Environmental/Occupational Epidemiology Journal Club

Fall 2023

 Wednesdays 1:00 – 2:00 pm ET 

Fall 2023
Rescheduled for 9/20/23 Zoom Opal Patel

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Tennant PWG, Arnold KF, Ellison GTH, Gilthorpe MS. Analyses of ‘change scores’ do not estimate causal effects in observational data. Int J Epidemiol. 2022 Oct 13;51(5):1604-1615. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyab050

Glymour MM. Commentary: Modelling change in a causal framework. Int J Epidemiol. 2022 Oct 13;51(5):1615-1621. doi: 10.1093/ije/dyac151

9/27/23 Zoom Anjali Kumar

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Voss S, Schneider A, Huth C, Wolf K, Markevych I, Schwettmann L, Rathmann W, Peters A, Breitner S. Long-term exposure to air pollution, road traffic noise, residential greenness, and prevalent and incident metabolic syndrome: Results from the population-based KORA F4/FF4 cohort in Augsburg, Germany. Environ Int. 2021 Feb. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2020.106364

Yu Y, Paul K, Arah OA, Mayeda ER, Wu J, Lee E, Shih IF, Su J, Jerrett M, Haan M, Ritz B. Air pollution, noise exposure, and metabolic syndrome – A cohort study in elderly Mexican-Americans in Sacramento area. Environ Int. 2020 Jan. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2019.105269

10/4/23 Zoom Erik Slawsky

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Yuan Y, Zhou P, Peng M, Zhu L, Li Y, Wang K, Wang Y, Tang Z, Wang Y, Huang Y, Zhang J, Zhang Y. Residential greenness mitigates mortality risk from short-term airborne particulate exposure: An individual-level case-crossover study. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2023 Oct. doi: 10.1016/j.ecoenv.2023.115451

Mueller W, Wilkinson P, Milner J, Loh M, Vardoulakis S, Petard Z, Cherrie M, Puttaswamy N, Balakrishnan K, Arvind DK. The relationship between greenspace and personal exposure to PM2.5 during walking trips in Delhi, India. Environ Pollut. 2022 Jul. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2022.119294

10/11/23 Zoom Julia Kaplan

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Romano ME, Gallagher LG, Eliot MN, Calafat AM, Chen A, Yolton K, Lanphear B, Braun JM. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance mixtures and gestational weight gain among mothers in the Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment study. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2021 Jan. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2020.113660

Marks KJ, Jeddy Z, Flanders WD, Northstone K, Fraser A, Calafat AM, Kato K, Hartman TJ. Maternal serum concentrations of perfluoroalkyl substances during pregnancy and gestational weight gain: The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children. Reprod Toxicol. 2019 Dec. doi: 10.1016/j.reprotox.2019.08.003

10/25/23 Zoom Cherrel Manley

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Ebdrup NH, Schullehner J, Knudsen UB, Liew Z, Thomsen AML, Lyngsø J, Bay B, Arendt LH, Clemmensen PJ, Sigsgaard T, Hansen B, Ramlau-Hansen CH. Drinking water nitrate and risk of pregnancy loss: a nationwide cohort study. Environ Health. 2022 Sep. doi: 10.1186/s12940-022-00897-1

Schaider, L.A., Swetschinski, L., Campbell, C. et al. Environmental justice and drinking water quality: are there socioeconomic disparities in nitrate levels in U.S. drinking water?. Environ Health 18, 3 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12940-018-0442-6

11/1/23 Zoom Amelia Martin

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Hadei, M., Hopke, P.K., Shahsavani, A. et al. Indoor concentrations of VOCs in beauty salons; association with cosmetic practices and health risk assessment. J Occup Med Toxicol 13, 30 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12995-018-0213-x

Moradi, M., Hopke, P., Hadei, M. et al. Exposure to BTEX in beauty salons: biomonitoring, urinary excretion, clinical symptoms, and health risk assessments. Environ Monit Assess 191, 286 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10661-019-7455-7

11/8/23 Zoom Rebecca Noga

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Cantonwine DE, Meeker JD, Ferguson KK, Mukherjee B, Hauser R, McElrath TF. Urinary Concentrations of Bisphenol A and Phthalate Metabolites Measured during Pregnancy and Risk of Preeclampsia. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Oct;124(10):1651-1655. doi: 10.1289/EHP188

Camara LR, Arbuckle TE, Trottier H, Fraser WD. Associations between Maternal Exposure to Bisphenol A or Triclosan and Gestational Hypertension and Preeclampsia: The MIREC Study. Am J Perinatol. 2019 Sep;36(11):1127-1135. doi: 10.1055/s-0038-1676489

11/29/23 Zoom Kaleigh Hinton

Pre-doctoral trainee – UNC Chapel Hill

Oh, J., D. H. Bennett, A. M. Calafat, D. Tancredi, D. L. Roa, R. J. Schmidt, I. Hertz-Picciotto, and H. M. Shin. Prenatal Exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances in Association with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Marbles Study.  Environ Int 147 (Feb 2021): 106328. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106328

Shin, H. M., J. Oh, J. Schmidt R, and N. Pearce E. Prenatal Exposure to Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances, Maternal Thyroid Dysfunction, and Child Autism Spectrum Disorder. Endocrinol Metab (Seoul) 37, no. 6 (Dec 2022): 819-29. https://doi.org/10.3803/EnM.2022.1598