Edward Fitzgerald

Edward Fitzgerald, PhD, MA

Human Health Effects of Persistent Organic Pollutants; Environmental Epidemiology; Reproductive Epidemiology; Neuroepidemiology; Exposure Assessment, PCBs, dioxins, and other persistent organic pollutants.

The World Within Reach
Edward Fitzgerald, PhD, MA
Professor
 

School of Public Health
Department: Environmental Health Sciences

Address:
One University Place, Room 137
Phone:
518-402-1062
Personal Pages: http://www.albany.edu/sph/19817.php

 

Education

Ph.D. Epidemiology
Yale University, 1982

M.A. Social Psychology
University of Toronto, 1974

B.A. Psychology
University of Connecticut, 1973

Engineering and Chemistry
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, 1971

Research Interests

Human Health Effects of Persistent Organic Pollutants; Environmental Epidemiology; Reproductive Epidemiology; Neuroepidemiology; Exposure Assessment, PCBs, dioxins, and other persistent organic pollutants.

Publications

  • Shrestha, S., Bloom M.S., Yucel, R., Seegal, R.F., Wu, Q., Kanna, K.,Rej, R., Fitzgerald, E.F. Perfluoroalkyl substances and thyroid function in older adults. Environment International, 75:206-214, 2015.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25483837
  • Fitzgerald, E.F., Pantea, C., Lin, S. Cold spells and the risk of hospitalization for asthma: New York, USA 1991-2006. Lung, 192:947-54, 2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25304443
  • Bloom, M.S., Jansing, R.L., Kanna, K., Rej R., Fitzgerald, E. F. Thyroid hormones are associated with exposure to persistent organic pollutants in aging residents of upper Hudson River communities. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 217:473-82, 2014.
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24138783
  • Fitzgerald, E.F., Shrestha, S., Gomez, M.I., McCaffrey, R.J., Zimmerman, E.A., Kannan, K. Hwang, S.A. “Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and Neuropsychological Status among Older Adults in New York”. NeuroToxicology 33; 8–15, 2012
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22079442
  • Fitzgerald, E.F, Shrestha, S., Palmer, P.M., Wilson, L.R., Belanger, E. E., Gomez, M.I, Cayo, M.R., Hwang, S.A. "Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in indoor air and in serum among older residents of upper Hudson River communities." Chemosphere 85: 225-31, 2011
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21724230
  • Fitzgerald, EF, Fletcher, BA Belanger E, Tao, L, Kannan, K Hwang, SA. Fish Consumption and Concentrations of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ethers (PBDEs) in the Serum of Older Residents of Upper Hudson River Communities. Archives of Environmental and Occupational Health, 65: 183 – 190, 2010
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21186423
  • Fitzgerald EF, Belanger EE, Gomez MI, Cayo M, McCaffrey RJ, Seegal RF, Jansing RL, Hwang SA, and Hicks HE. ”Polychlorinated biphenyl exposure and neuropsychological status among older residents of upper Hudson River communities.” Environmental Health Perspectives,16:209-15, 2008
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18288320
  • Fitzgerald, E.F., E.E. Belanger, M.I. Gomez, S.A. Hwang, R.L. Jansing, and H.E. Hicks (2007) Environmental exposures to PCBs among older residents of upper Hudson River communities. Environmental Research, 104:352-60, 2007
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17382313
  • Fitzgerald,E.F., Hwang, S.A., Gomez, M., Bush, B., Yang, B.Z., and Tarbell, A. “Environmental and Occupational Exposures and Serum PCB Concentrations and Patterns Among Mohawk Men at Akwesasne”. Journal of Exposure Science and and Environmental Epidemiology, 17:269-78, 2006
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16736058
  • Fitzgerald, E.F., Hwang, S.A., Lambert, G., M. Gomez, and A. Tarbell. “PCB exposure and in vivo CYP1A2 activity among Native Americans. Environmental Health Perspectives, 113: 272-277, 2005
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15743714