    Matern Child Health J 20:1673-9. 2016
    ..Conclusion The distribution of community resources has a significant association with the risk of developing GDM but not preeclampsia. ..
  27. pmc Spatial variability of the effect of air pollution on term birth weight: evaluating influential factors using Bayesian hierarchical models
    Lianfa Li
    Program in Public Health, College of Health Sciences, University of California, Anteater Instruction and Research Bldg AIRB 2034, 653 East Peltason Drive, Irvine, CA, 92697 3957, USA
    Environ Health 15:14. 2016
    ..This study aimed to examine spatial variability of the effects of air pollution on term birth weight across Census tracts and the influence of tract-level factors on such variability...
  28. doi request reprint Green spaces and pregnancy outcomes in Southern California
    Olivier Laurent
    Program in Public Health, Anteater Instruction and Research Bldg AIRB, 653 East Peltason Drive University of California, Irvine, CA 92697 3957, United States Electronic address
    Health Place 24:190-5. 2013
    ..No significant association was observed between greenness and preeclampsia. This study provides modest support for beneficial effects of greenness exposure on pregnancy outcomes and calls for confirmation in other study settings. ..