HSB Publications


Algren DA, Monteilh CP, Punja M, Schier JG, Belson M, Hepler B, Schimdt CJ, Miller CE, Patel M, Paulozzi LJ, Straetemans M, Rubin C. Fentanyl-associated Fatalities Among Illicit Drug Users in Wayne County, Michigan (July 2005–May 2006). Journal of Medical Toxicology. 2013 Mar;9(1):106-15.

Backer LC, Landsberg JH, Miller M, Keel K, Taylor TK. Canine Cyanotoxin Poisonings in the United States (1920s–2012): Review of Suspected and Confirmed Cases from Three Data Sources. Toxins. 2013, 5, 1597-1628; doi:10.3390/toxins5091597.

Behrooz Behbod, MB, ChB, MSc, ScD; Erin M. Parker, MA, PhD; Erin A. Jones, BS, MD; Tesfaye Bayleyegn, MD; John Guarisco, PhD; Melissa Morrison, MPH; Mary G. McIntyre, MD, MPH, SSBB; Monica Knight, MPH; Bert Eichold, MD, DrPH, FACP; Fuyuen Yip, PhD, MPH Community Health Assessment Following Community Health Assessment Following Mercaptan Spill: EightMile, Mobile County, Alabama, September 2012. J Public Health Management Practice, 2013, 00(00), 1–8.

Buttke D, Vagi S, Schnall A, Bayleyegn T, Morrison M, Allen M, Wolkin A. Community assessment for public health emergency response (CASPER) one year following the Gulf Coast oil spill: Alabama and Mississippi, 2011. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2012;27(6):496-502.

Buttke DE, Sircar K, Martin C. Exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and age of menarche in adolescent girls in NHANES (2003-2008).Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Nov;120(11):1613-8.

Chiu C, Noe R, Martin JP, Wolkin A, and Vagi, S. The Use of Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) to Evaluate NWS Warnings – Evaluation of the National Weather Service’s Extreme Cold Warning experiment in North Dakota during the 2011-2012 winter season. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society. [epub ahead of print http://journals.ametsoc.org/doi/abs/10.1175/BAMS-D-12-00123.1external icon].

Chiu CH, Vagi SJ, Wolkin AF, Martin JP, Noe RS. Evaluation of the National Weather Service Extreme Cold Warning Experiment in North Dakota. Weather, Climate and Society. 2014 Jan; 6 (1): 22-31.

Choudhary E, Chen TH, Martin C, Vagi S, Roth J, Keim M, Noe R, Lemusu S, Ponausuia SE, Wolkin A, Bayleyegn T. Public Health Needs Assessments of Tutuila Island, American Samoa, After the 2009 Tsunami. Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness. 2012;6:209-216.v.

Choudhary E, Zane DF, Beasley C, Jones R, Rey A, Noe RS, Martin C, Wolkin AF, Bayleyegn TM. Evaluation of active mortality surveillance system data for monitoring hurricane-related deaths, Texas, 2008. Prehosp Disaster Medicine 2012;27(4):1-6.

Cindy H. Chiu, PhD, MPH, Amy H. Schnall, MPH, Caitlin E. Mertzlufft, MPH, Rebecca S. Noe, MPH, Amy F. Wolkin, MSPH, Jeanne Spears, RN, Mary Casey-Lockyer, MHS, and Sara J. Vagi, PhD Mortality From a Tornado Outbreak, Alabama, April 27, 2011: Published online ahead of print June 13, 2013 | American Journal of Public Health.

Coleman N, Adams S, Adrianopoli C, Ansari A, Bader J, Buddemeier B, Caro J, Casagrande R, Case C, Caspary K, Chang A, Chang H, Chao N, Cliffer K, Confer D, Deitchman S, DeRenzo E, Dobbs A, Dodgen D, Donnelly E, Gorman S, Grace M, Hatchett R, Hick J, Hrdina C, Jones R, Kane E, Knebel A, Koerner J, Laffan A, Larson L, Livinski A, MacKinney J, Maidment B, Manning R, Marinissen M, Martin C, Michael G, Murrain-Hill P, Nemhauser J, Norwood A, Conklin L, Sejvar JJ, Kieszak S, Sabogal R, Sanchez C, Flanders WD, Tulloch F, Victoria G, Rodriguez G, Sosa N, McGeehin M, Schier JG. Long-term Renal and Neurological Outcomes among Survivors of Diethylene Glycol Poisoning. JAMA Internal Medicine. [In Press].

Coyle D, Murphy MW, Paskewitz S, Orrock J., Lee X, Murphy R, McGeehin M, Raffa, K. Belowground herbivory in red pine stands initiates a cascade that increases abundance of Lyme disease vectors. Forest Ecology and Management. 2013; 302:354-62.

Davidson H, Kennedy E, Jhung M, Drenzek C, Reeves A, Cox C, Choudhary E, White V, Finelli L, Swerdlow D (2014). Knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding pandemic H1N1 vaccine among patients hospitalized for 2009 H1N1 influenza A (pH1N1). Virology and Mycology. In Press.

Ellyn Marder, MPH, David Kirschke, MD, Donna Robbins, DrPH, John Dunn, DVM, Timothy F. Jones, MD, Judy Racoosin, MD, Leonard Paulozzi, MD, Art Chang, MD. Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP)-Like Illness Associated with Intravenous Opana ER Abuse – Tennessee, 2012. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2013 Jan 11;62:1-4. Reprinted in JAMA 2013;309(13):1338-1440.

Farag N, Rey, A, Noe, R, Wood A, Bayleyegn T, Zane D. Evaluation of the American Red Cross Disaster-Related Mortality Surveillance System by Using Hurricane Ike Data – Texas, 2008. Disaster Med Public Health Preparedness. 2012;6; doi:10.1001/dmp2012.54. (online published Dec 2012).

Fleischer NL, Tiesman H, Sumitani J, Mize T, Amarnaht K, Bayakly A, Murphy M. Public Health Impact of Heat-Related Illness Among Migrant Farmworkers. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. March 2013; 44 (3):199-206.

Fowler DR, Mitchell CS, Brown A, Pollock T, Bratka LA, Paulson J, Noller AC, Mauskapf R, Oscanyan K, Vaidyanathan A, Wolkin A, Taylor EV. Heat-related deaths after an extreme heat event—four states, 2012, and United States 1999–2009. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2013:62(22):433–436.

Hilborn, ED, VA Roberts, LC Backer, E DeConno, JS Egan, JB Hyde, DC Nicholas, EJ Wiegert, LM Billing, M DiOrio, MC Mohr, FJ Hardy, TJ Wade, JS Yoder, MC Hlavsa (2014) Algal Bloom–Associated Disease Outbreaks Among Users of Freshwater Lakes — United States, 2009–2010. MMWR 2014;63(1):11-15.

Hlavsa, MC; VA Roberts, AM Kahler, ED Hilborn, TJ Wade, LC Backer, JS Yoder (2014) Recreational Water–Associated Disease Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2010. MMWR 2014;63(1):6-10.

Ibelings BW , Backer L, Kardinaal WE, Chorus I, Current approaches to cyanotoxin risk assessment and risk management around the globe. Harmful Algae, 2014 Dec: 40(12): 63-74.

Law RK, Schier JG, Martin CA, Olivares D, Thomas R, Bronstein AC, Chang A. National surveillance for radiological exposures and intentional potassium iodide and iodine product ingestion in the US associated with the 2011 Japan radiological incident. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013 Jan;51(1):41-6.

Law RK, Schier JG, Martin CA, Olivares D, Thomas R, Bronstein AC, Chang A. Use of the National Poison Data System after the 2011 Japan Radiological Incident for Surveillance of Incident-related Exposures in the United States. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013 Jan;51(1):41-6.

Mary Casey-Lockyer, MHS, Rebecca J. Heick, PhD, Caitlin E. Mertzlufft, MPH, Ellen E. Yard, PhD, Amy F. Wolkin, MSPH, Rebecca S. Noe, MPH, and Michelle Murti, MD: Deaths Associated with Hurricane Sandy-October-November 2012: MMWR Weekly Volume 62, No. 20 May 24, 2013.

Murphy MW, Lando JF, Kieszak SM, Sutter ME, Noonan GP, Brunkard JM, McGeehin MA. Formaldehyde levels in FEMA-supplied travel tralers, park models, and mobile homes in Louisiana and Mississippi. Indoor Air. April 2013; 23:134-141.

Noe R, Jin J, and Wolkin A. Exposure to Natural Cold and Heat: Hypothermia and Hyperthermia Medicare Claims, United States 2004-2005. American Journal of Public Health 2012;102(4):e11-e18.

Noe R, Schnall A, Wolkin A, Podgornik M, Wood AD, Spears J, Stanley SA. Disaster-related injuries and illnesses treated by American Red Cross disaster health services during hurricanes Gustav and Ike. South Med J 2013; 106(1): 102-108.

Noe, R, Choudhary E, Wolkin A, Cheng-Dobson J, Newman S. Exertional Heat-related Illnesses at the Grand Canyon National Park, 2004-2009. J Wilderness and Environmental Medicine 2013; 24:422-428.

Nyaku MK, Wolkin AF, McFadden J, Collins J, Murti M, Schnall A, Bies S, Stanbury M, Beggs J, Bayleyegn TM. Assessing radiation emergency preparedness planning by using Community Assessment for Public Health Emergency Response (CASPER) methodology. Prehosp Disaster Med. 2014;29(3):1-9.

Nystrom S, Raheem M, Redlener I, Sheehan K, Simon S, Taylor T, Toner E, Wallace K, Wieder J, Weinstock D, Wiley A, Yeskey K. Medical Planning and Response for a Nuclear Detonation: A Practical Guide Biosecurity and Bioterrorism: Biodefense Strategy, Practice, and Science 2012; 10(4).

Penotti R, Scallan E, Backer L, Thomas J, Angulo FJ. Ciguatera and scombroid fish poisoning in the United States. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 2013, 10(12); DOI: 10.1089/fpd.2013.1514.

Pillai S, Noe R, Murphy M, Vaidyanathan A, Young R, Kieszak S, Freymann G, Smith W, Drenzek C, Lewis L, Wolkin A. Heat Illness: Predictors of Hospital Admissions Among Emergency Department Visits—Georgia, 2002-2008. J Community Health 2013 [epub ahead of print].

Schier JG, Hunt DR, Perala A, McMartin KE, Bartels MJ, Lewis LS, McGeehin MA, Flanders WD. Characterizing concentrations of diethylene glycol and suspected metabolites in human serum, urine, and cerebrospinal fluid samples from the Panama DEG mass poisoning. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013;51(10):923-9.

Schier JG, Sejvar JJ, Lutterloh E, Likaka A, Katsoudas E, Karaseva YD, Barr BT, Redwood Y, Monroe S. Consumption of pesticide-treated wheat seed by a rural population in Malawi. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 2012 Nov;22(6):569-73.

Sejvar J, Lutterloh E, Naiene J, Likaka A, Manda R, Nygren B, Monroe S, Khaila T, Lowther SA, Capewell L, Date K, Townes D, Redwood Y, Schier J, Barr BT, Demby A, Mallewa M, Kampondeni S, Blount B, Humphrys M, Talkington D, Armstrong GL, Mintz E. Neurologic manifestations associated with an outbreak of typhoid Fever, Malawi – mozambique, 2009: an epidemiologic investigation. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e46099. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0046099. Epub 2012 Dec 3.

Sheikh S, Chang A, Kieszak S, Law R, Bennett HK, Ernst E, Bond GR, Spiller HA, Schurz-Rogers H, Chu A, Bronstein AC, Schier JG. Characterizing risk factors for pediatric lamp oil product exposures. Clin Toxicol (Phila). 2013 Nov;51(9):871-8.

Silva LK, Backer LC, Ashley DL, Gordon SM, Brinkman MC, Nuckols JR, Wilkes CR, Blount BC. The influence of physiochemical properties on the internal dose of trihalomethanes in humans following a controlled showering exposure. JESEE. 2013,23:39-45.

Sosa N, Rodriguez G, Schier JG, Sejvar J. Clinical, Neurologic, Laboratory and Histopathologic Features of Mass Diethylene Glycol Poisoning – Panama, 2006. Annals of Emergency Medicine. 2014 (Epub online).

Vagi SJ, Sheikh S, Brackney M, Smolinske S, Warrick B, Reuter N, Schier JG. Passive multistate surveillance for neutropenia after use of cocaine or heroin possibly contaminated with levamisole. Ann Emerg Med. 2013 Apr;61(4):468-74.

Wilson T, Chang A, Berro A, Donnachie J, Still A, Brown C, Demma A, Nemhauser J, Martin C, Salame-Alfie A, Fisher-Tyler F, Smith L, Grady-Erickson O, Alvarado-Ramy F, Brunette G, Ansari A, McAdam D, Marano N. U.S. Screening of International Travelers for Radiation Contamination following the Japanese Nuclear Plant Disaster in March 2011. Disaster Med Public Health Prep. 2012 Oct;6(3):291-6.

Wolkin A, Martin C, Law R, Schier J, Bronstein A. Using Poison Center Data for National Public Health Surveillance for Chemical and Poison Exposure and Associated Illness. Annals of Emergency Medicine 2012; 59: 56-61.

Wolkin, A., Hunt, D., Martin, C., Caldwell, K. L., & McGeehin, M. A. (2012). Blood mercury levels among fish consumers residing in areas with high environmental burden. Chemosphere 2012, 86(9), 967-971.

Yard EE, Daniel, JH, Lewis LW, Rybak ME, Paliakov EM, Kim AY, Montgomery JM, Bunnell R, Abudo MU, Akhwale W, Breiman RF, Sharif SK. Human aflatoxin exposure in Kenya, 2007: a cross-sectional study. Food Addit Contam Part A Chem Anal Control Expo Risk Assess. 2013 Jul;30(7):1322-31.

Yard EE, Horton J, Schier JG, Caldwell K, Sanchez C, Lewis L, Gastaňaga C. Mercury Exposure Among Artisanal Gold Miners in Madre de Dios, Peru: A Cross-sectional Study. J Med Toxicol. 2012 Dec;8(4):441-8.

Yard EE, Murphy MW, Schneeberger C, Narayanan J, Hoo E, Freiman A, Lewis LS & Hill VR. Microbial and chemical contamination during and after flooding in the Ohio River—Kentucky, 2011, Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A: Toxic/Hazardous Substances and Environmental Engineering, 2014; 49:11, 1236-1243.

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