Janneane Ferguson Gent PhD

Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health

Research Interests

Air pollution; Childhood asthma more...


  • M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 1972
  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1978

Selected Publications

  • Belanger K, Holford TR, Gent JF, Hill ME, Kezik JM, Leaderer BP. Household levels of nitrogen dioxide and pediatric asthma severity. Epidemiology. 2013 Mar; 24(2):320-30. PMCID: PMC3686297
  • Pettigrew MM, Laufer AS, Gent JF, Kong Y, Fennie KP, Metlay JP. Upper respiratory tract microbial communities, acute otitis media pathogens, and antibiotic use in healthy and sick children. Appl Environ Microbial. 2012 Sep; 78(17):6262-70. PMCID: PMC3416608
  • Gent JF, Kezik JM, Hill ME, Tsai E, Li D-W, Leaderer BP. Household mold and dust allergens: Exposure, sensitization and childhood asthma morbidity. Environmental Research. 2012; 118:86-93.



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