Allison E Aiello

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Seropositivity to cytomegalovirus, inflammation, all-cause and cardiovascular disease-related mortality in the United States
    Amanda M Simanek
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16103. 2011
  2. pmc The impact of bisphenol A and triclosan on immune parameters in the U.S. population, NHANES 2003-2006
    Erin M Rees Clayton
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:390-6. 2011
  3. pmc CMV and Immunosenescence: from basics to clinics
    Rafael Solana
    Immunology Unit, Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba IMIBIC Reina Sofia University Hospital University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    Immun Ageing 9:23. 2012
  4. pmc Facemasks, hand hygiene, and influenza among young adults: a randomized intervention trial
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29744. 2012
  5. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with an increased rate of diabetes
    Christie Y Jeon
    Center for Infectious Diseases Epidemiologic Research, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:520-5. 2012
  6. ncbi Consumer antibacterial soaps: effective or just risky?
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S137-47. 2007
  7. ncbi Mask use, hand hygiene, and seasonal influenza-like illness among young adults: a randomized intervention trial
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:491-8. 2010
  8. doi C-reactive protein mediates the effect of apolipoprotein E on cytomegalovirus infection
    Allison E Aiello
    Dept of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:34-41. 2008
  9. pmc Population levels of psychological stress, herpesvirus reactivation and HIV
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:308-17. 2010
  10. pmc Effect of hand hygiene on infectious disease risk in the community setting: a meta-analysis
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1372-81. 2008

Research Grants

  1. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications65

  1. pmc Seropositivity to cytomegalovirus, inflammation, all-cause and cardiovascular disease-related mortality in the United States
    Amanda M Simanek
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16103. 2011
    ..We utilized a U.S. nationally representative study to examine whether CMV infection is associated with all-cause and CVD-related mortality. We also assessed whether CRP level mediated or modified these relationships...
  2. pmc The impact of bisphenol A and triclosan on immune parameters in the U.S. population, NHANES 2003-2006
    Erin M Rees Clayton
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 119:390-6. 2011
    ..Exposure to environmental toxicants is associated with numerous disease outcomes, many of which involve underlying immune and inflammatory dysfunction...
  3. pmc CMV and Immunosenescence: from basics to clinics
    Rafael Solana
    Immunology Unit, Instituto Maimónides de Investigación Biomédica de Córdoba IMIBIC Reina Sofia University Hospital University of Cordoba, Cordoba, Spain
    Immun Ageing 9:23. 2012
    ..Here we summarize the major findings of this workshop...
  4. pmc Facemasks, hand hygiene, and influenza among young adults: a randomized intervention trial
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e29744. 2012
    ..Face masks and hand hygiene combined may reduce the rate of ILI and confirmed influenza in community settings. These non-pharmaceutical measures should be recommended in crowded settings at the start of an influenza pandemic...
  5. pmc Helicobacter pylori infection is associated with an increased rate of diabetes
    Christie Y Jeon
    Center for Infectious Diseases Epidemiologic Research, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:520-5. 2012
    ..Although chronic infections have been associated with increased levels of inflammatory cytokines and cardiovascular disease, there is limited evidence on how infections affect risk of diabetes...
  6. ncbi Consumer antibacterial soaps: effective or just risky?
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 45:S137-47. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi Mask use, hand hygiene, and seasonal influenza-like illness among young adults: a randomized intervention trial
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:491-8. 2010
    ..Our study examined whether use of face masks and hand hygiene reduced the incidence of influenza-like illness (ILI)...
  8. doi C-reactive protein mediates the effect of apolipoprotein E on cytomegalovirus infection
    Allison E Aiello
    Dept of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Infect Dis 197:34-41. 2008
    ..We examine whether APOE determines CMV and herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) antibody levels and assess whether C-reactive protein (CRP) mediates any observed relationships...
  9. pmc Population levels of psychological stress, herpesvirus reactivation and HIV
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    AIDS Behav 14:308-17. 2010
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  10. pmc Effect of hand hygiene on infectious disease risk in the community setting: a meta-analysis
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1372-81. 2008
    ..Hand hygiene is clearly effective against gastrointestinal and, to a lesser extent, respiratory infections. Studies examining hygiene practices during respiratory illness and interventions targeting aerosol transmission are needed...
  11. pmc Persistent infection, inflammation, and functional impairment in older Latinos
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, 1214 S University, 2nd Floor, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 63:610-8. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine whether cytomegalovirus (CMV), herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1), and C-reactive protein (CRP) are associated with functional impairment in older Latinos...
  12. pmc The influence of knowledge, perceptions, and beliefs, on hand hygiene practices in nursing homes
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:164-7. 2009
    ..Further research on hand hygiene interventions, including targeted educational in-services should be conducted in the nursing home setting...
  13. pmc Socioeconomic and psychosocial gradients in cardiovascular pathogen burden and immune response: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 23:663-71. 2009
    ..The biologic mechanisms linking socioeconomic position and psychosocial factors to cardiovascular disease (CVD) are not well understood. Immune response to persistent pathogens may be one of these mechanisms...
  14. pmc Antibacterial cleaning products and drug resistance
    Allison E Aiello
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 11:1565-70. 2005
    ..However, more extensive and longer term use of triclosan might provide a suitable environment for emergence of resistant species. Further research on this issue is needed...
  15. pmc Relationship between triclosan and susceptibilities of bacteria isolated from hands in the community
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:2973-9. 2004
    ..Still, a relationship may emerge after longer-term or higher-dose exposure of bacteria to triclosan in the community setting...
  16. doi Research findings from nonpharmaceutical intervention studies for pandemic influenza and current gaps in the research
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:251-8. 2010
    ..The current novel influenza A (H1N1) pandemic underscores the importance of influenza research...
  17. pmc Socioeconomic position and inflammatory and immune biomarkers of cardiovascular disease: applications to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 55:178-205. 2009
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  18. ncbi Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among US prisoners and military personnel: review and recommendations for future studies
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:335-41. 2006
    ..A thorough examination of MRSA acquisition and transmission patterns in prisons and military settings could help elucidate preventive strategies in other crowded and closed settings...
  19. ncbi The influence of latent viral infection on rate of cognitive decline over 4 years
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1046-54. 2006
    ..To examine whether cytomegalovirus (CMV) and herpes simplex virus type-1 (HSV-1) are associated with cognitive decline over a 4-year period and to assess whether C-reactive protein (CRP) modifies these relationships...
  20. pmc Ethical conflicts in public health research and practice: antimicrobial resistance and the ethics of drug development
    Allison E Aiello
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:1910-4. 2006
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  21. ncbi Socioeconomic gradients in immune response to latent infection
    Jennifer Beam Dowd
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:112-20. 2008
    ..It provides suggestive evidence that modulation of the immune system via latent infections may play a role in the observed associations between socioeconomic position and disease...
  22. pmc Building conditions, 5-HTTLPR genotype, and depressive symptoms in adolescent males and females
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 2029, USA
    J Adolesc Health 49:379-85. 2011
    ..We assessed whether features of the social environment (SE), measured at varying levels, and genetic factors jointly contribute to the risk of depression in adolescent males and females...
  23. pmc Secular trends in the association between nativity/length of US residence with body mass index and waist circumference among Mexican-Americans, 1988-2008
    Sandra S Albrecht
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Int J Public Health 58:573-81. 2013
    ..We investigated whether associations between nativity/length of US residence and body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) varied over the past two decades...
  24. pmc Epigenetic signatures may explain the relationship between socioeconomic position and risk of mental illness: preliminary findings from an urban community-based sample
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
    Biodemography Soc Biol 59:68-84. 2013
    ..Go to the publisher's online edition of Biodemography and Social Biology for the following free supplemental resource: Supplementary tables of full model and functional annotation clustering results.]...
  25. pmc C-reactive protein and rate of dementia in carriers and non carriers of Apolipoprotein APOE4 genotype
    Mary N Haan
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Epidemiology, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, United States
    Neurobiol Aging 29:1774-82. 2008
    ..Whether APOE4 modifies the effects of CRP on rate of all cause dementia, cognitive impairment or Alzheimer's disease (AD) is not established...
  26. pmc Persistent pathogens linking socioeconomic position and cardiovascular disease in the US
    Amanda M Simanek
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health School of Public Health University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:775-87. 2009
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  27. pmc Predictors of inflammation in U.S. children aged 3-16 years
    Jennifer Beam Dowd
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hunter College, School of Public Health, City University of New York, New York, New York 10010, USA
    Am J Prev Med 39:314-20. 2010
    ..Little is known about the correlates of low-grade inflammation in U.S. children...
  28. pmc Socioeconomic and race/ethnic patterns in persistent infection burden among U.S. adults
    Anna Zajacova
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1214 S University Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:272-9. 2009
    ..This article examines how multiple persistent infections cluster within individuals and how this clustering varies by socioeconomic position and race/ethnicity in U.S. adults...
  29. pmc Cytomegalovirus is associated with reduced telomerase activity in the Whitehall II cohort
    Jennifer B Dowd
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hunter College, CUNY School of Public Health, 2180 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10035, USA
    Exp Gerontol 48:385-90. 2013
    ..The results demonstrate that CMV seropositivity and subclinical reactivation predict lower TA. Future longitudinal studies should test whether the association of CMV with lower TA contributes to accelerated telomere shortening over time...
  30. pmc The influence of persistent pathogens on circulating levels of inflammatory markers: a cross-sectional analysis from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Aydin Nazmi
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Room 3659, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:706. 2010
    ..Antibody levels of pathogens have not been examined in relation to inflammation...
  31. doi Neighborhood social cohesion and posttraumatic stress disorder in a community-based sample: findings from the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study
    Lauren E Johns
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 47:1899-906. 2012
    ..This study tests whether perceived neighborhood social cohesion (NSC), measured at the both the individual and neighborhood levels, plays a role in determining past-year risk of PTSD among those exposed to trauma...
  32. pmc Neighborhood socioeconomic context and cognitive decline among older Mexican Americans: results from the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
    Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:423-31. 2011
    ..These results suggest that the effect of neighborhood SEP on cognitive decline among Latinos is primarily accounted for by education...
  33. pmc Cytomegalovirus antibody levels, inflammation, and mortality among elderly Latinos over 9 years of follow-up
    Eric T Roberts
    Department of Epidemiology, 3659 SPH Tower, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 172:363-71. 2010
    ..Further studies investigating methods for reducing IgG antibody response to CMV are warranted...
  34. ncbi Stress, adherence to preventive measures for reducing influenza transmission and influenza-like illness
    Vanessa Perez
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 66:605-10. 2012
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  35. pmc Gender differences in the genetic and environmental determinants of adolescent depression
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109 2029, USA
    Depress Anxiety 27:658-66. 2010
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  36. ncbi Staphylococcus aureus colonization and infection in New York State prisons
    Franklin D Lowy
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Infect Dis 196:911-8. 2007
    ..This study suggests that both new and long-term inmates act as sources of S. aureus strains, with the more virulent of the latter preferentially being selected as pathogens...
  37. doi Did national folic acid fortification reduce socioeconomic and racial disparities in folate status in the US?
    Jennifer Beam Dowd
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1059-66. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the impact of the 1998 US Food and Drug Administration folic acid fortification policy on disparities in folate status in the United States...
  38. pmc Antibody levels to persistent pathogens and incident stroke in Mexican Americans
    Shawnita Sealy-Jefferson
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e65959. 2013
    ..Mexican Americans have an increased risk of stroke especially at younger ages, as well as a higher prevalence of infections caused by several persistent pathogens...
  39. pmc Time and dose-dependent risk of pneumococcal pneumonia following influenza: a model for within-host interaction between influenza and Streptococcus pneumoniae
    Sourya Shrestha
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J R Soc Interface 10:20130233. 2013
    ..Such quantitative understanding can form a basis for effective clinical care, public health policies and pandemic preparedness. ..
  40. pmc Estimating incidence curves of several infections using symptom surveillance data
    Edward Goldstein
    Center for Communicable Disease Dynamics, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23380. 2011
    ..We illustrate this method by numerical simulations and by using data from a survey conducted on the University of Michigan campus. Last, we describe the data needs to make such estimates accurate...
  41. ncbi Antibacterial cleaning and hygiene products as an emerging risk factor for antibiotic resistance in the community
    Allison E Aiello
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York 10032, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 3:501-6. 2003
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  42. pmc Gene expression and methylation signatures of MAN2C1 are associated with PTSD
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Dis Markers 30:111-21. 2011
    ..07, 17.77, p=0.04). These results indicate that MAN2C1 methylation levels modify cumulative traumatic burden on risk of PTSD, and suggest that both gene expression and epigenetic changes at specific loci are associated with this disorder...
  43. pmc Persistent viral pathogens and cognitive impairment across the life course in the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Kara D Tarter
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI
    J Infect Dis 209:837-44. 2014
    ..Herpesviruses have been linked to cognitive impairment in older individuals but little is known about the association in the general US population...
  44. pmc Socioeconomic differentials in immune response
    Jennifer Beam Dowd
    Hunter College, School of Health Sciences, City University of New York CUNY, New York, NY, USA
    Epidemiology 20:902-8. 2009
    ..Here we test whether SES is related to cell-mediated immunity, as measured by the host's ability to keep persistent cytomegalovirus (CMV) antibody levels in a quiescent state...
  45. pmc Socio-economic status, cortisol and allostatic load: a review of the literature
    Jennifer B Dowd
    School of Health Sciences, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 38:1297-309. 2009
    ..This article reviews the literature testing associations between SES and cortisol, an important biomarker of stress, as well as the summary index of allostatic load (AL)...
  46. pmc The association between food insecurity and inflammation in the US adult population
    Charitha Gowda
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:1579-86. 2012
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  47. pmc Homocysteine, B vitamins, and the incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment: results from the Sacramento Area Latino Study on Aging
    Mary N Haan
    Epidemiology Program, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 85:511-7. 2007
    ..High concentrations of homocysteine have been linked to a greater risk of Alzheimer disease, dementia, and cognitive decline...
  48. pmc Epigenetic and immune function profiles associated with posttraumatic stress disorder
    Monica Uddin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9470-5. 2010
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  49. doi The association between handwashing practices and illness symptoms among college students living in a university dormitory
    Jyothi Thumma
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Am J Infect Control 37:70-2. 2009
    ..0001) and after a bowel movement (84% vs 78%; P = .14). Identifying new strategies to increase handwashing may help prevent infectious disease transmission in residence hall environments...
  50. ncbi The role of the home environment in the transmission of infectious diseases
    Lori J Kagan
    Department of Epidemiology, Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Community Health 27:247-67. 2002
    ..The behavioral aspects of infection prevention in the home (e.g., foodhandling and cleaning practices) warrant increased public attention and education...
  51. ncbi Causal inference: the case of hygiene and health
    Allison E Aiello
    Joseph Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Infect Control 30:503-11. 2002
  52. ncbi Systematic risk assessment methods for the infection control professional
    Elaine Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Infect Control 34:323-6. 2006
  53. ncbi Comparison of three methods for diabetes screening in a rural clinic in Honduras
    John D Piette
    VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
    Rev Panam Salud Publica 28:49-57. 2010
    ..To evaluate two alternatives to the fasting plasma glucose (FPG) test for diabetes screening in Latin America...
  54. ncbi Infectious causation of chronic disease: examining the relationship between Giardia lamblia infection and irritable bowel syndrome
    Alice S Penrose
    University of Michigan Preventive Medicine Residency, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 13:4574-8. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether a higher prevalence of Giardia lamblia infection is associated with an increase in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) prescriptions at the county level in Michigan...
  55. ncbi Assessing nurses' hand hygiene practices by direct observation or self-report
    Elaine L Larson
    Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Nurs Meas 12:77-85. 2004
    ..If hand hygiene practices are to be assessed over time, the same method must be used. Given these measurement limitations, more valid, practical, and less costly methods are needed...
  56. ncbi What is the evidence for a causal link between hygiene and infections?
    Allison E Aiello
    Joseph L Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Lancet Infect Dis 2:103-10. 2002
    ..The results from this review demonstrate that there is a continued, measurable, positive effect of personal and community hygiene on infections...
  57. pmc Genome-wide association study implicates a novel RNA gene, the lincRNA AC068718.1, as a risk factor for post-traumatic stress disorder in women
    Guia Guffanti
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 38:3029-38. 2013
    ..1, as risk factor for PTSD in women and add to emerging evidence that non-coding RNA genes may play a crucial role in shaping the landscape of gene regulation with putative pathological effects that lead to phenotypic differences. ..
  58. pmc Impact of technical sources of variation on the hand microbiome dynamics of healthcare workers
    Mariana Rosenthal
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e88999. 2014
    ..Glove-juice sample collection may likely be the method of choice in hand hygiene studies in the healthcare setting. ..
  59. doi Influenza and community-acquired pneumonia interactions: the impact of order and time of infection on population patterns
    Brian M Davis
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 48109, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:363-7. 2012
    ..Lastly, the authors identified crucial gaps in the study of timing of coinfection and proposed related research questions...
  60. pmc Analysis of social epidemiology research on infectious diseases: historical patterns and future opportunities
    Justin M Cohen
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 109 South Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:1021-7. 2007
    ..However, it is unknown whether this call has resulted in an increase in the number of studies examining social determinants of infectious outcomes...
  61. ncbi Multilevel analysis of infectious diseases
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    J Infect Dis 191:S25-33. 2005
    ..In this article, we review the fundamentals of multilevel modeling, the applications of multilevel models for the examination of STIs, and the key challenges associated with using multilevel modeling for infectious-disease research...
  62. pmc Factors associated with influenza vaccine receipt in community dwelling adults and their children
    Ryan Malosh
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 32:1841-7. 2014
    ..Many studies determine vaccination status by self-report or behavioral intention, outcomes susceptible to misclassification. Given that vaccine is recommended for everyone over six months, re-evaluating these factors is warranted...
  63. pmc Cytomegalovirus antibodies in dried blood spots: a minimally invasive method for assessing stress, immune function, and aging
    Jennifer B Dowd
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Hunter College, CUNY School of Public Health, 425 E, 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Immun Ageing 8:3. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  64. pmc Validation of a type 2 diabetes screening tool in rural Honduras
    Evan C Milton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:275-7. 2010
    ..To validate a low-cost tool for identifying diabetic patients in rural areas of Latin America...
  65. ncbi Effects of age and race on skin condition and bacterial counts on hands of neonatal ICU nurses
    Bianca Sultana
    Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, USA
    Heart Lung 32:283-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between demographic factors such as age and race and skin condition and bacterial counts on hands of nurses...

Research Grants4

  1. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  2. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Allison E Aiello; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....