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Judith Graber Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Rutgers University – School of Public HealthEOHSI – Exposure Science and Epidemiology
Address EOHSI Room 320 170 Frelinghuysen Rd Piscataway New Jersey 08854 Phone: 848-445-0190 Fax: 732-445-0784
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Biographical Info

Research Areas

  • Adverse effects of occupational dust exposure and interactions with modifiable personal risk factors, especially tobacco us
  • Attributable risk of occupational exposure, tobacco, alcohol and human papilloma virus in the incidence of cancer of the head and neck
  • Smoking cessation in occupational settings
  • Workplace stress and injury

 Research Highlights

  • Investigating the contribution of World Trade Center related exposure to exposure to head neck cancer, given the etiologic role of tobacco use, heavy alcohol use and oral infection with the human papilloma virus in the incidence of cancer of the head and neck
  • Investigating the role of human papilloma virus in the etiology of occupationally associated head and neck c ancer
  • Investigating the relationship between stressful working conditions, including work pace bullying and harassment,  and contribute to workplace and other injuries

Recent Publications

  • Farnacio Y, Marshall E, Pratt M, Graber JM.  Are Workplace Psychosocial Factors Associated With Work-Related Injury in the U.S. Workforce:  National Health Interview Survey, 2010. J Occup Environ Med. [in press]
  • Graber JM, Harris G, Almberg K, Petsonk EL, Rose C, Cohen RA. Increasing severity of pneumoconiosis among younger former US coal miners working exclusively under modern dust-control regulations. J Occup Environ Med.  2017. 59; 6: e105-111.
  • Milich L, Shendell D, Graber JM. Safety and Health Risk Perceptions: A Cross-Sectional Study of Nail and Hair Salon Clients?  Journal of  Chemical Health and Safety 2017 (in press)
  • Graber JM, Wackowski OA Manderski MT, Cohen, RA, Rose CS Delnevo CD. Assessing tobacco use among working adults in the United States – the need to consider poly tobacco use J Occup Environ Med.  2017; 159 (5):pe100
  • Graber JM, Delnevo CD, Manderski MT, Wackowski OA, Rose CS, Ahluwalia JS, Cohen RA. Cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and poly-tobacco use in three dusty industries. J Occup Environ Med. 2016 May;58(5):477-84.
  • Graber JM, Worthington KW, Meng Q, Delnevo CD, Cohen RA. Understanding tobacco use among New Jersey workers;  a collaborative approach to population access and preliminary survey results. J Occup Environ Med. 2016. 58 (4). e133- 9.


Categories: Faculty, Environmental Epidemiology and Statistics
Updated 10 months ago.

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