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Person Details: Megan Romano

Superfund Research Program

Megan Romano

Dartmouth Medical School




  • Crawford KA, Gallagher LG, Baker E, Karagas MR, Romano M. 2023. Predictors of breastfeeding duration in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study. Matern Child Health J 27(8):1434-1443. doi:10.1007/s10995-023-03714-4 PMID:37269393
  • Criswell RL, Wang Y, Christensen BC, Botelho JC, Calafat AM, Peterson LA, Huset CA, Karagas MR, Romano M. 2023. Concentrations of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in paired maternal plasma and human milk in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort. Environ Sci Technol 57(1):463-472. doi:10.1021/acs.est.2c05555 PMID:36574487 PMCID:PMC9837617
  • Laue HE, Moroishi Y, Palys T, Christensen BC, Criswell RL, Peterson LA, Huset CA, Baker E, Karagas MR, Madan J, Romano M. 2023. Early-life exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and infant gut microbial composition. Environ Epidemiol 7(1):e238. doi:10.1097/EE9.0000000000000238
  • Wang Y, Howe CG, Gallagher LG, Botelho JC, Calafat AM, Karagas MR, Romano M. 2023. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) mixture during pregnancy and postpartum weight retention in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study (NHBCS). Toxics 11(5):450. doi:10.3390/toxics11050450 PMID:37235264 PMCID:PMC10223499
  • Yim G, McGee G, Gallagher LG, Baker E, Jackson BP, Calafat AM, Botelho JC, Karagas MR, Romano M, Howe CG. 2023. Metals and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances mixtures and birth outcomes in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study: beyond single-class mixture approaches. Chemosphere 329:138644. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.138644 PMID:37031836 PMCID:PMC10208216


  • Giffard NG, Gitlin SA, Rardin M, Petali JM, Chen CY, Romano M. 2022. Occurrence and risks of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances in shellfish. Curr Environ Health Rep doi:10.1007/s40572-022-00379-z PMID:36255596
  • Onteeru M, Barnes LE, O'Connell K, Bhimani J, Du M, Romano M, Kantor ED. 2022. Association between fish oil supplements use and serum per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS): Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Environ Res 215:114205. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2022.114205 PMID:36049507 PMCID:PMC9671659
  • Romano M, Gallagher LG, Doherty BT, Yeum D, Lee S, Takazawa M, Anderson KA, Kannan K, Karagas MR. 2022. Inter-method reliability of silicone exposome wristbands and urinary biomarker assays in a pregnancy cohort. Environ Res 214(3):113981. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2022.113981 PMID:35952739
  • Romano M, Heggeseth BC, Gallagher LG, Botelho JC, Calafat AM, Gilbert-Diamond D, Karagas MR. 2022. Gestational per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances exposure and infant body mass index trajectory in the New Hampshire Birth Cohort Study. Environ Res 215:114418. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2022.114418 PMID:36162478
  • Signes-Pastor AJ, Romano M, Jackson BP, Braun JM, Yolton K, Chen A, Lanphear BP, Karagas MR. 2022. Associations of maternal urinary arsenic concentrations during pregnancy with childhood cognitive abilities: The HOME study. Int J Hyg Environ Health 245:114009. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2022.114009 PMID:35947921 PMCID:PMC9500348


  • Cleary BM, Romano M, Chen CY, Heiger-Bernays WJ, Crawford KA. 2021. Comparison of recreational fish consumption advisories across the USA. Curr Environ Health Rep 8(2):doi:10.1007/s40572-021-00312-w PMID:33934293 (ahead of print)
  • Doherty BT, Koelmel J, Lin EZ, Romano M, Godri Pollitt KJ. 2021. Use of Exposomic Methods Incorporating Sensors in Environmental Epidemiology. Curr Environ Health Rep 8:1-8. doi:10.1007/s40572-021-00306-8 PMID:33569731
  • Doherty BT, McRitchie S, Pathmasiri W, Stewart D, Kirchner D, Anderson KA, Gui J, Madan J, Hoen AG, Sumner SJ, Karagas MR, Romano M. 2021. Chemical exposures assessed via silicone wristbands and endogenous plasma metabolomics during pregnancy. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol doi:10.1038/s41370-021-00394-6 PMID:34702988 (ahead of print)
  • Lee JW, Moen EL, Punshon T, Hoen AG, Romano M, Karagas MR, Zhou J, Gui J. 2021. Prediction of an outcome using NETwork clusters (NET-C). Comput Biol Chem 90:107425. doi:10.1016/j.compbiolchem.2020.107425 PMID:33360198 PMCID:PMC7867575


  • Doherty BT, Kosarek N, Hoofnagle A, Xu Y, Zoeller RT, Yolton K, Chen A, Lanphear BP, Braun JM, Romano M. 2020. Maternal, cord, and three-year-old child serum thyroid hormone concentrations in the Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment study. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 92:366-372. doi:10.1111/cen.14151 PMID:31901217 PMCID:PMC7251780
  • Doherty BT, Pearce JL, Anderson KA, Karagas MR, Romano M. 2020. Assessment of multipollutant exposures during pregnancy using silicone wristbands. Front Public Health 8:547239. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2020.547239 PMID:33117768 PMCID:PMC7550746
  • Doherty BT, Romano M, Gui J, Punshon T, Jackson BP, Karagas MR, Korrick SA. 2020. Periconceptional and prenatal exposure to metal mixtures in relation to behavioral development at 3 years of age. Environ Epidemiol 4:doi:10.1097/EE9.0000000000000106 PMID:33154986 PMCID:PMC7595192
  • Lebeaux RM, Doherty BT, Gallagher LG, Zoeller RT, Hoofnagle A, Calafat AM, Karagas MR, Yolton K, Chen A, Lanphear BP, Braun JM, Romano M. 2020. Maternal serum perfluoroalkyl substance mixtures and thyroid hormone concentrations in maternal and cord sera: The HOME Study. Environ Res 185:doi:10.1016/j.envres.2020.109395 PMID:32222633 PMCID:PMC7657649


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