Acknowledgements

The following Department of Health staff made substantial contributions to the production of this report:

  • Janet Wikoff
  • Barbara Leo
  • Benjamin Wise
  • Cecelia O'Shea
  • Kristine Mesler
  • Rachel De Long, MD
  • Todd Gerber
  • Glen Johnson
  • Marilyn Kacica, MD
  • Thomas Carroll
  • Michael Cambridge
  • Michael Medvesky
  • Patrick Parsons

The Department of Health thanks the members of the New York State Advisory Council on Lead Poisoning Prevention for their input and feedback on the content of this report. In addition, the Department acknowledges the daily work done by staff in local health departments, laboratories and health care practices across the state to collect, submit and process the results of blood lead laboratory tests that form the basis of the surveillance data and this analysis.