David Nicholas

David C. Nicholas, MPH

Infectious disease epidemiology, foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks, root cause analysis, environmental assessments, contributing factors and environmental antecedents. Risk communication and public health education to reduce illness throughout the community.

The World Within Reach
David C. Nicholas, MPH
Assistant Professor
 

School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

NYSDOH, Research Scientist 4/Epidemiologist
Phone:
518-402-7600

 

Education

 State University of New York at Albany School of Public Health, MPH Epidemiology

Research Interests

Infectious disease epidemiology, foodborne and waterborne disease outbreaks, root cause analysis, environmental assessments, contributing factors and environmental antecedents. Risk communication and public health education to reduce illness throughout the community.

Additional Information

 Courses Frequently Taught:

  • Infectious Disease Epidemiology
  • Outbreak Investigation and Environmental Assessments

Publications

Brown LG, Hoover R, Ripley D, Matis B, Nicholas D, Hedeen N, et al. Retail deli slicer cleaning frequency — six selected sites, United States, 2012. MMWR. 2016;65(12):306-10.

Norton DM, Brown LG, Frick R, Carpenter LR, Green AL, Tobin-D’Angelo M, Reiman DW, Blade H, Nicholas DC et al. Managerial practices regarding workers working while ill. J Food Prot. 2015;78(1):187-95.

Elizabeth D Hilborn, Virginia A Roberts, Lorraine Backer, Erin Deconno, Jessica S Egan, James B Hyde, David C Nicholas, Eric J Wiegert, Laurie M Billing, Mary Diorio, Marika C Mohr, Joan F Hardy, Timothy J Wade, Jonathan S Yoder, Michele C Hlavsa. Algal bloom-associated disease outbreaks among users of freshwater lakes--United States, 2009-2010. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report 01/2014; 63(1):11-5.

Robbins A, Anand M, Nicholas DC, Egan JS, Musser KA, Giguere S, et al. Ground beef recall associated with non-O157 Shiga toxin–producing Escherichia coli, United States. Emerg Infect Dis 01/2014; 20(1):165-7.

Gould, L. Hannah; Rosenblum, Ida; Nicholas, David; Phan, Quyen; Jones, Timothy F. Contributing Factors in Restaurant-Associated Foodborne Disease Outbreaks, FoodNet Sites, 2006 and 2007, Journal of Food Protection, Number 11, November 2013, pp. 1824-1993, pp. 1824-1828(5).

Carpenter L, Green A, Norton D, Frick R, Tobin-D’Angelo M, Reimann D, Blade H, Nicholas D, Egan J, Everstine K, Brown L, and Le B. Food worker experiences with and beliefs about working while ill. Journal of Food Protection, Vol. 76, No. 12, 2013, Pages 2146–2154.

Brown, LG; Ripley, D; Blade, H; Reimann, D; Everstine, K; Nicholas, DC; Egan, J; Koktavy, N; Quilliam, DN. Restaurant Food Cooling Practices. Journal of Food Protection, 2012;75 (No.12):2172-2178(7).

Nicholas, DC MPH; Karim, NS MPH; Tice, CJ MPH; The Association Between Restaurant Inspection Results and Foodborne Disease Outbreaks in New York State, 2006 – 2011 Abstract. OutbreakNet 2012 Conference Atlanta, GA.

Sumner S, Brown LG, Frick R, Stone C, Carpenter LR, Bushnell L, Nicholas D, Mack J, Blade H, Tobin-D'Angelo M, Everstine K; Environmental Health Specialists Network Working Group. Factors associated with food workers working while experiencing vomiting or diarrhea. J Food Prot. 2011 Feb;74(2):215-20.

Schaffzin JK, Coronado F, Dumas NB, Root TP, Halse TA, Schoonmaker-Bopp DJ, Lurie MM, Nicholas D, Gerzonich B, Johnson GS, Wallace BJ, Musser KA. Public health approach to detection of non-O157 Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli: summary of two outbreaks and laboratory procedures. Epidemiol Infect. 2012 Feb;140(2):283-9. Epub 2011 May 5.