Publications - Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH

Shusterman D. Nonallergic rhinitis: Environmental determinants. Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 2016; 36(2):379-399.

Shusterman D. The nasal nitric oxide response to external acoustic energy: A pilot study of sampling dynamics. Sinusitis 2015; 1(1):13-23.

Shusterman D. Occupational irritant and allergic rhinitis. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2014; 14:425.

Frasnelli J, Hummel T, Shusterman D. Clinical disorders of the trigeminal system. In: Hummel T, Welge-Lussen A (eds.): Management of Smell and Taste Disorders. Stuttgart, Thieme 2014, pp. 138-148.

Schick SF, van den Vossenberg G, Luo A, Whitlatch A, Jacob P, Balmes J, Shusterman D. Thirty minute-exposure to aged cigarette smoke increases nasal congestion in nonsmokers. J Tox Environ Health 2013; 76:601-613.

MacIsaac J, Harrison R, Krishnaswami J, McNary J, Suchard J, Boysen-Osborn M, Cierpic H, Styles L, Shusterman D. Fatalities due to dichloromethane in paint strippers: A continuing problem. Am J Indust Med 2013; 56:907-910.

Shusterman D, Weaver E, Goldberg A, Schick S, Wong H, Balmes J. Pilot evaluation of the nasal nitric oxide response to humming as an index of osteomeatal patency. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2012; 26:123-126.

Zhao YA, Shusterman D. Occupational rhinitis and other work-related upper respiratory tract conditions. Clin Chest Med 2012; 33:637-347.

Shusterman D. The effects of air pollutants and irritants on the upper airway. Proc Am Thoracic Soc 2011; 8:101-105.

Shusterman D, Tilles S. Nasal physiologic reactivity of nonallergic rhinitics to cold air provocation: A pilot comparison of subgroups. Am J Rhinol Allergy 2009; 23:475-479.

Shusterman D. Qualitative effects in nasal trigeminal chemoreception. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2009; 1170:196-201.

Shusterman D, Hummel T. Symposium overview: Nasal trigeminal function: Qualitative, quantitative, and temporal effects. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2009; 1170:181-183.

Gulati RK, Kwan-Gett T, Hampson NB, Baer A, Shusterman D, Shandro JR, Duchin JS. Carbon monoxide epidemic among immigrant populations: King County, Washington, 2006. Am J Public Health 2009; 99:1687-1692.

Shusterman D, Jansen K, Weaver E, Koenig J. Documentation of the nasal nitric oxide response to humming: Methods evaluation. Eur J Clin Invest 2007; 37:746-752.

Shusterman D, Murphy M-A. Nasal hyperreactivity in allergic and nonallergic rhinitis: A potential risk factor for nonspecific building-related illness. Indoor Air 2007; 17:328-333.

Shusterman D. Trigeminally mediated health effects of air pollutants: Sources of inter-individual variability. Human Exper Toxicol 2007; 26:149-157.

Shusterman D, Matovinovic E, Salmon A. Does Haber's Law apply to human sensory irritation? Inhal Toxicol 2006; 17:315.

Shusterman D, Tarun A, Murphy M-A, Morris J. Seasonal allergic rhinitic and normal subjects respond differentially to provocation with acetic acid vapor. Inhal Toxicol 2005; 18:457-471.

Morris JB, Wilkie WS, Shusterman DJ. Acute respiratory responses of the mouse to chlorine. Toxicol Sci 2005; 83:380-387.

Shusterman D, Balmes J, Murphy M-A, Tai C-F, Baraniuk J. Chlorine inhalation produces nasal airflow limitation in allergic rhinitis subjects without evidence of neuropeptide release. Neuropeptides 2004;34(6):351-358.

Rigau J, Farre R, Trepat X, Shusterman D, Navajas D. Oscillometric assessment of airway obstruction in vocal cord dysfunction: A model study. J Biomech 2004;37:37-43.

Shusterman D, Avila PC. Real-time monitoring of nasal mucosal pH during carbon dioxide stimulation: Implications for stimulus dynamics. Chem Senses 2003: 28:595-601.

Tarun AS, Bryant B, Zhai W, Solomon C, Shusterman D. Gene expression for carbonic anhydrase isoenzymes in human nasal mucosa. Chem Senses 2003: 28:621-629.

Shusterman D, Murphy M-A, Balmes J. Differences in nasal irritant sensitivity by age, gender, and allergic rhinitis status. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 2003: 76:577-583.

Shusterman D, Murpy M-A, Balmes J. Influence of age, gender and allergy status on nasal reactivity to inhaled chlorine. Inhal Toxicol 2003: 15:1179-1189.

Shusterman D. Toxicology of nasal irritants. Current Allergy Asthma Rep 2003; 3:258-265.

Matovinovic E, Solberg O, Shusterman D. Epidermal growth factor receptor but not histamine receptor is upregulated in seasonal allergic rhinitis. Allergy 2003; 58:472-475.

Shusterman D, Balmes J, Avlla PC, Murphy MA, Matovinovic E. Chlorine inhalation produces nasal congestion in allergic rhinitics without mast cell degranulation. Eur Respir J 2003; 21:652-657.

Shusterman D, Murphy M-A, Walsh P, Balmes J. Cholinergic blockade does not alter the nasal congestive response to irritant provocation. Rhinology 2002;40:141-146.

Shusterman D. Individual factors in nasal chemesthesis. Chem Senses 2002;27:551-564.

Shusterman D. Review of the upper airway - including olfaction - as mediator of symptoms. Environ Health Perspect 2002;110(Suppl. 4):649-653.

Shusterman D. Odor-associated health complaints: Competing explanatory models. Chem Senses 2001; 26:339-343.

Shusterman D, Murphy MA, Balmes J. The influence of sex, allergic rhinitis, and test system on nasal sensitivity to airborne irritants: A pilot study. Environ Health Perspect 2001;109:15-19.

Shusterman D. Sequelae of Respiratory Tract Exposures to Irritant Chemicals. Pulmonary and Critical Care Updates 2001; 15(2):1-4 [on-line journal].

Schiffman SS, Walker JM, Dalton P, Lorig TS, Raymer JH, Shusterman D, Williams CM. Potential health effects of odor from animal operations, wastewater treatment, and recycling of byproducts. J Agromed 2000;7:7-81.

Shusterman D. Upper and lower airway sequelae of irritant inhalations. Clin Pulmon Med 1999; 6:18-31.

Avila P, Shusterman D. Work-related asthma and latex allergy. Postgrad Med 1999;105(7):39-46.

Balkissoon R, Shusterman D. Occupational upper airway disorders. Semin Respir Crit Care Med 1999;20 (6):569-580.

Lipsett M, Shusterman D, Mann J. Respiratory health effects. In: National Cancer Institute. Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke: The Report of the California Environmental Protection Agency. Bethesda, MD. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, NIH Pub. No. 99-4645, 1999.

Shusterman D. The health significance of environmental odour pollution: Revisited. J Environ Med 1999; 1:249-258.

Prudhomme JC, Shusterman DJ, Blanc PD. Acute-onset persistent olfactory deficit resulting from multiple over-exposures to ammonia vapor at work. J Am Board Fam Pract 1998; 11:66-69.

Shusterman D, Murphy M, Balmes J. Seasonal allergic rhinitic and non-rhinitic subjects react differentially to provocation with chlorine gas. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1998; 101:732-740.

Shusterman D. Air pollution and the upper airway: Recognizing irritant-related symptoms. Hosp Med 1998; 34(2):9.

Bascom R, Shusterman D. Occupational and environmental exposures and the upper respiratory tract. In: Naclerio R, Durham S, Mygind N (eds.). Rhinitis. (Lung Biology in Health and Disease Series). NY, Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1998.

Shusterman D, Balmes J. A comparison of two methods for determining nasal irritant sensitivity. Am J Rhinol 1997; 11:379-386.

Shusterman D, Balmes J. Measurement of nasal irritant sensitivity to pulsed carbon dioxide: A pilot study. Arch Environ Med 1997; 52:334-340.

Shusterman D. Upper respiratory tract disorders. In: LaDou J (ed.). Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine (4th edition). NY: McGraw-Hill, 2007, pp. 298-309.

Dias MA, Shusterman D, Kesavanathan JN, Swift DL, Bascom R. Upper airway diagnostic methods. In: Harber P, Schenker M, Balmes J (eds.). Occupational and Environmental Respiratory Disease. St. Louis, Mosby-Yearbook, 1995, pp. 67-89.

Shusterman D. Community health and odor pollution regulation. Am J Public Health 1992; 82:1566-1567.

Shusterman D. Critical review: The health significance of environmental odor pollution. Arch Environ Health 1992; 47:76-87.

Shusterman D, Sheedy JE. Occupational and environmental disorders of the special senses. Occup Med State Art Rev. 1992; 7(3):515-542.

Shusterman D, Lipscomb J, Neutra R, Satin K. Symptom prevalence and odor-worry interaction near hazardous waste sites. Environ Health Perspect 1991; 94:25-30.

Shusterman D, Dager S. Prevention of psychological disability after occupational respiratory exposures. In: Harber P, Balmes JR: Prevention of Pulmonary Disease. Occup Med State Art Rev 1991; 6(1):11-27.

Neutra R, Lipscomb J, Satin K, Shusterman D. Hypotheses to explain the higher symptom rates observed around hazardous waste sites. Environ Health Perspect 1991; 94:31-38.

Shusterman D, Casey A, Neutra R. The health significance of odorous air emissions from stationary sources: Investigation of odor and symptom complaints near a hazardous waste site. Proceedings of the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Air Pollution Control Association, 1989, Manuscript No. 89-93.2.

Shusterman D, Balmes J, Cone J. Behavioral sensitization to irritants/odorants after acute overexposures. J Occup Med 1988; 30:565-567.

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Dennis Shusterman, MD, MPH
Upper Airway Biology Laboratory
UC / Richmond Field Station
1301 So. 46th Street
Building 112
Richmond, CA 94804

Revised 16 January, 2016