Recent Branch Publications
These citations are published CDC-authored articles related to asthma and indoor/outdoor air pollution. Names in bold indicate CDC Air Pollution and Respiratory Health Branch authorship.
2013 (to date)
Damon SA, Poehlman JA, Rupert DJ, Williams PN. “Storm-Related Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: An Investigation of Target Audience Knowledge and Risk Behaviors.” Social Marketing Quarterly. 2013: 19:188-199.
Dunn KH, Shulman S, Stock AL, Naeher LP. “Personal carbon monoxide exposures among firefighters at prescribed forest burns in the southeastern United States.” Arch Environ Occup Health. 2013; 68(1):55-9. Abstract.
King ME, Schreiber ND, Formanski SE, Fleming S, Bayleyegn TM, Lemusu SS. “A Brief Report of Surveillance of Traumatic Experiences and Exposures After the Earthquake-Tsunami in American Samoa, 2009.” Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2013; 7:377-331. Abstract.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Health-related quality of life among adults with work-related asthma in the United States.” Qua Life Res. 2013; 22:771-780.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Asthma symptoms among adults with work-related asthma.” Journal of Asthma. 2013; 50:166-173. Abstract.
Horton LM, Burgess P, Iossifova Y, Brown MJ, Mortensen ME, Yip F, Gelting R, Hubbard B, Kapil V. “Children’s Environmental Health at CDC.” Rev. Salud Ambient. 2013; 13(1):5-11.
Lozier M. “Notes from the Field: Acetyl Fentanyl Overdose Fatalities — Rhode Island, March–May 2013.” MMWR 2013: 62(34);703-704.
Mazurek JM, Knoeller GE, Moorman JE, Storey E. “Occupational Asthma Incidence: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-Back survey—United States, 2006-2009.” Journal of Asthma. 2013; 50:390-394.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Chatterjee AB, Moorman JE. “Age at asthma onset and subsequent asthma outcomes among adults with active asthma.” Respir Med 2013 [Epub ahead of print].
Oraka E, Iqbal S, Flanders WD, Brinker K, Garbe P. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Current Asthma and Emergency Department Visits.” Journal of Asthma. Epub ahead of print. Abstract.
Rupert DJ, Poehlman JA, Damon SA, Williams PN (2013). “Risk and protective behaviours for residential carbon monoxide poisoning.” Injury Prevention; 19(2): 119-123. Podcast.
Van Sickle D, Magzamen S, Truelove S, Morrison T. “Remote Monitoring of Inhaled Bronchodilator Use and Weekly Feedback about Asthma Management: An Open-Group, Short-Term Pilot Study of the Impact on Asthma Control.” PLoS ONE 2013; 8(2): e55335. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0055335.
White GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Asthma in Health Care Workers: 2008 and 2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-Back Survey.” J Occup Environ Med. Epub ahead of print.
White GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Work-related asthma and employment status—38 states and District of Columbia, 2006-2009.” J Asthma. Epub ahead of print.
Zahran HS, Bailey C., “Factors Associated with Asthma Prevalence among Racial and Ethnic Groups—United States, 2009–2010 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.” Journal of Asthma 2013; Early online: 1-7.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Bailey C, Zahran HS, King M, Johnson CA, Liu X. “Trends in Asthma Prevalence, Health Care Use, and Mortality in the United States, 2001–2010.” [PDF - 680 KB] NCHS Data Brief 2012 No. 94.
Bitsko RH, Danielson M, King M, Visser SN, Scahill L, Perou R. “Health Care Needs of Children With Tourette Syndrome” Journal of Child Neurology Eepub ahead of print.
Brandt M, Brown C, Burkhart J, Burton N, Cox-Ganser J, Damon S, Falk H, Fridkin S, Garbe P, McGeehin M, Morgan J, Page E, Rao C, Redd S, Sinks T, Trout D, Wallingford K, Warnock D, Weissman D. “Mold Prevention Strategies and Possible Health Effects in the Aftermath of Hurricanes and Major Floods.” in Friis RG (ed.) The Praeger handbook of environmental health. Vol. Two, Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2012. Earlier version.
Clower J, Henretig F, Trella J, Hoffman R, Wheeler K, Maxted A, Weng C, Chen J-H, Chang H-G, Blog D, Marcus S, Ruck B, Bronstein A, Yip F, Law R, Wolkin A, Lewis L, Schier J. Notes from the Field: Carbon Monoxide Exposures Reported to Poison Centers and Related to Hurricane Sandy — Northeastern United States, 2012. MMWR. 2012; 61(44): 905.
Clower J, Hampson NB, Iqbal S, Yip FY. “Recipients of hyperbaric oxygen treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning and exposure circumstances.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2012; 30:846-51. Abstract.
Diette GB, Tanaka RA, Balmes J, Buist AS, Checkley W, Garbe P, Hansel NN, Kapil V, Gordon SB, Lagat D, Yip F, Mortimer K, Perez-Padilla R, Roth C, Schwaninger J, Punturieri A, Kiley J. “Obstructive Lung Disease and Exposure to Burning Biomass Fuel in the Indoor Environment.” Global Heart; 2012; 7:265-270. Abstract.
Garbe PL, Lu P, Euler G, Callahan DB. “First things first: Protecting children with asthma from infection with influenza.” American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2012; 185 (12): i-ii.
Hampson NB, Dunn SL, Yip FY, Clower JH, Weaver LK. “The UHMS/CDC Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Surveillance Program: Three-year data” Undersea & Hyperbaric Medicine 2012; 39 (2): 667-85.
Herman E, Garbe P. “Letter: Evidence-Based Health: Necessary But Not Sufficient” Preventing Chronic Disease 2012; 9:110304. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5888/pcd9.110304
Iqbal S, Clower J, Saha S, Boehmer T, Mattson C, Yip FY, Cobb B, Flanders WD. “Carbon Monoxide Alarm Ordinance Awareness and Presence of Alarms at Home.” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 2012; 18(3): 272–278. Abstract.
Iqbal S, Clower JH, Hernandez SA, Damon SA, YipFY. “A Review of Disaster-Related Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Surveillance, Epidemiology, and Opportunities for Prevention.” American Journal of Public Health Epub ahead of print.
Iqbal S, Clower JH, King ME, Bell J, Yip FY. “National Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Surveillance Framework and Recent Estimates.” Public Health Reports 2012; 127: 486-496.
Iqbal S, Clower JH, Saha S, Boehmer T, Mattson C, Yip FY, Cobb B, Flanders WD. “Residential Carbon Monoxide Alarm Prevalence and Ordinance Awareness.” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2012; 18 (3): 272-278.
Iqbal S, Law HZ, Clower JH, Yip FY, Elixhauser A. “Hospital burden of unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning in the United States, 2007.” The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 2012; 30:657-64. Abstract.
Iqbal S, Yip FY. “Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Health Effects, Surveillance, and Epidemiology.” in Friis RG (ed. ) The Praeger handbook of environmental health. Vol. Two, Santa Barbara: Praeger, 2012.
King ME. “Serious Psychological Distress and Asthma.” in Martin CR, Preedy VR (eds.) Scientific Basis of Healthcare: Asthma CRC Press 2012.
Kit BK, Simon AE, Ogden CL, Akinbami LJ. “Trends in Preventive Asthma Medication Use Among Children and Adolescents, 1988 -2008.” Pediatrics 2012; 129 (1): 62-69.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM , Moorman JE. “Complementary and Alternative Medicine Use among Adults with Work-Related and Non-Work-Related Asthma.” Journal of Asthma 2012; 49 (1): 107-113.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. Work-related Asthma – 38 States and District of Columbia, 2006-2009. MMWR. 2012;61:375-378.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Characteristics associated with health care professional diagnosis of work-related asthma among individuals who describe their asthma as being caused or made worse by workplace exposures.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2012; 52:485-90. Abstract.
Labre MP, Herman EJ, Dumitru GG, Valenzuela KA, Cechman CL. Public Health Interventions for Asthma: An Umbrella Review, 1990–2010. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012; 42(4):403–410. (Abstract).
Mazurek JM, Knoeller GE, Moorman JE. “Effect of current depression on the association of work-related asthma with adverse asthma outcomes: a cross-sectional study using the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System.” Journal of Affective Disorders. 2012; 136(3):1135-42. Abstract.
Moorman J, Akinbami LJ, Bailey C, Zahran H, King M, Johnson C, Liu X. “National Surveillance of Asthma: United States, 2001-2010.” [PDF - 910 KB] National Center for Health Statistics. Vital Health Statistics 2012; 3(35).
Oraka E, Kim HJ, King ME, Callahan DB. “Asthma prevalence among US elderly by age groups: age still matters.” Journal of Asthma 2012;49(6):593-9. Abstract.
Shen J, Oraka E. "Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use among children with asthma.” Preventive Medicine 2012; 54:27–31.
Tharp AT, Constans JI, Yin R, Sullivan G, Vasterling JJ, Rouse J, Schreiber MD, King M. “Service provision in disaster preparation, response, and recovery for individuals with predisaster mental illness.” American Journal of Disaster Medicine 2012; 7(3): 171-174.
Winer RA., Qin X, Harrington T, Moorman J, Zahran H. “Asthma Incidence among Children and Adults: Findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-back Survey—United States, 2006–2008.” Journal of Asthma 2012; 49 (1):16–22.
Zahran HS, Person CJ, Bailey C, Moorman JE. “Predictors of Asthma Self-Management Education among Children and Adults-2006-2007 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-back Survey.” Journal of Asthma 2012; 49(1):98-106.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Liu X. “Asthma prevalence, health care use, and mortality: United States, 2005–2009.” National Health Statistics Reports, 2011; 32: 1-15.
Barnett SB, Nurmagambetov, TA. “Costs of asthma in the United States: 2002-2007.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2011; 127(1): 145-152.
Bell J, Bronstein A, Clower JH, Iqbal S, Yip FY, Martin CA, Chang A, Wolkin AF. “Carbon Monoxide Exposures --- United States, 2000--2009.” MMWR 2011; 60(30):1014-1017.
Chen H, Garbe P. “Assessing Program outcomes from the Bottom-Up Approach: an Innovative Perspective to Outcome Evaluation.” in Chen H, Donaldson S, Mark M (eds.) Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice. New Directions for Evaluation. Vol. 130, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Chen H, Donaldson S, Mark M. “Validity Frameworks for Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice ” in Chen H, Donaldson S, Mark M (eds.) Validity in Outcome Evaluation: Theory and Practice. New Directions for Evaluation. Vol. 130. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2011.
Clower JH, Hampson NB, Iqbal S, Yip FY. “Recipients of hyperbaric oxygen treatment for carbon monoxide poisoning and exposure circumstances.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine. published online 22 August 2011. Abstract.
Cohen NJ, Callahan DB, Gonzalez V, Balaban V, Wang RD, Pordell P, et al. “Respiratory illness in households of school-dismissed students during influenza pandemic, 2009.” [letter]. Emerging Infectious Disease 2011: 17 (9): serial on the Internet.
Crocker DD, Dumitru GG, Nurmagambetov TA. (eds). “Reducing Asthma Morbidity Through Home-Based Environmental Interventions. Systematic Reviews, recommendations from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services, and Expert Commentary.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 41(2) S1.
Task Force on Community Preventive Services. “Recommendations from the Task Force on Community Preventive Services to Decrease Asthma Morbidity Through Home-Based, Multi-Trigger, Multicomponent Interventions.” S1-S4.
Crocker DD, Kinyota S, Dumitru GG, Ligon CB, Herman EJ, Ferdinands JM, Hopkins DP, Lawrence BM, Sipe TA, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. “Effectiveness of Home-Based Multi-Trigger, Multicomponent Interventions with an Environmental Focus for Reducing Asthma Morbidity: A Community Guide Systematic Review.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 41(2) S1: S5-S32. Abstract.
Nurmagambetov TA, Barnett SB, Jacob V, Chattaopadhyay SK, Hopkins DP, Crocker DD, Dumitru GG, Kinyota S, Task Force on Community Preventive Services. “Economic Value of Home-Based, Multi-Trigger, Multicomponent Interventions with an Environmental Focus for Reducing Asthma Morbidity: A Community Guide Systematic Review.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2011 41(2) S1: S33-S47. Abstract.
Krieger JW, Philby ML, Brooks MZ. “Better Home Visits for Asthma: Lessons Learned from the Seattle–King County Asthma Program.” S48-S51.
Wilce MA, Garbe PL. “Evaluating Home-Based, Multicomponent, Multi-Trigger Interventions: Your Results May Vary.” S52-S54.
Sever ML, Salo PM, Haynes AK, Zeldin DC. “Inner-City Environments and Mitigation of Cockroach Allergen.” S55-S56.
Murphy JS, Sandel MT. “Asthma and Social Justice: How to Get Remediation Done. S57-S58.
Atherly AJ. “The Economic Value of Home Asthma Interventions.” S59-S61.
The Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project: It takes a community
Publication: Special Supplement to the Journal of Urban Health, 2011; 88 (S1).
Guest Editors: Herman E, Savage Brown A, Disler S.
Herman E, Garbe PL, McGeehin MA. “Assessing community-based approaches to asthma control: The Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project.”
Herman E. “Conceptual Framework of the Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project.”
Davis A, Herman E. “Considerations and Challenges for Planning a Public Health Approach to Asthma.”
Meurer John, Lyon-Callo S. “Controlling Asthma in American Cities: Major Themes, Persistent Challenges, and Next Steps.”
Interventions in Health Care Settings
Ragazzi H, Keller A, Ehrensberger R Irani AM. “Evaluation of a Practice-Based Intervention to Improve the Management of Pediatric Asthma.”
Davis A, Benson M, Cooney D, Spruell B, Orelian J. “A Matched Cohort Evaluation of a Bedside Asthma Intervention for Patients Hospitalized at a Large Urban Children’s Hospital.”
Pike EV, Richmond CM, Hobson A, Kleiss J, Wottowa J, Sterling DA. “Development and evaluation of an integrated asthma awareness curriculum for the elementary school classroom.”
Richmond CM, Hobson A, Pike EV, Kleiss J, Wottowa J, Sterling DA. “Breathe your Best for School Success: Evaluation of an Initiative to Enhance Asthma Action Plans.”
Shrimali BP, Hasenbush A, Davis A, Tager I Magzamen S. “Medication Use Patterns Among Urban Youth Participating in School-Based Asthma Education.”
Creating Community Linkages
Findley SE, Thomas G, Madera-Reese R, McLeod N, Kintala S, Martinez RA Ortiz B. “A Community-Based Strategy for Improving Asthma Management and Outcomes for Preschoolers.”
Savage Brown A, Disler S, Burns L, Carlson A, Davis A, Kurian C, Weems Jr. D Wilson K. “Family and Home Asthma Services Across the Controlling Asthma in American Cities Project.”
Berry TM, Prosser TR, Wilson K, Castro M. “Asthma Friendly Pharmacies: A model to improve communication and collaboration among pharmacists, patients, and health care providers.”
Nesvold JH, Carlson A, Brust J. “Building a Partnership with Health Plans: The Minneapolis and St. Paul Controlling Asthma in American Cities Experience.”
Evaluation of Complex Community-Based Interventions
Herman E, Keller A, Davis A, Ehrensberger R, Telleen S, Kurz R, Nesvold JH, Findley SE, Bryant-Stevens T, Benson M, Fierro L. “A Model-Driven Approach to Assessing the Added Value of Community Coalitions.”
Davis SQ, Krishnan JA, Lee K, Persky V, Naureckas ET. “Effect of a Community-Wide Asthma Intervention on Appropriate Use of Inhaled Corticosteroid.”
Bryant-Stevens T, Kurian C, Chen Z. “Brief Report of a Low-Cost Street Corner Methodology to Assess Inner-city Residents’ Awareness and Knowledge about Asthma.”
Carlson A, Nesvold JH, Liu A. “Population-Based Assessment of Asthma Symptom Burden in Children.”
Appendix A: Additional Peer-Reviewed Publications from CAACP Sites
Appendix B: CAACP Tools, Instruments and Materials
Iqbal S, Law HZ, Clower J, Yip FY, Elixhauser A. “National hospital burden of unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine, Abstract.
Iqbal S, Clower J, Yip FY, Garbe P. “Carbon monoxide poisoning surveillance.” in Levy BS, Wegman DH, Baron SL, Sokas RK (eds). Occupational and environmental health. 6th Ed. Oxford University Press, 2011.
Jarquin VG, Callahan DB, Cohen NJ, Balaban V, Wang R, Beato R, Pordell P, Oyervides O, Huang WT, Lipman H, Fishbein D, Massoudi MS. “Effect of School Closure from Pandemic (H1N1) 2009, Chicago, Illinois, USA.” Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2011 17(4): 751-753.
King ME, Damon SA. “Attitudes about Carbon Monoxide Safety in the United States: Results from the 2005 and 2006 HealthStyles Survey.” Public Health Reports, 2011; 126 (S1): 100-107.
Law HZ, Oraka E, Mannino DM. “The Role of Income in Reducing Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Emergency Room and Urgent Care Center Visits for Asthma—United States, 2001–2009” Journal of Asthma 2011; 48:405–413.
Lu P, Callahan DB, Ding H, Euler GL., “Influenza A (H1N1) 2009 Monovalent Vaccination Among Adults with Asthma, U.S., 2010” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2011;41(6):619–626.
Lutterloh EC, Iqbal S, Clower J, Spiller HA, Riggs M, Suggs TJ, Humbaugh KE, Cadwell BL, Thoroughman D. “Carbon monoxide poisoning after an ice storm – Kentucky, 2009.” Public Health Reports, 2011; 126:S(1): 108- 115.
Moorman JE, Zahran H, Truman BI, Molla MT. “Current Asthma Prevalence — United States, 2006–2008” In: CDC. “CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011.” MMWR 2011;60(Suppl):[79-81].
Nguyen K, Zahran H, Iqbal S, Peng J. “Factors Associated with Asthma Control among adults in five states in New England.” Journal of Asthma. Abstract.
Shen J, Johnston M, Hays RD. “Asthma Outcome Measures.” Expert review of pharmacoeconomics and outcomes research 2011 Aug;11(4):447-53. Abstract.
Yip FY, Pearcy JN, Garbe PL, Truman BI. “Unhealthy Air Quality — United States, 2006–2009” In: CDC. “CDC Health Disparities and Inequalities Report — United States, 2011.” MMWR 2011;60(Suppl):[28-32].
Zahran H, Bailey C. Garbe P. “Vital Signs: Asthma Prevalence, Disease Characteristics, and Self-Management Education --- United States, 2001—2009.” MMWR 2011; 60(17); 547-552.
Akinbami L, Parker J, Merkle S. “Factors Associated with School Absence Among Children with Symptomatic Asthma, United States, 2002-2003”, Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology 2010; 23 (3): 191-200.
Chen H. “The Bottom-Up Approach to Integrative Validity: A New Perspective for Program Evaluation” Evaluation and Program Planning 2010; 30 (3): 205-214. Abstract.
Damon S, Naylor R, Therriault S. “Public communication in unplanned biomass burning events” Inhalation Toxicology 2010; 22 (2):113-116.
Greenberg C, Luna P, Simmons G, Huhman M, Merkle S, Robin L, Keener D. “Follow-Up of an Elementary School Intervention for Asthma Management: Do Gains Last into Middle School?” Journal of Asthma 2010; 47:587-593.
Holian A, Stock A, Migliaccio C, Noonan C, Ward T. “Conference Summary: International Biomass Smoke Health Effects (ISBHE)” Inhalation Toxicology 2010; 22:91-93.
Iqbal S, Clower J, Boehmer T, Yip F, Garbe P. “Carbon Monoxide Related Hospitalizations in the United States: Evaluation of a Web-based Query System for Public Health Surveillance” Public Health Reports 2010; 125:423-432.
Langenfeld NA, Mast DK, Rasberry C, Cheung K, Luna P, Buckley R, Merkle S, Huhman M and Robin L. “Strategies for Identifying Students in Need of School-Based Asthma Services: Challenges and Questions That Emerged From a Rapid Evaluation of a School-Based Asthma Program,” Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators 2010 1 (3): 109-116.
Mack KA, Liller KD, Damon S. Response to letter to the editor: “CO Detectors prevent CO Poisoning” Am J Lifestyle Medicine 2010; 4:368.
Marino L, Shen J. “Characteristics of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (cam) Use among Adults with Asthma” Journal of Asthma 2010; 47(5):521-25.
Murphy M., Iqbal S., Sanchez C., Quinlisk P. “Post-disaster health communication and information sources: The Iowa flood scenario” Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2010; 4(2): 129-134
Oraka, E, King M, Callahan D. “Asthma and Serious Psychological Distress: Prevalence and Risk Factors among US Adults, 2001-2007” Chest 2010; 137(3):609-16. Abstract.
Ribeiro IC, Torres A, Parra DC, Reis R, Hoehner C, Schmid TL, Pratt M, Ramos LR, Simoes EJ, Brownson RC. “Using Logic Models as Iterative Tools for Planning and Evaluating Physical Activity Promotion Programs in Curitiba, Brazil” J Phys Activity and Health. 2010; 7(Suppl 2): S155-S162.
Trogdon JG, Nurmagambetov TA, Thompson HF. “The Economic Implications of Influenza Vaccination for Adults with Asthma” Am J Preventive Medicine 2010; 39(5):489-90. Abstract.