Publications And Presentations


Physical environment and urban health

Physical environment and urban health Laidlaw MAS, Mielke HW, Filippelli GM, Johnson DL, Gonzales CR. Seasonality and children's blood lead levels: Developing a predictive model using climatic variables and blood lead data from Indianapolis, Indiana, Syracuse, New York, and New Orleans, Louisiana (USA). Environmental Health Perspectives 2005; 113: 793-800.

Filippelli GM and Laidlaw MAS. The Elephant in the Playground: Confronting lead-contaminated soils as an important source of lead burdens to urban populations. Perspectives in Biology and Medicine 2010; 53: 31-45.

Hatcher CL, Filippelli GM. Mercury cycling in an urbanized watershed: The influence of wind distribution and regional subwatershed geometry in central Indiana, USA. Water, Air, and Soil Pollution 2010. doi:10.1008/s11270-010-0703-7.

Pandit C, Filippelli GM, Li L. An estimation of heavy metal concentration in soils using reflectance spectroscopy and partial least squares regression. International Journal of Remote Sensing 2010; 31: 4111-4123, doi:10.1080/01431160903229200.

Chamness BE, Zollinger TW, Muegge CM, West JM, Thompson WR, Ainsworth BE. Building a City-Level Fitness Index: American College of Sports Medicine's American Fitness Index.TM International Making Cities Livable Documentation Set #55 2009.

Travel patterns and urban health

Wiehe SE, Hoch SC, Liu GC, Carroll AE, Wilson JS, Fortenberry JD. Adolescent travel patterns: Pilot data indicating distance from home varies by time of day and day of week. J Adol Health 2008; 42(4):418-20.

Wiehe SE, Carroll AE, Liu GC, Haberkorn KL, Hoch SC, Wilson JS, Fortenberry JD. Using GPS-enabled cell phones to track the travel patterns of adolescents. Int J Health Geogr 2008; 7:22.

Aalsma MA, Liu GC, Wiehe SE. The role of perceived parent monitoring and support on urban child and adolescent problem behavior. Community Ment Health J 2010; 47(1):61-6.

Social environment and urban health

Comer KF, Grannis S, Dixon B, Bodenhamer DJ, Wiehe SE. Incorporating geospatial capacity to clinical data systems to address social determinants of health. Public Health Reports 2011; in press.

Wiehe SE, Aalsma MC, Liu GC, Fortenberry JD. Gender differences in the association between perceived discrimination and adolescent smoking. Am J Public Health 2010; 100(3):510-6.

Johnson DP, Wilson JS, Luber GC. Supplementing Socio-demographic Variables of Heat Related Health Risk with Remotely Sensed Data. International Journal of Health Geographics 2009; 8: 57.

Johnson DP, Wilson JS. The Socio-Spatial Dynamics of Extreme Urban Heat Events: The Case of Heat Related Deaths in Philadelphia. Applied Geography 2009; 29(3): 419-34.

Urban health methodology

Liu GC, Wiehe SE, Hoch S. Differences in self-reported residential location by race, income, and education: Implications for epidemiologic surveys. Geocarto International 2010; 25(6):429-41.