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Iris Udasin M.D.

Professor, Medical Director EOHSI Clinical Center Rutgers UniversityEOHSI – 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. 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
  2. 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. 2016; :. doi: 10.1097/CEJ.0000000000000315. PubMed PMID:27898584
  3. 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
  4. Icitovic, N, Onyebeke, LC, Wallenstein, S, Dasaro, CR, Harrison, D, Jiang, J, Kaplan, JR, Lucchini, RG, Luft, BJ, Moline, JM et al.. The association between body mass index and gastroesophageal reflux disease in the World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort. Am. J. Ind. Med. 2016;59 (9):761-6. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22637. PubMed PMID:27582478
  5. Feder, A, Mota, N, Salim, R, Rodriguez, J, Singh, R, Schaffer, J, Schechter, CB, Cancelmo, LM, Bromet, EJ, Katz, CL et al.. Risk, coping and PTSD symptom trajectories in World Trade Center responders. J Psychiatr Res. 2016;82 :68-79. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2016.07.003. PubMed PMID:27468166
  6. Jiang, J, Icitovic, N, Crane, MA, Dasaro, CR, Kaplan, JR, Lucchini, RG, Luft, BJ, Moline, JM, Pendem, L, Shapiro, M et al.. Sex differences in asthma and gastroesophageal reflux disease incidence among the World Trade Center Health Program General Responder Cohort. Am. J. Ind. Med. 2016;59 (9):815-22. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22634. PubMed PMID:27424876
  7. Stein, CR, Wallenstein, S, Shapiro, M, Hashim, D, Moline, JM, Udasin, I, Crane, MA, Luft, BJ, Lucchini, RG, Holden, WL et al.. Mortality among World Trade Center rescue and recovery workers, 2002-2011. Am. J. Ind. Med. 2016;59 (2):87-95. doi: 10.1002/ajim.22558. PubMed PMID:26727695 PubMed Central PMC4715601
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