Akiko Hosler, Ph.D.
SUNY Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
University at Albany, School of Public Health
One University Place, GEC 147
Rensselaer, NY 12144
Ph.D. University at Albany (Sociology)
M.A. University at Albany
C.G.S. Mount Holyoke College
Translational research of diabetes, the built environment and health
(nutrition, smoking, and physical activity environments), health disparities of
immigrant minority populations
Principles and Methods of Epidemiology I
Principles and Methods of Epidemiology II
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Built Environment and Health
Selected Publications and
Hosler AS,Kammer JR. Point of
purchase tobacco availability and advertisement in food stores. BMJ Tobacco Control 2012;21:451-452
Hosler AS, Zeinomar N, Asare
K. Diabetes-related services and programs in local health departments serving
less populous jurisdictions. Preventing
Chronic Disease 2012 Jan:9:E07 (Epub)
Hosler AS, Nayak SG, Radigan
A. Stressful events, smoking exposure, and other maternal behavioral risk
factors associated with gestational diabetes mellitus. Paediatric
and Perinatal Epidemiology 2011; 25 :566-574.
Hosler AS, Dharssi A.
Reliability of a survey tool for measuring consumer nutrition environment in
urban food stores. Journal of Public Health Management and
Hosler AS, Nayak SG, Radigan AM. Agreement between self-report and birth
certificate for gestational diabetes mellitus: New York State PRAMS. Maternal and Child Health Journal
Hosler AS, Dharssi A.
Identifying retail food stores to evaluate the food environment. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2010;39:41-44.
Hosler AS. Retail food availability, obesity, and cigarette smoking in rural
communities. Journal of Rural Health 2009;25:203-210.
Hosler AS, Hinman TM, Juster HR. Disparities in diabetes care between smokers and
non-smokers. Diabetes Care 2007;30:1883-1885.
Hosler AS, Melnik TA. Language and other factors associated with foot
self-management among Puerto Ricans with diabetes in New York City. Diabetes
AS, Melnik TA. Prevalence of
diagnosed diabetes and related risk factors: Japanese adults in Westchester
County, New York. American Journal of
Public Health. 2003:93:1279-1280.