Erin M. Bell, Ph.D.

Erin M. Bell, Ph.D.

SUNY Associate Professor, Epidemiology
(Associate Chair, Environmental Health Sciences)
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Dr. Bell

Address:
University at Albany, School of Public Health
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
One University Place 
Rensselaer, NY 12144-3456  

Phone:            (518) 402-0375
Fax:                (518) 402-0380
E-mail:            ebell@albany.edu    

Education:  

Ph.D. (Epidemiology), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.S. (Epidemiology), University of Massachusetts at Amherst                                      

Research Interests:

Environmental and occupational epidemiology, environmental exposures and their relation to adverse reproductive outcomes and cancer, agricultural health, the use of geographical techniques for environmental exposure assessment         

Teaching:  

EPI 697  Advanced Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
EPI 613  Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
       

Selected Publications and Presentations:  

Earle-Richardson G, Jenkins PL, Strogatz D, Bell EM, May JJ.  Development and initial assessment of objective fatigue measures for apple harvest work.  Applied Ergonomics, 2006: Nov; 37(6):719-27.  

Bell EM, Sandler DP, Alavanja MCR.  High Pesticide Exposure Events among Farmers and Spouses Enrolled in the Agricultural Health Study.  Journal of Agricultural Safety and Health, 2006; 12(2):101-116.  

Rosamond WD, Chambless LE,  Sorlie PD,  Bell EM, Weitzman S, Clinton Smith JC, Folsom AR.  Trends in the Sensitivity, Positive Predictive Value, False-Positive Rate, and Comparability Ratio of Hospital Discharge Diagnosis Codes for Acute Myocardial Infarction in Four United States Communities, 1987 to 2000.  American Journal of Epidemiology 2004 Dec 15;160(12):1137-46.  

Jenkins PL, Earle-Richardson G, Bell EM, May JJ, Green A.  Chronic Disease Risk in Central New York Dairy Farmers:  Results From a Large Health Survey 1989-1999.  American Journal of Industrial Medicine  2005 Jan;47(1):20-6.  

Bell EM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ.  Response to A Case-Cohort Analysis of Agricultural     Pesticide Applications near Maternal Residence and Selected Causes of Fetal Death.  American  Journal of Epidemiology(letter) 2002; 155(8):780.  

Bell EM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ.  Response to Pesticides and Fetal Death due to Congenital Anomalies.  Epidemiology(letter) 2001; 12:593-594. 

Bell EM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ. Pesticides and Fetal Death due to Congenital Anomalies: Implications of an Erratum.  Epidemiology(letter) 2001; 12:595.  

Bell EM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ.  A Case-Cohort Analysis of Agricultural Pesticide Applications Near Maternal Residence and Fetal Death. American Journal of Epidemiology, 2001; 154 (8):702-10.

Bell EM, Hertz-Picciotto I, Beaumont JJ. A Case-Control Study of Pesticides and Fetal Death Due to Congenital Anomalies. Epidemiology 2001; 12:148-156.