Pantel S. Vokonas, MD

Professor, Medicine

Pantel Vokonas
617.638.5300
150 S Huntington Avenue

Biography

Pantel S. Vokonas, MD is a Professor of Preventine Medicine & Epidemiology at the Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Vokonas graduated from Ohio State University College of Medicine and has been in practice for over fifty years. In addition, he is currently affiliated with the VA Boston Healthcare System and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

Other Positions

  • Investigator, Framingham Heart Study
  • VA Boston Healthcare System

Education

  • Ohio State University, MD
  • Ohio State University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 10/29/2021

    Wang VA, Zilli Vieira CL, Garshick E, Schwartz JD, Garshick MS, Vokonas P, Koutrakis P. Solar Activity Is Associated With Diastolic and Systolic Blood Pressure in Elderly Adults. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Nov 02; 10(21):e021006. PMID: 34713707.

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  • Published on 10/14/2021

    Kelly RS, Stewart ID, Bayne H, Kachroo P, Spiro Iii A, Vokonas P, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Knihtilä HM, Litonjua AA, Wareham NJ, Langenberg C, Lasky-Su JA. Metabolomic differences in lung function metrics: evidence from two cohorts. Thorax. 2021 Oct 14. PMID: 34650005.

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  • Published on 9/17/2021

    Tracy SM, Vieira CLZ, Garshick E, Wang VA, Alahmad B, Eid R, Schwartz J, Schiff JE, Vokonas P, Koutrakis P. Associations between solar and geomagnetic activity and peripheral white blood cells in the Normative Aging Study. Environ Res. 2021 Sep 17; 204(Pt B):112066. PMID: 34537201.

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  • Published on 7/3/2021

    Gao X, Koutrakis P, Coull B, Lin X, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA. Short-term exposure to PM2.5 components and renal health: Findings from the Veterans Affairs Normative Aging Study. J Hazard Mater. 2021 10 15; 420:126557. PMID: 34252666.

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  • Published on 6/24/2021

    Nassan FL, Kelly RS, Koutrakis P, Vokonas PS, Lasky-Su JA, Schwartz JD. Metabolomic signatures of the short-term exposure to air pollution and temperature. Environ Res. 2021 10; 201:111553. PMID: 34171372.

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  • Published on 4/30/2021

    Nwanaji-Enwerem JC, Colicino E, Gao X, Wang C, Vokonas P, Boyer EW, Baccarelli AA, Schwartz J. Associations of Plasma Folate and Vitamin B6 With Blood DNA Methylation Age: An Analysis of One-Carbon Metabolites in the VA Normative Aging Study. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2021 04 30; 76(5):760-769. PMID: 33027507.

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  • Published on 2/24/2021

    Nassan FL, Wang C, Kelly RS, Lasky-Su JA, Vokonas PS, Koutrakis P, Schwartz JD. Ambient PM2.5 species and ultrafine particle exposure and their differential metabolomic signatures. Environ Int. 2021 06; 151:106447. PMID: 33639346.

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  • Published on 1/7/2021

    Nassan FL, Kelly RS, Kosheleva A, Koutrakis P, Vokonas PS, Lasky-Su JA, Schwartz JD. Metabolomic signatures of the long-term exposure to air pollution and temperature. Environ Health. 2021 01 07; 20(1):3. PMID: 33413450.

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  • Published on 8/11/2020

    Kelly RS, Bayne H, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Sparrow D, Weiss ST, Schwartz J, Nassan FL, Lee-Sarwar K, Huang M, Kachroo P, Chu SH, Litonjua AA, Lasky-Su JA. Metabolomic signatures of lead exposure in the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Res. 2020 11; 190:110022. PMID: 32791250.

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  • Published on 8/5/2020

    Dolcini J, Kioumourtzoglou MA, Cayir A, Sanchez-Guerra M, Brennan KJ, Dereix AE, Coull BA, Spiro A, Vokonas P, Schwartz J, Baccarelli AA. Age and mitochondrial DNA copy number influence the association between outdoor temperature and cognitive function: Insights from the VA Normative Aging Study. Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Aug; 4(4):e0108. PMID: 32832843.

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