Rob Scot McConnell, MD

Professor of Population and Public Health Sciences

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Overview

Dr. Rob McConnell is a physician and environmental epidemiologist, and Professor of Preventive Medicine. He directs the NIH/Environmental Protection Agency-supported Southern California Children’s Environmental Health Center. He has studied the effects of air pollution on children’s health, including the development of asthma and lung function deficits, and early markers for cardiovascular disease. Dr. McConnell has investigated susceptibility to the effects of environmental exposures conferred by psychosocial stress and social factors, exercise, genetics and co-exposures associated with housing conditions. He has interest, in addition, in the development of methods for estimating the burden of disease associated with near-roadway air pollution and for assessing exposure in environmental epidemiology. Currently funded research is focused on environmental determinants of autism and of obesity and its metabolic consequences in children; on respiratory hazards of e-cigarette use; and on the determinants of tobacco product use as a project director in the USC Tobacco Center for Regulatory Science. He co-directs the NIEHS T32 training program in environmental genomics and the Career Development Program of the NIEHS-supported Southern California Environmental Health Sciences Center. Prior to coming to USC, he directed a World Health Organization regional environmental health center for Latin America and the Caribbean. Dr. McConnell is a member of EPA’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee (CASAC) Particulate Matter Panel. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

Selected peer-reviewed publications (from over 140):

1. Impact of air pollution on childhood respiratory disease and lung function and asthma.

a. McConnell R, Berhane K, Gilliland F, London SJ, Islam T, Gauderman WJ, Avol E, Margolis HG, Peters JM. Asthma in exercising children exposed to ozone: a cohort study. Lancet. 2002 Feb 2;359(9304):386-91. PubMed PMID: 11844508
b. Gauderman WJ, Vora H, McConnell R, Berhane K, Gilliland F, Thomas D, Lurmann F, Avol E, Kunzli N, Jerrett M, Peters J. Effect of exposure to traffic on lung development from 10 to 18 years of age: a cohort study. Lancet. 2007 Feb 17;369(9561):571-7. PubMed PMID: 17307103.
c. McConnell R, Islam T, Shankardass K, Jerrett M, Lurmann F, Gilliland F, Gauderman J, Avol E, Künzli N, Yao L, Peters J, Berhane K. Childhood incident asthma and traffic-related air pollution at home and school. Environ Health Perspect. 2010 Jul;118(7):1021-6. PubMed PMID: 20371422; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2920902.
d. *Urman R, McConnell R, Islam T, Avol EL, Lurmann FW, Vora H, Linn WS, Rappaport EB, Gilliland FD, Gauderman WJ. Associations of children’s lung function with ambient air pollution: joint effects of regional and near-roadway pollutants. Thorax. 2014 Jun;69(6):540-7. PubMed PMID: 24253832; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4191894.
e. Gauderman WJ, Urman R, Avol E, Berhane K, McConnell R, Rappaport E, Chang R, Lurmann F, Gilliland F. Association of improved air quality with lung development in children. N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 5;372(10):905-13. PubMed PMID: 25738666; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4430551.

2. Novel risk factors for respiratory disease and their interactions with air pollution that may provide clues to relevant biological pathways.

a. McConnell R, Berhane K, Molitor J, Gilliland F, Künzli N, Thorne PS, Thomas D, Gauderman WJ, Avol E, Lurmann F, Rappaport E, Jerrett M, Peters JM. Dog ownership enhances symptomatic responses to air pollution in children with asthma. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Dec;114(12):1910-5. PubMed PMID: 17185284; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1764158.
b. *Shankardass K, McConnell R, Jerrett M, Milam J, Richardson J, Berhane K. Parental stress increases the effect of traffic-related air pollution on childhood asthma incidence. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Jul 28;106(30):12406-11. PubMed PMID: 19620729; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2718368.
c. *Islam T, McConnell R, Gauderman WJ, Berhane K, Avol E, Peters JM,Gilliland FD. Glutathione-S-Transferase (GST) P1, exercise, ozone and asthma incidence in school children. Thorax. 2009 Mar; 64(3):197-202. PubMed PMID: 18988661; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2738935.
d. *Islam T, Urman R, Gauderman WJ, Milam J, Lurmann F, Shankardass K, Avol E, Gilliland F, McConnell R. Parental Stress Increases the Detrimental Effect of Traffic Exposure on Children’s Lung Function. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Oct 1;184(7):822-7. PubMed PMID: 21700914; PMCID: PMC3208647.
3. Neurological effects of diverse environmental exposures in studies of children and workers.
a. Rosenstock L, Keifer M, Daniell WE, McConnell R, Claypoole K. Chronic central nervous system effects of acute organophosphate pesticide intoxication. The Pesticide Health Effects Study Group. Lancet. 1991 Jul 27;338(8761):223-7. PubMed PMID: 1676786.
b. *Volk HE, Hertz-Picciotto I, Delwiche L, Lurmann F, McConnell R. Residential proximity to freeways and autism in the CHARGE study. Environ Health Perspect. 2011 Jun;119(6):873-7. PubMed PMID: 21156395; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3114825.
c. *Volk HE, Lurmann F, Penfold B, Hertz-Picciotto I, McConnell R. Traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter, and autism. JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Jan;70(1):71-7. PubMed PMID: 23404082; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4019010.
d. *Volk HE, Kerin T, Lurmann F, Hertz-Picciotto I, McConnell R, Campbell DB. Autism spectrum disorder: interaction of air pollution with the MET receptor tyrosine kinase gene. Epidemiology. 2014 Jan;25(1):44-7. PubMed PMID: 24240654; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4019012.

4. Associations of air pollution in children with obesogenic and cardiometabolic outcomes.

a. Breton CV, Wang X, Mack WJ, Berhane K, Lopez M, Islam TS, Feng M, Lurmann F, McConnell R, Hodis HN, Künzli N, Avol E. Childhood air pollutant exposure and carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults. Circulation. 2012 Sep 25;126(13):1614-20. PubMed PMID: 22896588; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3474843.
b. Jerrett M, McConnell R, Wolch J, Chang R, Lam C, Dunton G, Gilliland F, Lurmann F, Islam T, Berhane K. Traffic-related air pollution and obesity formation in children: a longitudinal, multilevel analysis. Environ Health. 2014 Jun 9;13:49. PubMed PMID: 24913018; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4106205.
c. McConnell R, Shen E, Gilliland FD, Jerrett M, Wolch J, Chang CC, Lurmann F, Berhane K. A longitudinal cohort study of body mass index and childhood exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and air pollution: the Southern California Children’s Health Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Apr;123(4):360-6. PubMed PMID: 25389275; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4384197.
d. *Ghosh R, Gauderman W, Minor H, Youn H, Lurman F, Cromar K, Chatzi L, Belcher B, Ren Fielding C, McConnell R. Air pollution, weight loss and metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery: A potential model for study of metabolic effects of environmental exposures. International Journal of Pediatric Obesity in press.

5. Emerging risks of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and other alternative tobacco products

a. *Barrington-Trimis, JL, Samet, JM, McConnell, R. Flavorings in Electronic Cigarettes: An Unrecognized Respiratory Health Hazard? JAMA. 2014 Dec 17;312(23):2493-4.doi:10.1001/jama.2014.14830.
b. *Barrington-Trimis JL, Urman R, Berhane K, Unger JB, Cruz TB, Pentz MA, Samet JM, Leventhal AM, McConnell R. E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use. Pediatrics. 2016;138(1). PubMed PMID: 27296866; PMCID: PMC4925085.
c. *Barrington-Trimis JL, Urman R, Leventhal AM, Gauderman WJ, Cruz TB, Gilreath TD, Howland S, Unger JB, Berhane K, Samet JM, McConnell R. E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use. Pediatrics. 2016; 138(2). PubMed PMID: 27401102; PMCID: PNC4960723.
d. McConnell R, Barrington-Trimis JL, Wang K, Urman R, Hong H, Unger J, Samet J, Leventhal A, Berhane K. Electronic-cigarette Use and Respiratory Symptoms in Adolescents. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017;195(8):1043-1049. PubMed PMID: 27806211.

6. Novel methods for assessing burden and cost of disease associated with near-roadway air pollution and applications to engagement of Southern California stakeholders

a. Künzli N, Perez L, Lurmann F, Hricko A, Penfold B, McConnell R. An attributable risk model for exposures assumed to cause both chronic disease and its exacerbations. Epidemiology. 2008;19(2):179-85. PubMed PMID: 18300703
b. *Brandt S, Perez L, Künzli N, Lurmann F, McConnell R. Costs of childhood asthma due to traffic-related pollution in two California communities. European Respiratory Journal. 2012 Aug;40(2):363-70. PubMed PMID: 22267764; PMCID: PMC4396740.
c. *Perez L, Lurman F, Wilson J, Pastor M, Brandt S, Kunzli N, McConnell R. Near-Roadway Pollution and Childhood Asthma: Implications for Developing “Win-Win” Compact Urban Development and Clean Vehicle Strategies. Environ Health Perspect. 2012; 120(11):1619-26. PubMed PMID: 23008270; PMCID: PMC3556611.
d. Brandt, S, Perez, L, Kunzil, N, Lurman, F, Wilson, J, Pastor, McConnell, R. Cost of near-roadway and regional air pollution–attributable childhood asthma in Los Angeles County.Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. 2014,134:5;1028-1035. PubMed PMID: 25439228; PMCID: PMC4257136.
e. *Ghosh R, Lurmann F, Perez L, Penfold B, Brandt S, Wilson J, Milet M, Künzli N, McConnell R. Near-Roadway Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease: Burden of Disease and Potential Impact of a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy in Southern California. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Aug;124(2):193-200. PubMed PMID: 26149207; PMCID: PMC4749075.

*Student or junior faculty mentored by McConnell

A complete list of peer reviewed publications is available at:

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/rob.mcconnell.1/bibliography/40704438/public/?sort=date&direction= descending

Publications

  • Neighborhood Disadvantage and Autism Spectrum Disorder in a Population With Health Insurance JAMA Psychiatry. 2024 Feb 01; 81(2):209-213. . View in PubMed
  • Circulating microRNA expression and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in adolescents with severe obesity World J Gastroenterol. 2024 Jan 28; 30(4):332-345. . View in PubMed
  • Perceived Stress From Childhood to Adulthood and Cardiometabolic End Points in Young Adulthood: An 18-Year Prospective Study J Am Heart Assoc. 2024 Jan 17; e030741. . View in PubMed
  • Air pollution and age-dependent changes in emotional behavior across early adolescence in the US. Environ Res. 2024 Jan 01; 240(Pt 1):117390. . View in PubMed
  • Associations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers with oxidative stress markers: A systematic review and meta-analysis Environ Res. 2023 Dec 15; 239(Pt 1):117308. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and longitudinal changes in bone mineral density in adolescents and young adults: A multi-cohort study Environ Res. 2023 Dec 06; 244:117611. . View in PubMed
  • Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, polychlorinated biphenyls, organochlorine pesticides, and polybrominated diphenyl ethers and dysregulation of MicroRNA expression in humans and animals-A systematic review Environ Res. 2023 Dec 04; 244:117832. . View in PubMed
  • Longitudinal transitions between combustible, non-combustible, and poly-cannabis product use from adolescence to young adulthood and intersections with nicotine use Am J Epidemiol. 2023 Nov 17. . View in PubMed
  • Sex-specific effects in how childhood exposures to multiple ambient air pollutants affect white matter microstructure development across early adolescence Res Sq. 2023 Aug 17. . View in PubMed
  • Disparities in greenspace associated with sleep duration among adolescent children in Southern California Environ Epidemiol. 2023 Aug; 7(4):e264. . View in PubMed
  • Ambient temperature and air pollution associations with suicide and homicide mortality in California: A statewide case-crossover study Sci Total Environ. 2023 May 20; 874:162462. . View in PubMed
  • Effects of dual use of e-cigarette and cannabis during adolescence on cigarette use in young adulthood Tob Control. 2023 May 05. . View in PubMed
  • Air pollution and emotional behavior in adolescents across the US. medRxiv. 2023 Apr 25. . View in PubMed
  • California’s early transition to electric vehicles: Observed health and air quality co-benefits Sci Total Environ. 2023 Apr 01; 867:161761. . View in PubMed
  • Ambient fine particulate exposure and subcortical gray matter microarchitecture in 9- and 10-year-old children across the United States iScience. 2023 Mar 17; 26(3):106087. . View in PubMed
  • The interaction of e-cigarette use and mental health symptoms on risk of cigarette smoking initiation among young adults in the United States Addiction. 2023 12; 118(12):2317-2326. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal air pollution, maternal immune activation, and autism spectrum disorder Environ Int. 2023 09; 179:108148. . View in PubMed
  • Effects of ambient fine particulates, nitrogen dioxide, and ozone on maturation of functional brain networks across early adolescence Environ Int. 2023 07; 177:108001. . View in PubMed
  • Willingness to Use Commercial Nicotine Gums, Lozenges, and Gummies Among Nontobacco Using Adolescents in Southern California J Adolesc Health. 2023 02; 72(2):277-286. . View in PubMed
  • Underage E-Cigarette Purchasing and Vaping Progression Among Young Adults J Adolesc Health. 2023 02; 72(2):260-266. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal exposure to tailpipe and non-tailpipe tracers of particulate matter pollution and autism spectrum disorders Environ Int. 2023 01; 171:107736. . View in PubMed
  • Adaptation Resources and Responses to Wildfire Smoke and Other Forms of Air Pollution in Low-Income Urban Settings: A Mixed-Methods Study Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2023 04 04; 20(7). . View in PubMed
  • Paired Liver:Plasma PFAS Concentration Ratios from Adolescents in the Teen-LABS Study and Derivation of Empirical and Mass Balance Models to Predict and Explain Liver PFAS Accumulation Environ Sci Technol. 2023 10 10; 57(40):14817-14826. . View in PubMed
  • Racial, Ethnic, and Education Differences in Age of Smoking Initiation Among Young Adults in the United States, 2002 to 2019 JAMA Netw Open. 2023 03 01; 6(3):e235742. . View in PubMed
  • Associations of Autism Spectrum Disorder with PM25 Components: A Comparative Study Using Two Different Exposure Models. Environ Sci Technol. 2023 01 10; 57(1):405-414. . View in PubMed
  • Estimating traffic noise over a large urban area: An evaluation of methods Environ Int. 2022 Dec; 170:107583. . View in PubMed
  • The Effects of Coexposure to Extremes of Heat and Particulate Air Pollution on Mortality in California: Implications for Climate Change Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Nov 01; 206(9):1117-1127. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to perfluoroalkyl substances and risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in a multiethnic cohort JHEP Rep. 2022 Oct; 4(10):100550. . View in PubMed
  • Prospective association between e-cigarette use frequency patterns and cigarette smoking abstinence among adult cigarette smokers in the United States Addiction. 2022 12; 117(12):3129-3139. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure models for particulate matter elemental concentrations in Southern California Environ Int. 2022 07; 165:107247. . View in PubMed
  • Secondhand nicotine vaping at home and respiratory symptoms in young adults Thorax. 2022 07; 77(7):663-668. . View in PubMed
  • Temperature variability associations with cardiovascular and respiratory emergency department visits in Dhaka, Bangladesh Environ Int. 2022 06; 164:107267. . View in PubMed
  • Exposure to per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Markers of Liver Injury: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Environ Health Perspect. 2022 04; 130(4):46001. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal exposure to persistent organic pollutants and childhood obesity: A systematic review and meta-analysis of human studies Obes Rev. 2022 01; 23 Suppl 1:e13383. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution and Autism Spectrum Disorder: Sensitive Windows of Exposure and Sex Differences Environ Health Perspect. 2022 01; 130(1):17008. . View in PubMed
  • Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 09 04; 19(17). . View in PubMed
  • Near-roadway air pollution, immune cells and adipokines among obese young adults Environ Health. 2022 03 19; 21(1):36. . View in PubMed
  • Motivations for E-cigarette use and associations with vaping frequency and smoking abstinence among adults who smoke cigarettes in the United States Drug Alcohol Depend. 2022 09 01; 238:109583. . View in PubMed
  • Evidence of susceptibility to autism risks associated with early life ambient air pollution: A systematic review Environ Res. 2022 05 15; 208:112590. . View in PubMed
  • Tobacco-free Nicotine – New Name, Same Scheme? N Engl J Med. 2021 Dec 23; 385(26):2406-2408.. View in PubMed
  • Prenatal and childhood exposure to air pollution and traffic and the risk of liver injury in European children Environ Epidemiol. 2021 Jun; 5(3):e153. . View in PubMed
  • In Utero Exposure to Mercury Is Associated With Increased Susceptibility to Liver Injury and Inflammation in Childhood Hepatology. 2021 09; 74(3):1546-1559. . View in PubMed
  • E-cigarette and cigarette purchasing among young adults before and after implementation of California’s tobacco 21 policy Tob Control. 2021 03; 30(2):206-211. . View in PubMed
  • Contribution of tailpipe and non-tailpipe traffic sources to quasi-ultrafine, fine and coarse particulate matter in southern California J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2021 02; 71(2):209-230. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Political Party Affiliation With Physical Distancing Among Young Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic JAMA Intern Med. 2021 03 01; 181(3):399-403. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Local Variation in Neighborhood Disadvantage in Metropolitan Areas With Youth Neurocognition and Brain Structure JAMA Pediatr. 2021 08 01; 175(8):e210426. . View in PubMed
  • Prevalence of Young Adult Vaping, Substance Vaped, and Purchase Location Across Five Categories of Vaping Devices Nicotine Tob Res. 2021 05 04; 23(5):829-835. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Outdoor Ambient Fine Particulate Matter With Intracellular White Matter Microstructural Properties Among Children JAMA Netw Open. 2021 12 01; 4(12):e2138300. . View in PubMed
  • Young adult perspectives on their respiratory health symptoms since vaping Subst Abus. 2021; 42(4):428-432. . View in PubMed
  • Risk of lead exposure, subcortical brain structure, and cognition in a large cohort of 9- to 10-year-old children PLoS One. 2021; 16(10):e0258469. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal Exposure to Perfluoroalkyl Substances Associated With Increased Susceptibility to Liver Injury in Children Hepatology. 2020 11; 72(5):1758-1770. . View in PubMed
  • Fine particulate matter exposure during childhood relates to hemispheric-specific differences in brain structure Environ Int. 2020 10; 143:105933. . View in PubMed
  • E-cigarette Product Characteristics and Subsequent Frequency of Cigarette Smoking Pediatrics. 2020 05; 145(5). . View in PubMed
  • Association of lead-exposure risk and family income with childhood brain outcomes Nat Med. 2020 01; 26(1):91-97. . View in PubMed
  • Perfluoroalkyl substances and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver in Children: An untargeted metabolomics approach Environ Int. 2020 01; 134:105220. . View in PubMed
  • Digital media use and subsequent cannabis and tobacco product use initiation among adolescents Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 07 01; 212:108017. . View in PubMed
  • Prevalence of Electronic Cigarette Dependence Among Youth and Its Association With Future Use JAMA Netw Open. 2020 02 05; 3(2):e1921513. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Fish Consumption and Mercury Exposure During Pregnancy With Metabolic Health and Inflammatory Biomarkers in Children JAMA Netw Open. 2020 03 02; 3(3):e201007. . View in PubMed
  • Assessment of Nicotine and Cannabis Vaping and Respiratory Symptoms in Young Adults JAMA Netw Open. 2020 12 01; 3(12):e2030189. . View in PubMed
  • Sexual minority tobacco use disparities across adolescence and the transition to young adulthood Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 12 01; 217:108298. . View in PubMed
  • Predicting Fine Spatial Scale Traffic Noise Using Mobile Measurements and Machine Learning Environ Sci Technol. 2020 10 20; 54(20):12860-12869. . View in PubMed
  • Association of the Built Environment With Childhood Psychosocial Stress JAMA Netw Open. 2020 10 01; 3(10):e2017634. . View in PubMed
  • Trends in the Age of Cigarette Smoking Initiation Among Young Adults in the US From 2002 to 2018 JAMA Netw Open. 2020 10 01; 3(10):e2019022. . View in PubMed
  • Risk factors associated with subsequent initiation of cigarettes and e-cigarettes in adolescence: A structural equation modeling approach Drug Alcohol Depend. 2020 02 01; 207:107676. . View in PubMed
  • The Potential Effects of Policy-driven Air Pollution Interventions on Childhood Lung Development Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 02 15; 201(4):438-444. . View in PubMed
  • Sex-specific associations of autism spectrum disorder with residential air pollution exposure in a large Southern California pregnancy cohort Environ Pollut. 2019 Nov; 254(Pt A):113010. . View in PubMed
  • Gestational diabetes mellitus, prenatal air pollution exposure, and autism spectrum disorder Environ Int. 2019 12; 133(Pt A):105110. . View in PubMed
  • Flavored E-cigarette Use and Progression of Vaping in Adolescents Pediatrics. 2019 11; 144(5). . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating the predictive value of measures of susceptibility to tobacco and alternative tobacco products Addict Behav. 2019 09; 96:50-55. . View in PubMed
  • Associations of gestational diabetes mellitus with residential air pollution exposure in a large Southern California pregnancy cohort Environ Int. 2019 09; 130:104933. . View in PubMed
  • Near-roadway air pollution exposure and altered fatty acid oxidation among adolescents and young adults – The interplay with obesity Environ Int. 2019 09; 130:104935. . View in PubMed
  • Ethnic Differences in Patterns of Cigarette and E-Cigarette Use Over Time Among Adolescents J Adolesc Health. 2019 09; 65(3):359-365. . View in PubMed
  • Tobacco Retail Licensing and Youth Product Use Pediatrics. 2019 02; 143(2). . View in PubMed
  • Effects of policy-driven hypothetical air pollutant interventions on childhood asthma incidence in southern California Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 08 06; 116(32):15883-15888. . View in PubMed
  • Comparative evaluation of risk management frameworks for US. source waters. AWWA Water Sci. 2019 Jan-Feb; 1(1):e1125. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Changes in Air Quality With Incident Asthma in Children in California, 1993-2014 JAMA. 2019 05 21; 321(19):1906-1915. . View in PubMed
  • Tobacco Marketing and Subsequent Use of Cigarettes, E-Cigarettes, and Hookah in Adolescents Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 06 21; 21(7):926-932. . View in PubMed
  • Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Social Environments and Ever Use of Each Product: A Prospective Study of Young Adults in Southern California Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 09 19; 21(10):1347-1354. . View in PubMed
  • RISK EFFECTS OF NEAR-ROADWAY POLLUTANTS AND ASTHMA STATUS ON BRONCHITIC SYMPTOMS IN CHILDREN Environ Epidemiol. 2018 Jun; 2(2). . View in PubMed
  • E-cigarette Use and Subsequent Smoking Frequency Among Adolescents Pediatrics. 2018 12; 142(6). . View in PubMed
  • Talking about tobacco on Twitter is associated with tobacco product use Prev Med. 2018 09; 114:54-56. . View in PubMed
  • Traffic-related air pollution associations with cytokeratin-18, a marker of hepatocellular apoptosis, in an overweight and obese paediatric population Pediatr Obes. 2018 06; 13(6):342-347. . View in PubMed
  • Air pollution, weight loss and metabolic benefits of bariatric surgery: a potential model for study of metabolic effects of environmental exposures Pediatr Obes. 2018 05; 13(5):312-320. . View in PubMed
  • Effect of inhaled allergens and air pollutants on childhood rhinitis development Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2018 02; 120(2):212-214. . View in PubMed
  • Association Between Air Pollution Exposure, Cognitive and Adaptive Function, and ASD Severity Among Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder J Autism Dev Disord. 2018 01; 48(1):137-150. . View in PubMed
  • Joint effects of prenatal air pollutant exposure and maternal folic acid supplementation on risk of autism spectrum disorder Autism Res. 2018 01; 11(1):69-80. . View in PubMed
  • Type of E-Cigarette Device Used Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Findings From a Pooled Analysis of Eight Studies of 2166 Vapers Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 01 05; 20(2):271-274. . View in PubMed
  • Performance of cigarette susceptibility index among e-cigarette and hookah users Drug Alcohol Depend. 2018 02 01; 183:43-50. . View in PubMed
  • Characterizing Polytobacco Use Trajectories and Their Associations With Substance Use and Mental Health Across Mid-Adolescence Nicotine Tob Res. 2018 08 14; 20(suppl_1):S31-S38. . View in PubMed
  • Long-Term Ambient Temperature and Externalizing Behaviors in Adolescents Am J Epidemiol. 2018 09 01; 187(9):1931-1941. . View in PubMed
  • Emerging exposures of developmental toxicants Curr Opin Pediatr. 2017 Apr; 29(2):218-224. . View in PubMed
  • Perceived stress and poly-tobacco product use across adolescence: Patterns of association and gender differences J Psychiatr Res. 2017 11; 94:172-179. . View in PubMed
  • The Effects of Policy-Driven Air Quality Improvements on Children’s Respiratory Health Res Rep Health Eff Inst. 2017 Jan; (190):1-75. . View in PubMed
  • Associations of Electronic Cigarette Nicotine Concentration With Subsequent Cigarette Smoking and Vaping Levels in Adolescents JAMA Pediatr. 2017 12 01; 171(12):1192-1199. . View in PubMed
  • Electronic Cigarette Use and Respiratory Symptoms in Adolescents Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 04 15; 195(8):1043-1049. . View in PubMed
  • Association of Changes in Air Quality With Bronchitic Symptoms in Children in California, 1993-2012 JAMA. 2016 Apr 12; 315(14):1491-501. . View in PubMed
  • Near-Roadway Air Pollution and Coronary Heart Disease: Burden of Disease and Potential Impact of a Greenhouse Gas Reduction Strategy in Southern California Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Feb; 124(2):193-200. . View in PubMed
  • Does near-roadway air pollution contribute to childhood obesity? Pediatr Obes. 2016 Feb; 11(1):1-3.. View in PubMed
  • Patterns of Alternative Tobacco Product Use: Emergence of Hookah and E-cigarettes as Preferred Products Amongst Youth J Adolesc Health. 2016 Feb; 58(2):181-5. . View in PubMed
  • E-cigarettes, Cigarettes, and the Prevalence of Adolescent Tobacco Use Pediatrics. 2016 08; 138(2). . View in PubMed
  • E-Cigarettes and Future Cigarette Use Pediatrics. 2016 07; 138(1). . View in PubMed
  • Environmental Determinants of Aggression in Adolescents: Role of Urban Neighborhood Greenspace J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry. 2016 07; 55(7):591-601. . View in PubMed
  • The E-cigarette Social Environment, E-cigarette Use, and Susceptibility to Cigarette Smoking J Adolesc Health. 2016 07; 59(1):75-80. . View in PubMed
  • Prenatal Air Pollution Exposure and Early Cardiovascular Phenotypes in Young Adults PLoS One. 2016; 11(3):e0150825. . View in PubMed
  • Momentary Assessment of Psychosocial Stressors, Context, and Asthma Symptoms in Hispanic Adolescents Behav Modif. 2016 Jan; 40(1-2):257-80. . View in PubMed
  • Psychosocial Factors Associated With Adolescent Electronic Cigarette and Cigarette Use Pediatrics. 2015 Aug; 136(2):308-17. . View in PubMed
  • Design of a smartphone application to monitor stress, asthma symptoms, and asthma inhaler useAnn Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2015 Apr; 114(4):341-342. e2. . View in PubMed
  • A longitudinal cohort study of body mass index and childhood exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke and air pollution: the Southern California Children’s Health Study Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Apr; 123(4):360-6. . View in PubMed
  • Association of improved air quality with lung development in children N Engl J Med. 2015 Mar 05; 372(10):905-13. . View in PubMed
  • Flavorings in electronic cigarettes: an unrecognized respiratory health hazard? JAMA. 2014 Dec 17; 312(23):2493-4.. View in PubMed
  • Associations of children’s lung function with ambient air pollution: joint effects of regional and near-roadway pollutants Thorax. 2014 Jun; 69(6):540-7. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluating children’s location using a personal GPS logging instrument: limitations and lessons learned J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2014 May-Jun; 24(3):244-52. . View in PubMed
  • Hair Cortisol, Perceived Stress and Dispositional Optimism: A Pilot Study among Adolescents J Trauma Stress Disord Treat. 2014 Mar 18; 3(3):1000126. . View in PubMed
  • Autism spectrum disorder: interaction of air pollution with the MET receptor tyrosine kinase gene Epidemiology. 2014 Jan; 25(1):44-7. . View in PubMed
  • Inflammatory cytokine response to ambient particles varies due to field collection procedures Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013 Apr; 48(4):497-502. . View in PubMed
  • Traffic-related air pollution, particulate matter, and autism JAMA Psychiatry. 2013 Jan; 70(1):71-7. . View in PubMed
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