Michael J Widener
Affiliation: University at Buffalo
- Developing a mobile produce distribution system for low-income urban residents in food desertsMichael J Widener
Department of Geography, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14261, USA
J Urban Health 89:733-45. 2012..Using data from the medium-sized city of Buffalo, New York, results show that, with relatively few resources, the model increases these residents' access to healthy foods, helping to create a healthier city...
- Exploring the role of peer density in the self-reported oral health outcomes of older adults: a kernel density based approachMichael J Widener
Department of Geography, University at Buffalo, 105 Wilkeson Quad, Buffalo, NY 14261, USA
Health Place 18:782-8. 2012..This reinforces the need for place-based health interventions, and provides new evidence of the importance of peer communities for older adults...
- Dynamic urban food environments a temporal analysis of access to healthy foodsMichael J Widener
Department of Geography, University at Buffalo, New York, USA
Am J Prev Med 41:439-41. 2011..Although much has been written on identifying urban "food deserts," little has been done to examine how the food environment changes over the course of 1 year...
- Modeling social dimensions of oral health among older adults in urban environmentsSara S Metcalf
1The State University of New York at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, USA
Health Educ Behav 40:63S-73S. 2013..Furthermore, since oral health and general health are inextricably linked, the integration of services may improve outcomes and lower costs. ..
- Using urban commuting data to calculate a spatiotemporal accessibility measure for food environment studiesMichael J Widener
Department of Geography, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221, USA
Health Place 21:1-9. 2013..This finding suggests more nuanced calculations of accessibility are necessary to fully understand which urban populations have greater access to healthy food...