*Any publication with an asterisk was authored or co-authored by one of our Health Disparities Fellows

Update in Progress 6/6/2019


Applyrs, LD, Williams, E, Faith, T, Kamen, D, Vásquez E, Jurkowski, J. Cultural and Quality of Life Considerations When Administering Corticosteroids as a Therapeutic Strategy for African American Women Living with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2018 Jun 12;12:1007-1014

Beckerman, J. Gavarkovs A, Aftosmes-Tobio, A., Jurkowski J, Kazik C, Lansburg K, Davison K. (2018). Head start parents and staff as co-facilitators: Evaluating an innovative model for delivering a health and empowerment program to low-income parents. 11th Annual Conference on the Sciences of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. December 3-5th. Washington, DC.

Carter, RT., Johnson, VE, Kirkinis, K, Roberson*, K, Muchow, C, & Galgay, C (2018). A meta-analytic review of racial discrimination: Relationships to health and culture. Race and Social Problems, 1-18.

Coburn, SS, Luecken, LJ, Rystad, I, Lin, B, Crnic, KA, Gonzales, NA Prenatal maternal depressive symptoms predict infant health concerns. (2018). Maternal and Child Health, 22(6), 786-793.

Ertl, M. E., Dillon, F. R., Cabrera Tineo, Y. A., Verile, M., Jurkowski, J. M., & De La Rosa, M. (2018). Sexual risk during initial months in US among Latina young adults. AIDS Care - Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV. 30(3): 353-360.

Feingold, B. J., Xue, X., Neff, R. A., Bozlak, C., Hosler, A. S., & Jurkowski, J. M. (2018). Introducing a dynamic framework to jointly address policy impacts on environmental and human health in a regional produce recovery and redistribution system. Journal of Public Affairs, e1859.

Gavarkovs A, Aftosmes-Tobio, A., Beckerman, J. Kazik C, Lansburg K, Kayloncu, B., Figueroa, R. Jurkowski J, Davison K. (2018).Innovation-specific and general capacity building among head start staff implementing a family-centered intervention to prevent childhood obesity. 11th Annual Conference on the Sciences of Dissemination and Implementation in Health. December 3-5th. Washington, DC.

Jin YN, Zhang WJ, Cai XY, Li MS, Lawrence WR*, Wang SY, Mai DM, Du YY, Luo DH, Mo HY. The Characteristics and Survival Outcomes in Patients Aged 70 Years and Older with Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma in the Intensity-Modulated Radiotherapy Era. Cancer Research and Treatment. doi: 10.4143/crt.2017.551. PMID: 29409313

Khan, F, Krishnan, A, Ghani, M, Wickersham, JA, Fu, J, Lim, S, Dhaliwal, SK, Kamarulzaman, A, & Altice, FL (2018). Assessment of an innovative voluntary substance abuse treatment program designed to replace compulsory drug detention centers in
Malaysia. Substance Use and Misuse, 53(2), 249-259. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2016.1267217

Lawrence WR*, Yang M, Zhang C, Liu RQ, Lin S, Wang SQ, Liu Y, Ma H, Chen DH, Zeng XW, Yang BY, Hu LW, Dong GH. Association between Long-term Exposure to Air Pollution and Sleep Disorder in Chinese Children: The Seven Northeastern Cities Study. SLEEP. 2018 Sep 1;41(9). doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsy122. PMID: 29939357

Lawrence WR*, Yang M, Lin S, Wang SQ, Liu Y, Ma H, Chen DH, Yang BY, Zeng XW, Hu LW, Dong GH. Pet Exposure In Utero and Postnatal Decreases the Effects of Air Pollutants on Hypertension in Children: A Large Population Based Cohort Study. Environmental Pollution. 2018 Jul; 236: 177-185. doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2018.03.030. PMID: 29554565

Lin, B, Ostlund, BD, Conradt, E, LaGasse, LL, Lester, BM (2018). Testing programming of temperament and psychopathology in two independent samples of substance-exposed children. Development and Psychopathology, 30(3), 1023-1040.

Lin S, Lawrence WR*, Lin Z, DiRienzo S, Lipton K, Dong GH, Leung R, Lauper U, Nasca P, Stuart N. Are the Are the Current Thresholds, Indicators, and Time Window for Cold Warning Effective Enough to Protect Cardiovascular Health? Science of the Total Environment. 2018 Oct 15; 639: 177-185. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.05.140. PMID: 29929324

Lu Y, Lin S, Lawrence, WR*, Lin Z, Gurzau E. Evidence from SINPHONIE project: Impact of Home Environmental Exposures on Respiratory Health among School-age Children in Romania. Science of the Total Environment. 2018 Apr 15; 621: 75-84. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.11.157. PMID: 29175623

Murillo R, Katic B, Gonzalez T, Vásquez E, Echeverria S. The Association of Diabetes and Prediabetes Risk Perception with Leisure-time Physical Activity and Weight Loss. Am J Health Promot. 2018

Mozley, MM Lin, B, Kerig, P (2018). Posttraumatic Overmodulation, Callous-Unemotional Traits, and Offending among Justice-Involved Youth. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, and Trauma, 27(7), 744-758.

Ranjit, YS, Azbel, L, Krishnan, A, Altice, FL, & Meyer, JP (2019). Evaluation of HIV risk and outcomes in a nationally representative sample of incarcerated women in Azerbaijan, Kyrgyzstan and Ukraine. AIDS Care, 31(7), 793-797. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2019.1573969

Vásquez E, Germain CM, Tang F, Lohman MC, Whiteman KL, Batsis JA. The role of ethnic and racial disparities in mobility and physical function in older adults. J Appl Gerontol. 2018 Jun 1

Yao JJ, Kou J, Peng QH, Dong J, Zhang WJ, Lawrence WR*, Zhang F, Zhou GQ, Wang SY, Sun Y. Prognostic value of serum bilirubin in southern Chinese patients with advanced nasopharyngeal carcinoma. Clinica Chimica Acta. 2018 Sept; 484 314-319. doi: 10.1016/j.cca.2018.05.058. PMID: 29860034

Yao JJ, Zhang LL, Gao TS, Peng YL, Lawrence WR*, Zhang WJ, Zhang F, Zhou GQ, Wang SY, Sun Y. Comparing Treatment Outcomes of Concurrent Chemoradiotherapy with or without Nimotuzumab in Patients with Locoregionally Advanced Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma. Cancer Biology & Therapy. doi: 10.1080/15384047.2018.1491501

Yao JJ, Zhang F, Zhang GS, Deng XW, Zhang WJ, Lawrence WR*, Zou L, Zhang XS, Lu LX. Efficacy and Safety of Primary Surgery with Postoperative Radiotherapy in Head and Neck Mucosal Melanoma: A Single-arm Phase II study. Cancer Management and Research. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S185017


Allsopp MAK, Hosler A.S. A retrospective evaluation of the short-term sustainability of the Locally Grown Produce Initiative of the Hunger Prevention and Nutrition Assistance Program in New York State. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000785. (Epub ahead of print) [PMID 29595575]

Appleton, A.A., Holdsworth, E., Ryan, M., Tracy, M. (2017). Measuring childhood adversity in life course cardiovascular research: a systematic review. Psychosomatic Medicine, 79(4), 434-440.

Appleton, A.A., Jackson, B.P., Karagas, M., Marsit, C.J. (2017). Prenatal exposure to neurotoxic metals is associated with increased placental glucocorticoid receptor DNA methylation. Epigenetics, 12(8):607-615.

Bao WW, Qian ZM, Geiger SD, Liu E, Liu Y, Wang SQ, Lawrence WR*, Yang BY, Hu LW, Zeng XW, Dong GH. Gender-specific Associations between Serum Isomers of Perfluoroalkyl Substances and Blood Pressure among Chinese: Isomers of C8 Health Project in China. Science of the Total Environment. 2017 Dec 31; 607-608: 1304-1312. PMID: 28738507

Behforooz B, Newman J, Gallo M.V., Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment, Schell L.M., 2017. PCBS and Measures of Attention and Impulsivity on a Continuous Performance Task of Young Adults. Neurotoxicology and Teratology 42:25-34. doi: 10.1016/

Byrne S, Seguinot-Medina S, Miller P, Waghiyi V, von Hippel FA, Buck CL and Carpenter DO (2017) Exposure to polybrominated diphenyl ethers and perfluoroalkyl substances in a remote population of Alaska Natives. Environ Poll 231: 387-395.

Clouston S, Manganello JA, & Richards, M. (May 2017). A life course approach to health literacy: The role of gender, educational attainment, and lifetime cognitive capability. Age and Ageing, 46(3), 493-499. Advance access published December, 2016. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afw229

Ertl, M. M., Dillon, F. R., Cabrera Tineo, Y. A.*, Verile, M., Jurkowski, J. M., & De La Rosa, M. (2018). Social and cultural factors related to sexual risk behaviors during initial months in US among Latina young adult immigrants. AIDS Care -Psychological and Socio-medical Aspects of AIDS/HIV, 30, 353-360. doi: 10.1080/09540121.2017.1368442

Escudero, V., & Friedlander, M. L. (2017). Therapeutic alliances with families: Empowering clients in challenging cases. New York, NY: Springer.

Fazzo L, Bianchi F, Carpenter D, Martuzzi M and Comba P (2017) Hazardous waste: A challenge for public health. Public Health Panorama 3: 247-252.

Friedlander, M. L., Blanco, S., Bernardi, S., & Shaffer, K. S. (2017). Empowering female supervisees: A feminist, multicultural and relational perspective. In M. Kopala & M. Keitel, Eds. Handbook of counseling women (2nd ed.) (pp. 607-619). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Hasting J, Vásquez E. Diabetes and tooth loss among working age African Americans: A national perspective. Soc Work Public Health. 2017;32(7):443-451. Epub 2017 Aug 10.

Holdsworth EA and Schell L.M.. 2017. Maternal-infant interaction as an influence on infant adiposity. American Journal of Human Biology; e23023. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23023

Hosler AS, Kammer JR. A comprehensive health profile of Guyanese immigrants aged 18-64 in Schenectady, New York. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health (E-pub ahead of print) [PMID 28647805]

Hosler AS, Michaels IH. Association between indicators of food distress and smoking in adults, Schenectady, NY. Preventing Chronic Disease Aug 24;14:E71. doi: 10.5888/pcd14.160548 [PMID 28840822]

Johnson BL, Tesoriero J, Feng W, Qian F, Martin EG. Cost analysis and performance assessment of partner services for human immunodeficiency virus and sexually transmitted diseases, New York State. Health Services Research. 2017 Aug 11. Doi: 10.1111/1475-6773.12748

Khan, F., Krishnan, A., Ghani, M., Wickersham, J. A., Fu, J., Lim, S., Dhaliwal, S. K., Kamarulzaman, A., & Altice, F. L. (2017). An evaluation of treatment and service outcomes for harm reduction at the Cure and Care Center in Kota Bharu, Malaysia. Substance Use and Misuse, 1-11. DOI: 10.1080/10826084.2016.1267217

Krishnan, A., & Cravero, C. (2017). A multi-pronged evidence-based approach to implement mHealth for underserved HIV-infected populations. Mobile Media & Communication, 1-18. DOI: 10.1177/2050157917692390

Lin S, Lawrence WR*, Lin Z, Francois M, Neamtiu IA, Lin Q, Csobod E, Gurzau ES. Teacher Respiratory Health Symptoms in Relation to Home and School Environment. International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health. 2017 Nov; 90(8): 725-739. PMID: 28600748

Manganello JA, Colvin KF, Chisolm DJ, Arnold C, Hancock J, & Davis T. (2017 online). Validation of the Rapid Estimate for Adolescent Literacy in Medicine Short-Form (REALM-TeenS). Pediatrics, 139(5), e20163286. doi: 10.1542/peds.2016-3286

Massey P, Kim M, Dalrymple P, Rogers M, Hawthorne K, & Manganello JA. Visualizing patterns and trends of 25 years of published health literacy research. In press at Health Literacy Research and Practice.

Massey P, Manganello JA, Langellier B, & Sentell T (2017). Nativity and language preference as drivers of health information seeking: Examining differences and trends from a U.S. population-based survey. Ethnicity & Health, 22(6), 596-609. Advance access published October, 2016. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2016.1244745

Musoke D, Ndeejjo R, Halage AA, Kasasa S, Ssempebwa J and Carpenter DO (2017) Drinking water supply, sanitation and hygiene promotion interventions in two slum communities in central Uganda. J Environ Public Health, doi:10.1155/2018/3710120.

Nayebare SR, Aburizaiza OS, Siddique A, Carpenter DO, Zeb J, Aburizaiza AJ, Pantea C, Hussain MM and Khwaja HA (2017) Association of fine particulate air pollution with cardiopulmonary morbidity in Western Saudi Arabia. Saudi Med J 38: 179-189.

Qian F, Hannan E. Invited Editorial: Sex differences in outcomes with transcatheter aortic valve replacement. Annals of Translational Medicine. 2017 Aug;5(16):330. Doi: 10.21037/atm.2017.04.09.

Qian F, Zhong Y, Hannan EL. Four-year comparative effectiveness of bare-metal and everoimus-eluting stents in New York. Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions. 2017 May 30. Doi: 10.1002/ccd.27144.

Savadatti,SS, Bell, EM, Gates MA, Hosler AS, Yucel, RM, Misra. Metabolic syndrome among Asian Indians in the United States. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice, 2018 Feb 14. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000738. (Epub ahead of print) [PMID 29461333]

Shrestha, R, Copenhaver, M, Bazazi, AR, Heudo-Medina, TB, Krishnan, A, & Altice, FL (2017). A moderated mediating model of HIV-related stigma, depression, and social support on health-related quality of life among incarcerated Malaysian men with HIV and opioid dependence. AIDS and Behavior, 21(4), 1059-1069. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-017-1693-x

Susko, ML, Bloom, M.S., Neamtiu, IA, Appleton, AA, Surdu, S, Pop, C, Fitzgerald, EF, Anastasiu, D, Gurzau, ES (2017). Low-level arsenic exposure via drinking water consumption and female fecundity - A preliminary investigation. Environmental Research, 154, 120-125.

Vásquez E, Isasi CR, Echeverria SE, Sotres-Alvarez D, Kaplan R, Lamar M, Gellman MD, Palta P, Qi Q, Gonzalez H. Is there a relationship between objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time and cognitive function in U.S. Hispanic/Latino adults: The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Prev Med. 2017 Oct;103:43-48. Epub 2017 Jul 29.

Von Hippel F, Miller P, Carpenter D, Dillon D, Smayda L, Katsiadaki I, Titus T, Batzel P, Postlethwait J, and Buck C (2017) Endocrine disruption and differential gene expression in sentinel fish on St. Lawrence Island, Alaska: Health implications for indigenous residents. Environ Pollution 234: 279-287.

Wen L, Wu J, Feng L, Yang L, Qian F Comparing the economic burden of ischemic stroke patients with and without atrial fibrillation: a retrospective study in Beijing, China. Current Medical Research Opinion. 2017 Oct;33(10):1789-1794.

Yang BY, Qian ZM, Vaughn MG, Nelson EJ, Dharmage SC, Heinrich J, Lin S, Lawrence WR*, Ma H, Chen DH, Hu LW, Zeng XW, Xu SL, Zhang C, Dong GH. Is Prehypertension More Associated with Long-term Ambient Air Pollution Exposure than Hypertension? Findings from the 33 Communities Chinese Health Study. Environmental Pollution. 2017 Oct; 229: 696-704. PMID: 28711568

Zeng J, Zhang X, Yang J, Bao J, Xiang H, Dear K, Liu, Q Lin S, Lawrence WR*, Lin A, Huang C. Humidity may Modify the Relationship between Temperature and Cardiovascular Mortality in Zhejiang Province, China. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2017 Nov 14; 14(11). PMID: 29135955

Zhang X-Y, Carpenter DO, Song Y-J, Chen P, Qin Y, Wei N- Y and :om S-C(2017) Application of the IEUBK model for linking childrens’ blood lead with environmental exposure in a mining site, south China. Environ Poll 231: 971-978.


Appleton, AA, Holdsworth, EA, Kubzansky, LD (2016). A systematic review of the interplay between social determinants and environmental exposures for early life outcomes. Current Environmental Health Reports, 3(3), 287-301.

Appleton, AA, Murphy, MA, Koestler, DC, Lesseur, C, Paquette, AG, Padbury, JF, Lester, BM, Marsit, CJ (2016). Prenatal programming of infant neurobehavior in a healthy population. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 30(4), 367-375.

Baker TA, Roker R, Collins HR, Johnson-Lawrence V, Thorpe RJ, Mingo CA, Vásquez E. Beyond race and gender: measuring behavioral and social indicators of pain treatment satisfaction in older black and white cancer patients. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine 2016; 2: 2333721415625688.

Batsis JA, Germain CM, Vásquez E, Zbehlik AJ, Bartels SJ. Physical activity predicts higher physical function in older adults: the Osteoarthritis Initiative. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 2016;13:6-16.

Batsis JA, Germain CM, Vásquez E, Bartels SJ. Prevalence of weakness and its relationship with limitations based on the Foundations for the National Institutes for Health project: data from the Health and Retirement Study. European J Clinical Nutrition 2016;70:1168-73.

Burrell, J, Shuford, J, Levy, R (2016). Latinos and Healthcare Access. In, S. G. Oboler, D.J.; (Ed.), Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in Contemporary Politics, Law, and Social Movements. New York & London: Oxford University Press.

Chatterji, P, Joo. H, Lahiri K (2016). Diabetes and labor market exits: Evidence from the health and retirement study (HRS). The Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 1-11. doi:

Chatterji, P, Joo, H, Lahiri, K (2016). Examining the Education Gradient in Chronic Illness. Education Economics, 23(6), 735-750. doi:10.1080/09645292.2014.944858. PMID: 27076703. PMCID: PMC4828039

Chen I, Chau G, Wang J, Clarke W, Marzinke MA, Cummings V, Breaud A, Laeyendecker O, Fields SD, Griffith S, Scott HM, Shoptaw S, Del Rio C, Magnus M, Mannheimer S, Tieu HV, Wheeler DP, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Eshleman SH. Analysis of HIV Diversity in HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex with Men (HPTN 061). PLoS One. 2016 Dec 9;11(12):e0167629. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0167629. eCollection 2016.

Chen I, Huang W, Connor MB, Frantzell A, Cummings V, Beauchamp GG, Griffith S, Fields SD, Scott HM, Shoptaw S, Del Rio C, Magnus M, Mannheimer S, Tieu HV, Wheeler DP, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Eshleman SH. CXCR4-using HIV variant isn a cohort of Black men who have sex with men: HIV Prevention Trials Network 061. HIV Clin Trials. 2016 Jul;17(4):158-64. doi: 10.1080/15284336.2016.1180771. Epub 2016 Jun 14.

Chen I, Connor MB, Clarke W, Marzinke MA, Cummings V, Breaud A, Fogel JM, Laeyendecker O, Fields SD, Donnell D, Griffith S, Scott HM, Shoptaw S, del Rio C, Magnus M, Mannheimer S, Wheeler DP, Mayer KH, Koblin BA, Eshleman SH. Antiretroviral Drug Use and HIV Drug Resistance Among HIV-Infected Black Men Who Have Sex With Men: HIV Prevention Trials Network 061. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2015 Aug 1;69(4):446-52. doi: 10.1097/QAI.0000000000000633. PMID: 25861015

Fernández MI, Wheeler DP, Alfonso SV. Embedding HIV Mentoring Programs in HIV Research Networks. AIDS Behav. 2016 Sep;20 Suppl 2:281-7. doi: 10.1007/s10461-016-1367-0. PMID: 27011377

Gallo, MV, Ravenscroft, J, Carpenter, DO, Frye, C, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment, Cook, B, Schell, LM. (2016). Endocrine disrupting chemicals and ovulation: Is there a relationship? Environ Res, 151, 410-418. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2016.08.007. PMID: 27543788.

Germain CM, Vásquez E, Batsis JA, McQuoid DR. Sex, race and age differences in muscle strength and limitations in community dwelling older adults: Data from the Health and Retirement Survey (HRS). Archives of Gerontology and Geriatric 2016;65:98-103.

Germain CM, Vásquez E, Batsis JA. Physical activity, central adiposity, and functional limitations in community-dwelling older adults. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy 2016;39:71-6.

Germain CM, Batsis JA, Vásquez E, McQuoid DR. Muscle strength, physical activity, and functional limitations in older adults with central obesity. Journal of Aging Research 2016; 8387324:5

Ghosh, D, Krishnan, A, Gibson, B., Brown, SE, Latkin, CA & Altice, FL (2016) Social network strategies to address HIV prevention and treatment continuum of care among at-risk and HIV-infected substance users: A systematic scoping review. AIDS and Behavior, 1-25. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-016-1413-y

Hosler AS, Done DH, Michaels, IH, Guarasi, DC, Kammer JR. Longitudinal trends of tobacco availability, advertising, and ownership changes in food stores, Albany, NY, 2003-2015. Preventing Chronic Disease 2016;13:16002 [PMID 27172257]

Hosler AS, Michaels IH, Buckenmeyer EM. Food shopping venues, neighborhood food environment, and body mass index among urban Guyanese, black, and white adults. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior .2016;48(6):361-368 [PMID 27085256]

Kammer JR, Hosler AS, Leckman-Westin E, DiRienzo AG. The association between antidepressant use and A1C in older adults. Geriatric Nursing 2016; 38(2):141-145. [PMID 27742121]

Kammer JR, Hosler AS, Leckman-Westin E, DiRienzo AG. Use of antidepressant medications not associated with A1C among individuals with diabetes in NHANES sample Primary Care Diabetes 2016;10:360-368. [PMID 27102005]

Krishnan, A, Brown, S E, Ghani, M A, Khan, F, Kamarulzaman, A, & Altice, FL (2016). Pre-treatment drug use characteristics and experiences among patients in a voluntary substance abuse treatment center in Malaysia: A mixed methods approach. Substance Abuse, 37(4), 542-549. DOI: 10.1080/08897077.2016.1146648

Lim, J, Davison, KK, Jurkowski, JM, Horan, CM, Orav, J, Kamdar, N, Fiechtner, G, Taveras, EM. (2016). Correlates of resource empowerment among parents of children with overweight or obesity. Childhood Obesity. November 22 [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.1089/chi.2016.0136. PMID: 27875076.

Manganello, J, Gerstner, G, Pergolino, K, Graham, Y, Falisi, A, Strogatz, D (2016). The relationship of health literacy with use of digital technology for health information: implications for public health practice. J Public Health Manag Pract. December 15 [Epub ahead of print], PMID: 26672402.

Manganello, J, Gerstner, G, Pergolino, K, Graham, Y, Strogatz, D (2016). Media and technology use among Hispanic/Latinos in New York: implications for health communication programs. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 3(3) 508-517. doi:10.1007/s40615-015-0169-9. PMID: 26715218.

Manganello, J, Gerstner, G, Pergolino, K, Graham, Y, Falisi, A, Strogatz, D (2016). Understanding digital technology access and use among New York State residents to enhance dissemination of health information. JMIR Public Health Surveill. 2(1):e9. doi:10.2196/publicheatlh.4442. PMID: 27227163; PCMID: PMC4873304

Murillo R, Echeverria S, Vásquez E Differences in neighborhood social cohesion and aerobic physical activity by Latino subgroup. SSM-Population Health 2016;2:536-41.

Nelson LE, Wilton L, Moineddin R, Zhang N, Siddiqi A, Sa T, Harawa N, Regan R, Dyer TP, Watson CC, Koblin B, Del Rio C, Buchbinder S, Wheeler D.P., Mayer KH; HPTN 061 Study Team. J Economic, Legal, and Social Hardships Associated with HIV Risk among Black Men who have Sex with Men in Six US Cities.Urban Health. 2016 Feb;93(1):170-88. doi:10.1007/s11524-015-0020-y.PMID: 26830422

Newman J, Gallo MV, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment, Schell LM. Cognitive Functioning of Akwesasne Mohawk Adolescents Exposed to PCBs. Journal of Indigenous Research, 5(1), article 1 (

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV, Horton, HD (2016). Power and pollutant exposure in the context of American Indian health and survival. Ann Hum Biol, 43(2), 107-114. doi:10.3109/03014460.2016.1146333. PMID: 26814777. PMCID: PMC4983444.

Schroeder, S, Bondy, B, Kalu, O* (2016, April). Africana womanism within a patriarchal school district: Navigating the double bind. Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association,Washington D.C.

Schroeder, S, Bondy, E, Kalu, O*, Worlds, M. (2016, February). Aspiring to be courageous: A warm demander in a cold school district. Annual Conference of the Association of Teacher Educators, Chicago, IL.

Seguin, RA, Eldridge, G, Graham, ML (2016). Strong hearts, healthy communities: a rural, community-based cardiovascular disease prevention program. BMC Public Health 16(86). doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2751-4. PMID: 26822982. PCMID: PMC4730587.Strogatz, D.., Folta, S.C., Nelson, M.E.,

Shrestha, R, Heudo-Medina, TB, Altice, FL, Krishnan, A, & Copenhaver, M. (2016). Examining the acceptability of mHealth technology in HIV prevention among high-risk drug users in treatment. AIDS and Behavior, 1-11. DOI: 10.1007/s10461-016-1637-x

Shrestha, S, Bloom, MS, Yucel, R, Seegal, RF, Rej, R, McCaffrey, RJ, Fitzgerald, EF (2016). Thyroid function and neuropsychological staus in older adults. Physiol Behav 164(Pt A), 34-39. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2016.05.037. PMID: 27221367.

Tracy M, Braga AA, Papachristos AV. The transmission of gun and other weapon-involved violence within social networks. Epidemiologic Reviews. 2016; 38(1): 70-86.

Vásquez E, Strizich G, Gallo L, Marshall SJ, Merchant GC, Murillo R, Penedo FJ, Salazar C, Sotres-Alvarez D, Shaw BA, Isasi CR. The role of stress in understanding differences in sedentary behavior in Hispanic/Latino Adults: results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos Sociocultural Ancillary Study. Journal of Physical Activity and Health 2016;13:310-7.

Vásquez E, Sahakyan K, Batsis JA, Germain C, Somers VK, Shaw BA. Ethnic differences in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality by physical activity levels among older adults in the US. Ethnicity and Health 2016:1-9.

Vásquez E, Botoseneanu A, Bennett JM, Shaw BA. Racial/ethnic differences in trajectories of cognitive function in older adults: Role of education, smoking, and physical activity. J Aging Health 2016;28:1382-402.


Banerjee, S, Chatterji, P, Lahiri, K. (2015). Effects of Psychiatric Disorders on Labor Market Outcomes: A Latent Variable Approach Using Multiple Clinical Indicators. Health Econ. November 13. [Epub ahead of print] doi:10.1002/hec.3286. PMID: 26563992.

Cerdá M, Tracy M, Keyes KM, Galea, S To treat or to prevent? Reducing the population burden of violence-related posttraumatic stress disorder. Epidemiology. 2015; 26(5): 681-689.

Collins, J, Slembrouck, S (2015). Classifying migrants in the field of health: Sociolinguistic scale and the neoliberal state. Language, Literacy and Diversity: Moving Words, 7, 17-32.

Earle-Richardson, G, Scribani, M, Wyckoff, L, Strogatz, D, May, J, Jenkins, P (2015). Community views and public health priority setting: how do health department priorities, community views and health indicator data compare? Health Promot Practice 16(1), 36-45. doi:10.1177/1524839914528180. PMID: 25082983.

Gallo, MV, Deane, GD, DeCaprio, AP, Schell, LM, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. (2015). Changes in persistent organic pollutant levels from adolescence to young adulthood. Environ Res, 140, 214-224. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2015.03.009. PMID: 25863595. PMCID: PMC4544721

Hosler, A, Kammer, JR (2015). Trends of fruit and vegetable availability in neighbourhoods in Albany, NY, USA, 2003-2012. Public Health Nutr, 18(3), 562-568. doi:10.1017/S1368980014000391. PMID: 24685283.

Hosler, A, Solanki, MN, Savadatti, S (2015). Assessing Needs and Feasibility of Diabetes Self-management Coaching at Faith-Based Organizations for Indo-Guyanese Immigrants. Diabetes Educator, 41(3), 320-327. doi:10.1177/0145721715577637. Pmid: 25788589.

Karakaya, J, Karabulut, E, Yucel, RM (2015). Sensitivity to imputation models and assumptions in receiver operating characteristic analysis with incomplete data. J Stat Comput Simul 85(17), 3498-3511. PMID: 26379316. PMCID: PMC4568435.

Lahiri, K, Peng, H, Zhao, Y (2015). Testing the Value of Probability Forecasts for Calibrated Combining. Int J Forecast, 31(1), 113-129. doi:10.1016/j.ijforecast.2014.03.005. PMID: 25530646.

Matsaganis, M, Golden, AG (2015). Interventions to Address Reproductive Health Disparities among African-American Women in a Small Urban Community: the Communicative Construction of a "Field of Health Action". Journal of Applied Communication Research, 43(2), 163-184. doi:10.1080/00909882.2015.1019546.

Ravenscroft, J, Schell, LM, Cole, T (2015). Applying the community partnership approach to human biology research. Am J Hum Biol, 27(1), 6-15. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22652. PMID: 25380288.

Scott, M., Elia, AR, Golden, AG (2015). A Communicative Analysis of a Sexual Health Screening Intervention Conducted in a Low-Income Housing Complex. Journal of Applied Communication Research, 43(4), 450-467. doi:10.1080/00909882.2015.1083603. PMID: 26877566. PMCID: PMC4749261.

Shrestha, S, Bloom, MS, Yucel, R, Seegal, RF, Wu, Q, Kannan, K, Rej, R, Fitzgerald, EF (2015). Perfluoroalkyl substances and thyroid function in older adults. Environ Int 45, 206-214. doi:10.1016/j.envint.2014.11.018. PMID: 25483837. PMCID: PMC4272864.


Banerjee, S, Chatterji, P, Lahiri, K (2014). Identifying the mechanisms for workplace burden of psychiatric illness. Med Care, 52(2), 112-120. doi:10.1097/MLR.0000000000000040. PMID: 24309665.

Cerdá M, Tracy M, Ahern J, Galea S Addressing population health and health inequalities: The role of fundamental causes. American Journal of Public Health. 2014; 104(Suppl 4): S609-S619.

Chatterji, P, Kim, D, Lahiri, K (2014). Birth weight and academic achievement in childhood. Health Econ, 23(9), 1013-1035. doi:10.1002/hec.3074. PMID: 25044537.

Chatterji, P, Lahiri, K, Kim, D (2014). Fetal growth and neurobehavioral outcomes in childhood. Econ Hum Biol, 15, 187-200. doi:10.1016/j.ehb.2014.09.002. PMID: 25464342. PMCID: PMC4293286

Golden, A (2014). Permeability of public and private spaces in reproductive healthcare seeking: barriers to uptake of services among low income African American women in a smaller urban setting. Soc Sci Med, 108, 137-146. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2014.02.034. PMID: 24641878.

Golden, A, Pomerantz, A (2014). Interpretative Repertoires That Shape Low-Income African American Women's Reproductive Health Care Seeking: "Don't Want to Know" and "Taking Charge of Your Health". Health Commun, 30(8), 1-12. doi:10.1080/10410236.2014.898363. PMID: 25144501.

Hosler, A, Gallant, MP, Riley-Jacome, M, Rajulu, DT (2014). Relationship between objectively measured walkability and exercise walking among adults with diabetes. J Environ Public Health, 2014, 1-6. doi:10.1155/2014/542123. PMID: 24790613.

Hosler, A, Lu, T (2014). Body Mass Index Cut-off Associated with Diabetes and Metabolic Abnormality in Indo-Guyanese Adults. Austin Journal of Public Health and Epidemiology, 1(3), 1-4.

Hosler, A, Michaels, IH (2014). Spatial Access to Faith-based Diabetes Intervention for Guyanese Adults in Schenectady, New York. Diabetes Educator, 40(4), 526-532. doi:10.1177/0145721714533828. PMID: 25049372.

Insaf, T, Shaw, BA, Yucel, RM, Chasan-Taber, L, Strogatz, DS (2014). Lifecourse socioeconomic position and 16 year body mass index trajectories: differences by race and sex. Prev Med, 67, 17-23. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.06.024. PMID: 24967954. PMCID: PMC4167219.

Insaf, T, Shaw, BA, Yucel, RM, Chasan-Taber, L, Strogatz, DS (2014). Lifecourse socioeconomic position and racial disparities in BMI trajectories among black and white women: exploring cohort effects in the Americans Changing Lives’ Study. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities, 1(4), 309-318. PMID: 25506543. PMCID: PMC4262791.

Insaf, T, Strogatz, DS, Yucel, RM, Chasan-Taber, L, Shaw, BA. (2014). Associations between race, lifecourse socioeconomic position and prevalence of diabetes among US women and men: results from a population-based panel study. J Epidemiol Community Health, 68(4), 318-325. doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202585. PMID: 24319149.

Jones, L, Ahn, S, Chan, K (2014). Expanding the psychological wellness threshold for black college women. Journal of Research on Social Work Pratice, 26(4), 1-13. doi:10.1177/1049731514549631.

Jones, L, Hopson, L, Warner, L, Hardiman, E, James, T (2014). A qualitative study of black women's experiences in drug abuse and mental health services Journal of Women and Social Work, 30(1), 68-82. doi:10.1177/0886109914531957.

Matsaganis, M, Golden, AG, Scott, ME (2014). Communication Infrastructure Theory and Reproductive Health Disparities: Enhancing Storytelling Network Integration by Developing Interstitial Actors. International Journal of Communication, 8, 1495-1515.

Newman, J, Behforooz, B, Khuzwayo, AG, Gallo, MV, Schell, LM, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. (2014). PCBs and ADHD in Mohawk adolescents. Neurotoxicol Teratol, 42, 25-34. doi:10.1016/ PMID: 24462617.

Ravenscroft J, Schell LM, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. Dietary patterns of Akwesasne Mohawk adolescents. Annals of Human biology Sep; 41(5):403-14. doi: 10.3109/03014460.2013.857722. Epub 2013 Dec 3. PMID:24295080/

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV, Deane, GD, Nelder, KR, DeCaprio, AP, Jacobs, A, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. (2014). Relationships of polychlorinated biphenyls and dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (p,p'-DDE) with testosterone levels in adolescent males. Environ Health Perspect, 122(3), 304-309. doi:10.1289/ehp.1205984. PMID: 24398050; PMCID: PMC3948020.


Chatterji, P, Lahiri, K, Song, J (2013). The dynamics of income-related health inequality among American children. Health Econ, 22(5), 623-629. doi:10.1002/hec.2823. PMID: 22514158. PMCID: PMC4240021

Hosler, A, Pratt, DS, Sen, KA, Buckenmeyer, EM, Simao, A, Jr., Back, EE, Savadatti, S, Kahn, JL, Hunt, GS (2013). High prevalence of diabetes among Indo-Guyanese adults, Schenectady, New York. Prev Chronic Dis, 10, 1-8. doi:10.5888/pcd10.120211. PMID: 23537517.

Ravenscroft, J, Schell, LM, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. (2013). Dietary patterns of Akwesasne Mohawk adolescents. Ann Hum Biol, 41(5), 414. doi:10.3109/03014460.2013.857722. PMID: 24295080.

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV, Burnitz, K.K. (2013). Growth and Development. In, D. Carpenter (Ed.), Effects of Persistent and Bioactive Organic Pollutants on Human Health. Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.


Bilbao, E, Burrell, J, Collins, J (2012). La migracion mexicana y su acceso a los servicios de salud: Una perspectiva binacional de puebla y la región de la capital del estado de Nueva York. Iberofórum, 13, 61-97.

Burrell, J, Shuford, J . (2012). Ethnography. In, S. S. Loue, M. (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Immigrant Health (pp. 656-660). Heidelberg: Springer Publishing.

Chatterji, P, Joo, H, Lahiri, K (2012). Beware of being unaware: racial/ethnic disparities in chronic illness in the USA. Health Econ, 21(9), 1040-1060. doi:10.1002/hec.2856. PMID: 22764038.

Chatterji, P, Joo, H, Lahiri, K (2012). Racial/ethnic- and education-related disparities in the control of risk factors for cardiovascular disease among individuals with diabetes. Diabetes Care, 35(2), 305-312. doi:10.2337/dc11-1405. PMID: 22190677. PMCID: PMC3263918.

El-Sayed AM, Tracy M, Galea S. Life course variation in the relation between maternal marital status and preterm birth. Annals of Epidemiology. 2012; 22(3): 168-174.

Schell, LM, Burnitz, K.K., & Gallo, MV (2012). Growth as a mirror: is endocrine disruption challenging Tanner's concept? Ann Hum Biol, 39(5), 361-371. doi:10.3109/03014460.2012.697579. PMID: 22780455. PMCID: PMC3514046.

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV (2012). Overweight and obesity among North American Indian infants, children, and youth. Am J Hum Biol, 24(3), 302-313. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22257. PMID: 22378356. PMCID: PMC3514018.

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV, Cook, K. (2012). What's NOT to eat--food adulteration in the context of human biology. Am J Hum Biol, 24(2), 139-148. doi:10.1002/ajhb.22202. PMID: 22262531. PMCID: PMC3275668.


El-Sayed AM, Tracy M, Scarborough P, Galea S. Ethnic inequalities in mortality: the case of Arab-Americans. PLoS One. 2011; 6(12): e29185.

Gallo, MV, Schell, LM, DeCaprio, A.P., Jacobs, A. (2011). Levels of persistent organic pollutant and their predictors among young adults. Chemosphere, 83(10), 1374-1382. doi:10.1016/j.chemosphere.2011.02.071. PMID: 21458024. PMCID: PMC3095889

Golden, A (2011). Our research participants/ourselves. Women & Language, 34, 99-101.

He, Y, Yucel, R, Raghunathan, TE (2011). A functional multiple imputation approach to incomplete longitudinal data. Stat Med 30(10), 1137-1156. doi:10.1002/sim.4201. PMID: 21341300. PMCID: PMC4453987.

Jones, L, Warner, L (2011). Evaluating culturally responsive group work with black women. Journal of Research on Social Work Pratice, 21(6), 737-746.

Lynn, CD, Paris, J, Frye, CA, Schell, LM (2011) Glossolalia is associated with differences in biomarkers of stress and arousal among Apostolic Pentacostals. Religion, Brain and Behavior. 1(3) Oct.:173-191.

Schell, LM, Nelder, KR (2011). Efecto de la exposición de contaminantes sobre el crecimineto del niño. In V. Fano, Del Pino, M., Caino, S. (Ed.), Ensayos sobre crecimiento y desarrollo. Buenos Aires: Paidos.

Yucel, R (2011). Random-covariances and mixed-effects models for imputing multivariate multilevel continuous data. Stat Modelling, 11(4), 351-370. doi:10.1177/1471082X1001100404. PMID: 2271079. PMCID: PMC3263314.

Yucel, R (2011). State of the Multiple Imputation Software. J Stat Softw, 45(1), 6. PMID: 22289957. PMCID: PMC3267837.

Yucel, R, He, Y, Zaslavsky, AM (2011). Gaussian-based routines to impute categorical variables in health surveys. Stat Med, 30(29), 3447-3460. doi:10.1002/sim.4355. PMID: 21976366. PMCID: PMC3263356.


Chatterji, P, Meara, E Consequences of eliminating federal disability benefits for substance abusers. J Health Econ. 2010 Mar; 29(2): 226-40.

Gallant, MP, Spitze, G, & Grove, J (2010). Chronic illness self-care and the family lives of older adults: A synthetic review across four ethnic groups. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 25, (1), 21-43. (DOI 10.1007/s10823-010-9112-z; NIHMSID#201322).

Insaf, T, Jurkowski, JM, Alomar, L (2010). Sociocultural factors influencing delay in seeking routine health care among Latinas: a community-based participatory research study. Ethn Dis, 20(2), 148-154. Pmid: 20503895.

Jurkowski, JM, Mosquera, MR; Ramos, B Selected Cultural Factors Associated with Physical Activity Among Latina Women. Women's Health Issues. 2010. Vol 20, No. 3, May–June; 219–226.
Jurkowski, J.M., Ramos, B., Gonzalez, B.A., Lawrence, C. Latina Women: Health and Health Care Disparities. Soc Work Public Health. 2010 May; 25(3): 258-71.
Jurkowski, J.M., Westin, E.L., Rossy-Millan, J. Latina self-reported mental health and delay in health care in a new latino destination. Women´s Health. 2010 May; 50(3): 213-28.

Lynn, C, Paris, J, Frye, CA, Schell, LM (2010). Salivary alpha-amylase and cortisol among pentecostals on a worship and nonworship day. Am J Hum Biol, 22(6), 819-822. doi:10.1002/ajhb.21088. PMID: 20878966.

Ramos, B, Jurkowski, JM, Gonzalez, B.A., Lawrence, C. (2010). Latina women: health and healthcare disparities. Soc Work Public Health, 25(3), 258-271. doi:10.1080/19371910903240605. PMID: 20446174.

Riley-Jacome, M, Gallant, MP, Fisher, BD, Gotcsik, F.S., Strogatz, D.S. (2010). Enhancing community capacity to support physical activity: the development of a community-based, indoor-outdoor walking program. J Prim Prev 31(1-2), 85-95. doi:10.1007/s10935-010-0204-x. PMID: 20140647.

Schell, LM, Burnitz, KK, Lathrop, PW (2010). Pollution and human biology. Ann Hum Biol, 37(3), 347-366. doi:10.3109/03014461003705511. PMID: 20412024.

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV (2010). Relationships of putative endocrine disruptors to human sexual maturation and thyroid activity in youth. Physiol Behav, 99(2), 246-253. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2009.09.015. PMID: 19800354. PMCID: PMC2813917.

2009 (Center of Excellence founded)

Burrell, J, Bilbao Gonzalez, E, Collins, J (2009). Mexican Migration and Healthcare: Transnational Perspectives from Puebla & the New York State Capital Region. Report for PISMA: Health Initiative of the Americas. Projecto de Investigacion en Migracion y Salud.1-29.

Jones, L (2009). Claiming your connections: A psychological group intervention study of black college women. Social Work Research, 33(3), 159-171.

Newman, J, Gallo, MV, Schell, LM, DeCaprio, AP, Denham, M, Deane, GD, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. (2009). Analysis of PCB congeners related to cognitive functioning in adolescents. Neurotoxicology, 30(4), 686-696. doi:10.1016/j.neuro.2009.05.006. PMID: 191465051. PMCID: PMC3119209.

Ruggiero KJ, Amstadter A, Acierno R, Kilpatrick DG, Resnick HS, Tracy M, Galea S. Social and psychological resources associated with health status in a representative sample of adults affected by the 2004 Florida hurricanes. Psychiatry. 2009; 72(2): 195-210.

Schell, LM; Denham, Melinda; Stark, Alice D; Parsons, Patrick J; Schulte, Elaine E. Growth of infants' length, weight, head and arm circumferences in relation to low levels of blood lead measured serially. Am J Hum Biol. 2009 Mar-Apr; 21(2): 180–187.

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV, Ravenscroft, J. (2009). Environmental influences on human growth and development: historical review and case study of contemporary influences. Ann Hum Biol, 36(5), 459-477. doi:10.1080/03014460903067159. PMID: 19626483.

Schell, LM, Gallo, MV, Ravenscroft, J, DeCaprio, AP (2009). Persistent organic pollutants and anti-thyroid peroxidase levels in Akwesasne Mohawk young adults. Environ Res, 109(1), 86-92. doi:10.1016/j.envres.2008.08.015. PMID: 18995849.