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Person Details: David M. Ozonoff

Superfund Research Program

David M. Ozonoff

Boston University
Department of Environmental Health
715 Albany St., Talbot 4W
Boston, Massachusetts 02118
Phone: 617-638-4620
Fax: 617-638-4857


Research Briefs




  • Aschengrau A, Winter MR, Gallagher L, Vieira VM, Butler L, Fabian MP, Carwile JL, Wesselink AK, Mahalingaiah S, Janulewicz PA, Weinberg JM, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. 2020. Reproductive and developmental health effects of prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water. Environ Sci Process Impacts 22:555-566. doi:10.1039/c9em00590k PMID:32051987


  • Aschengrau A, Gallagher LG, Winter MR, Vieira VM, Webster TF, Janulewicz PA, Ozonoff DM. 2016. No association between unintentional head injuries and early-life exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water. J Occup Environ Med 58(10):1040-1045. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000850 PMID:27513173 PMCID:PMC5704661
  • Aschengrau A, Janulewicz PA, White RF, Vieira VM, Gallagher LG, Getz KD, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. 2016. Long-term neurotoxic effects of early-life exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water. Ann Glob Health 82(1):169-179. doi:10.1016/j.aogh.2016.01.013 PMID:27325074 PMCID:PMC4916338


  • Aschengrau A, Winter MR, Vieira VM, Webster TF, Janulewicz PA, Gallagher LG, Weinberg JM, Ozonoff DM. 2015. Long-term health effects of early life exposure to tetrachloroethylene (PCE)-contaminated drinking water: a retrospective cohort study. Environ Health 14:36. doi:10.1186/s12940-015-0021-z PMID:25889838 PMCID:PMC4397674
  • Landrigan PJ, Wright RO, Cordero JF, Eaton DL, Goldstein BD, Hennig B, Maier RM, Ozonoff DM, Smith MT, Tukey RH. 2015. The NIEHS Superfund Research Program: 25 Years of Translational Research for Public Health. Environ Health Perspect 123(10):909-918. doi:10.1289/ehp.1409247 PMID:25978799 PMCID:PMC4590764


  • Aschengrau A, Gallagher LG, Webster TF, Heeren T, Ozonoff DM, Spence LA. 2008. Evaluation of the Webler-Brown model for estimating tetrachloroethylene exposure from vinyl-lined asbestos-cement pipes. Environ Health 7:24. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-7-24 PMID:18518975 PMCID:PMC2432054
  • Aschengrau A, Weinberg JM, Rogers S, Gallagher LG, Winter MR, Vieira VM, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM. 2008. Prenatal exposure to tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of adverse birth outcomes. Environ Health Perspect 116(6):814-820. doi:10.1289/ehp.10414 PMID:18560539 PMCID:PMC2430239
  • Nelson J, Scammell MK, Webster TF, Ozonoff DM, Altman RG. 2008. A new spin on research translation: The Boston Consensus Conference on Human Biomonitoring. Environ Health Perspect 117:495-499. doi:10.1289/ehp.0800037 PMID:19440485 PMCID:PMC2679590
  • Ozonoff DM, Pogel A. 2008. Contingency Structures and Concept Analysis. In: Formal Concept Analysis. Springer,


  • Ozonoff DM, Pogel A, Hannan T. 2006. Generalized contingency tables and concept lattices. In: Discrete Methods in Epidemiology, DIMACS: Series in Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science. American Mathematical Society, Providence, RI. pp.93.


  • Ozonoff A, Webster TF, Vieira VM, Weinberg JM, Ozonoff DM, Aschengrau A. 2005. Cluster detection methods applied to the Upper Cape Cod cancer data. Environ Health 4:19. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-4-19 PMID:16164750 PMCID:PMC1242352
  • Ozonoff DM. 2005. On being careful what we wish for: some difficulties with operationalizing the precautionary principle (Reprinted from the European Journal of Oncology Library, vol 2, 2003). Human and Ecological Risk Assessment: An International Journal 11(1):53-62.
  • Vieira VM, Aschengrau A, Ozonoff DM. 2005. Impact of tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water on the risk of breast cancer: using a dose model to assess exposure in a case-control study. Environ Health 4(1):3. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-4-3 PMID:15733317 PMCID:PMC554766
  • Vieira VM, Webster TF, Weinberg JM, Aschengrau A, Ozonoff DM. 2005. Spatial analysis of lung, colorectal, and breast cancer on Cape Cod: an application of generalized additive models to case-control data. Environ Health 4:11. doi:10.1186/1476-069X-4-11 PMID:15955253 PMCID:PMC1183231


  • Aschengrau A, Rogers S, Ozonoff DM. 2003. Perchloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of breast cancer: additional results from Cape Cod, Massachusetts, USA. Environ Health Perspect 111(2):167-173. PMID:12573900
  • Ozonoff DM. 2003. Superfund Basic Research Program: a model for contemporary research programs. Environ Health Perspect 111(3):A140-A141. PMID:12611669


  • Paulu C, Aschengrau A, Ozonoff DM. 2002. Exploring associations between residential location and breast cancer incidence in a case-control study. Environ Health Perspect 110(5):471-478. PMID:12003750
  • Vieira VM, Webster TF, Aschengrau A, Ozonoff DM. 2002. A method for spatial analysis of risk in a population-based case-control study. Int J Hyg Environ Health 205(1-2):115-120. PMID:12018004


  • Paulu C, Aschengrau A, Ozonoff DM. 1999. Tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water in Massachusetts and the risk of colon-rectum, lung, and other cancers. Environ Health Perspect 107(4):265-271. PMID:10090704


  • Aschengrau A, Paulu C, Ozonoff DM. 1998. Tetrachloroethylene-contaminated drinking water and the risk of breast cancer. Environ Health Perspect 106:947-953. PMID:9703477
  • Ozonoff DM. 1998. Assessing uncertainty in decision processes. In: Setting Priorities for Drinking Water Contaminants, National Research Council. National Academy Press,
  • Ozonoff DM, Webster T. 1998. The Lattice Diagram and 2x2 Tables. In: Hazardous Waste: Impacts on Human and Ecological Health (Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress on Hazardous Waste). Princeton Scientific, Princeton, NJ. pp.441-458.
  • Paulu C, Ozonoff DM. 1998. Exploring associations between residential history and breast cancer risk in a case-control study. In: Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and International Society for Exposure Assessment.
  • Webster T, Poole C, Ozonoff DM. 1998. Moving the cutpoint: What does it tell us about dose-response?. In: Proceedings of the Joint Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and International Society for Exposure Assessment.


  • Ozonoff DM. 1997. Environmental Epidemiology: A natural application for discrete mathematics. In: Proceedings of the DIMACS (Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science ) Miniworkshop exploring large data sets using classification, consensus, and pattern recognition techniques. Piscataway, NJ.
  • Ozonoff DM, Paulu C, Webster TF. 1997. New methods for analyzing disease clusters in relation to environmental features. In: Silent Spring Institute, Breast Cancer and Environmental Features of Cape Cod. Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Boston, MA.
  • Ozonoff DM, Webster TF. 1997. The lattice diagram and 2 x 2 tables. Toxicol Ind Health 13(2-3):339-355. PMID:9200799
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