CUNY Institute for Demographic Research
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Schooling, CM, Dowd JB, Jones HE (2013). Helicobacter pylori is associated with lower androgen activity among men in NHANES III, Gut, epub April 30.
Hamoudi, A and Dowd JB (2013). Physical health effects of the housing “boom”: quasi-experimental evidence from the U.S. Health and Retirement Study, American Journal of Public Health, epub April 18.
Dowd, JB, Bosch JA, Steptoe A, Blackburn EH, Lin J, Rees-Clayton E, Aiello A. (2013). Cytomegalovirus is associated with reduced telomerase activity in the Whitehall II cohort, Experimental Gerontology 48(4) 385-390.
Hale, L, Parente V, Dowd JB, Sands,JS, Berger JS, et al. (2012). Does fibrinogen mediate the relationship between sleep duration and coronary heart disease? Epub Dec 6, Journal of Sleep Research.
Palermo, T and Dowd JB (2012). Childhood obesity and human capital accumulation. Social Science & Medicine, Epub Aug 16.
Karb, RA, Elliott, MR, Dowd JB, Morenoff JD (2012). Neighborhood-level stressors, social support, and diurnal patterns of cortisol: the Chicago Community Adult Health Study, Social Science &Medicine, 75(6):1038-47
Dowd, JB (2012). Whiners, deniers, and self-rated health: What are the implications for measuring health inequalities? A commentary on Layes, et al. Social Science & Medicine, 75(1) 10-3.
Dowd, JB, Palermo T, Aiello AE (2012). Family poverty is associated with CMV antibody titers in U.S. children, Health Psychology, 31(1):5-10, Epub Sep 5, 2011
Dowd, JB, Weinstein M, Goldman, N (2011).Â Sleep duration, sleep quality, and biomarkers of inflammation in a Taiwanese population, Annals of Epidemiology, 21(11), 799-806.
Zajacova, A, Dowd, JB (2011).Â Reliability of self-rated health in U.S. adults, American Journal of Epidemiology, 174(8):977-83. Epub September 2.
Dowd, JB, Todd M. Does self-rated health impact the measurement of health inequalities by education in U.S. adults?Â Evidence using vignettes from the Health and Retirement Study (2011), Journals of Gerontology: Social Sciences, Epub June 10
Dowd, JB, Palermo T, Aiello AE (2011). Family poverty is associated with CMV antibody titers in U.S. children, Health Psychology, Epub Sep 5
Olden, K, Freudenberg N, Dowd, JB, Shields AE (2011). Discovering how environmental exposures alter genes could lead to new treatments for chronic illness, Health Affairs, 30(5) 833-841.
Dowd, JB, Aiello AE, Chyu, L, Huang Y, McDade TW (2011).Â Cytomegalovirus antibodies in whole blood spots: a minimally invasive method for assessing stress, immune function, and aging, Immunity and Aging, 8:3
Simanek, AM, Dowd JB, Pawelec G, Melzer D, Dutta A, Aiello AE, (2011). Seropositivity to Cytomegalovirus, Inflammation, All-Cause and Cardiovascular Disease-Related Mortality in the US, PLoS One 6(2): e16103.
Dowd, JB, Ranjit N, Young EA, Do DP, House JS, Kaplan GA (2011). Education and Levels of Salivary Cortisol Over the Day, Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 41(1) 13-20
Dowd, JB, Zajacova A, and Aiello AE (2009). " Early Origins of Health Disparities: Burden of Infection, Health and Socioeconomic Status in U.S. children ," Social Science and Medicine, 68: 699-707. Epub Jan 17 2009.
Dowd, JB , Haan MN, Blythe L, Moore K, Aiello AE. (2008). Socioeconomic Gradients in Immune Response to Latent Infection , American Journal of Epidemiology 167: 112-120.
Dowd, JB and Zajacova A, (2007). " Does the Predictive Power of Self-Rated Health for Subsequent Mortality Risk Vary by Socioeconomic Status ?" International Journal of Epidemiology, 36(6):1214-21.
Dowd, JB , and Goldman N. (2006). Do Biomarkers of Stress Mediate the Relationship Between Socioeconomic Status and Health?Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 60:633-639.
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B.A., Washington and Lee University
M.A., Princeton University
Ph.D, Princeton University