Abdulrahman M El-Sayed

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Changes in the relationship between marriage and preterm birth, 1989-2006
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:717-25. 2011
  2. pmc Are network-based interventions a useful antiobesity strategy? An application of simulation models for causal inference in epidemiology
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Room 521, 722West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:287-95. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Putting the 'epi' into epigenetics research in psychiatry
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:610-6. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in childhood obesity in the United Kingdom: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Obes Facts 5:671-92. 2012
  5. pmc Epigenetic modifications associated with suicide and common mood and anxiety disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W, 168th Street, R521, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 2:10. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Demographic and co-morbid predictors of stress (takotsubo) cardiomyopathy
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1368-72. 2012
  7. pmc Life course variation in the relation between maternal marital status and preterm birth
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:168-74. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Prenatal care and risk of preterm birth among foreign and US-born mothers in Michigan
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:230-5. 2012
  9. pmc Unevenly distributed: a systematic review of the health literature about socioeconomic inequalities in adult obesity in the United Kingdom
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Richards Building Old Road Campus Headington, Oxford, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:18. 2012
  10. pmc Social network analysis and agent-based modeling in social epidemiology
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 9:1. 2012

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Publications24

  1. pmc Changes in the relationship between marriage and preterm birth, 1989-2006
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:717-25. 2011
    ..We analyzed secular trends in the relationship between marriage and PTB...
  2. pmc Are network-based interventions a useful antiobesity strategy? An application of simulation models for causal inference in epidemiology
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, Room 521, 722West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:287-95. 2013
    ..We highlight and discuss the potential applications of counterfactual simulations in epidemiology. ..
  3. doi request reprint Putting the 'epi' into epigenetics research in psychiatry
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:610-6. 2013
    ..We employ an epidemiological lens to discuss these challenges and to provide recommendations for future studies in this area...
  4. doi request reprint Socioeconomic inequalities in childhood obesity in the United Kingdom: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Obes Facts 5:671-92. 2012
    ..We summarize key methodological limitations to the extant literature and suggest avenues for future research...
  5. pmc Epigenetic modifications associated with suicide and common mood and anxiety disorders: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W, 168th Street, R521, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Biol Mood Anxiety Disord 2:10. 2012
    ..Further work is also needed to clarify the link between epigenetic modifications in the brain and peripheral tissues and to establish 'gold standard' epigenetic assays...
  6. doi request reprint Demographic and co-morbid predictors of stress (takotsubo) cardiomyopathy
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1368-72. 2012
    ..Several co-morbid risk factors predictive of SC may operate by increased catecholamines...
  7. pmc Life course variation in the relation between maternal marital status and preterm birth
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 22:168-74. 2012
    ..Because relations between social factors and health may vary during the life course, we assessed how the relation between marital status and PTB risk may change with maternal age...
  8. doi request reprint Prenatal care and risk of preterm birth among foreign and US-born mothers in Michigan
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 14:230-5. 2012
    ..Differences in cultural health traditions during pregnancy, or baseline health status between foreign and native-born mothers may mediate our findings...
  9. pmc Unevenly distributed: a systematic review of the health literature about socioeconomic inequalities in adult obesity in the United Kingdom
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Richards Building Old Road Campus Headington, Oxford, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:18. 2012
    ..There is a growing literature documenting socioeconomic inequalities in obesity risk among adults in the UK, with poorer groups suffering higher risk...
  10. pmc Social network analysis and agent-based modeling in social epidemiology
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Epidemiol Perspect Innov 9:1. 2012
    ..Social network and agent-based approaches are promising in social epidemiology, but continued development of each approach is needed...
  11. pmc Ethnic inequalities in mortality: the case of Arab-Americans
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    PLoS ONE 6:e29185. 2011
    ..We explored life expectancy and age-adjusted mortality risk of Arab-Americans (AAs), relative to non-Arab and non-Hispanic Whites in Michigan, the state with the largest per capita population of AAs in the US...
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal immigrant status and high birth weight: implications for childhood obesity
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ethn Dis 21:47-51. 2011
    ..To understand the etiology of obesity in children of immigrant mothers, we assessed the relation between maternal immigrant status and risk for high birth weight...
  13. pmc Suicide among Arab-Americans
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e14704. 2011
    ..Here we explored suicide rates and their determinants among AAs in Michigan, the state with the largest proportion of AAs in the US...
  14. doi request reprint Insurance status and inequalities in outcomes after neurosurgery
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Public Health, Oxford University, Oxford, United Kingdom
    World Neurosurg 76:459-66. 2011
    ..We assessed the relation between insurance status and postoperative complication risk, neurosurgical intensive care unit stay, and hospital stay after neurosurgery...
  15. pmc Household food insecurity and symptoms of neurologic disorder in Ethiopia: an observational analysis
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:802. 2010
    ..Little is known about the relation between FI and neurological disorder. We assessed the relation between FI and risk for neurologic symptoms in southwest Ethiopia...
  16. doi request reprint Infant mortality among Arab-Americans: findings from the Arab-American birth outcomes study
    Darryl W Finkton
    Nuffield Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Level 3, Women s Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Matern Child Health J 17:732-45. 2013
    ..Our findings suggest that lower risk of infant mortality among AAs relative to non-Arab Whites may be explained by differences in demographic characteristics and parental behavioral practices between them...
  17. pmc Temporal changes in socioeconomic influences on health: maternal education and preterm birth
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Public Health, Oxford University, UK
    Am J Public Health 102:1715-21. 2012
    ..To consider how the relationships between social determinants and health indicators change over time, we assessed the time-varying influence of maternal education on risk of preterm birth (PTB) between 1989 and 2006...
  18. ncbi request reprint Explaining the low risk of preterm birth among arab americans in the United States: an analysis of 617451 births
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    BS, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Pediatrics 123:e438-45. 2009
    ..Factors assessed as potential contributors to the ethnicity/preterm birth risk association were maternal age, parity, education, marital status, tobacco use, and maternal birthplace...
  19. pmc Interethnic mating and risk for preterm birth among Arab-American mothers: evidence from the Arab-American Birth Outcomes Study
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 13:445-52. 2011
    ..Paternal non-Arab ethnicity was not associated with risk for any outcome among non-Arab white mothers. Future studies could assess the causal mechanisms underlying the association between interethnic mating and risk for PTB...
  20. doi request reprint Sex disparities in postoperative outcomes after neurosurgical intervention: findings from the UMEND project
    Matthew C Davis
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Neurosurgery 70:959-64; discussion 964. 2012
    ..Improved understanding of this relationship may assist clinicians in advising patients of the risks and benefits of neurosurgical intervention and managing their patients after surgery...
  21. pmc The health of Arab-Americans living in the United States: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:272. 2009
    ..This review aims to synthesize the extant peer-reviewed literature concerned with the health of AAs living in the US...
  22. doi request reprint Community context, acculturation and low-birth-weight risk among Arab Americans: evidence from the Arab-American birth-outcomes study
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:155-60. 2010
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  23. pmc The color of debt: racial disparities in anticipated medical student debt in the United States
    Robert A Dugger
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, United States of America Stony Brook University School of Medicine, Stony Brook, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e74693. 2013
    ..Given racial/ethnic inequalities in access to financial resources, it is plausible that increases in student debt burden resulting from these increases in cost may not be borne equally...
  24. pmc Rethinking our public health genetics research paradigm
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Abdulrahman M El Sayed, Karestan C Koenen, and Sandro Galea are with the Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY Abdulrahman El Sayed is also with the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University
    Am J Public Health 103:S14-8. 2013
    ..We argue that a population health genetics that incorporates genetics into large, multiwave, multilevel cohorts has the best potential to clarify how genes, in combination and with the environment, jointly influence population health. ..