Environmental Health and Toxicants
Section Contributor: Luis Maldonado, MD, MPH
American Academy of Pediatrics Handbook of Pediatric Environmental Health, Third Edition, AAP Council on Environmental Health. Edited by Ruth A. Etzel, MD, PhD and Sophie J. Balk, MD. AAP Publications 2011.
Comprehensive resource for pediatric environmental health issues (MK1, SBP 2)
Pediatric Clinics of North America
Paula Willborne-Davis, Katherine H. Kirkland, Karen B. Mulloy. A
Model for Physician Education and Consultation in Pediatric
Environmental Health- The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units
(PEHSU) Program. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2007; 54(1):1-13.
Tee L. Guidotti and Benjamin A. Gitterman. Global Pediatric Environmental Health. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2007; 54(2):335-350.
Kathryn Veal, Jennifer A. Lowry, John M. Belmont. The Epidemiology of Pediatric Environmental Exposures. Pediatric Clinics of North America 2007; 54(1):15-31.
Recent articles on pediatric environmental health (MK1, SBP 2)
AAP Council members on Environmental Health (COEH), website and policy statements. Journal: Pediatrics, various
Website URL: http://www2.aap.org/visit/cmte16.htm
-Ambient air pollution:
-Chemical-Biological terrorism: http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/pediatrics;118/3/1267
-Water from private wells:
National Organization website with a variety of resources related to pediatric environmental health ( MK1, SBP 2)
Childrens Environmental Health Institute. http://cehi.org/
Lists their current projects and a list of resources for both parents and physicians(MK1, SBP 2)
Environmental Protection Agency