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Mary E Turyk


Mary Turyk

Associate Professor

Epidemiology

879 Sphpi, M/c 923
1603 W. Taylor St
Chicago, IL 60612
312-355-4673
 

Academic Background


Ph.D., Univ of Illinois at Chicago, 2005
     Epidemiology
MPH, Univ of Ill at Chicago Hlth Sc, 1998
     Epidemiology
B.S., Univ of IL Urbana-Champaign, 1979
     Biology

Research Interests


Effects of indoor allergens and environmental pollutants, such as PCBs, PBDEs, persistent pesticides, and agricultural chemicals on asthma, diabetes, hormone disruption, and reproductive outcomes.

Teaching Interests


Epidemiological methods, environmental epidemiology, MPH field practicum

Publications

Turyk M, Anderson H, Steenport D. Buelow C, Imm P, Knobeloch L. Longitudinal biomonitoring for polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in residents of the Great Lakes basin. Chemosphere 81:517-522, 2010.

Turyk ME, Anderson H, Knobeloch L, Imm P, Persky VW. Organochlorines and incidence of diabetes in a cohort of Great Lakes sport fish consumers. Environ Health Perspect, 117:1076-1082, 2009.

Fortenberry GL, Hu H, Turyk M, Barr DB, Meeker J, Association between urinary 3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridinol, a metabolite of chlorpyrifos and chlorpyrifos-methyl, and serum T4 and TSH in NHANES 1999-2002. Sci Total Environ 424:351-355, 2012.

Persky V, Piorkowski J, Turyk M, Freels S, Chatterton, R Jr., Dimos J, Bradlow HL, Chary LK, Burse V, Unterman T, Sepkovic D, McCann K. Polychlorinated Biphenyl Exposure, Diabetes and Endogenous Hormones: A Cross-Sectional Study in Men Previously Employed at a Capacitor Manufacturing Plant. Environ Health 11:57, 2012

Turyk ME, Bhavsar SP, Bowerman W, Boysen E, Clark M, Diamond M, Mergler D, Pantazopoulos P, Schantz S, Carpenter DO, Risks and benefits of consumption of Great Lakes fish. Environ Health Perspect, 120:11-18, 2012.

Knobeloch L, Turyk M, Imm P, Anderson H. Polychlorinated Biphenyls in Vacuum Dust and Blood of Residents in 20 Wisconsin Households, Chemosphere 86:735-740, 2012

Turyk M, Banda E, Chisum G, Lesley V, Damitz M, Williams R, Persky V. A Multifaceted Community Based Asthma Intervention in Chicago: Effects of Trigger Reduction and Self-Management Education on Asthma Morbidity. J Asthma 50:729-736, 2013

Taylor KW, Novak R, Anderson H, Birnbaum L, Blystone C, Devito M, Jacobs, D, Kohrle J, Lee DH, Rylander L, Rignell-Hydbom A, Tornero-Velez R, Turyk M, Thayer K, Lind L. Evaluation of the association between persistent organic pollutants (POPs) and diabetes in epidemiological studies: A national toxicology program review workshop. Environ Health Perspect, http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/1205502/, 2013.

Turyk ME, Anderson H, Knobeloch L, Imm P, Persky VW. Prevalence of diabetes and body burdens of polychlorinated biphenyls, polybrominated diphenyl ethers, and p,p’-diphenyldichloroethene in Great Lakes sport fish consumers. Chemosphere 75:674-679, 2009.

Knobeloch L, Turyk M, Imm P, Schrank C, Anderson H. Temporal changes in PCB and DDE levels among a cohort of frequent and infrequent consumers of Great Lake sportfish. Environ Res 109:66-72, 2009.

Turyk ME, Persky VW, Imm P, Knobeloch L, Chatterton Jr R, Anderson HA. Hormone disruption by PBDEs in adult male sport fish consumers. Environ Health Perspect, 116:1635-1641, 2008.

Anderson H, Imm P, Knobeloch L, Turyk M, Persky V, Mathew J, Buelow C. Characteristics associated with elevated PBDE serum levels: findings from a US cohort of frequent and infrequent consumers of sport-caught fish. Chemosphere 73:187-194, 2008.

Turyk M, Hernandez E, Wright R, Freels S, Slezak J, Contraras A, Piorkowski J, Persky V. Stressful life events and asthma in adolescents. Pediat Allergy Immunol 19: 255-263, 2008.

Turyk ME, Anderson HA, Persky VW. Relationships of thyroid hormones with polychlorinated biphenyls, dioxins, furans, and DDE in adults. Environ Health Perspect 115:1197-1203, 2007.

Turyk M, Anderson H, Hanrahan L, Falk C, Steenport D, Needham L, Patterson D, Freels S, Persky V. Relationship of serum levels of individual PCB, dioxin, and furan congeners and DDE with Great Lakes sport-caught fish consumption. Environ Res 100:173-183, 2006.

Turyk M, Anderson H, Freels S, Chatterton R Jr, Needham L, Patterson D Jr, Steenport D, Knobeloch L, Imm P, Persky V. Association of organochlorines with endogenous hormones in male Great Lakes fish consumers and nonconsumers. Environ Res 102:299-307, 2006

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