David Strogatz

David Strogatz, PhD, MSPH

Epidemiology of cardiovascular disease and its risk factors; racial, ethnic and social disparities in health status; evaluation of community-based programs for prevention of disease

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David Strogatz, PhD, MSPH
Associate Professor

School of Public Health
Department: Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Personal Pages: https://www.albany.edu/sph/53529.php



MSPH (Epidemiology), University of North Carolina, 1979
PhD (Epidemiology), University of North Carolina, 1983

Additional Information

Courses Frequently Taught:

Epidemiology 501 and 502 (Principles and Methods of Epidemiology I and II)
Epidemiology 601 (General Topics in Epidemiologic Methods)
Epidemiology 620 (Epidemiology of Cardiovascular Disease)
Philosophy 506 (Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Public Health) – co-taught with Bonnie Steinbock, Department of Philosophy, College of Arts and Sciences


  • Strogatz DS, James SA, Elliott D, Ramsey D, Cutchin LM, Ibrahim MA. Community Coverage in a Rural, Church-based Hypertension Screening Program in Edgecombe County, North Carolina. American Journal of Public Health 1985; 75:401-402.
  • Strogatz DS, Tyroler HA, Watkins LO, Hames CG. Electrocardiographic Abnormalities and Mortality Among Middle-aged Black Men and White Men of Evans County, Georgia. Journal of Chronic Diseases 1987; 40:149-155.
  • Strogatz DS. Use of Medical Care for Chest Pain: Differences between Blacks and Whites. American Journal of Public Health 1990; 80:290-294.
  • Strogatz DS, James SA, Haines PS, Elmer PJ, Gerber AM, Browning SR, Ammerman AS, Keenan NL. Alcohol Consumption and Blood Pressure in Black Adults: the Pitt County Study. American Journal of Epidemiology 1991; 133:442-450.
  • Strogatz DS, Croft JB, James SA, Keenan NL, Browning SR, Garrett JM, Curtis AB. Social Support, Stress and Blood Pressure in Black Adults. Epidemiology 1997; 8:482-487.
  • Hertz-Picciotto I, Berhane KT, Bleecker ML, Engstrom PF, Fenske RA, Gasiewicz TA, Guidotti TL, Koller LD, Stegeman JJ, Strogatz DS. (Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides ). Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2004. Institute of Medicine, Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2005.
  • Earle-Richardson G, Jenkins PL, Strogatz D, Bell EM, May JJ. Orchard Evaluation of an Ergonomically Modified Apple Bucket. Journal of Agromedicine 2006;11:95-105.
  • Riley-Jacome M, Gallant MP, Fisher B, Gotcsik FS, Strogatz DS. Enhancing Community Capacity to Support Physical Activity: The Development of a Community-Based Walking Program. Journal of Primary Prevention 2010;31:85-95
  • Insaf TZ, Strogatz DS, Yucel RM, Chasan-Taber L, Shaw BA. Associations between Race, Lifecourse Socioeconomic Position and Prevalence of Diabetes among US Women and Men: Results from a Population-Based Panel Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 2014; 68:318-325.
  • Seguin RA, Eldridge G, Graham M, Folta SC, Strogatz DS. Strong Hearts, Healthy Communities: A Rural Community-Based Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Program. BMC Public Health 2016; 16(1):86. Doi:10.1186/s12889-016-2751-4.