Gina Solomon, MD, MPH

Associate Clinical Professor
School of Medicine
University of California
San Francisco, CA 94143

Research Interests
• Environmental health
• Occupational medicine
• Climate change,air pollution, toxicology, risk assessment, pesticides, toxic chemicals, disasters

Key Publications

Schwarzman MR, Ackerman JM, Dairkee SH, Fenton SE, Johnson D, Navarro KM, Osborne G, Rudel RA,Solomon GM, Zeise L, Janssen S. Screening for Chemical Contributions to Breast Cancer Risk: A Case Study for Chemical Safety Evaluation. Environ Health Perspect. 2015 Dec; 123(12):1255-64. PMID: 26032647.

Knowlton K, Rotkin-Ellman M, Geballe L, Max WSolomon GM. Six climate change-related events in the United States accounted for about $14 billion in lost lives and health costs. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Nov; 30(11):2167-76. PMID: 22068410.

Rotkin-Ellman M, Wong KK, Solomon GM. Seafood contamination after the BP Gulf oil spill and risks to vulnerable populations: a critique of the FDA risk assessment. Environ Health Perspect. 2012 Feb; 120(2):157-61. PMID: 21990339; PMCID: PMC3279436.

Rotkin-Ellman M, Navarro KM, Solomon GM. Gulf oil spill air quality monitoring: lessons learned to improve emergency response. Environ Sci Technol. 2010 Nov 15; 44(22):8365-6. PMID: 20964292.

Solomon GM, Janssen S. Health effects of the Gulf oil spill. JAMA. 2010 Sep 8; 304(10):1118-9. PMID: 20713544.

Krewski D, Acosta D, Andersen M, Anderson H, Bailar JC, Boekelheide K, Brent R, Charnley G, Cheung VG, Green S, Kelsey KT, Kerkvliet NI, Li AA, McCray L, Meyer O, Patterson RD, Pennie W, Scala RA, Solomon GM, Stephens M, Yager J, Zeise L. Toxicity testing in the 21st century: a vision and a strategy. J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev. 2010 Feb; 13(2-4):51-138. PMID: 20574894.

Solomon GM, Kirkhorn SR. Physicians' duty to be aware of and report environmental toxins. Virtual Mentor. 2009; 11(6):434-42. PMID: 23199352.

Woodruff TJ, Zeise L, Axelrad DA, Guyton KZ, Janssen S, Miller M, Miller GG, Schwartz JM, Alexeeff G, Anderson H, Birnbaum L, Bois F, Cogliano VJ, Crofton K, Euling SY, Foster PM, Germolec DR, Gray E, Hattis DB, Kyle AD, Luebke RW, Luster MI, Portier C, Rice DC, Solomon G, Vandenberg J, Zoeller RT. Meeting report: moving upstream-evaluating adverse upstream end points for improved risk assessment and decision-making. Environ Health Perspect. 2008 Nov; 116(11):1568-75. PMID: 19057713; PMCID: PMC2592280.

Humphreys EH, Janssen S, Heil A, Hiatt P, Solomon G, Miller MD. Outcomes of the California ban on pharmaceutical lindane: clinical and ecologic impacts. Environ Health Perspect. 2008 Mar; 116(3):297-302. PMID: 18335094; PMCID: PMC2265033.

Thundiyil JG, Solomon GM, Miller MD. Transgenerational exposures: persistent chemical pollutants in the environment and breast milk. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2007 Feb; 54(1):81-101, ix. PMID: 17306685.

Solomon GM, Hjelmroos-Koski M, Rotkin-Ellman M, Hammond SK. Airborne mold and endotoxin concentrations in New Orleans, Louisiana, after flooding, October through November 2005. Environ Health Perspect. 2006 Sep; 114(9):1381-6. PMID: 16966092; PMCID: PMC1570051.

McDaniel PASolomon GMalone RE. The tobacco industry and pesticide regulations: case studies from tobacco industry archives. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Dec; 113(12):1659-65. PMID: 16330343; PMCID: PMC1314901.

Miller M, Solomon G. Environmental risk communication for the clinician. Pediatrics. 2003 Jul; 112(1 Pt 2):211-7. PMID: 12837913.

Solomon GM, Weiss PM. Chemical contaminants in breast milk: time trends and regional variability. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 Jun; 110(6):A339-47. PMID: 12055065; PMCID: PMC1240888.

Pandya RJ, Solomon G, Kinner A, Balmes JR. Diesel exhaust and asthma: hypotheses and molecular mechanisms of action. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 Feb; 110 Suppl 1:103-12. PMID: 11834468; PMCID: PMC1241152.

Solomon GM, Schettler T. Environment and health: 6. Endocrine disruption and potential human health implications. CMAJ. 2000 Nov 28; 163(11):1471-6. PMID: 11192656; PMCID: PMC80418.