Mayris P Webber

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Validation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in screening for major depressive disorder among retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York 11201, United States
    J Affect Disord 121:212-9. 2010
  2. pmc Physician-diagnosed respiratory conditions and mental health symptoms 7-9 years following the World Trade Center disaster
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:661-71. 2011
  3. pmc Trends in respiratory symptoms of firefighters exposed to the world trade center disaster: 2001-2005
    Mayris P Webber
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:975-80. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of high risk for obstructive sleep apnea in World Trade Center-exposed rescue/recovery workers
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Sleep Breath 15:283-94. 2011
  5. doi request reprint The respiratory pyramid: From symptoms to disease in World Trade Center exposed firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:870-80. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Quality of life in relation to upper and lower respiratory conditions among retired 9/11-exposed firefighters with pulmonary disability
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1467-76. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Amy Berninger
    Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:1177-85. 2010
  8. pmc Longitudinal pulmonary function in newly hired, non-World Trade Center-exposed fire department City of New York firefighters: the first 5 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Chest 143:791-7. 2013
  9. pmc Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:556-66. 2010
  10. pmc Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1263-72. 2010

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Publications43

  1. doi request reprint Validation of the Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale in screening for major depressive disorder among retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York 11201, United States
    J Affect Disord 121:212-9. 2010
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  2. pmc Physician-diagnosed respiratory conditions and mental health symptoms 7-9 years following the World Trade Center disaster
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:661-71. 2011
    ..This study examines the prevalence of physician-diagnosed respiratory conditions and mental health symptoms in firefighters and emergency medical service workers up to 9 years after rescue/recovery efforts at the World Trade Center (WTC)...
  3. pmc Trends in respiratory symptoms of firefighters exposed to the world trade center disaster: 2001-2005
    Mayris P Webber
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:975-80. 2009
    ..However, considerable uncertainty exists over the persistence of symptoms...
  4. doi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of high risk for obstructive sleep apnea in World Trade Center-exposed rescue/recovery workers
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Sleep Breath 15:283-94. 2011
    ..This study examines the relationship between these WTC-related conditions and being at high risk for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  5. doi request reprint The respiratory pyramid: From symptoms to disease in World Trade Center exposed firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:870-80. 2013
    ..We compare the distribution of pyramid levels at two time-points: by 9/11/2005 and by 9/11/2010...
  6. doi request reprint Quality of life in relation to upper and lower respiratory conditions among retired 9/11-exposed firefighters with pulmonary disability
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Qual Life Res 19:1467-76. 2010
    ..To examine health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and World Trade Center (WTC) cough syndrome conditions in male firefighters who retired due to a 9/11-related pulmonary disability...
  7. doi request reprint Longitudinal study of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Amy Berninger
    Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:1177-85. 2010
    ..Symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) have been reported even years after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 (9/11)...
  8. pmc Longitudinal pulmonary function in newly hired, non-World Trade Center-exposed fire department City of New York firefighters: the first 5 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Chest 143:791-7. 2013
    ..Few longitudinal studies characterize firefighters’ pulmonary function. We sought to determine whether firefighters have excessive FEV(1) decline rates compared with control subjects...
  9. pmc Trends of elevated PTSD risk in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2001-2005
    Amy Berninger
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:556-66. 2010
    ..We also examined trends in relation to WTC exposure, social support, change in recreational activities, and functional health...
  10. pmc Lung function in rescue workers at the World Trade Center after 7 years
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1263-72. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the longer-term effects of exposure...
  11. pmc Evaluating risk factors and possible mediation effects in posttraumatic depression and posttraumatic stress disorder comorbidity
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY 11201, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:201-9. 2011
    ..However, those studies did not evaluate risk factors that could have mediated the observed comorbidity. We identified unique risk factors for each condition in an effort to better understand comorbidity...
  12. ncbi request reprint Performance characteristics of the PTSD Checklist in retired firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster
    Sydney Chiu
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 23:95-104. 2011
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  13. pmc Pulmonary function predicting confirmed recovery from lower-respiratory symptoms in World Trade Center-exposed firefighters, 2001 to 2010
    Jackie Soo
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 142:1244-50. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between pulmonary function (FEV 1 ) and confirmed recovery from three lower-respiratory symptoms (LRSs) (cough, dyspnea, and wheeze) up to 9 years after symptom onset...
  14. pmc Comorbid trends in World Trade Center cough syndrome and probable posttraumatic stress disorder in firefighters
    Justin K Niles
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 140:1146-54. 2011
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  15. doi request reprint Agreement between obstructive airways disease diagnoses from self-report questionnaires and medical records
    Jessica Weakley
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Prev Med 57:38-42. 2013
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  16. doi request reprint Post-9/11/2001 lung function trajectories by sex and race in World Trade Center-exposed New York City emergency medical service workers
    Madeline Vossbrinck
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Occup Environ Med . 2016
    ..To determine whether lung function trajectories after 9/11/2001 (9/11) differed by sex or race/ethnicity in World Trade Center-exposed Fire Department of the City of New York emergency medical service (EMS) workers...
  17. doi request reprint Lung Function Trajectories in World Trade Center-Exposed New York City Firefighters Over 13 Years: The Roles of Smoking and Smoking Cessation
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Pulmonary Medicine Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Electronic address
    Chest 149:1419-27. 2016
    ..There was little recovery (on average) over the first 6 years. Follow-up into the next decade allowed us to determine the longer-term exposure effects and the roles of cigarette smoking and cessation on lung function trajectories...
  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of asthma intervention in two elementary school-based health centers in the Bronx, New York City
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 40:487-93. 2005
    ..Our findings support the effectiveness of aggressive school-based asthma services provided by SBHCs to reduce asthma morbidity and complement community health services...
  19. doi request reprint Trial of prophylactic inhaled steroids to prevent or reduce pulmonary function decline, pulmonary symptoms, and airway hyperreactivity in firefighters at the world trade center site
    Gisela I Banauch
    Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:33-9. 2008
    ..Inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) are the most effective anti-inflammatory treatment for asthmatics. This trial evaluated the effects of prophylactic ICS in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster...
  20. pmc Obstructive airways disease with air trapping among firefighters exposed to World Trade Center dust
    Michael D Weiden
    Division of Pulmonary Critical Care, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    Chest 137:566-74. 2010
    ..To date, the underlying pathophysiologic cause for this has been open to question...
  21. doi request reprint Trends in probable PTSD in firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster, 2001-2010
    Jackie Soo
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 5:S197-203. 2011
    ..We present the longest follow-up, to date, of probable posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after the 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) in New York City firefighters who participated in the rescue/recovery effort...
  22. doi request reprint Trends in respiratory diagnoses and symptoms of firefighters exposed to the World Trade Center disaster: 2005-2010
    Jessica Weakley
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Prev Med 53:364-9. 2011
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  23. doi request reprint Early assessment of cancer outcomes in New York City firefighters after the 9/11 attacks: an observational cohort study
    Rachel Zeig-Owens
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Lancet 378:898-905. 2011
    ..We examined cancer incidence and its potential association with exposure in the first 7 years after 9/11 in firefighters with health information before 9/11 and minimal loss to follow-up...
  24. pmc Post-9/11 cancer incidence in World Trade Center-exposed New York City firefighters as compared to a pooled cohort of firefighters from San Francisco, Chicago and Philadelphia (9/11/2001-2009)
    William Moir
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    Am J Ind Med 59:722-30. 2016
    ..This study aimed to separate the potential carcinogenic effects of firefighting and WTC exposure by comparing to a cohort of non-WTC-exposed firefighters...
  25. pmc Post-September 11, 2001, Incidence of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases in World Trade Center-Exposed Firefighters and Emergency Medical Service Workers
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY Electronic address
    Mayo Clin Proc 91:23-32. 2016
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  26. doi request reprint Agreement between upper respiratory diagnoses from self-report questionnaires and medical records in an occupational health setting
    Jessica Weakley
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of the City of New York, Brooklyn, New York
    Am J Ind Med 57:1181-7. 2014
    ..The Fire Department of the City of New York World Trade Center Health Program (FDNY-WTCHP) monitors and treats WTC-related illnesses through regular physical exams, self-administered health questionnaires and treatment visits, as indicated...
  27. doi request reprint Bronchial Reactivity and Lung Function After World Trade Center Exposure
    Thomas K Aldrich
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY
    Chest 150:1333-1340. 2016
    ..The persistence of respiratory symptoms and lung function abnormalities has been well-documented, whereas persistence of BHR has not been investigated...
  28. doi request reprint Health Conditions as Mediators of the Association Between World Trade Center Exposure and Health-Related Quality of Life in Firefighters and EMS Workers
    Jennifer Yip
    Fire Department of the City of New York Ms Yip, Dr Zeig Owens, Dr Webber, Ms Olivieri, Ms Schwartz, Dr Kelly, Dr Prezant, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn Montefiore Medical Center Ms Yip, Dr Zeig Owens, Ms Olivieri, Ms Schwartz, Department of Medicine Department of Pulmonary Medicine Dr Prezant Department of Epidemiology and Population Health Dr Webber Albert Einstein College of Medicine Dr Webber and Dr Hall, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health and Department of Medicine Dr Prezant, Pulmonary Division, Bronx, New York
    J Occup Environ Med 58:200-6. 2016
    ..Few have examined specific postdisaster physical and mental health conditions as mediators of the association between exposure to disaster and HrQoL...
  29. pmc The effect of World Trade Center exposure on the latency of chronic rhinosinusitis diagnoses in New York City firefighters: 2001-2011
    Jessica Weakley
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, 9 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Occup Environ Med 73:280-3. 2016
    ..To assess how the effect of World Trade Center (WTC) exposure on physician-diagnosed chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) in firefighters changed during the decade following the attack on 9/11 (11 September 2001 to 10 September 2011)...
  30. pmc Agreement Between Self-Reported and Confirmed Cancer Diagnoses in New York City Firefighters and EMS Workers, 2001-2011
    Rachel Zeig-Owens
    Montefiore Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Bronx, NY Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, NY
    Public Health Rep 131:153-9. 2016
    ..We also investigated the association between World Trade Center (WTC) exposure and other characteristics in relation to accurate reporting of cancer diagnoses...
  31. doi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea and World Trade Center exposure
    Michelle S Glaser
    From the Department of Medicine Ms Glaser, Dr Shah, Ms Zeig Owens, Dr Appel, and Ms Weakley, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY Bureau of Health Services Ms Glaser, Ms Zeig Owens, Ms Jaber, Ms Weakley, Dr Kelly, and Dr Prezant, Fire Department of the City of New York, Brooklyn, NY Department of Epidemiology and Population Health Drs Webber, Hall, and Cohen, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY Department of Pulmonary Medicine Drs Shah, Appel, and Prezant, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY and Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine Department Dr Shulman, ProHEALTH Care Associates, LLP, Lake Success, NY
    J Occup Environ Med 56:S30-4. 2014
    ....
  32. pmc Predictors of acceptance of H1N1 influenza vaccination by FDNY firefighters and EMS workers
    Michelle S Glaser
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 East 210th Street, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Vaccine 29:5675-80. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint FDNY and 9/11: Clinical services and health outcomes in World Trade Center-exposed firefighters and EMS workers from 2001 to 2016
    Jennifer Yip
    Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York
    Am J Ind Med 59:695-708. 2016
    ....
  34. doi request reprint World Trade Center-related physical and mental health burden among New York City Fire Department emergency medical service workers
    Jennifer Yip
    Fire Department of the City of New York, Bureau of Health Services, Brooklyn, New York, USA Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Occup Environ Med 73:13-20. 2016
    ..To describe the health burden among Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) emergency medical service (EMS) workers and examine its association with work at the World Trade Center (WTC) disaster site...
  35. pmc Refractory sarcoid arthritis in World Trade Center-exposed New York City firefighters: a case series
    Konstantinos Loupasakis
    From the Hospital for Special Surgery Weill Cornell Medical College Department of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Brooklyn Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of New York, Brooklyn Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, New York University School of Medicine and Division of Rheumatology, New York University School of Medicine, NY
    J Clin Rheumatol 21:19-23. 2015
    ..The objective of this study was to describe cases of sarcoid arthritis in firefighters from the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) who worked at the World Trade Center (WTC) site...
  36. ncbi request reprint Burden of asthma in inner-city elementary schoolchildren: do school-based health centers make a difference?
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, 111 E 210th St, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 157:125-9. 2003
    ..About 1400 school-based health centers (SBHCs) provide care to 1.1 million children. However, it is unknown if access to on-site services is associated with a better outcome...
  37. pmc Use of complementary and alternative medicine in inner-city persons with or at risk for HIV infection
    Felise B Milan
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:811-6. 2008
    ..CAM use among persons with or at risk for HIV infection due to drug use or high-risk heterosexual behaviors is common, and is used almost exclusively as an adjunct and not an alternative to conventional health care...
  38. ncbi request reprint Do school-based health centers provide adequate asthma care?
    Tosan Oruwariye
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine Children s Hospital, Montefiore, 3444 Kossuth Ave, DTC Bldg, First Floor, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Sch Health 73:186-90. 2003
    ..05). Overall, provider adherence to NHLBI guidelines was inadequate, with adherence somewhat better for older children...
  39. ncbi request reprint Correlates of prenatal HIV testing in women with undocumented status at delivery
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, USA
    Matern Child Health J 12:427-34. 2008
    ..To determine factors associated with prenatal HIV testing in women who accepted rapid testing at delivery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in young urban children: does asthma make a difference?
    Daniela Montalto
    Fordham University, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Asthma 41:497-505. 2004
    ..These findings are consistent with previous research indicating that HRQL is influenced by several factors other than asthma status and severity. The implications of these results for intervention are discussed...
  41. doi request reprint Cancer in World Trade Center responders: Findings from multiple cohorts and options for future study
    Paolo Boffetta
    Tisch Cancer Institute, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York
    Am J Ind Med 59:96-105. 2016
    ..Three longitudinal studies of cancer incidence in varied populations of World Trade Center responders have been conducted...
  42. ncbi request reprint Implementation of expedited human immunodeficiency virus testing of women delivering infants in a large New York city hospital
    Mayris P Webber
    AIDS Research Program, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10457, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 101:982-6. 2003
    ..We documented the frequency and circumstances of expedited HIV testing, the time required for a result to be available, and hospital factors associated with different intervals...
  43. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of asthma and asthma-like symptoms in inner-city elementary schoolchildren
    Mayris P Webber
    Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 34:105-11. 2002
    ..The challenge remains to engage children and families in appropriate follow-up care and to manage their illness, either through the use of school-based health centers or stronger links to community services...