Affiliation: City University of New York
- Lead poisoning among pregnant women in New York City: risk factors and screening practicesSusan Klitzman
New York City Department of Health, New York, USA
J Urban Health 79:225-37. 2002..While the data suggest that universal screening may increase case finding among high-risk, immigrant populations, further studies and surveillance are needed to determine systematically the most effective approach...
- Implications of the World Trade Center attack for the public health and health care infrastructuresSusan 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...
- Prevalence and predictors of residential health hazards: a pilot studySusan Klitzman
Hunter College of the City University of New York, Urban Public Health Program, New York, New York 10010, USA
J Occup Environ Hyg 2:293-301. 2005....
- A multihazard, multistrategy approach to home remediation: results of a pilot studySusan Klitzman
Urban Public Health Program, Hunter College, CUNY, 425 East 25th Street, NY 10010, USA
Environ Res 99:294-306. 2005..Further research is needed to clarify the most effective sampling strategies, educational and behavioral interventions, and optimal intervention frequency...
- The effect of lead-based paint hazard remediation on blood lead levels of lead poisoned children in New York CityJessica Leighton
Lead Poisoning Prevention Program, New York City Department of Health, 253 Broadway, 12th Floor, Box CN58, 10007, New York, NY 10010, USA
Environ Res 92:182-90. 2003..However, the apparent effect is modest and further research is needed to systematically test and improve the effectiveness of lead hazard controls...
- Healthy housing: a structured review of published evaluations of US interventions to improve health by modifying housing in the United States, 1990-2001Susan 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...