The Division for Advancement and External Relations  

 
ELIHU D. RICHTER,  ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR EMERITUS OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE 
Status : EMERITUS Birth place : PATERSON, N.J.
Office Phone: 02-675-8147 Fax: 02-643-5083
E-Mail: elihur@ekmd.huji.ac.il
U.R.L:
 
Department Faculty  
SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH AND COM FACULTY OF MEDICINE Dept. Description
HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT, HEALTH ECONOMICS AND MEDIC FACULTY OF MEDICINE Dept. Description
 
Academic Degree   Institution Year
M.D. NEW YORK UNIV. 1963
M.P.H. HARVARD UNIV. 1966
 
Academic Position   Year
EMERITUS 2006
ASSOC. PROFESSOR 2004
SENIOR LECTURER 1988
VISITING LECTURER 1981
 
External Academic Positions and Awards
Memberships and Fellowships:
Secretary, Working Groups on Protocol on Health Effects of
Organophosphates, WHO - Europe
Collegium Ramuzzini, USA-Italy
 
Research Interests
Role of sentinel patients in identifying "hot spots." Neurobehavioral
effects from low level exposures to organophosphates; sustainable
agriculture and health effects from pesticide exposures; lead, cadmium and
other heavy metals; epidemiology and prevention of road death and injury;
asbestos exposures and health risks; health risks of working children;
exposures from radon, ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields,
environmental determinants of breast cancer risk; health risks of
university laboratory workers; chemical and public health disasters.
Regional projects in environmental protection. Health risks from aircraft
noise.
 
Research Projects
In utero exposures to phthalates and organophosphates in Israel and
Exposures and effects from organophosphate pesticides:
Hydrazine and its neurotoxic effects:
Epidemiology of road death and injury (Betts Injury Prevention
Industrial and community disasters:
Radiation:
 
Selected Publications
Publication Title   Year
Urinary organophosphate metabolite levels in Palestinian 2016
Death and injury from motor vehicle crashes: A tale of two 2005
Can external signs of trauma guide management? Lessons learned 2005
Speed, air pollution, and health: A neglected issue. 2001
Genocide, genes, environment, find epidemiology: Old agendas, 2001
Extending the boundaries of the Declaration of Helsinki: A case 2001
A review of environmental and occupational exposure to asbestos 2001
Re-emergence of lead poisoning from contaminated flour in a west 2000
Complications from supervised mask use in post-operative 1999
Child labor and its hazards: Conclusions and recommendations. 1999
Trauma care in Israel. 1999
Cancer in ex-asbestos cement workers in Israel. 1999
Emergency preparedness and response in Israel during the Gulf 1998
Injury prevention. 1998
Exposure to pesticides and breast cancer: A review. 1998
Truck injuries and fatigue. 1998
Eradication of road death and serious injury: A perspective from 1998
Emergency preparedness and response in Israel during the Gulf 1997
How many shall live, how many shall die? Deaths resulting from 1997
Agricultural sustainability, pesticide exposures, and health 1997
Radon exposures in a Jerusalem public school. 1997
Cancer in 39 nuclear industry workers: A preliminary report. 1997
Dioxins, dibenozofuans, and PCBs in human blood, human milk and 1997
Pesticide use, exposure and risk: A joint Israeli-Palestinian 1997
Alkyl phosphates and cholinesterase in workers exposed to 1996
Keratoconjunctivitis from exposure to sulfurous vapors and 1996
Occupation and environment in internal medicine: Sentinel events 1995
Asthma in Gaza refugee camp children and its relationship with 1995
Transportation, public health and the quality of life. In: 1995
Chrysotile and crocidolite asbestos in Israel: Uses, exposures 1995
Sustainable agriculture and pesticides: Problems, perspectives 1994
Consumption of cruciferous vegetables: Probable protection 1994
Raised speed limits, travel speed, injury fatality risks and 1994
Fewer injuries but more deaths from road accidents during the 1994
John Goldsmith: A tribute. 1994
Multiple chemical sensitivity: Respect the observations... 1993
Sentinel markers for industrial disasters. 1992
Medical findings in nickel-cadmium battery workers. 1992
Cholinesterase Revisited. Oholo Conference on Cholinesterases, 1992
Aerial application and spray drift of anticholinesterases: 1992
Fewer injuries but more deaths from road accidents during the 1992
"Normal" levels of lead exposure reduce childhood IQ and the 1992
The Israel-Costa Rica Driver Improvement Program: A "smart" 1992
Health effects from exposures to organophosphate pesticides in 1992
Residual neurobehaviorial impairment in a water technician 1992
Illness and excretion of organophosphate metabolites four months 1992
Recognition and Use of Sentinel Events for Preventing Industrial 1992
Work injuries and exposures in children and young adults: Review 1991
Illness from exposure to pesticides containing organophosphates. 1991
Driving and drinking: Outcomes and prevention. 1991
Organophosphate exposures and symptoms in farm workers and 1991
Hazards associated with aerial spraying of organophosphate 1991
Urine diethyl and dimethyl phosphate levels in persons exposed 1989

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