University Collaborators

Mark Robson
- Dean of Agricultural Programs
- Professor and Extension Specialist in Entomology (Primary)
- Rutgers University ? School of Environmental and Biological Sciences
- Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health (Secondary)
- University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey ? School of Public Health

Education:

M.P.H. in Environmental Health
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey-School of Public Health
Piscataway, New Jersey

Ph.D. in Plant Science
The Graduate School, Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Phone: (848) 932-6276
E-mail: robson@aesop.rutgers.edu

Major Interests
Dr. Robson develops and implements degree and non-degree undergraduate and graduate programs in entrepreneurial and innovative education in the agricultural sciences. The major targets careers in agricultural education and extension, government service, and agribusiness as well as an owner/operator of farming enterprises. Areas of focus include controlled-environment agriculture, agricultural policy and entrepreneurship, energy efficiency, and niche agriculture, including agro-tourism, community-supported agriculture, and sustainable agriculture. This includes a master?s degree in the business and science of agriculture, as well as non-degree certificate programs. Additionally he is responsible for the Office of Continuing and Professional Education, the Agricultural Leadership program, and the IR-R Minor Use Pesticide program.

Publications
Peer Reviewed Articles (Since 1989)

Mattern, G., Singer, G., Louis, J., Robson, M. and Rosen, J. Analysis of linuron in potatoes using capillary column gas chromatography/mass spectrometry. J. of Assoc. of Official Analytical Chemists, 72: 970-974. 1989.

Robson, M., Hopfinger, J. and Eck, P. Postharvest sensory evaluation of calcium treated peach fruit.  Acta Horticulturae, 254:173-177. 1989.

Mattern, G., Singer, G., Louis, J., Robson, M. and Rosen, J. Determination of seven pesticides with a chemical ionization trap detector. J. of Agri. and Food Chem., 38(2): 402-407. 1990.

Bukowski J., Robson, M., Buckley, B., Russell, D. and Meyer, L. Air-levels of volatile organic compounds following indoor application of an emulsifiable concentrate insecticide. Environmental Science and Technology, 30(8): 2543-2546. 1996.

Hamilton G., Robson, M., Ghidiu, G., Samulis, R. and Prostko, E. Seventy-five percent adoption of integrated pest management by 2000? A case study from New Jersey. American Entomologist, 43 (3):74-78. 1997.

Gurunathan, S., Robson, M., Freeman, N., Buckley, B., Roy, A., Meyer R., Bukowski, J., and Lioy, P. Accumulation of chlorpyrifos on residential surfaces and toys accessible to children.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 106: 9-16. 1998.

Goldstein, B., Robson, M., and Botnick, C.  Size characteristics of larger academic human environmental health programs in the United States.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 106: 615-617. 1998.

Greco, R., Robson, M., Russell, D., and Meyer, R.  Is hydrocooling a possible mechanism for the transfer of pesticides? Bulletin Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 60: 685-692. 1998.

Mansour, H., Robson, M., Meyer, R. and Weisel, C.  Potential impact of chlorination of sandy bottom swimming areas on drinking water sources.  International Journal of Environmental Studies, 56: 653-655. 1999.

Schneider, D., Robson, M., Greenberg, M., and Saunders, H.  Impacts of health and welfare policy changes on rural America.  Journal of Social Medicine, 3:1-12. 2000.

Gray, G., Goldstein, B., Bailar, J., Davis, D., Delzell, E., Dost, F., Greenberg, R., Hatch, M., Hodgson, E., Ibrahim, M., Lamb, J., Lavy, T., Mandel, J., Monson, R., Robson, M., Shore, R., and Graham, J.  The federal government’s agricultural health study: a critical review with suggested improvements.  Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 6(1): 47-71. 2000.

Vassilev, Z.P., Robson, M., and Kaplan, M.  Health-based environmental indicators: approaches, potential and limitations.  Journal of Environmental Medicine, 1 (4): 201-206. 2000.

Robson, M. and Schneider, D.  Environmental Health Issues in Rural Communities.  Journal of Environmental Health, 63(10): 16-19. 2001.

Robson, M., Schneider, D., Marentes, C., and Villanueva, E.  Field conditions for agricultural workers in the El Paso, Texas region.  New Solutions, 11 (2): 141-148. 2001.

Conte, M. Lynch, R., and Robson, M.  An investigation of microbial contamination of compressed air used in dentistry. Journal of Environmental Health, 64(4): 15-20. 2001.

Vassilev, Z.P., Robson, M., and Klotz, J.B.  Outdoor exposure to polycyclic organic matter and adverse reproductive outcomes.   Journal of Industrial Medicine, 40: 255-262. 2001.

Vassilev, Z.P., Robson, M., and Klotz, J.B.  Associations of polycyclic organic matter in outdoor air with decreased birth weight: A pilot cross-sectional analysis. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part a. 64: 595-605. 2001.

Woolfson, C., Robson, M. and Beck, M., Exploring Health, Safety and Environment in Central and Eastern Europe: Introduction to ECOHSE. New Solutions, 11(3): 217-223. 2001.

Robson, M., Hamilton, G., and Brachman, G., Case Study: Chronic Organophosphate Poisoning.  New Solutions, 11(3): 251-257. 2001.

Watterson, A., Silberschmidt, M., and Robson, M.  Occupational Health in Central and Eastern Europe in the 1990s: One step forward and two steps backward? International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 7(3): 233-245. 2001.

Beck, M., Robson, M., Watterson, A., and Woolfson, C. Exploring Health Safety and Environment in Central and Eastern Europe: An Introduction to the European Centre for Occupational Health, Safety and the Environment (ECOHSE). New Solutions, 11(3): 207-213. 2001.

Bonanno, J., Robson, M., Buckley, B. and Modica, M. An investigation of ventilation effects on lead at a firing range.  Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 68:315-323. 2002.

Burger, J., Diaz-Barriga, F., Marafante, E., Pounds, J., and Robson, M.  Methodologies to examine the importance of host factors to bioavailability of metals.  Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 56: 20-31. 2003.

Robson, M.  Methodologies for assessing exposures to metals: Human host factors.  Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 56:104-109. 2003.

Haas, N., Gochfeld, M., Robson, M., Wartenberg, D.  Latent health effects in firefighters.  International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 9: 95-103. 2003.

Tabbot, P., Robson, M., and Breen, K.  Foodborne pathogens: The risk to the health of merchant seafarers.  Medicina Maritima, 3(1): 47-71. 2003.

Jirachaiyabhas, V., Visuthisumajarn, P., Hore, P., and Robson, M. Organophosphate pesticide exposure of traditional and integrated pest management farmers: A case study in Thailand. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 10: 300-306. 2004.

Jirachaiyabhas, V., Visuthisumajarn, P., and Robson, M. Exposure assessment of traditional and IPM farmers on using pesticides: A case study at Bang Rieng Sub District, Khuan Nieng District, Songklanakarin Province. Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, 26(1): 161-170. 2004.

Kirby, R. and Robson, M. Research and teaching in the field of children’s environmental health. Journal of Children’s Health, 2(1): 1-2. 2004.

Hore, P., Robson, M., Freeman, N., Zhang, Z., Wartenberg, D., Ozkaynak, H., Tulve, N., Sheldon, L., Needham, L., Barr, D., and Lioy, P. Chlorpyrifos accumulation patterns for child accessible surfaces and objects and urinary metabolite excretion by children for two-weeks after crack and crevice application. Environmental Health Perspectives, 113(2): 211-219. 2005.

Gregory, P., Hamilton, G., and Robson, M.  The role of Cooperative Extension in homeland security.  American Entomologist.  51 (3): 134-137. 2005.

Robson, M. and Yangwanitcha, R. The effects of the Tsunami of December 26, 2004: A Photo Essay.  Public Health Reports, 120: 529-564. 2005.

Arcury, T., Quandt, S., Barr, D., Hoppin, J., McCauley, L., Grzywacz, J., and Robson, M.   Farmworker exposure in pesticides: Methodological issues for the collection of comparable data.  Environmental Health Perspectives. 114(6): 923-928. 2006.

 McCauley, L., Anger, K., Keifer, M., Langley, R., Robson, M., and Rohlman, D.  Studying health outcomes in farmworker populations exposed to pesticides.  Environmental Health Perspectives, 114(6):953-960.  2006.

Hore, P., Zartarian, V., Xue, J., Özkaynak, H.,  Wang, S., Yang, Y., Chu, P., Sheldon, L., Robson, M., Needham, L., Barr, B., Freeman, N., Georgopoulos, P., and Lioy, P. Deterministic application of CPPAES field measurements for testing the performance of a physically based probabilistic population model in estimating children’s residential exposure and dose to chlorpyrifos. Science of the Total Environment, 366: 525-537.  2006  

Petchuay, C., Visuthisumajarn, P., Vitayavirasak, B., Hore, P., and Robson, M. Biological monitoring of organophosphate pesticides in preschool children living in the Bang Rieng Agricultural Community, Southern Thailand.  International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 12: 133-141. 2006.

Borjan, M., Meyer, R., Brown, C., Hamilton, G., and Robson, M. Trends Indicated by the New Jersey Pesticide Use Survey. Outlooks on Pest Management, 17 (4):157-163. 2006.

Vassilev, Z., Shiel, M., Lewis, M., Marcus, S., and Robson, M.  Assessment of barriers to utilization of poison centers by Hispanic/Latino populations. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A.  69:1711-1718. 2006.

Abatemarco, A., Beckley, J., Borjan, M., and Robson, M.  Assessing and improving bioterrorism preparedness among first responders. Journal of Environmental Health. 69(6): 16-22. 2006.

Gregory, P., Hamilton, G., Borjan, M., and Robson, M. Vulnerability assessment of New Jersey’s food supply to invasive species: The New Jersey IMPORT Project. New Solutions. 16(3): 273-283. 2006.

Tabbot, P and Robson, M. New Jersey residential well testing program: A case study: Randolph Township. Journal of Environmental Health. 69(2): 15-19. 2006.

Blanset, D., Zhang, J., and Robson, M.  Probabilistic estimates of lifetime daily doses from consumption of drinking water containing trace levels of N,N-diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET), triclosan or acetaminophen and the associated risk to human health. Journal of Human and Ecological Risk Assessment. 13: 615-631. 2007.

Keithmaleesatti, S., Thirakhupt, K., Pradatsudarasar, A., Varanuspakul, P., Kitana, N., and Robson, M.  Organochlorine concentration in egg yolk and reproductive success of Egretta
garzetta at Wat Tan En Thailand Wildlife Preserve. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety.
68: 79-83. 2007.

Siriwong, W., Thirakhupt, K., Sitticharoenchai, D., and Robson, M. Accumulation of organochlorine pesticide residues in aquatic plants. J. Sci. Res. Chula. Univ., 32 (1) 7-14.  2007.

Kietpawpan, M., Visuthismajarn, P., Tanavud, and Robson, M. Method of calculating tsunami travel times in the Andaman Sea region. Natural Hazards, doi 10.1007/s11069-007-9183-5.  2007.

Thanapop, C., Geater, A., Robson, M., Paktongsuk, P., Viroonudomphol, D. Exposure to lead of boatyard workers in Southern Thailand. Journal of Occupational Health. 49:345-352. 2007.

Bennett, B., Parker, D., and Robson, M.  Leprosy-Steps along the journey of eradication.  Public Health Reports, (123): 198-205. 2008.

Borjan, M., Constantino, P., and Robson, M. New Jersey migrant and seasonal farmworkers: enumeration and access to healthcare study. New Solutions, 10:77-86. 2008.

Osinubi, O., Gandhi, S., Ohman-Strickland, P., Boglarsky, C., Fiedler, N., Kipen, H., and Robson, M. Organizational factors and office workers’ health after the World Trade Center Terrorist Attacks: Long term physical symptoms, psychological distress and work productivity. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 50:112-125.2008.

Lumia, M., Gentile, P., Efthimion, and Robson, M. The use of removable thin film coating techniques as an alternative to traditional decontamination methods to mitigate and abate hazardous particulates. Remediation Journal, 18(2):115-130. 2008.

Garetano, G., Stern, A., Robson, M., and Gochfeld, M.  Mercury vapor in residential building common areas in communities that use mercury for cultural purposes versus a reference community. Science of the Total Environment, 397(1-3):131-139. 2008.

Siriwong, W., Sitticharoenchai, D., Borjan, M., Thirakhupt, K. and Robson, M.  Organochlorine pesticide residues in plankton, Rangsit Agricultural Area, Central Thailand. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, DOI 10.1007/s00128-008-9532-4. 2008.

Petchuay, C., Thoumsang, S., Visuthismajarn, P., Vitayavirasak, B., Buckley, B., Hore, P., and Robson, M. Analytical method developed for measurement of dialkylphosphate metabolites in urine collected from children non-occupationally exposed to organophosphate pesticides in an agricultural community in Thailand. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, DOI 10.1007/s00128-008-9515-5. 2008.

Siriwong, W., Sitticharoenchai, D., Rohitrattana J., Thongkongowm, P., Thirakhupt, K. and Robson, M. Biomagnification of organochlorine pesticides in aquatic food web of Rangsit Agricultural Area, Thailand. Ecological Indicators, DOI: 10.1016/j.ecolind.2008.10.004. 2008.

Siriwong, W., Thirakhupt, K., Sitticharoenchai, D., Rohitrattana J., Thongkongowm, P., M. Borjan, and Robson, M. A preliminary health risk assessment of organochlorine pesticide residues associated with aquatic organisms from the Rangsit Agricultural Area, Central Thailand.  Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, 14 (5): 1086 – 1097. 2008. 

Lumia, M., Gentile, P., Efthimion, Gochfeld, M., and Robson, M. Evaluation of an innovative use of removable thin film coating technology for the abatement of hazardous contaminants. Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health, Accepted. 2008.

Gutierrez, M., Ledoux, T., Golden, D. and Robson, M. Common field sexing technique Invalid for the native New Jersey bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana.  Herpetological Review, Accepted. 2008.

Yan, X., Lashley, S., Smulian, J.C., Ananth, C.V., Barr, D.B., Calafat, A.M., Ledoux, T., Hore, P., and Robson. M. Phthalate Biomarker Identification and Exposure Estimates in a Population of Pregnant Women. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Accepted. 2008.

Siriwong, W., Thirakhupt, K., Sitticharoenchai, D., Borjan, M., Keithmaleesatti S., Burger, J., and Robson, M. Risk Assessment for Dermal Exposure of Organochlorine Pesticides for Local Fisherman at Rangsit Agricultural Area, Central Thailand. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Accepted. 2008.

Yan, X., Lashley, S., Smulian, J., Ananth, C., Barr, B., Ledoux, T., Hore, P., and Robson, MPesticide Concentrations in Matrices Collected in the Perinatal Period in a Population of Pregnant Women and Newborns in New Jersey. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, Accepted. 2008.

Jaipieam, S., Visuthisumajarn, P., Sutheravut, P., Thoumsang, S., and Robson, M. Organophosphate pesticides in drinking water from artesian wells and health risk assessment of agricultural community, Thailand. Human and Ecological Risk Assessment, In Review. 2008.

Thanapop, C., Geater, A., Robson, M., Paktongsuk, P., Viroonudomphol, D. Elevated lead contamination in boat-caulkers’ Homes in Southern Thailand. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, In Review. 2008.

 Gutierrez, M., Ledoux, T., Cooper, K. and Robson, M. Altered reproductive parameters in bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana) and green frogs (Rana clamitans melanota) from atrazine contaminated New Jersey agricultural sites. Science of the Total Environment, In Review. 2008.

Sitticharoenchai, D., Rukankaew, N., Siriwong, W., Borjan, M., and Robson, M.  Contamination of Organochlorines in a Broadcast Rice Production System at Khlong 7, Rangsit, Pathum Thani Province. Ecological Indicators, In Review. 2008.

Blount, B., Valentin-Blasini, L., Lashley, S., Ananth, C., Ledoux, T., Murphy, E., Smulian, J., Barr, B., Hore, P., Spain, B. and Robson, M.  Perinatal exposure to perchlorate, thiocyanate and nitrate compared with iodide levels in New Jersey mothers and newborns.  Environmental Science and Technology, In Review. 2008.

Barr, D., Ananth, C., Yan, X., Lashley, S., Smulian, J., Ledoux, T., Hore, P., Robson, M. Pesticide Concentrations in Maternal and Umbilical Cord Serum and their Relation to Birth Outcomes in a Population of Pregnant Women and Newborns in New Jersey. Science of the Total Environment, In Review. 2008.

 Books

Robson, M. and Toscano, W., Eds.  Environmental Health Risk Assessment for Public Health. Jossey Bass Wiley Publishers.  2007.

Book Chapters

Robson, M.  Reuse of sludge.  Chapter 58, in Environmental Medicine.  Brooks, Gochfeld, Herzstein, Schenker, and Jackson, pp. 657-659, 1995.

Robson, M. Estimated production costs of strawberries in New Jersey. The Strawberry Horticultural Publications, 450-451, 1981 and revised in 2003.

Robson, M.  Panelist reaction: environmental justice in Communicating Risk in a Changing World.  Tinter, Pavlova, Gotsch and Arlen, eds. Ramazzini Institute/OEM Press.  Chapter 8, pp 81-83, 1998.

Fenske, R. and Robson, M.  Pesticides.  The Reporter’s Environmental Handbook-Third Edition.  pp 257-265.  West, Lewis, Greenberg, Sachsman, and Rogers, Eds.  Rutgers Univ. Press, 2003.

Shalat, S., Robson, M., and Mohr, S.  Agricultural Workers, Chapter 12, pp 193 – 201 in Rosenstock, Cullen, Brodkin, and Redlich.  Textbook of Clinical Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Elsevier–Saunders. 2005.

Robson, M. and DerMarderosian, A.  Pesticides, Chapter 93, pp 1719-1744.  Remington: The Science and Practice of Pharmacy 21st Edition, Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins Publishers 2005.

Robson, M. and Hamilton, G.  Pest Control and Pesticides.  Chapter 20, pp 544 – 580. In Environmental Health: From Global to Local.  Frumkin, H. Ed.  Jossey Bass Wiley Publishers, 2005.

Robson, M., Hamilton, G., and Siriwong, W.  Pest Control and Pesticides.  Chapter 20, pp xxx – xxx. In Environmental Health: From Global to Local. Second Edition.  Frumkin, Ed.  Jossey Bass Wiley Publishers, 2008.

Abstracts and Proceedings

Louis, J., Oxenford, J., Vowinkle, E., Battaglin, W., Robson, M., Murphy, E. and Bordenka, M. Impact of agricultural chemicals on groundwater quality in the New Jersey coastal plain. Presented at the 4th Annual Hudson/Delaware Regional SETAC Symposium, New Brunswick, NJ, May 13, 1988.

Robson, M., Hopfinger, J. and Eck, P.  Postharvest sensory evaluation of calcium treated peach fruit.  Presented at the International Peach Symposium, Clemson, SC, June 19, 1988.

Louis, J., Robson, M., Post, G., Rosen, J., Mattern, G. and Lia, C.  Dietary exposures to pesticide residues in food.  Presented at the 9th Annual SETAC Meetings, Arlington, VA, November 13, 1988.

Robson, M. How pesticide regulatory decisions are made.  Presented at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14, 1988.

Hopfinger, J. and Robson, M.  The effect of foliar calcium application on organoleptic evaluation. Southeast Professional Fruitworkers Conference, Athens, GA, October 19, 1988.

Louis, J. and Robson, M.  New Jersey pesticide use survey.  Abstract and paper for Pesticides in Terrestrial and Aquatic Environment, Richmond, VA, May 11-12, 1989.

Louis, J., Meyer, L., Post, G., Robson, M., Mattern, G., Lia, G. and Rosen, J. Pesticide residues measured in fruits and vegetables.  American Chemical Society Special Conference IV, Point Clear, AL, January 21-25, 1990.

Meyer, L., Hamilton, G. and Robson, M. New Jersey agricultural applications pesticide use survey.  American Chemical Society Special Conference IV, Point Clear, AL, January 21-25, 1990.

Robson, M. Interdisciplinary efforts are needed. Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 18(4): 325-326, 1993.

Robson, M. Interdisciplinary efforts are needed. The Scientist, April 1993.

Robson, M. Opportunities for sustainable agriculture in the United States and Eastern Europe. Presented at the 6th Annual Conference on Health and Environment in Eastern Europe. Eforie Nord, Romania. Conference Proceedings. B. Levy and C. Levenstein, eds. June 1995.

Gurunathan, S., Robson, M., Freeman, N., Buckley, B., and Lioy, P. Measurement of chlorpyrifos residues in an indoor environment to assess the dermal and non-dietary oral exposure pathways. Joint Society for Risk Analysis and International Society for Exposure Analysis and Epidemiology Annual Conference. New Orleans, LA, December 8-12, 1996.

Meyer, R., Robson, M., Hore, P., Petlick, S., and Buckley, B. Measurement of VOCs and pesticide aerosols in a controlled field environment, were the models wrong?  Abstract 1328 PITTCON’98, New Orleans, LA, March 5, 1998.

Robson, M., Meyer, R., Hore, P., Petlick, S., and Buckley, B. Pesticide measurement on toys, plates, and walls, how dry is dry?  Abstract 1329 - PITTCON’98, New Orleans, LA, March 5, 1998.

Strucinski, P., Ludwicki, J., Goralczyk, K., Czaja, K., Olszewski, W., Baranska, J. Robson, M. and Buckley, B.  Organochlorine pesticide residues in human breast adipose tissue in Poland.  Sixth Meeting of the Central and Eastern European Regional Section in Conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Union of Hungarian Toxicologists: Organochlorine Pollution in Central and Eastern Europe - Hazard and Risk for Humans and the Environment.  Balatonfoldvar, Hungary, September 19-23, 1999.

Czaja, K., Ludwicki, J., Robson, M., Goralczyk, K., Strucinski, P. and Buckley, B. Concentrations of persistent organochlorine compounds in the placenta and milk of the same women.  American Chemical Society.  Division of Environmental Chemistry. Preprints of Extended Abstracts Presented at the 217th ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA.  Vol. 39 No. 1, Pages: 150-152, March 21-25, 1999.

Goralczyk, K., Winnik, B., Huhtala, N., Yang, I., Robson, M., and Buckley, B. Microwave assisted solvent extraction for pesticides and PCBs in human adipose tissue: “Getting the fat out” of the solution. - PITTCON’00, New Orleans, LA, March 12-15, 2000.

Schneider, D., Robson, M., Marentes, C. and Villanueva, E.  Field conditions for agricultural workers in the El Paso, Texas Region 1998.  Presented at the ninth international symposium in medical geography. Montreal-Quebec, Canada, July 3-7, 2000.

Strucinski, P., Ludwicki, J.K., Goralczyk, K., Czaja, K., Olszewski, W., Baranska, J., Robson, M. and Buckley, B.  Organochlorine pesticides residues in human breast adipose tissue in Poland.  Central European Journal of Public Health, Supplement 8, pp 25-26, July 2000.

Strucinski, P., Ludwicki, J.K., Goralczyk, K., Czaja, K., Olszewski, W., Baranska, J., Buckley, B. and Robson, M. DDT and its metabolites in women’s breast adipose tissue and female reproductive system tissues.  Fifth International Symposium and Exhibition on Environmental Contaminants in Central and Eastern Europe.  Prague, Czech Republic, September 12-14, 2000.

Medora, C., Robson, M., Kelly-McNeil, K., and Kipen, H.  Measurement of pesticide exposure among farm workers in New Jersey.  North American Agro-Medicine Consortium, University of Florida, December 3, 2000.

Winnik, B., Goralczyk, K., Rodriguez, W., Robson, M., and Buckley, B. Extraction of pesticides and PCBs from fat by solid phase extraction. - PITTCON’01, New Orleans, LA, March 12, 2001.

Vassilev, Z., Robson, M., and Klotz, J. Polycyclic organic matter in outdoor air and adverse birth outcomes: a pilot study using air concentrations from USEPA for cross-sectional analyses of health outcomes.  New Jersey Center for Environmental Indicators Annual Meeting.  New Brunswick, NJ, May 1, 2001.

Lashley, S., Calafat, A., Barr, D., Ledoux, T., Hore, P., Lake, M., Robson, M., and Smulian, J. Endocrine disruptors in the maternal and fetal compartments. Abstract 488. Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine. February 11, 2005.

Vassilev, Z., Shiel, M., Robson, M., Lewis, J., and Marcus, S. Assessment of Barriers to Utilization of Poison Centers by Hispanic/Latino Populations. 2005 Preventative Medicine Conference. Washington, D.C., February 17, 2005.

Spayd, S., Gochfeld, M., Robson, M., Zhang, J., Johnson, W., Xie, R., and Buckley, B. Arsenic water treatment and human exposure. 2005 New England Private Drinking Well Symposium. Portsmouth, NH, November 14, 2005.

Petchuay, C., Visuthismajarn, P., Vitayavirasak, B., and Robson, M. Organophosphate pesticide metabolites in urine of preschool children in Bang Rieng agricultural community, Southern Thailand. International Conference on Hazardous Waste Management for a Sustainable Future. Bangkok, Thailand, January 10, 2006.

Spayd, S, Gochfeld, M., Robson, M., Johnson, W., Xie, R., and Buckley, B. Arsenic exposure reduction for residential wells via drinking water treatment systems. National Ground Water Association. Albuquerque, NM, February 6, 2006.

Shortell, S., Calhoun, J., Krag, S., Satariano, W., Leatt, P., Moser, M., Ibrahim, M., Miner, K.,                        Hilberman, D., Robson, M., Barnette, J., and McLeroy, D. Preparing M.P.H. graduates for practice in the 21st century: moving to competency-based M.P.H. curricula. American Public Health Association. Boston, MA, November 4-8, 2006.  

 Jaipieam, S., Visuthisamajarn, P., Sutheravut, P., Thoumsang, S., and Robson, M. Organophosphate Pesticides Residues in Drinking Water from Artesian Wells and Health Risk Assessment of Agricultural Community, Thailand. Asian-Pacific Regional Conference on Practical Environmental Technology 2007. Khon Kaen, Thailand, August 1-2, 2007.

Jaipieam, S., Visuthisamajarn, P., Sutheravut, P., and Robson, M. Organophosphate Pesticides Residues in Working Air Conditions and Health Risk Assessment of Vegetable Growers in Thailand. The Seventh International Symposium on Biological Monitoring in Occupational and Environmental Health. Beijing, China, September 10-12, 2007.

 Siriwong, W., Thirakhupt, K., Sitticharoenchai, D., Borjan, M. Keithmaleesatti, S., and Robson, M. Risk Assessment for Dermal Exposure of Organochlorine Pesticide Residue for Local Fisherman at Rangsit Agricultural Area, Central Thailand. Third International Scientific Conference on Occupational and Environmental Health. Occupational and Environmental Health Challenges in Rapidly Industrializing Countries. Hanoi, Vietnam, October 21-23, 2008.

Siriwong, W., Thirakhupt, K., Sitticharoenchai, D., Rohitrattana J., Thongkongowm P., and Borjan M., and Robson, M. Organochlorine Pesticide Residues in the Aquatic Food Web of the Lower Chao Phraya River Basin, Central Thailand. International Workshop on Urban Wetland Ecology and Restoration. Xiamen, China, December 12-19, 2008.


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