Alexandra M Stern

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Assessing Argentina's response to H1N1 in austral winter 2009: from presidential lethargy to local ingenuity
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:9-12. 2011
  2. doi request reprint A quiet revolution: the birth of the genetic counselor at Sarah Lawrence College, 1969
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    J Genet Couns 18:1-11. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Closing the schools: lessons from the 1918-19 U.S. influenza pandemic
    Alexandra M Stern
    History of Medicine at University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1066-78. 2009
  4. pmc The Public Health Service in the Panama Canal: a forgotten chapter of U.S. public health
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Program in American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:675-9. 2005
  5. pmc Sterilized in the name of public health: race, immigration, and reproductive control in modern California
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Mail Code 0725, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1128-38. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint The history of vaccines and immunization: familiar patterns, new challenges
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:611-21. 2005
  7. pmc "Better off in school": School medical inspection as a public health strategy during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic in the United States
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:63-70. 2010
  8. pmc The public health service and film noir: a look back at Elia Kazan's Panic in the Streets (1950)
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:178-83. 2003
  9. pmc Theodore E. Woodward award: non-pharmaceutical interventions employed by major American cities during the 1918-19 influenza pandemic
    Howard Markel
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 119:129-38; discussion 138-42. 2008
  10. doi request reprint 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

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc Assessing Argentina's response to H1N1 in austral winter 2009: from presidential lethargy to local ingenuity
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Public Health Rep 126:9-12. 2011
    ..In addition, several expert committees were assembled to assess the situation and solicit input from health practitioners, academics, hospital staff, and allied professionals...
  2. doi request reprint A quiet revolution: the birth of the genetic counselor at Sarah Lawrence College, 1969
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    J Genet Couns 18:1-11. 2009
    ..This article is based on historical research in archives, consultation of primary sources, and oral history interviews with genetic counselors, geneticists, and allied professionals...
  3. doi request reprint Closing the schools: lessons from the 1918-19 U.S. influenza pandemic
    Alexandra M Stern
    History of Medicine at University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 28:w1066-78. 2009
    ..S. cities during that pandemic shows that smooth implementation was associated with clear lines of authority among agencies and with transparent communication between health officials and the public...
  4. pmc The Public Health Service in the Panama Canal: a forgotten chapter of U.S. public health
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Program in American Culture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:675-9. 2005
  5. pmc Sterilized in the name of public health: race, immigration, and reproductive control in modern California
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Mail Code 0725, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1128-38. 2005
    ..This historical overview raises important questions about the legacy of eugenics in contemporary California and relates the past to recent developments in health care delivery and genetic screening...
  6. ncbi request reprint The history of vaccines and immunization: familiar patterns, new challenges
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 24:611-21. 2005
    ..We suggest that historical awareness can help inform viable long-term solutions to contemporary problems with vaccine research, production, and supply...
  7. pmc "Better off in school": School medical inspection as a public health strategy during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic in the United States
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:63-70. 2010
    ....
  8. pmc The public health service and film noir: a look back at Elia Kazan's Panic in the Streets (1950)
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:178-83. 2003
  9. pmc Theodore E. Woodward award: non-pharmaceutical interventions employed by major American cities during the 1918-19 influenza pandemic
    Howard Markel
    Ann Arbor, MI 48104, USA
    Trans Am Clin Climatol Assoc 119:129-38; discussion 138-42. 2008
    ....
  10. doi request reprint 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...
  11. ncbi request reprint Nonpharmaceutical interventions implemented by US cities during the 1918-1919 influenza pandemic
    Howard Markel
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 298:644-54. 2007
    ..Optimally, appropriate implementation of nonpharmaceutical interventions would decrease the burden on health care services and critical infrastructure...
  12. pmc The foreignness of germs: the persistent association of immigrants and disease in American society
    Howard Markel
    University of Michigan, USA
    Milbank Q 80:757-88, v. 2002
    ..Protecting the public health in the current era of globalization requires an ecumenical, pragmatic, and historically informed approach to understanding the links between immigration and disease...
  13. doi request reprint Presidential health and the public's need to know
    Howard Markel
    University of Michigan, Center for the History of Medicine, 100 Simpson Memorial Institute, 102 Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0725, USA
    JAMA 299:2558-60. 2008
  14. pmc Nonpharmaceutical influenza mitigation strategies, US communities, 1918-1920 pandemic
    Howard Markel
    The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:1961-4. 2006
    ..We conclude that several small communities implemented potentially successful attempts at preventing the introduction of influenza...
  15. ncbi request reprint International efforts to control infectious diseases, 1851 to the present
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109, USA
    JAMA 292:1474-9. 2004
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A historical perspective on the changing contours of medical residency programs
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Center for the History of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Pediatr 144:1-2. 2004
  17. pmc Making better babies: public health and race betterment in Indiana, 1920-1935
    Alexandra Minna Stern
    Department of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1156 High St, Santa Cruz, CA 95064 1077, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:742-52. 2002
    ..It also raises questions about the intersections between hereditarian and medical conceptions of human improvement during the early 20th century, especially with respect to child breeding and rearing...