Rupali Das-Melnyk, MD, MPH

Title(s)Clinical Professor, Medicine
SchoolSchool of Medicine
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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. 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. Exposures to environmental phenols in Southern California firefighters and findings of elevated urinary benzophenone-3 levels. Environ Int. 2016 Mar; 88:281-287. PMID: 26821331.
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    2. 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.Environmental Chemicals in an Urban Population of Pregnant Women and Their Newborns from San Francisco. Environ Sci Technol. 2016; 50:12464-12472.
    3. Shen B, Whitehead TP, McNeel S, Brown FR, Dhaliwal J, Das R, Israel L, Park JS, Petreas M. High levels of polybrominated diphenyl ethers in vacuum cleaner dust from California fire stations. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Apr 21; 49(8):4988-94. PMID: 25798547.
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    4. Park JS, Voss RW, McNeel S, Wu N, Guo T, Wang Y, Israel L, Das R, Petreas M. High exposure of California firefighters to polybrominated diphenyl ethers. Environ Sci Technol. 2015 Mar 03; 49(5):2948-58. PMID: 25643236.
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    5. Dobraca D, Israel L, McNeel S, Voss R, Wang M, Gajek R, Park JS, Harwani S, Barley F, She J, Das R. Biomonitoring in California firefighters: metals and perfluorinated chemicals. J Occup Environ Med. 2015 Jan; 57(1):88-97. PMID: 25563545.
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    6. Dickenson CA, Woodruff TJ, Stotland NE, Dobraca D, Das R. Elevated mercury levels in pregnant woman linked to skin cream from Mexico. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug; 209(2):e4-5. PMID: 23685000.
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    7. 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. Occupational coccidioidomycosis in California: outbreak investigation, respirator recommendations, and surveillance findings. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 May; 54(5):564-71. PMID: 22504958.
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    8. Das R, Fischman M, Israel L. Biomonitoring measures absorption and exposure. J Occup Environ Med. 2012 Mar; 54(3):271; author reply 271-2. 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. PMID: 22258417.
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    10. Cummings KC, McDowell A, Wheeler C, McNary J, Das R, Vugia DJ, Mohle-Boetani JC. Point-source outbreak of coccidioidomycosis in construction workers. Epidemiol Infect. 2010 Apr; 138(4):507-11. PMID: 19845993.
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    11. Weinberg JL, Bunin LJ, Das R. 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. PMID: 19618807.
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    12. Sutton PM, Vergara X, Beckman J, Nicas M, Das R. Pesticide illness among flight attendants due to aircraft disinsection. Am J Ind Med. 2007 May; 50(5):345-56. PMID: 17407145.
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    13. Calvert GM, Petersen AM, Sievert J, Mehler LN, Das R, Harter LC, Romioli C, Becker A, Ball C, Male D, Schwartz A, Lackovic M. Acute pesticide poisoning in the U.S. retail industry, 1998-2004. Public Health Rep. 2007 Mar-Apr; 122(2):232-44. PMID: 17357366.
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    14. Calvert GM, Barnett M, Mehler LN, Becker A, Das R, Beckman J, Male D, Sievert J, Thomsen C, Morrissey B. Acute pesticide-related illness among emergency responders, 1993-2002. Am J Ind Med. 2006 May; 49(5):383-93. PMID: 16570258.
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    15. Collins JF, Alexeeff GV, Lewis DC, Dodge DE, Marty MA, Parker TR, Budroe JD, Lam RH, Lipsett MJ, Fowles JR, Das R. 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. PMID: 15052612.
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    16. Calvert GM, Plate DK, Das R, Rosales R, Shafey O, Thomsen C, Male D, Beckman J, Arvizu E, Lackovic M. 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. PMID: 14691965.
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    17. Calvert GM, Mehler LN, Rosales R, Baum L, Thomsen C, Male D, Shafey O, Das R, Lackovic M, Arvizu E. Acute pesticide-related illnesses among working youths, 1988-1999. Am J Public Health. 2003 Apr; 93(4):605-10. PMID: 12660205.
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    18. Das R, Steege A, Baron S, Beckman J, Harrison R.Pesticide-Related Illness Among Migrant Farm Workers In The United States. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2001; 7(4):303-312.
    19. Das R, Harrison R, Sutton P, Souter A, Beckman J, Santamaria B, Steinmaus C, Sablan O, Edmiston S, Mehler L, Hernandez B, Schneider F.Farm Worker Illness Following Exposure to Carbofuran and Other Pesticides, Fresno County, California, 1998. MMWR. 1999; 48(6):113-116.
    20. Cone J, Wugofski L, Balmes J, Das R, Bowler R, Alexeeff G, Shusterman D.Persistent Respiratory Effects Following A Metam Sodium Pesticide Spill. Chest. 1994; 106:500-508.
    21. Das R, Blanc P.Chlorine Gas Exposure and the Lung: A Review. Toxicol Ind Health. 1993; 9(3):439-455.
    22. Das R, Tager I, Schenker M, .Atopy and Airways Reactivity in Animal Health Technicians: A Pilot Study. J Occ Med. 1992; 34(1):53-60.