E N Naumova

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Affiliation: Tufts University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Seasonality in six enterically transmitted diseases and ambient temperature
    E N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:281-92. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint A cautionary note for population health: Disproportionate emphasis on personal responsibility for health and wellbeing
    Elena N Naumova
    Tufts University School of Engineering, 200 College Avenue, Medford, MA 02141, USA E mail
    J Public Health Policy 35:397-400. 2014
  3. pmc Rotavirus seasonality and age effects in a birth cohort study of southern India
    Rajiv Sarkar
    Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, TN, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e71616. 2013
  4. pmc Innovation in observation: a vision for early outbreak detection
    Nh Fefferman
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Emerg Health Threats J 3:e6. 2010
  5. pmc Seasonal synchronization of influenza in the United States older adult population
    Julia B Wenger
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10187. 2010
  6. pmc Seasonality of rotavirus in South Asia: a meta-analysis approach assessing associations with temperature, precipitation, and vegetation index
    Jyotsna S Jagai
    National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38168. 2012
  7. pmc Burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in a semi-urban slum in southern India
    Rajiv Sarkar
    Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004, India
    BMC Public Health 13:87. 2013
  8. pmc Analysis of human immune responses in quasi-experimental settings: tutorial in biostatistics
    Rajiv Sarkar
    Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:1. 2012
  9. pmc Air pollution and anemia as risk factors for pneumonia in Ecuadorian children: a retrospective cohort analysis
    AARON M HARRIS
    Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 10:93. 2011
  10. pmc Dynamic maps: a visual-analytic methodology for exploring spatio-temporal disease patterns
    Denise A Castronovo
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 8:61. 2009

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  1. pmc Seasonality in six enterically transmitted diseases and ambient temperature
    E N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 135:281-92. 2007
    ..This highly relevant to disease surveillance approach can be used to generate and test hypotheses related to disease seasonality and potential routes of transmission with respect to environmental factors...
  2. ncbi request reprint A cautionary note for population health: Disproportionate emphasis on personal responsibility for health and wellbeing
    Elena N Naumova
    Tufts University School of Engineering, 200 College Avenue, Medford, MA 02141, USA E mail
    J Public Health Policy 35:397-400. 2014
    ..Instead of separating the biologically given and personally acquired potentials, I suggest capitalizing on emerging information, technologies, and materials aiming to enhance human potentials, both physical and intellectual. ..
  3. pmc Rotavirus seasonality and age effects in a birth cohort study of southern India
    Rajiv Sarkar
    Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, TN, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e71616. 2013
    ..Cohort studies present a unique opportunity to explore complex interactions associated with emergence of seasonal patterns of infectious diseases...
  4. pmc Innovation in observation: a vision for early outbreak detection
    Nh Fefferman
    Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
    Emerg Health Threats J 3:e6. 2010
    ..We anticipate that moving forward in this direction will provide the highly desired sensitivity and specificity in early detection required to meet the emerging challenges of global disease surveillance...
  5. pmc Seasonal synchronization of influenza in the United States older adult population
    Julia B Wenger
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e10187. 2010
    ..The objectives of our research were to examine the seasonality of influenza on a national and state level as well as the relationship between peak timing and intensity of influenza in the United States older adult population...
  6. pmc Seasonality of rotavirus in South Asia: a meta-analysis approach assessing associations with temperature, precipitation, and vegetation index
    Jyotsna S Jagai
    National Health and Environmental Effects Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U S Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e38168. 2012
    ..Rotavirus infection represents a significant burden of disease in developing countries, such as those in South Asia...
  7. pmc Burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in a semi-urban slum in southern India
    Rajiv Sarkar
    Department of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632004, India
    BMC Public Health 13:87. 2013
    ..However, the burden of childhood diseases and malnutrition in such populations is difficult to quantify. The morbidity experience of children living in semi-urban slums of a southern Indian city is described...
  8. pmc Analysis of human immune responses in quasi-experimental settings: tutorial in biostatistics
    Rajiv Sarkar
    Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:1. 2012
    ..However, rigorous discussion of methodological issues related to designs and statistical analysis that are appropriate for longitudinal studies is lacking...
  9. pmc Air pollution and anemia as risk factors for pneumonia in Ecuadorian children: a retrospective cohort analysis
    AARON M HARRIS
    Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 10:93. 2011
    ..Ambient air pollution and malnutrition, particularly anemia, are risk factors for pneumonia, a leading cause of death in children under five. We simultaneously assessed these risk factors in Quito, Ecuador...
  10. pmc Dynamic maps: a visual-analytic methodology for exploring spatio-temporal disease patterns
    Denise A Castronovo
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Environ Health 8:61. 2009
    ..A conceptual framework for dynamic mapping regarding principles and implementation methods was proposed...
  11. pmc Snowbirds and infection--new phenomena in pneumonia and influenza hospitalizations from winter migration of older adults: a spatiotemporal analysis
    Kenneth K H Chui
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:444. 2011
    ..Given the high seasonal migration of individuals to Florida, this state was examined more closely using harmonic regression to assess spatial and temporal patterns of P&I hospitalizations by state of residence...
  12. pmc Geographic variations and temporal trends of Salmonella-associated hospitalization in the U.S. elderly, 1991-2004: a time series analysis of the impact of HACCP regulation
    Kenneth K H Chui
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:447. 2009
    ..Impact evaluations of PR/HACCP on hospitalizations related to Salmonella are lacking...
  13. pmc Development and testing of the BONES physical activity survey for young children
    Christina D Economos
    John Hancock Research Center on Physical Activity, Nutrition, and Obesity Prevention, Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 11:195. 2010
    ..This study describes the development and evaluation of a pictorial physical activity survey (PAS) that measures children's participation and knowledge of high-intensity, weight-bearing ("bone smart") physical activity...
  14. doi request reprint Commentary: population-level risk factors, population health, and health policy
    Elena N Naumova
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Public Health Policy 29:290-8. 2008
  15. pmc Mystery of seasonality: getting the rhythm of nature
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Public Health Policy 27:2-12. 2006
    ..This paper will introduce the notion of seasonality by outlining several of its factors, using as illustrations respiratory and enteric water- or food-borne infections...
  16. pmc Emergency room visits for respiratory conditions in children increased after Guagua Pichincha volcanic eruptions in April 2000 in Quito, Ecuador observational study: time series analysis
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston MA 02111, USA
    Environ Health 6:21. 2007
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  17. ncbi request reprint INFERNO: a system for early outbreak detection and signature forecasting
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 54:77-83. 2005
    ..This report describes the INtegrated Forecasts and EaRly eNteric Outbreak (INFERNO) detection system of algorithms for outbreak detection and forecasting...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of precipitation on seasonal variability in cryptosporidiosis recorded by the North West England surveillance system in 1990-1999
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Water Health 3:185-96. 2005
    ..The endemic level and the magnitude of epidemic peaks were inversely related, which might be indicative of multiple exposures to the pathogen in these localities and the development of some partial immunity...
  19. pmc Use of passive surveillance data to study temporal and spatial variation in the incidence of giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis
    E N Naumova
    Dept of Family Medicine and Comm Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Public Health Rep 115:436-47. 2000
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Tutorial in Biostatistics: Evaluating the impact of 'critical periods' in longitudinal studies of growth using piecewise mixed effects models
    E N Naumova
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 30:1332-41. 2001
    ..A detailed example that examines the influence of menarche on changes in body fat accretion will be presented using data from a prospective study of 162 girls measured annually from approximately age 10 until 4 years post menarche...
  21. pmc The elderly and waterborne Cryptosporidium infection: gastroenteritis hospitalizations before and during the 1993 Milwaukee outbreak
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 9:418-25. 2003
    ....
  22. pmc Childhood asthma surveillance using computerized billing records: a pilot study
    R D Morris
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Public Health Rep 112:506-12. 1997
    ..This paper describes a pilot project to develop and implement a low-cost system for ongoing surveillance of childhood asthma in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin...
  23. ncbi request reprint Leptin, body composition and bone mineral density in premenopausal women
    M Blum
    Calcium and Metabolic Bone Laboratory, Jean Mayer United States Department of Agriculture, Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 73:27-32. 2003
    ..In summary, the results of this study suggest that for a given body weight, a higher proportion of fat and a higher serum leptin concentration have negative associations with bone mass in premenopausal women...
  24. doi request reprint Patterns of protozoan infections: spatiotemporal associations with cattle density
    Jyotsna S Jagai
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ecohealth 7:33-46. 2010
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Energy-dense snack food intake in adolescence: longitudinal relationship to weight and fatness
    Sarah M Phillips
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Obes Res 12:461-72. 2004
    ....
  26. pmc Lower extremity muscle mass predicts functional performance in mobility-limited elders
    K F Reid
    Nutrition, Exercise Physiology and Sarcopenia Laboratory, Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:493-8. 2008
    ..This study examined the influence of lower extremity body composition and muscle strength on the severity of mobility-disability in community-dwelling older adults...
  27. ncbi request reprint Expert opinion on body mass index percentiles for figure drawings at menarche
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 26:876-9. 2002
    ..0 to 97.6, with the greatest agreement at the high end and the poorest agreement in the central part of the range. This approach may be useful in situations where weight and height are not readily recalled...
  28. pmc Pneumonia and influenza hospitalization in HIV-positive seniors
    S M Mor
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 139:1317-25. 2011
    ..HIV-infected persons represent a growing fraction of the elderly population hospitalized with P&I. Additional measures are needed to reduce case-fatality associated with P&I in this population...
  29. doi request reprint Trends for influenza and pneumonia hospitalization in the older population: age, period, and cohort effects
    S A Cohen
    Tufts School of Medicine, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, 136 Harrison Village, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 138:1135-45. 2010
    ..Further understanding of these circumstances and those resulting age and cohort groups most vulnerable to P&I may help to target health services towards those most at risk of disease...
  30. ncbi request reprint Survival and failure to thrive in the SIV-infected juvenile rhesus monkey
    L M Freeman
    Department of Clinical Sciences, Tufts University School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, Massachusetts 01536, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 22:119-23. 1999
    ..368; p = .003) but there was no correlation between body weight and CD4 count. The results of this study suggest that failure to thrive is a consequence of SIV infection and may be related to severity of infection...
  31. doi request reprint Pneumonia and influenza hospitalizations in elderly people with dementia
    Elena N Naumova
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2192-9. 2009
    ..S. population and to examine the relationship between healthcare accessibility and P&I...
  32. pmc Grandparental caregiving, income inequality and respiratory infections in elderly US individuals
    Steven A Cohen
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Stearns 203D, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:246-53. 2011
    ....
  33. doi request reprint The effect of Helicobacter pylori infection on growth velocity in young children from poor urban communities in Ecuador
    Andrey I Egorov
    US Environmental Protection Agency, National Center for Environmental Assessment, 26 W Martin Luther King Drive, MS A110, Cincinnati, OH 45268, USA
    Int J Infect Dis 14:e788-91. 2010
    ..To characterize the potential effects of Helicobacter infections on growth velocity in low socioeconomic status young children in a developing country...
  34. pmc Measuring disease burden in the older population using the slope-intercept method for population log-linear estimation (SIMPLE)
    Steven A Cohen
    Tufts School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Stat Med 30:480-8. 2011
    ..We also present spatial and temporal associations between the two measurements the SIMPLE method produces...
  35. pmc Childhood Hib vaccination and pneumonia and influenza burden in US seniors
    Steven A Cohen
    Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA steven
    Vaccine 28:4462-9. 2010
    ..The consistent associations between influenza in the elderly and vaccination coverage in children suggest that routine vaccination of children may impart some indirect protection to the elderly...
  36. pmc Cryptosporidiosis in the elderly population of the United States
    Siobhan M Mor
    1Division of Infectious Diseases, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, MA 02155, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 48:698-705. 2009
    ..The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services databases present a novel means to investigate the cryptosporidiosis burden in the US elderly population...
  37. pmc Microsporidiosis and malnutrition in children with persistent diarrhea, Uganda
    Siobhan M Mor
    Division of Infectious Diseases, Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, North Grafton, MA 01536, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:49-52. 2009
    ..This relationship remained after controlling for HIV and concurrent cryptosporidiosis. Children with microsporidiosis were predicted to weigh 1.3 kg less than children without microsporidiosis at 5 years of age...
  38. ncbi request reprint Daily variations in effluent water turbidity and diarrhoeal illness in a Russian city
    Andrey I Egorov
    Tufts University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Int J Environ Health Res 13:81-94. 2003
    ..For individuals who drank non-boiled tap water, statistically significant associations between turbidity and GI illness were detected at lags 1, 2 and 7 days...
  39. ncbi request reprint Relation of body mass index and body fatness to energy expenditure: longitudinal changes from preadolescence through adolescence
    Linda G Bandini
    Department of Health Sciences, Boston University, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:1262-9. 2004
    ..Although it is widely accepted that weight gain results when energy intake exceeds energy expenditure (EE), how reduced EE contributes to the development of obesity remains unclear...
  40. ncbi request reprint Childhood overweight and maturational timing in the development of adult overweight and fatness: the Newton Girls Study and its follow-up
    Aviva Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Pediatrics 116:620-7. 2005
    ..Although several studies have suggested that early menarche is associated with the development of adult overweight, few have accounted for childhood overweight before menarche...
  41. ncbi request reprint Confidentiality and confidence: is data aggregation a means to achieve both?
    Nina H Fefferman
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, USA
    J Public Health Policy 26:430-49. 2005
    ..Yet suitable privacy protection techniques abound, enabling academic research to progress while adding true protection to individual health information...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association of depression and anxiety disorders with weight change in a prospective community-based study of children followed up into adulthood
    Sarah E Anderson
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Mass 02111, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 160:285-91. 2006
    ..To investigate childhood to adulthood weight change associated with anxiety and depression...
  43. ncbi request reprint Relationship of childhood behavior disorders to weight gain from childhood into adulthood
    Sarah E Anderson
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Ambul Pediatr 6:297-301. 2006
    ..However, these relationships have not been studied longitudinally from childhood to adulthood. We investigated childhood to adulthood weight change associated with attention-deficit and disruptive behavior disorders...
  44. pmc Seasonality of cryptosporidiosis: A meta-analysis approach
    Jyotsna S Jagai
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Environ Res 109:465-78. 2009
    ..We developed methodology for and conducted a meta-analysis to examine how seasonal patterns of cryptosporidiosis, a primarily waterborne diarrheal illness, relate to precipitation and temperature fluctuations worldwide...
  45. ncbi request reprint A community intervention reduces BMI z-score in children: Shape Up Somerville first year results
    Christina D Economos
    New Balance Chair in Childhood Nutrition, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Avenue, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1325-36. 2007
    ..The objective was to test the hypothesis that a community-based environmental change intervention could prevent weight gain in young children (7.6 +/- 1.0 years)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Activity, inactivity, and screen time in relation to weight and fatness over adolescence in girls
    Aviva Must
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02111, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1774-81. 2007
    ..We examined the longitudinal relationship of physical activity, inactivity, and screen time with relative weight status and percentage body fat (%BF) and explored how it differed by parental overweight status...
  47. ncbi request reprint Defining outbreak: breaking out of confusion
    Eileen A O'Neil
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Public Health Policy 28:442-55. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Mortality in Russian penitentiaries and the general population
    Andrey I Egorov
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Public Health Policy 26:69-74. 2005
  49. pmc Visual analytics for epidemiologists: understanding the interactions between age, time, and disease with multi-panel graphs
    Kenneth K H Chui
    Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e14683. 2011
    ..We propose a graphical tool that can reveal the distribution of an outcome by time and age simultaneously...
  50. pmc Influenza vaccination in young children reduces influenza-associated hospitalizations in older adults, 2002-2006
    Steven A Cohen
    Initiative for the Forecasting and Modeling of Infectious Disease, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:327-32. 2011
    ..To assess how influenza vaccination coverage in children is related to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) in older adults and whether sociodemographic factors modify these associations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Recall of early menstrual history and menarcheal body size: after 30 years, how well do women remember?
    A Must
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, School of Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:672-9. 2002
    ..The failure to identify certain menstrual characteristics as exposures for subsequent disease may reflect limitations in the accuracy and precision of the recalled measures...
  52. pmc Combinatorial decomposition of an outbreak signature
    Nina H Fefferman
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Math Biosci 202:269-87. 2006
    ..We demonstrate our model first with a hypothetical outbreak scenario and then in an analysis of suspected outbreaks of waterborne diseases in Massachusetts (MA) in 1995...
  53. ncbi request reprint A longitudinal comparison of body composition by total body water and bioelectrical impedance in adolescent girls
    Sarah M Phillips
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Nutr 133:1419-25. 2003
    ..937 + (0.389 x height(2)/resistance) + (0.285 x weight) + (0.124 x height) + (0.543 x black race) + (0.393 x other race). Overall, we found that BIA provided accurate estimates of the change in both FFM and %BF over time...
  54. ncbi request reprint Precision of Lunar Achilles+ bone quality measurements: time dependency and multiple machine use in field studies
    C D Economos
    Tufts University, Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Br J Radiol 80:919-25. 2007
    ..These results indicate that QUS machines are internally consistent and different machines may be used over time to provide reliable measurements of changes in bone quality...
  55. ncbi request reprint Adolescent obesity and risk for subsequent major depressive disorder and anxiety disorder: prospective evidence
    Sarah E Anderson
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:740-7. 2007
    ..To assess whether adolescent obesity is associated with risk for development of major depressive disorder (MDD) or anxiety disorder. Obesity has been linked to psychosocial difficulties among youth...
  56. pmc Influenza seasonality: underlying causes and modeling theories
    Eric Lofgren
    Department of Public Health and Family Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 136 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    J Virol 81:5429-36. 2007
  57. ncbi request reprint Validity and reliability of a calcium checklist in early elementary-school children
    Lori Marcotte
    Gerald J and Dorothy R Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, John Hancock Center for Physical Activity and Nutrition, Tufts University, Boston, MA 02111, USA
    Public Health Nutr 11:57-64. 2008
    ..To create, validate and assess the reliability of a checklist to measure calcium intake in children...
  58. ncbi request reprint Tobacco advertising in communities: associations with race and class
    Elizabeth M Barbeau
    Center for Community Based Research, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Prev Med 40:16-22. 2005
    ..Because of this disparity, the National Cancer Institute has called for studies of targeted tobacco marketing to clarify mechanisms contributing to higher tobacco use among low-income Americans and other high-risk populations...
  59. pmc Acute respiratory diseases and carboxyhemoglobin status in school children of Quito, Ecuador
    Bertha Estrella
    Corporación Ecuatoriana de Biotecnología, Quito, Ecuador
    Environ Health Perspect 113:607-11. 2005
    ..15 (95% CI, 1.03-1.28) times more likely to have an additional case of ARI. Our findings provide strong evidence of the relation between CO exposure and susceptibility to respiratory infections...
  60. pmc The SEEDs of two gastrointestinal diseases: socioeconomic, environmental, and demographic factors related to cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis in Massachusetts
    Steven A Cohen
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, MD, USA
    Environ Res 108:185-91. 2008
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Research Grants2

  1. Gastroenteritis and Extreme Weather Events in Elderly
    Elena Naumova; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  2. Gastroenteritis and Extreme Weather Events in Elderly
    Elena Naumova; Fiscal Year: 2006
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