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Edward J Stanek III BS, MS, PhD

TitleDepartment Chairman
InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
DepartmentSchool of Public Health and Health Sciences
Address715 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone413-545-3812
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    1. Calabrese EJ, Agathokleous E, Kozumbo WJ, Stanek EJ, Leonard D. Estimating the range of the maximum hormetic stimulatory response. Environ Res. 2018 Dec 11; 170:337-343. PMID: 30616091.
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    2. Mazar A, Williams RJ, Stanek EJ, Zorn M, Volberg RA. The importance of friends and family to recreational gambling, at-risk gambling, and problem gambling. BMC Public Health. 2018 Aug 30; 18(1):1080. PMID: 30165837.
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    3. Nobles CJ, Marcus BH, Stanek EJ, Braun B, Whitcomb BW, Manson JE, Markenson G, Chasan-Taber L. The Health Behaviors of Ethnically Diverse Women at Increased Risk of Gestational Diabetes: The Behaviors Affecting Baby and You (B.A.B.Y.) Study. Matern Child Health J. 2018 May; 22(5):735-744. PMID: 29335906.
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    4. Nobles C, Marcus BH, Stanek EJ, Braun B, Whitcomb BW, Manson JE, Markenson G, Chasan-Taber L. The Effect of an Exercise Intervention on Gestational Weight Gain: The Behaviors Affecting Baby and You (B.A.B.Y.) Study: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Am J Health Promot. 2018 Mar; 32(3):736-744. PMID: 28950725.
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    5. Kurland J, Stanek EJ, Stokes P, Li M, Andrianopoulos M. Intensive Language Action Therapy in Chronic Aphasia: A Randomized Clinical Trial Examining Guidance by Constraint. Am J Speech Lang Pathol. 2016 Dec 01; 25(4S):S798-S812. PMID: 27997954.
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    6. Corbasson I, Hankinson SE, Stanek EJ, Reeves KW. Urinary bisphenol-A, phthalate metabolites and body composition in US adults, NHANES 1999-2006. Int J Environ Health Res. 2016 Oct-Dec; 26(5-6):606-17. PMID: 27643383.
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    7. Chasan-Taber L, Marcus BH, Rosal MC, Tucker KL, Hartman SJ, Pekow P, Stanek E, Braun B, Solomon CG, Manson JE, Goff SL, Markenson G. Proyecto Mamá: a lifestyle intervention in overweight and obese Hispanic women: a randomised controlled trial--study protocol. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Jul 30; 15:157. PMID: 26223246.
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    8. Hawkins M, Braun B, Marcus BH, Stanek E, Markenson G, Chasan-Taber L. The impact of an exercise intervention on C - reactive protein during pregnancy: a randomized controlled trial. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015 Jun 24; 15:139. PMID: 26104503.
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    9. Nobles C, Marcus BH, Stanek EJ, Braun B, Whitcomb BW, Solomon CG, Manson JE, Markenson G, Chasan-Taber L. Effect of an exercise intervention on gestational diabetes mellitus: a randomized controlled trial. Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May; 125(5):1195-204. PMID: 25932848.
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    10. Hawkins M, Hosker M, Marcus BH, Rosal MC, Braun B, Stanek EJ, Markenson G, Chasan-Taber L. A pregnancy lifestyle intervention to prevent gestational diabetes risk factors in overweight Hispanic women: a feasibility randomized controlled trial. Diabet Med. 2015 Jan; 32(1):108-15. PMID: 25306925.
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    11. González LM, Singer JM, Stanek EJ. Estimation of finite population parameters with auxiliary information and response error. J Stat Theory Pract. 2014 Oct 2; 8(4):772-791. PMID: 25089123.
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    12. Hawkins M, Chasan-Taber L, Marcus B, Stanek E, Braun B, Ciccolo J, Markenson G. Impact of an exercise intervention on physical activity during pregnancy: the behaviors affecting baby and you study. Am J Public Health. 2014 Oct; 104(10):e74-81. PMID: 25122031.
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    13. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Nascarella MA. A detailed re-assessment supports the conclusion of the paper that hormesis is commonly observed in the Ames assay. Mutat Res. 2012 Aug 30; 747(1):157. PMID: 22565222.
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    14. Singer JM, Stanek EJ, Lencina VB, González LM, Li W, Martino SS. Prediction with measurement errors in finite populations. Stat Probab Lett. 2012 Feb 1; 82(2):332-339. PMID: 22162621.
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    15. Stanek EJ, Sanders CL, Taber KA, Khalid M, Patel A, Verbrugge RR, Agatep BC, Aubert RE, Epstein RS, Frueh FW. Adoption of pharmacogenomic testing by US physicians: results of a nationwide survey. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2012 Mar; 91(3):450-8. PMID: 22278335.
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    16. Li W, Stanek EJ, Singer JM. Design-based random permutation models with auxiliary information(¶) Statistics (Ber). 2012 Jan 1; 46(5):663-671. PMID: 23645951.
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    17. Chasan-Taber L, Silveira M, Marcus BH, Braun B, Stanek E, Markenson G. Feasibility and Efficacy of a Physical Activity Intervention Among Pregnant Women: The Behaviors Affecting Baby and You (B.A.B.Y.) Study. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Sep; 8(s2):S228-S238. PMID: 28829712.
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    18. Chasan-Taber L, Silveira M, Marcus BH, Braun B, Stanek E, Markenson G. Feasibility and efficacy of a physical activity intervention among pregnant women: the behaviors affecting baby and you (B.A.B.Y.) study. J Phys Act Health. 2011 Sep; 8 Suppl 2:S228-38. PMID: 21918237.
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    19. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Nascarella MA. Evidence for hormesis in mutagenicity dose-response relationships. Mutat Res. 2011 Dec 24; 726(2):91-7. PMID: 21540124.
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    20. Stanek EJ, Calabrese EJ, Barnes RM, Danku JM, Zhou Y, Kostecki PT, Zillioux E. Bioavailability of arsenic in soil: pilot study results and design considerations. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2010 Nov; 29(11):945-60. PMID: 20237175.
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    21. Stanek EJ, Calabrese EJ. Predicting low dose effects for chemicals in high through-put studies. Dose Response. 2009; 8(3):301-16. PMID: 20877488.
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    22. Calabrese EJ, Hoffmann GR, Stanek EJ, Nascarella MA. Hormesis in high-throughput screening of antibacterial compounds in E coli. Hum Exp Toxicol. 2010 Aug; 29(8):667-77. PMID: 20068011.
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    23. Chasan-Taber L, Marcus BH, Stanek E, Ciccolo JT, Marquez DX, Solomon CG, Markenson G. A randomized controlled trial of prenatal physical activity to prevent gestational diabetes: design and methods. J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2009 Jun; 18(6):851-9. PMID: 19514827.
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    24. Nascarella MA, Stanek EJ, Hoffmann GR, Calabrese EJ. Quantification of hormesis in anticancer-agent dose-responses. Dose Response. 2009; 7(2):160-71. PMID: 19543482.
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    25. Chiriboga DE, Ma Y, Li W, Stanek EJ, Hébert JR, Merriam PA, Rawson ES, Ockene IS. Seasonal and sex variation of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein in healthy adults: a longitudinal study. Clin Chem. 2009 Feb; 55(2):313-21. PMID: 19179270.
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    26. Stanek EJ, Singer JM. Predicting Random Effects with an Expanded Finite Population Mixed Model. J Stat Plan Inference. 2008 Oct 1; 138(10):2991-3004. PMID: 19802323.
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    27. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Nascarella MA, Hoffmann GR. Hormesis predicts low-dose responses better than threshold models. Int J Toxicol. 2008 Sep-Oct; 27(5):369-78. PMID: 19037807.
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    28. Griffith JA, Ma Y, Chasan-Taber L, Olendzki BC, Chiriboga DE, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Ockene IS. Association between dietary glycemic index, glycemic load, and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein. Nutrition. 2008 May; 24(5):401-6. PMID: 18402914.
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    29. Volpe SL, Kobusingye H, Bailur S, Stanek E. Effect of diet and exercise on body composition, energy intake and leptin levels in overweight women and men. J Am Coll Nutr. 2008 Apr; 27(2):195-208. PMID: 18689550.
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    30. Li W, Stanek EJ, Bertone-Johnson ER. Should adjustment for covariates be used in prevalence estimations? Epidemiol Perspect Innov. 2008 Jan 25; 5:2. PMID: 18221545.
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    31. Martino SS, Singer JM, Stanek EJ. Performance of Balanced Two-Stage Empirical Predictors of Realized Cluster Latent Values from Finite Populations: A Simulation Study. Comput Stat Data Anal. 2008 Jan 10; 52(4):2199-2217. PMID: 18283330.
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    32. Calabrese EJ, Staudenmayer JW, Stanek EJ, Hoffmann GR. Hormesis outperforms threshold model in National Cancer Institute antitumor drug screening database. Toxicol Sci. 2006 Dec; 94(2):368-78. PMID: 16950854.
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    33. Iavicoli I, Carelli G, Stanek EJ, Castellino N, Li Z, Calabrese EJ. Low doses of dietary lead are associated with a profound reduction in the time to the onset of puberty in female mice. Reprod Toxicol. 2006 Nov; 22(4):586-90. PMID: 16713174.
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    34. Ma Y, Griffith JA, Chasan-Taber L, Olendzki BC, Jackson E, Stanek EJ, Li W, Pagoto SL, Hafner AR, Ockene IS. Association between dietary fiber and serum C-reactive protein. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Apr; 83(4):760-6. PMID: 16600925.
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    35. Calabrese EJ, Staudenmayer JW, Stanek EJ. Drug development and hormesis: changing conceptual understanding of the dose response creates new challenges and opportunities for more effective drugs. Curr Opin Drug Discov Devel. 2006 Jan; 9(1):117-23. PMID: 16445124.
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    36. Darity WA, Chen TT, Tuthill RW, Buchanan DR, Winder AE, Stanek E, Cernada GP, Pastides H. A multi-city community based smoking research intervention project in the African-American population. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2006-2007; 26(4):323-36. PMID: 17890179.
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    37. Baik I, Liu Q, Sturgeon S, Stanek EJ, Okulicz W, Hsieh CC. Reproducibility of assays for steroid hormones, prolactin and insulin-like growth factor-1 in umbilical cord blood. Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol. 2006 Jan; 20(1):79-86. PMID: 16420345.
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    38. Iavicoli I, Carelli G, Stanek EJ, Castellino N, Calabrese EJ. Below background levels of blood lead impact cytokine levels in male and female mice. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 2006 Jan 1; 210(1-2):94-9. PMID: 16289177.
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    39. Iavicoli I, Carelli G, Stanek EJ, Castellino N, Calabrese EJ. Effects of low doses of dietary lead on puberty onset in female mice. Reprod Toxicol. 2004 Nov; 19(1):35-41. PMID: 15336710.
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    40. Ockene IS, Chiriboga DE, Stanek EJ, Harmatz MG, Nicolosi R, Saperia G, Well AD, Freedson P, Merriam PA, Reed G, Ma Y, Matthews CE, Hebert JR. Seasonal variation in serum cholesterol levels: treatment implications and possible mechanisms. Arch Intern Med. 2004 Apr 26; 164(8):863-70. PMID: 15111372.
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    41. Ma Y, Bertone ER, Stanek EJ, Reed GW, Hebert JR, Cohen NL, Merriam PA, Ockene IS. Association between eating patterns and obesity in a free-living US adult population. Am J Epidemiol. 2003 Jul 1; 158(1):85-92. PMID: 12835290.
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    42. Iavicoli I, Carelli G, Stanek EJ, Castellino N, Calabrese EJ. Effects of low doses of dietary lead on red blood cell production in male and female mice. Toxicol Lett. 2003 Feb 3; 137(3):193-9. PMID: 12523962.
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    43. Nascarella MA, Stoffolano JG, Stanek EJ, Kostecki PT, Calabrese EJ. Hormesis and stage specific toxicity induced by cadmium in an insect model, the queen blowfly, Phormia regina Meig. Environ Pollut. 2003; 124(2):257-62. PMID: 12713925.
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    44. Iavicoli I, Carelli G, Stanek EJ, Castellino N, Calabrese EJ. Effects of per os lead acetate administration on mouse hepatocyte survival. Toxicol Lett. 2002 Mar 24; 129(1-2):143-9. PMID: 11879985.
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    45. Matthews CE, Hebert JR, Freedson PS, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS. Sources of variance in daily physical activity levels in the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 May 15; 153(10):987-95. PMID: 11384955.
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    46. Ockene IS, Matthews CE, Rifai N, Ridker PM, Reed G, Stanek E. Variability and classification accuracy of serial high-sensitivity C-reactive protein measurements in healthy adults. Clin Chem. 2001 Mar; 47(3):444-50. PMID: 11238295.
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    47. Matthews CE, Freedson PS, Hebert JR, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Rosal MC, Ebbeling CB, Ockene IS. Seasonal variation in household, occupational, and leisure time physical activity: longitudinal analyses from the seasonal variation of blood cholesterol study. Am J Epidemiol. 2001 Jan 15; 153(2):172-83. PMID: 11159163.
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    48. Stanek EJ, Calabrese EJ. Daily soil ingestion estimates for children at a Superfund site. Risk Anal. 2000 Oct; 20(5):627-35. PMID: 11110210.
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    49. Matthews CE, Freedson PS, Hebert JR, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Ockene IS. Comparing physical activity assessment methods in the Seasonal Variation of Blood Cholesterol Study. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2000 May; 32(5):976-84. PMID: 10795789.
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    50. King JA, Rosal MC, Ma Y, Reed G, Kelly TA, Stanek EJ, Ockene IS. Sequence and seasonal effects of salivary cortisol. Behav Med. 2000; 26(2):67-73. PMID: 11147291.
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    51. Stanek EJ, Well A, Ockene I. Why not routinely use best linear unbiased predictors (BLUPs) as estimates of cholesterol, per cent fat from kcal and physical activity? Stat Med. 1999 Nov 15; 18(21):2943-59. PMID: 10523752.
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    52. Ockene IS, Hebert JR, Ockene JK, Saperia GM, Stanek E, Nicolosi R, Merriam PA, Hurley TG. Effect of physician-delivered nutrition counseling training and an office-support program on saturated fat intake, weight, and serum lipid measurements in a hyperlipidemic population: Worcester Area Trial for Counseling in Hyperlipidemia (WATCH). Arch Intern Med. 1999 Apr 12; 159(7):725-31. PMID: 10218753.
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    53. Hebert JR, Ma Y, Clemow L, Ockene IS, Saperia G, Stanek EJ, Merriam PA, Ockene JK. Gender differences in social desirability and social approval bias in dietary self-report. Am J Epidemiol. 1997 Dec 15; 146(12):1046-55. PMID: 9420529.
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    54. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, James RC, Roberts SM. Soil ingestion: a concern for acute toxicity in children. Environ Health Perspect. 1997 Dec; 105(12):1354-8. PMID: 9405323.
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    55. Simko RJ, Stanek EJ. Treatment patterns for heart failure in a primary care environment. Am J Manag Care. 1997 Nov; 3(11):1669-76. PMID: 10178465.
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    56. Cheng JW, Charland SL, Shaw LM, Kobrin S, Goldfarb S, Stanek EJ, Spinler SA. Is the volume of distribution of digoxin reduced in patients with renal dysfunction? Determining digoxin pharmacokinetics by fluorescence polarization immunoassay. Pharmacotherapy. 1997 May-Jun; 17(3):584-90. PMID: 9165563.
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    57. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Pekow P, Barnes RM. Soil ingestion estimates for children residing on a superfund site. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 1997 Apr; 36(3):258-68. PMID: 9143454.
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    58. Stanek EJ, Calabrese EJ, Barnes R, Pekow P. Soil ingestion in adults--results of a second pilot study. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 1997 Apr; 36(3):249-57. PMID: 9143453.
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    59. Darity WA, Tuthill RW, Winder AE, Cernada GP, Chen TT, Buchanan DR, Stanek E, Pastides H. A multi-city community based smoking research intervention project in the african-american populatio. Int Q Community Health Educ. 1997 Jan 1; 17(2):117-30. PMID: 20841058.
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    60. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Barnes R, Burmaster DE, Callahan BG, Heath JS, Paustenbach D, Abraham J, Gephart LA. Methodology to estimate the amount and particle size of soil ingested by children: implications for exposure assessment at waste sites. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 1996 Dec; 24(3):264-8. PMID: 8975756.
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    61. Stanek EJ, Pransky G. Unilateral vs. bilateral carpal tunnel: challenges and approaches. Am J Ind Med. 1996 Jun; 29(6):669-78. PMID: 8773727.
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    62. Ellish NJ, Saboda K, O'Connor J, Nasca PC, Stanek EJ, Boyle C. A prospective study of early pregnancy loss. Hum Reprod. 1996 Feb; 11(2):406-12. PMID: 8671233.
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    63. Himmelstein JS, Feuerstein M, Stanek EJ, Koyamatsu K, Pransky GS, Morgan W, Anderson KO. Work-related upper-extremity disorders and work disability: clinical and psychosocial presentation. J Occup Environ Med. 1995 Nov; 37(11):1278-86. PMID: 8595497.
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    64. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ. A dog's tale: soil ingestion by a canine. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 1995 Oct; 32(1):93-5. PMID: 8565883.
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    65. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ. Resolving intertracer inconsistencies in soil ingestion estimation. Environ Health Perspect. 1995 May; 103(5):454-7. PMID: 7656874.
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    66. Stanek EJ, Calabrese EJ. Daily estimates of soil ingestion in children. Environ Health Perspect. 1995 Mar; 103(3):276-85. PMID: 7768230.
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    67. Stanek EJ, Wafula EM, Onyango FE, Musia J. Characteristics related to the incidence and prevalence of acute respiratory tract infection in young children in Kenya. Clin Infect Dis. 1994 Apr; 18(4):639-47. PMID: 8038325.
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    68. Allen LH, Backstrand JR, Stanek EJ, Pelto GH, Chávez A, Molina E, Castillo JB, Mata A. The interactive effects of dietary quality on the growth and attained size of young Mexican children. Am J Clin Nutr. 1992 Aug; 56(2):353-64. PMID: 1636614.
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    69. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Gilbert CE. Evidence of soil-pica behaviour and quantification of soil ingested. Hum Exp Toxicol. 1991 Jul; 10(4):245-9. PMID: 1679647.
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    70. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ. A guide to interpreting soil ingestion studies. II. Qualitative and quantitative evidence of soil ingestion. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 1991 Jun; 13(3):278-92. PMID: 1947237.
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    71. Stanek EJ, Calabrese EJ. A guide to interpreting soil ingestion studies. I. Development of a model to estimate the soil ingestion detection level of soil ingestion studies. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 1991 Jun; 13(3):263-77. PMID: 1947236.
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    72. Stanek EJ, Kline G. Estimating prediction equations in repeated measures designs. Stat Med. 1991 Jan; 10(1):119-30. PMID: 2006350.
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    73. Stanek EJ, Pastides H, Darity WA, Elkins M. City directories as sources for survey work in low- and middle-income black communities. Am J Public Health. 1990 Sep; 80(9):1125-6. PMID: 2200285.
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    74. Calabrese EJ, Stanek EJ, Gilbert CE, Barnes RM. Preliminary adult soil ingestion estimates: results of a pilot study. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 1990 Aug; 12(1):88-95. PMID: 2217921.
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    75. Stanek EJ. A two-step method for understanding and fitting growth curve models. Stat Med. 1990 Jul; 9(7):841-51. PMID: 2218186.
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    76. Stanek EJ, Shetterley SS, Allen LH, Pelto GH, Chavez A. A cautionary note on the use of autoregressive models in analysis of longitudinal data. Stat Med. 1989 Dec; 8(12):1523-8. PMID: 2616942.
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    77. Calabrese EJ, Barnes R, Stanek EJ, Pastides H, Gilbert CE, Veneman P, Wang XR, Lasztity A, Kostecki PT. How much soil do young children ingest: an epidemiologic study. Regul Toxicol Pharmacol. 1989 Oct; 10(2):123-37. PMID: 2813865.
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    78. Stanek EJ, Diehl SR. Growth curve models of repeated binary response. Biometrics. 1988 Dec; 44(4):973-83. PMID: 3233260.
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    79. Tuthill RW, Stanek EJ, Willis C, Moore GS. Degree of public support for household hazardous waste control alternatives. Am J Public Health. 1987 Mar; 77(3):304-6. PMID: 3812835.
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    80. Stanek EJ, Tuthill RW, Willis C, Moore GS. Household hazardous waste in Massachusetts. Arch Environ Health. 1987 Mar-Apr; 42(2):83-6. PMID: 3579370.
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    81. Matteson SR, Morrison WS, Stanek EJ, Phillips C. A survey of radiographs obtained at the initial dental examination and patient selection criteria for bitewings at recall. J Am Dent Assoc. 1983 Oct; 107(4):586-90. PMID: 6579092.
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    82. Fox BH, Stanek EJ, Boyd SC, Flannery JT. Suicide rates among cancer patients in Connecticut. J Chronic Dis. 1982 Feb; 35(2):89-100. PMID: 7056839.
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    83. Percy C, Stanek E, Gloeckler L. Accuracy of cancer death certificates and its effect on cancer mortality statistics. Am J Public Health. 1981 Mar; 71(3):242-50. PMID: 7468855.
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