Akiko Hosler, Ph.D.

SUNY Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Chair, Epidemiology
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Dr. Hosler
Address:
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

Education:

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

Teaching
Principles and Methods of Epidemiology I
Principles and Methods of Epidemiology II
Diabetes Epidemiology
Chronic Disease Epidemiology
Built Environment and Health
AIDS Epidemiology


Selected Publications and Presentations:
Hosler AS, Solanki MN, Savadatti S. Assessing needs and feasibility of diabetes self-management coaching at faith-based organizations for Indo-Guyanese immigrants. The Diabetes Educator 2015 (E-pub ahead of printing, DOI: 10.1177/0145721715577637)

Hosler AS, Lu T. Body mass index cut-off associated with diabetes and metabolic abnormality in Indo-Guyanese adults. Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology 2014;1(3):4

Hosler AS, Michaels, IH. Spatial access to faith-based diabetes intervention for Guyanese adults in Schenectady, N.Y. The Diabetes Educator 2014;40:526-532

Hosler, AS, Kammer JR. Trends of fruit and vegetable availability in neighbourhoods in Albany, NY, USA, 2003-2012. Public Health Nutrition 2014;31:1-10

Hosler AS, Gallant MP, Riley-Jacome M, Rajulu DT. Relationship between objectively measured walkability and exercise walking among adults with diabetes Journal of Environmental and Public Health 2014;2013:542123

Hosler AS, Pratt DS, Sen KA, Buckenmyer EM, Simao A, Back, EE, et al. High prevalence of diabetes among Indo-Guyanese adults, Schenectady, New York. Preventing Chronic Disease 2013;10:120211

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

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