Inge Goldstein, DrPH

Dr. Inge Goldstein’s interests are in environmental epidemiology, particularly respiratory disease, asthma, and cancer. Her additional focus concerns the problem of explaining science to a lay audience, and she has co-authored four books in this area.
Dr. Goldstein is an investigator on the Center’s Asthma Study.


Resident Scholar, Rockefeller Foundation Study Center, Bellagio, Italy 1998

Visiting Professor, Department of Public Health, University of London, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999.

Fogarty Senior International Fellow, Eastern Europe, 1993-1997

Fellow, American College of Epidemiology

Advisory Committee on Epidemiology: Asthma and Air Pollutants, National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council

Honors & Awards:
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Award

Selected Publications:

Perzanowski MS, Canfield SM, Chew GL, Mellins RB, Hoepner LA, Jacobson JS, Goldstein IF. Birth order, atopy, and symptoms of allergy and asthma among inner-city children attending Head Start in New York City. Clin Exp Allergy. 38 (6):968-76.

Perzanowski, Matthew S., Rachel L. Miller, Deliang Tang, David Ali, Robin S. Garfinkel, Ginger L. Chew, Inge F. Goldstein, Frederica P. Perera, R. Graham Barr. Prenatal acetaminophen exposure and risk of wheeze at age 5 years in an urban, low-income cohort, Thorax, 65 (2): 118-23, 2010.

Jung K, Hsu S, Moors K, Bernabe K, Yan B, Chillrud SN, Whyatt R, Perzanowski MS, Hoepner LA, Goldstein IF, Zhang B, Camann D, Kinney PL, Perera FP, Miller RL. Prenatal and postnatal exposure to polycyclic hydrocarbons and asthma: Effect of atopy at ages 5-6 years in an urban birth cohort. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol, 171 (2): SAB3, 2011.

Just AC, Whyatt RM, Perzanowski MS, Perera FP, Goldstein IF, Chen Q, Miller Rl. Prenatal exposure to phthalate plasticizers and eczema in children from New York City. J. Allergy Clin Immunol., 2011, in press.

Just AC, Whyatt RM, Perzanowski MS, Calafat AM, Perera FP, Goldstein IF, et al. Prenatal Exposure to Butylbenzyl Phthalate and Early Eczema in an Urban Cohort. Environ Health Perspect., 2012, in press.

Perzanowski MS, Miller RL, Gauvey-Kern K, Diaz D, Perera FP, Goldstein IF (2010). Inverse association between birth order seroatopy and atopic wheeze among 7-year old children living in an inner-city community. Accepted for poster presentation at the American Thoracic Society annual meeting in 2011.

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