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Janvier Gasana MD, MPH, PhD

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Adjunct Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Equity
Division: Masters in Public Health
Program: Masters of Public Health


Publications (46)

  • Occupational noise-induced hearing loss among migrant workers in Kuwait (Buqammaz M, Gasana J, Alahmad B, Shebl M, Albloushi D) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2 May 2021;18(10) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85105713214 05/02/2021    
  • Exposures in the indoor environment and prevalence of allergic conditions in the united states of america (Gasana J, Ibrahimou B, Albatineh AN, Al-Zoughool M, Zein D) International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 1 May 2021;18(9) SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85105220713 05/01/2021    
  • Analysis of intervention effectiveness using early outbreak transmission dynamics to guide future pandemic management and decision-making in Kuwait. (Tyshenko MG, Oraby T, Longenecker J, Vainio H, Gasana J, Alali WQ, AlSeaidan M, ElSaadany S, Al-Zoughool M) Infect Dis Model 2021;6:693-705 PMID: 33898885 PMCID: PMC8054527 04/27/2021    
  • The moderating influences of social networks on the relationship between neighbourhood walkability and sedentary behaviour in community-dwelling older adults in Accra, Ghana (Asiamah N, Vieira ER, Gasana J, Conduah AK, Eduafo R) Journal of Public Health (Germany) 2021 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85106700270 01/01/2021    
  • Ambient exposure of O3 and NO2 and associated health risk in Kuwait. (Al-Hemoud A, Gasana J, Alajeel A, Alhamoud E, Al-Shatti A, Al-Khayat A) Environ Sci Pollut Res Int 2021 Mar;28(12):14917-14926 PMID: 33222061 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85096372406 11/23/2020    
  • Enhancing Research and Development in the Health Sciences as a Strategy to Establish a Knowledge-Based Economy in the State of Kuwait: A Call for Action. (Salman A, Fakhraldeen SA, Chun S, Jamil K, Gasana J, Al-Hunayan A) Healthcare (Basel) 2020 Aug 12;8(3) PMID: 32806569 PMCID: PMC7551608 08/19/2020    
  • COVID-19 stressors on migrant workers in Kuwait: cumulative risk considerations. (Alahmad B, Kurdi H, Colonna K, Gasana J, Agnew J, Fox MA) BMJ Glob Health 2020 07;5(7) PMID: 32641292 PMCID: PMC7348320 07/10/2020    
  • Extreme temperatures and mortality in Kuwait: Who is vulnerable? (Alahmad B, Shakarchi AF, Khraishah H, Alseaidan M, Gasana J, Al-Hemoud A, Koutrakis P, Fox MA) Sci Total Environ 2020 Aug 25;732:139289 PMID: 32438154 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85084555648 05/22/2020       7 Citations
  • Exposure levels of air pollution (PM2.5) and associated health risk in Kuwait. (Al-Hemoud A, Gasana J, Al-Dabbous A, Alajeel A, Al-Shatti A, Behbehani W, Malak M) Environ Res 2019 12;179(Pt A):108730 PMID: 31550597 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85072326876 09/25/2019       20 Citations
  • Determinants of childhood diarrhea in West Gojjam, Northwest Ethiopia: a case control study. (Girma M, Gobena T, Medhin G, Gasana J, Roba KT) Pan Afr Med J 2018;30:234 PMID: 30574253 PMCID: PMC6295292 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85058923704 12/24/2018       5 Citations
  • Disability Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) in Terms of Years of Life Lost (YLL) Due to Premature Adult Mortalities and Postneonatal Infant Mortalities Attributed to PM2.5 and PM10 Exposures in Kuwait. (Al-Hemoud A, Gasana J, Al-Dabbous AN, Al-Shatti A, Al-Khayat A) Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 11 21;15(11) PMID: 30469450 PMCID: PMC6265960 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85057121538 11/25/2018       18 Citations
  • Prevalence and features of asthma-COPD overlap in the United States 2007-2012. (Mendy A, Forno E, Niyonsenga T, Carnahan R, Gasana J) Clin Respir J 2018 Aug;12(8):2369-2377 PMID: 29873189 PMCID: PMC6287748 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85053046481 06/07/2018       11 Citations
  • The role of psychological factors in predicting latrine ownership and consistent latrine use in rural Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study. (Alemu F, Kumie A, Medhin G, Gasana J) BMC Public Health 2018 02 08;18(1):229 PMID: 29422034 PMCID: PMC5806365 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85041507462 02/10/2018       7 Citations
  • Trends in Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Childhood Asthma in Miami, Florida: 2005-2013. (Beck-Sague CM, Arrieta A, Pinzon-Iregui MC, Ortiz B, Dean AG, Cuddihy A, Gasana J) J Immigr Minor Health 2018 Dec;20(6):1429-1437 PMID: 29290019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85056745942 01/01/2018       1 Citation
  • Blood biomarkers as predictors of long-term mortality in COPD. (Mendy A, Forno E, Niyonsenga T, Gasana J) Clin Respir J 2018 May;12(5):1891-1899 PMID: 29227024 PMCID: PMC5991987 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85045877534 12/12/2017       20 Citations
  • Dilemma of roof rainwater quality: applications of physical and organic treatment methods in a water scarce region of Mekelle, Ethiopia (Taffere GR, Beyene A, Vuai SAH, Gasana J, Seleshi Y) Urban Water Journal 28 May 2017;14(5):460-466 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84966709020 05/28/2017    
  • Hand washing with soap and WASH educational intervention reduces under-five childhood diarrhoea incidence in Jigjiga District, Eastern Ethiopia: A community-based cluster randomized controlled trial. (Hashi A, Kumie A, Gasana J) Prev Med Rep 2017 Jun;6:361-368 PMID: 28507890 PMCID: PMC5425344 05/17/2017    
  • Ambient PM2.5 Aluminum and Elemental Carbon and Placental Abruption Morbidity. (Ibrahimou B, Albatineh AN, Salihu HM, Gasana J) J Occup Environ Med 2017 02;59(2):148-153 PMID: 28002353 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85007154201 12/22/2016       8 Citations
  • Staphylococcus aureus Colonization and Long-Term Risk for Death, United States. (Mendy A, Vieira ER, Albatineh AN, Gasana J) Emerg Infect Dis 2016 11;22(11):1966-1969 PMID: 27767920 PMCID: PMC5088013 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84992127833 10/22/2016       8 Citations
  • Location and time-specific investigation of roof rainwater quality is important to safeguard public health (Taffere GR, Beyene A, Vuai SAH, Gasana J, Seleshi Y) Desalination and Water Treatment 13 September 2016;57(43):20318-20326 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84945340370 09/13/2016    
  • Reliability analysis of roof rainwater harvesting systems in a semi-arid region of sub-Saharan Africa: case study of Mekelle, Ethiopia (Taffere GR, Beyene A, Vuai SAH, Gasana J, Seleshi Y) Hydrological Sciences Journal 25 April 2016;61(6):1135-1140 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84961205959 04/25/2016    
  • Characterization of Atmospheric Bulk Deposition: Implications on the Quality of Rainwater Harvesting Systems in the Semi-Arid City of Mekelle, Northern Ethiopia (Taffere GR, Beyene A, Vuai SAH, Gasana J, Seleshi Y) Environmental Processes 1 March 2016;3(1):247-261 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84964310802 03/01/2016    
  • Asthma in schoolchildren in Monroe county, Florida: school-based needs assessment. (Gasana J, Gibson-Young L, Ibrahimou B, Weiss-Randall D, Arrieta A, Beck-Sagué C, Sivén J, Torok D) J Asthma 2016;53(3):330-8 PMID: 26364659 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84941237018 09/15/2015       3 Citations
  • Falls, physical limitations, confusion and memory problems in people with type II diabetes, undiagnosed diabetes and prediabetes, and the influence of vitamins A, D and E. (Vieira ER, Mendy A, Prado CM, Gasana J, Albatineh AN) J Diabetes Complications 2015 Nov-Dec;29(8):1159-64 PMID: 26344725 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84948718292 09/08/2015       8 Citations
  • Toxoplasma gondii seropositivity and cognitive functions in school-aged children. (Mendy A, Vieira ER, Albatineh AN, Gasana J) Parasitology 2015 Aug;142(9):1221-7 PMID: 25990628 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84937072984 05/21/2015       15 Citations
  • A meta-analysis of the associations between the SLC6A4 promoter polymorphism (5HTTLPR) and the risk for alcohol dependence. (Villalba K, Attonito J, Mendy A, Devieux JG, Gasana J, Dorak TM) Psychiatr Genet 2015 Apr;25(2):47-58 PMID: 25710844 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84924721313 02/25/2015       12 Citations
  • Immediate rather than delayed memory impairment in older adults with latent toxoplasmosis. (Mendy A, Vieira ER, Albatineh AN, Gasana J) Brain Behav Immun 2015 Mar;45:36-40 PMID: 25499468 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84924184273 12/17/2014       20 Citations
  • Higher specificity of tuberculin skin test compared with QuantiFERON-TB Gold for detection of exposure to Mycobacterium tuberculosis. (Mendy A, Albatineh AN, Vieira ER, Gasana J) Clin Infect Dis 2014 Oct 15;59(8):1188-9 PMID: 24997053 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84929940308 07/06/2014       1 Citation
  • Response to letter to the editor: regarding "copper deficiency and neuropathology related to the petrous bone". (Mendy A, Vieira ER, Albatineh AN, Nnadi AK, Gasana J) Ann Epidemiol 2014 Jun;24(6):490-1 PMID: 24731698 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900789512 04/16/2014    
  • Prospective study of cytomegalovirus seropositivity and risk of mortality from diabetes. (Mendy A, Gasana J, Vieira ER, Diallo H) Acta Diabetol 2014 Oct;51(5):723-9 PMID: 24633860 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84919466592 03/19/2014       7 Citations
  • The pandemic nature of the reemerging tuberculosis and the role of migration in its spread (Gasana J, Popejoy MW, Ravikumaran R, Westphal D) Global Public Health Policy 2013:289-308 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84895407044 12/01/2013    
  • Low bone mineral density is associated with balance and hearing impairments. (Mendy A, Vieira ER, Albatineh AN, Nnadi AK, Lowry D, Gasana J) Ann Epidemiol 2014 Jan;24(1):58-62 PMID: 24263001 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84890126341 11/23/2013       35 Citations
  • Seropositivity to herpes simplex virus type 2, but not type 1 is associated with premature cardiovascular diseases: a population-based cross-sectional study. (Mendy A, Vieira ER, Gasana J) Atherosclerosis 2013 Nov;231(1):18-21 PMID: 24125404 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84885357810 10/16/2013       9 Citations
  • Probiotic administration in early life, atopy, and asthma: a meta-analysis of clinical trials. (Elazab N, Mendy A, Gasana J, Vieira ER, Quizon A, Forno E) Pediatrics 2013 Sep;132(3):e666-76 PMID: 23958764 08/21/2013    
  • Macrolides for the long-term management of asthma--a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. (Reiter J, Demirel N, Mendy A, Gasana J, Vieira ER, Colin AA, Quizon A, Forno E) Allergy 2013 Aug;68(8):1040-9 PMID: 23895667 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84883141957 07/31/2013       64 Citations
  • Asthma in underserved schoolchildren in Miami, Florida: results of a school- and community-based needs assessment. (Page TF, Beck-Sague CM, Pinzon-Iregui MC, Cuddihy A, Tyler T, Forno E, Dean AG, Siven J, Pottinger S, Gasana J) J Asthma 2013 Jun;50(5):480-7 PMID: 23544421 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84878132339 04/03/2013       11 Citations
  • Low blood lead concentrations and thyroid function of American adults. (Mendy A, Gasana J, Vieira ER) Int J Environ Health Res 2013 Dec;23(6):461-73 PMID: 23323812 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84889666738 01/18/2013       7 Citations
  • Motor vehicle air pollution and asthma in children: a meta-analysis. (Gasana J, Dillikar D, Mendy A, Forno E, Ramos Vieira E) Environ Res 2012 Aug;117:36-45 PMID: 22683007 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84864915766 06/12/2012       159 Citations
  • Work-related respiratory symptoms and lung function among solderers in the electronics industry: a meta-analysis. (Mendy A, Gasana J, Forno E, Vieira ER, Dowdye C) Environ Health Prev Med 2012 May;17(3):183-90 PMID: 21879344 PMCID: PMC3348243 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84862898059 09/01/2011       2 Citations
  • Urinary heavy metals and associated medical conditions in the US adult population. (Mendy A, Gasana J, Vieira ER) Int J Environ Health Res 2012;22(2):105-18 PMID: 21854105 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84859196753 08/23/2011       40 Citations
  • Endotoxin exposure and childhood wheeze and asthma: a meta-analysis of observational studies. (Mendy A, Gasana J, Vieira ER, Forno E, Patel J, Kadam P, Ramirez G) J Asthma 2011 Sep;48(7):685-93 PMID: 21732750 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052019724 07/08/2011       30 Citations
  • Blood lead levels in children and environmental lead contamination in Miami inner city, Florida. (Gasana J, Hlaing WM, Siegel KA, Chamorro A, Niyonsenga T) Int J Environ Res Public Health 2006 Sep;3(3):228-34 PMID: 16968968 PMCID: PMC3807515 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-35548954274 09/14/2006       18 Citations
  • Impact of water supply and sanitation on diarrheal morbidity among young children in the socioeconomic and cultural context of Rwanda (Africa). (Gasana J, Morin J, Ndikuyeze A, Kamoso P) Environ Res 2002 Oct;90(2):76-88 PMID: 12483797 12/18/2002    
  • Environmental lead contamination in Miami inner-city area. (Gasana J, Chamorro A) J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 2002 Jul;12(4):265-72 PMID: 12087433 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036066713 06/28/2002       17 Citations
  • Molecular biomarkers as measures of environmental justice: A proposed health-assessment paradigm (Gragg RD, Gasana J, Christaldi RA) International Journal of Public Administration 2002;25(2-3):281-303 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84856003743 01/01/2002    
  • Industrial discharges of metals in Kigali, Rwanda, and the impact on drinking water quality. (Gasana J, Twagilimana L, Hallenbeck W, Brenniman G) Bull Environ Contam Toxicol 1997 Apr;58(4):523-6 PMID: 9060368 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030616350 04/01/1997       3 Citations
  • Last update: 06/11/2021