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Built Environment

Dannenberg A, Ponder P. Role of environmental health professionals in improving the built environment. [PDF - 123 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;71(1):22-3.

Heishman H, Dannenberg A. Influencing the built environment in your community. [PDF - 575 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2008;71(4):66-7.

Prudent N, Houghton A, Stewart J, Petersen A, Thompson R, Byrne M, Luber G. Addressing climate change and local public health: the Austin Climate Protection Program and the CDC Working Group on Climate Change Collaboration. [PDF - 505 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;71(8):18-9.

Wendel A. Establishing the practice of health impact assessment in the United States. [PDF - 613 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;75(1):32-3.


Community Environmental Health Assessment

Buchanan S, Meyer P, Sarisky J, Hubbard B, Noonan G, Tarrago O. Development of an integrated intervention plan to reduce exposure to lead and other contaminants in the mining center of La Oroya, Peru. [PDF - 282 KB] Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2005. Appendices A-F; H-l [PDF - 598 KB], Appendix G [PDF - 1.1 MB], Full report in Spanish [PDF - 287 KB], Executive summary in Spanish [PDF -77 KB]

Hubbard B. Working to build healthy communities: community environmental health assessments using PACE EH. [PDF - 145 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;69(3):32-3.

Hubbard B, Gelting R, Baffigo V, Sarisky J. Community environmental health assessment strengthens environmental public health services in the Peruvian Amazon. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2005;208(1–2):101-7.

Orians C, Rose S, Hubbard B, Sarisky J, Reason L, Bernichon T, et al. Strengthening the capacity of local health agencies through community-based assessment and planning. [PDF - 232 KB] Publ Health Rep. 2009;124(6):875-82. [Buchanan S]


Core Competencies

American Public Health Association, National Center for Environmental Health. Environmental health competency project: recommendations for core competencies for local environmental health practitioners. [PDF - 313 KB] Washington: American Public Health Association; 2001


Core Functions

Niskar AS, Buchanan S, Meyer PA. A federal agency's role in fulfilling the public health core functions: the childhood lead poisoning prevention program model. J Public Health Manag Pract 2005;11(1):50-8.

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Diversity

Harper DM. A diverse environmental public health workforce to meet the diverse environmental health challenges of the 21st century. [PDF - 175 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;69(6):52-3.


Drinking Water

Baloch M. Groundwater vulnerability assessments: prioritizing water safety in times of austerity. [PDF - 317 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;76(4):40-2.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Community health impact of extended loss of water service --- Alabama, January 2010. MMWR. 2011;60(06)161-6. [Miller M, Otto C]

Jackson BR, Zegarra JA, López-Gatell H, Sejvar J, Arzate F, Waterman S, et al. Binational outbreak of Guillain-Barré syndrome associated with Campylobacter jejuni infection, Mexico and USA, 2011. Epidemiol Infect. 2013 Aug 7:1-11. [Epub ahead of print] [Zárate-Bermúdez M, Sabogal, R]

Miller M, Watson J. New Drinking Water Advisory Communication Toolbox [PDF - 581 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;74(5):30-32.


Drought

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, and American Water Works Association. When every drop counts: protecting public health during drought conditions—a guide for public health professionals. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2010. [Kalis M, Miller M]

Kalis MA. When Every Drop Counts—Drought Guidance for Public Health Professionals. [PDF – 770 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;74(4):30-1.

Kalis MA, Miller MD, Wilson RJ. Public health and drought. [PDF - 199 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;72(1):10-1.


EHS-Net

Bogard A, Fuller C, Radke V, Selman C, Smith K. Ground beef handling and cooking practices in restaurants in eight states. [PDF - 318 KB] J Food Prot. 2013;76(12):2132-40.

Brown LG. EHS-Net restaurant food safety studies: what have we learned? [PDF - 220 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;75(7):44-5.

Brown LG, Khargonekar S, Bushnell L, the EHS-Net Working Group. Frequency of inadequate chicken cross contamination prevention and cooking practices in restaurants. [PDF - 77 KB] J Food Prot. 2013;76(12):2141–2145.

Brown LG, Ripley D, Blade H, Reimann D, Everstine K, Nicholas D, et al. Restaurant food cooling practices. [PDF - 435 KB] J Food Prot. 2012;75(12):2172-8. [EHS-Net Working Group]

Brown LG, Wigington P. Plain language summaries: a new EHS-Net tool to share our published findings [PDF - 249 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;75(2):30-1.

Carpenter L, Green A, Norton D, Frick R, Tobin-D’Angelo M, Reimann D, et al. Food worker experiences with and beliefs about working while ill. [PDF - 157 KB] J Food Prot. 2013;76(12):2146-54. doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-13-128. [Brown LG, Le B]

Cates SC, Muth MK, Karns SA, Penne MA, Stone CN, Harrison JE. Certified kitchen managers: do they improve restaurant inspection outcomes? [PDF - 145 KB] J Food Prot. 2009;72(2):384-91. [Radke VJ]

Coleman E, Delea K, Everstine K, Reimann D, Ripley D, the EHS-Net Working Group. Handling practices of fresh leafy greens in restaurants: receiving and training. [PDF - 165 KB] J Food Prot. 2013;76(12):2126-31.

Delea K. Evaluating local and state food and water safety programs [PDF - 757 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;74(7):32-3.

Gould LH, Seys S, Everstine K, Norton D, Ripley D, Reimann D, et al. Recordkeeping practices of beef grinding activities at retail establishments. [PDF - 78 KB] J Food Prot. 2011;74(6):1022-4. [Selman CA]

Green L, Selman C, Banerjee A, Marcus R, Medus C, Angulo FJ, Radke V, Buchanan S, EHS-Net Working Group. Food service workers’ self-reported food preparation practices: an EHS-Net study. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2005;208(1–2):27-35.

Green LR, Radke V, Mason R, Bushnell L, Reimann DW, Mack J, Motsinger MD, Stigger T, Selman C. Factors related to food worker hand hygiene practices. [PDF - 75 KB] J Food Prot. 2007;70(3):661-666.

Green LR, Selman C. Factors impacting food workers’ and managers’ safe food preparation practices: a qualitative study. [PDF - 244 KB] Food Prot Trends 2005;25:981-90.

Green LR, Selman CA, Radke V, Ripley D, Mack JC, Reimann DW, et al. Food worker hand washing practices: an EHS-Net observation study. [PDF - 77 KB] J Food Prot. 2006;69(10):2417-23.

Green LR, Selman C, Scallan E, Jones TF, Marcus R, EHS-Net Population Working Group. Beliefs about meals eaten outside the home as sources of gastrointestinal illness [PDF - 207 KB] J Food Prot. 2005;68(10):2184-9.

Hedberg CW, Smith SJ, Kirkland E, Radke V, Jones TF, Selman CA, et al. Systematic environmental evaluations to identify food safety differences between outbreak and nonoutbreak restaurants. [PDF - 65 KB] J Food Prot. 2006;69(11):2697-702. [EHS-Net Working Group]

Kirkland E, Green LR, Stone C, Reimann D, Nicholas D, Mason R, et al. Tomato handling practices in restaurants. [PDF - 177 KB] J Food Prot. 2009;72(8):1692-8. [Radke V, Selman C, EHS-Net Working Group]

Lee R, Beatty M, Bogard A, Esko M, Angulo F, Selman C, EHS-Net Working Group. Prevalence of high-risk egg-preparation practices in restaurants that prepare breakfast egg entrees: an EHS-Net study. J Food Prot 67:1444-1450.

Leonard M. Environmental Health Specialists Network (EHS-Net) 2010–2015: the new funding cycle. [PDF - 190 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;73(8):22-3.

Selman C. The Environmental Health Specialists Network—EHS Net. [PDF - 302 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;69(5):42-3.

Selman CA, Green LR. Environmental health specialists’ self-reported foodborne illness outbreak investigation practices. [PDF - 645 KB] J Environ Health. 2008;70(6):16-21.

Sumner S, Brown LG, Frick R, Stone C, Carpenter LR, Bushnell L, et al. Factors associated with food workers working while experiencing vomiting or diarrhea [PDF - 190 KB] J Food Prot. 2011;74(2):215-20. [EHS-Net Working Group]

Vanschalk B, Tuttle J. Mobile food trucks: California EHS-Net study on risk factors and inspection challenges. [PDF - 349 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2014:76(8):36-37.

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EHS Delivery

Farrow Collier D. CDC grant program supports environmental health services delivery. [PDF - 305 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;69(4):43-5.

Farrow Collier D. Helping environmental health practitioners develop strategic partnerships and engage public health policy makers on the value and benefits of environmental health services. [PDF - 1.9 MB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;70(1):66-7.


EHS Revitalization

American Public Health Association. Partners advancing CDC strategy: revitalization of environmental public health services on agenda. [PDF - 400 KB] The Nation’s Health. 2004;8.

Blake R. Revitalization: are we there yet? [PDF - 142 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;70(4):47-8.

Buchanan S. Revisiting revitalization. [PDF - 262 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;68(6):69-70.

Jukes G, Jackson RJ, Meehan P. Special Grand Rounds: Revitalizing the environmental health services system. 2002. [Web presentations]

National Center for Environmental Health. A strategy to revitalize health services in the United States. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2003.

National Conference of State Legislatures. Revitalizing environmental health services. [PDF - 240 KB] Environ Health Ser. 2003;8:1-7.


Emergency Preparedness and Response

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health emergency response guide for state, local, and tribal public health directors. Version 2.0. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2011. [Kalis M]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health emergency response guide for state, local, and tribal public health directors. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2005. [Kalis M, Rhyne, G]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Water Works Association. Drinking water advisory communication toolbox. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011. [Miller M]

CDC. Emergency water supply planning guide for hospitals and health care facilities available online [PDF - 607 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;75(5):36-7.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and American Water Works Association. Emergency water supply planning guide for hospitals and health care facilities. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011. [Miller M]

Community preparedness and response: promoting preparedness to protect health. In: CDC health protection research guide, 2006–2015. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; in preparation 2006. [Mainzer HM, co-lead]

Gelting R, Miller MD. Linking public health and water utilities to improve emergency response. J Contemp Water Res and Ed 2004; 129:22-26.

Gerding J, Sarisky J. Guidance on microbial contamination in previously flooded outdoor areas. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011.

Kalis M. EMAC and environmental health in emergency response. [PDF - 1.5 MB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;69(10):61-62.

Kalis M, Miller M. EHTER: Where does it go from here? [PDF - 322 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2010;72(10):38-9.

Kile JC, Skowronski S, Miller MD, Reissman SG, Balaban V, Klomp RW, Reissman DB, Mainzer HM, Dannenberg AL. Impact of 2003 power outages on public health and emergency response. Prehosp Disast Med. 2005;20(2):93-97.

Miller MD. Emergency preparedness and response training for environmental health practitioners. [PDF - 177 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2008;70(8):62-3.

Miller MD. The role of environmental health practitioners in a public health emergency. [PDF - 143 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;69(1):36-7.

US Public Health Service. Environmental health officer deployment resource guide CD. Version 1.0 [pilot]. Atlanta; US Department of Health and Human Services; 2006. Available from URL: http://www.ehopac.org/index.php/deployment-resources/deployment. [Miller MD]

Yee E, Palacio H, Atmer R, Shah U, Kilborn C, Faul M, Gavagan TE, Feigin RD, Versalovic J, Neill FH, Panillito AL, Miller MD, Spahr J, Glass RI. Widespread outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis among evacuees of Hurricane Katrina residing in a large “megashelter” in Houston, Texas: lessons learned for prevention. [PDF - 515 KB] Clin Infect Dis. 2007;44:1032-9.

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Environmental Health

Gerding J, Carlson V, Wilcox R. Public health department accreditation and environmental public health: sustaining the collaboration. [PDF - 219 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;76(1):56-7.

Mainzer H, Moffett D. Healthy people in a healthy environment. [editorial] Publ Health Rep. 2011;126(Suppl. 1):1-2.

National Association of Local Boards of Health, National Environmental Health Science and Protection Accreditation Council, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The local board of health environmental health primer. Bowling Green, OH: National Association of Local Boards of Health; 2003.

Ruckart P, Moore C, Burgin D, Byrne M. The 2009 National Environmental Public Health Conference: one model for planning green and healthy conferences. Publ Health Rep. 2011;126(Suppl. 1):58-63.


Environmental Public Health Leadership

Hubbard B. Environmental public health leadership revisited. [PDF - 189 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;70(2):51-2.

Sarisky J. Developing environmental public health leadership. [PDF - 111 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;68(7):46-7.


Essential Services

Osaki C. Essential services of environmental health. [PDF - 823 KB] [CD-ROM] Atlanta (GA): Northwest Center for Public Health Practice. 2004.


Floods

Gerding J, Sarisky J. Guidance on microbial contamination in previously flooded outdoor areas. Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2011.


Food Safety

Blake R, Braden C, Brown LG. InFORM: an innovative, integrated food safety meeting. [PDF - 623 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;76(2):44-5.

Brown LG. EHS-Net restaurant food safety studies: what have we learned? [PDF - 220 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;75(7):44-5.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Cryptosporidiosis outbreak at a summer camp --- North Carolina, 2009. MMWR. 2011;60(27)918-22. [Radke V]

Gelting R, Baloch M. The food-water nexus: irrigation water quality, risks to food safety, and the need for a systems-based preventive approach. [PDF - 253 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;75(3):40-1.

Gelting RJ, Baloch M. A systems analysis of irrigation water quality in environmental assessments related to foodborne outbreaks. Aquatic Procedia 1. 2013;130-7. doi: 10.1016/j.aqpro.2013.07.011.

Gelting RJ. Irrigation water issues potentially related to 2006 E. coli O157:H7 in spinach outbreak. [PDF - 1.42 MB] In: Investigation of an Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with Dole pre-packaged spinach. [Attachment 11] Sacramento, CA: California Food Emergency Response Team; 2007.

Gelting RJ, Baloch MA, Zarate-Bermudez MA, Selman C. Irrigation water issues potentially related to the 2006 multistate E. coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with spinach. Agric Wat Manag.2011;98(9):1395-1402. doi:10.1016/j.agwat.2011.04.004.

Green L. Behavioral science and food safety. [PDF - 270 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2008;71(2):47-9.

Hedberg CW, Palazzi-Churas KL, Radke VJ, Selman CA, Tauxe RV. The use of clinical profiles in the investigation of foodborne outbreaks in restaurants: United States, 1982-1997. Epidemiol Infect. 2008;136(1):65-72. Epub 2007 Mar 5.

Higgins CL, Hartfield BS. A systems-based food safety evaluation: an experimental approach. [PDF - 530 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2004;67(4):9-14. [Selman C, Sarisky J, Bohan P, Hollowell J]

Merkle S. Food safety tools and products for environmental health practitioners. [PDF – 3.2 MB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2014;76(7):44-6.

Mody RK, Greene SA, Gaul L, Sever A, Pichette S, Zambrana I, et al. National outbreak of Salmonella serotype Saintpaul infections: importance of Texas restaurant investigations in implicating jalapeño peppers. PLoS ONE 6(2): e16579. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016579. [Delea K]

Radke V. The need for partnerships for food safety. [PDF - 167 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;69(2):34-5.

Selman C. Improving environmental assessments during foodborne outbreaks. [PDF - 240 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;72(2):46-7.

Selman C. Improving foodborne disease prevention. [PDF - 808 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2010;73(2):28-9.

Selman C. New food safety training opportunity using cutting edge technology! [PDF - 580 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;74(2):30-1.


General Resources

Advancing environmental public health: science, practice, new frontiers – The December 4-6, 2006, CDC/ATSDR conference addressed the need to revitalize environmental public health and how to chart the nation's vision for the future. Six plenary sessions, 75 workshops, and 40 exhibits and poster displays addressed a range of topics from emerging threats to a myriad of everyday environmental public health issues.

Preparing for the environmental public health challenges of the 21st century – Preparing the environmental public health workforce, promoting an all-hazards approach to preparedness and response to manmade and natural public health challenges and developing emerging environmental public health leaders are the themes of this CDC/ATSDR conference, December 3-5, 2003.

Ten great public health achievements in the 20th century – Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Wigington P, Sims T. Web-based resources for environmental public health practitioners. [PDF - 117 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2008;70(7):58-9.

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Global Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene

Gelting R. Water safety plans: CDC’s role. [PDF - 266 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;72(4):44-5.

Gelting R, Bliss K, Patrick M, Lockhart G, Handzel T. Water, sanitation and hygiene in Haiti: past, present and future. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2013;89(4):665-70. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.13-0217.

Hubbard B, Gelting R, del Carmen Portillo M, Williams T, Torres R. Awareness, adoption and implementation of the water safety plan methodology: insights from five Latin American and Caribbean experiences. J Wat San Hyg Dev. 2013. Epub 2013 Jun 8. doi:10.2166/washdev.2013.001.

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Hubbard B, Lockhart G, Gelting R, Bertrand F. Development of Haiti's rural water, sanitation and hygiene workforce. J Wat San Hyg Dev. 2014;4(1):159-63. Epub 2013 Oct 22. doi:10.2166/washdev.2013.089.

Hubbard B, Sarisky J, Gelting R, Baffigo V, Seminario R, Centurion C. A community demand-driven approach for sustainable water and sanitation infrastructure development. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2011;214(4);326-34. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2011.05.005.

Institute of Medicine. Global environmental health: research gaps and barriers for providing sustainable water, sanitation, and hygiene services: workshop summary. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press; 2009. [Gelting R]

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Lockhart G, Oswald WE, Hubbard B, Medlin E, Gelting RJ. Development of indicators for measuring outcomes of water safety plans. J Wat San Hyg Dev. 2014;4(1):171-81. Epub 2013 Oct 21. doi:10.2166/washdev.2013.159.

Moll DM, McElroy RH, Sabogal R, Corrales LF, Gelting RJ. Health impact of water and sanitation infrastructure reconstruction programmes in eight Central American communities affected by Hurricane Mitch. J Wat Health. 2007;5(1):51-65.

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Sabogal RI, Medlin E, Aquino G, Gelting R. Sustainability of water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions in Central America. J Wat San Hyg Dev. 2014;4(1):89-99. Epub 2013 Oct 21. doi:10.2166/washdev.2013.130.


Healthy Homes

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Healthy housing inspection manual. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2008. [Herring M, Shepherd C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Healthy housing reference manual. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2006. [Herring M, Shepherd C]

Shepherd C. CDC and HUD to release an updated housing inspection manual: the Healthy Housing Reference Manual. [PDF - 191 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;68(8):48-9.


Integrated Pest Management

Bonnefoy X, Kampen H, Sweeney K. Public health significance of urban pests. Copenhagen: World Health Organization; 2008. [Sarisky J]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Integrated pest management: conducting urban rodent surveys. [PDF - 626 KB] Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2006 [Internet publication]. [Herring M, Shepherd C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pictorial keys to arthropods, reptiles, birds, and mammals of public health significance. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2006 [Internet republication].


Military Career Resource Guide

Uniformed Services Environmental Public Health Careers Work Group. Career resource guide for uniformed services environmental health practitioners. [PDF - 3 MB] Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2007. [CAPT Mike Herring, CAPT Charles S. Otto, III, CAPT Craig Shepherd, RS, MPH, Daneen Farrow-Collier, CAPT John Sarisky]


Norovirus

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis at a swimming club --- Vermont, 2004. MMWR. 2004;53(34):793-795.

Neri AJ, Cramer EH, Vaughan GH, Vinjé J, Mainzer HM. Passenger behaviors during norovirus outbreaks on cruise ships. [PDF - 72 KB] J Travel Med. 2008;15(3):172-6.

Yee E, Palacio H, Atmer R, Shah U, Kilborn C, Faul M, Gavagan TE, Feigin RD, Versalovic J, Neill FH, Panillito AL, Miller MD, Spahr J, Glass RI. Widespread outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis among evacuees of Hurricane Katrina residing in a large “megashelter” in Houston, Texas: lessons learned for prevention. [PDF - 515 KB] Clin Infect Dis. 2007;44:1032-9.


Performance Standards

Blake R, Corso L, Bender K. Public health department accreditation and environmental public health: a logical collaboration. [PDF - 291 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;74(3):28-30.

Gerding J, Price J. Public health performance management: opportunities for environmental public health. [PDF - 357 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;74(8):30-1.

Price J, Grigg CM, Byrne M. Culture shift: strengthening the role of environmental health in public health performance improvement efforts [PDF - 551 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;76(3):48-51.

Sarisky J. The Environmental Public Health Performance Standards: strengthening the nation’s environmental public health infrastructure and improving environmental health practice. [PDF - 251 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;71(9):20-1.


Pesticides

Pesticides are poison. In: Community guide to environmental health. Berkeley, CA: Hesperian Foundation; 2005. [Mainzer HM]

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Recreational Water

Beach MJ. Recreational water illness prevention and swimming pool operation: moving beyond the basics. [PDF - 197 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;69(9):82-3.

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Blake R. Update on the Model Aquatic Health Code. [PDF - 452 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2014;76(9):34-6.

Blake R, Peters J. Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC) and International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC). [PDF - 385 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;74(9):36-9.

Bowen A, Kile J, Otto C, Kazerouni N, Austin C, Blount B, et al. Outbreaks of short-incubation ocular and respiratory illness following exposure to indoor swimming pools. Environ Health Perspect. 2007;115(2):267-71.

Cantey PT, Kurian AK, Jefferson D, Moerbe MM, Marshall K, Blankenship WR, et al. Outbreak of cryptosporidiosis associated with a man-made chlorinated lake--Tarrant County, Texas, 2008. [PDF - 317 KB] J Environ Health. 2012;75(4):14-9. [Sarisky J, Zarate-Bermudez MA, Otto C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Violations identified from routine swimming pool inspections --- selected states and counties, United States, 2008. MMWR. 2010;59(19):582-7. [Otto C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Respiratory and ocular symptoms among employees of a hotel indoor waterpark resort --- Ohio, 2007. MMWR. 2009;58(4):81-85. [Otto C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance for waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with recreational water --- United States, 2003 -- 2004. MMWR. 2006;55(SS12):1-24. [Otto C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. An outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis at a swimming club --- Vermont, 2004. MMWR. 2004;53(34):793-795.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance data from public spa inspections --- United States, May—September. MMWR. 2004;53(25):553-555.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance data from swimming pool inspections—selected states and counties, United States, May–September 2002. MMWR. 2003;52(22):513-6. [Otto C]

Cinpinski D, Bibler B, Kebabjian R, Georgesen R, Kishel P, Finkenbinder D, et al. Surveillance data from swimming pool inspections—selected states and counties, United States, May–September 2002. MMWR. 2003;52(22):513-6. [Otto C]

Dang B, Chen L, Mueller C, Dunn KH, Almaguer D, Roberts JL, et al. Ocular and respiratory symptoms among lifeguards at a hotel indoor waterpark resort. J Occup Environ Med. 2010;52(2):207-13. [Otto CS.]

Dziuban EJ, Liang JL, Craun GF, Hill V, Yu PA, Painter J, et al. Surveillance for waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with recreational water --- United States, 2003 -- 2004. MMWR. 2006;55(SS12):1-24. [Otto C]

Hlavsa M, Beach M. Healthy and safe swimming: pool chemical–associated health events. [PDF - 520 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;75(9):42-4.

Kebabjian R, Bibler B, Georgesen R, Kishel P, Cinpinski D, Finkenbinder D, et al. Surveillance data from public spa inspections --- United States, May—September. MMWR. 2004;53(25):553-555.

Mathieu E, Levy DA, Veverka F, Parrish MK, Sarisky J, Shapiro N, Johnston S, Handzel T, Hightower A, Xiao L, Lee YM, York S, Arrowood M, Lee R, Jones JL. Epidemiologic and environmental investigation of a recreational water outbreak caused by two genotypes of cryptosporidium parvum in Ohio. Am J Trop Med and Hyg 2004;71(5):582-9.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Health hazard evaluation report: Investigation of employee symptoms at an indoor waterpark, Mason, OH. [PDF - 1.31 MB] Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; 2008. NIOSH HETA No. 2007-0163-3062. [Otto CS]

Otto C. Recreational water-illness prevention = healthy swimming. [PDF - 180 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;68(9):54-5.

Otto C, Hlavsa, M. Keep on swimming! [PDF - 718 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2010;72(9):25-7.

Otto C, Joe P. Recreational water illness prevention, 2008. [PDF - 171 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2008;70(9):57-8.

Volusia County Health Department. Swimming pool inspector interactive training program. [CD-ROM]. Volusia County (FL): Volusia County Health Department. 2004.

Zanardi Blevins L, Itani D, Burns A, Lohff C, Schoenfeld S, Knight W, et al. An outbreak of norovirus gastroenteritis at a swimming club --- Vermont, 2004. MMWR. 2004;53(34):793-795.


Sewage

Smith JE, Millner PD, Jakubowski W, Goldstein N, Rynk R, et al., editors. Contemporary perspectives on infectious disease agents in sewage sludge and manure. Emmaus, PA: JG Press, Inc.; 2005. [Mainzer HM]


Surveillance

Robinson RA, Mainzer HM, Chomel B, Bender J. Surveillance methodologies for zoonotic disease at community levels. In: FAO Proceedings: Expert Consultation on Community Based Public Health Systems. Rome, Italy; 2004. p.38-48.


Systems Research

Sarisky J, Gerding J. Environmental public health systems and services research. [PDF - 142 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;73(10):24-5.


Vectors

Bonnefoy X, Kampen H, Sweeney K. Public health significance of urban pests. Copenhagen: World Health Organization; 2008. [Sarisky J]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Integrated pest management: conducting urban rodent surveys. [PDF - 626 KB] Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2006 [Internet publication]. [Herring M, Shepherd C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pictorial keys to arthropods, reptiles, birds, and mammals of public health significance. Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2006 [Internet republication].

Herring M. Where have all the vector control programs gone - part one. [PDF - 251 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2010;73(4):30-1.

Herring M. Where have all the vector control programs gone - part two. [PDF - 203 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2010;73(5):24-5.

Nasci RS. Monitoring and controlling West Nile virus: are your prevention practices in place? [PDF - 732 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;75(8):42-4.

National Center for Environmental Health. Stormwater management and vector breeding habitats. [PDF - 68 KB] Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services

Piesman J, Beard CB. Prevention of tick-borne diseases. [PDF - 211 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;74(10):30-1.


Veterinarians

Mainzer H. Veterinarians and environmental health practitioners: partners in prevention. [PDF - 124 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;69(8):60-1.

Riddle C, Mainzer H, Julian M. Training the veterinary public health workforce: a review of educational opportunities in United States veterinary schools. J Vet Med Ed. 2004;31(2):161-167.

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Wastewater

Gelting RJ. A public health perspective on onsite wastewater systems. [PDF - 256 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;69(7):62-3.

Humphrey CP, O’Driscoll MA, Deal NE, Lindbo DL, Thieme SC, Zarate-Bermudez MA. Onsite wastewater system nitrogen contributions to groundwater in coastal North Carolina. [PDF - 388 KB] J Environ Health. 2013;76(5):16-22.

McKenzie C. CDC looks at links between wastewater and disease. [PDF - 595 KB] Small Flows Quart. 2005;6(3):18-21. [Gelting R, Herring M.]

Zarate-Bermudez M. Contributions to enhancing the public health perspective on onsite wastewater management. [PDF - 302 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2014;77(1):32-3.

Zarate-Bermudez M. Enhancing the public health perspective on onsite wastewater systems. [PDF - 325 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;72(3):59-61.


Waterborne Disease Outbreaks

Anderson AD, Heryford AG, Sarisky JP, Higgins C, Monroe SS, Beard R, et al. A waterborne outbreak of Norwalk-like virus among snowmobilers - Wyoming, 2001. J Infect Dis. 2003;187:303-6. [Mainzer HM]

Cashdollar JL, Fout GS, Dahling DR, Newport CM, Willian-True S, Parshionikar SU, Robbins DE, Anderson AD, Beard RS, Bresee JS, Glass RI, Monroe SS, Higgins C, Mainzer HM, Sarisky JP, Cassady JD, Harris R, Heryford AG, Musgrave KJ, Seys SA, Medus C, Vinje J. A collaborative effort to identify the causative agents of two waterborne outbreaks of gastroenteritis in Wyoming. In: Proceedings EPA Science Forum 2005: Collaborative Science for Environmental Solutions. Washington, DC: US Environmental Protection Agency; 2005.

Cassady J; Higgins C, Mainzer H, Seys SA, Sarisky J, Callahan M. Beyond compliance: environmental health problem solving, interagency collaboration, and risk assessment to prevent waterborne disease outbreaks. J Epidemiol Commun Health. 2006;60:672-4.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance for waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with drinking water and water not intended for drinking --- United States, 2005 -- 2006. MMWR. 2008;57(SS-9):39-69. [Radke V]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Brief report: gastroenteritis among attendees at a summer camp --- Wyoming, June--July 2006. MMWR. 2007;56(15):368-70. [Mainzer H, Sarisky J]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance for waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with recreational water --- United States, 2003 -- 2004. MMWR. 2006;55(SS12):1-24. [Otto C]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Surveillance for waterborne disease and outbreaks associated with drinking water and water not intended for drinking --- United States, 2003—2004. MMWR. 2006;55(SS12):31-58. [Gelting RJ, Sarisky J]

Gelting R, Mason J, Sarisky J. Environmental health assessment trip report: Pennsylvania ski area outbreak. Atlanta (GA): US Department of Health and Human Services; December 2004.

Gelting R, Sarisky J, Selman C, Otto C, Higgins C, Bohan PO, Buchanan SB, Meehan PJ. Use of a systems-based approach to an environmental health assessment for a waterborne disease outbreak investigation at a snowmobile lodge in Wyoming. Int J Hyg Environ Health. 2005;208(1-2):67-73.

National Center for Environmental Health. Environmental Health Assessment for Epi-Aid 2004-076: Outbreak of gastroenteritis with multiple etiologies among resort island visitors and residents—Ohio, 2004. [PDF - 1.17 MB] Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services; 2005.

O'Reilly CE, Bowen AB, Perez NE, Sarisky JP, Shepherd CA, Miller MD, et al. A waterborne outbreak of gastroenteritis with multiple etiologies among resort island visitors and residents: Ohio, 2004. [PDF - 453 KB] Clin Infect Dis. 2007;44:506-12. [Hubbard BC, Herring M, Buchanan SD]


Workforce Development

Blake R. A new reality for environmental health. [PDF - 405 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2009;72(4):42-6.

Choo A, Gerke J, Sellers V, Syed M. Environmental health internship essentials. [PDF - 208 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;74(6):52-3.

Curtiss E. Kick off 2013 with exciting workforce development opportunities. [PDF - 205 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;75(6):102-3.

Gerding J, Kunz J. Putting theory into practice - CDC's Summer Program in Environmental Health (SUPEH). [PDF - 510 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2011;73(6):96-8.

Harper D. A diverse environmental public health workforce to meet the diverse environmental health challenges of the 21st century. [PDF - 176 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2007;69:52-3.

Herring ME. Developing the environmental health workforce. [PDF - 308 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2006;68(10):56-7.

Massoudi M, Blake R, Marcum L. Enumerating the environmental public health workforce—challenges and opportunities. [PDF - 176 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2012;75(4):34-6.

McCormick L, Pevear J III. Environmental Public Health Online Course (EPHOC) series: are we making a difference? [PDF - 272 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2013;75(10):52-3.

Shepherd C. You, too, can have a career in the U.S. Public Health Service. [PDF - 383 KB] [commentary] J Environ Health. 2010;72(6):59-61.

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