W Psoter

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Affiliation: New York University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Podiatric medicine and disaster response: a survey of the professional leadership
    Walter Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 103:87-93. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A preliminary study on the relationships between global health/quality of life and specific head and neck cancer quality of life domains in Puerto Rico
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Prosthodont 21:460-71. 2012
  3. pmc Perspectives of San Juan healthcare practitioners on the detection deficit in oral premalignant and early cancers in Puerto Rico: a qualitative research study
    Douglas E Morse
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 250 Park Avenue South, Room 633, MC 9479, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:391. 2011
  4. pmc Smoking and drinking in relation to oral potentially malignant disorders in Puerto Rico: a case-control study
    Lin Li
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 250 Park Avenue South, Room 633, MC 9479, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:324. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Proposed educational objectives for hospital-based dentists during catastrophic events and disaster response
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:835-43. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a sugar consumption questionnaire for rural Haiti
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    P R Health Sci J 27:69-74. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Effect of early childhood malnutrition on tooth eruption in Haitian adolescents
    W Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:179-89. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Associations of ethnicity/race and socioeconomic status with early childhood caries patterns
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:23-9. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Dental caries in twelve- and fifteen-year-olds: results from the basic oral health survey in Haiti
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:209-14. 2005
  10. pmc Malnutrition and dental caries: a review of the literature
    W J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Caries Res 39:441-7. 2005

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Podiatric medicine and disaster response: a survey of the professional leadership
    Walter Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY
    J Am Podiatr Med Assoc 103:87-93. 2013
    ..After coordination and integration with response agencies, podiatric medicine has a role in strengthening the nation's catastrophic event surge response...
  2. doi request reprint A preliminary study on the relationships between global health/quality of life and specific head and neck cancer quality of life domains in Puerto Rico
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Prosthodont 21:460-71. 2012
    ..Health-related quality of life (HRQOL) is an important treatment outcome for head and neck cancer (HNC) patients. By ascertaining the most important HNC HRQOL issues, research and practice can be directed toward enhancing patient QOL...
  3. pmc Perspectives of San Juan healthcare practitioners on the detection deficit in oral premalignant and early cancers in Puerto Rico: a qualitative research study
    Douglas E Morse
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 250 Park Avenue South, Room 633, MC 9479, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:391. 2011
    ..To identify factors leading to the deficit in early detection, we obtained the perspectives of San Juan healthcare practitioners whose practice could be involved in the detection of such oral lesions...
  4. pmc Smoking and drinking in relation to oral potentially malignant disorders in Puerto Rico: a case-control study
    Lin Li
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 250 Park Avenue South, Room 633, MC 9479, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    BMC Cancer 11:324. 2011
    ..Oral cancer incidence is high on the Island of Puerto Rico (PR), particularly among males. As part of a larger study conducted in PR, we evaluated smoking and drinking as risk factors for oral potentially malignant disorders (OPMDs)...
  5. ncbi request reprint Proposed educational objectives for hospital-based dentists during catastrophic events and disaster response
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:835-43. 2006
    ..The proposed educational objectives are designed to stimulate discussion and debate among dental, medical, and public health professionals about the roles of dentists in meeting hospital surge manpower needs...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reliability of a sugar consumption questionnaire for rural Haiti
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    P R Health Sci J 27:69-74. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the reliability of a sugar consumption score for rural Haiti through correlation of test-retest scores derived from a structured, interviewer-administered questionnaire...
  7. doi request reprint Effect of early childhood malnutrition on tooth eruption in Haitian adolescents
    W Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 36:179-89. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Associations of ethnicity/race and socioeconomic status with early childhood caries patterns
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:23-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this project was to evaluate ethnicity/race, household income and caregiver education level as predictors of (1) any early childhood caries, and (2) each of four proposed patterns of primary dentition caries...
  9. ncbi request reprint Dental caries in twelve- and fifteen-year-olds: results from the basic oral health survey in Haiti
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:209-14. 2005
    ..In order to construct a national dataset useful for public health planning, a representative dental caries survey of Haitian school attending children was conducted in 1999...
  10. pmc Malnutrition and dental caries: a review of the literature
    W J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Caries Res 39:441-7. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc Effect of childhood malnutrition on salivary flow and pH
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Arch Oral Biol 53:231-7. 2008
    ..While protein-energy malnutrition may have multiple effects on oral tissues and subsequent disease development, reports of the effect of malnutrition on the human salivary glands are sparse...
  12. ncbi request reprint Historical evolution of primary dentition caries pattern definitions
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 26:508-11. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper was to review the historical evolution of ECC patterns to assist the clinician and researcher in understanding the strengths and limitations of contemporary caries pattern definition(s)...
  13. pmc Caries patterns in the primary dentition: cluster analysis of a sample of 5169 Arizona children 5-59 months of age
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, College of Dentistry, New York University, New York 10010, USA
    Int J Oral Sci 1:189-95. 2009
    ..S.) Arizona children, age's 5-59-months with the goal of delineating patterns of caries in the primary dentition of pre-school children without a priori pattern definitions...
  14. ncbi request reprint Median ages of eruption of the primary teeth in white and Hispanic children from Arizona
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:257-61. 2003
    ..Data was derived from a caries study of preschool children...
  15. doi request reprint A survey of optometry leadership: participation in disaster response
    Walter J Psoter
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, New York 10003, USA
    Optometry 83:27-32. 2012
    ..A study was completed to assess the academic and state-level professional optometry leadership views regarding optometry professionals as surge responders in the event of a catastrophic event...
  16. ncbi request reprint Classification of dental caries patterns in the primary dentition: a multidimensional scaling analysis
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:231-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this project was to identify patterns of caries in the dentition of preschool children using multidimensional scaling without a priori pattern delineation...
  17. pmc Protein-energy malnutrition during early childhood and periodontal disease in the permanent dentition of Haitian adolescents aged 12-19 years: a retrospective cohort study
    Stefanie L Russell
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Int J Paediatr Dent 20:222-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to examine whether exposure to early childhood protein-energy malnutrition (ECPEM) is related to worsened periodontal status in the permanent dentition during adolescence...
  18. pmc A deficit in biopsying potentially premalignant oral lesions in Puerto Rico
    Douglas E Morse
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10003 1402, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:424-30. 2009
    ....
  19. pmc Detection of very early oral cancers in Puerto Rico
    Douglas E Morse
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, New York 10003 1402, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1200-2. 2008
    ..In situ cancers constituted 1.2% of oral cancer cases in Puerto Rico and 3.4% in the United States (P<.001). These findings suggest a disparity in very early oral cancer detection in Puerto Rico compared with the United States...
  20. pmc Smoking and drinking in relation to depressive symptoms among persons with oral cancer or oral epithelial dysplasia
    Douglas E Morse
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Head Neck 32:578-87. 2010
    ..We examined whether smoking or drinking during or before the diagnosis-year of oral cancer or oral epithelial dysplasia (OED) was related to "subsequent depression" measured months after the oral diagnosis...
  21. pmc Smoking and drinking in relation to oral cancer and oral epithelial dysplasia
    Douglas E Morse
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 East 24th Street, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 18:919-29. 2007
    ..We investigated whether smoking and drinking patterns differ for persons with oral cancer (OC) relative to those with oral epithelial dysplasia (OED), a precancerous condition...
  22. ncbi request reprint Emergency preparedness in the dental office
    David L Glotzer
    Department of Cariology and Operative Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:1565-70. 2004
    ..There are two basic responses that people can choose to protect themselves during these events. One is to evacuate the area, the other is to shelter in place...
  23. ncbi request reprint A unique role for dental school faculty: telephone triage training and integration into a health departments' emergency response planning
    Jill B Fernandez
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Disaster Med 3:141-6. 2008
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint National emergency response programs for dental health care professionals
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, 345 E 24th Street, New York City, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1067-73. 2008
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint The Medical Reserve Corps. an opportunity for dentists to serve
    David L Glotzer
    Department of Cariology and Operative Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA
    N Y State Dent J 72:60-1. 2006
    ..The Medical Reserve Corps is a community-based volunteer network of health professionals that trains to respond to large-scale emergencies...
  26. ncbi request reprint Meeting a disaster's medical surge demand: can dentists help?
    Walter J Psoter
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York University College of Dentistry, NY 10010, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 32:694-700. 2004
    ..In addition, concepts like shelter in place and the Medical Reserve Corps are explained, and valuable reference sources and websites are provided...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism update--information for the dentist
    Robert J Boylan
    Department of Basic Science and Craniofacial Biology, New York University College of Dentistry, New York City, NY, USA
    Gen Dent 56:520-5. 2008
    ..This article gives a general overview of the biological agents that terrorists are most likely to use and provides the dentist with information about how to contribute to an effective response in the event of such an attack...
  28. ncbi request reprint The effect of an international embargo on malnutrition and childhood mortality in rural Haiti
    Britt C Reid
    Epidemiology and Genetics Research Program, Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892 7324, USA
    Int J Health Serv 37:501-13. 2007
    ..The findings suggest that future international sanctions, even those with humanitarian/medical exceptions, could result in substantial infant death...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dental caries prevalence of twelve year olds in Puerto Rico
    Augusto R Elías-Boneta
    University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, School of Dentistry Research Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico 00936 5067, USA
    Community Dent Health 20:171-6. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence of dental caries amongst twelve-year old Puerto Ricans...
  30. pmc Sociodemographic risk indicators for depressive symptoms among persons with oral cancer or oral epithelial dysplasia
    Susan Reisine
    Department of Behavioral Sciences, University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3910, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:513-20. 2005
    ..We report findings from a study that measured associations between sociodemographic risk indicators and depressive symptoms among individuals diagnosed with either oral cancer or a premalignant lesion...
  31. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of pit and fissure sealants among twelve year olds living in Puerto Rico during 1997
    Augusto R Elías-Boneta
    University of Puerto Rico Medical Sciences Campus, School of Dentistry Research Center, P O Box 365067 San Juan, Puerto Rico
    P R Health Sci J 25:133-6. 2006
    ..the prevalence of pit and fissure sealants on first permanent molars in twelve year olds living in Puerto Rico and to further evaluate dental sealant prevalence by (1) urban/rural and public/private school status as well as (2) gender;..
  32. ncbi request reprint Patient self-reported satisfaction with maxillary anterior dental implant treatment
    Anna Levi
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Athens Dental School, Athens, Greece
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:113-20. 2003
    ..However, there have been few studies of the success of implants from the patients' perspective. The purpose of this study was to assess patient overall satisfaction with the outcome of treatment with maxillary anterior implants...
  33. ncbi request reprint Preparing for a terrorist event: a scenario-driven approach
    David L Glotzer
    N Y State Dent J 70:26-9. 2004
    ..We present readers with one such possible incident, a radiological bomb scenario, with the aim of educating dentists and communicating the risks involved...
  34. ncbi request reprint Enhancing medical and public health capabilities during times of crisis
    Walter J Psoter
    N Y State Dent J 69:25-7. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Bioterrorism and catastrophe response: a quick-reference guide to resources
    Susan Z Han
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:745-52. 2003
    ..Dentists' responses to catastrophe have been redefined by bioterrorism. Informed response requires accurate information about agents and diseases that have the potential to be used as weapons...

Research Grants4

  1. Oral Health Outcomes of Early Childhood Malnutrition
    Walter Psoter; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Given the universality of PEM pathophysiology, this study's findings will be generalizable to subsets of U.S. children having oral health disparities. ..
  2. Oral Health Outcomes of Early Childhood Malnutrition
    Walter Psoter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the universality of PEM pathophysiology, this study's findings will be generalizable to subsets of U.S. children having 9 oral health disparities. ..