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Your Environment. Your Health.

Person Details: Diane Levy

Superfund Research Program

Diane Levy

Columbia University
Department of Biostatistics
Mailman School of Public Health
New York, New York 10032
Phone: 212-305-6496
Email: dl2015@columbia.edu

Projects

Publications

2019

  • Chen Y, Wu F, Liu X, Parvez F, Lolacono NJ, Gibson EA, Kioumourtzoglou M, Levy D, Shahriar H, Uddin MN, Islam T, Lomax A, Saxena R, Sanchez TR, Santiago D, Ellis T, Ahsan H, Wasserman GA, Graziano JH. 2019. Early life and adolescent arsenic exposure from drinking water and blood pressure in adolescence. Environ Res 178:doi:10.1016/j.envres.2019.108681 PMID:31520830

2018

  • Niedzwiecki M, Liu X, Zhu H, Hall MN, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, Siddique AB, Kibriya MG, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Finnell RH, Ahsan H, Gamble MV. 2018. Serum homocysteine, arsenic methylation, and arsenic-induced skin lesion incidence in Bangladesh: A one-carbon metabolism candidate gene study. Environ Int 113:133-142. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.01.015 PMID:29421402 PMCID:PMC5873983
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Chen Y, Factor-Litvak P, Lolacono NJ, Levy D, Shahriar H, Uddin MN, Islam T, Lomax A, Saxena R, Gibson EA, Kioumourtzoglou M, Balac O, Sanchez TR, Kline JK, Santiago D, Ellis T, Graziano JH, van Geen AF. 2018. A cross-sectional study of water arsenic exposure and intellectual function in adolescence in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Int 118:304-313. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2018.05.037 PMID:29933234

2016

  • Sanchez TR, Levy D, Shahriar MH, Uddin MN, Siddique A, Graziano JH, Lomax-Luu A, van Geen AF, Gamble MV. 2016. Provision of well-water treatment units to 600 households in Bangladesh: a longitudinal analysis of urinary arsenic indicates fading utility. Sci Total Environ 563-564:131-137. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.04.112 PMID:27135575 PMCID:PMC4907796

2015

  • Jiang JY, Liu M, Parvez F, Wang B, Wu F, Eunus M, Bangalore S, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Argos M, Scannell Bryan M, Graziano JH, Hayes RB, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2015. Association of major dietary patterns and blood pressure longitudinal change in Bangladesh. J Hypertens 33(6):1193-1200. doi:10.1097/HJH.0000000000000534 PMID:25693059 PMCID:PMC4606930
  • Jiang JY, Liu M, Parvez F, Wang B, Wu F, Eunus M, Bangalore S, Newman JD, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Slavkovich VN, Argos M, Farzan S, Hayes RB, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y, Scannell Bryan M. 2015. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and longitudinal change in blood pressure among HEALS cohort participants. Environ Health Perspect 123(8):806-812. doi:10.1289/ehp.1409004 PMID:25816368 PMCID:PMC4529016
  • Khan K, Ahmed EB, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Siddique A, Wasserman GA, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Graziano JH. 2015. Evaluation of an elementary school-based educational intervention for reducing arsenic exposure in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 123(12):1331-1336. doi:10.1289/ehp.1409462 PMID:25956010 PMCID:PMC4671245
  • Niedzwiecki M, Liu X, Hall MN, Thomas T, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, Alam S, Siddique A, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2015. Sex-specific associations of arsenic exposure with global DNA methylation and hydroxymethylation in leukocytes: results from two studies in Bangladesh. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 24(11):1748-1757. doi:10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-15-0432 PMID:26364164 PMCID:PMC4633312
  • Wu F, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Liu M, Cheng X, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Jiang JY, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, VanderWeele TJ, Pierce BL, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2015. Interaction between arsenic exposure from drinking water and genetic polymorphisms on cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: a prospective case-cohort study. Environ Health Perspect 123(5):451-457. doi:10.1289/ehp.1307883 PMID:25575156 PMCID:PMC4421763

2014

  • Chen Y, Ge W, Parvez F, Bangalore S, Eunus M, Ahmed A, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Argos M, Levy D, Sarwar G, Ahsan H. 2014. A prospective study of arm circumference and risk of death in Bangladesh. Int J Epidemiol 43(4):1187-1196. doi:10.1093/ije/dyu082 PMID:24713183 PMCID:PMC4121562
  • Harper KN, Liu X, Hall MN, Ilievski V, Oka J, Calancie L, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Siddique A, Alam S, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2014. A dose-response study of arsenic exposure and markers of oxidative damage in Bangladesh. J Occup Environ Med 56(6):652-658. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000166 PMID:24854259 PMCID:PMC4050339
  • Niedzwiecki M, Hall MN, Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, Alam S, Siddique A, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2014. Interaction of plasma glutathione redox and folate deficiency on arsenic methylation capacity in Bangladeshi adults. Free Radic Biol Med 73:67-74. doi:10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2014.03.042 PMID:24726863 PMCID:PMC4111991
  • Peters BA, Hall MN, Liu X, Neugut Y, Pilsner JR, Levy D, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Islam T, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2014. Creatinine, arsenic metabolism, and renal function in an arsenic-exposed population in Bangladesh. PLoS One 9(12):e113760. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113760 PMID:25438247 PMCID:PMC4249915
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, LoIacono NJ, Kline JK, Factor-Litvak P, van Geen AF, Mey JL, Levy D, Abramson R, Schwartz A, Graziano JH. 2014. A cross-sectional study of well water arsenic and child IQ in Maine schoolchildren. Environ Health 13:23. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-13-23 PMID:24684736 PMCID:PMC4104994

2013

  • Chen Y, Wu F, Liu M, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Eunus M, Ahmed A, Argos M, Islam T, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. A prospective study of arsenic exposure, arsenic methylation capacity, and risk of cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 121(7):832-838. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205797 PMID:23665672 PMCID:PMC3701993
  • Chen Y, Wu F, Parvez F, Ahmed A, Eunus M, McClintock TR, Patwary T, Islam T, Ghosal AK, Islam S, Hasan R, Levy D, Sarwar G, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Ahsan H. 2013. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and QT-interval prolongation: results from the Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study. Environ Health Perspect 121(4):427-432. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205197 PMID:23384555 PMCID:PMC3620737
  • George CM, Gamble MV, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Ahmed A, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2013. A cross-sectional study of the impact of blood selenium on blood and urinary arsenic concentrations in Bangladesh. Environ Health 12:52. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-12-52 PMID:23816141 PMCID:PMC3724573
  • Hall MN, Niedzwiecki M, Liu X, Harper KN, Alam S, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, Siddique A, Parvez F, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2013. Chronic arsenic exposure and blood glutathione and glutathione disulfide concentrations in Bangladeshi adults. Environ Health Perspect 121(9):1068-1074. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205727 PMID:23792557 PMCID:PMC3764071
  • Niedzwiecki M, Hall MN, Liu X, Oka J, Harper KN, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, van Geen AF, Mey JL, Alam S, Siddique A, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2013. A dose-response study of arsenic exposure and global methylation of peripheral blood mononuclear cell DNA in Bangladeshi adults. Environ Health Perspect 121:1306-1312. doi:10.1289/ehp.1206421 PMID:24013868 PMCID:PMC3855504
  • Niedzwiecki M, Hall MN, Liu X, Oka J, Harper KN, Slavkovich VN, Ilievski V, Levy D, van Geen AF, Mey JL, Alam S, Siddique A, Parvez F, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2013. Blood glutathione redox status and global methylation of peripheral blood mononuclear cell DNA in Bangladeshi adults. Epigenetics 8(7):730-738. doi:10.4161/epi.25012 PMID:23803688 PMCID:PMC3781192

2012

  • George CM, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Singha A, Levy D, Islam T, Ahmed KM, Moon-Howard J, Tarozzi A, Liu X, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH. 2012. A cluster-based randomized controlled trial promoting community participation in arsenic mitigation efforts in Bangladesh. Environ Health 11:41. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-11-41 PMID:22713347 PMCID:PMC3506475
  • Khan K, Wasserman GA, Liu X, Ahmed EB, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Factor-Litvak P. 2012. Manganese exposure from drinking water and children's academic achievement. Neurotoxicology 33(1):91-97. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2011.12.002 PMID:22182530 PMCID:PMC3282923
  • Pilsner JR, Hall MN, Liu X, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Yunus M, Rahman M, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2012. Influence of prenatal arsenic exposure and newborn sex on global methylation of cord blood DNA. PLoS One 7:doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0037147 PMID:22662134 PMCID:PMC3360698
  • Wu F, Jasmine F, Kibriya MG, Liu M, Wojcik O, Parvez F, Rahaman R, Roy S, Paul-Brutus R, Segers S, Slavkovich VN, Islam T, Levy D, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Graziano JH, Ahsan H, Chen Y. 2012. Association between arsenic exposure from drinking water and plasma levels of cardiovascular markers. Am J Epidemiol 175(12):1252-1261. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr464 PMID:22534204 PMCID:PMC3372314

2011

  • Argos M, Kalra T, Pierce BL, Chen Y, Parvez F, Islam T, Ahmed A, Hasan R, Hasan K, Sarwar G, Levy D, Slavkovich VN, Graziano JH, Rathouz PJ, Ahsan H. 2011. A prospective study of arsenic exposure from drinking water and incidence of skin lesions in Bangladesh. Am J Epidemiol 174(2):185-194. doi:10.1093/aje/kwr062 PMID:21576319 PMCID:PMC3167679
  • Chen Y, Graziano JH, Parvez F, Liu M, Slavkovich VN, Kalra T, Argos M, Ahmed A, Rakibuz-Zaman M, Hasan R, Sarwar G, Levy D, Ahsan H, van Geen AF. 2011. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and mortality from cardiovascular disease in Bangladesh: prospective cohort study. BMJ 342:doi:10.1136/bmj.d2431 PMID:21546419 PMCID:PMC3088786
  • Khan K, Factor-Litvak P, Wasserman GA, Liu X, Ahmed EB, Parvez F, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, van Geen AF, Mey JL, Graziano JH. 2011. Manganese exposure from drinking water and children's classroom behavior in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 119:1501-1506. doi:10.1289/ehp.1003397 PMID:21493178 PMCID:PMC3230445
  • Louis ED, Hafeman D, Parvez F, Alcalay RN, Islam T, Siddique A, Patwary T, Melkonian S, Argos M, Levy D, Ahsan H. 2011. Prevalence of essential tremor in Araihazar, Bangladesh: a population-based study. Neuroepidemiology 36:71-76. doi:10.1159/000323389 PMID:21252586 PMCID:PMC3047762
  • Louis ED, Hafeman D, Parvez F, Liu X, Alcalay RN, Islam T, Ahmed A, Siddique A, Patwary T, Melkonian S, Argos M, Levy D, Ahsan H. 2011. Tremor severity and age: a cross-sectional, population-based study of 2,524 young and midlife normal adults. Movement Disorders 26:1515-1520. doi:10.1002/mds.23674 PMID:21442657
  • Parvez F, Wasserman GA, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Siddique A, Sultana R, Islam T, Levy D, Mey JL, van Geen AF, Khan K, Kline JK, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2011. Arsenic exposure and motor function among children in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 119:1665-1670. doi:10.1289/ehp.1103548 PMID:21742576 PMCID:PMC3226503
  • Pilsner JR, Hall MN, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2011. Associations of plasma selenium with arsenic and genomic methylation of leukocyte DNA in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 119(1):113-118. doi:10.1289/ehp.1001937 PMID:21205583 PMCID:PMC3018489
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Factor-Litvak P, Ahsan H, Levy D, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Mey JL, Slavkovich VN, Siddique A, Islam T, Graziano JH. 2011. Arsenic and manganese exposure and children's intellectual function. Neurotoxicology 32(4):450-457. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2011.03.009 PMID:21453724 PMCID:PMC4062913

2009

  • Pilsner JR, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2009. Folate deficiency, hyperhomocysteinemia, low urinary creatinine, and hypomethylation of leukocyte DNA are risk factors for arsenic-induced skin lesions. Environ Health Perspect 117(2):254-260. doi:10.1289/ehp.11872 PMID:19270796 PMCID:PMC2649228

2007

  • Gamble MV, Liu X, Slavkovich VN, Pilsner JR, Ilievski V, Factor-Litvak P, Levy D, Alam S, Islam MN, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Graziano JH. 2007. Folic acid supplementation lowers blood arsenic. Am J Clin Nutr 86(4):1202-1209. PMID:17921403 PMCID:PMC2042963
  • Hall M, Gamble MV, Slavkovich VN, Liu X, Levy D, Cheng Z, van Geen AF, Yunus M, Rahman M, Pilsner JR, Graziano JH. 2007. Determinants of arsenic metabolism: Blood arsenic metabolites, plasma folate, cobalamin, and homocysteine concentrations in maternal-newborn pairs. Environ Health Perspect 115(10):1503-1509. PMID:17938743
  • Pilsner JR, Liu X, Ahsan H, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH, Gamble MV. 2007. Genomic methylation of peripheral blood leukocyte DMA: influences of arsenic and folate in Bangladeshi adults. Am J Clin Nutr 86(4):1179-1186. PMID:17921400
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Factor-Litvak P, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Levy D, Cheng Z, Graziano JH. 2007. Water arsenic exposure and ntellectual function in six-year-old children in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 115(2):285-289.

2006

  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Parvez F, Argos M, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Levy D, van Geen AF, Howe GR, Graziano JH. 2006. Health Effects of Arsenic Longitudinal Study (HEALS): description of a multidisciplinary epidemiologic investigation. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:191-205. PMID:16160703
  • Ahsan H, Chen Y, Parvez F, Zablotska L, Argos M, Hussain A, Momotaj H, Levy D, Cheng Z, Slavkovich VN, van Geen AF, Howe GR, Graziano JH. 2006. Arsenic exposure from drinking water and risk of premalignant skin lesions in Bangladesh: baseline results from the health effects of arsenic longitudinal study. Am J Epidemiol 163(12):1138-1148. PMID:16624965
  • Gamble MV, Liu X, Ahsan H, Pilsner JR, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Chen Y, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH. 2006. Folate and arsenic metabolism: a double-blind, placebo-controlled folic acid-supplementation trial in Bangladesh. Am J Clin Nutr 84(5):1093-1101. PMID:17093162 PMCID:PMC2046214
  • Wasserman GA, Liu X, Parvez F, Ahsan H, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Kline JK, van Geen AF, Slavkovich VN, Lolacono NJ, Cheng Z, Zheng Y, Graziano JH. 2006. Water manganese exposure and children's intellectual function in Araihazar, Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 114(1):124-129. PMID:16393669

2005

  • Gamble MV, Liu X, Ahsan H, Pilsner JR, Ilievski V, Slavkovich VN, Parvez F, Levy D, Factor-Litvak P, Graziano JH. 2005. Folate, homocysteine, and arsenic metabolism in arsenic-exposed individuals in Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 113(12):1683-1688. PMID:16330347

1997

  • Costa-Mallen P, Checkoway H, Levy D, Smith-Weller T, Franklin GM, Swanson PD, Costa LG. 1997. Association of a polymorphism in intron 13 of the monoamine oxidase B gene with Parkinson's Disease. Am J Med Genet 74:154-156. PMID:9129714
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