Nancy Sohler

Summary

Affiliation: Montefiore Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Perceived discrimination among severely disadvantaged people with HIV infection
    Nancy Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York, 138th St and Covent Ave, City College Campus, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:347-55. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Does racial bias influence psychiatric diagnoses assigned at first hospitalization?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10467 2490, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:463-72. 2003
  3. pmc Income inequality and infant mortality in New York City
    Nancy L Sohler
    Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 80:650-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Are there racial differences in the way patients with psychotic disorders are treated at their first hospitalization?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10437 2490, USA
    Psychol Med 34:705-18. 2004
  5. pmc The cost of integrated HIV care and buprenorphine/naloxone treatment: results of a cross-site evaluation
    Bruce R Schackman
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:S76-82. 2011
  6. pmc Gender disparities in HIV health care utilization among the severely disadvantaged: can we determine the reasons?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City College of New York, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:775-83. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Type and pattern of illicit drug use and access to health care services for HIV-infected people
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York, New York, New York 10031, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:S68-76. 2007
  8. pmc Factors affecting willingness to provide buprenorphine treatment
    Julie Netherland
    The New York Academy of Medicine, Division of Health Policy, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:244-51. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Race and risk of schizophrenia in a US birth cohort: another example of health disparity?
    Michaeline Bresnahan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:751-8. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Service use and outcomes of first-admission patients with psychotic disorders in the Suffolk County Mental Health Project
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave at 16th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1291-8. 2005

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. pmc Perceived discrimination among severely disadvantaged people with HIV infection
    Nancy Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City University of New York, 138th St and Covent Ave, City College Campus, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:347-55. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Does racial bias influence psychiatric diagnoses assigned at first hospitalization?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, NY 10467 2490, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 38:463-72. 2003
    ..This study tests whether racial bias influences diagnoses assigned to patients at discharge from their first psychiatric hospitalization...
  3. pmc Income inequality and infant mortality in New York City
    Nancy L Sohler
    Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Bronx, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 80:650-7. 2003
    ..This finding has important implications for public health practice and social epidemiological research in large urban areas, which face significant disparities both in health and in social and economic conditions...
  4. ncbi request reprint Are there racial differences in the way patients with psychotic disorders are treated at their first hospitalization?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10437 2490, USA
    Psychol Med 34:705-18. 2004
    ..It is still uncertain, however, whether these differences exist at the early stages of treatment...
  5. pmc The cost of integrated HIV care and buprenorphine/naloxone treatment: results of a cross-site evaluation
    Bruce R Schackman
    Department of Public Health, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY 10065, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 56:S76-82. 2011
    ..Implementing integrated HIV and buprenorphine/naloxone treatment requires cost estimates to plan and obtain funding...
  6. pmc Gender disparities in HIV health care utilization among the severely disadvantaged: can we determine the reasons?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education of the City College of New York, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:775-83. 2009
    ..Development of intervention strategies that specifically target severely disadvantaged women's HIV health care utilization is in great need...
  7. ncbi request reprint Type and pattern of illicit drug use and access to health care services for HIV-infected people
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York, New York, New York 10031, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:S68-76. 2007
    ..We conclude that health care utilization is poorer for people who use illicit drugs than those who do not, and stopping drug use may facilitate improvements in health care utilization and HIV outcomes for this population...
  8. pmc Factors affecting willingness to provide buprenorphine treatment
    Julie Netherland
    The New York Academy of Medicine, Division of Health Policy, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 36:244-51. 2009
    ..These data provide important insight into physician concerns about buprenorphine and have implications for practice, education, and policy change that may effectively support widespread adoption of buprenorphine...
  9. ncbi request reprint Race and risk of schizophrenia in a US birth cohort: another example of health disparity?
    Michaeline Bresnahan
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 36:751-8. 2007
    ..Here we compared rates of schizophrenia between whites and African Americans and evaluated whether the association was mediated by socioeconomic status (SES) of family of origin in a US birth cohort...
  10. ncbi request reprint Service use and outcomes of first-admission patients with psychotic disorders in the Suffolk County Mental Health Project
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Beth Israel Medical Center, First Ave at 16th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1291-8. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc Inquiries about and initiation of buprenorphine treatment in an inner-city clinic
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    Subst Abus 30:261-2. 2009
    ..6% initiated treatment. The number of inquiries increased gradually over time, and most came from local community residents (80.4%). These results may allay health center concerns, and can help planning for buprenorphine treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with complicated buprenorphine inductions
    Susan D Whitley
    New York University School of Medicine and Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 39:51-7. 2010
    ..Findings from this study and further investigation of patient characteristics and treatment characteristics associated with complicated inductions can help guide buprenorphine treatment strategies...
  13. pmc Barriers to obtaining waivers to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid addiction treatment among HIV physicians
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1325-9. 2007
    ..Buprenorphine enables physicians to simultaneously treat HIV and opioid dependence, offering opportunities to improve health outcomes. Despite this, few physicians prescribe buprenorphine...
  14. pmc Nurse practitioner and physician assistant interest in prescribing buprenorphine
    Robert J Roose
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 34:456-9. 2008
    ..NPs and PAs are interested in prescribing buprenorphine. To improve uptake of buprenorphine in HIV settings, the implications of permitting nonphysician providers to prescribe buprenorphine should be further explored...
  15. pmc Assessment of a medical outreach program to improve access to HIV care among marginalized individuals
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, NY 10467, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1758-61. 2007
    ..38; 95% CI = 1.05, 1.80; same-day appointments: AOR = 1.70; 95% CI = 1.03, 2.81). These findings demonstrate the importance of program-related characteristics in health services delivery to marginalized populations...
  16. pmc HIV provider endorsement of primary care buprenorphine treatment: a vignette study
    Hillary V Kunins
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Fam Med 41:722-8. 2009
    ..Using vignettes, we sought to identify HIV provider characteristics associated with endorsing buprenorphine treatment in primary care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Utilization of health care services in hard-to-reach marginalized HIV-infected individuals
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:177-86. 2007
    ..These findings support HIV multidisciplinary care with marginalized populations. Understanding factors associated with health care utilization is essential for outreach programs to facilitate engagement in HIV care...
  18. ncbi request reprint A comparison of HIV health services utilization measures in a marginalized population: self-report versus medical records
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Med Care 45:264-8. 2007
    ..Agreement between a subject's self-reports and medical records in marginalized populations is uncertain, yet important to understand, as this population is disproportionately affected by HIV...
  19. ncbi request reprint Type of substance use and access to HIV-related health care
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:399-407. 2006
    ..It is important that clinicians and researchers working with substance-using populations understand how specific types of substance use differentially impact on health care...
  20. ncbi request reprint Attending physicians' and residents' attitudes and beliefs about prescribing buprenorphine at an urban teaching hospital
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Fam Med 38:336-40. 2006
    ..Physicians can now prescribe buprenorphine for opioid dependency in the primary care setting. This study assessed primary care providers' attitudes and beliefs about opioid addiction treatment with buprenorphine...
  21. ncbi request reprint Health care access and utilization patterns in unstably housed HIV-infected individuals in New York City
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10467 1005, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 19:690-5. 2005
    ..These patterns of high levels of access to and utilization of health care services contradict clinical experiences and other studies, and require further exploration...
  22. pmc Medical and support service utilization in a medical program targeting marginalized HIV-infected individuals
    Chinazo O Cunningham
    Medicine and Family and Social Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:981-90. 2008
    ..We developed a program that delivers HIV medical care and support services to marginalized people, and evaluated the association between support and medical services utilization...
  23. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of a brief HIV risk reduction intervention for men with severe mental illness
    Alan Berkman
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:407-9. 2006
    ..A six-session version of a longer, 15-session social skills intervention for reducing high-risk sexual behaviors among men with severe mental illness was assessed...
  24. pmc Home- versus office-based buprenorphine inductions for opioid-dependent patients
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, Community Health and Social Medicine, City College of the City University of New York, NY 10031, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 38:153-9. 2010
    ..We conclude that opioid dependence can be successfully managed in the primary care setting. Approaches that encourage patient involvement in treatment for opioid dependence can be beneficial...
  25. pmc Expansion of electronic health record-based screening, prevention, and management of diabetes in New York City
    Jeanine Albu
    St Luke s and Roosevelt Hospital Center, Obesity Research Center, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 10:E13. 2013
    ..The findings could inform health system practices at multiple levels and influence the integration of community resources into routine diabetes care...
  26. pmc Differences among U.S. states in estimating the number of people living with HIV/AIDS: impact on allocation of federal Ryan White funding
    Denis Nash
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:644-56. 2007
    ..S., which are used to guide allocation of federal Ryan White funds...
  27. pmc Buprenorphine treatment in an urban community health center: what to expect
    Chinazo Cunningham
    Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY 10467, USA
    Fam Med 40:500-6. 2008
    ..Physicians may question their ability to successfully treat opioid-dependent patients with buprenorphine in a primary care setting. We describe a buprenorphine treatment program and treatment outcomes in an urban community health center...
  28. doi request reprint Factors associated with obesity and coronary heart disease in people with intellectual disabilities
    Nancy Sohler
    Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York, New York, New York 10031, USA
    Soc Work Health Care 48:76-89. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of drug treatment on subsequent sexual risk behavior in a multisite cohort of drug-using women: a report from the Women's Interagency HIV Study
    Mary H Latka
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Subst Abuse Treat 29:329-37. 2005
    ..We examined whether entry into drug treatment was associated with subsequent alterations in sexual behavior among a group of drug-using women...
  30. pmc The complexities of measuring access to parks and physical activity sites in New York City: a quantitative and qualitative approach
    Andrew R Maroko
    Department of Environmental, Geographic, and Geological Sciences, Lehman College of the City University of New York, Bronx, USA
    Int J Health Geogr 8:34. 2009
    ..Independent variables included percent non-Hispanic black, percent Hispanic, percent below poverty, percent of adults without high school diploma, percent with limited English-speaking ability, and population density...
  31. pmc Does self-report data on HIV primary care utilization agree with medical record data for socially marginalized populations in the United States?
    Nancy L Sohler
    Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York, New York, NY 10031, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 23:837-43. 2009
    ..g., CD4 counts), or incorporation of rigorous measures to increase reliability of self-report data may be needed. Limitations of this study include the lack of a true gold standard with which to compare self-report data...
  32. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status as an independent predictor of physiological biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: evidence from NHANES
    Peter Muennig
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prev Med 45:35-40. 2007
    ..Using a nationally representative study, we examined whether these factors vary independently of all other known risk factors, such as diet, exercise, and genetic predisposition...
  33. pmc The relationship between non-injection drug use behaviors on progression to AIDS and death in a cohort of HIV seropositive women in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy use
    Farzana Kapadia
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Addiction 100:990-1002. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of longitudinal patterns and types of non-injection drug use (NIDU) on HIV progression in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era...
  34. ncbi request reprint Gaps in use of antipsychotics after discharge by first-admission patients with schizophrenia, 1989 to 1996
    Ramin Mojtabai
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 53:337-9. 2002
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Health services utilization for people with HIV infection: comparison of a population targeted for outreach with the U.S. population in care
    William E Cunningham
    Division of General Internal Medicine and Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Med Care 44:1038-47. 2006
    ..However, these hard-to-reach groups are important to study because they may be in greatest need of services...
  36. ncbi request reprint Living with HIV but without medical care: barriers to engagement
    Carol R Tobias
    Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 21:426-34. 2007
    ..Interventions to engage people in HIV medical care need to address barriers to care through linkages with mental health, substance abuse treatment and support services, and address the health beliefs that deter people from seeking care...