Catherine Karr, PhD, MD, MS
- Pediatric Environmental Health; ambient air pollution; asthma; pesticides; global children's environmental health; farmworker health
- KEYWORDS: Children's health, Environmental epidemiology;; Global enviromentall health; Asthma; Pesticides and children; Risk communication; Air pollution
In the News
Perla ME, Rue T, Cheadle A, Krieger J, Karr CJ. Population based comparison of biomarkers concentrations for chemicals of concern among Latino-American children and Non-Hispanic White children. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. In press March 2014.
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.
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.
Karr CJ, Rauh V. “Pesticides” (chapter) in Children’s Environmental Health. Philip J. Landrigan and Ruth A. Etzel (Editors). Oxford University Press. November 2013.
Karr C. “Environmental Health Considerations for Children in Developing Nations”. In Pediatric Environmental Health. 3rd edition. American Academy of Pediatrics. 2012
Sathyanarayana S, Rhou Z, Rudra CB, Gould T, Larsen T, Koenig J, Karr CJ. Prenatal ambient air pollution exposure and small for gestational age birth in the Puget Sound Air Basin. Air Quality, Atmosphere, and Health. 2012; 1-9.
Roberts JR, Karr CJ; Council on Environmental Health. American Academy of Pediatrics. Pesticide exposure in children. Policy Statement. Pediatrics. 2012;130(6): e1765 -e1788
Karr CJ. Children’s Environmental Health in Agricultural Settings. Journal of Agromedicine 2012;17(2):127-39.
Karr C. Addressing Environmental Contaminants in Pediatric Practice. Pediatr Rev. 2011 May;32(5):190-200.
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.
Paulson JA, Karr CJ, Selzer JA, Cherry DC, Sheffield PE, difuentes E, Buka I, Amler RW. Development of the Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit Network in North America. AJPH 2009;99: S511-S516.
Karr CJ, Demer PA, Koehoorn MW, Lencar CC, Tamburic L, Brauer M. Influence of ambient air pollutant sources on clinical encounters for infant bronchiolitis. AJRCCM. 2009;180:995–100.
Karr C, Solomon GM, Brock-Utne A. Health Effects of Common Home, Lawn and Garden Pesticides. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2007;54:63-80.