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  1. ncbi Household transmission of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus after a school-based outbreak in New York City, April-May 2009
    Anne Marie France
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:984-92. 2010
  2. ncbi The outbreak of West Nile virus infection in the New York City area in 1999
    D Nash
    Communicable Disease Program, New York City Department of Health, New York 10013, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1807-14. 2001
  3. ncbi Causes of death among persons with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: New York City
    Judith E Sackoff
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:397-406. 2006
  4. ncbi Novel influenza A(H1N1) in a pediatric health care facility in New York City during the first wave of the 2009 pandemic
    Yolanda Miroballi
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:24-30. 2010
  5. pmc Neighborhood food environment and walkability predict obesity in New York City
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:442-7. 2009
  6. ncbi Disparities in cesarean delivery rates and associated adverse neonatal outcomes in New York City hospitals
    Heather S Lipkind
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1239-47. 2009
  7. pmc Neighborhood characteristics and change in depressive symptoms among older residents of New York City
    John R Beard
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5202, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1308-14. 2009
  8. pmc Monitoring the impact of influenza by age: emergency department fever and respiratory complaint surveillance in New York City
    Donald R Olson
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e247. 2007
  9. pmc Epidemiological evidence of an early wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic in New York City
    Donald R Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Public Health Preparedness, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11059-63. 2005
  10. ncbi Urban asthma and the neighbourhood environment in New York City
    Jason Corburn
    Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 425 E 25th St rm 724 West, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Place 12:167-79. 2006

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  1. ncbi Household transmission of 2009 influenza A (H1N1) virus after a school-based outbreak in New York City, April-May 2009
    Anne Marie France
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Office of Workforce and Career Development, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    J Infect Dis 201:984-92. 2010
    ..an outbreak due to infection with the 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) virus (pH1N1) was investigated in a New York City high school...
  2. ncbi The outbreak of West Nile virus infection in the New York City area in 1999
    D Nash
    Communicable Disease Program, New York City Department of Health, New York 10013, USA
    N Engl J Med 344:1807-14. 2001
    ..1999, an unusual cluster of cases of meningoencephalitis associated with muscle weakness was reported to the New York City Department of Health. The initial epidemiologic and environmental investigations suggested an arboviral cause.
  3. ncbi Causes of death among persons with AIDS in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy: New York City
    Judith E Sackoff
    HIV Epidemiology Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10013, USA
    Ann Intern Med 145:397-406. 2006
    ..Monitoring the full spectrum of causes of death among persons with AIDS is increasingly important as survival improves because of highly active antiretroviral therapy...
  4. ncbi Novel influenza A(H1N1) in a pediatric health care facility in New York City during the first wave of the 2009 pandemic
    Yolanda Miroballi
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:24-30. 2010
    ..To describe the burden of care experienced by our pediatric health care facility in New York, New York, from May 3, 2009, to July 31, 2009, during the novel influenza A(H1N1) pandemic that began in spring 2009...
  5. pmc Neighborhood food environment and walkability predict obesity in New York City
    Andrew Rundle
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:442-7. 2009
    ..Differences in the neighborhood food environment may contribute to disparities in obesity...
  6. ncbi Disparities in cesarean delivery rates and associated adverse neonatal outcomes in New York City hospitals
    Heather S Lipkind
    Section of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1239-47. 2009
    To examine the primary cesarean delivery rates and associated neonatal outcomes by insurance status in public and private hospitals in New York City.
  7. pmc Neighborhood characteristics and change in depressive symptoms among older residents of New York City
    John R Beard
    Center for Urban Epidemiological Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 Fifth Ave, New York, NY 10029 5202, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:1308-14. 2009
    ..We investigated the relationship between the depressive symptoms of older adults over time and the characteristics of the neighborhoods in which they live...
  8. pmc Monitoring the impact of influenza by age: emergency department fever and respiratory complaint surveillance in New York City
    Donald R Olson
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 4:e247. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of emergency department (ED) chief complaint data for measuring influenza-attributable morbidity by age and by predominant circulating virus...
  9. pmc Epidemiological evidence of an early wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic in New York City
    Donald R Olson
    Department of Epidemiology and Center for Public Health Preparedness, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:11059-63. 2005
    ..shift in the age distribution of epidemic deaths occurred during the 1917/1918 influenza season in New York City. The timing, magnitude, and age distribution of this mortality shift provide strong evidence that an early ..
  10. ncbi Urban asthma and the neighbourhood environment in New York City
    Jason Corburn
    Center for Occupational and Environmental Health, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 425 E 25th St rm 724 West, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Health Place 12:167-79. 2006
    Asthma is now the leading cause of emergency room visits, hospitalizations, and missed school days in New York City's poorest neighbourhoods...
  11. ncbi Same-sex attraction disclosure to health care providers among New York City men who have sex with men: implications for HIV testing approaches
    Kyle T Bernstein
    Department of Public Health, STD Prevention and Control, San Francisco, CA 94103, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1458-64. 2008
    ..We examined the association between disclosing to their medical providers (eg, physicians, nurses, physician assistants) same-sex attraction and self-reported HIV testing among MSM in New York City, New York.
  12. ncbi West Nile virus: Uganda, 1937, to New York City, 1999
    C G Hayes
    Infectious Diseases Directorate, Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 7500, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 951:25-37. 2001
    ..This review will attempt to compare observations on the biology of West Nile virus made over about 60 years prior to the recent epidemics to observations made in association with these urban epidemics...
  13. pmc Epidemiology of nontuberculous mycobacteria in patients without HIV infection, New York City
    Ethan E Bodle
    Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:390-6. 2008
    ..avium complex (MAC) (27%, (p < 0.01). NTM disease in patients without HIV is increasing. Laboratory-based surveillance may be useful for detecting non-MAC and non-respiratory tract disease...
  14. ncbi Rapid spread of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae in New York City: a new threat to our antibiotic armamentarium
    Simona Bratu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1430-5. 2005
    ..In this study, the prevalence and molecular epidemiologic characteristics of carbapenem-resistant K pneumoniae are analyzed, and the experience involving 2 hospital outbreaks is described...
  15. pmc Infectious cDNA clone of the epidemic west nile virus from New York City
    Pei Yong Shi
    Wadsworth Center, New York State Department of Health Department of Biomedical Sciences, University at Albany, State University of New York, Albany, New York 12201, USA
    J Virol 76:5847-56. 2002
    ..reverse transcription-PCR products of viral RNA from an isolate collected during the year 2000 outbreak in New York City. It was cloned into plasmid pBR322 under the control of a T7 promoter and stably amplified in Escherichia coli ..
  16. ncbi Outbreak of 2009 pandemic influenza A (H1N1) at a New York City school
    Justin Lessler
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:2628-36. 2009
    ..In April 2009, an outbreak of novel swine-origin influenza A (2009 H1N1 influenza) occurred at a high school in Queens, New York. We describe the outbreak and characterize the clinical and epidemiologic aspects of this novel virus...
  17. pmc Projecting heat-related mortality impacts under a changing climate in the New York City region
    Kim Knowlton
    Department of Environmental Health Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:2028-34. 2007
    We sought to project future impacts of climate change on summer heat-related premature deaths in the New York City metropolitan region.
  18. pmc Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, environmental tobacco smoke, and respiratory symptoms in an inner-city birth cohort
    Rachel L Miller
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, PH8C, 630 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Chest 126:1071-8. 2004
    ..We also hypothesized that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) may worsen symptoms beyond that observed to be associated with PAH alone...
  19. pmc Results of a pilot diabetes prevention intervention in East Harlem, New York City: Project HEED
    Punam Parikh
    Department of Health Evidence and Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Public Health 100:S232-9. 2010
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  20. pmc Reading ability, education, and cognitive status assessment among older adults in Harlem, New York City
    S M Albert
    Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 89:95-7. 1999
    This study examined reported level of education and current reading ability as predictors of cognitive status among older African Americans in central Harlem, New York City.
  21. ncbi Influenza A among patients with human immunodeficiency virus: an outbreak of infection at a residential facility in New York City
    A D Fine
    Communicable Disease Program, New York City Department of Health, Bronx, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 32:1784-91. 2001
    ..Providers should continue to offer influenza vaccination to HIV-infected persons...
  22. pmc Genomic DNA methylation among women in a multiethnic New York City birth cohort
    Mary Beth Terry
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:2306-10. 2008
    ..Using information from a multiethnic New York City birth cohort (born between 1959 and 1963), we examined whether genomic DNA methylation, measured in peripheral ..
  23. pmc Contributions of a local health examination survey to the surveillance of chronic and infectious diseases in New York City
    R Charon Gwynn
    Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th St, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:152-9. 2009
    We sought to evaluate the contribution of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC-HANES) to local public health surveillance.
  24. pmc Staphylococcus aureus ST398, New York City and Dominican Republic
    Meera Bhat
    Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 15:285-7. 2009
    ..A large population in northern Manhattan has close ties to the Dominican Republic, suggesting international transmission...
  25. ncbi Elevated white blood cell count and carotid plaque thickness : the northern manhattan stroke study
    M S Elkind
    Department of Neurology, Sergievsky Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 32:842-9. 2001
    ..We sought to determine whether white blood cell count (WBC) is associated with carotid plaque thickness in a stroke-free, multiethnic cohort...
  26. ncbi Relapse and acquired rifampin resistance in HIV-infected patients with tuberculosis treated with rifampin- or rifabutin-based regimens in New York City, 1997-2000
    Jiehui Li
    Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:83-91. 2005
    ..The relationship between rifamycin use and either relapse or treatment failure with acquired rifampin resistance (ARR) among human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients with tuberculosis (TB) is not well understood...
  27. pmc Diabetes prevalence among Puerto Rican adults in New York City, NY, 2000
    Thomas A Melnik
    Bureau of Chronic Disease Epidemiology and Surveillance, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:434-7. 2004
    ..assessed the prevalence of diagnosed diabetes and associated characteristics among Puerto Rican adults in New York City, NY, with a random-digit-dialed telephone survey with a dual-frame sampling design. Overall, 11...
  28. ncbi The emergence of West Nile virus in North America: ecology, epidemiology, and surveillance
    J T Roehrig
    Arbovirus Diseases Branch, Division of Vector Borne Infectious Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA
    Curr Top Microbiol Immunol 267:223-40. 2002
    ..The valuable lessons learned from the detection and response to the introduction of WN virus into NYC should prove useful if and when subsequent intrusions of new disease agents occur...
  29. ncbi Breast and cervical cancer screening among South Asian women in New York City
    Nadia Islam
    Center for the Study of Asian American Health, NYU School of Medicine, New York City, New York 10016 6481, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:211-21. 2006
    ..the breast and cervical cancer screening practices of a community sample of South Asian women living in the New York City area...
  30. doi Prevalence of adult male circumcision in the general population and a population at increased risk for HIV/AIDS in New York City
    Christy M McKinney
    Houston School of Public Health, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas 75390 9128, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 35:814-7. 2008
  31. pmc Use of pharmacy data to evaluate smoking regulations' impact on sales of nicotine replacement therapies in New York City
    Kristina B Metzger
    Bureau of Epidemiology Services, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN 6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1050-5. 2005
    Recently, New York City and New York State increased cigarette excise taxes and New York City implemented a smoke-free workplace law...
  32. pmc Availability of recreational resources and physical activity in adults
    Ana V Diez Roux
    Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:493-9. 2007
    ..Using data from a large cohort of adults aged 45 to 84 years-old, we investigated whether availability of recreational resources is related to physical activity levels...
  33. pmc A population-based study examining the emergence of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus USA300 in New York City
    Simona Bratu
    Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 5:29. 2006
    ..Community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (CA-MRSA) is a serious pathogen in several regions in the United States. It is unclear which populations are at high risk for the emergence of these strains...
  34. pmc Effects of transplacental exposure to environmental pollutants on birth outcomes in a multiethnic population
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:201-5. 2003
    ..This study provides evidence that environmental pollutants at levels currently encountered in New York City adversely affect fetal development.
  35. ncbi HIV and intimate partner violence among methadone-maintained women in New York City
    Nabila El-Bassel
    Social Intervention Group, Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Soc Sci Med 61:171-83. 2005
    ..a longitudinal study with a random sample of 416 women enrolled in methadone maintenance treatment programs in New York City. Two hypotheses are tested: whether sexual risk-related factors or risk reduction behavior leads to subsequent ..
  36. pmc Study design and participation rates of the New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2004
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, Room 315, CN 6, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Prev Chronic Dis 3:A94. 2006
    ..The New York City Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NYC HANES) was designed as a new local surveillance initiative to ..
  37. ncbi Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City
    Sandro Galea
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 5283, USA
    N Engl J Med 346:982-7. 2002
    ..We assessed the prevalence and correlates of acute post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and depression among residents of Manhattan five to eight weeks after the attacks...
  38. ncbi Public health in New York City, 2002-2007: confronting epidemics of the modern era
    Thomas R Frieden
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 37:966-77. 2008
    ..Starting in 2002, the New York City health department, an agency with a long history of innovation, undertook initiatives to address chronic ..
  39. pmc Master's performance in the New York City Marathon 1983-1999
    P Jokl
    Department of Orthopaedics, Yale University, Yale Physicians Building, 800 Howard Avenue, New Haven, CT 06512, USA
    Br J Sports Med 38:408-12. 2004
    ..Physical activity in older people is believed to slow down the natural aging process through its effects on disuse atrophy...
  40. pmc Prenatal insecticide exposures and birth weight and length among an urban minority cohort
    Robin M Whyatt
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:1125-32. 2004
    We reported previously that insecticide exposures were widespread among minority women in New York City during pregnancy and that levels of the organophosphate chlorpyrifos in umbilical cord plasma were inversely associated with birth ..
  41. ncbi The ecological relationship between deprivation, social isolation and rates of hospital admission for acute psychiatric care: a comparison of London and New York City
    Sarah Curtis
    Department of Geography, Health Research Group, Queen Mary College, University of London, London, UK
    Health Place 12:19-37. 2006
    ..in rates of acute hospital admissions for psychiatric conditions in Greater London around the year 1998 and in New York City (NYC) in 2000...
  42. pmc Childhood obesity in New York City elementary school students
    Lorna E Thorpe
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Division of Epidemiology, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:1496-500. 2004
    We estimated overweight and obesity in New York City elementary school children.
  43. pmc Clinical evaluation of the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ambulance dispatch-based syndromic surveillance system, New York City
    Jane Greenko
    Bureau of Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Urban Health 80:i50-6. 2003
    Since 1998, the New York City Department of Health has used New York City Emergency Medical Services (EMS) ambulance dispatch data to monitor for a communitywide rise in influenzalike illness (ILI) as an early detection system for ..
  44. pmc Providing naloxone to substance users for secondary administration to reduce overdose mortality in New York City
    Daliah I Heller
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:393-7. 2007
  45. pmc Characterization of the dust/smoke aerosol that settled east of the World Trade Center (WTC) in lower Manhattan after the collapse of the WTC 11 September 2001
    Paul J Lioy
    Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute of New Jersey, UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 110:703-14. 2002
    ..Further, these results support the need to have the interior of residences, buildings, and their respective HVAC systems professionally cleaned to reduce long-term residential risks before rehabitation...
  46. pmc Correlation of the expression of acrB and the regulatory genes marA, soxS and ramA with antimicrobial resistance in clinical isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae endemic to New York City
    Simona Bratu
    Department of Medicine, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
    J Antimicrob Chemother 64:278-83. 2009
    ..Nosocomial isolates of Klebsiella pneumoniae resistant to all commonly used antimicrobial agents have emerged in many regions of the world. It is unknown if efflux systems contribute to the multidrug resistance phenotype...
  47. ncbi Race-ethnicity and determinants of carotid atherosclerosis in a multiethnic population. The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study
    R L Sacco
    Department of Neurology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 28:929-35. 1997
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the importance of race-ethnicity and other factors associated with carotid atherosclerosis in a mixed population of Hispanics, blacks, and whites...
  48. pmc Victimization, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors among gay/bisexual/two-spirit and heterosexual American Indian Men in New York City
    Jane M Simoni
    Department of Psychology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Am J Public Health 96:2240-5. 2006
    ..secondary aims included describing condom-use attitudes, beliefs about HIV/AIDS in the Indian community, HIV knowledge, HIV status, and preference for and access to HIV prevention services in this population...
  49. ncbi Amphetamine use and sexual risk among men who have sex with men: results from the National HIV Behavioral Surveillance study--New York City
    Beryl A Koblin
    Laboratory of Infectious Disease Prevention, New York Blood Center, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Subst Use Misuse 42:1613-28. 2007
    A 2004-2005 survey among 503 men who have sex with men who attend public venues in New York City was used to examine the relationship of amphetamine use with sexual risk behaviors. Among the men recruited, 51...
  50. ncbi Variability in the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus infection among young injecting drug users in New York City
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Baron Edmond de Rothschild Chemical Dependency Institute, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 157:467-71. 2003
    ..aged 18-30 years) injecting drug users recruited in 1997-1999 in the Harlem and Lower East Side areas of New York City, New York, were used to assess the incidence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), hepatitis B virus (HBV), ..
  51. ncbi Psychological resilience after disaster: New York City in the aftermath of the September 11th terrorist attack
    George A Bonanno
    Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Psychol Sci 17:181-6. 2006
    ..1% of the sample. Resilience was less prevalent among more highly exposed individuals, but the frequency of resilience never fell below one third even among the exposure groups with the most dramatic elevations in PTSD...
  52. ncbi The changing distribution and determinants of obesity in the neighborhoods of New York City, 2003-2007
    Jennifer L Black
    Food, Nutrition and Health Program, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 171:765-75. 2010
    ..This study characterized the individual- and neighborhood-level determinants and distribution of obesity in New York City from 2003 to 2007...
  53. ncbi A case-control study of syphilis among men who have sex with men in New York City: association With HIV infection
    Gabriela Paz-Bailey
    Division of STD Prevention, NCHSTP, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Mail stop E 04, 1600 Clifton Road, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Sex Transm Dis 31:581-7. 2004
    ..of this study was to determine factors associated with syphilis among men who report sex with other men in New York City. DESIGN, SETTING AND STUDY SUBJECTS: We conducted a case-control study among 88 men who reported sex with men ..
  54. pmc A recurring outbreak of Shigella sonnei among traditionally observant Jewish children in New York City: the risks of daycare and household transmission
    V Garrett
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30333, USA
    Epidemiol Infect 134:1231-6. 2006
    ..In February 2000, we investigated a S. sonnei outbreak in one Jewish community in New York City. To determine risk factors for introduction of infection into households, we conducted a cohort study of ..
  55. ncbi Secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmokers nationally and in New York City
    Jennifer A Ellis
    Bureau of Tobacco Control, Division of Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 11:362-70. 2009
    We describe smoking prevalence and secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure among adult nonsmokers in New York City (NYC) across key demographic strata and compare exposure estimates with those found nationally.
  56. pmc Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions
    Nicholas Freudenberg
    Urban Public Health, Hunter College, 425 E 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:733-43. 2007
    We compared health and social needs by gender, age, and race/ ethnicity of people leaving New York City jails and assessed the implication of these differences for the development of jail reentry programs.
  57. ncbi Fatal inhalational anthrax with unknown source of exposure in a 61-year-old woman in New York City
    Bushra Mina
    Section of Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Lenox Hill Hospital, 100 E 77th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    JAMA 287:858-62. 2002
    A 61-year-old woman who was a New York City hospital employee developed fatal inhalational anthrax, but with an unknown source of anthrax exposure...
  58. ncbi Emergence of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella species possessing the class A carbapenem-hydrolyzing KPC-2 and inhibitor-resistant TEM-30 beta-lactamases in New York City
    Patricia A Bradford
    Wyeth Research, Pearl River, NY, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 39:55-60. 2004
    Nineteen isolates of carbapenem-resistant Klebsiella species were recovered from 7 hospitals in New York City. Most K. pneumoniae belonged to a single ribotype...
  59. ncbi Sexual practices of gay, bisexual, and other nonidentified MSM attending New York City gyms: patterns of serosorting, strategic positioning, and context selection
    Perry N Halkitis
    Center for Health, Identity, Behavior and Prevention Studies CHIBPS, Department of Applied Psychology, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, New York University, New York, NY 10003, USA
    J Sex Res 45:253-61. 2008
    ..of gay, bisexual, and other nonidentified men who have sex with men (MSM) who regularly attended gyms in New York City. Approximately 50% of the sample indicated sex with primary male partners, while 88% of the men had sexual ..
  60. ncbi Disparities in urban neighborhood conditions: evidence from GIS measures and field observation in New York City
    Kathryn M Neckerman
    Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Public Health Policy 30:S264-85. 2009
    ..This study compared poor and nonpoor neighborhoods in New York City, using geographic information systems measures constructed from public data for US census tracts within New ..
  61. ncbi Qualitative needs assessment of HIV services among Dominican, Mexican and Central American immigrant populations living in the New York City area
    M G Shedlin
    International and Immigrant Health Research, Institute for AIDS Research, NDRI, Inc New York, NY 10010, USA
    AIDS Care 16:434-45. 2004
    ..The key elements for the provision of services to this population appear to be those that build on cultural norms and network human and institutional resources...
  62. ncbi The First International Consensus Summit for Sleeve Gastrectomy (SG), New York City, October 25-27, 2007
    Mervyn Deitel
    Obesity Surgery, 39 Bassano Rd, Toronto, ON M2N 2J9, Canada
    Obes Surg 18:487-96. 2008
    ..A second-stage bariatric operation may be performed if necessary, with increased safety. Long-term results of LSG and further networking are anxiously awaited...
  63. ncbi Suicide among New York City police officers, 1977-1996
    Peter M Marzuk
    Department of Psychiatry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 1300 York Avenue, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 159:2069-71. 2002
    The authors assessed the suicide rates of New York City police officers during a recent period.
  64. ncbi Public-private collaboration for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis control in New York City
    S S Munsiff
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, NY 10007, USA
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 10:639-48. 2006
    ..An urban tuberculosis control program where an enhanced multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) management plan coordinated care with multiple providers...
  65. ncbi Most positive HIV western blot tests do not diagnose new cases in New York City: implications for HIV testing programs
    David B Hanna
    HIV Epidemiology and Field Services Program, Bureau of HIV AIDS Prevention and Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 51:609-14. 2009
    ..To evaluate HIV testing efforts based on surveillance data...
  66. 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...
  67. ncbi Socioeconomic factors and asthma hospitalization rates in New York City
    L Claudio
    Department of Community Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029 6574, USA
    J Asthma 36:343-50. 1999
    ..factors, we conducted an ecologic analysis using small geographical areas defined by postal zip code in New York City. Asthma hospitalization rates correlated with low median family income, percentage of minorities in the ..
  68. ncbi Acceptance of rapid HIV testing among medical inpatients in New York City
    Charu L Jain
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10013, USA
    AIDS Patient Care STDS 22:657-62. 2008
    ..This study examined patient acceptability of routine, voluntary HIV testing in a New York City hospital serving East Harlem, a diverse community with an HIV seroprevalence of 2.6%...
  69. pmc Striving toward comprehensive HIV/AIDS surveillance: the view from New York City
    Lucia V Torian
    HIV Epidemiology Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 125 Worth St, CN 44, New York, NY 10013, USA
    Public Health Rep 122:4-6. 2007
  70. ncbi Prevalence of self-reported epilepsy in a multiracial and multiethnic community in New York City
    Elizabeth A Kelvin
    G H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Epilepsy Res 77:141-50. 2007
    To estimate the prevalence of epilepsy in a racially and ethnically diverse neighborhood in New York City.
  71. ncbi Ethnicity and gestational diabetes in New York City, 1995-2003
    D A Savitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    BJOG 115:969-78. 2008
    To characterise the patterns of occurrence of gestational diabetes among a wide range of ethnic groups that reside in New York City.
  72. ncbi Sexual behaviors and sexual risk in a prospective cohort of HIV-positive men and women in New York City, 1994-2002: implications for prevention
    Angela A Aidala
    Center for Applied Public Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 18:12-32. 2006
    ..This study of HIV-positive adults in New York City is the first examination of patterns of sexual behavior in a large, representative cohort of HIV-infected ..
  73. ncbi Factors associated with tuberculosis treatment interruption in New York City
    Cynthia R Driver
    Bureau of Tuberculosis Control, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 225 Broadway, 22nd Floor, New York, NY 10007, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 11:361-8. 2005
    ..Large urban tuberculosis control program...
  74. pmc In utero pesticide exposure, maternal paraoxonase activity, and head circumference
    Gertrud S Berkowitz
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Box 1172, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 112:388-91. 2004
    ..conducting a prospective, multiethnic cohort study of mothers and infants delivered at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. In this report we evaluate the effects of pesticide exposure on birth weight, length, head circumference, and ..
  75. ncbi Molecular epidemiology and mechanisms of carbapenem resistance in Acinetobacter baumannii endemic in New York City
    John Quale
    Division of Infectious Diseases, State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn 11203, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:214-20. 2003
    ....
  76. pmc Evaluation of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection, New York City
    Melanie Besculides
    Communicable Disease, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 5:105. 2005
    ..This paper describes an evaluation of the utility of school absenteeism data for early outbreak detection in New York City (NYC).
  77. pmc Co-infection of hepatitis B and hepatitis C virus in human immunodeficiency virus-infected patients in New York City, United States
    Jong Hun Kim
    Center for Comprehensive Care, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1000 10th Ave, Suite 2T, New York 10019, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 14:6689-93. 2008
    ..To study the prevalence and risk factors associated with triple infection with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/hepatitis B virus (HBV)/hepatitis C virus (HCV) in an urban clinic population...
  78. pmc Demographic and behavioral factors associated with daily sugar-sweetened soda consumption in New York City adults
    Colin D Rehm
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Urban Health 85:375-85. 2008
    ..the relations of socioeconomic and behavioral factors to frequent consumption of sugar-sweetened soda among New York City (NYC) adults and the relation of frequent consumption to body mass index (BMI; kg/m(2))...
  79. ncbi Health behaviors of older Chinese adults living in New York City
    Nina S Parikh
    Brookdale Center for Healthy Aging and Longevity, Hunter College, City University of New York, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Community Health 34:6-15. 2009
    ..We analyzed data from the 2003 New York City Chinese Health Survey (NYC CHS), the largest probability-based sample of Chinese immigrants residing in two ..
  80. ncbi Cough and bronchial responsiveness in firefighters at the World Trade Center site
    David J Prezant
    Bureau of Health Services, Fire Department of New York City, New York, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:806-15. 2002
    Workers from the Fire Department of New York City were exposed to a variety of inhaled materials during and after the collapse of the World Trade Center...
  81. ncbi World Trade Center "sarcoid-like" granulomatous pulmonary disease in New York City Fire Department rescue workers
    Gabriel Izbicki
    Pulmonary Division, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Chest 131:1414-23. 2007
    ....
  82. ncbi Monitoring over-the-counter medication sales for early detection of disease outbreaks--New York City
    Debjani Das
    New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York, USA
    MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep 54:41-6. 2005
    ..Since August 2002, the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) has tracked OTC medication sales to enhance detection of ..
  83. pmc Association between residential exposure to outdoor alcohol advertising and problem drinking among African American women in New York City
    Naa Oyo A Kwate
    Department of Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:228-30. 2009
    ..and current problem drinking among 139 African American women aged 21 to 49 years in Central Harlem, New York City. We found that exposure to advertisements was positively related to problem drinking (13% greater odds), even ..
  84. pmc Prescription opioid use, misuse, and diversion among street drug users in New York City
    W Rees Davis
    National Development and Research Institutes, Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Drug Alcohol Depend 92:267-76. 2008
    The use of heroin, cocaine, and other drugs is well researched in New York City, but prescription opioids (POs) have been overlooked...
  85. ncbi The association of immigration and acculturation attributes with oral health among immigrants in New York City
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, 250 Park Avenue South, Sixth Floor, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:S474-80. 2009
    ..We examined associations between immigration and acculturation attributes and oral disease among immigrants...
  86. ncbi Race-ethnic disparities in the impact of stroke risk factors: the northern Manhattan stroke study
    R L Sacco
    Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 32:1725-31. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: The prevalence, OR, and EF for stroke risk factors vary by race-ethnicity. These differences are crucial to the etiology of stroke, as well as to the design and implementation of stroke prevention programs...
  87. pmc Effectiveness of respondent-driven sampling for recruiting drug users in New York City: findings from a pilot study
    Abu S Abdul-Quader
    Behavioral and Clinical Surveillance Branch, Division of HIV AIDS Prevention Surveillance and Epidemiology, National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 30333, USA
    J Urban Health 83:459-76. 2006
    ..study conducted to assess the effectiveness of RDS to recruit a large and diversified group of drug users in New York City. Beginning with eight seeds (i.e...
  88. pmc Effect of prenatal exposure to airborne polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons on neurodevelopment in the first 3 years of life among inner-city children
    Frederica P Perera
    Columbia Center for Children s Environmental Health, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:1287-92. 2006
    Our prospective cohort study of nonsmoking African-American and Dominican mothers and children in New York City is evaluating the role of prenatal exposure to urban pollutants, including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) , ..
  89. pmc Universal genotyping in tuberculosis control program, New York City, 2001-2003
    Carla M Clark
    Tuberculosis Control Program, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 225 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 12:719-24. 2006
    In 2001, New York City implemented genotyping to its tuberculosis (TB) control activities by using IS6110 restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) and spoligotyping to type isolates from culture-positive TB patients...
  90. pmc HIV incidence among injection drug users in New York City, 1990 to 2002: use of serologic test algorithm to assess expansion of HIV prevention services
    Don C Des Jarlais
    Beth Israel Medical Center, 1st Ave and 16th St, New York, NY 10003, USA
    Am J Public Health 95:1439-44. 2005
    We sought to estimate HIV incidence among injection drug users (IDUs) in New York City from 1990 to 2002 to assess the impact of an expansion of syringe exchange services...
  91. ncbi Leisure-time physical activity and ischemic stroke risk: the Northern Manhattan Stroke Study
    R L Sacco
    Department of Neurology, Sergievsky Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 29:380-7. 1998
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the association between leisure-time physical activity and ischemic stroke in an urban, elderly, multiethnic population...
  92. pmc Migration and HIV risk behaviors: Puerto Rican drug injectors in New York City and Puerto Rico
    Sherry Deren
    National Development and Research Institutes Inc, 71 West 23rd Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10010, USA
    Am J Public Health 93:812-6. 2003
    We compared injection-related HIV risk behaviors of Puerto Rican current injection drug users (IDUs) living in New York City and in Puerto Rico who also had injected in the other location with those who had not.
  93. pmc A biomonitoring study of lead, cadmium, and mercury in the blood of New York city adults
    Wendy McKelvey
    Division of Environmental Health, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, New York 10007, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 115:1435-41. 2007
    We assessed the extent of exposure to lead, cadmium, and mercury in the New York City (NYC) adult population.
  94. ncbi Measuring and maximizing coverage in the World Trade Center Health Registry
    Joe Murphy
    RTI International, 230 W Monroe, Suite 2100, Chicago, IL 60606, USA
    Stat Med 26:1688-701. 2007
    ....
  95. ncbi Psychological reactions to terrorist attacks: findings from the National Study of Americans' Reactions to September 11
    William E Schlenger
    Center for Risk Behavior and Mental Health Research, Research Triangle Institute, PO Box 12194, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    JAMA 288:581-8. 2002
    ..The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, represent an unprecedented exposure to trauma in the United States...
  96. ncbi Tenant outcomes in supported housing and community residences in New York City
    Carole E Siegel
    Statistical Sciences and Services Research Division, Nathan S Kline Institute, 140 Old Orangeburg Road, Orangeburg, New York 10962, USA
    Psychiatr Serv 57:982-91. 2006
    ....
  97. ncbi Posttraumatic stress symptoms, PTSD, and risk factors among lower Manhattan residents 2-3 years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks
    Laura DiGrande
    Division of Epidemiology, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, New York, NY 10013, USA
    J Trauma Stress 21:264-73. 2008
    ..In 2003-2004, the authors administered the PTSD Checklist to 11,037 adults who lived south of Canal Street in New York City on 9/11. The prevalence of probable PTSD was 12...
  98. ncbi Estimating the incidence of first unprovoked seizure and newly diagnosed epilepsy in the low-income urban community of Northern Manhattan, New York City
    Emma K T Benn
    Gertrude H Sergievsky Center, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Epilepsia 49:1431-9. 2008
    To estimate the incidence and mortality associated with first unprovoked seizure or newly diagnosed epilepsy in a low-income, predominantly Hispanic community in Northern Manhattan, New York City.
  99. ncbi Trajectory and socioeconomic predictors of depression in a prospective study of residents of New York City
    John R Beard
    Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies, New York Academy of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 18:235-43. 2008
    ..We monitored symptoms of depression and assessed the factors associated with changing symptoms of depression in a population-based cohort over a 30 month period...
  100. pmc Relationship between body mass index and adiposity in prepubertal children: ethnic and geographic comparisons between New York City and Jinan City (China)
    Khursheed P Navder
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Nutrition and Food Science in Urban Public Health Program, Hunter College of the City University of New York, 1111 Amsterdam Ave, Scrymser Bsmt, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 107:488-93. 2009
    ..were Chinese from Jinan, Shandong, Mainland China, and 358 children were from various ethnic backgrounds in New York City (NYC): 121 Caucasians, 94 African Americans, and 143 Asians (Chinese and Korean)...
  101. pmc Ambient metals, elemental carbon, and wheeze and cough in New York City children through 24 months of age
    Molini M Patel
    Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 180:1107-13. 2009
    ..The effects of exposure to specific components of ambient fine particulate matter (PM(2.5)), including metals and elemental carbon (EC), have not been fully characterized in young children...

Research Grants80

  1. NEIGHBORHOOD CHARACTERISTICS AND RISK OF GESTATIONAL DIABETES IN NEW YORK CITY
    Teresa Janevic; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Using linked New York City hospital discharge, birth certificate, commercial food, and census data, this study will be the first ever to ..
  2. THE ETHICS OF POST-CONFLICT AND POST-DISASTER DNA IDENTIFICATION
    Sarah Wagner; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..g. Bosnia and post-9/11 New York City), reluctantly in others (e.g...
  3. Osteoarthritis: Identification of Novel Imaging Biomarkers via 23Na/1H MRI at 7 T
    Gregory Chang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Disease, and 3) the NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) of NYU and the New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC). Finally, an advisory committee will provide quarterly feedback to Dr...
  4. Improving pain and function in hip fracture
    R Sean Morrison; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Patients age 60 years and over presenting to two New York City emergency departments with hip fracture will be randomized to receive the intervention or usual care...
  5. The Effect of Behavioral and Physiological Factors on Obesity Risk in Children
    Karen B Dorsey; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..She has been successfully working across the two campuses since 2006. Dr. Dorsey lives in New York City and travels between New York and New Haven with ease using the commuter train, meeting regularly with mentors ..
  6. Health-Seeking Behaviors among Men with Criminal Justice and Substance Abuse Hist
    Pamela Valera; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and health-seeking behaviors of 300 men ages 35-64 that have criminal justice and substance abuse histories in New York City. Specific aims are: 1) to explore unmet health and psychosocial needs and quality of life among ethnic ..
  7. Survivorship: Mentoring and Bridging Primary Care and Oncology
    KEVIN CHARLES OEFFINGER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Minorities Identify potentially eligible, ethnic minority female Hodgkin lymphoma survivors living in the New York City area for a future intervention trial aimed at increasing breast cancer surveillance rates...
  8. Placebo Effects in the Treatment of Depression: Cognitive and Neural Mechanisms
    Bret R Rutherford; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Columbia is one of the largest providers of psychiatric services in New York City and has active research programs in a variety of areas, including anxiety and depressive disorders, eating ..
  9. Qualitative Study of Mental Health Recovery in Dual Diagnosed Homeless
    DEBORAH KAY PADGETT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..mental health recovery among 'dual diagnosed homeless'adults entering residential services in New York City. Specific Aims are: 1) To identify common elements and contexts of recovery among dual diagnosed homeless ..
  10. New Strategies to Prevent Death from Influenza
    Kendall A Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is a collaborative effort between two established research teams, one in New York City, and one in London, UK with complementary skills and whose members know each other well...
  11. Leveraging Opportunities to Improve Oral Health in Older Adults
    MARY EVELYN NORTHRIDGE; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and leverage opportunities to improve dental health in older adults in Harlem and Washington Heights/Inwood, New York City, our specific aims are to: Aim 1: Build an SD model of factors affecting tooth retention in older adults using ..
  12. Rare Liver Disease Network
    Ronald J Sokol; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Sinai Hospital of New York City, and The Children's Hospital of the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center...
  13. Fetal Programming and Environmental Exposures: Implications for Prenatal Care and
    Jeffrey A Whitsett; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Fisher (investigators), this event will take place at the New York Academy of Sciences conference center in New York City on June 7-8, 2012...
  14. Relationships between discrimination and the health of South Asian Americans
    SARAH BERGMAN NADIMPALLI; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..SAAs living in New York City are uniquely vulnerable to discrimination and its related health consequences, given that they have been ..
  15. Nanion Syncro Patch 96
    Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We expect the instrument to be used at its full capacity, by investigators throughout the Columbia University and collaborators in the New York City area, promoting collaboration.
  16. Development of Behavioral and Social Interventions that Reduce Stigma and Improve
    Crystal M Fuller; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..technologies and bringing technological innovations and treatment modalities to low-income communities in New York City. If successful, this model can be duplicated not only throughout other high-risk neighborhoods in New York, ..
  17. Personalized Treatment with Pharmacotherapy and CBT for Moderate Problem Drinking
    Andrew C Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..therapy (CBT) or the two combined, in a population of problem-drinking men who have sex with men (MSM) in New York City and vicinity...
  18. Cornell Clinical Trials Unit
    Roy M Gulick; Fiscal Year: 2011
    An estimated 1 million Americans (and more than 90,000 New York City residents) have HIV infection. Despite recent advances, HIV/AIDS remains an important area for clinical investigation...
  19. Cornell Clinical Trials Unit
    Roy M Gulick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    An estimated 1 million Americans (and more than 90,000 New York City residents) have HIV infection. Despite recent advances, HIV/AIDS remains an important area for clinical investigation...
  20. Do barriers to transplantation impact liver cancer survival in Asians?
    Umut Sarpel; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Specific Aim 2. To explore attitudes on HCC treatment in the New York City Chinese community, and investigate perceived reasons why they undergo liver transplantation less frequently ..
  21. 11th International Conference on Developmental Nephrology
    Jordan A Kreidberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in New Paltz, New York from August 24-27, 2010, immediately preceding the 14th IPNA Congress to be held in New York City. PUBLIC HEALTH RELEVANCE: PROJECT NARRATIVE Over the past 50 years, developmental renal physiology has evolved ..
  22. Post-9/11 Incidence of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases in the FDNY Cohort
    Mayris P Webber; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposal originates from the WTC Program at the Fire Department of New York City (FDNY), where investigators have full access to FDNY monitoring and treatment records, excellent cohort ..
  23. Health Risk Behavior in Late Childhood: Impact of Longitudinal Randomized Trial
    STEPHANIE contact JONES; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The current study proposes to continue to follow over 800 children in 18 New York City elementary schools (9 of which were randomly assigned to receive 4Rs) from the end of elementary school ..
  24. Ethical Challenges for Research Extenders Responsible for the Integrity of Commun
    Celia B Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..through the implementation of focus groups conducted with REs who are involved in addiction research in New York City, Philadelphia, Hartford, New Haven and Newark DE...
  25. Informal Social Control of Partner Violence in Drug Users
    Victoria Frye; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the first study, using data from a random digit-dial survey of 5000 New York City residents and census data, hierarchical linear modeling will be used to assess a multi-level model of self-..
  26. Intervention for Disabling Anxiety in Older Adults Injured By Falls
    Nimali Jayasinghe; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..College as well as the participation of diverse professionals, patients, and communities accessible from its New York City campuses...
  27. Post exposure prophylaxis among IDU syringe customers-Pharmacy pilot intervention
    CRYSTAL FULLER LEWIS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in a nonprescription syringe sales program aimed at increasing sterile syringe access among IDUs in New York City (NYC). This new HIV prevention strategy adds a medical model to the current HIV prevention strategy...
  28. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    SILVIA AMESTY; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..and services to injection drug users (IDUs) who purchase syringes in pharmacies in the Harlem community of New York City. In 2001, New York State pharmacies were allowed to register to sell syringes without a prescription through ..
  29. Examining the Geographies of Immigrant Sex Work: An Exploratory Study of HIV Risk
    Lois Takahashi; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This study of Asian immigrant female venue-based sex workers in New York City (NYC) and Los Angeles (LA) aims to develop strategies for efficiently and effectively targeting HIV risk-reduction ..
  30. South Asian Health: From Research to Practice and Policy
    Latha P Palaniappan; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..translational research convening, South Asian Health: From Research to Practice and Policy, to take place in New York City on September 20th, 2013...
  31. 6th International Conference on SBDS
    Sridhar Mani; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..In New York City, on June 28-30, 2011, the New York Academy of Sciences will host the Six International Congress on SDS, which ..
  32. LSDs:A Pilot NBS and Examination of the Associated Ethical Legal &Social Issues
    MELISSA PITTEL WASSERSTEIN; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Types A and B, and Pompe diseases in approximately 80,000 infants born in high birth rate, ethnically diverse New York City hospitals in order to validate the screening assay and to define the natural history of these disorders...
  33. CLINICAL CENTER FOR MONITORING HEALTH IN WTC RESPONDERS
    IRIS G UDASIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    DESCRIPTION: In the aftermath of September 11, 2001, thousands of rescue and recovery workers joined the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) in working directly on and adjacent to the debris pile...
  34. Adaptive Evolutionary Responses of White-footed Mice (Peromyscus leucopus) to Urb
    Jason Munshi-South; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..to examine adaptation to urbanization among populations of the white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus), in New York City. First, we will generate deep exome sequence for white-footed mice from urban and non-urban populations in NYC ..
  35. Effect of Male Circumcision on Penile HPV Infection
    JENNIFER SUSAN SMITH; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The University of Illinois at Chicago, the University of Nairobi, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City, and the Vrije Universiteit Medical Center in Amsterdam proposes to study of the effect of male circumcision ..
  36. Assisted Reproductive Technology &Risk of Childhood Cancer
    Logan G Spector; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology (SART) and the birth and cancer registries in 20 States and New York City, we propose to conduct the largest study to date of ART and childhood cancer risk...
  37. Training African American Peers as Patient Navigators for Colon Cancer Screening
    Lina Jandorf; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..and 7) our success in promoting cancer screening and preventative health care practices in AA communities of New York City through our collaboration with community leaders and church groups...
  38. Annual meeting of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences
    Kevin D Beck; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of the Organization for the Study of Sex Differences (OSSD), to be held April 25-27, 2013 in the greater New York City area, Weehawken NJ...
  39. Race, alcohol consumption and vehicle crashes: an epidemiologic paradox
    KATHERINE MARGARET KEYES; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..I will use data from the New York Social Environment Survey, an epidemiologic study in New York City with rich racial and ethnic diversity and one of the only community-based samples to measure alcohol norms...
  40. Advancing research on the sexually transmitted female 'nuisance' pathogen Trichom
    Jane Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..vaginalis infecting women attending eight New York City Bureau of STD clinics in inner city areas, and to use some of these isolates to develop a standardized and ..
  41. Effects of a Major Climatic Event -Superstorm Sandy- on Pregnancy Outcomes and Te
    CATHERINE E MONK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Superstorm Sandy, a major hurricane, devastated the mid-Atlantic region of the United States, particularly the New York City/New Jersey area...
  42. PREGNANCY RISK ASSESSMENT MONITORING SYSTEM
    Candace Mulready-Ward; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..by applicant): Project Summary: The Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health (BMIRH) of the New York City (NYC) Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is requesting assistance from the CDC to continue the ..
  43. Prenatal Exposures & Procarcinogenic Mutations
    Manuela Orjuela; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..population is comprised of non-smoking mothers and newborns residing in low-income, minority neighborhoods in New York City, who are subject to varying levels of environmental exposures including polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) ..
  44. Impact of PrEP Messaging on Comprehension, Acceptability, and Risk Among MSM
    Sarit A Golub; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To accomplish these aims, we will enroll 800 MSM living in the New York City area and randomly assign them to experimental conditions in a 2x2x2x2 factorial design...
  45. Music, Science &Medicine: Frontiers in Biomedical Research &Clinical Applicatio
    PAULA ANNE TALLAL; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..but also on other physiological processes, will include a one-day conference, to be held March 25, 2011 in New York City, and the production of a high-quality electronic enduring material, called eBriefing, to provide user-friendly ..
  46. Emerging drug-resistance infections
    Lee W Riley; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..at San Francisco (UCSF), and Department of Medicine at Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City. On-site training at FURJ will be provided for MD, master's and PhD-level students, while a select set of ..
  47. NATIONAL HIV BEHAVIORAL SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM
    Alan Neaigus; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..HIV risk, testing, and prevention services in order to design and evaluate HIV prevention efforts in New York City and throughout the United States...
  48. The Impact of School Food Policy on Childhood Obesity
    Amy Schwartz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The New York City (NYC) public schools offer a unique laboratory for studying the effects of school food policies on program ..
  49. Multilevel Determinants of Breast Cancer: Translating Research into Interventions
    Parisa Tehranifar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..of Hispanic, African American, and White women, recruited from a socioeconomically disadvantaged community in New York City. I will build on extensive interview, clinical and biomarker data already available for these studies by ..
  50. Prenatal pyrethroid exposure and child mental, motor and behavioral development
    ROBIN MARJORIE WHYATT; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Use is increasing across the U.S. and is particularly high in New York City (NYC)...
  51. The New York City Collaborative Regional Coordinating Stroke Center
    Stanley Tuhrim; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..b>New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation (HHC) facilities;Continuum Health Partners facilities (Beth Israel Medical ..
  52. R25 IMSD Minority Biomedical Research Support Program (MBRS)
    BARRY RICHARD KOMISARUK; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..new Garden State LS-AMP Program and its participating New Jersey institutions, and the greater metropolitan New York City institutions with significant under- represented minority student populations totaling several hundred IMSD-..
  53. Suicidal Behavior in Mood Disorders:Genes and Intermediate Phenotypes
    JOSEPH JOHN MANN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in New York City, USA (Mann), McGill University in Montreal, Canada (Turecki) and University of Munich, Germany (Rujescu) to ..
  54. Suicidal Behavior in Mood Disorders: Genes and Intermediate Phenotypes
    Gustavo Turecki; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..in New York City, USA (Mann), McGill University in Montreal, Canada (Turecki) and University of Munich, Germany (Rujescu) to ..
  55. A RCT TO PROMOTE MAMMOGRAPHY ADHERENCE AMONG CHINESE IMMIGRANT WOMEN
    Judy Huei Yu Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will enroll 910 Chinese immigrant women (age e41 and last mammogram >1 year) from Washington DC, New York City, and southern California to participate in our intervention programs...
  56. Air Pollution and Pregnancy Outcome in New York City
    David A Savitz; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..provided by applicant): We propose to examine the relationship between air pollution and pregnancy outcome in New York City (NYC) to help determine whether there is a causal link, focusing on the effect of particulate air pollution on ..
  57. New York City Hispanic Dementia Caregiver Research Program (NHiRP)
    Mary Sherman Mittelman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..To iteratively develop, refine, and test a web-based health information system with caregivers in the registry. ..
  58. Mount Sinai Injury Control Research Center (MS-ICRC)
    Wayne A Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..4) The establishment of a longitudinal database of all college athletes at St. John's University in New York City, to document at time of college admission lifetime history of concussion and to then prospectively document ..
  59. Interpersonal and intrapersonal conflict and their association with substance use
    H Jonathon Rendina; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..men who are HIV-positive in the United States continues to rise, particularly in large urban centers such as New York City. As such, unique approaches to assessing psychosocial and sexual health and well-being of HIV-positive gay and ..
  60. Using a Computer Adaptive Test to Identify Depressive Disorders in Primary Care
    Matthias Rose; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Two large health centers of the New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group located in underserved communities in the Bronx will introduce the ..
  61. Improving HIV and Alcohol-Related Outcomes among HIV+ Persons in Clinic Settings
    Jeffrey T Parsons; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital Center, the largest provider of HIV medical care in the New York City area with over 5000 active HIV+ patients, our goals are to better understand alcohol-related outcomes among ..
  62. XXIII International Complement Workshop
    Richard R Kew; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and postdoctoral fellows to attend the XXIII biennial meeting of the International Complement Society (ICS) in New York City from August 1st to 5th 2010...
  63. Dengue and West Nile Viral Protease Inhibitors
    Radhakrishnan Padmanabhan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Since the first cases of WNV infections in the Western hemisphere were recorded in New York city in 1999, the WNV has become a rapidly spreading major public health concern throughout the U.S...
  64. RACE AND ETHNIC DIFFERENCES IN U.S. BIRTH OUTCOMES
    Michael Grossman; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..and mother's age as the outcomes), 1983 micro vital records on all induced abortions and live births in New York City and Tennessee (with birthweight and low birthweight for the five race/ethnic groups listed above for New York ..
  65. ORGANOCHLORINES AND METALS IN NEW YORK AND THE HUDSON
    Philip Landrigan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The geographic focus is the watershed of the lower Hudson River and New York City, a 300-km long, densely populated, heavily industrialized region that is contaminated by a complex mix of ..
  66. Racial/Ethnic Disparities and High Volume Hospitals
    Bradford Gray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Focusing on residents of New York City and surrounding counties in New York and New Jersey, the study will use the HCUP state inpatient data base to ..
  67. Developing Evidence-Based Guidelines for Patient-Accessible Medical Record
    Christina Zarcadoolas; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..This proposed exploratory R21 research is being done in collaboration with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene which is promoting the adoption of a patient-accessible EMR primarily ..
  68. Changes in Homicide and Drug Overdose in New York City
    Kenneth Tardiff; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Continuing our long term collaboration with the New York City Medical Examiner, we will collect and analyze data from 2000 to 2006 on an estimated 30,000 fatal injuries, ..
  69. PS07-003, Minority HIV/AIDS Research Initiative
    JOSE EDUARDO NANIN; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..sex with men (BMSM) and other men who have sex with men (MSM) of their social networks (ages 18-64) in the New York City area...
  70. Prevalence/Correlates: Psychological Impact of WTC
    David Vlahov; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..purpose of this study is to assess prevalence and correlates of psychological distress among residents of the New York City (NYC) metropolitan area 6 months after the World Trade Center disaster (WTCD)...
  71. DRUG USE AND HIV RISK AMONG YOUTH
    Samuel Friedman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..Applicant's Abstract) Approximately half of injecting drug users (IDUs) and a quarter of crack smokers in New York City are infected with HIV...
  72. New York State Medical Liability Reform and Patient Safety Demonstration Project
    JUDY KLUGER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in collaboration with the New York State Department of Health and five academic medical centers located in New York City - Beth Israel Medical Center, Maimonides Medical Center, Montefiore Medical Center, Mount Sinai Medical Center,..
  73. From Pavilions to Skyscrapers: A History of Healthy Hospital Design in New York C
    JEANNE KISACKY; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries in New York City, 'ideal'hospital architecture shifted from a self-purifying environment intended to minimize the ..
  74. Feasibility of Expert System to Promote African American Blood Donation for SCD
    Mark L Robbins; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..measures for increasing blood donation will first be developed and refined with 150 African Americans in the New York City. These measurement data will then provide the norms for the development of an expert system intervention to ..
  75. Dominican Herbal Medicine: Plants Used for Inflammation
    Michael Balick; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The objective of this project is to investigate the utilization and efficacy of Dominican herbal medicine in New York City and the Dominican Republic...
  76. Assessing secondary trauma in disaster relief clinicians
    Rose Zimering; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The unprecedented devastating terrorist strikes in New York City and Washington, D.C. on September 11th 2001 were matched by an unparalleled response from emergency personnel to treat the emotional consequences of these events...
  77. Risk Factors Accounting for Neighborhood Differences in Asthma Prevalence
    Matthew S Perzanowski; Fiscal Year: 2010
    The prevalence of asthma varies among communities in the United States. Within New York City (NYC), the reported prevalence of pediatric asthma and hospitalization rates for asthma vary markedly between adjacent neighborhoods...
  78. Marriage, Birth and Divorce After Terrorist Attack
    CATHERINE COHAN; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..first aim is to examine whether the terrorist disaster led to changes in marriage, birth, and divorce rates in New York City, Washington D.C...
  79. Project COPE
    GREGG ROBERTS; Fiscal Year: 2010
    Immediately following the attacks on September 11, 2001, the New York City Police Foundation (Police Foundation) launched the COPE-Columbia Cares Program, also known as Project COPE, to address the psychological impact of the events on ..