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α-Synuclein Repeat Polymorphisms and Pesticide Exposure in Parkinson's Disease
Nicole Gatto*1, Myles Cockburn2, Jeff Bronstein4, Matt Farrer5, Beate Ritz1,3
1Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UCLA, United States, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC, United States, 3Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, UCLA, United States, 4Department of Neurology, UCLA School of Medicine, UCLA, United States, 5Department of Neuroscience, Mayo Clinic, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
A calcium supplementation that reduced lead concentration in pregnant women is associated with a positive effect on length of their offspring the first year of life.
Alejandra Cantoral1, Martha M. Tellez-Rojo*1, Héctor Lamadrid-Figueroa1, Karen Peterson2, Adrienne Ettinger3, Mauricio Hernández-Ávila4, Howard Hu2
1National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 2Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 3Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4Ministry of Health, Mexico
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
A case-control study of green tea or oolong tea consumption and esophageal squamous cell carcinoma in Taiwan
Yu-Kuei Chen*1, Ming-Tsang Wu1, Chien-Hung Lee1, Deng-Chyang Wu1, I-Chen Wu1, Jang-Ming Lee1, Yih-Gang Goan1, Shah-Hwa Chou1, Hsin-Chia Hung1
1Graduate Institute of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 2Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 3Graduate Institute of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 4Division of Gastroentology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 5Department of Surgery, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan, 6Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, 7Department of Chest Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 8Mei-Ho Technology Institute, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
A case-crossover study between cold wave and the death of many kinds of disease in Beijing
Kun Zhong2, Jinliang Zhang*1,2
1Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China, 2School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, China
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
A case-crossover study on the heat waves and daily death counts
Ling Liu1, Jinliang Zhang*1,2
1Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China, 2School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, China
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
A Comparison of the Effects of Ambient Air Pollution on Outpatient Visits for Acute Respiratory Illnesses over Two Time Periods
Amber Sinclair*1, Eric Edgerton3, Ron Wyzga2, Dennis Tolsma1
1Kaiser Permanente, United States, 2Electric Power Research Institute, United States, 3Atmospheric Research and Analysis, Inc., United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.5 - Respiratory outcomes in relation to environmental stressors - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
A critical evaluation of exposure surrogates in RF-EMF research: recommendations for improving exposure assessment
Martin Röösli*, Patrizia Frei, Evelyn Mohler
Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.3 - Symposium 41 - Non-ionizing radiation and health  -  16:00 - 17:30
A dynamic relationship between methyl mercury, inorganic mercury, and total mercury in umbilical cord blood
Ellen M Wells*1, Jeff Jarrett2, Carl P Verdon2, Kathleen L Caldwell2, Ana Navas-Acien1, Frank Witter3, Lynn R Goldman1
1The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.5 - Mercury and lead exposure and development - heavy metals oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
A Feasibility Study on Assessing Public Health Impacts of Cumulative Air Pollution Reduction Activities in a Small Geographic Area
Danelle Lobdell*1, Haluk Ozkaynak1, Vlad Isakov1, Joe Touma1, Janet Burke1, Marybeth Smuts2
1United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, United States, 2United State Environmental Protection Agency, Region 1, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
A flexible modelling framework to investigate the delayed effects of environmental stressors
Antonio Gasparrini*, Ben Armstrong
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
A job and environmental exposure matrix (JEEM) for a case-control study on prostate cancer
James Gomes*1,2, Linlu Zhao3
1Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada, 3Dept. of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
A land use regression model for ultrafine particles in Amsterdam
Gerard Hoek*1, Gerard Kos2, Rob Beelen1, Marieke Dijkema1,4, Jeroen de Hartog1, Bert Brunekreef1,3, Saskia van der Zee4
1IRAS, Netherlands, 2Energy research Centre of the Netherlands, Netherlands, 3Julius Center, Netherlands, 44) Municipal Health Service Dept. Environmental Health, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.7 - GIS and air pollution exposure assessment - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
A Method of Identifying Residual Confounding and other Violations of Model Assumptions
W Dana Flanders*, Mitch Klein, Matt Strickland, Lyndsey Darrow, Stephanie Sarnat, Jeremy Sarnat, Lance Waller, Paige Tolbert
Emory University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.3 - Methods for quantification of short term effects of air pollution and pollens - methodology oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
A methodological approach for the definition of the Urban Heat Island in Rome and possible use for the evaluation of the impact of heat waves on mortality.
Francesca de'Donato*, Michela Leone, Roberto Fabrizi, Paola Michelozzi, Carlo A Perucci
Department of Epidemiology, Local health Authority Rome E, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Methodological issues of climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
A National Human  Biomonitoring Program on POPs and Heavy Metals in Spain
Argelia Castaño*1, Marta Esteban1, Javier Roman3, Beatriz Pérez2, José A. Jimenez1, Roberto Pastor2, Eva Calvo3, Gema Díaz1, Montserrat Ruiz3, Marina Pollan2, Nuria Aragonés2, Carmen Navarro1, Ana Cañas1, Olga Huetos1, Monica Bartolome1, Gonzalo Lopez-Abente2
1Environmental Toxicology.I.S. Carlos III, Spain, 2Environmental Epidemiology. IS Carlos III, Spain, 3Ibermutuamur, Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
A novel approach to estimate distributed lag model between hospital admissions and ozone: a multi-city time series analyses
Antonella Zanobetti, Joel Schwartz*
Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.3 - Methods for quantification of short term effects of air pollution and pollens - methodology oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
A novel GIS method for modelling 1km NO2 concentrations across Europe
Danielle Vienneau*, Kees de Hoogh, David Briggs
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.6 - Comparing different exposure assessment methods in air pollution epidemiology - exposure assessment oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
A Panel Study on Epigenetics, Markers of Oxidative Stress, and Lung Function among Children with Respiratory Disease Exposed to Industrial Air Pollution
Annibale Biggeri*1,2, Dolores Catelan1,2, Valentina Bollati3, Riccardo Pistelli4, Franca Rusconi5, Fabio Barbone6, Pier Alberto Bertazzi3, Andrea Baccarelli3
1University of Florence, Italy, 2ISPO, Italy, 3University of Milan, IRCCS OMPMRE Foundation, Italy, 4Sacro Cuore University, Italy, 5Anna Meyer Pediatric Hospital, Italy, 6University of Udine, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.1 - Air pollution and epigenetics - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
A Pilot Study of Levels of Persistent Toxic Substances (PTS) in Blood of Delivering women from Selected Areas of São Paulo State, Brazil.  A regional and global study of contaminant exposure and human reproductive health in the context of climate change .
Jon Oyvind Odland1, Cibele Viera Rudge*2, Torkjel Sandanger3
1University of Tromso, Norway, 2University of Botucatu, Brazil, 3Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
A prospective nested case-control study of serum organochlorine pesticides and risk of Parkinson Disease
Marc Weisskopf*1,2, Paul Knekt3, Eilis O'Reilly1, Jukka Lyytinen4, Antti Reunanen3, Francine Laden1,2, Larisa Altshul1, Alberto Ascherio1,2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2The Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, United States, 3National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 4Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Finland
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.6 - Symposium 15 - Association of pesticide exposure with Parkinson’s disease (PD)  -  09:00 - 10:30
A Prospective Study of Arsenic Induced Respiratory Symptoms and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): Findings from Health Effects of Arsenic Exposure Longitudinal Study (HEALS) in Bangladesh
Faruque Parvez*1, Yu Chen2, Mahbub Yunus3, Maira Argos4, Vesna Slavkovich1, Tariqul Islam3, Olgica Balac1, Paul Brandt-Rauf1, Joseph Graziano1, Habibul Ahsan4
1Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, United States, 2Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, United States, 3Columbia University Arsenic Research Project in Bangladesh, Bangladesh, 4Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.5 - Respiratory outcomes in relation to environmental stressors - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
A Public Health Viewpoint on Climate Change Projections and Agricultural Sustainability in California: Heat Waves and Dairies as Case-in-Point
Helene Margolis*1, Alexander Gershunov2, Daniel Cayan2
1University of California, Davis, School of Medicine, United States, 2Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
A spatial case-control study of birth defects and exposure to spraying Bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki (Btk) for painted apple moth Teia anartoides, Walker in New Zealand
Barry Borman*1, Paul White2, Ian Gear3
1Massey University, New Zealand, 2Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, New Zealand, 3IanGearGlobal, New Zealand
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
A study of heat-wave related mortality in 107 United States communities
Brooke Anderson*, Michelle Bell
Yale University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.6 - Effects of temperature - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
A Study on the Effect of Ambient Fine Particles on Peak Expiratory Flow Rates of Children
Dae-Seon Kim2, Choong-Hee Park1, Sang-Whan Song1, Young-Mee Lee*1, Woun-Jun Heo1
1National Institute of Environmental Research, Korea, Republic of, 2School of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
A Study on the Noise Exposure and Hearing Loss of the Diesel-Electric Locomotive Maintenance Workers in Taiwan Railways Administration
Kuo-Hua Wang1, Shu-Ju Chang2, Ching-Ming Chang1, Chen-Yu Wang*1
1Institute of Labor Science, Chinese Culture University, Taiwan, 2Department of Industrial Management and Enterprise Information, Aletheia University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
A TOBIT MODEL TO ADDRESS THE INSTRUMENTAL LIMIT OF DETECTION IN THE STUDY OF BLOOD CADMIUM AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE IN US ADULTS
Maria Tellez-Plaza*1,2, Ana Navas-Acien1, Ciprian Crainiceanu1, Eliseo Guallar1,2
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares, Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Absence of Effect-Measure Modification between Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Methylmercury on ADHD-Like Behaviors in the New Bedford Cohort
Sharon Sagiv*1,2, David Bellinger1,3, Larisa Altshul1, Chitra Amarasiriwardena1, Susan Korrick1,2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, United States, 3Children's Hospital, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Accumulation of DBPs in human breast milk
Melinda-Haydee Kovacs*1, Nicoleta Brisan1, Gabriela Zaharia2, Dumitru Ristoiu1
1Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Environmental Science, Romania, 2Iuliu Hateganu University, Medicine Faculty, Romania
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.4 - DBPs and nitrates in water - water quality oral session 2  -  11:00 - 12:30
Acrylamide contents in the high-temperature processed Taiwanese traditional foods
Chiang-Hsing Yang*1, Kuen-Yuh Wu2,1, Kei-Yau Peng2,1, Shou-Hsin Liu3,1, Chang-Chuan Chan2,1
1Dept. of Healthcare Management, Taiwan, 2Institute of Occupational medicine and Industrial Hygiene, Taiwan, 3Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Acute Associations between Ambient Air Pollution and Pediatric Asthma Emergency Department Visits in Atlanta, 1993-2004
Matthew Strickland*, Lyndsey Darrow, Mitchel Klein, Jeremy Sarnat, W. Dana Flanders, Stefanie Sarnat, Lance Waller, Paige Tolbert
Emory University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Acute Effect of Black Carbon and Particle Pollution in the Air on Exhaled Nitric Oxide of Elementary School Children before and during 2008 Beijing Olympic
Weiwei Lin, Tong Zhu*, Wei Huang, Min Hu, Hong Chen, Yuanhang Zhang, Xingang Liu, Chengcai Li, Xiaoyan Tang
College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, China
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.1 - Symposium 4 - Health Impact of Air Pollution Reduction: An Undisclosed Tale of the Beijing Olympics  -  11:00 - 12:30
ACUTE EFFECTS OF AIR POLLUTION IN BRINDISI, 2003-2005. IS THE ANSWER BLOWING IN THE WIND?
Emilio Antonio Luca Gianicolo*1, Maria Serinelli1, Marco Cervino2, Cristina Mangia3, Maurizio Portaluri4, Maria Angela Vigotti5,6
1Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy, 2Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council, Italy, 3Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, National Research Council, Italy, 4Radiotherapy Department ASL-BR, Italy, 5Department of Biology, University of Pisa, Italy, 6Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Acute Effects of Environmental Noise Exposure on the Control of Cardiac Output in Healthy Adults
Hsiu-Hui Hsieh*, Yu-An Lai, Ta-Yuan Chang
China Medical University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Acute effects of PM2.5 on cardiac autonomic modulation
Duanping Liao*1, Michele Shaffer1, Xian Li1, Sol Rodriguez-Colon1, Jiahao Liu1, Deborah Wolbrette1, Fan He1, Wayne Cascio2
1Penn State University College of Medicine, United States, 2East Carolina University Brody School of Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Acute effects of PM2.5 on ventricular repolarization
Duanping Liao*1, Michele Shaffer1, Xian Li1, Sol Rodriguez-Colon1, Jiahao Liu1, Deborah Wolbrette1, Fan He1, Wayne Cascio2
1Penn State University College of Medicine, United States, 2East Carolina University Brody School of medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.1 - Fine particulate air pollution and cardiovascular outcomes - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Acute health effects of commuters' exposure to air pollution
Moniek Zuurbier*1,2, Gerard Hoek2, Marieke Oldenwening2, Kees Meliefste2, Peter Van den Hazel1, Bert Brunekreef2,3
1Public Health Services Gelderland Midden, Netherlands, 2Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Netherlands, 3Utrecht University, Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Acute health effects of Hebei Spirit oil spill
Mina Ha*1, Hojang Kwon1, Eun-Hee Ha2, Yun-Chul Hong3, Jong Seong Lee4, Bong Chul Chung5, Jeongae Lee5, Eun-Jung Kim1, Yeyong Choi6, Seung-Min Lee6, Hae-Kwan Cheong7, Jongil Hur8, Woo-Chul Jeong8,1
1Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Woman's University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Center for Occupational Lung Diseases, Workers Accident Medical Corporation, Korea, Republic of, 5Life Sciences Research Division, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, Korea, Republic of, 6Citizen's Institute for Environmental Studies, Korean Federation for Environmental Movement, Korea, Republic of, 7Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 8Taean Environmental Health Center, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.6 - Symposium 9 - Health Impact of Coastal Oil Spill  -  08:30 - 10:00
ACUTE PLATELET RESPONSES TO AMBIENT PARTICULATE MATTER
Eric Lauer*1, Howard Kipen1,2, Sampada Gandhi2,3, Pamela Ohman-Strickland1,3, Claire Philipp4, David Rich1,3
1UMDNJ - School of Public Health, United States, 2UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, United States, 3Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Institute, United States, 4UMDNJ - RWJMS Department of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Oxidative stress  -  13:00 - 14:00
Acute radiation exposure and risk of second primary cancers in Atomic Bomb Survivors
Erin Semmens*1,2, Jean McDougall1,2, Eric Grant1,3, Nobuo Nishi3, Kazunori Kodama3, Akihiko Suyama3, Kotaro Ozasa3, Scott Davis1,2, Kenneth J. Kopecky1,2, Christopher Li1,2
1University of Washington, United States, 2Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, United States, 3Radiation Effects Research Foundation, Japan
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.5 - Cancer mechanisms - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Acute response to exposure to Sarin in veterans tested at Porton Down
Thomas Keegan*1, Claire Brooks2, Toby Langdon2, Sue Walker3, Lucy Carpenter2, Katherine Venables3
1Childhood Cancer Research Group, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 2Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, United Kingdom, 33Dstl Porton Down, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Advanced communication tools and a qualitative research to complement epidemiological study
Liliana Cori*1, Vincenza Pellegrino2, Mariangela Protti1, Fabrizio Bianchi1
1Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy, 2International School for Advanced Studies, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.7 - Exploring the range of methdological approaches available for environmental epidemiology - methodology oral session 1  -  16:00 - 17:30
Adverse Health Effect of Radiofrequency Exposures from Weather Radar System
Pi-I Li, How-Ran Guo*
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Advocating a new approach to cancer prevention in the U.S.
Molly Jacobs*1, Richard Clapp2,1, Michael Lerner3, Ted Schettler5, Jeanne Rizzo4
1University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States, 2Boston University School of Public Health, United States, 3Commonweal, United States, 4Breast Cancer Fund, United States, 5Science & Environmental Health Network, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.3 - Syposium 31 - Environment and Cancer – new North American and EU prevention initiatives  -  09:00 - 10:30
Aflatoxicosis and Food Contamination: Food Monitoring in High Risk Populations
Lauren Lewis*, Yanique Redwood, Michael McGeehin
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.4 - Symposium 19 - The impact of aflatoxins on global health: new developments in measuring human exposure and assessing human health effects  -  10:30 - 12:00
Agiotensiongen gene, noise and their interaction in the development of hypertension among aerospace workers in Taiwan.
Kang-Yin Cheng*, Bing-Fang Hwang, Hsin-Hua Chan
Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
AIDS, Agriculture and Climate Change in Southern Africa
Scott Drimie
International Food Policy Research Institute, South Africa
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.2 - Symposium 5 - Food, agriculture, environment, and infectious diseases of poverty  -  09:00 - 10:30
Air pollution and asthma control in the Epidemiological study on Genetics and Environment of Asthma (EGEA)
Benedicte Jacquemin*1, Francine Kauffmann1, Isabelle Pin2,3, Nicole Le Moual1, Jean Bousquet4, Frederic Gormand5, Jocelyne Just6, Rachel Nadif1, Christophe Pison3, Pierre Scheinmann7, Daniel Vervloet8, Nino Kunzli9, Valerie Siroux2
1Inserm, U780, Univ Paris Sud, France, 2Inserm, U823, Univ Paris Fournier, France, 3CHU, France, 4CHU, France, 5CHU, France, 6Hopital Trousseau, France, 7Hopital Necker, France, 8CIC, France, 9CREAL, IMIM-Hospital del Mar, CIBER, ICREA, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.2 - Air pollution, asthma and allergies - respiratory oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Air pollution and community health: quantifying acute cardio-respiratory events attributable to SO2 and NO2 exposure
Michael Gdalevich*1, David M. Broday2, Yuval2, Shimon Scharf1, Haim Bibi3, Michael Huerta1
1Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Barzilai Medical Center Campus, Israel, 2Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, 3Carmel Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Israel
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.4 - Health impact assessment - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Air pollution and hospital admissions for congestive heart failure in a subtropical city: Taipei, Taiwan.
Hui-Fen Chiu*1, Chun-Yuh Yang2
1Institute of Pharmacology, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 2Faculty of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Air pollution and hospitalization for respiratory infections in children: differential contribution of basal exposure level
Ming-Yie Liu*, Chin-Ching Chang
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Air Pollution and Inflammation: Gene-Environment Interactions in Myocardial Infarction Survivors
Annette Peters*1, Regina Hampel1, Melanie Kolz1,3, Susanne Breitner1, Tom Bellander2,3, Juha Pekkanen4, Francesco Forastiere5, Jordi Sunyer6, Klea Katsouyanni8, Thomas Illig1, Wolfgang Koenig7, Alexandra Schneider1, Iris M. Heid1
1HelmholtzZentrum Muenchen, Germany, 2Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 3and Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Sweden, 4KTL, Department of Environmental Health, Finland, 5Local Health Authority, Department of Epidemiology ASL RME, Italy, 6IMIM, Spain, 7Department of Cardiology, University of Ulm, Germany, 8Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.4 - Air pollution oxidative stress - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Air pollution and low birth weight in an industrialized city in Southeastern of Brazil, 2003-2006
Marcelo Moreno Reis*1,2, Luiz Alberto Amador Pereira2, Alfésio Luís Ferreira Braga2
1Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Brazil, 2School of Medicine, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Air Pollution and Mortality for Black and White Adults in the United States: Results from the U.S. National Health Interview Survey
Jennifer Parker*1, Nataliya Kravets2, Tracey Woodruff3, Keeve Nachman4
1National Center for Health Statistics/CDC, United States, 2Nova Research, CITSII Contract, United States, 3Program on Reproductive Health and the Environment, University of California, United States, 4Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.8 - Environmental equity and ethnicity - environmental equity oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Air pollution and risk factors related to respiratory illness in schoolchildren in the Niger-Delta
Adetoun Mustapha*, David Briggs, Anna Hansell
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Air Pollution and risk of congenital anomalies in England, 1991-99
Helen Dolk1, Ben Armstrong*2, Martine Vrijheid3, Judith Rankin4, Lenore Abramsky5, Patricia Boyd6, Diana Wellesley7
1University of Ulster, United Kingdom, 2London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 3CREAL, Spain, 4University of Newcastle, United Kingdom, 5North Thames West EUROCAT registry, United Kingdom, 6National Perinatal Epidemiology Unit, United Kingdom, 7Southampton University, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.6 - Birth and reproductive outcomes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Air pollution and the risk of venous thrombo-embolism  
Paola Colais*1, Annunziata Faustini1, Giovanna Berti2, Luigi Bisanti3, Achille Cernigliaro4, Monica Chiusolo2, Sandra Mallone5, Paolo Pandolfi6, Carlo A. Perucci1, Maria Serinelli7, Massimo Stafoggia1, Roberta Tessari8, Maria A. Vigotti9, Francesco Forastiere1, EPIAIR collaborative Group10
1Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority Rome E, Italy, 2Epidemiology Services, Regional Environmental Protection Agency, Italy, 3Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Authority, Italy, 4Epidemiological Observatory, Regional Health Authority, Italy, 5Centre for Cancer Prevention, Italy, 6Epidemiology Observatory, Dept. Public Health, Local Health Authority, Italy, 7Institute Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy, 8Local Health Authority "veneziana" n.12, Italy, 9Department of Biology, University of Pisa, Italy, 10-, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Air pollution by pesticides and maternal urinary biomarkers in association with head circumference at birth
Cecile CHEVRIER1, Claire PETIT*1, Christine MONFORT1, Ronan GARLANTEZEC1, Florence ROUGET1, Gwendolina LIMON2, Gaël DURAND2, Sylvaine CORDIER1
1INSERM, U625, France, 2IDHESA Bretagne Océane, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.7 - Pesticides and food contaminants - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Air Pollution Causes Oxidative Stress in School Children.
Sanghyuk Bae*1, Xiaochuan Pan2, Su-Young Kim3, Kwangsik Park4, Yoon-Hee Kim5, Ho Kim5, Yun-Chul Hong1,6
1Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Occupational & Environmental Health, Peking University School of Public Health, China, 3Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Jeju National University, Korea, Republic of, 4College of Pharmacy, Dongduk Women’s University, Korea, Republic of, 5Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 6Institute of Environmental Medicine, Seoul National University Medical Research Centre, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.4 - Air pollution oxidative stress - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Air Pollution Characteristics Before, During, and After the Beijing Olympics
Tong Zhu*1, Xin Li2, Min Hu1, Xiaoyan Tang1, CAREBEIJING Team1
1College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering, Peking University, China, 2Environmental Protection Bureau, China
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.1 - Symposium 4 - Health Impact of Air Pollution Reduction: An Undisclosed Tale of the Beijing Olympics  -  11:00 - 12:30
Air pollution due to wood burning for heating: a health impact assessment
Hanns Moshammer*1, August Kaiser2, Claudia Flandorfer2, Daniela Haluza1, Manfred Neuberger1
1Inst. Environmental Health, MUW, Austria, 2Central Institute for Meteorology and Geodynamics, Austria
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Biomass  -  13:00 - 14:00
Air Pollution Exposure - A Trigger for Myocardial Infarction?
Niklas Berglind1,2, Petter Ljungman*1,3, Jette Möller4, Johan Hallqvist4,5, Fredrik Nyberg1,6, Mårten Rosenqvist3, Göran Pershagen1, Tom Bellander1
1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Bristol-Myers Squibb Research and Development, United States, 3Dep of Cardiology, Stockholm South Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 4Dep of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 5Dep of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Uppsala University, Sweden, 6AstraZeneca R&D, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Air pollution exposure in Europe - assessment in the ESCAPE study 
Gerard Hoek1, Rob Beelen*1, Marloes Eeftens1, Kees Meliefste1, Geert de Vrieze1, David Briggs2, Josef Cyrys3, Bertil Forsberg4, Christian Madsen5, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen6, Sally Liu7, Audrey de Nazelle6, Bert Brunekreef1
1IRAS, Netherlands, 2Imperial College, United Kingdom, 3Helmholtz Institute, Germany, 4University Umea, Sweden, 5Nat Institute Public Health, Norway, 6CREAL, Spain, 7University Basel, Switzerland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.4 - Symposium 37 - Advances in Air Pollution Exposure Assessment  -  10:30 - 12:00
Air temperature and inflammatory and coagulation responses in patients with coronary or pulmonary diseases
Regina Hampel1, Susanne Breitner1, Regina Rückerl1, Mark Frampton2, H.-Erich Wichmann1, Annette Peters1, Alexandra Schneider*1
1Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany, 2Department of Medicine - Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Aircraft noise and blood pressure in the populations living near the Ciampino airport in Rome
Carla Ancona*1, Chiara Badaloni1, Valeria Fano1, Tina Fabozzi2, Francesco Forastiere1, Carlo Perucci1, SERA Study Team1
1Epidemiology Department ASL RME, Italy, 2CRISTAL - ARPA Lazio, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Aircraft noise and incidence of hypertension among Swedish men and women
Charlotta Eriksson*1, Gösta Bluhm1, Agneta Hilding2, Claes-Göran Östenson2, Göran Pershagen1
1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Endocrine and Diabetes Unit, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Aircraft noise exposure and use of medication
Federica Vigna-Taglianti1, Sarah Floud*2, Anna Hansell2, Danny Houthuijs4, Wolfgang Babisch3, Alexandros Haralabidis6, Federica Mathis1, Goran Pershagen5, Oscar Breugelmans4, Jenny Selander5, Gosta Bluhm5, Maria Chiara Antoniotti7, Ennio Cadum1, Klea Katsouyanni6, Lars Jarup2
1Regional Agency for Environmental Protection, Italy, 2Imperial College, United Kingdom, 3Department of Environment and Health at the Federal Environmental Agency (UBA), Germany, 4National Institute of Public Health and Environmental Protection (RIVM), Netherlands, 5Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 6National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 7Azienda Sanitaria Locale, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.4 - Symposium 36 - Noise and Health  -  08:30 - 10:00
Algal Toxins in an Environmental Health Perspective
ERNESTO FATTORUSSO*, PATRIZIA CIMINIELLO, CARMELA DELL'AVERSANO, MARTINO FORINO
UNIVERSITY OF NAPLES FEDERICO II, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.8 - Symposium 10 - Environmental health and safety of seafood  -  10:30 - 12:00
Alignment of Personal and Planetary Health: Beyond Greenhouse Gases Alone
Gidon Eshel*1, Pamela Martin2
1Physics Dept., Bard College, United States, 2Geophysics Dept., Univ. of Chicago, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.3 - Symposium 38 - Food Production, Population Dietary Patterns and Global Climate Change  -  14:00 - 15:30
Allergic Rhinitis, Allergic Sensitization, and Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution in School Children
Hwan-Cheol Kim*1, Jong-Han Leem1, Ji-Young Lee1, Ho-Jang Kwon2, Soo-Jong Hong3, Dong-Hoon Lee1
1Inha Univ. College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Dankuk Univ. College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Ulsan Univ. College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Ambient air pollutant exposures, gene-interactions and fluctuations in pulmonary function among South African schoolchildren.
Rajen N Naidoo*1, Thomas G Robins2, Stuart Batterman2, Graciela Mentz2, Poovendhrie Reddy1
1University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2University of Michigan, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.1 - Air pollution: gene-environment interactions - oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Ambient air pollution and birth weight in full-term infants in Atlanta, 1994-2004
Lyndsey Darrow*1, Mitch Klein1, Adolfo Correa2, W. Dana Flanders1, Lance Waller1, Michele Marcus1, Matthew Strickland1, Paige Tolbert1
1Emory University, United States, 2National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, CDC, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.6 - Birth and reproductive outcomes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Ambient Air Pollution and Cardiac Malformations; A Register-based Spatio-temporal Analysis.
Payam Dadvand1,2, Judith Rankin*1, Stephen Rushton1,2, Tanja Pless-Mulloli1
1Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.2 - Symposium 23 - Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Harmonizing Existing Studies to Support New Innovations  -  16:00 - 17:30
Ambient air pollution exposure, residential mobility and term birth weight in Oslo, Norway.
Christian Madsen*1, Ulrike Gehring2, Sam Erik Walker3, Bert Brunekreef2,4, Hein Stigum1, Øyvind Næss1,5, Per Nafstad1,6
1Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Norway, 2Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Netherlands, 3Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway, 4Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Netherlands, 5Institute of Health Management and Health Economics, Norway, 6Institute of General Practice and Community Medicine, Norway
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
AMBIENT PARTICULATE MATTER (PM2.5, PM10) AND ASSOCIATED METALS IN INDUSTRIALIZED URBAN AREAS OF GIPUZKOA (BASQUE COUNTRY, SPAIN)
Aitana Lertxundi*1, Maria Dolores Martínez2, Mikel Ayerdi2, Leonor Arranz4, Jon Alvarez3, Jesús Maria Ibarluzea2,1
1CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 2Basque Government Health Department. Subdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa., Spain, 3Public Health Laboratory of the Basque Country, Spain, 4Basque Public Health Service-Osakidetza, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Ambient temperature and mortality: an international study in four capital cities of East Asia
JooYoun Chung1, Ho Kim*1, Yasushi Honda2
1Seoul National Univ., Korea, Republic of, 2University of Tsukuba, Japan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
An Approach to Assessment of Long-Term Toxic Exposures through Food.
Sergey Kuzmin*1, Boris Katsnelson1, Alexey Lavrentyev2, Tatyana Mazhayeva2, Larissa Privalova1, Vladimir Gurvich2, Olga Malykh2, Sergey Voronin1
1Medical Research Center for Prophylaxis and Health Protection in Industrial Workers, Russian Federation, 2Sverdlovsk Regional Office of the Rospotrebnadzor, Russian Federation
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
An assessment of the effect of highway proximity to homes and schools on pediatric asthma and lung function
Doug Brugge*1, Jennifer Siu1, Mark Woodin2, Carrie Hui3, Sarah Moy1, Davida Schiff4, Dora Hui5, Michele Palella6
1Tufts University School of Medicine, United States, 2Tufts University School of Engineering, United States, 3Tufts University, United States, 4Boston University School of Medicine, United States, 5Welesley College, United States, 6Tufts Medical Center, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
An Estimate of the Burden of Disease from Methylmercury in Various Global Regions
Herman Gibb*1, Jessie Buckley2
1Tetra Tech Sciences, United States, 2University of North Carolina, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.8 - Symposium 10 - Environmental health and safety of seafood  -  10:30 - 12:00
An Integrated Assessment of Heavy Metals at the European Level
Peter Fantke, Alexandra Kuhn*, Rainer Friedrich
IER, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
AN INTERVENTION FOR DIMINISHING THE RISK OF HEALTH DAMAGE BY CONTAMINANTS PRODUCED THROUGH INCINERATION OF UNCLASSIFIED BHW IN A UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL
Martha E. Loya*1, Luz H. Sanin1,2, Dora Chavez1, Rosa Ma. Guevara1, Ana L Pèrez1, Pilar Hernandez1
1Universidad Autònoma de Chihuahua, Mexico, 2Instituto Nacional de Salud Pùblica, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Waste and waste management  -  12:00 - 13:00
An overview of Recent Publications and Current Issues on Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes
Rémy Slama1, Tracey Woodruff2, Johanna Lepeule*1, Jennifer D. Parker3
1INSERM, France, 2University of California, San Francisco, United States, 3National Center for Health Statistic, CDC, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.2 - Symposium 23 - Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Harmonizing Existing Studies to Support New Innovations  -  16:00 - 17:30
An Update on the Research Activities of the Environmental and Occupational Working Group for the Ontario Health Study (OHS)
Shelley Harris*1,2, Len Ritter3,4, Tye Arbuckle5,6, Aaron Blair7, Leanne Blahut1, Jim Bus8, J. Christopher Hall4, Scott Mabury9, Loraine Marrett1, Anthony Miller2, Victoria Nadalin1, Pat Rasmussen10,11, Paul Villeneuve1, Amanda Wheeler12, John McLaughlin1,2
1Population Studies and Surveillance, Canada, 2Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Canada, 3Canadian Network of Toxicology Centres, Canada, 4Department of Environmental Biology, University of Guelph, Canada, 5Population Studies Division Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau, Health Canada, Canada, 6Department of Epidemiology and Community Medicine, University of Ottawa, Canada, 7Occupational Cancer Research Center, Canada, 8Toxicology and Environmental Research and Consulting, Dow Chemical Company, United States, 9Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, Canada, 10Department of Earth Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada, 11Environmental Exposures and Biomonitoring Division, Environmental Health Sciences Research Bureau, Health Canada, Canada, 12Air Health Science Division, Water, Air and Climate Change Bureau, Health Canada, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
ANALYSIS OF EU FOOD POLICIES: ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE
Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen
School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.1 - Symposium 30 - Climate change and health: European Research results  -  16:00 - 17:30
Analysis of spatio-temporal patterns of short-acting β2 agonists prescribing
Eleni Sofianopoulou*1, Stephen Rushton2, Tanja Pless-Mulloli1
1Institute for Health and Society (IHS), United Kingdom, 2Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability (IRES), United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Annual Ambient Black Carbon Associated with Shorter Telomeres in the Greater Boston Area
John McCracken*1, Andrea Baccarelli2, Mirjam Barbullushi2, Laura Dioni2, Helen Suh1, Robert Wright1, Pantel Vokonas3, Joel Schwartz1
1Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Milan and IRCCS OPMRE Foundation, Italy, 3Normative Aging Study, Veterans Administration Outpatient Clinic, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.1 - Air pollution: gene-environment interactions - oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
ANOGENITAL DISTANCE IN CHILDREN WITH GENITOURINARY DISORDERS:  A PILOT STUDY
Sheela Sathyanarayana*1,2, Erica Schetter4, Amanda Jenkins5, Richard Grady3
1Seattle Children's Hospital, United States, 2University of Washington Department of Pediatrics, United States, 3Seattle Children's Hospital Division of Pediatric Urology, United States, 4University of Washington School of Medicine, United States, 5University of Washington, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Aphekom - The science/decision interface in Air Quality Policy: Lessons from a local multi-stakeholder process in France 
Yorghos Remvikos*1, Sylvia Medina2, Jeroen Van der Sluijs1
1University of Versailles SQY, France, 2InVS, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Application of two probabilistic models, using either environmental monitoring or human biomonitoring data, to estimate human health risk due to mercury exposure in a small scale gold mining region in Central Nicaragua. 
Steven Cuadra*1,2, Francisco Picado3, Göran Bengtsson4, Kristina Jakobsson2
1Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua (UNAN Managua), Nicaragua, 2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund Universiy, Sweden, 3Centro de los Recursos Acuáticos, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua (UNAN Managua), Nicaragua, 4Department of Ecology, Lund University, Sweden
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.7 - Exploring the range of methdological approaches available for environmental epidemiology - methodology oral session 1  -  16:00 - 17:30
Approaches for reconstructing exposures accounting for human mobility and space-time variability in environmental contaminants
Jaymie Meliker
Stony Brook University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.8 - Symposium 26 - The Impact of Residential Mobility on Environmental Epidemiology Studies  -  16:00 - 17:30
Ares: a library for time series analysis in air pollution and health effects studies using R
Washington Junger, Antonio Ponce de Leon*
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Arrange of shift schedule and work stress in Taiwan nurses
Hsin-Chia Hung*1, Pei-Chen Lin2, Shung-Mei Pan3, Chih-Hong Pan4, Chiou-Jong Chen4, Tung-Sheng Shih4, Ming-Tsang Wu2,5
1Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan, 2Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 3Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 4Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, 5Department of Family Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Arsenic Exposure and Cardiovascular Mortality - Influence of Diet, Smoking and BMI
Yu Chen*1, Joseph Graziano3, Faruque Parvez3, Tariqul Islam4, Rabiul Hasan4, Rakib-Uz Zaman4, Alauddin Ahmed4, Vesna Slavkovich3, Habibul Ahsan2,3
1New York University School of Medicine, United States, 2The University of Chicago, United States, 3Columbia University, United States, 4Columbia University Arsenic Research Project, Bangladesh
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.3 - Symposium 18 - The influence of diet on health effects of arsenic exposure from drinking water  -  10:30 - 12:00
Arsenic metabolism and toxicity in early life - interactions with nutrition
Marie Vahter*1, Barbro Nermell1, Jena Hamadani2, Rubhana Raqib2
1Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.3 - Symposium 18 - The influence of diet on health effects of arsenic exposure from drinking water  -  10:30 - 12:00
Asian Dust Storms and Pulmonary Function of School Children
Yun-Chul Hong*1, Xiao-Chuan Pan2, Su-Young Kim3, Kwangsik Park4, Eun-Jung Park4, Xiaobin Jin2, Seung-Muk Yi5, Kye-Seon Kim5, Yoon-Hee Kim5, Choong-Hee Park6, Sanghwan Song6, Ho Kim6
1Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Peking University School of Public Health, China, 3College of Medicine, Cheju National University, Korea, Republic of, 4Dongduk Women's University, Korea, Republic of, 5Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 6National Institute of Environmental Research, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Assesment of effects of formaldehyde exposure on respiratory health: an innovative in vitro model
Charles PERSOZ, Sophie ACHARD, Christopher LELEU, Nathalie SETA*
Université Paris Descartes, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
ASSESSEMENT OF THE PRECURSORS OF HEME BIOSYNTHESIS IN BIOLOGICAL MEDIA OF BREAST CANCER PATIENTS
Dale Baranauskiene*, Loreta Strumylaite, Oleg Abdrakhmanov, Rima Kregzdyte
Institute for Biomedical Research Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Assessing children's dietary pesticide exposures - pesticide residues measured in 24-hour duplicate food samples
Chensheng Lu*1, Frank Schenck2, Jon Wong3
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Food and Drug Administration, United States, 3Food and Drug Administration, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.7 - Toxicity of food contaminants and home products in childhood - exposure assessment oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Assessing vulnerability to heat stress in urban areas. The example of Greater London.
Tanja Wolf*1, Glenn McGregor2, Antonis Analitis3
1King's College London, Department of Geography, United Kingdom, 2University of Auckland, School of Geography, Geology & Environmental Science, New Zealand, 3University of Athens, Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Greece
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.5 - Urban health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Assessment of Air Pollution with Air Quality Indices in Szeged, Southern Hungary
László Makra*, Tekla Eötvös
University of Szeged, Hungary
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Assessment of Ambient Air Pollutant Measurement Error Associated with Instrument Precision and Spatial Heterogeneity
Gretchen Goldman*1, James Mulholland1, Matthew Strickland2, Paige Tolbert2
1Georgia Institute of Technology, United States, 2Emory University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.7 - GIS and air pollution exposure assessment - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Assessment of health and ecological impact of policy on a legacy contamination case study
S. Vardoulakis*1, P.J. Cleall2, D. Sinnett3, Q. Chen4, A. Tiwary5, Y-C. Li2, C.S. De Munck3, Z. Chalabi1, V. Sharifi4, S. Gummeneni2, T. R. Hutchings3, T. Fletcher1, G.S. Leonardi1, A. Azapagic5
1Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2Geoenvironmental Research Centre, Cardiff School of Engineering, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 3Land Reclamation and Urban Greening, Forest Research, United Kingdom, 4Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 5School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Assessment of health impacts of heatwaves in Brisbane, Australia: How to best define a heatwave?
shilu tong*, xiaoyu wang, adrian barnett
queensland university of technology, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.6 - Climate change, heat waves, and mortality - climate change oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
ASSESSMENT OF MILK PRODUCTS AS A BRUCELLOSIS TRANSMISSION FACTOR IN KYRGYZ REPUBLIC
Maksat Kudayarova*, Almaz Sultashev
Scientific and Production Centre for Preventive Medicine of the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic., Kyrgyzstan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
ASSESSMENT OF MORBIDITY OF THE POPULATION OF THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC UNDER CLIMATE CHANGE SCENARIOS
Ainash Sharshenova*, Kulbara Arzygulova
Scientific and Production Centre for Preventive Medicine, Kyrgyzstan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.6 - Climate change, heat waves, and mortality - climate change oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Assessment of short-term effects of ambient particulate matter on respiratory mortality in Italian cities
Annunziata Faustini*1, Massimo Stafoggia1, Giovanna Berti2, Luigi Bisanti3, Ennio Cadum2, Achille Cernigliaro4, Sandra Mallone5, C.Alberto Perucci1, Roberto Primerano6, Corrado Scarnato7, Roberta Tessari8, Maria Angela Vigotti9, Francesco Forastiere1
1Dept Epidemiology, Local Health Authority Rome E, Italy, 2Epidemiologogy Services, Regional Environmental Protection Agency,, Italy, 3Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Authority, Italy, 4Epidemiological Observer, Regional Health Authority, Italy, 5Centre for Cancer Prevention, Italy, 6Dept Environmental Engineering and Sustainable Development,Technical University of Bari, Italy, 7Local Health Authority, Italy, 8Local Health Authority veneziana 12, Italy, 9Dept. Biology, University of Pisa, Italy
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Association between air pollution and stroke mortality differs according to socieconomic position
Benedicte Jacquemin*1, Victor Miranda2, Washington Leite Junger3, Magali Hurtado2, Patricio Solis4, Joel Schwartz5, Isabelle Romieu2
1Inserm, U780, Univ Paris Sud, France, 2Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 3Universidad de São Paulo, Brazil, 4Colegio de Mexico, Mexico, 5Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.8 - Differential vulnerability to air pollution exposures - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Association Between Ambient Air Pollutants and Fatal Coronary Heart Disease Among Renal Transplant Recipients
Rhonda Spencer-Hwang*, Sam Soret, Mark Ghamsary, David Shavlik, W. Lawrence Beeson, Synnove F. Knutsen
Loma Linda University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Differential vulnerability to environmental exposures  -  12:00 - 13:00
Association between consumption of nitrate-contaminated water and time to pregnancy (TTP) among fertile women
Esperanza Yazmín Calleros-Rincón1,2, Luz Helena Sanín*3,4, Jose Antonio Cueto-Wong5, María Teresa Alarcon-Herrera2
1Universidad Juárez del Estado de Durango, México., Mexico, 2Centro de Investigación en Materiales Avanzados (CIMAV)., Mexico, 3FEN/Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua., Mexico, 4Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México., Mexico, 55. Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias. CENID-RASPA, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association between cotinine and metals in maternal and cord blood in non-smoking mothers
Ting-Wen Wen*, Pau-Chung Chen
Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, Collage of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air and exposure of mothers  -  13:00 - 14:00
ASSOCIATION BETWEEN HIGH SELENIUM INTAKE AND SUBSEQUENT INCREASED RISK OF TYPE 2 DIABETES IN AN ITALIAN POPULATION
Marco Vinceti*1, Saverio Stranges2, Sabina Sieri3, Sara Grioni3, Carlotta Malagoli1, Paola Muti4, Franco Berrino5, Vittorio Krogh3
1Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, 2Clinical Sciences Research Institute, University of Warwick Medical School, United Kingdom, 3Nutritional Epidemiology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Italy, 4Epidemiology and Prevention Unit, Istituto Regina Elena, Italy, 5Etiological and Preventive Epidemiology Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.8 - Food contaminants & metals - heavy metals oral session 4  -  08:30 - 10:00
Association between Insulin Resistance and Co-exposure to Dioxins and Mercury in Taiwanese Living near a Deserted Pentachlorophenol and Chloralkali Factory
Jung-Wei Chang*1, Hsiu-Ling Chen2, Huey-Jen Su1,4, Po-Chi Liao1,4, How-Ran Guo1,3, Ching-Chang Lee1,4
1Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2Department of Industrial Safety and Health, Hung Kuang University, Taiwan, 3Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan, 4Research Center of Environmental Trace Toxic Substance, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.8 - Community exposure to industrial pollutants - exposure assessment oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Association between low birthweight and air pollution in an industrial Brazilian city.
Luiz Pereira*1,2, Alfesio Braga1,2, Tsutomo Morimoto3, Lucas Braga4, Paulo Afonso Andre1, Paulo Saldiva1
1University of Sao Paulo Faculty of Medical Sciences, Brazil, 2Catholic University of Santos, Brazil, 3Arcelor-Mittal, Brazil, 4Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.6 - Birth and reproductive outcomes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Association between occupational environment, behavioral factors, and total cardiovascular risk
Jana Jurkovicova*, Zuzana Stefanikova, Ludmila Sevcikova, Lubica Sobotova, Lubica Aghova
Institute of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Slovakia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Association between organophosphates pesticides exposure and reproductive hormone profile  in male greenhouse workers
Marina Lacasaña1,2, Clemente Aguilar-Garduño*1,3, Julia Blanco-Muñoz4, Miguel Rodriguez-Barranco1, Esperanza de Santiago1, Susana Bassol5, Mariano E Cebrian6
1Andalusian School of Public Health, Spain, 2CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Andalusian Observatory of Environmental Health, Spain, 4National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 5Autonomus University of Coahuila, Mexico, 6CINVESTAV, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Association between Particulate Air Pollution and Systemic Inflammation in Persons with Ischemic Heart Disease
Taina Siponen*1, Iiris Salonen2, Minna Aurela3, Hilkka Dufva4, Juhani Dufva4, Risto Hillamo3, Maija-Riitta Hirvonen1,5, Kati Huttunen1, Eeva Linkola6, Arto Pennanen1, Juha Pekkanen1,5, Annette Peters7, Raimo O Salonen1, Alexandra Schneider7, Tarja Yli-Tuomi1, Timo Lanki1
1National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 2Kymenlaakso Central Hospital, Finland, 3Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, 4Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, Finland, 5University of Kuopio, Finland, 6Environment Centre, City of Kotka, Finland, 7Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Oxidative stress  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association between Short term variations in Atmospheric pollutants' levels and the couples' Fecundability
Remy Slama1, Sebastien Bottagisi1, Johanna Lepeule*1, Ivo Solansky2, Radim Sram2
1Inserm and Univ. J. Fourier, France, 2Laboratory of Genetic Ecotoxicology, Czech Republic
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.5 - Outdoor air pollution from fecundability to mortality - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Association between tobacco smoke and nutritional behavior
Zuzana Stefanikova, Jana Jurkovicova*, Ludmila Sevcikova, Lubica Sobotova, Lubica Aghova
Institution of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Slovakia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Lifestyle  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association between trihalomethane concentrations in drinking water and adverse pregnancy outcome in Taiwan.
Chun-Yuh Yang*1, Shang-Shyue Tsai2
1Faculty of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 2Department of Healthcare Administration, I-Shou University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association of air pollution with sleep disordered breathing
Antonella Zanobetti1, Diane Gold*1,2, Susan Redline3, Joel Schwartz1, Dennis Rosen6, Sanjay Patel3, George O’Connor4, Michael Lebowitz5, Brent Coull1
1Harvard School of Public Health, Dep Environmental Health, United States, 2Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, United States, 3Case Western Reserve University, Dept of Medicine, United States, 4Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, United States, 5University of Arizona, Arizona Respiratory Center, United States, 6Boston Children's Hospital, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.5 - Outdoor air pollution from fecundability to mortality - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Association of bladder cancer with residential exposure to petrochemical air pollutant emissions in Taiwan.
Shang-Shyue Tsai*1, Chun-Yuh Yang2
1Department of Healthcare Administration, I-Shou University, Taiwan, 2Faculty of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
ASSOCIATION OF CADMIUM WITH HUMAN BREAST CANCER
Loreta Strumylaite*1, Algirdas Bogusevicius2, Oleg Abdrakhmanov1, Dale Baranauskiene1, Rima Kregzdyte1, Darius Pranys3, Lina Poskiene3
1Institute For Biomedical Research Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania, 2Department of Surgery Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania, 3Department of Pathological Anatomy Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association of consumption frequency of different food items with food allergy among 7-11 year old children in Hungary
Renáta Szentmihályi*, Mihály János Varró, Eszter Szabó, Annamária Mácsik, Péter Rudnai
National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association of fine and coarse particles with mortality in Canary Island cities affected by Saharan dust intrusion
Elena Lopez-Villarrubia1, Carmen Iñiguez2,3, Ferran Ballester*2,3, Nieves Peral1, Dolores García1
1Dirección General de Salud Pública. Gobierno de Canarias, Spain, 2Center for Research on Public Health (CSISP), Spain, 3CIBER en epidemiología y salud pública (CIBERESP), Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Association of Heart Rate Variability with average exposure to NO2 and Noise in a Population-based sample of adults
Emmanuel Schaffner*1, Denise Felber Dietrich1, Christian Schindler1, LJ Sally Liu1,2, Julia Dratva1, Jean-Claude Barthelemy3, Jenni Keel4, Margaret W Gerbase5, Thierry Rochat5, Frederic Roche3, Nicole Probst Hensch6, Pierre-Olivier Bridevaux5, Diane R Gold7, Joel Schwartz7,8, Nino Kuenzli9, Jean-Michel Gaspoz10
1Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington, United States, 3Laboratoire de Physiologie Clinique et de l’Exercice, PRES Lyon, Université Jean Monnet, France, 4Impact section, Noise Abatement Division, Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), Switzerland, 5Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University Hospitals, Switzerland, 6Molecular Epidemiology/Cancer Registry, University of Zurich, Switzerland, 7Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, United States, 8Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 9ICREA and Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Municipal Institute for Medical Research - IMIM, Spain, 10Department of Community Medicine and Primary Care, University Hospitals, Switzerland
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.2 - Joint effects of noise and air pollution - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Association of perfluorooctanic acid (PFOA) and perfluoroctanesulfonate (PFOS) with  serum lipids among adults living near a chemical plant
Kyle Steenland*, Sarah Tinker, Stephanie Frisbee, Alan Ducatman, Viola Vaccarino
Rollins Sch Pub Hlth, Emory U, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.7 - Symposium 1 - PFOA: epidemiologic research in the mid-Ohio valley in a community exposed to contaminated drinking water  -  14:00 - 15:30
Association of prenatal exposure to methylmercury and fatty acids with neurobehavioral test performance at ages 7 years and 10 years
Anna Choi*1, Frodi Debes2, Katsuyuki Murata3, Esben Budtz-Jorgensen4, Pal Weihe2, Philippe Grandjean1,5
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Faroese Hospital System, Denmark, 3Akita University School of Medicine, Japan, 4University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 5University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.8 - Heavy metals and CNS fx - heavy metals oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Association of temperature at residence vs central site temperature with mortality in Eastern Massachusetts - A case crossover analysis
Stephanie von Klot*1,2, Christopher Paciorek3, Steve Melly2, Brent Coull3, Jan Dutton4, Joel Schwartz2
1Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Germany, 2Department of Environmental Health, Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4WeatherBug Professional, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.4 - Impact of climate and temperature on health - climate change oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Association of traffic and railway noise with blood pressure in the Swiss Air Pollution And Lung Disease In Adults cohort (SAPALDIA)
Julia Dratva*1, Dirk Keidel1, Christian Schindler1, Denise Felber Dietrich1, Jean-Michel Gazpoz2, Jenny Keel3, Sally Liu4, Nino Kuenzli5, Thierry Rochat6, Elisabeth Zemp1, Margaret Gerbase6
1Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Switzerland, 2Department of Community and Primary Care Medicine, Switzerland, 3Impact section, Noise Abatement Division, Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland, 4Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, United States, 5ICREA and Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Spain, 6Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Switzerland
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.2 - Joint effects of noise and air pollution - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Association of Traffic-related Air Pollution with Children's Neurobehavioral Functions in Quanzhou, China
Jinliang Zhang*1,2, Shunqin Wang2,3, Xiaodong Zeng4, Yimin Zeng4, Shuyun Chen5
1Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China, 2School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, China, 3Xiamen Municipal Health Bureau, China, 4Quanzhou Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), China, 5Licheng District Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Associations Between Maternal PBDE Serum Concentrations and Birth Weight and Duration of Gestation.
Jonathan Chevrier*1, Kim Harley1, Asa Bradman1, Andreas Sjodin2, Brenda Eskenazi1
1UC Berkeley, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.2 - The effect of PBDE and PCBs on children - children's health oral session 3  -  08:30 - 10:00
Associations Between Maternal PBDE Serum Concentrations and Child Neurodevelopment in the CHAMACOS Cohort.
Brenda Eskenazi1, Amy Marks1, Jonathan Chevrier*1, Kim Harley1, Asa Bradman1, Andreas Sjodin2
1University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.2 - The effect of PBDE and PCBs on children - children's health oral session 3  -  08:30 - 10:00
Associations between the children's blood lead level and their health status
Peter Rudnai*1, Mihály János Varró1, Tamás Rudnai1, Miklós Náray2, Bernadette Schoket1, Livia Anna1, Erika Györffy1, Katalin Kovács1, József Ürömi3, Tamás Herczegh4, Judit Bodnár5
1National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 2National Institute of Occupational Health, Hungary, 3Public Health Institute of the 22nd District of Budapest, Hungary, 4Out-patient Clinic of the 22nd District of Budapest, Hungary, 5Northern-Hungarian Regional Public Health Institute, Hungary
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
Associations between urban sprawl and body mass index in a sample of older women in the United States
Peter James*1, Philip J. Troped2, Corinne E. Joshu4, Ross C. Brownson3,6, Reid Ewing5, Francine Laden1
1Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Public Health Program, Department of Health and Kinesiology, Purdue University, United States, 3Prevention Research Center in St. Louis, George Warren Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis, United States, 4Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 5National Center for Smart Growth Education and Research, University of Maryland, United States, 6Department of Surgery and Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Lifestyle  -  13:00 - 14:00
Associations of endothelial function and air temperature in diabetic individuals
Alexandra Schneider*1, Lucas Neas2, Margaret Herbst3, Martin Case2, Wayne Cascio4, Alan Hinderliter3, Annette Peters1, Robert Devlin2
1Helmholtz Zentrum München, Germany, 2Human Studies Division, Environmental Protection Agency, United States, 3University of North Carolina, School of Medicine, United States, 4East Carolina School of Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.6 - Respiratory and cardiovascular health effects of temperature and climate change - climate change oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Associations of reported environmental noise and respiratory symptoms in the National Childrens´ Respiratory Survey (OGYELF), Hungary, 2005
Mihály János Varró*1, Renáta Szentmihályi1, Anna Páldy1, Mária Bényi2, Gizella Nádor1, János Martin3, Gergely Tulipánt4, Annamária Mácsik1, Eszter Szabó1, Péter Rudnai1
1National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 2National Center for Healthcare Audit and Improvement, Hungary, 3National Institute of Occupational Health, Hungary, 4MÁV Hungarian State Railways Private Company by Shares, Hungary
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.2 - Joint effects of noise and air pollution - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Asthma admission associated with meteorological factors in Taiwan.
Fang-Yu Lin*1, Ling-Ya Huang1, Yu-Chun Wang2, Fung-Chang Sung1
1Department of Public Health,China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Department of Bioenvironmental Engineering,Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Asthma phenotypes modify the impact of environmental factors on children's lung function.
Lucas Neas
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.2 - Indoor air quality - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Atherosclerosis-related Genes, Low-Level Lead Exposure and Age-Related Hearing Loss: the Normative Aging Study
Sung Kyun Park*1, Joel Schwartz2, Robert Wright2, Avron Spiro III3,4, Pantel Vokonas3,4, Howard Hu1
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, United States, 4VA Normative Aging Study, VA Boston Healthcare System, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Atopy prevalence on 33 allergens among industrialized area residents in Gyeonggi-do, Korea (2007)
Moon Hee Kwon*, Su Ryeon Noh, Do Myung Paek
Department of Environmental Health,School of Public Health,Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Bayesian spatial analysis of lung cancer incidence in relationship with socio-economic deprivation
Ivan Tomasek, Hana Tomaskova, Hana Slachtova, Dagmar Skybova*, Pavla Polaufova, Anna Splichalova
Institute of Public Health, Czech Republic
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Geographical/GIS studies poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Bayesian spatiotemporal analysis of Ross River virus incidence in relation to variation in socio-ecologic factors in Queensland, Australia
Wenbiao Hu*1, Archie Clements1,2, Gail Williams1, Shilu Tong3
1School of Population Health, Australia, 2Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, Australia, 3School of Public Health, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.7 - Bayesian and simulation approaches - methodology oral session 2  -  10:30 - 12:00
Bioclimatic discomfort conditions and emergency calls
Fabiana Scotto*1, Ester Alessandrini2, Stefano Zauli Sajani1, Stefano Marchesi1, Paolo Lauriola1, Rossella Miglio2
1ARPA Emilia-Romagna, Italy, 2University of Bologna, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Biokinetic model for evaluation of effects of breast feeding and consecutive normal food intake on PCB plasma concentration-time profile in infants until 45 months of age
Tomas Trnovec1, Kinga Lancz*1, Sona Wimmerova1, Lubica Palkovicova1, Ladislav Dedik2, Martina Tvrdonova1, Irva Hertz-Picciotto3, Katarina Babinska4
1Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 2Slovak University of Technology, Slovakia, 3University of California, United States, 4Comenius University, Slovakia
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Biomakers of inflammation and short-term fine particulate exposures
Jaime Hart*1,2, Francine Laden1,2, Eric Garshick1,3
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, United States, 3Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, Medical Service, VA Boston Healthcare System, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Oxidative stress  -  13:00 - 14:00
BIOMASS  BURNING AS A DRIVER OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO PARTICULATE MATTER  IN THE AMAZON REGION.
Sandra Hacon*1, Cleber Carmo1, Karla Longo2, Saulo Freitas2, Dennys Mourão1, Eliane Ignotti3, Rafael Mello2, Paulo Artaxo4
1Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil, 2Instituto de Pesquisas Espaciais, Brazil, 3Universidade do Estado de Mato Grosso, Brazil, 4Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.6 - Forest fire and flooding - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
BLOOD AND HAIR LEAD LEVELS IN CHILDREN LIVING IN THE VICINITY OF A FERROALLOYPLANT IN THE GREAT SALVADOR AREA, BRAZIL
José Antonio Menezes-Filho*1,2, Ciro R. Paes1
1Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, 2Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Blood lead and mercury level changes and improvement of attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms in school-aged children
Mina Ha*1,2, Hojang Kwon1,2, Myung-Ho Lim2,3, Eun Jung Kim1,2, Yun-Chul Hong4, Jong-Han Lim5, Joon Sakong6, Su-Young Kim7, Chul-Gab Lee8, Dongmug Kang9
1Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Research Center for Environment and Children’s Health, Dankook University Medical Center, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Psychiatry, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Department of Occupational Medicine, Inha University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 6Department of Preventive Medicine, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 7of Preventive Medicine, Cheju National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 8Department of Occupational Environmental Medicine, Chosun University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 9Department of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Blood lead levels and major depressive disorder, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder in U.S. young adults 
Maryse Bouchard*1,2, David C. Bellinger2, Jennifer Weuve4, Julia Matthews-Bellinger3, Stephen Gilman2, Robert O. Wright2, Joel Schwartz2, Marc G. Weisskopf2
1Université de Montréal, Canada, 2Havard School of Public Health, United States, 3UMass Medical School, United States, 4Rush University Medical Center, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.8 - Heavy metals and CNS fx - heavy metals oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Blood lead levels of children and its trend in China
Kangmin He1, Shunqin Wang2, Jinliang Zhang*3
1Academy for Advanced Interdisciplinary Studies, Peking University, China, 2Xiamen Municipal Health Bureau, China, 3Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.8 - Heavy metal exposure in children - heavy metals oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Blood Lead Levels of Rural Children and its trend in China
Juan Qin1, Jinliang Zhang*1,2
1Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China, 2Dept of Occupational and Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, Peking University, China
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
Blood levels of organochlorines before, during and after chemotherapy among Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL) Patients
Dalsu Baris*1, Roel Vermeulen2, Mark Purdue1, Wyndham Wilson1, Edo Pellizzari3, Patricia Hartge1, Nathaniel Rothman1
1National Cancer Institute, NIH/DHHS, United States, 2Utrecht University, Netherlands, 3RTI International, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.3 - Symposium 24 - Organochlorines and Cancer: Recent Findings and Possible Mechanisms  -  11:00 - 12:30
Body burdens of mercury (Hg), cadmium (Cd), and lead (Pb) and oocyte fertilization among women undergoing a first cycle of in vitro fertilization 
Michael Bloom*1, Patrick Parsons1,3, Steuerwald Amy1,3, Gregory Coccaro2, Enrique Schisterman4, Richard Browne5, Giulia Conti6, Natasha Narayan6, Victor Fujimoto6
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY, United States, 2Department of Biomedical Sciences, University at Albany, SUNY, United States, 3Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health, United States, 4Division of Epidemiology, Statistics, & Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, United States, 5Department of Biotechnical and Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University at Buffalo, SUNY, United States, 6Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
Bounding exposure misclassification with probability bounds analysis: relaxing assumptions of independence in food frequency questionnaire responses and behavior
John Minnery
Boston University School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Breast cancer in Brazil: time trend and correlation with pesticide consumption
Raphael Guimarães*1,2, Camila Muzi3,4, Livia Santiago3, Leticia Melo3, Gina Torres3, Armando Meyer1,3
1Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2Federal University of State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3National School of Public Health, FIOCRUZ, Brazil, 4Brazilian National Institute of Cancer, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Building a framework to identify global health impacts of power generation systems
Julia M. Gohlke*1, Simon Hales2, Christopher J. Portier1, Alistair Woodward3, Diarmid Campbell-Lendrum2, Annette Prüss-Üstün2
1Laboratory of Molecular Toxicology, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, United States, 2Department of Public Health and Environment, World Health Organization, Switzerland, 3School of Population Health, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.3 - Symposium 29 - Health Impact Assessment of Global Environmental change: from Energy and Food Production Policy to Ecosystem Degradation and Environmental Justice  -  10:30 - 12:00
Buildings and population density in intra-urban air pollution epidemiology: The New York City Community Air Survey (NYCCAS)
Jane Clougherty*1, Zev Ross2, Sarah Johnson1, Iyad Kheirbek1, Thomas Matte1
1New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, United States, 2ZevRoss Spatial Analysis, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.6 - Comparing different exposure assessment methods in air pollution epidemiology - exposure assessment oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
By-products associated with structural rehabilitation for water distribution systems
Denis Gauvin*1, Benoît Lévesque1, Jean-François Duchesne2, Alain Leblanc3, Éric Gaudreau3, Pierre Ayotte4
1Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Canada, 2Direction de santé publique de l’Agence de la Santé et Services sociaux de la Capitale-Nationale, Canada, 3Laboratoire de toxicologie humaine, Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Canada, 4Centre de recherche du Centre Hospitalier de l’Université Laval, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Bystander agricultural pesticides exposure and the risk of adverse reproductive outcomes: A review of the literature
Adeleh Shirangi1, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen*2, Danielle Vienneau1
1Imperial College of London, United Kingdom, 2Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Calcium and vitamin intakes and colorectal cancer - results from a large population based case-control study in Canada
Zhuoyu Sun1,2, Barbara Boebothan1, Josh Squires1, Sharon Buehler1, Peizhong Peter Wang*1,2
1Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2Tianjin Medical University, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Can Living in the Surroundings of a Petrochemical Complex be a Risk Factor for Autoimmune Thyroid Disease?
Clarice Umbelino de Freitas*1, Rosaria Grimaldi Campos1, Mirta Rodrigues Silva1, Maria Rosana Isberner Panachão1, Jose Cassio de Moraes2, William Waissmann5, Antonio Roberto Chacra3, Marina Maeda4, Regina Minazzi Rodrigues4, James Gonçalves Belchor6, Sonia Oliveira Barbosa7, Raimunda Telma M Santos4
1Epidemiological Surveillance Center – CVE/SES, Brazil, 2Department of Social Medicine – Santa Casa de Misericórdia Hospital, Brazil, 3Department of Endocrinology – UNIFESP, Brazil, 4Adolfo Lutz Institute – IAL/SES, Brazil, 5Oswaldo Cruz Foundation – FIOCRUZ/MS, Brazil, 6Mauá City Department of Health, Brazil, 7Santo André City Department of Health, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Carcinogenic pathways of organochlorine exposures
Kirsten Moysich
Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.3 - Symposium 24 - Organochlorines and Cancer: Recent Findings and Possible Mechanisms  -  11:00 - 12:30
Cardiovascular effects of the outdoor air pollution in Tuscany: preliminary results of the RisCAT study
Alessandro Barchielli1, Daniela Balzi1, Daniela Nuvolone*2, Daniele Grechi3, Danila Scala3, “Urban air quality and health” ARPAT Working Group3
1Epidemiology Unit 10, Italy, 2Epidemiology Unit, Regional Agency for Public Health of Tuscany, Italy, 3ARPAT Regional agency for environmental protection of Tuscany, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Case-control study of behavioral and environmental factors associated to congenital malformations in Cali, Colombia
Fabián Méndez*, Harry Pachajoa, Yoseth Ariza, Milton Suarez, Cecilia Aguilar, Carolina Isaza
Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Causal Models for Addressing the Healthy Worker Effect in an Occupational Cohort Study.
Jonathan Chevrier*1, Ellen Eisen1,2
1University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2Harvard University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.7 - Exploring the range of methdological approaches available for environmental epidemiology - methodology oral session 1  -  16:00 - 17:30
Certain Polyfluoroalkyl Chemicals Associated with Higher Cholesterol in the General U.S. Population
Jessica W. Nelson*1, Elizabeth E. Hatch2, Thomas F. Webster1
1Boston University School of Public Health, Dept. of Environmental Health, United States, 2Boston University School of Public Health, Dept. of Epidemiology, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.5 - Biomarkers of exposure - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Challenges associated with reducing malnutrition and diarrheal disease in children in developing countries
Gretchen Loeffler Peltier*, Roseline Remans, Jessica Fanzo, Cheryl Palm, Stephen Ngigi, Barbara Walsh
Columbia University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
Change in Residential Proximity to Traffic and Risk of Death from Coronary Heart Disease
Wenqi Gan*, Lillian Tamburic, Hugh Davies, Paul Demers, Mieke Koehoorn, Michael Brauer
University of British Columbia, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Changes in Heart Rate Variability in the Cardiovascular Elderly Beijing Residents during the Beijing Olympics
Wei Huang*1, Tong Zhu1, Xiaochuan Pan1, Min Hu1, Tong Wang1, Yuping Jia1, Liwen Zhang1, Xingang Liu1, Yuanhang Zhang1, Chengcai Li1, Xiaoyan Tang1
1Center for Environment and Health, Peking University, China, 2State Key Joint Lab of Environmental Simulation and Pollution Control, Peking University, China, 3School of Public Health, Peking University, China, 4College of Physics, Peking University, China, 5Beijing Municipal Institute of Labor Protection, China
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.1 - Symposium 4 - Health Impact of Air Pollution Reduction: An Undisclosed Tale of the Beijing Olympics  -  11:00 - 12:30
CHANGES IN LEVELS OF POLYCHLORINATED DIBENZODIOXINS AND DIBENZOFURANS (PCDD/Fs) AND DIOXIN-LIKE  PCBs IN THE GENERAL POPULATION LIVING NEAR TO AN URBAN WASTE TREATMENT PLANT IN BILBAO (SPAIN)
Miren Begoña Zubero*1, Juan Jóse Aurrekoetxea1, Jesús Maria Ibarluzea1, Josep Rivera1, Jordi Parera1, Esteban Abad1, Carlos Rodríguez1, Jóse Ramon Sáenz1
1University of the Basque Country, Spain, 2Sub-department of Public Health, Health Department, Basque Government, Spain, 3CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health, Spain, 4Dioxins Laboratory, Mass Spectrometry Laboratory, Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.5 - Waste and waste management - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Changes in markers of genotoxicity in relation to exposure to disinfection by-products in swimming pools 
Manolis Kogevinas*1,2, Cristina Villanueva1, Laia Font1, Danae Liviac3, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen1, Aina Espinosa1, Susan Richardson4, Tamara Grummt5, Pilar Fernandez6, Joan O. Grimalt6, Ricard Marcos1
1CREAL, Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Spain, 2University of Crete, Greece, 3Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain, 4US Environmental Protectino Agency, United States, 5UBA, Environmental Protection Agency, Germany, 6CSIC, Spain
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.4 - DBPs and nitrates in water - water quality oral session 2  -  11:00 - 12:30
Characterization of 24-h Exposure to Power Frequency Magnetic Field in Schoolchildren
Pei-Chen Lee1, Yi-Fen Lu2, Chung-Yi Li*3
1University of Pittsburgh, United States, 2Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan, 3National Taipei College of Nursing, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.3 - EMF: exposure assessment and health associations - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
CHARACTERIZATION OF JET FUEL INHALATION EXPOSURE AND URINARY METABOLITES IN U.S. AIR FORCE PERSONNEL
Ema Rodrigues*1, Kian Merchant-Borna2, Kristen Smith2,3, Susan Proctor3, Michael McClean2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Boston University School of Public Health, United States, 3U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.7 - Occupational environment and health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Characterizing Quantities and Nutritional Qualities of Household Foods Supplies for Emergency Preparedness
William Hallman*1, Carol Byrd-Bredbenner1, Cara Cuite1, Scott Schefske1, Anne Bellows2, Teresa Vivar1
1Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States, 2Universität Hohenheim, Germany
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Childhood Asthma Acute Primary Care Visits, Traffic, and Traffic-Related Pollutants
Amber Sinclair*1, Steven Melly3, Dennis Tolsma1, Ron Wyzga2, John Spengler3, Annette Rohr2
1Kaiser Permanente, United States, 2Electric Power Research Institute, United States, 3Harvard University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Children endemic goiter in the regions contaminated by uranium-containing ore wastes
Gulnara Toichueva
Institute of Medical Problems, Southern Branch of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Children's Cancer and Carcinogens in Alberta: A Mapping Pilot Study
Alvaro Osornio-Vargas*2, Irena Buka1, Jesus Serrano2, Mardocheo Palma2, Piotr Klakowicz1, Kent Stobart1
1University of Alberta, Canada, 2University of Mexico, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Chlorination Disinfection By-products and Risk of stillbirths in England and Wales
M B Toledano*, J E Bennett, P Hambly, K de Hoogh, P Elliott, M Nieuwenhuijsen
Imperial College, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
CHLORINATION DISINFECTION BYPRODUCTS IN DRINKING WATER AND CONGENITAL ANOMALIES; REVIEW AND META-ANALYSES
Mark Nieuwenhuijsen*1,3, David Martinez1,3, James Grellier4, James Bennett4, Nicky Best4, Nina Iszatt4, Martine Vrijheid1,3, Mireille Toledano4
1Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 2IMIM, Spain, 3CIBERESP, Spain, 4Imperial College, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.4 - DBPs and health outcomes - water quality oral session 1  -  09:00 - 10:30
Chronic renal failure and urinary tract cancer in Chinese herbalists: Implications for the safety issues of herbal medicine
Pau-Chung Chen*1, Pei-Jen Chang2, Jung-Der Wang1
1National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan, 2National Taipei College of Nursing, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Climate and Atopic Disease in Children in Temperate Countries in Europe and North America
Sari Kovats*1, Sam Pattenden1, Ben Armstrong1, Temenuga Antova2, Francesco Forastiere3, Leticia Grize4, Joachim Heinrich5, Larissa Privalova6, Peter Rudnai7, Katarina Slotova8, Frank Speizer9
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2National Center of Public Health Protection, Bulgaria, 3Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Italy, 4Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Basel, Switzerland, 5German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany, 6Urals Regional Center for Environmental Epidemiology, Russian Federation, 7National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 8Department of Environmental Health, Regional Authority of Public Health, Slovakia, 9Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Climate Change and Infectious Disease in South Korea
Hosung Shin*, Dongjin Kim
Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Climate Change in Mexico: Potential Zones of Epidemiological Impact of Dengue
Horacio Riojas-Rodriguez*1, Grea Litai Moreno-Banda1, Magali Hurtado-Diaz1, Oscar Meneses2, Aldo Castaneda1
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 2Instituto de Ciencias de la Atmosfera, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Climate variability and dengue fever infections in Queensland, Australia
Wenbiao Hu*1, Archie Clements1,2, Gail Williams1, Shilu Tong3
1School of Population Health, The University of Queensland, Australia, 2Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health,Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia, 3School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.4 - Climate change and health, methodological issues - climate change oral session 4  -  14:00 - 15:30
Climate variability and Salmonella infection in an Australian temperate climate city
Peng Bi*, Ying Zhang, Janet Hiller, Scott Cameron
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Climatic components of seasonal variation in cholera incidence
Masahiro Hashizume*1, Yukiko Wagatsuma2, Abu S.G. Faruque3, Taiichi Hayashi4, Ben Armstrong5
1Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Japan, 2University of Tsukuba, Japan, 3International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh, Bangladesh, 4Disaster Prevention Research Institute, Kyoto University, Japan, 5London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Close relations between exhaust levels outside home and the prevalence of annoyance
David Olsson*1, Lars Modig1, Roelinde Middelveld2, Linda Ekerljung3, Christer Jansson4, Bertil Forsberg1
1Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umeå Universtiy, Sweden, 2Lung and Allergy Research, Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 3Dept of Internal Medicine University of Göteborg, Sweden, 4Medicine and Allergology, Dept of Medical Sciences, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Cluster analysis of mortality in an area of Campania Region (Italy), with intense environmental pressure due to waste
Fabrizio Bianchi*1, Fabrizio Minichilli1, Renato Pizzuti2, Michele Santoro2
1Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy, 2(Formerly) Osservatorio Epidemiologico Regione Campania, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.5 - Waste and waste management - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Coarse and fine particles and daily mortality in nine French cities
Christophe Declercq*1, Sophie Larrieu1, Vérène Wagner1, Sabine Host2, Laurence Pascal1, Edouard Chatignoux2, Myriam Blanchard1, Agnès Lefranc1
1Institut de veille sanitaire, France, 2Observatoire régional de santé d'Île-de-France, France
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Co-exposure of arsenic and iron causes hepatic injury: a tale of two hits
Victor Raj Mohan Chandrasekaran1, Dur-Zong Hsu1, Se-Ping Chien2, Ming-Yie Liu*1
1National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Taiwan, 2Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Cohort study of petrochemical workers in Gela polluted site
Roberto Pasetto*1, Amerigo Zona1, Roberta Pirastu2, Achille Cernigliaro3, Pietro Comba1
1Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy, 2La Sapienza University, Italy, 3Regional Health Autority, Sicily, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Cold counts, but how cold may not
Yasushi Honda*1, Victoria Likhvar1, Kazutoshi Sugimoto1, Masaji Ono2
1University of Tsukuba, Japan, 2National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Methodological issues of climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Communicating with Americans about Food Recalls: Recommended Strategies
William Hallman*1, Cara Cuite1, Neal Hooker2
1Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, United States, 2The Ohio State University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Policy  -  13:00 - 14:00
Community Assessment of Freeway Exposure and Health: Approach and Methods
Doug Brugge*1, Reisner Ellin2, Edna Carrasco3, Christina Hemphill4, David Arond1, Lyida Lowe5, Baolian Kuang6, Mkaya Mwamburi1, Bart Laws7, Wig Zamore2, John Durant8
1Tufts University School of Medicine, United States, 2Somerville Transportation Equity Partnership, United States, 3Committee for Boston Public Housing, United States, 4Harvard University School of Public Health, United States, 5Chinese Progressive Association, United States, 6Chinatown Resident Association, United States, 7Tufts Medical Center, United States, 8Tufts University School of Engineering, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Cardiovascular outcomes  -  12:00 - 13:00
Community Engagement Benefits Environmental Health Research
Caroline Dilworth*, Liam O'Fallon, Kimberly Gray
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Division of Extramural Research and Training, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.7 - Risk communication and policy - oral session  -  09:00 - 10:30
Community Health Assessment Pilot Study in La Pita, Nicaragua
Kristopher Coontz*1, Tomas Tamulis1, Russell Barlow2,3, Mimi Sroat3
1Global Health and Population Studies Program, Office of Public Health Sciences, University of Hawai'i, United States, 2Cancer Research Center of Hawai'i, United States, 3University of Hawai'i at Manoa, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.8 - Environmental equity and ethnicity - environmental equity oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Commuters' air pollution exposure is affected by vehicle and fuel type
Moniek Zuurbier*1,2, Gerard Hoek2, Marieke Oldenwening2, Kees Meliefste2, Peter Van den Hazel1, Bert Brunekreef2,3
1Public Health Services Gelderland Midden, Netherlands, 2Utrecht University, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Division of Environmental Epidemiology, Netherlands, 3Utrecht University, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, Netherlands
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.1 - Outdoor air pollution from transport sources - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Comparing risk factors of atopic and non-atopic asthma may lead to misleading conclusions
Juha Pekkanen*1, Jussi Lampi1, Anna-Liisa Hartikainen2, Marjo-Riitta Järvelin2
1National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 2University of Oulu, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.5 - Respiratory outcomes in relation to environmental stressors - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Comparison of different exposure definition in a case-crossover study on air pollution and daily mortality: counterintuitive results
Stefano Zauli Sajani*1, Otto Hanninen2, Stefano Marchesi1, Paolo Lauriola1
1ARPA Emilia-Romagna, Italy, 2THL (National Institute for Health and Welfare), Finland
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Comparison of Estimated Effects of Air Pollution on Human Mortality Calculated Via SPlus and SAS
Rebecca Klemm*1, Ron Wyzga2, Eddie Thomas1
1Klemm Analysis Group, United States, 2EPRI, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Comparison of methods for estimation of exposure to traffic related NO2
Christine Cowie*1, Nectarios Rose1,2, Guy Marks1, William Lilley3, Michael Rae3, Rob Gillett4
1Woolcock Insitute of Medical Research, Australia, 2NSW Health Department, Australia, 3CSIRO, Australia, 4CSIRO, Australia
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.6 - Comparing different exposure assessment methods in air pollution epidemiology - exposure assessment oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Comparison of the performances of land use regression modeling and dispersion modeling for estimating intra-urban air pollution concentrations
Rob Beelen*1, Marita Voogt2, Jan Duyzer2, Peter Zandveld2, Gerard Hoek1
1Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS), Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2TNO Built Environment and Geosciences, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Comparison of two cross-sectional studies on health status with different response-rate
Hana Slachtova*, Hana Tomaskova, Anna Splichalova
Institute of Public Health, Czech Republic
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Completeness and positional accuracy of two food outlet databases in a rural environment
Angela Liese*1, James Hibbert1, Timothy Barnes1, Dwayne Porter1, Andrew Lawson2
1University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, United States, 2Medical University of South Carolina, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Components of Air Pollution are Associated with Lower Cognitive Function among Healthy Adults in Los Angeles
Nicole Gatto*1, Jan St. John2,3, Myles Cockburn2, Howard Hodis2,3, Fred Lurmann4, Wendy Mack2,3
1Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UCLA, United States, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC, United States, 3Atherosclerosis Research Unit, Department of Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, USC, United States, 4Sonoma Technology, Inc., United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Concentration response functions for ultrafine particles and all-cause mortalilty and hospital admissions: results of an European expert panel elicitation
Hanna Boogaard*1, Gerard Hoek1, Anne Knol2, Jeroen de Hartog1,2, Pauline Slottje1,2, Jon G Ayres3, Paul Borm4, Bert Brunekreef1,5, Ken Donaldson6, Francesco Forastiere7, Stephen Holgate8, Wolfgang G. Kreyling9, Benoit Nemery10, Juha Pekkanen11,12, Vicky Stone13, Erich Wichmann14,15, Jeroen van der Sluijs16
1Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS), Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands, 3Institute of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 4Centre of Expertise in Life Sciences, Hogeschool Zuyd, Netherlands, 5University Medical Center Utrecht, Julius Center For Health Sciences and Primary care, Netherlands, 6University of Edinburgh, Centre for Inflammation Research, United Kingdom, 7Department of Epidemiology, Health Authority Rome, Italy, 8University of Southampton, School of Medicine, United Kingdom, 9Helmholtz Center Munich, Institute of Inhalation Biology, Germany, 10Lung Toxicology Research Unit, K.U. Leuven, Belgium, 11National Public Health Institute, Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Finland, 12School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland, 13School of Life Sciences, Napier University, United Kingdom, 14Helmholtz Center Munich, Institute of Epidemiology, Germany, 15Ludwig Maximilians University, IBE-Chair of Epidemiology, Germany, 16Copernicus Institute, University Utrecht, Netherlands
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.1 - Outdoor air pollution from exposure to expert elicitation - oral session 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
CONCENTRATIONS OF TOXIC METALS IN BLOOD AND CORD BLOOD OF DELIVERING WOMEN FROM THREE INDIAN OCEAN COASTAL COMMUNITIES, SOUTH AFRICA. NORTH-SOUTH RESEARCH COLLABORATION
Halina Rollin*2, Jon Oyvind Odland1, P. Theodoru3, I. Naik3
1University of Tromso, Norway, 2Medical Research Council, South Africa, 3National Institute of Occupational Health, South Africa
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
Concentrations of urinary phthalate metabolites in Mexican women with and without diabetes
Raúl U. Hernández-Ramírez1, Marcia Galván-Portillo1, Antonia M. Calafat*2, Mariano E. Cebrián-García3, Luisa Torres-Sanchez1, Larry L. Needham2, Michelle Romero-Franco1, Lizbeth López-Carrillo1
1Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico, 2Division of Laboratory Sciences. Division of Laboratory Sciences. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Congenital malformations and exposure to disinfection by-products (DBPs) in drinking water during pregnancy in Emilia Romagna Region (Northern Italy): presentation of a study included in the  Health Impacts of Long-Term Exposure to Disinfection By-Products in Drinking Water (HiWate) project
Elena Righi1, Fantuzzi Guglielmina1, Elisa Calzolari2, Petra Bechtol1, Paolo Lauriola3, Danila Tortorici4, Gabriella Aggazzotti*1
1University of Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy, 2University of Ferrara, Italy, 3Regional Agency of Environmental Health Protection, Italy, 4Regional Agency for Health and Social Care, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Constructing and Validating Modelling Concentration Surfaces for Black Smoke and Sulphur Dioxide Across GB, 1955-2001
Chloe Morris*1, Anna Hansell1, John Gulliver2, Danielle Vienneau1, David Briggs1
1Imperial College, United Kingdom, 2University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.4 - Symposium 37 - Advances in Air Pollution Exposure Assessment  -  10:30 - 12:00
Consumption of green vegetables, GSTM1 genotype and the association of air pollution with inflammatory responses
Annette Peters*1, Regina Hampel1, Susanne Breitner1, Fredrik Nyberg2, Juha Pekkanen3, Francesco Forastiere4, Jordi Sunyer5, Klea Katsouyanni6, Thomas Illig1, Wolfgang Koenig7, Regina Rueckerl1, Alexandra Schneider1
1Helmholzzentrum Muenchen, Insitute of Epidemiology, Germany, 2Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 3KTL, Department of Environmental Health, Finland, 4Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority RM E, Italy, 5IMIM, Spain, 6Department of Hygiene and Epidemiology, University of Athens Medical School, Greece, 7Department of Cardiology, University of Ulm, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Oxidative stress  -  13:00 - 14:00
Contaminant studies of the delivering population in Murmansk Region, Russia.
Erik Eik Anda*, Jon Oyvind Odland, Anton Kovalenko
University of Tromso, Norway
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
Content of toxic elements in the blood of children from ecologically hazardous regions in Bulgaria
Tanya Turnovska*1, Todorka Tzvetkova2, Georgi Tarnovski3
1Medical University, Dep. of Hygiene, Ecology and Epidemiology, Bulgaria, 2Medical University, Central Clinical Laboratory, Bulgaria, 3Medical University, Central Clinical Laboratory, Bulgaria
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Contribution of food borne exposure to arsenic and to biomarker levels
Vicki Sayarath*1, Roxanne Kamiri2, Tracy Punshon2, Judy Rees1, Carol Folt2, Scot Zens1, Victoria Flanagan3, Emily Baker3, Rebecca Troisi1,4, Brian Jackson5, Susan Korrick6, Margaret Karagas1
1Department of Community & Family Medicine, Dartmouth Medical School, United States, 2Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, United States, 3Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, United States, 4Division of Cancer Epidemiology & Genetics, National Cancer Institute, United States, 5Department of Earth Sciences, Dartmouth College, United States, 6Department of Medicine, Brigham & Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Heavy metals poster session - Foods  -  13:00 - 14:00
Contributions by the University of Guadalajara's Masters' Program on Environmental Health with respect to research on corn farming and processing technologies
María Guadalupe Garibay-Chávez*1,2, Patricia Landeros-Ramírez2, Rolando A. Payán-Rentería2, Raúl Rangel-Ascencio2
1IMACH University of Guadalajara, Mexico, 2Masters’ Program on Environmental Health. CUCS-CUCBA., Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
CORD BLOOD TOXICANTS AND NEURODEVELOPMENT OF INFANTS FROM INMA-VALENCIA COHORT, SPAIN
Maria-Jose Lopez-Espinosa1,2, Carmen Iñiguez*1,2, Mario Murcia1,2, Jesus Ibarluzea3,2, Esther Vizcaino4, Marisa Rebagliato5,2, Ferran Ballester1,2
1Centre for Research on Public Health (CSISP), Conselleria de Sanitat, Generalitat Valenciana, Spain, 2CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública, Spain, 3Subdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Basque Country Health Department, Spain, 4Department of Environmental Chemistry, Institute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research (IDÆA-CSIC), Spain, 5Department of Public Health, University of Miguel Hernandez (UMH), Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Correlations among Psychosocial and Indoor Physical Environmental Exposures in an Urban Pregnancy Cohort: Project ACCESS
Junenette L. Peters*1, Jonathan I. Levy1, Shakira Franco Suglia1, Megan Sandel3, Diane R. Gold1,2, Michelle Sternthal1, Rosalind J. Wright1,2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2The Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States, 3Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.8 - Environmental equity and ethnicity - environmental equity oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Correlations of Urinary and Amniotic Fluid Phthalate Metabolite Concentrations and Expression of Imprinted Genes in Human Placenta
Stephanie Engel*1, Mary Wolff1, Antonia Calafat2, Andreas Diplas1, Manori Silva2, Luca Lambertini1, Rebecca Bausell1, Molly Meadows1, Menjean Lee1, Rhoda Sperling1, James Wetmur1, Jia Chen1
1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Cumulative Bone Lead Exposure, Length of Gestation, and Risk of Prematurity
David Cantonwine*1, Howard Hu1,3, Brisa Sanchez1, Adrienne Ettinger3, Adriana Mercado-García2, Mauricio Hernández-Avila4, Martha María Téllez-Rojo2, Hector Lamadrid-Figueroa2
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 3Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4Secretaria de Salud, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Cumulative internal dose of uranium in workers close to phosphogypsum waste piles
Juan Alguacil*1,3, Rocío Capelo1, Tamara García1, Carmen Manzano2, Judith Anglada1, Maria Teresa Gomez1, Macarena Gonzalez1, Jesus de la Rosa1, Amara Garcia1, Macarena Prieto1, Jose Luis Gomez-Ariza1
1Universidad de Huelva, Spain, 2Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Spain, 3CIBERESP, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Cumulative lead exposure and the risk of tooth loss in men: The Normative Aging study
Manish Arora*1,2, Jennifer Weuve3,2, Marc G. Weisskopf2, David Sparrow4, Huiling Nie2, Raul I. Garcia5, Howard Hu6,2
1Faculty of Dentistry, University of Sydney, Australia, 2Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Rush Institute for Healthy Aging, United States, 4Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, United States, 5Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Boston University, United States, 6Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health and Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.5 - Mercury and lead exposure and development - heavy metals oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Current relevance of new biomarkers for inclusion into HBM surveillance studies
Jürgen Angerer*1, Holger Koch1, Ulrich Ewers2, Jürgen Hölzer3, Thomas Brüning1, Michael Wilhelm3
1BGFA Research Institute of Occupational Medicine, Germany, 2Institute of Hygiene of the Ruhr-District, Germany, 3Department of Hygiene, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
Current traffic noise exposure assessment and noise effect of distraction in class among children in Xi'an city
Junhan Liu*, Xiaochuan Pan
Peking University, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Cytogenetic effects of humic substances in decreasing heavy metal migration in the "soil-to-plant" food chain
Alla Gorova, Artem Pavlychenko, Iryna Klimkina*
National Mining University, Ukraine
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Environmental geochemistry and health poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Daily mean temperature effects on the old people -Meta-analysis of the effects of temperature variation on mortality among the elderly with different latitudes and lags
Weiwei YU*1, Gerard FitzGerald1, Kerrie Mengersen1, Xiaochuan Pan2, Shilu Tong1
1Quennsland University of Technology, Australia, 2Peking University, China
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Daily Mortality and Air Pollution in Atlanta:  August 1998 - December 2006
Rebecca Klemm*1, Ron Wyzga2, Eddie Thomas1
1Klemm Analysis Group, Inc., United States, 2EPRI, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Dampness and moulds in relation to asthma symptoms in children: results from phase two of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC Phase Two)
Gudrun Weinmayr*1, Gisela Büchele1, Jon Genuneit1, Julian Crane2, Carsten Flohr5, David Strachan3, Gary Wong4
1Institute of Epidemiology, Ulm University, Germany, 2Wellington Asthma Research Group, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, New Zealand, 3St. George’s, University of London, United Kingdom, 4Department of Paediatrics, Prince of Wales Hospital, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 5National Institute of Health Research (NIHR)/Department of Health Clinician Scientist, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.2 - Air pollution, asthma and allergies - respiratory oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Database of Laboratories for Measurement of Exposure Biomarkers (MEB-Lab)
Susan M. Pinney*1, Peter J. Embi2, Robert A. Witzke3, Emily Jones1
1University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dept. of Environmental Health, United States, 2University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dept. of Internal Medicine, United States, 3University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dept. of Public Health Sciences, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
DDT contamination in the domestic environment of malaria controlled dwellings
Jacobus van Dyk1, Irene Barnhoorn1, Henk Bouwman2, Riana Bornman*1
1University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2North-West University, South Africa
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Chemicals in indoor air  -  12:00 - 13:00
Decrease in Seroprevalence of Hepatitis A after the Implementation of Nationwide Disposable Tableware Use in Taiwan
Shih-Bin Su1,3, How-Ran Guo*2
1Chi-Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 2National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 3Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
Delivery hospitalization complicated by preeclampsia in relation to ambient particulate matter exposure prior to admission in the United States, 1999-2005
Pauline Mendola*, Rashmi Tandon, Jennifer Parker, Nataliya Kravets, Andrea MacKay
National Center for Health Statistics, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.2 - Air pollution and pregnancy/early life outcomes - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Deriving and Communicating Risks: Strengths, Needs, Opportunities
Nino Künzli1,2
1Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 2Swiss Tropical Institute (STI), Switzerland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.1 - Symposium 2 - Aphekom – Communicating Air Pollution and Health Research to Policy Relevant Audiences  -  16:00 - 17:30
DETECTION OF ANTIBODIES TO COXIELLA BURNETII IN EMPLOYEES OF VETERINARY UNIVERSITY
Erik Dorko, Tatiana Kimakova*
University of P.J.Šafárik, Slovakia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
Determinants characterizing adaptive capability for island-wide cardiovascular mortality at extreme temperatures in Taiwan
Pei Chih Wu1, Jinn Guey Lay2, Shih Chun Lung3, Chuan Yao Lin3, How Ran Guo4, Zhi Long Huang4, Chang Hung Chou5, Huey Jen Su*4
1Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan, 2Department of Geography, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 3Research Center for Environmental Changes, Academia Sinica, Taiwan, 4Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 5Graduate Institute of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, China Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.4 - Climate change and health, methodological issues - climate change oral session 4  -  14:00 - 15:30
DETERMINANTS OF BLOOD CADMIUM, LEAD, ARSENIC, URANIUM, MERCURY AND MOLYBDENUM LEVELS AMONG PREGNANT WOMEN IN CRETE, GREECE
Constantine Vardavas*1, Evridiki Patelarou1, Leda Chatzi1, Martine Vrijheid2, Anthony Koutis1, Eleni Fthenou1, Margaretha Grander3, Brita Palm3, Manolis Kogevinas1,2, Marie Vahter3
1Faculty of Medicine, University of Crete, Greece, 2Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL),Municipal Institute of Medical Research (IMIM),Epidemiologia y Salud Pùblica (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Developing an Environmental Health Tracking Web Portal to Meet the Information and Communication Needs of Diverse Users
Michelle Wong*, Galatea King, Craig Wolff, Eric Roberts, Paul English
California Department of Public Health, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.7 - Risk communication and policy - oral session  -  09:00 - 10:30
Developing methods for estimating the impacts of climate change on malnutrition
Sari Kovats*1, Simon Lloyd1, Zaid Chalabi1, Anita Perryman2, Tim Wheeler3, Gillian Rose3, Tom Osborne3
1Public and Environmental Health Research Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2School of Geography, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 3Walker Institute, University of Reading, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.2 - Symposium 27 - Global Environmental Change and Human Health: food, environment, and sustainability  -  11:00 - 12:30
Development of a software based decision support platform for assessing the impacts of urban pollutants
P. Cleall*1, M. Jones1, H.R. Thomas1, Z. Kapelan6, G. Dorini6, T. Hutchings2, D. Sinnett2, J. Swithenbank4, V. Sharifi4, T. Fletcher3, Z. Chalabi3, S. Vardoulakis3, A. Tiwary5, A. Azapagic5
1Geoenvironmental Research Centre, Cardiff School of Engineering, Cardiff University, United Kingdom, 2Land Reclamation and Urban Greening, Forest Research, United Kingdom, 3Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 4Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 5School of Chemical Engineering and Analytical Science, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 6Centre for Water Systems, University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Development of a Spatial Vulnerability Assessment for Heat-Related Illness
Kate Bassil*1, Claus Rinner2, Dianne Patychuk3, Stephanie Gower4, Monica Campbell4
1Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2Ryerson University, Canada, 3Steps to Equity, Canada, 4Toronto Public Health, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.5 - Urban health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
DEVELOPMENT OF AN APPROACH FOR THE RISK-BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF FOODS AND FOOD COMPONENTS BY THE SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE OF THE EUROPEAN FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY
Bernard Bottex
EUROPEAN FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY, Italy
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.6 - Symposium 7 - Risk - Benefit Analysis of Food Production and Consumption on Environment and/or Health  -  11:00 - 12:30
Development of Health-Relevant Indicators of Climate Change for Europe
Dafina Dalbokova*1, Michal Krzyzanowski1, Bettina Menne2, Franziska Matthies2
1World Health Organization European Centre for Environment and Health, Germany, 2World Health Organization European Centre for Environment and Health, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.4 - Climate change and health, methodological issues - climate change oral session 4  -  14:00 - 15:30
Diabetes Mellitus Modifies the Association between Particulate Air Pollution and Acute Ischemic Stroke: Results from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
Martin O’Donnell1, Jiming Fang2, Murray Mittleman3,4, Moira Kapral2, Gregory Wellenius*3,4
1McMaster University, Canada, 2Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Canada, 3Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States, 4Harvard Medical School, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.1 - Vulnerability to air pollution exposure due to comorbid conditions such as diabetes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Diet and Climate Change: Does It Matter?
Sam Soret*, Joan Sabate
Loma Linda University School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.3 - Symposium 38 - Food Production, Population Dietary Patterns and Global Climate Change  -  14:00 - 15:30
Diet contributes significantly to the body burden of PBDEs in the general U.S. population
Alicia Fraser*, Michael McClean, Thomas Webster
Boston University School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.7 - Pesticides and food contaminants - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
DIETARY PATTERNS IN ADOLESCENCE AND BRAIN TUMORS IN ADULTS: A CASE-CONTROL STUDY IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL.
Rita de Cássia Albuquerque1, Gina Monteiro*1, Rosangela Pereira2, Sergio Koifman1
1National School of Public Health, Oswaldo Cruz Foundation / FIOCRUZ, Brazil, 2Institute of Nutrition, Federal University in Rio de Janeiro / UFRJ, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Dietary supplementation with clean food improves health following community exposure to 137Cs
Erik Svendsen*1, Wilfried Karmaus1, Vitaliy Vdovenko2, Marina Naboka3, Igor Kolpakov2, Eugenia Stepanova2
1University of South Carolina, Arnold School of Public Health, United States, 2Research Center for Radiation Medicine, Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine, 3Radioecological Center of the Ukrainian National Academy of Sciences, Ukraine
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Heavy metals poster session - Foods  -  13:00 - 14:00
Different risks of traumatic and non-traumatic injuries attributable to temperature in Seoul, Korea
YoonHee Kim1, Ho Kim*1, Sang-Do Shin2, Yun-Chul Hong3
1Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Methodological issues of climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Dioxin Exposure and Puberty Onset Among Russian Boys
Susan Korrick*1,2, Paige Williams2, Oleg Sergeyev3, Mary Lee4, Jane Burns2, Julie DelPrato2, Boris Revich5, Larisa Altshul2, Donald Patterson6, Wayman Turner7, Russ Hauser2
1Harvard Medical School, United States, 2Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Chapaevsk Medical Association, Russian Federation, 4University of Massachusetts Medical School, United States, 5Russian Academy of Sciences, Russian Federation, 6EnviroSolutions Consulting, Inc., United States, 7Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.5 - Environmental exposures and child development - children's health oral sesssion 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
DIOXINS CONCENTRATION IN POSTNATAL MOTHER'S MILK IN KUALA LUMPUR
Mohd Hasni Jaafar*, Jamal Hisham Hassim
Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Malaysia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
DIOXINS LEGISLATIVE AND HEALTH INSURANCE IN MOLDOVA
Dionisie Buburuz*1, Valentin Bobeica2,1, Victor Plingau1, Regina Fasola1
1Institute of Ecology and Geography, Moldova, Republic of, 2State University of Moldova, Moldova, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Diurnal apparent temperature range and socioeconomic vulnerability in Seoul, Korea
Youn-Hee Lim, Aekyung Park, Ho Kim*
Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.6 - Effects of temperature - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
DNA Methylation Impacts on Cognitive Decline in a Cohort of Elderly Men
Angeliki Lambrou*1, Andrea Baccarelli2, Marc Weisskopf1, Robert O. Wright1,3, Avron Spiro III4, Pantel Vokonas5, Vallentina Bollati2, Letizia Tarantini2, Joel Schwartz1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Milan & IRCCS OMPMaRE Foundation, Italy, 3Children’s Hospital, United States, 4Boston University School of Public Health and the Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, United States, 5VA Normative Aging Study, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, and the Department of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Does one size fit all?  The suitability of standard ozone exposure metric conversion ratios and implications for epidemiology.
Brooke Anderson*, Michelle Bell
Yale University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Does the presence of dessert dust modify the effect of PM10 on mortality in Athens, Greece?
Evangelia Samoli*1, Eva Kougea1, Panos Kassomenos2, Antonis Analitis1, Klea Katsouyanni1
1Dep. of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece, 2Laboratory of Meteorology, Dep. of Physics, University of Ioannina, Greece
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Double Burden of Deprivation and High Concentrations of Ambient Air Pollution at the Neighbourhood scale in Montreal, Canada
Dan Crouse*, Mark Goldberg, Nancy Ross
McGill University, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.8 - Differential vulnerability to air pollution exposures - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Drinking-Water Nitrate and Congenital Anomalies: A Population-Based Case-Control Study
Caitlin Holtby*1, Judith Guernsey1, Alexander Allen1,6, John VanLeeuwen2, Victoria Allen1,6, Rob Gordon3, Grant Ferguson5, Richard Gould4
1Dalhousie University, Canada, 2University of Prince Edward Island, Canada, 3Guelph University, Canada, 4Province of Nova Scotia, Canada, 5St. Francis Xavier University, Canada, 6IWK Health Centre, Canada
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.4 - DBPs and nitrates in water - water quality oral session 2  -  11:00 - 12:30
Dynamic change of night shift loading and sleep quality
Pei-Chen Lin*1, Hsin-Chia Hung2, Shung-Mei Pan3, Hsiu-Chin Liu4, Ming-Tsang Wu1,5
1Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 2Meiho Institute of Technology, Taiwan, 3Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 4Department of Nursing, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao-Kang Hospital, Taiwan, 5Department of Family Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Dynamics and risks of DDT applied indoors for malaria control
Riana Bornman*1, Henk Bouwman2, Cobus van Dyk1, Irene Barnhoorn1, Etienne van der Walt3, Anette Venter1, Henrik Kylin4
1University of Pretoria, South Africa, 2School of Environmental Sciences and Development, Zoology, North-West University, South Africa, 3ARC-PPRI, South Africa, 4Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Polar Environmental Centre, Tromsø, Norway, Sweden
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Chemicals in indoor air  -  12:00 - 13:00
Ecological and human biomonitoring in Taranto, an Italian contaminated site
Ivano Iavarone*1, Giacomo Castellano2, Walter Martinelli2, Angela Lerna2, Giorgia Suma2, Michele Conversano2
1Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy, 2Dipartimento di Prevenzione ASL Ta, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Ecological Determinants of Endoscopic Colorectal Cancer Screening over Time in 11 States
Lee Mobley1, John Boos*1, Tzy-Mey Kuo1, Matthew Urato1, Nancy Lozano-Gracia2, Luc Anselin2
1RTI International, United States, 2Arizona State University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.7 - Geographical/GIS spatial analysis studies in environmental epidemiology - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Effect modification of asthma by SES and pest exposure in US and foreign-born children
Doug Brugge*1, Mark Woodin2, Alice Tin3, Sarah Moy1, Michele Palella4
1Tufts University School of Medicine, United States, 2Tufts University School of Engineering, United States, 3Tufts University, United States, 4Tufts Medical Center, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effect Modification of Levels of Heavy Metals by Hemochromatosis Genotype Among Mother-Infant Pairs: The Tar Creek Birth Cohort
Angeliki Lambrou*1, Adrienne S. Ettinger1, Marianne R. Hopkins1, Chitra J. Amarasiriwardena1, Joel Schwartz1, Howard Hu2, David Bellinger1,3, Robert O. Wright1,3
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 3Children’s Hospital, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Effect of Air Pollution Control on Mortality in County Cork, Ireland
David Rich*1, Prethibha George1, Patrick Goodman2, Pamela Ohman-Strickland1, Luke Clancy3, Tanya Kotlov4, Douglas Dockery4
1UMDNJ, School of Public Health, United States, 2Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, 3Research Institute for a Tobacco Free Society, Ireland, 4Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.5 - Outdoor air pollution from fecundability to mortality - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Effect of high temperature and heat waves in European cities
P. Michelozzi*1, D. D’Ippoliti1, C. Marino1, F. de’Donato1, K. Katsouyanni2, A. Analitis2, A. Biggeri3, M. Baccini3, C.A. Perucci1, B. Menne4
1Department of Epidemiology, Local health Authority Rome E, Italy, 2Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, Athens University, Greece, 3Department of Statistics G. Parenti, University of Florence, Italy, 4Global Change and Health, WHO Regional Office for Europe, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.1 - Symposium 30 - Climate change and health: European Research results  -  16:00 - 17:30
Effect of in utero exposure to manganese on the birth outcome
Soo Eun Chung*1, Hae-Kwan Cheong1, Eun-Hee Ha2, Boong-Nyun Kim3,4, Mina Ha5, Yangho Kim6, Yun Chul Hong7, Hyesook Park2, Nam-Soo Chang8, Se-Young Oh9
1Dept of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine; Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Korea, Republic of, 2Dept of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Neuropsychiatry, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Republic of, 4Dept of Psychiatry, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Dept of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 6Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 7Dept of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 8Dept of Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 9Dept of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effect of in utero exposure to manganese on the neurodevelopment of the infant
Soo Eun Chung*1, Hae-Kwan Cheong1, Eun-Hee Ha2, Boong-Nyun Kim3,4, Mina Ha5, Yangho Kim6, Yun Chul Hong7, Hyesook Park2, Nam-Soo Chang8, Se-Young Oh9
1Dept of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine; Center for Molecular Medicine, Samsung Biomedical Research Institute, Korea, Republic of, 2Dept of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Neuropsychiatry, Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Republic of, 4Dept of Psychiatry, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Dept of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 6Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 7Dept of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 8Dept of Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 9Dept of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Effect of Long-Range Transport on Urban PM10 Levels
László Makra*1, István Matyasovszky2, Szintia Tombácz3, Kostas Karatzas4, Pia Anttila5
1University of Szeged, Hungary, 2Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary, 3University of Szeged, Hungary, 4Aristotle University, Greece, 5Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effect of personal exposure to indoor air pollution from solid fuel on lung symptoms and function in women: an exposure-response analysis from the Guatemala Woodstove Randomised Control Trial
Daniel Pope*1, Esperanza Diaz2, Tone Smith-Sivertsen2, Rolv Lie2, John McCracken5, Byron Arana3, Kirk Smith4, Nigel Bruce1
1University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2University of Bergen, Norway, 3De Valle Universidad, Guatemala, 4University of California, United States, 5Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Biomass  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effect of Phthalate Exposure on the Hormonal Profile of Mexican Male Newborns During the First Months of Life
L. Patricia Bustamante-Montes*1, María A. Hernández-Valero2
1Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México, Mexico, 2The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Effect of Saharan dust on the association between particulate matter and daily mortality in Rome, Italy.
Sandra Mallone1, Massimo Stafoggia2, Annunziata Faustini2, Stefano Gobbi3, Francesco Forastiere*2, Carlo A Perucci2
1Unit of Environmental and Occupational Epidemiology, Cancer Prevention and Research Institute, Italy, 2Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Italy, 3Institute of Atmospheric Sciences and Climate (ISAC-CNR), Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.4 - Air pollution source apportionment - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Effective spatial smoothing of disease: a tool for epidemiologists  
Linda Beale*, Lea Fortunato
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.7 - Bayesian and simulation approaches - methodology oral session 2  -  10:30 - 12:00
Effects of air pollution from biomass burning in Amazon: a panel study of schoolchildren.
Ludmilla Viana Jacobson*1, Sandra Hacon2, Eliane Ignotti3, Hermano Castro2, Paulo Artaxo4, Antonio Ponce de Leon1
1UERJ, Brazil, 2ENSP/Fiocruz, Brazil, 3UNEMAT, Brazil, 4USP, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.5 - Air pollution biomass - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Effects of Cold Weather on Hospital admissions: Results from 12 European Cities within the PHEWE Project
Claudia Marino*1, Francesca de'Donato1, Paola Michelozzi1, Daniela D'Ippoliti1, Klea Katsouyanni2, Antonis Analitis2, Annibale Biggeri3, Michela Baccini3, Gabriele Accetta4, Carlo A Perucci1, The PHEWE Collabrative Group5
1Department of Epidemiology, Local health Authority Rome E, Italy, 2Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens,, Greece, 3Department of Statistics G. Parenti, University of Florence,, Italy, 4Biostatistics Unit, Institute for Cancer Prevention (ISPO), Italy, 5PHEWE Collaborative Group, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.4 - Impact of climate and temperature on health - climate change oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Effects of Exposure to Hexavalent Chromium on Male Electroplating Workers
Chih-Hong Pan*1, Tung-Sheng Shih1, Chiou-Jong Chen1, Jin-Huei Hsu1, Yeou-Lih Huang2, Ming-Tsang Wu3
1Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Council of Labor Affairs, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, 2Department of Biomedical Laboratory Science, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 3Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects of Exposure to Metal Rich Air Particles on Histone H3-K4 Dimethylation and H3-K9 Acetylation
Laura Cantone1, Valeria Pegoraro1, Pietro Apostoli2, Matteo Bonzini4, Angela Cecilia Pesatori1, Letizia Tarantini1, Valentina Bollati1, Joel Schwartz3, Pietro Alberto Bertazzi1, Andrea Baccarelli*1
1University of Milan and IRCCS Maggiore Hospital, Italy, 2University of Brescia, Italy, 3Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4University of Insubria, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.1 - Air pollution and epigenetics - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Effects of exposure to metal-rich air particles on DNA methylation
Letizia Tarantini*1, Lifang Hou2, Matteo Bonzini3, Pietro Apostoli4, Valeria Pegoraro1, Joel Schwartz5, Pier Alberto Bertazzi1, Andrea Baccarelli1
1University of Milan and IRCCS Maggiore Hospital Foundation, Italy, 2Northwestern University, United States, 3Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Insubria, Italy, 4University of Brescia, Italy, 5Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects of exposure to metal-rich air particles on mir-222 and mir-21 in occupationally exposed subjects.
Andrea Baccarelli*1,3, Valentina Bollati1, Barbara Marinelli1, Pietro Apostoli2, Matteo Bonzini1, Valeria Pegoraro1, Joel Schwartz3, Pier Alberto Bertazzi1
11University of Milan and IRCCS Maggiore Hospital Foundation, Italy, 22University of Brescia, Italy, 33Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects of household use of cleaning products on birth weight
Lidia Casas*1,2, Jan Paul Zock1,2, Mar Álvarez-Pedrerol1,2, Mònica Guxens1,2, Jordi Sunyer1
1Centre de recerca en epidemiologia ambiental (CREAL), Spain, 2Institut Municipal d'Investigació Mèdica (IMIM), Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects of industrial emissions on cardiovascular and respiratory markers of asthmatic children in Montreal, Canada
Mark Goldberg2, Marie Raphoz2, Audrey Smargiassi3, Amanda Wheeler1, Robert Dales1, Paul Villeneuve1, Rick Burnett1, Li Chen1, Nina Clark*1, Ryan Kulka1, Ling Liu1
1Health Canada, Canada, 2McGill University, Canada, 3Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Effects of radio frequency electromagnetic field exposure on sleep quality: a cross-sectional study
Evelyn Mohler*1,2, Patrizia Frei1,2, Alfred Bürgi3, Georg Neubauer4, Axel Hettich5, Jürg Fröhlich6, Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer1, Matthias Egger2, Martin Röösli1,2
1Institute of Social and Preventive medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2Institute of Social and Preventive medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland, 3ARIAS umwelt.forschung.beratung, Switzerland, 4Smart Systems Division, Austrian Research Centers GmbH, Austria, 5Air Quality Management Agency of Basel, Switzerland, 6Laboratory for Electromagnetic Fields and Microwave Electronics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.3 - EMF: exposure assessment and health associations - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Effects of Short-Term Exposure to Ozone on Alveolar Nitric Oxide
Santosh Dahgam*1, Lars Modig2, David Olsson2, Bertil Forsberg2, Anna-Carin Olin1
1Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine,Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine,Umea University, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Effects of SO2 on the respiratory systems of child Miyakejima residents nearly 2 years after returning to the island
Satoko Iwasawa*1, Takehiro Michikawa1, Makiko Nakano1, Yuji Nishiwaki1, Tazuru Tsuboi1, Shigeru Tanaka2, Takamoto Uemura1, Ai Milojevic1, Hiroshi Nakashima3, Toru Takebayashi1, Akihiro Morikawa4, Kouichi Maruyama5, Shoji Kudo6, Iwao Uchiyama7, Kazuyuki Omae1
1Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan, 2Department of Public Health, School of Human Life Sciences, Jumonji University, Japan, 3Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, National Defense Medical College, Japan, 4Department of Pediatrics and Developmental Medicine, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan, 5Bureaus of Social Welfare and Public Health, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Japan, 6Department of Pulmonary Medicine/Infection and Oncology, Nippon Medical School, Japan, 7Urban and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects of tap water processing on the concentration of disinfection by-products in water people drink
Md. Bayzidur Rahman1, Christine Cowie*2, Tim Driscoll1, Bruce Armstrong1
1University of Sydney, Australia, 2The Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Australia
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.4 - DBPs and nitrates in water - water quality oral session 2  -  11:00 - 12:30
Effects of the climate change on hospital admissions by respiratory diseases in the subequatorial Amazon
Eliane Ignotti*1,2, Washington Junger2, Sandra Hacon3, Paulo Artaxo5, Karla Longo4, Antônio Ponce de Leon2
1UNEMAT, Brazil, 2UERJ, Brazil, 3ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Brazil, 4INPE, Brazil, 5USP, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.6 - Respiratory and cardiovascular health effects of temperature and climate change - climate change oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Effects of the humidity on hospital admissions by respiratory diseases in the subequatorial Amazon
Eliane Ignotti*1,2, Washington Junger2, Sandra Hacon3, Karla Longo4, Paulo Artaxo5, Antônio Ponce de Leon5
1UNEMAT, Brazil, 2UERJ, Brazil, 3ENSP/FIOCRUZ, Brazil, 4INPE, Brazil, 5USP, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects of the mixology course on dental caries and blood lead level for culinary students
Wei-Hsiang Chang*1, Ya-Hui Yang2, Saou-Hsing Liou3, Ching-Wen Liu4, Chiu-Ying Chen5, Lih-Jyh Fuh6, Shih-Li Huang7, Chun-Yuh Yang8, Trong-Neng Wu5,9
1Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Medical College, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 3Department of Public Health, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, 4Graduate Institute of Dental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 5Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University and Hospital, Taiwan, 6School of Dentistry, China Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 7Department of Baking Technology and Management, Kaoshiung Culinary College, Taiwan, 8Faculty of Public Health, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan, 9Institute of Environmental Occupational Health Science, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Lifestyle  -  13:00 - 14:00
Effects on Reproductive System of Mice Exposed to Environmental Contamination
Paulo Pereira*1, Chin Lin1,2
1Laboratory of Experimental Air Pollution, The University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil, 2Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Efficacy of succimer chelation of mercury at background exposures in toddlers: randomised trial
Yang Cao1, Aimin Chen2, Robert Jones3, Shyamal Peddada1, Jerilynn Radcliffe4, Kim Dietrich5, Kathleen Caldwell3, Walter Rogan*1
1NIEHS, United States, 2Creighton University, United States, 3CDC, United States, 4Children's Hospital, United States, 5University of Cincinnati, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
Elementary school indoor environmental exposures and airway inflammation in children with asthma.
Elanor Sidman*, Thomas Koepsell, Jane Koenig, Catherine Karr, Harvey Checkoway
University of Washington, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Elevated blood lead levels negatively impacts kindergarten reading readiness
Pat McLaine*1, Ana Navas-Acien1, Marie Diener-West1, Peter Simon2, Jacqueline Agnew1
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2Rhode Island Department of Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.8 - Heavy metals and CNS fx - heavy metals oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Embedding nutrition in agriculture and health: addressing critical challenges
Stuart Gillespie
International Food Policy Research Institute, Switzerland
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.2 - Symposium 5 - Food, agriculture, environment, and infectious diseases of poverty  -  09:00 - 10:30
Enabling Comparison of Aflatoxin B1 Exposure in Different Study Populations Using Different Measurement Techniques
Leslie McCoy*1, Rosemary Schleicher2, Carissa Powers2
1CDC (Battelle), United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Precention, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.4 - Symposium 19 - The impact of aflatoxins on global health: new developments in measuring human exposure and assessing human health effects  -  10:30 - 12:00
Engaging a hard-to-reach population in environmental epidemiology research: Sampling and recruitment of California's hired farm workers
Marc Schenker*, Maria Stoecklin-Marois, Tamara Hennessy-Burt
University of California, Davis, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Enhancing Heat Wave Health Warning Systems to Address Within-City Vulnerabilities: A Pilot Study in Wayne County, Michigan
Kai Zhang, Carina Gronlund, Jalonne White-Newsome, Marie O’Neill*, Evan Oswald, Richard Rood, Shannon Brines, Daniel Brown, Edith Parker
University of Michigan, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Methodological issues of climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
ENNS: The French Nutrition & Health Survey - blood lead levels in the French adult population
Gregoire FALQ*1, Abdelkrim ZEGHNOUN1, Mathilde PASCAL1, Michel VERNAY2, Robert GARNIER3, Didier OLICHON4, Katia CASTETBON2, Philippe BRETIN1, Nadine FRÉRY1
1French institute for public health surveillance, Environmental Health Department., France, 2French institute for public health surveillance, Nutritional Surveillance & Epidemiology Unit, France, 3Poisons center, Fernand-Widal Hospital, France, 4Laboratory Pasteur-Cerba, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.8 - Food contaminants & metals - heavy metals oral session 4  -  08:30 - 10:00
Environmental change, food security and human health
John Ingram, Polly Ericksen*
GECAFS, ECI, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.2 - Symposium 5 - Food, agriculture, environment, and infectious diseases of poverty  -  09:00 - 10:30
Environmental determinants of diarrhea among under-five children in Nekemte town, western Ethiopia
Wondwossen Birke Eshete*, Abebe Gebremariam, Bishaw Deboch
Jimma University, Ethiopia
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.8 - Drinking water quality unravelled - water quality oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
Environmental exposure to dioxins from living near industrial combustion sources and risk of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma
Anjoeka Pronk1, John R. Nuckols1,2, Anneclaire J. De Roos3, Matthew Airola1,4, Joanne S. Colt1, James R. Cerhan5,6, Richard Severson7, Aaron Blair1, David Cleverly8, Mary H. Ward*1
1Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, United States, 2Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences, Colorado State University, United States, 3Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington Department of Epidemiology, United States, 4Westat, Inc., United States, 5Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, United States, 6University of Iowa, United States, 7Department of Family Medicine and Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, United States, 8National Center for Environmental Assessment, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.7 - Geographical/GIS spatial analysis studies in environmental epidemiology - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Environmental exposures and adult brain cancers
Faith G. Davis*1, Dora Il'yasova2, Kristin M. Rankin1, Bridget J. McCarthy1, Serap Erdal1, Juliana F. M. Lewis1, Umaima Al-Alem1, Darell Bigner2
1University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2Duke University Medical Center, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Environmental Health and Environmental Justice - Examples of Good Practice from Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs)
Agnes Maria Alteneder1, Thomas Hartmann1, Erik Petersen*2
1University of Applied Sciences Magdeburg-Stendal, Germany, 2Network Childen's Health and Environment (NCHE), Germany
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Environmental health and risk perception in practice: a review of case studies
Paolo Luria*, Mary Lyons
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.7 - Risk communication and policy - oral session  -  09:00 - 10:30
Environmental lead exposure and mortality in Taiwan: implementation of petrol-lead phase-out program from 1981 to 2006
Wei-Te Wu*1, Trong-Neng Wu1,2
1National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, 2China Medical University and Hospital, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Environmental pollution and blood lead and cadmium levels among children living around a lead-zinc smelter plant and tailings-pond in the area of Kardzhali, Bulgaria
Jeni Staykova*, Plamen Dimitrov
RIPCPH, Bulgaria
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
Environmental predictor of allergen in dust samples and its relation to Total IgE levels in cord blood in Cuernavaca, Morelos Mexico.
Leticia Hernandez-Cadena*1, Albino Barraza-Villarreal1, Michel Sever2, Darryl Zeldin2, María Consuelo Escamilla-Nuñez1, Peter Sly3, Isabelle Romieu1
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 2NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Science, United States, 3WHO Collaborating Center for Research on children´s environmental Health, Australia
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Environmental Tobacco Smoke, Active Smoking and Breast Cancer Risk: Synthesis of Current Evidence Implicates a Risk  
Kenneth C. Johnson*, Jodi Wilson
Public Health Agency of Canada, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Epidemiological study in an area contaminated by chromium, arsenic, mercury and boron in Tuscany region (Italy)
Fabrizio Minichilli, Michele Amadori, Elisa Bustaffa, Liliana Cori, Anna Pierini, Mariangela Protti, Anna Maria Romanelli, Maria Angela Vigotti, Fabrizio Bianchi*
Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Environmental geochemistry and health poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Epidemiological survey of food-borne botulism in Iran during (2004-2008) 
Hamidreza Tavakoli*, Mohammad Zeynali
Baqyatallah Med.Sci.University, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
Estimate of Burden of Disease Attributable to Climate change in South Korea
Hosung Shin*1, Suehyung Lee2
1Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Korea, Republic of, 2Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Estimating cancer incidence attributable to incinerators: a tool for health impact assessment
Andrea Ranzi*1, Francesco Forastiere2, Daniela Porta2, Laura Erspamer1, Paolo Lauriola1, Carlo Alberto Perucci2
1Environmental Health Reference Centre – Regional Agency for Environmental Prevention of Emilia Romagna, Italy, 2Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.5 - Waste and waste management - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Estimating future heat related mortality as a function of climate change
M. Baccini*1,2, A. Biggeri1,2
1University of Florence, Italy, 2ISPO, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.1 - Symposium 16 - Social and environmental determinants of weather-related mortality  -  08:30 - 10:00
Estimating Local Health Impacts using Fine-Scale Air Quality Estimates and Baseline Incidence Rates
Neal Fann*, Karen Wesson
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.4 - Health impact assessment - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Estimating long-term exposure to outdoor air pollution at the interurban scale in an Ontario cohort study
Hong Chen*1, Mark Goldberg1, Paul Villeneuve2, Rick Burnett2, Randall Martin3, Amanda Wheeler2, Mike Jerrett4
1McGill University, Canada, 2Health Canada, Canada, 3Dalhousie University, Canada, 4University of California, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Estimating retrospectively exposures to outdoor air pollution at the intraurban scale in an Ontario cohort study
Hong Chen*1, Mark Goldberg1, Paul Villeneuve2, Rick Burnett2, Randall Martin3, Mike Jerrett4, Amanda Wheeler2
1McGill University, Canada, 2Health Canada, Canada, 3Dalhousie University, Canada, 4University of California, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Estimating the Global Burden of Disease from Foodborne Chemicals
Herman Gibb
Tetra Tech Sciences, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Policy  -  13:00 - 14:00
Estimating the prevalence of carbon monoxide exposure in Emergency Department attendees
Catherine Keshishian*1, Simon Clarke2, Ruth Ruggles1, Virginia Murray1, Patricia Ward3, Stephen Bush4
1Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom, 2Frimley Park Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, United Kingdom, 3Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, United Kingdom, 4Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Chemicals in indoor air  -  12:00 - 13:00
Estimating Traffic Exposure in Primary Care service areas
Eleni Sofianopoulou*1, Tanja Pless-Mulloli1, Stephen Rushton2
1Institute for Health and Society (IHS), United Kingdom, 2Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability (IRES), United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Geographical/GIS studies poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Estimation for Reduced Trihalomethane Exposure through Ingestion from Heated Tea and Drinking Water
An-Tsun Huang*1,2, Kenneth Cantor2, Stuart Batterman1
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan, United States, 2National Cancer Institute, NIH, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.4 - DBPs and nitrates in water - water quality oral session 2  -  11:00 - 12:30
Estimation of heavy metals concentrations in outdoor air using mosses
Marcela Rivera*1,2, Harald Zechmeister3, Mercedes Medina-Ramón1,2, Xavier Basagaña1,2, Laura Bouso1,2, Maria Foraster1,2, Alexandre Deltell4, Jaume Targa5, Pascual Solanas6,7, Rafael Ramos6,7, David Vizcaya1,2, Nino Kuenzli8,1
1Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology CREAL, Spain, 2Municipal Institute of Medical Research (IMIM-Hospital del Mar), Spain, 3University of Vienna, Faculty of Life Sciences, Austria, 4University of Girona. Polytechnic School, Spain, 5AEA, United Kingdom, 6Institut Català de la Salut, àmbit d’Atenció Primària Girona, Spain, 7University of Girona. School of Medicine, Spain, 8Institucio Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avancats—ICREA, Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.4 - Air pollution source apportionment - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
ETHICAL DIMENSION OF GLOBAL CHANGE
Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen
School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.1 - Symposium 8 - Global Change, Food Security, Safety and Ethics  -  14:00 - 15:30
EU: leading the way on cancer prevention via environmental factors?
Lisette van Vliet
Health and Environment Alliance, Belgium
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.3 - Syposium 31 - Environment and Cancer – new North American and EU prevention initiatives  -  09:00 - 10:30
Evaluating geographic imputation approaches for zip code level data: An application to a study of pediatric diabetes
James Hibbert1, Angela Liese*1, Andrew Lawson2, Dwayne Porter1, Robin Puett1, Debra Standiford3, Lenna Liu4, Dana Dabelea5
1University of South Carolina Arnold School of Public Health, United States, 2Medical University of South Carolina, United States, 3Children’s Hospital Medical Center, United States, 4Seattle Children’s Hospital Research Institute, United States, 5University of Colorado, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.7 - Geographical/GIS spatial analysis studies in environmental epidemiology - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Evaluation of alternative exposure metrics for assessing mortality risk from lung cancer and mesothelioma among an occupational cohort exposed to amphibole asbestos from vermiculite mining operations in Libby, Montana
Thomas Bateson*1, Leonid Kopylev1, Patricia Sullivan2, Glinda Cooper1, Lisa Vinikoor3, Danielle De Voney1
1US Environmental Protection Agency, United States, 2National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, United States, 3US Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.5 - Cancer mechanisms - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Evaluation of safety of nanoparticles and water with modified structure in cytogenetic studies
Nikolay Moshkov1, Faina Ingel*1, Ludmila Ahaltseva1, Georgy Krivtsov2, Galina Yakovleva1, Anatoly Stekhin1
1A.N.Sysin State Research Institute for Human Ecology and Environmental Hygiene of Russian Academy of Medical Science, Russian Federation, 2I.I.Mechnikov State Institute of Vaccines and Serums of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Russian Federation
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Evaluation of the Impact of Measurement Error from Instrument Precision and Spatial Variability on Risk Ratio Estimates in an Air Pollution Epidemiology Time-Series Analysis
Matthew Strickland*1, Gretchen Goldman2, James Mulholland2, Paige Tolbert1
1Emory University, United States, 2Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
EVIDENCE FOR THE ASSESSMENT OF LONG-TERM ENVIRONMENT & HEALTH POLICIES
Paul Wilkinson
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.5 - Symposium 40 - Epidemiology informs policy-making – in what direction are current projects and processes leading us?  -  16:00 - 17:30
Excess mortality during heat waves in Ireland
Mathilde Pascal*1,2, Pat Goodman2, Luke Clancy3, Ariana Zeka4, Joel Schwartz5
1InVs, France, 2Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland, 3Research Institute for a Tobacco Free Society, Ireland, 4Brunel University, United Kingdom, 5Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.6 - Climate change, heat waves, and mortality - climate change oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Expert elicitation on health effects related to exposure to ultrafine particles: likelihood of causality and causal pathways
Jeroen de Hartog*2, Anne Knol1, Hanna Boogaard2, Pauline Slottje2, Jeroen van der Sluijs3, Erik Lebret1,2, Flemming Cassee1, Arjan Wardekker3, Jon Ayres4, Paul Borm5, Bert Brunekreef2,6, Ken Donaldson7, Francesco Forastiere8, Stephen Holgate9, Wolfgang Kreyling10, Benoit Nemery11, Juha Pekkanen12, Vicky Stone13, Erich Wichmann10, Gerard Hoek2
1Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands, 2University of Utrecht, Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Netherlands, 3University of Utrecht, Copernicus Institute, Netherlands, 4Institute of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, United Kingdom, 5Centre of Expertise in Life Sciences, Hogeschool Zuyd, Netherlands, 6Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands, 7University of Edinburgh Centre for Inflammation Research, United Kingdom, 8Department of Epidemiology, Health Authority Rome, Italy, 9University of Southampton, School of Medicine, United Kingdom, 10Helmholtz Institute, Germany, 11Lung Toxicology Research Unit, K.U.Leuven, Belgium, 12National Public Health Institute, Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, Finland, 13School of Life Sciences, Napier University, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.1 - Outdoor air pollution from exposure to expert elicitation - oral session 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
Exposure and toxic effects of elemental mercury in gold mining activities
Raul Harari1, Ulf Strömberg2, Karin Broberg2, Lars Gerhardsson3, Karin Engström2, Chunying Chen4, Staffan Skerfving*2
1Corporation for Development of Production and Work Environment-IFA, Ecuador, 2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden, 3Occupational and Environmental Medicine Department of Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Sweden, 4Institute of High Energy Physics, China
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.4 - Symposium 42 - Health effect from environmental and dietary exposure to metals - PHIME Project  -  16:00 - 17:30
Exposure assessment of allergens and endotoxin in vacuum dust samples collected from homes in an agricultural region with industrial dairy operations
D'Ann Williams*1, Alison Geyh1, Shawn McKenzie1, Meredith McCormack2, Patrick Breysse1
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2Johns Hopkins University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.2 - Indoor air quality - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Exposure assessment of newborn babies near incinerators: a geographical approach
Andrea Ranzi*1, Claudio Sartini1, Laura Erspamer1, Mauro Rossi2, Silvia Candela3, Vanes Poluzzi4, Paola Angelini5, Paolo Lauriola1, Francesco Forastiere6, Carlo Alberto Perucci6
1Environmental Health Reference Centre, Regional Agency for Environmental Prevention of Emilia Romagna, Italy, 2Rimini District, Regional Agency for Environmental Prevention of Emilia Romagna, Italy, 3Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Authority, Italy, 4Urban Area Reference Centert, Regional Agency for Environmental Prevention of Emilia Romagna, Italy, 5Regional Health Authority, Emilia-Romagna, Italy, 6Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.2 - Air pollution and pregnancy/early life outcomes - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Exposure assessment to Cronobacter sakazakii in powder infant formula in Ireland.
Arianna Mussida*, Francis Butler
UCD, Ireland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Exposure to air pollution during 1st year of life and development of allergic diseases up to 8 years of age
Olena Gruzieva*1, Emma Nordling1, Magnus Wickman1, Göran Pershagen1,2, Tom Bellander1
1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Department of Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.2 - Air pollution, asthma and allergies - respiratory oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Exposure to ambient NO2 during pregnancy and head circumference in the INMA cohort in Valencia, Spain
Ferran Ballester*1,2, Marisa Estarlich2,1, Carmen Iñiguez1,2, Sabrina Llop2,1, Ana Esplugues1,2, Marisa Rebagliato2
1Center for Research on Public Health (CSISP), Spain, 2CIBER en epidemiología y salud pública (CIBERESP), Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.3 - Air pollution and pregnancy outcomes - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Exposure to Bisphenol A affects liver function in urban adults
Hyunseung Park*1, Yun-Chul Hong1, Kwan-Hee Lee2, Jong-Han Leem2, Eun-Hee Ha3
1Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Preventive Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.1 - Air pollution: gene-environment interactions - oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Exposure to bisphenol A and phthalates affects lung function and oxidative stress in the elderly
Jin Hee Kim*1, Sanghyuk Bae2, Kiyoung Lee3, Jong-Ryeul Sohn4, Yun-Chul Hong1,2
1Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 4Korea University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Exposure to disinfection by-products and adverse birth outcomes related to fetal growth and prematurity - a systematic review and meta-analysis
James Grellier*1, James Bennett1, Evridiki Patelarou2, Rachel Smith1, Mireille Toledano1, Lesley Rushton1, David Briggs1, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen1,3
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2University of Crete, Greece, 3Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Spain
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.4 - DBPs and health outcomes - water quality oral session 1  -  09:00 - 10:30
Exposure To Heavy Metals In Children Working At A Waste Disposal Site, And In Reference Children From Managua, Nicaragua
Steven Cuadra*1,2, Thomas Lundh1, Kristina Jakobsson1
1Departamento de Medicina Preventiva; Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, Nicaragua, 2Department of Occupatinal and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.8 - Heavy metal exposure in children - heavy metals oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Exposure to magnetic fields generated by transmission lines in the metropolitan area of São Paulo, Brazil
Mateus Habermann*, Nelson Gouveia, Izabel Marcilio, Prado Rogerio, Souza Miriam, Lopes Marina
Faculty of Medicine, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Exposure to noise from personal music players for high school students
Benoit Lévesque*1, Raphaelle Fiset2, Laurence Isabelle2, Denis Gauvin1, Julie Baril3, Richard Larocque1, Suzanne Gingras1, Serge-André Girard1, Tony Leroux3, Michel Picard3
1Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Canada, 2École secondaire Les Compagnons de Cartier, Canada, 3École d’audiologie de l’Université de Montréal, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Exposure to polyfluoroalkyl chemicals and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in U.S. children aged 12-15 years.
Kate Hoffman*, Veronica Vieira, Thomas Webster, Roberta White
Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.2 - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour - children's health oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Exposure to Suspended Chromium Compounds in Air and Its Association with Urinary β-2-Microglobulin Level among Welders in an Automotive Components Manufacturing Plant, Selangor.
Shamsul Bahari Shamsudin*, Zakirah Maarof
University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.5 - Biomarkers of exposure - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Exposure to Thimerosal in tetanus-diphtheria vaccine during pregnancy and neurodevelopment at six months of breastfed babies
Rejane Marques1, José Dórea*2, José Bernardi2
1Fundação Universidade Federal de Rondônia, Brazil, 2Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Exposure to volatile organic compounds and kidney dysfunction in one thin-film transistor-liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) company 
Ta-Yuan Chang*, Guei-Hong Huang
China Medical University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds and Loss of Pulmonary Function in the Elderly
Ho-Il Yoon1, Yun-Chul Hong*2, Soo-Hun Cho2, Ho Kim3, Yoon Hee Kim3, Jong Ryeul Sohn4, Mikyung Kwon5, Seok-Hwan Park6, Myoung-Hee Cho6, Hae-Kwan Cheong7
1Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 4Korea University College of Health Sciences, Korea, Republic of, 5Kwandong University, Korea, Republic of, 6Seowon University, Korea, Republic of, 7Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Exposure-response Relationship between Particulate Air Pollution and Short-term Mortality in Four Chinese Cities
Yanshen Zhang*1,2, Xiaochuan Pan2, Maigeng Zhou3
1Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences, China, 2Peking University, China, 3Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.1 - Outdoor air pollution from exposure to expert elicitation - oral session 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
Extent of Biomass Exposures and Health Effects Among Rural Women in Bangladesh
Faruque Parvez*1, Regina Santella1, Steven Chillrud2, Yu Chen3, Alauddin Ahmed4, Khaled Hasan4, Patrick Kinney1, Habibul Ahsan5
1Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, United States, 2Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, United States, 3Department of Environmental Medicine, New York University School of Medicine, United States, 4Columbia University Arsenic Research Project in Bangladesh, United States, 5Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.5 - Air pollution biomass - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Extrapolation of land-use regression models in time
Marloes Eeftens*, Rob Beelen, Bert Brunekreef, Kees Meliefste, Gerard Hoek
Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.7 - GIS and air pollution exposure assessment - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Feasibility of a Canadian Landuse Regression Model for PM2.5 Exposure Assessment
Perry Hystad*1, Eleanor Setton2, Alejandro Cervantes1, Karla Poplawski2, Steve Deschenes2, Matt Tomlins2, Randall Martin3, Aaron Van Donkelaar3
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2University of Victoria, Canada, 3Dalhousie University, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Field evaluation of the Ogawa diffusive sampler for NO2/NOx in a cold climate
Annika Hagenbjörk-Gustafsson*1, Kåre Eriksson2, Bertil Forsberg1
1Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden, 2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital of Northern Sweden, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Fine particle exposures during an episode of long-range transported aerosols from open biomass burning
Timo Lanki*1, Tarja Yli-Tuomi1, Risto Hillamo2, Minna Aurela2, Arto Pennanen1, Juha Pekkanen1,5, Hilkka Dufva4, Juhani Dufva4, Iiris Salonen3, Raimo Salonen1
1National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland, 2Finnish Meteorological Institute, Finland, 3Kymenlaakso Hospital District, Finland, 4Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, Finland, 5University of Kuopio, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Asthma in Adults
Keeve Nachman1, Jennifer Parker*2
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Fine Particulate Air Pollution Increases Risk of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest in Helsinki, Finland
Frank Rosenthal*1, Markku Kuisma2, Timo Lanki3, Juha Pekkanen3
1School of Health Sciences, Purdue University, United States, 2Helsinki EMS, Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, 3National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.5 - Urban health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Fine Particulate Air Pollution (PM2.5) Increases Emergency Hospital Admissions due to Decompensate Heart Failure
Jeanette Vera*1, Pablo Castro2, Luis Cifuentes2, Gregory Wellenius3, Hugo Verdejo2, José Luis Vukasovic1
1University of Chile, Chile, 2Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile, 3Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.1 - Fine particulate air pollution and cardiovascular outcomes - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Fine particulate matter measurements in Swiss hospitality venues: What is the effect of spatial separation between smoking and non-smoking areas?
Martin Röösli*1,2, Anke Huss2, Dimitri Hauri1,2, Peter Böhler3, Thomas Zünd3, Silja Wenk4, Cornelis Kooijman4
1Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Switzerland, 2Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Switzerland, 3inNET Monitoring AG, Switzerland, 4Swiss Lung Association, Switzerland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air in work environments  -  13:00 - 14:00
FIRST DATA ABOUT A WEIGHT CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY STUDY IN CATANIA STUDENTS
Margherita Ferrante*1, Maria Fiore1, Angelo Battaglia1, Roberta Biasi2, Luca Leon2, Gina Enza Sciacca1, Roberto Furnari1, Salvatore Sciacca1, Giovanni Battista Modonutti2
1Ingrassia Department - Catania University, Italy, 2Research Group on Health Education - Trieste University, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
FIRST RESULTS ABOUT AN OSTREOPSIS OVATA MONITORING ALONG THE CATANIA COAST (SICILY-ITALY).
Margherita Ferrante*, Gea Oliveri Conti, Caterina Ledda, Matteo Zuccarello, Francesca Bella, Elvira Fagone, Chiara Copat, Maria Fiore, Roberto Fallico
Ingrassia Department - Catania University, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
FISH CONSUMPTION AND OMEGA-3 POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID INTAKE IN RELATION TO SELF-REPORTED PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH STATUS
Liisa Suominen-Taipale*1, Anu W Turunen1, Timo Partonen2, Satu Männistö2, Pia K Verkasalo1
1National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 2National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Fish consumption in an area with high incidence of birth defects in Cali, Colombia
Yoseth Ariza-Araújo*, Genny Martínez, Miguel Peña, Fabián Méndez
Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Fish consumption in relation to different dietary characteristics
Anu W Turunen*1,2, Satu Männistö3, Liisa Suominen-Taipale1, Pia K Verkasalo1,2
1National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Environmental Health, Finland, 2University of Kuopio, Graduade School in Environmental Health and Department of Environmental Science, Finland, 3National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Chronic Disease Prevention, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Fish consumption in Vieques, Puerto Rico: A possible source of inorganic arsenic exposure
Imar Mansilla-Rivera, Carlos J. Rodríguez-Sierra*
Department of Environmental Health, Graduate School of Public Health, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.8 - Food contaminants & metals - heavy metals oral session 4  -  08:30 - 10:00
Fish consumption, seasonal variations, and impact on hair-mercury of subsistence riverside dwellers of the Rio Madeira (Amazon). 
Ronaldo Oliveira1, José Dórea*2, José Vicente Bernardi2, Wanderley Bastos1, Ronaldo Almeida1, Angelo Manzatto1
1Fundação Universidade Federal de Rondônia,, Brazil, 2Universidade de Brasília, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.5 - Mercury and lead exposure and development - heavy metals oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Foetal exposure to lead and related effects on newborns in two Portuguese regions
M. Fátima Reis1, Sónia Namorado*1, Rita Carrola1, Pedro Aguiar1, Ana Brantes1, Filipa Simão1, Maurício Melim2, Liliana Cardoso3, J. Pereira Miguel1
1Institute of Preventive Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2Public Institute for Regional Management of Health and Social Affaires, Portugal, 3Clinical Pathology Laboratory, General Hospital, Portugal
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
Food Access around the Home and Growth in the Body Mass Index of Children aged 10-18 years: A Longitudinal Cohort Study
Michael Jerrett*2, Rob McConnell1, Jennifer Wolch1, Roger Chang1, Kiros Berhane1
1University of Southern Californai, United States, 2University of California, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Food contamination and human exposure to endocrine disrupting compounds from food packaging
Jane Muncke
Emhart Glass, Switzerland
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Food insecurity, social and health inequities
Sharon Friel1,2
1National Centre of Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU, Australia, 2Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCL, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.2 - Symposium 5 - Food, agriculture, environment, and infectious diseases of poverty  -  09:00 - 10:30
Food Security and Emerging Infectious Diseases: the unsustainable case of the Andes-Amazon region, due to large scale crop production and global trade policies.
Manuel Cesario*, Raquel Cesario, Monica Andrade-Morraye
SAMAUMA, ECOFRAN AMAZONIA, UNIFRAN, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Policy  -  13:00 - 14:00
Food security in impoverished urban settlements in South Africa
Nisha Naicker*, Angela Mathee, Daphne Conco
Medical Research Council of South Africa, South Africa
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.5 - Urban health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Food security, nutrition and health
Stuart Gillespie
International Food Policy Research Institute, Switzerland
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.3 - Symposium 14 - The health impact of the food economy in poor populations  -  08:30 - 10:00
Foodborne viruses and seafood safety in an environmental health perspective
Marion Koopmans1,2
1National institute of public health and the environment, Netherlands, 2ErasmusMC, Netherlands
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.8 - Symposium 10 - Environmental health and safety of seafood  -  10:30 - 12:00
Forest fires and mortality in Athens, Greece
Antonis Analitis*, Yannis Georgiadis, Klea Katsouyanni
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.6 - Forest fire and flooding - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Frame work for the Monitoring of Exposure to Environmental Pollutants and Health Effect of Inhabitants in Major Industrial Complexes in Korea
Dae-Seon Kim*, Seung-Do Yu, Seungchul Ahn
Division of Environmental Epidemiology, National Institute of Environmental Research, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
FREE RADICALS, LIPID PEROXIDATION AND IMMUNE RESPONSE IN EXPERIMENTAL EXPOSURE TO ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS  
Didi Surcel*1, Dana Dabala2, Csaba Szanto1, Simona Miclaus3, Mariana Botoc1, Monica Hriscu1
1Institute of public Health, Romania, 2Department of Occupational Medicine, Transport Regional Public Health Center,, Romania, 3Land Forces Academy, Romania
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Fungi on Air-Conditioning Cooling Coils and Drainage Pans, Identified with Polymerase Chain Reaction Assays
Mark Mendell
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air in work environments  -  13:00 - 14:00
Gender differences in occupational exposure assessment for a national surveillance project
Cheryl E. Peters*, Paul A. Demers
University of British Columbia, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.7 - Occupational environment and health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Genetic Damage in Pesticide Merchants in Matagalpa, Nicaragua
Inti Luna-Aviles*1, Richard Gminski2, Volker Mersch-Sundermann2, Jorge Huete-Pérez1
1Molecular Biology Center, Nicaragua, 2Institute for Environmental and Interiors Toxicology, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Genetic, environmental and clinical factors related to treatment failure of cervical precancerous lesions among Brazilian women
ILCE SILVA*1,2, ROSALINA KOIFMAN2, VIRGÍLIO PARREIRA1, ANGÉLICA ALMEIDA1, SERGIO KOIFMAN2
1Brazilian National Cancer Institute, Brazil, 2National School of Public Health Sergio Arouca/Fiocruz, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
German Environmental Survey for children (GerES IV): fungi in homes and sensitisation of children in Germany
Regine Szewzyk, Kerstin Becker*, Andreas Huenken, Christine Schulz, Margarete Seiwert, Marike Kolossa-Gehring
Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
German Environmental Survey for children (GerES IV): phenanthrene trans-9,10-dihydrodiol as a biomarker for ETS-exposure of children
Kerstin Becker*1, Andre Conrad1, Gerhard Dettbarn2, Helga Pick-Fuß1, Christine Schulz1, Margarete Seiwert1, Marike Kolossa-Gehring1, Albrecht Seidel2
1Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany, 2Biocemical Institute for Environmental Carcinogens, Prof. Dr. Gernot Grimmer-Foundation, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.5 - Biomarkers of exposure - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
German residents exposed to PFOA-contaminated drinking water: one year follow up
Michael Wilhelm*1, Thomas Göen2, Jürgen Angerer2, Knut Rauchfuss3, Martin Kraft4, Peter Kleeschulte5, Jürgen Hölzer1
1Department of Hygiene, Social and Environmental Medicine, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany, 2Institute and Outpatient Clinic of Occupational, Social and Environmental Medicine, University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, 3North Rhine-Westphalia State Agency for Nature, Environment and Consumer Protection, Germany, 4Ministry of Environment and Conservation, Agriculture and Consumer Protection, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, 5Public Health Department of the Hochsauerlandkreis, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
German Surveys on Environment and Health for Children provides data for Training Programs on Environmental Health for Health Care Providers
Stephan Boese-O'Reilly1, Julia Hellmann2, Thomas Lob-Corzilius3, Erik Petersen*2, Inga Wermuth2
1UMIT, Austria, 2Network Children's Health and Environment, Germany, 3Children's Hospital, Germany
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
GIS-based exposure to traffic-related air pollution during pregnancy and neurodevelopment at 14 months
MONICA GUXENS*1,2, INMACULADA AGUILERA1,2, RAQUEL GARCIA-ESTEBAN1,2, JORDI JULVEZ1,2, JOAN FORNS1,2, MARTINE VRIJHEID1,2, JORDI SUNYER1,2
1Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 2CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Global aspects and health effects of oil tanker accidents
Gema Rodriguez-Trigo
Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.6 - Symposium 9 - Health Impact of Coastal Oil Spill  -  08:30 - 10:00
Global Climate and Environmental Change: Adaptation strategies for food and water
Maria Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen
School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Policy  -  13:00 - 14:00
Global Environmental Change and Human Health: An Earth System Science Partnership Response
Mark Rosenberg*2, Martin Rice1
1Earth System Science Partnership, France, 2Queen's University, Canada
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.2 - Symposium 27 - Global Environmental Change and Human Health: food, environment, and sustainability  -  11:00 - 12:30
Global Zero Cancer Campaign
Andrew Watterson*, Rory O'Neill, Tommy Gorman
University of Stirling, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.3 - Syposium 31 - Environment and Cancer – new North American and EU prevention initiatives  -  09:00 - 10:30
GSTM1 Modify the Effect of Cord Blood Cotinine on Neurodevelopment at Three Days of Age
Chia-Jung Hsieh*1, Suh-Fang Jeng1,2, Kuen-Yuh Wu1, Wu-Shiun Hsieh1,3, Yi-Ning Su1,3, Hua-Fang Liao1,2, Pau-Chung Chen1
1National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan, 2National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan, 3National Taiwan University Hospital and National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Hair mercury levels, fish consumption and cognitive development in preschool children from Southern Spain
Carmen Freire*1, Rosa Ramos1, Maria-Jose Lopez-Espinosa1,2, Sergi Díez3, Jesús Vioque4, Ferrán Ballester2, Marieta Fernández1
1Laboratory of Medical Investigations, San Cecilio University Hospital, University of Granada, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, 2Center for Research on Public Health (CSISP), Conselleria de Sanitat, Generalitat Valenciana, CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Environmental Geology Department, ICTJA-CSIC; Environmental Chemistry Department, IIQAB-CSIC, Spain, 4Department of Public Health, Universidad Miguel Hernandez (UMH); CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Health Atlas Ireland - when location really matters
H. Johnson*1, C. Cullen1, M. Owens1, E. Boyle1, D. Doyle1, B. McDonnell1, B. O’Boyce1, P. Dack1, D. Beaton1, D. De La Harpe1, A. Staines2, D. Pringle3, J. McKeown4
1Health Intelligence, Health Service Executive, Ireland, 2Dublin City University, Ireland, 3NUI, Maynooth, Ireland, 4Health Protection Surveillance Centre, HSE, Ireland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Geographical/GIS studies poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Health co-benefits from green transportation: The Triple-Win Biking Project
Maggie L. Grabow, Scott Spak, Jeff Sledge, Steve Ventura, Jonathan A. Patz*
Nelson Institute, Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE), University of Wisconsin, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.3 - Symposium 29 - Health Impact Assessment of Global Environmental change: from Energy and Food Production Policy to Ecosystem Degradation and Environmental Justice  -  10:30 - 12:00
Health Effects of Indoor Environmental Quality on Healthcare Workers in a General Hospital in Taiwan
Chung-Jau Huang1, Po-Yuan Chen2, Chih-Hung Ku*2
1Kaohsiung Armed Forces General Hospital, Taiwan, 2School of public health, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air in work environments  -  13:00 - 14:00
Health endpoints assessed during the baseline year of an improved cookstove intervention among Nicaraguan women
Maggie L Clark*1, Stephen J Reynolds1, Judy M Heiderscheidt1, Allison Shaw2, Stuart Conway2, John Volckens1, Jennifer L Peel1
1Colorado State University, United States, 2Trees, Water & People, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Biomass  -  13:00 - 14:00
Health impact assessment for particulate matter (PM10) in Mexico City
Horacio Riojas Rodríguez*, Urinda Alamo Hernández, José Luis Texcalac Sangrador, Isabelle Romieu
National Public Health Institute, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.4 - Health impact assessment - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Health impact assessment of arsenic in the environment and the food chain in Europe
Dimosthenis Sarigiannis*1, Peter Fantke2, Balendra Tiruchittampalam2, Ulrike Kummer2, Alberto Gotti1, Oleg Travnikov3, Johan Bierkens4, Rudi Torfs4, Flavia Camilleri1
1European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Italy, 2University of Stuttgart - Institute for Energy Research, Germany, 3MSC-East, Russian Federation, 4VITO, Belgium
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.8 - Food contaminants & metals - heavy metals oral session 4  -  08:30 - 10:00
HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENT OF ENERGY EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENTS IN THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT IN PURSUIT OF CLIMATE CHANGE OBJECTIVES
Paul Wilkinson
London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.3 - Symposium 29 - Health Impact Assessment of Global Environmental change: from Energy and Food Production Policy to Ecosystem Degradation and Environmental Justice  -  10:30 - 12:00
Health impact assessment of waste management facilities in three European countries
Francesco Forastiere*1, Chiara Badaloni1, Cornelis de Hoogh2, Martin Krayer von Kraus3, Marco Martuzzi4, Francesco Mitis4, Lubica Palkovicova5, Daniela Porta1, Philipp Preiss6, Andrea Ranzi7, Carlo Alberto Perucci1, David Briggs2
1Department of Epidemiology Local Health Authority RME, Italy, 2Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College, United Kingdom, 3World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe, Denmark, 4World Health Organization. Regional Office for Europe, Italy, 5Department of Environmental Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 6Institute of Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy, Univerity of Stuttgart, Germany, 7Environmental Health Reference Centre, Regional Agency for Environmental Prevention of Emilia Romagna, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.5 - Waste and waste management - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Health impacts of climate change: setting surveillance priorities  
Mathilde Pascal*, Dounia Bitar, Christophe Declercq, Loïc Josseran, Anne-Catherine Viso
Institute for Public Health Surveillance, France
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.4 - Climate change and health, methodological issues - climate change oral session 4  -  14:00 - 15:30
HEALTH RISK AND BENEFIT ASSESSMENT: NEEDS AT THE INTERNATIONAL LEVEL
Jorgen Schlundt
WHO, Switzerland
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.6 - Symposium 7 - Risk - Benefit Analysis of Food Production and Consumption on Environment and/or Health  -  11:00 - 12:30
Health status of 8-10 year old children and the arsenic content of the drinking water
Tamás Rudnai*, Mihály János Varró, Eszter Szabó, Annamária Mácsik, Mátyás Borsányi, Peter Rudnai
National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Health Vulnerability of Aboriginal Community in Canada and Possible Sustainable Solutions
Atanu Sarkar
School of Environmental Studies, Queen's University, Canada
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.8 - Environmental equity and ethnicity - environmental equity oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Healthy food sesame oil protects against a synthetic chelating agent ferric-nitrilotriacetate induced renal failure
Dur-Zong Hsu*1, Se-Ping Chien2, Ke-Ting Chen1, Ming-Yie Liu1
1National Cheng Kung University Medical College, Taiwan, 2Tainan University of Technology, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Hearing and posture of primary school children from industrial area of Upper Silesia, Poland
Krystyna Pawlas*, Natalia Pawlas, Dorota Kus, Agata Kowalska, Elzbieta Olewinska
Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, Poland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.4 - Symposium 42 - Health effect from environmental and dietary exposure to metals - PHIME Project  -  16:00 - 17:30
Hearing loss in occupationally exposed to radio frequencies (RF) and microwave (MW) non-ionising radiation.
Csaba Szanto
Institute of Public Health, Romania
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Heat health effect prevention: evaluation of the active surveillance program of high risk elderly in Rome. Summer 2008
Anna Maria Bargagli*, Paola Michelozzi, Claudia Marino, Manuela De Sario, Patrizia Schifano, Giovanna Cappai, Carlo Alberto Perucci
Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority Rome E, Italy, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.6 - Environmental equity, air pollution and temperature - environmental equity oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Heat related mortality  among  high risk elderly in Rome. Summer 2008.
Patrizia Schifano*, Giovanna Cappai, Claudia Marino, Annamaria Bargagli, Paola Michelozzi, Manuela De Sario, Michela Leone, Carlo Alberto Perucci
(1) Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority Rome E, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.6 - Effects of temperature - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Heat Waves, Impervious Surfaces, and Hospital Admissions Among the Elderly in U.S. Cities
Carina Gronlund*1, Marie O'Neill1, Joel Schwartz2, Dan Brown1, Shannon Brines1
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Harvard University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Methodological issues of climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Hemochromatosis Gene Variants Modify Effect of Arsenic on Impaired Glucose Tolerance during Pregnancy
Adrienne Ettinger*1, Angeliki Lambrou1, Marianne Hopkins1, Chitra Amarasiriwardena1, Joel Schwartz1, Howard Hu2, David Bellinger1,3, Robert Wright1,3
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 3Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Hemoglobin and family characteristics of preschool children with elevated blood lead concentrations from Montevideo, Uruguay.
Elena I Queirolo1, Adrienne S Ettinger2, Rebecca J Stoltzfus3, Katarzyna Kordas*4
1Catholic University of Uruguay, Uruguay, 2Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Cornell University, United States, 4Pennsylvania State University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
High dietary Zn intake mitigates the effect of Pb on height in a cohort of 12 to 60 month-old children in Mexico City
Alejandra Cantoral*1, Héctor Lamadrid-Figueroa1, Martha Ma. Tellez-Rojo1, Karen Peterson2, Mauricio Hernández-Ávila3, Howard Hu2
1National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico, Mexico, 2Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 3Ministry of Health, Mexico
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.5 - Mercury and lead exposure and development - heavy metals oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
High manganese levels in food crops cultivated in the vicinity of ferro-manganese alloy plant in the Great Salvador Area, Brazil
Cristina P.P.P.S. Soares1, José A. Menezes-Filho*2, Maria S. Miranda1
1Food Science Programme, School of Pharmacy, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil, 2Laboratory of Toxicology, School of Pharmacy, Federal University of Bahia, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.6 - Soil and health - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Higher temperature increased eye infections after flood in Taiwan.
Fung-Chang Sung*1, Ling-Ya Huang1, Yu-Chun Wang2,1, Trong-Neng Wu1, Chung-Ming Liu3, Chang-Hung Chou4
1Institute of Environmental Health, China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Dept. of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, 3Global Change Research Center, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 4College of Life Sciences, China Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.6 - Forest fire and flooding - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Hong Kong's Air Quality Crisis:  Understanding connections among visibility, pollutants, and health costs in pursuit of accountability and environmental justice
Anthony Hedley*1, Hak Kan Lai1, Mike Kilburn2, Christine Loh2, Chit-Ming Wong1, Sarah McGhee1
1Dept of Community Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 2Civic Exchange, Hong Kong
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.1 - Symposium 2 - Aphekom – Communicating Air Pollution and Health Research to Policy Relevant Audiences  -  16:00 - 17:30
Hospital Admissions and Chemical Composition of Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) for 106 U.S. Counties
Michelle Bell*1, Keita Ebisu1, Roger Peng2, Jonathan Samet3, Francesca Dominici2
1Yale University, United States, 2Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 3University of Southern California, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.4 - Air pollution source apportionment - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Human Biomonitoring and Ethics
Lisbeth E. Knudsen
Institute of Public Helath, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
Human Health Risk Assessment Due to Inhalation Load Formed by Industrial Enterprises Emission in Druzhkovka, Ukraine
Olena Turos*1, Oleg Kartavtsev1, Arina Petrosian1, Oksana Voznyuk1, Viktor Stepanets2, Michael Brody3
1Marzeev Institute of Hygiene and Medical Ecology Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine, 2Druzhkovka Municipal Sanitary and Epidemiologic Station, Ukraine, 3EPA, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Husbands' drinking behavior as a risk factor of wives' health-related quality of life during the postpartum period
Pei-Jen Chang*1, Li-Yao Wu2, Yi Chun Chen3, Chao-Hua Chuang4, Wu-Shiun Hsieh5, Shio-Jean Lin6, Pau-Chung Chen2
1National Taipei College of Nursing, Taiwan, 2National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan, 3Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, 4Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan, 5National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan, 6National Cheng-Kung University Hospital, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Lifestyle  -  13:00 - 14:00
Identification of Early Disease Biomarkers in 45 Months PCB-exposed Slovak Population
Sisir Dutta*1, Somiranjan Ghosh1, Shizhu Zang1, Tomas Trnovec2, Lubica Palkovicova2, Eva Sovcikova2, Dean Sonneborn3, Irva Hertz-Piccotto3, Svetlana Ghimbovschi4, Eric Hoffman4
1Molecular Genetics Laboratory, Howard University, United States, 2Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 3Department of Public Health Sciences, University of California, United States, 44Center for Genetic Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
IMMUNE AND  OXIDATIVE RESPONSE  IN  THE  SIMULTANEOUS  EXPOSURE  TO FORMALDEHYDE AND  WOODEN DUST. EXPERIMENTAL STUDIES    
Didi Surcel*, Mariana Botoc, Mioara Butan, Septimiu Toader, Ovidiu Rotaru
Institute of Public Health, Romania
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Environmental geochemistry and health poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Immune Markers  in a Community Exposed to PFOA: Findings from the C8 Science Panel Study
Tony Fletcher*1, Genser Bernd2, Mike Luster3, Giovanni Leonardi1
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2BGSTATS, Austria, 3Luster Associates, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.7 - Symposium 1 - PFOA: epidemiologic research in the mid-Ohio valley in a community exposed to contaminated drinking water  -  14:00 - 15:30
Impact of heat on the urban and rural population in Hungary
Janos Bobvos, Anna Paldy*
National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Impact of Improved Air Quality During the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games on Cardiovascular and Respiratory Emergency Department Visits
Jennifer Peel*1, Mitch Klein2, W. Dana Flanders2, James Mulhollan3, Paige Tolbert2
1Colorado State University, United States, 2Emory University, United States, 3Georgia Institute of Technology, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Impact of pre- and postnatal exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) on the sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)
Dimitri Hauri*1, Anke Huss2, Evelyn Mohler1, Patrizia Frei1, Martin Röösli1,2
1Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.3 - Air pollution and pregnancy outcomes - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Impact of socio-economic state on the prevalence of allergic and respiratory symptoms and diseases and in Hungarian children population
Anna Paldy*1, Peter Rudnai1, Mihaly Janos Varro1, Annamaria Macsik1, Eszter Szabo1, Attila Juhasz2, Csilla Nagy2
1National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 2Central Hungarian Regional Institute of the National Public health and Medical Officers’ Service, Hungary
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Impact of the unusual heatwave of 2007 on the mortality in Hungary
Anna Paldy*, Janos Bobvos
National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Impacts of climate on the incidence of Scrub typhus
Jong-Hun Kim*, Hae-Kwan Cheong
Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Impacts of exposure to highway traffic exhaust on childhood respiratory health in trans-Alpine highway valleys
Martina Ragettli1, Regina Ducret-Stich*1, Charlotte Braun-Fahrländer1, Alex Ineichen1, Harish C. Phuleria1, Christian Schindler1, L.-J. Sally Liu1,2
1University of Basel, Switzerland, 2University of Washington, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Impacts of global climate change on plant food allergens and related health issues
Paul Beggs*, Nicole Walczyk
Macquarie University, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Policy  -  13:00 - 14:00
Impacts of weather events on gastrointestinal medical visits in Taiwan.
Ling-Ya Huang*1, Fung-Chang Sung1, Yu-Chun Wang2,1, Trong-Neng Wu1, Chung-Ming Liu3, Chang-Hung Chou1
1Institute of Environmental Health, China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Dept. of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, 3Global Change Research Center, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 4College of Life Sciences, China Medical University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Impacts on health and social environment among people living near to a solid waste disposal site
Janeth Mosquera-Becerra*, Olga Gómez-Gutiérrez, Fabián Méndez
Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Impairment of Infant Behaviour by Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs): Physiologically-Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Modeling Reveals a Critical Time Window for Postnatal Exposure
Marc-André Verner*1, Pierrich Plusquellec2, Gina Muckle2, Pierre Ayotte2, Éric Dewailly2, Joseph L. Jacobson3, Sandra W. Jacobson3, Michel Charbonneau4, Sami Haddad1
1Département des sciences biologiques, TOXEN, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, 2Centre de recherche du CHUQ-CHUL, Université Laval, Canada, 3Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, United States, 4INRS-Institut Armand-Frappier, Université du Québec, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.2 - The effect of PBDE and PCBs on children - children's health oral session 3  -  08:30 - 10:00
Importance of the population exposure model in the impact of PM and daily mortality.
Valentina Strappa*, Luis A. Cifuentes, Hector Jorquera
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
In Utero Organochlorine Exposure and Obesity in Children of Farmworkers
Marcella Warner*, B. Eskenazi, K. Harley, A. Bradman, R. Aguilar, D. Barr
University of California, Berkeley, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.2 - Symposium 25 - Prenatal Exposures and Environmental Origins of Obesity  -  14:00 - 15:30
Incidence of bronchial hyperresponsiveness among apprentices exposed to flour dust and hairdressing chemicals and changes in exhaled nitric oxide
Paul Tossa1, Christophe Paris1,2, Valérie Demange3, Pascal Wild3, Stéphanie Acouetey1, Jean-Pierre Michaely1, Thomas Remen1, Abraham Bohadana1, Denis Zmirou-Navier*2,4
1Inserm, U954, France, 2Nancy University, France, 3INRS, France, 4EHESP School of Public Health, France
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.5 - Respiratory outcomes in relation to environmental stressors - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Incorporating individual-level uncertainties in exposure into epidemiologic analyses: An application using arsenic in drinking water and bladder cancer
Jaymie Meliker*1, Pierre Goovaerts2, Geoffrey Jacquez2,3, Jerome Nriagu3
1Stony Brook University, United States, 2BioMedware, Inc., United States, 3University of Michigan, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.7 - Bayesian and simulation approaches - methodology oral session 2  -  10:30 - 12:00
Increase in the death risk for respiratory diseases in elderly people associated with air pollution in Volta Redonda city, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Marcio Oliveira*1,2, Inês Mattos1, Sérgio Koifman1
1FIOCRUZ, Brazil, 2SESDEC, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Differential vulnerability to environmental exposures  -  12:00 - 13:00
Increased Asthma Severity among Children Exposed to Outdoor NO2
Kathleen Belanger*1, Melissa Hellenbrand1, Janneane Gent1, Elizabeth Triche2, Theodore Holford1, Brian Leaderer1
1Yale University, United States, 2Brown University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.2 - Air pollution, asthma and allergies - respiratory oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Increased cancer mortality and incidence among residents near a petrochemical complex in Taiwan 
Suh-Woan Hu1, Chang-Chuan Chan*2
1Institute of Oral Biology and Biomaterial Science and Department of Public Health, Chung-Shan Medical University, Taiwan, 2Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Independent effect of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and ambient temperature on oxidative stress in the elderly.
Chung-Won Kang*1, JIN HEE KIM2, Soo-Hun Cho1,2, Yun-Chul Hong1,2
1Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Institute of Environmental Medicine, Medical Research Center, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Independent Effects of Air Pollution and Temperature on Myocardial Infarction
Sanghyuk Bae*1, Ho Kim2, Aekyung Park2, Yun-Chul Hong1,3
1Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Korea, Republic of, 3Institute of Environmental Medicine, Seoul National University Medical Research Centre, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Indium lung: Specificity of association between exposure to indium and lung interstitial damage
Makiko Nakano*1, Akiyo Tanaka2, Miyuki Hirata2, Noriyu Yoshioka1, Takehiro Michikawa1, Yuriko Kikuchi1, Yuji Nishiwaki1, Kazuyuki Omae1
1School of Medicine, Keio University, Japan, 2Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Individual determinants of serum levels of 1,1-dichloro-2,2-bis(p-chlorophenyl)ethylene (DDE) and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) among French women
Bachelet Delphine*1,2, Charlier Corinne3, Kerbrat Pierre4, Arveux Patrick5, Guihenneuc-Jouyaux Chantal1,2, Guénel Pascal1,2
1INSERM (National Institute of Health and Medical Research) U754-IFR69, France, 2University Paris-Sud, France, 3Department of Toxicology, University of Liège, CHU Sart Tilman, Belgium, 4Centre Eugène Marquis, France, 5Department of Medical Information, Centre Georges-François Leclerc, France
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Individual exposure modelling in an integrated decision support system for air quality management
Alexandra Kuhn*1, Miranda Loh2, Lydia Gerharz3, Sandra Torras Ortiz1, Aileen Yang4, Volker Klotz1, Peter Fantke1, Alena Bartonova4, Rainer Friedrich1
1Institute for Energy Economics and the Rational Use of Energy, University of Stuttgart, Germany, 2National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 3Institute for Geoinformatics, University of Muenster, Germany, 4Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.6 - Comparing different exposure assessment methods in air pollution epidemiology - exposure assessment oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Indoor air pollution concentrations assessed during the baseline year of an improved cookstove intervention in a rural Nicaraguan community
Maggie L Clark*1, Heather Bazemore1, Stephen J Reynolds1, Judy M Heiderscheidt1, Allison Shaw2, Stuart Conway2, John Volckens1, Jennifer L Peel1
1Colorado State University, United States, 2Trees, Water & People, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Biomass  -  13:00 - 14:00
Indoor air quality and employees' health information in two intensive care units.
Alfésio Braga*1,3, Marília Jukemura-Miyagusko1,2, Ana Lichtensfeld1, Luiz Pereira1,4, Lourdes Martins1,3
1University of São Paulo Faculty of Medical Sciences, Brazil, 2Nippon-Brazilian Beneficence Hospital, Brazil, 3ABC Faculty of Medicine, Brazil, 4Catholic University of Santos, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air in work environments  -  13:00 - 14:00
Infant respiratory mortality due to air pollution in 3 large Brazilian cities: results from the ESCALA project
Nelson Gouveia*1, Washington Junger2, Antonio Ponce de Leon2
1Department of Preventive Medicine - School of Medicine - University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2Institute of Social Medicine, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Infiltration of PM2.5 into homes in Toronto, Canada: Can commonly available housing characteristics be used to improve exposure estimates?
Nina Clark*1, Amanda Wheeler1, Ryan Allen2, Perry Hystad3, David Stieb1, Greg Evans4, Hungyu You1, Sharon Dell5,4
1Health Canada, Canada, 2Simon Fraser University, Canada, 3University of British Columbia, Canada, 4University of Toronto, Canada, 5The Hospital for Sick Children, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Influence of built environment and socioeconomic position on children's physical activity during leisure time and due to mode of travel.
Gabriele Bolte*, Hermann Fromme, GME Study Group
Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority, Department of Environmental Health, Germany
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.5 - Urban health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Influence of folic acid supplementation on genomic DNA methylation: findings from a randomized, placebo-controlled trial in Bangladeshi adults
J Richard Pilsner3, Megan Hall*1, Xinhua Liu4, Vesna Ilievski2, Vesna Slavkovich2, Habibul Ahsan5, Pam Factor-Litvak1, Joseph Graziano2, Mary Gamble2
1Columbia University, Department of Epidemiology, United States, 2Columbia University, Department of Environmental Health Sciences, United States, 3University of Michigan, Department of Epidemiology, United States, 4Columbia University, Department of Biostatistics, United States, 5University of Chicago, Medicine and Human Genetics, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Influence of Prenatal Lead Exposure on Genomic Methylation of Cord Blood DNA
Rick Pilsner*1, Howard Hu1,2, Adrienne Ettinger2, Brisa Sanchez1, Robert Wright2, David Cantonwine1, Alicia Lazarus1, Hector Lamadrid-Figueroa3, Adriana Mercado-Garcia3, Martha Maria Tellez-Rojo3, Mauricio Hernandez-Avila4
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Harvard University, United States, 3National Institue of Public Health, Mexico, 4Ministry of Health, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.1 - Air pollution and epigenetics - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Influenza epidemics, seasonality, and the effects of cold weather on cardiovascular mortality
Stephanie von Klot*1,2, Antonella Zanobetti2, Joel Schwartz2
1Helmholtz Zentrum München - German Research Center for Environmental Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Germany, 2Department of Environmental Health, Boston, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.1 - Symposium 16 - Social and environmental determinants of weather-related mortality  -  08:30 - 10:00
Informativeness of some hematological indices for the evaluation of influence of low-degree atmospheric pollution on health
Tanya Turnovska*1, Todorka Tzvetkova2, Georgi Tarnovski3
1Medical University, Dep. of Hygiene, Ecology and Epidemiology, Bulgaria, 2Medical University, Central Clinical Laboratory, Bulgaria, 3Medical University, Central Clinical Laboratory, Bulgaria
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Initial enrollment of asthmatic children in a woodstove intervention study
Curtis Noonan*, Tony Ward, Emily Weiler
University of Montana, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Biomass  -  13:00 - 14:00
Insecticide use by sheep farmers in Great Britain for the control of blowfly strike 
Betty Bisdorff*, Richard Wall
University of Bristol, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
INTARESE: Integrated assessment framework for estimating the health effects of climate change
R.S. Kovats*1, F. de Donato2, M. Pascal3, P. Michelozzi2
1London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2Dipartimento di Epidemiologia ASL RM/E, Italy, 3Département Santé Environnement, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.1 - Symposium 30 - Climate change and health: European Research results  -  16:00 - 17:30
Integral health evaluation of children living in an environment with different level of air pollution and socioeconomic conditions
Tanya Turnovska*1, Blagoy Marinov2, Stoilka Mandadzhieva3, Stefan Kostianev4
1Medical University, Dep. of Hygiene, Ecology and Epidemiology, Bulgaria, 2Medical University, Dep. of Pathological Physiology, Bulgaria, 3Medical University, Dep. of Pathological Physiology, Bulgaria, 4Medical University, Dep. of Pathological Physiology, Bulgaria
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Integrated environmental health impact assessment of three drinking water contaminants
James Grellier*1, Antonio Gasparrini2, Päivi Meriläinen3, Cristina Villanueva4, Alexandra Kuhn5, Tony Fletcher2, Terttu Vartiainen3, Manolis Kogevinas4, Johan Högberg6, Alfred Bernard7, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen1,4
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 3National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 4Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Spain, 5Institut für Energiewirtschaft und Rationelle Energieanwendung, Germany, 6Karolinska Institute, Sweden, 7Université Catholique de Louvain, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Interaction between black smoke and neighbourhood socio-economic status and their association with birth weight
Rakesh Ghosh*, Svetlana V Glinianaia, Mark S Pearce, Judith Rankin, Tanja Pless-Mulloli
Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.3 - Air pollution and pregnancy outcomes - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Interaction between organophosphate exposure and serum PON1 activity on hypophysary and male sexual hormones in Mexican greenhouse workers
Marina Lacasaña*1,2, Clemente Aguilar-Garduño3,1, Julia Blanco-Muñoz4, Miguel Rodriguez Barranco1, Beatriz Gonzalez-Alzaga1, Susana Bassol4, Mariano E Cebrian6, Ricardo Gamboa7, Oscar Perez-Mendez7
1Andalusian School of Public Health, Spain, 2CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP, Spain, 3Andalusian Observatory of Environmental Health, Spain, 4National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 5Autonomus University of Coahuila, Mexico, 6CINVESTAV, Mexico, 7National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Interaction  between organophosphate exposure and serum PON1 activity on thyroid hormones in Mexican greenhouse workers
Marina Lacasaña1,2, Miguel Rodríguez-Barranco*1, Clemente Aguilar-Garduño1,3, Julia Blanco-Muñoz4, Inmaculada López-Flores2,1, Oscar A Pérez-Méndez5, Ricardo Gamboa-Ávila5, Susana Bassol6, Mariano E Cebrian7
1Andalusian School of Public Health, Spain, 2CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Andalusian Observatory of Environmental Health, Spain, 4National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 5National Institute of Cardiology, Mexico, 6Autonomus University of Coahuila, Mexico, 7CINVESTAV, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Interactive effects of particulate matter and temperature on daily non-accidental deaths in Beijing, China
Yanzhen Wu2, Jinliang Zhang*1,2
1Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health,Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China, 2School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development (IAASTD) 
Kristie Ebi
Technical Support Unit, Working Group II, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.2 - Symposium 27 - Global Environmental Change and Human Health: food, environment, and sustainability  -  11:00 - 12:30
International Collaboration on Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes (ICAPPO): Pilot Study Analytic Plan for Data Re-Analysis
Jennifer Parker*1, David Rich2, Jong-Han Leem3, Svetlana Glinianaia4
1National Center for Health Statistics/CDC, United States, 2University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, School of Public Health, United States, 3College of Medicine of Inha University, Department of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.2 - Symposium 23 - Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Harmonizing Existing Studies to Support New Innovations  -  16:00 - 17:30
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION IN ENVIRONMENTAL EPIDEMIOLOGY: THE CASE-STUDY OF ISS (ITALY) -IFA (ECUADOR) COOPERATION
Raúl Harari1, Daniela Marsili*2, Pietro Comba2, ISS-IFA collaborative study group3
1IFA - Corporación para el Desarrollo de la Producción y el Medio Ambiente Laboral, Ecuador, 2Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Italy, 3Different Institutions, ...............
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Interrelationship between Exposure to Dioxins, Blood pressure, and Insulin Resistance in Metabolic Syndrome of non-diabetics in Taiwan Living near a Highly Contaminated Area
Jung-Wei Chang*1, Horng-Yih Ou2, Hsiu-Ling Chen4, How-Ran Guo1,3, Po-Chi Liao1,3, Ching-Chang Lee1,3
1Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 3Research Center of Environmental Trace Toxic Substance, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 4Department of Industrial Safety and Health, Hung Kuang University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.8 - Community exposure to industrial pollutants - exposure assessment oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Introduction on the PHIME project
S. Skerfving
Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.4 - Symposium 42 - Health effect from environmental and dietary exposure to metals - PHIME Project  -  16:00 - 17:30
Introduction to the symposium
Michael Joffe
Imperial College, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.3 - Symposium 14 - The health impact of the food economy in poor populations  -  08:30 - 10:00
In-Utero p,p'- DDE Exposure and Child Neurodevelopment at 48 Months of age: A Mexican Cohort
Analucia Gutierrez*1, Luisa Torres-Sanchez2, Lourdes Schnaas3, Maria del Carmen Hernandez3, Erika Osorio3, Mariano E Cebrian Garcia4, Rosa Maria Garcia Hernandez4, Lizbeth Lopez-Carrillo2
1Mount Sinai International Training Program for Minority Students, Community Medicine, United States, 2National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 3National Institute of Perinatology, Mexico, 4Toxicology External Section, CINVESTAV, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Investigating the synergistic effects between meteorological variables and air pollutants: results from the European PHEWE, EUROHEAT and CIRCE projects
Klea Katsouyanni*, Antonis Analitis
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Greece
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.1 - Symposium 30 - Climate change and health: European Research results  -  16:00 - 17:30
Investigating the transferability of land use regression models between two countries - GB and the Netherlands
Danielle Vienneau1, Kees de Hoogh*1, Rob Beelen2, Paul Fisher3, David Briggs1, Gerard Hoek2
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2Institute for Risk Assessment, Netherlands, 3National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Investigation into levels of persistent organic pollutants in fishery produce available on the Irish market
Rhodri Evans*1, Christina Tlustos1, Iona Pratt1, Brendan McHugh2, Linda Tyrrell2, Evin McGovern2
1Food Safety Authority of Ireland, Ireland, 2Marine Institute, Ireland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.8 - Symposium 10 - Environmental health and safety of seafood  -  10:30 - 12:00
Investigation of nephrolithiasis in children with tainted Chinese dairy product consumption in Taiwan
I-Jen Wang*1,2, Yu-Nian Wu1, Wen-Chiuo Wu1, Giovanni Leonardi3, Yen-Jen Sung4, Shuei-Liong Lin5, Tien-Jen Lin6, Kuen-Yuh Wu7, Wei-Chih Cheng8, Pau-Chung Chen7, Chang-Chuan Chan7, Kung-Chang Hwang1
1Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Hospital, Department of Health, Taiwan, 2Department of Health Risk Management, China Medical University, Taiwan, 3Health Protection Agency, Centre for Radiation, Chemical, and Environmental Hazards, Chemical Hazards & Poisons Division, United Kingdom, 4Institute of Cell Biology and Anatomy, National Yang Ming University, Taiwan, 5Taipei Hospital, Department of Health, Taiwan, 6Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, 7Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan, 8Bureau of Food and Drug Analysis, Department of Health, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.7 - Toxicity of food contaminants and home products in childhood - exposure assessment oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Investigation of the Immuno-modulatory Effects of Aflatoxin B1, B2 and G1
Johanna Bruneau*1, Christine Loscher1,2, Richard O'Kennedy1,3
1School of Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Ireland, 2Targeted Therapeutics and Theranostics, Dublin City University, Ireland, 3Biomedical Diagnostic Institute, Dublin City University, Ireland
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.7 - Pesticides and food contaminants - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Is ADHD a risk factor of asthma?
Ho-Jang Kwon*1,2, Mina Ha1,2, Eun Jung Kim2, Yun-Chul Hong3, Jong-Han Leem4, Joon Sakong5, Su-Young Kim6, Chul Gab Lee7, Dongmug Kang8, Soo-Jong Hong9
1Dept of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Research Center for Environment and Children’s Health, Dankook University Medical Center, Korea, Republic of, 3Dept of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Dept of Occupational Medicine, Inha University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Dept of Preventive Medicine, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 6Dept of Preventive Medicine, Cheju National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 7Dept of Occupational Environmental Medicine, Chosun University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 8Dept of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Pusan National University, Korea, Republic of, 9Dept of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Korea, Republic of
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Is there an association among road traffic noise exposure and cardiovascular risk score?
Lubica Sobotova, Jana Jurkovicova*, Ludmila Sevcikova, Zuzana Stefanikova, Helena Rapantova, Lubica Aghova
Institute of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Slovakia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Is transition from nomadic to sedentary lifestyle an important social determinant of child health?
Natalya Bilenko*1,2, Lewis Reisman3, Ilana Belmaker1,4
1Southern Region Office, Israeli Ministry of Health, Israel, 2The D. Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 3Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, United States, 4Division of Community Health, Ben-Gurion University, Israel
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Lifestyle  -  13:00 - 14:00
Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality Associations with Long-Term Exposure to PM2.5 Components  
George Thurston*1, Richard Burnett2, Dan Krewski3, Yuanli Shi3, Michelle Turner3, Kazuhiko Ito1, Ramona Lall1, Michael Jerrett4, Eugenia Calle5, Michael Tunne5, C. Arden Pope6
1New York University School of Medicine, United States, 2Health Canada, Canada, 3University of Ottawa, Canada, 4University of California, United States, 5American Cancer Society, United States, 6Brigham Young University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.1 - Fine particulate air pollution and cardiovascular outcomes - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Joint effects of BMI, diet, and urinary biomarkers of environmental exposures in relation to female pubertal maturation
Mary S. Wolff*1, Susan Teitelbaum1, Susan Pinney2, Gayle Windham3, Lawrence H. Kushi4, Frank Biro5, Chris Erdmann6, Robert Hiatt7, Manori J. Silva8, Xiaoyun Ye8, Michael E. Rybak8, Christine M. Pfeiffer8, Laura Liao1, Antonia M. Calafat8
1Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, United States, 3Environmental Health Investigations Branch, California State Department of Public Health, United States, 4Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, United States, 5Division of Adolescent Medicine, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, United States, 6Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 7Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, UCSF, United States, 8Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.5 - Environmental exposures and child development - children's health oral sesssion 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
Kerosene and biomass fuels may be risk factors for pulmonary tuberculosis in developing countries.
Amod Pokhrel1, Michael Bates*1, Sharat Verma2, Hari Joshi3, Chandrashekhar Sreeramareddy3, Kirk Smith1
1University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2Regional Tuberculosis Center, Ram Ghat, Nepal, 3Manipal College of Medical Sciences, Nepal
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.5 - Air pollution biomass - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Kinetics of PCBs and other selected organochlorines in eastern Slovak children from birth until 45 months of age
Tomas Trnovec*1, Eva Sovcikova1, Beata Drobna1, Anton Kocan1, Kinga Lancz1, Sona Wimmerova1, Lubica Palkovicova1, Irva Hertz-Picciotto2
1Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 2University of California, Davis, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Lack of association between GSTM1, GSTT1, GSTP1 and GSTA1 polymorphisms and occurrence and severity of coronary artery disease in Taiwan
Chih-Ching Yeh1, Fung-Chang Sung*1, Li-Tang Kuo2
1China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Lead exposure, hemoglobin and intelligence quotient: Effect modification by dopamine receptor D2 Taq IA polymorphism among children in Chennai, India
Ananya Roy*1, David Bellinger2,3, Howard Hu1,2, Rama Modali5, Joel Schwartz2,4, Robert Wright2,6, Kavitha Palaniapan7, Kalpana Balakrishnan7
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Department of Neurology, Children’s Hospital Boston, United States, 4Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, United States, 5BioServe Biotechnologies, Ltd., United States, 6Department of Medicine, Children’s Hospital Boston, United States, 7Department of Environmental Health Engineering, Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute, India
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.1 - Air pollution: gene-environment interactions - oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Lead exposure, iron metabolism polymorphisms, and psychiatric symptoms in the Normative Aging Study.
Kelly Bakulski*1, Sung Kyun Park1, Bhramar Mukherjee1, Robert O. Wright2, Marc G. Weisskopf2, David Sparrow2, Avron Spiro III2, Huiling Nie2, Howard Hu1
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Harvard University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Leukemia and proximity of residence to electric power lines in Sao Paulo City
Maria Cristina Haddad Martins, Ciliane Matilde Sollitto, Alfésio Luis Ferreira Braga, Paulo Hilário Nascimento Saldiva, Luiz Alberto Amador Pereira*
Sao Paulo University, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Level of noise in the urban environment in Kardzhali, Bulgaria
Jeni Staykova
Regional Inspectorate for Protection and Control of the Public Health, Bulgaria
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
LEVELS OF CORD BLOOD LEAD IN PREGNANT WOMEN FROM THE INMA-GIPUZKOA COHORT (BASQUE COUNTRY; SPAIN)
Maria Dolores Martínez2, Aitana Lertxundi*1, Loreto Santa Marina2,1, Xabier Aginagalde3, Elizabeth Blarduni4, Ascension Amurrio3
1CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 2Basque Government Health Department. Subdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Spain, 3Public Health Laboratory of the Basque Country, Spain, 4Basque Public Health Service-Osakidetza, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Levels of trihalomethanes and haloacetic acids in drinking water, spatio-temporal variations and exposure of the INMA-Guipuzcoa cohort (Spain).
Loreto Santa Marina2,1, Mikel Ayerdi2, Fernando Goñi3, Jon Alvarez3, Aitana Lertxundi*1, Mikel Basterrechea2,1
1CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 2Basque Government Health Department. Subdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Spain, 3Public Health Laboratory of the Basque Country, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Lifestyle, physical burden and anxiety in pregnant women and recurrent pregnancy loss
Fumihiro Sata*1,2, Hideto Yamada2, Hiroyuki Nakao1, Hisanori Minakami2, Reiko Kishi2, Hirohisa Imai1
1National Institute of Public Health, Japan, 2Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Lifetime exposure to arsenic in drinking water and bladder cancer in Michigan: A population-based case-control study
Jaymie Meliker*1, Melissa Slotnick2, Gillian AvRuskin3, David Schottenfeld2, Geoffrey Jacquez3,2, Mark Wilson2, Pierre Goovaerts3, Al Franzblau2, Jerome Nriagu2
1Stony Brook University, United States, 2University of Michigan, United States, 3BioMedware, Inc., United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.8 - Drinking water quality unravelled - water quality oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
Linking Policy to Environmental Health Assessment
Eva Kunseler*1, Leendert van Bree1, Anne Knol2
1Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands, 2National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.5 - Symposium 40 - Epidemiology informs policy-making – in what direction are current projects and processes leading us?  -  16:00 - 17:30
Lipid peroxidation and oxidative status in metal foundry workers
Hsiu-Ling Chen*, Chia-I Chan
Institute of Occupational Safety and Hazard Prevention, Hung Kuang University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Local herbs in neutralization and elimination of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) from human body
Rakhmanbek Toichuev*, Baktygul Abdyraeva
Institute of Medical Problems, Southern Branch of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Long- and short-term air pollution exposure and markers of inflammation and coagulation in a population sample from Stockholm
Sviatlana Panasevich*1, Karin Leander1, Mats Rosenlund1, Petter Ljungman1,2, Tom Bellander1, Ulf de Faire1,3, Göran Pershagen1,3, Fredrik Nyberg1,4
1Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2South Hospital, Sweden, 3Karolinska Hospital, Sweden, 4Astra ZenecaR&D Mölndal, Sweden
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Oxidative stress  -  13:00 - 14:00
Long- and short-term residential exposure to urban air pollution and blood markers of systemic inflammation and coagulation
Barbara Hoffmann*1, Anja Viehmann1, Sabine Hertel1, Susanne Moebus1, Stefan Möhlenkamp1, Nico Dragano2, Martina Bröcker-Preuss1, Christoph Kessler3, Michael Memmesheimer3, Hermann Jakobs3, Raimund Erbel1, Karl-Heinz Jöckel1
1University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 2University of Düsseldorf, Germany, 3Rhenish Institute for Environmental Research, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.4 - Air pollution oxidative stress - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Longitudinal cohort study of prenatal exposure to mercury in the Mediterranean region
D'Anna Little*1, Fabio Barbone1, Milena Horvat3, Marika Mariuz1, Darja Mazej3, Sheena Nakou4, Maria Parpinel1, Oleg Petrovic6, Igor Prpic6, Katia Sofianou4, Zdravko Spiric5, Giorgio Tamburlini2, Janja Tratnik3, Francesca Valent7
1University of Udine, Chair of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Italy, 2IRCCS Burlo Garofolo, Italy, 3Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, 4Institute of Child Health, Greece, 5Oikon Ltd, Croatia, 6University of Rijeka Clinical Centre, Croatia, 7University Hospital of Udine, Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.4 - Symposium 42 - Health effect from environmental and dietary exposure to metals - PHIME Project  -  16:00 - 17:30
Longitudinal Measures of PCBs and Thymus Size in Infants.
Dean Sonneborn1, Todd Jusko2, Hye-Youn Park1, Lubica Palkovicova3, Danh Nguyen4, Anton Kocan5, Tomas Trnovec3, Irva Hertz-Picciotto*1
1University of California, Davis, United States, 2School of Public Health ans Community Medicine, University of Washington, United States, 3Department of Environmental Medicine, Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 4Division of Biostatistics, Department of Public Health, University of California, Davis, United States, 5Department of Toxic Organic Pollutants, Slovak Medical University, Slovakia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Long-term breastfeeding and neurodevelopment at 14 months: which factors could explain this relationship?
MONICA GUXENS*1,2, MICHELLE A. MENDEZ1,2, RAQUEL GARCIA-ESTEBAN1,2, JOAN FORNS1,2, JORDI JULVEZ1,2, MªCARMEN LOPEZ-SABATER3, MERCEDES ESPADA4, MARTINE VRIJHEID1,2, JORDI SUNYER1,2
1Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 2CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Dept. Nutrition and Food Science, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Barcelona, Spain, 4Laboratorio Normativo de Salud Pública, Departamento de Sanidad Gobierno Vasco, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Long-term exposure to air pollution and ischemic stroke risk
Anna Oudin*, Ulf Strömberg, Kristina Jakobsson, Emilie Stroh, Jonas Björk
Laboratory Medicine, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and mortality: design features of a new cohort study of Ontario adults
Paul Villeneuve*1,2, Mark Goldberg3, Rick Burnett1, Hong Chen3, Dores Zuccarini4, Sonia Demers4, Randall Martin5
1Health Canada, Canada, 2Dalla Lana Schoool of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, 3Department of Medicine, McGill University, Canada, 4Statistics Canada, Canada, 5Dalhousie University, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Long-term exposure to residential noise and air pollution and risk of cardiovascular diseases in Oslo, Norway - Project design and exposure assessment
Bente Oftedal*1, Gunn Marit Aasvang1, Ruhina Tasmin Biswas1, Sachiko Watanabe2, Per Nafstad2,3, Wenche Nystad2, Per Schwarze1
1Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Environmental Medicine, Norway, 2Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Division of Epidemiology, Norway, 3Institute of General Parctice and Community Medicine, University of Oslo, Norway
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Long-Term Exposure to Road Traffic Noise and Myocardial Infarction
Jenny Selander*1, Mats E Nilsson2, Gösta Bluhm1, Mats Rosenlund3, Magnus Lindqvist4, Gun Nise3, Göran Pershagen1
1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden, 3Occupational and Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Sweden, 4City of Stockholm, Environment and Health Protection Administration, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.2 - Joint effects of noise and air pollution - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and mild cognitive impairment in the elderly
Ulrich Ranft*, Tamara Schikowski, Dorothee Sugiri, Jean Krutmann, Ursula Kraemer
Institut fuer umweltmedizinische Forschung, Germany
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.8 - Differential vulnerability to air pollution exposures - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Long-term health effects of the Prestige Oil Spill (Galicia, Spain)
Jan-Paul Zock*1,2, Gema Rodríguez-Trigo3, Emma Rodríguez-Rodríguez4, Francisco Pozo-Rodríguez5, Federico P Gómez6, Carme Fuster7, Gemma Castaño-Vinyals1,2, Josep M Antó1,2, Joan Albert Barberà6
1CREAL, Spain, 2IMIM, Spain, 3Hospital Clínico, Spain, 4SEPAR, Spain, 5University Hospital 12 de Octubre, Spain, 6Hospital Clínic, Spain, 7Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.6 - Symposium 9 - Health Impact of Coastal Oil Spill  -  08:30 - 10:00
Long-term Traffic Related Air Pollution and Diabetes Prevalence in a Semi-rural Area in the Netherlands
Marieke Dijkema*1,2, Sanne Mallant1,3, Rob van Strien1, Ulrike Gehring2, Paul Fischer4, Katja van den Hurk3, Marjan Alssema3, Giel Nijpels3, Jacqueline Dekker3, Gerard Hoek2, Bert Brunekreef2
1department of Environmental Health, Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2IRAS, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 3EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Netherlands, 4Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.1 - Vulnerability to air pollution exposure due to comorbid conditions such as diabetes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Low birth weight and exposure to disinfection by-products in pregnant women in Crete (Rhea study)
Evridiki Patelarou*1, Leda Chatzi1, Sophia Kargaki2, Antonis Koutis1, Panagiota Sourtzi3, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen4,5, Euripides Stephanou2, Manolis Kogevinas1,5
1Department of Social Medicine, University of Crete, Greece, 2Environmental Chemical Processes Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, University of Crete, Greece, 3Department of Nursing, University of Athens, Greece, 4Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 5Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL),Municipal Institute of Medical Research (IMIM),Epidemiologia y Salud Pùblica (CIBERESP), Spain
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.4 - DBPs and health outcomes - water quality oral session 1  -  09:00 - 10:30
LOW-LEVEL NITROGEN DIOXIDE EXPOSURE AND LOW BIRTH WEIGHT RISK IN KAUNAS CITY
Audrius Dedele*, Regina Grazuleviciene, Tomas Grazulevicius
Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Mass Psychogenic Illness: Can Experts Agree When It Occurs And How Often?
Lisa Page*1,2, Catherine Keshishian2, Giovanni Leonardi2, Virginia Murray2, Simon Wessely1
1King's College London, United Kingdom, 2Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.5 - Public health, policy, and the environment - oral session  -  11:00 - 12:30
Material Deprivation Index for Confounding Control in Environmental Epidemiology in Italy
Laura Grisotto*1,2, Dolores Catelan1,2, Roberta Pirastu3,4, Roberto Pasetto3, Annibale Biggeri1,2
1University of Florence, Italy, 2ISPO, Italy, 3National Institute of Health, Italy, 4"La Sapienza" University, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Maternal and umbilical cord blood levels of arsenic, cadmium, manganese, and lead in rural Bangladesh
Molly Kile*1, Robert Wright1, Chitra Amarasiriwardena1, Quazi Quamruzzaman2, Mahmuder Rahman2, Golam Mahiuddin2, David Christiani1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Dhaka Community Hospital, Bangladesh
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Maternal Arsenic Exposure in Relation to Maternal and Child Adiposity and Risk Factors for Diabetes
Adrienne Ettinger
Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.2 - Symposium 25 - Prenatal Exposures and Environmental Origins of Obesity  -  14:00 - 15:30
Maternal care-giving and hygiene behavioral determinants of diarrhea among under-five children in Nekemte town, western Ethiopia
Wondwossen Birke Eshete*, Abebe Gbremariam, Bishaw Deboch
Jimma University, Ethiopia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Maternal Exposure to NO2 during pregnancy and fetal growth: a comparison of two exposure models
Johanna Lepeule*1,2, Fabrice Caini3, Julien Galineau4, Agnès Hulin3, Nathalie Marquis4, Aline Bohet5, Olivier Thiébaugeorges6, Valérie Goua7, Monique Kaminski8,9, Marie-Aline Charles10, Rémy Slama1,2
1INSERM, Institut National de la Santé et de la Recherche Médicale, Avenir Team “Environmental Epidemiology Applied to Fecundity and Reproduction”, France, 2Univ J. Fourier Grenoble, France, 3ATMO Poitou-Charentes, France, 4AIRLOR, France, 5Inserm, U822, « Epidémiologie, Démographie et Sciences Sociales », France, 6Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Maternité de Nancy, France, 7Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Centre Hospitalier Régional de Poitiers, France, 8Inserm, UMR S149, IFR 69, Epidemiological Research Unit on Perinatal and Women's Health, France, 9Université Pierre et Marie Curie-Paris6, France, 10Inserm, UMR 780, IFR69, France
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.2 - Air pollution and pregnancy/early life outcomes - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Maternal Obesity and Dietary Intake of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons during Pregnancy Jointly Affect Birth Weight
Hyunok Choi*1, Frederica Perera2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Maternal PBDE Exposure and Time to Pregnancy
Kim Harley*1, Amy Marks1, Jonathan Chevrier1, Andreas Sjodin2, Asa Bradman1, Brenda Eskenazi1
1University of California, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.2 - The effect of PBDE and PCBs on children - children's health oral session 3  -  08:30 - 10:00
Maternal smoking, GSTT1 and GSTM1 polymorphisms and infant birth-weight reduction in a Kaunas cohort study
Regina Grazuleviciene, Asta Danileviciute*
Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Measurement and Determinants of Anogenital Distance in Healthy, Newborn Infants
Sheela Sathyanarayana*1, Lauren Beard2, Rich Grady3
1Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington Dept of Pediatrics, United States, 2University of Washington School of Medicine, United States, 3Seattle Children's Hospital Division of Pediatric Urology, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Measuring the acute health effects of dust storms: a matched case-control series
Michael Gdalevich1, Esti Nissan1, Levana Kordova-Biezuner2, Itamar Grotto3, Shimon Scharf1, Michael Huerta*1
1Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Barzilai Medical Center Research Institute, Israel, 2Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection, National Air Monitoring Network, Israel, 3Israel Ministry of Health, Public Health Services, Israel
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Mechanistic full chain approach for ETS carcinogenicity impact assessment in the EU
Dimosthenis Sarigiannis*, Spyridon Karakitsios, Alberto Gotti
European Commission - Joint Research Centre, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.5 - Cancer mechanisms - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Mercury - an important contaminant and its existence in milk and blackcurrant in the Slovak Republic
Tatiana Kimakova*1, Kamila Bernasovska1, Janka Poracova2, Tatiana Kimakova3
1University of P. J. Šafarik, Slovakia, 2Prešov University, Slovakia, 3University of Veterinary medicine – Pharmacy, Slovakia
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Mercury Concentrations in First Hair Cuts as a Predictor for Autism
Stephen McKean*, Peter Green, Robin Hansen, Irva Hertz-Picciotto
University of California, Davis, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.8 - Heavy metal exposure in children - heavy metals oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Mercury in vaccines and autism: What do we know? What don’t we know? 
Irva Hertz-Picciotto*1,2, Isaac Pessah3,2
1University of California, Davis, Dept Public Health Sciences, United States, 2M.I.N.D. (Medical Investigations of Neurodevelopmental Disorders) Institute, United States, 3University of California Department of Molecular Biosciences, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.8 - Heavy metal exposure in children - heavy metals oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
MERCURY, LEAD AND CADMIUM IN HUMAN MILK IN RELATION TO DIET, LIFESTYLE AND SOCIO-DEMOGRAPHIC FACTORS IN MADRID, SPAIN
Esther García-Esquinas*2, Nuria Aragonés1, Mario Antonio Fernández3, Beatriz Pérez-Gómez1, Maria José González3, Andrés Iriso4, Jenaro Astray4, Marina Pollán1, Mercedes Martínez4
1Environmental and Cancer Epidemiology Unit, National Center for Epidemiology, Carlos III Institute of Health, Spain, 2Department of Preventive Medicine. Ramón y Cajal Hospital., Spain, 3Instrumental Analysis and Environmental Chemistry Department, Organic Chemistry Institute, CSIC, Spain, 4Madrid Regional Health & Consumer Affairs Authority, Spain, 5Consortium for Biomedical Research in Epidemiology & Public Health (CIBER en Epidemiología y Salud Pública - CIBERESP), Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Meteorological variables and malaria in a Chinese temperate city: A twenty-year time-series data analysis
Ying Zhang, Peng Bi*, Janet Hiller
The University of Adelaide, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.4 - Impact of climate and temperature on health - climate change oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Methodology for Integral Assessment of Physical Population Health
Alla Gorova, Iryna Klimkina*, Yuriy Buchavy
National Mining University, Ukraine
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
MicroRNA-related SNPs modify the association between black carbon exposure and blood pressure in the Normative Aging Study.
Elissa Wilker*1, Andrea Baccarelli1,2, Helen Suh1, Pantel Vokonas4, Robert Wright1,3, Joel Schwartz1,3
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Milan & IRCCS OMPMaRE Foundation, Italy, 3Channing Laboratory, United States, 4VA Medical Center, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Missing data imputation in time series of air pollution
Washington Junger, Antonio Ponce de Leon*
Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.3 - Methods for quantification of short term effects of air pollution and pollens - methodology oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
Mobile phone use and brain tumors - a review of the epidemiological evidence
Anders Ahlbom1, Maria Feychting*1, Adele Green2, Leeka Kheifets3, David Savitz4, Anthony Swerdlow5
1Institute of Environmential Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Australia, 3UCLA School of Public Health, United States, 4Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 5Institute of Cancer Research, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.3 - Symposium 41 - Non-ionizing radiation and health  -  16:00 - 17:30
Modeling human exposure to cadmium and arsenic in a zinc smelter area - a Belgian case study
Arnout Standaert*1, Mirja Van Holderbeke1, Christa Cornelis1, Jeroen Van Deun1, Karen Van Campenhout2, Griet Van Gestel3, Dirk Wildemeersch4, Vera Nelen5, Liesbeth Bruckers6, Rudi Torfs1
1VITO - Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Belgium, 2Environment, Nature and Engergy Department, Flemish Government, Belgium, 3OVAM - Public Waste Agency of Flanders, Belgium, 4Flemish Agency for Care and Health, Flemish Government, Belgium, 5PIH - Provincial Institute for Hygiene, Belgium, 6University of Hasselt, Belgium
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.6 - Soil and health - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Modelling children's exposure to lead in Hoboken, Belgium
Arnout Standaert*1, Mirja Van Holderbeke1, Christa Cornelis1, Griet Van Gestel2, Amy De Sloovere2, Rudi Torfs1
1VITO - Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Belgium, 2OVAM - Public Waste Agency of Flanders, Belgium
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.5 - Mercury and lead exposure and development - heavy metals oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Modelling gender specific exposure to air pollution
Luc Int Panis*1,2, Carolien Beckx1, Geert Wets2
1VITO, Belgium, 2University of Hasselt, Belgium
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.6 - Comparing different exposure assessment methods in air pollution epidemiology - exposure assessment oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Modelling Salmonella numbers in Irish raw pork sausages during transport and home refrigeration
Ursula Gonzales-Barron*, Ilias Soumpasis, Grainne Redmond, Francis Butler
University College Dublin, Ireland
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
Modification of temperature-mortality association in summer by the previous winter mortality in South Korea
JONGSIK HA*1, HO KIM2
1Korea Environment Institute, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Methodological issues of climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Modifiers of Short-term Effects of Ozone on Mortality in the Eastern Massachusetts-- A case-crossover analysis at individual level
Cizao Ren, Joel Schwartz*, Steve Melly
Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk program, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Differential vulnerability to environmental exposures  -  12:00 - 13:00
Monetisation Review on Environmental Health Effects in Health Impact Assessments/HIA
Tifanny Istamto*1,2, Danny Houthuijs1, Erik Lebret1,2
1National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands, 2Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences (IRAS) at Utrecht University, Netherlands
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.4 - Health impact assessment - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
MONITORING TO RESOLVE THE AIR QUALITY-HEALTH ISSUE
Ronald Wyzga*1, Frederick Lipfert2
1Electric Power Research Institute, United States, 2private consultant, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.1 - Outdoor air pollution from exposure to expert elicitation - oral session 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
Mortality Effects of PM10 and O3 in Chilean cities: results from the ESCALA Project
Luis Cifuentes*, Valentina Strappa
P Universidad Catolica de Chile, Chile
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Mortality in the proximity of a nickel/copper smelter in Finland
Kari Pasanen*1,4, Eero Pukkala2, Anu Turunen1, Toni Patama1, Ilkka Jussila3, Sari Makkonen4, Raimo O Salonen1, Pia K Verkasalo1
1National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Environmental Health, Finland, 2Finnish Cancer Registry, Institute for Statistical and Epidemiological Cancer Research, Finland, 3Satakunta Environmental Research Institute, University of Turku, Finland, 4Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kuopio, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Geographical/GIS studies poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
MOTHER AND CHILD CONTAMINANTS AND DIETARY IMPACTS ON THE BODY BURDEN OF CONTAMINANTS: CONTRIBUTION OF NORTH-SOUTH RESEARCH COLLABORATION TO MATERNAL AND CHILD GLOBAL HEALTH
Jon Oyvind Odland
University of Tromso, Norway
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
Multi-pollutant analysis of reproductive outcomes and air pollution using the CMAQ model
Michael Brauer*, Lillian Tamburic
The University of British Columbia, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.3 - Air pollution and pregnancy outcomes - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Neonatal neurodevelopment and prenatal p,p'-DDE exposure:  Evaluation by three different tests. 
Lilia Araceli Bahena-Medina1, Luisa Torres-Sanchez*1, Lourdes Schnaas2, Maria del Carmen Hernandez Chavez2, Erika Osorio Valencia2, Mariano E Cebrián-García3, Rosa María García Hernández3, Lizbeth Lopez-Carrillo1
1National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 2National Institute of Perinatology, Mexico, 33Toxicology External Section, CINVESTAV, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Neurobehavioral effects of manganese exposure through inhalation and dietary intake in Italian adolescents
Roberto Lucchini*1, Elisa Albini1, Elza Bontempi2, Neil Zimmerman3, Giovanni Parrinello4, Silvia Zoni1, Serena Micheletti1, Roberta Ferri1, Filippo Donna1, Annalisa Zacco2, Laura Borgese2, Chiara Nardoni1, Fiorella Tagliani1
1University of Brescia, Occupational Health, Italy, 2University of Brescia, Chemistry Laboratory for Technologies, Italy, 3Purdue University, School of Health Sciences, United States, 4University of Brescia, Statistics and Biometry, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.4 - Symposium 42 - Health effect from environmental and dietary exposure to metals - PHIME Project  -  16:00 - 17:30
New statistical software application to children's health data in Saint-Petersburg
Ekaterina Ozerova*, Nadezhda Voischeva
Saint-Petersburg State University of Engineering and Economics, Russian Federation
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Nitrogen dioxide spatial variability in Rome (Italy): an application of the LUR model over a decade
Daniela Porta*1, Giulia Cesaroni1, Chiara Badaloni1, Massimo Stafoggia1, Kees Meliefste2, Francesco Forastiere1, Carlo Alberto Perucci1
1Department of Epidemiology Local Health Authority RME, Italy, 2Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, University Utrecht, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
NOISE AND AIR POLLUTION CORRELATION AND ITS DETERMINANTS IN THE CITY OF GIRONA
Maria Foraster*1, Mercedes Medina-Ramón1, Xavier Basagaña1, Laura Bouso1, Roberto Elosua2, Dolors Juvinyà3, Marcela Rivera1, Eva Santos-Garcés1, Nino Kuenzli1, Alexandre Deltell3
1Centre de Recerca en Epidemiologia Ambiental, Spain, 2Institut Municipal d'Investigació Mèdica, Spain, 3Universitat de Girona, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Noise and cardiovascular mortality in Switzerland - a cohort study
Anke Huss*1, Adrian Spoerri1, Matthias Egger1, Martin Röösli2,1
1Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Switzerland, 2Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, Switzerland
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.2 - Joint effects of noise and air pollution - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Noise Exposure on Welding Workers
Shu-Ju Chang*1, Wen-Ling Chen2
1Dept of Industrial Management, Aletheia University, Taiwan, 2Institute of Environmental Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Non-specific physical symptoms and distance to powerlines and base stations and underlying mechanisms
Christos Baliatsas*1, Irene Van Kamp2, John Bolte2, Gert Kelfkens2, Joris Yzermans3, Erik Lebret1,2
1Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands, 3Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL), Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.3 - EMF: exposure assessment and health associations - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Non-specific physical symptoms in relation to the actual and perceived exposure to EMF (Electromagnetic Fields) and the underlying mechanisms. *Financed by the Netherlands Organization for Health Research and Development (ZONMW)
Christos Baliatsas*1, Irene Van Kamp2, Joris Yzermans3, John Bolte2, Erik Lebret1,2
1Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands, 3Netherlands Institute for Health Services Research (NIVEL), Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Obesity of children and youth in association with psychosocial factors of family
Ludmila Sevcikova1, Jana Jurkovicova*1, Zuzana Stefanikova1, Lubica Sobotova1, Lubica Aghova1, Jana Hamade2, Jana Novakova2
1Institute of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Slovakia, 2Public Health Authority of the Slovak Republic, Slovakia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Occupation and bladder cancer in a population-based case-control study in northern New England
Joanne Colt*1, Margaret Karagas2, Molly Schwenn3, Dalsu Baris1, Alison Johnson4, Patricia Stewart5, Castine Verrill3, Lee Moore1, Jay Lubin1, Mary Ward1, Claudine Samanic1, Nathaniel Rothman1, Kenneth Cantor1, Laura Beane Freeman1, Alan Schned2, Sai Cherala6, Debra Silverman1
1Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, United States, 2Dartmouth Medical School, United States, 3Maine Cancer Registry, United States, 4Vermont Cancer Registry, United States, 5Stewart Exposure Assessments, LLC, United States, 6New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Occupation and Brain Cancer: a case control in a metropolitan region of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Camila Muzi1, Raphael Guimarães*2,3, Gina Monteiro1, Sergio Koifman1
1National School of Publich Health, Brazil, 2Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 3Federal University of State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Occupation solvents exposure and cognitive decline in older adults
Emile Jorgensen1, Jennifer Weuve*2, Denis Evans2, Martha Clare Morris2, Todd Beck2, Leslie Stayner1, Serap Erdal1
1University of Illinois at Chicago, United States, 2Rush University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Occupational Exposures and Pregnancy Outcomes among Nurses: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Reginald Quansah1, Jouni Jaakkola*1,2
1Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, United Kingdom, 2Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Occupational History and Risk of Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma: The Multiethnic Cohort
Gertraud Maskarinec, Eva Erber, Unhee Lim*, Laurence N. Kolonel
Cancer Research Center of Hawaii, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.7 - Occupational environment and health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Occupational noise levels and change in blood pressure among BC firefighters.
Tracy Kirkham*1, Hugh Davies1, Mieke Koehoorn1,2, Paul A Demers1,2
1University of British Columbia, School of Environmental Health, Canada, 2University of British Columbia, School of Population and Public Health, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Occupational risks of esophageal cancer in Taiwanese men
Shih-Hui Huang*1,2, I-Chen Wu3,4, Deng-Chyang Wu3,5, Hon-Ki Hsu6, Jeng-Fu Yang7, Yu-Kuei Chen3, Shah-Hwa Chou8, Yih-Gang Goan9, Chia-Tsuan Huang10, *Ming-Tsang Wu1,11
1Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and HealthKaohsiung Medical University,, Taiwan, 2Department of Nursing,Fooyin University, Taiwan, 3Division of Gastroentology, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 4Raduate Institute of Medicine,Kaohsiung Medical University College of Medicine,, Taiwan, 55National Sun Yat-Sun University-Kaohsiung Medical University Joint Center, Taiwan, 6Department of Chest Surgery ,Chang Bing Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, 7Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital,, Taiwan, 8Department of Chest Surgery, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan, 9Department of Chest Surgery, Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, 10Department of Family Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital,, Taiwan, 11Research of Excellence for Environmental Medicine, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
ODOUR ANNOYANCE NEAR WASTE TREATMENT CENTRES: A POPULATION-BASED STUDY IN FINLAND
Marjaleena Aatamila*1,2, Pia K Verkasalo1, Maarit J Korhonen3, Marja K Viluksela4, Kari Pasanen1, Pekka Tiittanen1, Aino Nevalainen1
1Department of Environmental Health, National Institute for Health and Welfare, Finland, 2Department of Environmental Science, University of Kuopio, Finland, 3School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland, 4Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Waste and waste management  -  12:00 - 13:00
OGG1 Genetic Polymorphism is Associated with Mitochondrial DNA Damage in Pesticide-Exposed Fruit Growers
Ruey-Hong Wong*1, Pei-Lin Huang1, Yu-Hsuan Yeh1, Yu-Ching Chen1, Yi-Jie Liu1, Jiun-Shiung Lai2
1Department of Public Health, College of Health Care and Management, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan, 2Department of Occupational Safety and Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
On changes in susceptibility to ambient temperature, long-term mortality displacement and age at death
Joacim Rocklöv*, Bertil Forsberg
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.1 - Symposium 16 - Social and environmental determinants of weather-related mortality  -  08:30 - 10:00
On science-policy interface - Results from synthetic analysis of five EC-funded projects, part I: "Assessment" issues
Rainer Fehr*1, Helmut Brand2
1LIGA.NRW, Germany, 2U Maastricht, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.5 - Symposium 40 - Epidemiology informs policy-making – in what direction are current projects and processes leading us?  -  16:00 - 17:30
On science-policy interface - Results from synthetic analysis of five EC-funded projects, part II: "Policy development" and "assurance" issues
Rainer Fehr*1, Helmut Brand2
1LIGA.NRW, Germany, 2U Maastricht, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.5 - Symposium 40 - Epidemiology informs policy-making – in what direction are current projects and processes leading us?  -  16:00 - 17:30
On the Sources of Ambient Respirable Particles Laden with Trace Metals: An Investigation of Extensive Sources of Aerosol with High Fractions of Transition Metals in New York City
Richard Peltier*, Morton Lippmann
NYU School of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Source apportionment  -  13:00 - 14:00
Ongoing mobile phone research studies and latest findings where available
Aslak Harbo Poulsen*, Joachim Schüz
Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Denmark
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.3 - Symposium 41 - Non-ionizing radiation and health  -  16:00 - 17:30
Ongoing RF research studies and latest findings where available, German cross sectional studies, Bavarian studies, Swiss study, UK base station etc
Katja Radon*, Silke Thomas, Tobias Weinmann, Anja Kühnlein, Sabine Heinrich
Hospital of the LM University Munich, Germany
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.3 - Symposium 41 - Non-ionizing radiation and health  -  16:00 - 17:30
ORGANOCHLORINE COMPOUNDS IN THE SERUM OF TWO COHORTS OF PREGNANT SPANISH WOMEN (INMA-GIPUZKOA AND INMA-SABADELL)
Jesús Ibarluzea*2,1, Aitana Lertxundi1, Fernando Goñi1,4, Mar Alvarez-Pedrerol1,3, Jordi Sunyer1,3, Mikel Basterrechea2,1
1CIBER Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 2Basque Government Health Department. Subdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Spain, 3Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, CREAL, Spain, 4Public Health Laboratory of the Basque Country, Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Outdoor volatile organic compounds exposure and irritant health effects near a plastic recycling factory
Toshihide Tsuda*1, Takashi Yorifuji2
1Okayama University Graduate School of Environment, Japan, 2Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry, and Pharmacology, Japan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Overview of USEPA/NERL Cooperative Agreement Research Program on Air Pollution Exposure and Health
Haluk Ozkaynak*1, Stefanie Sarnat2, Jeremy Sarnat2, Lianne Sheppard3, Barbara Turpin4
1USEPA, United States, 2Emory University, United States, 3University of Washington, United States, 4Rutgers University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Oxidative potential: moving towards a toxicity based measure of PM exposure
Cathryn Tonne*1,2, Sean Beevers1, Paul Wilkinson2, Frank Kelly1
1King's College London, United Kingdom, 2London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.4 - Symposium 37 - Advances in Air Pollution Exposure Assessment  -  10:30 - 12:00
Ozone and mortality in fifteen British conurbations: is the effect worse on hot days? 
Sam Pattenden1, Ben Armstrong*1, Ai Milojevic1, Ben Barratt2, Zaid Chalabi1, Ruth Doherty3, Mat Heal3, Sari Kovats1, Paul Wilkinson1
1LSHTM, United Kingdom, 2Kings College, United Kingdom, 3University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Ozone, PM10, and synoptic circulation patterns associated with asthma/myocardial infarction hospital admissions.
Karin Yeatts*1, Adel Hanna1, Zhengyuan Zhu1, Aijun Xiu1, Gurmeet Arora1, Qingyu Meng2, Joe Pinto2, Peter Robison1
1University of North Carolina, United States, 2Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
PAISARC (+) project: Atmospheric Pollution, Social Inequalities, Asthma and Cardiac Risk : influence of neighbourhood context
Wahida KIHAL*1, Elise PELEGRIS2, Denis BARD1, Christiane WEBER2
1School of Public Health (EHESP), France, 2Laboratoire Image et ville, Environnement (LIVE), France
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Geographical/GIS studies poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Paraoccupational And Environmental Mercury Exposure Due To Small Scale Gold Mining In Central Nicaragua: A Cross-Sectional Assessment Of Blood Mercury Levels In Children And Women
Steven Cuadra*1,2, Thomas Lundh2, Kristina Jakobsson2
1Departamento de Medicina Preventiva, Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de Nicaragua, (UNAN-Managua), Nicaragua, 2Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Lund University Hospital, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Parkinson's disease, gender, and occupational exposure to armed forces environments
Karen Semchuk*1, Edgar Love2, Punam Pahwa1, Elise Matthews1
1University of Saskatchewan, Canada, 2University of Calgary, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.7 - Occupational environment and health - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Particle pollution in Accra neighborhoods: spatial and socioeconomic patterns
Kathie L Dionisio*1, Raphael E Arku2, Allison F Hughes2, Jose Vallarino1, Heather Carmichael3, Ari B Friedman3, Samuel Agyei-Mensah2, John D Spengler1, Majid Ezzati1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Ghana, Ghana, 3Harvard Initiative for Global Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.7 - GIS and air pollution exposure assessment - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Particulate Air Pollution, Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Rate Variability: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
Sung Kyun Park*1, Amy Auchincloss2, Marie O'Neill1,3, Ronald Prineas4, Juan Correa5, Jerry Keeler1, Graham Barr6, Joel Kaufman7, Ana Diez Roux3
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, United States, 2Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Public Health, Drexel University, United States, 3Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, United States, 4Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University Health Science, United States, 5Fundacion Santa Fe de Bogota, Salud Comunitaria, Colombia, 6Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center, United States, 7Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.1 - Vulnerability to air pollution exposure due to comorbid conditions such as diabetes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Particulate matter and malaria: A case-control study
Shelby Yamamoto*1, Ali Sié2, Rainer Sauerborn1
1Dept of Tropical Hygiene and Public Health, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2Centre de Recherche en Sante de Nouna, Burkina Faso
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
PCB Exposure In vitro (PBMC): Differential Gene Expression, Pathway Analysis for Possible Mode(s) of Actions, and Disease Development in Comparison with PCB-exposed Slovak Population
Somiranjan Ghosh*1, Sisir Dutta1, Shizhu Zang1, Tomas Trnovec2, Lubica Palkovicova2, Eva Sovcikova2, Svetlana Ghimbovschi3, Eric Hoffman3
1Molecular genetics Laboratory,Howard University, United States, 2Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 33Center for Genetic Medicine, Children’s National Medical Center, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Perceived health effects of pesticides and herbicides used in tobacco cultivation in Nigeria
Olanrewaju Onigbogi*, Oluwaseun Akinyemi
University College Hospital, Nigeria
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and Pubertal Maturation in Young Girls
Susan M. Pinney*1, Gayle C. Windham2, Frank M. Biro3,4, Larry H. Kushi5, Lusine Yaghjyan1, Antonia Calafat6, Kayoko Kato6, Paul Succop1, M. Kathryn Brown1, Ann Hernick1, Robert Bornschein1
1University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dept. of Environmental Health, United States, 2Environmental Health Investigation Branch, California Department of Public Health, United States, 3University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Dept. of Pediatrics, United States, 4Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, United States, 5Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente, United States, 6Division of Laboratory Sciences, National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.5 - Environmental exposures and child development - children's health oral sesssion 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
Personal Care Product Use and Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals in Urban Minority Children
Susan Teitelbaum*1, Mary Wolff1, Marissa Hauptman1, Maida Galvez1, Barbara Brenner1, Xiaoyun Ye2, Manori Silva2, Antonia Calafat2
1Mount Sinai School of Medicne, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.7 - Toxicity of food contaminants and home products in childhood - exposure assessment oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Personal Care Products' Use and its Association with Urine Concentrations of Phthalate Metabolites
Michelle Romero-Franco*1, Raúl U. Hernández-Ramírez1, Antonia M. Calafat2, Mariano E. Cebrián-García3, Marcia Galván-Portillo1, Luisa Torres-Sanchez1, Larry L. Needham2, Mary S. Wolff4, Lizbeth López-Carrillo1
1Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico, 2Division of Laboratory Sciences. Division of Laboratory Sciences. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico, 4Center for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.5 - Biomarkers of exposure - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Personal measurements of ultrafine particles are associated with decreased heart rate variability
Regina Rückerl*1, Regina Hampel1, Tarja Ylin-Tuomi2, Timo Lanki2, Susanne Breitner1, Josef Cyrys1,3, Mike Pitz1,3, Petra Belcredi1, Irene Brüske-Hohlfeld1, Kathrin Wolf1, Ute Küpper1,4, Kirsi Timonen5, H.Erich Wichmann1,4, Annette Peters1, Alexandra Schneider1
1Institute of Epidemiology, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany, 2National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland, 3University of Augsburg, Environment Science Center, Germany, 4Institute of Medical Data Management, Biometrics and Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany, 5Department of Clinical and Nuclear Medicine, Kuopio University and Kuopio University Hospital, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.1 - Fine particulate air pollution and cardiovascular outcomes - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Pesticide exposure and Parkinson's disease (PD) in the Agricultural Health Study (AHS)
Freya Kamel*1, Grace Bhudhikanok2, Aaron Blair3, Samuel Goldman2, Jane Hoppin1, Monica Korell2, J William Langston2, Marie Richards4, G Webster Ross5, Dale Sandler1, David Umbach1, Caroline Tanner2
1National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, United States, 2Parkinson's Institute, United States, 3National Cancer Institute, United States, 4Westat Inc, United States, 5Pacific Health Research Institute, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.6 - Symposium 15 - Association of pesticide exposure with Parkinson’s disease (PD)  -  09:00 - 10:30
Pesticide exposure of pregnant women in Guadeloupe: ability of a food frequencyquestionnaire to estimate blood concentration of chlordecone
Laurence Guldner*1,2, Luc Multigner2, Fanny Heraud3, Christine Monfort2, Jean Pierre Thomé4, Arnaud Giusti4, Philippe Kadhel5, Sylvaine Cordier2
1InVS, France, 2INSERM U625, France, 3Office of Scientific Support to Risk Assessment, French Food Safety Agency, France, 4Laboratory of Animal Ecology and Ecotoxicology, CART, Liège University, Belgium, 5Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University Hospital of Pointe à Pitre, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.7 - Pesticides and food contaminants - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Pesticide exposures from agricultural applications in California and gene-environment interactions in Parkinson's disease
Beate Ritz*, Angelika Manthripragada, Matthew Farrer, Myles Cockburn, Shannon Rhodes, Jeff Bronstein
UCLA, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.6 - Symposium 15 - Association of pesticide exposure with Parkinson’s disease (PD)  -  09:00 - 10:30
Pesticides and Autism:  Incorporating Temporal Vulnerability as an Unknown Parameter
Eric Roberts*1, Paul English2
1Public Health Institute, United States, 2California Department of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.7 - Bayesian and simulation approaches - methodology oral session 2  -  10:30 - 12:00
Pesticides in dust from homes in an agricultural community: changes over time among repeated samples
Martha Harnly*1, Asa Bradman1,2, Rosemary Castorina1,2, Brenda Eskenazi1,2
1California Dept Public Health, United States, 2School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Pests and Pesticides in the City: Washington DC Survey
David F Goldsmith*, Pamela Davidson, Jerome Paulson
George Washington University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
pH in exhaled breath and ozone exposure: interaction with GSTM1 and GSTP1
Isabelle Romieu*1, Albino Barraza-Villarreal1, Consuelo Escamilla-Nuñez1, Leticia Hernández-Cadena1, Li Huiling2, David Díaz-Sánchez3, Hortensia Moreno-Macía1, Stephanie London2
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico, 2National Institute of Environmental Health Science, United States, 3Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.4 - Air pollution oxidative stress - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Philosophy and Epidemiology – Current Trends
Jutta Lindert
Protestant University of Ludwigsburg, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.7 - Symposium 33 - Philosophy and Epidemiology  -  14:00 - 15:30
Phthalates exposure and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in school-aged children
Bung-Nyun Kim1, Soo-Churl Cho1, Min-Sup Shin1, Hee-Jeong Yoo2, Jae-Won Kim1, Yeni Kim1, Young Hee Yang1, Soo-Young Bhang3, Yun-Chul Hong*1
1Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, Korea, Republic of, 3Ulsan University Hospital, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Pickled meat consumption and colorectal cancer (CRC): A case-control study in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Joshua Squires1, Barbara Roebothan1, Sharon Buehler1, Zhuoyu Sun1,2, Peizhong Peter Wang*1,2
1Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2Tianjin Medical University, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Placenta as biomarker of environmental pollution
Rakhmanbek Toichuev*, Janyl Madykova
Institute of Medical Problems, Southern Branch of the National Academy of Sciences of the Kyrgyz Republic, Kyrgyzstan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Plasma Homocysteine, Particulate Air Pollution, and Oxidative Stress-related Genes -- A gene-environment Interaction
Cizao Ren1, Sung Park2, Pantel Vokonas3, David Sparrow3, Elissa Wilker4, Andrea Baccarelli5, Helen Suh1, Katherine Tucker6, Robert Wright7, Joel Schwartz*1
1Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of Michigan School of Public Health, United States, 3Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, United States, 4Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Program, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 5Department of Environmental and Occupational Health,University of Milan, Italy, 6Dietary Assessment and Epidemiology Research Program, Tufts University, United States, 7Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital, Boston and Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.4 - Air pollution oxidative stress - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Plasma organochlorine levels and risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in the Physicians' Health Study.
Kimberly Bertrand1, Donna Spiegelman1, Jon Aster3, Larisa Altshul1, Susan Korrick2, Scott Rodig3, Shumin Zhang4, Tobias Kurth1,4, Francine Laden*1,2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, United States, 3Dept. of Pathology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States, 4Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.3 - Symposium 24 - Organochlorines and Cancer: Recent Findings and Possible Mechanisms  -  11:00 - 12:30
Pleural Abnormalities and Community Exposure to Asbestos Contaminated Vermiculite
Bruce Alexander*1, Jean Johnson2, Katherine Raleigh1, Jeffery Mandel1, Rita Messing2, Gurumurthy Ramachandran1, John Adgate1, Alan Williams2
1University of Minnesota School of Public Health, United States, 2Minnesota Department of Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.8 - Community exposure to industrial pollutants - exposure assessment oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
PM2.5 and heavy metals outdoor concentrations at a school near to an industrial zone in Cali, Colombia
Nathalie Abrahams*, Ana Lasso, Paola Filigrana, Juan Pablo Silva, Fabián Méndez
Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.8 - Heavy metal exposure in children - heavy metals oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
PM2.5-bound organic compounds and cardiovascular symptoms in myocardial infarction survivors
Ute Küpper*1,2, Susanne Breitner1, Jürgen Schnelle-Kreis3, Josef Cyrys1,4, Timo Lanki5, Regina Rückerl1, Alexandra Schneider1, Irene Brüske-Hohlfeld1, Robert Devlin6, Erich Wichmann1,2, Ralf Zimmermann3,7, Annette Peters1,8
1Institute of Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany, 2Institute of Medical Data Management, Biometrics and Epidemiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Germany, 3Institute of Ecological Chemistry, Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany, 4University Augsburg, Germany, 5Environmental Epidemiology Unit, National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), Finland, 6Human Studies Division, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, United States, 7Chair of Analytical Chemistry, Center of Analytical Mass Spectrometry, University of Rostock, Germany, 8Focus Network Nanoparticles and Health (NanoHealth), Helmholtz Zentrum München – German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.4 - Air pollution source apportionment - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Pollutant chemicals, Thyrotropin, and Thyroid Hormone in Infants
Yang Cao1, Ben Blount2, Liza Valentin-Blasini2, Judy Bernbaum3, Terry Phillips4, Walter Rogan*1
1NIEHS, United States, 2CDC, United States, 3Children's Hospital, United States, 4NIBIB, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Pooled analyses of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) exposure and CYP1A1 genetic polymorphisms on breast cancer risk
Lara Sucheston*1, Ji-Yeob Choi3, Francine Laden2, Robert Mililkan4, Gary Zirpoli3, Matthew Grasela3, Marilie Gammon4, Susan Teitelbaum5, Mary Wolff5, Tongzheng Zhang6, Kirsten Moysich3
1University at Buffalo, United States, 2Harvard University, United States, 3Roswell Park Cancer Institute, United States, 4University of North Carolina, United States, 5Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 6Yale University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Population attributable risk of low birth weight related to PM10 pollution in 7 Korean cities.
Ju-Hee Seo*1, Jong-Han Leem2, Eun-Hee Ha1, Ok-Jin Kim1, Byung-Mi Kim1, Ji-Young Lee3, HyeSook Park1, Yun-Chul Hong4, Young-Ju Kim5
1Dept. of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 2Dept. of Occupational & Environmental Medicine, College of Medicine, Inha University, Korea, Republic of, 3Dept. of Social and Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Inha University, Korea, Republic of, 4Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 5Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.2 - Symposium 23 - Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Harmonizing Existing Studies to Support New Innovations  -  16:00 - 17:30
Population exposure to a persistent organic pollutant (ß-HCH) following waste disposal from a chemical plant (Sacco River Valley, Italy)
Daniela Porta*1, Elena De Felip2, Fiorella Fantini3, Francesco Blasetti3, Annalisa Abballe2, Valerio Dell'Orco3, Alessandro di Domenico2, Valeria Fano4, Anna Maria Ingelido2, Carlo Alberto Perucci1
1Department of Epidemiology, Local Health Authority RME, Italy, 2Department of the Environment and Primary Prevention, Nationa Institute for Health, Italy, 3Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Local Health Authority RMG, Italy, 4Local Health Authority RMD, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.5 - Waste and waste management - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Postmenopausal Breast Cancer is Associated with Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution in Montreal, Canada
Dan L. Crouse1, Mark S. Goldberg*2, Nancy A. Ross1, Hong Chen3, France Labrèche4, Marie-France Valois2, Rick Burnett5, Michael Jerrett6
1Dept of Geography, McGill University, Canada, 2Dept of Medicine, Mcgill University, Canada, 3Dept of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Canada, 4Institut national de santé publique du Québec, Canada, 5Health Canada, Canada, 6University of California, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.5 - Cancer mechanisms - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Potential contributions of food consumption patterns to climate change
Annika Carlsson-Kanyama*1, Alejandro Gonzales1
1FOI, Sweden, 2Research institute of bioviversity and the environment, Argentina
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.3 - Symposium 38 - Food Production, Population Dietary Patterns and Global Climate Change  -  14:00 - 15:30
Potential environmental exposure to heavy metals and neurobehavioural performance in children 9-11 years old. An explorative study
Rocio Capelo*1, Juan Alguacil1,2, Diane Rohlman3, Vanesa Navarro1, Manuel Contreras1, Judith Anglada1, Rocio Jara1, Amanda Gago1, Francisco Navarro1, Begoña Perez4
1Universidad de Huelva, Spain, 2CIBERESP, Spain, 3Oregon University, United States, 4Hospital Juan Ramon Jimenez, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Potential impact of global climate change on diarrhoeal disease in Mexico
Magali Hurtado-Díaz*1, Grea Litai Moreno-Banda1, Horacio Riojas-Rodríguez1, Oscar Sánchez-Meneses2, Aldo Castañeda-Martíinez1
1National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 2National Autonomous University of Mexico (, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Potential sources of phthalate exposure in a Vancouver, BC birth cohort at three months of age  
Tim Takaro*1, Ryan Allen1, Roxanne Rouseau2, Michael Brauer2, James Scott3, Jeff Brook4, Stuart Turvey2
1Faculty of Health Sciences, Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2University of British Columbia, Canada, 3University of Toronto, Canada, 4Environment Canada, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.7 - Toxicity of food contaminants and home products in childhood - exposure assessment oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Pre-diagnostic serum concentrations of organochlorine compounds and risk of testicular germ cell tumors
Mark Purdue*1, Lawrence Engel2, Hilde Langseth3, Larry Needham4, Aage Andersen3, Dana Barr4, Aaron Blair1, Nathaniel Rothman1, Katherine McGlynn1
1National Cancer Institute, United States, 2Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, United States, 3The Norwegian Cancer Registry, Norway, 4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.3 - Symposium 24 - Organochlorines and Cancer: Recent Findings and Possible Mechanisms  -  11:00 - 12:30
Predisposed to low basal air pollution level increases hospitalization risk for cardiovascular diseases
Chih-Ching Chang*, Kao-Li Lin
National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Differential vulnerability to environmental exposures  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prenatal Bisphenol A Exposure and Behavioral Problems in Two Year Old Children
Joe Braun*1, Kim Dietrich2, Kim Yolton2, Richard Hornung2, Bruce Lanphear3, Antonia Calafat4
1University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, United States, 2Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Medical Center, United States, 3Simon Frasier University, Canada, 4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.2 - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour - children's health oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Prenatal exposure to ETS and infantile neurodevelopment
Bo-Eun Lee*1, Yun-Chul Hong2, Hyesook Park1, Mina Ha3, Yangho Kim4, Namsoo Chang5, Young-Man Roh6, Boong-Nyun Kim7, Eun-Hee Ha1, Young Ju Kim8, Byung-Mi Kim1, Ju-Hee Seo1, Moon-Hee Chang1
1Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Department of Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 6Institute of Environmental and Industrial Medicine, Hanyang Universiy, Korea, Republic of, 7Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Human Behavioral Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 89Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prenatal exposure to gas cooking and neurodevelopment at 14 months
Martine Vrijheid*1,2, David Martinez1,2, Mariona Bustamante3,2, Joan Forns1,2, Monica Guxens1,2, Jordi Sunyer1,2
1Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), IMIM, Spain, 2CIBER Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Genes and Disease Program, Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.2 - Indoor air quality - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Prenatal exposure to low molecular weight phthalates and autistic social impairment
Amir Miodovnik1, Mary Wolff1, Antonia Calafat2, Manori Silva2, Stephanie Engel*1
1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prenatal Exposure to Low Molecular Weight Phthalates and Childhood Behavior and Executive Functioning
Stephanie Engel*1, Amir Miodovnik1, Richard Canfield3, Chenbo Zhu1, Antonia Calafat2, Manori Silva2, Mary Wolff1
1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Cornell University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.2 - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour - children's health oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Prenatal exposure to mercury, fish consumption during pregnancy and associated factors in four Spanish birth cohorts (INMA Project).
Ferran Ballester*1,2, Rosa Ramón2, Mario Murcia2,1, Xabier Aguinagalde4, Adonina Tardón6,2, Mònica Guxens3,2, Jesús Vioque5,2, Jesús Ibarlucea7,2, Marisa Rebagliato2,5, Jordi Sunyer3,2
1Center for Research on Epidemiology and Public Health (CSISP),, Spain, 2CIBER de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 4Laboratory of Public Health, Spain, 5Universidad Miguel Hernández, Spain, 6Universidad de Oviedo, Spain, 7Subdirección de Salud Pública de Gipuzkoa, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Heavy metals poster session - Foods  -  13:00 - 14:00
Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and CpG methylation
Julie Herbstman*, Deliang Tang, Deguang Zhu, Frederica Perera
Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.1 - Air pollution and epigenetics - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Prenatal exposure to pyrethroid insecticides and infant neurocognitive development at 3 years of age
Megan Williams*1, Dana Barr2, David Camann3, Andrew Rundle1, Virginia Rauh1, Robin Whyatt1
1Columbia Center for Children's Environmental Health, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Southwest Research Institute, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prenatal exposure to the major DDT metabolite DDE and longitudinal measures of body mass index in boys from southern Mexico
Lea Cupul-Uicab1, Mauricio Hernandez-Avila2, Matthew Longnecker*1
1National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences NIH/DHHS, United States, 2Ministry of Health, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.2 - Symposium 25 - Prenatal Exposures and Environmental Origins of Obesity  -  14:00 - 15:30
Prenatal Exposures to Phthalates and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Body Size at age Five
Andrew Rundle*1, Robin Whyatt1, David Camann2, Lori Hoepner1, Darrell Holmes1, Antonia Calafat3, Frederica Perera1
1Mailman School of Public Health, United States, 2Southwest Research Institute, United States, 3Centers for Disease Control, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.2 - Symposium 25 - Prenatal Exposures and Environmental Origins of Obesity  -  14:00 - 15:30
Prenatal personal VOCs and outdoor NO2 exposure effects on birth outcome and infant's atopic dermatitis at 6 month: MOther and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH)
Moon-hee Chang*1, Eun-Hee Ha1, Hyesook Park1, Mina Ha2, Young Ju Kim3, Yun -Chul Hong4, Yangho Kim5, Namsoo Chang6, Young-Man Roh7, Boong-nyun Kim8, Se-young Oh9, Bo-Eun Lee1, Ju-Hee Seo1, Byung-Mi Kim1
1Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Obstetrics Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 6Department of Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 7Institute of Environmental and Industrial Medicine, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of, 8Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Human Behavioral Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 9Department of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Prenatal pesticide exposure as predictor of neurobehavioural deficits and increased blood pressure at school age: Part of a silent pandemic?
Raul Harari1, Jordi Julvez2, David Bellinger2, Dana Barr3, Frodi Debes4, Philippe Grandjean*2,4
1Corporación para el Desarrollo de la Producción y el Medio Ambiente Laboral, Ecuador, 2Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 4University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.2 - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour - children's health oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Prenatal phenol exposure and expression of imprinted genes in human placenta
Cheryl Stein1, Jia Chen1, Andreas Diplas1, Luca Lambertini1, Antonia Calafat2, Xiaoyun Ye2, Susan Teitelbaum1, James Wetmur1, Mary Wolff1, Rhoda Sperling1, Menjean Lee1, Stephanie Engel*1
1Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Preterm birth and ambient air pollution in Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Marcelo Moreno Reis*1,2, Luiz Alberto Amador Pereira2, Braga Alfésio Luís Ferreira2
1Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), Brazil, 2School of Medicine, University of São Paulo (USP), Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.6 - Birth and reproductive outcomes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Preterm Birth and Bisphenol A Concentrations in Mexico City: a Pilot Study
GZ Fortenberry*1, JD Meeker1, H Hu1, A Calafat2, BN Sánchez1, DE Cantonwine1, H LaMadrid-Figueroa3, M Hernandez-Avila3, MM Tellez-Rojo3
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3National Institute of Public Health, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Prevalence and predictors of elevated hair metal levels among preschool children and women from Montevideo, Uruguay.
Katarzyna Kordas*1, Elena I Queirolo2, Adrienne S Ettinger3, Rebecca J Stoltzfus4
1Pennsylvania State University, United States, 2Catholic University of Uruguay, Uruguay, 3Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4Cornell University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prevalence and Risk Factors of Noise-Induced Hearing Loss among Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) Cylinder Infusion Workers in Taiwan
Shu-Ju Chang*1, Chin-Kuo Chang2
1Dept of Industrial Management, Aletheia University, Taiwan, 2School of Biomedical Sciences, Universoty of Ulster, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Prevalence of blood diseases in the Estuary of Santos, Brazil.
Tatyana Ribeiro1, Mariana Guimarães2, Daniele Carvalho2, Nilva Campina2, Mônica Lobarinhas2, Ana Lopes2, Michele Cunha2, Vivianni Wanderley1, Andréa Invenção1, Tomas Braga3, Lourdes Martins2, Adriana Gomes3,2, Luiz Pereira1,2, Alfésio Braga*1,3
1Catholic University of Santos, Brazil, 2University of São Paulo Faculty of Medical Sciences, Brazil, 3Center for Studies of Contemporary Culture, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prevalence of Blood Lead Level in Children Living in a Community Exposed by Lead Glazed Ceramics in Michoacan, Mexico.
Alejandro Molina-Garcia*, Gerardo Mendoza-Ramirez, Virgilio Perez-Negron, Laura Huanosto-Gutierrez, Josefina Martinez-Ponce, Victor Rene Andrade-Chavez, Roman Armando Luna-Escalante
Ministry of Health at Michoacan, Mexico
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prevalence of liver diseases in the Estuary of Santos, Brazil.
Daniele Carvalho2, Mariana Guimarães2, Nilva Campina2, Mônica Lobarinhas2, Ana Lopes2, Michele Cunha2, Ivy Souza1, Vera Oliveira1, Lucas Braga4, Lourdes Martins2, Adriana Gomes3, Luiz Pereira1,2, Alfésio Braga*1,3
1Catholic University of Santos, Brazil, 2University of São Paulo Faculty of Medical Sciences, Brazil, 3Center for Study of Contemporary Culture, Brazil, 4Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Professional exposure to organophosphorus insecticides, paraoxonase (PON1) polymorphisms, and Parkinson's disease (PD) among French agricultural workers
Frédéric Moisan*1, Julien Chapuis2, Jean-Charles Lambert2, Philippe Amouyel2, Christophe Tzourio1, Alexis Elbaz1
1Inserm, U708 (Neuroepidemiology), France, 2Inserm, U744, France
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
Professional exposure to pesticides and Parkinson's disease (PD) among French agricultural workers
Alexis Elbaz*1,2, Frédéric Moisan1
1Inserm, U708 (Neuroepidemiology), France, 2Département Santé-Travail, Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.6 - Symposium 15 - Association of pesticide exposure with Parkinson’s disease (PD)  -  09:00 - 10:30
Projected Changes in Reportable Enteric Disease Incidence in New Brunswick, Canada in Response to Changes in Temperature, Precipitation and Snow Depth
James Valcour*1, Dominique Charron4, David Waltner-Toews2, Olaf Berke2, Tom Edge3
1Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2University of Guelph, Canada, 3Environment Canada, Canada, 4International Development Research Centre, Canada
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
Prolonged exposure to occupational noise and hypertension among workers in the aviation industry.
Jen-Yin Chen*, Ta-Yuan Chang
China Medical University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Prolonged Exposure to Particulate Air Pollution and Decreased DNA Methylation
Jaime Madrigano*1,2, Andrea Baccarelli2,3, Pantel Vokonas4, Helen Suh2, Valentina Bollati3, Joel Schwartz1,2
1Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Center of Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Milan & IRCCS OMPMaRE Foundation, Italy, 4VA Normative Aging Study, VA Boston, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.1 - Air pollution and epigenetics - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Providing simulations of food crop production for health impacts
Gillian Rose*1, Tim Wheeler1, Sari Kovats2
1Walker Institute, University of Reading, United Kingdom, 2London School of Hygien and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.2 - Symposium 5 - Food, agriculture, environment, and infectious diseases of poverty  -  09:00 - 10:30
Proximity to industrial polluting sources and socioeconomic status-An environmental equity study on a small-area scale
Séverine Deguen*1, Sabrina Havard1, Hortence Kamga1, Philippe Dorelon2, Denis Zmirou-Navier1,3
1School of public health - EHESP, France, 2French Environmental Institute, France, 3INSERM U954, France, 4Nancy University Medical School, France
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.6 - Environmental equity, air pollution and temperature - environmental equity oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Proximity to wood factories and respiratory health risks: the Viadana study 
Marta Rava*1, Alessandro Marcon1, Lucia Cazzoletti1, Paolo Ricci2, Caterina Silocchi3, Roberto de Marco1
1Unit of Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, University of Verona, Italy, 2Epidemiological Unit, NHS, Italy, 3Department of prevention, NHS, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.8 - Community exposure to industrial pollutants - exposure assessment oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Qualitative data in the study of environmental health: An anlysis of the literature.
Madeleine Scammell
Boston University School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.7 - Exploring the range of methdological approaches available for environmental epidemiology - methodology oral session 1  -  16:00 - 17:30
Quantification of short term effects of pollen counts and sentinel botanic garden observations on pollinosis symptoms: a French panel study
Gaëlle PEDRONO*1, Christelle LE GRAND1, Marie-Thérèse GUILLAM1, Alain MEUNIER2, Daniel RIVIERE2, Claude FIGUREAU3, Michel THIBAUDON4, Angéline VINAT1, Yann DUBREIL5, Dominique CHEVALLIER5, Laurent-Charles ANTOINE5, Odile MORIN5, Claire SEGALA1
1SEPIA-Santé, France, 2DRASS Pays de Loire, France, 3Ville de Nantes, France, 4Réseau National de Surveillance Aérobiologique, France, 5AEROCAP44, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.3 - Methods for quantification of short term effects of air pollution and pollens - methodology oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
Radio-ecological situation in industrial waste dumps of the Kyrgyz Chemical and Metallurgical Plant
Almaz Sultashev
Scientific and Production Centre for Preventive Medicine, Kyrgyzstan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Waste and waste management  -  12:00 - 13:00
Recent developments in the science-policy interface in environment and health in Europe
Marco Martuzzi
World Health Organization, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.5 - Symposium 40 - Epidemiology informs policy-making – in what direction are current projects and processes leading us?  -  16:00 - 17:30
Recent steps to a Harmonised Approach to HBM across Europe.
Ludwine Casteleyn*1, Birgit Van Tongelen4, Reinhard Joas2, Alexandra Polcher2, Pierre Biot3, Anne Catherine Viso5
1University of Leuven, Belgium, 2BiPRO, Germany, 3FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Belgium, 4DG Environment EU Commisssiona, Belgium, 5INVS Sante, France
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
Reduced atmospheric manganese in Montreal following removal of Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl (MMT)
Alexandre Joly*1, Jean Lambert2, Claude Gagnon3, Kristof Szyncel1, Greg Kennedy4, Donna Mergler5, Joseph Zayed1
1Department of Occupational and environmental health, Université de Montréal, Canada, 2Department of Social and preventive medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada, 3Montreal Urban Community, Canada, 4Department of Engineering Physics, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada, 5CINBIOSE (Centre de recherche interdisciplinaire sur la biologie, la santé, la société et l’environnement), University of Quebec in Montreal, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Reducing air pollution exposure from biomass fuel has more impact on severe than non-severe child pneumonia: findings from the RESPIRE (Guatemala) RCT
Nigel Bruce*1, Mukesh Dherani1, Martin Weber4, Anaite Diaz2, Byron Arana2, Lisa Thompson3, Kirk Smith3, John McCracken3
1University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, 2University del Valle, Guatemala, 3University of California, Berkeley, United States, 4World Health Organisation, Indonesia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.5 - Air pollution biomass - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
REGIONAL DIFFERENCES IN LEVELS OF PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS IN PLASMA OF SOUTH AFRICAN DELIVERING WOMEN: IMPACT OF THE REINTRODUCTION OF DDT USE IN MALARIA AREAS
Halina Rollin2, Jon Oyvind Odland1, Torkjel Sandanger4, Kalavati Channa*3
1University of Tromso, Norway, 2Medical Research Council, South Africa, 3National Institute of Occupational Health, South Africa, 4Norwegian Institute for Air Research, South Africa
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
Relation of dampness to sick building syndrome in Japanese public apartment houses
Yasuaki Saijo*, Yoshihiko Nakagi, Toshihiro Ito, Yoshihiko Sugioka, Hitoshi Endo, Takahiko Yoshida
Asahikawa Medical College, Japan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Chemicals in indoor air  -  12:00 - 13:00
Relations between antioxidant status and smoking biomarkers
Yu-Wen Chiu*, Hung-Yi Chuang, Chia-Tsuan Huang
Department of Community Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Relationships between Brominated Flame Retardant Concentrations in House Dust and Serum Hormone Levels in Men
Paula I. Johnson*1, Heather M. Stapleton2, Russ Hauser3, John D. Meeker1
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Duke University, United States, 3Harvard University, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Relationships between inhalation exposure, urinary and end exhaled-breath biomarkers among jet fuel exposed Air Force personnel
Kristen Smith1,2, Susan Proctor2, Michael McClean*1
1Boston University School of Public Health, United States, 2US Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Relationships of Personal Exposure to Temperature, Relative Humidity and Fine Particles with Outdoor Temperature
Tarja Yli-Tuomi*1, Juha Pekkanen1,2, Josef Cyrys3, Alexandra Schneider3, Minna Aurela4, Arto Pennanen1, Hilkka Dufva5, Juhani Dufva5, Risto Hillamo4, Iiris Salonen6, Raimo O. Salonen1, Timo Lanki1
1National Institute for Health and Welfare, Department of Environmental Health, Finland, 2School of Public Health and Clinical Practise, University of Kuopio, Finland, 3Helmholtz Zentrum Munchen, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany, 4Finnish Meteorological Institute, Air Quality Research, Finland, 5Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, Finland, 6Kymenlaakso Hospital Services, Kymenlaakso Hospital District, Finland
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Remediation of arsenic-contaminated sites in Sweden - few avoided cancer cases
Lars Barregard*1, Johanna Forslund Kullander2, Eva Samakovlis2, Marie Vredin Johansson2
1Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden, 2Environmental Economics, National Institute of Economic Research, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Reproductive health effects due to environmental pesticide exposure amongst boys in the Western Cape, South Africa
Mohamed Aqiel Dalvie*, Rene English
University of Cape Town, South Africa
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.7 - Pesticides and food contaminants - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
RESIDENCE NEAR POWER LINES AND RISK OF CHILDHOOD LEUKEMIA IN TWO NORTHERN ITALY MUNICIPALITIES
Carlotta Malagoli*1, Marco Vinceti1, Mariagiulia Calzari1, Sara Fabbi2, Sergio Teggi2, Giovanni Palazzi3, Paolo Paolucci3, Maurizio Poli4, Elena Ballotti4, Barbara Notari5, Maurizio Bruni5
1Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, 2Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, 3Department of Mother and Child, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, 4Emilia-Romagna Environmental Protection Agency section of Reggio Emilia, Italy, 5Emilia-Romagna Environmental Protection Agency section of Modena, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
RESIDENTIAL EXPOSURE TO ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS AND RISK OF AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL SCLEROSIS IN REGGIO EMILIA, ITALY
Francesca Bonvicini1, Marco Vinceti*1, Sara Fabbi2, Sergio Teggi2, Maurizio Poli3, Paolo Zanichelli3
1Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, 2Department of Mechanical and Civil Engineering, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, 3Emilia-Romagna Environmental Protection Agency, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Residential Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Organochlorine Pesticides and Risk of Childhood Leukemia
Mary H. Ward*1, Joanne S. Colt1, Catherine Metayer2, Robert B. Gunier3, Jay Lubin1, Vonda Crouse4, Marcia G. Nishioka5, Peggy Reynolds3, Patricia A. Buffler2
1National Cancer Institute, United States, 2University of California, United States, 3Northern California Cancer Center, United States, 4Children’s Hospital of Central California, United States, 5Battelle Memorial Institute, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.3 - Symposium 24 - Organochlorines and Cancer: Recent Findings and Possible Mechanisms  -  11:00 - 12:30
Residential Indoor Air Exposure to Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Edward Fitzgerald*1, Erin Belanger2, Patrick Palmer2,1, Lloyd Wilson2,1, Raj Narang2, Syni-an Hwang2,1
1University at Albany, United States, 2New York State Department of Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Chemicals in indoor air  -  12:00 - 13:00
Residential mobility during pregnancy in the north of England
Susan Hodgson1, Palitha Karunapema1,2, Payam Dadvand1,3, Mark Shirley3, Mary Bythell4, Judith Rankin*1,4
1Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2Non-Communicable Disease Control Unit, Ministry of Healthcare & Nutrition, Sri Lanka, 3Institute of Research on the Environment and Sustainability, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 4Regional Maternity Survey Office, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.8 - Symposium 26 - The Impact of Residential Mobility on Environmental Epidemiology Studies  -  16:00 - 17:30
Residential mobility, cancer and local indicators of geocoding error
Geoffrey Jacquez*1,2, Robert Rommel1
1BioMedware, United States, 2The University of Michigan, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.8 - Symposium 26 - The Impact of Residential Mobility on Environmental Epidemiology Studies  -  16:00 - 17:30
Residential traffic and pregnancy-related outcomes in mother and child: The Generation R Study
Edith H. van den Hooven*1,2, Vincent W.V. Jaddoe1,3, Yvonne de Kluizenaar2, Albert Hofman3, Eric A.P. Steegers4, Henk M.E. Miedema2, Frank H. Pierik2
1The Generation R Study Group, Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands, 2Department of Environment and Health, Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Netherlands, 3Department of Epidemiology, Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands, 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Erasmus Medical Center, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.2 - Air pollution and pregnancy/early life outcomes - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Residents' PFOA serum concentrations before and after granular activated carbon filtration at public water systems in Little Hocking, Ohio and Lubeck, West Virginia
Scott Bartell*1,4, Antonia Calafat2, Christopher Lyu3, Kayoko Kato2, P Barry Ryan4, Kyle Steenland4
1University of California, Irvine, United States, 2US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Battelle/Centers for Public Health Research & Evaluation, United States, 4Emory University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.7 - Symposium 1 - PFOA: epidemiologic research in the mid-Ohio valley in a community exposed to contaminated drinking water  -  14:00 - 15:30
Respiratory effects in schoolchildren exposed to industrial sources of particulate material (PM)
Paola Filigrana*, Mónica Luna, Fabián Méndez
Universidad del Valle, Colombia
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Respiratory infections associated with average daily ozone exposure was significant for schoolchildren in the Taipei metropolitan.
Yu-Chun Wang*1, Yu-Kai Lin2,3, Jia-Ming Lin2
1Department of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, 2Institute of Environmental Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 3Taiwan Environmental Protection Administration, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Respiratory Outcomes, Work and Ambient Pollution
Rajen Naidoo*1, Thomas G Robins2, Stuart Batterman2, Graciela Mentz2
1University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2University of Michigan, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS AND VENTILATORY CAPACITY IN METAL POLISHERS
Tanveer Husain*1, Subhodh Rastogi2, Neeraj Mathur2
1Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, India, 2Indian Institute of Toxicological Research, India
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.5 - Respiratory outcomes in relation to environmental stressors - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Results from biomonitoring in 5 repeated German HBM surveys - The German Environmental Surveys (GerES)
Marike Kolossa-Gehring*, Kerstin Becker, André Conrad, Christine Schulz, Margarete Seiwert
Federal Environment Agency, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.3 - Symposium 34 - Human Biomonitoring in the 21st Century: Use, and Application to Environmental Epidemiology  -  16:00 - 17:30
Retrospective Exposure Estimation for Perflurooctanoic Acid in Eastern Ohio and Western West Virginia.   
Hyeong-Moo Shin1, Scott M. Bartell1, Verónica M. Vieira2, Russell L. Detwiler3, Kyle Steenland*4,5, P. Barry Ryan4
1Dept of Social Ecology and Epidemiology, University of California- Irvine, United States, 2Dept of Environmental Health, Boston University, United States, 3Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California- Irvine, United States, 4Dept of Environmental and Occupational Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, United States, 5C8 Science Advisory Panel, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.7 - Symposium 1 - PFOA: epidemiologic research in the mid-Ohio valley in a community exposed to contaminated drinking water  -  14:00 - 15:30
RISK BENEFIT ANALYSIS OF FOOD CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION ON HEALTH AND ON THE ENVIRONMENT
Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen
School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.6 - Symposium 7 - Risk - Benefit Analysis of Food Production and Consumption on Environment and/or Health  -  11:00 - 12:30
RISK COMMUNICATION / ISSUANCE OF RISK WARNINGS with respect to air pollution: assessment of actions undertaken by the government authorities in Guadalajara, Mexico
María Guadalupe Garibay-Chávez*1, María Luisa García-Bátiz2
1Environment and Human Communities Institute, University of Guadalajara, Mexico, 2Regional Studies Department-INESER, University of Guadalajara, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Risk of low birth weight in relation to trihalomethane concentrations in public water supply: a national study using multiple data sources.
M Toledano*1, J Bennett1, J Molitor1, N Best1, J Fawell2, P Elliott1, M Nieuwenhuijsen1
1Imperial College, United Kingdom, 2Independent Consultant, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Rural livelihoods, living standards and health
Martin Prowse
Overseas Development Institute, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.3 - Symposium 14 - The health impact of the food economy in poor populations  -  08:30 - 10:00
Saharan dust transport and daily mortality
Stefano Zauli Sajani*1, Rossella Miglio2, Paolo Bonasoni3, Paolo Cristofanelli3, Angela Marinoni3, Claudio Sartini1, Carlo Alberto Goldoni4, Gianfranco De Girolamo4, Paolo Lauriola1
1Regional Agency for Enviromental Protection of Emilia-Romagna (Italy), Italy, 2University of Bologna, Italy, 3Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science - National Research Council, Italy, 4Local Health Authority of Modena, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.4 - Air pollution source apportionment - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Sanitarian and Epidemiological Surveillance in Clenbuterol Outbreaks in Polluted Food Consumption by People in Michoacan State, Mexico during 2004 to 2008.
Alejandro Molina-Garcia*, Laura Hurtado-Salinas, Gerardo Mendoza-Ramirez, Laura Huanosto-Gutierrez, Josefina Martinez-Ponce, Victor Rene Andrade-Chavez, Roman Armando Luna-Escalante
Ministry of Health at Michoacan, Mexico
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Schoolchildren panel study of air pollution from biomass burning in Amazon: results by gender and age.
Ludmilla Viana Jacobson*1, Sandra Hacon2, Eliane Ignotti3, Hermano Castro2, Paulo Artaxo4, Antonio Ponce de Leon1
1UERJ, Brazil, 2ENSP/Fiocruz, Brazil, 3UNEMAT, Brazil, 4USP, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Biomass  -  13:00 - 14:00
Scientific basis for the contingency planning against coastal oil spill
Hae-Kwan Cheong*1, Young Min Kim2,4, Jong Ho Kim3, Jong Hun Kim1, Kumsook Ko4, Mina Ha5
1Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Graduate School of Environmental Studies, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 3School of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 4Korea Women's Environmental Network, Korea, Republic of, 5Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.6 - Symposium 9 - Health Impact of Coastal Oil Spill  -  08:30 - 10:00
Seasonal difference of ambient temperature effect on blood pressure change
Yun-Chul Hong*1,2, Ho Kim3, Se-Young Oh4, Min-Seon Park5
1Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Seoul National University Medical Research Center, Korea, Republic of, 3Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of, 5Seoul National University Hospital, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.6 - Climate change, heat waves, and mortality - climate change oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
SEASONAL VARIATION IN BIRTH AND DIAGNOSIS OF CANCER IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN NORTHERN ENGLAND, 1968-2005
Richard McNally*, Nermine Basta, Peter James, Sir Alan Craft
Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.5 - Cancer mechanisms - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Seasonal variation in vitamin D status among nurses in Canada
Sarah C. Wallingford*1, Glenville Jones2, Kristan J. Aronson1
1Department of Community Health & Epidemiology, Queen’s Cancer Research Institute Division of Cancer Care & Epidemiology, Canada, 2Department of Biochemistry, Queen’s University, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.6 - Respiratory and cardiovascular health effects of temperature and climate change - climate change oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Secondhand smoke and physical and mental health of non-smoking mothers
Lubica Sobotova1,2, Ying-Hua Liu2,3, Alexis Burakoff2, Ludmila Sevcikova1, Jana Jurkovicova*1, Zuzana Stefanikova1, Michael Weitzman2,3
1Institute of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University, Slovakia, 2Department of Pediatrics, New York University School of Medicine, Deaptment of Pediatrics, New Bellevue, United States, 3The AAP Julius B. Richmond Center of Excellence, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air and exposure of mothers  -  13:00 - 14:00
Sensitivity of Continuous Performance Test (CPT) to Methylmercury Exposure at age 14 years
Jordi Julvez*1, Frodi Debes2, Anna Choi1, Pal Weihe2, Philippe Grandjean1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Faroese Hospital System, Faroe Islands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.8 - Heavy metals and CNS fx - heavy metals oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Sensitivity of Regional Health Effect Estimates to Different Approaches to Estimating Long-term PM2.5 Exposure
Sun-Young Kim*, Lianne Sheppard, Sverre Vedal
University of Washington, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Sero-epidemiology of measles among adult working population in southern Taiwan
Shih-Bin Su1,3, How-Ran Guo*2
1Chi-Mei Medical Center, Taiwan, 2National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 3Southern Taiwan University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Serum Biomarkers of Potential Hormonally Active Chemicals and Age at Pubertal Transition in Girls
Gayle C. Windham*1, Susan M. Pinney2, Raymond Lum3, Andreas Sjodin4, Lawrence H. Kushi5, Frank M. Biro2, Larry Needham4, Robert Hiatt6
1California Department of Public Health, United States, 2University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, United States, 3Impact Assessment Inc, United States, 4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 5Kaiser Permanente Division of Research, United States, 6University of California at San Francisco Cancer Center, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.5 - Environmental exposures and child development - children's health oral sesssion 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
Serum levels of folic acid, nutritional folic acid consumption and reported adherence with folic acid supplementations among pregnant women
Natalya Bilenko*1,2, Lilia Grinshpoon1, Yael Inbar3, Hilel Vardi2,3, Ilana Bekmaker3,4
1Department of Epidemiology and Health Services Evaluation, ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 2S. Daniel Abraham International Center for Health and Nutrition, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel, 3Regional Office of Ministry of Health, Southern Region, Israel, 4Community Health Division, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Serum levels of p,p'-DDE and reproductive hormone profile in male greenhouse workers of Morelos, Mexico.
Julia Blanco-Muñoz*1, Marina Lacasaña2,3, Clemente Aguilar-Garduño2,4, Mariano E. Cebrián-García5, Susana Bassol6, Magally Mayanin Morales5, Rosa María García-Hernández5, Cecilia Hernández6
1National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 2Andalusian School of Public Health, Spain, 3CIBER of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 4Andalusian Observatory of Environmental Health (OSMAN), Spain, 5CINVESTAV, Mexico, 6Research Center Medicine School, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
Serum PFOA and PFOS and Pregnancy Outcome
David Savitz*, Cheryl Stein, Marcelle Dougan
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.7 - Symposium 1 - PFOA: epidemiologic research in the mid-Ohio valley in a community exposed to contaminated drinking water  -  14:00 - 15:30
Serum zinc and prostate cancer risk in the Multiethnic Cohort study
Song-Yi Park, Laurence Kolonel*
University of Hawaii, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Sex Ratio and Organochlorine Pesticides: Time Series of 55 Years in an Exposed Population in Rio de Janeiro/Brazil.
Raphael Guimarães*1,2, Armando Meyer1, Claudia Coeli1, Carmen Asmus1
1Federal University of Rio de janeiro, Brazil, 2Federal University of State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Short term associations between daily cardiovascular and respiratory emergency admissions and PM10-levels in Switzerland
Leticia Grize*1, Gian-Marco Alt2, Robert Gehrig3, Peter Straehl4, Reto Schuepbach2, Christian Schindler1
1Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, 2Office of waste, water, energy and air, Canton of Zurich, Switzerland, 3Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research, Switzerland, 4Federal Office for the Environment, Switzerland
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.7 - Time series and case-crossover studies of outdoor air pollution - poster symposium  -  11:00 - 12:30
Short term effects of nitrogen dioxide exposure on mortality and susceptibility factors
Monica Chiusolo1, Ennio Cadum1, Claudia Galassi*2, Massimo Stafoggia3, Giovanna Berti1, Annunziata Faustini3, Luigi Bisanti4, Maria Angela Vigotti5, Patrizia Dessì6, Achille Cernigliano7, Sandra Mallone8, Barbara Pacelli9, Sante Minerba10, Roberta Tessari11, Francesco Forastiere3
1Epidemiology Service, Regional Environmental Protection Agency Piedmont, Italy, 2Cancer Epidemiology Unit, CPO Piedmont, Italy, 3Dept. Epidemiology, Rome E Local Health Authority, Italy, 4Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Autority, Italy, 5Dept. Biology, University of Pisa, Italy, 6Dept. Prevention, Local Health Authority, Italy, 7Epidemiological Observatory, Dept. Public Health, Regional Health Authority, Italy, 8Institute for Cancer Study and Prevention, ISPO Florence, Italy, 9Epidemiology Observatory, Dept. Public Health, Local Health Authority, Italy, 10Statistic and Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Authority, Italy, 11Informative Systems Unit, Dept. Planning and Development, Local Health Authority, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.5 - Outdoor air pollution from fecundability to mortality - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Short-term associations between coarse PM levels and emergency department visits for asthma in Stockholm.
Kadri Meister*, Bertil Forsberg
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dept of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Short-term Effects of Air Pollution on Exhaled Nitric Oxide in Diabetic Patients
Heike Luttmann-Gibson*1, Barbara Hoffmann1,2, Allison Cohen3, Brent Coull4, Celine de Souza1, Edward Horton3, Joel Schwartz1, Helen Suh1, Diane Gold1,5
1Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Institute for Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 3Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard Medical School, United States, 4Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 5Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - Differential vulnerability to environmental exposures  -  12:00 - 13:00
Short-term Exposure to Ozone and Mortality in three Mexican Cities: Results from the ESCALA Project
Victor Miranda-Soberanis1, Washington Junger2, Magali Hurtado-Díaz1, Leonora Rojas3, Guadalupe Tzintzun3, Joel Schwartz4, Isabelle Romieu*1
1National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 2University of São Paulo, Brazil, 3National Institute of Ecology, Mexico, 4Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Short-term Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Vascular Reactivity in Diabetic Patients
Barbara Hoffmann*1,2, Heike Luttmann-Gibson2, Allison Cohen3, Helen Suh1, Brent Coull1, Joel Schwartz1, Osama Hamdy3, Chris Foley1, Peter Stone4, Edward Horton3, Diane Gold1,5
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, 3Joslin Diabetes Center, United States, 4Brigham and Women's Hospital, United States, 5Channing Laboratory, Harvard Medical School, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.1 - Vulnerability to air pollution exposure due to comorbid conditions such as diabetes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Similarities and contrasts in the social and environmental determinants of weather-related mortality: heat versus cold
Sari Kovats*1, Tom Kosatsky2
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2Environmental Health Services Division, BC Centre for Disease Control, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.1 - Symposium 16 - Social and environmental determinants of weather-related mortality  -  08:30 - 10:00
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Analysis of Metallothionein 2A gene in White and Black females
Jane McElroy*, Elizabeth Bryda, Robert Schnabel, Stephanie McKay, Jeremy Taylor
University of Missouri, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Skin cancer (squamous cell carcinoma of the skin) and UV exposure: more cancer on the coast than in the inland
Eva Andersson*, Gunilla Wastensson
Occupational and environmental medicine, Sahlgrenska University hospital and Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
SMOKING DURING PREGNANCY IS ASSOCIATED WITH HIGHER DIETARY INTAKE OF POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHS)
Talita Duarte-Salles*, Michelle Mendez, Mònica Guxens, Inma Aguilera, Manolis Kogevinas, Jordi Sunyer
Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology, Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Food policy and lifestyle poster session - Lifestyle  -  13:00 - 14:00
Social and physical environmental factors and maternal mental health
Shakira Franco Suglia*1, Cristiane Duarte2, Michelle Sternthal1, Michelle Bosquet Enlow3, Rosalind J Wright1,4
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Columbia University, United States, 3Children's Hospital Boston, United States, 4Brigham & Women’s Hospital, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Social Inequality in Perceived Air Quality using Combination of Individual-Based and Area-Based Socioeconomic Characteristics in Seoul, Korea
Myounghee Kim*, Ho Kim
Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Social Stress and Susceptibility to Concentrated Particulate Air Pollution (CAPs) in Rats
Jane Clougherty*1, Christina Rossi1, Joy Lawrence1, Mark Long1, Edgar Diaz1, Robert Lim1, Bruce McEwen2, Petros Koutrakis1, John Godleski1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Rockefeller University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.8 - Differential vulnerability to air pollution exposures - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Socio-Cultural Influences on Obesity and Inflammation among 2-Year Old Puerto-Rican Children at Risk for Asthma Development
Srimathi Kannan*1, Luis Acosta2, Dolores Acevedo-Garcia3, Adnan Divjan2, Luis Bracero4, Ginger Chew2
1Department of Nutrition, Unversity of Massachusetts School of Public Health and Health Sciences, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, United States, 3Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, West Virginia, School of Medicine, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Children's health poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Socio-demographic, health and clinical predictors of high aflatoxin levels in HIV positive Ghanaians
Pauline Jolly*1, Yi Jiang1, Peter Preko2, Jia-Sheng Wang3, William Ellis4, Timothy Phillips5, Jonathan Williams6, Patricia Besssler1, Joseph Baidoo2, Jonathan Stiles7
1University of Alabama at Birmingham, United States, 2St. Markus Hospital, Ghana, 3University of Georgia, United States, 4Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana, 5Texas A & M University, United States, 6University of Georgia, United States, 7Morehouse School of Medicine, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.4 - Symposium 19 - The impact of aflatoxins on global health: new developments in measuring human exposure and assessing human health effects  -  10:30 - 12:00
Socio-economic class and exposure to NO2 air pollution in The Netherlands
Luc Int Panis*1,2, Carolien Beckx1, Geert Wets2
1VITO, Belgium, 2University if Hasselt, Belgium
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.6 - Environmental equity, air pollution and temperature - environmental equity oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Socioeconomic inequality and congenital anomalies; a small-area analysis.
Payam Dadvand1,2, Judith Rankin*1, Susan Hodgson1,2, Stephen Rushton1,2
1Institute of Health and Society, Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2Institute for Research on Environment and Sustainability, Newcastle University, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.7 - Geographical/GIS spatial analysis studies in environmental epidemiology - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Socioeconomic status may slightly modify climate effect on mortality from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Taiwan.
Fung-Chang Sung*1, Yu-Chun Wang2,1, Ling-Ya Huang1, Trong-Neng Wu1, Chung-Ming Liu3, Chang-Hung Chou4
1Institute of Environmental Health, China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Dept. of Bioenvironmental Engineering, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan, 3Global Change Research Center, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 4College of Life Sciences, China Medical University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Socioeconomic status modifies the association betwen hospitalizations and air pollution (PM10, PM2.5 and O3) in Santiago, Chile
Jeanette Vera*1, Luis Cifuentes2
1University of Chile, Chile, 2Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Chile
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.6 - Environmental equity, air pollution and temperature - environmental equity oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Soil health and food production: the case of corn crop yields in  Zapopan, México
Arturo Curiel-Ballesteros
IMACH Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.6 - Soil and health - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Soluble adhesion molecules in serum of healthy adults - effects of wood smoke exposure as well as variability within and between individuals
Leo Stockfelt*, Lena Andersson, Gerd Sällsten, Lars Barregård
Department och Occupational and Environmental medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
SOURCES OF INDOOR AIR POLLUTION AND RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS DURING THE FIRST YEAR OF LIFE OF THE CHILDREN OF THE INMA-Valencia COHORT
Virginia Fuentes-Leonarte1,2, Marisa Estarlich*2,3, Ana Esplugues2,3, Ferran Ballester2,3, Carmen Iñiguez2,3, Alfredo Marco4,2
1Research Foundation Hospital La Fe, Spain, 2CIBERESP, Spain, 3CSISP, Spain, 4Hospital La Fe, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Spatial Analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Nurses' Health Study
Veronica Vieira*1, Thomas Webster1, Janice Weinberg1, Jaime Hart2,3, Francine Laden2,3, Karen Costenbader2, Elizabeth Karlson2
1Boston University School, United States, 2Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, United States, 3Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.7 - Geographical/GIS spatial analysis studies in environmental epidemiology - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF AIR POLLUTION BY NO2 AND MORTALITY IN SMALL AREAS OF VALENCIA CITY, SPAIN
Marisa Estarlich*1,2, Ferran Ballester2,1, Miguel Angel Martinez-Beneito2, Carmen Iñiguez2,1, Enrique Mantilla3, Andreu Nolasco4
1CIBERESP, Spain, 2Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública (CSISP), Spain, 3Centro de Estudios Ambientales del Mediterraneo (CEAM), Spain, 4USI – Universidad de Alicante, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Spatial modeling of personalized exposure dynamics: the case of pesticide use in small-scale agricultural production landscapes of the developing world
Stefan Leyk1,2, Claudia Binder2, John Nuckols*3,4
1University of Colorado, United States, 2University of Zurich, Switzerland, 3Colorado State University, United States, 4Fogarty International Institute, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Speciation analysis of arsenic compounds in healthy human urine by HPLC-ICP-MS for the evaluation of the occupational inorganic arsenic exposure
Yoshihiro Suzuki*1, Yasuyo Shimoda2, Yoko Endo1, Akihisa Hata3, Kenzo Yamanaka2, Ginji Endo3
1Research Center for Occupational Poisoning, Tokyo Rosai Hospital, Japan Labour Health and Welfare Organization, Japan, 2Research Unit of Environmental Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Nihon University College of Pharmacy, Japan, 3Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Japan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Speciation analysis of arsenics in commercial edible brown alga (hijiki: Hijikia fusiforme) by an HPLC- MS/MS and an HPLC-ICP-MS
Yasuyo Shimoda*1, Yoshihiro Suzuki2, Yoko Endo2, Koichi Kato1, Mariko Tachikawa1, Masanori Ogawa2, Ginji Endo3, Kenzo Yamanaka1
1Research Unit of Environmental Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Nihon University College of Pharmacy, Japan, 2Research Center for Occupational Poisoning, Tokyo Rosai Hospital, Japan Labour Health and Welfare Organization, Japan, 3Department of Preventive Medicine and Environmental Health, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka City University, Japan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Heavy metals poster session - Foods  -  13:00 - 14:00
Specific chemical components of particulate matter and daily mortality in a Japanese urban city
Kayo Ueda*1, Hiroshi Nitta1, Norio Ito2, Akira Mizohata2
1National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan, 2Frontier Science Innovation Center,Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Statistical explorations of possible effects from a partial mediating variable - comparisons between OLS and SEM methods with simulated data
Peizhong Peter Wang1,2
1Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2Tianjin Medical University, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
STEMS-Air: a GIS-based dispersion model for city-wide exposure assessment
John Gulliver*1, David Briggs2
1University of the West of Scotland, United Kingdom, 2Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.4 - Symposium 37 - Advances in Air Pollution Exposure Assessment  -  10:30 - 12:00
Strengthening the Role of Street Food Vendors to Reduce the Burden of Foodborne Diseases  in Developing Countries
Firdu Zawide
Independent Consultant, South Africa
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
Stress, traffic related air pollution and eczema and wheeze in the first year of life: Project ACCESS
Shakira Franco Suglia*1, Michelle Sternthal1, Joel Schwartz1, Junenette Peters1, Rosalind J Wright1,2
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Channing Laboratory, Brigham & Women’s Hospital, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Study of cancer incidence in an area interested by dumping waste sites in Campania (Italy)
Lucia Fazzo*1, Marco De Santis1, Francesco Mitis2, Marta Benedetti1, Marco Martuzzi2, Pietro Comba1, Mario Fusco3
1Istituto Superiore di Sanità, Dept. of Environment and Primary Prevention, Italy, 2WHO, European Centre for Environment and Health, Italy, 3Cancer Registry of Campania Region c/o Local Agency for Health Napoli 4, Italy
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Waste and waste management  -  12:00 - 13:00
Subjective noise annoyance and road traffic noise exposure in Munich: results of questionnaire data and noise mapping
Martina Kohlhuber*1, Heidi Mayrhofer2, Dieter Kemmather2, Dorothee Twardella1, Hermann Fromme1, Claudia Hornberg3, Gabriele Bolte1
1Department of Environmental Health, Bavarian Health and Food Safety Agency, Germany, 2Department of Environment and Health, City of Munich, Germany, 3Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Environment and Health, Bielefeld University, Germany
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Noise and health poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Surveillance of environmental pesticide exposure in Canada
Nichole Garzia*, Alejandro Cervantes-Larios, Anne-Marie Nicol, Paul A. Demers
University of British Columbia, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Susceptibility factors to ozone-related mortality - a population-based case-crossover analysis
Massimo Stafoggia1, Annunziata Faustini1, Giovanna Berti2, Gabriele Accetta3, Luigi Bisanti4, Achille Cernigliaro5, Claudia Galassi6, Sandra Mallone7, Barbara Pacelli8, Carlo Perucci1, Maria Serinelli9, Roberta Tessari10, Mariangela Vigotti11, Francesco Forastiere*1, EPIAIR Group1
1Dept. Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Italy, 2Epidem. Services, Regional Environmental Protection Agency, Piedmont, Italy, 3Dept. Statistics, University of Florence, Italy, 4Epidemiology Unit, Local Health Authority, Italy, 5Epidemiological Observatory, Regional Health Authority, Italy, 6Cancer Epidemiology Unit, C.P.O. Piedmont, Italy, 7Centre for Cancer Prevention, Italy, 8Epidem. Observatory, Dept. Public Health, Local Health Authority, Italy, 9Inst. Clinical Physiology, National Research Council, Italy, 10Local Health Authority "Veneziana", Italy, 11Dept. Biology, University of Pisa, Italy
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.8 - Differential vulnerability to air pollution exposures - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Systematic observations of health damaging factors in informal neighbourhoods in Aleppo, Syria-a pilot study
Balsam Ahmad*1, Fouad Fouad2, Samer Rastam2, Tanja Pless-Mulloli1
1Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 2Syrian Centre for Tobacco Studies, Syrian Arab Republic
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Tackling Climate Change and Infectious Diseases by Linking Environmental with Epidemiological Data
Jan Semenza
ECDC, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.1 - Symposium 30 - Climate change and health: European Research results  -  16:00 - 17:30
Tap water use amongst Pregnant Women in a multi-ethnic cohort
Rachel Smith*1, Mireille Toledano1, John Wright2, Pauline Raynor2, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen1,3
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2Bradford Institute for Health Research, Bradford Royal Infirmary, United Kingdom, 3Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), IMIM, CIBERESP, Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Telomere Length and Particulate Matter Exposure in Steel Workers
Laura Dioni*1, Mirjam Barbullushi Hoxha1, Pietro Apostoli2, Letizia Tarantini1, Giovanna Rizzo1, Benedetta Albetti1, Matteo Bonzini3, Valeria Pegoraro1, Alice Savarese1, Lifang Hou4, Joel Schwartz5, Pier Alberto Bertazzi1
1University of Milan and IRCCS Maggiore Policlinico Hospital, Mangiagalli and Regina Elena Foundation, Italy, 2University of Brescia, Italy, 3University of Insubria, Italy, 4Northwestern University, United States, 5Harvard School of Public Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Temperature and Mortality in Taiwan, a Subtropical Country
Chung-Yi Li*1, Tsung-Han Hsieh2
1National Taipei College of Nursing, Taiwan, 2Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
Temperature and the Risk of Acute Ischemic Stroke: Results from the Registry of the Canadian Stroke Network
Gregory Wellenius*1,2, Martin O’Donnell3, Jiming Fang4, Moira Kapral4, Murray Mittleman1,2
1Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, United States, 2Harvard Medical School, United States, 3McMaster University, Canada, 4Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.6 - Respiratory and cardiovascular health effects of temperature and climate change - climate change oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
Temperature effects on the hydration status
Youn-hee Lim1, Yoonhee Kim1, Ho Kim*1, Yun-Chul Hong2, Seyoung Oh3, Minsun Park4
1Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Food and Nutrition, College of Human Ecology, Kyunghee University, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Family Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.6 - Effects of temperature - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
The association between fatal Coronary Heart Disease and Ambient Fine Particulate Air Pollution.   Preliminary findings from the AHSMOG-2 study. 
David Shavlik*, Samuel Soret, Lawrence Beeson, Lie Hong Chen, Synnove Knutsen
School of Public Health,Loma Linda University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.1 - Fine particulate air pollution and cardiovascular outcomes - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
The association between socioeconomic status and exposure to mobile telecommunication networks in children and adolescents
Silke Thomas*, Sabine Heinrich, Anja Kühnlein, Katja Radon
Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational-, Social- and Environmental Medicine, Germany
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.3 - EMF: exposure assessment and health associations - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
The association between the daily minimum temperature in summer seasons and hospital emergency room visits for cardiocerebrovascular diseases: a case-crossover study
Guoxing Li1, Yuming Guo1, Jiajia Wang1, Xiaochuan Pan1, Weiwei Yu*2
1School of Public Health, Peking University, China, 2School of Public Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.4 - Impact of climate and temperature on health - climate change oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
The association of body fatness and sedentary time with respiratory symptoms and asthma in 5th grade schoolchildren in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Hsin-Jen Tsai*1, Alan C. Tsai2, Jeng-Dau Tsai3
1I-Shou University, Taiwan, 2Asia University, Taiwan, 3Chung-Shan Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
The association of rainfall and drought between geographical distribution and infectious diseases in Taiwan
Yi Ting Wu*, Mu Jean Chen, Huey Jen Su
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Atherosclerosis and Risk of Cardiovascular consequences of Air pollution (ARCA) project. Study design and preliminary data.
Girolamo Catapano Minotti*1, Giovanni Guadalupi1, Antonio Paolo D'Arcangelo1, Saverio Palumbo1, Mariangela Vigotti2, Elisabetta Bianchini3, Vincenzo Gemignani3, Francesco Forastiere4, Andrea Corsonello5, Raffaele Antonelli Incalzi1,6
1Fondazione San Raffaele, Cittadella della Carità, Italy, 2Universitàdi Pisa, Italy, 3Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy, 4Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, ASL Roma E, Italy, 5Istituto Nazionale di Ricovero e Cura per Anziani (INRCA), Italy, 6Università Campus BioMedico, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The attributed effect of climate extremes, climate related epidemics or outbreaks on health is largely dependent on the choice of approach - a case study comparing four approaches for estimating excess hospital admissions during a record warm summer in south Sweden
Joacim Rocklöv*, Bertil Forsberg
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Umeå University, Sweden
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.4 - Climate change and health, methodological issues - climate change oral session 4  -  14:00 - 15:30
The Beijing HEART Study: Study Hypotheses and Preliminary Results
Junfeng Zhang*1, Tong Zhu2, Wei Huang2, Howard Kipen1, Guangfa Wang2, David Rich1, Ping Zhu2, Yuedan Wang2, Min Hu2, Shou-En Lu1, Pamela Ohman-Strikland1, Jicheng Gong1, Jian Tong1
1University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, United States, 2Peking University, China
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.1 - Symposium 4 - Health Impact of Air Pollution Reduction: An Undisclosed Tale of the Beijing Olympics  -  11:00 - 12:30
The cardiovascular disease indices of sleep-disordered breathing among professional drivers
Tzu-Chieh Chou*1, Saou-Hsing Liou2, Yung-Chienm Teng1, Hwa Ting3, Ching-Chang Lee4, Tung-Sheng Shih1
1Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institute, Taiwan, 3Institute of Medical, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan, 4Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The changes in ozone concentration and its implications following precursor reductions in southern Taiwan from 1999 to 2008
Shuenn-Chin Chang1,2, Tzu-Ping Li*2, Heng-Cheng Chang2
1Environmental Protection Administration, Taiwan, 2National Defense Medical Center, School of public health, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
The contribution of large European research consortia
Fintan Hurley*1, David Briggs2, George Morris3
1Institute of Occupational Medicine, United Kingdom, 2Imperial College, United Kingdom, 3NHS Health Scotland, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.5 - Symposium 40 - Epidemiology informs policy-making – in what direction are current projects and processes leading us?  -  16:00 - 17:30
The correlation between indoor and outdoor bioaerosol at homes of different height
Chien Cheng Jung*, Nai Yun Hsu, Yi Cheng Lee, Huey Jen Su
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
The effect of air filtration on traffic related air pollution components in an occupied classroom along a major highway
Rob van Strien*, Remon Jonker, Marieke Dijkema, Saskia van der Zee, Fred Woudenberg
Municipal Health Service, Department of Environmental Health, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
The effect of ambient air pollution on sperm quality
Craig Hansen1, Tom Luben*1, Jason Sacks1, Andrew Olshan2, Susan Jeffay3, Lillian Strader3, Sally Darney Perreault3
1National Center for Environmental Assessments, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States, 2Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, United States, 3Reproductive Toxicology Division, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
The effect of environmental exposure to pesticides on birth-weight
Claire Petit*1,2, Marta Blangiardo2, Sylvia Richardson2, Cécile Chevrier1, Sylvaine Cordier1
1Inserm U625, France, 2Imperial College, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.7 - Bayesian and simulation approaches - methodology oral session 2  -  10:30 - 12:00
The effect of maternal residential factors of indoor PM exposure on pregnancy outcome: MOthers and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH)
Eun-Hee Ha*1, Ju-Hee Seo1, HyeSook Park1, Yun-Chul Hong2, Mina Ha3, Yangho Kim4, Young-Man Roh5, Young-Ju Kim6, Namsoo Chang7, Boong-Nnyun Kim8, Se-young Oh9, Bo-Eun Lee1, Byung-Mi Kim1, Moon-Hee Chang1
1Dept. of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 2Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of, 3Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Dankook University, Korea, Republic of, 4Dept. of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, Korea, Republic of, 5Dept. of Health Management, Hanyang University, Korea, Republic of, 6Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 7Dept. of Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 8Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Human Behavioral Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 9Dept. of Food and Nutrition, Kyung Hee University, Korea, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Indoor air pollution poster session - Indoor air and exposure of mothers  -  13:00 - 14:00
The effect of prenatal exposure to urban air pollution on fetal growth assessed by ultrasound measurements
Inma Aguilera*1, Raquel Garcia-Esteban1, Carmen Iñiguez2, Ferran Ballester2, Jordi Sunyer1
1Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Municipal Institute of Medical Research, Spain, 2Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.3 - Air pollution and pregnancy outcomes - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
The effect of prenatal lead exposure on child's Body Mass Index (BMI) from birth to 5 years of age. 
Myriam Afeiche*1, Howard Hu1,2, Brisa N. Sánchez3, Héctor Lamadrid-Figueroa4, Adriana Mercado-García5, David Cantonwine1, Karen E. Peterson1, Adrienne S. Ettinger2,6, Robert O. Wright2,6, Mauricio Hernández-Avila7, Martha Maria Téllez-Rojo4
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, United States, 2Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, United States, 4Division of Program Evaluation and Biostatistics, Center for Evaluation Research and Surveys, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 5Division of Environmental Health, Center for Population Health Research, National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 6Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States, 7Ministry of Health, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
The Effect of Water Disinfection By-products on Fetal Growth in Two Southeastern U.S. Communities
Bethany J. Horton1, Tom Luben*2, David A. Savitz3, Amy Herring1
1Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina School of Public Health, United States, 2National Center for Environmental Assessments, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States, 3Department of Community and Preventative Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.4 - DBPs and health outcomes - water quality oral session 1  -  09:00 - 10:30
The Effects of Blood Lead and HFE Polymorphism on Serum Iron and RBC Mean Corpuscular Volume among Lead Workers in Taiwan
Chien-Juan Chen*, Yu-Wen Chiu, Tin-Yi Lin, Hung-Yi Chuang
Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Effects of Components of Fine Particulate Matters on Hospitalization in Seoul, Korea, 2003-2006.
Okhee Yi, Jongbae Heo, Seungmuk Yi, Ho Kim*
Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Outdoor air pollution poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
The Effects of Lead Exposure on the Activities of δ-Aminolevulinic Acid Dehydratase (ALAD) with the Modification of the Relative Genotypes
Chia-Chen Hsieh*, Te-Yu Liu, Yu-Wen Chiu, Hung-Yi Chuang
Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
The effects of prenatal exposure to PCBs and MeHg on memory and learning in school-aged children.
Sara Cabelli*1, Sally Thurston2, David Bellinger3,4, Chitra Amarasiriwardena5, Larisa Altshul3, Susan Korrick3,5
1Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2Department of Biostatistics and Computational Biology, University of Rochester, United States, 3Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 4Department of Neurology, Children's Hospital of Boston, Harvard Medical School, United States, 5Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Children's health poster session - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour  -  12:00 - 13:00
The environment : a common source of exposure for human beings and dogs : first french case-control study for testing the use of dogs as sentinels for cancers from environmental origins.
Brigitte Anna ENRIQUEZ*, Aude TABARIES, Patrick DEVAUCHELLE, Jean-Jacques BENET
Ecole nationale vétérinaire d'Alfort, France
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
The Environmental Impact of Dietary Choice and Agriculture in California
Hal Marlow
Loma Linda University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The ERA-ENVHEALTH project: Coordination of national environment and health research programmes - Environment and Health ERA-NET
Adrienne Pittman*1, Mohssine El Kalhoun2, Salma Elreedy1, Bart Verhagen2
1Agence francaise de securite sanitaire de l'environnement et du travail, France, 2FPS Health, Food Chain Safety and Environment, Belgium
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The evaluation for dust exposure on dental college students
Masahiro NAKAZA*1, Hiroyuki MIYAUCHI2, Takitsugu SHINOZAKI3, Shigeru TANAKA4
1Kitasato University, School of allied Health Sciences, Japan, 2The Association of Industrial Health, Japan, 3Toho Dental College, Japan, 4Jumonji University, School of Human Life Sciences, Japan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
The experiences and attitudes to tobacco and alcohol in young people  
Róbert Ochaba1, Ivan Bielik1, Tatiana Kimáková*1
1Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 2Slovak Medical University, Slovakia, 3Pavol Jozef Šafárik University, Slovakia
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill And Its Impact On Community And Ecology
Riki Ott
Earth Island Institute, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.6 - Symposium 9 - Health Impact of Coastal Oil Spill  -  08:30 - 10:00
The future of environmental health, an integrated approach
Henk Hilderink*1, Paul Lucas1, Louis Niessen2
1Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency, Netherlands, 2Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.5 - Public health, policy, and the environment - oral session  -  11:00 - 12:30
The German Environmental Survey for Children (GerES IV): Irritation of Eyes and the Respiratory System correlate with Pollutants in Indoor Air and Other Environmental Factors
André Conrad*, Margarete Seiwert, Christine Schulz, Kerstin Becker, Marike Kolossa-Gehring, Wolfgang Straff
Federal Environment Agency, Germany
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.2 - Indoor air quality - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
THE GLOBAL CONTEXT OF FOOD SAFETY Frans Brom and Jan Staman
Frans Brom, Jan Staman*
Ratheneu Institute, Netherlands
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.1 - Symposium 8 - Global Change, Food Security, Safety and Ethics  -  14:00 - 15:30
The H63D mutation in the hemochromatosis (HFE) gene modifies the impact of bone lead (Pb) burden on pulse pressure (PP): The VA Normative Aging Study (NAS)
Aimin Zhang1, Sung Kyun Park*1, Robert Wright2, Bhramar Mukherjee1, David Sparrow2,3, Pantel Vokonas3, Huiling Nie2, Howard Hu1
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Harvard University, United States, 3Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Gene and genome interactions poster session - Gene environment interaction  -  12:00 - 13:00
The health of children and outdoor air pollution
Miroslav Dostal*, Jiri Nozicka, Eva Rychlikova, Radim Sram
Institute of Experimental Medicine AS CR, Czech Republic
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
The HYENA Project: Assessment of acute effects on blood pressure after short-term changes in noise levels.
Konstantina Dimakopoulou*1, Klea Katsouyanni1
1Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, 2Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.4 - Symposium 36 - Noise and Health  -  08:30 - 10:00
The impact of agricultural pesticide use on the prevalence of adverse perinatal outcomes in Brazil
Raphael Guimarães*1,2, Carmen Asmus1, Armando Meyer1
1Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2Federal univerisity of State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Organic pollutants poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The impact of climate change on the future incidence of specified foodborne diseases in Ireland
Elizabeth Cullen
Health Services Executive, Ireland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Climate change poster session - Disease and food related to climate change  -  12:00 - 13:00
The impact of farming occupation on prostate cancer survival
James Gomes1,2
1Health Science Program,, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Ottawa, Canada, 2McLaughlin Center for Population Health Risk Assessment, Institute of Population Health, University of Ottawa, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
The Impact of Maternal MTHFR677 Genotype and Lead Exposure on Infant Genomic DNA Methylation
Rick Pilsner*1, Howard Hu1,2, Robert Wright2, Brisa Sanchez1, David Cantonwine1, Alicia Lazarus1, Adrienne Ettinger2, Hector Lamadrid-Figueroa3, Adriana Mercado-Garcia3, Martha Maria Tellez-Rojo3, Mauricio Hernandez-Avila4
1University of Michigan, United States, 2Harvard University, United States, 3National Institue of Public Health, Mexico, 4Ministry of Health, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Gene and genome interactions poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
The Impact of Noxious and Environmental Factors of Risk on the Health of Population from the Perspective of Climate Change in the Republic of Moldova
Bobeica Valentin*1, Columbina Lidia2, Buburuz Dionisie3, Brega Vladimir3
1The State University of Moldova, Moldova, Republic of, 2University from Tiraspol,, Moldova, Republic of, 3Moldova Academy of Sciences, Institute of Ecology and Geography, Moldova, Republic of
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Climate change poster session - Health effects of climate change  -  13:00 - 14:00
THE IMPACT OF OUTDOOR NO2 EXPOSURE ON FETAL GROWTH ASSESSED BY ULTRASOUNDS DURING PREGNANCY
Carmen Iñiguez*1,2, Ferran Ballester1,2, Ruben Amoros3, Marisa Estarlich2,1, Mario Murcia2,1, Ana Esplugues1, Marisa Rebagliato1
1Centro Superior de Investigación en Salud Pública (CSISP), Spain, 2Ciber de Epidemiología y Salud Pública (CIBERESP), Spain, 3Facultad de Matemáticas. Universidad de Valencia, Spain, 4Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Spain
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.6 - Birth and reproductive outcomes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
The Impact of Portable Air Filters on Indoor Air Pollution and Microvascular Function in a Woodsmoke-Impacted Community
Ryan Allen*1, Thurza Aspinall2, Chris Carlsten2, Barbara Karlen2, Sara Leckie2, Amelia Mattson2, Stephan van Eeden2, Sverre Vedal3, Michael Brauer2
1Simon Fraser University, Canada, 2University of British Columbia, Canada, 3University of Washington, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.2 - Indoor air quality - oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
The Impact of Residential Mobility on Birth Outcomes in Washington State
Sylvia Brown*1,2, Richard Hoskins3, Elizabeth Marshall1, Clifford Weisel1, Gerald Harris1, Denise Roe2, Daniel Wartenberg1
1University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, United States, 2University of Arizona, United States, 3Washington State Department Of Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.8 - Symposium 26 - The Impact of Residential Mobility on Environmental Epidemiology Studies  -  16:00 - 17:30
The Impact of Residential Mobility on Exposure Assessment in Cancer Epidemiology
John Nuckols*3,1, Matthew Airola2, Joanne Colt3, Ali Johnson5, Molly Schwenn6, Richard Waddell4, Margaret Karagas4, Debra Silverman3, Mary H. Ward3
1Colorado State University, United States, 2Westat, INC, United States, 3National Cancer Institute, United States, 4Dartmouth College, United States, 5Vermont Dept of Health, United States, 6Maine Dept of Health & Human Services, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.8 - Symposium 26 - The Impact of Residential Mobility on Environmental Epidemiology Studies  -  16:00 - 17:30
The Importance of Arsenic from Diet Sources to Studies of Arsenic Exposure at Low-to-moderate Levels
Ana Navas-Acien
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.3 - Symposium 18 - The influence of diet on health effects of arsenic exposure from drinking water  -  10:30 - 12:00
The importance of mercury speciation in the association of mercury exposure during pregnancy with elevated maternal blood pressure
Ellen M Wells*1, Carl P Verdon2, Jeff Jarrett2, Kathleen L Caldwell2, Frank Witter3, Ana Navas-Acien1, Lynn R Goldman1
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
THE INCIDENCE OF LISTERIA MONOCYTOGENIS IN PASTEURIZED AND UNPASTEURIZED (RAW) MILK IN TWO DISTRICTS OF ALBANIA DURING A PERIOD OF 3 YEARS (2006-2008)
Luljeta Leno*, Dritan Laçi, Elvira Beli
Institute of Food Safety and Veterinary, Albania
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
The influence of atmospheric total gaseous mercury on the exposure and health effects of school children near the facilities emitting mercury in Korea
Geun Bae Kim*, Jong Hwa Lee, Hee Jin Park, Dae Seon Kim
National institution of envrionmental research, Korea, Republic of
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
The influence of occupational and residential address data and additional factors on estimates of historical pesticide exposure from a GIS model
Beate Ritz*, Nicole Gatto, Anthony Wang, Myles Cockburn
UCLA, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.8 - Symposium 26 - The Impact of Residential Mobility on Environmental Epidemiology Studies  -  16:00 - 17:30
The influence of selenium on genomic methylation of leukocyte DNA, blood and urinary arsenic concentrations and arsenic metabolites in Bangladeshi adults.
J. Richard Pilsner, Megan Hall*, Xinhua Liu, Habibul Ahsan, Vesna Ilievski, Vesna Slavkovich, Diane Levy, Pamela Factor-Litvak, Joseph Graziano, Mary Gamble
Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.3 - Symposium 18 - The influence of diet on health effects of arsenic exposure from drinking water  -  10:30 - 12:00
The long-term mortality effects of flooding in England and Wales, 1994 to 2005
Ai Milojevic*1, Ben Armstrong1, Bridget Butler2, Emer O'Connell3, Emma Hayes2, Sari Kovats1, Giovanni Leonardi3, Virginia Murray3, Paul Wilkinson1
1London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2Environment Agency, United Kingdom, 3Health Protection Agency, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.6 - Forest fire and flooding - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
The multiple challenges of meeting future global food security
Colin Butler
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australia
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.2 - Symposium 5 - Food, agriculture, environment, and infectious diseases of poverty  -  09:00 - 10:30
The North Norwegian / Vietnamese mother and child contaminant study
Jon Oyvind Odland1, Solrunn Hansen*1, Torkjel Sandanger3, Evert Nieboer1, Duong Trong Phi2
1University of Tromso, Norway, 2The Pasteur Institute, Viet Nam, 3The Norwegian Institute for Air Research, Norway
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
The Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus among Male Police Officers aged 30-59, in the Military Police of Teresina City, Piauí State, Brazil.
Gina Monteiro*1, Edna Silva2, Rosalina Koifman1
1Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, Brazil, 2Polícia Militar, Brazil
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Public Perception of Electromagnetic Fields Risk in Taiwan
Yi-Ping Lin*1, Yen-Giun Lin2, Tsun-Jen Cheng2, Chang-Chuan Chan2
1Institute of Science, Technology and Society, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan, 2Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industry Hygiene, National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
The relation between home dampness and molds, Interleukin-4 promoter, and atopic asthma among Taiwanese school children
I-Ping Liu*, Bing-Fang Hwang, Jia-Shian Shiu
Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
The relationship among maternal fish consumption, mercury level, and health effects from fetus to infant using a structural equation model: Mothers and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH)
Byung-Mi Kim*1, Eun-Hee Ha1, Hyesook Park1, Mina Ha2, Yangho Kim3, Yun -Chul Hong4, Namsoo Chang5, Boong-Nnyun Kim6, Young-Ju Kim7, Bo-Eun Lee1, Ju-Hee Seo1, Moon-Hee Chang1
1Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Ewha global challenge project for Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Department of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Ulsan University Hospital, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Department of Nutritional Science and Food Management, Ewha Womans University, Korea, Republic of, 6Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry and Institute of Human Behavioral Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 7Department of Obstetrics Medicine, School of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Ewha global challenge project for Medicine, Korea, Republic of
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.5 - Environmental exposures and child development - children's health oral sesssion 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
The relationship between dental caries and unleaded gasoline usage among children
Ya-Hui Yang*1,2, Trong-Neng Wu1,2
1China Medical University, Taiwan, 2Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Heavy metals poster session - Children's health  -  12:00 - 13:00
The relationship between human and bovine Schistosoma japonicum infections at the household and village level in southwest China
Elizabeth J. Carlton*1, Edmund Y. W. Seto1, Bo Zhong2, Alan Hubbard3, Robert C. Spear1
1Department of Environmental Health Sciences, University of California, Berkeley, United States, 2Institute for Parasitic Diseases, Sichuan Center for Disease Control and Prevention, China, 3Department of Biostatistics, University of California, Berkeley, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - Infection and zoonoses  -  13:00 - 14:00
The relationship between the length of using pacifier and feeding bottle and the prevalence of respiratory and allergic illnesses during childhood
Nai Yun Hsu*1, Huey Jen Su1, Pei Chih Wu2
1Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan, 2Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Chang Jung Christian University, Taiwan
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Manufactured chemicals and waste management poster session - Manufactured chemicals  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Relationship of Incident Diabetes with Chronic Particulate Matter Exposures
Robin Puett*1, Jaime Hart2,3, Angela Liese1, Frank Hu2, Joel Schwartz2, Francine Laden2,3
1University of South Carolina, United States, 2Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3Channing Laboratory; Brigham and Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.1 - Vulnerability to air pollution exposure due to comorbid conditions such as diabetes - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
The Risk Perception of Nanotechnology in Taiwanese General Population, Workers, and Experts
Tsun-Jen Cheng*1, Yi-Ping Lin2, Ya-Ru Li1, Guei-Tang Chou1
1National Taiwan University, Taiwan, 2National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Risk communication and policy poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
THE ROLE OF SOCIOECONOMIC STATUS IN LUNG CANCER INCIDENCE AROUND A DUTCH STEEL PLANTA SPATIAL EPIDEMIOLOGY STUDY
Carla Van Wiechen*, Marten Marra, Danny Houthuijs, Caroline Ameling, Jan van de Kassteele
RIVM, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Geographical/GIS studies poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Russian Arctic mother-child cohort - the first results of a follow up study of persistent toxic substances (PTS) blood levels
Aleksey Dudarev*2, Jon Oyvind Odland1, Lars Otto Reiersen3
1University of Tromso, Norway, 2North West Centre for Public Health Research, Russian Federation, 3Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, Norway
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.2 - Symposium 3 - Mother and Child Contaminants and Dietary Impacts on the Body Burden of Contaminants: Contribution of North-South Research Collaboration to Maternal and Child Global Health  -  10:30 - 12:00
The Social Epidemiology of Bisphenol A Exposure
Jessica W. Nelson*, Thomas F. Webster
Boston University School of Public Health, Dept. of Environmental Health, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.8 - Environmental equity and ethnicity - environmental equity oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
The Study on the Effects of Traffic Exhausts on Children's Behavioral Problems
Jinliang Zhang*1,2, Parasat2, Yan Zeng2, Qian Zhao2
1Dept of Environmental Pollution and Health, Chinese Research Academy of Environmental Sciences (CRAES), Ministry of Environment Protection, China, 2Dept of Occupational and Environmental Health Science, School of Public Health, Peking University, China
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.2 - Chemical exposures and child cognition and behaviour - children's health oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
The temporal association between air pollution and asthma syndromic illness counts in New York City is modified by neighborhood traffic density
Kazuhiko Ito*1, Zev Ross2, Kristina Metzger3, George Thurston1, Thomas Matte3
1New York University School of Medicine, United States, 2ZevRoss Spatial Analysis, United States, 3New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Temporal Pattern of Mortality Responses to Ambient Ozone in the APHEA project.
Evangelia Samoli*1, Antonella Zanobetti2, Joel Schwartz2, Richard Atkinson3, Alain LeTertre4, Christian Schindler5, Laura Pérez6, Enio Cadum7, Juha Pekkanen8,9, Anna Paldy10, Giota Touloumi1, Klea Katsouyanni1
1Dept of Hygiene, Epidemiology & Medical Statistics, University of Athens, Greece, 2Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 3St George’s, University of London, United Kingdom, 4Environmental Health Unit, National Institute of Public Health Surveillance, France, 5Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Basel, Switzerland, 6CREAL, Spain, 7Center for Epidemiology and Environmental Health, Regional Agency for Environmental Protection, Italy, 8Department of Environmental Health, National Public Health Institute (KTL), Finland, 9School of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Kuopio, Finland, 10National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.1 - Outdoor air pollution from exposure to expert elicitation - oral session 2  -  09:00 - 10:30
The tolerable daily intake of melamine for young children
I-Jen Wang*1,2, Chang-Chuan Chan3, Pau-Chung Chen3, Giovanni Leonardi4, Yu-Nian Wu1, Shoei-Loong Lin5, Chu-Chih Chen6, Kuen-Yuh Wu3
1Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Hospital, Department of Health, Taiwan, 2Department of Health Risk Management, China Medical University, Taiwan, 3Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health, Taiwan, 4Health Protection Agency, Centre for Radiation, Chemical, and Environmental Hazards, Chemical Hazards & Poisons Division, United Kingdom, 5Taipei Hospital, Department of Health, Taiwan, 6Division of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Institute of Population Health Sciences, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.7 - Toxicity of food contaminants and home products in childhood - exposure assessment oral session 3  -  10:30 - 12:00
The Usage of Some Micronutrients and Food Additives as Bioprotectors against Toxic Exposures.
Boris Katsnelson*, Larissa Privalova, Sergey Kuzmin, Tamara Degtyareva, Julia Soloboyeva
Medical Research Center for Prophylaxis and Health Protection in Industrial Workers, Russian Federation
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Food poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
The Use of Personal Monitoring of Environmental Toxic Exposures of Children for Health Risk Assessment
Sergey Kuzmin*1, Elena Kuzmina1, Vladimir Gurvich2, Sergey Voronin2, Larissa Privalova3, Lily Zaripova1, Galina Matyukhina2
1Medical Research Center for Prophylaxis and Health Protection in Industrial Workers, Russian Federation, 2Sverdlovsk Regional Office of the Rospotrebnadzor, Russian Federation, 3Urals Regional Center for Environmental Epidemiology, Russian Federation
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
The Value of Human Exposure Monitoring in the DEARS
Ron Williams*1, Alan Vette1, Carry Croghan1, Paul Jones1, Carvin Stevens1, Charles Rodes2, Jonathan Thornburg2, Phil Lawless2, Hunter Daughtrey3
1US Environmental Protection Agency, United States, 2RTI International, United States, 3Alion Science and Technology, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS4.4 - Symposium 37 - Advances in Air Pollution Exposure Assessment  -  10:30 - 12:00
Three Different Models to Estimate Long-term Exposure to Traffic Related Air Pollution in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Marieke Dijkema*1,2, Ulrike Gehring2, Rob van Strien1, Saskia van der Zee1, Paul Fischer3, Gerard Hoek2, Bert Brunekreef2
1department of Environmental Health, Municipal Health Service Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2IRAS, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 3Centre for Environmental Health Research, National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Netherlands
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.1 - Outdoor air pollution from transport sources - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Three measures of forest fire smoke exposure and their association with respiratory and cardiovascular physician visits and hospital admissions
Sarah B Henderson*1, Michael Brauer1, Susan Kennedy1, Ying MacNab2
1School of Environmental Health, The University of British Columbia, Canada, 2School of Population and Public Health, The University of British Columbia, Canada
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.6 - Forest fire and flooding - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Time trends in indoor radon concentrations in Sweden
Martin Tondel*, Eva M Andersson, Lars Barregard
Section of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Indoor air pollution poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
TIME-SERIES ON MORTALITY RELATED TO AIR POLLUTION IN VIENNA: A SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS
Hanns Moshammer
Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.3 - Methods for quantification of short term effects of air pollution and pollens - methodology oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
To Chlorinate or not to Chlorinate?: That is the Watery Question
David F Goldsmith*1, Erin Jones1, Tee L Guidotti2
1George Washington University, United States, 2Occupational + Environmental Health & Medicine, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
To Whom are Epidemiologists Responsible: Populations, Persons or Polymorphisms?
Anthony J. McMichael
National Centre for Epidemiology & Population Health, Australian National University, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.7 - Symposium 33 - Philosophy and Epidemiology  -  14:00 - 15:30
Tobacco use and colorectal cancer: a population-based case-control study in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Jinhui Zhao1, Roy West1, Sharon Buehler1, Peizhong Peter Wang*1,2
1Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada, 2Tianjin Medical University, China
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Cancer - poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Toward a more informative approach for the analysis of environmental and occupational variables based on cumulative exposure and exposure rate.
Jay Lubin
U.S. National Cancer Institute, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.7 - Exploring the range of methdological approaches available for environmental epidemiology - methodology oral session 1  -  16:00 - 17:30
Traffic exposure and mortality in Rome: results of a large cohort study
Giulia Cesaroni*, Chiara Badaloni, Francesco Forastiere, Carlo A Perucci
Epidemiology Dept. Local Health Authority RME, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.1 - Outdoor air pollution from transport sources - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Traffic noise and physicians' prescriptions of drugs for specific diseases in the urban area of Rome
Carla Ancona*, Chiara Badaloni, Giulia Cesaroni, Ursula Kirchmayer, Valeria Belleudi, Francesco Forastiere, Carlo Perucci
Epidemiology Department Local health Authority ASL RomaE, Italy
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.4 - Symposium 36 - Noise and Health  -  08:30 - 10:00
Traffic related air pollution and respiratory health in Sweden: the Roadside study
Saskia M. Willers*1,2, Charlotta Eriksson1, Lars Gidhagen3, Mats E. Nilsson1,4, Göran Pershagen1, Tom Bellander1
1Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, 2Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 3Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute, Sweden, 4Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.1 - Outdoor air pollution from transport sources - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Traffic Related Air Pollution Associated with Mild Stroke Hospital Admissions in Copenhagen, Denmark
Zorana Jovanovic Andersen*1, Tom Skyhøj Olsen2, Klaus Kaae Andersen3, Steffen Loft4, Matthias Ketzel5, Ole Raaschou-Nielsen1
1Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Denmark, 2The Stroke Unit, Hvidovre University Hospital, Denmark, 3Informatics and Mathematical Modelling, Statistics, Technical University of Denmark, Denmark, 4Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 5Department of Atmospheric Environment, National Environmental Research Institute, Denmark
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.1 - Outdoor air pollution from transport sources - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Socioeconomic Status: A Spatial Autocorrelation Study to Assess Environmental Equity on a Small-Area Scale
Sabrina Havard1, Séverine Deguen1, Denis Zmirou-Navier1,2, Charles Schillinger3, Denis Bard*1
1EHESP School of Public Health, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, France, 2INSERM U954, Nancy University Medical School, France, 3Association for the Monitoring and the Study of Atmospheric Pollution in Alsace (ASPA), France
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.6 - Environmental equity, air pollution and temperature - environmental equity oral session 1  -  10:30 - 12:00
Traffic-related air pollution and the development of asthma during the first 8 years of life - The PIAMA study
Ulrike Gehring*1, Michael Brauer2, Paul Fischer3, Johan C. de Jongste4, Marjan Kerkhof5, Marieke Oldenwening1, Alet Wijga3, Bert Brunekreef1,6
1Institute for Risk Assessment Sciences, Utrecht University, Netherlands, 2chool of Environmental Health, University of British Columbia, Canada, 3National Institute for Public Health and the Environment, Netherlands, 4Department of Pediatrics, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus University Medical Center/Sophia Children’s Hospital, Netherlands, 5Department of Epidemiology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Netherlands, 6Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Center Utrecht, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS5.2 - Air pollution, asthma and allergies - respiratory oral session 2  -  14:00 - 15:30
Traffic-related elemental carbon exposure and lung function among schoolchildren from Mexico City
Albino Barraza-Villarreal*1, Consuelo Escamilla-Nuñez1, Leticia Hernández-Cadena1, Jose Texcalac-Sangrado1, Juan Sienra-Monge2, Blanca del Rio-Navarro2, Marlene Cortez-Lugo1, Isabelle Romieu1
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico, 2Hospital Infantil de México Federico Gómez, Mexico
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - Air pollution and child respiratory health  -  13:00 - 14:00
Traffic-related pollutants and inflammatory markers in an elderly cohort: Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study
Marie-Abele Bind*1, Antonella Zanobetti1, Joel Schwartz1, Helen Suh1, Pantel Vokonas2
1Harvard Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2VA Normative Aging Study, VA Boston Healthcare System and the Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Outdoor air pollution - different types of exposures poster session - Oxidative stress  -  13:00 - 14:00
Transport noise and incidence of cardiovascular disease
Göran Pershagen
Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.4 - Symposium 36 - Noise and Health  -  08:30 - 10:00
TRANSPORTION, AIR POLLUTION AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: AN INTEGRATED HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME OF CLIMATE CHANGE AND URBAN POLICIES (TAPAS)
Audrey de Nazelle*, Michelle Mendez, Judith Garcia-Aymerich, Jan-Paul Zock, Josep-Maria Anto, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen
Centre for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Health impact assessment poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Trends of Mortality Rates for Respiratory Diseases in Brazil and Capitals Cities, 1996 to 2005
Marcio Oliveira*1,2, Luciana Costa1, Inês Mattos1
1FIOCRUZ, Brazil, 2SMSDC, Brazil
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Trihalomethanes and semen quality in England and Wales
Nina Iszatt*1, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen1,2, James Bennett1, Andrew Povey5, Allan Pacey6, Harry Moore6, Nicola Cherry7, Mireille B. Toledano1
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 3Municipal Institute of Medical Research Foundation (IMIM), Spain, 4Center for Biomedical Investigation Network of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 5University of Manchester, United Kingdom, 6University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, 7University of Alberta, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Trihalomethanes exposure through drinking water and low birth weight risk in Kaunas cohort
Regina Grazuleviciene*1, Asta Danileviciute1, Ruta Nadisauskiene2, Jone Vencloviene1, Jurate Buinauskiene2, Tomas Grazulevicius1
1Vytautas Magnus University, Lithuania, 2Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) 2008 Report on the Environment (ROE): Identified Gaps and Future Challenges for Human Exposure and Health Indicators
Patricia Murphy*1, Danelle Lobdell2
1U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States, 2U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.5 - Public health, policy, and the environment - oral session  -  11:00 - 12:30
Uncertainties in risk estimations of electromagnetic fields of overhead power lines
A. de Jong*, J.P. van der Sluijs, J.A. Wardekker
Copernicus Institute, Netherlands
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - EMF poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
UNCERTAINTY AND PRECAUTION IN FOOD, HEALTH AND ENVIRONMENT: EUROPEAN AGENDA
Marco Martuzzi*1, Cristina Tirado-von der Pahlen2
1WHO Europe, Italy, 2School of Public Health, University of California Los Angeles, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.1 - Symposium 8 - Global Change, Food Security, Safety and Ethics  -  14:00 - 15:30
Uncertainty in Bias Estimation: Implication for Health Impact Assessment.An Analysis within the INTARESE Project.
Xanthi Pedeli*, Klea Katsouyanni
Department of Hygiene, Epidemiology and Medical Statistics. University of Athens, Medical School, Greece
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.4 - Health impact assessment - oral session  -  14:00 - 15:30
Uptake of Persistent Organic Pollutants by Vegetables Grown in Contaminated Soil in Cluj District, Romania
Melinda-Haydee Kovacs*, Dumitru Ristoiu
Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Environmental Science, Romania
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.6 - Soil and health - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30
Urban Air Pollution and Acute Otitis Media in a Population-Based Birth Cohort
Elaina MacIntyre*1, Catherine Karr2, Mieke Koehoorn1, Paul Demers1, Lillian Tamburic1, Cornel Lencar1, Michael Brauer1
1University of British Columbia, Canada, 2University of Washington, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS7.5 - Outdoor air pollution from fecundability to mortality - oral session  -  08:30 - 10:00
Urinary Arsenic Species, Toenail Arsenic, and Estimates of Arsenic Intake in Southeastern Michigan Population with Low-to-Moderate Exposure to Arsenic in Drinking Water
Zorimar Rivera-Nunez*1, Jaymie Meliker2, John Meeker1, Jerome Nriagu1
1University Of Michigan, United States, 2Stony Brook University, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS9.8 - Drinking water quality unravelled - water quality oral session 3  -  14:00 - 15:30
Urinary disease morbidity and mortality in a population environmentally exposed to cadmium and other nephrotoxic metals.
Laura D K Thomas*1,2, Susan Hodgson3, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen4, Lars Jarup1
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2Karolinska Intitute, Sweden, 3Newcastle University, United Kingdom, 4CREAL, Spain
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Urinary phthalates and breast cancer risk in Mexico
Lizbeth López-Carrillo1, Raúl U. Hernández-Ramírez1, Antonia M. Calafat2, Mariano E. Cebrián-García3, Luisa Torres-Sanchez1, Michelle Romero-Franco*1, Marcia Galván-Portillo1, Larry L. Needham2
1Centro de Investigación en Salud Poblacional. Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico, 2Division of Laboratory Sciences. Division of Laboratory Sciences. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States, 3Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Mexico
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.5 - Biomarkers of exposure - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Use of biocides and insect repellent and risk of hypospadias
Julien Dugas1,2, Mark Nieuwenhuijsen*1,2, David Martinez1,2, Nina Iszatt3, Paul Nelson3, Paul Elliott3
1Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 2CIBERESP, Spain, 3Imperial College, United Kingdom
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.2 - Birth and reproductive outcomes poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Use of epidemiologic methods to assess effects of climate change on health: methodological and philosophical challenges
Jouni J.K. Jaakkola
Institute of Health Sciences, University of Oulu, Finland
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.7 - Symposium 33 - Philosophy and Epidemiology  -  14:00 - 15:30
Use of Errors-in-Variables Regression Models for Studies with K-X Ray Fluorescence Bone Lead Measurements
Hector Lamadrid-Figueroa*1, Martha M Tellez-Rojo1, Gustavo Angeles2, Mauricio Hernandez-Avila3, Howard Hu4
1National Institute of Public Health, Mexico, 2University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States, 3Ministry of Health, Mexico, 4Michigan School of Public Health, United States
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Use of nontraditional epidemiologic methods to link environmental exposure and disease: an example.
Dina Schreinemachers
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, United States
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  PS1.1 - Biomarkers - poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Using an integrated food chain model as an instrument to derive health-based threshold values for atmospheric deposition of PCDD/F and DL-PCBs
Mirja Van Holderbeke1, Christa Cornelis1, Katleen De Brouwere1, Arnout Standaert*1, Marjory Desmedt2, Edward Roekens2
1VITO – Flemish Institute for Technological Research, Belgium, 2VMM - Flemish Environment Agency, Belgium
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Using GIS to model pesticide exposure at the small-area level in England
Danielle Vienneau*, David Briggs
Imperial College London, United Kingdom
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Exposure assessment poster session - Modelling and air pollution  -  13:00 - 14:00
Using of activated carbon for water purification from fulvic acids
Tetiana Poliakova*, Ivan Kozyatnyk, Olena Samsoni-Todorova
Institute of Colloid Chemistry and Chemistry of Water, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Ukraine
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.2 - Water quality poster session  -  13:00 - 14:00
Validity of 6-Minute Walk Test in Coal Workers' Pneumoconiosis Evaluations
Su Ryeon Noh*, Moon Hee Kwon, Yun Suk Pak, Do Myung Paek
School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea, Republic of
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.2 - Respiratory poster session - General  -  13:00 - 14:00
Values, ethics and sustainability from an environmental justice perspective
Colin L. Soskolne
School of Public Health, University of Alberta, Canada
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS1.3 - Symposium 29 - Health Impact Assessment of Global Environmental change: from Energy and Food Production Policy to Ecosystem Degradation and Environmental Justice  -  10:30 - 12:00
Variability of urinary metabolite levels of pesticides in turf applicators; implications for exposure measurement in prospective epidemiologic studies
Shelley Harris*1,2, Paul Villeneuve2, James Mays3, Charlene Crawley4, Kirk Hurto5
1Population Studies and Surveillance, Cancer Care Ontario, Canada, 2Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Canada, 3Department of Statistical Sciences and Operations Research, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States, 4Department of Chemistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, United States, 5TruGreen, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Exposure assessment poster session - General  -  12:00 - 13:00
Variations in peak expiratory flow measurements associated to air pollution and allergic sensitization in children in São Paulo, Brazil
Joya Correia-Deur*1,2, Luz Claudio2, Jeanette Stingone2, Alice Imazawa1, José Eluf Neto1
1University of São Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil, 2Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Vitamin D and Asthma Symptoms in a Cohort of Inner-city Children in Baltimore, MD
Patrick Breysse*, Elizabeth Matsui, Nadia Hansel, Meredith McCormack, Robert Rusher, Jean Curtin-Brosnan, Gregory Diette
Johns Hopkins University, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Vulnerability to heat-related morbidity and mortality in Copenhagen, Denmark
Janine Wichmann*1, Zorana Andersen2, Matthias Ketzel3, Steffen Loft1
1Department of Environmental Health, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2Institute of Cancer Epidemiology, Danish Cancer Society, Denmark, 3Department of Atmospheric Environment, National Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University, Denmark
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS3.6 - Climate change, heat waves, and mortality - climate change oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Water consumption and use, trihalomethane exposure and the risk of hypospadias
Nina Iszatt*1, Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen1,2, Mireille B. Toledano1, Paul Nelson5, Paul Elliot1
1Imperial College London, United Kingdom, 2Center for Research in Environmental Epidemiology (CREAL), Spain, 3Municipal Institute of Medical Research Foundation (IMIM), Spain, 4Center for Biomedical Investigation Network of Epidemiology and Public Health (CIBERESP), Spain, 5Phrisk Ltd, United Kingdom
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS10.4 - DBPs and health outcomes - water quality oral session 1  -  09:00 - 10:30
Water, the Mid-East Conflict and Public Health: From Zero-Sum to Win-Win
Ziad Abdeen1, Jamal Safi2, Elihu Richter*3
1Al Quds University, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, 2Environmental Protection Research Institute, Palestinian Territory, Occupied, 3Hebrew University-Hadassah, Israel
Saturday 29 August 2009 :  OS11.5 - Public health, policy, and the environment - oral session  -  11:00 - 12:30
Weather and Pollutants Related Incidence of Asthma and Rhinitis
László Makra*1, Szintia Tombácz2, Tekla Eötvös3, Edit Kadocsa4
1University of Szeged, Hungary, 2University of Szeged, Hungary, 3University of Szeged, Hungary, 4University of Szeged, Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical Centre, Hungary
Thursday 27 August 2009:  PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies  -  12:00 - 13:00
Weekly levels of air pollution during pregnancy and risk of low birth weight
Peter Rudnai*1, Mihály János Varró1, Annamaria Mácsik1, Eszter Szabó1, Eva Vaskovi1, Marta Szalkai1, Judit Paller2, Laszlone Horváth3, Laszlo Bujdosó4, Klara Selyem-Frankó5, Laszlone Bella6, Hilda Solti7
1National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 2West-Transdanubian Regional Public Health Institute, Hungary, 3Györ, Pannonhalma and Tét Small-area Public Health Institute, Hungary, 4Regional Public Health Institute for Central Transdanubia, Hungary, 5Veszprém, Várpalota and Zirc Small-area Public Health Institute, Hungary, 6Dorog and Esztergom Small-area Public Health Institute, Hungary, 7Tatabánya, Tata, Oroszlány Small-area Public Health Institute, Hungary
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.2 - Air pollution and pregnancy/early life outcomes - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
What measure of temperature is the best predictor of mortality?
Adrian Barnett*1, Shilu Tong1, Archie Clements2
1Queensland University of Technology, Australia, 2University of Queensland, Australia
Wednesday 26 August 2009:  OS2.4 - Impact of climate and temperature on health - climate change oral session 1  -  14:00 - 15:30
Which days of hot weather are considered dangerous by heat-health watch warning systems?: A comparison of the predictive capacity of different systems
Shakoor Hajat*1,2, Scott Sheridan3, Michael Allen3, Mathilde Pascal4, Karine Laaidi4, Aurelio Tobias5, Abderrahmane Yagouti6, Ugis Beckis6, Denis Bourque7, Ben Armstrong2, Tom Kosatsky1
1British Columbia Centre for Disease Control, Canada, 2London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 3Kent State University, United States, 4Institut de Veille Sanitaire, France, 5Instituto de Salud Carlos III, Spain, 6Health Canada, Canada, 7Environment Canada, Canada
Friday 28 August 2009:  OS8.6 - Effects of temperature - oral session  -  10:30 - 12:00
Within-neighborhood variation of particle pollution in developing country cities: mobile monitoring and GIS analysis in four neighborhoods in Accra
Kathie L Dionisio*1, Michael S Rooney3, Raphael E Arku2, Ari B Friedman3, Christopher Paciorek1, Allison F Hughes2, Jose Vallarino1, Heather Carmichael3, Samuel Agyei-Mensah2, John D Spengler1, Majid Ezzati1
1Harvard School of Public Health, United States, 2University of Ghana, Ghana, 3Harvard Initiative for Global Health, United States
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.7 - GIS and air pollution exposure assessment - oral session 2  -  16:00 - 17:30
Work stress among staff at a medical center in southern Taiwan.
Chien-Yuan Huang*1,2, Shih-Bin Su1,2, How-Ran Guo2
1Tainan Science Park Clinic, Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan, Taiwan, Taiwan, 2Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan., Taiwan
Friday 28 August 2009:  PS3.1 - Methodology poster session  -  12:00 - 13:00
Zinc deficiency in soils, crops and food in Mali and options for remediation
Aly Barry2, Birgitta Jacks1, Gunnar Jacks*1
1Åbo Akademi, Finland, 2Fondation Novartis, Mali
Thursday 27 August 2009:  OS6.6 - Soil and health - oral session  -  16:00 - 17:30