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Project Publications: Columbia University: Community Engagement Core

Superfund Research Program

Community Engagement Core

Project Leader: Yan Zheng
Co-Investigator: Sara V. Flanagan (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University)
Grant Number: P42ES010349
Funding Period: 2012-2021

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  • O'Neill H, Flanagan SV, Gleason JA, Spayd SE, Schwartz RI, Procopio NA. 2023. Targeted private well outreach following a change in drinking water standard: arsenic and the New Jersey Private Well Testing Act. J Public Health Manag Pract 29(1):E29-E36. doi:10.1097/PHH.0000000000001575 PMID:36070573 PMCID:PMC9712494
  • Shen Y, Wiita E, Nghiem AA, Liu J, Haque E, Austin RN, Seng CY, Phan K, Zheng Y, Bostick BC. 2023. Zinc localization and speciation in rice grain under variable soil zinc deficiency. Plant Soil 102:doi:10.1007/s11104-023-06140-1


  • Sun Y, Sun J, Nghiem AA, Bostick BC, Ellis T, Han L, Li Z, Liu S, Han S, Zhang M, Xia Y, Zheng Y. 2021. Reduction of iron (hydr)oxide-bound arsenate: Evidence from high depth resolution sampling of a reducing aquifer in Yinchuan Plain, China. J Hazard Mater 406(14):124615. doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.124615 PMID:33310320 PMCID:PMC7937834



  • 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


  • 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. 2017. Lessons learned from arsenic mitigation among private well households. Curr Environ Health Rep 4:373-382. doi:10.1007/s40572-017-0157-9 PMID:28741248 PMCID:PMC5970274
  • 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
  • Yang Q, Smitherman P, Hess CT, Culbertson CW, Marvinney RG, Smith AE, Zheng Y. 2014. Uranium and radon in private bedrock well water in Maine: Geospatial analysis at two scales. Environ Sci Technol 48:4298-4306. doi:10.1021/es405020k PMID:24655434 PMCID:PMC3993615


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