Mei-Ling Ting Lee

Publications in Epidemiology, Microbiology & Environmental Studies

(Last updated on 11/21/2009)

Environmental Research
Epidemiology
Pharmarco Epidemiology
Microbiology


Environmental Research

Lee M-LT, Whitmore GA, Laden F, Hart JE, Garshick E. A Case-Control Study Relating Railroad Worker Mortality to Diesel Exhaust Exposure Using a Threshold Regression Model. Journal of Statistical Planning and Inferences, 2009, 139:1633-1642.

Lee M-LT, Whitmore GA, Laden F, Hart JE, Garshick E. Assessing lung cancer risk in railroad workers using a first hitting time regression model. Environmetrics, 2004,15: 501-512.

Tsaih SW, Korrick S, Schwartz J, Lee MLT, Amarasiriwardena C, Aro A, Sparrow D, Hu H. Relation of bone lead and blood lead to renal function among middle-aged and elderly men: the Normative Aging Study. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2004; 112: 1178-82.

Aro A, Amarasiriwardena C, Lee M-LT, Kim R, Hu H. Validation of K x-ray fluorescence bone lead measurements by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry in cadaver legs. Medical Physics, 2000; 27: 119-123.

Chuang HY, Schwartz J, Hu H, Lee M-LT. Vibration perception thresholds in workers with long-term lead exposure. Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 2000; 57: 588-594.

Tsaih SWT, Schwartz J, Lee M-LT, Amarasiriwardena C, Aro A, Sparrow D, Hu H. The independent contribution of bone and erythrocyte lead to urinary lead among middle-aged and elderly man: The Normative Aging Study. Environmental Health Perspectives, 1999; 107, 391-396.

Chuang HY, Lee M-LT, Chao KY, Wang JD, Hu H. The relationship of blood lead levels to personal hygiene habits in lead battery workers: Taiwan, 1991-1997. American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 1999; 35: 595-603.




Epidemiology

Rosner B, Glynn RJ, Lee M-LT. A Nonparametric Test for Observational Non-Normally Distributed Ophthalmic Data with Eye-Specific Exposures and Outcomes, Ophthalmic Epidemiology, Volume 14, Issue 4 July 2007, pages 243 - 250

Finkelstein JS, Lee M-LT, Sowers MF, Ettinger B, Neer RM,  Kelsey JL, Cauley JA, Huang MH, Greendale GA. Ethnic variation in bone density in premenopausal and early perimenopausal women: effects of anthropometric and lifestyle factors, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2002; 87: 3057-3067.

Finkelstein JS, Sowers MF, Greendale GA, Lee M-LT, Neer RM, Cauley JA, Ettinger B. Ethnic variation in bone turnover in pre- and early perimenopausal women: effects of anthropometric and lifestyle factors. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, 2002; 87: 3051-3056.

Leder BZ, Smith MR, Fallon M, Lee ML, Finkelstein JS. Effects of gonadal steroid suppression on skeletal sensitivity to parathyroid hormone in men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and metabolism, 2001; 86: 511-516.

Zaleznik DF, Rench MA, Hillier S, Krohn MA, Platt R, Lee M-LT, Flores AE, Ferriri P, Baker CJ. Invasive group B streptococcal disease in pregnant women and neonates from diverse population groups. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 2000; 30:276-281.

Lee M-LT, Rosner BA, Weiss ST. Relationship of blood pressure to cardiovascular death: the effects of pulse pressure in the elderly. Annals of Epidemiology, 1999; 9: 101-107.

Platt R, Adelson-Mitty J, Weissman L, Zaleznik D., Lee ML, Baker CJ. Resource utilization associated with initial hospital stays complicated by early-onset group B streptococcal disease. Pediatric Infectious Disease, 1999; 18: 529-533.

Lee M-LT, Rosner BA, Weiss ST, Vokonas PS, Gaziano JM. Predictors of cardiovascular deaths: The Normative Aging Study--1963-1998. Clinical Geriatrics, 1999: 7: 77-85.

Fielding JR, Griffiths DJ, Versi E, Mulkern RV, Lee M-LT, Jolesz FA. MR imaging of pelvic floor continence mechanisms in the supine and sitting positions. American Journal of Roentgenology, 1998; 171: 1607-1610.

Poteat HT, Ho GT, Lee M-LT, Welch WR, Loughlin KR, Sacks DB. The utility of patient age in evaluating prostate cancer, American Journal of Clinical Pathology, 1997; 107: 337-344.

Lee M-LT, Rosner BA, Vokonas PS, Weiss ST. Longitudinal analysis of adult male blood pressure: The Normative Aging Study, 1963-1992. Journal of Epidemiology & Biostatistics, 1996; 1:79-87. 

Hirschorn LR, Trnka Y, Onderdonk A, Lee M-LT, Platt R. Epidemiology of community-acquired clostridium difficile associated diarrhea. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 1994; 169:127-33.




Pharmarco Epidemiology

Choo PW, Rand CS, Inui TS, Lee M-LT, Canning C, Platt R. A cohort study of possible risk factors for over-reporting of antihypertensive adherence, BioMedical Central Cardiovascular Disorders, 2001; 1: 6.

Choo PW, Rand CS, Inui TS, Lee M-LT, Canning C, Platt R. Derivation of adherence metrics from electronic dosing records. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, 2001; 54: 619-626.

Choo PW, Rand CS, Inui TS, Lee M-LT, Canning C, Platt R. A pharmacodynamic assessment of the impact of antihypertensive non-adherence on blood pressure control. Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety, 2000; 9: 557-563.

Choo PW, Rand CS, Inui TS, Lee M-LT, Cain E, Cordeiro-Breault M, Canning C, Platt R. Validation of patient reports, automated pharmacy records, and pill counts with electronic monitoring or adherence to antihypertensive therapy. Medical Care, 1999; 37: 846-857.

Lee M-LT, Lazarus R. Meta analysis for drug safety data with logistic regressions. Drug Information Journal , 1997; 31: 1189-1193.




Microbiology

Onderdonk AB, Lee M-LT, Liberman E, Delaney ML, Tuomala RE. Quantitative microbiologic models for pre-term delivery, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 2003, 41: 1073-1079.

Lee M-LT, DuBois A, Ross RA, Onderdonk AB. Nonlinear models for in vitro kill kinetics for antibiotics. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 1999; 9: 271-277.

Lee M-LT, Ross RA, Onderdonk AB. Statistical models for vaginal microflora: identifying women at risk for group B streptococcus colonization as a test of concept. Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology. 1997; 5: 336-340.

Lee M-LT, Onderdonk AB. Demonstration of subgroups among normal vaginal microflora data. Microbial Ecology in Health & Disease, 1995; 7:107-12.

Lee M-LT, Ross RA, Onderdonk AB. Cluster analysis of vaginal microflora data, Microecology and Therapy 1995; 25:324-328.

Lee M-LT, Ross RA, Delaney ML, Onderdonk AB. Mathematical modelling of the vaginal microflora. Microecology and Therapy 1995; 23:18-21.

Ross RA, Lee M-LT, Delaney ML, Onderdonk AB. Use of continuous culture growth systems for modelling vaginal microflora behaviour. Microecology and Therapy 1995; 23:16-17.

Ross RA, Lee M-LT, Onderdonk AB. Effect of candida albricans infection and clotrimazole treatment on vaginal microflora in an in vitro model. Obstetrics and Gynecology, 1995; 86:925-30.

Lee M-LT, Ross RA, Delaney ML, Onderdonk AB. Predicting abnormal microbial population levels in the vaginal ecosystem. Microbial Ecology in Health & Diseases, 1994; 7:235-40.

Ross RA, Lee M-LT, Delaney ML, Onderdonk AB. Mixed-effects models for predicting microbial interactions in the vaginal ecosystem. Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 1994; 32:871-75.