Brian Schwartz, MD MS
Co-director, Program on Global Sustainability and Health; Co-director, Joint Geisinger-JHSPH Environmental Health Institute. NOTE: FOR PATIENT APPOINTMENTS CALL 410-550-5864 AND NOTE THAT THE CLINICAL OFFICES ARE ON THE BAYVIEW CAMPUS (ASK FOR DIRECTIONS)
Environmental Health Sciences, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Environmental health sciences, biologic markers, cognitive functioning, gene-environment interaction, genetic susceptibility, lead intoxication, molecular epidemiology, neurobehavioral testing, occupational epidemiology, occupational safety and health, retrospective assessment of exposure, solvents, chemicals, global warming, global environmental change, the built environment, after peak oil
Selected publications from 2012 to 2014:
Schwartz BS, Bailey-Davis L, Bandeen-Roche K, Pollak J, Hirsch AG, Nau C, Liu AY, Glass TA. Attention deficit disorder, stimulant use, and childhood body mass index trajectory. Pediatrics 2014; 133: 668-676.
Casey JA, Shopsin B, Cosgrove SE, Curriero FC, Nachman KE, Rose H, Schwartz BS. Molecular characterization of MRSA infection and association with high-density livestock production in Pennsylvania, USA. Environ Health Perspect 2014; 122: 464-70.
Shelley R, Kim NS, Parsons PJ, Lee BK, Agnew J, Jaar BG, Steuerwald AJ, Matanoski G, Fadrowski J, Schwartz BS, Todd AC, Simon D, Weaver VM. Uranium associations with kidney outcomes vary by urine concentration adjustment method. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2014; 24: 58-64.
Bobb JF, Schwartz BS, Davatzikos C, Caffo B. Cross-sectional and longitudinal association of body mass index and brain volume. Human Brain Mapping 2014; 35: 75-88
Tan BK, Kern RB, Schleimer RP, Schwartz BS. Chronic rhinosinusitis: the unrecognized epidemic [editorial]. AJRCCM 2013; 188: 1275-7.
Rudolph KE, Glass TA, Crum RM, Schwartz BS. Neighborhood psychosocial hazards and binge drinking among late middle-aged adults. J Urban Health 2013; 90: 970-82.
Liu AY, Curriero FC, Glass TA, Stewart WF, Schwartz BS. The contextual influence of coal abandoned mine lands in communities and type 2 diabetes in Pennsylvania. Health & Place 2013; 22: 115-122.
Casey JA, Curriero FC, Cosgrove SE, Nachman KE, Schwartz BS. High-density livestock operations, crop field application of manure, and risk of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in Pennsylvania. JAMA Intern Med 2013; 173: 1980-90.
Casey JA, Cosgrove SE, Stewart WF, Pollak J, Schwartz BS. A population-based study of the epidemiology and clinical features of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection in Pennsylvania 2001-2010. Epidemiology & Infection 2013; 141: 1166-79.
Tan BK, Chandra RK, Pollak J, Kato A, Conley DB, Peters AT, Grammer LC, Avila PC, Kern RC, Stewart WF, Schleimer RP, Schwartz BS. Incidence and associated premorbid diagnoses of patients with chronic rhinosinusitis. J Allergy Clinical Immunol 2013; 131: 1350-60.
Liu AY, Curriero FC, Glass TA, Stewart WF, Schwartz BS. Associations of the burden of coal abandoned mine lands with three dimensions of community context in Pennsylvania. ISRN Public Health 2012; Article ID 251201, 11 pages.
Shelley R, Kim NS, Parsons P, Lee BK, Jaar B, Fadrowski J, Agnew J, Matanoski GM, Schwartz BS, Steuerwald A, Todd A, Simon D, Weaver VM. Associations of multiple metals with kidney outcomes in lead workers. Occup Environ Med 2012; 2012; 69: 727–735.
James BD, Glass TA, Caffo B, Bobb JF, Davatzikos C, Yousem D, Schwartz BS. Association of social engagement with brain volumes assessed by structural MRI. J Aging Research 2012; Article ID 512714, 9 pages. doi:10.1155/2012/512714.