Publications

Names in bold indicate CDC Climate & Health Program authorship.

2019 (to date)

Diao M, Holloway T, Choi S, O’Neill SM, Al-Hamdan MZ, Van Donkelaar A, Martin RV, Jin X, Fiore AM, Henze DK, Lacey F, Kinney PL, Freedman F, Larkin NK, Zou Y, Kelly JT, Vaidyanathan A.   “Methods, availability, and applications of PM2.5 exposure estimates derived from ground measurements, satellite, and atmospheric models.external iconJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association 2019. Epub.

Hu Y, Ai HH, Odman MT, Vaidyanathan A, Russell AG. “Development of a WebGIS-Based Analysis Tool for Human Health Protection from the Impacts of Prescribed Fire Smoke in Southeastern USAexternal icon.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2019; 16: 1981.

Liu Y, Saha S, Hoppe BO, Convertino M. “Degrees and dollars – Health costs associated with suboptimal ambient temperature exposureexternal icon.” Science of the Total Environment. 2019; 678: 702-711.

Stevens S, Schreck C, Saha S, Bell J, Kunkel K. “Precipitation and fatal motor vehicle crashes: continental analysis with high-resolution radar data.”external icon  Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 2019: epub.

Vaidyanathan A, Saha S, Vicedo-Cabrera AM, Gasparrini A, Abdurehman N, Jordan R, Hawkins M, Hess J, Elixhause A. “Assessment of extreme heat and hospitalizations to inform early warning systemsexternal icon.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2019; 116 (12): 5420-5427.

2018

Angel JC, Swanston BM, Boustead KC, Conlon KR, Hall JL, Jorns KE, Kunkel MC, Lemos B, Lofgren TA, Ontl J, Posey K, Stone G, Takle, Todey D. “Chapter 21: Midwest.external icon” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.

Carter LA, Terando K, Dow K, Hiers KE, Kunkel A, Lascurain D, Marcy M, Osland, Schramm P.. “Chapter 19: Southeastexternal icon.” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.

Ebi KL, Balbus JM, Luber G, Bole A, Crimmins A, Glass G, Saha S, Shimamoto MM, Trtanj J, White-Newsome JL “Chapter 14: Human Health.external icon” 2018. In Reidmiller DR, Avery CW, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Lewis KLM, Maycock TK, Stewart BC (eds.) Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States: Fourth National Climate Assessment, Volume II.. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC.

Lay CR, Mills D, Belova, A, Sarofim MC, Kinney PL, Vaidyanathan, A, Saha, S. “Emergency department visits and ambient temperature: Evaluating the connection and projecting future outcomesexternal icon.” GeoHealth, 2018: 2, 182–194.

2017

Bell JE, Brown C, Conlon K, Herring S, Kunkel K, Lawrimore J, Luber G, Schrek C, Smith A, Uejio C. “Changes in extreme events and the potential impacts on human health.external iconJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2017: 265-287.

Coopersmith, EJ, Bell JE, Benedict K,  Shriber J,  McCotter O,. Cosh MH. “Relating coccidioidomycosis (valley fever) incidence to soil moisture conditionsexternal icon.” GeoHealth, 2017: 1 (1): 51-63.

Moulton AD, Schramm PJ.  “Climate Change and Public Health Surveillance: Toward a Comprehensive Strategy.”external icon Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 2017:  23(6), 618–626.

2016

Balbus J, Crimmins A, Gamble JL, Easterling DR, Kunkel KE, Saha S, Sarofim MC. “Introduction: Climate Change and Human Health. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessmentpdf iconexternal icon.”U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, 2016.

Conlon KC, Kintziger KW, Jagger M, Stefanova L, Ueijo CK, Konrad C. “Working with climate projections to estimate disease burden: perspectives from public healthexternal icon.” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2016:13(8): 804.

Conlon K, Monaghan AJ, Hayden MH, Wilhelmi O. “ Potential impacts of future climatic and land use changes on intra-urban heat exposure in Houston, Texasexternal icon.” PLoS One 2016:11:e148890.

Crimmins A, Balbus J, Gamble JL, Beard CB, Bell JE, Dodgen D, Eisen RJ, Fann N, Hawkins M, Herring SC, Jantarasami L, Mills DM, Saha S, Sarofim MC, Trtanj J, Ziska L, “Executive Summary. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessmentpdf iconexternal icon.” U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, 2016.

 Saha S, Schramm P, Nolan A, Hess J.  “Adverse weather conditions and fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States, 1994–2012external icon.” Environmental Health, 2016: 15(1): 104.

Sarofim MC, Saha S, Hawkins MD, Mills DM, Hess J, Horton R, Kinney P, Schwartz J, St. Juliana A. “Temperature-Related Death and Illness. The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessmentpdf iconexternal icon.” U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, DC, 2016.

Vaidyanathan A, Kegler S, Saha S, Mulholland J. “A Statistical Framework to Evaluate Extreme Heat Event Definitions from a Health Perspectiveexternal icon.” Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. 2016: 97, 1817–1830.

2015

Lulla V., Stanforth A., Prudent N., Johnson D., Luber G.  “Modeling Vulnerable Urban Populations in the Global Context of a Changing Climateexternal icon.” 2015. In: Ahn R., Burke T., McGahan A. (eds) Innovating for Healthy Urbanization. Springer, Boston, MA

Saha S, Brock JW, Vaidyanathan A, Easterling DR, Luber G. “Spatial variation in hyperthermia emergency department visits among those with employer-based insurance in the United States – a case-crossover analysisexternal icon.” Environmental Health 2015: 14:20.

2014

Berko J, Ingram D, Saha S, Parker J. “Deaths Attributed to Heat, Cold, and Other Weather Events in the United States, 2006–2010pdf icon.” National Health Statistics Reports, Number 76. National Center for Health Statistics, US Department of Health and Human Services, 2014.

Carter LM, Jones JW, Berry L, Burkett V, Murley JF, Obeysekera J, Schramm PJ, Wear D. “Southeast and the Caribbean. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessmentexternal icon,” 2014. In J. M. Melillo, Terese (T.C.) Richmond, and G. W. Yohe, Eds., U.S. Global Change Research Program.

Hess JJ, Eidson M, Tlumak J, Raab K, Luber G. “An Evidence-Based Public Health Approach to Climate Change Adaptationexternal icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014: 122(11): 1177–1186.

Hess JJ, Saha S, Luber G.Summertime Acute Heat Illness in US Emergency Departments from 2006-2010: Analysis of a Nationally Representative Sampleexternal icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2014: 122(11):1209-15.

Hess JJ, Schramm PJ, Luber G.Public Health and Climate Change Adaptation at the Federal Level: One Agency’s Response to Executive Order 13514external icon.” American Journal of Public Health, 2014: 104 (3), 22-30.

Luber, G. “Climate Change and Human Health: NASA and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Collaborationexternal icon.” Geocarto International, 2014: 29(1):17-18.

Luber G, Knowlton K, Balbus J, Frumkin H, Hayden M, Hess J, McGeehin M, Sheats N, Backer L, Beard CB, Ebi KL, Maibach E, Ostfeld RS, Wiedinmyer C, Zielinski-Gutiérrez E, Ziska L. “Human Health. Climate Change Impacts in the United States: The Third National Climate Assessmentexternal icon, 2014.

Manangan AP, Uejio CK, Saha S, Schramm PJ, Marinucci GD, Brown CL, Hess JJ, Luber G. “Assessing health vulnerability to climate change: A guide for health departmentspdf icon.” Climate and Health Technical Report Series, 2014.

Marinucci GD, Luber G, Uejio CK, Saha S, Hess JJ. “Building Resilience against Climate Effects—A Novel Framework to Facilitate Climate Readiness in Public Health Agencies.external iconInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2014:11(6):6433-6458.

Schramm PJ, Uejio CK, Hess JJ, Marinucci GD, Luber G.Climate Models and the Use of Climate Projections: A Brief Overview for Health Departmentspdf icon.” Climate and Health Technical Report Series, 2014.

2013

CDC. Climate Change and Extreme Heat Eventspdf icon. 2013.

Dhara VR, Schramm PJ, Luber G. “Climate Change and Infectious Diseases in India: Implications for Healthcare Providersexternal icon.” Indian Journal of Medical Research, 2013: 138(6):847-52.

Haynes AK, MananganAP, Iwane MK, Sturm-Ramirez K, Homaira N, Brooks WA, Luby S,  Rahman M, Klena JD, Zhang Y, Yu H, Zhan F, Dueger E, Mansour AM, Azazzy N, McCracken JP, Bryan JP, Lopez MR, Burton DC, Bigogo G, Breiman RF, Feikin DR, Njenga K, Montgomery J, Cohen AL, Moyes J, Pretorius M, Cohen C, Venter M, Chittaganpitch M,  Thamthitiwat S, Sawatwong P; Baggett HC, Luber G, Gerber SI. “Respiratory Syncytial Virus Circulation in Seven Countries With Global Disease Detection Regional Centerexternal icon.” Journal of Infectious Diseases, 2013: 208: S246-S254.

Hess JJ, Marinucci G, Schramm PJ, Manangan A, Luber G. “Management of Climate Change Adaptation at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Preventionexternal icon.” 2013. In Climate Change and Global Public Health. Editors: Pinkerton K and Rom W. New York: Springer.

Schramm PJ, Blackmore GM, Crosson W, Emrich CT, Estes M, Goodman M, Lipp EK, Liu Y, Morris G, Stumpf RP, Thie L, Tomlinson MC. “Human Health and Climate Change in the Southeast USApdf iconexternal icon.”  2013. In Ingram K, Dow K, Carter L, and J Anderson, eds., Climate of the Southeast United States: Variability, Change, Impacts, and Vulnerability. Washington DC: Island Press.

2012

Azziz-Baumgartner E, Luber G, Conklin L, Tosteson TR, Granade HR, Dickey RW, Backer LC. “Assessing the Incidence of Ciguatera Fish Poisoning with Two Surveys Conducted in Culebra, Puerto Rico, during 2005 and 2006external icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012: 120(4):526-9.

Hess, JJ, McDowell JZ, Luber G.Integrating Climate Change Adaptation into Public Health Practice: Using Adaptive Management to Increase Adaptive Capacity and Build Resilienceexternal icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012: 120(2):171-9.

Holdren J et al. “National Global Change Research Plan 2012-2021: A Strategic Plan for the US Global Change Research Programpdf iconexternal icon.” 2012.

Houghton, A., Prudent N, Scott JE, Wade R, Luber G.Climate Change-Related Vulnerabilities and Local Environmental Public Health Tracking through GEMSS: a web-based visualization toolexternal icon.” Applied Geography, 2012: 33: 36–44.

Johnson, D, Stanforth A, Lulla V, Luber G. “Developing an applied extreme heat vulnerability index utilizing socioeconomic and environmental dataexternal icon.” Applied Geography, 2012: 35 (1–2): 23–31.

Lin S, Hsu WH, Van Zutphen AR, Saha S, Luber G, Hwang SA. “Excessive heat and respiratory hospitalizations in New York state: estimating current and future public health burden related to climate changeexternal icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012: 120(11), 1571.

Schramm PJ. National Climate Assessment Health Sector Workshop Report: Northwest Regionpdf iconexternal icon. 29pp, Seattle, Washington, 2012.

Schramm PJ. National Climate Assessment Health Sector Workshop Report: Southeast Regionpdf iconexternal icon. 32pp, Charleston, South Carolina, 2012.

2011

Bush KF, Luber G, Rani Kotha S, Dhaliwal RS, Kapil V, Pascual M, Brown DG, Frumkin H, Dhiman RC, Hess J, Wilson ML, Balakrishnan K, Eisenberg J, Kaur T, Rood R, Batterman S, Joseph A, Gronlund CJ, Agrawal A, Hu H. “Impacts of Climate Change on Public Health in India: Future Research Directionsexternal icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2011: 119(6): 765–770.

Luber G. “Confronting a Changing Climate: A Public Health Approachexternal icon.” Worcester Medicine, 2011: 75(3): 14-15.

2010

Ebi, K, Berry P, Campbell-Lendrum D, Corvalan C, Guillemo J, Aparicio M, Bakir H, Kabir I, Kendrovski V, Luber G, Raingsey Prak P, Sharshenova A, Ugarte C. “Protecting Health from Climate Change: Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessmentexternal icon.” 2010. Pan American Health Organization. Washington D.C.

Portier CJ, Thigpen-Tart K, Hess J, Luber G, Maslak T, Radtke M, Strickman D, Trtanj JM, Carter SR, Dilworth CH, Grambsch A, Howard SN, Lutz JT, Rosenthal JP, Rowles T, Sandifer P, Scheraga J, Whung PY. “A Human Health Perspective on Climate Changepdf icon.” Environmental Health Perspectives, 2010: doi:10.1289/ehp.1002272.

2009

CDC. “Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Heat-Related Illness: An e-learning course.” 2009.

Johnson DP, Wilson JS, Luber G. “Socioeconomic indicators of heat-related health risk supplemented with remotely sensed dataexternal icon.” International Journal of Health Geographics. 2009: 8:57.

Luber G, Prudent N. “Climate Change and Human Healthexternal icon.” Transactions of the American Clinical and Climatological Association, 2009: Vol 120: 113-117.

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 Collaborationpdf icon.” Journal of Environmental Health, 2009: 71(8):18-9.

2008

Frumkin H, Hess J, Luber G, Malilay J, McGeehin M. “Climate change: the public health responseexternal icon.” American Journal of Public Health, 2008: 98:435-445.

Frumkin H, Luber G. “Climate Change: A Public Health Framework.” Northwest Public Health, 2008: 25(2): 6-7.

Frumkin H, McMichael A, Hess J. “Climate Change and the Health of the Publicexternal icon.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008: 35 (5): 401-402.

Gamble JL, Ebi KL, Grambsch AE, Sussman FG, Wilbanks TJ. “Analysis of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems. A report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Researchpdf iconexternal icon.” 2008. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.

Golden J, Hartz D, Brazel A, Luber G, Phelan P. “A biometeorology study of climate and heat-related morbidity in Phoenix from 2001 to 2006external icon.” International Journal of Biometeorology, 2008: 52 (6): 471-480.

Hess J, Malilay J, Parkinson A. “Climate Change: The Importance of Placeexternal icon.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008. 35 (5): 468-478.

Luber G, McGeehin M. “Climate Change and Extreme Heat Eventsexternal icon.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008: 35 (5): 429-435.

Luber G, Poulssen M, Moy B, Engelgau M. ”The Health Sectorpdf iconexternal icon.” 2008. In South Asia: Shared View on Development and Climate Change, World Bank, 119-128.

St. Louis M, Hess J. “Climate Change: Impacts on and Implications for Global Healthexternal icon.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 2008: 35 (5): 527-538.

2007

Luber G, Hess J. “Climate change and human health in the United Statespdf icon.” Journal of Environmental Health. 2007: 70(5):43-44.

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