Presentations – Environmental

Garabrant D, Pastula S. Asbestos and EMP fiber potency analysis. Presented at the Monticello Conference, October 16-20, 2017, Charlottesville, VA.

Einstein AJ, Sesso HD, Cohen SS, Boerma M, Chambers C, Darcy S, Gerber TC, Hirshfield J, Little MP, Mulrooney DA, Held KD, Boice JD. Classification of cardiovascular causes of death for radiation epidemiologic studies: initial application to cohorts of radiation workers, radiographers, and atomic veterans. Presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress 2017, August 26-30, 2017, Barcelona, Spain.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith SN, et al. How do patient and community-level measures of patient functional status, social support and socioeconomic status compare in predicting the risk of readmission for pneumonia and heart failure? Presented at the Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) 2016 Annual Meeting, May 11-14, 2016, Hollywood, FL.

Alexander DD. Understanding the Role of Epidemiology in Disease Causation. Presented at the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Asbestos Medicine Seminar, November 5-6, 2015, Las Vegas, NV.

Garabrant D. Biomonitoring of chlorpyrifos excretion, butyryl cholinesterase activity, and acetyl cholinesterase activity among chlorpyrifos manufacturing workers. In: Use of spot biomonitoring samples for environmental epidemiology. Presented at the International Society of Exposure Sciences 25th Annual Meeting, October 18-22, 2015, Henderson, NV.

Meddings J, Reichert H, Smith S, Iwashyna T, Langa K, Hofer T, McGuirk H, McMahon LF Jr. Functional status, social support and wealth impact readmissions for pneumonia and heart failure beyond standard Medicare risk-adjustors. Presented at the 11th International Conference on Health Policy Statistics, October 7-9, 2015, Providence, RI.

Alexander DD. Interpreting Epidemiologic Evidence. Presented at the Defense Research Institute (DRI) Asbestos Medicine Seminar, November 8, 2013, New Orleans, LA.

Franzblau A , Broadwater K, Luksemburg W, Maier M, Jiang X, Garabrant DH, Demond A. Serum Concentrations of Polychlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins Among Users of Ball Clay. Presented at the Joint ISEE, ISES and ISIAQ Environmental Health Conference, August 19-23 2013, Basel, Switzerland.

Alexander DD. Nitrate and nitrite exposure and stomach cancer: summary of the epidemiologic evidence. Presented at the Canadian Nutrition Society Annual Meeting, May 31, 2013, Quebec City, Canada.

Tsuji JS, Alexander DD, Perez V. Low-level arsenic in drinking water and bladder cancer risk: Meta-analysis update and risk assessment implications. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, March 10-14, 2013, San Antonio, TX.

Bylsma LC. Characterization of Diet and Dietary Exposures to Genotoxic Compounds in Pregnant Women of Mexico City. Presented at the University of Michigan School of PUblic Health (UMSPH) Epidemiology Poster Session and UM Student Global Health Day, November 16, 2012, Ann Arbor, MI.

Perez V, Alexander DD, Bailey WH. Air ions and mood outcomes: A review and meta-analysis. Presented poster at the American College of Epidemiology, September 8-11, 2012, Chicago, IL.

Alexander DD. Nitrate and nitrite exposure and stomach cancer: Summary of the epidemiologic evidence. Presented at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Annual Meeting, June 25-28, 2012, Las Vegas, NV.

Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Predictors of human serum dioxin concentrations in Midland and Saginaw Michigan. Presented at the Society of Toxicology of Canada 43rd Annual Symposium, December 4-6, 2011, Montreal, Canada.

Alexander DD. Benzene epidemiology: Weighing the evidence and a case study of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. Presented at the Benzene Litigation Conference Audiocast, July 13, 2011, Chicago, IL.

Garabrant D. Evidence of dioxin exposure in Michigan residents exposed to contaminated soils. Presented at the 37th Annual Summer Meeting of the Toxicology Forum, July 12, 2011, Aspen, CO.

Jiang X, Zwica L, Knutson K, Towey T, Hedgeman E, Franzblau A, Chen Q, Lee S-Y, Sima C, Gillespie BW, Adriaens P, Demond A, Lepkowski J, Ward B, Ladronka K, Olson K, Sinibaldi J, Chang S-C, Gwinn D, Swan S, Garabrant D. Measurements of Household Dust Concentrations of PCDDs, PCDFs, and PCBs from a Community in Michigan, USA. Presented at the 32nd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2011, August 21-25, 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

Jiang X, Knutson K, Zwica L, Lee S-Y, Chen Q, Hong B, Zhong X, Hao W, Towey T, Gillespie BW, Demond A, Adriaens P, Lepkowski J, Franzblau A, Garabrant D. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Predictors of Household Dust PCDD, PCDF, and PCB concentrations. Presented at the 32nd International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2011, August 21-25, 2011, Brussels, Belgium.

Franzblau A, Garabrant D, Gillespie B, Jiang X, Adriaens P, Demond A, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J. Implications of the EPA’s new preliminary remediation goals for residential soil based on the University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study. Presented at the 31th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2010, September 12-16, 2010, San Antonio, TX.

Garabrant D, Jiang X, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Jolliet O, Lepkowski J, Hao W. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Relationship between residential soil, household dust, and serum dioxin levels. Presented at the 31th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2010, September 12-16, 2010, San Antonio, TX.

Jiang X, Hao W, Garabrant DH, Franzblau A, Gillespie BW, Lepkowski J, Adriaens P, Demond A, Jolliet O. Associations of Fish and Game Intake with Human Serum Dioxin Concentrations. Presented at the 31th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2010, September 12-16, 2010, San Antonio, TX.

Hao W, Jolliet O, Jiang X, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: Dioxin intake due to fish and game consumption in a dioxin-contaminated area. Presented at the 31th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2010, September 12-16, 2010, San Antonio, TX.

Hao W, Jolliet O, Jiang X , Chang C-W, Towey T, Wenger Y, Garabrant D, Franzblau A, Adriaens P, Demond A, Gillespie B, Lepkowski J. The University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study: A pharmacokinetic modeling approach to investigate the predictors of serum TCDD concentration. Presented at the 31th International Symposium on Halogenated Persistent Organic Pollutants – Dioxin 2010, September 12-16, 2010, San Antonio, TX.

Alexander DD. A weight-of-evidence review of colorectal cancer in pesticide applicators: The Agricultural Health Study and other Epidemiologic Studies. Presented at CropLife America/Rise Spring Conference, April 15, 2010, Washington, DC.

Alexander DD, Weed DL. Ongoing assessment of pesticides and colorectal cancer: A weight of evidence evaluation of epidemiologic literature. Presented at the Environmental Protection Agency SAP draft framework, February 2, 2010, Washington, DC.