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profileSamuel Skipworth Myers, M.D.

TitlePrincipal Research Scientist, Planetary Health
InstitutionHarvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
DepartmentEH - Exposure, Epidemiology and Risk Program
AddressHarvard, FAS Center for Environment
24 Oxford St
Cambridge MA 02138
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  1. Golden CD, Anjaranirina EJG, Fernald LCH, Hartl DL, Kremen C, Milner DA, Ralalason DH, Ramihantaniarivo H, Randriamady H, Rice BL, Vaitla B, Volkman SK, Vonona MA, Myers SS. Cohort Profile: The Madagascar Health and Environmental Research (MAHERY) study in north-eastern Madagascar. Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Dec 01; 46(6):1747-1748d. PMID: 29040632.
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  2. Myers SS. Planetary health: protecting human health on a rapidly changing planet. Lancet. 2018 12 23; 390(10114):2860-2868. PMID: 29146123.
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  3. Stone SB, Almada AA, Myers SS. A call for planetary health case studies. Lancet. 2017 Nov 04; 390(10107):2024. PMID: 29115233.
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  4. Medek DE, Schwartz J, Myers SS. Estimated Effects of Future Atmospheric CO2 Concentrations on Protein Intake and the Risk of Protein Deficiency by Country and Region. Environ Health Perspect. 2017 08 02; 125(8):087002. PMID: 28885977.
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  5. Myers SS, Smith MR, Guth S, Golden CD, Vaitla B, Mueller ND, Dangour AD, Huybers P. Climate Change and Global Food Systems: Potential Impacts on Food Security and Undernutrition. Annu Rev Public Health. 2017 Mar 20; 38:259-277. PMID: 28125383.
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  6. Myers SS, Golden CD, Almada AA, Osofsky SA, Pongsiri MJ. Research in planetary health: a call for abstracts. Lancet. 2016 10 29; 388(10056):2070. PMID: 27968736.
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  7. Bayles BR, Brauman KA, Adkins JN, Allan BF, Ellis AM, Goldberg TL, Golden CD, Grigsby-Toussaint DS, Myers SS, Osofsky SA, Ricketts TH, Ristaino JB. Ecosystem Services Connect Environmental Change to Human Health Outcomes. Ecohealth. 2016 09; 13(3):443-449. PMID: 27357081.
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  8. Golden CD, Allison EH, Cheung WW, Dey MM, Halpern BS, McCauley DJ, Smith M, Vaitla B, Zeller D, Myers SS. Nutrition: Fall in fish catch threatens human health. Nature. 2016 06 16; 534(7607):317-20. PMID: 27306172.
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  9. Smith MR, Micha R, Golden CD, Mozaffarian D, Myers SS. Global Expanded Nutrient Supply (GENuS) Model: A New Method for Estimating the Global Dietary Supply of Nutrients. PLoS One. 2016; 11(1):e0146976. PMID: 26807571; PMCID: PMC4726504.
  10. Dietterich LH, Zanobetti A, Kloog I, Huybers P, Leakey AD, Bloom AJ, Carlisle E, Fernando N, Fitzgerald G, Hasegawa T, Holbrook NM, Nelson RL, Norton R, Ottman MJ, Raboy V, Sakai H, Sartor KA, Schwartz J, Seneweera S, Usui Y, Yoshinaga S, Myers SS. Impacts of elevated atmospheric CO2 on nutrient content of important food crops. Sci Data. 2015; 2:150036. PMID: 26217490; PMCID: PMC4508823.
  11. Myers SS, Wessells KR, Kloog I, Zanobetti A, Schwartz J. Effect of increased concentrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide on the global threat of zinc deficiency: a modelling study. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 Oct; 3(10):e639-45. PMID: 26189102; PMCID: PMC4784541 [Available on 10/01/16].
  12. Smith MR, Singh GM, Mozaffarian D, Myers SS. Effects of decreases of animal pollinators on human nutrition and global health: a modelling analysis. Lancet. 2015 Nov 14; 386(10007):1964-72. PMID: 26188748.
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  13. Whitmee S, Haines A, Beyrer C, Boltz F, Capon AG, de Souza Dias BF, Ezeh A, Frumkin H, Gong P, Head P, Horton R, Mace GM, Marten R, Myers SS, Nishtar S, Osofsky SA, Pattanayak SK, Pongsiri MJ, Romanelli C, Soucat A, Vega J, Yach D. Safeguarding human health in the Anthropocene epoch: report of The Rockefeller Foundation-Lancet Commission on planetary health. Lancet. 2015 Nov 14; 386(10007):1973-2028. PMID: 26188744.
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  14. Del Gobbo LC, Khatibzadeh S, Imamura F, Micha R, Shi P, Smith M, Myers SS, Mozaffarian D. Assessing global dietary habits: a comparison of national estimates from the FAO and the Global Dietary Database. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 May; 101(5):1038-46. PMID: 25788002; PMCID: PMC4409685.
  15. Ellis AM, Myers SS, Ricketts TH. Do pollinators contribute to nutritional health? PLoS One. 2015; 10(1):e114805. PMID: 25575027; PMCID: PMC4289064.
  16. Myers SS, Zanobetti A, Kloog I, Huybers P, Leakey AD, Bloom AJ, Carlisle E, Dietterich LH, Fitzgerald G, Hasegawa T, Holbrook NM, Nelson RL, Ottman MJ, Raboy V, Sakai H, Sartor KA, Schwartz J, Seneweera S, Tausz M, Usui Y. Increasing CO2 threatens human nutrition. Nature. 2014 Jun 05; 510(7503):139-42. PMID: 24805231; PMCID: PMC4810679.
  17. Myers SS, Gaffikin L, Golden CD, Ostfeld RS, Redford KH, Ricketts TH, Turner WR, Osofsky SA. Reply to De Coster et al.: Exploring the complexity of ecosystem–human health relationships. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 May 06; 111(18):E1816. PMID: 24918247; PMCID: PMC4020070.
  18. Redford KH, Myers SS, Ricketts TH, Osofsky SA. Human health as a judicious conservation opportunity. Conserv Biol. 2014 Jun; 28(3):627-9. PMID: 24698539.
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  19. Myers SS, Gaffikin L, Golden CD, Ostfeld RS, Redford KH, Ricketts TH, Turner WR, Osofsky SA. Human health impacts of ecosystem alteration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Nov 19; 110(47):18753-60. PMID: 24218556; PMCID: PMC3839693.
  20. Bernstein AS, Myers SS. Climate change and children's health. Curr Opin Pediatr. 2011 Apr; 23(2):221-6. PMID: 21412082.
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  21. Myers SS, Bernstein A. The coming health crisis: indirect health effects of global climate change. F1000 Biol Rep. 2011 Feb 01; 3:3. PMID: 21399764; PMCID: PMC3042309.
  22. Keesing F, Belden LK, Daszak P, Dobson A, Harvell CD, Holt RD, Hudson P, Jolles A, Jones KE, Mitchell CE, Myers SS, Bogich T, Ostfeld RS. Impacts of biodiversity on the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases. Nature. 2010 Dec 02; 468(7324):647-52. PMID: 21124449.
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  23. Myers SS, Phillips RS, Davis RB, Cherkin DC, Legedza A, Kaptchuk TJ, Hrbek A, Buring JE, Post D, Connelly MT, Eisenberg DM. Patient expectations as predictors of outcome in patients with acute low back pain. J Gen Intern Med. 2008 Feb; 23(2):148-53. PMID: 18066631; PMCID: PMC2359167.
  24. Myers SS, Heimer R, Liu D, Henrard D. HIV DNA and antibodies in syringes from injecting drug users: a comparison of detection techniques. AIDS. 1993 Jul; 7(7):925-31. PMID: 8357554.
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  25. Heimer R, Myers SS, Cadman EC, Kaplan EH. Detection by polymerase chain reaction of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 proviral DNA sequences in needles of injecting drug users. J Infect Dis. 1992 Apr; 165(4):781-2. PMID: 1552214.
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  26. Myers SS, Benson H. Psychological factors in healing: a new perspective on an old debate. Behav Med. 1992; 18(1):5-11. PMID: 1591445.
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