Publications

 

Nitzkin, JL, Farsalinos, K, Siegel , M: More on Hidden Formaldehyde in E-Cigarette Aerosols. Letter to the Editor, The New England Journal of Medicine 32:16, page 1575. April 16, 2015.

Nitzkin, JL: E-Cigarettes: A Life-Saving Technology or a Way for Tobacco Companies to Re-Normalize Smoking in American Society? FDLI’s Food and Drug Policy Forum Volume 4, Issue 6, June 30, 2014. http://www.rstreet.org/wp-

content/uploads/2014/07/20140630FDLI-EcigForum.pdf .

Nitzkin, JL: The Case in Favor of E-Cigarettes for Tobacco Harm Reduction. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2014. Published on Line 20 June 11: 6459-6471. Doi: 10.3390/ijerph110606459

Nitzkin, JL: Letter to Editor: Response to Stepanov et al. In response to Stepanov I, Knezevich A, Zhang L, Watson C, Hatsukami D, Hecht S. Carcinogenic tobacco-specific N-nitrosamines in US cigarettes: Three decadesofremarkableneglectbythetobaccoindustry.Tob.Control2011 Carcinogenictobacco-specific N- doi: 10.1136/tc.2010.042192. JLN response submitted online June 1, 2011; JLN response Published on- line July 13, 2011 http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/early/2011/05/20/tc.2010.042192/reply

Nitzkin, JL: Letter to Editor: ENDS (E-cigarettes): No such research needed. In response to Etter et al: Electronic nicotine delivery systems: a research agenda published on line first March 17, 2011, in Tobacco Control as doi: 10.1136/tc.2010.042168. JLN letter submitted April 21, 2011. JLN response Published on- line July 13, 2011. http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/20/3/243/reply

Nitzkin, JL: Letter to Editor: Response to Yatsuya – RE: Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease Among Users of Smokeless Tobacco in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. American Journal of Epidemiology. DOI: 10.1093/aje/kwq511 published on line 8 February 2011. Free Access Links: Full Texthttp://aje.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/full/kwq511

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Full Citation: RE: "RISK OF INCIDENT CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AMONG USERS OF SMOKELESS TOBACCO IN THE ATHEROSCLEROSIS RISK IN COMMUNITIES (ARIC) STUDY" Joel L. Nitzkin American Journal of Epidemiology 2011; doi: 10.1093/aje/kwq511

Nitzkin, JL: Response to Noel, Rees and Connolly on hazard posed by E-cigarettes. Submitted to Tobacco Control On Line December 27, 2010 Original Article: Electronic cigarettes: a new ‘tobacco’ industry? Tob Control 2011;20:81 Published Online First: 7 October 2010 doi:10.1136/tc.2010.038562. URL for JLN Letter to Editor response, accessed February 2, 2011: http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/20/1/81/reply

Nitzkin, JL: Response to Yamin Re: E- Cigarettes: A Rapidly Growing Internet Phenomenon. Annals of Internal Medicine November 2, 2010 153:607-609; doi:10.1059/0003-4819-153-9-201011020-00011. Letter to the Editor published on line at http://annals.org/content/153/9/607.abstract/reply Published December 2, 2010

Nitzkin, JL: Citizen Petition to reclassify E-cigarettes from “drug-device-combination” to “tobacco product.” Petition to US Food and Drug Administration on behalf of the Tobacco Control Task Force of the American Association of Public Health Physicians, February 23, 2010. http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FDA-2010-P-0095-0001

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Nitzkin, JL: Citizen Petition to Follow-up July 22, 2009 Press Conference on E-cigarettes. Petition to US Food and Drug Administration on behalf of the Tobacco Control Task Force of the American Association of Public Health Physicians, February 23, 2010. http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=FDA- 2010-P-0093-0001

Nitzkin, JL: The E-Cigarette in the Context of Overall Tobacco Control. AAPHP White Paper prepared on behalf of the Tobacco Control Task Force, American Association of Public Health Physicians, December 22, 2009

Nitzkin, JL: Response to Mejia, Ling and Glantz Re: Quantifying the effects of promoting smokeless tobacco as a harm reduction strategy in the USA. Mejia, et al. 19:297-305. doi:10.1136/tc.2009.031427.

Letter to the Editor, Tobacco Control published On Line August 9, 2010.

http://tobaccocontrol.bmj.com/content/19/4/297/reply

Nitzkin, JL: Response to Zhu February 24 e-letter: . Re: Quitting Cigarettes completely or switching to smokeless tobacco: do US data replicate the Swedish Results: Zhu et al. 18:82-87. doi:10.1136/tc.2008.028209. Letter to the Editor, Tobacco Control, published On Line March 24, 2009.

Nitzkin, JL; Rodu, B: Promoting Snus Will Save Lives in the USA. Re: Quitting Cigarettes completely or switching to smokeless tobacco: do US data replicate the Swedish Results: Zhu et al. 18:82-87. . Letter to the Editor, Tobacco Control, published On Line February 6, 2009.

Nitzkin, JL; Buttery CMG: Public Health Information Infrastructure; crisis in state and local health departments with no resolution in sight. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine 27:6 pages 16-20, November/December 2008

Nitzkin, JL: FDA Regulation of Tobacco. Letter to the Editor, New England Journal of Medicine 359:19 page 2070 November 6, 2008

 

Nitzkin, JL; Rodu B: AAPHP Resolution and White Paper: The Case for Harm Reduction for control of Tobacco-Related Illness and Death. On behalf of the Tobacco Control Task Force of the American Association of Public Health Physicians, As amended and passed by the AAPHP General membership, October 26, 2008. http://www.aaphp.org/special/joelstobac/20081026HarmReductionResolutionAsPassedl.pdf

 

Nitzkin, JL: The Multiple Layers of Prevention Science Research. A letter to the editor published in the January 2006 issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine (Am J Prev Med 2006;30;(1) page 101.

 

Nitzkin, J.L; Smith, S: Clinical Preventive Services in Substance Abuse and Mental Health Update: From Science to Services. (2004) DHHS Publ No. (SMA) 04-3906. Rockville, MD: Center for Mental Health Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

Nitzkin, J.L.: Response to “Public Health Physicians: An Endangered Species.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol 22 No. 3, pages 214-216; April 2002

 

Nitzkin, J L.; Falcao, P; Janusz, N; Arraiano, J: Report of Two Preventive Medicine Job Market Surveys. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Vol 20, No. 1, pages 56-60, January 2001

 

Nitzkin, JL: Barriers to Patients Seeking Emergency Care for Acute Coronary Disease. Letter to the Editor. JAMA Vol 284. No. 17 page 2184. Nov. 2000

 

Nitzkin, JL.; Vinson, LR.; Zhu, N; Rao, J; Diloreto, D: Determinants of Success of Telemedicine Programming. 1998 Annual Review of Communications. International Engineering Consortium, Chicago, Ill. 51:649-657, 1998. ISSN 0886-229X. ISBN 0-933217-48-X

Bolden, D; Nitzkin, JL: A Telemedicine Report Card. Rural Telecommunications, Vol. 16, No. 4, page 8, July/August 1997

 

Nitzkin, JL; Zhu N; Marier, RL: Reliability of Telemedical Examination. Telemedicine Journal, Vol. 3, No. 2, pages 141-157, Summer 1997

 

Nitzkin JL: Technology and Health Care - Driving Costs Up, Not Down. Technology and Society, 15:3, pp 40-45, Fall, 1996

Novotney TE, Nitzkin JL: Bridge Over Troubled Waters - an Editorial; American Journal of Preventive Medicine - Special Issue on Research Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, 1996. Supplement to 12:4, pages 1-2, July/August 1996

 

Nitzkin, JL: Doing the Impossible, How the Louisiana Office of Public Health Revitalized its Safe Drinking Water Program, Journal of Public Health Management and Practice Vol 1, No. 2, Spring, 1995

 

Nitzkin, JL, Steinbeck, John, Hezel, Richard T., Jakes, B.P., Goodman, T.J., Ravetto, G.M., Warner, C.C., and Mawson, A.: Medical Telecommunications in Louisiana, Report of a Mail Survey to the Governors Task Force on Telecommunications, Louisiana State Office of Telecommunications, June 5, 1994

 

Nitzkin, JL, Marier, R.L.: Final Report of Telemedicine Standards Test Shoot Out to Louisiana Office of Telecommunications Management, April 21, 1994

 

Nitzkin, JL: Role of the Federal Government in the Care and Treatment of Hansen's Disease - generated as consultant report, June 20, 1993

 

Nitzkin, JL: Final Report of LHCA Correctional Health Liaison Project - generated as consultant report, March 10, 1993

 

Nitzkin, JL: Cancer in Louisiana: A Public Health Perspective. Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society, Volume 144, No. 4, page 162, April, 1992

 

Nitzkin, JL as co-author: Football-Related Spinal Cord Injuries Among High School Players - Louisiana, 1989. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, August 31, 1990

Truman, BI.; Madore, HP; Menegus, MA; Nitzkin, JL; and Dolin, R: Snow Mountain Agent Gastoenteritis from Clams. American Journal of Epidemiology, Volume 126, No. 3, pp 516-525, September, 1987

 

Nitzkin, JL: Indoor Air Pollution by Smokers: A Public Health Problem. Bulletin #293 of the Rochester Committee for Scientific Information, January 1987

Fisher, L; Van Buren, J; Lawrence, RA; Nitzkin, JL; Oppenheimer, B; Sinacore, J; Matteson, K; Ennis, A: The Genesee Region Poison Prevention Project, Phase II. Journal of Veterinary and Human Toxicology 28:2, April 1986

 

Nitzkin, JL: Comment on Article by Weiss Relative to the Screening for HTLV-cell Leukemia (HTLV-III). Letter to the Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association. Volume 253, No. 23, pages 3397-3398, June 21, 1985

 

Nitzkin, JL: Now is Time to Act on Teen Pregnancy. Letters to the Editor; Times-Union, Rochester, NY, p. 7-A, April 23, 1985

Reichman, RC; Nolte, FS; Wolinsky, SM; Greisberger, DA; Trupei, MA; Nitzkin, JL: Single-dose Cefuroxime Axetil in the Treatment of Uncomplicated Gonorrhea: A Controlled Trial. Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Volume 12, No. 4, October - December 1984

 

Koop, EC; Brannon, ME; (Nitzkin, JL, Rochester Work Group Coordinator): Breast Feeding - the Community Norm: Report of a Workshop. Public Health Reports,Volume 99, Nov. 6, pp. 550-558, November-December 1984,

 

Arango, JO; (Nitzkin, JL, Rochester Work Group Coordinator): Promoting Breast Feeding: A National Perspective; Public Health Reports, Volume 99, No. 6, pp.559-565, November-December 1984

Nitzkin, JL: Reducing Cigarette Smoking at the County Level, Letter to the Editor, New York State Journal Of Medicine, 84:164-165, April, 1984

Roghmann, KJ; Doherty, R; Robinson, JL; Nitzkin, JL; Sell, RR: The Selective Utilization of Prenatal Genetic Diagnosis, Experiences of a Regional Program in Upstate New York During the 1970's. Medical Care 21:1111-1125, November 1983

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Niacin Intoxication from Pumpernickel Bagels - New York. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, June 1983

McCormack, WM; Reynolds, GH; and 10 Center Cooperative Study Group (Nitzkin, JL, was co-author and member of the study group): Effect of Menstrual Cycle and Method of Contraception on Recovery of Neisseria gonorrhea, Annals of Internal Medicine, 1981

Bell, DM; Brink, EW; Nitzkin, JL; Hall, CB; Sulff, H; Berkowitz, D; Feorino, PM; Hollman, RC; Huntley, CL; Meade, RH; Anderson, LJ; Cheeseman, SH; Fiumara, NJ; Filfilam, RF; Keim, DE; and Modlin, JF: Kawasaki Syndrome: Descriptions of Two Outbreaks in the United States. New England Journal of Medicine, 304:1568-1575, June 25, 1981

 

Nitzkin, JL: Integration Imperative. Letter to the Editor, Public Administration Review, 1980 Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Kawasaki Disease - New York. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the

Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, February 15, 1980

 

Nitzkin, JL: Head Lice and Hygiene, Letter to the Editor, The Lancet, October 27, 1979

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Staphylococcal Food Poisoning, Report of Outbreak in County Jail. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, February 2, 1979

Roueche, B, (Nitzkin, JL): Sandy. The New Yorker, pp 63-70, August 21, 1978 (this was republished by Mr. Roueche in The Medical Detectives, Washington Square Press, 1980)

 

Smith, SB; Schwartzman, M; Mencia, LF; Blum, EB; Krogstad, D; Nitzkin, JL; Healy, GR: Fatal Disseminated Strongyloidiasis Presenting as Acute Abdominal Distress in an Urban Child. The Journal of Pediatrics. 91:607-609, October 1977

 

Nitzkin, JL: Childhood Immunization Procedures. Letter to the Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, 238:1914, October 31, 1977

Ryder, RW; Lawrence, DN; Nitzkin, JL; Feeley, JC; Merson, MD: An Evaluation of Penicillin Prophylaxis During an Outbreak of Foodborne Streptococcal Pharyngitis. American Journal of Epidemiology, 106:139- 144, 1977

 

Nitzkin, JL: Pediculosis Capitis. Letter to the Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association. 237:530, February 7, 1977

 

Nitzkin, JL: Typhoid Disposal. Letter to the Editor, Emergency Medicine, p 7, October 1976

 

Nitzkin, JL: Epidemic Transient Situational Disturbance in an Elementary School. Journal of the Florida Medical Association 63:357-359 (May) 1976

 

Nitzkin, JL; Cleveland, JO Jr.: Seminar on Tuberculosis and the Community Hospital, A synopsis. Journal

of the Florida Medical Association, 63:282-284, April 1976

 

Nitzkin, JL: Epidemiology of Congenital Rubella Syndrome.Letter to the Editor, Journal of the American

Medical Association, 235:704, February 6, 1976

 

National Gonorrhea Therapy Monitoring Study (Nitzkin, JL, co-author and member of the 10-Center

Cooperative Study Group): Treatment Results. New England Journal of Medicine, 294:1-4, January 1, 1976

National Gonorrhea Therapy Monitoring Study (Nitzkin, JL, co-author and member of the 10-Center Cooperative Study Group): In Vitro Antibiotic Susceptibility and Its Correlation with Treatment Results. New England Journal of Medicine. 294:5-9, January 1, 1976

 

Nitzkin, JL: Chlamydial Infections. Letter to the Editor, Journal of the American Medical Association, 234:592, November 10, 1975

Saslaw, MS; Nitzkin, JL; Feldman, R; Baine, W; Pfeiffer, K; Pearson, M: Typhoid Fever, Public Health Aspects. American Journal of Public Health, 65:1184-1191, November, 1975

 

Hoffman, TA; Ruiz, CJ; Sachs, JM; Counts, GW; Nitzkin, JL: Waterborne Typhoid Fever in Dade County, Florida: Clinical and Therapeutic Aspects. American Journal of Medicine. 59:481-487. October, 1975

 

Nitzkin, JL: Infection Control in the Newborn Nursery: Some Practical Recommendations (summary of a seminar with 20 panelists coordinated and edited by JLN) Hospital Topics, 53:36-39, September/October, 1974

 

Feldman, RE; Baine, WB; Saslaw, MS; Nitzkin, JL; Pollard, RA: Epidemiology of Salmonella Typhi Infection in a Migrant Labor Camp in Dade County, Florida. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 130:334-342. October 1974

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Raccoon Rabies in the Miami Area: Rabies Zoonosis Surveillance Report. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, Jan. 1975

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Outbreak of Foodborne Streptococcal Disease - Florida. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, October 26, 1974

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: An Outbreak of Psychosomatic Illness in an Elementary School. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, May 24, 1974

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Puffer Fish Poisoning - Florida. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, February 15, 1974

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Typhoid Fever in a Migrant Camp - Dade County, Florida. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, March 3, 10, and 31, 1973

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Strongyloidiasis Associated with Malnutrition - Miami, FL. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, August 19, 1972

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Turtle-Associated Salmonellosis Control Ordinance - Dade County, FL. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 25, 1972

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Turtle-Associated Salmonellosis Control Ordinance - Dade County, FL. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, Feb. 25, 1972

 

Counts, GW; Nitzkin, JL; Hennekins, CH; Ehrenkranz, NJ: Shiga Bacillus Dysentery Acquired in Nicaragua. Archives of Internal Medicine, 128:582-584, October 1971

 

Nitzkin, JL; Henry, MD: Hepatitis in Logan County, Kentucky: A Probable Common Source Outbreak. Journal of the Kentucky Medical Association. May 1971

 

Nitzkin, JL; Anderson, L; Skaggs JW; Hernandez, C: Complications of Smallpox Vaccination in Kentucky in 1968; Results of a Statewide Survey. Journal of Kentucky Medical Association. March 1971

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Fatal Dysentery in Miami, Florida. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, July 18, 1970

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Botulism in Louisville, Kentucky. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, March 29, 1969

 

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Measles in Chicago, Illinois. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, February 24, 1969

Nitzkin, JL, co-author: Infectious Hepatitis in Logan County, Kentucky. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Reports, the Centers for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA, September and November, 1967

 

Nitzkin, JL: Numerous issues of Epidemiologic Notes and Reports, a weekly publication of the Division of Epidemiology, Kentucky State Department of Health

Rachmilewitz, M; Nitzkin, JL; Levy, S; Salomonwitz, A; Grossowicz, N; Izak, G: Anemia of Pregnancy on A Rural Community of Upper Galilee. Israel Journal of Medical Sciences, 2:472-479, July 1966

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