Rollins School of Public Health | Faculty Profile
Emory Rollins School of Public Health

Kyle  Steenland

Professor

Faculty, Environmental Health

Jointly Appointed, Epidemiology

I work on adult lead exposure and cancer, household air pollution and gas cookstove interventions, and PFOA and a variety of diseases.  I have a special interest in epidemiologic methods.  I work in Peru and other Andean countries in relation to environmental health

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Contact Information

Rollins School of Public Health , 1518 Clifton Road NE

Atlanta , GA 30322

Phone: (404) 712-8277

Fax: (404) 727-8744

Email: nsteenl@sph.emory.edu

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Areas of Interest

  • Statistical Modeling
  • Environmental Health
  • Epidemiology

Education

  • BS 1968, Stanford Universtiy
  • PhD, History 1974, State University of New York at Buffalo
  • PhD, Epidemiology 1985, University of Pennsylvania
  • MS, mathematics 1989, University of Cincinnati

Courses Taught

  • EPI 747: Advanced Envt Epidemiology
  • EHS 747: Advanced Envt Epidemiology

Publications

  • , , Marginal structural models to control for time-varying confounding in occupational and environmental epidemiology,, Occ Env Med, on line July 9, 2013 as 10.1136/oemed-2013-101629, ,
  • , , Exposure-Response for Diesel Engine Exhaust and Lung Cancer Mortality Using Three Large Epidemiological Investigations , Env Health Perspect 2014 Feb;122(2):172-7. , 122, 172-7
  • , , Association of ulcerative colitis with perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) in a highly exposed US population , EHP 2013; 121:900–905. , 121, 900–905
  • , , Occupational pesticide exposure and screening tests for neurodegenerative disease among an elderly population in Costa Rica,, Env Research 2013;120:96-101. , 120, 96-101
  • , , Statins and cognitive decline among older adults with normal cognition or mild cognitive impairment, JAGS 2013; 61:1449-1455, 61, 1449-1455
  • , , Organochlorine chemicals and neurodegenerative diseases among elderly subjects in Costa Rica,, Env Res 2014; 27;134C:205-209., 27, 205-209
  • , , Biomarkers for Predicting Cognitive Decline in those with Normal Cognition, J Alzheimers Dis. 2014;40(3):587-94. , ,
  • , , Exposures and Incident Cancers among Adults Living Near a Chemical Plant. , Environ Health Perspect. 2013 121(11-12):1313-8 , ,
  • , , Association between Modeled PFOA Exposure and Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension and High Cholesterol in Community and Worker Cohorts, , Environ Health Perspect. 2014 Dec;122(12):1299-305 , ,
  • , , Incident End Stage Renal Disease Among Participants in a Lead Surveillance Program. , Am J Kidney Dis 2014;64(1):25-31 , ,
  • , , Commentary: Class action lawsuits: can they advance epidemiologic research? , Epidemiology 2014 Mar;25(2):167-9., ,
  • , , Bayesian analysis of silica exposure and lung cancer, incorporating prior information from animal studies and a model for measurement error, Epidemiology 2017 Mar;28(2):281-287, ,
  • , , A meta-analysis of Alzheimer’s disease incidence in African-Americans versus Caucasians , J Alz Dis 2015 Nov 28;50(1):71-6, ,
  • , , A cohort incidence study of workers exposed to PFOA, Occ Env Med 2015 May;72(5):373-80 , ,
  • , , Attenuation of exposure-response rate ratios at higher exposures: a simulation study focusing on frailty and measurement error, Epidemiology 2015 May;26(3):395-401, ,
  • , , A study of reverse causation: Examining the associations of perfluorooctanoic acid serum levels with two outcomes , Environ Health Perspect. 2017 Mar;125(3):416-421, ,
  • , , Excess deaths due to occupation, editorial , Occup Environ Med. 2016 Jun 17. [Epub ahead of print], ,
  • , , A cohort mortality study of lead-exposed workers in the US, Finland, and the UK, J Occ Env Med 2017 Nov;74(11):785-791., ,
  • , , Modeling the potential health benefits of lower household air pollution after a hypothetical liquified petroleum gas (LPG) cookstove intervention., Environ Int. 2017 Nov 25;111:71-79, ,
  • , , Estimating the impact of changes to occupational standards for silica exposure on lung cancer mortality. , Epidemiology. 2018 ;29(5):658-665, ,
  • , , A ‘Framingham-like’ algorithm for predicting 4-year risk of progression to MCI or dementia using multidomain information, J Alzheimers Dis. 2018;63(4):1383-1393, ,
  • , , Serum perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and birthweight: an updated meta-analysis with bias analysis, Epidemiology. 2018;29(6):765-776, ,