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Project Publications: Northeastern University: Data Management and Analysis Core

Superfund Research Program

Data Management and Analysis Core

Project Leader: David Kaeli
Co-Investigators: Akram N. Alshawabkeh, Jennifer Dy, Justin Manjourides, Bhramar Mukherjee (University of Michigan)
Grant Number: P42ES017198
Funding Period: 2010-2025
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  • Boss J, Rix A, Chen Y, Narisetty NN, Wu Z, Ferguson KK, McElrath TF, Meeker JD, Mukherjee B. 2021. A hierarchical integrative group least absolute shrinkage and selection operator for analyzing environmental mixtures. Environmetrics 16:doi:10.1002/env.2698 (ahead of print)
  • Cathey A, Eaton JL, Ashrap P, Watkins DJ, Rosario Z, Velez-Vega C, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Mukherjee B, Meeker JD. 2021. Individual and joint effects of phthalate metabolites on biomarkers of oxidative stress among pregnant women in Puerto Rico. Environ Int 154:PMID:33882432



  • Aker AM, Ferguson KK, Rosario Z, Mukherjee B, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD. 2019. The associations between prenatal exposure to triclocarban, phenols and parabens with gestational age and birth weight in northern Puerto Rico. Environ Res 169:41-51. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2018.10.030 PMID:30412856 PMCID:PMC6347499
  • Boss J, Mukherjee B, Ferguson KK, Aker AM, Alshawabkeh AN, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Kim S. 2019. Estimating outcome-exposure associations when exposure biomarker detection limits vary across batches. Epidemiology 30(5):746-755. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000001052 PMID:31299670 PMCID:PMC6677587
  • Torres NI, Rivera VL, Padilla IY, Macchiavelli R, Kaeli D, Alshawabkeh AN. 2019. Effect of hydrogeological and anthropogenic factors on the spatial and temporal distribution of CVOCs in the karst system of northern Puerto Rico. Environ Earth Sci 78:594. doi:10.1007/s12665-019-8611-7 PMID:31929835 PMCID:PMC6953914 (in press)


  • Dong S, Feric Z, Li X, Rahman SM, Li G, Wu C, Gu AZ, Dy J, Kaeli D. 2018. A hybrid approach to identify key indicators of PROTECT (Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats) dataset with an end-to-end toolchain. In: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). (). IEEE, New York, NY.
  • Dong S, Feric Z, Yu L, Kaeli D, Meeker JD, Padilla IY, Cordero JF, Velez Vega CM, Rosario Z, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. An efficient data management framework for Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT). In: 2018 IEEE International Conference on Big Data (Big Data). (). IEEE, New York, NY.
  • Torres NI, Yu X, Padilla IY, Macchiavelli R, Ghasemizadeh R, Kaeli D, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. The influence of hydrogeological and anthropogenic variables on phthalate contamination in eogenetic karst groundwater systems. Environ Pollut 237:298-307. doi:10.1016/j.envpol.2018.01.106 PMID:29494923 PMCID:PMC5915304
  • Yu X, Feric Z, Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Alshawabkeh AN. 2018. Potential influence of temperature and precipitation on preterm birth rate in Puerto Rico. Sci Rep 8:16106. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-34179-z PMID:30382121 PMCID:PMC6208375


  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Loch-Caruso R, Giese RW, Padilla IY, Vesper D, Kaeli D, Sheahan TC, Brown P, Velez Vega CM, Alshawabkeh AN. 2017. Team science applied to environmental health research: karst hydrogeology and preterm birth in Puerto Rico. In: Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health: Beyond Case Studies. Springer, New York, NY. pp.17-25.


  • Li X, Yu L, Kaeli D, Yao Y, Wang P, Giese RW, Yusa V, Alshawabkeh AN. 2016. A framework for big metabolomic data management and analysis. IJAS 9(1-2):50-61.
  • Yu X, Ghasemizadeh R, Padilla IY, Kaeli D, Alshawabkeh AN. 2016. Patterns of temporal scaling of groundwater level fluctuation. J Hydrol 536:485-495. doi:10.1016/j.jhydrol.2016.03.018



  • Cordero JF, Meeker JD, Sheahan TC, Padilla IY, Giese RW, Silevitch M, Loch-Caruso R, Kaeli D, Alshawabkeh AN. 2012. Case Study - Puerto Rico Test Site for Exploring Contamination Threats. In: GeoCongress 2012: State of the Art and Practice in Geotechnical Engineering. American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA.
  • Yu X, Ghasemizadeh R, Padilla IY, Kaeli D. 2012. Temporal scaling of groundwater level fluctuations near a stream. Ground Water 50(1):59-67. doi:10.1111/j.1745-6584.2011.00804.x PMID:21352211
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