S Galea

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Social support and response to AIDS and severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Arijit Nandi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:825-7. 2008
  2. pmc Community perceptions and factors influencing utilization of health services in Uganda
    Solome K Bakeera
    Department of Policy and Planning, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala Divison of Social Medicine, Uganda
    Int J Equity Health 8:25. 2009
  3. pmc Are doctors and nurses associated with coverage of essential health services in developing countries? A cross-sectional study
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Hum Resour Health 7:27. 2009
  4. pmc The health of Arab-Americans living in the United States: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:272. 2009
  5. pmc Cocaine- and opiate-related fatal overdose in New York City, 1990-2000
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:31. 2007
  6. pmc Correlates of illicit methadone use in New York City: a cross-sectional study
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:375. 2008
  7. pmc Epidemiologic heterogeneity of common mood and anxiety disorders over the lifecourse in the general population: a systematic review
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:31. 2009
  8. pmc Longitudinal population-based studies of affective disorders: where to from here?
    John R Beard
    New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:83. 2008
  9. pmc The long-term health consequences of disasters and mass traumas
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    CMAJ 176:1293-4. 2007
  10. pmc Exposure to hurricane-related stressors and mental illness after Hurricane Katrina
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1427-34. 2007

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  1. pmc Social support and response to AIDS and severe acute respiratory syndrome
    Arijit Nandi
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:825-7. 2008
    ..Our findings suggest that social support may be central to our understanding of public responses to emerging infectious diseases...
  2. pmc Community perceptions and factors influencing utilization of health services in Uganda
    Solome K Bakeera
    Department of Policy and Planning, Makerere University School of Public Health, Kampala Divison of Social Medicine, Uganda
    Int J Equity Health 8:25. 2009
    ..We sought to assess the relevance of social resources in overcoming barriers to healthcare utilization...
  3. pmc Are doctors and nurses associated with coverage of essential health services in developing countries? A cross-sectional study
    Margaret E Kruk
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Department of Health Management and Policy, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Hum Resour Health 7:27. 2009
    ..We examined the relationship between doctor and nurse concentrations and utilization rates of five essential health services in developing countries...
  4. pmc The health of Arab-Americans living in the United States: a systematic review of the literature
    Abdulrahman M El-Sayed
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:272. 2009
    ..This review aims to synthesize the extant peer-reviewed literature concerned with the health of AAs living in the US...
  5. pmc Cocaine- and opiate-related fatal overdose in New York City, 1990-2000
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    BMC Public Health 7:31. 2007
    ..We assessed trends and correlates of cocaine- and opiate-related overdose deaths in NYC during 1990-2000...
  6. pmc Correlates of illicit methadone use in New York City: a cross-sectional study
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Public Health 8:375. 2008
    ..We assessed the prevalence and examined correlates of lifetime and recent illicit methadone use in New York City (NYC)...
  7. pmc Epidemiologic heterogeneity of common mood and anxiety disorders over the lifecourse in the general population: a systematic review
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 9:31. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to systematically review the epidemiologic evidence for potential patterns of heterogeneity of common mood and anxiety disorders over the lifecourse in the general population...
  8. pmc Longitudinal population-based studies of affective disorders: where to from here?
    John R Beard
    New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    BMC Psychiatry 8:83. 2008
    ..While studies of this type are becoming increasingly prevalent, there has been little discussion about the limitations of the methods commonly used...
  9. pmc The long-term health consequences of disasters and mass traumas
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    CMAJ 176:1293-4. 2007
  10. pmc Exposure to hurricane-related stressors and mental illness after Hurricane Katrina
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 64:1427-34. 2007
    ..Uncertainty exists about the prevalence, severity, and correlates of mental disorders among people exposed to Hurricane Katrina...
  11. ncbi request reprint Heroin and cocaine dependence and the risk of accidental non-fatal drug overdose
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1214 South University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    J Addict Dis 25:79-87. 2006
    ..These observations suggest that overdose prevention interventions, perhaps even those specifically targeting opiate overdose, may be more efficiently directed at individuals exhibiting cocaine dependence...
  12. ncbi request reprint Social context and the psychobiology of posttraumatic stress
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1214 S University, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1071:231-41. 2006
    ..An example of our own work illustrates the feasibility of the population-based sampling approach...
  13. ncbi request reprint Explaining racial disparities in incidence of and survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    S Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:534-43. 2007
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  14. ncbi request reprint Participation rates in epidemiologic studies
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:643-53. 2007
    ..We conclude with a discussion of methods that may help improve study participation rates...
  15. pmc Neighborhood income and income distribution and the use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S195-202. 2007
    ..Further research should investigate specific pathways that may explain the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and use of different substances...
  16. pmc Urban neighborhood poverty and the incidence of depression in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:171-9. 2007
    ..We assessed the relation between urban neighborhood poverty and incident depression in a population-based prospective cohort study...
  17. ncbi request reprint Provision of naloxone to injection drug users as an overdose prevention strategy: early evidence from a pilot study in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Addict Behav 31:907-12. 2006
    ..However, there has been little documented evidence of naloxone distribution programs and their feasibility in the peer reviewed literature in the US...
  18. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal determinants of posttraumatic stress in a population-based cohort study
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48104 2548, USA
    Epidemiology 19:47-54. 2008
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder is a prevalent and disabling psychologic pathology. Longitudinal research on the predictors of posttraumatic stress symptomatology is limited...
  19. pmc Education inequality and use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 90:S4-15. 2007
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  20. ncbi request reprint Invited commentary: Considerations about specificity of associations, causal pathways, and heterogeneity in multilevel thinking
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48104 2548, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 163:1079-82; discussion 1083. 2006
  21. pmc Causal thinking and complex system approaches in epidemiology
    Sandro Galea
    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 39:97-106. 2010
    ..We also discuss some of the key difficulties that the discipline faces in incorporating these methods into non-infectious disease epidemiology. We conclude with a discussion of a potential way forward...
  22. ncbi request reprint Sampling and design challenges in studying the mental health consequences of disasters
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Int J Methods Psychiatr Res 17:S21-8. 2008
    ..We further suggest research directions that may be most helpful in moving the field forward...
  23. ncbi request reprint Participant reactions to survey research in the general population after terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    J Trauma Stress 18:461-5. 2005
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  24. ncbi request reprint Financial and social circumstances and the incidence and course of PTSD in Mississippi during the first two years after Hurricane Katrina
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:357-68. 2008
    ..Postdisaster interventions that aim to improve manipulable stressors after these events may influence the onset and course of PTSD...
  25. doi request reprint Understanding the health of populations and of individuals
    Sandro Galea
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Addiction 103:1063-4; discussion 1067-8. 2008
  26. pmc Social epidemiology and complex system dynamic modelling as applied to health behaviour and drug use research
    Sandro Galea
    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 Drug Policy 20:209-16. 2009
    ..We conclude with suggestions about future directions in the field and how such models may serve as virtual laboratories for policy experiments aimed at improving health behaviour...
  27. pmc Urban built environment and depression: a multilevel analysis
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:822-7. 2005
    ..To assess the relations between characteristics of the neighbourhood internal and external built environment and past six month and lifetime depression...
  28. ncbi request reprint The urban built environment and overdose mortality in New York City neighborhoods
    C Hembree
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Health Place 11:147-56. 2005
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Alcohol drinking problems among New York City residents after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    D Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, NY 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 41:1295-311. 2006
    ..4% in nondrinkers), and depression (23.5% vs 5.6% vs. 4.9%, respectively) after September 11. After a disaster, a link between drinking problems and posttraumatic stress disorder or depression should be assessed...
  30. pmc Interaction between polygenic risk for cigarette use and environmental exposures in the Detroit Neighborhood Health Study
    J L Meyers
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Transl Psychiatry 3:e290. 2013
    ..In addition, this study indicates that environmental determinants have the potential to both exacerbate (traumatic events) and diminish (neighborhood social cohesion) genetic influences on smoking behaviors...
  31. pmc Adverse reactions associated with studying persons recently exposed to mass urban disaster
    Joseph A Boscarino
    Division of Health and Science Policy, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:515-24. 2004
    ..We suggest that, with the proper safeguards, research with persons exposed to a resent mass urban disaster generally can be conducted safely and effectively...
  32. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of previous hepatitis B vaccination and infection among young drug-users in New York City
    S Amesty
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Center for Family and Community Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Community Health 33:139-48. 2008
    ..We were interested in determining correlates of immunization among younger (<25 years) and older (25 and older) DUs...
  33. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a naloxone distribution and administration program in New York City
    Tinka Markham Piper
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:858-70. 2008
    ..2%) said they would want naloxone administered if overdosing. Naloxone administration by IDUs is feasible as part of a comprehensive overdose prevention strategy and may be a practicable way to reduce overdose deaths on a larger scale...
  34. pmc Collaboration among community members, local health service providers, and researchers in an urban research center in Harlem, New York
    S Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, Rm 556, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Public Health Rep 116:530-9. 2001
    ..The Center's experience has demonstrated that active communities and responsive researchers can establish partnerships that improve community health...
  35. pmc Social and psychological resources and health outcomes after the World Trade Center disaster
    Richard E Adams
    Division of Health and Science Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    Soc Sci Med 62:176-88. 2006
    ..We discuss these findings relative to community disasters in industrialized and developing countries...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
  37. ncbi request reprint What predicts psychological resilience after disaster? The role of demographics, resources, and life stress
    George A Bonanno
    Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Consult Clin Psychol 75:671-82. 2007
    ..Implications for future research and intervention are discussed...
  38. pmc Sampling and recruitment in multilevel studies among marginalized urban populations: the IMPACT studies
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 85:268-80. 2008
    ..We describe the organization and rationale for the IMPACT Studies in New York City as a case illustration on how such issues may be addressed...
  39. ncbi request reprint Urban health: evidence, challenges, and directions
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, Columbia University, NY 10029, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 26:341-65. 2005
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Health care utilization among young adult injection drug users in Harlem, New York
    A Cronquist
    Joseph L. Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Subst Abuse 13:17-27. 2001
    ..Young adult IDUs may benefit from increased efforts to help them arrange and maintain health insurance coverage, potentially at NEPs. NEPs may be connecting young IDUs with health insurance to medical care through referrals...
  41. ncbi request reprint Determinants of influenza vaccination in hard-to-reach urban populations
    W K Bryant
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Prev Med 43:60-70. 2006
    ..Influenza vaccination rates among disadvantaged minority and hard-to-reach populations are lower than in other groups. We assessed the barriers to influenza vaccination in disadvantaged urban areas...
  42. pmc The epidemiology of nonspecific psychological distress in New York City, 2002 and 2003
    Katharine H McVeigh
    Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth Street, Rm 315, CN 6, New York, NY, 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 83:394-405. 2006
    ..The excess prevalence of NPD may be associated with substantial economic and societal burden. Research to understand the etiology of this high prevalence and interventions to promote mental health in NYC are indicated...
  43. ncbi request reprint Television watching and the risk of incident probable posttraumatic stress disorder: a prospective evaluation
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, New York 10016, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 195:41-7. 2007
    ..4-fold increased risk of new-onset probable PTSD (p=0.004). Exposure to television coverage of the September 11 anniversary was associated with new-onset probable PTSD among a cohort of New Yorkers with no probable PTSD at baseline...
  44. pmc Alcohol use, mental health status and psychological well-being 2 years after the World Trade Center attacks in New York City
    Richard E Adams
    Division of Health Policy, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 32:203-24. 2006
    ..We discuss reasons for these results and the negative consequences that heavy alcohol use may have on the postdisaster recovery process...
  45. ncbi request reprint Increased use of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan, New York, residents after the September 11th terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 155:988-96. 2002
    ..Increase in use of different substances may be associated with the presence of different comorbid psychiatric conditions...
  46. pmc Impact of allergy treatment on the association between allergies and mood and anxiety in a population sample
    R D Goodwin
    Department of Psychology, Queens College, City University of New York CUNY, Flushing, NY, USA
    Clin Exp Allergy 42:1765-71. 2012
    ..Previous studies have suggested an association between allergy and mood and anxiety disorders. Yet, extant work suffers from methodological limitations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Interpersonal discrimination and the health of illicit drug users
    Michael Young
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 31:371-91. 2005
    ..Discrimination may contribute to poor mental and physical health in this marginalized population, potentially complicating the provision of substance abuse treatment...
  48. ncbi request reprint Ecstasy use among Hispanic and black substance users in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 40:1399-407. 2005
    ..These findings are limited to persons who use other drugs, but suggest that further investigation of ecstasy use in minority populations is warranted...
  49. pmc Access to and use of health services among undocumented Mexican immigrants in a US urban area
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:2011-20. 2008
    ..We assessed access to and use of health services among Mexican-born undocumented immigrants living in New York City in 2004...
  50. pmc Sustained increased consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among Manhattan residents after september 11, 2001
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:253-4. 2004
    ..These sustained increases in substance use following the September 11 terrorist attacks suggest potential long-term health consequences as a result of disasters...
  51. pmc Social context and depression after a disaster: the role of income inequality
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California at Berkeley, 140 Warren Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 7636, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 60:766-70. 2006
    ..To examine the association between neighbourhood income inequality and depression, both overall and among those with different levels of income, in the post-disaster context...
  52. ncbi request reprint Hispanic ethnicity and post-traumatic stress disorder after a disaster: evidence from a general population survey after September 11, 2001
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:520-31. 2004
    ..To assess ethnic differences in the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after a disaster, and to assess the factors that may explain these differences...
  53. pmc An overview of 9/11 experiences and respiratory and mental health conditions among World Trade Center Health Registry enrollees
    Mark Farfel
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 85:880-909. 2008
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  54. pmc Estimating co-occurring behavioral trajectories within a neighborhood context: a case study of multivariate transition models for clustered data
    Magdalena Cerda
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1190-203. 2008
    ..These models can prove instrumental in answering the persistent questions about possible sequential relations among problem behaviors...
  55. ncbi request reprint Science for the community: assessing mental health after 9/11
    Randall D Marshall
    New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 65:37-43. 2004
    ..Future directions for postdisaster survey research are briefly discussed...
  56. ncbi request reprint Probable cigarette dependence, PTSD, and depression after an urban disaster: results from a population survey of New York City residents 4 months after September 11, 2001
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, USA
    Psychiatry 68:299-310. 2005
    ..3% vs. 13.3%, p = 0.027). This study showed the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with increased cigarette use and the co-occurrence of probable cigarette dependence with probable PTSD and depression after September 11...
  57. ncbi request reprint Job loss, unemployment, work stress, job satisfaction, and the persistence of posttraumatic stress disorder one year after the September 11 attacks
    Arijit Nandi
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:1057-64. 2004
    ..02). High levels of perceived work stress predicted PTSD persistence among persons employed at follow-up (P = 0.02). Persons unemployed in the aftermath of a disaster may be at risk for poor mental health in the long-term...
  58. doi request reprint Women's preferences for obstetric care in rural Ethiopia: a population-based discrete choice experiment in a region with low rates of facility delivery
    M E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 64:984-8. 2010
    ..In this study, women's preferences for attributes of health facilities for delivery in rural Ethiopia were investigated...
  59. ncbi request reprint Needle exchange programs and experience of violence in an inner city neighborhood
    S Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5293, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 28:282-8. 2001
    ..To assess the association between proximity to a needle exchange program (NEP) and experience of violence in an inner city neighborhood...
  60. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on psychiatric comorbidity: a systematic review
    M Cerda
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, 10029, USA
    J Affect Disord 126:14-38. 2010
    ....
  61. pmc Defining neighborhood boundaries for urban health research
    Linda Weiss
    Office of Special Populations, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:S154-9. 2007
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Gender, social support, and posttraumatic stress in postwar Kosovo
    Jennifer Ahern
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Nerv Ment Dis 192:762-70. 2004
    ..Interventions targeting social support may be important public health efforts in the postwar context...
  63. pmc Neighborhood characteristics and change in depressive symptoms among older residents of New York City
    John R Beard
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5202, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1308-14. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between the depressive symptoms of older adults over time and the characteristics of the neighborhoods in which they live...
  64. ncbi request reprint Income distribution and risk of fatal drug overdose in New York City neighborhoods
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10024, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 70:139-48. 2003
    ..Disinvestment in social and economic resources in unequal neighborhoods may explain this association. Public health interventions related to overdose risk should pay particular attention to highly unequal neighborhoods...
  65. ncbi request reprint The built environment and alcohol consumption in urban neighborhoods
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Emergency Medicine, NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:244-52. 2007
    ..To examine the relations between characteristics of the neighborhood built environment and recent alcohol use...
  66. pmc Multilevel community-based intervention to increase access to sterile syringes among injection drug users through pharmacy sales in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Harlem Community and Academic Partnership at the Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:117-24. 2007
    ..We developed a community-based participatory research partnership to determine whether a multilevel intervention would increase sterile syringe access through a new policy allowing nonprescription syringe sales in pharmacies...
  67. ncbi request reprint Relationship of self-reported asthma severity and urgent health care utilization to psychological sequelae of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center among New York City area residents
    Joanne Fagan
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:993-6. 2003
    ..The authors assessed the relationship between the psychological sequelae of the attacks and asthma symptom severity and the utilization of urgent health care services for asthma since September 11...
  68. ncbi request reprint Explaining the relationship between race/ethnicity and pharmacy purchased syringes among injection drug users in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Ethn Dis 14:589-96. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the factors that could explain the relationship between race/ethnicity and pharmacy use...
  69. ncbi request reprint Trends of probable post-traumatic stress disorder in New York City after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:514-24. 2003
    ..The psychological consequences of a large-scale disaster in a densely populated urban area may extend beyond persons directly affected by the disaster to persons in the general population...
  70. ncbi request reprint What explains the association between neighborhood-level income inequality and the risk of fatal overdose in New York City?
    Arijit Nandi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Soc Sci Med 63:662-74. 2006
    ..Implications of these findings for the reduction of drug overdose mortality associated with the distribution of income are discussed...
  71. pmc Availability of essential health services in post-conflict Liberia
    Margaret E Kruk
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY, 10032, United States of America
    Bull World Health Organ 88:527-34. 2010
    ..To assess the availability of essential health services in northern Liberia in 2008, five years after the end of the civil war...
  72. doi request reprint Community and health system factors associated with facility delivery in rural Tanzania: a multilevel analysis
    Margaret E Kruk
    Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, 600 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Health Policy 97:209-16. 2010
    ..This study estimated the contribution of individual and community factors in explaining variation in the use of health facilities for childbirth in rural Tanzania...
  73. pmc Effects of race, neighborhood, and social network on age at initiation of injection drug use
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 4th Floor, Room R422, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:689-95. 2005
    ..We investigated individual- and neighborhood-level factors associated with adolescent initiation of injection drug use...
  74. pmc Firearm suicide in New York City in the 1990s
    T M Piper
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Inj Prev 12:41-5. 2006
    ..Across the US, firearms are used in approximately 60% of all suicide deaths. Little research has assessed the role and determinants of firearms in suicide in major urban areas...
  75. ncbi request reprint Acceptance and completion of hepatitis B vaccination among drug users in New York City
    D C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Commun Dis Public Health 7:294-300. 2004
    ..HBV vaccination acceptance among drug users seems likely in programmes that are convenient and offer remuneration; however, extended efforts are needed to improve series completion...
  76. pmc Distribution of education and population health: an ecological analysis of New York City neighborhoods
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:2198-205. 2005
    ..We assessed the relationship between distribution of education and health indicators in a large urban area to determine if distribution of education may be a determinant of population health...
  77. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in discrimination experiences and responses among minority substance users
    Thomas Minior
    Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:521-7. 2003
    ..This study assessed differences in discrimination experiences and responses to discrimination between Black and Latino active substance users in New York City...
  78. ncbi request reprint "Culture of drinking" and individual problems with alcohol use
    Jennifer Ahern
    Division of Epidemiology, University of California, Berkeley, School of Public Health, Berkeley, CA 94720 7358, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1041-9. 2008
    ..Analyses that consider social and structural factors that shape harmful drinking may inform efforts targeting the problematic aspects of alcohol consumption...
  79. ncbi request reprint Drug use, misuse, and the urban environment
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Drug Alcohol Rev 24:127-36. 2005
    ..g. collective efficacy, the built environment) may be associated with drug use and misuse, summarize the existing empiric literature that substantiates elements of this framework, and identify potential directions for future research...
  80. pmc What explains the relation between family poverty and childhood depressive symptoms?
    Melissa Tracy
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, School of Public Health, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, United States
    J Psychiatr Res 42:1163-75. 2008
    ..Further exploration of the pathways between family SES and depression may suggest potential interventions to reduce the occurrence and persistence of depressive symptoms in children...
  81. pmc Project VIVA: a multilevel community-based intervention to increase influenza vaccination rates among hard-to-reach populations in New York City
    Micaela H Coady
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies at the New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1314-21. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether the work of a community-based participatory research partnership increased interest in influenza vaccination among hard-to-reach individuals in urban settings...
  82. pmc Racial/ethnic disparities in overdose mortality trends in New York City, 1990-1998
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    J Urban Health 80:201-11. 2003
    ....
  83. doi request reprint Bayesian hierarchical spatial modeling of substance abuse patterns following a mass trauma: the role of time and place
    Charlie DiMaggio
    Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New York, New York, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 44:1725-43. 2009
    ..These methods hold promise for the characterization of disease risk where spatial patterning of exposures and outcomes may matter...
  84. ncbi request reprint Consumption of cigarettes, alcohol, and marijuana among New York City residents six months after the September 11 terrorist attacks
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, Room 556, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse 30:385-407. 2004
    ..These results suggest that the increase in substance use after a disaster may be a cause for public health concern in the long-term...
  85. ncbi request reprint Posttraumatic stress disorder in the general population after mass terrorist incidents: considerations about the nature of exposure
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    CNS Spectr 10:107-15. 2005
    ..Future research should consider mechanisms through which persons in the general population may be at risk for PTSD after such incidents...
  86. ncbi request reprint Access to resources for substance users in Harlem, New York City: service provider and client perspectives
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029 5293, USA
    Health Educ Behav 29:296-311. 2002
    ..The authors also discuss survey results and how the URC will use these results to develop interventions...
  87. pmc Social determinants and the health of drug users: socioeconomic status, homelessness, and incarceration
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY, 10029 5293, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:S135-45. 2002
    ..This article reviews the evidence on the adverse health consequences of low socioeconomic status, homelessness, and incarceration among drug users...
  88. ncbi request reprint Cities and health: history, approaches, and key questions
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Acad Med 79:1133-8. 2004
    ....
  89. ncbi request reprint Club drug use among minority substance users in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Psychoactive Drugs 36:397-9. 2004
    ..3% Hispanics and 56.4% of Blacks reported a lifetime history of club drug use. PCP was the most commonly reported club drug used among all racial/ethnic groups. Further investigation of club drug use in minority populations is warranted...
  90. ncbi request reprint Antidepressant use in elderly suicide victims in New York city: an analysis of 255 cases
    Robert C Abrams
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, N Y 10021, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 70:312-7. 2009
    ..We examined postmortem evidence of antidepressant, analgesic, and anxiolytic-hypnotic drugs in suicide victims aged 65 years and older...
  91. ncbi request reprint Awareness and perceptions of a communitywide mental health program in New York city after September 11
    Sasha Rudenstine
    Center for Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, New York, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 54:1404-6. 2003
    ..The results of the study suggest that although awareness of this public mental health services was low, Project Liberty was well received among the people who may be most likely to need its services...
  92. doi request reprint Food insecurity, stressful life events and symptoms of anxiety and depression in east Africa: evidence from the Gilgel Gibe growth and development study
    C Hadley
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:980-6. 2008
    ..An assessment was carried out of whether food insecurity and exposure to stressful life events, two common features of life in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), are associated with symptoms of mental disorders among adults...
  93. ncbi request reprint Post-traumatic stress disorder following disasters: a systematic review
    Y Neria
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychol Med 38:467-80. 2008
    ..The time-frame for inclusion of reports in this review is from 1980 (when PTSD was first introduced in DSM-III) and February 2007 when the literature search for this examination was terminated...
  94. pmc Use of statins and incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment without dementia in a cohort study
    C Cramer
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Neurology 71:344-50. 2008
    ..This study aimed to test the association between use of statins and incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment without dementia (CIND) over 5 years of follow-up...
  95. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of surgically trained assistant medical officers in performing major obstetric surgery in Mozambique
    M E Kruk
    Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    BJOG 114:1253-60. 2007
    ..T├ęcnicos de cirurgia have been previously shown to have quality of care outcomes comparable to physicians...
  96. pmc The course of posttraumatic stress symptoms and functional impairment following a disaster: what is the lasting influence of acute versus ongoing traumatic events and stressors?
    M Cerda
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, University Mailman School of Public Health, 722 W168th St, 10032, New York, NY, USA
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 48:385-95. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the influence of acute hurricane-related exposures and ongoing post-hurricane exposures on the short- and long-term course of posttraumatic stress symptoms (PTSS) and functional impairment (FI)...
  97. doi request reprint Are neighbourhood characteristics associated with depressive symptoms? A review of evidence
    C Mair
    Department of Epidemiology, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:940-6, 8 p following 946. 2008
    ....
  98. ncbi request reprint Overdose deaths attributed to methadone and heroin in New York City, 1990-1998
    W K Bryant
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Addiction 99:846-54. 2004
    ..Recent reports have suggested increases in methadone-induced overdose deaths in several locations in the USA and in Europe. This study investigated the role of methadone and opiates in accidental overdose deaths in New York City...
  99. pmc Economic downturns and population mental health: research findings, gaps, challenges and priorities
    K Zivin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development HSR and D Center of Excellence, Serious Mental Illness Treatment Research and Evaluation Center SMITREC, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Psychol Med 41:1343-8. 2011
    ..How economic downturns influence mental health should be considered in policies such as social protection programs that aim to promote recovery...
  100. pmc Epigenetic and inflammatory marker profiles associated with depression in a community-based epidemiologic sample
    M Uddin
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, 1415 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Psychol Med 41:997-1007. 2011
    ..We also investigate the physiologic consequences that may be associated with these profiles...
  101. ncbi request reprint Panic reactions to terrorist attacks and probable posttraumatic stress disorder in adolescents
    Betty Pfefferbaum
    University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, 73104, USA
    J Trauma Stress 19:217-28. 2006
    ..Future studies should use longitudinal designs to examine the course and pathogenic pathways for the development of panic, PTSD, and other anxiety disorders after exposure to disasters...

Research Grants18

  1. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  2. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  3. Mental Health and Service Utilization Among Reserve and National Guard Forces
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  4. Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. Ecological Approaches to Understanding Post-Disaster Distress
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Key hypotheses will be tested using multi-level hierarchical models and ecologic analyses. ..
  6. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  7. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  8. Ecological Approaches to Understanding Post-Disaster Distress
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Key hypotheses will be tested using multi-level hierarchical models and ecologic analyses. ..
  9. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  10. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  11. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  12. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  13. The neighborhood environment and drug use in NYC
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This, coupled with our studies involving telephone interviews with 6,000+ New Yorkers is assurance that the aims of this study can be achieved. ..
  14. HEPATITIS C IN NEW IDUS: IMPLICATIONS FOR HIV PREVENTION
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  15. Mental Health and Service Utilization Among Reserve and National Guard Forces
    Sandro Galea; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....