Russ P Lopez

Summary

Affiliation: Boston University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The urban elderly in the United States: health status and the environment
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Rev Environ Health 24:47-57. 2009
  2. pmc Segregation and black/white differences in exposure to air toxics in 1990
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:289-95. 2002
  3. pmc Urban sprawl and risk for being overweight or obese
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1574-9. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and self-rated health in US metropolitan areas: a multi-level analysis
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Talbot 2E, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2409-19. 2004
  5. pmc Obesity, physical activity, and the urban environment: public health research needs
    Russell P Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Talbot 2E, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Environ Health 5:25. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Black-white residential segregation and physical activity
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot 2E, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:495-502. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood risk factors for obesity
    Russ P Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot 2E, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2111-9. 2007
  8. pmc Public health, the APHA, and urban renewal
    Russ P Lopez
    School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1603-11. 2009
  9. doi request reprint The Boston schoolyard initiative: a public-private partnership for rebuilding urban play spaces
    Russ Lopez
    Boston University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 33:617-38. 2008

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Publications9

  1. ncbi request reprint The urban elderly in the United States: health status and the environment
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02119, USA
    Rev Environ Health 24:47-57. 2009
    ..Planning for these challenges can create a supportive environment and improve the health of the urban elderly...
  2. pmc Segregation and black/white differences in exposure to air toxics in 1990
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:289-95. 2002
    ..The final model had an R(2) of 0.56. Increased segregation is associated with increased disparity in potential exposure to air pollution...
  3. pmc Urban sprawl and risk for being overweight or obese
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1574-9. 2004
    ..I examined the association between urban sprawl and the risk for being overweight or obese among US adults...
  4. ncbi request reprint Income inequality and self-rated health in US metropolitan areas: a multi-level analysis
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany St, Talbot 2E, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Soc Sci Med 59:2409-19. 2004
    ..0% (95% confidence interval 1.6-6.5%). Given that self-rated health is a good predictor of morbidity and mortality, this suggests that metropolitan area income inequality is affecting the health of US adults...
  5. pmc Obesity, physical activity, and the urban environment: public health research needs
    Russell P Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Talbot 2E, Boston MA 02118, USA
    Environ Health 5:25. 2006
    ..Comparable research on the relationship of built environment and health is needed for urban, especially inner city, neighborhoods...
  6. ncbi request reprint Black-white residential segregation and physical activity
    Russ Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot 2E, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:495-502. 2006
    ..This finding may imply that the pathway between segregation and ill health includes physical inactivity...
  7. ncbi request reprint Neighborhood risk factors for obesity
    Russ P Lopez
    Department of Environmental Health, Boston University School of Public Health, Talbot 2E, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2111-9. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to explore neighborhood environmental factors associated with obesity in a sample of adults living in a major U.S. metropolitan area...
  8. pmc Public health, the APHA, and urban renewal
    Russ P Lopez
    School of Public Health, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1603-11. 2009
    ..These failures have important implications for future health-related work on the built environment and other core public health activities...
  9. doi request reprint The Boston schoolyard initiative: a public-private partnership for rebuilding urban play spaces
    Russ Lopez
    Boston University, USA
    J Health Polit Policy Law 33:617-38. 2008
    ..Finally, the study shows that even older schools in inner-city neighborhoods, previously considered blights, can be turned into community, educational, and political assets...