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Environmental Health Engineering

Publications by the staff
A. Indexed Journal Articles –
International Journals
1. Joshua Rosenthal, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Nigel Bruce, David Chambers, Jay Graham, Darby Jack, Lydia Kline, Omar Masera, Sumi Mehta, Ilse Ruiz Mercado, Gila Neta, Subhrendu Pattanayak, Elisa Puzzolo, Helen Petach, Anthony Punturieri, Adolfo Rubinstein, Michael Sage, Rachel Sturke, Anita Shankar, Kenny Sherr, Kirk Smith, Gautam Yadama (2016). Implementation Science to Accelerate Clean Cooking for Public Health. Env. Health Perspect doi: 10.1289/EHP1018. (in Press)
Impact Factor: 8.44
2. Measuring the health-related Sustainable Development Goals in 188 countries: a baseline analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015” GBD Collaborators 2015. Lancet 388(10053):1813-1850. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31467-2.
Impact Factor: 45.22
3. Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 310 diseases and injuries, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. GBD 2015 Disease and Injury Incidence and Prevalence Collaborators, Lancet 2016; 388: 1545–602.doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31678-6.
 Impact Factor: 45.22
4. Global, regional, and national levels of maternal mortality, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.GBD 2015 Maternal Mortality Collaborators. Lancet 2016; 388: 1775–812.doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31470-2,
Impact Factor: 45.22
5. Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 315 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE), 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. GBD 2015 DALYs and HALE Collaborators. Lancet 2016; 388: 1603–58.doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31460-X
Impact Factor: 45.22
6. Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 GBD 2015 Risk Factors Collaborators. Lancet 2016; 388: 1659–724.doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31679-8 Impact Factor: 45.22
7. Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. GBD 2015 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Lancet 2016; 388: 1459–544.10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31012-1.
Impact Factor: 45.22
8. Global, regional, national, and selected subnational levels of stillbirths, neonatal, infant, and under-5 mortality, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 GBD 2015 Child Mortality Collaborators. Lancet 2016; 388: 1725–74.doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(16)31575-6.
Impact Factor: 45.22
9. Havelaar AH, Kirk MD, Torgerson PR, Gibb HJ, Hald T, Lake RJ…Foodborne Epidemiology Research Group. (2016) World Health Organization Global Estimates and Regional Comparisons of the Burden of Foodborne Disease in 2010. PLoS Med 12(12): e1001923. doi:10.1371/
Impact Factor: 14.43
10. Ambuj Sagar, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Sarath Guttikunda, Anumita Roychowdhury, and Kirk R. Smith (2016). India Leads the Way: A Health-Centered Strategy for Air Pollution. Environ Health Perspect; doi: 10.1289/EHP90. Impact Factor: 8.44
11. Brauer, M., Freedman, G., Frostad, J., Van Donkelaar, A., Martin, R. V., Dentener, F., . . . Cohen, A. (2016). Ambient Air Pollution Exposure Estimation for the Global Burden of Disease 2013. Environmental Science and Technology, 50(1), 79-88. doi: 10.1021/acs.est.5b03709
Impact Factor: 5.39
12. Vos, T., Barber, R. M., Bell, B., Bertozzi-Villa, A., Biryukov, S., Bolliger, I., . . . Murray, C. J. L. (2015). Global, regional, and national incidence, prevalence, and years lived with disability for 301 acute and chronic diseases and injuries in 188 countries, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, 386(9995), 743-800. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)60692-4
Impact Factor: 45.22
13. Senthil, A., Anandh, B., Jayachandran, P., Thangavel, G., Josephin, D., Yamini, R., & Kalpana, B. (2015). Perception and prevalence of work-related health hazards among health care workers in public health facilities in Southern India. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 21(1), 74-81. doi: 10.11792049396714Y.0000000096
Impact Factor: 1.55
14. Sambandam, S., Balakrishnan, K., Ghosh, S., Sadasivam, A., Madhav, S., Ramasamy, R., . . . Ramanathan, V. (2015). Can Currently Available Advanced Combustion Biomass Cook-Stoves Provide Health Relevant Exposure Reductions? Results from Initial Assessment of Select Commercial Models in India. Ecohealth, 12(1), 25-41.doi: 10.1007/s10393-014-0976-1
Impact Factor: 2.49
15. Northcross, A. L., Hwang, N., Balakrishnan, K., & Mehta, S. (2015). Assessing Exposures to Household Air Pollution in Public Health Research and Program Evaluation. Ecohealth, 12(1), 57-67. doi: 10.1007/s10393-014-0990-3
 Impact Factor: 2.49
16. Naghavi, M., Wang, H., Lozano, R., Davis, A., Liang, X., Zhou, M., . . . Temesgen, A. M. (2015). Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, 385(9963), 117-171. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(14)61682-2
 Impact Factor: 45.22
17. Murray, C. J. L., Barber, R. M., Foreman, K. J., Ozgoren, A. A., Abd-Allah, F., Abera, S. F., . . . Vos, T. (2015). Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) for 306 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 188 countries, 1990-2013: Quantifying the epidemiological transition. The Lancet, 386(10009), 2145-2191. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(15)61340-X
Impact Factor: 45.22
18. Havelaar, A. H., Kirk, M. D., Torgerson, P. R., Gibb, H. J., Hald, T., Lake, R. J., . . . Zeilmaker, M. (2015). World Health Organization Global Estimates and Regional Comparisons of the Burden of Foodborne Disease in 2010. PloS Medicine, 12(12). doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001923
Impact Factor: 14.43
19. Forouzanfar, M. H., Alexander, L., Anderson, H. R., Bachman, V. F., Biryukov, S., Brauer, M., . . . Temesgen, A. M. (2015).Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, 386(10010), 2287-2323. doi: 10.1016S0140-6736(15)00128-2
20. Bruce, N., Pope, D., Rehfuess, E., Balakrishnan, K., Adair-Rohani, H., & Dora, C. (2015). WHO indoor air quality guidelines on household fuel combustion: Strategy implications of new evidence on interventions and exposure-risk functions. Atmospheric Environment, 106, 451-457. doi: 10.1016/j.atmosenv.2014.08.064
Impact Factor: 3.46
21. Balakrishnan, K., Sambandam, S., Ramaswamy, P., Ghosh, S., Venkatesan, V., Thangavel, G., . . . Team, S.-C. (2015). Establishing integrated rural-urban cohorts to assess air pollution-related health effects in pregnant women, children and adults in Southern India: an overview of objectives, design and methods in the Tamil Nadu Air Pollution and Health Effects (TAPHE) study. BMJ Open, 5(6), e008090. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-008090
Impact Factor: 2.56
22. Balakrishnan, K., Sambandam, S., Ghosh, S., Mukhopadhyay, K., Vaswani, M., Arora, N. K., . . . Smith, K. R. (2015).Household air pollution exposures of pregnant women receiving advanced combustion cookstoves in India: Implications for intervention. Annals of Global Health, 81(3), 375-385. doi: 10.1016/j.aogh.2015.08.009
Impact Factor: 0.46
23. Arnold, B. F., Khush, R. S., Ramaswamy, P., Rajkumar, P., Durairaj, N., Ramaprabha, P., . . . Colford, J. M. (2015). Short Report: Reactivity in rapidly collected hygiene and toilet spot check measurements: A cautionary note for longitudinal studies. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 92(1), 159-162. doi: 10.4269ajtmh.14-0306
Impact Factor: 2.7
24. Smith, K. R., Bruce, N., Balakrishnan, K., Adair-Rohani, H., Balmes, J., Chafe, Z., . . . Rehfuess, E. (2014) Millions dead: How do we know and what does it mean? Methods used in the comparative risk assessment of household air pollution. Vol. 35. Annu Rev Public Health (pp. 185-206).
Impact Factor: 6.47
25. Pillarisetti, A., Vaswani, M., Jack, D., Balakrishnan, K., Bates, M. N., Arora, N. K., & Smith, K. R. (2014). Patterns of stove usage after introduction of an advanced cookstove: The long-term application of household sensors. Environmental Science and Technology, 48(24), 14525-14533. doi: 10.1021/es504624c
 Impact Factor: 5.33
26. Murray, C. J. L., Ortblad, K. F., Guinovart, C., Lim, S. S., Wolock, T. M., Roberts, D. A., . . . Vos, T. (2014). Global, regional and national incidence and mortality for HIV, tuberculosis, and malaria during 1990-2013: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. The Lancet, 384(9947), 1005-1070. doi: 10.1016S0140-6736(14)60844-8
 Impact Factor: 45.22
27. Kassebaum, N. J., Bertozzi-Villa, A., Coggeshall, M. S., Shackelford, K. A., Steiner, C., Heuton, K. R., . . . Lozano, R. (2014).Global, regional, and national levels and causes of maternal mortality during 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013. Lancet, 384(9947), 980-1004. doi: 10.1016S0140-6736(14)60696-6
Impact Factor: 45.22
28. Gordon, S. B., Bruce, N. G., Grigg, J., Hibberd, P. L., Kurmi, O. P., Lam, K. B. H., . . . Martin, W. J. (2014). Respiratory risks from household air pollution in low and middle income countries. The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, 2(10), 23-860. doi: 10.1016/S2213-2600(14)70168-7
Impact Factor: 9.63
29. Bush, K. F., O'Neill, M. S., Li, S., Mukherjee, B., Hu, H., Ghosh, S., & Balakrishnan, K. (2014). Associations between extreme precipitation and gastrointestinal-related hospital admissions in Chennai, India. Environmental Health Perspectives, 122(3), 249-254. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1306807
Impact Factor: 7.98
30. Balakrishnan, K., Cohen, A., & Smith, K. R. (2014). Addressing the burden of disease attributable to air pollution in India: The need to integrate across household and ambient air pollution exposures. Environmental Health Perspectives, 122(1), A6-A7. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1307822
 Impact Factor: 7.98
31. Smith, K. R., Frumkin, H., Balakrishnan, K., Butler, C. D., Chafe, Z. A., Fairlie, I., . . . Schneider, M. (2013) Energy and human health. Vol. 34. Annu Rev Public Health (pp. 159-188). Impact Factor: 6.63
32. Roy, A., Ettinger, A. S., Hu, H., Bellinger, D., Schwartz, J., Modali, R., . . . Balakrishnan, K. (2013). Effect modification by transferrin C2 polymorphism on lead exposure, hemoglobin levels, and IQ. NeuroToxicology, 38, 17-22. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2013.05.005
 Impact Factor: 3.05
33. Khush, R. S., Arnold, B. F., Srikanth, P., Sudharsanam, S., Ramaswamy, P., Durairaj, N., . . . Colford Jr, J. M. (2013). H2S asan indicator of water supply vulnerability and health risk in low-resource settings: A prospective cohort study. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 89(2), 251-259. doi: 10.4269/ajtmh.13-0067
Impact Factor: 2.74
34. Epstein, M. B., Bates, M. N., Arora, N. K., Balakrishnan, K., Jack, D. W., & Smith, K. R. (2013). Household fuels, low birth weight, and neonatal death in India: The separate impacts of biomass, kerosene, and coal. International Journal of Hygiene and Environmental Health, 216(5), 523-532. doi: 10.1016/j.ijheh.2012.12.006
Impact Factor: 3.28
35. Clark, M. L., Peel, J. L., Balakrishnan, K., Breysse, P. N., Chillrud, S. N., Naeher, L. P., . . . Balbus, J. M. (2013). Health and household air pollution from solid fuel use: The need for improved exposure assessment. Environmental Health Perspectives, 121(10), 1120-1128. doi: 10.1289/ehp.1206429
Impact Factor: 7.03
36. Bruce, N. G., Dherani, M. K., Das, J. K., Balakrishnan, K., Adair-Rohani, H., Bhutta, Z. A., & Pope, D. (2013). Control of household air pollution for child survival: Estimates for intervention impacts. BMC Public Health, 13(SUPPL.3).doi: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-S3-S8
Impact Factor: 2.32
37. Balakrishnan, K., Ghosh, S., Ganguli, B., Sambandam, S., Bruce, N., Barnes, D. F., & Smith, K. R. (2013). State and national household concentrations of PM2.5 from solid cookfuel use: Results from measurements and modeling in India for estimation of the global burden of disease. Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source, 12(1). doi: 10.1186/1476-069X-12-77
Impact Factor: 2.71
38. Balakrishnan, K., Ganguli, B., Ghosh, S., Sambandam, S., Roy, S. S., & Chatterjee, A. (2013). A spatially disaggregated time-series analysis of the short-term effects of particulate matter exposure on mortality in Chennai, India. Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, 6(1), 111-121. doi: 10.1007/s11869-011-0151-6
Impact Factor: 1.46
39. Anenberg, S. C., Balakrishnan, K., Jetter, J., Masera, O., Mehta, S., Moss, J., & Ramanathan, V. (2013). Cleaner cooking solutions to achieve health, climate, and economic cobenefits. Environmental Science and Technology, 47(9), 3944-3952. doi: 10.1021/es304942e
Impact Factor: 5.48
40. Sudharsanam, S., Swaminathan, S., Ramalingam, A., Thangavel, G., Annamalai, R., Steinberg, R., . . . Srikanth, P. (2012).Characterization of indoor bioaerosols from a hospital ward in a tropical setting. African Health Sciences, 12(2), 217-225. doi: 10.4314/ahs.v12i2.22
 Impact Factor: 0.5
41. Mukhopadhyay, R., Sambandam, S., Pillarisetti, A., Jack, D., Mukhopadhyay, K., Balakrishnan, K., . . . Smith, K. R. (2012). Cooking practices, air quality, and the acceptability of advanced cookstoves in Haryana, India: an exploratory study to inform large-scale interventions. Global Health Action, 5, 1-13.
Impact Factor: 2.06
42. Lim, S. S., Vos, T., Flaxman, A. D., Danaei, G., Shibuya, K., Adair-Rohani, H., . . .Ezzati, M. (2012). A comparative risk assessment of burden of disease and injury attributable to 67 risk factors and risk factor clusters in 21regions, 1990-2010: A systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2010. The Lancet, 380(9859), 2224-2260. doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(12)61766-8
 Impact Factor: 39.06
43. Smith, K. R., K. Balakrishnan, C. Butler, Z. Chafe, I. Fairlie, P. Kinney, T. Kjellstrom, D. L. Mauzerall, T. McKone, A. McMichael and M. Schneider. Chapter 4 - Energy and Health. In Global Energy Assessment - Toward a Sustainable Future, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK and New York, NY, USA and the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria (2012); pp. 255-324.
44. Roy, A., Hu, H., Bellinger, D. C., Mukherjee, B., Modali, R., Nasaruddin, K., . . .Balakrishnan, K. (2011). Hemoglobin, leadexposure, and intelligence quotient: Effect modification by the DRD2 taq IA polymorphism. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119(1), 144-149. doi: 10.1289/ehp.0901878
Impact Factor: 7.04
45. Palaniappan, K., Roy, A., Balakrishnan, K., Gopalakrishnan, L., Mukherjee, B., Hu, H., & Bellinger, D. C. (2011). Lead exposure and visual-motor abilities in children from Chennai, India. NeuroToxicology, 32(4), 465-470. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2011.03.011
Impact Factor: 3.10
46. Mukhopadhyay, K., Ramalingam, A., Ramani, R., Dasu, V., Sadasivam, A., Kumar, P., . . . Balakrishnan, K. (2011).Exposure to respirable particulates and silica in and around the stone crushing units in central India. Industrial Health, 49(2), 221-227. doi: 10.2486/indhealth.MS1207
 Impact Factor: 0.94
47. Johnson, P., Balakrishnan, K., Ramaswamy, P., Ghosh, S., Sadhasivam, M., Abirami, O., . . . Subhashini, A. S. (2011).Prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in rural women of Tamilnadu: implications for refining disease burden assessments attributable to household biomass combustion. Global Health Action, 4, 7226.
Impact Factor: 1.27
48. Dhaniyala, S., Dubey, P., & Balakrishnan, K. (2011). Air quality in rural India: The role of ultrafine particles from cookstoves. EM: Air and Waste Management Association's Magazine for Environmental Managers (AUGUST), 14-18.
Impact Factor: NIL
49. Bush, K. F., Luber, G., Kotha, S. R., Dhaliwal, R. S., Kapil, V., Pascual, M., . . . Hu, H. (2011). Impacts of climate change on public health in India: Future research directions. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119(6), 765-770. doi:10.1289/ehp.1003000
Impact Factor: 7.04
50. Balakrishnan, K., Ramaswamy, P., Sambandam, S., Thangavel, G., Ghosh, S., Johnson, P., . . . Thanasekaraan, V. (2011).Air pollution from household solid fuel combustion in India: an overview of exposure and health related information to inform health research priorities. Global Health Action, 4.
Impact Factor: 1.27
51. Balakrishnan, K., Ganguli, B., Ghosh, S., Sankar, S., Thanasekaraan, V., Rayudu, V. N., . . . Committee, H. E. I. H. R. (2011).Short-term effects of air pollution on mortality: results from a time-series analysis in Chennai, India. Research report (Health Effects Institute) (157), 7-44.
Impact Factor: NIL
52. Balakrishnan, K., Dhaliwal, R. S., & Shah, B. (2011). Integrated urban-rural frameworks for air pollution and health-related research in India: The way forward. Environmental Health Perspectives, 119(1), A12-A13. doi:10.1289/ehp.1003273
Impact Factor: 7.04
53. Arnold, B. F., Khush, R. S., Ramaswamy, P., London, A. G., Rajkumar, P., Ramaprabha, P., . . . Colford Jr, J. M. (2010).Causal inference methods to study nonrandomized, preexisting development interventions. Proceedings ofthe National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 107(52), 22605-22610. doi: 10.1073pnas.1008944107
Impact Factor: 9.77
54. Roy, A., Hu, H., Bellinger, D. C., Palaniapan, K., Wright, R. O., Schwartz, J., &Balakrishnan, K. (2009). Predictors of blood lead in children in Chennai, India (2005-2006). International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 15(4), 351-359.
Impact Factor: 1.0
55. Roy, A., Bellinger, D., Hu, H., Schwartz, J., Ettinger, A. S., Wright, R. O., . . . Balakrishnan, K. (2009). Lead exposure and behavior among young children in Chennai, India. Environmental Health Perspectives, 117(10), 1607-1611.doi: 10.1289/ehp.0900625
Impact Factor: 6.12
56. Ayyappan, R., Sankar, S., Rajkumar, P., & Balakrishnan, K. (2009). Work-related heat stress concerns in automotive industries: A case study from Chennai, India. Global Health Action, 2(1). doi: 10.3402/gha.v2i0.2060
 Impact Factor: NIL
57. Gottesfeld, P., Nicas, M., Kephart, J. W., Balakrishnan, K., & Rinehart, R. (2008). Reduction of respirable silica following the introduction of water spray applications in Indian stone crusher mills. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 14(2), 94-103.
Impact Factor: 1.35
58. Straif, K., Baan, R., Grosse, Y., Secretan, B., Ghissassi, F. E., Cogliano, V., . . . Zhang, J. (2006). Carcinogenicity of household solid fuel combustion and of high-temperature frying. The Lancet Oncology, 7(12), 977-978. doi:10.1016/S1470-2045(06)70969-X
59. Sivacoumar, R., Jayabalou, R., Swarnalatha, S., & Balakrishnan, K. (2006). Particulate matter from stone crushing industry: Size distribution and health effects. Journal of Environmental Engineering, 132(3), 405-414. doi:10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9372(2006)132:3(405)
60. Jin, Y., Zhou, Z., He, G., Wei, H., Liu, J., Liu, F., . . . Ezzati, M. (2005). Geographical, spatial, and temporal distributions of multiple indoor air pollutants in four Chinese provinces. Environmental Science and Technology, 39(24), 9431-9439. doi: 10.1021/es0507517
 61. He, G., Ying, B., Liu, J., Gao, S., Shen, S., Balakrishnan, K., . . . Ezzati, M. (2005). Patterns of household concentrations of multiple indoor air pollutants in China. Environmental Science and Technology, 39(4), 991-998. doi: 10.1021es049731f
62. Bellinger, D. C., Hu, H., Kalaniti, K., Thomas, N., Rajan, P., Sambandam, S., . . . Balakrishnan, K. (2005). A pilot study of blood lead levels and neurobehavioral function in children living in Chennai, India. International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, 11(2), 138-143.
63. Conroy L, Forst L, Nickels L, Krantz A, Balakrishnan K (2005). WHO Modules in Occupational health: Economic Sector – Manufacturing; Instructor Manual, 2005. (www.who.int/entity/occupational_health/ publications/whomodules/en)
64. K. Balakrishnan, J Parikh (2005) ‘Economic Valuation of Health Damage in North Chennai using a Comparative Risk Assessment Framework’ Environmental Economics Research Committee EERC working paper series EHE-2, IGIDR, Mumbai.(http://coe.mse.ac.in/eercrep/fullrep/ehe/)2005.
65. Balakrishnan, K., Sambandam, S., Ramaswamy, P., Mehta, S., & Smith, K. R. (2004). Exposure assessment for respirable particulates associated with household fuel use in rural districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. Journal of Exposure Analysis and Environmental Epidemiology, 14(SUPPL. 1), S14-S25. doi: 10.1038/sj.jea.7500354 6
6. K Balakrishnan, S Mehta, P Kumar, P Ramaswamy, S Sambandam, S Kumar, KR Smith (2004). Indoor air pollution associated with household fuel use in India: An exposure assessment and modeling exercise in rural districts of Andhra Pradesh, India. World Bank Report, ESMAP, June 2004. http:// wbln0018. worldbank.org /esmap/site.nsf/ files/India.pdf.
67. Suk, W. A., Mathuros Ruchirawat, K., Balakrishnan, K., Berger, M., Carpenter, D., Damstra, T., . . . Zheng, B. S. (2003). Environmental threats to children's health in Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. Environmental Health Perspectives, 111(10), 1340-1347.
68. Balakrishnan, K., Parikh, J., Sankar, S., Padmavathi, R., Srividya, K., Venugopal, V., . . . Pandey, V. L. (2002). Daily average exposures to respirable particulate matter from combustion of biomass fuels in rural households of Southern India. Environmental Health Perspectives, 110(11), 1069-1075.
69. Sankar, S., Padmavathi, R., Balakrishnan, K., & Thanasekaraan, V. (2001). Exposures to respirable particulate matter from bio-fuel combustion and pulmonary function in women of rural households in southern India: A preliminary report. Biomedicine, 21(2-3), 31-37.
70. Parikh, J., Balakrishnan, K., Laxmi, V., & Biswas, H. (2001). Exposure from cooking with biofuels: Pollution monitoring and analysis for rural Tamil Nadu, India. Energy, 26(10), 949-962. doi: 10.1016/S0360-5442(01)00043-3
71. Padmavathi, R., Balakrishnan, K., Thanasekaran, V., Ramasubramanian, V., Srividya, K., & Sankar, S. (2001). Pulmonary functions of normal south Indian rural women. Biomedicine, 21(1), 23-28

Journal Articles - Indian Journals

72. Sandul Yasobant, Paramasivan Rajkumar Health of the healthcare professionals: A risk assessment study on work-related musculoskeletal disorders in a tertiary hospital, Chennai, India International Journal of Medicine and Public Health 2015 189-195
73. Santu Ghosh, Kalpana Balakrishnan, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay, Sankar Sambandam, Naveen Puttaswamy, Moumita Chakraborty, Parthasarathi Ghosh, Manas Ranjan Ray, Dona Sinha, Saumyadipta Pyne Addressing disease burdens attributable to ambient and household air pollution in India: A review to scope future research priorities for carcinogenicity of air toxics J. Indian Soc. Agri. Statistics 2014 68(3) 391-405
74. Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay, Rengarai Ramasamy, Banani Mukhopadhyay, Santu Ghosh, Sankar Sambandam, Kalpana Balakrishnan. Use of Ventilation- Index in the development of Exposure model for indoor air pollution A Review, Open Journal of Air Pollution, 2014 3 http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/2014
75. Sandul Yasobant, Paramasivan Rajkumar Work-related musculoskeletal disorders among health care professionals; A cross-sectional assessment of risk factors in a tertiary hospital, India Indian Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2014 18(2) 75-81
76. Sriram Chandramohan Public health education in India: A need for a change Indian Journal of Research 2014 3(6) 95-97
77. S Jeremiah Chinnadurai, Vidhya Venugopal, P Kumaravel, K Paari, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay Challenges and opportunities in occupational health services in India – A perceptional study from southern India Asian-Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety 2014 21 (3) 44-47
78. Ghosh, S., Balakrishnan, K., Mukhopadhyay, K., Sambandam, S., Puttaswamy, N., Chakraborty, M., . . . Pyne, S. (2014).Addressing disease burdens attributable to ambient and household air pollution in India: A review to scope future research priorities for carcinogenicity of air toxics Journal of the Indian Society for Agricultural Statistics, 68(3), 391-405.
79. Priscilla, J., Padmavathi, R., Ghosh, S., Paul, P., Ramadoss, S., Balakrishnan, K., . . . Subhashini, A. S. (2011). Evaluation of mucociliary clearance among women using biomass and clean fuel in a periurban area of Chennai: A preliminary study. Lung India, 28(1), 30-33. doi: 10.4103/0970-2113.76298

B. Book Chapters
1. Balakrishnan, K., Ramaswamy, P., & Sankar, S. (2016) Biomass Smoke and Health Risks-The Situation in Developing Countries. Vol. 4. Handbook of Environmental Chemistry (pp. 219-239)
2. Balakrishnan, K., Mehta, S., Ghosh, S., Johnson, M., Bruce, N., & KR, S. (2014). Household Air Exposures: A Global Review WHO Indoor Air Quality Guidelines: Household Fuel Combustion Geneva: World Health Organisation.
3. Ragwesh Ranjan, K. Vijaylakshmi, Kalpana Balakrishnan (2011). Ecohealth research for mitigating health risks from stone crushing and quarrying, India in Insight and Innovation in International Development, 1, Volume 1, Ecohealth Research in Practice, Part 2, Pages 99-108 Springer.
4. Balakrishnan K (2011). Solid fuel: Health effects. In: Nriagu JO (ed.) Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, volume 5, pp. 143–149 Burlington: Elsevier.
5. Balakrishnan K (2011). Book Chapter on “Environmental Risk Factors for Respiratory disease” in Textbook of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine edited by SK Jindal, 1275- 1288. Jaypee Brothers, New Delhi, India.
6. Balakrishnan K. Bruce Nigel (2006). Indoor Air Pollution quality issues associated with domestic fuel combustion in developing countries. Chapter 9, WHO Air Quality Guidelines Global Update, World Health Organisation, Geneva 2006.
7. Hu, H., & Balakrishnan, K. (2005). The environment & health: An emerging area of research in India. Indian Journal of Medical Research, 121(6), 711-715.
8. K. Balakrishnan, P. Ramaswamy, S. Sankar (2004). Book Chapter in the Handbook of Environmental Chemistry entitled “Biomass smoke and Health risks- the situation in developing countries”, Springer Verlag, Germany. June 2004.
9. Kjellstrom, Lucas, Lemke, Otto and Venugopal (2014). Measuring and estimating occupational heat exposure and effects in relation to climate change: “HOTHAPS” tools for impact assessments and prevention approaches. In: Butler and Soskolne, eds. Climate Change and Global Health, ISBN:9781780642659
10. Kjellstrom, T., B. Lemke, and V. Venugopal, 2013: Occupational Health and Safety Impacts of Climate Conditions. Climate Vulnerability: Understanding and Addressing Threats to Essential Resources. Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, 145–156 pp. ISBN: 9780123847034
11. Sankar Sambandam, Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay and Vidhya Venugopal, Course Study and Reference Material for BPH students of the Royal Institute of Health Sciences, Bhutan on “Environmental Health and Climate Change” as part of MOU between WR (WHO), Bhutan and SRU, Chennai, India in March 2013.
12. Krishnendu Mukhopadhyay and Vidhya Venugopal, Chapter 19 entitled “Workplace Environmental Hazard Mitigation in Chemical Industries” in the book, “Environmental Health: Human and Animal Risk Mitigation", page 311-329, Satish Serial Publishing House (SSPH), Delhi 110 033, ISBN: 978-93-81226-30-8.
13. Vidhya Venugopal. Chapter 32: Strategies for Prevention of Environmental Health Hazards-Human and Animal Health: Environmental Perspectives Satish Serial Publishing House (SSPH), Delhi 110 033, ISBN: 978-93-81226-30-8, 2013.

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