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Publications

Simon-Friedt, B.R., Howard, J.L., Wilson, M.J., Gauthe, D., Bogen, D., Nguyen, D., & Wickliffe, J.K. (2016). Louisiana resident's self-reported lack of information following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Effects on seafood consumption and risk perception. Journal of Environmental Management, 180: 526-37.

Mundorf, C., Shankar, A., Peng, T., Hassan, A., & Lichtveld, M.Y. (2016). Therapeutic relationship and study adherence in a community health worker-led intervention. Journal of Community Health, Epub ahead of print.

Lichtveld, M.Y., Shankar, A., Mundorf, C., Hassan, A., & Drury, S. (2016). Measuring the therapeutic relationship between pregnant women and community health workers over the course of the pregnancy in a study intervention. Journal of Community Health, Epub ahead of print.

Mundorf, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2016). Using community-based, ethnographic methods to examine risk perceptions and actions of low-income, first-time mothers in a post-spill environment. Journal of Risk Research, DOI: 10.1080/13669877.2016.1200656.

Simon-Friedt, B.R., Wilson, M.J., Blake, D.A., Yu, H., Eriksson, Y., & Wickliffe, J.K. (2015). The RPTEC/TERT1 cell line as an improved tool for in vitro nephrotoxicity assessments. Biological Trace Element Research, 166(1): 66-71.

Harville, E.W., Jacobs, M., & Boynton-Jarrett, R. (2015).  When is exposure to a natural disaster traumatic?  Comparison of a trauma questionnaire and disaster exposure inventory. PLoS One, April 8: 1-11.

Jacobs, M., Boynton-Jarrett, R., & Harville, E.W. (2015). Adverse childhood event experiences, fertility difficulties, and menstrual cycle characteristics.   Journal of Psychosomatic Obstetrics and Gynecology, 36(2): 46-57.

Jacobs, M., & Harville, E.W. (2015). Long-term mental health among low-income, minority women following exposure to multiple natural disasters in early and late adolescence compared to adulthood.  Child and Youth Care Forum, 44(4):511-525.

Heller, S.S., & Breuer, A. (2015). Fussy Baby Network® New Orleans and Gulf Coast: Using the FAN to support families. Zero to Three Journal, 35(3), 56-62.

Wilson, M., Frickel, S., Nguyen, D., Bui, T., Echsner, S., Simon, B., Howard, J., Miller, K., Wickliffe, J. (2015). A targeted health risk assessment following the Deep Water Horizon oil spill: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in Vietnamese-American shrimp consumers. Environmental Health Perspectives, 123(2), 152-159.

Simon, B., Wilson, M., & Wickliffe, J.(2014). The RPTEC/TERT1 cell line models key renal cell responses to the environmental toxicants, benzo[a]pyrene and cadmium. Toxicology Reports, 1, 231-242.

Simon, B., Wilson, M., Blake, D., Yu, H., & Wickliffe, J. (2014). Cadmium alters the formation of benzo[a]pyrene DNA adducts in the RPTEC/TERT1 human renal proximal tubule epithelial cell line. Toxicology Reports, 1, 391-400.

Abramson, D., Grattan, L., Mayer, B., Colten, C., Arosemena, F., Bedimo-Rung, A., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). The Resilience Activation Framework: A conceptual model of how access to social resources promotes adaptation and rapid recovery in post-disaster settings.  Journal of Behavioral Health Services & Research, 42(1), 42-57.

Ogunsakin, O. (2014). New normal in violence: Perspectives on US Gulf Region (New Orleans) post-disaster recovery. Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 5(12), 498-506.

Wickliffe, J., Overton, E., Frickel, S., Howard, J., Wilson, M., Simon, B.,… Kane, A. (2014). Evaluation of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons using analytical methods, toxicology, and risk assessment research: Seafood safety after a petroleum spill as an example. Environmental Health Perspectives, 122(1), 6-9.

Arosemena, F., Fox, L., & Lichtveld, M. (2013). Reproductive health assessment after disasters: Embedding a toolkit within the disaster management workforce to address health inequalities among Gulf Coast women. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved, 24, 17-28.

Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Major concerns regarding study design and clinical biomarker interpretation. American Journal of Medicine, 127(9), e21-e22.

Wilson, M., Overton, E., & Wickliffe J. (2014). A critique of the manuscript: “Distribution and concentrations of petroleum hydrocarbons associated with the BP/Deepwater Horizon oil spill, Gulf of Mexico. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 79(1-2), 389-390.

Goldstein, B., Osofsky, H., & Lichtveld, M. (2011). The Gulf oil spill. New England Journal of Medicine, 364, 1334-1348.

Harville E., Xiong, X., Smith, B., Buekens, P., Pridjian, B., & Elkind-Hirsch, K. (2011). Combined effects of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Gustav on the mental health of mothers of small children. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, 18(4), 288-96. 

Harville E., Xiong, X., & Buekens, P. (2010).  Disasters and perinatal health: A systematic review. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey, 65(11), 713-28.

 

Presentations

 

Fox., L., Harris, S., Catzen, P., & Lichtveld, M. (2016). Community health workers on the ground: A framework for holistic, community-led programs that provide access to local foods and increase opportunities for recreation and physical activity. Oral presentation at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Angove, R., Brown, L., Fox, L., Nguyen, T., Bogen, D., & Foret, S. (2016). Implementing a community-based participatory research curriculum to decrease health disparities and strengthen community resilience among Louisiana's Gulf Coast communities. Oral presentation at the Community-Campus Partnerships for Health Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Harville, E., Shankar, A., Zilversmit, L., & Dunkel Schetter, C. (2016). The Gulf oil spill and multiple disaster exposures: Cumulative risk, sensitization, or habituation? Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL.

Howard, J., Frahm, E., Stock, T., Overton, E., Gauthe, D., Bogen, D., Nguyen, D., Wilson, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2016). Bayou to bench and back: How dissemination of personal air and seafood sample results are improving health literacy in Southeast LA. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa FL.

Mundorf, C., Hassan, A., Shankar, A., & Lichtveld, M. (2016). The effect of mobile health technology-enabled community health workers on disaster readiness and resilience in low-income, first-time pregnant women. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa FL.

Simon-Friedt, B., Howard, J., Frahm, E., Gauthe, D., Bogen, Jr., D., Nguyen, D., Wilson, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2016). Self-reported perceptions regarding seafood safety and consumption in Southeast Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon accident. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL.

Brown, L., Canfield, C., Boselovic, J., Angove, R., Lichtveld, M., Denham, S., Davis, P., Bui, T., Gauthe, S., & Gauthe, D. (2016). Process and impact evaluation findings from an applied community-based participatory research curriculum for Gulf Coast communities in Louisiana. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Tampa, FL.

Mundorf, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Role of culture in strategies to cope with community violence among WIC-eligible mothers in Southeast Louisiana. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Lichtveld, M. (2015). Assessing chemical and non-chemical stressors to advance science and policy. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Hassan, A., Maharaj, S., Shankar, A., Davis, P., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Integration of complementary and alternative practices to support first-time, low-income pregnant women: Community health workers utilize interactive mobile health technology to promote health and access beyond the health care system. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Howard, J., Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., Overton, E., Stock, T., Nguyen, D., & Gauthe, D. (2015). Real and perceived environmental health risks in SE Louisiana: Air/Seafood quality and the CBPR research behind it. Poster at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Abdoel Wahid, F., Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., Hawkins, W.B., van Sauers, A., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Impact of environmental policy gaps on food security in Suriname. Poster at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Fox, L., Nguyen, C., Dudas, E., Brown, F., Landry, S., Tran, G., Mitchell, C., Boone, K., & Hughes, D. (2015). Implementing a community health worker evaluation framework: Strategies from the Gulf Coast. Roundtable at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Abdoel Wahid, F., Hawkins, W., Wilson, M., Wickliffe, J., van Sauers, A., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Pesticide contamination of produce and medicinal plants in Suriname: An emerging environmental health threat. Poster at the Consortium of Universities for Global Health, Boston, MA.

Ogunsakin, O. (2015). Risk assessment of remnants of Dioctyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate (DOSS) following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Should we be concerned? Poster at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Lichtveld, M., Ross, A., Yoskowitz, D., & Thompson, C. (2015). Gaps to gains: Transdisciplinary approaches in examining environmental, health, and ecosystem services risk and resilience in Gulf Coast communities. Session organized at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Shankar, A., Hassan, A., Gam, K., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Quality of life as a measure of resilience in first-time Gulf Coast pregnant women. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Harville, E., Shankar, A., & Jacobs, M. (2015). Experience of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill and mental health in pregnant and reproductive-aged women. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Fox, L., Covert, H., Denham, S., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Deploying community health workers to bolster community resilience. Poster at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Wilson, M. (2015). A targeted risk assessment following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill: Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon exposure in Vietnamese-American shrimp consumers. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Howard, J., Stock, T., Overton, E., Gauthe, D., Nguyen, D., Wilson, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2015). Assessing personalized exposures of importance: What we’ve learned from paired indoor/outdoor air sampling, seafood analyses, and study design in Southeast Louisiana. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Drury, S. (2015). Chemical and non-chemical stressors linked with the GOM oil spill and the impact on telomere length, a biological marker of stress and health, in infants and young children. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Mundorf, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2015). Culture differences across disaster resilient communities. Oral presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, Houston, TX.

Hassan, A., Mundorf, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Culture and mental health in first-time health disparate mothers. Poster presentation at the Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees' Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Ogunsakin, O., Wickliffe, J., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Minority health disparities and health risk assessment among vulnerable populations in southeast Louisiana following the Deepwater Horizon Gulf oil spill disaster. Poster presentation at the Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees' Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Abdoel Wahid, F., Wickliffe, J., Wilson, M., Hawkins, W.B., van Sauers, A., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Pesticide-contaminated produce and Caribbean women's health.  Poster presentation at the Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees' Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Nguyen, C., Solivan, A., & Harville, E. (2014). Predictors of intimate partner violence among women from southeast Louisiana. Poster presentation at the Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees' Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Swiatlo, A., Jacobs, M., & Harville, E. (2014). Barriers to mental health services access in reproductive-aged women. Poster presentation at the Minority Health and Health Disparities Grantees' Conference, National Harbor, MD.

Irving, E., & Lichtveld, M. (2014).  Female breast cancer in Suriname: Defining disparities in breast cancer care through the lens of an upper middle income country. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Lichtveld, M. (2014). When investments in science=advancing community resilience: US Gulf Coast in focus. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Lichtveld, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2014). From design to dissemination: Communicating science in the aftermath of disasters. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Harville, E., Jacobs, M., & Shankar, A. (2014). Area of residence as a predictor of perceived exposure to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill among reproductive-aged women. Oral presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Moller, K., Carter, B., Nguyen, D., Wilson, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2014). Soil analysis of urban farms in New Orleans, LA. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Williams, A., & Wickliffe, J. (2014). Traffic-related environmental health influences in an urban, underserved community in New Orleans, LA. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Hassan, A., Fox, L., Davis, P., Dennis, C., Harris, O., Maharaj, S., Sawyers, K., Schultheis, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Lessons and innovations from the field: Community health workers as frontline interventionists using mobile technology to impact birth outcomes among low-income, first-time mothers in the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Roundtable at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Hassan, A., Evans, T., Holly, J., Davis, P., Dennis, C., Harris, O., Maharaj, S., Sawyers, K., Schultheis, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Methods and successes in health promotion for low-income, first-time mothers in the Louisiana Gulf Coast: Community health workers add the human element in maternal child health mobile technology. Roundtable at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Howard, J., Stock, T., Overton, E., Wilson, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2014). Assessing personalized exposures of importance: Paired indoor/outdoor air sampling and seafood analyses in southeast Louisiana. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Mundorf, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Cultural consensus and environmental risk behavior: Using transdisciplinary research to investigate health risk behaviors of first-time mothers. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Heller, S., Breuer, A., & Taylor, C. (2014). A home visiting program in south Louisiana supporting families with fussy infants. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Mundorf, C., Hassan, A., Davis, P., Dennis, C., Harris, O., Maharaj, S., Schultheis, C., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Advancing cultural literacy through community-based participatory ethnographic research. Poster presented at the Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Annual Meeting, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Perrault, L., Wickliffe, J. & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Secondary science education in Southeast Louisiana: Connecting with teachers and students through higher education environmental health sciences. Poster presented at the Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Annual Meeting, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Denham, S., Fox, L., Covert, H., & Lichtveld, M. (2014). Community health workers (CHWs) as environmental health navigators: Narrowing the gap in environmental health literacy in Gulf Coast communities. Poster presented at the Partnerships for Environmental Public Health Annual Meeting, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Harville, E., (2014). Research on the health effects of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Presentation at the Conference of the Society of Environmental Journalists, New Orleans, LA.

Jacobs, M., Harville, E., & Boynton-Jarrett, R., (2014). Adverse childhood event experiences, menstrual cycle characteristics, and fertility difficulties. Presentation at the Society of Epidemiologic Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Zotti, M., & Fox, L. (2014). Assessing the impact of disasters on reproductive health: Implementation of the Reproductive Health Assessment after Disaster (RHAD) Toolkit. Skill-Building Workshop at the CityMatCH Leadership and MCH Epidemiology Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Harville, E., Shankar, A., & Jacobs., M. (2014). Variation in reporting of oil spill experience by pregnancy status. Poster presented at Society of Epidemiologic Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Harville, E., Jacobs, M., & Shankar, A. (2014). Experience of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill and mental health in pregnant and reproductive-aged women. Poster presented at Society of Epidemiologic Research Conference, Seattle, WA.

Wako, E., & Fox, L. (2014). Assessing the impact of disasters on reproductive health: Implementation of the Reproductive Health Assessment after Disaster (RHAD) Toolkit. Roundtable discussion at the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists Conference, Nashville, TN.

Lichtveld, M., & Arosemena, F.(2014). Resilience in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An academic-community partnership to improve health education, social support, access to care, and disaster preparedness.  Presentation at the International Oil Spill Conference, Savannah, GA.

Howard, J., Wilson, M., Wickliffe, J., Stock, T., Gauthe, D., & Nguyen, D. (2014). Assessing personalized exposures of importance: Paired indoor/outdoor air sampling in Southeast Louisiana. Poster presented at the EPA Air Sensors Workshop, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Carter, T., Arosemena, F., & Lichtveld, M.(2014). Crescent region collaborative problem-solving: Building a coalition to jointly address community-academic partnerships for Gulf Coast environmental and social justice. Poster presented at the Community-Campus Partnership for Health Conference, Chicago, IL.

Ogunsakin, O. (2014). Communication and enforcement of scientific outcomes among vulnerable communities. Poster presented at the National Training Conference on the Toxics Release Inventory and Environmental Conditions in Communities, Washington, DC.

Fox., L.(2014). A competency-based approach to educating the public health workforce. Poster presented at the Xavier University Health Disparities Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Ogunsakin, O.(2014). Post-traumatic stress disorder: Prevalence, manifestation, and current treatments. Paper presented at the International Conference on Health, Wellness, and Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Perrault, L., Lichtveld, M., & Wickliffe, J. (2014). Secondary science education in Southeast Louisiana: Connecting with teachers and students through higher education environmental health sciences. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.

Lichtveld, M. (2014). Factors influencing the design and implementation of environmental health studies. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.

Ogunsakin, O.(2014). The policy implications and stakeholders' perspectives of the closure of the Louisiana Territorial Sea folling the 2010 Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill. Poster presented at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference, Mobile, AL.

Arosemena, F., Hassan, A., & Lichtveld, M. (2013). A holistic training approach to addressing environmental stressors on reproductive health: Lessons learned from the community health worker corps of the Transdisciplinary Research Consortium for Gulf Resilience on Women’s Health. Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Lichtveld, M. (2013). A research and capacity building roadmap in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. Presentation at the National Academy of Science Gulf of Mexico Program Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Lichtveld, M. (2013). Community and environmental resilience through the lens of culture. Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.

Lichtveld, M. (2013). The public health impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Keynote for the Louisiana Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Lafayette, LA.

Lichtveld, M. (2013). The Gulf of Mexico oil spill: Breaking down the silos in public health and ecosystems research. Keynote for the Louisiana Research Perspective on Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Conference, Baton Rouge, LA.

Arosemena, F., Fox, L., Picou, S., & Lichtveld, M. (2013). Academic initiatives and a sustainable community health worker corps: Framing a holistic training approach with core competencies & research specialty. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Buckner, A., Brown, L., Lichtveld, M., Osofsky, H., & Picou, S., (2013). The evaluation and research capacity of the Gulf Region Health Outreach Program. Presentation at the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill & Ecosystem Science Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Fox, L., Arosemena, F., & Lichtveld, M. (2012). Community health workers on the front-line of disaster recovery: Innovative capacity building strategy to improve continuum of reproductive health care. Roundtable at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Mundorf, C., Arosemena, F, & Lichtveld, M. (2012). Resilience in the Gulf Coast: Moving towards a better understanding of the broader sociocultural contributing factors. Poster presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lichtveld, M. (2012). Cultural Competency as a critical tool in Addressing Environmental Justice Issues in the United States.  Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Lichtveld, M. (2012). Gulf Coast communities: Disparities, disasters, and risks. Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.