Alfredo Morabia

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Until the lab takes it away from epidemiology
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, USA
    Prev Med 53:217-20. 2011
  2. doi request reprint In defense of Pierre Louis who pioneered the epidemiological approach to good medicine
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College CUNY, 163 03 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY 11365, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1.e1-5. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Asbestos, asbestosis, smoking, and lung cancer. New findings from the North American insulator cohort
    Steven B Markowitz
    Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 188:90-6. 2013
  4. pmc Epidemiology and public health in 1906 England: Arthur Newsholme's methodological innovation to study breastfeeding and fatal diarrhea
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, NY 11367, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e17-22. 2013
  5. pmc Epidemiology's 350th Anniversary: 1662-2012
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, NY 11367, USA
    Epidemiology 24:179-83. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic interactions, complexity, and the lonesome death of Max von Pettenkofer
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11365, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1233-8. 2007
  7. doi request reprint History of the modern epidemiological concept of confounding
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College CUNY, 163 03 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY 11365, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:297-300. 2011

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. doi request reprint Until the lab takes it away from epidemiology
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, USA
    Prev Med 53:217-20. 2011
    ..It is proposed that, historically, when the conditions are right for laboratory sciences to contribute to causal knowledge, they take the place of epidemiology as leaders in a given field...
  2. doi request reprint In defense of Pierre Louis who pioneered the epidemiological approach to good medicine
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Queens College CUNY, 163 03 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY 11365, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 62:1.e1-5. 2009
    ..Accusing Louis of "bad medicine" misses the historical importance of his struggle to improve clinical medicine using population thinking and group comparison...
  3. doi request reprint Asbestos, asbestosis, smoking, and lung cancer. New findings from the North American insulator cohort
    Steven B Markowitz
    Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 188:90-6. 2013
    ..Asbestos, smoking, and asbestosis increase lung cancer risk in incompletely elucidated ways. Smoking cessation among asbestos-exposed cohorts has been little studied...
  4. pmc Epidemiology and public health in 1906 England: Arthur Newsholme's methodological innovation to study breastfeeding and fatal diarrhea
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, New York, NY 11367, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e17-22. 2013
    ..Newsholme's conclusions were consistent with the current knowledge that breastfeeding protects against fatal diarrhea...
  5. pmc Epidemiology's 350th Anniversary: 1662-2012
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, NY 11367, USA
    Epidemiology 24:179-83. 2013
    ..In 1662, when John Graunt applied-for the first time-the new approach to the analysis of causes of death in London, he gave epidemiology a singular date of birth. This was exactly 350 years ago...
  6. ncbi request reprint Epidemiologic interactions, complexity, and the lonesome death of Max von Pettenkofer
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY 11365, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:1233-8. 2007
    ..Revisiting the fate of von Pettenkofer's theory with modern lenses can benefit today's quest for deciphering the causes of complex associations...
  7. doi request reprint History of the modern epidemiological concept of confounding
    Alfredo Morabia
    Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, Queens College CUNY, 163 03 Horace Harding Expressway, Flushing, NY 11365, USA
    J Epidemiol Community Health 65:297-300. 2011
    ..This essay discusses how confounding was perceived in the 18th and 19th centuries, reviews how the concept evolved across the 20th century and finally describes the modern definition of confounding...