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Superfund Research Program

Brent A. Coull

Harvard School of Public Health
Bldg 2-413
665 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-432-2376
Email: bcoull@biostat.harvard.edu

Projects

Hazardous Waste Sites

Bangladesh

  • Harvard School of Public Health: Optimizing Sampling and Statistical Analysis for Hazardous Waste Site Assessment

Coeur d'Alene, Idaho Superfund Site

  • Harvard School of Public Health: Optimizing Sampling and Statistical Analysis for Hazardous Waste Site Assessment

Mexico City

  • Harvard School of Public Health: Optimizing Sampling and Statistical Analysis for Hazardous Waste Site Assessment

Tar Creek (Ottawa County)

  • Harvard School of Public Health: Optimizing Sampling and Statistical Analysis for Hazardous Waste Site Assessment

Publications

2017

  • Henn BC, Bellinger DC, Hopkins MR, Coull BA, Ettinger AS, Jim R, Hatley EL, Christiani DC, Wright RO. 2017. Maternal and cord blood manganese concentrations and early childhood neurodevelopment among residents near a mining-impacted superfund site. Environ Health Perspect 125:9. doi:10.1289/ehp925 PMID:28665786
  • Tamayo y Ortiz M, Tellez-Rojo MM, Trejo-Valdivia B, Schnaas L, Osorio-Valencia E, Coull BA, Bellinger DC, Wright RJ, Wright RO. 2017. Maternal stress modifies the effect of exposure to lead during pregnancy and 24-month old children's neurodevelopment. Environ Int 98:191-197. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2016.11.005 PMID:27865525 PMCID:PMC5221478
  • Valeri L, Mazumdar M, Bobb JF, Henn BC, Rodrigues EG, Sharif OI, Kile ML, Quamruzzaman Q, Afroz S, Golam M, Amarasiriwardena C, Bellinger DC, Christiani DC, Coull BA, Wright RO. 2017. Effect of prenatal exposure to metal mixtures on neurodevelopmental outcomes at 20-40 months of age: Evidence from Rural Bangladesh. Environ Health Perspect 125:11. doi:10.1289/ehp614 PMID:28669934

2016

  • Claus Henn B, Ettinger AS, Hopkins MR, Jim R, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Christiani DC, Coull BA, Bellinger DC, Wright RO. 2016. Prenatal arsenic exposure and birth outcomes among a population residing near a mining-related Superfund site. Environ Health Perspect 124(8):1308-1315. doi:10.1289/ehp.1510070 PMID:26859631 PMCID:PMC4977047
  • Dong Z, Lewis CG, Burgess RM, Coull BA, Shine JP. 2016. Statistical evaluation of biogeochemical variables affecting spatiotemporal distributions of multiple free metal ion concentrations in an urban estuary. Chemosphere 150:202-210. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2016.02.020 PMID:26901477
  • Stroustrup A, Hsu H, Svensson K, Schnaas L, Cantoral A, Solano-Gonzalez M, Torres-Calapiz M, Amarasiriwardena CJ, Bellinger DC, Coull BA, Tellez-Rojo MM, Wright RO, Wright RJ. 2016. Toddler temperament and prenatal exposure to lead and maternal depression. Environ Health 15(1):71. doi:10.1186/s12940-016-0147-7 PMID:27312840 PMCID:PMC4910201
  • Tamayo y Ortiz M, Tellez-Rojo MM, Wright RJ, Coull BA, Wright RO. 2016. Longitudinal associations of age and prenatal lead exposure on cortisol secretion of 12-24 month-old infants from Mexico City. Environ Health 15:41. doi:10.1186/s12940-016-0124-1 PMID:26926653 PMCID:PMC4772459

2015

  • Alexeeff SE, Schwartz J, Kloog I, Chudnovsky A, Koutrakis P, Coull BA. 2015. Consequences of kriging and land use regression for PM25 predictions in epidemiologic analyses: insights into spatial variability using high-resolution satellite data. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 25(2):138-144. doi:10.1038/jes.2014.40 PMID:24896768 PMCID:PMC4758216
  • Bobb JF, Valeri L, Henn BC, Wright RO, Mazumdar M, Godleski J, Coull BA, Christiani DC. 2015. Bayesian kernel machine regression for estimating the health effects of multi-pollutant mixtures. Biostatistics 16(3):493-508. doi:10.1093/biostatistics/kxu058 PMID:25532525
  • Lakshmanan A, Chiu YH, Coull BA, Just AC, Maxwell SL, Schwartz J, Gryparis A, Kloog I, Wright RJ, Wright RO. 2015. Associations between prenatal traffic-related air pollution exposure and birth weight: Modification by sex and maternal pre-pregnancy body mass index. Environ Res 137:268-277. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2014.10.035 PMID:25601728 PMCID:PMC4354711
  • Meyer M, Coull BA, Versace F, Cinciripini P, Morris JS. 2015. Bayesian function-on-function regression for multilevel functional data. Biometrics 71(3):563-574. doi:10.1111/biom.12299 PMID:25787146 PMCID:PMC4575250

2014

  • Bliznyuk N, Paciorek CJ, Schwartz J, Coull BA. 2014. Nonlinear predictive latent process models for integrating spatio-temporal exposure data from multiple sources. Annals of Applied Statistics 8(3):1538-1560. doi:10.1214/14-aoas737
  • Claus Henn B, Coull BA, Wright RO. 2014. Chemical mixtures and children's health. Curr Opin Pediatr 26(2):223-229. doi:10.1097/MOP.0000000000000067 PMID:24535499 PMCID:PMC4043217
  • Zanobetti A, Coull BA, Gryparis A, Kloog I, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Wright RO, Gold DR, Schwartz J. 2014. Associations between arrhythmia episodes and temporally and spatially resolved black carbon and particulate matter in elderly patients. Occup Environ Med 71(3):201-207. doi:10.1136/oemed-2013-101526 PMID:24142987 PMCID:PMC4371778

2013

  • Power MC, Weisskopf MG, Alexeeff SE, Wright RO, Coull BA, Spiro, III A, Schwartz J. 2013. Modification by hemochromatosis gene polymorphisms of the association between traffic-related air pollution and cognition in older men: a cohort study. Environ Health 12:16. doi:10.1186/1476-069x-12-16 PMID:23413885 PMCID:PMC3599892

2012

  • Sofer T, Coull BA, Baccarelli A, Schwartz J, Lin X. 2012. Sparse selection of multivariate responses in association analysis: Study of the effects of air particles on DNA methylation in a gene set. Statistics in Biosciences 4:319-338.

2011

2008

2006

  • Park SK, Schwartz J, Weisskopf MG, Vokonas PS, Wright RO, Coull BA, Nie H, Hu H. 2006. Low-level lead exposure, metabolic syndrome, and heart rate variability: the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect 114(11):1718-24. PMID:17107858

2004

  • Houseman EA, Ryan LM, Coull BA. 2004. Cholesky residuals for assessing normal errors in a linear model with correlated outcomes. J Am Stat Assoc 99(466):383-394.
  • Vinturella AE, Burgess RM, Coull BA, Thompson KM, Shine JP. 2004. Importance of black carbon in distribution and bioaccumulation models of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in contaminated marine sediments. Environ Toxicol Chem 23(11):2578-2586. doi:10.1897/03-358 PMID:15559271
  • Vinturella AE, Burgess RM, Coull BA, Thompson KM, Shine JP. 2004. Use of passive samplers to mimic uptake of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons by benthic polychaetes. Environ Sci Technol 38(4):1154-1160. doi:10.1021/es034706f PMID:14998031

2003

  • Morrison A, Coughlin K, Shine JP, Coull BA, Rex A. 2003. Receiver operating characteristic curve analysis of beach water quality indicator variables. Appl Environ Microbiol 69(11):6405-6411. PMID:14602593
  • Shine JP, Trapp CJ, Coull BA. 2003. Use of receiver operating characteristic curves to evaluate sediment quality guidelines for metals. Environ Toxicol Chem 22(7):1642-1648. PMID:12836991

1999

  • Clarke RW, Catalano PJ, Koutrakis P, Krishna-Murthy GG, Sioutas C, Paulauskis JD, Coull BA, Ferguson S, Godleski J. 1999. Urban air particulate inhalation alters pulmonary function and induces pulmonary inflammation in a rodent model of chronic bronchitis. Inhal Toxicol 11(8):637-656. doi:10.1080/089583799196781 PMID:10477440