ROBYN R GERSHON

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Pilot survey of subway and bus stop noise levels
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 83:802-12. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Work stress in aging police officers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 W 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:160-7. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pandemic preparedness training intervention of emergency medical services personnel
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:508-11. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The prevalence and risk factors for percutaneous injuries in registered nurses in the home health care sector
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:525-33. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology of subway-related fatalities in New York City, 1990-2003
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Safety Res 39:583-8. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Participatory action research methodology in disaster research: results from the World Trade Center evacuation study
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:142-9. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Home health care registered nurses and the risk of percutaneous injuries: a pilot study
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Studies, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:165-72. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with high-rise evacuation: qualitative results from the World Trade Center Evacuation Study
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York City, New York 10032, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:165-73. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for bloodborne exposure and infection in correctional healthcare workers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:24-30. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination in correctional health care workers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:510-8. 2005

Research Grants

  1. BLOODBORNE EXPOSURE MANAGEMENT
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2001
  2. BBP EXPOSURE AND RISK FACTORS IN NON-HOSPITAL BASED HCWS
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Innovative HCW Training: Infectious Disease Risk
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
  4. Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare Workers
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Pilot survey of subway and bus stop noise levels
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 83:802-12. 2006
    ..S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), given sufficient exposure duration. Risk reduction strategies following the standard hierarchy of control measures should be applied, where feasible, to reduce subway noise exposure...
  2. ncbi request reprint Work stress in aging police officers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 W 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 44:160-7. 2002
    ..Given the size of the rapidly aging US workforce and the likelihood that many are employed in high-stress jobs, interventions are urgently needed to address this emerging public health issue...
  3. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a pandemic preparedness training intervention of emergency medical services personnel
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 24:508-11. 2009
    ..To help ensure their health and safety, especially during the early stages of an outbreak, knowledge and adherence with personal protective equipment (PPE) and infection control strategies will be essential...
  4. doi request reprint The prevalence and risk factors for percutaneous injuries in registered nurses in the home health care sector
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:525-33. 2009
    ..To address this gap, a large cross-sectional study of self-reported exposures in HHC registered nurses (RNs) was conducted...
  5. doi request reprint Epidemiology of subway-related fatalities in New York City, 1990-2003
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Safety Res 39:583-8. 2008
    ..S.), subways have the highest fatality rate. The aim of this paper is to characterize subway-related fatalities in order to identify opportunities for risk reduction...
  6. doi request reprint Participatory action research methodology in disaster research: results from the World Trade Center evacuation study
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Disaster Med Public Health Prep 2:142-9. 2008
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  7. doi request reprint Home health care registered nurses and the risk of percutaneous injuries: a pilot study
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Studies, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:165-72. 2008
    ..As part of a larger study of bloodborne pathogen risk in non-hospital-based registered nurses (RNs), data from 72 home health care nurses were separately analyzed to identify risk of blood/body fluid exposure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with high-rise evacuation: qualitative results from the World Trade Center Evacuation Study
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York City, New York 10032, USA
    Prehosp Disaster Med 22:165-73. 2007
    ..Factors that either facilitate or inhibit the evacuation process remain under-studied...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for bloodborne exposure and infection in correctional healthcare workers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 28:24-30. 2007
    ..Design. Cross-sectional risk assessment study with a confidential questionnaire and serological testing performed during 1999-2000...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis B vaccination in correctional health care workers
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 33:510-8. 2005
    ..To address this, we determined prevalence and correlates of hepatitis B virus vaccination status in correctional health care workers (CHCWs) employed in 3 state correctional health care facilities...
  11. pmc Health and safety hazards associated with subways: a review
    R R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Urban Health 82:10-20. 2005
    ..This information may be helpful to urban communities, urban planners, public health specialists, and others interested in subway safety...
  12. ncbi request reprint Terrorism preparedness training for occupational health professionals
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, 4th Floor, New York, NY 1032, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1204-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to assess occupational health professionals' terrorism preparedness and perceptions of worksite readiness...
  13. ncbi request reprint Measurement of organizational culture and climate in healthcare
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Adm 34:33-40. 2004
    ..The authors describe and characterize these instruments and discuss the implications for nurse administrators...
  14. ncbi request reprint Clinicians' knowledge, attitudes, and concerns regarding bioterrorism after a brief educational program
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:77-83. 2004
    ..Educational programs are useful in enhancing the public health response to bioterrorism and its consequences...
  15. doi request reprint Factors associated with the ability and willingness of essential workers to report to duty during a pandemic
    Robyn R M Gershon
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:995-1003. 2010
    ..To determine essential workers' ability and willingness to report to duty during a serious pandemic outbreak and to identify modifiable risk factors...
  16. doi request reprint Disaster mental health training programmes in New York City following September 11, 2001
    Kimberly B Gill
    Center for Public Health Preparedness, National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, NY, USA
    Disasters 34:608-18. 2010
    ..Most of the training programmes provided are no longer available. Recommendations for improving the quality of disaster mental health training programmes are provided...

Research Grants9

  1. BLOODBORNE EXPOSURE MANAGEMENT
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..This study will identify barriers to appropriate implementation of the Guidelines and allow us to focus our energies and resources on specific improvements in order to minimize the risk of infection to exposed employees. ..
  2. BBP EXPOSURE AND RISK FACTORS IN NON-HOSPITAL BASED HCWS
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing non-hospital HCWs and allow us to focus our energies and resources appropriately. ..
  3. Innovative HCW Training: Infectious Disease Risk
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The results of this study may have important implications for effective health and safety training for nurses. ..
  4. Bloodborne Pathogen Risk in Home Healthcare Workers
    Robyn Gershon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This study will improve our understanding of the risks facing home health care workers and allow us to focus our risk management energies and resources appropriately. ..