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Iris Udasin M.D.

Professor, Medical Director EOHSI Clinical Center Rutgers University- School of Public HealthEOHSI – Clinical Research and Occupational Medicine
Address EOHSI Room 115 170 Frelinghuysen Road Piscataway NJ 08854 Phone: 848-445-6016 Fax: 732-445-0127
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Biographical Info

Research Areas

My chief area of interest is health effects of World Trade Center exposures, including aerodigestive medical effects, as well as the interaction of both physical and mental health effects and exposure to toxins. I am also interested in health issues in health care workers, laboratory workers, teachers, police officers, and fire fighters. I am interested in occupational and environmental asthma and other respiratory conditions.

Research Highlights

  • Principal investigator World trade Center Medical Monitoring and Treatment Program Longitudinal study
  • Influenza vaccine decisions
  • Effect of training to prevent work place violence

Scholarly Activities

I serve on the steering committee for World trade Center medical monitoring and treatment program. I have presented grand rounds concerning World Trade Center in statewide, national, and international forums. I serve as Director of employee health and have spoken nationally at several physician meetings.

Recent Publications

  1. Wu, BG, Sulaiman, I, Wang, J, Shen, N, Clemente, JC, Li, Y, Laumbach, RJ, Lu, SE, Udasin, I, Le-Hoang, O et al.. Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea is Associated with Alterations in the Nasal Microbiome and Increase in Inflammation. Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 2018; :. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201801-0119OC. PubMed PMID:29969291
  2. Graber, JM, Chuang, CT, Ward, CL, Black, K, Udasin, IG. Head and Neck Cancer in World Trade Center Responders: A Case Series. J. Occup. Environ. Med. 2018; :. doi: 10.1097/JOM.0000000000001386. PubMed PMID:29933317
  3. Uchida, M, Feng, H, Feder, A, Mota, N, Schechter, CB, Woodworth, HD, Kelberman, CG, Crane, M, Landrigan, P, Moline, J et al.. Parental posttraumatic stress and child behavioral problems in world trade center responders. Am. J. Ind. Med. 2018;61 (6):504-514. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22838. PubMed PMID:29574927
  4. Bello, GA, Teitelbaum, SL, Lucchini, RG, Dasaro, CR, Shapiro, M, Kaplan, JR, Crane, MA, Harrison, DJ, Luft, BJ, Moline, JM et al.. Assessment of cumulative health risk in the World Trade Center general responder cohort. Am. J. Ind. Med. 2018;61 (1):63-76. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22786. PubMed PMID:29148090
  5. Lucchini, RG, Hashim, D, Acquilla, S, Basanets, A, Bertazzi, PA, Bushmanov, A, Crane, M, Harrison, DJ, Holden, W, Landrigan, PJ et al.. A comparative assessment of major international disasters: the need for exposure assessment, systematic emergency preparedness, and lifetime health care. BMC Public Health. 2017;17 (1):46. doi: 10.1186/s12889-016-3939-3. PubMed PMID:28061835 PubMed Central PMC5219808
  6. Hashim, D, Boffetta, P, Galsky, M, Oh, W, Lucchini, R, Crane, M, Luft, B, Moline, J, Udasin, I, Harrison, D et al.. Prostate cancer characteristics in the World Trade Center cohort, 2002-2013. Eur. J. Cancer Prev. 2018;27 (4):347-354. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000315. PubMed PMID:27898584 PubMed Central PMC5443704
  7. Horn, SR, Pietrzak, RH, Schechter, C, Bromet, EJ, Katz, CL, Reissman, DB, Kotov, R, Crane, M, Harrison, DJ, Herbert, R et al.. Latent typologies of posttraumatic stress disorder in World Trade Center responders. J Psychiatr Res. 2016;83 :151-159. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.08.018. PubMed PMID:27623049
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