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Kim Dietrich, PhD

Emeritus

COM Environmental and Public Health Scie

Research Interests

Environmental chemical influences on child development with special emphasis on inorganic lead, methyl mercury and pesticides.

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Peer Reviewed Publications

Braun, Joseph M; Kalloo, Geetika; Chen, Aimin; Dietrich, Kim N; Liddy-Hicks, Stacey; Morgan, Samantha; Xu, Yingying; Yolton, Kimberly; Lanphear, Bruce P 2016. Cohort Profile: The Health Outcomes and Measures of the Environment (HOME) study. International journal of epidemiology, ,

Haynes, Erin N; Elam, Sarah; Burns, Roxanne; Spencer, Alonzo; Yancey, Elissa; Kuhnell, Pierce; Alden, Jody; Walton, Mike; Reynolds, Virgil; Newman, Nicholas; Wright, Robert O; Parsons, Patrick J; Praamsma, Meredith L; Palmer, Christopher D; Dietrich, Kim N 2016. Community Engagement and Data Disclosure in Environmental Health Research. Environmental health perspectives, 124 2, A24-7

Li, Yue; Xie, Changchun; Murphy, Susan K; Skaar, David; Nye, Monica; Vidal, Adriana C; Cecil, Kim M; Dietrich, Kim N; Puga, Alvaro; Jirtle, Randy L; Hoyo, Cathrine 2016. Lead Exposure during Early Human Development and DNA Methylation of Imprinted Gene Regulatory Elements in Adulthood. Environmental health perspectives, 124 5, 666-73

Vuong, Ann M; Yolton, Kimberly; Webster, Glenys M; Sjödin, Andreas; Calafat, Antonia M; Braun, Joseph M; Dietrich, Kim N; Lanphear, Bruce P; Chen, Aimin 2016. Prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether and perfluoroalkyl substance exposures and executive function in school-age children. Environmental research, 147 , 556-64

Yekeen, Taofeek Akangbe; Xu, Xijin; Zhang, Yuling; Wu, Yousheng; Kim, Stephani; Reponen, Tiina; Dietrich, Kim N; Ho, Shuk-Mei; Chen, Aimin; Huo, Xia 2016. Assessment of health risk of trace metal pollution in surface soil and road dust from e-waste recycling area in China. Environmental science and pollution research international, ,

Haynes, Erin N; Sucharew, Heidi; Kuhnell, Pierce; Alden, Jody; Barnas, Mary; Wright, Robert O; Parsons, Patrick J; Aldous, Kenneth M; Praamsma, Meredith L; Beidler, Caroline; Dietrich, Kim N 2015. Manganese Exposure and Neurocognitive Outcomes in Rural School-Age Children: The Communities Actively Researching Exposure Study (Ohio, USA). Environmental health perspectives, 123 10, 1066-71

Yeramaneni, Samrat; Dietrich, Kim N; Yolton, Kimberly; Parsons, Patrick J; Aldous, Kenneth M; Haynes, Erin N 2015. Secondhand Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Neuromotor Function in Rural Children. The Journal of pediatrics, 167 2, 253-9.e1

Chen, Aimin; Yolton, Kimberly; Rauch, Stephen A; Webster, Glenys M; Hornung, Richard; Sjödin, Andreas; Dietrich, Kim N; Lanphear, Bruce P 2014. Prenatal polybrominated diphenyl ether exposures and neurodevelopment in U.S. children through 5 years of age: the HOME study. Environmental health perspectives, 122 8, 856-62

Wang, Yan; Chen, Aimin; Dietrich, Kim N; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Caldwell, Kathleen L; Rogan, Walter J 2014. Postnatal exposure to methyl mercury and neuropsychological development in 7-year-old urban inner-city children exposed to lead in the United States. Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence, 20 5, 527-38

Budtz-Jørgensen, Esben; Bellinger, David; Lanphear, Bruce; Grandjean, Philippe 2013. An international pooled analysis for obtaining a benchmark dose for environmental lead exposure in children. Risk analysis : an official publication of the Society for Risk Analysis, 33 3, 450-61

Chen, Aimin; Kim, Stephani S; Chung, Ethan; Dietrich, Kim N 2013. Thyroid hormones in relation to lead, mercury, and cadmium exposure in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007-2008. Environmental health perspectives, 121 2, 181-6

Chen, Aimin; Park, June-Soo; Linderholm, Linda; Rhee, Alexandra; Petreas, Myrto; DeFranco, Emily A; Dietrich, Kim N; Ho, Shuk-Mei 2013. Hydroxylated polybrominated diphenyl ethers in paired maternal and cord sera. Environmental science & technology, 47 8, 3902-8

Newman, Nicholas C; Ryan, Patrick; Lemasters, Grace; Levin, Linda; Bernstein, David; Hershey, Gurjit K Khurana; Lockey, James E; Villareal, Manuel; Reponen, Tiina; Grinshpun, Sergey; Sucharew, Heidi; Dietrich, Kim N 2013. Traffic-related air pollution exposure in the first year of life and behavioral scores at 7 years of age. Environmental health perspectives, 121 6, 731-6

Braun, Joe M; Kalkbrenner, Amy E; Calafat, Antonia M; Yolton, Kimberly; Ye, Xiaoyun; Dietrich, Kim N; Lanphear, Bruce P 2011. Impact of early-life bisphenol A exposure on behavior and executive function in children. Pediatrics, 128 5, 873-82

Cao, Yang; Chen, Aimin; Jones, Robert L; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Dietrich, Kim N; Caldwell, Kathleen L; Peddada, Shyamal; Rogan, Walter J 2011. Efficacy of succimer chelation of mercury at background exposures in toddlers: a randomized trial. The Journal of pediatrics, 158 3, 480-485.e1

Cecil, Kim M; Dietrich, Kim N; Altaye, Mekibib; Egelhoff, John C; Lindquist, Diana M; Brubaker, Christopher J; Lanphear, Bruce P 2011. Proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy in adults with childhood lead exposure. Environmental health perspectives, 119 3, 403-8

Chen, Aimin; Chung, Ethan; DeFranco, Emily A; Pinney, Susan M; Dietrich, Kim N 2011. Serum PBDEs and age at menarche in adolescent girls: analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2003-2004. Environmental research, 111 6, 831-7

Chen, Aimin; Dietrich, Kim N; Huo, Xia; Ho, Shuk-mei 2011. Developmental neurotoxicants in e-waste: an emerging health concern. Environmental health perspectives, 119 4, 431-8

Haynes, Erin N; Beidler, Caroline; Wittberg, Richard; Meloncon, Lisa; Parin, Megan; Kopras, Elizabeth J; Succop, Paul; Dietrich, Kim N 2011. Developing a bidirectional academic-community partnership with an Appalachian-American community for environmental health research and risk communication. Environmental health perspectives, 119 10, 1364-72

Haynes, Erin N; Chen, Aimin; Ryan, Patrick; Succop, Paul; Wright, John; Dietrich, Kim N 2011. Exposure to airborne metals and particulate matter and risk for youth adjudicated for criminal activity. Environmental research, 111 8, 1243-8

Brubaker, Christopher J; Dietrich, Kim N; Lanphear, Bruce P; Cecil, Kim M 2010. The influence of age of lead exposure on adult gray matter volume. Neurotoxicology, 31 3, 259-66

Cao, Yang; Chen, Aimin; Jones, Robert L; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Caldwell, Kathleen L; Dietrich, Kim N; Rogan, Walter J 2010. Does background postnatal methyl mercury exposure in toddlers affect cognition and behavior? Neurotoxicology, 31 1, 1-9

Braun, Joe M; Yolton, Kimberly; Dietrich, Kim N; Hornung, Richard; Ye, Xiaoyun; Calafat, Antonia M; Lanphear, Bruce P 2009. Prenatal bisphenol A exposure and early childhood behavior. Environmental health perspectives, 117 12, 1945-52

Brubaker, Christopher J; Schmithorst, Vincent J; Haynes, Erin N; Dietrich, Kim N; Egelhoff, John C; Lindquist, Diana M; Lanphear, Bruce P; Cecil, Kim M 2009. Altered myelination and axonal integrity in adults with childhood lead exposure: a diffusion tensor imaging study. Neurotoxicology, 30 6, 867-75

Cao, Yang; Chen, Aimin; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Dietrich, Kim N; Jones, Robert L; Caldwell, Kathleen; Rogan, Walter J 2009. Postnatal cadmium exposure, neurodevelopment, and blood pressure in children at 2, 5, and 7 years of age. Environmental health perspectives, 117 10, 1580-6

Hornung, Richard W; Lanphear, Bruce P; Dietrich, Kim N 2009. Age of greatest susceptibility to childhood lead exposure: a new statistical approach. Environmental health perspectives, 117 8, 1309-12

Meinzen-Derr, Jareen; Morrow, Ardythe L; Hornung, Richard W; Donovan, Edward F; Dietrich, Kim N; Succop, Paul A 2009. Epidemiology of necrotizing enterocolitis temporal clustering in two neonatology practices. The Journal of pediatrics, 154 5, 656-61

Braun, Joseph M; Froehlich, Tanya E; Daniels, Julie L; Dietrich, Kim N; Hornung, Richard; Auinger, Peggy; Lanphear, Bruce P 2008. Association of environmental toxicants and conduct disorder in U.S. children: NHANES 2001-2004. Environmental health perspectives, 116 7, 956-62

Cecil, Kim M; Brubaker, Christopher J; Adler, Caleb M; Dietrich, Kim N; Altaye, Mekibib; Egelhoff, John C; Wessel, Stephanie; Elangovan, Ilayaraja; Hornung, Richard; Jarvis, Kelly; Lanphear, Bruce P 2008. Decreased brain volume in adults with childhood lead exposure. PLoS medicine, 5 5, e112

Lanphear, Bruce P; Hornung, Richard W; Khoury, Jane; Dietrich, Kim N; Cory-Slechta, Deborah A; Canfield, Richard L 2008. The conundrum of unmeasured confounding: Comment on: "Can some of the detrimental neurodevelopmental effects attributed to lead be due to pesticides? by Brian Gulson". The Science of the total environment, 396 2-3, 196-200

Wright, John Paul; Dietrich, Kim N; Ris, M Douglas; Hornung, Richard W; Wessel, Stephanie D; Lanphear, Bruce P; Ho, Mona; Rae, Mary N 2008. Association of prenatal and childhood blood lead concentrations with criminal arrests in early adulthood. PLoS medicine, 5 5, e101

Bhattacharya, Amit; Shukla, Rakesh; Auyang, Edward D; Dietrich, Kim N; Bornschein, Robert 2007. Effect of succimer chelation therapy on postural balance and gait outcomes in children with early exposure to environmental lead. Neurotoxicology, 28 3, 686-95

Chen, Aimin; Cai, Bo; Dietrich, Kim N; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Rogan, Walter J 2007. Lead exposure, IQ, and behavior in urban 5- to 7-year-olds: does lead affect behavior only by lowering IQ? Pediatrics, 119 3, e650-8

Froehlich, Tanya E; Lanphear, Bruce P; Dietrich, Kim N; Cory-Slechta, Deborah A; Wang, Ning; Kahn, Robert S 2007. Interactive effects of a DRD4 polymorphism, lead, and sex on executive functions in children. Biological psychiatry, 62 3, 243-9

Kincl, Laurel D; Dietrich, Kim N; Bhattacharya, Amit 2006. Injury trends for adolescents with early childhood lead exposure. The Journal of adolescent health : official publication of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, 39 4, 604-6

Yuan, Weihong; Holland, Scott K; Cecil, Kim M; Dietrich, Kim N; Wessel, Stephanie D; Altaye, Mekibib; Hornung, Richard W; Ris, M Douglas; Egelhoff, John C; Lanphear, Bruce P 2006. The impact of early childhood lead exposure on brain organization: a functional magnetic resonance imaging study of language function. Pediatrics, 118 3, 971-7

Chen, Aimin; Dietrich, Kim N; Ware, James H; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Rogan, Walter J 2005. IQ and blood lead from 2 to 7 years of age: are the effects in older children the residual of high blood lead concentrations in 2-year-olds? Environmental health perspectives, 113 5, 597-601

Dietrich, Kim N; Eskenazi, Brenda; Schantz, Susan; Yolton, Kimberly; Rauh, Virginia A; Johnson, Caroline B; Alkon, Abbey; Canfield, Richard L; Pessah, Isaac N; Berman, Robert F 2005. Principles and practices of neurodevelopmental assessment in children: lessons learned from the Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research. Environmental health perspectives, 113 10, 1437-46

Lanphear, Bruce P; Hornung, Richard; Khoury, Jane; Yolton, Kimberly; Baghurst, Peter; Bellinger, David C; Canfield, Richard L; Dietrich, Kim N; Bornschein, Robert; Greene, Tom; Rothenberg, Stephen J; Needleman, Herbert L; Schnaas, Lourdes; Wasserman, Gail; Graziano, Joseph; Roberts, Russell 2005. Low-level environmental lead exposure and children's intellectual function: an international pooled analysis. Environmental health perspectives, 113 7, 894-9

Lanphear, Bruce P; Wright, Robert O; Dietrich, Kim N 2005. Environmental neurotoxins. Pediatrics in review / American Academy of Pediatrics, 26 6, 191-7; quiz 198

Beebe, Dean W; Ris, M Douglas; Brown, Tanya Maines; Dietrich, Kim N 2004. Executive functioning and memory for the Rey-Osterreith complex figure task among community adolescents. Applied neuropsychology, 11 2, 91-8

Dietrich, Kim N; Ware, James H; Salganik, Mikhail; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Rogan, Walter J; Rhoads, George G; Fay, Martha E; Davoli, Cecilia T; Denckla, Martha B; Bornschein, Robert L; Schwarz, Donald; Dockery, Douglas W; Adubato, Susan; Jones, Robert L 2004. Effect of chelation therapy on the neuropsychological and behavioral development of lead-exposed children after school entry. Pediatrics, 114 1, 19-26

Ris, M Douglas; Dietrich, Kim N; Succop, Paul A; Berger, Omer G; Bornschein, Robert L 2004. Early exposure to lead and neuropsychological outcome in adolescence. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society : JINS, 10 2, 261-70

Coscia, Juliet M; Ris, M Douglas; Succop, Paul A; Dietrich, Kim N 2003. Cognitive development of lead exposed children from ages 6 to 15 years: an application of growth curve analysis. Child neuropsychology : a journal on normal and abnormal development in childhood and adolescence, 9 1, 10-21

Molloy, Cynthia A; Dietrich, Kim N; Bhattacharya, Amit 2003. Postural stability in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of autism and developmental disorders, 33 6, 643-52

Liu, Xianchen; Dietrich, Kim N; Radcliffe, Jerilynn; Ragan, N Beth; Rhoads, George G; Rogan, Walter J 2002. Do children with falling blood lead levels have improved cognition? Pediatrics, 110 4, 787-91

Rogan, W J; Dietrich, K N; Ware, J H; Dockery, D W; Salganik, M; Radcliffe, J; Jones, R L; Ragan, N B; Chisolm, J J; Rhoads, G G 2001. The effect of chelation therapy with succimer on neuropsychological development in children exposed to lead. The New England journal of medicine, 344 19, 1421-6

Beebe, D W; Ris, M D; Dietrich, K N 2000. The relationship between CVLT-C process scores and measures of executive functioning: lack of support among community-dwelling adolescents. Journal of clinical and experimental neuropsychology, 22 6, 779-92

Dietrich, K N; Berger, O G; Bhattacharya, A 2000. Symptomatic lead poisoning in infancy: a prospective case analysis. The Journal of pediatrics, 137 4, 568-71

Dietrich, K N 1999. Environmental chemicals and child development. The Journal of pediatrics, 134 1, 7-9

Schorry, E K; Dietrich, K N; Saal, H M; Blough, R I; Dey, S; Chernausek, S; Milatovich-Cherry, A 1998. Partial trisomy 1q with growth hormone deficiency and normal intelligence. American journal of medical genetics, 77 4, 257-60

Bellinger, D; Dietrich, K N 1994. Low-level lead exposure and cognitive function in children. Pediatric annals, 23 11, 600-5

Dietrich, K N; Berger, O G; Succop, P A 1993. Lead exposure and the motor developmental status of urban six-year-old children in the Cincinnati Prospective Study. Pediatrics, 91 2, 301-7

Buncher, C R; Succop, P A; Dietrich, K N 1991. Structural equation modeling in environmental risk assessment. Environmental health perspectives, 90 , 209-13

Dietrich, K N 1991. Human fetal lead exposure: intrauterine growth, maturation, and postnatal neurobehavioral development. Fundamental and applied toxicology : official journal of the Society of Toxicology, 16 1, 17-9

Shukla, R; Dietrich, K N; Bornschein, R L; Berger, O; Hammond, P B 1991. Lead exposure and growth in the early preschool child: a follow-up report from the Cincinnati Lead Study. Pediatrics, 88 5, 886-92

Bhattacharya, A; Shukla, R; Bornschein, R L; Dietrich, K N; Keith, R 1990. Lead effects on postural balance of children. Environmental health perspectives, 89 , 35-42

Dietrich, K N; Succop, P A; Bornschein, R L; Krafft, K M; Berger, O; Hammond, P B; Buncher, C R 1990. Lead exposure and neurobehavioral development in later infancy. Environmental health perspectives, 89 , 13-9

Hammond, P B; Dietrich, K N 1990. Lead exposure in early life: health consequences. Reviews of environmental contamination and toxicology, 115 , 91-124

Shukla, R; Bornschein, R L; Dietrich, K N; Buncher, C R; Berger, O G; Hammond, P B; Succop, P A 1989. Fetal and infant lead exposure: effects on growth in stature. Pediatrics, 84 4, 604-12

Dietrich, K N; Krafft, K M; Bornschein, R L; Hammond, P B; Berger, O; Succop, P A; Bier, M 1987. Low-level fetal lead exposure effect on neurobehavioral development in early infancy. Pediatrics, 80 5, 721-30

Dietrich, K N; Krafft, K M; Shukla, R; Bornschein, R L; Succop, P A 1987. The neurobehavioral effects of early lead exposure. Monographs of the American Association on Mental Deficiency (1982), 8, 71-95

Bornschein, R L; Hammond, P B; Dietrich, K N; Succop, P; Krafft, K; Clark, S; Berger, O; Pearson, D; Que Hee, S 1985. The Cincinnati prospective study of low-level lead exposure and its effects on child development: protocol and status report. Environmental research, 38 1, 4-18

Bornschein, R L; Succop, P; Dietrich, K N; Clark, C S; Que Hee, S; Hammond, P B 1985. The influence of social and environmental factors on dust lead, hand lead, and blood lead levels in young children. Environmental research, 38 1, 108-18

Dietrich, K N; Krafft, K M; Pearson, D T; Bornschein, R L; Hammond, P B; Succop, P A 1985. Postnatal lead exposure and early sensorimotor development. Environmental research, 38 1, 130-6

Dietrich, K N; Krafft, K M; Pearson, D T; Harris, L C; Bornschein, R L; Hammond, P B; Succop, P A 1985. Contribution of social and developmental factors to lead exposure during the first year of life. Pediatrics, 75 6, 1114-9

Padich, R A; Dietrich, K N; Pearson, D T 1985. Attention, activity level, and lead exposure at 18 months. Environmental research, 38 1, 137-43

Pearson, D T; Dietrich, K N 1985. The behavioral toxicology and teratology of childhood: models, methods, and implications for intervention. Neurotoxicology, 6 3, 165-81

Dietrich, K N; Starr, R H; Weisfeld, G E 1983. Infant maltreatment: caretaker-infant interaction and developmental consequences at different levels of parenting failure. Pediatrics, 72 4, 532-40

Bellinger, David C; Dietrich, Kim N . Ethical challenges in conducting pediatric environmental health research. Introduction. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 24 4, 443

Bhattacharya, A; Shukla, R; Dietrich, K N; Miller, J; Bagchee, A; Bornschein, R L; Cox, C; Mitchell, T . Functional implications of postural disequilibrium due to lead exposure. Neurotoxicology, 14 2-3, 179-89

Bhattacharya, Amit; Shukla, Rakesh; Dietrich, Kim N; Bornschein, Robert L . Effect of early lead exposure on the maturation of children's postural balance: a longitudinal study. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 28 3, 376-85

Dietrich, K N . A higher level of analysis: Bellinger's, interpreting the literature on lead and child development. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 17 3, 223-5; discussion 24

Dietrich, K N . Lead and child development. Archives of environmental health, 48 2, 125; author reply 12

Dietrich, K N; Berger, O G; Succop, P A; Hammond, P B; Bornschein, R L . The developmental consequences of low to moderate prenatal and postnatal lead exposure: intellectual attainment in the Cincinnati Lead Study Cohort following school entry. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 15 1, 37-44

Dietrich, K N; Ris, M D; Succop, P A; Berger, O G; Bornschein, R L . Early exposure to lead and juvenile delinquency. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 23 6, 511-8

Dietrich, K N; Succop, P A; Berger, O G; Hammond, P B; Bornschein, R L . Lead exposure and the cognitive development of urban preschool children: the Cincinnati Lead Study cohort at age 4 years. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 13 2, 203-11

Dietrich, K N; Succop, P A; Berger, O G; Keith, R W . Lead exposure and the central auditory processing abilities and cognitive development of urban children: the Cincinnati Lead Study cohort at age 5 years. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 14 1, 51-6

Lanphear, Bruce P; Dietrich, Kim N; Berger, Omer . Prevention of lead toxicity in US children. Ambulatory pediatrics : the official journal of the Ambulatory Pediatric Association, 3 1, 27-36

Rugless, Fedoria; Bhattacharya, Amit; Succop, Paul; Dietrich, Kim N; Cox, Cyndy; Alden, Jody; Kuhnell, Pierce; Barnas, Mary; Wright, Robert; Parsons, Patrick J; Praamsma, Meredith L; Palmer, Christopher D; Beidler, Caroline; Wittberg, Richard; Haynes, Erin N . Childhood exposure to manganese and postural instability in children living near a ferromanganese refinery in Southeastern Ohio. Neurotoxicology and teratology, 41 , 71-9

Stroop, Davis M; Dietrich, Kim N; Hunt, Allen N; Suddendorf, Lawrence R; Giangiacomo, Mark . Lead-based paint health risk assessment in dependent children living in military housing. Public health reports (Washington, D.C. : 1974), 117 5, 446-52

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