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Last Edited: 7/5/11

Articles and Reports

View CEHTP articles and reports by topic:

air quality  |  asthma  |  autism  | biomonitoring  |  climate change  |  community vulnerability  |  geographic information systems  |  heat  |  methods  |  pesticides  |  policy  |  tracking  | water 

 

 


Air Quality

Basu R, English P. 2008.  Public Health Impacts from Climate Change. California Energy Commission.  PIER-EA Discussion Paper.  ( view online )

 

California Department of Public Health. Health Impact Assessment of a Cap-and-Trade Framework. December 2010 ( download PDF )

 

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Lomax G, Roberts E, English P.  2005. A Breath of Fresh Air: How environmentalists, health experts, and poverty advocates are forging new coalitions to tackle an urban asthma epidemic.  The American Prospect 16(10): A24-A26.  ( view online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Nathan S, Ritz B. Are frequent asthma symptoms among low-income individuals related to heavy traffic near homes, vulnerabilities, or both? Ann Epidemiol. 2008 May;18(5):343-50.  ( view abstract online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Ritz B. Traffic and outdoor air pollution levels near residences and poorly controlled asthma in adults. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2007 May;98(5):455-63.  ( view abstract online )

 

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

Thurston GD, Bekkedal MY, Roberts EM, Ito K, Pope CA, Glenn BS, Ozkaynak H, Utell MJ. Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):45-58.  ( view abstract online )

 

Wilhelm M, Meng Y, Rull R, English P, Balmes J, Ritz B. 2008. Environmental Public Health Tracking of Childhood Asthma Using California Health Interview Survey, Traffic and Outdoor Air Pollution Data.   Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.10945.  ( view online )

  

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Asthma

Basu R, English P. 2008.  Public Health Impacts from Climate Change. California Energy Commission.  PIER-EA Discussion Paper.  ( view online )

 

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Lomax G, Roberts E, English P.  2005. A Breath of Fresh Air: How environmentalists, health experts, and poverty advocates are forging new coalitions to tackle an urban asthma epidemic.  The American Prospect 16(10): A24-A26.  ( view online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Nathan S, Ritz B. Are frequent asthma symptoms among low-income individuals related to heavy traffic near homes, vulnerabilities, or both? Ann Epidemiol. 2008 May;18(5):343-50.  ( view abstract online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Ritz B. Traffic and outdoor air pollution levels near residences and poorly controlled asthma in adults. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2007 May;98(5):455-63.  ( view abstract online )

 

Roberts E,  English P, Van den Eeeden S, Ray G.  Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance I: The Application of Health Service Utilization Data in Alameda County, CA. Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Roberts E, English P, Wong M, Wolff C, Valdez S, Van den Eeden S, Ray G. Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance II:  Geospatial Patterns of Asthma in Alameda County, California.  Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Thurston GD, Bekkedal MY, Roberts EM, Ito K, Pope CA, Glenn BS, Ozkaynak H, Utell MJ. Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):45-58.  ( view abstract online )

 

Wilhelm M, Meng Y, Rull R, English P, Balmes J, Ritz B. 2008. Environmental Public Health Tracking of Childhood Asthma Using California Health Interview Survey, Traffic and Outdoor Air Pollution Data.   Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.10945.  ( view online )

  

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Autism

Roberts EM, English PB, Grether JK, Windham GC, Somberg L, Wolff C. 2007. Maternal Residence Near Agricultural Pesticide Applications and Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children in the California Central Valley. Environ Health Perspect: doi:10.1289/ehp.10168.  ( view online )

 

Thurston GD, Bekkedal MY, Roberts EM, Ito K, Pope CA, Glenn BS, Ozkaynak H, Utell MJ. Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):45-58.  ( view abstract online )

 

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Biomonitoring

English P, Blount B, Wong M, Copan L, Olmedo L, et al. 2011. Direct Measurement of Perchlorate Exposure Biomarkers in a Highly Exposed Population: A Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017015.  ( view online )

 

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Climate Change

Basu R, English P. 2008.  Public Health Impacts from Climate Change. California Energy Commission.  PIER-EA Discussion Paper.  ( view online )

 

California Department of Public Health. Health Impact Assessment of a Cap-and-Trade Framework. December 2010 ( download PDF )

 

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, King G, Margolis H, Smith D, Solomon G, Trent R,  English P. 2008. The 2006 California Heat Wave: Impacts on Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits.  Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.11594.  ( view online )

  

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

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Community Vulnerability

Basu R, English P. 2008.  Public Health Impacts from Climate Change. California Energy Commission.  PIER-EA Discussion Paper.  ( view online )

 

California Department of Public Health. Health Impact Assessment of a Cap-and-Trade Framework. December 2010 ( download PDF )

 

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, King G, Margolis H, Smith D, Solomon G, Trent R,  English P. 2008. The 2006 California Heat Wave: Impacts on Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits.  Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.11594.  ( view online )

 

Lomax G, Roberts E, English P.  2005. A Breath of Fresh Air: How environmentalists, health experts, and poverty advocates are forging new coalitions to tackle an urban asthma epidemic.  The American Prospect 16(10): A24-A26.  ( view online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Nathan S, Ritz B. Are frequent asthma symptoms among low-income individuals related to heavy traffic near homes, vulnerabilities, or both? Ann Epidemiol. 2008 May;18(5):343-50.  ( view abstract online )

 

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

Roberts E,  English P, Van den Eeeden S, Ray G.  Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance I: The Application of Health Service Utilization Data in Alameda County, CA. Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Roberts E, English P, Wong M, Wolff C, Valdez S, Van den Eeden S, Ray G. Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance II:  Geospatial Patterns of Asthma in Alameda County, California.  Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

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Geographic Information Systems

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Nathan S, Ritz B. Are frequent asthma symptoms among low-income individuals related to heavy traffic near homes, vulnerabilities, or both? Ann Epidemiol. 2008 May;18(5):343-50.  ( view abstract online )

 

Meng YY, Wilhelm M, Rull RP, English P, Ritz B. Traffic and outdoor air pollution levels near residences and poorly controlled asthma in adults. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2007 May;98(5):455-63.  ( view abstract online )

 

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

Roberts EM, English PB, Grether JK, Windham GC, Somberg L, Wolff C. 2007. Maternal Residence Near Agricultural Pesticide Applications and Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children in the California Central Valley. Environ Health Perspect: doi:10.1289/ehp.10168.  ( view online )

 

Roberts E,  English P, Van den Eeeden S, Ray G.  Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance I: The Application of Health Service Utilization Data in Alameda County, CA. Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Roberts E, English P, Wong M, Wolff C, Valdez S, Van den Eeden S, Ray G. Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance II:  Geospatial Patterns of Asthma in Alameda County, California.  Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Smorodinsky S, Roberts E, Wolff C, Wong M, Falade F, Guo L, King G, and English P. The California Environmental Health Tracking Program: New online GIS tool for Investigating Diseases and the Environment. Bay Area Automated Mapping Association Journal Vol. 2, Issue 1, April 2008.  ( download PDF )

 

VanDerslice J, Wolff C, Kuwabara Y, Malecki K, Cohn P, Flowers H, Fagliano J, Nuckols J, Cantor K.  White Paper: Development of Methods for Tracking Exposures to Contaminants in Drinking Water. Drinking Water Exposure Group, National Environmental Health Tracking Program (2006). ( view online )

 

Wilhelm M, Meng Y, Rull R, English P, Balmes J, Ritz B. 2008. Environmental Public Health Tracking of Childhood Asthma Using California Health Interview Survey, Traffic and Outdoor Air Pollution Data.   Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.10945.  ( view online )

 

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Heat

Basu R, English P. 2008.  Public Health Impacts from Climate Change. California Energy Commission.  PIER-EA Discussion Paper.  ( view online )

 

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, King G, Margolis H, Smith D, Solomon G, Trent R,  English P. 2008. The 2006 California Heat Wave: Impacts on Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits.  Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.11594.  ( view online )

 

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

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Methods

English P, Blount B, Wong M, Copan L, Olmedo L, et al. 2011. Direct Measurement of Perchlorate Exposure Biomarkers in a Highly Exposed Population: A Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017015.  ( view online )

 

Roberts EM, English PB, Grether JK, Windham GC, Somberg L, Wolff C. 2007. Maternal Residence Near Agricultural Pesticide Applications and Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children in the California Central Valley. Environ Health Perspect: doi:10.1289/ehp.10168.  ( view online )

 

Roberts E,  English P, Van den Eeeden S, Ray G.  Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance I: The Application of Health Service Utilization Data in Alameda County, CA. Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Roberts EM, English PB, Wong M, Wolff C, Falade M. 2008. Continuous Local Rate Modeling for Communication in Public Health:  A Practical Approach.  Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 14(6):562-568.  ( view abstract online )

 

Roberts E, English P, Wong M, Wolff C, Valdez S, Van den Eeden S, Ray G. Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance II:  Geospatial Patterns of Asthma in Alameda County, California.  Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Smorodinsky S, Roberts E, Wolff C, Wong M, Falade F, Guo L, King G, and English P. The California Environmental Health Tracking Program: New online GIS tool for Investigating Diseases and the Environment. Bay Area Automated Mapping Association Journal Vol. 2, Issue 1, April 2008.  ( download PDF )

 

Thurston GD, Bekkedal MY, Roberts EM, Ito K, Pope CA, Glenn BS, Ozkaynak H, Utell MJ. Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):45-58.  ( view abstract online )

 

Wilhelm M, Meng Y, Rull R, English P, Balmes J, Ritz B. 2008. Environmental Public Health Tracking of Childhood Asthma Using California Health Interview Survey, Traffic and Outdoor Air Pollution Data.   Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.10945.  ( view online )

 

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Pesticides

Roberts EM, English PB, Grether JK, Windham GC, Somberg L, Wolff C. 2007. Maternal Residence Near Agricultural Pesticide Applications and Autism Spectrum Disorders Among Children in the California Central Valley. Environ Health Perspect: doi:10.1289/ehp.10168.  ( view online )

 

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Policy

Basu R, English P. 2008.  Public Health Impacts from Climate Change. California Energy Commission.  PIER-EA Discussion Paper.  ( view online )

 

California Department of Public Health. Health Impact Assessment of a Cap-and-Trade Framework. December 2010 ( download PDF )

 

English P, Balmes J. 2004. California's New Environmental Health Tracking Programs. San Francisco Medicine 99(4), 32-35. ( view online )

 

English P, Blount B, Wong M, Copan L, Olmedo L, et al. 2011. Direct Measurement of Perchlorate Exposure Biomarkers in a Highly Exposed Population: A Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017015.  ( view online )

 

English PB, Sinclair A, Ross Z, Anderson H, Boothe V, Davis C, Ebi K, Kagey B, Malecki K, Shultz R, Simms E.  Environmental Health Indicators of Climate Change for the United States: Findings from the State Environmental Health Indicator Collaborative.  Environ Health Perspect  doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900708.  ( view online )

 

Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, King G, Margolis H, Smith D, Solomon G, Trent R,  English P. 2008. The 2006 California Heat Wave: Impacts on Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits.  Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.11594.  ( view online )

 

Lomax G, Roberts E, English P.  2005. A Breath of Fresh Air: How environmentalists, health experts, and poverty advocates are forging new coalitions to tackle an urban asthma epidemic.  The American Prospect 16(10): A24-A26.  ( view online )

 

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

Roberts E,  English P, Van den Eeeden S, Ray G.  Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance I: The Application of Health Service Utilization Data in Alameda County, CA. Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Roberts E, English P, Wong M, Wolff C, Valdez S, Van den Eeden S, Ray G. Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance II:  Geospatial Patterns of Asthma in Alameda County, California.  Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Thurston GD, Bekkedal MY, Roberts EM, Ito K, Pope CA, Glenn BS, Ozkaynak H, Utell MJ. Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):45-58.  ( view abstract online )

 

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Tracking

English P, Balmes J. 2004. California's New Environmental Health Tracking Programs. San Francisco Medicine 99(4), 32-35. ( view online )

 

English P, Blount B, Wong M, Copan L, Olmedo L, et al. 2011. Direct Measurement of Perchlorate Exposure Biomarkers in a Highly Exposed Population: A Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017015.  ( view online )

 

Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, King G, Margolis H, Smith D, Solomon G, Trent R,  English P. 2008. The 2006 California Heat Wave: Impacts on Hospitalizations and Emergency Department Visits.  Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.11594.  ( view online )

 

Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in California: Community Vulnerability Assessments and Adaptation Strategies-- Report No. 1: Heat-Related Illness and Mortality California Department of Public Health (2007) ( download PDF )

 

Roberts E,  English P, Van den Eeeden S, Ray G.  Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance I: The Application of Health Service Utilization Data in Alameda County, CA. Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Roberts E, English P, Wong M, Wolff C, Valdez S, Van den Eeden S, Ray G. Progress in Pediatric Asthma Surveillance II:  Geospatial Patterns of Asthma in Alameda County, California.  Prev Chronic Dis 2006 Jul.  ( view online | download PDF )

 

Thurston GD, Bekkedal MY, Roberts EM, Ito K, Pope CA, Glenn BS, Ozkaynak H, Utell MJ. Use of health information in air pollution health research: past successes and emerging needs. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2009 Jan;19(1):45-58.  ( view abstract online )

 

VanDerslice J, Wolff C, Kuwabara Y, Malecki K, Cohn P, Flowers H, Fagliano J, Nuckols J, Cantor K.  White Paper: Development of Methods for Tracking Exposures to Contaminants in Drinking Water. Drinking Water Exposure Group, National Environmental Health Tracking Program (2006). ( view online )

 

Wilhelm M, Meng Y, Rull R, English P, Balmes J, Ritz B. 2008. Environmental Public Health Tracking of Childhood Asthma Using California Health Interview Survey, Traffic and Outdoor Air Pollution Data.   Environ Health Perspect doi:10.1289/ehp.10945.  ( view online )

 

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Water

English P, Blount B, Wong M, Copan L, Olmedo L, et al. 2011. Direct Measurement of Perchlorate Exposure Biomarkers in a Highly Exposed Population: A Pilot Study. PLoS ONE 6(3): e17015. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017015.  ( view online )

 

VanDerslice J, Wolff C, Kuwabara Y, Malecki K, Cohn P, Flowers H, Fagliano J, Nuckols J, Cantor K.  White Paper: Development of Methods for Tracking Exposures to Contaminants in Drinking Water. Drinking Water Exposure Group, National Environmental Health Tracking Program (2006). ( view online )

 

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