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Risk Sciences and Public Policy

Selected Faculty Publications

Burke, T.A. (2008). NRC "Science and Decision" report.

White, R.H.; Cote, I.; Zeise, L.; Fox, M.; Dominici, F.; Burke, T.A.; White, P.D.; Hattis, D.B.; Samet, J.M. State-of-the-Science Workshop Report: Issues and Approaches to Low Dose-Response Extrapolation for Environmental Health Risk Assessment; Environmental Health Perspectives; 117:2; 2009.

White, R.H., Stineman, C.H., Symons, J.M., Breysse, P.N., Kim, S.R., Bell, M.L., Samet, J.M.  Premature Mortality in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Associated with Particulate Matter Air Pollution from the 1991 Gulf War; Human and Ecological Risk Assessment; 14:4; 2008.

Domici F.; Peng R.D.; Zeger S.L.; White R.H.; Samet J.M.; Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality in the United States: Did the Risks Change from 1987 to 2000? American Journal of Epidemiology; 166(8), 2007.

National Research Council; Committee on Human Biomonitoring for Environmental Toxicants (Thomas Burke, Chair); Human Biomonitoring for Environmental Chemicals; 2006.

Van Atten, C.; Brauer, M.; Funk, T.; Gilbert, N.L.; Graham, L.; Kaden, D.; Miller, P.J.; Rojas Bracho, L.; Wheeler, A.; and White, R.H.; Assessing Population Exposures to Motor Vehicle Exhaust; Reviews on Environmental  Health; 20:3; 2005

Apelberg, B.J.; Buckley, T.J. and White, R.H.; Socioeconomic and Racial Disparities in Cancer Risk from Air Toxics in Maryland; Environmental Health Perspectives; 113:6; 2005.

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Office of the Surgeon General; Jonathan M. Samet, Senior Scientific Editor; The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General; 2006.

White RH, Spengler JD, Dilwali KM, Barry BE, Samet JM; Report of Workshop on Traffic, Health and Infrastructure Planning; Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 60, 2, 2005.

Fox MA, Tran NL, Grooman JD, Burke TA; Toxicological Resources for Cumulative Risk: An Example with Hazardous Air Pollutants; Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology, 40, 3, 2004.

Payne-Sturges DC, Burke TA, Breysse P, Diener-West M, & Buckley TJ; Personal Exposure Meets Risk Assessment: A Comparison of Measured and Modeled Exposures and Risks in an Urban Community; Environmental Health Perspectives, 112, 5, 2004.

Tran NL, Barraj L, Smith K, Javier A, & Burke, TA; Combining Food Frequency and Survey Data to Quantify Long-Term Dietary Exposure: A Methyl Mercury Case Study; Risk Analysis, 24, 1, 2004.

Burke, TA; The Red Book and the Practice of Environmental Public Health: Promise, Pitfalls, and Progress; Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 9, 2003.

Dominici F, Daniels M, Zeger SL, Samet J; Air Pollution and Mortality: Estimating Regional and National Dose-Response Relationships; Journal of the American Statistical Association, 97, 457, 2002.

Fox M, Burke T, Groopman J; Evaluating Cumulative Risk Assessment for Environmental Justice: A Community Case Study; Environmental Health Perspectives, 110, 2, 2002.

Litt J, Tran N, Burke T; Examining Urban Brownfields throughout the Public Health "Macroscope"; Environmental Health Perspectives, 110, 2, 2002. 

Greenbaum DS, Bachmann JD, Krewski D, Samet J, White R, Wyzga R; Particulate Air Pollution Standards and Morbidity and Mortality: Case Study; American Journal of Epidemiology, 154, 12, Suppl., 2001.

Samet J, Burke T; The Bush Administration, The Environment and Public Health: Warnings from the First 100 Days;  International Journal of Epidemiology, 30, 2001.

Samet J, Burke T; Turning Science into Junk: The Tobacco Industry and Passive Smoking;  American Journal of Public Health, 91, 11, 2001.

Daniels M, Dominici F, Samet J, Zeger S; Estimating Particulate Matter-Mortality Dose-Response Curves and Threshold Levels:  An Analysis of Daily Time-Series for the 20 Largest US Cities; American Journal of Epidemiology, 152, 5, 2000.

Tran N, Locke P, Burke T; Chemical and Radiation Environmental Risk Management:  Differences, Commonalities, and Challenges; Risk Analysis, 20, 2, 2000.

Tran N, Burke T, Fox M, Litt J, Shalauta N, Ruscio B; Environmental Health Risk Assessment Methodology for Overseas Military Deployment; Johns Hopkins APL Technical Digest, 20, 3, 1999.

Samet J, Schnatter R, Gibb H; Invited Commentary: Epidemiology and Risk Assessment; American Journal of Epidemiology, 148, 10, 1998.