Julia Ravenscroft

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  • Assistant Professor
  • Anthropology
  • Health, Society and Populations
211A Lafferty Hall
859 257 6920
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Research Interests:
Education:
Post Doctorate, University at Buffalo-SUNY (Epidemiology and Environmental Health)
Ph.D. and M.A., University at Albany-SUNY (Biological Anthropology)
B.A., Baylor University

 

Selected Publications: 

Please take a look at a new, co-edited special issue on "Preventing Lead Exposure and Its Consequences in Vulnerable Populations: The Unfinished Agenda" (https://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/lead_exposure) and accompanying article "Lead Exposure in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Perspectives and Lessons on Patterns, Injustices, Economics, and Politics" (https://www.mdpi.com/1660-4601/15/11/2351)

Ravenscroft J, Schell LM, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. Patterns of PCB exposure among Akwesasne adolescents: The role of dietary and inhalation pathways. Environment International. 2018;121(Pt 1):963-72.

Ravenscroft J, Roy A, Queirolo EI, Manay N, Martinez G, Peregalli F, Kordas K. Drinking water lead, iron and zinc concentrations as predictors of blood lead levels and urinary lead excretion in school children from Montevideo, Uruguay. Chemosphere. 2018;212:694-704.

Kordas K, Ravenscroft J, Cao Y, McLean EV. Lead Exposure in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Perspectives and Lessons on Patterns, Injustices, Economics, and Politics. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2018;15(11).

Kordas K, Roy A, Vahter M, Ravenscroft J, Manay N, Peregalli F, et al. Multiple-metal exposure, diet, and oxidative stress in Uruguayan school children. Environmental Research. 2018;166:507-15.

Gallo MV, Ravenscroft J, Carpenter DO, Schell LM, Akwesasne Task Force On The Environment. Persistent organic pollutants as predictors of increased FSH:LH ratio in naturally cycling, reproductive age women. Environmental Research. 2018;164:556-64.

Gallo MV, Ravenscroft J, Carpenter DO, Frye C, Akwesasne Task Force On The Environment, Cook B, et al. Endocrine disrupting chemicals and ovulation: Is there a relationship? Environmental Research. 2016;151:410-8.

Ravenscroft J, Schell LM, Cole T. Applying the community partnership approach to human biology research. American Journal of Human Biology. 2015;27(1):6-15.

Ravenscroft J, Schell LM. Dietary patterns of Akwesasne Mohawk adolescents. Annals of Human Biology. 2014;41(5):403-14.

Schell LM, Gallo MV, Ravenscroft J, DeCaprio AP. Persistent organic pollutants and anti-thyroid peroxidase levels in Akwesasne Mohawk young adults. Environmental Research. 2009;109(1):86-92.

Schell LM, Gallo MV, Ravenscroft J. Environmental influences on human growth and development: historical review and case study of contemporary influences. Annals of Human Biology. 2009;36(5):459-77.

Schell LM, Gallo MV, Denham M, Ravenscroft J, DeCaprio AP, Carpenter DO. Relationship of thyroid hormone levels to levels of polychlorinated biphenyls, lead, p,p'- DDE, and other toxicants in Akwesasne Mohawk youth. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2008;116(6):806-13.

Schell LM, Ravenscroft J, Gallo M, Denham M. Advancing biocultural models by working with communities: a partnership approach. American journal of Human Biology. 2007;19(4):511-24.

Schell LM, Gallo MV, Denham M, Ravenscroft J. Effects of pollution on human growth and development: an introduction. Journal of Physiological Anthropology. 2006;25(1):103-12.

Newman J, Aucompaugh AG, Schell LM, Denham M, DeCaprio AP, Gallo MV, et al. PCBs and cognitive functioning of Mohawk adolescents. Neurotoxicology and Teratology. 2006;28(4):439-45.

Schell LM, Ravenscroft J, Cole M, Jacobs A, Newman J. Health disparities and toxicant exposure of Akwesasne Mohawk young adults: a partnership approach to research. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2005;113(12):1826-32.

Denham M, Schell LM, Deane G, Gallo MV, Ravenscroft J, DeCaprio AP. Relationship of lead, mercury, mirex, dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene, hexachlorobenzene, and polychlorinated biphenyls to timing of menarche among Akwesasne Mohawk girls. Pediatrics. 2005;115(2):e127-34.

Schell LM, Gallo MV, Decaprio AP, Hubicki L, Denham M, Ravenscroft J. Thyroid function in relation to burden of PCBs, p,p'-DDE, HCB, mirex and lead among Akwesasne Mohawk youth: a preliminary study. Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology. 2004;18(2):91-9.

Schell LM, Denham M, Stark AD, Ravenscroft J, Parsons P, Schulte E. Relationship between blood lead concentration and dietary intakes of infants from 3 to 12 months of age. Environmental Research. 2004;96(3):264-73.

Schell LM, Hubicki LA, DeCaprio AP, Gallo MV, Ravenscroft J, Tarbell A, et al. Organochlorines, lead, and mercury in Akwesasne Mohawk youth. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2003;111(7):954-61.

Schell LM, Denham M, Stark AD, Gomez M, Ravenscroft J, Parsons PJ, et al. Maternal blood lead concentration, diet during pregnancy, and anthropometry predict neonatal blood lead in a socioeconomically disadvantaged population. Environmental Health Perspectives. 2003;111(2):195-200.

 

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