jjagai2@uic.edu Jyotsna Jagai Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences 312⎼413⎼9375 SPHW 519


TEACHING INTERESTS

Determinants of Health

RESEARCH INTERESTS

(1) Health impacts of water quality (2) Environmental stressors of water quality, including climate change and land use (3) Development of indicators to characterize the cumulative environmental impact on human health (4) Burden of cumulative environmental exposures on health outcomes

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

■ PhD ⏐ Tufts University Environmental Epidemiology ⏐ 2009

■ MPH ⏐ Tufts University Epidemiology and Biostatistics ⏐ 2005

■ MS ⏐ Univ of Cal San Diego Electrical Engineering ⏐ 2000

PUBLICATIONS

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Li,Q. , Wang,S. , Messier,K. , Wade,T. , Hilborn,E. , (2015) Extreme Precipitation and Emergency Room Visits for Gastrointestinal Illness in Areas with and without Combined Sewer Systems: An Analysis of Massachusetts Data, 2003-2007. Environmental health perspectives, 123(9), 873-879

■ Rappazzo,K. , Messer,L. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Gray,C. , Grabich,S. , Lobdell,D. , (2015) The associations between environmental quality and preterm birth in the United States, 2000-2005: a cross-sectional analysis. Environmental health : a global access science source, 14, 50-015-0038-3

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Smith,G. , Schmid,J. , Wade,T. , (2014) Trends in gastroenteritis-associated mortality in the United States, 1985-2005: variations by ICD-9 and ICD-10 codes. BMC gastroenterology, 14, 211-014-0211-0

■ Wade,T. , Lin,C. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Hilborn,E. , (2014) Flooding and emergency room visits for gastrointestinal illness in Massachusetts: a case-crossover study. PloS one, 9(10), e110474

■ Messer,L. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Rappazzo,K. , Lobdell,D. , (2014) Construction of an environmental quality index for public health research. Environmental health : a global access science source, 13(1), 39-069X-13-39

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Sarkar,R. , Castronovo,D. , Kattula,D. , McEntee,J. , Ward,H. , Kang,G. , Naumova,E. , (2012) Seasonality of rotavirus in South Asia: a meta-analysis approach assessing associations with temperature, precipitation, and vegetation index. PloS one, 7(5), e38168

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Griffiths,J. , Kirshen,P. , Webb,P. , Naumova,E. , (2012) Seasonal patterns of gastrointestinal illness and streamflow along the Ohio River. International journal of environmental research and public health, 9(5), 1771-1790

■ Lobdell,D. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Rappazzo,K. , Messer,L. , (2011) Data sources for an environmental quality index: availability, quality, and utility. American Journal of Public Health, 101 Suppl 1, S277-85

■ Chui,K. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Griffiths,J. , Naumova,E. , (2011) Hospitalization of the elderly in the United States for nonspecific gastrointestinal diseases: a search for etiological clues. American Journal of Public Health, 101(11), 2082-2086

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Griffiths,J. , Kirshen,P. , Webb,P. , Naumova,E. , (2010) Patterns of protozoan infections: spatiotemporal associations with cattle density. EcoHealth, 7(1), 33-46

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Castronovo,D. , Monchak,J. , Naumova,E. , (2009) Seasonality of cryptosporidiosis: A meta-analysis approach. Environmental research, 109(4), 465-478

■ Jagai,Jyotsna , Naumova,E. , (2009) Clostridium difficile-associated disease in the elderly, United States. Emerging infectious diseases, 15(2), 343-344

■ Cohen,S. , Egorov,A. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Matyas,B. , A. DeMaria Jr, , Chui,K. , Griffiths,J. , Naumova,E. , (2008) The SEEDs of two gastrointestinal diseases: socioeconomic, environmental, and demographic factors related to cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in Massachusetts. Environmental research, 108(2), 185-191

■ Naumova,E. , Yepes,H. , Griffiths,J. , Sempertegui,F. , Khurana,G. , Jagai,Jyotsna , Jativa,E. , Estrella,B. , (2007) Emergency room visits for respiratory conditions in children increased after Guagua Pichincha volcanic eruptions in April 2000 in Quito, Ecuador observational study: time series analysis. Environmental health : a global access science source, 6, 21