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2013

Breysse, J. V., Dixon, S. L., Gregory, J., Philby, M., Jacobs, D. E., Krieger, J. (in press). Weatherization combined with community health worker in-home education improves asthma. American Journal of Public Health.

Jacobs, D. E., Breysse, J. V., Dixon, S. L., Aceti, S., Kawecki, C., James, M., & Wilson, J. (in press). Health and housing outcomes from green renovation of low-income housing in Washington, DC. Journal of Environmental Health.

Jacobs, D. E., Cali, S., Welch, A., Catalin, B., Dixon, S. L., Evens, A., Mucha, A. P., Stites, N., Erdal, S., Bartlett, J., Wei, H., & Scheff, P. (in press). Lead and other heavy metals in dustfall from single family housing demolition. Public Health Reports.

Viet, S., Marker, D., Friedman, W., & Jacobs, D. E. (in press). Comparison of analyses for lead on dust wipe samples by x-ray fluorescence analysis and flame atomic absorption spectrometry. Journal of ASTM International.

Weitzman, M., Baten, A., Rosenthal, D. G., Hoshino, R., Tohn, E., & Jacobs, D. E. (2013, September). Housing and child health. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care, 5(8), 187-224.
 
Dannemiller, K. C., Murphy, J. S., Dixon, S. L., Pennell, K. G., Suuberg, E. M., Jacobs, D. E., & Sandel, M. (2013, August). Formaldehyde concentrations in household air of asthma patients determined using colorimetric detector tubes. Indoor Air, 23(4), 285-294.

Wilson, J. W., Dixon, S. L., Jacobs, D. E., Breysse, J. V., Akoto, J., Tohn, E., Isaacson, M., Evens, A., Hernandez, Y. (2013, May). Watts-to-Wellbeing: Does residential energy conservation improve health? Energy Efficiency, 6(2). Retrieved October 14, 2013 from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12053-013-9216-8#
 
Jacobs, D. E. (2013, March 14). Call for an accurate historical account of childhood lead poisoning prevention. American Journal of Public Health, 103(5), e4.


2012

Jacobs, D. E. (2012, July). Lead. In E. Bingham & B. Cohrssen (Eds.), Patty’s toxicology, 6th edition (pp. 381-426). New York: John Wiley and Sons. [ISBN: 978-0-470-41081-3].

Shirmer, J., Havlena, J., Jacobs, D. E., Dixon, S. L., & Ikens, R. (2012, April). Lead exposures from varnished floor refinishing. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 9(4), 280-287.
 
Dixon, S. L., Jacobs, D. E., Wilson, J. W., Akoto, J. Y., & Clark, C. S. (2012, February). Window replacement and residential lead paint hazard control 12 years later. Environmental Research, 113, 14-20.

Jacobs, D. E. (2012, January). Healthy housing hazard detection. In A. Murphy & C. Kawecki (Eds.), Healthy housing program manual. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
 
Jacobs, D. E. (2012, January). Tailoring healthy housing interventions. In A. Murphy & C. Kawecki (Eds.), Healthy housing program manual. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.


2011

Jacobs, D. E. (2011, December). Environmental health disparities in housing. Journal of American Public Health Association, 101(Suppl S1), S115-S122. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://ajph.aphapublications.org/doi/full/10.2105/AJPH.2010.300058

Breysse, J. V., Wendt, J., Dixon, S. L., Murphy, A., Wilson, J. W., Meurer, J., Cohn, J., & Jacobs, D. E. (2011, May-June). Nurse case management and housing interventions reduce allergen exposures: The Milwaukee randomized controlled trial. Public Health Reports, 126(2011 Suppl 1), 1-21. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3072907/
 
Breysse, J. V., Jacobs, D. E. Weber, W., Dixon, S. L., Kawecki, C., Aceti, S., & Lopez, J. (2011, May-June). Health outcomes and green renovation of affordable housing. Public Health Reports, 126(2011 Suppl 1), 64-75. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://www.publichealthreports.org/issueopen.cfm?articleID=2647

Jacobs, D. E. (2011, March). Housing-related health hazards: Assessment and remediation. In J. O. Nriagu (Ed.), Encyclopedia of environmental health, volume 3 (pp. 76-94). Burlington, VT: Elsevier.

Clark, C. S., Galke, W., Succop, P., Grote, J., McLaine, P., Wilson, J., Dixon, S. L., Menrath, W., Roda, S., Chen, M., Bornschein, R., & Jacobs, D. E. (2011, February). Effects of HUD-supported lead hazard control interventions in housing on children’s blood lead, Environmental Research, 111(2), 301-311.


2010

Jackson, M., Wilson, J. W., Akoto, J., Dixon, S. L., Jacobs, D. E., & Ballesteros, M. F. (2010, October). Evaluation of fire-safety programs that use 10-year smoke alarms. Journal of Community Health, 35(5), 543-548.

Jacobs, D. E. & Hershovitz, J. (2010, October). Principles of healthy homes. In R. L. Morley, A. D. Mickalide, & K. A. Mack (Eds.), Healthy and safe homes: Research, practice, and policy (pp. 15-52). Washington, DC: American Public Health Association Press.
 
DiGuiseppi, C.; Jacobs, D. E., Phelan, K. J., Mickalide, A. D., & Ormandy, D. (2010, September-October). Housing interventions and control of injury-related structural deficiencies: A review of the evidence. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 16(5 Suppl), S34-S43. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2965780/

Jacobs, D. E., Brown, M. J., Baeder, A., Sucosky, M. S., Margolis, S., Hershovitz, J., Kolb, L., & Morley, R. L. (2010, September-October). A systematic review of housing interventions and health: Introduction, methods, and summary findings. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 16(5 Suppl), S5-S10.

Krieger, J., Jacobs, D. E., Ashley, P. J., Baeder, A., Chew, G. L., Dearborn, D., Hynes, H. P., Miller, J. D., Morley, R. L., Rabito, F., & Zeldin, D. C. (2010, September-October). Housing interventions and control of asthma-related indoor biologic agents: A review of the evidence. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 16(5 Suppl), S11-S20.

Kuholski, K., Tohn, E., & Morley, R. L. (2010, September-October). Healthy energy-efficient housing: Using a one-touch approach to maximize public health, energy, and housing programs and policies. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 16(5 Suppl), S68-S74.

Lindberg, R. A., Shenassa, E. D., Acevedo-Garcia, D., Popkin, S. J., Villaveces, A., & Morley, R. L. (2010, September-October). Housing interventions at the neighborhood level and health: A review of the evidence. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 16(5 Suppl), S44-S52.
 
Sandel, M., Baeder, A., Bradman, A., Hughes, J., Mitchell, C., Shaughnessy, R., Takaro, T. K., & Jacobs, D. E. (2010, September-October). Housing interventions and control of health-related chemical agents: A review of the evidence. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 16(5 Suppl), S24-S33. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://www.radonleaders.org/sites/default/files/Housing%20Interventions%20and%20Control%20of%20Health-Related%20Chemical%20Agents_0.pdf

Jacobs, D. E., Bhatia, R., & Vanderslice, J. (2010, March). A review of the contributions of physical infrastructure to environmental health disparities: Housing, transportation and water. Commissioned paper presented at Strengthening Environmental Justice Research and Decision Making: A Symposium on the Science of Disproportionate Environmental Health Impacts, Washington, DC.

Wilson, J. W., Breysse, P., Dixon, S. L., Jacobs, D. E., Adamkiewicz, G., Chew, G. L., Dearborn, D., Krieger, J., Spanier, A., & Sandel, M. (2010, February). Housing and allergens: A pooled analysis of nine US studies. Environmental Research, 110(2), 189-198.
 
Jacobs, R. L., Jacobs, D. E., & Breysse, J. V. (2010). Home is where the health is: Bringing healthy sustainable housing to low-income populations. Clearinghouse Review Journal of Poverty Law and Policy, 44(5-6), 249-256.

2009

Dixon, S. L., Gaitens, J. M., Jacobs, D. E., Strauss, W., Nagaraja, J., Pivetz, T., Wilson, J. W., & Ashley P. J. (2009, March). U.S. children’s exposure to residential dust lead, 1999-2004: II. The contribution of lead-contaminated dust to children’s blood lead levels. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(3), 468-474. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19337524

Gaitens, J. M., Dixon, S. L., Jacobs, D. E., Nagaraja, J., Strauss, W., Wilson, J. W., & Ashley, P. J. (2009, March). U.S. children’s exposure to residential dust lead, 1999-2004: I. Housing and demographic factors associated with lead-contaminated dust. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(3), 461-467. Retrieved October 14, 2013, from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2661918/

Jacobs DE, Wilson J, Dixon SL, Smith J, Evens A. The Relationship of Housing and Population Health: A 30-Year Retrospective Analysis. Environmental Health Perspectives 117(4):597-604, 2009.

Mucha AP, Stites N, Evens A, MacRoy PM, Persky VW, Jacobs DE. Lead dustfall from demolition of scattered site family housing: Developing a sampling methodology. Environmental Research 109(2): 143-148, 2009.

Dixon SL, Fowler C, Harris J, Moffat S, Martinez Y, Walton H, Ruiz B, Jacobs DE. An Examination of Interventions to Reduce Respiratory Health and Injury Hazards in Homes of Low-Income Families. Environmental Research 109(1): 123-130, 2009.

Dixon SL, Gaitens JM, Jacobs DE, Strauss W, Nagaraja J, Pivetz T, Wilson JW, Ashley PJ. U.S. Children’s Exposure to Residential Dust Lead, 1999-2004: II. The Contribution of Lead-contaminated Dust to Children's Blood Lead Levels, Environmental Health Perspectives 117: 468-474, 2009.

Gaitens JM, Dixon SL, Jacobs DE, Nagaraja J, Strauss W, Wilson JW, Ashley PJ. U.S. Children’s Exposure to Residential Dust Lead, 1999-2004: I. Housing and Demographic Factors Associated with Lead-contaminated Dust, Environmental Health Perspectives 117:  461-467, 2009.

Jacobs DE, Dixon SL, Wilson JW, Smith J, Evens A. The Relationship of Housing and Public Health: A 30 Year Retrospective Analysis in the US. Environmental Health Perspectives 117: 597-604, 2009.

Dixon SL, Fowler C, Harris J, Moffat S, Martinez Y, Walton H, Ruiz B, Jacobs DE. An Examination of Interventions to Reduce Respiratory Health and Injury Hazards in Homes of Low-Income Families. Environmental Research 109: 123-130, 2009.

Jacobs DE, Breysse J, Kawecki C, Aceti S, Weber W. An evaluation of the health outcomes of green and healthy housing rehabilitation. Proceedings of the Healthy Buildings 2009 Conference. International Society of Indoor Air Quality. Syracuse, NY.  Sept 15, 2009.

Wilson J, Jacobs DE, Dixon S, Breysse P. Housing and allergens: A pooled analysis of nine U.S. studies. Proceedings of the Healthy Buildings 2009 Conference. International Society of Indoor Air Quality. Syracuse NY, Sept 14, 2009.

Jacobs DE and Baeder A. Housing interventions and health: A review of the evidence. National Center for Healthy Housing, Washington DC, 2009.

2008

Dixon S, Wilson J, Kawecki C, Green R, Phoenix, J, Galke W, Clark S, Breysse J. Selecting a Lead Hazard Control Strategy Based on Dust Lead Loading and Housing Condition: I. Methods and Results, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 5:8, 530 – 539, 2008.

Breysse J, Dixon S, Wilson J, Kawecki C, Green R, Phoenix, J, Galke W, Clark S, Selecting a Lead Hazard Control Strategy Based on Dust Lead Loading and Housing Condition: II. Application of Housing Assessment Tool (HAT) Modeling Results, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 5:8, 540 – 545, 2008.

Nevin R, Jacobs DE, Berg M, Cohen J. Monetary benefits of preventing childhood lead poisoning with lead-safe window replacement, Environmental Research 106: 410-419, 2008.

Jacobs DE, Catalin B, Welch A, Mucha AP, Suites N, Dixon S, Evens A, MacRoy P, Erdal S, Perksy VW, Phoenix JA, Cali S. 2008. Lead Particulate Deposition from Housing Demolition. Proceedings of the 5th Warwick Healthy Housing Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, March 18, 2008.

Jacobs DE, Smith J, Dixon S. 2008. The Relationship of Housing and Public Health: A 30 Year Retrospective Analysis in the US. Proceedings of the 5th Warwick Healthy Housing Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, March 18, 2008.

Jacobs DE.  Healthy housing standards: Fragmentation or Harmonization? Keynote Address. Proceedings of the 5th Warwick Healthy Housing Conference, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK, March 17, 2008.

Jacobs DE. Healthy Housing Inspection Manual, 2008. (Contributing Author) U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Atlanta, GA.

2007

Jacobs DE, Kelly T, Sobolweski J. Linking Public Health, Housing and Indoor Environmental Policy: Successes and Challenges at Local and Federal Agencies in the U.S., Environmental Health Perspectives 115:976-982 (2007).

Wilson J, Dixon S, Galke W, McLaine P. An Investigation of Dust Lead Sampling Locations and Children's Blood Lead Levels. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, 17:2-12, 2007.

Korfmacher KS, Dixon S. Reliability of spot test kits for detecting lead in household dust. Environmental Research: 104:241–249, 2007.

Breysse J, Anderson J, Dixon S, Galke W, Wilson J. Immediate and One-Year Post-Intervention Effectiveness of Maryland's Lead Law Treatments. Environmental Research 105:267-275, 2007.

Dixon S, Wilson J, Galke W. Friction and impact surfaces: are they lead-based paint hazards? Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.  4(11):855-63, 2007.

2006

Nevin R and Jacobs DE. Windows of Opportunity: Lead Poisoning Prevention, Housing Affordability and Energy Conservation, Housing Policy Debate 17(1): 185-207, 2006.

Jacobs DE and Nevin R. Validation of a Twenty-Year Forecast of U.S. Childhood Lead Poisoning: Updated Prospects for 2010, Environmental Research 102(3) 352-364, Nov 2006.

Jacobs DE. A Qualitative Review of Housing Hazard Identification Protocols in the U.S. Environmental Research 102(1) 13-21, Sept 2006.

Chew GL, Wilson J, Rabito FA, Grimsley F, Iqbal S, Reponen T, Muilenberg ML, Thorne PS, Dearborn DG, Morley RL. Mold and endotoxin levels in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina: a pilot project of homes in New Orleans undergoing renovation. Environmental Health Perspectives: 114(12):1883-9, 2006.

Wilson J, Pivetz T, Ashley P, Jacobs D, Strauss W, Menkedick J, Dixon S, Tsai HS, Brown V, Friedman W, Galke W, and Clark C. Evaluation of HUD-funded lead hazard control treatments at six years post-intervention, Environmental Research: 102(2):237-48, 2006.

Dixon S, McLaine P, Kawecki C, Maxfield R, Duran S, Hynes P, Plant T (2006) The effectiveness of low-cost soil treatments to reduce soil and dust lead hazards: The Boston lead safe yards low cost lead in soil treatment, demonstration and evaluation. Environmental Research 102 (1) 113-124.

McLaine P, Shields W, Farfel M, Chisolm JJ Jr., and Dixon S. (2006) A coordinated relocation strategy for case management of lead poisoned children: outcomes and costs. Journal of Urban Health 83(1):111-128.

Brown, M, McLaine, P, Dixon, S, Simon, P. (2006) A Randomized, Community-Based Trial of Home Visiting to Reduce Blood Lead Levels in Children, Pediatrics, 117 (1) 147-153.

Jacobs DE. Healthy Homes Reference Manual. 2006. (Contributing Author) U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Atlanta GA.

2005

Jacobs DE. (2005) Housing and Health: Challenges and Opportunities, Keynote Address, Proceedings of the 2nd WHO International Housing and Health Symposium, WHO European Centre for Environment and Health (Bonn Office), Noise and Housing Unit, Bonn Germany, September 29 - October 1, 2004, Vilnius Lithuania, October 20, 2005, p. 35-50.

Dixon, S, Wilson, J, Clark, S, Galke, W, Succop, P, Chen, M. (2005) The Influence of Common Area Lead Hazards and Lead Hazard Control on Dust Lead Loadings in Multiunit Buildings, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 2 (12) 659-666.

Dixon, S., Wilson, J., Clark, S., Galke, W., Succop, P.,Chen, M. (2005) Effectiveness of lead-hazard control interventions on dust lead loadings: findings from the evaluation of the HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program, Environmental Research, 98 (3), 303-314.

Galke W, Clark S, McLaine P, Bornschein R, Wilson J, Succop P, Roda S, Breysse J, Jacobs D, Grote J, Menrath W, Dixon S, Chen M, Buncher R. (2005) National evaluation of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program: study methods, Environmental Research, 98 (3) 315-328.

2004

Breysse, P., Farr, N., Galke, W., Lanphear, B., Morley, R., Bergofsky, L. (2004) The relationship between housing and health: children at risk, Environmental Health Perspectives, 12 (15) 1583-1588.

Dixon, S., Wilson, J., Succop, P., Chen, M., Galke, W., Menrath, W., Clark, S.(2004) Residential Dust Lead Loading Immediately After Intervention in the HUD Lead Hazard Control Grant Program. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 1, 716-724.

Clark, S., Grote, J., Wilson, J., Succop, P., Chen, M., Galke, W., McLaine, P. (2004). Occurrence and determinants of increases in blood lead levels in children shortly after lead hazard control activities. Environmental Research, 96 (2), 196-205.

Clark, S., Menrath, W., Chen, M., Succop, P., Bornschein, R., Galke W., Wilson, J. (2004). The Influence of exterior dust and soil lead on interior dust lead levels in housing that had undergone lead-based paint control. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, 1, 273-282

Wilson, J. (2003). Safe Keeping: HUD's Relocation & Re-occupancy Guidelines. Journal of Housing and Community Development, 60 (6), 39.

Tohn, E., Dixon, S., Galke, W. & Clark, C. (2003). An evaluation of one-time professional cleaning in homes with lead-based paint hazards. Journal of Applied and Occupational Hygiene.

2002

Litt, J., Hynes, P., Carroll, P., Maxfield, R., McLaine, P., & Kawecki, C. (2002). Lead-safe yards: a program for improving health in urban neighborhoods. Journal of Urban Technology, 9 (2), 71-93.

Clark, S., Chen, M., McLaine, P., Galke, W., Menrath, W., Buncher, R., Succop, P., & Dixon, S. (2002). Prevalence and location of teeth marks observed on painted surfaces in an evaluation of the HUD lead hazard control grant program. Journal of Applied and Occupational Hygiene, 17 (9), 628-633.

2001

Galke, W., Clark, S., Wilson, J. W., Succop, P., Dixon, S. L., Bornschein, R., McLaine, P., Chen, M., & Jacobs, D. E. (2001). Evaluation of the HUD lead hazard control grantee program: Early overall findings. Environmental Research, 86(2), 149-156.

2000

Tohn, E., Dixon, S. L., Rupp, R., & Clark, S. (2000). A pilot study examining changes in dust lead loading on walls and ceilings after lead hazard control interventions. Environmental Health Perspectives, 108(5), 453-456.

1999

Dixon, S., Tohn, E., Rupp, R., Clark, S. (1999). Achieving dust lead clearance standards after lead hazard control projects: An evaluation of the HUD-recommended procedure and an abbreviated alternative. Journal of Applied and Occupational Hygiene, 14 (5), 339-344.

1998

Lanphear, B., Matte, T., Rogers, J., Clickner, R., Dietz, B., Bornschein, R., Succop, P., Mafaffey, K.R., Dixon, S., Galke, W., Rabinowitz, M., Farfel, M., Rhode, C., Schwartz, J., Ashley, P. & Jacobs, D. (1998). The contribution of lead-contaminated house dust and residential soil to children's blood lead levels: A pooled analysis of 12 epidemiologic studies. Environmental Research, Section A79 (1), 51-68.

Anderson, J.L. (1998). Liability insurance promotes lead-safe housing: fact or fiction? Lead Tech '98 Conference Proceedings.

Lanphear, B., Burgoon, D., Rust, S., Eberly, S., and Galke, W. (1998).  Environmental exposures to lead and urban children's blood lead levels. Environmental Research ,76, 120-130.

NCHH Publications

2001

National Center for Healthy Housing and Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning with contributing authors McLaine, P. & Gaitens, J. (2001). Another Link in the Chain Update.

1999

Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning and National Center for Lead-Safe Housing with contributing authors Guthrie, A. & McLaine, P. (1999). Another Link in the Chain: State Policies and Practices for Case Management and Environmental Investigation for Lead-Poisoned Children.

1998

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing & The University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health (1998). Evaluation of the HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program Fifth Interim Report.

1997

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing & The University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health (1998). Evaluation of the HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program Fifth Interim Report.

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing & The University of Cincinnati Department of Environmental Health (1998). Evaluation of the HUD Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Grant Program Fifth Interim Report.

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing (1997). Designing and Administering Lead Hazard Control Programs: Lessons Learned to Date.

1995

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing with contributing authors Staes, C. & Rinehart, R. (1995). Does Residential Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Work? A Review of the Scientific Evidence.1993

The National Center for Lead-Safe Housing with contributing authors Anderson, J., Santucci, R. (1993). Technical Assistance Bulletin 2 Creating a Lead-Based Paint Hazard Control Policy: A Practical Step-by-Step Approach for Nonprofit Housing Organizations.

National Center for Lead-Safe Housing with contributing author McLaine, P. (1993). Technical Assistance Bulletin 1 Lead-Based Paint Hazards and the Comprehensive Affordability Strategy (CHAS) -How to Respond to Title X: Recommendations for Addressing Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing to Reduce Childhood Lead Poisoning.

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