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John Steward

Faculty Affiliate & Director (Environmental Health)    ,
Education

M.P.H., University of Michigan

Biography

Mr. Steward manages the Partnership for Urban Health Research, a university-wide initiative to encourage research into the health of people in urban settings. He works with faculty to find opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research in the conditions of urban areas and to better understand how to prevent injury and violence, chronic diseases, alcohol and drug abuse, and infectious diseases in multiple settings. He also conducts and facilitates research in many aspects of community-based environmental health and how to a make cities healthier places. He serves as the Director of the Administrative Core of the Center of Excellence for Health Disparities Research at Georgia State University, a National Institutes of Health-funded center.

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Publications

Steward J. Community Exposure to Hazardous Substances and ATSDR Response. Presentation at Purdue University Industrial Hygiene Senior Seminar. West Lafayette Indiana. December 2000.

Steward J, Brown D, Bove F, and White L. Identifying Types of Data Useful to the Public Health Community. Panel presentation in Right to Know Conference Proceedings. National Environmental Health Association. 1999.

Steward J, La H, and Harris C. Health Hazards of Hazardous Waste Sites Identified Through Petitions for Public Health Assessments. Presentation at Second Annual International Congress on the Health Effects of Hazardous Waste. Atlanta Georgia. May 1995.

Steward J, Phillips L, and Harris C. Responding to Concerns Regarding a Contaminated Creek. Presentation at National Environmental Health Association Annual Educational Conference. Ft. Worth Texas. June 1994.

Allred P, Harris C, Steward J, Lee C, Edmonds B. Setting Priorities for ATSDR Public Health Assessments: A Site Ranking Scheme. Published in Hazardous Waste and Public Health: International Congress on the Health Effects of Hazardous Waste. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Princeton: 1994.

Unintentional Injuries and Violence and Abusive Behavior. In Healthy People 2000: National Health Promotion and Disease Prevention Objectives. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. 1991. DHHS Publication (PHS) 91-50212.

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