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Publications on the Use of GIS Methods in Environmental Epidemiology

  1. Medgyesi DN, Cervi M, Patel DM, Weyer PJ, Ward MH, Jones RR. Impact of residential mobility on estimated environmental exposures in a prospective cohort of older women. Environmental Epidemiology Oct 2020
  2. Patel DM, Gyldenkærne S, Jones RR, Olsen SF, Tikellis G, Granström C, Dwyer T, Stayner LT, Ward MH. Residential proximity to agriculture and risk of childhood leukemia and central nervous system tumors in the Danish national birth cohort. Environ Int Jul 2020
  3. Dong Z, Jones RR, Powell-Wiley TM, Jia P, James P, Xiao Q. A large prospective investigation of outdoor light at night and obesity in the NIH AARP Diet and Health Study. Environ Health Jul 2020
  4. VoPham T, Bertrand KA, Jones RR, Deziel NC, DuPré NC, James P, Liu Y, Vieira, Tamimi RM, Hart JE, Ward MH, Laden F. Dioxin exposure and breast cancer risk in a prospective cohort study. Environ Res Jul 2020
  5. Hu W, Downward G, Reiss B, Rothman N, Hammond SK, Li J, Jones RR, Huang Y, Yang K, Morales K, Xu J, He J, Bassig B, Seow WJ, Hosgood HD, Zhang L, Wu G, Chapman RS, Wei F, Vermeulen R, Lan Q. Outdoor air pollution from solid fuel combustion in Xuanwei and Fuyuan, a rural region of China. Sci Rep Jul 2020
  6. Fisher JA, Beane Freeman LE, Hofmann JN, Blair A, Parks C, Thorne PS, Ward MH, Jones RR. Residential proximity to intensive animal agriculture and risk of lymphohematopoietic cancers in the Agricultural Health Study. Epidemiology Jul 2020
  7. Xiao Q, James P, Breheny P, Xhang D, Fisher JA, Ward MH, Jones RR. Outdoor light at night and breast cancer risk in the NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Int J Canc Jun 2020
  8. Hayes RB, Lim CC, Cromar K, Shao Y, Reynolds HR, Silverman DT, Jones RR, Park Y, Jerrett M, Ahn J, Thurston GD. PM2.5 air pollution and cause-specific cardiovascular disease mortality. Int J Epidemiol Feb 2020
  9. Xiao Q, Gee G, Jones RR, Peng J, James P, Hale L. The cross-sectional association between outdoor light at night and sleep duration in middle-to-older aged men and women: The NIH-AARP Diet and Health Study. Environ Res Jan 2020
  10. Jones RR, Hoek G, Fisher JA, Hassheinassab S, Wang D, Ward MH, Sioutas C, Vermeulen R, Silverman DT. Land use regression models for ultrafine particles, fine particles, and black carbon in Southern California. Sci Tot Environ Jan 2020
  11. Lim CC, Hayes RB, Ahn J, Shao Y, Silverman DT, Jones RR, Garcia C, Bell ML, Thurston GD. Long-term exposure to ozone and cause-specific mortality risk in the U.S. Am J Respir Crit Care Med Oct 2019
  12. Lim CC, Hayes RB, Ahn J, Shao Y, Silverman DT, Jones RR, Thurston GD. Mediterranean diet and the association between air pollution and cardiovascular disease mortality risk. Circulation Apr 2019
  13. Fisher JA, Friesen Melissa C, Kim SY, Locke SJ, Kefelegn Y, Wong JYY, Albert PS, Jones RR. Sources of variability in real-time monitoring data for fine particulate matter: A field test of three wearable monitors in an urban setting. Env Sci Technol Lett Mar 2019
  14. Messier KP, Wheeler DC, Flory AR, Jones RR, Patel D, Nolan BT, Ward MH. Modeling groundwater nitrate exposure in private wells of North Carolina for the Agricultural Health Study. Sci Total Environ Mar 2019
  15. Lim CC, Hayes RB, Ahn J, Shao Y, Silverman DT, Jones RR, Garcia C, Thurston GD. Association between long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and diabetes mortality in the U.S. Environ Res Aug 2018
  16. Jones RR, VoPham T, Sevilla B, Airola M, Flory A, Deziel NC, Laden F, Ward MH. Verifying locations of historical environmental releases of dioxin-like compounds from facilities in the United States and implications for epidemiologic inference. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol Oct 2018.
  17. Gonzales FA, Jones RR, Deardorff J, Windham GC, Hiatt RA, Kushi LH. Neighborhood deprivation, race/ethnicity, and urinary metal concentrations among young girls in California. Environ Int Feb 2016.
  18. Terzian AS, Younes N, Opoku J, Hubbard J, Happ LP, Jones RR, Kunmar P, Castel AD, Greenberg AE. Identifying spatial variation along the HIV care continuum: The role of distance to care on retention and viral suppression. AIDS Behav Sept 2018.
  19. Deziel NC, Nuckols JR, Jones RR, Graubard B, De Roos AJ, Colt JS, Ward MH. Comparison of industrial emissions and carpet dust concentrations of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans in a multi-center U.S. study. Sci Tot Environ Feb 2017.
  20. Zirkle KW, Nolan BT, Jones RR, Weyer PJ, Ward MH, Wheeler DC. Assessing the relationship between groundwater nitrate and animal feeding operations in Iowa. Sci Total Environ Oct 2016.
  21. Baris D, Waddell R, Beane Freeman LE, Schwenn M, Colt JS, Ayotte J, Ward MH, Nuckols J, Schned A, Jackson B, Clerkin C, Rothman N, Moore LE, Taylor A, Robinson G, Hosain MG, Armenti KR, McCoy R, Samanic C, Hoover RN, Fraumeni JF, Johnson A, Karagas MR, Silverman DT. Elevated Bladder Cancer in Northern New England: The Role of Drinking Water and Arsenic. J Natl Cancer Inst Sept 2016.
  22. DellaValle CT, Deziel NC, Jones RR, Colt JC, De Roos AJ, Cerhan JR, Cozen W, Severson RK, Flory AR, Morton LM, Ward MH. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons: determinants of residential carpet dust levels and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Cancer Causes Control, Nov 2016.
  23. Wheeler DC, Nolan BT, Flory AR, DellaValle CT, Ward MH. Modeling groundwater nitrate concentrations in private wells in Iowa. Science Tot Environ, Dec 2015.
  24. Kirrane E. Bowman C, Davis JA, Hoppin JA, Blair A, Chen H, Patel M, Sandler DP, Tanner CM, Vinikoor-Imler L, Ward MH, Luben TJ, Kamel F. Associations of ozone and PM2.5 concentrations with Parkinson's disease among participants in the Agricultural Health Study. J Occup Environ Med, May 2015.
  25. Jones RR, DellaValle CT, Flory AR, Nordan A, Hoppin JA, Hofmann JN, Chen H, Giglierano J, Lynch CF, Beane Freeman LE, Rushton G, Ward MH. Accuracy of residential geocoding in the Agricultural Health Study. Int J Health Geographics Oct 2014.
  26. Jones RR, Yu C-Y, Nuckols JR, Cerhan JR, Airola M, Ross JA, Robien K, Ward MH. Farm residence and lymphohematopoietic cancers in the Iowa Women’s Health Study. Environ Res July 2014.
  27. DellaValle CT, Wheeler DC, Deziel NC, De Roos AJ, Cerhan JR, Cozen W, Severson RK, Flory AR, Locke SJ, Colt JS, Hartge P, Ward MH. Environmental determinants of polychlorinated biphenyl concentrations in residential carpet dust. Environ Sci Technol Aug 2013.
  28. Pronk A, Nuckols JR, De Roos AJ, Airola M, Colt JS, Cerhan JR, Morton L, Cozen W, Severson R, Blair A, Cleverly D, Ward MH. Residential exposure to industrial combustion facilities and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma: a case-control study. Environ Health, Feb 2013.
  29. Deziel NC, Nuckols JR, Colt JS, De Roos AJ, Pronk A, Gourley C, Severson RK, Cozen W, Cerhan JR, Hartge P, Ward MH. Determinants of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans in house dust samples from four areas of the United States. Sci Total Environ, Sept 2012.
  30. Wheeler DC, Waller LA, Cozen W, Ward MH. Spatial-temporal analysis of non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk using multiple residential locations. Spatial Spatiotemporal Epidemiol, June 2012.
  31. Aschebrook-Kilfoy B, HeltsheSL, Nuckols JR, SabraMM, ShuldinerAR,MitchellBD, AirolaM, HolfordTR, ZhangY, WardMH. Modeled nitrate levels in well water supplies and prevalence of abnormal thyroid conditions among the Old Order Amish in Pennsylvania. Environ Health Feb 2012.
  32. Nuckols JR, Beane Freeman LE, Lubin JH, Airola MS, Baris D, Ayotte JD, Taylor A, Paulu C, Karagas MR, Colt J, Ward MH, Huang AT, Bress W, Cherala C, Silverman DT, Cantor KP. Estimating water supply arsenic levels in the New England Bladder Cancer Study. Environ Health Perspect Sept 2011.
  33. Gunier RB, Ward MH, Airola M, Bell EM, Colt J, Nishioka M, Buffler PA, Reynolds P, Rull R, Hertz A, Metayer C, Nuckols JR. Determinants of agricultural pesticide concentrations in carpet dust in California. Environ Health Perspect July 2011.
  34. De Roos AJ, Davis S, Colt JS, Blair A, Airola M, Severson R, Cozen W, Cerhan JR, Hartge P, Nuckols JR, Ward MH. Residential proximity to industrial facilities and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Environ Research Jan 2010.
  35. Savitz D, Alaee M, Dominici F, Ramachandran G, Seibert WG, Stayner L, Waller LA, Ward MH, Webster TF, Woskie S. Institute of Medicine Committee Report. Utility of Proximity-based Herbicide Exposure Assessment in Epidemiologic Studies of Vietnam Veterans. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press 2008
  36. Nuckols JR, Gunier RB, Riggs P, Miller R, Reynolds P, Ward MH. Linkage of the California Pesticide Use Reporting database with spatial land use data for exposure assessment. Environ Health Perspect May 2007.
  37. Ward MH, Wartenberg D. Invited Commentary: On the road to improved exposure assessment using GIS. Am J Epidemiol June 2006.
  38. Ward MH, Lubin J, Giglierano J, Wolter C, Colt JS, Bekiroglu N, Camann D, Hartge P, Nuckols JR. Proximity to crops and residential exposure to agricultural herbicides in Iowa. Environ Health Perspect June 2006.
  39. Maxwell SK, Nuckols JR, Ward MH. A method for mapping corn using the US Geological Survey 1992 National Land Cover Dataset. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture, 2006.
  40. Ward MH, Nuckols JR, Giglierano J, Bonner MR, Wolter C, Airola M, Mix W, Colt JS, Hartge P. Positional accuracy of two methods of geocoding. Epidemiology July 2005.
  41. Boscoe FP, Ward MH, Reynolds P. 2004. Current practices in spatial analysis of cancer data: Data sources and data characteristics for geographic studies of cancer. Int J Health Geogr Dec 2004.
  42. Nuckols JR, Ward MH, Jarup L. Using GIS for exposure assessment in environmental epidemiology studies. Environ Health Perspect April 2004.
  43. Maxwell SK, Nuckols JR, Ward MH, Hoffer RM. An automated approach to mapping corn from Landsat imagery. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 2004.
  44. Colt JS, Baris D, Clark SF, Karagas M, Ayotte JD, Ward M, Nuckols JR, Cantor KP, Silverman DT. Sampling private wells in past homes to estimate lifetime arsenic exposure: A methodologic study in New England. J Environ Epidemiol Expos Anal Aug 2002.
  45. Ward MH, Nuckols JR, Weigel SJ, Maxwell SK, Cantor KP, Miller RS. Identifying populations potentially exposed to agricultural pesticides using remote sensing and a geographic information system. Environ Health Perspect Jan 2000.