Select Projects

Epidemiological Literature Review:  Reviewed epidemiology literature related to trichloroethylene, tetrachloroethylene, benzene, and vinyl chloride and adverse health outcomes.

Analysis of Ambient PM2.5 and Risk of Asthma:  Reviewed and commented on a methodological approach to estimating the risk of mortality and the onset of asthma in relation to low levels of PM2.5 in ambient air.

Review of Adverse Health Effects and Nickel Exposure:  Critically reviewed epidemiology literature on the respiratory and cardiovascular health effects of exposure to nickel as a constituent of particulate matter in ambient air.

Methodological Review and Bias Assessment:  Reviewed and provided comments on methodological limitations that may be subject to bias in the epidemiology literature examining the association between Bisphenol A (BPA) exposure and cancer.

Methyl Tert-Butyl Ether (MTBE) and Cancer Analysis:  Reviewed epidemiology literature regarding the association between MTBE and cancer.

Selected Publications

Déglin, SE; Burstyn, I; Chen, CL; Miller, DJ; Gribble, MO; Hamade, AK; Chang, ET; Avanasi, R; Boon, D; Reed, J. 2022. “Considerations towards the better integration of epidemiology into quantitative risk assessment.” Global Epidemiology. In press.

Burns, CJ; LaKind, JS; Naiman, J; Boon, D; Clougherty, JE; Rule, AM; Zidek, A. 2022. “Research on COVID-19 and air pollution: A path towards advancing the science.” Environ. Res. In press.

Schneider, K; Webb, L; Boon, D; Johnson, RM. 2022. “Adolescent steroid use in association with substance use, team sports participation, and injection drug use.” J. Child Adolesc. Subst. Abuse. In press.