Peer Reviewed Journals

1. Amitai Y, Graef J, Brown MJ, et al. Hazards of Deleading in Children with Lead Poisoning. AJDC 1987; 14: 758-760.

2. Cosgrove E, Brown MJ, Madigan P, et al. Lead Poisoning – A Case Study. Journal of Environmental Health 1989; 52: 346-349.

3. Amitai Y, Brown MJ, Graef J, Cosgrove, E. Effects of Deleading on the Blood Lead Levels of Lead Poisoned Children. Pediatrics 1991; 88: 893-897.

4. Bailey AJ, Sargent J, Freeman J, Brown MJ. Poisoned Landscapes: The Epidemiology of Environmental Lead Exposure in Massachusetts Children. Soc Sci Med 1994; 39: 757-766.

5. Swindell S, Charney E, Brown MJ, Delaney J. Home Abatement and Blood Lead Changes in Children with Class III Lead Poisoning. Clinical Pediatrics, 1994; 33(9): 536-541.

6. Sargent J, Brown MJ, Freeman J, Bailey A, Goodman D, Freeman D. Childhood Lead Poisoning in Massachusetts Communities: Its Association with Sociodemographic and Housing Characteristics. AJPH 1995; 85: 528-534.

7. Sargent J, Stuhel T, Dalton M, Freeman J, Brown MJ. Prevalence of Iron Deficiency in Massachusetts Communities: Socioeconomic and Demographic Risk Factors for Children. AJPH 1996; 86: 544-550.

8. Brown MJ, Hu H, Gonzalies-Cossio T, Peterson K, Sanin L, Kageyama M, Palazuelos E, Aro A, Schnaas L, Hernandez-Avila M. Determinants of Bone and Blood Lead Levels in the Early Postpartum Period. Occup Environ Med 2000; 57: 535-541.

9. Brown MJ, Shenassa E, Fornoff J and Caitlin S. Childhood Lead Poisoning and Related Hospital Admission, Illinois, 1993-1998. Public Health Reports, 2000;115:532-536.

10. Brown MJ, Gardner J, Sargent J, Swartz K, Hu H, and Timperi R. Effectiveness of Housing Policies to Reduce Children’s Lead Exposure. AJPH, 2001;91:621-624.

11. Geltman P, Brown MJ and Cochran J. Lead Poisoning among Refugee Children Resettled in Massachusetts, 1995-1999. Pediatrics, 2001;108:158-162.

12. Brown MJ. Costs and Benefits of Enforcing Housing Policies to Prevent Childhood Lead Poisoning. Medical Decision Making, 2002;22:482-492.

13. Brown MJ, Eastman M and Shenassa E. Changing Trends in HIV-related Hospitalizations: Small Area Analysis in Illinois 1994-2000. Journal of Community Health. 2003;28(4):247-255.

14. Brown MJ and Meehan PJ. Health effects of blood lead levels lower than 10 µg/dL in children. AJPH. 2004;94(1):3-4.

15. Shenassa E, Stubbendick A and Brown MJ. Social disparities in housing and related pediatric injury: A Multi-level Study. AJPH. 2004;94(4):633-639.

16. Shenassa E and Brown MJ Maternal smoking and infantile GI dysregulation: The case of colic. Pediatrics. Pediatrics 2004;114:e497-e505.

17. Meyer PA, Staley F, Staley P, Curtis J and Brown MJ. Improving strategies to prevent childhood lead poisoning using local data. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health. 2005;28:15-20.

18. Brown MJ, McLaine P, Dixon S and Simon P. A Randomized Community Based Trial of Home Visiting to Reduce Blood Lead Levels in Children. Pediatrics. Accepted 2005.


1. Goldberg E, Brown MJ. Glittering Dangers in Your Home. Museum of Science Newsletter December 1985-January 1986; 35.

2. Brown MJ, Mason G, Cosgrove E. Lead Poisoning: A New Approach to an Old Problem, Massachusetts Journal of Community Health 1986-1987; 3: 28-32.

3. Brown MJ, DeGiacomo JM, Gallagher G, et al. Massachusetts Lead Levels in Children of Different Ages, Letter to the Editor, New England Journal of Medicine 1990; 323(2): 135-136.

4. Brown MJ, Bellinger D, Matthews J. In Utero Lead Exposure. MCN 1990; 15: 94-96.

5. Epstein S, Taylor A, Brown MJ. Coordinating Care from Clinic to Community: Quality Standards for Serving Children and Families Affected by Environmental Lead Hazards. New England Serve, Boston, 1998.

6. Brown MJ, Shenassa E and Tips N Small Area Analysis of Risk for Childhood Lead Poisoning Alliance to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, New Orleans, April 2001.

7. Brown, MJ Childhood Lead Poisoning Letter to the Editor, Boston Globe, Boston, MA, September 9, 2001.

8. Hu H and Brown MJ Effectiveness of Environmental Health Policies: A New Frontier for Epidemiologists. Epidemiology, invited commentary, May 2003.

9. CDC. Blood lead levels in residents of homes with elevated lead in tap water—District of Columbia, 2004. MMWR . April 2, 2004.

10. CDC Elevated Blood Lead Levels in Refugee Children–New Hampshire, 2003—2004. MMWR. January 21, 2005.

11. CDC Blood Lead Levels in the United States, 1999—2002. MMWR May 27, 2005.