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Projected local rain events due to climate change and the impacts on waterborne diseases in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Chhetri BK, Galanis E, Sobie S, Brubacher J, Balshaw R, Otterstatter M, Mak S, Lem M, Lysyshyn M, Murdock T, Fleury M, Zickfeld K, Zubel M, Clarkson L, Takaro TK.

Environ Health. 2019 Dec 30;18(1):116. doi: 10.1186/s12940-019-0550-y.


Coal smoke, gestational cadmium exposure, and fetal growth.

Barn P, Gombojav E, Ochir C, Boldbaatar B, Beejin B, Naidan G, Galsuren J, Legtseg B, Byambaa T, Hutcheon JA, Janes C, Janssen PA, Lanphear BP, McCandless LC, Takaro TK, Venners SA, Webster GM, Palmer CD, Parsons PJ, Allen RW.

Environ Res. 2019 Dec;179(Pt B):108830. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2019.108830. Epub 2019 Oct 21.


Early life exposure to phthalates in the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) study: a multi-city birth cohort.

Navaranjan G, Takaro TK, Wheeler AJ, Diamond ML, Shu H, Azad MB, Becker AB, Dai R, Harris SA, Lefebvre DL, Lu Z, Mandhane PJ, McLean K, Moraes TJ, Scott JA, Turvey SE, Sears MR, Subbarao P, Brook JR.

J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Jan;30(1):70-85. doi: 10.1038/s41370-019-0182-x. Epub 2019 Oct 22.


Residential green space and pathways to term birth weight in the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study.

Cusack L, Sbihi H, Larkin A, Chow A, Brook JR, Moraes T, Mandhane PJ, Becker AB, Azad MB, Subbarao P, Kozyrskyj A, Takaro TK, Sears MR, Turvey SE, Hystad P; CHILD Study Investigators.

Int J Health Geogr. 2018 Dec 4;17(1):43. doi: 10.1186/s12942-018-0160-x.


Evaluation of random forest regression and multiple linear regression for predicting indoor fine particulate matter concentrations in a highly polluted city.

Yuchi W, Gombojav E, Boldbaatar B, Galsuren J, Enkhmaa S, Beejin B, Naidan G, Ochir C, Legtseg B, Byambaa T, Barn P, Henderson SB, Janes CR, Lanphear BP, McCandless LC, Takaro TK, Venners SA, Webster GM, Allen RW.

Environ Pollut. 2019 Feb;245:746-753. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.11.034. Epub 2018 Nov 16.


Postnatal exposure to household disinfectants, infant gut microbiota and subsequent risk of overweight in children.

Tun MH, Tun HM, Mahoney JJ, Konya TB, Guttman DS, Becker AB, Mandhane PJ, Turvey SE, Subbarao P, Sears MR, Brook JR, Lou W, Takaro TK, Scott JA, Kozyrskyj AL; CHILD Study Investigators.

CMAJ. 2018 Sep 17;190(37):E1097-E1107. doi: 10.1503/cmaj.170809. Erratum in: CMAJ. 2018 Nov 12;190(45):E1341.


The effect of portable HEPA filter air cleaner use during pregnancy on fetal growth: The UGAAR randomized controlled trial.

Barn P, Gombojav E, Ochir C, Boldbaatar B, Beejin B, Naidan G, Galsuren J, Legtseg B, Byambaa T, Hutcheon JA, Janes C, Janssen PA, Lanphear BP, McCandless LC, Takaro TK, Venners SA, Webster GM, Allen RW.

Environ Int. 2018 Dec;121(Pt 1):981-989. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2018.08.036. Epub 2018 Sep 10.


Aeroallergens in Canada: Distribution, Public Health Impacts, and Opportunities for Prevention.

Sierra-Heredia C, North M, Brook J, Daly C, Ellis AK, Henderson D, Henderson SB, Lavigne É, Takaro TK.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2018 Jul 25;15(8). pii: E1577. doi: 10.3390/ijerph15081577. Review.


The effect of portable HEPA filter air cleaners on indoor PM2.5 concentrations and second hand tobacco smoke exposure among pregnant women in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: The UGAAR randomized controlled trial.

Barn P, Gombojav E, Ochir C, Laagan B, Beejin B, Naidan G, Boldbaatar B, Galsuren J, Byambaa T, Janes C, Janssen PA, Lanphear BP, Takaro TK, Venners SA, Webster GM, Yuchi W, Palmer CD, Parsons PJ, Roh YM, Allen RW.

Sci Total Environ. 2018 Feb 15;615:1379-1389. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.291. Epub 2017 Oct 17.


Temporal trends of phthalate exposures during 2007-2010 in Swedish pregnant women.

Shu H, Jönsson BA, Gennings C, Svensson Å, Nånberg E, Lindh CH, Knutz M, Takaro TK, Bornehag CG.

J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2018 Sep;28(5):437-447. doi: 10.1038/s41370-018-0020-6. Epub 2018 Feb 22.


Associations between extreme precipitation and acute gastro-intestinal illness due to cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in an urban Canadian drinking water system (1997-2009).

Chhetri BK, Takaro TK, Balshaw R, Otterstatter M, Mak S, Lem M, Zubel M, Lysyshyn M, Clarkson L, Edwards J, Fleury MD, Henderson SB, Galanis E.

J Water Health. 2017 Oct;15(6):898-907. doi: 10.2166/wh.2017.100.


Exposure to household furry pets influences the gut microbiota of infant at 3-4 months following various birth scenarios.

Tun HM, Konya T, Takaro TK, Brook JR, Chari R, Field CJ, Guttman DS, Becker AB, Mandhane PJ, Turvey SE, Subbarao P, Sears MR, Scott JA, Kozyrskyj AL; CHILD Study Investigators.

Microbiome. 2017 Apr 6;5(1):40. doi: 10.1186/s40168-017-0254-x.


A Novel Method for Verifying War Mortality while Estimating Iraqi Deaths for the Iran-Iraq War through Operation Desert Storm (1980-1993).

Li SJ, Flaxman A, Lafta R, Galway L, Takaro TK, Burnham G, Hagopian A.

PLoS One. 2016 Oct 21;11(10):e0164709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0164709. eCollection 2016.


Environment, Global Climate Change, and Cardiopulmonary Health.

Bayram H, Bauer AK, Abdalati W, Carlsten C, Pinkerton KE, Thurston GD, Balmes JR, Takaro TK.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Mar 15;195(6):718-724. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201604-0687PP. Review. No abstract available.


Designing exposure registries for improved tracking of occupational exposure and disease.

Arrandale VH, Bornstein S, King A, Takaro TK, Demers PA.

Can J Public Health. 2016 Jun 27;107(1):e119-25. doi: 10.17269/cjph.107.5039. Review.


Building Interdisciplinary Research Capacity: a Key Challenge for Ecological Approaches in Public Health.

Galway LP, Parkes MW, Allen D, Takaro TK.

AIMS Public Health. 2016 Jun 13;3(2):389-406. doi: 10.3934/publichealth.2016.2.389. eCollection 2016.


Presence of Archaea in the Indoor Environment and Their Relationships with Housing Characteristics.

Pakpour S, Scott JA, Turvey SE, Brook JR, Takaro TK, Sears MR, Klironomos J.

Microb Ecol. 2016 Aug;72(2):305-12. doi: 10.1007/s00248-016-0767-z. Epub 2016 Apr 20.


Road traffic injuries in Baghdad from 2003 to 2014: results of a randomised household cluster survey.

Stewart BT, Lafta R, Cherewick M, Esa Al Shatari SA, Flaxman AD, Hagopian A, Galway LP, Takaro TK, Burnham G, Kushner AL, Mock C.

Inj Prev. 2016 Oct;22(5):321-7. doi: 10.1136/injuryprev-2015-041707. Epub 2016 Feb 5.


The Clean Power Plan. A Public Health Victory Needing Medical Attention.

Ross KR, Rice MB, Takaro TK; American Thoracic Society Environmental Health Policy Committee.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb 15;193(4):359-61. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201512-2395ED. Review. No abstract available.


The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Study: examining developmental origins of allergy and asthma.

Subbarao P, Anand SS, Becker AB, Befus AD, Brauer M, Brook JR, Denburg JA, HayGlass KT, Kobor MS, Kollmann TR, Kozyrskyj AL, Lou WY, Mandhane PJ, Miller GE, Moraes TJ, Pare PD, Scott JA, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Duncan JM, Lefebvre DL, Sears MR; CHILD Study investigators.

Thorax. 2015 Oct;70(10):998-1000. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207246. Epub 2015 Jun 11.


Perinatal Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Atopy at 1 Year of Age in a Multi-Center Canadian Birth Cohort Study.

Sbihi H, Allen RW, Becker A, Brook JR, Mandhane P, Scott JA, Sears MR, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Brauer M.

Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Sep;123(9):902-8. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1408700. Epub 2015 Mar 31.


The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) birth cohort study: assessment of environmental exposures.

Takaro TK, Scott JA, Allen RW, Anand SS, Becker AB, Befus AD, Brauer M, Duncan J, Lefebvre DL, Lou W, Mandhane PJ, McLean KE, Miller G, Sbihi H, Shu H, Subbarao P, Turvey SE, Wheeler AJ, Zeng L, Sears MR, Brook JR; CHILD study investigators.

J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2015 Nov-Dec;25(6):580-92. doi: 10.1038/jes.2015.7. Epub 2015 Mar 25.


Climate change primer for respirologists.

Takaro TK, Henderson SB.

Can Respir J. 2015 Jan-Feb;22(1):52-4. Review.


The Canadian healthy infant longitudinal development birth cohort study: biological samples and biobanking.

Moraes TJ, Lefebvre DL, Chooniedass R, Becker AB, Brook JR, Denburg J, HayGlass KT, Hegele RG, Kollmann TR, Macri J, Mandhane PJ, Scott JA, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Duncan JD, Sears MR, Befus AD; CHILD Study Investigators.

Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2015 Jan;29(1):84-92. doi: 10.1111/ppe.12161. Epub 2014 Nov 18.


An official American Thoracic Society statement: diagnosis and management of beryllium sensitivity and chronic beryllium disease.

Balmes JR, Abraham JL, Dweik RA, Fireman E, Fontenot AP, Maier LA, Muller-Quernheim J, Ostiguy G, Pepper LD, Saltini C, Schuler CR, Takaro TK, Wambach PF; ATS Ad Hoc Committee on Beryllium Sensitivity and Chronic Beryllium Disease.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Nov 15;190(10):e34-59. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201409-1722ST. Review.


A novel integration of online and flipped classroom instructional models in public health higher education.

Galway LP, Corbett KK, Takaro TK, Tairyan K, Frank E.

BMC Med Educ. 2014 Aug 29;14:181. doi: 10.1186/1472-6920-14-181.


The association between campylobacteriosis, agriculture and drinking water: a case-case study in a region of British Columbia, Canada, 2005-2009.

Galanis E, Mak S, Otterstatter M, Taylor M, Zubel M, Takaro TK, Kuo M, Michel P.

Epidemiol Infect. 2014 Oct;142(10):2075-84. doi: 10.1017/S095026881400123X. Epub 2014 Jun 3.


Effects of phthalates on the development and expression of allergic disease and asthma.

North ML, Takaro TK, Diamond ML, Ellis AK.

Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2014 Jun;112(6):496-502. doi: 10.1016/j.anai.2014.03.013. Epub 2014 Apr 13. Review.


Seasonal variation of acute gastro-intestinal illness by hydroclimatic regime and drinking water source: a retrospective population-based study.

Galway LP, Allen DM, Parkes MW, Takaro TK.

J Water Health. 2014 Mar;12(1):122-35. doi: 10.2166/wh.2013.105.


Associations between bacterial communities of house dust and infant gut.

Konya T, Koster B, Maughan H, Escobar M, Azad MB, Guttman DS, Sears MR, Becker AB, Brook JR, Takaro TK, Kozyrskyj AL, Scott JA; CHILD Study Investigators.

Environ Res. 2014 May;131:25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2014.02.005. Epub 2014 Mar 15.


Mortality in Iraq associated with the 2003-2011 war and occupation: findings from a national cluster sample survey by the university collaborative Iraq Mortality Study.

Hagopian A, Flaxman AD, Takaro TK, Esa Al Shatari SA, Rajaratnam J, Becker S, Levin-Rector A, Galway L, Hadi Al-Yasseri BJ, Weiss WM, Murray CJ, Burnham G.

PLoS Med. 2013 Oct;10(10):e1001533. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001533. Epub 2013 Oct 15.


Climate change and respiratory health: current evidence and knowledge gaps.

Takaro TK, Knowlton K, Balmes JR.

Expert Rev Respir Med. 2013 Aug;7(4):349-61. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2013.814367. Review.


A new exposure metric for traffic-related air pollution? An analysis of determinants of hopanes in settled indoor house dust.

Sbihi H, Brook JR, Allen RW, Curran JH, Dell S, Mandhane P, Scott JA, Sears MR, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, Wheeler AJ, Brauer M.

Environ Health. 2013 Jun 19;12:48. doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-12-48.


Statement in response to asbestos industry efforts to prevent a ban on asbestos in Pakistan: chrysotile asbestos use is not safe and must be banned.

Aguilar Madrid G, Beaudry M, Bell W, Bowes D, Brophy J, Burdorf A, Carlsten C, Castleman B, Chaturvedi S, Conti ME, Corra L, Corrêa Filho HR, Cranor CF, Cullen E, Dalvie A, Dickson RC, Digon A, Egilman D, Eisner Falvo C, Fischer E, Frank AL, Frank E, Gee D, Giannasi F, Goldstein BD, Greenberg M, Guidotti TL, Harris WA, Hindry M, Houlson A, Hu H, Huff J, Infante PF, Thambyappa J, Juarez Perez CA, Jeebhay MF, Joshi TK, Keith M, Keyserlingk JR, Khatter K, King D, Kodeih N, Kristensen J, Kulsomboon V, Landrigan PJ, Lee CW, Leigh J, Lemen RA, Lippman A, London L, Matzopoulos R, McCulloch J, McDiarmid MA, Mehrdad R, Mirabelli D, Moshammer H, Notebaert É, Nycz Z, Oberta AF, O'Connor J, O'Neill R, Orris P, Ozonoff D, Paek D, Rickard C, Rodriguez EJ, Sass J, Sentes KE, Simpson IM, Soffritti M, Soskolne CL, Sparling SP, Spiegel J, Takahashi K, Takaro TK, Terracini B, Thébaud-Mony A, Trosic I, Turcotte F, Vakil C, Van Der Walt A, Waterman YR, Watterson A, Wegman DH, Welch LS, Weiss SH, Winston R, Yassi A.

Arch Environ Occup Health. 2013;68(4):243-9. doi: 10.1080/19338244.2013.780807. No abstract available.


An assessment of air pollution and its attributable mortality in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

Allen RW, Gombojav E, Barkhasragchaa B, Byambaa T, Lkhasuren O, Amram O, Takaro TK, Janes CR.

Air Qual Atmos Health. 2013 Mar;6(1):137-150. Epub 2011 Aug 9.


A two-stage cluster sampling method using gridded population data, a GIS, and Google Earth(TM) imagery in a population-based mortality survey in Iraq.

Galway L, Bell N, Sae AS, Hagopian A, Burnham G, Flaxman A, Weiss WM, Rajaratnam J, Takaro TK.

Int J Health Geogr. 2012 Apr 27;11:12. doi: 10.1186/1476-072X-11-12.


An official American Thoracic Society workshop report: Climate change and human health.

Pinkerton KE, Rom WN, Akpinar-Elci M, Balmes JR, Bayram H, Brandli O, Hollingsworth JW, Kinney PL, Margolis HG, Martin WJ, Sasser EN, Smith KR, Takaro TK; American Thoracic Society Environmental Health Policy Committee.

Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2012 Mar;9(1):3-8. doi: 10.1513/pats.201201-015ST.


Asbestos-related disease in Bangladeshi ship breakers: a pilot study.

Courtice MN, Demers PA, Takaro TK, Vedal S, Ahmad SK, Davies HW, Siddique Z.

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2011 Apr-Jun;17(2):144-53.


The Breathe-Easy Home: the impact of asthma-friendly home construction on clinical outcomes and trigger exposure.

Takaro TK, Krieger J, Song L, Sharify D, Beaudet N.

Am J Public Health. 2011 Jan;101(1):55-62. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2010.300008.


Exposure assessment in cohort studies of childhood asthma.

Arrandale VH, Brauer M, Brook JR, Brunekreef B, Gold DR, London SJ, Miller JD, Özkaynak H, Ries NM, Sears MR, Silverman FS, Takaro TK.

Environ Health Perspect. 2011 May;119(5):591-7. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1002267. Epub 2010 Nov 16.


Housing interventions and control of health-related chemical agents: a review of the evidence.

Sandel M, Baeder A, Bradman A, Hughes J, Mitchell C, Shaughnessy R, Takaro TK, Jacobs DE.

J Public Health Manag Pract. 2010 Sep-Oct;16(5 Suppl):S24-33. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0b013e3181e3cc2a. Review.


Climate change and health in british columbia: projected impacts and a proposed agenda for adaptation research and policy.

Ostry A, Ogborn M, Bassil KL, Takaro TK, Allen DM.

Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2010 Mar;7(3):1018-35. doi: 10.3390/ijerph7031018. Epub 2010 Mar 11.


Scientists appeal to Quebec Premier Charest to stop exporting asbestos to the developing world.

Takaro TK, Davis D, Van Rensburg SJ, Arroyo Aguilar RS, Algranti E, Bailar JC 3rd, Belpoggi F, Berlin M, Bhattacharya S, Bonnier Viger YV, Brophy J, Bustinza R, Cameron RB, Dement JM, Egilman D, Castleman B, Chaturvedi S, Cherniack M, Choudhury H, Demers PA, Digangi J, Digon A, Edwards JG, Englund A, Erikson B, Corréa Filho HR, Franco G, Frank AL, Freund A, Gee D, Giordano A, Gochfeld M, Gilberg M, Goldsmith DF, Goldstein BD, Grandjean P, Greenberg M, Gut I, Harari R, Hindry M, Hogstedt C, Huff J, Infante PF, Järvholm B, Kern DG, Keifer M, Khatter K, Kjuus H, Keith M, Koo LC, Kumar A, LaDou J, Landrigan PJ, Lemen RA, Last JM, Lee CW, Leigh J, Levin SM, Lippman A, Madrid GA, McCulloch J, McDiarmid MA, Merchant JA, Monforton C, Morse T, Muir DC, Mukerjee D, Mulloy KB, Myers J, Nuwayhid I, Orris P, Ozonoff D, Paek D, Patra M, Pelclová D, Pepper L, Poje GV, Rahman Q, Reyes B, Robinson BW, Rodríguez E, Rose C, Rosenman KD, Rosenstock L, Ruchirawat M, Rydzyński K, Schneider J, Silverstein B, Siqueira CE, Slatin C, Soffritti M, Soskoline C, Sparer J, Stayner LT, Takaro TK, Tarkowski S, Teitelbaum DT, Tompa A, Trosic I, Turcotte F, Vilela RA, Waterman YR, Watterson A, Wegman DH, Welch LS, Woitowitz HJ, Yanri Z, Zavariz C.

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2010 Apr-Jun;16(2):241-8. No abstract available.


Physician expelled from Indian Association of Occupational Health after critique.

Joshi TK, Bailar JC 3rd, Craner J, Davis D, Ehrlich R, Franco G, Frank AL, Huff J, LaDou J, Lanphear B, London L, Melnick RL, O'Neill R, Osaro E, Rosenman KD, Sass J, Smith AH, Soskolne CL, Stephens C, Stuckey R, Takaro TK, Teiteibaum D, Watterson A, Yassi A.

Int J Occup Environ Health. 2009 Oct-Dec;15(4):419-20. No abstract available.


Monitoring and reducing exposure of infants to pollutants in house dust.

Roberts JW, Wallace LA, Camann DE, Dickey P, Gilbert SG, Lewis RG, Takaro TK.

Rev Environ Contam Toxicol. 2009;201:1-39. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4419-0032-6_1. Review.


A randomized controlled trial of asthma self-management support comparing clinic-based nurses and in-home community health workers: the Seattle-King County Healthy Homes II Project.

Krieger J, Takaro TK, Song L, Beaudet N, Edwards K.

Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009 Feb;163(2):141-9. doi: 10.1001/archpediatrics.2008.532.


Later life disability status following incarceration as a prisoner of war.

Hunt SC, Orsborn M, Checkoway H, Biggs ML, McFall M, Takaro TK.

Mil Med. 2008 Jul;173(7):613-8.


Childhood asthma and environmental interventions.

Wu F, Takaro TK.

Environ Health Perspect. 2007 Jun;115(6):971-5. Epub 2007 Jan 25. Review.


Chronic beryllium disease and glutathione biosynthesis genes.

Bekris LM, Viernes HM, Farin FM, Maier LA, Kavanagh TJ, Takaro TK.

J Occup Environ Med. 2006 Jun;48(6):599-606.


Screening for chronic beryllium disease.

Takaro TK, Pepper L.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Nov 1;172(9):1230; author reply 1230-1. No abstract available.


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