Research & Development (R&D)

R&D is working in conjunction with our partnered universities, professors, and laboratories to make the city and the world a safer place one research project at a time. Our R&D division will work with our partners to conduct and publish studies on a plethora of topics within industrial hygiene and environmental public health such as mold, lead, asbestos, and indoor air quality.

Please find published articles within industrial hygiene and environmental public health below

Shelton BG, Kirkland KH, Flanders WD, Morris GK. Profiles of airborne fungi in buildings and outdoor environments in the United States. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2002;68(4):1743-1753. doi:10.1128/aem.68.4.1743-1753.2002

Keller B, Faciano A, Tsega A, Ehrlich J. Epidemiologic Characteristics of Children with Blood Lead Levels ≥45 μg/dL. J Pediatr. 2017;180:229-234. doi:10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.09.017

Leighton J, Klitzman S, Sedlar S, Matte T, Cohen NL. The effect of lead-based paint hazard remediation on blood lead levels of lead poisoned children in New York City. Environ Res. 2003;92(3):182-190. doi:10.1016/s0013-9351(03)00036-7

Soffer N, Green BJ, Acosta L, et al. Alternaria is associated with asthma symptoms and exhaled NO among NYC children. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2018;142(4):1366-1368.e10. doi:10.1016/j.jaci.2018.04.043

Kheirbek I, Haney J, Douglas S, Ito K, Matte T. The contribution of motor vehicle emissions to ambient fine particulate matter public health impacts in New York City: a health burden assessment. Environ Health. 2016;15(1):89. Published 2016 Aug 26. doi:10.1186/s12940-016-0172-6