N Freudenberg

Summary

Affiliation: City University of New York
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Health promotion in the city: a review of current practice and future prospects in the United States
    N Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, New York 10010, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:473-503. 2000
  2. doi request reprint HIV in the epicenter of the epicenter: HIV and drug use among criminal justice populations in New York City, 1980-2007
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    School of Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:159-70. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Preventive medicine in 2030
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, City University of New York, Public Health, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Prev Med 55:577-8. 2012
  4. doi request reprint The manufacture of lifestyle: the role of corporations in unhealthy living
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10035, USA
    J Public Health Policy 33:244-56. 2012
  5. pmc Nowhere to go: how stigma limits the options of female drug users after release from jail
    Juliana van Olphen
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:10. 2009
  6. pmc Sex partnerships, health, and social risks of young men leaving jail: analyzing data from a randomized controlled trial
    Megha Ramaswamy
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:689. 2010
  7. pmc Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health, Hunter College, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:733-43. 2007
  8. pmc Reframing school dropout as a public health issue
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A107. 2007
  9. pmc From lifestyle to social determinants: new directions for community health promotion research and practice
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A47. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Changing corporate practices to reduce cancer disparities
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:26-40. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
  2. Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Health promotion in the city: a review of current practice and future prospects in the United States
    N Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, New York 10010, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 21:473-503. 2000
    ....
  2. doi request reprint HIV in the epicenter of the epicenter: HIV and drug use among criminal justice populations in New York City, 1980-2007
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    School of Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:159-70. 2011
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Preventive medicine in 2030
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, City University of New York, Public Health, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Prev Med 55:577-8. 2012
    ..Using satire, the commentary describes one future in which large corporations control public health and another where a robust public sector plays the leading role...
  4. doi request reprint The manufacture of lifestyle: the role of corporations in unhealthy living
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10035, USA
    J Public Health Policy 33:244-56. 2012
    ..Public officials and health professionals can promote health by advocating policies to modify these corporate practices...
  5. pmc Nowhere to go: how stigma limits the options of female drug users after release from jail
    Juliana van Olphen
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy 4:10. 2009
    ....
  6. pmc Sex partnerships, health, and social risks of young men leaving jail: analyzing data from a randomized controlled trial
    Megha Ramaswamy
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:689. 2010
    ..This study explores whether sex partner experience protects against harmful sexual behaviors, drug problems, violence, and recidivism in 16-18-year-old Black and Latino men leaving a US jail...
  7. pmc Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health, Hunter College, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:733-43. 2007
    ..We compared health and social needs by gender, age, and race/ ethnicity of people leaving New York City jails and assessed the implication of these differences for the development of jail reentry programs...
  8. pmc Reframing school dropout as a public health issue
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A107. 2007
    ..Finally, we recommend actions health professionals can take to reframe the school dropout rate as a public health issue and to improve school completion rates in the United States...
  9. pmc From lifestyle to social determinants: new directions for community health promotion research and practice
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 4:A47. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Changing corporate practices to reduce cancer disparities
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:26-40. 2008
    ..We conclude with recommendations for research, practice, and policy that could contribute to the development of less carcinogenic corporate practices...
  11. doi request reprint The impact of corporate practices on health: implications for health policy
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, Public Health, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Policy 29:86-104; discussion 105. 2008
    ..Systematic analysis of these experiences yields insights that can guide the development of health policies that increase opportunities for primary prevention by discouraging harmful corporate practices...
  12. pmc Cities of consumption: the impact of corporate practices on the health of urban populations
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 85:462-71. 2008
    ..Cities are also sites for developing alternatives to unhealthy corporate practices, and we assess strategies used to modify practices that harm health...
  13. pmc Finding synergy: reducing disparities in health by modifying multiple determinants
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S25-30. 2010
    ..Developing targeted regulatory and health care policies to reduce deaths from chronic diseases and injuries would be a major step forward in eliminating health disparities in the United States...
  14. pmc A tale of two obesCities: the role of municipal governance in reducing childhood obesity in New York City and London
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College and Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 87:755-70. 2010
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  15. pmc Reducing drug use, human immunodeficiency virus risk, and recidivism among young men leaving jail: evaluation of the REAL MEN re-entry program
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York School of Public Health, Hunter College, New York, New York 10010, USA
    J Adolesc Health 47:448-55. 2010
    ....
  16. pmc Can a food justice movement improve nutrition and health? A case study of the emerging food movement in New York City
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 88:623-36. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Strengthening community capacity to participate in making decisions to reduce disproportionate environmental exposures
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York School of Public Health at Hunter College, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:S123-30. 2011
    ..Strengthening participation by working with communities to develop the capacities needed to be effective in such processes is a key role for local, state, and national environmental agencies...
  18. doi request reprint Training new community health, food service, and environmental protection workers could boost health, jobs, and growth
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    City University of New York s School of Public Health, Hunter College, New York City, NY, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 30:2098-106. 2011
    ..Building on current federal programs, new pilot projects financed by federal funding should be created to test and refine such initiatives and their impact and assemble an evidence base for future policy action...
  19. pmc The impact of New York City's 1975 fiscal crisis on the tuberculosis, HIV, and homicide syndemic
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:424-34. 2006
    ..This history has implications for public health professionals who must respond to current perceptions of local fiscal crises...
  20. pmc Coming home from jail: the social and health consequences of community reentry for women, male adolescents, and their families and communities
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 E 25th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1725-36. 2005
    ..Public policies on employment, drug treatment, housing, and health care often blocked successful reentry into society from jail, suggesting the need for new policies that support successful reentry into society...
  21. ncbi request reprint Public health campaigns to change industry practices that damage health: an analysis of 12 case studies
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York CUNY, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Educ Behav 36:230-49. 2009
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  22. pmc Jails, prisons, and the health of urban populations: a review of the impact of the correctional system on community health
    N Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 78:214-35. 2001
    ..Specific recommendations for action and research to reduce the adverse health and social consequences of current incarceration policies are offered...
  23. pmc Case history of the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies in New York City
    N Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Urban Health 78:508-18. 2001
    ..Finally, the report illustrates that CBPR is a process that evolves in response to specific situational factors...
  24. pmc Adverse effects of US jail and prison policies on the health and well-being of women of color
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:1895-9. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Coming up in the boogie down: the role of violence in the lives of adolescents in the South Bronx
    N Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Educ Behav 26:788-805. 1999
    ..The article suggests actions public health professionals can take to strengthen the ability of families, schools, youth organizations, and young people themselves to reduce violence in low-income urban communities...
  26. ncbi request reprint Community capacity for environmental health promotion: determinants and implications for practice
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College City University of New York, New York 10010, USA
    Health Educ Behav 31:472-90. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Public health advocacy to change corporate practices: implications for health education practice and research
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Educ Behav 32:298-319; discussion 355-62. 2005
    ..It analyzes the role of health professionals, government, and advocacy groups in these campaigns and assesses the implications of this domain for health education practice and research...
  28. ncbi request reprint Beyond urban penalty and urban sprawl: back to living conditions as the focus of urban health
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Program in Urban Public Health, Hunter College, City University of New York, 425 East 25th Street, New York, New York 10010, USA
    J Community Health 30:1-11. 2005
    ..The model is illustrated with two examples from current urban public health practice...
  29. pmc Collaboration among community members, local health service providers, and researchers in an urban research center in Harlem, New York
    S Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, Rm 556, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:530-9. 2001
    ..The Center's experience has demonstrated that active communities and responsive researchers can establish partnerships that improve community health...
  30. ncbi request reprint Needle exchange programs and experience of violence in an inner city neighborhood
    S Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:282-8. 2001
    ..To assess the association between proximity to a needle exchange program (NEP) and experience of violence in an inner city neighborhood...
  31. ncbi request reprint Developing comprehensive approaches to prevention and control of obesity among low-income, urban, African-American women
    D E Blocker
    Program in Urban Public Health, School of Health Sciences of Hunter College City University of New York, USA
    J Am Med Womens Assoc 56:59-64. 2001
    ..A problem of this magnitude requires concerted and comprehensive policy interventions. This paper uses an ecological approach to suggest multilevel public health strategies to reduce obesity among urban African-American women...
  32. pmc Substance use and HIV-risk behaviors among young men involved in the criminal justice system
    Pamela Valera
    HIV Center for Clinical and Behavioral Studies, Columbia University, New York State Pschiatry Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 35:43-7. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between substance use and sexual HIV-risk behaviors among young men who have been incarcerated, in order to understand how HIV risks develop for this vulnerable population...
  33. pmc Implications of the World Trade Center attack for the public health and health care infrastructures
    Susan Klitzman
    Urban Public Health Program, School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, City University of New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:400-6. 2003
    ..They also examine the impact on the city's health care and social service system. The authors suggest lessons that can inform the development of a post-September 11th agenda for strengthening urban health infrastructures...
  34. pmc Healthy housing: a structured review of published evaluations of US interventions to improve health by modifying housing in the United States, 1990-2001
    Susan C Saegert
    Department of Psychology, Center for Human Environments, City University of New York CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10016, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:1471-7. 2003
    ..Current interventions are limited by narrow definitions of housing and health, by brief time spans, and by limited geographic and social scales. An ecological paradigm is recommended as a guide to more effective approaches...
  35. ncbi request reprint Training health educators for social change. 1984-85
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College School of Health Sciences, City University of New York, NY, USA
    Int Q Community Health Educ 25:63-77. 2005
    ..Finally, several methods are suggested by which students, faculty and practitioners can begin the process of transforming the institutions that prepare professional health educators...
  36. ncbi request reprint Cities and health: history, approaches, and key questions
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Acad Med 79:1133-8. 2004
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint Health education's new frontier in addressing corporate influences on health: an interview with Nicholas Freudenberg
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Hunter College, New York, New York, USA
    Health Promot Pract 5:237-40. 2004
  38. ncbi request reprint The impact of a legislative intervention to reduce tap water scald burns in an urban community
    Nicole E Leahy
    William Randolph Hearst Burn Center, New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Burn Care Res 28:805-10. 2007
    ..Future injuries may potentially be prevented by expanding the law to include all residential buildings, regardless of building age or minimum occupancy...
  39. pmc Urban as a determinant of health
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 84:i16-26. 2007
    ..Ameliorating the immediate living conditions in the cities in which people live offers the greatest promise for reducing morbidity, mortality, and disparities in health and for improving quality of life and well being...
  40. ncbi request reprint Perspectives on urban conditions and population health
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Cad Saude Publica 21:949-57. 2005
    ....
  41. pmc To reduce urban disparities in health, strengthen and enforce equitably environmental and consumer laws
    Kenneth Olden
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College of the City University of New York, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 86:819-24. 2009
    ..The current policy environment may present a window of opportunity for pursuing this strategy...
  42. pmc Addressing urban health in Detroit, New York City, and Seattle through community-based participatory research partnerships
    Marilyn M Metzler
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail Stop K67, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta, GA 30341 3717, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:803-11. 2003
    ..This study describes key activities integral to the development of 3 community-based participatory research (CBPR) partnerships...
  43. ncbi request reprint Shattuck Lecture: improving American health
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    N Engl J Med 357:2405; author reply 2406-7. 2007
  44. pmc Community reentry: perceptions of people with substance use problems returning home from New York City jails
    Juliana van Olphen
    Department of Health Education, San Francisco State University, 1600 Holloway Avenue, HSS 312, San Francisco, CA, 94132, USA
    J Urban Health 83:372-81. 2006
    ..We discuss the implications of these findings for programs and policies that promote community reintegration of individuals returning from correctional facilities...
  45. ncbi request reprint Cities and population health
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, NY 10029, USA
    Soc Sci Med 60:1017-33. 2005
    ..The framework builds on previous urban health research and incorporates multiple determinants at different levels. It is intended to serve as a model to guide public health research and intervention...
  46. ncbi request reprint Primary care and health insurance among women released from New York City jails
    Joshua Lee
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:200-17. 2006
    ..These data highlight the need to plan for continuity of care from corrections to the community and suggest further that this can be facilitated with provision of health benefits and social support...
  47. pmc Harlem service providers' perceptions of the impact of municipal policies on their clients with substance use problems
    Juliana van Olphen
    San Francisco State University, Department of Health Education, CA 94132, USA
    J Urban Health 81:222-31. 2004
    ..We discuss the implications of these and other findings for drug users' ability to seek and receive help for their problems...

Research Grants7

  1. Impact/HIV Intervention/Adolescent Males Leaving Jail
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This sub-study will also be used to tailor the intervention tested in this proposal for adolescent females. ..
  2. Transdisciplinary Research on Urban Health Collaborative (RMI)
    Nicholas Freudenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application will provide support for the institutionalization of these efforts at the University that educates more researchers and professionals involved in urban health than any university in the nation. ..