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John S. Reif

John S. Reif, D.V.M.

Phone: (970) 491-6074
Fax: (970) 491-2940
Office: 148 A Environmental Health Building



Research Interests

Dr. Reif's current research interests are the health effects of water disinfection byproducts, electromagnetic fields and pesticides. Epidemiologic research is conducted in human populations, with a focus on applying biomarkers of exposure and effect. Case-control studies of various disease outcomes including cancer, adverse reproductive outcomes and neurological disorders are also of interest.

Selected Publications

Hinckley AF, Bachand AM, Reif JS. Late pregnancy exposures to disinfection byproducts and growth related birth outcomes. Environ Health Perspect. 2005; 113:1808-1813.

Reif JS, Mazzoil M, McCulloch SD, Varela RA, Goldstein JD, Fair PA, Bossart GD. Lobomycosis in Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida. J Am Vet Med Assoc 2006; 228:104-108.

Myer K, Reif JS, , D.N. Rao Veeramachaneni DNR, Luben T, Mosley BS, Nuckols JR, Agricultural pesticide use and hypospadias in Eastern Arkansas. Environ Health Perspect 2006; 114:1589-95.

Clark ML, Burch JB, Yost MG, Zhai Y, Bachand A, Fitzpatrick CTE, Ramaprasad J, Cragin L, Reif JS. Biomonitoring of Estrogen and Melatonin Metabolites among Women Residing near Radio and Television Broadcasting Transmitters. J Occup Environ Med 2007; 49:1149-1156.

Luben T, Nuckols JR, Mosley BS, Hobbs C, Reif JS. Maternal Exposure to Disinfection By-Products during Gestation and Risk of Hypospadias. J Occup Environ Med 2007; 65: 420-429.

Backer, LC, Coss A, Wolkin A, Flanders D, Reif JS. Case-Control Study of Lifetime Exposure to Drinking Water Disinfection By-products and Bladder Cancer in Pet Dogs. J Amer Vet Med Assoc 2008; 232(11):1663-8.

Reif JS, Peden-Adams MM, Romano TA, Rice CD, Fair PA, Bossart GD. Immune dysfunction in Atlantic bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) with lobomycosis. Medical Mycology 2009; 47: 125-135.

Mailing Address
Environmental & Radiological Health Sciences
1681 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523
Phone: (970) 491-7038
Fax: (970) 491-2940
Email: ERHSDepartment