Selected Recent Publications


Jill Baumgartner 

Baumgartner J*, Choi JY*, Harnden S, Alexander BH, Town RJ, D’Souza G, Ramachandran G. Increased risk of respiratory illness associated with kerosene fuel use among women and children in urban Bangalore, India. Occupational and Environmental Medicine (2014). In press.

Liu QY, Baumgartner J, Zhang YX, Liu YJ , Sun YJ, Zhang MG. Oxidative potential and inflammatory impacts of source apportioned ambient air pollution in Beijing. Environmental Science & Technology (2014). In Press.

Shan M, Yang Y, Ezzati M, Chaturvedi N, Coady E, Hughes A, Shi Y, Yang M, Zhang Y, Baumgartner J.  "A feasibility study of the association of exposure to biomass smoke with vascular function, inflammation, and cellular aging" Environmental Research 135 (2014).

Baumgartner J, Zhang Y, Schauer JJ, Huang W, Wang Y, Ezzati M. Highway proximity and black carbon from cookstoves as a risk factor for higher blood pressure in rural China. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 111 (2014).

Carter EM, Shan M, Yang XD, Li JR, Baumgartner J. "Pollutant emissions and energy efficiency of Chinese gasifier cooking stoves and implications for future intervention studies" Environmental Science & Technology 48 (2014).

Simon GL, Bailis R, Baumgartner J, Hyman J, Laurent A. "Current debates and future research needs in the clean cookstove sector" Energy for Sustainable Development 20 (2014).


Jonathan Chevrier 

Gaspar FW, Chevrier J, Quiros-Alcala L, Lipsitt JM, Barr D, Holland N, Bornman R, Eskenazi B. Levels and determinants of DDT and DDE exposure in the VHEMBE cohort. Environ Health Perspect, 2017; 125(7): 077006.

Harley KG, Rauch S, Chevrier J, Kogut K, Parra KL, Trujillo C, Lustig RH, Greenspan LC, Sjödin A, Bradman A, Eskenazi B. Association of prenatal and childhood PBDE exposure with timing of puberty in boys and girls. Environ Int, 2017; 100: 132-138.

Goodyer C, Poon S, Aleksa K, Hou L, Atehortua V, Carnevale A, Jednak R, Emil S, Bagli D, Sumit D, Hales BF, Chevrier J​. A case-control study of maternal polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) exposure and cryptorchidism in Canadian populations. Environ Health Perspect, 2016; 125(5): 057004.

Chevrier J​. Balancing the risks and benefits of insecticide use for vector control: The Venda Health Examination of Mothers, Babies and their Environment (VHEMBE) study. Can Comm Dis Rep, 2016; 42(10): 215-216.

Bornman MS, Chevrier J, Rauch S, Crause M, Obida M, Sathyanarayana S, Barr DB, Eskenazi B. Dichlorodiphenyl trichloroethane exposure and anogenital distance in the Venda Health Examination of Mothers, Babies and their Environment (VHEMBE) birth cohort study, South Africa. Andrology, 2016; 4(4): 608-615.

Quansah R, Bend JR, Abdul-Rahaman A, Armah FA, Luginaah I, Essumang DK, Iddi S, Chevrier J, Cobbina SJ, Nketiah-Amponsah E, Adu-Kumi S, Darko G, Afful S. Associations between pesticide use and respiratory symptoms: A cross-sectional study in Southern Ghana. Environ Res, 2016; 150:245-254.

Verner MA, Gaspar F, Chevrier J, Gunier RB, Sjödin A, Bradman A, Eskenazi B. Increasing sample size in prospective birth cohorts: Back-extrapolating prenatal levels of persistent organic pollutants in newly enrolled children. Environ Int, 2015; 49(6): 3940-3948.

Erkin-Cakmak A, Harley KG, Chevrier J, Bradman A, Kogut K, Huen K, Eskenazi B. In Utero and Childhood PBDE Exposures and Obesity in the CHAMACOS study. Environ Health Perspect, 2015; 123(6): 636-642.

Chevrier J, Warner M, Gunier B, Brambilla P, Eskenazi B, Mocarelli P. Serum dioxin concentrations and thyroid hormone levels in the Seveso Women’s Health Study. Am J Epidemiol, 2014; 180(5): 490-498.

Picciotto S, Chevrier J, Balmes J, Eisen EA. Hypothetical interventions to limit metalworking fluid exposures and their effects on COPD mortality: g-estimation within a public health framework. Epidemiology, 2014; 25(3): 436-443.

Chevrier J, Gunier RB, Bradman A, Holland NT, Calafat AM, Eskenazi B, Harley KG. Maternal urinary bisphenol A during pregnancy and maternal and neonatal thyroid function in the CHAMACOS study. Environ Health Perspect, 2013; 121(1): 138-144.

Eskenazi B, Chevrier J, Rauch S, Kogut K, Harley KG, Johnson C, Trujillo C, Sjödin A, Bradman A. In utero and childhood polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) exposure and neurodevelopment in the CHAMACOS study. Environ Health Perspect, 2013; 121(2): 257-262.

Chevrier J, Picciotto S, Eisen EA. A comparison of standard methods with g-estimation of accelerated failure-time models to address the healthy worker survivor effect: Application in a cohort of autoworkers exposed to metalworking fluids. Epidemiology, 2012; 23(2): 212-219.

Chevrier J, Harley KG, Bradman A, Gharbi M, Sjödin A, Eskenazi B. Polybrominated diphenyl ether (PBDE) flame retardants and thyroid hormone during pregnancy. Environ Health Perspect, 2010; 118(10): 1444-1449.


Mark Goldberg

Chen, H., et al. (2017). "Exposure to ambient air pollution and the incidence of dementia: A population-based cohort study." Environ Int 108: 271-277.

Goldberg, MS., et al. (2017). The association between the incidence of postmenopausal breast cancer and concentrations at street-level of nitrogen dioxide and ultrafine particles. Environmental Research 158, 7–15. [Epub ahead of print]

Weichenthal, S. et al. Spatial variations in ambient ultrafine particle concentrations and the risk of incident prostate cancer: A case-control study. Environmental Research 156 (2017) 374–380

Buteau, S., et al. (2017). "Comparison of spatiotemporal prediction models of daily exposure of individuals to ambient nitrogen dioxide and ozone in Montreal, Canada." Env Res 156:201-230

Shekarrizfard, M., A. Faghih-Imani, D. Crouse, M. Goldberg, N. Ross, N. Eluru, M. Hatzopoulou. 2016. Individual exposure to traffic related air pollution across land-use clusters. Accepted. Transportation Research Part D, 46: 339-350.  

Chen, H., Burnett, R.T., Copes, R., Kwong, J.C., Villeneuve, P.J., Goldberg, M.S., Brook, R.D., van Donkelaar, A., Jerrett, M., Martin, R.V., Kopp, A., Brook, J.R., and Tu, J.V. Ambient fine particulate matter and mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction: population-based cohort study. Environmental Health Perspectives, 2016; doi: 10.1289/EHP185

Godri Pollitt, K. J., et al. (2016). "Trace metal exposure is associated with increased exhaled nitric oxide in asthmatic children." Environ Health 15(1): 94.

Bai, L., Li, S., Wang, J., Lavigne, E., Gasparrini, A., Copes, R., Yagouti, A., Burnett, R.T., Goldberg, M.S., Villeneuve, P.J., Cakmak, S., and Chen, H. "Hospitalizations from Hypertensive Diseases, Diabetes, and Arrhythmia in Relation to Low and High Temperatures: Population-Based Study." Sci Rep 6: 30283.

Farrell, W., et al. (2016). "Near roadway air pollution across a spatially extensive road and cycling network." Environ Pollut 212: 498-507.

Couch, F. J., et al. (2016). "Identification of four novel susceptibility loci for oestrogen receptor negative breast cancer." Nat Commun 7: 11375.

S. Buteau and M. S. Goldberg (2016). "A structured review of panel studies used to investigate associations between ambient air pollution and heart rate variability." Environ Res 148: 207-247.

Hong Chen, Richard T. Burnett, Ray Copes, Jeffrey C. Kwong, Paul J. Villeneuve, Mark S. Goldberg, Robert D. Brook, Aaron van Donkelaar, Michael Jerrett, Randall V. Martin, Jeffrey R. Brook, Alexander Kopp, and Jack V. Tu. “Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Mortality among Survivors of Myocardial Infarction: Population-Based Cohort Study. Environ Health Perspect 2016;124(9): 1421-1428.

Christina Norris, Mark S. Goldberg, Julian D. Marshall, Marie-France Valois, T. Pradeep, M. Narayanswamy, Grishma Jain, Karthik Sethuraman, Jill Baumgartner et al. (2016). "A panel study of the acute effects of personal exposure to household air pollution on ambulatory blood pressure in rural Indian women." Environ Res 147: 331-342.

Chen, H., et al. (2016). "Cohort Profile: The ONtario Population Health and Environment Cohort (ONPHEC)." Int J Epidemio

Maikawa, C. L., et al. (2016). "Particulate Oxidative Burden as a Predictor of Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Children with Asthma." Environ Health Perspect. DOI:10.1289/EHP175

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