Selected Publications

Kales SN, Goldman RH. Mercury Exposure: Current Concepts, Controversies and a Clinic’s Experience. J Occup and Environ Med 2002; 2002;44:143-154.

Kales SN, Soteriades ES, Christoudias SG, Christiani DC. Firefighters and On-Duty Deaths from Coronary Heart Disease: a Case Control Study. Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source 2003, 2:14.

Saper RB, Kales SN, Paquin J, Burns MJ, Eisenberg, DM, Davis RB, Phillips RS. The Heavy Metal Content of Ayurvedic Herbal Medicine Products. JAMA 2004;292: 2868-2873.

Soteriades ES, Hauser R, Kawachi I, Liarokapis D, Christiani DC, Kales SN. Obesity and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors in Firefighters: A Prospective Cohort Study. Obesity Research 2005;13: 1756-1763.

Kales SN, Huyck KL, Goldman RH. Elevated Urine Arsenic: Un-Speciated Results Lead to Unnecessary Concern and Further Evaluations. J Analytic Toxicol 2006;30:80-85.

Kales SN, Christiani DC. Acute Chemical Emergencies. N Engl J Med 2004;350:800-8.

Kales SN, Soteriades ES,Christophi CA, Christiani DC. Emergency Duties and Deaths from Heart Disease among Firefighters in the United States. N Engl J Med. 2007;356:1207-15.

Mbanu I, Wellenius GA, Mittleman MA, Peeples L, Stallings LA, Kales SN. Seasonality and Coronary Heart Disease Deaths in United States Firefighters. Chronobiol Int. 2007; 24: 715–26.

Geibe JR, Holder J, Peeples L, Kinney AM, Burress JW, Kales SN. Predictors of On-Duty Coronary Events in U.S. Male Firefighters. Amer J Cardiol. 2008;101:585–589.

Saper RB,  Phillips RS, Sehgal A, Khouri N, Davis RB, Paquin J, Thuppil V, Kales SN. Lead, Mercury, and Arsenic in U.S. and Indian-manufactured Ayurvedic Medicines Sold over the Internet. JAMA 2008; 300:915-923.

Parks PD, Durand G, Tsismenakis AJ, Vela-Bueno A, Kales SN. Screening for Obstructive Sleep Apnea during Commercial Driver Medical Examinations. J Occup Environ Med. 2009;51:275-282.

Tsismenakis AJ, Christophi CA, Burress JW, Kinney AM, M Kim, Kales SN. The Obesity Epidemic and Future Emergency Responders. Obesity. 2009;17:1648-1650.

Zhang C, Varvarigou V, Parks PD, Gautam S, Vela Bueno A, Malhotra A, Kales SN. Psychomotor Vigilance Testing of Professional Drivers in the Occupational Health Clinic: a Potential Objective Screen for Daytime Sleepiness. J Occup Environ Med 2012;54:296-302.

Baur DM, Christophi CA, Tsismenakis AJ, Cook EF, Kales SN. Cardio-Respiratory Fitness Predicts Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in Career Firefighters. J Occup Environ Med 2011;53:1155-1160.

Anderson JE, Govada M, Steffen TK, Thorne CP, Varvarigou V, Kales SN, Burks SV. Obesity Is Associated With the Future Risk of Heavy Truck Crashes among Newly Recruited Commercial Drivers. Accident Analysis & Prevention. Accident Analysis & Prevention. Vol. 49, Nov. 2012, doi:10.1016/j.aap.2012.02.018.

Baur DM, Christophi CA, Cook EF, Kales SN. Age-related decline in Cardio-Respiratory Fitness among Career Firefighters: Modification by Physical Activity and Adiposity. Journal of Obesity. Vol. 2012, Article ID 710903, 6 pages, 2012. doi:10.1155/2012/710903.

Baur DM, Leiba A, Christophi CA, Kales SN. Low Fitness Is Associated With Exercise Abnormalities among Asymptomatic Firefighters. Occup Med London. 2012 Oct;62(7):566-9. doi: 10.1093/occmed/kqs112.

Kales SN, Tsismenakis AJ, Zhang C, Soteriades ES. State of the Art.  Blood Pressure in Firefighters, Police Officers, and other Emergency Responders. Am J Hypertens. 2009;22:11-20.

Soteriades ES, Smith DL, Tsismenakis AJ, Baur DM, Kales SN. Cardiovascular Disease in U.S. Firefighters: A Systematic Review. Cardiol Rev. 2011;19:202-215.