Mark Goldberg. PhD
Professor, Department of medicine
Division of clinical Epidemiology, McGill University Health Center - RVH, 687 Pine Avenue West, R4.29, Montreal QC H3A 1A1
Tel: (514) 934-1934 x36917 Fax: (514) 843-1493
Alternative web site: http://www.clinepi.mcgill.ca/goldbergmark.htm
Selected recent studies on air pollution and health
Goldberg et al. Associations between Ambient Air Pollution and Daily Mortality among Elderly Persons in Montreal, Quebec. Science of the Total Environment. 2013; 463–464, 931–942; DOI 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2013.06.095
Chen et al. Spatial Association between Ambient Fine Particulate
Matter and Incident Hypertension. Circulation 2013; Nov 4; 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.003532
Chen et al. Risk of Incident Diabetes in Relation to Long-term Exposure to Fine Particulate Matter in Ontario, Canada. Environ Health Perspectives 2013; 121(7): 804-810 DOI: 10.1289/ehp.1205958
Brook et al. Long-Term Fine Particulate Matter Exposure and Mortality From Diabetes Mellitus in Canada. Diabetes Care, 2013. DOI:10.2337/dc12-2189
Villeneuve et al. A Cohort Study of Intra-Urban Variations in Volatile Organic Compounds and Mortality, Toronto, Canada. Environmental Pollution. Environ Pollution, 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envpol.2012.12.022
Hatzopoulou et al. The impact of traffic volume, composition, and road geometry on personal air pollution exposures among cyclists in Montreal, Canada. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 2013;23(1):46-51.
Chen et al. Long-term exposure to traffic-related air pollution and cardiovascular mortality. Epidemiology 2013;24: 35–43.
Crouse et al. Risk of Non-accidental and Cardiovascular Mortality in Relation to Long-term Exposure to Low Concentrations of Fine Particulate Matter: A Canadian National-level Cohort Study. Environ Health Perspect 2012; 120:708-14 (http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.1104049).
Villeneuve et al. Associations between
cigarette smoking, obesity, sociodemographic characteristics and
remote-sensing-derived estimates of ambient PM2.5: results from a Canadian
population-based survey. Occup Environ Med 2011; 68(12):920-7.
Parent et al. Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Prostate Cancer
Risk in Montreal, Canada. Occup and Environ Med 2013; 70(7): 511-518; DOI:
Crouse et al. Postmenopausal Breast Cancer is Associated with Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution in Montreal, Canada: A Case-Control Study. Environ Health Perspect, 2010;118:1578–1583 Released October 6, 2010 (doi:10.1289/ehp.1002221).
Effects of weather on health and climate change
Vutcovici et al. Effects of diurnal variations in temperature on non-accidental mortality among the elderly population of Montreal, Quebec, 1984-2007. Int J Biometeorol 2013; DOI: 10.1007/s00484-013-0664-9
Gasparrini, A, Armstrong, B, Valois,
M-F. The short-term influence of
temperature on daily mortality in the temperate climate of Montreal, Canada.
Environmental Research, 2011;111:853–860
Op-Ed article in the Montreal Gazette, November 24, 2010 "Climate change is here: Action is needed before it is too late to stave off catastrophic climate change” Mark Goldberg, Peter Brown, Gail Chmura, Nicolas Kosoy, Thomas Naylor (with correction)
The dangers of hydrofracking
Philips S, Goldberg MS. Natural Gas Development: Extracting Externalities – Towards Precaution-Based Decision-Making. McGill International Journal of Sustainable Development Law & Policy. 2013; 8(2): 151-204.
I am proud to announce the publication of the third edition of Medical Uses of Statistics, edited by John C. Bailar and David C. Hoaglin. I have two chapters in this book, as does Prof. Nancy Mayo, Division of Clinical Epidemiology. It is published by John Wiley and sponsored by the New England journal of Medicine.