Publications

Leas, E. C., Benmarhnia, T., Strong, D. R., & Pierce, J. P. (2022). Use of Menthol Cigarettes, Smoking Frequency, and Nicotine Dependence Among US Youth. JAMA Network Open, 5(6), e2217144. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2022.17144
McElroy, S., Dimitrova, A., Evan, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Saharan dust and childhood respiratory symptoms in Benin. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 19(8), 11. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19084743
Dixit, A., Johns, N. E., Ghule, M., Battala, M., Begum, S., Saggurti, N., Silverman, J., Reed, E., Kiene, S. M., Benmarhnia, T., Averbach, S., & Raj, A. (2022). Association of traditional marital practices with contraceptive decision-making, couple communication, and method use among couples in rural Maharashtra, India. Culture Health & Sexuality, 16. https://doi.org/10.1080/13691058.2022.2062052
Chaix, B., Bista, S., Wang, L. M., Benmarhnia, T., Dureau, C., & Duncan, D. T. (2022). MobiliSense cohort study protocol: do air pollution and noise exposure related to transport behaviour have short-term and longer-term health effects in Paris, France? Bmj Open, 12(3), 9. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2021-048706
Chen, R. F., Pierce, J. P., Leas, E. C., Benmarhnia, T., Strong, D. R., White, M. M., Stone, M., Trinidad, D. R., McMenamin, S. B., & Messer, K. (2022). Effectiveness of e-cigarettes as aids for smoking cessation: evidence from the PATH Study cohort, 2017-2019. Tobacco Control, 8. https://doi.org/10.1136/tobaccocontrol-2021-056901
Clech, L., Meister, S., Belloiseau, M., Benmarhnia, T., Bonnet, E., Casseus, A., Cloos, P., Dagenais, C., De Allegri, M., du Lou, A. D., Franceschin, L., Goudet, J. M., Henrys, D., Mathon, D., Matin, M., Queuille, L., Sarker, M., Turenne, C. P., & Ridde, V. (2022). Healthcare system resilience in Bangladesh and Haiti in times of global changes (climate-related events, migration and Covid-19): an interdisciplinary mixed method research protocol. Bmc Health Services Research, 22(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12913-021-07294-3
Dimitrova, A., McElroy, S., Levy, M., Gershunov, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Precipitation variability and risk of infectious disease in children under 5 years for 32 countries: a global analysis using Demographic and Health Survey data. Lancet Planetary Health, 6(2), E147–E155.
Laouali, N., Benmarhnia, T., Lanphear, B. P., Weuve, J., Mascari, M., Boutron-Ruault, M. C., & Oulhote, Y. (2022). Association between blood metals mixtures concentrations and cognitive performance, and effect modification by diet in older US adults. Environmental Epidemiology, 6(1), 9. https://doi.org/10.1097/ee9.0000000000000192
Letellier, N., Gutierrez, L. A., Duchesne, J., Chen, C., Ilango, S., Helmer, C., Berr, C., Mortamais, M., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Air quality improvement and incident dementia: Effects of observed and hypothetical reductions in air pollutant using parametric g-computation. Alzheimers & Dementia, 9. https://doi.org/10.1002/alz.12606
McElroy, S., Ilango, S., Dimitrova, A., Gershunov, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Extreme heat, preterm birth, and stillbirth: A global analysis across 14 lower-middle income countries. Environment International, 158, 8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106902
Charlson, F., Ali, S., Augustinavicius, J., Benmarhnia, T., Birch, S., Clayton, S., Fielding, K., Jones, L., Juma, D., Snider, L., Ugo, V., Zeitz, L., Jayawardana, D., La Nauze, A., & Massazza, A. (2022). Global priorities for climate change and mental health research. Environment International, 158, 9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106984
Schwarz, L., Dimitrova, A., Aguilera, R., Basu, R., Gershunov, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Smoke and COVID-19 case fatality ratios during California wildfires. Environmental Research Letters, 17(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/ac4538
Sun, Y., Li, X., Benmarhnia, T., Chen, J. C., Avila, C., Sacks, D. A., Chiu, V., Slezak, J., Molitor, J., Getahun, D., & Wu, J. (2022). Exposure to air pollutant mixture and gestational diabetes mellitus in Southern California: Results from electronic health record data of a large pregnancy cohort. Environment International, 158, 9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106888
Zabrocki, L., Alari, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Improving the design stage of air pollution studies based on wind patterns. Scientific Reports, 12(1), 7917. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-11939-6
Crist, K., Full, K. M., Linke, S., Tuz-Zahra, F., Bolling, K., Lewars, B., Liu, C., Shi, Y., Rosenberg, D., Jankowska, M., Benmarhnia, T., & Natarajan, L. (2022). Health effects and cost-effectiveness of a multilevel physical activity intervention in low-income older adults; results from the PEP4PA cluster randomized controlled trial. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 19(1), 75. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12966-022-01309-w
Letellier, N., Zamora, S., Spoon, C., Yang, J.-A., Mortamais, M., Escobar, G. C., Sears, D. D., Jankowska, M. M., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Air pollution and metabolic disorders: Dynamic versus static measures of exposure among Hispanics/Latinos and non-Hispanics. Environmental Research, 209, 112846. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2022.112846
Sum, K. K., Tint, M. T., Aguilera, R., Dickens, B. S. L., Choo, S., Ang, L. T., Phua, D., Law, E. C., Ng, S., Tan, K. M.-L., Benmarhnia, T., Karnani, N., Eriksson, J. G., Chong, Y.-S., Yap, F., Tan, K. H., Lee, Y. S., Chan, S.-Y., Chong, M. F. F., & Huang, J. (2022). The socioeconomic landscape of the exposome during pregnancy. Environment International, 163, 107205. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2022.107205
Schwarz, L., Castillo, E. M., Chan, T. C., Brennan, J. J., Sbiroli, E. S., Carrasco-Escobar, G., Nguyen, A., Clemesha, R. E. S., Gershunov, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2022). Heat Waves and Emergency Department Visits Among the Homeless, San Diego, 2012–2019. American Journal of Public Health, 112(1), 98–106. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2021.306557
Alari, A., Schwarz, L., Zabrocki, L., Le Nir, G., Chaix, B., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). The effects of an air quality alert program on premature mortality: A difference-in-differences evaluation in the region of Paris. Environment International, 156, 8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106583
Hatchett, B. J., Benmarhnia, T., Guirguis, K., VanderMolen, K., Gershunov, A., Kerwin, H., Khlystov, A., Lambrecht, K. M., & Samburova, V. (2021). Mobility data to aid assessment of human responses to extreme environmental conditions. Lancet Planetary Health, 5(10), E665–E667.
Chen, H., Kaufman, J. S., Olaniyan, T., Pinault, L., Tjepkema, M., Chen, L., van Donkelaar, A., Martin, R. V., Hystad, P., Chen, C., Kirby-McGregor, M., Bai, L., Burnett, R. T., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Changes in exposure to ambient fine particulate matter after relocating and long term survival in Canada: quasi-experimental study. Bmj-British Medical Journal, 375, 12. https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2368
Gunadi, C., Benmarhnia, T., White, M., Pierce, J. P., McMenamin, S. B., Leas, E. C., & Shi, Y. Y. (2021). Tobacco price and use following California Proposition 56 tobacco tax increase. PLOS ONE, 16(10), 14. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0257553
Pierce, J. P., Chen, R. F., Kealey, S., Leas, E. C., White, M. M., Stone, M. D., McMenamin, S. B., Trinidad, D. R., Strong, D. R., Benmarhnia, T., & Messer, K. (2021). Incidence of cigarette smoking relapse among individuals who switched to e-cigarettes or other tobacco products. Jama Network Open, 4(10), 10. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.28810
Carrasco-Escobar, G., Qquellon, J., Villa, D., Cava, R., Llanos-Cuentas, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Time-varying effects of meteorological variables on malaria epidemiology in the context of interrupted control efforts in the Amazon rainforest, 2000-2017. Frontiers in Medicine, 8, 13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmed.2021.721515
Nagata, J. M., Epstein, A., Ganson, K. T., Benmarhnia, T., & Weiser, S. D. (2021). Drought and child vaccination coverage in 22 countries in sub-Saharan Africa: A retrospective analysis of national survey data from 2011 to 2019. Plos Medicine, 18(9), 15. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1003678
Letellier, N., Ilango, S. D., Mortamais, M., Tzourio, C., Gabelle, A., Empana, J.-P., Samieri, C., Berr, C., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Socioeconomic inequalities in dementia risk among a French population-based cohort: quantifying the role of cardiovascular health and vascular events. European Journal of Epidemiology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10654-021-00788-8
Carrasco-Escobar, G., Fornace, K., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Mapping socioeconomic inequalities in malaria in Sub-Sahara African countries. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 8. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-94601-x
Leas, E. C., Moy, N., McMenamin, S. B., Shi, Y. Y., Benmarhnia, T., Stone, M. D., Trinidad, D. R., & White, M. (2021). Availability and promotion of cannabidiol (CBD) products in online vape shops. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(13). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18136719
Parada, H., Benmarhnia, T., Engel, L. S., Sun, X. Z., Tse, C. K., Hoh, E., Olshan, A. F., & Troester, M. A. (2021). A congener-specific and mixture analysis of plasma polychlorinated biphenyl levels and incident breast cancer. Epidemiology, 32(4), 499–507. https://doi.org/10.1097/ede.0000000000001356
Zhang, H. H., Wang, Q., Benmarhnia, T., Jalaludin, B., Shen, X. T., Yu, Z. L., Ren, M., Liang, Q. H., Wang, J. Z., Ma, W. J., & Huang, C. R. (2021). Assessing the effects of non-optimal temperature on risk of gestational diabetes mellitus in a cohort of pregnant women in Guangzhou, China. Environment International, 152. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2021.106457
Schwarz, L., Hansen, K., Alari, A., Ilango, S. D., Bernal, N., Basu, R., Gershunov, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Spatial variation in the joint effect of extreme heat events and ozone on respiratory hospitalizations in California. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 118(22), 9. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2023078118
Gershunov, A., Morales, J. G., Hatchett, B., Guirguis, K., Aguilera, R., Shulgina, T., Abatzoglou, J. T., Cayan, D., Pierce, D., Williams, P., Small, I., Clemesha, R., Schwarz, L., Benmarhnia, T., & Tardy, A. (2021). Hot and cold flavors of southern California’s Santa Ana winds: their causes, trends, and links with wildfire. Climate Dynamics, 16. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00382-021-05802-z
Dixit, A., Johns, N. E., Ghule, M., Battala, M., Begum, S., Yore, J., Saggurti, N., Silverman, J. G., Reed, E., Benmarhnia, T., Averbach, S., & Raj, A. (2021). Male-female concordance in reported involvement of women in contraceptive decision-making and its association with modern contraceptive use among couples in rural Maharashtra, India. Reproductive Health, 18(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01187-8
Charlson, F., Ali, S., Benmarhnia, T., Pearl, M., Massazza, A., Augustinavicius, J., & Scott, J. G. (2021). Climate change and mental health: A scoping review. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(9). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18094486
Crist, K., Jankowska, M. M., Schipperijn, J., Rosenberg, D. E., Takemoto, M., Zlatar, Z. Z., Natarajan, L., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Change in GPS-assessed walking locations following a cluster-randomized controlled physical activity trial in older adults, results from the MIPARC trial. Health & Place, 69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102573
Wu, K. P., Hu, H. Q., Ren, Z. P., Benmarhnia, T., Ren, M., He, S. M., Knibbs, L. D., Meng, X., Di, J. L., Huang, C. R., & Wang, Q. (2021). Effects of maternal exposure to fine particulate matter on birth weight in 16 counties across China: a quantile regression analysis. Environmental Research Letters, 16(5). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abf58c
Aguilera, R., Corringham, T., Gershunov, A., Leibel, S., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Fine particles in wildfire smoke and pediatric respiratory health in California. Pediatrics, 147(4). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-027128
Crist, K., Benmarhnia, T., Zamora, S., Yang, J. A., Sears, D. D., Natarajan, L., Dillon, L., Sallis, J. F., & Jankowska, M. M. (2021). Device-measured and self-reported active travel associations with cardiovascular disease risk factors in an ethnically diverse sample of adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(8). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph18083909
Mehta, S., Vashishtha, D., Schwarz, L., Corcos, I., Gershunov, A., Guirguis, K., Basu, R., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Racial/ethnic disparities in the association between fine particles and respiratory hospital admissions in San Diego county, CA. Journal of Environmental Science and Health Part A-Toxic/Hazardous Substances & Environmental Engineering. https://doi.org/10.1080/10934529.2021.1887686
Aguilera, R., Corringham, T., Gershunov, A., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Wildfire smoke impacts respiratory health more than fine particles from other sources: observational evidence from Southern California. Nature Communications, 12(1). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-021-21708-0
Dixit, A., Bhan, N., Benmarhnia, T., Reed, E., Kiene, S. M., Silverman, J., & Raj, A. (2021). The association between early in marriage fertility pressure from in-laws’ and family planning behaviors, among married adolescent girls in Bihar and Uttar Pradesh, India. Reproductive Health, 18(1). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12978-021-01116-9
Gailey, S., McElroy, S., Benmarhnia, T., & Bruckner, T. A. (2021). Green mobility and obesity risk: A longitudinal analysis in California. Health & Place, 68. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2020.102503
Mortamais, M., Gutierrez, L. A., de Hoogh, K., Chen, J., Vienneau, D., Carriere, I., Letellier, N., Helmer, C., Gabelle, A., Mura, T., Sunyer, J., Benmarhnia, T., Jacquemin, B., & Berr, C. (2021). Long-term exposure to ambient air pollution and risk of dementia: Results of the prospective Three-City Study. Environment International, 148, 8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106376
Pierce, J. P., Chen, R. F., Leas, E. C., White, M. M., Kealey, S., Stone, M. D., Benmarhnia, T., Trinidad, D. R., Strong, D. R., & Messer, K. (2021). Use of e-cigarettes and other tobacco products and progression to daily cigarette smoking. Pediatrics, 147(2). https://doi.org/10.1542/peds.2020-025122
Patrick, R., McElroy, S., Schwarz, L., Kayser, G., & Benmarhnia, T. (2021). Modeling the impact of population intervention strategies on reducing health disparities: Water, sanitation, and hygiene interventions and childhood diarrheal disease in Peru. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 104(1), 338–345. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.19-0775
Wang, Q., Miao, H. Z., Warren, J. L., Ren, M., Benmarhnia, T., Knibbs, L. D., Zhang, H. H., Zhao, Q. G., & Huang, C. R. (2021). Association of maternal ozone exposure with term low birth weight and susceptible window identification. Environment International, 146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envint.2020.106208
Chen, R. F., Pierce, J. P., Leas, E. C., White, M. M., Kealey, S., Strong, D. R., Trinidad, D. R., Benmarhnia, T., & Messer, K. (2020). Use of electronic cigarettes to aid long-term smoking cessation in the united states: Prospective evidence from the PATH cohort study. American Journal of Epidemiology, 189(12), 1529–1537. https://doi.org/10.1093/aje/kwaa161
Liao, W. M., Wu, J. B., Yang, L. P., Benmarhnia, T., Liang, X. Z., Murtugudde, R., Sapkota, A., Ma, W. J., Zhong, S., & Huang, C. R. (2020). Detecting the net effect of flooding on infectious diarrheal disease in Anhui Province, China: a quasi-experimental study. Environmental Research Letters, 15(12). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abccf5
Sun, Y., Ilango, S. D., Schwarz, L., Wang, Q., Chen, J. C., Lawrence, J. M., Wu, J., & Benmarhnia, T. (2020). Examining the joint effects of heatwaves, air pollution, and green space on the risk of preterm birth in California. Environmental Research Letters, 15(10). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/abb8a3
Sheridan, P., Trinidad, D., McMenamin, S., Pierce, J. P., & Benmarhnia, T. (2020). Evaluating the impact of the California 1995 smoke-free workplace law on population smoking prevalence using a synthetic control method. Preventive Medicine Reports, 19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101164