Catherine Karr, PhD, MD, MS
- Pediatric environmental health
- Air pollution
- Global children's environmental health
- Farmworker health
- Community engaged research
- KEYWORDS: Children's health, Environmental epidemiology;; Global enviromentall health; Asthma; Pesticides and children; Risk communication; Air pollution
In the News
Perla M, Perkins A, Iman E, Campos L, Beaudet N, Miller ME, Liebman M, Karr CJ. Youth Farm Worker Survey of Occupational Health in a Hispanic Community. Journal of Agromedicine, accepted for publication April 2015.
Loftus, C, Yost MG, Sampson P, Arias G, Torres E, Vasquez VB, Bhatti P, Karr CJ. Regional PM2.5 and asthma morbidity in an agricultural community: A panel study. Env Research. 2015;136:505-12. PMID: 25460673.
Roberts J, Karr CJ, deYbarrondo L, McCurdy L, Freeland K, Hulsey TC, Forman J. Improving pediatrician knowledge about environmental triggers of asthma. Clinical Pediatrics. 2013;6(52):523 - 530. PMID: 23184105.
Armstrong JA, Fitzpatrick CF, Loftus CT, Yost MG, Tchong-French M, Karr CJ. Development of a unique multi-contaminant air sampling device for a childhood asthma cohort in an agricultural environment. Environ. Sci.: Processes Impacts, 2013; 1760-1767. PMID: 23896655.
Roberts JR, Karr CJ (Lead authors). Council on Environmental Health. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pesticide exposure in children. Technical Report. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6):e1765-e1788. PMID: 23184105.
Karr CJ. Children’s Environmental Health in Agricultural Settings. Journal of Agromedicine 2012;17(2):127-39. PMID:22490026.
Beaudet NJ, Alcedo GC, Nguyen QC, Jacoby D, Kieu Q, Karr CJ. G Alcedo, Q Nguyen, D Jacoby, Q Kieu, Karr C. Children’s environmental health experience and interest among pediatric care providers in Vietnam. J Health Pollution 2011;2:24-36.
Karr CJ. Adding Fuel to the Fire: Increasing Evidence for Developmental Toxicity of Indoor Solid Fuel Combustion. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2011;165(6):565-6. PMID: 21300648.
Karr C. Addressing Environmental Contaminants in Pediatric Practice. Pediatr Rev. 2011;32(5):190-200. PMID: 21536777.
Clark NA, Demers PA, Karr CJ, Koehoorn M, Lencar C, Tamburic L, Brauer M. Effect of early life exposure to air pollution on development of childhood asthma. Environ. Health Perspect. 2010; 118:284-290.