M E Northridge
Affiliation: Columbia University
- Environmental equity and health: understanding complexity and moving forwardMary E Northridge
Harlem Health Promotion Center, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York City 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 93:209-14. 2003....
- The importance of location for tobacco cessation: rural-urban disparities in quit success in underserved West Virginia CountiesMary E Northridge
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Rural Health 24:106-15. 2008..Rural populations, including Appalachian adults, have been historically underserved by tobacco control programs and policies and little is known about their effectiveness...
- Toward a smoke-free Harlem: engaging families, agencies, and community-based programsMary E Northridge
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, and Department of Pediatrics, Harlem Hospital Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 20:107-21. 2009..The Harlem Smoke-Free Home Campaign was launched in October 2007 based in part on these findings...
- Back injury in municipal workers: a case-control studyA H Myers
Harlem Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 89:1036-41. 1999..The purpose of this study was to identify factors associated with acute low back injury among municipal employees of a large city...
- Diesel exhaust exposure among adolescents in Harlem: a community-driven studyM E Northridge
Harlem Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, New York, NY, USA
Am J Public Health 89:998-1002. 1999..This study sought individual-level data on diesel exhaust exposure and lung function among adolescents in Harlem as part of a community-driven research agenda...
- A multilevel analysis of income inequality and cardiovascular disease risk factorsA V Diez-Roux
Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
Soc Sci Med 50:673-87. 2000..Although not conclusive, findings for three of the four risk factors are suggestive of a contextual effect of income inequality, particularly among persons with lower incomes...
- Prevalence and social correlates of cardiovascular disease risk factors in HarlemA V Diez-Roux
Division of General Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Am J Public Health 89:302-7. 1999..This study examined the prevalence, social correlates, and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in a predominantly Black, poor, urban community...
- Oral health and health care for older adults: a spatial approach for addressing disparities and planning servicesLuisa N Borrell
Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
Spec Care Dentist 26:252-6. 2006..By presenting multiple layers of local information juxtaposed, GIS can help provide directions for planning oral health service delivery for seniors...
- More than heights and weights: what parents of urban adolescents want from health care providersAlwyn T Cohall
Harlem Health Promotion Center, Heilbrunn Department of Population and Family Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
J Adolesc Health 34:258-61. 2004..Although participating parents wanted health care providers to counsel their adolescents on sensitive health issues, their desires and expectations were rarely met...
- ElderSmile: A comprehensive approach to improving oral health for seniorsStephen Marshall
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 99:595-9. 2009..Preliminary results indicate substantial unmet dental needs in this largely Hispanic and Black elderly population...
- On the front lines: an environmental asthma intervention in New York CityPatrick L Kinney
Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, 60 Haven Ave, B 1, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 92:24-6. 2002..Although the intervention phase of the present study is not yet complete, timely reporting of our field experiences may prove useful to other groups engaged in environmental intervention trials in urban communities...
- Lack of oral health care for adults in Harlem: a hidden crisisGeorgina P Zabos
School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, Columbia University, 154 Haven Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 92:49-52. 2002..We sought here to determine the prevalence of oral health complaints among Harlem adults by measures of social class, as well as their access to oral health care...
- Overlooked and underserved in Harlem: a population-based survey of adults with asthmaMary E Northridge
Department of Sociomedical Sciences and the Harlem Health Promotion Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
Environ Health Perspect 110:217-20. 2002..Key priorities are to determine which community education, prevention, and promotion programs are most effective and will best serve Harlem adults...
- Childhood asthma and extreme values of body mass index: the Harlem Children's Zone Asthma InitiativeHelen L Kwon
Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, 7th Floor, New York, NY, 10032, USA
J Urban Health 83:421-33. 2006..Early interventions that concomitantly address asthma and weight gain are needed among pre-school and school-aged children...
- A joint urban planning and public health framework: contributions to health impact assessmentMary E Northridge
Harlem Health Promotion Center, Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
Am J Public Health 93:118-21. 2003....
- Sorting out the connections between the built environment and health: a conceptual framework for navigating pathways and planning healthy citiesMary E Northridge
Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
J Urban Health 80:556-68. 2003..We contend that to plan for healthy cities, we need to reinvigorate the historic link between urban planning and public health, and thereby conduct informed science to better guide effective public policy...
- Reconnecting the mouth to the body of public healthMary E Northridge
Am J Public Health 98:S81. 2008
- Perspectives from the front lines of tobacco controlBarri Burrus
RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 17:124-42. 2006....
- A life course approach to preventing and treating oral diseaseMary E Northridge
Soz Praventivmed 49:299-300. 2004
- Social determinants of health: implications for environmental health promotionAmy Schulz
Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
Health Educ Behav 31:455-71. 2004..Finally, they recommend moving beyond environmental remediation strategies toward environmental health promotion efforts that are sustainable and explicitly designed to reduce social, environmental, and health inequalities...
- Advancing population health in the Harlem Children's Zone ProjectMary E Northridge
Soz Praventivmed 47:201-2. 2002
- Accounting for diversity and holding governments accountable: incorporating ethnicity into local health surveys and public health surveillance systemsMary E Northridge
Soz Praventivmed 48:211-3. 2003
- Oral health is the measure of a just societyHenrie M Treadwell
National Center for Primary Care at Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:12-20. 2007..Here we champion the need for a national health plan that includes oral health care to promote social justice and oral health for all...
- Housing and healthMary E Northridge
Am J Public Health 92:701. 2002
- Who are we?Mary E Northridge
Am J Public Health 98:S59. 2008
- Partnering to advance public health: making a difference through government, community, business, and academic vocationsMary E Northridge
Am J Public Health 93:1205-6. 2003
- HIV returnsMary E Northridge
Am J Public Health 93:860. 2003