Akiko Hosler, Ph.D.

SUNY Associate Professor of 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


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.