CURRICULUM VITAE
Pauline Mendola, Ph.D.
Revised June 2013

OFFICE ADDRESS
Epidemiology Branch
Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health
and Human Development
NIH 6100 Executive Blvd, Room 7B03F
Rockville, MD 20852
CONTACT INFORMATION
Phone: 301-496-5267
Email: pauline.mendola@nih.gov

BIRTH PLACE: Buffalo, NY, United States

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. February 1994 Epidemiology and Community Health
State University of New York at Buffalo
Dissertation: Spontaneous fetal death among multigravid fertile women in relation to sport fish consumption and PCB exposure, New York State Angler Study
M.S. June 1990 Epidemiology, Social & Preventive Medicine
State University of New York at Buffalo
Thesis: An assessment of knowledge and behavior in a New York City American Indian community with regard to risk factors for developmental disabilities
B.A. February 1985 cum laude
Social Sciences Interdisciplinary Program
State University of New York at Buffalo
Departmental Honors, Fall 1984

RESEARCH AND MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE

Investigator, May 2011 to present, National Institutes of Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Epidemiology Branch, Rockville, MD.

Branch Chief, June 2007 to May 2011, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics, Office of Analysis and Epidemiology, Infant, Child and Women’s Health Statistics Branch, Hyattsville, MD.

Branch Chief, August 2005 to June 2007, United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Health & Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch, Chapel Hill, NC.

Health Scientist (Epidemiology), September 1997 to August 2005, United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Health & Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch, Chapel Hill, NC.

Acting Branch Chief, May 2003 to May 2004, United States Environmental Protection Agency, National Health & Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Human Studies Division, Epidemiology and Biomarkers Branch, Chapel Hill, NC.

Project Director, October 1993 to September 1997, New York State Angler Cohort Study, John E. Vena, Principal Investigator, Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY.

Graduate Research Assistant, April 1992 to October 1993, Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Computer Programmer/Data Manager, March 1990 to April 1992, Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Women & Children’s Health Research Foundation, Buffalo, NY.

Research Assistant, April 1987 to May 1989, Behavioral Laboratory Technician, March 1985 to April 1987, Behavioral Sciences Department, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Research Clerk, November 1981 to March 1984, Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.

Research Assistant, June 1983 to January 1985, American Lung Association, Buffalo, NY.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Adjunct Professor, December 2011 to present
Adjunct Associate Professor, March 2003 to December 2011
Adjunct Assistant Professor, March 1998 to March 2003

Department of Family Science, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Adjunct Associate Professor, September 2009 to present

Social & Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY

Adjunct Assistant Professor, January 1998 to January 2003
Assistant Professor (tenure track), April 1996 to January 1998
Research Instructor, February 1994 to April 1996

Graduate School, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

Appointed Faculty, April 1997 to January 1998

TEACHING EXPERIENCE - EPIDEMIOLOGY AND PUBLIC HEALTH COURSES

Co-Instructor, University at Buffalo, SPM 551-Epidemiologic Applications in Environmental Health, Spring 1994, Spring 1996.

Co-Instructor, University at Buffalo, SPM 619-Issues and Controversies in Reproductive and Perinatal Epidemiology, Fall 1996.

Instructor, University at Buffalo, SPM 617-Introduction to Epidemiologic Research Data Management, Spring 1997.

Instructor, University at Buffalo, SPM 599-Independent Study, Spring 1997, Fall 1997. One student investigating the relation between neonatal jaundice and maternal contaminated sport fish consumption.

Co-Instructor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, EPID 277- Environmental Epidemiology, Fall 2001, Fall 2002.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE - MEDICAL SCHOOL COURSES

Small Group Leader, University at Buffalo, SPM 600-Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Fall 1996.

Small Group Leader, University at Buffalo, CPM - Clinical Practice of Medicine: Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics Component, 1996-1997.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE - NEW COURSES DEVELOPED

Introduction to Epidemiologic Research Data Management, SPM 617. Approved by the Graduate School of the University at Buffalo, 1996.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE - INVITED LECTURES

Early Pregnancy Loss and Spontaneous Fetal Loss, Epidemiology of Developmental Disabilities. University at Buffalo, SPM 618-Perinatal Epidemiology, Spring 1995.

Women's Health and Occupation. University at Buffalo, SPM 552-Epidemiologic Applications to Occupational Health, Spring 1995.

Environmental Estrogens, University at Buffalo, IDM 509 section I - Health Professionals in the Nuclear Weapons Age, Fall 1995.

Epidemiology. University at Buffalo, IDM 500 - Perspectives on Environmental and Occupational Health, Spring 1996.

Embryonic and Fetal Loss. University at Buffalo, SPM 518-Reproductive Epidemiology, Spring 1996.

Exposure Modeling. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, EPID 277 - Environmental Epidemiology, Fall 1998.

Persistent Pollutants. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, EPID 277 - Environmental Epidemiology, Fall 2003.

Environmental Factors in Reproductive Epidemiology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, EPID 219/851 - Perinatal Epidemiology, Fall semester 1998 to 2006.

Pollutants in the Air as Teratogens? University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cell and Developmental Biology 123, Spring semester, 2005, 2007.

Susceptible Populations in Environmental Epidemiology. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, EPID 277/785 - Environmental Epidemiology, Fall 2005, 2006.

Epidemiology of Birth Defects and Pregnancy Outcome. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Cell and Developmental Biology 123, Spring semester, 2007.

Survey Research. University of Maryland, School of Public Health, MCH 710, Fall semester, 2009.

Environmental Factors in Reproductive Health. University of Maryland, School of Public Health, FSMC 720- Perinatal, Child and Adolescent Health. Fall semester 2010 to 2012.

Environmental Factors in Maternal and Child Health. University of Maryland, School of Public Health, FMSC 498A Maternal, Child and Family Health. Spring semester 2011 to 2013.

Environmental Factors in Reproductive Health. University at Buffalo, School of Public Health and Health Professions, SPM 551- Epidemiologic Applications to Environmental Health.¬ Fall semester 2012.

ACADEMIC COMMITTEES

Preliminary Examination Committee, University at Buffalo, Social and Preventive Medicine.

1995 Leslie Brailsford
Laurene Tumiel

Perinatal and Reproductive Epidemiology
Perinatal and Reproductive Epidemiology

1997 Tiejian Wu Cardiovascular Epidemiology

Intradepartmental Review Committee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

2002 Richard Kwok
Suzanne Gutter
Epidemiology
Epidemiology
2005 Caroline Hoffman Epidemiology

Doctoral Qualifying Examination Committee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

2003 Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Masters Thesis Committee, University at Buffalo, Social and Preventive Medicine.

2000 Eileen Gannon Healy Association between PCB-contaminated sport fish consumption
during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice

Outside Reader for Dissertation Committee, University at Buffalo, Social and Preventive Medicine.

2000 Leslie Brailsford Years of consumption of Lake Ontario contaminated sport fish consumption and risk of male infertility, New York State Angler Cohort

Ph.D. Examiner, Flinders University, Faculty of Health Sciences, Adelaide, Australia.

2004 Jane Heyworth An epidemiological study of childhood gastroenteritis and consumption of tank rainwater, an untreated water supply, in South Australia

Dissertation Committee, University at Buffalo, Social and Preventive Medicine.

2001 Danelle Lobdell

Time to pregnancy and the risk of preterm or low birthweight infants, Erie County, New York. Honored with:

  • Saxon Graham Award for excellence in epidemiology, University at Buffalo, Social and Preventive Medicine, 2002
  • Dean’s Award, best dissertation, University at Buffalo, School¬ of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 2002
  • Student Prize Paper Award, Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 2002

Research Chair, Dissertation Committee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Epidemiology.

2003 Richard Kwok

Blood pressure changes associated with drinking water arsenic exposure during pregnancy, Inner Mongolia, China. Honored with:

  • Student Prize Paper Award, American College of Epidemiology, 2004
2004 Sharon Sagiv Exposure to ambient air pollution at the end of pregnancy and risk for preterm delivery.
2005 Suzanne Gilboa

Seven-county study of air quality and birth defects. Honored with:

  • Abraham Lilienfeld Student Prize Paper for the Society for Epidemiologic Research, 2005
  • Student Prize Paper Award, American College of Epidemiology, 2005
2007 Caroline Hoffman Exposure to drinking water disinfection by-products and pregnancy health:¬
Impact on fetal growth and duration of gestation.

FUNDED TRAINEES

Andrea Phillips, MPH 2000 Predoctoral fellowship. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Suzanne (Gutter) Gilboa , MHS 2001-2005 Predoctoral fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Julie A. Baker, MD PhD Candidate Summer 2001 National Network for Environmental Management Studies
Danelle Lobdell, PhD 2001-2004 Postdoctoral fellowship, US EPA R-Authority
Denise Wessels, PE Summer 2002 National Network for Environmental Management Studies
Sharon Sagiv, MPH 2002-2004 Predoctoral fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Caroline Smith Hoffman, MSPH 2005-2007 Predoctoral fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Kristen Rappazzo, MPH 2005-2007 Association of Schools of Public Health Fellowship
Lynne Messer, PhD 2005-2007 Postdoctoral fellowship, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ashley Schempf, PhD 2008-2010 Academy Health Fellow, National Center for Health Statistics
Stephanie Rink, MPH Summer 2011 Summer student, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Tuija Männistö, MD PhD 2011-2013 IRTA postdoctoral fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Emily Werder, MPH Summer 2012 Summer student, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Candace Robledo, PhD 2012-2014 IRTA postdoctoral fellow, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (co-mentored with Dr. Edwina Yeung)

OTHER TRAINEES/MENTEES

Alison Merikangas, BS 2007-2008 MPH Student Practicum, George Washington University
Jessica Buono, BS 2008-2009 MPH Student Practicum, George Washington University
Kathleen O’Connor 2010-2011 HHS/CDC Mentoring Program

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS AND SERVICE

Society for Epidemiologic Research, 1991 to present

Abstract review committee, Pregnancy category, 1996, 1998, 2005, 2010, 2012.
Abstract review committee, Birth Defects category, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2002 - 2004, 2007.

North American Congress of Epidemiology

Abstract review committee, Women’s Health category, 2006.
Program planning committee, 2009-2011.
Mentoring subcommittee chair, 2010-2011.

Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, 1991 to present

Abstract review committee, 1995, 1996, 2000 to 2008, 2010-12.
Treasurer, elected to a three-year term, 1996 to 1999.
President, elected to a three-year term (President-elect; President, Past-President), 2007-2010.

American College of Epidemiology, 1994 to present

Communication and Public Relations committee, appointed to a four-year term, 1995 to 1998.
Membership Committee, appointed to a five-year term, 2000-2004.
Chair, Membership Committee, 2002-2003.
Mentoring Committee, appointed to a three-year term, 2006-2009.
Promoted to Fellow, 2010.
Executive Board Member, Fellow, elected to a three-year term, 2010-2013.
Abstract Review, 2013.

International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, 1994 to present

Scientific Program Committee, 2012.
Poster Chair, 2012.

Society of Toxicology - Lake Ontario Chapter, 1996 to 2007

National Birth Defects Prevention Network, 1997 to present

Genotoxicity and Environmental Mutagen Society, 1997 to 2007

American Society for Reproductive Medicine, 2011 to present

EDITORIAL BOARD SERVICE

Editorial Board Member, Epidemiology, January 2006 - December 2010

Associate Editor, Fertility and Sterility, April 2011 to present

FEDERAL COMMITTEE SERVICE

Organizational committee. Workshop on the Assessment of Health Effects of Pesticide Exposure in Young Children, US EPA, NHEERL. El Paso, TX, December 1997.

US EPA ORD Survey Task Force 98. Question Revision Committee. April 1998 to January 1999.

Technical Evaluation of Proposal Review Committee. US EPA, NHEERL, HSD, EBB. April 1998.

NERL/NHEERL Interaction Workgroup. US EPA. July 1998 to April 1999.

Project Advisory Committee. Replication of study of spontaneous abortions and disinfection by-product exposures. American Water Works Association Research Foundation. October 1998 to August 2005.

Interagency Coordinating Committee. National Children’s Study. President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children and the Children’s Health Act of 2000.¬ 1999 to 2007.

Interim chair for US EPA. Interagency Coordinating Committee. National Children’s Study. President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children and the Children’s Health Act of 2000. July - October 2001; August-November 2002; August-November 2003; August-November 2004; July-December 2005.

Interagency Coordinating Committee liaison to the Study Design Working Group. National Children’s Study. President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children and the Children’s Health Act of 2000. 2001 to 2004.

Interagency Coordinating Committee liaison to the Asthma Working Group. National Children’s Study. President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children and the Children’s Health Act of 2000. 2001 to 2004.

Interagency Coordinating Committee liaison to the Nutrition, Growth and Pubertal Development Working Group. National Children’s Study. President’s Task Force on Environmental Health Risks and Safety Risks to Children and the Children’s Health Act of 2000. 2001 to 2004.

Drinking water steering committee. NHEERL Drinking Water Research Implementation Plan. February 2001 to August 2005.

NHEERL Goal 8.2 Program Project Leader. Environmental Factors Associated with Children’s Health and Development, National Children’s Study (NCS): Biologic indicators of susceptibility and sensitivity among children to assess potential risk of adverse health outcomes associated with environmental exposures. November 2001 to 2005.

National Children’s Study Steering Committee, EPA representative. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. October 2005 to October 2006.

Planning Committee, NCHS representative. Surgeon General’s Conference on Preterm Birth. June 2007 to June 2008.

Planning Committee, NCHS representative. International Children’s Environmental Health Indicators. October 2007 to April 2008.

NCHS representative to the CDC/CCHIS Diversity Committee. November 2007 - September 2009.

NCHS Awards Committee. January 2010 to May 2011.

CDC Shepard Award Committee, Prevention and Control subcommittee member, March 2010 to May 2011. Full committee member, NCHS representative, November 2010 to May 2011.

Search Committee member. Epidemiology Branch, Division of Epidemiology, Statistics and Prevention Research, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. November 2011 to March 2012.

Judge, Epidemiology/Biostatistics - Etiology, Risk and Prevention Study Section. NIH Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE) 2013, April-May 2012. Alternate Judge, April-May 2013.

OTHER PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Organizational committee. Menopause, Rethinking Women's Health, An Interdisciplinary Conference. Buffalo, NY, April 1993.

Invited speaker. Toxics and Human Exposure: New York State Angler Cohort Study. Presented at the U.S.-Canada Research Roundtable, Buffalo, NY, April 1994.

Invited participant. ATSDR Great Lakes Human Health Effects Research Symposium. Detroit, MI, May 1994.

Ad hoc Graduate Education Committee. Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. October 1994 to September 1997.

Steering committee. Environmental Health Sciences Graduate Group. University at Buffalo, December 1994 to September 1997.

Invited participant. International Symposium on Maternally-Linked Pregnancy Outcomes. Norcross, GA, September 1995.

Invited speaker. Niagara River Remedial Action Plan Advisory Committee meeting. Investigation of human health effects associated with Lake Ontario sport fish consumption. November 1995.

Organizational committee. First Annual Environmental Health Sciences Conference. Buffalo, NY, April 1996.

Invited speaker. Superfund project meeting, Albany NY. New York State Angler Cohort Study - Reproductive and Developmental Health. December 1996.

Admissions Committee. Social and Preventive Medicine, University at Buffalo. December 1996 to September 1997.

Invited participant, Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine Liaison for the Department of Social and Preventive Medicine. The 5th Annual Partnering Meeting: CDC, Academia and Practice. Atlanta GA, February 1997.

Invited participant. Health Conference ’97 Great Lakes/St. Lawrence. Montreal, Quebec, Canada, May 1997.

Invited Advisory Committee Member. University at Albany Superfund Basic Research Project, Multidisciplinary Study of PCBs, Stanley Island Conference, July 1997.

Invited speaker. Evaluating human health effects of endocrine disruptors in a population at risk: The New York State Angler Cohort Study. Reproductive Toxicology Division Seminar, US EPA. Research Triangle Park NC, October 1997.

Invited participant, ORD Workshop II, Hearing the Voices of ORD, US EPA, ORD. Williamsburg, VA, December 1997.

Session moderator and facilitator. Workshop on the Assessment of Health Effects of Pesticide Exposure in Young Children, US EPA, NHEERL. El Paso, TX, December 1997.

Facilitator. Pesticide Research on Children Workshop, US EPA, NHEERL. Research Triangle Park, NC, January 1998.

Invited speaker. Tenth Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and Eighth Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Children’s Environmental Health: Pesticides, Concurrent Symposia VI. Pesticide exposure and adverse health effects in young children along the US-Mexico border. Boston, MA, August 1998. (Epidemiol 1998; 9: S97)

Invited speaker (with Dr. Stephanie Padilla). Genotoxicity and Environmental Mutagen Society, Sixteenth Annual Fall Meeting. Anti-Cholinesterase Pesticide Toxicity: Exposure and Physiologic Variation in Children. Research Triangle Park, NC, October 1998.

Special Emphasis Panel Member. NIH/NIEHS review panel for studies in reproductive toxicology and epidemiology. March 1999.

Invited speaker. US EPA Human Studies Division Work in Progress. Environmental Teratogens? Studies of Birth Defects in Relation to Endocrine Disruptors and Disinfection Byproducts. Chapel Hill, NC, May 1999.

Invited discussant for “The Association of Micronutrient Intake and Conventional Semen Parameters”, S. Kidd, et. al. Spotlight Session 1: Environmental Threats to Male or Female Reproductive Health. The 32nd Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, MD, June 1999.

Session Co-Chair, Waterborne Infectious Diseases and Disinfection Processes. The 11th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the 9th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Athens, Greece, September 1999.

Invited panelist. Biomarkers of exposure. An International Workshop: Exposure Assessment for Disinfection By-Products in Epidemiologic Studies. Ottawa, Canada, May 7-10, 2000.

Invited speaker. Research Triangle Institute. Pilot studies evaluating symptomatic children for organophosphate pesticide exposure. Research Triangle Park, NC, August 4, 2000.

Symposium Co-Chair, Exposure Assessment Across Pan-America. Integrating Engineering, Earth and Health Sciences for Exposure Assessment in Environmental Epidemiology: Efforts & Needs Across Pan America. The 12th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY, August 2000.

Invited speaker. Exposure Assessment Across Pan-America. Integrating Engineering, Earth and Health Sciences for Exposure Assessment in Environmental Epidemiology: Efforts & Needs Across Pan America. Environmental Exposure Assessment - Interdisciplinary Collaboration. The 12th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY, August 2000.

Invited speaker. Pesticide exposure and potential adverse health effects in young children along the US-Mexico Border. Border XXI Symposium. The 12th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY, August 2000.

Invited participant. Longitudinal Studies Initiative Workshop. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, McClean, Virginia, September 27-28, 2000.

Invited speaker. Measuring the effects of exposure on children. Region/ORD Pesticides Workshop. October 31-November 2, 2000.

Affiliate Member. Developmental Susceptibility Core, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Center for Environmental Health and Susceptibility. 2001 to 2007.

Peer Review Panel Member. Force Health Protection Program Review Committee. United States Army Research and Material Command. Naval Health Research Center, San Diego, CA. May 2001.

Symposium Organizer and Chair. Children as a susceptible subpopulation. The 13th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, September 2001.

Session Chair. Pesticides I. The 13th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, September 2001.

Invited speaker and participant. The longitudinal cohort study of environmental effects on child health and development. Second Workshop, EPA-GSF Cooperation on Environment and Health. Schloss El Mau, Germany, September 2001.

Ad hoc project proposal review committee. Assessing antenatal biomarkers of preterm delivery. Thrasher Research Foundation, Salt Lake City, UT. February 2002.

Review committee. Collaborative studies of infant siblings of children with autism. National Alliance for Autism Research, Princeton, NJ. February-March 2002.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study. Informational Meetings On Children’s Environmental Health. Briefing for Dr. Birgit van Tongelen, Administrator, European Commission, Directorate General Environment, Washington, DC. April 24, 2002.

Invited speaker. Overview of EPA intramural method development projects for the National Children’s Study. CDC National Children’s Study Interest Group Meeting, Atlanta, GA. May 17, 2002.

Invited speaker. Measurement of THMs (Blood, Water, Behavior, Utility Data...) What does it all mean for estimates of reproductive health risk? Reproductive Toxicology Division Water Theme Seminar, Research Triangle Park, NC. August 12, 2002.

Roundtable Leader. Faculty position vs. post-doctoral fellowship: Pros and cons. Education Forum, American College of Epidemiology Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM. September 23, 2002.

Invited speaker. The National Children’s Study: Longitudinal study of children’s environmental health. Regional Meeting of the Southern California and Mountain West Chapters of SOT, Las Vegas, NV. September 26, 2002.

Steering committee member. North Carolina Birth Defects Research and Prevention Center. 2002 to 2007.

Organizing committee. The reproductive and developmental effects of ambient air pollution: A symposium and discussion forum. Chapel Hill, NC, February 26, 2003.

NIH Review Panel. Concept review for NICHD intramural research project. May, 2003.

Invited speaker. Briefing and co-host for Ms. Megumi Otaki of the Global Environmental Forum and Ms. Kanae Matusuzaki of the Japanese National Institute for Environmental Studies. Review of Children’s Environmental Health Research at EPA. Research Triangle Park, NC, July 2, 2003.

Invited speaker. Children’s environmental health - Concerns and research. Environmental Education Advisory Council, Office of Environmental Education, North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Research Triangle Park, NC, July 29, 2003.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study: History, Progress and Current Issues. Carolina Population Center, Chapel Hill, NC, September 26, 2003.

Invited speaker. Development of a biomarkers database for the National Children’s Study. International Conference on Biomarkers for Toxicology and Molecular Epidemiology, “New Tools for the 21st Century Problems”, Atlanta, GA, March 15-17, 2004.

Invited speaker. Overview of the National Children’s Study. Workshop session: “The National Children’s Study: Progress developing methods appropriate for assessing children’s exposure, biomarkers, and genetic susceptibility. Society of Toxicology, Baltimore, MD, March 22-2, 2004.

Session moderator and speaker. Biomarkers. US EPA 2004 Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Progress Review Workshop - Human Health Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, October 28-29, 2004.

Invited speaker. Building a longitudinal study of children’s environmental health in the US: the National Children’s Study. Health Protection Agency, Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division, International Conference on Childhood Exposure to Environmental Chemicals: Implications for Public Health”, Cardiff, Wales, December 7-8, 2004.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study update and opportunities for pilot studies. US EPA NHEERL Reproductive Toxicology Division Seminar Series, Research Triangle Park, NC, January 25, 2005.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study update and opportunities for pilot studies. US EPA NHEERL Management Meeting. Hot Topic. Research Triangle Park, NC, February 9, 2005.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study update and opportunities for pilot studies. US EPA NHEERL Human Studies Division, Work in Progress, Chapel Hill, NC, February 15, 2005.

Invited panelist. Moving Science Out to the Client/Community. US EPA Leadership Luncheon Seminar Series, May 24, 2005.

Workshop co-chair. An International Workshop to Optimize the Design and Interpretation of Epidemiologic Studies to Consider Alternative Disinfectants of Drinking Water. Raleigh, NC, June 2-3, 2005.

Invited panelist, Epidemiology session. An International Workshop to Optimize the Design and Interpretation of Epidemiologic Studies to Consider Alternative Disinfectants of Drinking Water. Raleigh, NC, June 2-3, 2005.

NIH Special Emphasis Panel Member. Concept Study: The Effects of Aspirin in Gestation and Reproduction (EAGR) Trial. June 21, 2005.

CDC/ATSDR Peer Review Panel Member. Autism spectrum disorders in relation to distribution of hazardous air pollutants in San Francisco Bay area. August 2005.

Symposium Organizer and Chair. Longitudinal Studies of children’s environmental health. The 17th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2005.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study. Federal-State Toxicology and Risk Analysis Committee (FSTRAC), Arlington, VA, October 19, 2005.

Invited speaker. Population-based longitudinal birth cohort in North Carolina: Opportunities for federal collaborators. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, NC, October 26, 2005.

Invited speaker. National Children’s Study. The Second International Conference on Healthy Environments, Healthy Children, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 14-16, 2005.

Invited panelist. Developing a biomarkers database for the National Children’s Study. International Workshop on Advances in the Use of Biomarkers in Children, Buenos Aires, Argentina, November 17-18, 2005.

Scientific Advisory Panel Member. Conceptual and methodological issues in prospectively studying exposures/biomarkers measured during the prenatal, perinatal and neonatal periods in autism siblings. Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, December 5-6, 2005.

Invited speaker with Dr. Suzanne Fenton. Report on the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium Workshop. US EPA Environmental Carcinogenesis Division Seminar Series, Research Triangle Park, NC, December 7, 2005.

Invited speaker. Household-based recruitment for a birth cohort study. EPA Regional Scientist Liaison Training Workshop, Chapel Hill, NC, April 5, 2006.

Invited speaker. The National Children’s Study. Duke Integrated Toxicology Seminar Series, Durham, NC, April 7, 2006.

Invited speaker. The North Carolina Herald pilot study. The 46th annual meeting of the Teratology Society, Tucson, AZ, June 26, 2006.

Invited speaker. Science linking environmental contaminant exposures with fertility and reproductive health impacts in the adult female. University of California at San Francisco - The Collaborative on Health and on the Environment Summit on Environmental Challenges to Reproductive Health and Fertility, San Francisco, CA, January 28-30, 2007.

Invited speaker. The National Children’s Study. International Workshop on Assessing Endocrine-Related Endpoints Within the First Years of Life, Ottawa, Canada, April 30-May 1, 2007.

Invited speaker. Women’s reproductive health and the environment. The Collaborative on Health and the Environment Fertility call. November 14, 2007.

Invited speaker. Reproductive health and the environment. Division of Health Care Statistics Seminar, National Center for Health Statistics, February 13, 2008.

Technical Qualifications Review ad hoc panel member. US EPA, National Center for Environmental Assessment, March 31, 2008.

Conference planning committee and organizer, NCHS representative. International Workshop on Children’s Environmental Health Indicators: Five Years After the Global Commitment at the World Summit on Sustainable Development, Hammamet, Tunisia, April 10-11, 2008.

Invited Working Group member. Biomedical Research. Surgeon General’s Conference on the Prevention of Preterm Birth, Rockville, MD, June 16-17, 2008.

Invited speaker. Children's Environmental Health Indicators: Five Years After the Global Commitment at the World Summit on Sustainable Development. OAE Staff meeting, July 16, 2008.

Invited panel member. Government and public sector: Academia, government, industry - which is the best fit for me? Career Mentoring Forum Roundtable, American College of Epidemiology, Tucson, AZ, September 15, 2008.

Ad hoc reviewer. Tenure and Promotions Committee. Colorado State University, Department of Environmental and Radiological Health Sciences. August 2008.

Technical Qualifications Review ad hoc panel member. US EPA, National Center for Environmental Assessment, October 31, 2008.

Grant review panel member. USAID, Middle Eastern Regional Cooperation Program, January 29, 2009.

Invited participant. The State of the Union for Health Care. The Atlantic, Washington DC, February 11, 2009.

Invited speaker with Amy Branum. Maternal-Child Health at NCHS. The Maryland Population Research Center, University at Maryland, School of Public Health, College Park, MD, February 23, 2009.

Invited Working Group Member. PhenX Reproductive Health PhenX Working Group. National Human Genome Research Institute and RTI International (http://www.phenxtoolkit.org/ External Web Site Policy).  March 2009 - August 2010.

Planning committee member and Mentoring subcommittee chair. 2011 Congress of Epidemiology. June 2009 to June 2011.

Invited discussant. Prenatal environmental exposure and reproductive outcomes. Spotlight Session at the 42nd annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Anaheim, CA, June 24, 2009.

Invited panel member for the symposium, “Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcomes: Harmonizing Existing Studies to Support New Innovations”. At the 21st Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Dublin, Ireland, August 26, 2009.

Session chair. “Environmental Exposures and Child Development” at the 21st Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Dublin, Ireland, August 29, 2009.

Invited plenary speaker. “Menopause and women’s environmental health” at the 20th Annual meeting of the North American Menopause Society, San Diego, CA, October 3, 2009.

Invited speaker. “Overview of the issue and merits” in a plenary session “Emerging Environmental Issues in Perinatal and Child Health: Questions, Quandaries and Quagmires” at the 15th Annual Maternal and Child Health Conference, Tampa, FL, December 10, 2009.

Search Committee. Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health. University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park, MD, March 2010.

Invited panelist. SER Student Caucus Career Panel, at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA, June 24, 2010.

Invited panelist. Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) recruitment discussion. CDC National Center for Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, GA, July 23, 2010.

Poster judge. American College of Epidemiology annual meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 12, 2010.

Invited panelist. Epidemiology careers - there are more options than you know! Workshop sponsored by the American College of Epidemiology, San Francisco, CA, September 12, 2010.

Plenary presentation judge. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Research annual meetin, Montreal, Canada, June 22, 2011.

Workshop chair. “Career choices: Figure out which setting is right for you and how to get there” Half-day workshop sponsored by the American College of Epidemiology, 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal Canada, June 22, 2011.

Symposium chair. “Mentoring in Epidemiology”, 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal Canada, June 23, 2011.

Intramural Scientific Peer Review panel member. National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences, September 2011.

Invited panelist. Data Access - Discussion and Q&A. US EPA conference on Promoting Healthy Communities: Developing and Exploring Linkages Between Public Health Indicators, Exposure and Hazard Data. Washington, DC, September 26-27, 2011.

Invited speaker. Menopause and Perfluorinated Compound Exposure. NICHD Program in Reproductive and Adult Endocrinology Research Conference, September 30, 2011.

Invited roundtable leader. Environmental factors that impact pregnancy - is nothing safe?  Conducting research at the intersection of environmental and reproductive epidemiology. Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, Minneapolis, MN, June 26, 2012. 

Judge. International Society of Environmental Epidemiology New Researcher Abstract competition, August 2012.

Chair, e-Poster Discussion Session, Children’s Health Outcomes and Multiple Exposures. International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Columbia, SC, August 28, 2012.

Student Prize Poster judge. American College of Epidemiology annual meeting, Chicago, IL September 9, 2012.

Ad hoc reviewer. Tenure and Promotions Committee. Texas A&M Health Science Center. October 2012.

Ad hoc reviewer. Tenure and Promotions Committee. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. December 2012.

Ad hoc reviewer. Tenure and Promotions Committee. Tulane University. December 2012.

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Human Teratogens, Environmental factors which cause birth defects. Harvard Medical School, Department of Continuing Education, 23 credit hours. April 23-25 1995.

GPS/GIS End User Course. Corvallis Microtechnology, Inc. January 6-7, 2000.

Introduction to ARC-GIS 8.1. Research Triangle Park, NC. February 12, 2002.

Executive Communications Workshop: Representing your Agency to External Audiences. Western Management Development Center. Denver, CO. March 10-14, 2003.

Embryology and Teratology. Cell and Developmental Biology 123, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC. Audited, Spring 2003.

Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams. On-line training sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. September 23, 2003.

Strategic Leadership: Leading Culture Change. Western Management Development Center. Denver, CO. May 24-28, 2004.

CITI Course in the Protection of Human Research Subjects. Online training completed December 21, 2004.

Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change. David Kiel Associates, LLC. Research Triangle Park, NC. March 28, 2006.

Crossing the Line: What is Acceptable Risk? National Human Subjects Protections Conference. Duke University School of Medicine and the NIH Office of Human Research Protections. Research Triangle Park, NC. September 25-26, 2006.

Protecting Human Research Participants. NIH Office of Extramural Research, Scientific Ethics Verification (SEV) Number 227111. CDC SEV Number 14162 (May 19, 2009). On-line course completed May 6, 2009.

Mentoring Effectively, HHS University. On-line course completed February 23, 2010.

Performance Standards and Feedback for Supervisors. Graduate School. Hyattsville, MD. January 12, 2011.

Media and Presentation Training. Oratorio, Washington DC. November 2, 2011.

AWARDS AND HONORS

American College of Epidemiology Student Prize Paper for 1994

Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research Student Prize Paper for 1994

Finalist, Investigator Award in Birth Defects Epidemiology, March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation in collaboration with the California Birth Defects Monitoring Program, 1996

Quality Step Increase. US EPA, for overall high quality performance, 1998

Time Off Award. US EPA, for contributions to the Genetic Susceptibility Team, Human Studies Division Retreat, 1999

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for contributions to the design and successful administration of the Office of Research and Development Climate Survey, 1999

Time Off Award. US EPA, for preparing and delivering a briefing to the ORD Science Council on a prospective birth cohort initiative, 1999

Time Off Award. US EPA, for preparing and delivering a briefing to the ORD/ODWGW Annual Senior Staff meeting on current research on the reproductive health effects of disinfection byproducts, 2000

Time Off Award. US EPA, for excellence in conducting a field study of children’s pesticide exposure, 2000

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for preparing and delivering a briefing to the Office of Pesticide Programs on current research on children’s exposure to pesticides, 2000

Time Off Award. US EPA, for preparing and delivering briefings to the Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics and the Office of Pesticide Programs on children’s health research, 2001

S-Award. US EPA, for outstanding commitment and dedication to the Longitudinal Cohort Study, 2001

Scientific and Technological Achievement Award (STAA) Level III, FY2000, with Drs. Sherry G. Selevan and Carole A. Kimmel. US EPA, for editing the monograph entitled: “Identifying Critical Windows of Exposure for Children’s Health” composed of 15 reports. Environmental Health Perspectives, 108(supp3):449-597(2000). Awarded for outstanding work to compile and integrate information on critical windows of exposure for children’s health effects and its use in risk assessment, 2001

Charles C. Shepard Science Award nomination for excellence in scientific achievement, Laboratory and Methods category. Nominated by the National Center for Environmental Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, for the publication: Assessing exposure to disinfection byproducts in women of reproductive age living in Corpus Christi, Texas, and Cobb County, Georgia (Environ Hlth Persp 109: 597-604, 2001), 2002

Time Off Award. US EPA, for preparing and delivering briefing to the Office of International Affairs on the National Children’s Study, 2002

S-Award. US EPA, for valued assistance in preparation for clinical studies panel review, 2002

On The Spot Award. US EPA, serving as a key team leader in Sound Science for Human Health Risk Assessment, 2002

S-Award. US EPA, for outstanding leadership in coordinating and writing a theme section and giving presentations at the Human Studies Division External Peer Review, 2003

S-Award. US EPA, for providing outstanding support to the RPCS representing NHEERL to both the Office of Water and the ORD Office of Science Policy, 2003

S-Award. US EPA, for representing EPA and providing outstanding positive recognition to the Agency in a National Children’s Study Assembly panel, 2003

S-Award. US EPA, for serving as a key team member in preparing a divisional response to peer review, 2003

NHEERL Teamwork Award. Honorable Mention. In recognition of outstanding Teamwork in producing NHEERL’s first Multi-year Implementation Plan for Human Health Research , 2003

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for preparing a presentation on branch activities and serving as a tour host for the NHEERL management meeting, 2004

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for leading a tour of the HSD facility for the North Carolina Teachers Association, 2004

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for participating in the Management Review of the Purchase Card Program, 2004

Bronze Medal. US EPA, ORD Honor Award. Promoting Strong Science in Agency Decisions, for significant achievements in working with program offices to promote the use of strong science in Agency decisions, 2004

S-Award. US EPA, for superior accomplishments as Acting Branch Chief, 2004

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for serving as a divisional project officer on a large support contract, 2004

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for serving on the committee to develop a divisional Diversity Action Plan, 2004

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for service to the Office of Water and briefing the NHEERL Management Team, 2005

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for outstanding seminar update on the NCS and initiating pilot study discussions, 2005

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for participation in a session with the Association of Health Care Journalists, 2005

ORD Honor Award. Diversity Award for ORD Employees, Human Studies Division Diversity Action Plan Team, 2005

On The Spot Award. US EPA, for organizing a workshop on alternative disinfectants of drinking water, 2005

S Award. US EPA, for exceptional performance as a Principal Investigator, 2005

NHEERL Goal 1 Award: Support the Agency’s Mission. US EPA, in recognition of expert collaboration and research support to the Office of Water, 2005

On the Spot Award. US EPA, for involvement in the Regional Scientist Liaison visit to HSD, 2006

Model Mentor Award. American College of Epidemiology special award for excellence in student mentoring, Congress of Epidemiology, Seattle, WA, June 23, 2006

Bronze Medal. US EPA, ORD Honor Award. Stage 2 Disinfectants and Disinfection Byproducts Program Support Team, for their outstanding contributions and expert advice to the Office of Water on the Stage 2 Disinfection Byproducts Rule, 2006

S Award. US EPA, for exceptional service as branch chief, 2006

On the Spot Award. US EPA, for representing NHEERL on the DBP review team for ORD multi-year plan for drinking water, 2006

On the Spot Award. US EPA, for participating in the external QA Laboratory Competency Audit, 2006

NHEERL Goal 2 Award: Be a Peak-Performing Organization. US EPA, in recognition of team effort to develop guidance for new performance evaluation system, 2006

S Award. US EPA, for exceptional service as branch chief, 2007

Recognition of managerial excellence. NTEU Chapter 287, December 4, 2008

Time Off Award. CDC/NCHS, for volunteer service to the Data Users Conference, 2009

Quality Step Increase. CDC/NCHS, for exceptional performance, 2009

S Award. CDC/NCHS for serving on the Health Data Interactive steering committee, 2009

S Award. CDC/CCHIS for service to the Diversity and Worklife committee, 2009

Scientific and Technological Achievement Award (STAA) Level III, FY2010, with Drs. Hines, Fenton, Schmid and Barbee, US EPA, for Method Development to Measure Phthalate Monoesters, Perfluorinated Chemicals and Endogenous Compounds in Human Milk, 2011

Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research Mentoring Award for 2011

Best Poster Award. American College of Epidemiology Annual meeting, September 8-11, 2012

Time Off Award. NIH/NICHD, recognition for performance, 2013

PRESENTED PAPERS (* presented by Dr. Mendola; ** presented by students mentored by Dr. Mendola)

  1. Corah, N.L.; Gogan, C.; O'Shea, R.M.; Mendola, P.; Thines, T.J. Changing dentist behavior to reduce patient anxiety and increase satisfaction. Paper presented at the 67th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, Dublin, Ireland, July 1989.
  2. O'Shea, R.M.; Mendola, P.; Mowery, A.S., Jr.; Corah, N.L. Innovation among practicing dentists. Paper presented at the 68th General Session of the International Association for Dental Research, Cincinnati, Ohio, March 1990.
  3. Buck, G.; Vena, J.; Mendola, P.; Zielezny, M.; Fitzgerald, E.; Sever, L.; Msall, M. Consumption of polychlorinated biphenyl contaminated fish and birthweight. Paper presented at the 6th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Keystone, CO, June 1993.
  4. Buck, G.; Vena, J.; Mendola, P.; Zielezny, M.; Fitzgerald, E.; Sever, L.; Swanson, M. PCB contaminated fish consumption and birthweight. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Stockholm, Sweden, August 1993.
  5. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M. Spontaneous fetal death among multigravid fertile women in relation to sport fish consumption and PCB exposure, New York State Angler Study. Paper presented at the 1994 Student/Faculty Conference on Great Lakes Related Environmental Research, Syracuse, New York, January 1994.
  6. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Spontaneous fetal death in relation to sport fish consumption and PCB exposure. Student Prize Paper winner. Paper presented at the 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic research, Miami, FL, June 1994.
  7. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Ascertainment of prior spontaneous fetal death from live birth certificates. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Miami, FL, June 1994. (Am J Epidemiol 1994; 139: S74)
  8. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Spontaneous fetal death among multigravid fertile women and PCB-contaminated sport fish consumption. Paper presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Miami, FL, June 1994. (Am J Epidemiol 1994; 139: S38)
  9. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Spontaneous fetal death and PCB-contaminated sport fish consumption. Student Prize Paper winner. Paper presented at the 1994 Annual Scientific Meeting of the American College of Epidemiology, Arlington, VA, September 1994.
  10. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Ascertainment of prior spontaneous fetal death from live birth certificates. Poster presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Chapel Hill, NC, September 1994. (Epidemiol 1995; 6: S49)
  11. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Spontaneous fetal death among multigravid fertile women and PCB-contaminated sport fish consumption. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Chapel Hill, NC, September 1994. (Epidemiol 1995; 6: S58)
  12. Vena, J.E.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; McReynolds, J.; Olson, J.; Zielezny, M.; Freudenheim, J.; Buck, G.; Mendola, P.; Swanson, M. Exposure characterization among populations consuming contaminated sport fish for the Great Lakes. Poster presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Chapel Hill, NC, September 1994. (Epidemiol 1995; 6: S43)
  13. Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M. Consumption of PCB-contaminated fresh water fish and shortened menstrual cycle. Paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Snowbird, UT, June 1995. (Am J Epidemiol 1995; 141: S80)
  14. Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Mendola, P.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M. Resolved and unresolved infecundity and consumption of PCB-contaminated fresh water fish. Poster presented at the 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Snowbird, UT, June 1995. (Paediatric Perinatal Epi 1995; 9: A8)
  15. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Vena, J.E. Infecundity and PCB-contaminated fresh water fish consumption. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, August 1995. (Epidemiol 1995; 6: S139)
  16. *Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Mendola, P.; Vena, J.E. Consumption of PCB-contaminated fresh water fish and risk of delayed conception. Poster presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, August 1995. (Epidemiol 1995; 6: P307)
  17. Vena, J.E.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; McReynolds, J.; Olson, J.; Zielezny, M.; Freudenheim, J.; Buck, G.; Mendola, P.; Swanson, M. K.; Fitzgerald, E. Pesticides and congener-specific PCB exposure and consumption of contaminated sport fish. Poster presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, August 1995. (Epidemiol 1995; 6: P073)
  18. Batt, R.; Buck, G.M.; Baptiste, M.; Nasca, P.; Shelton, B.; Mendola, P. A population-based study of infertile couples who do and do not seek services from physicians. Paper presented at 51st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine, Seattle WA, October 1995.
  19. *Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Robinson, L.K.; Sever, L.E.; Fitzgerald, E.F.; Msall, M.E.; Vena, J.E. Maternal consumption of contaminated sport fish during pregnancy and risk of major congenital malformations in male children - Work In Progress. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Boston MA, June 1996 (Paediatric Perinatal Epi 1996; 10: A45).
  20. **Schisterman, E.; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P., Vena, J.E.; Trevisan, M.. Estimating low birth weight probability based on prior knowledge - A Bayesian approach. Poster presented at the 9th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Boston MA, June 1996 (Paediatric Perinatal Epi 1996; 10: A55).
  21. **Moysich, K.B.; Ambrosone, C.B.; Vena, J.E.; Marshall J.R.; Graham, S.; Laughlin, R.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Mendola, P.; Freudenheim, J. Dietary correlates of serum DDE and HCB levels in postmenopausal women. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, August 1996 (Epidemiol 1996; 7: S90).
  22. Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E., Mendola, P.; Zielezny, M.; Vena, J.E. Consumption of contaminated fish and time-to-pregnancy, New York Angler Cohort. Paper presented at the 8th Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, August 1996 (Epidemiol 1996; 7: S39).
  23. **Schisterman, E.; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P., Perez, K.; Vena, J.E. Principal components analysis of growth, reproductive history and behavioral factors and their influence on birth weight. Poster presented at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric Epidemiologic Research, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 1997 (Paediatric Perinatal Epi 1997; 11:A25).
  24. **Wu, T.; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P. Does regular multivitamin/mineral supplementation modify the relation between maternal smoking and fetal death? Paper presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, June 1997 (Amer J Epidemiol 1997; 145: S40).
  25. **Moysich, K.B.; Ambrosone, C.B.; Vena, J.E.; Shields, P.G.; Marshall J.R.; Graham, S.; Laughlin, R.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Mendola, P.; Freudenheim, J. Serum organochlorine levels and risk of postmenopausal breast cancer. Best Student Abstract Award Winner. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Taipei, Taiwan, August 1997 (Epidemiol 1997; 8: S33).
  26. **Moysich, K.B.; Mendola, P.; Ambrosone, C.B.; Vena, J.E.; Marshall J.R.; Graham, S.; Laughlin, R.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Freudenheim, J. Evaluating three frameworks for grouping polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener data in interpretable analytic units. Paper presented at the 9th Annual Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology, Taipei, Taiwan, August 1997 (Epidemiol 1997; 8: S33).
  27. Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Mendola, P.; Schisterman, E.; Sever, L.E.; Fitzgerald, E.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Olson, J. Parental consumption of polychlorinated biphenyl contaminated sport fish from Lake Ontario and reduced fecundability. Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Boston, MA, August 1998. (Epidemiol 1998; 9: S131)
  28. Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Mendola, P.; Hyland, A.; Fitzgerald, E.;¬ Sever, L.E.; Olson, J.; Greizerstein, H.; Kostyniak, P. Does paternal consumption of contaminated sport fish from Lake Ontario alter fertility? Paper presented at the Joint Conference of the International Society of Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society for Exposure Analysis, Boston, MA, August 1998. (Epidemiol 1998; 9: S131)
  29. *Mendola, P.; Robinson, L.K.; Druschel, C.M.; Fitzgerald, E.F.; Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Vena, J.E. Comparison of birth defects case ascertainment between newborn medical records and congenital malformations registry data. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, MD, June 1999 (Paediatric Perinatal Epi 1999; 13:A5).
  30. **Healy, E.G.; Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Fitzgerald, E.F. Association between polychlorinated biphenyl-contaminated sport fish consumption during pregnancy and neonatal jaundice. Poster presented at the 12th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Baltimore, MD, June 1999 (Paediatric Perinatal Epi 1999; 13:A4).
  31. Schreinemachers, D.M.; Gonzales, M.; Mendola, P.; Lewis, D.R. Pesticide residues and metabolites in HHANES subjects. Poster presented at the National Center for Health Statistics National Conference on Health Statistics, Washington, DC, August 1999.
  32. *Mendola, P.; Robinson, L.K.; Buck, G.M.; Fitzgerald, E.F.; Druschel, C.M.; Sever, L.E.; Vena, J.E. Sport fish consumption may be associated with birth defects in male children. Presented at the 11th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Research and the 9th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Athens, Greece, September 1999 (Epidemiol 1999; 10: S159).
  33. McGuinness, B.; Vena, J.; Buck, G.; Mendola, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Kostyniak, P. The effects of DDE on the duration of lactation among women in the New York State Angler Study. Presented at the 11th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Research and the 9th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Athens, Greece, September 1999 (Epidemiol 1999; 10: S124)
  34. Buck, G.; Vena, J.; Greizerstein, H.; Weiner, J.; McGuinness, B.; Mendola, P.; Kostyniak, P.; Olson, J.; Swanson, M. PCB congeners and fecundity, New York State Angler Cohort Study. Presented at the International Association for Great Lakes Research, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada, May 2000.
  35. *Lin, B.K.; Lynberg, M.; Wong, L.-Y.C.; Singer, P.C.; Mendola, P. Trihalomethane exposure and risk of selected birth defects. Poster presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA, June 2000, (Ped Perinatal Epi 2000; 14:A19-A20) .
  36. Selevan, S.G.; Kimmel, C.A.; Mendola, P. Identifying critical windows of exposure for children’s health. Paper presented at the 40th annual meeting of the Teratology Society, Palm Beach, FL, June 2000.
  37. Selevan, S.G.; Kimmel, C.A.; Mendola, P. Identifying critical windows of exposure for children’s health. Poster presented at the 12th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY, August 2000 (Epidemiol 2000; 11: S72).
  38. Lynberg, M.; Nuckols, J.; Ashley, D.; Singer, P.; Mendola, P.; Langlois, P. Assessing exposure to trihalomethanes in women of reproductive age. Paper presented at the 12th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY, August 2000 (Epidemiol 2000; 11: S127)
  39. **Lin, B.K.; Lynberg, M.; Wong, L.-Y.C.; Singer, P.C.; Mendola, P. Trihalomethane exposure and risk of selected birth defects. Poster presented at the 12th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Buffalo, NY, August 2000 (Epidemiol 2000; 11: S134).
  40. *Mendola, P. Walsh, D.; Barr, D.; Needham, L.; Hilborn, E.; Hern, S.; Gonzales, M.; Roberston, G.; Rhoney, S.; Royster, M.; Carty C.; Creason J. Organophosphate pesticide metabolites in urine from preschool children with flu-like illnesses. Poster presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Toronto, Canada, June 2001.(Ped Perinatal Epi 2001; 15:A23) .
  41. Fenster, L.; Waller, K.; Windham, G.; Henneman, T.; Anderson, M.; Mendola, P.; Overstreet, J.; Swan, S.H. Trihalomethane levels in home tap water and semen quality. Poster presented at the Congress of Epidemiology, Toronto, Canada, June 2001 (Am J Epidemiol 2001; 11:S134).
  42. *Mendola, P.; Walsh, D.; Barr, D.; Needham, L.; Hilborn, E.; Hern, S.; Gonzales, M.; Roberston, G.; Rhoney, S.; Royster, M.; Carty C.; Creason J. Organophosphate pesticide metabolites in urine from preschool children with flu-like illnesses. Paper presented at the 13th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, September 2001.
  43. Selevan, S.; Mendola, P.; Rice, D.; Gutter S. Neurodevelopmental effects of environmental exposures. Paper presented at the 13th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, September 2001.
  44. *Mendola, P. Consideration of children’s distinctive susceptibility in environmental health studies. Paper presented at the 13th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, September 2001
  45. Carty, C.; Mendola, P.; Barr, D.; Needham, L.; Walsh, D. Residential pesticide use and urinary organophosphate metabolites in pre-school children. Poster presented at the 11th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Charleston, SC, November 2001.
  46. **Lobdell, D.T.; Buck, G.M.; Weiner, J.M.; Mendola, P. Use of a commercial telephone directory for obtaining a population-based sample of reproductive age. Student Prize Paper Presentation at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Palm Desert, CA, June 2002
  47. **Baker, J.A.; Mendola, P.; Barr, D.; Walsh, D.; Creason, J.; Needham, L. Non-residential organophosphorus pesticide use as a predictor of children’s urinary metabolite levels. Poster presented at the 14th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the 12th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Vancouver, Canada, August 2002.
  48. **Gutter, S.; Mendola, P; Selevan, S.; Rice, D. Neurotoxic effects of environmental agents; data gaps that challenge dose response estimation Poster presented at the 14th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the 12th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Vancouver, Canada, August 2002.
  49. **Lobdell, D.T.; Gutter, S.; Mendola, P. Use of discussion groups to investigate recruitment and retention issues for a longitudinal study of children’s environmental health. Poster presented at the 14th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the 12th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Vancouver, Canada, August 2002.
  50. **Lobdell, D.T.; Buck, G.M.; Weiner, J.M.; Mendola, P. Identifying a population-based sample of women of reproductive age for environmental studies using a commercial telephone directory. Poster presented at the 14th Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the 12th Conference of the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Vancouver, Canada, August 2002.
  51. Williams, A.H.; Kissinger, L.; Mendola, P.; Lorenzana, R. A Computerized Survey Questionnaire to Assist Tribal Representatives in Gathering Data on Tribal Fish Consumption for Risk Assessment. Poster presented at the 19th Annual EPA Regional Risk Assessors' Conference, Boston, MA, May 2004.
  52. *Mendola, P.; Barr, D.; Walsh, D.; Hern, S.; Rhoney, S.; Needham, L.; Hilborn, E.; Gonzales, M.; Carty, C.; Robertson, G.; Creason, J. Can flu-like illness be an indication of recent organophosphate pesticide exposure in preschool children? Poster presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004.
  53. **Lobdell, D.; Liu, Z.; Kwok, R.; He, L.; Yang, M.; Mumford, J.L.; Mendola, P. Pregnancy and perinatal health, BaMen, Inner Mongolia, China. Poster presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004
  54. **Lobdell, D.T.; Gilboa, S.; Mendola, P. Identifying recruitment and retention issues for the National Children’s Study. Paper presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004.
  55. **Lobdell, D.T.; Ning, Z.; Kwok, R.K.; Mumford, J.L.; Liu, Z.Y.; Mendola P. Drinking water arsenic and perinatal outcomes. Poster presented at the 37th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004.
  56. **Lobdell, D.; Gilboa, S.; Mendola, P. Recruitment and retention issues for a large longitudinal study of children’s environmental health. Paper presented at the 37th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004.
  57. ** Sagiv, S.; Mendola, P.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.; Neas, L.; Savitz, D.; Poole, C. Air pollution and risk for preterm birth in Pennsylvania, 1997-2001: A time series approach. Poster presented at the 37th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004.
  58. **Gilboa, S.M.: Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Herring, A.H.; Harness, C.; Langlois, P. Case-control study of air quality and birth defects: Comparison of geocoded and non-geocoded populations. Poster presented at the 37th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Salt Lake City, UT, June 2004.
  59. **Gilboa, S.M.: Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Herring, A.H.; Harness, C.; Langlois, P. Reliance on geocoded maternal residence: Impact on a population-based case-control study of air quality and birth defects. Poster presented at the 44th¬ Annual meeting of the Teratology Society, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 2004.
  60. *Mendola, P.; Barr, D.: Walsh, D.; Hern, S.; Rhoney, S.; Needham, L.; Hilborn, E.; Gonzales, M.; Carty, C.; Robertson, G.; Creason, J. Organophosphate pesticide exposures - Where are the high risk children? Discussion poster presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, New York, NY, August 2004. (Epidemiol 2004; 15:S180-S181)
  61. **Luben,T.; Nuckols, J.; Lynberg, M.; Langlois, P.; Wolf, J.; Mendola, P. Feasibility of matching study participant residence with specific water utility trihalomethane (THM) data in epidemiologic studies. Discussion poster presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, New York, NY, August 2004. (Epidemiol 2004; 15:S104-S105)
  62. **Sagiv, S.; Mendola, P.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.; Neas, L.; Savitz, D.; Poole, C. A time series analysis of air pollution and preterm birth in Pennsylvania, 1997-2001. Discussion poster presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, New York, NY, August 2004. (Epidemiol 2004; 15:S53)
  63. **Gilboa; S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Harness, C.; Herring, A.H.; Langlois, P. Comparison of geocoding methods used in case-control study of air quality and birth defect. Paper presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, New York, NY, August 2004. (Epidemiol 2004; 15:S200)
  64. Lobdell, D.T; Liu, Z.Y.; Kwok, R.K.; Mumford, J.; Xia, Y.; Ning, Z.; Mendola, P. Pregnancy and perinatal outcomes in relation to drinking water arsenic exposure in Ba Men, Inner Mongolia, China. Discussion poster presented at the 16th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, New York, NY, August 2004. (Epidemiol 2004; 15:S184)
  65. **Kwok, R.; Mendola, P.; Liu, Z.Y.; Savitz, D.A.; Heiss, G.; He, L.L.; Xia, Y.; Lobdell, D.; Zeng, D.; Thorp, J.M., Jr.; Creason, J.P. Changes in blood pressure during pregnancy associated with drinking water arsenic exposure in Inner Mongolia, China, 1997 to 1999. Student Prize Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Epidemiology, Boston, MA, September 2004. (Ann Epidemiol 2004; 14:621).
  66. **Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Fixler, D.E. Relationship Between Ambient Air Quality and Selected Birth Defects, Seven County Study, Texas, 1997-2000. Poster presented at the National Birth Defects Prevention Network 8th Annual Meeting, Scottsdale, AZ, January 2005.
  67. ** Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Fixler, D.E. Ambient Air Quality and Selected Birth Defects, Texas, 1997-2000. Poster presented at the UNC Women’s Health Research Day, March 2005.
  68. **Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Fixler, D.E. Preliminary exploration of factors that may influence the association between air quality and the risk of cardiac ventricular septal defects, Texas, 2000. Poster presented at the 18th Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Toronto, Canada, June 2005.
  69. Lobdell, D.; Gilboa, S.; Mendola, P. Identifying recruitment and retention issues among non-white participants for the National Children’s Study. Poster presented at the 18th Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Toronto, Canada, June 2005.
  70. **Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Fixler, D.E. Relationship between air quality and selected cardiac defects and oral clefts, Texas, 1997-2000. Student Prize Paper presented at the 38th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Toronto, Canada, June 2005. (Amer J Epidemiol, 161:S116, 2005).
  71. Lobdell, D.; Gilboa, S.; Mendola, P. Recruitment and retention issues among non-white participants for a large longitudinal study of children’s environmental health. Poster presented at the 38th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Toronto, Canada, June 2005. (Amer J Epidemiol, 161:S115, 2005).
  72. **Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Fixler, D.E. Air quality and selected birth defects, Seven County Study, Texas, 1997-2000. Paper presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2005.
  73. *Mendola, P.; Correa, A. for the ICC. The National Children’s Study: Beginning the implementation of a national-probability sample. Paper presented at the 17th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 2005.
  74. *Mendola, P.; Schoendorf, K.; Spong, C.; Klebanoff, M.; Pedrazzani, S.; Chan, L.; Boyd, B.K.; Swartz, A.E. Reliability of 2D and 3D ultrasound measures of fetal growth and organ volume. Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Research, Seattle, WA, June 2006.
  75. Schoendorf, K.C.; Mendola, P.; Spong, C.Y.; Klebanoff, M.A.; Pedrazzani, S.; Chan, L.; Boyd, B.K,; Swartz, A.E. Correlation between 2-D and 3-D ultrasound measures of fetal growth. Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Research, Seattle, WA, June 2006.
  76. *Hoffman, C.S.; Messer, L.C.; Savitz, D.A. ; Hartmann, K.E. ; Herring, A.H. ; Mendola, P. Comparison of gestational age at delivery based on last menstrual period and early ultrasound. Poster presented at the 19th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Research, Seattle, WA, June 2006.
  77. *Mendola, P. The North Carolina Herald pilot study. Invited presentation for the symposium “National Children’s Study: Planning and Implementation” at the 46th annual meeting of the Teratology Society, Tucson, AZ, June 2006. (Birth Defects Res Part A, Clin Mol Teratol, 76:253, S22, 2006)
  78. Quackenboss, J.; Mendola, P.; Galke, W. In utero environmental exposures in the National Children’s Study - measurement strategies. Invited poster presented at the 18th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Paris, France, September 2006. (Epidemiol, 17:S22, SS2-02, 2006)
  79. Mendola, P.; Schoendorf, K.; Rappazzo, K.; Keim, S.; Galke, W.; Brenner, R.; Walsh D.; Williams, A.; Messer, L. Recruiting for a longitudinal study of children’s environmental health using a household-based probability sampling approach. Poster abstract for the 18th Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Paris, France, September 2006. (Epidemiol, 17:S224, TAB1-O-03, 2006)
  80. Mendola, P.; Correa, A. The National Children’s Study. International Conference on Child Cohort Studies, Oxford, England, September 2006.
  81. **Hoffman, C.S.; Mendola, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H.; Loomis, D.; Olshan, A. Drinking water disinfection by-products and preterm birth. Platform presentation presented at the 40th Annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 2007. (Amer J Epidemiol, 165(Suppl):S87, 347-S, 2007).
  82. **Hoffman, C.S.; Mendola, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H.; Loomis, D.; Olshan, A. Drinking water disinfection by-products and preterm birth. Poster presented at the 20th Annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 2007.
  83. Messer, L.C.; Luben, T.; Mendola, P.; Langlois, P.; Carrazzo, S.; Horrel, S. Oral clefts and rural - urban exposures: the Texas birth defects project. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Urban Health. Baltimore, MD; October 31-November 2, 2007.
  84. **Myers, S.L.; Lobdell, D.T.; Liu, Z.; Xia, Y.; Ning, Z.; Kwok, R.K.; Mumford, J.L.; Mendola, P. Maternal drinking water arsenic exposure and perinatal outcomes in Inner Mongolia, China. Poster presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Chicago, IL, June 2008.
  85. Parker, J.; Mendola, P.; Woodruff, T. Preterm delivery during Utah Valley Steel Mill closure. Poster presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Chicago, IL, June 2008.
  86. Luben, T.; Messer, L.; Mendola, P.; Carozza, S.; Horel, S.; Langlois, P. Urban/rural differences in occurrence of neural tube defects in Texas. Poster presented at the 2008 joint annual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Pasenda, CA, October 2008. (Epidemiol; 19(Suppl):S102, ISEE-655, 2008)
  87. Parker, J.D.; Mendola, P.; Woodruff, T. A "Natural Experiment": Preterm delivery rates drop during Utah Valley Steel Mill closure. Poster presented at the 2008 joint annual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Pasenda, CA, October 2008. (Epidemiol; 19(Suppl):S174, ISEE-965, 2008)
  88. Fenton, S.E.; Mendola, P.; Sjodin, A.; Patterson, D.G.; Needham, L.L.; Hines, E.P. Brominated Flame Retardant Levels in Human Milk and Serum from MAMA Study Participants: Preliminary findings from correlations over time and matrix, and with questionnaire results. Poster presented at the 2008 joint annual conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology and the International Society of Exposure Analysis, Pasenda, CA, October 2008. (Epidemiol; 19(Suppl):S330, ISEE-1549, 2008)
  89. Howie, L.; Lukacs, S.; Pastor, P.; Reuben, C.; Mendola, P. Outside of School Activity Participation and Behavior in Middle Childhood. Platform presentation at the 136th annual meeting of the American Public Health Association. San Diego, CA. October 2008.
  90. **Merikangas, A.K.; Mendola, P.; Pastor, P.N.; Reuben, C.A.; Cleary, S.D. The association between major depressive disorder and obesity in US youth: Results from the 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Poster presented at the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology meeting. Best Poster Award winner. Vienna, Austria, April 2009
  91. **Schempf, A.; Mendola, P.; Parker, J.; Schoendorf, K. Contextual predictors of preterm birth: An examination of Black-White and regional differences. Poster presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Anaheim, CA, June 2009.
  92. **Phillips, G.; Brett, K.; Mendola, P. Nativity, age at immigration and length of residence in relation to breastfeeding - United States, 1999-2006. Poster presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Anaheim, CA, June 2009.
  93. **Schempf, A.; Mendola, P.; Parker, J.; Schoendorf, K. Black-White birth outcome disparities: An examination of county-level variation. Poster presented at the 42nd annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Anaheim, CA, June 2009. (Am J Epidemiol 2009; 169(Suppl):S78)
  94. **Schempf, A.; Mendola, P.; Parker, J.; Schoendorf, K. Contextual predictors of preterm birth: An examination of Black-White and regional differences. Poster presented at the annual research meeting of Academy Health, Chicago, IL, June 2009.
  95. *Mendola, P.; Tandon, R.; Parker, J.; Kravets, N.; MacKay, A. Delivery hospitalization complicated by preeclampsia in relation to ambient particulate matter exposure prior to admission in the United States, 1999-2005. Paper presented at the 21st Annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Dublin, Ireland, August 2009. (Epidemiol; 20(Suppl):S62, ISEE-0508, 2009)
  96. **Schempf, A., Mendola, P., Parker, J., & Schoendorf, K. Black-White differences in preterm birth: The importance of state and local factors. Paper presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Maternal Child Epidemiology conference, Tampa FL, December 2009.
  97. **Schempf, A., Mendola, P., Messer, L., & Kaufman, J. Black-White disparities in birth outcomes: An examination within neighborhoods. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Maternal Child Epidemiology conference, Tampa FL, December 2009.
  98. **Phillips G, Mendola P, Brett K. Birth order and duration of exclusive breastfeeding. Poster presented at the 15th annual meeting of the Maternal Child Epidemiology conference, Tampa FL, December 2009.
  99. **Schempf, A.H.; Kaufman, J.S.; Messer, L.C.; Mendola, P. Black-white perinatal disparities: An examination within neighborhoods. Poster presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA , June 22-23-2010.
  100. Howie, L.; Mendola, P.; Lukacs, S.; Pastor, P. Parental reports of neighborhood characteristics and the mental health problems of US school-aged children. Poster presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA , June 23-26, 2010. (Amer J Epidemiol; 171(11): S13, 051, 2010)
  101. **Schempf, A.H.; Kaufman, J.S.; Messer, L.C.; Mendola, P. Black-white perinatal disparities: An examination within neighborhoods. Poster presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Seattle, WA , June 23-26, 2010. (Amer J Epidemiol; 171(11): S35, 139, 2010)
  102. *Mendola, P.; Jones, L.; Parker, JD. Lead and mercury in a national sample of US pregnant women, 2003-2008. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Epidemiology, San Francisco, CA, September 11-14, 2010.
  103. **Buono, J.L.; Mendola, P.; Pastor, P.N.; Reuben, C.A. Obesity differs by gender and race/ethnicity among youth with developmental disorders, NHANES 1999-2004. Poster presented at the joint meeting of the American Heart Association and the Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention and Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism Conference (AHA EPI-NPAM), Atlanta, GA, March 22-25, 2011.
  104. Brett, K.; Mendola, P.; Tandon, R. Are naturally menopausal women representative? Comparisons with all other women in a national survey. Poster presented at the 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal, Canada, June 22-24. (Amer J Epidemiol; 173(11): S150, 2011)
  105. *Mendola, P.; Tandon, R; Brett, K. Menopause and lead body burden among US women aged 40-59, NHANES 1999-2008. Poster presented at the 3rd North American Congress of Epidemiology, Montreal, Canada, June 22-24. (Amer J Epidemiol; 173(11): S176, 2011)
  106. *Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Grewal, U.; Zhang, J. Complications of labor and delivery among US women with asthma, Consortium on Safe Labor. Poster presented at the 23rd annual meeting of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Barcelona, Spain, September 13-16, 2011.
  107. Schempf, A.F.; Kramer, M.R.; Ghandour, R.M.; Mendola, P.; Schoendorf, K.C. Black and white rates of low birth weight, preterm birth, and infant mortality by state and county: A mid-decade evaluation of progress toward Healthy People 2010 objectives and the goal of disparity elimination. Paper presented at the American Public Health Association 139th Annual meeting, Washington, DC, November 2, 2011.
  108. *Mendola, P.; Mumford, S.L.; Pollack, A.Z.; Ye, A.; Vinikoor-Imler, L.; Messer, L.C.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Schisterman, E.F.  Night and rotating shift work in relation to hormones across the menstrual cycle.  Platform talk at the 25th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.
  109. **Ghosh, G.; Laughon, S.K.; Mendola, P.; Chen, Z.; Mannisto, T.; Xie, Y.; Grewal, J. Racial differences in pregnancy related hypertensive disease. Poster presented at the 25th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.
  110. **Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Vääräsmäki, M.; Pouta, A.; Järvelin, M-R; Hartikainen, A-L; Suvanto, E. Maternal health after gestational hypertension in Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966. Oral presentation at the 25th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.
  111. Pollack A.Z.; Mumford S.L.; Mendola, P.; Perkins N.J.; Wactawski-Wende J.; Schisterman E.F. Blood metals associated with kidney and liver biomarkers in healthy, premenopausal women. Poster presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.  (Amer J Epidemiol; 175(11 suppl):  S11, 2012).
  112. **Selmer, S.; Shanassa, E.; Schoendorf, K.; Mendola, P.  Measuring allostatic load in a nationally representative  sample of pregnant women.   Spotlight presentation at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.  (Amer J Epidemiol; 175(11 suppl):  S94, 2012).
  113. **Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Vääräsmäki, M.; Pouta, A.; Järvelin, M-R; Hartikainen, A-L; Suvanto, E. Women’s health after gestational hypertension in Northern Finland Birth Cohort 1966. Poster presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.  (Amer J Epidemiol; 175(11 suppl):  S135, 2012).
  114. *Mendola, P.; Mumford, S.L.; Pollack, A.Z.; Ye, A.; Vinikoor-Imler, L.; Messer, L.C.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Schisterman, E.F.  Night and rotating shift work in relation to hormones across the menstrual cycle.  Poster presented at the 45th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Minneapolis, MN, June 27-30, 2012.  (Amer J Epidemiol; 175(11 suppl):  S36, 2012).
  115. *Mendola, P.; Mumford, S.L.; Pollack, A.Z.; Messer, L.C.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Schisterman, E.F. Sleep impacts hormone levels among healthy premenopausal night-shift workers in the BioCycle Study. Poster presented at the 24th Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Columbia, SC, August 26-30, 2012. (Epidemiol; (23): S698, 2012).
  116. *Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Männistö, T.I.; Zhang, J.; Leishear, K.; Reddy, U.; Chen, Z. Pregnancy complications associated with asthma. Poster presented at the American College of Epidemiology, Chicago, IL, September 9-11, 2012. (Ann Epidemiol; 22(9): 676, 2012). Best Poster Award winner.
  117. ** Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Reddy, U.; Laughon, S.K. Neonatal outcomes and birth weight in pregnancies complicated by maternal thyroid disease. Poster presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Washington, DC., May 4-7, 2013.
  118. Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Albert, P.S.; Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Hinkle, S.; Zhang, C. Changes in diabetes status between pregnancies and newborn outcomes. Platform talk presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Washington, DC., May 4-7, 2013. Platform presentation at the Pediatric Academic Societies meeting, Washington, DC., May 4-7, 2013.
  119. O’Loughlin, J.A.; Laughon, S.K.; Mendola, P.; Männistö, T.; Xie, Y.; Chen, Z.; Werder, E.; Ehrenthal, D.; Kiely, M. The effect of maternal psychiatric illness on length of gestation. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  120. Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Hinkle, S.; Zhang, C.; Albert, P. Recurrence of gestational hypertensive disorders and impact on newborn outcomes. Platform talk presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  121. Sjaarda, L.A.; Laughon, S.K.; Mumford, S.L.; Hinkle, S.N.; Mendola, P.; Albert, P.S. Large-for-gestational age birthweight: Does customization improve detection of adverse perinatal outcomes? Platform talk presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  122. Laughon, S.K.; Mendola, P.; Leishear, K.; Albert, P.S. The NICHD Consecutive Pregnancy Study: Risk factors for recurrent preterm birth. Platform talk presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  123. Hinkle, S.N.; Laughon, S.K.; Sjaarda, L.A.; Mendola, P.; Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Albert, P.S. The association between parity and birthweight in a longitudinal consecutive pregnancy cohort. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  124. **Robledo, C.; Mendola, P.; Yeung, E.; Sundaram, R.; Liu, D.; Ying, Q.; Sherman, S.; Lipsky, L.; Laughon, S.K. Preconception air pollution exposures increase the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  125. Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Hinkle, S.; Zhang, C.; Albert, P. Changes in diabetes status between pregnancies and impact on newborn outcomes. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  126. **Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Sundaram, R.; Leishear, K.; Liu, D.; Ying, Q.; Laughon, S.K. Air pollution and cardiovascular events during labor and delivery. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  127. *Mendola, P.; Mumford, S.L.; Männistö, T.; Holston, A.; Reddy, U.; Laughon, S.K. Estimating the direct effect of preeclampsia on neonatal outcomes independent of preterm delivery using marginal structural models. Poster presented at the 26th annual meeting of the Society for Pediatric and Perinatal Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 17-18, 2013.
  128. Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Hinkle, S.; Zhang, C.; Albert, P. Recurrence of gestational hypertensive disorders and impact on newborn outcomes. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2013. (Am J Epidemiol 2013: 177(11Suppl:S20)
  129. *Mendola, P.; Männistö, T.; Leishear, K.; Reddy, U.; Chen, Z.; Laughon, S.K. Neonatal health of infants born to mothers with asthma. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2013. (Am J Epidemiol 2013: 177(11Suppl:S22)
  130. Hinkle, S.N.; Laughon, S.K.; Sjaarda, L.A.; Mendola, P.; Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Albert, P.S. The association between parity and birthweight in a longitudinal consecutive pregnancy cohort. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2013. (Am J Epidemiol 2013: 177(11Suppl:S24)
  131. **Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Leishear, K.; Liu, D.; Sundaram, R. Acute air pollutant exposure and blood pressure at labor/delivery admission. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2013. (Am J Epidemiol 2013: 177(11Suppl:S42)
  132. **Robledo, C.; Mendola, P.; Yeung, E.; Sundaram, R.; Liu, D.; Ying, Q.; Sherman, S.; Lipsky, L.; Laughon, S.K. Preconception air pollution exposures increase the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2013. (Am J Epidemiol 2013: 177(11Suppl:S43)
  133. Boghossian, N.; Yeung, E.; Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Hinkle, S.; Zhang, C.; Albert, P. Changes in diabetes status between pregnancies and impact on newborn outcomes. Poster presented at the 46th annual meeting of the Society for Epidemiologic Research, Boston, MA, June 19-21, 2013. (Am J Epidemiol 2013: 177(11Suppl:S93)

FUNDED RESEARCH PROJECTS

Endocrine disruptors and human gender development. Co-Investigator. Funded by NIH/NIEHS in response to RFA ES-96-004, Linking of Environmental Agents and Disease. One year (11/96 - 10/97), total direct costs: 50,000.

In utero exposure to environmental contaminants via maternal Lake Ontario sport fish consumption and risk of congenital anomalies in children. Principal Investigator. Funded by the Great Lakes Research Consortium Seed Money Grant Program. Eight months (11/96 - 6/97), total direct costs: 13,200.

In utero exposure to environmental contaminants via maternal Lake Ontario sport fish consumption and risk of congenital anomalies in children. Principal Investigator. Matching grant from the Great Lakes Program, University at Buffalo. Eight months (11/96 - 6/97), total direct costs: 1,320.

New York State Angler Cohort Study - Exposure characterization, reproductive, and developmental health. Co-Investigator, September 1997 to October 1998. Funded by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Three year competitive renewal (9/95 - 9/98), total direct costs: 820,000.

New York State Angler Cohort Study - Exposure characterization, reproductive, and developmental health. Consultant, October 1998 to October 2001. Funded by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Three year competitive renewal (9/98 - 9/01), total direct costs: 550,000.

Workshop to identify critical windows of Exposure for Children’s Health. Co-Investigator. Funded by the US EPA National Center for Environmental Assessment. Two years (6/98-5/00), total direct costs: 140,000.

Pilot study of symptomatic young children for pesticide exposure. Principal Investigator. Funded by US EPA Office of Research and Development in response to the request for proposals “ORD Sensitive Subpopulations Research Program, Sensitive Subpopulations: Cumulative and aggregate exposures”. Three years (7/98-9/01), total direct costs: 649,000.

Epidemiologic study of birth defects and disinfection byproducts. Co-Investigator. EPA/CDC-NCEH Interagency Agreement DW75938021-01-2. Fifteen months (6/98 - 9/99), total direct costs: 250,000.

Persistent halogenated organics and endometriosis risk. Consultant. Funded by NIH/NIEHS. One year (10/98 - 10/99), total direct costs: $100,000.

Reproductive effects of disinfection byproducts in drinking water. Project Officer. EPA Cooperative Agreement with Sequoia Foundation. Three years (1/99 - 1/02), total direct costs: $497.536.

Epidemiologic study of birth defects and disinfection byproducts. Co-Investigator. EPA/CDC-NCEH Interagency Agreement DW-75-93933101-0. Three years (8/2001 - 7/2004), total direct costs: 175,000.

Biomarker availability. Principal Investigator. EPA/ORD National Children’s Study pilot and method development studies. One year (2000-2001), total direct costs: 75,000. Renewal and database update (2003), total direct costs: 35,000.

Pilot testing methods of eliciting community involvement, recruitment and retention. Principal Investigator. EPA/ORD National Children’s Study pilot and method development studies. Three years (2000-2003), total direct costs: 230,000. Renewal and followup (2003-2004), total direct costs: 138,000.

An International Workshop to Optimize the Design and Interpretation of Epidemiologic Studies to Consider Alternative Disinfectants of Drinking Water. Workshop Chair and Organizer. Two years (2004-2005), total direct costs: 175,000.

National Children’s Study, North Carolina cohort. Principal Investigator. NIH/CDC/EPA cooperative funding. 2005-2007, total direct costs: 1,400,000.

Reproductive health effects of drinking water haloacetic acid exposure. Principal Investigator. Three year (2004-2007), total direct costs: 150,000.

Birth certificate record linkage with NHANES, 1999-2010. Study Coordinator. Funded by CDC Division of Reproductive Health. Three year (2010-2012), total direct costs: 550,000.

Air Quality and Reproductive Health. Estimating the effect of modeled air pollution exposure on ovarian function and complications of labor and delivery. Principal Investigator. One year (2011-2012), total cost: 494,458.

Asthma Control During Pregnancy: Predictors of Variability in Maternal Impairment Due to Asthma and Associated Maternal and Pregnancy Outcomes. Principal Investigator. Five years (2013-2018), estimated total cost: 11,000,000.

PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS (* prepared by students mentored by Dr. Mendola)

  1. Corah, N.L.; Zielezny, M.A.; O'Shea, R.M.; Thines, T.J.; Mendola, P. Development of an interval scale of anxiety response. Anesth Prog, 33: 220-224, 1986.
  2. Mendola, P.; O'Shea, R.M.; Zielezny, M.A.; Thines, T.J.; Corah, N.L. Validity and reliability of the interval scale of anxiety response. Anesth Prog, 34: 202-206, 1987.
  3. Corah, N.L.; O'Shea, R.M.; Bissell, G.D.; Thines, T.J.; Mendola, P. The dentist-patient relationship: Perceived dentist behaviors that reduce patient anxiety and increase satisfaction. JADA, 116: 73-76, 1988.
  4. Mendola, P.; O'Shea, R.M.; Gogan, C.; Thines, T.J.; Corah, N.L. Training general practice residents in patient behavioral management. J Dent Educ, 53: 727-730, 1989.
  5. Mendola, P.; O'Shea, R.M.; Corah, N.L.; Moretti, R.; Ayer, W.A. General practitioners' opinions on the treatment of anxious patients. Gen Dent, 39: 444-447, 1991.
  6. O'Shea, R.M.; Mendola, P.; Corah, N.L. Dental students treatment of anxious patients. Soc Sci Med, 32: 229-232, 1991.
  7. Hirthler, M.A.; Glick, P.L.; Hassett, J.M., Jr.; Rossman, J.; Mendola, P.; Allen, J.E.; Jewett, T.C., Jr; Cooney, D.R. Comparative analysis of successful and unsuccessful candidates for the pediatric surgical matching program. J Pediatr Surg, 27: 142-145, discussion 145-148, 1992.
  8. Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Starr, E.R. Developmental disabilities prevention and the distribution of risk among American Indians. Amer Indian Alaska Native Ment Hth J, 5: 30-44, 1994.
  9. Mendola, P.; Marshall, J.; Graham, S.; Laughlin, R; Freudenheim, J.L. Dietary correlates of fat intake. Nutr Cancer, 23:161-169, 1995.
  10. Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Zielezny, M.; Sever, L.E. Spontaneous fetal death and PCB-contaminated sport fish consumption. Environ Health Persp 103: 498-502, 1995.
  11. Vena, J.E.; Buck, G.M.; Kostyniak, P.; Mendola, P.; Fitzgerald, E.; Sever, L.; Freudenheim, J.; Greizerstein, H.; Zielezny, M.; McReynolds, J.; Olson, J. The New York State Angler Cohort study: exposure characterization and reproductive and developmental health. Toxicology and Industrial Health 12: 327-334, 1996.
  12. Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Batt, R.E.; Mendola, P. Review of lifestyle factors and female infertility. Epidemiol, 8: 435-441, 1997.
  13. Buck, G.M.; Baptiste, M.; Nasca, P.; Shelton, B.A.; Batt, R.; Mendola, P. A population-based study of infertile women who do and do not seek services. Assisted Reproduction Reviews 7: 1-4, 1997.
  14. Mendola, P; Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Zielezny, M.; Vena, J.E. Consumption of PCB-contaminated fresh water fish and shortened menstrual cycle. Amer J Epidemiol 146: 955-960, 1997.
  15. Buck, G.M.; Sever, L.E.; Mendola, P.; Zielezny, M.; Vena, J.E. Consumption of contaminated sport fish from Lake Ontario and time-to-pregnancy, New York State Angler Cohort. Amer J Epidemiol 146: 949-955, 1997.
  16. *Wu, T; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P.¬ Can regular multivitamin/mineral supplementation modify the relation between maternal smoking and select adverse birth outcomes? Ann Epidemiol 8:175-183, 1998.
  17. *Moysich, K.B.; Ambrosone, C.B.; Vena, J.E.; Shields, P.G.; Mendola, P.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Graham, S.; Marshall, J.R.; Schisterman, E.F.; Freudenheim, J.L. Environmental organochlorine exposure and postmenopausal breast cancer risk. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prevent 7:181-188, 1998.
  18. *Wu, T; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P. Maternal smoking, regular use of multivitamin/mineral supplements and risk of fetal death: Results from the 1988 National Maternal and Infant Health Survey. Amer J Epidemiol 148: 215-221, 1998.
  19. Mendola, P.; Moysich, K.B.; Freudenheim, J.L.; Shields, P.G.; Schisterman, E.F.; Graham, S.; Marshall, J.R.; Vena, J.E.; Ambrosone, C.B. Risk of recurrent spontaneous abortion, cigarette smoking, and genetic polymorphisms in NAT2 and GSTM1. Epidemiol 9: 666-668; 1998.
  20. Moysich, K.B.; Mendola, P.; Schisterman, E.F.; Ambrosone, C.B.; Vena, J.E.; Shields, P.G.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.; Graham, S.; Marshall, J.R.; Freudenheim, J.L. An evaluation of proposed frameworks for grouping polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congener data into meaningful analytic units in a sample of environmentally exposed postmenopausal women. Am J Indust Med 35: 223-231; 1999.
  21. Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P.; Vena, J.E.; Sever, L.E.; Kostyniak, P.; Greizerstein, H.;Olson, J.; Stephen, F.D. Paternal Lake Ontario fish consumption and risk of conception delay, New York State Angler Cohort. Environ Res 80: S13-S18; 1999.
  22. Kostyniak, P.; Stinson, C.; Greizerstein, H.; Vena, J.; Buck, G.; Mendola, P. Relation of Lake Ontario fish consumption, lifetime lactation, and parity on breast milk PCB and pesticide concentrations. Environ Res 80: S166-S174; 1999.
  23. Greizerstein, H.B.; Stinson, C.; Mendola, P.; Buck, G.M.; Kostyniak, P.J.; Vena, J.E. Comparison of PCB congeners and pesticide levels between serum and milk from lactating women. Environ Res 80: 280-286, 1999.
  24. *Royster, M.O.; Lobdell, D.T.; Mendola, P.; Perreault, S.D.; Selevan, S.A.; Rothman, S.G.; Robbins, W.A. Evaluation of a mail-in container for home collection of semen with potential uses in population-based, clinical, and occupational settings. J Androl 21: 478-484, 2000.
  25. Selevan, S.G.; Kimmel, C.A.; Mendola, P. Identifying critical windows of exposure for children’s health. Environ Health Persp, supplement 3, 108: 451-455, 2000.
  26. Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Schisterman, E.F.; Dmochowski, J.; Mendola, P.; Sever, L.E.; Fitzgerald, E.; Kostyniak, P.J.; Greizerstein, H.; Olson, J.R. Parental consumption of polychlorinated biphenyl contaminated sport fish from Lake Ontario and reduced fecundability. Epidemiol 11: 388-393, 2000.
  27. *Cancel, A.M.; Lobdell, D.; Mendola, P.: Perreault, S.D. Objective evaluation of rat sperm hyperactivation using computer-assisted sperm analysis (CASA). Hum Reprod 15:1322-1328, 2000.
  28. Lynberg, M.; Nuckols, J.; Ashley, D.; Singer, P.; Mendola, P.; Wilkes, C.; Langois, P; Miles, E.; Krapfl, H.; Speight, V.; Lin, B.; Small, L.; Miles, A.; Bonin, M.; Zeitz, P.; Tadkod A.; Forrester, M . Assessing exposure to disinfection byproducts in women of reproductive age living in Corpus Christi, Texas, and Cobb County, Georgia. Environ Hlth Persp 109: 597-604, 2001.
  29. McGuinness, B.M.; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P.; Sever, L.E.; Vena, J.E. Infecundity and consumption of PCB-contaminated sport fish. Arch Environ Hlth 56: 250-253, 2001.
  30. Moysich, K.B.; Ambrosone, C.B.; Mendola, P.; Kostyniak, P.J.; Greizerstein, H.B.; Vena, J.E.; Menezes, RJ; Swede, H; Shields, P.G.; Freudenheim, J.L. Exposures associated with serum organochlorine levels among postmenopausal women from western New York State. Am J Ind Med 41:102-110, 2002.
  31. Arbuckle, T.E.; Hrudey, S.E.; Krasner, S.W.; Nuckols, J.R.; Richardson, S.D.; Singer, P.; Mendola, P.; Dodds, L.; Weisel, C.; Ashley, D.; Froese, K.L.; Pegram, R.; Schultz, I.R.; Reif, J.; Bachand, A.M.; Benoit, F.M.; Lynberg, M.; Poole, C.; Waller, K. Assessing exposure in epidemiologic studies to disinfection byproducts in drinking water: Report from an international workshop. Environ Health Persp 110, suppl-1: 53-60, 2002.
  32. Miles, A.M.; Singer, P.C.; Ashley, D.; Lynberg, M.; Mendola, P.; Nuckols, J. Comparison of trihalomethanes in tap water with levels measured in blood samples. Environ Sci Tech 36: 1692-98, 2002.
  33. Buck, G.M.; Vena, J.E.; Greizerstein, H.B.; Weiner, J.M.; McGuinness, B.; Mendola, P.; Swanson, M.; Bloom, M.S.; Olson, J.R. PCB congeners and pesticides and female fecundity, New York State Angler Prospective Pregnancy Study. Environ Toxicol and Pharmacol 12: 83-92, 2002.
  34. Mendola, P.; Selevan, S.G.; Gutter, S.; Rice, D. Environmental factors associated with a spectrum of neuropsychological deficits. Ment Retard Dev Disabil Res Rev 8:188-197, 2002.
  35. Wu. T.; Mendola, P.; Buck, G. Secondary sexual characteristics and menses in US girls: Ethnic differences. Pediatrics 110:752-757, 2002.
  36. Branum, A.M.; Collman, G.W.; Correa, A.; Keim, S.A.; Kessel, W.; Kimmel, C.A.; Klebanoff, M.; Longnecker, M.; Mendola, P.; Rigas, M.; Selevan, S.G.; Scheidt, P.; Schoendorf, K.; Smith-Khuri, E.; Yeargin-Allsopp, M. The National Children’s Study of environmental effects on child health and development. Environ Health Persp 111:642-646, 2003.
  37. Wu, T.; Buck, G.M.; Mendola, P. Blood lead levels and sexual maturation in US girls: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. Environ Health Persp 111:737-741, 2003.
  38. Windham, G.C.; Waller, K.; Anderson, M.; Fenster, L.; Mendola, P.; Swan, S. Chlorination byproducts in drinking water and menstrual cycle function. Environ Health Persp 111:935-941, 2003.
  39. *Lobdell, D.T.; Buck, G.M.; Weiner, J.M.; Mendola, P. Using commercial telephone directories to obtain a population-based sample for mail survey of women of reproductive age. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 17:294-301, 2003.
  40. *Wessels, D.; Barr, D.; Mendola, P. Use of biomarkers to indicate exposure of children to organophosphate pesticides: Implications for a longitudinal study of children’s environmental health. Environ Health Persp 111:1939-1946, 2003.
  41. Fenster, L.; Waller, K.; Windham, G.; Henneman, T.; Anderson, M.; Mendola, P.; Overstreet, J.W.; Swan, S. Trihalomethane levels in home tap water and semen quality. Epidemiol 14:650-658, 2003.
  42. Hilborn, E.; Walsh, D.; Mendola, P.; Royster, M. A primer on the field study of young children. J Child Health 1:499-511, 2003.
  43. Mendola, P.; Robinson, L.K.; Buck, G.M.; Druschel, C.M.; Fitzgerald, E.F.; Sever, L.E.; Vena, J.E. Birth defects risk associated with maternal sport fish consumption: Potential effect modification by sex of offspring. Environ Res 97:134-141, 2005.
  44. *Sagiv, S.K.; Mendola, P.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Neas, L.; Savitz, D.A.; Poole, C. A time series analysis of air pollution and preterm birth in Pennsylvania, 1997-2001. Environ Health Persp 113:602-602, 2005.
  45. *Lobdell, D.T.; Gilboa, S.; Mendola, P.; Hesse, B.W. Use of focus groups for the environmental health researcher. J Environ Health 67:36-42, 2005.
  46. *Lobdell, D.T.; Mendola, P. Development of a biomarkers database for the National Children’s Study. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 206:269-273, 2005. (available online at www.sciencedirect.com External Web Site Policy)
  47. *Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Loomis, D.; Herring, A.H.; Fixler, D. Relationship between ambient air quality and selected birth defects, Seven County Study, Texas, 1997-2000. Amer J Epidemiol 162:238-252, 2005.
  48. *Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.F.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H.; Loomis, D.; Langlois, P.; Keating, K. Characteristics that predict locating and interviewing mothers identified by a state birth defects registry and vital records. Birth Defects Res Part A: Clin and Molec Teratol 76:60-65, 2006.
  49. *Gilboa, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Olshan, A.; Harness, C.; Loomis, D.; Langlois, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H. Automated and interactive geocoding procedures: Comparison of methods. Environ Res, 101:256-262, 2006.
  50. *Kwok, R.K.; Mendola, P.; Liu, Z.Y.; Savitz, D.A.; Heiss, G.; He, L.; Xia, X.; Lobdell, D.; Zeng, D.; Thorp, J.; Creason, J.P.; Mumford, J. Drinking water arsenic and blood pressure in healthy women of reproductive age in Inner Mongolia, China. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol, 222:337-343, 2007.
  51. Liu, Z.; Lobdell, D.T.; Myers, S.L.; He, L.; Yang, M.; Kwok, R.K.; Mumford, J.L.; Mendola, P. Pregnancy and perinatal health, Inner Mongolia, China, December 1996 - December 1999. Intl J Obstet Gynecol, 99:127-131, 2007.
  52. Mendola., P.; Messer, L.C.; Rappazzo, K. Review IV: Science Linking Environmental Contaminant Exposures with Fertility and Reproductive Health Impacts in the Adult Female. Fertil and Steril online supplement, 89:e81-e94, 2008.
  53. Arbuckle, T.E.; Hauser, R.; Swan, S.H.; Mao, C.S.; Longnecker, M.P.; Main, K.M.; Whyatt, R.M.; Mendola, P.; Legrand, M.; Rovet, J.; Till, C.; Wade, M.; Jarrell, J.; Matthews, S.; Van Vliet, G.; Bornehag, C-G.; Mieusset, R. Meeting report: Measuring endocrine-sensitive endpoints within the first years of life. Environ Health Perspect, 116:948-51, 2008.
  54. *Hoffman, C.S.; Mendola, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H.; Loomis, D.; Hartmann, K.E.; Singer, P.C.; Weinberg, H.S.; Olshan, A.F. Drinking water disinfection by-product exposure and duration of gestation. Epidemiol, 19:738-746, 2008.
  55. *Hoffman, C.S.; Mendola, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H.; Loomis, D.; Hartmann, K.E.; Singer, P.C.; Weinberg, H.S.; Olshan, A.F. Drinking water disinfection by-product exposure and fetal growth. Epidemiol, 19:729-737, 2008.
  56. *Hoffman, C.S.; Messer, L.; Mendola, P.; Savitz, D.A.; Herring, A.H.; Hartmann, K.E. Comparison of gestational age at birth based on last menstrual period and ultrasound during the first trimester. Paediatric Perinatal Epidemiol, 22:587-596, 2008.
  57. Messer, L.C.; Kaufman, J.S.; Mendola, P.; Laraia, B.A. Black-White preterm birth disparity: A marker of inequality. Ann Epidemiol, 18:851-858, 2008.
  58. Parker, J.D.; Mendola, P.; Woodruff, T.J. Preterm birth following the Utah Valley Steel Mill closure: A natural epidemiological experiment. Epidemiol, 19:820-823, 2008.
  59. Mason, S.M.; Messer, L.C.; Laraia, B.A.; Mendola, P. Segregation and preterm birth: the effects of neighborhood racial composition in North Carolina. Health & Place, 15:1-9; 2009.
  60. Hines, E.P.; Silva, M.J.; Reidy, J.A.; Mendola, P.; Calafat, A.M.; Fenton, S.E. Milk, urine, saliva and serum concentrations of phthalate metabolites in lactating North Carolina women. Environ Health Persp, 117:86-92, 2009.
  61. Luben, T.J.; Messer, L.C.; Mendola, P.; Cardozza, S.; Horel, S.; Langlois, P. Urban-rural status and the occurrence of neural tube defects in Texas, 1999- 2003. Health & Place, 15:848-854, 2009.
  62. Polakowski, L.; Akinbami, L.; Mendola, P. Prenatal smoking cessation and risk of delivering preterm and small-for-gestational age newborns. Obstet Gynecol 114:318-325, 2009.
  63. Messer, L.C.; Luben, T.J.; Mendola, P.; Carozza, S.E.; Horel, S.A.; Langlois, P.H. Urban-rural residence and the occurrence of cleft lip and palate in Texas, 1999-2003. Ann Epidemiol 20:32-39, 2010.
  64. Howie, L.J.D.; Lukacs, S.L.; Pastor, P.N.; Reuben, C.A.; Mendola, P. Outside of school activity participation and behavior in middle childhood. J Sch Health 80:119-125, 2010.
  65. *Myers, S.L.; Lobdell, D.T.; Liu, Z.; Xia, Y.; Ning, Z.; Kwok, R.K.; Mumford, J.L.; Mendola, P. Maternal drinking water arsenic exposure and perinatal outcomes in Inner Mongolia, China. J Epidemiol Community Health 64:325-329, 2010.
  66. *Schempf, A.; Mendola, P.; Hamilton, B.; Hayes, D.; Makuc, D. Perinatal outcomes for Asian, Hawaiian, and other Pacific Islander mothers of single and multiple-race/ethnicity: California and Hawaii, 2003-2005. Amer J Public Health 100:877-887, 2010.
  67. *Phillips, G.S.; Brett, K.; Mendola, P. Previous breastfeeding practice and duration of exclusive breastfeeding in the U.S. Matern Child Health J, 15:1210-1216, 2011.
  68. *Schempf, A.; Kauffman, J.; Messer, L. Mendola, P. The neighborhood contribution to Black-White perinatal disparities: An example from two North Carolina counties, 1999-2001. Am J Epidemiol 174:744-752, 2011.
  69. Simon, A.E.; Lukacs, S.L.; Mendola, P. Emergency departments’ laboratory evaluations of fever without source in children 3-36 months. Pediatrics 128:e1368-e1375. Online November 21, 2011. DOI: 10.1542/peds.2010-3855. Editor’s blog: http://pediatricsblog.blogspot.com/2011/11/fever-without-source-in-children-3-36.html External Web Site Policy. Featured in the Journal Club of Contemporary Pediatrics, 29(2):15, 2012, see: http://digital.healthcaregroup.advanstar.com/nxtbooks/advanstar/cntped_201202/#/16 External Web Site Policy.
  70. *Merikangas, A.K.; Mendola, P.; Pastor, P.N.; Reuben, C.A.; Cleary, S.D. The association between major depressive disorder and obesity in U.S. adolescents: Results from the 2001-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Behav Med, 35:149-54, 2012.
  71. Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K.; Männistö, T, Leishear, K.; Reddy, U.M., Chen, Z., Zhang, J. Obstetric complications among US women with asthma. Am J Obstet Gynecol 208:127.e1-8, 2013.
  72. Pollack, A.Z.; Mumford, S.L.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Yeung, E.; Mendola, P.; Mattison, D.; Schisterman, E.F. Bone mineral density and blood metals in premenopausal women. Environ Res, 120:76-81, 2013.
  73. *Männistö, T.; Karumanchi, S.A.; Pouta, A.; Vääräsmäki, M.; Mendola, P.; Miettola, S.; Surcel, H-M; Bloigu, A.; Järvelin, M.-R.; Hartikainen, A.-L.; Suvanto, E. Preeclampsia, gestational hypertension and subsequent hypothyroidims. Pregnancy Hypertens, 3:21-27, 2013.
  74. *Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Vääräsmäki, M.; Pouta, A.; Järvelin, M.-R.; Hartikainen, A.-L.; Suvanto, E. Elevated blood pressure in pregnancy and subsequent chronic disease risk. Circulation, 127:681-90, 2013. Editorial: Intapad, S.; Alexander, B.T. Future cardiovascular risk: Interpreting the importance of increased blood pressure during pregnancy. Circulation, 127:668-669, 2013. JAMA network: Mtika, M. Any hypertension during pregnancy raises risk for several chronic diseases. JAMA, 309:971-972, 2013.
  75. Mendola, P.; Brett, K.; DiBari, J.N., Pollack, A.Z.; Tandon, R.; Shenassa, E.D.¬ Menopause and lead body burden among US women aged 45-55, NHANES 1999-2010. Environ Res 121:681-90, 2013.
  76. Morrison, S.M.; Shenassa, E.D.; Mendola, P.; Wu, T.T.; Schoendorf, K.C.¬ Allostatic load may not predict chronic stress in pregnant women, NHANES 1999-2006. Ann Epidemiol 23:294-297, 2013.
  77. *Werder, E.; Mendola, P.; Männistö, T.; O’Loughlin, J.; Laughon, S.K. Effect of maternal chronic disease on obstetric complications in twin pregnancies in a U.S. cohort. Fertil Steril 100:142-149.e2, 2013.
  78. Simon, A.E.; Lukacs, S.L.; Mendola, P. National trends in emergency department use of urinalysis and complete blood count for fever without a source among children ages 2-24 months in the PCV-7 era. Pediatr Emer Care 29:560-567, 2013.
  79. *Rink, S.M.; Mendola, P.; Mumford, S.L.; Poudrier, J.; Browne, R.W.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Perkins, N.J.; Schisterman, E.F. Self-report of Fruit and Vegetable Intake that meets the 5 A Day Recommendation is Associated with Reduced Levels of Oxidative Stress Biomarkers and Increased Levels of Antioxidant Defense in Premenopausal Women. J Acad Nutr Diet 113:776-85, 2013.
  80. Hambridge, H.L.; Mumford,S.L.; Mattison, D.R.; Ye, A.; Pollack, A.Z.; Bloom, M.S.; Mendola, P.; Lynch, K.L.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Schisterman, E.F. Sporadic anovulation and hormone levels across two menstrual cycles: Findings from the BioCycle Study. Hum Reprod Advance Access, April 15, 2013. doi:10.1093/humrep/det090. Commentary: Legro, R. The quality of ovulation is strained in normal women. Hum Reprod 28:1687-94, 2013.
  81. * Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Reddy, U.; Laughon, S.K. Neonatal outcomes and birth weight in pregnancies complicated by maternal thyroid disease. Amer J Epidemiol 2013; doi: 10.1093/aje/kwt031.
  82. *Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Grewal, J.; Xie, Y.; Chen, Z.; Laughon, S.K. Thyroid diseases and adverse pregnancy outcomes in a contemporary obervational cohort from the United States. J Clin Endocrinol Metabolism 2013; early release June 6, 2013. doi:10.1210/jc.2012-4233.
  83. Mendola, P.; Männistö, T.; Leishear, K.; Reddy, U.M.; Chen, Z.; Laughon, S.K. Neonatal health of infants born to mothers with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol (in press)

INVITED COMMENTARY

Mendola, P. Epithelial ovarian tumors and fertility drugs - are we asking the right questions? Fertil Steril 99:1853-1854, 2013.

SUBMITTED MANUSCRIPTS (* prepared by students mentored by Dr. Mendola)

  1. Hines, E.P.; Mendola, P.; von Ehrenstein, O.; Schmid, J.S.; Ye, X.; Calafat, A.M.; Fenton S.E. Concentrations of environmental phenols and parabens in milk, urine and serum of lactating North Carolina women. (in review)
  2. Pollack, A.Z.; Mumford, S.L.; Mendola, P.; Perkins, N.J.; Rotman, Y.; Wactawski-Wende, J.; Schisterman, E.F. Kidney and liver biomarkers associated with blood lead, mercury and cadmium in healthy, premenopausal women. (in review)
  3. Ghosh, G.; Laughon, S.K.; Mendola, P.; Männistö, T.; Chen, Z.; Xie, Y.; Grewal, J. Racial/ethnic differences in pregnancy-related hypertensive disease in primiparae women. (in review)
  4. Hinkle, S.N.; Laughon, S.K.; Sjaarda, L.A., Mendola, P.; Boghossian, N.S.; Yeung, E.; Albert, P. The association between parity and birthweight in a longitudinal consecutive pregnancy cohort. (in review)
  5. *Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Liu, D.; Leishear, K.; Ying, Q.; Sundaram, R. Evaluating time windows for acute effects of air pollution on blood pressure measured at admission to labor/delivery. (in review)
  6. Shih, J.H.; Albert, P.S.; Mendola, P.; Laughon, S.K. Risk prediction in consecutive time-to-event outcomes subject to a competing event: application to predicting preterm birth in repeated pregnancies. (in review)
  7. Sjaarda, L.A.; Laughon, S.K.; Mumford, S.L.; Hinkle, S.N.; Mendola, P.; Albert, P.S. Customized large-for-gestational-age birthweight at term and the association with adverse perinatal outcomes. (in review)
  8. Laughon, S.K.; Albert, P.; Leishear, K.; Mendola, P. The NICHD Consecutive Pregnancies Study: Recurrent preterm delivery by subtype. (in review)
  9. Parikh, L.; Reddy, U.; Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Sjaarda, L.; Hinkle, S.; Lu, Z.; Chen, Z.; Laughon, S.K. Precursors for early term birth in singleton gestations. (in review)
  10. Rogalsky, D.K.; Mendola, P.; Metts, T.A.; Martin II, W.J. Household air pollution from burning solid fuels: potential health risk for low-income Americans. (in review)
  11. Parikh, L.; Reddy, U.; Männistö, T.; Mendola, P.; Sjaarda, L.; Hinkle, S.; Lu, Z.; Chen, Z.; Laughon, S.K. Precursors for early term birth in singleton gestations. (in review)
  12. Mendola, P.; Mumford, S.L.; Männistö, T.; Holston, A.; Reddy, U.; Laughon, S.K. Does preeclampsia have a direct effect on neonatal health not mediated by preterm delivery? (in review)

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Selevan, S.G.; Kimmel, C.A.; Mendola, P.  Windows of susceptibility to environmental exposures in children.  In: Children's Health and the Environment: A Global Perspective.  J. Pronczuk-Garbino, ed.  World Health Organization, Geneva., pp. 17-25, 2005.
  2. Mendola, P. and Louis, G.B. Environmental contaminants, female reproductive health and fertility. In: T.J. Woodruff, S. Janssen, L.J. Guillette, and L.C. Guidice,( eds.) Environmental Impacts on Reproductive Health and Fertility. Cambridge University Press, New York, pp.161-172, 2010.
  3. Kimmel, C.A.; Mendola, P.; Selevan, S.G. and Kimmel, G.L. Critical windows of children's development and susceptibility to environmental toxins. In: Nriagu JO (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, volume 1, pp. 834 - 843 Burlington: Elsevier, 2011.
  4. Robledo CA, Mendola P, Selevan SG, Yeung E. Critical Windows of Children’s Development and Susceptibility to Environmental Toxins. Updated. Elias, Scott (ed.) Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences, Burlington: Elsevier, 2013

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  1. Assessment of health effects of pesticide exposure in young children. Proceedings of a workshop held in El Paso, TX in December 1997. D. Otto, R. Calderon, P. Mendola, E. Hilborn (Eds.) EPA/600/R-99/086, National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC, May 2000.
  2. Identifying Critical Windows of Exposure for Children. Monograph based on proceedings of a workshop held in Richmond VA, in September 1999. S.G. Selevan, C.A. Kimmel and P. Mendola (Eds.) Environmental Health Perspectives, Supplement 3, volume 108, June 2000.
  3. Hispanic National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1982-1984.¬ Pesticides in blood and urine. Schreinemachers, D.; Gonzales, M.; Everson, R.B.; Mendola, P.; Ray, B.M.; Lewis, D. Submitted for publication as an EPA document, 2000.
  4. Jones L, Parker JD, Mendola P. Blood lead and mercury levels in pregnant women in the United States, 2003-2008. NCHS data brief no 52. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2010.