Affiliation: Boston University
- Preventing cancer: a community-based program for youths in public housingLee Strunin
Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts Electronic address
J Adolesc Health 52:S83-8. 2013..Such programs have the potential to engage adolescent males living in public housing in activities that reduce cancer-related behaviors and increase protective behaviors...
- The GirlStars program: challenges to recruitment and retention in a physical activity and health education program for adolescent girls living in public housingLee Strunin
Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 7:A42. 2010..After-school programs can reduce high-risk behaviors and strengthen schools, families, and communities...
- Country of origin, age of drinking onset, and drinking patterns among Mexican American young adultsLee Strunin
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 715 Albany Street, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 91:134-40. 2007..While findings suggest that being foreign born may be protective, further research on social and cultural factors impacting drinking onset and related outcomes among young Mexican Americans may help inform prevention efforts...
- The workers' compensation system: worker friend or foe?Lee Strunin
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2394, USA
Am J Ind Med 45:338-45. 2004..This study determines both similarities and differences in how workers experience their interactions with the workers' compensation systems in Florida and Wisconsin...
- Family consequences of chronic back painLee Strunin
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, School of Public Health, Boston University, 715 Albany Street, TW2, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
Soc Sci Med 58:1385-93. 2004..Moreover, they suggest that attention should be focused on social structural factors such as the provision of medical services and social support to reduce the impact of chronic back pain on family members...
- Cultural identification and alcohol use among "Black" adolescentsL Strunin
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Massachusetts 02118 2526, USA
Subst Use Misuse 36:2025-41. 2001..Sociocultural factors, context and the basis of drinking need to be addressed in programs for youth...
- Assessing alcohol consumption: developments from qualitative research methodsL Strunin
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118 2526, USA
Soc Sci Med 53:215-26. 2001..Strategies are suggested for improving the methodology used to assess drinking patterns among adolescents...
- Paths of reentry: employment experiences of injured workersL Strunin
Social and Behavioral Sciences Department, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Am J Ind Med 38:373-84. 2000..An injury at work can result in a change in jobs or employers, unemployment, or withdrawal from the labor force. Substantial life changes can occur, often mediated by the initial attempt to return to employment...
- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome transmission: changes in knowledge and behaviors among teenagers, Massachusetts statewide surveys, 1986 to 1988R Hingson
Boston University School of Public Health, MA 02118
Pediatrics 85:24-9. 1990..Teenagers who had spoken to physicians about AIDS were much more likely to have adopted condom use to avoid HIV exposure. However, although 80% of adolescents saw a physician in the past year, only 13% were counseled about AIDS...
- Whither bedside teaching? A focus-group study of clinical teachersSubha Ramani
Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Medical Center, MA 02118, USA
Acad Med 78:384-90. 2003..This study explored faculty's perceptions of the barriers to and their strategies for increasing and improving bedside teaching...
- Why might adverse childhood experiences lead to underage drinking among US youth? Findings from an emergency department-based qualitative pilot studyEmily F Rothman
Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
Subst Use Misuse 45:2281-90. 2010..Study limitations are noted and future research is suggested...
- Using resident health advocates to improve public health screening and follow-up among public housing residents, Boston, 2007-2008Jo Anna Rorie
Department of Community Health Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, 801 Massachusetts Ave 442, Boston, MA 02118 2526, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 8:A15. 2011....
- Alcohol, drugs, and adolescent sexual behaviorL Strunin
School of Public Health, Boston University, Massachusetts
Int J Addict 27:129-46. 1992....
- Understanding rehospitalization risk: can hospital discharge be modified to reduce recurrent hospitalization?Lee Strunin
Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Hosp Med 2:297-304. 2007..A high rate of unnecessary rehospitalization has been shown to be related to a poorly managed discharge processes...
- Alcohol-Related Risk and Protective Factors among Mexican StudentsLee Strunin; Fiscal Year: 2010..It also addresses the drinking behaviors of young people at the age at which periodic or high-risk drinking is greatest as well as factors that allow some young adults to discontinue harmful drinking patterns. ..