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Human Exposure & Atmospheric Sciences Staff

Jianping (Jim) Xue

Title: Physical Scientist

EPA Division: Human Exposure and Atmospheric Sciences Division

EPA Branch: Exposure Modeling Research Branch

Jim’s key research field has been on the SHEDS exposure model for more than ten years. His focus is on evaluation of the exposure model. Jim’s expertise includes environmental science, medical science, statistics, epidemiology and GIS.


  • M.S., School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, 1990
  • M.S., Department of Public Health, Tongji Medical University, 1986
  • M.D., Nanjing Medical School, Nanjing, P.R. China, 1983

Professional Experience:

  • Exposure Modeler, USEPA, ORD, NERL-HEASD, 2000-present
  • Senior Programmer, Genetics Institute’s, American Home Product Corporation, 1999-2000
  • Research Specialist, Research Associate, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 1990-1998
  • Senior Researcher, Jiangsu Disease Prevention and Control Center, P.R of China 1986-1989

Select Awards and Honors:

  • Special achievement award NERL, 2011
  • Level I Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards, 2010
  • Special achievement award NERL, 2010
  • NERL Teamwork award, 2009
  • Special achievement award NERL, 2009
  • Exceptional/Outstanding ORD Technical Assistance to the Regions or Program offices, 2008
  • Level III Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards, 2008
  • Children’s environmental health Excellence award, 2007
  • Honorable mention Scientific and Technological Achievement Awards, 2006
  • Exceptional/Outstanding ORD Technical Assistance to the Regions or Program offices, 2002

Select Presentations:

  • Two presentation preparation for 2011 ISES
    • SHEDS-Multimedia Model Evaluation Efforts
    • Application and Evaluation of EPA’s SHEDS-Multimedia Model to an Aggregate Permethrin Exposure Case Study
  • Two presentations in 2010 ISEA in Seoul, Korea
    • Methyl Mercury Exposure in Tribal Populations from Fish Consumption: Probabilistic SHEDS Model Analyses Using 1996-2006 NHANES and 1990-2003 TDS Data
    • Probabilistic Modeling of Dietary Permethrin Exposure using 1999-2006 NHANES Data, And Evaluation of Model Results with Duplicate Diet Data
  • 2009, Soil, food and water contamination in China in HEASD

Select Publications:

  • Peng Song, Jianping Xue, Zhilin Li, 2012. Simulation of Longitudinal Exposure Data with Variance-Covariance Structures Based on Mixed Models. Risk Analysis. Accepted and online published (http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1539-6924.2012.01869.x/full)
  • Tornero-Velez, R., J. Davis, E. Scollon, J. Starr, R. Goldsmith, W. Setzer, J. Xue, V. Zartarian, Michael J. DeVito, AND M. Hughes. A pharmacokinetic model of cis- and trans-permethrin disposition in rats and humans with aggregate exposure application. TOXICOLOGICAL SCIENCES. Society of Toxicology, 130(1):33-47, (2012).
  • Trenary, Heather, P. A. CREED, Andrea Young, Madhavi Mantha, C. A. SCHWEGEL, J. XUE, M. J. KOHAN, K. HERBIN-DAVIS, D. J. THOMAS, AND J. T. CREED. An In Vitro Assessment of Bioaccessibility of Arsenicals in Rice and the Use of this Estimate within a Probabilistic Exposure Model . Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology . Nature Publishing Group, London, Uk, 22(4):369-375, (2012).
  • Nancy Tian, Jianping Xue, Timothy M. Barzyk, 2012. Evaluating socioeconomic and racial differences in traffic-related metrics in the United States using a GIS approach. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 1 -- 8
  • XUE, J., V. G. ZARTARIAN, S. V. LIU, AND A. GELLER. Methyl Mercury Exposure from Fish Consumption in Vulnerable Racial/Ethnic Populations: Probabilistic SHEDS-Dietary Model Analyses Using 1999-2006 NHANES and 1990-2002 TDS Data. SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT. Elsevier BV, AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, 414(1):373-379, (2012).
  • ZARTARIAN, V. G., J. XUE, Graham Glen, L. SMITH, N. S. TULVE, AND R. TORNERO-VELEZ. Quantifying Children's Aggregate (Dietary and Residential) Exposure and Dose to Permethin: Application and Evaluation of EPA's Probabilistic SHED-Multimedia Model. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology . Nature Publishing Group, London, Uk, 22(3):267-273, (2012). Jianping Xue, Valerie Zartarian, Sheng-Wei Wang, Shi V. Liu, and Panos Georgopoulos 2010. Probabilistic modeling of dietary arsenic exposure and dose and evaluation with 2003-2004 NHANES Data. EHP 118: 345-350.

Published & Presented Research (1999-Present)

Contact Info:
Jianping Xue
Human Exposure & Atmospheric Sciences Division
National Exposure Research Laboratory
US EPA Office of Research and Development
109 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709
Telephone: 919-541-7962
Email: xue.jianping@epa.gov

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