David A Rier
Affiliation: Bar-Ilan University
- Methodological issues in studying an insular, traditional population: a women's health survey among Israeli haredi (ultra-Orthodox) JewsDavid A Rier
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Women Health 48:363-81. 2008..Our experiences can guide others surveying insular communities, such as traditional Muslim and Christian societies...
- Audience, consequence, and journal selection in toxic-exposure epidemiologyDavid A Rier
Graduate Program in Medical Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Soc Sci Med 59:1541-6. 2004..Implications for the boundaries between science and society (including evidence of hidden scientific activism and "inert" public activism) are discussed, and six hypotheses for further research are proposed...
- Publication visibility of sensitive public health data: when scientists bury their resultsDavid A Rier
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Sci Eng Ethics 10:597-613. 2004..Several practical limitations (particularly involving broader access to scientific literature via the Internet) of the strategy of burial are discussed, and some recommendations are offered for scientists, the media, and the public...
- Internet social support groups as moral agents: the ethical dynamics of HIV+ status disclosureDavid A Rier
Graduate Program in Medical Sociology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Sociol Health Illn 29:1043-58. 2007..Implications and limitations of the present study, and areas for further research, are discussed...
- The rationale of interorganizational linkages to connect multiple sites of expertise, knowledge production, and knowledge transfer: an example from HIV/AIDS services for the inner cityDavid A Rier
Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Soc Work Health Care 42:9-27. 2006..This work suggests revisions in traditional approaches to expertise and to the content and geometry of dissemination networks, and ultimately challenges the very concepts of dissemination and the lay/scientific boundary...
- Wiring the HIV/AIDS system: building interorganizational infrastructure to link people, sites, and networksDebbie Indyk
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Soc Work Health Care 42:29-45. 2006..The approach is also currently being further elaborated and applied in Argentina and India (see Boylan et al., this volume), and is adaptable to other local and global public health challenges (see Indyk & Rier, this volume)...
- Requisites, benefits, and challenges of sustainable HIV/AIDS system-building: where theory meets practiceDebbie Indyk
Mount-Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
Soc Work Health Care 42:93-110. 2006..Finally, we explain how theory and practice have driven one another in this work...
- Flexible rigidity: supporting HIV treatment adherence in a rapidly-changing treatment environmentDavid A Rier
Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, Israel
Soc Work Health Care 42:133-50. 2006..We note that this model could be applied as well to prevention and management of other chronic diseases...