Danielle Ompad

Summary

Affiliation: New York Academy of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. pmc Social determinants of the health of urban populations: methodologic considerations
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 84:i42-53. 2007
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi Access to influenza vaccine in East Harlem and the Bronx during a national vaccine shortage
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Community Health 32:195-202. 2007
  5. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and age at initiation of injection drug use
    Danielle C Ompad
    New York Academy of Medicine, Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:703-9. 2005
  6. 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
  7. doi HIV risk behaviors among young drug using women who have sex with women (WSWs) in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:274-84. 2011
  8. ncbi Distribution of influenza vaccine to high-risk groups
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 28:54-70. 2006
  9. ncbi 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
  10. 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

Research Grants

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Publications44

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. pmc Social determinants of the health of urban populations: methodologic considerations
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, USA
    J Urban Health 84:i42-53. 2007
    ..However, our focus will be on some of the more vulnerable urban populations who are most profoundly affected by SDH...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi Access to influenza vaccine in East Harlem and the Bronx during a national vaccine shortage
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York 10029, USA
    J Community Health 32:195-202. 2007
    ..This study highlights the challenges of meeting the preventive health care needs of hard-to-reach populations in times of public health crisis...
  5. pmc Childhood sexual abuse and age at initiation of injection drug use
    Danielle C Ompad
    New York Academy of Medicine, Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:703-9. 2005
    ..We examined the relation between childhood sexual abuse and injection drug use initiation among young adult injection drug users...
  6. 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...
  7. doi HIV risk behaviors among young drug using women who have sex with women (WSWs) in New York City
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 5283, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:274-84. 2011
    ..e., decreased access to resources and health care utilization and violence victimization) that might contribute overall HIV risk. The study's limitations are noted...
  8. ncbi Distribution of influenza vaccine to high-risk groups
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Epidemiol Rev 28:54-70. 2006
    ..Few studies targeted individuals outside of the health-care and social services sectors. Given the growing disparities in health and health-care access, understanding the way in which interventions can remedy disparities is crucial...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. 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)...
  11. ncbi Identifying injection drug users at risk of nonfatal overdose
    Phillip O Coffin
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:616-23. 2007
    ..The authors evaluated associations between individual-level risk factors and experiencing an overdose in the past six months to determine which characteristics and behaviors may be most predictive of overdose...
  12. doi Predictors of influenza vaccination in an urban community during a national shortage
    Erica Phillips-Caesar
    Department of Medicine, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 19:611-24. 2008
    ..Such groups are less likely to be vaccinated when vaccines are scarce...
  13. pmc Neighborhood characteristics and disability in older adults
    John R Beard
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029 5202, USA
    J Gerontol B Psychol Sci Soc Sci 64:252-7. 2009
    ..To characterize the influence of the residential neighborhood of older adults on the prevalence of disability...
  14. 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
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  15. pmc Intimate partner violence perpetration and condom use-related factors: associations with heterosexual men's consistent condom use
    Victoria Frye
    Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:153-62. 2011
    ..Physical IPV perpetration by heterosexual men makes an independent contribution to consistent condom use. Designing interventions for heterosexual men that simultaneously address both IPV and sexual risk behaviors is critical...
  16. 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...
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. doi Mortality risk among recent-onset injection drug users in five U.S. cities
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 43:413-28. 2008
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  19. pmc Hepatitis C incidence--a comparison between injection and noninjection drug users in New York City
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 81:20-4. 2004
    ..Preventing or at least delaying transition into injection could increase opportunity to intervene. Identifying risk factors for transition into injection could inform early prevention to reduce onset of injection and risk of HCV...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi Gender differences in sexual behaviors, sexual partnerships, and HIV among drug users in New York City
    Judith Absalon
    Department of Epidemiology, Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiologic Research, CIDER, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    AIDS Behav 10:707-15. 2006
    ..IDU was not associated with HIV. Prospective studies are needed to determine how gender-specific sexual behaviors/partnerships among drug users affect HIV acquisition...
  22. ncbi High-risk behaviors associated with transition from illicit non-injection to injection drug use among adolescent and young adult drug users: a case-control study
    Crystal M Fuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, PH 18 120, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 66:189-98. 2002
    ..The goal of our study was to elucidate characteristics of persons likely to transition into injection drug use so that an identifiable group with high-risk for blood-borne infection may be targeted for interventions...
  23. pmc Urban as a determinant of health
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Urban Health 84:i16-26. 2007
    ..Ameliorating the immediate living conditions in the cities in which people live offers the greatest promise for reducing morbidity, mortality, and disparities in health and for improving quality of life and well being...
  24. ncbi Association of sex, hygiene and drug equipment sharing with hepatitis C virus infection among non-injecting drug users in New York City
    Chanelle J Howe
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:389-95. 2005
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) rates are higher in non-injecting drug users (NIDUs) than general population estimates. Whether this elevated HCV rate is due to drug use or other putative risk behaviors remains unclear...
  25. ncbi Circumstances of witnessed drug overdose in New York City: implications for intervention
    Melissa Tracy
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 79:181-90. 2005
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  26. ncbi Predictors of early initiation of vaginal and oral sex among urban young adults in Baltimore, Maryland
    Danielle C Ompad
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York 10029, USA
    Arch Sex Behav 35:53-65. 2006
    ..In light of the rates of oral and anal sex, sexual education and intervention programs should address the risk for unintended consequences of these behaviors...
  27. doi Household density among undocumented Mexican immigrants in New York City
    Katherine Standish
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 12:310-8. 2010
    ..High household density increases exposure to communicable diseases, psychological distress in adults, and poor long-term health in children. High residential density, which may be a mediator of poor health, is common among immigrants...
  28. pmc Updating the infection risk reduction hierarchy: preventing transition into injection
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 81:14-9. 2004
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  29. pmc A comparison of HIV seropositive and seronegative young adult heroin- and cocaine-using men who have sex with men in New York City, 2000-2003
    Crystal M Fuller
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i51-61. 2005
    ..Large-scale studies among illicit drug-using MSM from more marginalized neighborhoods are warranted...
  30. ncbi Rapid vaccine distribution in nontraditional settings: lessons learned from project VIVA
    Micaela H Coady
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Community Health Nurs 24:79-85. 2007
    ..In conclusion, this project may be replicated in other communities and utilized for annual vaccination campaigns and in the event of a pandemic...
  31. pmc Strategies for improving influenza immunization rates among hard-to-reach populations
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Urban Health 84:615-31. 2007
    ..The planning process for an influenza pandemic should include community engagement and extension of strategies beyond traditional providers to involve community-based organizations addressing HTR populations...
  32. doi Comparison of HIV risk by duration of injection drug use
    David Vlahov
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 46:181-91. 2011
    ..Despite this, continuing to tailor HIV prevention programs for these recent-onset IDUs is prudent. The study's limitations are noted...
  33. doi Sexual risk reduction among non-injection drug users: report of a randomized controlled trial
    Delivette Castor
    The Aaron Diamond AIDS Research Center, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, USA
    AIDS Care 22:62-70. 2010
    ..There was no evidence of significant differences in high-risk sexual behaviors between the intervention and control conditions. Future studies are needed to improve behavioral interventions in this population...
  34. pmc HIV prevalence, risk behaviors, and high-risk sexual and injection networks among young women injectors who have sex with women
    Samuel R Friedman
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:902-6. 2003
  35. ncbi Ecstasy use and its association with sexual behaviors among drug users in New York City
    Roberto A Novoa
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Community Health 30:331-43. 2005
    ..This study suggests that ecstasy use may be more prevalent among urban drug users. Ecstasy use in urban settings, beyond clubs and raves, should continue to be monitored...
  36. ncbi Period and birth-cohort effects on age of first phencyclidine (PCP) use among drug users in New York City, 1960 to 2000
    Whitney K Bryant
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:266-72. 2006
    ..The aim of the study is to determine period and birth-cohort effects in the early initiation of phencyclidine (PCP) use in drug users in New York City (NYC)...
  37. ncbi Impact of social network characteristics on high-risk sexual behaviors among non-injection drug users
    Daniel J Pilowsky
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1629-49. 2007
    ..The study's limitations are noted and longitudinal studies are needed to ascertain whether these associations are causal. Funding was provided by the National Institute on Drug Abuse...
  38. ncbi Suicidal ideation among African-American non-injection drug users
    Jennifer R Havens
    University of Kentucky, Center on Drug and Alcohol Research, 915B S Limestone, Lexington, KY 40536 9824, USA
    Ethn Dis 15:110-5. 2005
    ..93, 95% confidence interval = 1.25, 6.88). Our findings underscore the need to integrate treatment for psychiatric comorbidity and drug dependence and target these services toward young, African-American drug users...
  39. ncbi Convenience is the key to hepatitis A and B vaccination uptake among young adult injection drug users
    Jennifer V Campbell
    HIV AIDS Epidemiology Program, Public Health Seattle and King County, 400 Yesler Way 3rd Floor, c o Hanne Thiede, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 91:S64-72. 2007
    ..Vaccination programs convenient to IDUs have not been widely implemented or evaluated. We assessed whether convenience and monetary incentives influenced uptake of free vaccine by 18-30-year-old IDUs in five U.S. cities...
  40. pmc Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a New Orleans workforce following Hurricane Katrina
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 84:142-52. 2007
    ..The strong relationship between displacement from one's pre-Katrina residence and symptoms of PTSD suggests a need to focus resource utilization and interventions on individuals living in temporary housing...
  41. ncbi Social circumstances of initiation of injection drug use and early shooting gallery attendance: implications for HIV intervention among adolescent and young adult injection drug users
    Crystal M Fuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailam School of Public Health, Columbia, New York 10032, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 32:86-93. 2003
    ..Hence, older IDUs may serve as a bridge group to SGs, transmitting HIV from older to younger IDUs...
  42. ncbi Lack of behavior change after disclosure of hepatitis C virus infection among young injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland
    Danielle C Ompad
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 35:783-8. 2002
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  43. 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...
  44. ncbi Pandemic preparedness and hard to reach populations
    David Vlahov
    Am J Disaster Med 2:281-3. 2007

Research Grants1

  1. Club Drug Use and HIV Risks among Minorities in NYC
    Danielle Ompad; Fiscal Year: 2008
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