David Sparrow, DSc

Professor, Medicine

(781) 275-7500
150 S Huntington Avenue

Other Positions

  • Professor, Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • University of Massachusetts Amherst, MS
  • University of Massachusetts Boston, BA
  • Boston University School of Public Health, DSc

Publications

  • Published on 6/7/2017

    Wang X, Ding N, Tucker KL, Weisskopf MG, Sparrow D, Hu H, Park SK. A Western Diet Pattern Is Associated with Higher Concentrations of Blood and Bone Lead among Middle-Aged and Elderly Men. J Nutr. 2017 Jul; 147(7):1374-1383. PMID: 28592514.

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  • Published on 1/1/2017

    Zanobetti A, Coull BA, Kloog I, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Gold DR, Schwartz J. Fine-scale spatial and temporal variation in temperature and arrhythmia episodes in the VA Normative Aging Study. J Air Waste Manag Assoc. 2017 01; 67(1):96-104. PMID: 28001123.

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  • Published on 12/16/2016

    Dai L, Mehta A, Mordukhovich I, Just AC, Shen J, Hou L, Koutrakis P, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Baccarelli AA, Schwartz JD. Differential DNA methylation and PM2.5 species in a 450K epigenome-wide association study. Epigenetics. 2017 Feb; 12(2):139-148. PMID: 27982729.

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  • Published on 10/19/2016

    Farooqui Z, Bakulski KM, Power MC, Weisskopf MG, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Nie LH, Hu H, Park SK. Associations of cumulative Pb exposure and longitudinal changes in Mini-Mental Status Exam scores, global cognition and domains of cognition: The VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Res. 2017 Jan; 152:102-108. PMID: 27770710.

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  • Published on 9/1/2016

    Ding N, Wang X, Weisskopf MG, Sparrow D, Schwartz J, Hu H, Park SK. Lead-Related Genetic Loci, Cumulative Lead Exposure and Incident Coronary Heart Disease: The Normative Aging Study. PLoS One. 2016; 11(9):e0161472. PMID: 27584680.

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  • Published on 7/5/2016

    Dai L, Kloog I, Coull BA, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Vokonas PS, Schwartz JD. Cognitive function and short-term exposure to residential air temperature: A repeated measures study based on spatiotemporal estimates of temperature. Environ Res. 2016 Oct; 150:446-51. PMID: 27391696.

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  • Published on 3/8/2016

    Mehta AJ, Zanobetti A, Bind MA, Kloog I, Koutrakis P, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz JD. Long-Term Exposure to Ambient Fine Particulate Matter and Renal Function in Older Men: The Veterans Administration Normative Aging Study. Environ Health Perspect. 2016 Sep; 124(9):1353-60. PMID: 26955062.

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  • Published on 1/20/2016

    Mehta AJ, Cassidy A, Litonjua AA, Sparrow D, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Dietary anthocyanin intake and age-related decline in lung function: longitudinal findings from the VA Normative Aging Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2016 Feb; 103(2):542-50. PMID: 26791184.

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  • Published on 1/6/2016

    Dai L, Bind MA, Koutrakis P, Coull BA, Sparrow D, Vokonas PS, Schwartz JD. Fine particles, genetic pathways, and markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction: Analysis on particulate species and sources. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2016 Jun; 26(4):415-21. PMID: 26732377.

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  • Published on 1/5/2016

    Kim D, Kubzansky LD, Baccarelli A, Sparrow D, Spiro A, Tarantini L, Cantone L, Vokonas P, Schwartz J. Psychological factors and DNA methylation of genes related to immune/inflammatory system markers: the VA Normative Aging Study. BMJ Open. 2016 Jan 05; 6(1):e009790. PMID: 26733571.

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