Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology Journal Club

Fall 2022

 Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET

Fall 2022
9/14/22 Zoom Rebecca Noga

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Glazer KB, Eliot MN, Danilack VA, Carlson L, Phipps MG, Dadvand P, Savitz DA, Wellenius GA. Residential green space and birth outcomes in a coastal setting. Environ Res. 2018 May;163:97-107. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2018.01.006.


Ebisu K, Holford TR, Bell ML. Association between greenness, urbanicity, and birth weight. Sci Total Environ. 2016 Jan 15;542(Pt A):750-6. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2015.10.111.
9/28/22 Zoom Julia Kaplan

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Wisnivesky JP, Teitelbaum SL, Todd AC, et al. Persistence of multiple illnesses in World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers: a cohort study. Lancet. 2011;378(9794):888-897. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(11)61180-X

Shapiro MZ, Wallenstein SR, Dasaro CR, et al. Cancer in General Responders Participating in World Trade Center Health Programs, 2003-2013. JNCI Cancer Spectr. 2019;4(1):pkz090. Published 2019 Nov 6. doi:10.1093/jncics/pkz090

10/19/22 Zoom Erik Slawsky

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Rondeau V, Jacqmin-Gadda H, Commenges D, Helmer C, Dartigues JF. Aluminum and silica in drinking water and the risk of Alzheimer’s disease or cognitive decline: findings from 15-year follow-up of the PAQUID cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Feb 15;169(4):489-96. doi: 10.1093/aje/kwn348


Gun RT, Korten AE, Jorm AF, Henderson AS, Broe GA, Creasey H, McCusker E, Mylvaganam A. Occupational risk factors for Alzheimer disease: a case-control study. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 1997 Mar;11(1):21-7. doi: 10.1097/00002093-199703000-00005


10/26/22 Zoom Eman Metwally

Post-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Doiron D, de Hoogh K, Probst-Hensch N, Fortier I, Cai Y, De Matteis S, Hansell AL. Air pollution, lung function and COPD: results from the population-based UK Biobank study. Eur Respir J. 2019 Jul 25;54(1):1802140. doi: 10.1183/13993003.02140-2018.


Sint T, Donohue JF, Ghio AJ. Ambient air pollution particles and the acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Inhal Toxicol. 2008 Jan;20(1):25-9. doi: 10.1080/08958370701758759. PMID: 18236218.


11/02/22 Zoom Sam Neally

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Dialesandro J, Brazil N, Wheeler S, Abunnasr Y. Dimensions of Thermal Inequity: Neighborhood Social Demographics and Urban Heat in the Southwestern U.S. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021; 18(3):941.

Nayak, S. G., Shrestha, S., Kinney, P. L., Ross, Z., Sheridan, S. C., Pantea, C. I., Hsu, W. H., Muscatiello, N., & Hwang, S. A. (2018). Development of a heat vulnerability index for New York State. Public health, 161, 127–137.

11/16/22 Zoom Anjali Kumar

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Plascak, J. J., Beyer, K., Xu, X., Stroup, A. M., Jacob, G., & Llanos, A. (2022). Association Between Residence in Historically Redlined Districts Indicative of Structural Racism and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Breast Cancer Outcomes. JAMA network open, 5(7), e2220908.



Collin, L. J., Gaglioti, A. H., Beyer, K. M., Zhou, Y., Moore, M. A., Nash, R., Switchenko, J. M., Miller-Kleinhenz, J. M., Ward, K. C., & McCullough, L. E. (2021). Neighborhood-Level Redlining and Lending Bias Are Associated with Breast Cancer Mortality in a Large and Diverse Metropolitan Area. Cancer epidemiology, biomarkers & prevention : a publication of the American Association for Cancer Research, cosponsored by the American Society of Preventive Oncology, 30(1), 53–60.