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Your Environment. Your Health.

Suril S. Mehta, Dr.P.H.

Report on Carcinogens

Suril S. Mehta
Suril S. Mehta, Dr.P.H.
Health Scientist
Tel 984-287-3159
suril.mehta@nih.gov
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop K2-14
Durham, N.C. 27709

Suril S. Mehta is a health scientist in the Office of the Report on Carcinogens (ORoC) in the National Toxicology Program (NTP) at NIEHS. Mehta conducts cancer hazard evaluations for the Report on Carcinogens, providing expertise in environmental and occupational epidemiology, exposure science, regulatory policy, and systematic review methodology.

Prior to joining NTP, Mehta served as a health scientist and Presidential Management Fellow in the Office of Children’s Health Protection’s Regulatory Support and Science Policy Division at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There he provided scientific and children’s health expertise on EPA’s science and regulatory actions to account for children’s unique vulnerabilities to environmental health risks. Mehta was also an ORISE fellow at the National Center for Health Statistics at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mehta received his B.A. in psychology, M.P.H. in epidemiology and biostatistics, and a Dr.P.H. in environmental and occupational health from the George Washington University in Washington D.C.

Selected Publications

  1. Mehta SS, James-Todd T, Applebaum KM, Bellavia A, Coleman-Phox K, Adler N, Laraia B, Epel E, Parry E, Wang M, Park JS, Zota AR. Persistent organic pollutants and maternal glycemic outcomes in a diverse pregnancy cohort of overweight women. Environ Res. 2020 Dec 2;193:110551. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110551. [Abstract Mehta SS, James-Todd T, Applebaum KM, Bellavia A, Coleman-Phox K, Adler N, Laraia B, Epel E, Parry E, Wang M, Park JS, Zota AR. Persistent organic pollutants and maternal glycemic outcomes in a diverse pregnancy cohort of overweight women. Environ Res. 2020 Dec 2;193:110551. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2020.110551.]
  2. Arroyave WD, Mehta SS, Guha N, Schwingl P, Taylor KW, Glenn B, Radke EG, Vilahur N, Carreón T, Nachman RM, Lunn RM. Challenges and recommendations on the conduct of systematic reviews of observational epidemiologic studies in environmental and occupational health. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 May 15:10.1038/s41370-020-0228-0. doi: 10.1038/s41370-020-0228-0. [Abstract Arroyave WD, Mehta SS, Guha N, Schwingl P, Taylor KW, Glenn B, Radke EG, Vilahur N, Carreón T, Nachman RM, Lunn RM. Challenges and recommendations on the conduct of systematic reviews of observational epidemiologic studies in environmental and occupational health. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 May 15:10.1038/s41370-020-0228-0. doi: 10.1038/s41370-020-0228-0.]
  3. Mehta SS, Applebaum KM, James-Todd T, Coleman-Phox K, Adler N, Laraia B, Epel E, Parry E, Wang M, Park JS, Zota AR. Associations between sociodemographic characteristics and exposures to PBDEs, OH-PBDEs, PCBs, and PFASs in a diverse, overweight population of pregnant women. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Jan;30(1):42-55. doi: 10.1038/s41370-019-0173-y. [Abstract Mehta SS, Applebaum KM, James-Todd T, Coleman-Phox K, Adler N, Laraia B, Epel E, Parry E, Wang M, Park JS, Zota AR. Associations between sociodemographic characteristics and exposures to PBDEs, OH-PBDEs, PCBs, and PFASs in a diverse, overweight population of pregnant women. J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol. 2020 Jan;30(1):42-55. doi: 10.1038/s41370-019-0173-y.]
  4. Mehta SS, Arroyave WD, Lunn RM, Park YMM, Boyd WA, Sandler DP. 2019. A prospective analysis of red and processed meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer in women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers; doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0459 [Online 1 October 2019]. [Abstract Mehta SS, Arroyave WD, Lunn RM, Park YMM, Boyd WA, Sandler DP. 2019. A prospective analysis of red and processed meat consumption and risk of colorectal cancer in women. Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers; doi: 10.1158/1055-9965.EPI-19-0459 [Online 1 October 2019].]
  5. Shapiro AJ, Antoni S, Guyton KZ, Lunn RM, Loomis D, Rusyn I, Jahnke GD, Schwingl PJ, Mehta SS, Addington J, Guha N. Software Tools to Facilitate Systematic Review Used for Cancer Hazard Identification. Environ Health Perspect. 2018 Oct;126(10):104501. doi: 10.1289/EHP4224. [Abstract Shapiro AJ, Antoni S, Guyton KZ, Lunn RM, Loomis D, Rusyn I, Jahnke GD, Schwingl PJ, Mehta SS, Addington J, Guha N. Software Tools to Facilitate Systematic Review Used for Cancer Hazard Identification. Environ Health Perspect. 2018 Oct;126(10):104501. doi: 10.1289/EHP4224.]
  6. Quiros-Alcala L, Mehta SS, Eskenazi B. 2014. Pyrethroid pesticide exposure and parental report of learning disability and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in U.S. children: NHANES 1999-2002. Envir Health Perspect 122(12):1336-1342. [Abstract Quiros-Alcala L, Mehta SS, Eskenazi B. 2014. Pyrethroid pesticide exposure and parental report of learning disability and attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder in U.S. children: NHANES 1999-2002. Envir Health Perspect 122(12):1336-1342.] 
  7. McCurdy LE, Winterbottom KE, Mehta SS, Roberts JR. 2010. Using nature and outdoor activity to improve children’s health. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 40(5):101-118. [Abstract McCurdy LE, Winterbottom KE, Mehta SS, Roberts JR. 2010. Using nature and outdoor activity to improve children’s health. Curr Probl Pediatr Adolesc Health Care 40(5):101-118.] 
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