EHS Publications

Explore our list of EHS publications by citation.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Curtiss E, Hils J, Kunz J. Water management programs are key to managing Legionella growth and spread.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2022;84(6):30-2.

James AE, Kesteloot K, Paul J, McMullen RL, Louie S, Waters C, et al. Potential Association of Legionnaires’ Disease with Hot Spring Water, Hot Springs National Park and Hot Springs, Arkansas, USA, 2018–2019. Emerg Infect Dis. 2022;28(1):44-50. [Ritter T, Kunz J]

Neset K, Ritter T, Hanson R, Hargrove R. Partnering increases access to water on the Navajo Nation.external icon The Military Engineer. 2022;737:62-65.

Wittry BC, Holst MM, Anderberg J, Hedeen N. Operational antecedents associated with Clostridium perfringens outbreaks in retail food establishments, United States, 2015–2018.external icon Foodborne Pathogens Dis. 2022; ahead of print.

MMWR – Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports

Gold JA, Gettings JR, Kimball A, Franklin R, Rivera G, Morris E, et al. Clusters of SARS-CoV-2 infection among elementary school educators and students in one school District — Georgia, December 2020–January 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021;70(8);289-92. (Sabogal R)

Hlavsa MC, Aluko SK, Miller AD, Person J, Gerdes ME, Lee S, et al. Outbreaks associated with treated recreational water—United States, 2015–2019. MMWR. 2021;70(20):733-8. (Laco JP)

Murthy BP, Zell E, Saelee R, Murthy N, Meng L, Meador S, et al. COVID-19 vaccination coverage among adolescents aged 12–17 years — United States, December 14, 2020–July 31, 2021. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2021;70(35):1206-13. (Reed K)

Viveiros B, Caron G, Barkley J, Philo E, Odom S, Wenzel J, et al. Cake decorating luster dust associated with toxic metal poisonings — Rhode Island and Missouri, 2018–2019. MMWR. 2021; 70(43);1501-4 (Brown L)

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

Augustosky T, Fastman B. Tools to help you write clear environmental health messages.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;84(5):30-1.

Brown L. Using data to improve practice: Looking back on 20 years of restaurant food safety research.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;83(7):40-2.

Brown LG, Ebrahim-Zadeh SD, Hoover ER, DiPrete L, Matis B, Viveiros B, et al. Restaurant date-marking practices concerning ready-to-eat food requiring time and temperature control for safetyexternal icon. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2021. (Kramer A)

Clopper B, Kunz J, Hannapel E. Preventing Legionnaires’ disease: Frontline tools for environmental health practitioners.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;83(8):32-4.

Clopper BR, Kunz JM, Salandy SM, Smith JC, Hubbard BC, Sarisky JP. A methodology for classifying root causes of outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease: deficiencies in environmental control and water management.external icon Microorganisms. 2021;9(1):89.

D’Angelo EK, Galan DI, Laco JP, Fink T, Skaggs JM, Kunsman C, et al. Strengthening aquatic health and safety: how a pilot program supported local health departments in updating pool codesexternal icon. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2021;27(4):428-31.

Guagliardo SAJ, Prasad PV, Rodriguez A, Fukunaga R, Novak RT, Ahart L, et al. Cruise ship travel in the era of COVID-19: a summary of outbreaks and a model of public health interventions.external icon Clin Infect Dis. 2021. (Jenkins K, Treffiletti A, Freeland A)

Holst M, Brown LG, Faw B, Hedeen N, McKelvey W, Nicholas D, et al. Observed potential cross-contamination in retail delicatessensexternal icon. J Food Prot. 2021;84(6):1055-9.

Hlavsa MC, Laco JP, Hill VR, Sheehan PA. 2021 Model Aquatic Health Code (4th edition).external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;83(9):30-1.

Hunter CM, Salandy SW, Smith, JC, Edens C, Hubbard B. Racial disparities in incidence of Legionnaires’ disease and social determinants of health: A narrative reviewexternal icon. Public Health Rep. 2021.

Khan A, Dove T, Segerlind S. Communicating effectively to overcome misinformation.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;83(6):44-6.

Losch JA. Bite, snack, meal: A content strategy to get your message across and keep audiences engaged.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;84(4):42-3.

Lopez RJ, Sanchez AO. Rebuilding for resiliency: How Puerto Rico’s environmental health department managed several public health emergencies and emerged stronger.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;83(10):28-30.

McKay SL, Tobolowsky  FA, Moritz ED, Hatfield KM, Bhatnagar A, LaVoie SP, et al. Performance evaluation of serial SARS-CoV-2 rapid antigen testing during a nursing home outbreak.external icon Ann Intern Med. 2021.

Meehan AA, Yeh M, Gardner A, DeFoe TL, Garcia A, Vander Kelen P, et al. COVID-19 vaccine acceptability among clients and staff of homeless shelters in Detroit, Michigan, February 2021external icon. Health Promot Pract. 2021.

Moritz ED, McKay  SL, Tobolowsky  FA, LaVoie SP, Waltenburg MA, Lecy KD, et al. Repeated antigen testing among severe acute respiratory coronavirus virus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)-positive nursing home residents.external icon Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2021.

Riera S, Siegel V. Finding a new normal: Helping teens cope after natural disasters.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;84(1):36-8.

Rispens JR, Hast M, Edens C, Ritter T, Mercante JW, Siegel M, et al. Legionellosis cluster associated with working at a racetrack facility in West Virginia, 2018.external icon J Environ Health. 2021;83(6):14-9.

Sabogal R. Making data-driven decisions for safe water.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;84(3):38-40.

Schrodt CA, Malenfant JH, Hunter JC, Jacobs Slifka K, Campbell A, Stone N, et al. Investigation of a suspect SARS-CoV-2 and influenza A mixed outbreak: lessons learned for long-term care facilities nationwide.external icon Clin Infect Dis. 2021. (Wittry B)

Wittry B, Kunz J, Curtiss E. Environmental assessments: An important part of outbreak investigations.external icon [commentary] J Environ Health. 2021;84(2):42-5.

Zarus GM, Muianga C, Hunter CM, Pappas RS. A review of data for quantifying human exposures to micro and nanoplastics and potential health risks.external icon Sci Total Environ. 2021;756:144010.