Akiko Hosler, Ph.D.

SUNY Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Dr. Hosler
University at Albany, School of Public Health
One University Place, GEC 147
Rensselaer, NY 12144

Phone: (518)402-1561
Fax:  (518)402-0380
E-mail: ahosler@albany.edu


Ph.D. University at Albany (Sociology)
M.A. University at Albany (Geography)
C.G.S.  Mount Holyoke College (Foreign Fellow)

Research Interests:
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
Diabetes Epidemiology
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Built Environment and Health

Selected Publications and Presentations:
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 Practice  2011:17(5):E1-8.

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 2010;14:786-788.

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 Care 2006;29:704-706.

Hosler 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.