Cohort I

List of papers completed supported with JPB funding


Carrión D, Belcourt AFuller CH. Heading upstream: Strategies to shift environmental justice research from disparities to equity.  American Journal of Public Health. 2022;112:59-62

Ceballos, D. M., Dong, Z., Peters, J. L., Herrick, R. F., Gupta, P., & Spengler, J. D. (2022). Metals dust in workers’ homes and potential for take home in the Greater Boston area: Pilot study. Environmental Research, 112893.

Thayer K, Simon MC, Brugge D, Fuller CH:  An exploratory analysis of sociodemographic characteristics with ultrafine particle concentrations in Boston, MA . Plos ONE. (accepted)


Appleton, A. A. (2021). Response to “An Overlooked and more Complicated Association of Social Support with Infant Birth Size”. Maternal and Child Health Journal25(4), 507-509.

Appleton, A. A., Kiley, K. C., Schell, L. M., Holdsworth, E. A., Akinsanya, A., & Beecher, C. (2021). Prenatal Lead and Depression Exposures Jointly Influence Birth Outcomes and NR3C1 DNA Methylation. International journal of environmental research and public health18(22), 12169.

Appleton, A. A., Lin, B., Holdsworth, E. A., Feingold, B. J., & Schell, L. M. (2021). Prenatal Exposure to Favorable Social and Environmental Neighborhood Conditions Is Associated with Healthy Pregnancy and Infant Outcomes. International journal of environmental research and public health18(11), 6161.

Bratman, G. N., Olvera‐Alvarez, HA, & Gross, J. J. (2021). The affective benefits of nature exposure. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 15(8), Article e12630.

Browning MHEM, Larson LR, Sharaievska I, Rigolon A, McAnirlin O, et al. Olvera Alvarez HA (2021). Psychological impacts from COVID-19 among university students: Risk factors across seven states in the United States. PLOS ONE 16(1): e0245327.

Brugge D, Fuller CH editors: Ambient Combustion-Related Ultrafine Particles and Health. 1st  edition. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers; 2021.

Ceballos, D. M., Herrick, R. F., Dong, Z., Kalweit, A., Miller, M., Quinn, J., & Spengler, J. D. (2021). Factors affecting lead dust in construction workers’ homes in the Greater Boston Area. Environmental research195, 110510.

Ceballos, D. M., Young, A. S., Allen, J. G., Specht, A. J., Nguyen, V. T., Craig, J. A., … & Webster, T. F. (2021). Exposures in nail salons to trace elements in nail polish from impurities or pigment ingredients–A pilot study. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health232, 113687.

Fu, X., Hernández, D., Attinson, D. N., Kponee, K. Z., Bartelli, D., Gretz, A. M., … & Jia, C. (2021). Airborne 2, 5-dimethylfuran as a marker to indicate exposure to indoor tobacco and biomass burning smoke. Atmospheric Environment259, 118509.

Hernández D, Harned E, Yomogida M, Attinson D, Giovenco DP, Jia C, Martinez P, Camerata S, Howard JM, Aidala A. 2021. A new lease on life in public housing: Assessing the impact of the rental assistance demonstration (RAD) program on smoking in buildings and resident satisfaction. Cityscape. 23(2):67-94.

Jennings, V., Reid, C.E., Fuller, C.H. Green infrastructure can limit but not solve air pollution injustice. Nature Communications 2021; 12, 4681-4681

Jia, C., Fu, X., Chauhan, B., Xue, Z., Kedia, R. J., & Mishra, C. S. (2021). Exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) at gas stations: a probabilistic analysis. Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, 1-13.

Olvera-Alvarez HA, Browning MHEM, Neophytou AM, Bratman GN. Associations of Residential Brownness and Greenness with Fasting Glucose in Young Healthy Adults Living in the Desert. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2021; 18(2):520.

Specht, A. J., Zhang, X., Young, A., Nguyen, V. T., Christiani, D. C., Ceballos, D. M., … & Weisskopf, M. G. (2021). Validation of in vivo toenail measurements of manganese and mercury using a portable X-ray fluorescence device. Journal of exposure science & environmental epidemiology, 1-7.

Suarez-Lopez JR, Cairns MR, Sripada K, Quiros-Alcala L, Mielke HW, Eskenazi B, Etzel RA, Kordas K. COVID-19 and children’s health in the United States: Consideration of physical and social environments during the pandemic. Environ Res. 2021 Apr 20;197:111160. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2021.111160. PMID: 3385291

Yin Jie., Bratman G., Browning MHEM., Spengler J., Olvera-Alvarez HA (2021). Stress recovery from virtual exposure to a brown (desert) environment versus a green environment. Journal of Environmental Psychology. Accepted; February 5, 2022.

Versteegen, M., Bozlak, C. T., Larkin, H., & Appleton, A. A. (2021). Maternal depression, adverse childhood experiences, and social support in relation to gestational diabetes risk: results from the Albany Infant and Mother Study (AIMS). BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth21(1), 1-7.


Holdsworth, E. A., & Appleton, A. A. (2020). Adverse childhood experiences and reproductive strategies in a contemporary US population. American Journal of Physical Anthropology171(1), 37-49.

Jia, C., Fu, X., Bartelli, D., & Smith, L. (2020). Insignificant impact of the “stay-at-home” order on ambient air quality in the Memphis Metropolitan Area, USA. Atmosphere11(6), 630.

Jia, C., Xue, Z., Fu, X., Sultana, F., Smith, L. J., Zhang, Y., … & Liu, B. (2020). Impacts of Independence Day fireworks on pollution levels of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the US. Science of The Total Environment743, 140774.

Kalweit, A., Herrick, R. F., Flynn, M. A., Spengler, J. D., Berko Jr, J. K., Levy, J. I., & Ceballos, D. M. (2020). Eliminating take-home exposures: recognizing the role of occupational health and safety in broader community health. Annals of Work Exposures and Health64(3), 236-249.

Scammell MK, Sennett C, Laws RL, Rubin RL, Brooks DR, Amador JJ, López-Pilarte D, Ramirez-Rubio O, Robles NV, Friedman DJ, McClean MD, Navajo Birth Cohort Study Team, Lewis J, Erdei E. 2020. Urinary metals concentrations and biomarkers of autoimmunity among

Navajo and Nicaraguan men. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health17(15), 5263;

Nazif-Munoz JI., Cedeno-Laurent JG., Browning M., Spengler JD., Olvera Alvarez HA. Green, Brown, and Gray: Associations between Different Measurements of Land Patterns and Depression among Nursing Students in El Paso, Texas. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(21), 8146; November 4, 2020.

Schollaert C, Ackley R, DeSantis A, Polka E, Scammell MK. 2020. Natural gas leaks and tree death: A first-look case-control study of urban trees in Chelsea, MA USA. Environmental Pollution


Alvarez, H. A. O., Provencio-Vasquez, E., Slavich, G. M., Laurent, J. G. C., Browning, M., McKee-Lopez, G., … & Spengler, J. D. (2019). Stress and Health in Nursing Students: The Nurse Engagement and Wellness Study. Nursing research68(6), 453-463.

Appleton, A. A., Kiley, K., Holdsworth, E. A., & Schell, L. M. (2019). Social Support During Pregnancy Modifies the Association Between Maternal Adverse Childhood Experiences and Infant Birth Size. Maternal and Child Health Journal, 1-8.

Browning M., & Olvera Alvarez HA. Editorial Commentary: Scanning for threats and natural environments giving our reptilian brains a break. Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine, 1–11. August 2019. doi:10.1016/j.tcm.2019.07.006

Ceballos DM, Craig J, Fu X, Jia C, Chambers D, Chu MT, Fernandez AT, Fruh V, Petropoulos ZE, Allen JG, Vallarino J, Thornburg L, Webster TF. 2019. Biological and environmental exposure monitoring of volatile organic compounds among nail technicians in the greater Boston area. Indoor Air 29:539-550

Ceballos, D., Guerrero, M., Kalweit, A., Rabin, R., Spengler, J., & Herrick, R. (2019). One-Hour Pilot Training to Prevent Workers From Taking Home Workplace Contaminants. NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy

Ceballos, D., West, C., Methner, M., & Gong, W. (2019). Hexavalent Chromium Exposure and Nasal Tissue Effects at a Commercial Aircraft Refinishing Facility. Journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 61(2), e69-e73.

Craig, J., Ceballos, D. M., Fruh, V., Petropoulos, Z. E., Allen, J. G., Calafat, A. M., … & Webster, T. F. (2019). Exposure of nail salon workers to phthalates, di (2-ethylhexyl) terephthalate, and organophosphate esters: A pilot study. Environmental science & technology.

Fu, X., Zhu, X., Jiang, Y., Zhang, J. J., Wang, T., & Jia, C. (2019). Centralized outdoor measurements of fine particulate matter as a surrogate of personal exposure for homogeneous populations. Atmospheric Environment, 204, 110-117.

Fuller CH, Appleton AA, *Bulsara PJ, O’Neill MS, Chang HH, Sarnat JA, Falcón LM, Tucker KL, Brugge D: Sex differences in the interaction of short-term particulate matter exposure and psychosocial stress on C-reactive protein in a Puerto Rican cohort. Social Science & Medicine- Population Health 2019; 9: 100500

Hernández, D. “Housing-based Interventions: Harnessing the Social Utility of Housing to Promote Health” American Journal of Public Health [Special Issue on ‘Innovations in Health Promotion’] [Accepted, In Press]

Hernández, D., Siegel E. (2019) “Energy Insecurity and its Ill Health Effects: A Community Perspective in New York City” Energy Research and Social Science. pp. 78-83

Hernández, D, Swope, C., Azuogu, C., Siegel, E., Giovenco, D. (2019) “‘If I pay my rent, I’m gonna smoke:’ Insights on the social contract of smoke-free housing policy implementation in affordable housing settings” Health & Place [Accepted, In Press]

Jia, C., Cao, K., Valaulikar, R., Fu, X., & Sorin, A. B. (2019). Variability of Total Volatile Organic Compounds (TVOC) in the indoor air of retail stores. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health16(23), 4622.

Lewis, Jamal, Hernández, D and Geronimous, Arline. “Energy Efficiency as Energy Justice: Addressing Racial Inequities through Investments in People and Places” Energy Efficiency [Special Issue from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy’s Summer Study] [Accepted, In Press]

Li, Y., Akkus, C., Yu, X., Joyner, A., Kmet, J., Sweat, D., & Jia, C. (2019). Heatwave Events and Mortality Outcomes in Memphis, Tennessee: Testing Effect Modification by Socioeconomic Status and Urbanicity. International journal of environmental research and public health16(22), 4568. doi:10.3390/ijerph16224568

Olvera Alvarez HA., Provencio-Vasquez E., Slavich GM., Cedeno Laurent JG., McKee-Lopez G, Robbins L, Spengler J. Stress and Health in Nursing Students: The Nurse Engagement and Wellness Study.  Nursing Research, Epub ahead of print, doi:10.1097/NNR.0000000000000383. August 7, 2019.

Scammell MK. 2019. “Chronic Kidney Disease and Scientific Uncertainty, a Way Forward.” The Networker, of the Science & Environmental Health Network, March 30, 2019. Available at:

Scammell, M. K. (2019). Trust, Conflict, and Engagement in Occupational Health: North American Epidemiologists Conduct Occupational Study in Communities Affected by Chronic Kidney Disease of Unknown Origin (CKDu). Current environmental health reports6(4), 247-255.

Scammell, M. K., Sennett, C. M., Petropoulos, Z. E., Kamal, J., & Kaufman, J. S. (2019, May). Environmental and occupational exposures in kidney disease. In Seminars in nephrology (Vol. 39, No. 3, pp. 230-243). WB Saunders.

Suarez-Lopez, J. R., Gross, M. D., & Lee, D. H. (2019). Summary data of serum concentrations of 32 persistent organic pollutants in young adults in relation to summary scores of persistent organic pollutants. Data in Brief, 103720

Walters, K. L., Johnson-Jennings, M., Stroud, S., Rasmus, S., Charles, B., John, S., … & Lowe, J. (2018). Growing from our roots: Strategies for developing culturally grounded health promotion interventions in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. Prevention Science, 1-11.

Xue, Z., & Jia, C. (2019). A Model-to-Monitor Evaluation of 2011 National-Scale Air Toxics Assessment (NATA). Toxics, 7(1), 13.


Aratani, Yumiko, Lazzeroni Sarah Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Hernández, D.* (2018) “Housing Subsidies and Early Childhood Development” Housing Policy Debate. 2019

Bakhiyi B, Labrèche F, Gravel S, Ceballos D, Flynn M, Zayed J. Has the question of e-waste opened a Pandora’s Box? An overview of unpredictable issues and challenges of recycling. Environmental International, Vol 10, Pages 173–192, 2018.

Beaucham C, Ceballos D, Mueller C, Page E, La Guardia M. Field evaluation of sequential hand wipes for flame retardant exposure in an electronics recycling facility. Chemosphere 10.1016/j.chemosphere.2018.12.027

Carrion D., Victoria Lee, Hernández, Diana. (2018) “Residual Inequity: Assessing the Unintended Consequences of New York City’s Clean Heat Transition” International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. Special Issue “Environmental Justice Research: Contemporary Issues and Emerging Topics.” 15(1), 117

Ceballos D, Broadwater K, Page E, Croteau G, La Guardia MJ. Occupational Exposure to Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) and Other Flame Retardant Foam Additives at Gymnastics Studios: Before, During and After the Replacement of Pit Foam with PBDE-Free Foams. Environmental International, 116:1-9, 2018.

Ceballos, Diana & West, Christine & Methner, Mark & Gong, Wei. (2018). Hexavalent Chromium Exposure and Nasal Tissue Effects at a Commercial Aircraft Refinishing Facility. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 1. 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001510.

Fernandez, Christina, Jiang, Yang, Aratani, Yumiko, Hernández, D.* (2018) “Dual Food and Energy Hardship and Associated Child Behavior Problems” Academic Pediatrics. 

Fuller CH, O’Neill, MS, Sarnat JA, Chang HH, Tucker KL, Brugge D. Short-and medium-term associations of particle number concentration with cardiovascular markers in a Puerto Rican cohort. Environmental Research. 2018 (166).

Gittelsohn, J., Belcourt, A., Magarati, M., Booth-LaForce, C., Duran, B., Mishra, S. I., Belone, L., & Jernigan, V. B. B. Buidling capacity for productive indigenous community-university partnerships.  Prevention Science (2018).

Gould, C. F., Chillrud, S. N., Phillips, D., Perzanowski, M. S., & Hernández, D. (2018). Soot and the city: Evaluating the impacts of Clean Heat policies on indoor/outdoor air quality in New York City apartments. PloS one13(6), e0199783-e0199783.

Gu Q., Michanowicz R. D., Jia CR, 2018. Developing a modular unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) platform for air pollution profiling. Sensors, 18(12), 4363.

Hernández, D. (2018). What ‘Merle’Taught Me About Energy Insecurity And Health. Health Affairs37(3), 504-507.

Hernández, D., Chang, D., Hutchinson, C., Hill, E., Almonte, A., Burns, R., Shepard, P., Gonzalez, I., Reissig, N. and Evans, D. “Public Housing on the Periphery: Vulnerable Residents and Depleted Resilience Reserves post-Hurricane Sandy.” Journal of Urban Health  pp.1-13. doi: 10.1007/s11524-018-0280-4

Kponee KZ, Nwanaji-Enwerem JC, Fu XQ, Kakulu II, Weisskopf MG, Jia CR. 2018. Elevated indoor volatile organic compound exposure in the Niger Delta Region of Nigeria. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15(9):1939.

Jelks, N. O.; Hawthorne, T. L.; Dai, D.; Fuller, C. H.; Stauber, C., Mapping the Hidden Hazards: Community-Led Spatial Data Collection of Street-Level Environmental Stressors in a Degraded, Urban Watershed. International journal of environmental research and public health 2018, 15, (4).

McKee-Lopez G, Robbins L, Provencio-Vasquez E, Olvera Alvarez HA., The Relationship of Childhood Adversity on Burnout and Depression Among BSN StudentsJ Professional Nursing. Available online September 22, 2018.

Olvera Alvarez HA, Kubzansky LD, Campen MJ, Slavich GM, Early Life Stress, Air Pollution, Inflammation, and Disease: An Integrative Review and Immunologic Model of Social-Environmental Adversity and Lifespan Health, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews, doi:10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.06.002

Olvera Alvarez, H.A., Appleton, A.A., Fuller, C.H. Belcourt, A., Kubzansky, L. D. An Integrated Socio-Environmental Model of Health and Well-Being: A Conceptual Framework Exploring the Joint Contribution of Environmental and Social Exposures to Health and Disease Over the Life Span, Current Environmental Health Reports (2018) 5: 233.

Pawlowski, E., & Appleton, A. (2018, August). Prenatal Exposure to Manganese and Maternal Psychosocial Stress-Suppression during Pregnancy Jointly Contributes to Restricted Fetal Growth. In ISEE Conference Abstracts (Vol. 2018, No. 1).

Pearson, C. R., Smartlowit Briggs, L., Belcourt, A., Bedard Gilligan, M., & Kaysen, D. (2018). Building a Tribal–Academic Partnership to Address PTSD, Substance Misuse, and HIV Among American Indian Women. Health promotion practice, , 152483991876212.

Perovich, L. J., Wylie, S., & Bongiovanni, R. (2018). Pokémon Go, pH, and projectors: applying transformation design and participatory action research to an environmental justice collaboration in Chelsea, MA. Cogent Arts & Humanities, 1483874.

Ritzman, J, A Brodbeck, S Brostrom, S McGrew, S Dreyer, T Klinger, SK Moore. 2018. Economic and sociocultural impacts of fisheries closures in two fishing-dependent communities following the massive 2015 U.S. West Coast harmful algal bloom. Harmful algae, 80, 35-45

Scammell MK, Sennett CM, Petropoulos ZE, Kamal J, Kaufman JS. 2018. Environmental and occupational exposures in kidney disease. (Submitted at the editor’s request for a special issue on chronic kidney disease 4/15/18. Reviewed and revisions submitted 6/15/18 Seminars in Nephrology)

Suarez-Lopez JR, Clemesha CG, Porta M, Gross MD, Lee D-H. 2018. Organochlorine pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in early adulthood and blood lipids over a 23-year follow-up. Environ. Toxicol. Pharmacol.; doi:10.1016/J.ETAP.2018.12.018.

Tracy, M., Salo, M., & Appleton, A. A. (2018). The mitigating effects of maternal social support and paternal involvement on the intergenerational transmission of violence. Child abuse & neglect78, 46-59.

Walters, K. L., Johnson-Jennings, M., Stroud, S., Rasmus, S., Charles, B., John, S., … & Lowe, J. (2018). Growing from our roots: Strategies for developing culturally grounded health promotion interventions in American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian communities. Prevention Science, 1-11.

Wylie, Sara. 2018. Fractivism: Corporate Bodies and Chemical Bonds. Duke University Press’s Experimental Futures series. Book

Young, A. S., Allen, J. G., Kim, U. J., Seller, S., Webster, T. F., Kannan, K., & Ceballos, D. M. (2018). Phthalate and organophosphate plasticizers in nail polish: evaluation of labels and ingredients. Environmental science & technology52(21), 12841-12850.


Appleton, A. A., Holdsworth, E., Ryan, M., & Tracy, M. (2017). Measuring childhood adversity in life course cardiovascular research: a systematic review. Psychosomatic medicine79(4), 434-440.

Appleton, A. A., Jackson, B. P., Karagas, M., & Marsit, C. J. (2017). Prenatal exposure to neurotoxic metals is associated with increased placental glucocorticoid receptor DNA methylation. Epigenetics12(8), 607-615.

Beaucham C, Ceballos D, King B. Lessons learned from surface wipe sampling for lead in three workplaces. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 14:8, 611-619, 2017.

Ceballos D, Beaucham C, and Page E. Metal exposures at three U.S. electronic scrap recycling facilities. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene. 14(6):401-408. 2017.

Dickerson DL, Baldwin J, Belcourt A, Belone L, Gittelsohn J, Kaholokula, JK, Lowe J, Patten C, & Wallerstein, N. (2017) Encompassing Cultural Contexts within Scientific Research Methodologies in the Development of Health Promotion Interventions. Prevention Science.

Fuller CH, Feeser K, Sarnat J, O’Neill MS. Air pollution, cardiovascular endpoints and susceptibility by stress and material resources: A systematic review of the evidence. Environmental Health. 2017; 16:58. Published.

Jia CR, Fu XQ. 2017. Diffusive uptake rates of volatile organic compounds on standard ATD tubes for environmental and workplace applications. Environments. 4(4): 87.

Liu B, Xue ZQ, Zhu XL, Jia CR. 2017. Long-term trends (1990-2014), health risks, and sources of atmospheric polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the U.S. Environmental Pollution. 220: 1171-1179.

Stanley, L. R., Swaim, R. C., Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula, J., Kelly, K. J., Belcourt, A. & Allen, J. (2017) The Imperative for Research to Promote Health Equity in Indigenous Communities. Prevention Science.

Trudel-Fitzgerald, C., Qureshi, F., Appleton, A. A., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2017). A healthy mix of emotions: underlying biological pathways linking emotions to physical health. Current opinion in behavioral sciences15, 16-21.

Villa P, Vera L, Wylie S, Wilson S, Septoff A, Jia CR, Chong NS, Luong C. 2017. Hazards in the Air: Relating Reported Illnesses to Air Pollutants Detected near Oil and Gas Operations in and around Karnes County, Texas. EARTHWORKS Library,

Wylie, S., Wilder, Elisabeth.*, Vera, Lourdes.*, Thomas, Deborah., & McLaughlin, Megan. (2017). Materializing Exposure: Developing an Indexical Method to Visualize Health Hazards Related to Fossil Fuel Extraction. Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, 3, 426-463. doi:

Wylie, Sara, Shapiro, Nick, & Liboiron, Max. (2017). Making and Doing Politics Through Grassroots Scientific Research on the Energy and Petrochemical Industries. Engaging Science, Technology, and Society, 3, 393-425. doi:

Scammell MK. 2017. “Climate Disease and Kidney Injustice.” Public Health Post. November 6, 2017. Available at: Online publication

Villa, Priscilla, Vera Lourdes*, Wylie, Sara, Sharon, Wilson. 2017. “Hazards in the Air: Relating reported illnesses to air pollutants detected near oil and gas operations in and around Karnes County, Texas”. Earthwork OGAP. April 29th. Online: Non-Academic Publication.

Spanish Language Translation 2017. “Peligros en el Aire: Relacionando enfermedades reportadas a los contaminantes del aire detectados cerca de las operaciones de petróleo y gas dentro y alrededor del Condado de Karnes, Texas” Published September 19. Non-Academic Publication


Appleton, A. A., Holdsworth, E. A., & Kubzansky, L. D. (2016). A systematic review of the interplay between social determinants and environmental exposures for early-life outcomes. Current environmental health reports3(3), 287-301.

Appleton, A. A., Murphy, M. A., Koestler, D. C., Lesseur, C., Paquette, A. G., Padbury, J. F., … & Marsit, C. J. (2016). Prenatal programming of infant neurobehaviour in a healthy population. Paediatric and perinatal epidemiology30(4), 367-375.

Hernández, D. (2016). Understanding ‘energy insecurity’ and why it matters to health. Social Science & Medicine167, 1-10. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2016.08.029.

Hernández, D., Jiang, Y., Carrión, D., Phillips, D., & Aratani, Y. (2016). Housing hardship and energy insecurity among native-born and immigrant low-income families with children in the United States. Journal of Children and Poverty, 1-15. doi:10.1080/10796126.2016.1148672.

Hernández, D., Phillips, D., & Siegel, E. L. (2016). Exploring the housing and household energy pathways to stress: a mixed methods study. International journal of environmental research and public health13(9), 916. doi: 10.3390/ijerph13090916.

Lane KJ, Levy JI, Scammell MK, Peters JL, Patton AP, Durant JL, Reisner E, Lowe L, Mwamburi M, Zamore W, Brugge D. 2016. Association of modeled long-term personal exposure to ultrafine particles with inflammatory and coagulation biomarkers. Environment International 92-93: 173-182. PMID: 27107222

Liu B, Jia CR. 2016. Effects of profession on urinary PAH metabolite levels in the US population. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 89(1): 123-135.

Scammell MK, Ou JY, Carlin C, Olortegui RM, Peters JL, Bongiovanni R. 2016. Chelsea STAR (Science to Achieve Results) Annotated Interview Guide. Community Engaged Scholarship for Health (CES4H), Product ID#W5SKDYJB. Available at:


Hernández, D. (2015). Sacrifice along the energy continuum: a call for energy justice. Environmental Justice8(4), 151-156. doi:10.1089/env.2015.0015.

Hernández, D., & Phillips, D. (2015). Benefit or burden? Perceptions of energy efficiency efforts among low-income housing residents in New York City. Energy Research & Social Science, 8, 52-59. doi:

Jernigan,V. B. B., Peercy, M.,  Branam, D., Saunkeah, B.,  Wharton, D., Winkleby, M., Lowe, J., Salvatore, A., Dickerson, D., Belcourt, A.,  D’Amico, E.,  Patten, C. A.,  Parker, M., Duran, B.,  Harris, R., and Buchwald, D. (2015) Beyond Health Equity: Achieving Wellness Within American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. American Journal of Public Health.

Payne-Sturges DC, Korfmacher KS, Cory-Slechta DA… Scammell MK. 2015. Engaging communities in research on cumulative risk and social stress-environment interactions: Lessons learned from EPA’s STAR Program. Environmental Justice. 8(6): 203-212. PMID: 27688822

Pearson, C. R., Kaysen, D., Belcourt, A., Stappenbeck, C. A., Zhou, C., Smartlowit-Briggs, L., & Whitefoot, P. (2015). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder and HIV Risk Behaviors Among Rural American Indian/Alaska Native Women. American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research (Online)22(3), 1–20.

Yuan, N. P., Belcourt-Dittloff, A., Schultz, K., Packard, G., & Duran, B. M. (2015). Research agenda for violence against American Indian and Alaska Native women: Toward the development of strength-based and resilience interventions. Psychology of violence, 5(4), 367-373.


Johnson Jennings, M. D., Belcourt, A., Town, M., Walls, M. L., & Walters, K. L. (2014). Racial Discrimination’s Influence on Smoking Rates among American Indian Alaska Native Two-Spirit Individuals: Does Pain Play a Role? Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 25(4), 1667-1678.