Amal K Mitra

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern Mississippi
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for lead poisoning in young children in Bangladesh
    Amal K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406 5122, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:404-9. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Universal iron supplementation: a simple and effective strategy to reduce anaemia among low-income, postpartum women
    Amal K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:546-53. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Viral obesity: fact or fiction?
    A K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 0001, USA
    Obes Rev 11:289-96. 2010
  4. pmc Lead poisoning: an alarming public health problem in Bangladesh
    Amal K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, US
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:84-95. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of breastfeeding intention among low-income women
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406 5122, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:65-70. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence and exposure to environmental chemicals in 82 counties in Mississippi
    Amal K Mitra
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    South Med J 97:259-63. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer and environmental risks: where is the link?
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    J Environ Health 66:24-32, 40; quiz 41-2. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint The loving support breastfeeding campaign: awareness and practices of health care providers in Mississippi
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg 39406 5122, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:753-60. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and gender differentials for death among children hospitalized with diarrhoea in Bangladesh
    A K Mitra
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 18:151-6. 2000
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a comprehensive loving support program among state Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program breast-feeding coordinators
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    South Med J 96:168-71. 2003

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Publications18

  1. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for lead poisoning in young children in Bangladesh
    Amal K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406 5122, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:404-9. 2012
    ..Several risk factors appropriate for future educational interventions to prevent exposure to lead poisoning were identified...
  2. doi request reprint Universal iron supplementation: a simple and effective strategy to reduce anaemia among low-income, postpartum women
    Amal K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
    Public Health Nutr 15:546-53. 2012
    ..To reduce prevalence of anaemia in low-income postpartum women...
  3. doi request reprint Viral obesity: fact or fiction?
    A K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 0001, USA
    Obes Rev 11:289-96. 2010
    ..Further epidemiologic studies are needed to establish a causal link between the two, and determine if these results can be used in future management and prevention of obesity...
  4. pmc Lead poisoning: an alarming public health problem in Bangladesh
    Amal K Mitra
    Department of Community Health Sciences, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, US
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 6:84-95. 2009
    ..A universal lead screening for preschool and school-aged children and a lead education program for parents are recommended for implementation in Bangladesh...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of breastfeeding intention among low-income women
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39406 5122, USA
    Matern Child Health J 8:65-70. 2004
    ..Breastfeeding rates are below the Healthy People 2010 goals despite recognized benefits of breastfeeding. This study determined factors that predict breastfeeding initiation among low-income pregnant women...
  6. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer incidence and exposure to environmental chemicals in 82 counties in Mississippi
    Amal K Mitra
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    South Med J 97:259-63. 2004
    ..To assess environmental risks for breast cancer, patterns of breast cancer incidence in relation to environmental chemicals in Mississippi counties were mapped...
  7. ncbi request reprint Breast cancer and environmental risks: where is the link?
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    J Environ Health 66:24-32, 40; quiz 41-2. 2004
    ..Differing distribution of socio-demographic factors, including race/ethnicity, parity, and, possibly, nutritional status, may explain some of the inconsistencies across studies. Further research is needed to verify associations...
  8. ncbi request reprint The loving support breastfeeding campaign: awareness and practices of health care providers in Mississippi
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg 39406 5122, USA
    J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs 32:753-60. 2003
    ..To evaluate the impact of the national breastfeeding promotion campaign, Loving Support Makes Breastfeeding Work, on health care providers in Mississippi...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and gender differentials for death among children hospitalized with diarrhoea in Bangladesh
    A K Mitra
    ICDDR, B Centre for Health and Population Research, GPO Box 128, Dhaka 1000, Bangladesh
    J Health Popul Nutr 18:151-6. 2000
    ..The study-results may also help physicians identify either prognostic indicators or risk factors for death among children hospitalized with severe illnesses associated with diarrhoea...
  10. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a comprehensive loving support program among state Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program breast-feeding coordinators
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    South Med J 96:168-71. 2003
    ..This study was conducted to evaluate the impact of Mississippi's LSMBW activities among WIC breastfeeding coordinators in the United States...
  11. ncbi request reprint Arsenic-related health problems among hospital patients in southern Bangladesh
    Amal K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg 39406 5122, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:198-204. 2002
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  12. ncbi request reprint Management of diarrhoea in HIV-infected patients
    A K Mitra
    Center for Community Health, The University of Southern Mississippi, Box 5122, Hattiesburg, MS 39406 5122, USA
    Int J STD AIDS 12:630-9. 2001
    ..This article will be helpful for those who are in the practice of managing diarrhoea in such patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Urinary retinol excretion in children with acute watery diarrhoea
    Amal K Mitra
    University of Southern Mississippi, Center for Community Health, Hattiesburg 39406 5122, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 20:12-7. 2002
    ..Kidney tubular dysfunctions of increased RBP excretion significantly predicted urinary retinol excretion in children with watery diarrhoea...
  14. pmc Improving breastfeeding knowledge, attitudes, and practices of WIC clinic staff
    Amal J Khoury
    Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
    Public Health Rep 117:453-62. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to assess the impact of a breastfeeding promotion clinic environment project implemented by the state of Mississippi on breastfeeding knowledge, attitudes, and practices of WIC clinic staff...
  15. ncbi request reprint An innovative video succeeds in addressing barriers to breastfeeding among low-income women
    Amal J Khoury
    Center for Community Health, University of Southern Mississippi, Box 5122, Hattiesburg, MS 39406, USA
    J Hum Lact 18:125-31. 2002
    ..The authors conclude that the video is an effective method of breastfeeding promotion among low-income women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Assessment of arsenic contamination of groundwater and health problems in Bangladesh
    M Khalequzzaman
    Department of Geology and Physics, Lock Haven University, Lock Haven, PA 17745, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 2:204-13. 2005
    ..Additional research efforts will be needed to understand the relationships between underlying biogeochemical factors and the mechanisms for arsenic release in various geologic settings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Intestinal enzymes during malnutrition & infection in rabbits
    Sufia Islam
    Department of Pharmacy, East West University, Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Indian J Med Res 124:313-8. 2006
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine intestinal functions in terms of concentrations of disaccharidase enzymes during diarrhoea and protein energy malnutrition...
  18. ncbi request reprint Vibrio vulnificus infection: epidemiology, clinical presentations, and prevention
    Amal K Mitra
    South Med J 97:118-9. 2004