Rupali Das-Melnyk, MD, MPH

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address2330 Post Street, #401A
San Francisco CA 94115
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    University of California, San Francisco, CAOccupational and Environmental Medicine
    University of California, Berkeley, CAMPHEnvironmental Sciences
    Michael Reese Hospital and Medical Center, Chicago, ILInternal Medicine
    University of Illinois, Chicago, ILMDMedicine
    Univeristy of Illinois, ChicagoBSBiology, Chemistry
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    NIOSH2004Charles G. Sheppard Science Award Nominee
    Washington Department of Labor and Industries2004Cholinesterase Scientific Advisory Committee--Special Recognition
    Western Occupational Medical Association2013Jean Spencer Felton Award for Scientific Writing
    National Academy of Social Insurance2014Nomination and election to membership

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    1. Exposures to environmental phenols in Southern California firefighters and findings of elevated urinary benzophenone-3 levels. Environ Int. 2016 Mar; 88:281-287. Waldman JM, Gavin Q, Anderson M, Hoover S, Alvaran J, Ip HSS, Fenster L, Wu NT, Krowech G, Plummer L, Israel L, Das R, She J. PMID: 26821331.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    2. Environmental Chemicals in an Urban Population of Pregnant Women and Their Newborns from San Francisco. Environ Sci Technol. 2016; 50:12464-12472. Morello-Frosch R, Cushing LJ, Jesdale BM, Schwartz JM, Guo W, Guo T, Wang M, Harwani S, Petropoulou SE, Duong W, Park J, Petreas MX, Gajek R, Alvaran J, She J, Dobraca D, Das R, Woodruff TJ.
    3. High levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in vacuum cleaner dust from California fire stations. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Apr 21; 49(8):4988-94. Shen B, Whitehead TP, McNeel S, Brown FR, Dhaliwal J, Das R, Israel L, Park JS, Petreas M. PMID: 25798547.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 16     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. High exposure of California firefighters to polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Mar 03; 49(5):2948-58. Park JS, Voss RW, McNeel S, Wu N, Guo T, Wang Y, Israel L, Das R, Petreas M. PMID: 25643236.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 18     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    5. Biomonitoring in California firefighters: metals and perfluorinated chemicals. J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan; 57(1):88-97. Dobraca D, Israel L, McNeel S, Voss R, Wang M, Gajek R, Park JS, Harwani S, Barley F, She J, Das R. PMID: 25563545; PMCID: PMC4274322.
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    6. Elevated mercury levels in pregnant woman linked to skin cream from Mexico. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 209(2):e4-5. Dickenson CA, Woodruff TJ, Stotland NE, Dobraca D, Das R. PMID: 23685000; PMCID: PMC6557383.
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    7. Occupational coccidioidomycosis in California: outbreak investigation, respirator recommendations, and surveillance findings. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 May; 54(5):564-71. Das R, McNary J, Fitzsimmons K, Dobraca D, Cummings K, Mohle-Boetani J, Wheeler C, McDowell A, Iossifova Y, Bailey R, Kreiss K, Materna B. PMID: 22504958.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 21     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimalsPHPublic Health
    8. Biomonitoring measures absorption and exposure. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Mar; 54(3):271; author reply 271-2. Das R, Fischman M, Israel L. PMID: 22406628.
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    9. Mercury exposure among household users and nonusers of skin-lightening creams produced in Mexico - California and Virginia, 2010. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012 Jan 20; 61(2):33-6. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). PMID: 22258417.
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    10. Point-source outbreak of coccidioidomycosis in construction workers. Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Apr; 138(4):507-11. Cummings KC, McDowell A, Wheeler C, McNary J, Das R, Vugia DJ, Mohle-Boetani JC. PMID: 19845993.
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    11. Application of the industrial hygiene hierarchy of controls to prioritize and promote safer methods of pest control: a case study. Public Health Rep. 2009 Jul-Aug; 124 Suppl 1:53-62. Weinberg JL, Bunin LJ, Das R. PMID: 19618807; PMCID: PMC2708657.
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    12. Pesticide illness among flight attendants due to aircraft disinsection. Am J Ind Med. 2007 May; 50(5):345-56. Sutton PM, Vergara X, Beckman J, Nicas M, Das R. PMID: 17407145.
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    13. Acute pesticide poisoning in the U.S. retail industry, 1998-2004. Public Health Rep. 2007 Mar-Apr; 122(2):232-44. Calvert GM, Petersen AM, Sievert J, Mehler LN, Das R, Harter LC, Romioli C, Becker A, Ball C, Male D, Schwartz A, Lackovic M. PMID: 17357366; PMCID: PMC1820427.
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    14. Acute pesticide-related illness among emergency responders, 1993-2002. Am J Ind Med. 2006 May; 49(5):383-93. Calvert GM, Barnett M, Mehler LN, Becker A, Das R, Beckman J, Male D, Sievert J, Thomsen C, Morrissey B. PMID: 16570258.
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    15. Development of acute inhalation reference exposure levels (RELs) to protect the public from predictable excursions of airborne toxicants. J Appl Toxicol. 2004 Mar-Apr; 24(2):155-66. Collins JF, Alexeeff GV, Lewis DC, Dodge DE, Marty MA, Parker TR, Budroe JD, Lam RH, Lipsett MJ, Fowles JR, Das R. PMID: 15052612.
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    16. Acute occupational pesticide-related illness in the US, 1998-1999: surveillance findings from the SENSOR-pesticides program. Am J Ind Med. 2004 Jan; 45(1):14-23. Calvert GM, Plate DK, Das R, Rosales R, Shafey O, Thomsen C, Male D, Beckman J, Arvizu E, Lackovic M. PMID: 14691965.
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    17. Acute pesticide-related illnesses among working youths, 1988-1999. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr; 93(4):605-10. Calvert GM, Mehler LN, Rosales R, Baum L, Thomsen C, Male D, Shafey O, Das R, Lackovic M, Arvizu E. PMID: 12660205; PMCID: PMC1447798.
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    18. Pesticide-Related Illness Among Migrant Farm Workers In The United States. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2001; 7(4):303-312. Das R, Steege A, Baron S, Beckman J, Harrison R. View Publication.
    19. Farm Worker Illness Following Exposure to Carbofuran and Other Pesticides, Fresno County, California, 1998. MMWR. 1999; 48(6):113-116. Das R, Harrison R, Sutton P, Souter A, Beckman J, Santamaria B, Steinmaus C, Sablan O, Edmiston S, Mehler L, Hernandez B, Schneider F. View Publication.
    20. Persistent Respiratory Effects Following A Metam Sodium Pesticide Spill. Chest. 1994; 106:500-508. Cone J, Wugofski L, Balmes J, Das R, Bowler R, Alexeeff G, Shusterman D.
    21. Chlorine Gas Exposure and the Lung: A Review. Toxicol Ind Health. 1993; 9(3):439-455. Das R, Blanc P.
    22. Atopy and Airways Reactivity in Animal Health Technicians: A Pilot Study. J Occ Med. 1992; 34(1):53-60. Das R, Tager I, Schenker M, .
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