Sandro Galea

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. pmc Major depressive disorder following terrorist attacks: a systematic review of prevalence, course and correlates
    José M Salguero
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, Psychology Faculty, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 11:96. 2011
  5. pmc Estimated deaths attributable to social factors in the United States
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1456-65. 2011
  6. pmc Persistent psychopathology in the wake of civil war: long-term posttraumatic stress disorder in Nimba County, Liberia
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1745-51. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Potentially traumatic events and the risk of six physical health conditions in a population-based sample
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:451-60. 2013
  8. pmc Epigenetic signatures may explain the relationship between socioeconomic position and risk of mental illness: preliminary findings from an urban community-based sample
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 59:68-84. 2013
  9. pmc Access to and use of health services among undocumented Mexican immigrants in a US urban area
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2011-20. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol use trajectories among adults in an urban area after a disaster: evidence from a population-based cohort study
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Addiction 103:1296-307. 2008

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. pmc Major depressive disorder following terrorist attacks: a systematic review of prevalence, course and correlates
    José M Salguero
    Department of Personality, Evaluation and Psychological Treatment, Psychology Faculty, University of Malaga, Malaga, Spain
    BMC Psychiatry 11:96. 2011
    ..This review aimed to systematically assess the current evidence on major depressive disorder (MDD) after terrorist attacks...
  5. pmc Estimated deaths attributable to social factors in the United States
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1456-65. 2011
    ..We estimated the number of deaths attributable to social factors in the United States...
  6. pmc Persistent psychopathology in the wake of civil war: long-term posttraumatic stress disorder in Nimba County, Liberia
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:1745-51. 2010
    ..We assessed the geographical distribution of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in postconflict Nimba County, Liberia, nearly 2 decades after the end of primary conflict in the area, and we related this pattern to the history of conflict...
  7. doi request reprint Potentially traumatic events and the risk of six physical health conditions in a population-based sample
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:451-60. 2013
    ..Potentially traumatic events (PTEs) are common in the population, yet, the impact of total burden and specific types of PTEs on physical health has not been systematically investigated...
  8. pmc Epigenetic signatures may explain the relationship between socioeconomic position and risk of mental illness: preliminary findings from an urban community-based sample
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 59:68-84. 2013
    ..Go to the publisher's online edition of Biodemography and Social Biology for the following free supplemental resource: Supplementary tables of full model and functional annotation clustering results.]...
  9. pmc Access to and use of health services among undocumented Mexican immigrants in a US urban area
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2011-20. 2008
    ..We assessed access to and use of health services among Mexican-born undocumented immigrants living in New York City in 2004...
  10. doi request reprint Alcohol use trajectories among adults in an urban area after a disaster: evidence from a population-based cohort study
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Addiction 103:1296-307. 2008
    ..Alcohol use increased in the New York City (NYC) metropolitan area in the first months after the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks...
  11. pmc Policing and risk of overdose mortality in urban neighborhoods
    Amy S B Bohnert
    Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Department of Veterans Affairs, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 113:62-8. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that levels of police activity, congruent with fears of police arrest, are positively associated with drug overdose mortality...
  12. ncbi request reprint User fee exemptions are not enough: out-of-pocket payments for 'free' delivery services in rural Tanzania
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Trop Med Int Health 13:1442-51. 2008
    ..To identify the main drivers of costs of facility delivery and the financial consequences for households among rural women in Tanzania, a country with a policy of delivery fee exemptions...
  13. pmc Prescription opioid mortality trends in New York City, 1990-2006: examining the emergence of an epidemic
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 132:53-62. 2013
    ..Conclusions: The distinct epidemiologic profiles exhibited by analgesic and methadone overdose fatalities highlight the need to define drug-specific public health prevention efforts. ..
  14. doi request reprint Neighborhood social cohesion and posttraumatic stress disorder in a community-based sample: findings from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study
    Lauren E Johns
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1899-906. 2012
    ..This study tests whether perceived neighborhood social cohesion (NSC), measured at the both the individual and neighborhood levels, plays a role in determining past-year risk of PTSD among those exposed to trauma...
  15. pmc Child maltreatment increases sensitivity to adverse social contexts: neighborhood physical disorder and incident binge drinking in Detroit
    Katherine M Keyes
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032 3725, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 122:77-85. 2012
    ..We evaluated whether the association between neighborhood physical disorder and binge drinking was modified by child maltreatment exposure...
  16. pmc Neighborhood income and income distribution and the use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S195-202. 2007
    ..Further research should investigate specific pathways that may explain the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and use of different substances...
  17. pmc Education inequality and use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:S4-15. 2007
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  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. ncbi request reprint Television watching and the risk of incident probable posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective evaluation
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:41-7. 2007
    ..4-fold increased risk of new-onset probable PTSD (p=0.004). Exposure to television coverage of the September 11 anniversary was associated with new-onset probable PTSD among a cohort of New Yorkers with no probable PTSD at baseline...
  20. pmc The influence of neighborhood characteristics on the relationship between discrimination and increased drug-using social ties among illicit drug users
    Natalie D Crawford
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Community Health 38:328-37. 2013
    ..Future social network and discrimination research should assess the role of neighborhood social cohesion...
  21. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, and HIV risk behavior among Ohio Army National Guard Soldiers
    Brandon D L Marshall
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma Stress 26:64-70. 2013
    ..Integrated interventions to address mental health problems and reduce HIV risk behavior are in need of development and evaluation...
  22. pmc Socioeconomic mobility in adulthood and cardiovascular disease mortality
    Vicki Johnson-Lawrence
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 23:167-71. 2013
    ..We examined adult socioeconomic mobility measured by household income in relation to CVD mortality risk among older adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Lifecourse factors and likelihood of rural practice and emigration: a survey of Ghanaian medical students
    Sudha Rani Kotha
    University of Michigan Center for Global Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Rural Remote Health 12:1898. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the contribution of experiential factors across Ghanaian medical students' lifespans on intent to practice in a rural area and intent to emigrate...
  24. 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...
  25. pmc Estimating the effects of potential public health interventions on population disease burden: a step-by-step illustration of causal inference methods
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:1140-7. 2009
    ..With this approach, the potential effects of an intervention targeting neighborhoods, individuals, or other units can be estimated...
  26. doi request reprint Bayesian hierarchical spatial modeling of substance abuse patterns following a mass trauma: the role of time and place
    Charlie DiMaggio
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1725-43. 2009
    ..These methods hold promise for the characterization of disease risk where spatial patterning of exposures and outcomes may matter...
  27. ncbi request reprint Village characteristics associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in postconflict Liberia
    Peter C Rockers
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Epidemiology 21:454-8. 2010
    ..Group-level factors may be associated with mental health. We assessed whether various village-level variables were associated with posttraumatic stress symptoms in a resettled postconflict population in Liberia...
  28. doi request reprint The prevalence and types of gambling among undocumented Mexican immigrants in New York City
    SANDRA L MOMPER
    School of Social Work, University of Michigan, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Gambl Stud 25:49-65. 2009
    ..To examine the prevalence of gambling and types of gambling activities in a sample of undocumented Mexican immigrants...
  29. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal determinants of posttraumatic stress in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Epidemiology 19:47-54. 2008
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder is a prevalent and disabling psychologic pathology. Longitudinal research on the predictors of posttraumatic stress symptomatology is limited...
  30. ncbi request reprint Increased use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan, New York, residents after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:988-96. 2002
    ..Increase in use of different substances may be associated with the presence of different comorbid psychiatric conditions...
  31. pmc Adverse reactions associated with studying persons recently exposed to mass urban disaster
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:515-24. 2004
    ..We suggest that, with the proper safeguards, research with persons exposed to a resent mass urban disaster generally can be conducted safely and effectively...
  32. ncbi request reprint Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
  33. pmc Cumulative and recent psychiatric symptoms as predictors of substance use onset: does timing matter?
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Addiction 108:2119-28. 2013
    ..relative influence of recent and more chronic psychiatric symptoms on alcohol and marijuana use initiation and (ii) are there sensitive developmental periods when psychiatric symptoms have a stronger influence on substance use initiation?..
  34. pmc Racial disparities in posttraumatic stress after diagnosis of localized breast cancer: the BQUAL study
    Neomi Vin-Raviv
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:563-72. 2013
    ..This study examines changes in PTSD symptoms in the first 6 months after diagnosis and assesses racial/ethnic differences in PTSD symptomatology over time...
  35. doi request reprint The relationship between perceived discrimination and high-risk social ties among illicit drug users in New York City, 2006-2009
    Natalie D Crawford
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, SPH1, Room 3642, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    AIDS Behav 17:419-26. 2013
    ..Future longitudinal studies illuminating the pathways linking discrimination and social network development may guide intervention development and identify drug-using subpopulations at high risk for disease transmission...
  36. pmc Depressive symptoms and posttraumatic stress disorder as determinants of preference weights for attributes of obstetric care among Ethiopian women
    Magdalena M Paczkowski
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City, NY, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e46788. 2012
    ..Examining the relation between mental health and attributes in a context where quality of care is low and exposure to suboptimal health conditions is increased, such as in Sub Saharan Africa (SSA), may elucidate the association...
  37. pmc Social norms, collective efficacy, and smoking cessation in urban neighborhoods
    Deborah Karasek
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:343-51. 2012
    ..We examined the separate and combined relations of neighborhood-level social norms and collective efficacy with individuals' cigarette smoking cessation...
  38. pmc Do neighborhood economic characteristics, racial composition, and residential stability predict perceptions of stress associated with the physical and social environment? Findings from a multilevel analysis in Detroit
    Amy J Schulz
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Urban Health 85:642-61. 2008
    ....
  39. pmc Gender differences in the genetic and environmental determinants of adolescent depression
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:658-66. 2010
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Substance use and misuse in the aftermath of terrorism. A Bayesian meta-analysis
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Addiction 104:894-904. 2009
    ..To conduct a comprehensive analysis of the conflicting evidence on substance use and misuse following mass traumas such as terrorist incidents...
  41. pmc Urban neighborhood poverty and the incidence of depression in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:171-9. 2007
    ..We assessed the relation between urban neighborhood poverty and incident depression in a population-based prospective cohort study...
  42. ncbi request reprint Job loss, unemployment, work stress, job satisfaction, and the persistence of posttraumatic stress disorder one year after the September 11 attacks
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1057-64. 2004
    ..02). High levels of perceived work stress predicted PTSD persistence among persons employed at follow-up (P = 0.02). Persons unemployed in the aftermath of a disaster may be at risk for poor mental health in the long-term...
  43. 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. ..
  44. pmc Gene expression and methylation signatures of MAN2C1 are associated with PTSD
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Dis Markers 30:111-21. 2011
    ..07, 17.77, p=0.04). These results indicate that MAN2C1 methylation levels modify cumulative traumatic burden on risk of PTSD, and suggest that both gene expression and epigenetic changes at specific loci are associated with this disorder...
  45. doi request reprint "Culture of drinking" and individual problems with alcohol use
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1041-9. 2008
    ..Analyses that consider social and structural factors that shape harmful drinking may inform efforts targeting the problematic aspects of alcohol consumption...
  46. pmc Collective efficacy and major depression in urban neighborhoods
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:1453-62. 2011
    ..Similar results were suggested among younger adults; however, the confidence interval crossed the null. These and other study findings suggest that community-randomized trials targeting collective efficacy merit consideration...
  47. pmc Spatial proximity and the risk of psychopathology after a terrorist attack
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Pubic Health, 722 West 168 St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatry Res 176:55-61. 2010
    ..These methods hold promise for the characterization of disease risk where spatial patterning of ecologic-level exposures and outcomes merits consideration...
  48. doi request reprint Borrowing and selling to pay for health care in low- and middle-income countries
    Margaret E Kruk
    Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:1056-66. 2009
    ..The risk was higher among the poorest households and in countries with less health insurance. Health systems in developing countries are failing to protect families from the financial risks of seeking health care...
  49. doi request reprint Neo-liberal economic practices and population health: a cross-national analysis, 1980-2004
    Melissa Tracy
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, USA
    Health Econ Policy Law 5:171-99. 2010
    ..Further work is needed to corroborate or refute these findings...
  50. pmc Alcohol use, mental health status and psychological well-being 2 years after the World Trade Center attacks in New York City
    Richard E Adams
    Division of Health Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:203-24. 2006
    ..We discuss reasons for these results and the negative consequences that heavy alcohol use may have on the postdisaster recovery process...
  51. pmc Social and psychological resources and health outcomes after the World Trade Center disaster
    Richard E Adams
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:176-88. 2006
    ..We discuss these findings relative to community disasters in industrialized and developing countries...
  52. pmc The epidemiology of nonspecific psychological distress in New York City, 2002 and 2003
    Katharine H McVeigh
    Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth Street, Rm 315, CN 6, New York, NY, 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 83:394-405. 2006
    ..The excess prevalence of NPD may be associated with substantial economic and societal burden. Research to understand the etiology of this high prevalence and interventions to promote mental health in NYC are indicated...
  53. pmc Psychopathology in the aftermath of the Haiti earthquake: a population-based study of posttraumatic stress disorder and major depression
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Depress Anxiety 30:413-24. 2013
    ....
  54. 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...
  55. pmc Comorbidity among depression, conduct disorder, and drug use from adolescence to young adulthood: examining the role of violence exposures
    Magdalena Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Trauma Stress 24:651-9. 2011
    ....
  56. 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...
  57. pmc What explains the relation between family poverty and childhood depressive symptoms?
    Melissa Tracy
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:1163-75. 2008
    ..Further exploration of the pathways between family SES and depression may suggest potential interventions to reduce the occurrence and persistence of depressive symptoms in children...
  58. ncbi request reprint Population psychiatric medication prescription rates following a terrorist attack
    Charles DiMaggio
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:479-84. 2007
    ..While several population-based studies have documented behavioral health disturbances following terrorist attacks, a number of mental health service utilization analyses present conflicting conclusions...
  59. pmc Examining racial/ethnic minority treatment experiences with specialty behavioral health service providers
    Michelle L Redmond
    Substance Abuse Research Center, University of Michigan Ann Arbor, 2025 Traverwood Drive Suite C, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Community Ment Health J 45:85-96. 2009
    ..The role culture plays in shaping the mental health treatment experience needs to be further investigated...
  60. pmc Social context and depression after a disaster: the role of income inequality
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7636, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:766-70. 2006
    ..To examine the association between neighbourhood income inequality and depression, both overall and among those with different levels of income, in the post-disaster context...
  61. doi request reprint Suicide in older adults in long-term care: 1990 to 2005
    Briana Mezuk
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:2107-11. 2008
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. pmc Ambient temperature and risk of death from accidental drug overdose in New York City, 1990-2006
    Amy S B Bohnert
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Addiction 105:1049-54. 2010
    ..The present study examined the association between ambient temperature and fatal overdoses over time in New York City...
  64. doi request reprint Bypassing primary care facilities for childbirth: a population-based study in rural Tanzania
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, 109 Observatory Road, SPH II M3166, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109, USA
    Health Policy Plan 24:279-88. 2009
    ..Investing in improved quality of care in primary care facilities may reduce bypassing and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the health system in providing coverage for facility delivery in rural Africa...
  65. pmc Circumstances and witness characteristics associated with overdose fatality
    Amy S B Bohnert
    VA National Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 54:618-24. 2009
    ..The present study uses data about the most recent overdose observed by a sample of inner-city drug users to determine the circumstances of overdose that are associated with overdose fatality...
  66. ncbi request reprint Hispanic ethnicity and post-traumatic stress disorder after a disaster: evidence from a general population survey after September 11, 2001
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:520-31. 2004
    ..To assess ethnic differences in the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a disaster, and to assess the factors that may explain these differences...
  67. pmc Sustained increased consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan residents after september 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:253-4. 2004
    ..These sustained increases in substance use following the September 11 terrorist attacks suggest potential long-term health consequences as a result of disasters...
  68. ncbi request reprint Utilization of mental health services following the September 11th terrorist attacks in Manhattan, New York City
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, Room 552, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Int J Emerg Ment Health 4:143-55. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Explaining the relationship between race/ethnicity and pharmacy purchased syringes among injection drug users in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:589-96. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the factors that could explain the relationship between race/ethnicity and pharmacy use...
  70. ncbi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of a communitywide mental health program in New York city after September 11
    Sasha Rudenstine
    Center for Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1404-6. 2003
    ..The results of the study suggest that although awareness of this public mental health services was low, Project Liberty was well received among the people who may be most likely to need its services...
  71. ncbi request reprint Television images and psychological symptoms after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, Room 556, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Psychiatry 65:289-300. 2002
    ..Specific disaster-related television images were associated with PTSD and depression among persons who were directly exposed to a disaster. Future research should address causal directionality of this association...
  72. pmc An overview of 9/11 experiences and respiratory and mental health conditions among World Trade Center Health Registry enrollees
    Mark Farfel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 85:880-909. 2008
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  73. ncbi request reprint Trends of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in New York City after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:514-24. 2003
    ..The psychological consequences of a large-scale disaster in a densely populated urban area may extend beyond persons directly affected by the disaster to persons in the general population...
  74. pmc Displacement, county social cohesion, and depression after a large-scale traumatic event
    Félice Lê
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, 2nd Floor Tower, Ann Arbor, MI, 48109 2029, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:1729-41. 2013
    ..Stressors associated with displacement may increase risk of depression directly. Indirectly, persons who are displaced may experience erosion in social cohesion, further exacerbating their risk for depression...
  75. pmc Back and neck pain and psychopathology in rural sub-Saharan Africa: evidence from the Gilgel Gibe Growth and Development Study, Ethiopia
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    From the Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI Department of Anthropology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia Department of Neurosurgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI and Center for Global Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 35:684-9. 2010
    ..Community-based cross-sectional analysis of the relation between symptoms of psychopathology and back pain (BP) or neck pain (NP) in rural southwest Ethiopia...
  76. 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...
  77. pmc Environmental conditions, political economy, and rates of injection drug use in large US metropolitan areas 1992-2002
    Eric T Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 106:142-53. 2010
    ..Structural solutions targeted at improving environmental conditions and economic circumstances should be considered as drug use interventions...
  78. ncbi request reprint Birth outcomes among Arab Americans in Michigan before and after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001
    Abdulrahman El-Sayed
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, USA
    Ethn Dis 18:348-56. 2008
    ..To assess whether the incidence of adverse birth outcomes among Arab Americans in Michigan changed after September 11, 2001...
  79. ncbi request reprint Hunger and health among undocumented Mexican migrants in a US urban area
    Craig Hadley
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:151-8. 2008
    ..To measure the occurrence and correlates of hunger and to evaluate the association between hunger and three health indicators among undocumented Mexican immigrants...
  80. doi request reprint Comorbid forms of psychopathology: key patterns and future research directions
    Magdalena Cerda
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholars Program, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 30:155-77. 2008
    ..Given the significant mental health burden placed by comorbid disorders, and their high prevalence across populations, research on the key risk factors for clustering of psychopathology is needed...
  81. pmc Predictors of depressive symptoms among israeli jews and arabs during the Al aqsa intifada: a population-based cohort study
    Melissa Tracy
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:447-57. 2008
    ..We sought to assess the predictors of depressive symptoms in a population-based cohort exposed to ongoing and widespread terrorism...
  82. ncbi request reprint What explains the association between neighborhood-level income inequality and the risk of fatal overdose in New York City?
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:662-74. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings for the reduction of drug overdose mortality associated with the distribution of income are discussed...
  83. pmc Urban built environment and depression: a multilevel analysis
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:822-7. 2005
    ..To assess the relations between characteristics of the neighbourhood internal and external built environment and past six month and lifetime depression...
  84. ncbi request reprint Consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among New York City residents six months after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, Room 556, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:385-407. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the increase in substance use after a disaster may be a cause for public health concern in the long-term...
  85. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder in Manhattan, New York City, after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 79:340-53. 2002
    ..These findings can help guide resource planning for future disasters in densely populated urban areas...
  86. ncbi request reprint Gender, social support, and posttraumatic stress in postwar Kosovo
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:762-70. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting social support may be important public health efforts in the postwar context...
  87. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a naloxone distribution and administration program in New York City
    Tinka Markham Piper
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:858-70. 2008
    ..2%) said they would want naloxone administered if overdosing. Naloxone administration by IDUs is feasible as part of a comprehensive overdose prevention strategy and may be a practicable way to reduce overdose deaths on a larger scale...
  88. ncbi request reprint Gender disparities in posttraumatic stress disorder after mass trauma
    Jennifer Stuber
    The Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    Gend Med 3:54-67. 2006
    ..Although several studies have shown that rates of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) are higher in women than in men, less is known about whether women are more vulnerable to PTSD after a major community-wide traumatic event...
  89. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy use among Hispanic and black substance users in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1399-407. 2005
    ..These findings are limited to persons who use other drugs, but suggest that further investigation of ecstasy use in minority populations is warranted...
  90. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal discrimination and the health of illicit drug users
    Michael Young
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:371-91. 2005
    ..Discrimination may contribute to poor mental and physical health in this marginalized population, potentially complicating the provision of substance abuse treatment...
  91. pmc Sampling and recruitment in multilevel studies among marginalized urban populations: the IMPACT studies
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 85:268-80. 2008
    ..We describe the organization and rationale for the IMPACT Studies in New York City as a case illustration on how such issues may be addressed...
  92. ncbi request reprint Mental health status among ethnic Albanians seeking medical care in an emergency department two years after the war in Kosovo: a pilot project
    William G Fernandez
    Division of Emergency Medicine, New York Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 43:E1-8. 2004
    ..We performed an emergency department (ED)-based assessment of the mental health status of ethnic Albanian patients 2 years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization-led bombing of Serbia and Kosovo in 1999...
  93. pmc Navigating non-positivity in neighbourhood studies: an analysis of collective efficacy and violence
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, Berkeley School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 67:159-65. 2013
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  94. pmc How does the social environment 'get into the mind'? Epigenetics at the intersection of social and psychiatric epidemiology
    Satoshi Toyokawa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Soc Sci Med 74:67-74. 2012
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  95. ncbi request reprint Stigma, discrimination and the health of illicit drug users
    Jennifer Ahern
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 88:188-96. 2007
    ..The association of stigma and discrimination with poor health among drug users suggests the need for debate on the relative risks and benefits of stigma and discrimination in this context...
  96. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Considerations about specificity of associations, causal pathways, and heterogeneity in multilevel thinking
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1079-82; discussion 1083. 2006
  97. 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...
  98. pmc Equity of skilled birth attendant utilization in developing countries: financing and policy determinants
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:142-7. 2008
    ..We assessed whether redistributive government policies in the context of higher levels of health spending were associated with more-equitable use of skilled birth attendants (doctors, nurses, or midwives) between rich and poor...
  99. doi request reprint Financial and social circumstances and the incidence and course of PTSD in Mississippi during the first two years after Hurricane Katrina
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:357-68. 2008
    ..Postdisaster interventions that aim to improve manipulable stressors after these events may influence the onset and course of PTSD...
  100. pmc Exposure to hurricane-related stressors and mental illness after Hurricane Katrina
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1427-34. 2007
    ..Uncertainty exists about the prevalence, severity, and correlates of mental disorders among people exposed to Hurricane Katrina...
  101. pmc Effects of war exposure on air force personnel's mental health, job burnout and other organizational related outcomes
    Amiram D Vinokur
    Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 1248, USA
    J Occup Health Psychol 16:3-17. 2011
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