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Study Publications

Major Study Results Published in Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journals:

  1. Goncharov A, Bloom M, Pavuk M, Birman I, Carpenter DO. Blood pressure and hypertension in relation to levels of serum polychlorinated biphenyls in residents of Anniston, Alabama. Journal of Hypertension 28(10): 2053-60, 2010. (for subscribers only; attachment for pdf file [PDF – 201 KB])
  2. Goncharov A, Pavuk M, Foushee HR, and Carpenter DO for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Blood pressure in relation to concentrations of PCB congeners and chlorinated pesticides. Environmental Health Perspectives 119(3):319-25; 2011. [PDF – 411 KB]
  3. Silverstone AE, Rosenbaum PF, Weinstock RS, Bartell SM, Foushee HR, Shelton C, Pavuk M. Polychlorinated Biphenyl (PCB) Exposure and Diabetes: Results from the Anniston Community Health Survey. Environmental Health Perspectives 120(5): 727-32; 2012. [PDF – 316 KB]
  4. Aminov, Z, Haase, R, Carpenter, D, Turner, W, Pavuk, M. Analysis of the effects of exposure to polychlorinated biphenyls and chlorinated pesticides on serum lipid levels in residents of Anniston, Alabama. Environmental Health. 12(1):108; 2013.
  5. Jandacek RJ, Heubi JE, Buckley DD, Khoury JC, Turner WE, Sjödin A, Olson JR, Shelton C, Helmse K, Bailey TD, Carter S, Tso P, Pavuk M. Reduction of the body burden of PCBs and DDE by dietary intervention in a randomized trial. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 25(4): 483-488; 2014. [PDF – 352 KB]
  6. Pavuk M, Olson JR, Sjödin A, Wolff P, Turner WE, Shelton C, Dutton ND, Bartell S; for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Serum concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in participants of the Anniston Community Health Survey. Science of the Total Environment. 473-474:286-297; 2014.
  7. Aminov Z, Haase R, Olson JR, Pavuk M, Carpenter DO; Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Racial differences in levels of serum lipids and effects of exposure to persistent organic pollutants on lipid levels in residents of Anniston, Alabama. Environ Int. 2014 Dec;73:216-23. doi: 10.1016/j.envint.2014.07.022. Epub 2014 Aug 20.
  8. Pavuk M, Olson J, Sjödin A, Wattigney W, Shelton C, Dutton N, Turner WE, Bartell SM, 2014. Predictors of human serum polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) concentration in the Anniston Community Health Survey. Sci. Total Environ. 496, 624-634.
  9. Birnbaum LS, Dutton ND, Cusack C, Mennemeyer ST, Pavuk M, 2015. Anniston community health survey: Follow-up and dioxin analyses (ACHS-II)-methods. Environ. Sci. Pollut Res Int. doi 10.1007/s11356-015-4684-3.
  10. Callahan CL, Pavuk M, Birnbaum LS, Ren X, Olson JR, Bonner MR. Serum polychlorinated biphenyls and leukocyte telomere length in a highly-exposed population: The Anniston Community Health Survey. Environ Int. 2017; 108:212-220. [PDF – 1 MB]
  11. Rosenbaum PF, Weinstock RS, Silverstone AE, Sjödin A, Pavuk M. Metabolic syndrome is associated with exposure to organochlorine pesticides in Anniston, AL, United States.  Environ Int. 2017; 108:11-21. [PDF – 568 KB]

Other Study Results Published as Short Papers from Dioxin Symposia:

  1. Pavuk M, Turner WE, Patterson DG Jr, Lee R, Sjödin A, DiPietro ES, Needham LL, Olson JR, Lane JB, Biasini FJ, Percy AK. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in serum of children living in the vicinity of the former PCB production facility in Anniston, Alabama. Organohalogen Compounds 69: O-185, 2007. [PDF – 81 KB]
  2. Silverstone AE, Weinstock RS, Rosenbaum PF, Foushee RS, Pavuk M for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Mono-ortho and di-ortho substituted PCB congeners and type 2 diabetes in the Anniston Community Health Survey. Organohalogen Compounds 71: 1042-1046, 2009. [PDF – 379 KB]
  3. Goncharov A, Bloom MS, Pavuk M, Carpenter DO for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Exposure to PCBs and hypertension in the Anniston Community Health Survey. Organohalogen Compounds 71: 1062-1065, 2009. [PDF – 332 KB]
  4. Pavuk M, Olson JR, Sjödin A, Bonner M, Dearwent SM, Turner WJ, Needham LL for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Assessment of human exposure to PCBs in the Anniston Community Health Survey. Organohalogen Compounds 71: 1066-1069, 2009. [PDF – 344 KB]
  5. Olson JR, Ha H, Bian L, Rogerson M, Pavuk M. Spatial distribution and determination of PCB contamination in residential soil in Anniston, Alabama. Organohalogen Compounds 72: 1184-1185, 2010. [PDF – 475 KB]
  6. Rosenbaum P, Silverstone A, Weinstock R, Pavuk M. Metabolic syndrome and pesticide exposure in the Anniston Community Health Survey. Organohalogen Compounds 72: 780-782, 2010. [PDF – 540 KB]
  7. Pavuk M, Olson J, Ha H, Dearwent H, Bian P, Rogerson P. Soil serum associations in the Anniston Community Health Survey . Organohalogen Compounds 72: 1105-1106, 2010. [PDF – 501 KB]
  8. Pavuk M, Aminov Z, Bartell SM, Shelton C, Dearwent S, Sjödin A, Carpenter DO for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Heart disease, lipid profiles, and ortho-substituted PCB congeners in residents of Anniston, Alabama. Organohalogen Compounds 73: 1487-1490; 2011. [PDF – 327 KB]
  9. Bartell SM, Foushee HR, Devereaux RS, Wolff PE, Pavuk M for the Anniston Environmental Health Research Consortium. Community perceptions regarding polychlorinated biphenyls contamination, exposure, and health effects in Anniston, Alabama. Organohalogen Compounds 73: 1439-1442; 2011. [PDF – 618 KB]
  10. Aminov, Z, Haase, R, Carpenter, D, Turner, W, Pavuk, M (2012), Polychlorinated biphenyls, chlorinated pesticides, and serum lipids in residents of Anniston, Alabama [PDF – 205 KB]
  11. Pavuk, M, Dutton, ND, Rosenbaum, PF, Sjodin, A, Silverstone, AE (2013), Polychlorinated biphenyls and thyroid hormones in the Anniston Community Health Survey [PDF – 600 KB]
  12. Pavuk, M, Dutton, N D, Clair, H B, Wahlang, B, Cave, M (2014), Polychlorinated biphenyls, inflammatory biomarkers, and diabetes status in the Anniston Community Health Survey [PDF – 662 KB]
  13. Pavuk, M, Dutton, N, Turner, W E, Sjodin, A, Bartell, S (2014), Dioxins, dibenzofurans, and non-ortho polychlorinated biphenyls in a subset of the Anniston Community Health Survey [PDF – 624 KB]
  14. Pavuk M, Dutton ND, Sjödin A, Lewin M, Birnbaum LS. Temporal changes of serum concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls and organochlorine pesticides in a residential cohort. Organohalogen Compounds. 77: 472-475; 2015. [PDF – 1 MB]
  15. Birnbaum LS, Yang E, Sjodin A, Jones RS, , Lewin MD, Pavuk M. Exposure to dioxins and dioxin-like compound in a follow up study of the Anniston Community Health Survey (ACHS II). Organohalogen Compounds. 8.7001; 2016. [PDF – 202 KB]
  16. Pavuk M, Birnbaum LS, Yang E, Lewin MD. Polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, and diabetes in the Anniston cohort in 2014. Organohalogen Compounds. 8.7002; 2016. [PDF – 125 KB]
  17. Clair HB, Pinkston C, Brock G, Pavuk M, Falkner KC, Prough RA, Birnbaum LS, Cave M. Sensitive and specific liver injury biomarkers: Elevated liver disease in organochlorine toxicant exposed cohort. Organohalogen Compounds. 8.7003; 2016. [PDF – 193 KB]

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