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48. Yuchi W, Gombojav E, Boldbaatar B, Enkhmaa S, Naidan G, Beejin B, Galsuren J, Ochir C, Laagan B, Byambaa T, Barn PK, Henderson SB, Janes CR, Lanphear BP, McCandless LC, Takaro TK, Venners SA, Webster GA, and Allen RWEvaluation of Random Forest Regression and Multiple Linear Regression for Predicting Indoor Fine Particulate Matter Concentrations in a Highly Polluted City. Environmental Pollution, 2018, in press.

47. Miller KA, Spalt EW, Gassett AJ, Curl CL, Larson TV, Avol E, Allen RW, Vedal S, Szpiro AA, and Kaufman J.  Estimating Ambient-origin PM2.5 Exposure for Epidemiology: Observations, Prediction, and Validation Using Personal Sampling in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.  Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2018, in press.

46. Barn P, Gombojav E, Ochir C, Boldbaatar B, Beejin B, Naidan G, Galsuren J, Legtseg B, Byambaa T, Hutcheon JA, Janes CR, Janssen PA, Lanphear BP, McCandless LC, Takaro TK, Venners SA, Webster GA, and Allen RW.  The Effect of Portable HEPA Filter Air Cleaner Use During Pregnancy on Fetal Growth: The UGAAR Randomized Controlled Trial. Environment International, 2018, 121, 981-989.

45. Lanphear BP, Rauch S, Auinger P, Allen RW, and Hornung RW.  Low-level Lead Exposure and Mortality in U.S. Adults: The NHANES Mortality Follow-up Study. Lancet Public Health, 2018, 3, e177-184.

44. Yang Y, Tang R, Qiu H, Lai P-C, Wong P, Thach T-Q, Allen R, Brauer M, Tian L, and Barratt B.  Long Term Exposure to Air Pollution and Mortality in an Elderly Cohort in Hong Kong. Environment International, 2018, 117, 99-106.

43. Tang R, Tian L, Thach T-Q, Tsui TH, Brauer M, Lee M, Allen R, Yuchi W, Lai P-C, Wong P, and Barratt B.  Integrating Travel Behavior with Land Use Regression to Estimate Dynamic Air Pollution Exposure in Hong Kong. Environment International, 2018, 113, 100-108.

42. Barn P, Gombojav E, Ochir C, Laagan B, Beejin B, Naidan G, Boldbaatar B, Galsuren J, Byambaa T, Janes C, Janssen PA, Lanphear BP, Takaro T, Venners SA, Webster GM, Yuchi W, Palmer CD, Parsons PJ, Roh YM, and Allen RWThe Effect of Portable HEPA Filter Air Cleaners on Indoor PM2.5 Concentrations and Second Hand Tobacco Smoke Exposure Among Pregnant Women in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: The UGAAR Randomized Controlled Trial. Science of the Total Environment, 2018, 615, 1379-1389.

41. Lee M, Brauer M, Wong P, Tang R, Tsui TH, Choi C, Cheng J, Lai PC, Tian L, Thach TQ, Allen RW, and Barratt B. Land Use Regression Modelling of Air Pollution in High-density High-rise Cities: A Case Study in Hong Kong. Science of the Total Environment, 2017, 592, 306-315.

Yuchi W, Knudby A, Cowper J, Gombojav E, Amram O, Walker BB, and  Allen RW. A Description of Methods for Deriving Air Pollution Land Use Regression Model Predictor Variables from Remote Sensing Data in Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaThe Canadian Geographer, 2016, 60, 333-345.

MacNeill M, Dobbin N, St-Jean M, Wallace L, Marro L, Shin T, You H, Kulka R, Allen RW, and Wheeler AJ. Can Changing the Timing of Outdoor Air Intake Reduce Indoor Concentrations of Traffic-related Pollutants in Schools?  Indoor Air, 2016, 26, 687-701.

38. Spalt EW, Curl CL, Allen RW, Cohen M, Adar SD, Kinckley Stukovsky K, Avol E, Castro-Diehl C, Nunn C, Mancera-Cuevas K, and Kaufman JD.  Time-Location Patterns of a Diverse Population of Older Adults: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air)Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2016, 26, 349-355.

37. Spalt EW, Curl CL, Allen RW, Cohen M, Williams K, Hirsch JA, and Kaufman JD.  Factors Influencing Time-location Patterns and their Impact on Estimates of Exposure: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air PollutionJournal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2016, 26, 341-348.

36. Takaro TK, Scott JA, Allen RW, Anand SA, Becker AB, Befus AD, Brauer M, Duncan J, Lefebvre DL, Lou W, Mandhane PJ, McLean KE, Miller G, Sbihi H, Shu H, Subbarao P, Turvey SE, Wheeler AJ, Zeng L, Sears MR, Brook JR. The Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) Birth Cohort Study: Assessment of Environmental Exposures. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2015, 25, 580-592.

35. Sbihi H, Allen RW, Becker A, Brook JR, Mandhane P, Scott JA, Sears MR, Subbarao P, Takaro TK, Turvey SE, and Brauer M.  Perinatal Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Atopy at 1 Year of Age in a Multi-Center Canadian Birth Cohort StudyEnvironmental Health Perspectives, 2015, 123, 902-908.

34. Kajbafzadeh M, Brauer M, Karlen B, Carlsten C, van Eeden S, and Allen RWThe Impacts of Traffic-Related and Woodsmoke Particulate Matter on Measures of Cardiovascular Health: A HEPA Filter Intervention StudyOccupational and Environmental Medicine, 2015, 72, 394-400.

33. Semmens EO, Noonan CW, Allen RW, Weiler EC, and Ward TJ.  Indoor Particulate Matter in Rural Wood Stove Heated HomesEnvironmental Research, 2015, 138, 93-100.

32. Crouse DL, Peters PA, Villeneuve PJ, Proux MO, Shin HH, Goldberg MS, Johnson M, Wheeler A, Allen RW,  Atari DO, Jerrett M, Brauer M, Brook JR, Cakmak S, and Burnett RT. Within- and Between-City Contrasts in Nitrogen Dioxide and Mortality in 10 Canadian Cities; A Subset of the Canadian Census Health and Environment Cohort (CanCHEC)
Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2015, 25, 482-489.

Gan WQ, Allen RW, Brauer M, Davies HW, Mancini GBJ, and Lear SA. Long-Term Exposure to Traffic-Related Air Pollution and Progression of Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis: A Prospective Cohort Study
BMJ Open, 2014, 4, e004743.

30. Sbihi H, Brook JR, Allen RW, Curran JH, Dell S, Mandhane P, Subbarao P, Sears M, Turvey SE, Wheeler AJ, and Brauer M. A New Exposure Metric for Traffic-Related Air Pollution? An Analysis of Determinants of Hopanes in Settled Indoor House DustEnvironmental Health, 2013, 12, 48.

Abernethy RC, Allen RW, McKendry IG, and Brauer M. A Land Use Regression Model for Ultrafine Particles in Vancouver, CanadaEnvironmental Science & Technology, 2013, 47, 5217-5225.

Johnson JYM, Rowe BH, Allen RW, Peters PA, and Villeneuve P. A Case-Control Study of Medium-Term Exposure to Ambient Nitrogen Dioxide Pollution and Hospitalization for StrokeBMC Public Health, 2013, 13, 368.

27. Allen RW
, Gombojav E, Barkhasragchaa B, Byambaa T, Lkhasuren O, Amram O, Takaro TK, and Janes CR.  An Assessment of Air Pollution and its Attributable Mortality in Ulaanbaatar, MongoliaAir Quality, Atmosphere & Health, 2013, 6, 137-150.

Wang R, Henderson SB, Sbihi H, Allen RW, and Brauer M.  Temporal Stability of Land Use Regression Models for Traffic-Related Air Pollution.  Atmospheric Environment, 2013, 64, 312-319.

Konya T, Ewaze JO, Urch B, Shu H, Curran J, Speck M, Allen R, Brook J, Diamond M, Evans G, Takaro T, Wheeler A, and Scott JA. Development and validation of the TefTex electrostatic wipe for indoor dust sampling. Healthy Buildings, 2012, 4H9, 1–5.

Kaufman J, Adar S, Allen RW, et al.  Prospective Study of Particulate Air Pollution Exposures, Subclinical Athersosclerosis, and Clinical Cardiovascular Disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air). American Journal of Epidemiology, 2012, 176, 825-837.

MacNeill M, Wallace L, Kearney J, Allen RW, Van Ryswyk K, Judek S, Xu X, and Wheeler A. Factors Influencing Variability in the Infiltration of PM2.5 Mass and its Components. Atmospheric Environment, 2012, 61, 518-532.

22. Allen RW
, Adar SD, Avol E, Cohen M, Curl CL, Larson T, Liu L-JS, Sheppard L, and Kaufman J.  Modeling  the Residential Infiltration of Outdoor PM2.5 in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air). Environmental Health Perspectives, 2012, 120, 824-830.

Amram O, Abernethy R, Brauer M, Davies H, and Allen RWProximity of Public Elementary Schools to Major Roads in Canadian Urban AreasInternational Journal of Health Geographics, 2011, 10, 68.

Mercer LD, Szpiro AA, Sheppard L, Lindstrom J, Adar SD, Allen RW, Avol E, Oron AP, Larson T, Liu LJ-S, Kaufman JD.  Comparing Universal Kriging and Land-use Regression for Predicting Concentrations of Gaseous Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) for the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air)Atmospheric Environment, 2011, 45, 4412-4420.

19. Allen RW
, Carlsten C, Karlen B, Leckie S, van Eeden S, Vedal S, Wong I, and Brauer M.  An Air Filter Intervention Study of Endothelial Function Among Healthy Adults in a Woodsmoke-Impacted CommunityAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2011, 183, 1222-1230.

Gill EA, Curl CL, Adar SD, Allen RW, Auchincloss AH, O’Neill MS, Park SK, Van Hee VC, Diez Roux AV, and Kaufman JD.  Air Pollution and Cardiovascular Disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of AtherosclerosisProgress in Cardiovascular Diseases, 2011, 53, 353-360.

Giles L, Barn P, Kunzli N, Romieu I, Mittleman MA, van Eeden S, Allen R, Carlsten C, Stieb D, Noonan C, Smargiassi A, Kaufman JD, Shakoor H, Kosatsky T, and Brauer M.  From Good Intentions to Proven Interventions: Effectiveness of Actions to Reduce the Health Impacts of Air PollutionEnvironmental Health Perspectives, 2011, 119, 29-36.

16. Allen RW
, Amram O, Wheeler AJ, and Brauer M.  The Transferability of NO and NO2 Land Use Regression Models Between Cities and PollutantsAtmospheric Environment, 2011, 45, 369-378.

Clark NA, Allen RW, Hystad P, Wallace L, Dabek E, and Wheeler A.  Exploring Variation and Predictors of Residential PM2.5 InfiltrationInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2010, 7, 3211-3224.

14. Allen RW
, Leckie S, Millar G, and Brauer M.  The Impact of Wood Stove Technology Upgrades on Indoor Residential Air Quality. Atmospheric Environment, 2009, 43, 5908-5915.

Hystad PU, Setton EM, Allen RW, Keller PC, and Brauer M.  Modeling Residential Fine Particulate Matt
er Infiltration for Exposure AssessmentJournal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2009, 19, 570-579.

Cohen MA, Adar SD, Allen RW, Avol E, Curl CL, Gould T, Hardie D, Ho A, Kinney P, Larson TV, Sampson P, Sheppard L, Stukovsky KD, Swan SS, Liu L-JS, and Kaufman JD.  Approach to Estimating Participant Pollutant Exposures in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and Air Pollution (MESA Air). Environmental Science & Technology, 2009, 43, 4687-4693.

11. Allen RW
, Davies H, Cohen MA, Mallach G, Kaufman JD, and Adar SD.  The Spatial Relationship between Traffic-Generated Air Pollution and Noise in 2 U.S. CitiesEnvironmental Research, 2009, 109, 334-342.

10. Allen RW
, Criqui MH, Diez Roux AV, Allison M, Shea S, Detrano R, Sheppard L, Wong N, Hinckley Stukovsky K, and Kaufman JD.  Fine Particulate Matter Air Pollution, Proximity to Traffic, and Aortic AtherosclerosisEpidemiology, 2009, 20, 254-264.

Poplawski K, Gould T, Setton E, Allen R, Su J, Larson T, Henderson S, Brauer M, Hystad P, Lightowlers C, Keller P, Cohen M, Silva C, and Buzzelli M.  Intercity Transferability of Land Use Regression Models for Estimating Ambient Concentrations of Nitrogen Dioxide
Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2009, 19, 107-117.

8. Allen RW, Mar T, Koenig J, Liu S, Gould T, Simpson C, and Larson T. Changes in Lung Function and Airway Inflammation Among Asthmatic Children Residing in a Woodsmoke-Impacted Urban Area.  Inhalation Toxicology, 2008, 20, 423-433.

7. Allen R
, Wallace L, Sheppard L, Larson T, and Liu L-JS.  Evaluation of the Recursive Model Approach for Estimating Residential Particle Infiltration Efficiencies from Light Scattering DataJournal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology, 2007, 17, 468-477.

Polidori A, Arhami M, Delfino RJ, Sioutas C, Allen R Indoor/Outdoor Relationships, Trends and Carbonaceous Content of Fine Particulate Matter in Retirement Homes of the Los Angeles Basin. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 2007, 57, 366-379.

Wu CF, Delfino RJ, Floro JN, Quintana P, Samimi BS, Kleinman MT, Allen RW, and Liu L-JS.  Exposure Assessment and Modeling of Particulate Matter for Asthmatic Children Using Personal Nephelometers. Atmospheric Environment, 2005, 39, 3457-3469.

Koenig JQ, Mar TF, Allen RW, Jansen K, Lumley T, Sullivan JH, Trenga CA, Larson TV, and Liu L-JS. Pulmonary Effects of Indoor- and Outdoor-Generated Particles in Children with AsthmaEnvironmental Health Perspectives, 2005, 113, 499-503.

3. Allen R
, Wallace L, Larson T, Sheppard L, and Liu L-JS.  Estimated Hourly Personal Exposures to Ambient and Nonambient Particulate Matter Among Susceptible Populations in Seattle, WashingtonJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 2004, 54, 1197-1211.

2. Allen R
, Larson T, Sheppard L, Wallace L, and Liu L-JS. Use of Real-Time Light Scattering Data to Estimate the Contribution of Infiltrated and Indoor-Generated Particles to Indoor Air. Environmental Science & Technology. 2003, 37, 3484-3492.

1. Allen R
, Box M, Larson T, and Liu L-JS. A Cost-Effective Weighing Chamber for Particulate Matter FiltersJournal of the Air & Waste Management Association. 2001, 51, 1651-1653.

3. Barn PK, Elliott CT, Allen RW, Kosatsky T, and Henderson SB.  Portable air cleaners should be at the forefront of the public health response to landscape fire smoke.  Environmental Health, 2016, 15(116).

2. Allen RW, Barn PK, and Lanphear BP.  Randomized Controlled Trials in Environmental Health Research: Unethical or Underutilized?  PLOS Medicine, 2015, 12(1), e1001775.

1. Allen RW and Adar SD.  Are both air pollution and noise driving adverse cardiovascular health effects from motor vehicles?  Environmental Research, 2011, 111, 184-185.

1. Setton EM, Allen R, Hystad P, and Keller PC.  Outdoor Air Pollution and Health – A Review of the Contributions of Geotechnologies to Exposure Assessment. In Geospatial Analysis of Environmental Health; Maantay J, McLafferty S, Eds.; Geotechnologies and the Environment Series, Springer: New York, 2011. 

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