Akiko Hosler, Ph.D.

SUNY Associate Professor of Epidemiology
Associate Chair, 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
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