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.
2017 (to date)
Ashley PJ, Freemer M, Garbe P, Rowson D. “Coordinated Federal Actions Are Needed to Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Childhood Asthma.” Journal of Public Health Management Practice. 2017: 23(2):207-209.
Burrer SL, Fechter-Leggett E, Bayleyegn T, Mark-Carew M, Thomas C, Bixler D, Noe RS, Hsu J, Haddy L, and A Wolkin. “ Assessment of Impact and Recovery Needs in Communities Affected by the Elk River Chemical Spill - West Virginia, April 2014 .” Public Health Reports. 2017; XX1-8.
Hsu J, Del Rosario MC, Thomasson E, Bixler D, Haddy L, Duncan MA. “Hospital Impact After a Chemical Spill That Compromised the Potable Water Supply: West Virginia, January 2014.” Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 2017; online ahead of print .
Thomasson ED, Scharman EJ, Fechter-Leggett E, Bixler D, Ibrahim S, Duncan MA, Hsu J, Scott M, Wilson S, Pizon AF, Burrer S, Wolkin A, Lewis L, and L Haddy. “ Acute Health Effects Associated with the Elk River Chemical Spill — West Virginia, 2014 .” Public Health Reports. 2017; XX1-7.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Johnson C. “Long-term control medication use and asthma control status among children and adults with asthma.” J Asthma 2017; online ahead of print.
Byers N, Ritchey M, Vaidyanathan A, Brandt A, Yip F. “Short-term effects of ambient air pollutants on asthma-related emergency department visits in Indianapolis, Indiana, 2007-2011.” J Asthma. 2016; 53:245-252.
Chew GL, Horner WE, Kennedy K, Grimes C, Barnes CS, Phipatanakul W, Larenas-Linnemann D, Miller JD, Environmental Allergens Workgroup. “Procedures to assist healthcare providers to determine when home assessments for potential mold exposure are warranted.” J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract 2016; 4:417-22. Abstract
Chew GL, Saha, S. “Impacts of Climate Change on Indoor Allergens”. In: Impacts of Climate Change on Allergens and Allergic Diseases Edited by PJ Beggs, Cambridge University Press. Cambridge UK (2016).
Dodd, KE, Mazurek JM. “Asthma Among Employed Adults, by Industry and Occupation — 21 States, 2013.” MMWR 2016; 65(47);1325–1331.
Flanders WD, Klein M, Mirabelli MC. “Conditions for valid estimation of causal effects on prevalence in cross-sectional and other studies.” Ann Epidemiol 2016; 26:389-394. Abstract
Gill S, Kuwahara R, Wilce M. “Through a Culturally Competent Lens: Why the Program Evaluation Standards Matter.” Health Promot Pract. 2016; 17(1): 5-8.
Heinzerling A, Hsu J, Yip F. “Respiratory Health Effects of Ultrafine Particles in Children: A Literature Review.” Water Air Soil Pollut. 2016; Epub ahead of print. Abstract
Hsu J, Qin X, Beavers SF, Mirabelli MC. “Asthma-Related School Absenteeism, Morbidity, and Modifiable Factors.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2016: epub ahead of print.
Lozier MJ, Sircar K, Christensen B, Pillarisetti A, Pennise D, Bruce N, Stanistreet D, Naeher L, Pilishvili T, Loo Farrar J, Sage M, Nyagol R, Muoki J, Wofchuck T, Yip F. “Use of Temperature Sensors to Determine Exclusivity of Improved Stove Use and Associated Household Air Pollution Reductions in Kenya.” Environ Sci Technol. 2016; 50(8):4564-71.
Lucas IR, Kowalski P, Callahan DB, Noonan GP, Moffett DB, Olson DR, Malilay J. “Formaldehyde levels in traditional and portable classrooms: A pilot investigation.” J Env Health. 2016; 78:8-14.
Mirabelli MC, Hsu J, Gower WA. “Comorbidities of asthma in U.S. children.” Respiratory Medicine 2016; 116:34-40. Abstract
Mirabelli, MC, Preisser JS, Loehr R, Agarwal SK, Barr RG, Couper DJ, Hankinson JL, NHyun, Folsom AR, London SJ. “Lung function decline over 25 years of follow-up among black and white adults in the ARIC study cohort.” Respir Med 2016; 113:57-64. Abstract
Mirabelli MC, Vaidyanathan A, Flanders WD, Qin X, Garbe P. “Outdoor PM2.5, Ambient Air Temperature, and Asthma Symptoms in the Past 14 Days among Adults with Active Asthma.” Environ Health Perspect. 2016: Epub ahead of print.
Nurmagambetov T, Khavjou O, Murphy L, Orenstein D. “State-level medical and absenteeism cost of asthma in the United States.” J Asthma. Epub ahead of print
Nuss HN, Hester LL, Perry MA, Stewart-Briley C, Collins P. “Applying the Social Ecological Model to Creating Asthma Friendly Schools in Louisiana.” J School Health 2016; 86:225–232.
Roberts JR, Newman N, McCurdy LE, Chang JS, Salas MA, Eskridge B, DeYbarrondo L, Sandel M, Mazur L, Karr CJ. “Integrating Environmental Management of Asthma into Pediatric Health Care: What Worked and What Still Needs Improvement?” Clinical Pediatrics 2016: (55)14: 1271-1278.
Byers N, Ritchey M, Vaidyanathan A, Brandt A, Yip F. “Short-term effects of ambient air pollutants on asthma-related emergency department visits in Indianapolis, Indiana, 2007–2011.” J Asthma. 2015: epub ahead of print.
Chiu CH, Lozier MJ, Bayleyegn T, Tait K, Barreau T, Copan L, Roisman R, Jackson R, Smorodinsky S, Kreutzer RA, Yip F, Wolkin A. “Geothermal Gases—Community Experiences, Perceptions, and Exposures in Northern California.” J Environmental Health. 2015: 78 (5): 14–21. Abstract.
Cui W, Zack MM, Zahran HS. “Health-Related Quality of Life and Asthma among United States Adolescents.” J Pediatrics. 2015; 166(2):358-64.
Damon SA, Tardif RR. “Asthma education: different viewpoints elicited by qualitative and quantitative methods.” J Asthma. 2015; 52(3): 314–317.
El Burai Félix S, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. “Asthma prevalence among Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico and Hispanic adults of Puerto Rican descent in the United States – results from two national surveys.” J Asthma. 2015; 52(1):3-9.
Gervin D, Gill S, Kuwahara R, Lane R, Moeti R, Wilce M. "Practical Strategies for Culturally Competent Evaluation" [PDF - 705 KB]. 2015.
Lozier MJ, Boyd M, Stanley C, Ogilvie L, King E, Martin C, Lewis L. “Acetyl fentanyl, a novel fentanyl analog, causes 14 overdose deaths in Rhode Island, March – May 2013.” J Med Toxicol. 2015; 11(2):208-17.
Mazurek JM, White GE,Moorman JE, Storey E. “Patient-physician communication about work-related asthma: what we do and do not know.” Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015; 114(2):97-102.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Shepler SH, Chatterjee AB. “Age at asthma onset and asthma self-management education among adults in the United States.” J Asthma. 2015; 17:1-7.
Mirabelli MC, Golan R, Greenwald R, Raysoni AU, Holguin F, Kewada P, Winquist A, Flanders WD, Sarnat JA. “Modification of traffic-related respiratory response by asthma control in a panel of car commuters.” Epidemiology 2015; 26:546-555. Abstract.
Pride KR, Peel JL, Robinson BF, Busacker A, Grandpre J, Bisgard KM, Yip FY, Murphy TD. “Association of short-term exposure to ground-level ozone and respiratory outpatient clinic visits in a rural location — Sublette County, Wyoming, 2008–2011.” Environ Res. 2015; 137:1-7.
Sircar K, Clower J, Shin Mk, Bailey C, King M, Yip F. “Carbon monoxide poisoning deaths in the United States, 1999 to 2012.” American Journal of Emergency Medicine 2015 33 (9): 1140–1145.
Trogdon JG, Maylahn CM, Nwaise I, Tangka FK, Li R, Murphy LB, Nurmagambetov TA, Ekwueme DU, Chapman DP, Orenstein D. “Costs of Chronic Diseases at the State Level: The Chronic Disease Cost Calculator.” Prev Chronic Dis. 2015; 3 (12):E140.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Moorman JE. “Assessing asthma control and associated risk factors among persons with current asthma – findings from the child and adult Asthma Call-back Survey.” J Asthma 2015: 52(3): 318-326.
Akinbami LJ, Moorman JE, Simon AE, Schoendorf KC. “Trends in racial disparities for asthma outcomes among children 0 to 17 years, 2001-2010” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 2014. 134(3): 547-553.
Behbod B, Parker EM, Jones EA, Bayleyegn T, Guarisco J, Morrison M, McIntyre MG, Knight M, Eichold B, Yip F. “Community Health Assessment Following Mercaptan Spill – Eight Mile, Mobile County, Alabama, September 2012.” Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2013; [Epub ahead of print]. Abstract.
Boothe VL, Boehmer TK, Wendel AM, Yip FY. “Residential Traffic Exposure and Childhood Leukemia: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2014; (104) S1: S175-S182.
Chen H, Yip FY, Lavonas EJ, Iqbal S, Turner N, RD Cobb, Garbe P. “Using the Exhibited Generalization Approach to Evaluate a Carbon Monoxide Ordinance.” Evaluation and Program Planning. 2014; 47: 35–44. Abstract.
El Burai Felix S, Bailey CM, Zahran HS. “Asthma prevalence among Hispanic adults in Puerto Rico and Hispanic adults of Puerto Rican descent in the United States – results from two national surveys.” Journal of Asthma. 2014: 19: 1-7.
Greenbaum AH, Chen J, Reed C, Beavers S, Callahan D, Christensen D, Finelli L, Fry AM. “Hospitalizations for severe lower respiratory tract infections.” Pediatrics. 2014: 134(3):546-54. Abstract.
Greenwald R, Bergin M, Yip F, Boehmer T, Kewada P, Shafer M, Schauer J, Sarnat J. “On-roadway in-cabin exposure to particulate matter: measurement results using both continuous and time-integrated sampling approaches.” Aerosol Science and Technology 2014; (48)6: 664-675.
Iqbal S, Oraka E, Chew G, Flanders WD. “Association between birth place and current asthma highlights the role of the environment: The Role of Environment and Acculturation.” American Journal of Public Health 2014; (104)S1: S175-S182.
Karwowski MP, Meites E, Fullerton KE, Ströher U, Lowe L, Rayfield M, Blau DM, Knust B, Gindler J, Van Beneden C, Bialek SR, Mead P, Oster AM. “Clinical Inquiries Regarding Ebola Virus Disease Received by CDC — United States", July 9–November 15, 2014.” MMWR. 2014 63 (early release): 1-5.
Mazurek JM, White GE, Moorman JE, Storey E. “Influenza Vaccination Among Adults with Work-Related Asthma, United States, 2006–2009.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2014: 47(2): 203-211.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Chatterjee AB. “Active Asthma and the Prevalence of Physician-Diagnosed COPD.” Lung 2014: 192(5):693–700.
Mirabelli MC, Beavers SF, Flanders WD, Chatterjee AB. “Reliability in reporting asthma history and age at asthma onset.” Journal of Asthma. 2014: 51(9):956-963.
Sarnat JA, Golan R, Greenwald R, Raysoni AU, Kewada P, Winquist A, Sarnat SE, Flanders WD, Mirabelli MC, Zora JE, Bergin MH, Yip F. “Exposure to Traffic Pollution, Acute Inflammation and Autonomic Response in a Panel of Car Commuters.” Environmental Research. 2014; 133: 66-76.
Zahran HS, Bailey CM, Qin X, Moorman JE. “Assessing asthma severity among children and adults with asthma.” Journal of Asthma. 2014: 51(6):610-617.
Garland-Forshee RY, Fiala SC, Ngo DL, Moseley K. “Sexual Orientation and Sex Differences in Adult Chronic Conditions, Health Risk Factors, and Protective Health Practices, Oregon, 2005–2008.” Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11:140126.
Tomasallo CD, Hanrahan LP, Tandias A, Chang TS, Cowan KJ, Guilbert TW “Estimating Wisconsin asthma prevalence using clinical electronic health records and public health data.” American Journal of Public Health. 2014; 104(1):e65-73. Abstract
Travers D, Lich KH, Lippmann SJ, Weinberger M, Yeatts KB, Liao W, et al. “Defining Emergency Department Asthma Visits for Public Health Surveillance, North Carolina, 2008–2009.” Preventing Chronic Disease. 2014; 11:130329.
Boehmer TK, Foster SL, Henry JR, Woghiren-Akinnifesi EL, Yip FY. “Residential Proximity to Major Highways — United States, 2010.” MMWR 2013: 62(03):46-50.
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.” Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health. 2013; 68(1):55-9. Abstract.
Hester LL, Wilce MA, Gill S, Disler S, Collins P, Crawford G. “Roles of the State Asthma Program in Implementing Multicomponent, School-Based Asthma Interventions.” Journal of School Health. 2013; (83):833-841. Abstract.
Holsey CN, Collins P, Zahran H. “Disparities in Asthma Care, Management, and Education among Children with Asthma.” Clinical Pulmonary Medicine 2013; 20(4):172-177. 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.
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.” Quality of Life Research. 2013; 22(4):771-780.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Asthma symptoms among adults with work-related asthma.” Journal of Asthma. 2013; 50:166-173.
Knoeller GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE, Storey E. “Occupational Asthma Incidence: Evidence from the 2006-2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Asthma Call-Back Survey.” Journal of Asthma 2013; (50):390-4.
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.” Respiratory Medicine 2013; 107 (12): 1829-1836.
Moorman JE, Person CJ, Zahran HS. “Asthma Attacks Among Persons with Current Asthma — United States, 2001–2010.” MMWR 2013; 62(03): 93-98.
Oraka E, Iqbal S, Flanders WD, Brinker K, Garbe P. “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Current Asthma and Emergency Department Visits: Findings from the National Health Interview Survey, 2001-2010.” Journal of Asthma 2013; 50(5): 488-496.
Portnoy J, Chew GL, Phipatanakul W, Williams PB, Grimes C, Kennedy K, Matsui EC, Miller JD, Bernstein D, Blessing-Moore J, Cox L, Khan D, Lang D, Nicklas R, Oppenheimer J, Randolph C, Schuller D, Spector S, Tilles SA, Wallace D, Seltzer J, Sublett J; Joint Task Force on Practice Parameters. “Environmental assessment and exposure reduction of cockroaches: a practice parameter.” J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2013:132(4):802-8.e1-25. Abstract.
Portnoy J, Miller JD, Williams PB, Chew GL, Miller JD, Zaitoun F, Phipatanakul W, Kennedy K, Barnes C, Grimes C, Larenas-Linnemann D, Sublett J, Bernstein D, Blessing-Moore J, Khan D, Lang D, Nicklas R, Oppenheimer J, Randolph C, Schuller D, Spector S, Tilles SA, Wallace D. “Environmental Assessment and Exposure Control of dust mites: a practice parameter.” Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 2013; (111):465-506.
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.” Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2013: 55(12) 1463-1468. Abstract.
White GE, Mazurek JM, Moorman JE. “Work-related asthma and employment status—38 states and District of Columbia, 2006-2009.” Journal of Asthma. 2013; 50 (9): 954-959.
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; 50(6): 583-589.
Lich KH, Travers D, Psek W, Weinberger M, Yeatts K, Liao W, Lippmann SJ, Njord L, Waller A. “Emergency department visits attributable to asthma in North Carolina, 2008.” North Carolina Medical Journal. 2013; 74(1):9-17. Abstract.
Pleasants RA, Herrick H, Liao W. “The prevalence, characteristics, and impact of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in North Carolina.” North Carolina Medical Journal. 2013; 74(5):376-83. Abstract.
Roberts JR, Karr CJ; de Ybarrondo L; McCurdy LE; Freeland KD; Hulsey TC; Forman J. “Improving Pediatrician Knowledge about Environmental Triggers of Asthma.” Clinical Pediatrics 2013; 52(6):523-30. Abstract.
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.
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.
Beard J, Beck C, Grahm G, Packham S, Traphagan M, Giles R, Morgan J. “Winter Temperature Inversions and Emergency Department Visits for Asthma in Salt Lake County, Utah, 2003–2008.” Environmental Health Perspectives 2012: 10 (120): 1385.
Carrillo ZG, Kirk S, Mier N, Lucio R., Garza, NI, Zuniga, MA. “The impact of asthma health education for parents of children attending Head Start Centers.” [PDF - 163 KB] Journal of Community Health. 2012; 37(6): 1296-1300.
Carrillo ZG, Lucio RL, Seol YH, Garza NI, Zuniga MA, Hernandez T, Harrison W. “Outcomes of Community Health Worker Intervention With Asthma Education and Healthy Homes Curriculum in South Texas Colonias.” [PDF - 198 KB] Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators. 2012; 3: 27-33.
Lucio LR, Carrillo ZG., Seol YH, Garza N, Mier N, Trevino L. “Incorporating what Promotoras Learn: Becoming Role Models to Effect Positive Change.” Journal of Community Health. 2012; 37 (5): 1026-1031.
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.
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.
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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.
Background and Planning
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. 2011; 48(6): 581-588.
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.
Carrillo ZG, Kirk S, Hernandez D, Nadeau N, Chong-Menard B, Lucio R, Zuniga MA. “A Multi-Institutional Collaboration to develop asthma education for school settings in South Texas.” Public Health Reports. 2011; 126(1): 139-144.
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” [PDF - 175 KB] 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)” [PDF - 733 KB] 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” American Journal of 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” Journal of Physical 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” American Journal of Preventive Medicin 2010; 39(5):489-90. Abstract.
Beck C, Ralls B, Giles R, Bullough R, Wagstaff S, Stinner W. “Collection and Utilization of Family Health History Information in the Health Care Setting: A Case for Asthma and Diabetes.” [PDF - 234 KB] Utah’s Health: An Annual Review 2010: 15 (1): 7.
Carrillo ZG, Kirk S, Hernandez T. “A Focus on Asthma and Individual Health Plans: A Survey of Texas Schools.” [PDF - 221 KB] Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators. 2010; 1: 23-27.
Carrillo ZG, Seol YH, Kirk S, Hernandez D, Nadeau N, Zuniga M. “Impact of Asthma 101 Training on Level of Nursing Students’ Knowledge.” [PDF - 1 MB] Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators. 2010; 1: 138- 143.
Grimes K, Mercure M. “Survey Identifies Barriers to AE-C Recertification Journal of Asthma & Allergy Educators” Journal of Asthma and Allergy Educators. 2010; 1 (6): 232-235.
Picconatto WJ, Ross SK, Carlson AM. “Athletes and Asthma” Minnesota Medicine 2010.
Roy SR, McGinty EE, Hayes SC, Zhang L. “Regional and racial disparities in asthma hospitalizations in Mississippi.” Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2010; 125(3):636-42. Abstract
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