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Person Details: Cary Suzanne Lea

Superfund Research Program

Cary Suzanne Lea

East Carolina University
East Carolina Heart Institute
Mailstop 660
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
Phone: 252-744-4036




  • Cuffney M, Wilkie AA, Kotlarz N, Knappe D, Lea CS, Collier D, DeWitt JC, Hoppin JA. 2023. Factors associated with per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) serum concentrations in residents of New Hanover County, North Carolina: The GenX exposure study. Environ Res 237:117020. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2023.117020 PMID:37673120
  • Wallis DJ, Kotlarz N, Knappe D, Collier D, Lea CS, Reif DM, McCord JP, Strynar M, DeWitt JC, Hoppin JA. 2023. Estimation of the half-lives of recently detected per- and polyfluorinated alkyl ethers in an exposed community. Environ Sci Technol 57(41):15348-15355. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c08241 PMID:37801709


  • Rosen EM, Kotlarz N, Knappe D, Lea CS, Collier D, Richardson DB, Hoppin JA. 2022. Drinking water-associated PFAS and fluroethers and lipid outcomes in the GenX exposure study. Environ Health Perspect 130(9):97002. doi:10.1289/EHP11033 PMID:36069575 PMCID:PMC9450637


  • Metayer C, Scelo G, Kang AY, Gunier RB, Reinier K, Lea CS, Chang JS, Selvin S, Kirsch J, Crouse V, Does MB, Quinlan P, Hammond SK. 2016. A task-based assessment of parental occupational exposure to organic solvents and other compounds and the risk of childhood leukemia in California. Environ Res 151:174-183. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.06.047 PMID:27494537 PMCID:PMC5071154


  • Slusky DA, Metayer C, Aldrich MC, Ward MH, Lea CS, Selvin S, Buffler PA. 2012. Reliability of maternal-reports regarding the use of household pesticides: Experience from a case-control study of childhood leukemia. Cancer Epidemiol 36(4):375-380. doi:10.1016/j.canep.2011.12.009 PMID:22277328 PMCID:PMC4140525


  • Reinier K, Hammond SK, Buffler PA, Gunier RB, Lea CS, Quinlan P, Kirsch J. 2004. Development and evaluation of parental occupational exposure questionnaires for a childhood leukemia study. Scand J Work Environ Health 30(6):450-458. PMID:15633596


  • Buffler PA, Reynolds P, Smith MT, Lea CS, Wood S. 1996. The molecular epidemiology of childhood leukemia with emphasis on chemical exposures. In: Proceedings of the Pacific Basin Conference on Hazardous Waste, November 4-8, 1996, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. East-West Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


  • Smith MT, Lea CS, Buffler PA. 1995. Human population changes caused by hazardous waste. Eur J Public Health 2(3):77-79. PMID:7655408
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