Joel D. Kaufman, MD, MPH

Professor, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences (Primary department)
Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, General Internal Medicine
Dr. Kaufman is a physician-epidemiologist, board-certified in internal medicine and occupational medicine. He has been a full-time faculty member at the UW since 1997, currently holding appointments in the Departments of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, and Medicine (General Internal Medicine), and Epidemiology. He is the director of the Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, in both the School of Public Health and the School of Medicine.

His current research activities are primarily focused on environmental factors in cardiovascular and respiratory disease. He is the principal investigator of a major epidemiological prospective cohort study of air pollution and cardiovascular disease (The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution, or “MESA Air”). He is also principal investigator of an NIH-funded Specialized Center for Research at the University of Washington on Cardiovascular Disease and Traffic-Related Air Pollution. He directs the UW Northlake Controlled Exposure Facility, a facility customized for experimental inhalation toxicology studies on health effects of combustion products including diesel exhaust.

Dr. Kaufman’s research integrates the disciplines of epidemiology, exposure sciences, toxicology, and clinical medicine.

Contact Information

Box: 354695
4225 Roosevelt Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105-
Tel: 206-616-3501
Fax: 206-897-1991

Research Interests

  • Environmental and occupational epidemiology, health effects of diesel exhaust exposures, environmental factors in cardiovascular and respiratory disease, occupational asthma, traffic-related air pollution and environmental health
  • KEYWORDS: Ambient air pollutants, Cardiovascular disease, Diesel exhaust, Environmental epidemiology, Genetic susceptibility to toxins, Health effects of air pollution, Occupational and environmental medicine, Occupational and environmental epidemiology, Occupational skin disorders, Surveillance of occupational illnesses and injuries, Cardiovascular disease and traffic

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MD, <unknown>, University of Michigan, 1986
MPH, Environmental Health, University of Washington, 1990


Epidemiologic study of air pollution and cardiovascular disease
Dr. Kaufman directs a major epidemiological study of air pollution, atherosclerosis and clinical cardiovascular disease. The project involves state-of-the-art assessment of cardiovascular disease in a multi-ethnic population, combined with sophisticated air pollution measurements and modeling. See MESA Air Pollution.

Effects of diesel exhaust on asthma and endothelial function
Dr. Kaufman directs an inhalation toxicology facility addressing health effects of diesel exhaust in human subjects. See Diesel Exhaust Controlled Exposure Laboratory and EPA National Center for Environmental Research.

Cardiovascular Disease and Traffic-Related Air Pollution
Dr. Kaufman is the principal investigator of an NIH-funded Specialized Center for Research at the University of Washington on Cardiovascular Disease and Traffic-Related Air Pollution. The Center integrates basic science, clinical research, and epidemiologic research on this subject in order to better understand environmental health effects and create opportunities to translate findings into practical benefits. See DISCOVER Center.
Selected Publications

Cosselman KE, Krishnan RM, Oron AP, Jansen K, Peretz A, Sullivan JH, Larson TV, Kaufman JD. Blood Pressure Response to Controlled Diesel Exhaust Exposure in Human Subjects. Hypertension. 2012 Mar 19. [Epub ahead of print].

Allen RW, Adar SD, Avol E, Cohen M, Curl CL, Larson T, Liu LJ, Sheppard L, Kaufman JD. Modeling the Residential Infiltration of Outdoor PM2.5 in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air). Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Jun;120(6):824-30. Epub 2012 Feb 22.

Van Hee VC, Szpiro AA, Prineas R, Neyer J, Watson K, Siscovick D, Kyun Park S, Kaufman JD. Association of Long-term Air Pollution With Ventricular Conduction and Repolarization Abnormalities. Epidemiology. 2011 Nov;22(6):773-780.

Bai N, Kido T, Suzuki H, Yang G, Kavanagh TJ, Kaufman JD, Rosenfeld ME, van Breemen C, Eeden SF. Changes in atherosclerotic plaques induced by inhalation of diesel exhaust. Atherosclerosis. 2011 Jun;216(2):299-306. Epub 2011 Mar 2.

Bai N, Kido T, Kavanagh TJ, Kaufman JD, Rosenfeld ME, van Breemen C, van Eeden SF. Exposure to diesel exhaust up-regulates iNOS expression in ApoE knockout mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2011 Sep 1;255(2):184-92. Epub 2011 Jun 23.

Mercer LD, Szpiro AA, Sheppard L, Lindström J, Adar SD, Allen RW, Avol EL, Oron AP, Larson T, Liu LJ, Kaufman JD. Comparing universal kriging and land-use regression for predicting concentrations of gaseous oxides of nitrogen (NOx) for the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air). Atmos Environ. 2011 Aug 1;45(26):4412-4420.

Gill EA, Curl CL, Adar SD, Allen RW, Auchincloss AH, O’Neill MS, Park SK, Van Hee VC, Diez Roux AV, Kaufman JD. Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2011 Mar-Apr;53(5):353-60.

O’Neill MS, Diez-Roux AV, Auchincloss AH, Shen M, Lima JA, Polak JF, Barr RGB, Kaufman J, Jacobs DR. Long-Term Exposure to Airborne Particles and Arterial Stiffness: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Environ Health Perspectives 2011;119:844-51.

Giles LV, Barn P, Kuenzli N, Romieu I, Mittleman MA, van Eeden S, Allen R, Carlsten C, Stieb D, Noonan C, Smargiassi A, Kaufman JD, Hajat S, Kosatsky T, Brauer M. From Good Intentions to Proven Interventions: Effectiveness of Actions to Reduce the Health Impacts of Air Pollution. Environ Health Perspect. 2011; 119:29-36.

Brook RD, Rajagopalan S, Pope III CA, Brook JR, Bhatnagar A, Diez-Roux A, Holguin F, Hong Y, Luepker RV, Mittleman M, Peters A, Siscovick D, Smith SC, Whitsel L, Kaufman JD. Particulate Matter Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease: An Update to the Scientific Statement for Healthcare Professionals from the Interdisciplinary Committee for Prevention of the American Heart Association Council on Epidemiology and Prevention. Circulation 2010;12: 2331-2378.

Van Hee VC, Adar SD, Szpiro AA, Barr RG, Diez Roux A, Bluemke DA, Sheppard L, Gill EA, Bahrami H, Wassel C, Sale MM, Siscovick DS, Rotter JI, Rich SS, Kaufman JD. Common Genetic Variation, Residential Proximity to Traffic Exposure, and Left Ventricular Mass: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Environmental Health Perpsectives 2010 Jul;118(7):962-9.

Adar SD, Klein R, Klein BE, Szpiro AA, Cotch MF, Wong TY, O'Neill MS, Shrager S, Barr RG, Siscovick DS, Daviglus ML, Sampson PD, Kaufman JD. Air Pollution and the Microvasculature: A Cross-Sectional Assessment of In Vivo Retinal Images in the Population-Based Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). PLoS Med. 2010 Nov 30;7(11):e1000372.

Park SK, Auchincloss A, O’Neill M, Correa J, Keeler G, Barr RG, Kaufman JD, Diez-Roux A. Particulate Air Pollution, Metabolic Syndrome and Heart Rate Variability: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Environmental Health Perspectives 2010 Oct;118(10):1406-11.

Fujishiro K, Diez Roux AV, Landsbergis P, Baron S, Barr RG, Kaufman JD, Polak FJ, Stukovsky KH. Associations of occupation, job control, and job demands with intima-media thickness: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). 2011 May;68(5):319-26. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

Van Hee VC, Kaufman JD, Budinger GRS, Mutlu GM, 2009 Year in Review: Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010;181: 1174-80.

Szpiro AA, Sampson PD, Sheppard L, Lumley T, Adar SD, Kaufman J. Predicting Intra-Urban Variation in Air Pollution Concentrations with Complex Spatio-Temporal Dependencies. Environmetrics 2010; 21(6): 606-631.

Jensen SS, Larson T, Deepti KC, Kaufman JD. Modeling traffic air pollution in street canyons in New York City for intra-urban exposure assessment in the US Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution. Atmospheric Environment 2009; 43: 4544-4566.

Cohen MA, Adar SD, Allen RW, Avol E, Curl CL, Gould T, Hardie D, Ho A, Kinney P, Larson TV, Sampson P, Sheppard L, Stukovsky KD, Swan SS, Liu LJS, Kaufman JD. Approach to estimating participant pollutant exposures in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air). Environmental Science & Technology 2009 Jul 1; 43: 4687-93.

Van Hee VC, Adar AD, Szpiro AA, Barr RG, Bluemke DA, Diez Roux AV, Gill EA, Sheppard L, Kaufman JD. Exposure to Traffic and Left Ventricular Mass and Function: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2009; 179: 827-834.

Allen J, Trenga CA, Peretz A, Sullivan JH, Carlsten CC, Kaufman JD. Effect of diesel exhaust inhalation on antioxidant and oxidative stress responses in adults with metabolic syndrome. Inhalation Toxicology 2009; 21:1061-1067.

Allen R, Davies H, Cohen MA, Mallach G, Kaufman JD, Adar SD. The spatial relationship between traffic-generated air pollution and noise in 2 U.S. cities. Environ Res. 2009; 109:334-42.

Allen RW, Criqui M, Diez Roux AV, Allison M, Detrano R, Shea S, Wong N, Sheppard L, Stukovsky K, Kaufman JD. Fine particulate matter air pollution, proximity to traffic, and aortic atherosclerosis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Epidemiology 2009 20: 254-64.

Carlsten C, Kaufman JD, Trenga C, Allen J, Peretz A, Sullivan JH. Thrombotic Markers in Metabolic Syndrome Subjects Exposed to Diesel Exhaust. Inhalation Toxicology 2008 Aug; 20(10):917-21.

Peretz A, Kaufman JD, Trenga CA, Allen J, Carlsten C, Aulet MR, Adar SD, Sullivan JH. Effects of diesel exhaust inhalation on heart rate variability in human volunteers. Environ Res. 2008 Jun;107(2):178-84.

Peretz A, Sullivan JH, Leotta DF, Trenga CA, Sands FN, Allen J, Carlsten C, Wilkinson CW, Gill EA, Kaufman JD. Diesel Exhaust Inhalation Elicits Acute Vasoconstriction /in vivo/ Environmental Health Perspectives 2008 Jul;116(7):937-42.

Auchincloss AH, Diez Roux AV, Dvonch JT, Brown PL, Barr RG, Daviglus ML, Goff Jr. DC, Kaufman JD, O'Neill MS. Associations between recent exposure to
ambient fine particulate matter and blood pressure in The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Environmental Health Perspectives. 2008;116:486-491.

O'Neill MS, Diez-Roux AV, Auchincloss AH, Franklin, TG, Jacobs Jr., D, Astor BC, Dvonch JT, Kaufman J. Airborne particulate matter exposure and urinary albumin excretion: The Multi Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis . Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2008 Aug; 65(8):534-40.

Diez-Roux AV, Auchincloss AH, Franklin TG, Raghunathan R, Barr RG, Kaufman J, Astor B, Keeler J. Long-term exposure to ambient particulate matter and prevalence of subclinical atherosclerosis in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).American Journal of Epidemiology 2008;167(6):667-75.

Gould T, Stewart J, Slater D, McEwen N, Kaufman JD, Larson T. A Controlled Inhalation Diesel Exhaust Exposure Facility with Dynamic Feedback Control of PM Concentration. Inhalation Toxicology 2008; 20(1):49-52.

Peretz A, Peck EC, Bammler TK, Beyer RP, Sullivan JH, Trenga CA, Srinouanprachnah S, Farin FM, Kaufman JD. Diesel exhaust inhalation and assessment of peripheral blood mononuclear cell gene transcription effects: An exploratory study of healthy human volunteers. Inhalation Toxicology 2007; 19(14):1107-19.

Stover B, Silverstein B, Wickizer T, Martin DP, Kaufman J. Accuracy of a Disability Instrument to Identify Workers Likely to Develop Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation 2007;17:227-45.

Adar SD, Kaufman J. Cardiovascular disease and air pollutants: Evaluating and improving epidemiological data implicating traffic exposure. Inhalation Toxicology 2007; 19:1, 135-149.

Peretz A, Leotta DF, Sullivan JH, Trenga CA, Sands FN, Aulet MR, Paun M, Gill EA, Kaufman JD. Flow mediated dilation of the brachial artery: an investigation of methods requiring further standardization. BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 2007, 7:11.

Carlsten C, Kaufman JD, Trenga CA, Peretz A, Sheppard L, Sullivan JH. Coagulation Markers in Healthy Subjects Exposed to Diesel Exhaust. Thrombosis Research 2007; 120: 849-85.

Miller KA, Siscovick DS, Sheppard K, Sullivan JH, Anderson G, Kaufman JD. Long-term exposure to fine particulate matter air pollution and cardiovascular events in women. New England J Med 2007; 356:447-58.

Sullivan JH, Hubbard R, Liu S L-J, Shepherd K, Trenga CA, Koenig JQ, Chandler WL, Kaufman JD. A community study of the effect of particulate matter on blood measures of inflammation and thrombosis in an elderly population. Environmental Health 2007; 6:3.

Karr C, Lumley T, Shepherd K, Davis R, Larson T, Ritz B, Kaufman J. Effects of subchronic and chronic exposure to ambient air pollutants on infant bronchiolitis. Am J Epidemiology 2007; 165:553-560.

Carlsten C, DeRoos AJ, Kaufman J, Checkoway H, Wener M, Seixas N. Cell markers, cytokines and immune parameters in cement mason apprentices. Arthritis Care and Research 2007; 57: 147-153.

Stover BD, Turner JA, Franklin G, Gluck JV, Fulton-Kehoe D, Sheppard L, Wickizer TM, Kaufman J, Egan K. Factors associated with early opioid prescription among workers with low back injuries. J Pain 2006 7:718-25.

Diez Roux AV, Auchincloss AH, Astor B, Barr RG, Cushman M, Dvonch T , Jacobs DR Jr., Kaufman J, Lin X, Samson P. Recent exposure to particulate matter and C-reactive protein concentration in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Am J Epidemiology 2006;164: 437-48.

Trenga CA, Sullivan JH, Schildcrout JS, Shepherd KP, Kaufman JD, Shapiro GG, Koenig JQ. Effect of particulate air pollution on lung function in adult and pediatric subjects in a Seattle panel study. Chest 2006; 129: 1614-1622.

Karr C, Lumley T, Shepherd K, Davis R, Larson T, Ritz B, Kaufman J. A case-crossover study of wintertime ambient air pollution and infant bronchiolitis. Environmental Health Perspectives 2006; 114:277-281.

Peretz A, Checkoway H, Kaufman JD, Trajber I, Lerman Y. Silica, silicosis, and lung cancer. Isr Med Assoc J 2006; 8:114-118.

Mar TF, Koenig JQ, Jansen K, Sullivan S, Kaufman J, Trenga C, Siahpush S, Liu L-JS, Neas L. An analysis of the association between air pollution and blood pressure, pulse rate and pulse oximetry in elderly subjects. Epidemiology 2005;16:681-7.

Thakkinstian A, McEvoy M, Minelli C, Gibson P, Hancox B, Duffy D, Thompson J, Hall I, Kaufman J, Leung T, Helms PJ, Hakonarson H, Halpi E, Navon R, Attia J. Systematic review and meta-analysis of the association between β2-adrenoceptor polymorphisms and asthma: a HuGE review. Am J Epidemiology 2005; 162: 201-211.

Sullivan JH, Schreuder A, Trenga C, Liu L-JS, Larson TV, Koenig JQ, Kaufman JD. Association between short-term exposure to fine particulate matter and heart rate variability in older subjects with and without heart disease. Thorax 2005; 60: 462-6.

Carlsten C, Hunt SC, Kaufman JD. Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Skin and Coal Tar Creosote Exposure in a Railroad Worker. Environ Health Perspect 2005; 113:96-97.

Sullivan JH, Schreuder A, Sheppard L, Siscovick D, Kaufman JD. Relation between short-term fine-particulate matter exposure and onset of myocardial infarction. Epidemiology 2005; 16: 41-48.

Turner JA, Franklin G, Fulton-Kehoe D, Egan K, Wickizer TM, Lymp JF, Sheppard L, Kaufman JD. Prediction of chronic disability in work-related musculoskeletal disorders: a prospective, population-based study. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2004; 5:14.

Goss CH, Newsom SA, Schildcrout JS, Sheppard L, Kaufman JD. Effect of ambient air pollution on pulmonary exacerbations and lung function in cystic fibrosis. Am J Respiratory Critical Care Medicine 2004; 169: 816-821.

Winnemuller L, Spielholz P, Daniell W, Kaufman JD. Comparison of Ergonomist, Supervisor, and Worker Assessments of Work Related Musculoskeletal Risk Factors. Journal Of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 2004; 1:414-422.

Koenig JQ, Jansen K, Mar TF, Lumley T, Kaufman J, Trenga CA, Sullivan J, Liu L-JS, Shapiro GG, Larson TV. Measurement of Offline Exhaled Nitric Oxide in a Study of Community Exposure to Air Pollution. Environ Health Perspect 2003: 111:1625-1629.

Lippman M, Frampton MW, Schwartz J, Dockery DW, Schlesinger R, Koutrakis P, Froines J, Nel A, Finkelstein J, Godleski J, Kaufman J, Koenig J, Larson T, Luchtel D, Liu L-J, Oberdorster G, Peters A, Sarnat J, Sioutas C, Suh HH, Sullivan J, Utell MJ, Wichmann HE, Zelikoff J. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Particulate Matter Health Effects Research Centers Program: A Midcourse Report of Status, Progress, and Plans. Environ Health Perspect 2003; 111:1074-1092.

Arnaiz NO, Kaufman JD, Quigley S, Farin F, Checkoway H. A Study of Genetic Factors and Asthma in Aluminum Smelter Workers. Arch Environ Health 2003; 58:197-200.

Liu L-JS, Box M, Kalman D, Kaufman J, Koenig J, Larson T, Lumley T, Sheppard L, Wallace L. Exposure Assessment of Particulate Matter for Susceptible Populations in Seattle. Environ Health Perspect 2003; 111:909-918.

Sullivan J, Ishikawa N., Pearce R., Sheppard L., Siscovick D., Checkoway H., Kaufman J. Exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and Primary Cardiac Arrest in Individuals with and without Clinically Recognized Heart Disease. Am J Epidem 2003;157: 501-9.

Spielholz P, Silverstein B, Morgan M, Checkoway H, Kaufman J. Comparison of self-report, video observation and direct measurement methods for upper extremity musculoskeletal disorder physical risk factors. Ergonomics 2001;44:588-613.

Levy D, Sheppard L, Checkoway H, Kaufman J, Lumley T, Koenig J, Siscovick D. Referent selection in case-crossover analyses of acute health effects of air pollution. Epidemiology 2001 Mar; 12(2): 186-192.

Levy D, Sheppard L, Checkoway H, Kaufman J, Lumley T, Koenig J, Siscovick D. A case-crossover analysis of particulate air pollution and out-of-hospital primary cardiac arrest. Epidemiology 2001 Mar; 12(2): 193-199.

Winterton D, Kaufman J, Farin F, Williams P, Koenig J. Genetic polymorphisms as biomarkers of sensitivity to inhaled sulfur dioxide in subjects with asthma. Annals of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology 2000; 86: 232-238.

Cohen MA, Kaufman JD. Latex sensitivity in Washington State acute care hospitals: A needs assessment and survey of awareness of the issues. American Association of Occupational Health Nursing Journal; 2000; 48:297-304.

Seixas HS, Cohen MA, Zevenbergen B, Cotey M, Carter S, Kaufman J. Urinary fluoride as an exposure index in aluminum smelting. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal 2000;61:89-94

McCullough J, Henderson AK, Kaufman JD. Occupational burns in Washington State, 1989-1993. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1998; 12: 1083-1089.

Burnett CA, Lushniak B, McCarthy W, Kaufman J. Occupational dermatitis causing days away from work in the U.S private industry, 1993. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1998; 34:568-573.

Henderson AK, Miller MM, Evans CG, Ossiander E, Kaufman J. Surveillance of occupational diseases in the United States. A survey of current activities and determinants of success. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1998; 40: 714-719.

Miller ME, Kaufman JD. Occupational injuries among adolescents in Washington State, 1988-1991. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1998;34:121-132.

Kaufman JD, Cohen MA, Sama S, Shields JW, Kalat J. Occupational skin disease in Washington State, 1989-1993: Using workers’ compensation data to identify cutaneous hazards. American Journal of Public Health 1998;88:1047-1051.

Nelson NA, Kaufman JD. Employees exposed to lead in Washington State non-construction workplaces: A starting point for hazard surveillance. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. 1998; 59:269-277.

Nelson NA, Mendoza CT, Silverstein BA, Kaufman JD. Washington state’s late night retail crime protection regulation: Relationships with employer practice. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 1997; 39: 1233-1239.

Nelson NA, Kaufman J, Kalat J, Silverstein BA. Falls in construction: Injury rates for inspected employers before and after citation for violating the Washington State fall protection standard. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1997;31:296-302.

Bensley L, Nelson N, Kaufman J, Silverstein B, Kalat J. Injuries due to assaults among employees in a psychiatric hospital in Washington State. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1997;31:92-99.

Alexander BA, Checkoway H, van Netten C, Kaufman JD, Mueller BA, Vaughan TL, Faustman E. Paternal occupational lead exposure and pregnancy outcome. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health 1996;2:280-285.

Nelson N, Kaufman JD. Fatal and nonfatal occupational injuries due to violence in Washington, 1992. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1996; 30:438-446.

Alexander BH, Checkoway H, van Netten C, Muller CH, Ewers TG, Kaufman JD, Mueller BA, Vaughan TL, Faustman EM. Semen quality of men employed at a lead smelter. Occup Environ Med 1996;53:411-416.

Burt J, Nelson NA, Kaufman JD. Effects of ventilation flushout on indoor air quality in a newly-constructed office building. Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene 1996; 11:546-552.

Bensley L, Nelson N, Kaufman J, Silverstein B, Kalat J. Patient and staff views of factors influencing assaults on psychiatric hospital employees. Issues in Mental Health Nursing 1995; 16:433-46.

Nelson NA, Kaufman JD, Burt J, Karr C. Health symptoms and the work environment in four nonproblem United States office buildings. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment, and Health 1995; 21:51-59.

Kaufman J, Burt J, Silverstein BA. Occupational lead poisoning: Can it be eliminated? American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1994;26:703-712.

Kaufman JD, Silverstein MA, Moure-Eraso R. Atrial fibrillation and sudden death related to occupational solvent exposure. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1994;25:731-735.

Rosenstock L, Daniell W, Barnhart S, Stover B, Castorina J, Mason S, Heyer NJ, Hubbard R, Kaufman JD, Brodkin CA, Keifer M. The 10-year experience of an academically affiliated occupational and environmental medicine clinic. West J Med 1992; 1157:425-429.

Kaufman JD, Morgan MS, Marks ML, Greene HL, Rosenstock L. A study of the cardiac effects of bromochlorodifluoromethane (halon 1211) exposure during exercise. American Journal of Industrial Medicine 1992;21:223-233.

Other Publications

Invited Editorials

Baccarelli A, Kaufman JD. Ambient particulate air pollution, environmental tobacco smoking, and childhood asthma: interactions and biological mechanisms. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Dec 15;184(12):1325-7.

Vedal S, Kaufman JD. What does multi-pollutant air pollution mean? Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2011; 183: 4-6.

Kaufman J. Does air pollution exposure accelerate progression of atherosclerosis? J Am Coll Cardiology 2010; 56: 1809-1811.

Kaufman J. Air Pollution and Mortality: Are we closer to understanding the how? Am J Resp Crit Care Med 2007; 176: 325-326.

Sheppard L, Kaufman J. Sorting out the Role of Air Pollutants in Asthma Initiation. Epidemiology 2000; 10:100-101.

Book Chapters

Krishnan R, Kaufman JD, Hoek G. Chronic effects of particulate matter on cardiovascular disease. In: Cassee FR, Mills NL, Newby DE, eds. Cardiovascular Effects of Inhaled Fine and Nano-sized Particles. London: John Wiley and Sons, 2011.

Van Hee VC and Kaufman JD. Cardiovascular Effects of Air Pollution. In: Bhatnagar A, ed. Environmental Cardiology. Cambridge, UK: Royal Society of Chemistry. (in press).

Carlsten C and Kaufman J. Outdoor Air Pollution. In: Albert RK, Spiro SG, Jett JR, eds. Clinical Respiratory Medicine, 3rd Edition. Philadelphia: Elsever, 2008.

Kaufman J and Carlsten C. Organic nitrogen compounds. In: Rosenstock L, Cullen MR, Redlich C, Brodkin C, eds. Textbook of Clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2nd edition. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 2005.

Kaufman J. Organic nitrogen compounds. In: Rosenstock L, Cullen MR, eds. Textbook of Clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Philadelphia: WB Saunders, 1994.

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