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Your Environment. Your Health.

Project Publications: Columbia University: Research Translation Core

Superfund Research Program

Research Translation Core

Project Leader: Steven N. Chillrud
Co-Investigator: Stuart Braman (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University)
Grant Number: P42ES010349
Funding Period: 2006-2021

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  • Flanagan SV, Braman S, Puelle R, Gleason JA, Spayd SE, Procopio NA, Prosswimmer G, Navas-Acien A, Graziano JH, Chillrud SN. 2020. Leveraging Health Care Communication Channels for Environmental Health Outreach in New Jersey. J Public Health Manag Pract doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000001121 PMID:32011595
  • Konkel L, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Arsenic exposure and glucose metabolism: experimental studies suggest implications for type 2 diabetes. Environ Health Perspect 128(9):doi:10.1289/EHP7160 PMID:32946276 PMCID:PMC7500800
  • Mailloux BJ, Procopio NA, Bakker M, Chen T, Choudhury I, Ahmed KM, Mozumder R, Ellis T, Chillrud SN, van Geen AF. 2020. Recommended sampling intervals for arsenic in private wells. Ground Water 10:doi:10.1111/gwat.13020 PMID:32483831
  • Mozumder R, Michael HA, Mihajlov I, Khan MR, Knappett PS, Bostick BC, Mailloux BJ, Ahmed KM, Choudhury I, Koffman T, Ellis T, Whaley-Martin K, San Pedro R, Slater GF, Stute M, Schlosser P, van Geen AF. 2020. Origin of groundwater arsenic in a rural Pleistocene aquifer in Bangladesh depressurized by distal municipal pumping. Water Resour Res 56:26. doi:10.1029/2020WR027178
  • Nigra AE. 2020. Environmental racism and the need for private well protections. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 117(30):doi:10.1073/pnas.2011547117 PMID:32641505 (ahead of print)
  • Nigra AE, Chen Q, Chillrud SN, Wang L, Harvey DE, Mailloux BJ, Factor-Litvak P, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Inequalities in public water arsenic concentrations in counties and community water systems across the United States, 2006-2011. Environ Health Perspect 128(12):127001. doi:10.1289/EHP7313 PMID:33295795 PMCID:PMC7724967
  • Nigra AE, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Arsenic in US correctional facility drinking water, 2006-2011. Environ Res 188:109768. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2020.109768 PMID:32585331 PMCID:PMC7483613
  • Sanchez TR, Kafui Klu Y, Genkinger JM, Lacey JV, Chung N, Navas-Acien A. 2020. Association between rice consumption and risk of cancer incidence in the California Teachers Study. Cancer Causes Control 31(12):1129-1140. doi:10.1007/s10552-020-01350-9 PMID:32974796 PMCID:PMC7572641
  • van Geen AF, Yao Y, Ellis T, Gelman AE. 2020. Fallout of lead over Paris from the 2019 Notre-Dame Cathedral fire. Geohealth 4(8):13. doi:10.1029/2020GH000279
  • Yang Q, Flanagan SV, Chillrud SN, Ross JM, Zeng W, Culbertson CW, Spayd SE, Backer L, Smith AE, Zheng Y. 2020. Reduction in drinking water arsenic exposure and health risk through arsenic treatment among private well households in Maine and New Jersey, USA. Sci Total Environ 738:139683. doi:10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139683 PMID:32535281 PMCID:PMC7429269
  • Zheng Y. 2020. Global solutions to a silent poison. Science 368:818-819. doi:10.1126/science.abb9746 PMID:32439775


  • Burchiel SW, Lauer FT, Factor-Litvak P, Liu X, Santella RM, Islam T, Eunus M, Alam N, Islam T, Rahman M, Ahmed A, Ahsan H, Graziano JH, Parvez F. 2019. An increase in circulating B cells and B cell activation markers in peripheral blood is associated with cigarette smoking in a male cohort in Bangladesh. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 384:114783. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2019.114783 PMID:31669812 PMCID:PMC6886671
  • Navas-Acien A, Spratlen MJ, Abuawad A, Lolacono NJ, Bozack AK, Gamble MV. 2019. Early life arsenic exposure, nutritional status, and adult diabetes risk. Curr Diab Rep 19:147. doi:10.1007/s11892-019-1272-9 PMID:31758285 PMCID:PMC7004311
  • Powers M, Sanchez TR, Grau-Perez M, Yeh F, Francesconi KA, Goessler W, George CM, Heaney C, Best LG, Umans JG, Brown RH, Navas-Acien A. 2019. Low moderate arsenic exposure and respiratory in American Indian communities in the strong heart study. Environ Health 18:104. doi:10.1186/s12940-019-0539-6 PMID:31779614 PMCID:PMC6883619
  • Zhao D, Wang J, Yin D, Li M, Chen X, Juhasz AL, Luo J, Navas-Acien A, Li H, Ma LQ. 2019. Arsanilic acid contributes more to total arsenic than roxarsone in chicken meat from chinese markets. J Hazard Mater 383:doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.121178 PMID:31525688


  • Flanagan SV, Gleason JA, Spayd SE, Procopio NA, Rockafellow-Baldoni M, Braman S, Chillrud SN, Zheng Y. 2018. Health protective behavior following required arsenic testing under the New Jersey Private Well Testing Act. Int J Hyg Environ Health 221(6):929-940. doi:10.1016/j.ijheh.2018.05.008 PMID:29884571 PMCID:PMC6219474
  • Nachman KE, Punshon T, Rardin LR, Signes-Pastor AJ, Murray CJ, Jackson BP, Guerinot ML, Burke TA, Chen CY, Ahsan H, Argos M, Cottingham KL, Cubadda F, Ginsberg GL, Goodale BC, Kurzius-Spencer M, Meharg AA, Miller M, Nigra AE, Pendergrast CB, Raab A, Reimer K, Scheckel KG, Schwerdtle T, Taylor VF, Tokar EJ, Warczak TM, Karagas MR. 2018. Opportunities and challenges for dietary arsenic intervention. Environ Health Perspect 126(8):084503-1-6. doi:10.1289/EHP3997 PMID:30235424 PMCID:PMC6375412
  • Tellez-Plaza M, Guallar E, Navas-Acien A. 2018. Environmental metals and cardiovascular disease. BMJ 362. doi:10.1136/bmj.k3435 PMID:30158104 PMCID:PMC6283369


  • Nigra AE, Sanchez TR, Nachman KE, Harvey DE, Chillrud SN, Graziano JH, Navas-Acien A. 2017. The effect of the Environmental Protection Agency maximum contaminant level on arsenic exposure in the USA from 2003 to 2014: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Lancet Public Health 2:e513-e521. doi:10.1016/s2468-2667(17)30195-0 PMID:29250608 PMCID:PMC5729579
  • Zheng Y, Flanagan SV. 2017. The case for universal screening of private well water quality in the US and testing requirements to achieve it: evidence from arsenic. Environ Health Perspect 125:6. doi:10.1289/ehp629 PMID:28893720




  • 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


  • Braman S. 2011. Hurdles to incorporating conservation into long-term water supply planning: a Rockland County NY case study. (). AWWA Symposium Showcase Conference Proceedings, Orlando, FL.
  • Wovkulich K, Stute M, Protus T, Mailloux BJ, Chillrud SN. 2011. Injection system for multiwell injection using a single pump. Ground Water Monit Remediat 31(1):79-85. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6592.2011.01325.x PMID:26140014 PMCID:PMC4486016


  • Balletta M. 2009. Arsenic in iron floc and groundwater downgradient of unlined landfills in southeastern New York state. .
  • Yang Q, Jung H, Culbertson CW, Marvinney RG, Loiselle MC, Locke DB, Cheek H, Thibodeau H, Zheng Y. 2009. Spatial pattern of groundwater arsenic occurrence and association with bedrock geology in greater Augusta, Maine. Environ Sci Technol 43(8):2714-9. doi:10.1021/es803141m PMID:19475939 PMCID:PMC2694612


  • Graziano JH, Chillrud SN, Simpson HJ, Golden M. 2007. Local health risks from arsenic appear 'vanishingly small'. (non-peer reviewed)
  • Wovkulich K, Simpson HJ, Stute M, Mailloux BJ, Keimowitz AR, Cheng Z, Chillrud SN. 2007. Improving arsenic remediation through chemistry: laboratory and modeling data for a Superfund site highly contaminated with arsenic (Vineland, NJ). Superfund Basic Research Symposium
  • Wovkulich K, Stute M, Simpson HJ, Mailloux BJ, Lacko A, Keimowitz AR, Cheng Z, Chillrud SN. 2007. Mobilization of arsenic from contaminated sediments for improved remediation. Superfund Basic Research Symposium


  • Parisio S, Keimowitz AR, Simpson HJ, Lent A, Blackman V. 2006. Arsenic-rich iron floe deposits in seeps downgradient of solid waste landfills. Soil Sediment Contam 15:443-453.
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