Leland K Ackerson

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Domestic violence and chronic malnutrition among women and children in India
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1188-96. 2008
  2. pmc Geography of underweight and overweight among women in India: a multilevel analysis of 3204 neighborhoods in 26 states
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:264-80. 2008
  3. pmc Association of maternal height with child mortality, anthropometric failure, and anemia in India
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 301:1691-701. 2009
  4. pmc Exposure to domestic violence associated with adult smoking in India: a population based study
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Tob Control 16:378-83. 2007
  5. pmc Effects of individual and proximate educational context on intimate partner violence: a population-based study of women in India
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building, 7th flr, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:507-14. 2008
  6. pmc Determinants of termination of breastfeeding within the first 2 years of life in India: evidence from the National Family Health Survey-2
    Rahul Malhotra
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 4:181-93. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence is associated with adult and childhood asthma prevalence in India
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:569-79. 2007
  8. pmc Communication inequalities, social determinants, and intermittent smoking in the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey
    Leland K Ackerson
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A40. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Parental BMI and childhood undernutrition in India: an assessment of intrauterine influence
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e663-71. 2010
  10. pmc Adequacy of lymph node examination in colorectal surgery: contribution of the hospital versus the surgeon
    Kim F Rhoads
    Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford, CA Department of Community Health and Sustainability University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Med Care 51:1055-62. 2013

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Publications12

  1. pmc Domestic violence and chronic malnutrition among women and children in India
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1188-96. 2008
    ..These findings indicate that reducing domestic violence is important not only from a moral and intrinsic perspective but also because of the instrumental health benefits likely to accrue...
  2. pmc Geography of underweight and overweight among women in India: a multilevel analysis of 3204 neighborhoods in 26 states
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Econ Hum Biol 6:264-80. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that interventions to address the double burden of undernutrition and overnutrition in India must take into account state and neighborhood characteristics in order to be successful...
  3. pmc Association of maternal height with child mortality, anthropometric failure, and anemia in India
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    JAMA 301:1691-701. 2009
    ..Research on intergenerational factors that might also predispose a child to increased health adversity remains limited...
  4. pmc Exposure to domestic violence associated with adult smoking in India: a population based study
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, KRESGE 7th Floor, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Tob Control 16:378-83. 2007
    ..To investigate the relation between domestic violence and tobacco use among adults in India...
  5. pmc Effects of individual and proximate educational context on intimate partner violence: a population-based study of women in India
    Leland K Ackerson
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Kresge Building, 7th flr, Boston, MA 02115 6096, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:507-14. 2008
    ..We examined the role of women's education and proximate educational context on intimate partner violence (IPV)...
  6. pmc Determinants of termination of breastfeeding within the first 2 years of life in India: evidence from the National Family Health Survey-2
    Rahul Malhotra
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Matern Child Nutr 4:181-93. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Domestic violence is associated with adult and childhood asthma prevalence in India
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:569-79. 2007
    ..Little is known on the influence of stressful psychosocial circumstances in predicting asthma. We examine the link between asthma prevalence and domestic violence (DV) in a nationally representative sample of adults and children in India...
  8. pmc Communication inequalities, social determinants, and intermittent smoking in the 2003 Health Information National Trends Survey
    Leland K Ackerson
    Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 6:A40. 2009
    ..Intermittent smokers account for a large proportion of all smokers, and this trend is increasing. Social and communication inequalities may account for disparities in intermittent smoking status...
  9. doi request reprint Parental BMI and childhood undernutrition in India: an assessment of intrauterine influence
    S V Subramanian
    Department of Society, Human Development and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Pediatrics 126:e663-71. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the influence of parental BMI on childhood undernutrition in India...
  10. pmc Adequacy of lymph node examination in colorectal surgery: contribution of the hospital versus the surgeon
    Kim F Rhoads
    Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine Stanford Cancer Institute, Stanford, CA Department of Community Health and Sustainability University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA Department of Pathology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Med Care 51:1055-62. 2013
    ..This study compares the impact of the hospital contextual variance against that of the operating surgeon on delivery of an adequate LN examination...
  11. pmc Movies and TV influence tobacco use in India: findings from a national survey
    K Viswanath
    Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e11365. 2010
    ..The objective is to test the association of self-reported tobacco smoking and chewing with frequency of use of four types of mass media: newspapers, radio, television, and movies...
  12. doi request reprint Quality of colon cancer outcomes in hospitals with a high percentage of Medicaid patients
    Kim F Rhoads
    Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:197-204. 2008
    ..We assess the outcomes of patients with colon and rectal cancers at hospitals with a high proportion of Medicaid patients...