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Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn
Structural factors affecting the health and health needs of ethnic/racial populations in the US, Community capacity building for achieving health equity, AIDS, poverty and gender inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean
Axen, Kathleen
Environmental and Occupational Healh, Nutrition, Obesity and insulin resistance, Diabetes mellitus
Balk, Deborah
Baron, Sherry
Quantitative and qualitative methods to explore the associations between work and health, especially for low-wage and immigrant workers, including the use of community-based participatory approaches to develop intervention programs to improve health equity of home health aides, farmworkers, and construction day laborers
Battle, Juan
Race, sexuality, and social justice.
Berney, Barbara
Health advocacy; working conditions of health services workers and other workers, Impact of work on worker and family health, Environmental justice, Health care quality
Bimbi, David
Behavioral health focused HIV/AIDS (prevention, treatment & care), sexual behavior and drug/alcohol use/misuse among stigmatized populations (e.g., LGBT persons, racial/ethnic minorities).
Borrell, Luisa N.
Social determinants of health.
Caravanos, Jack
Global environmental health, Urban lead contamination, Environmental exposure and risk assessments
Chu, Tracy
Well-being of immigrant survivors of political violence, Maternal child health, Racial/ethnic disparities in health, Social construction of illness
Cohen, Neal
Daniels, Jessie
Racism, New media and health, Incarceration and health
DelaCruz, Juan J.
Health management, Health economics, Minority health, Quantitative methods
Dowd, Jennifer Beam
Integrating biomarkers into social research, health disparities, stress and immune function
Eastwood, Elizabeth A.
Sociobehavioral issues among adolescents with HIV; program development for HIV/AIDS; risk reduction. HIV/AIDS; health policy, administration, and financing
El-Mohandes, Ayman
Reduction of infant mortality, health disparities, and global health
Engel, Jonathan
History of the US Health System, Healthcare Policy, Healthcare Management, Urban Health
Fahs, Marianne C.
Public health economics, urban aging and longevity, disparities, immigrant health, health policy, cost effectiveness analysis.
Fogel, Joshua
Mental health, Biostatistics, Race/ethnicity, Business
Freudenberg, Nicholas
Public health policy, community health interventions, incarceration and health, impact of corporate practices on health
Gallo, William
Unemployment in Health; Aging, Retirement
Geltman, Elizabeth Ann Glass
Environmental impacts of hydraulic fracturing in the Marcellus Shale
Gold, Marthe
Goodwin, Renee
Child Asthma/Allergy, Smoking
Grassman, Jean
Occupational & environmental health, biological monitoring in industrial hygiene, epidemiology and risk assessment, ethical use of genetic testing, environmental justice
Greene, Michele G.
Physician-patient communication and health communication; medical education and training; geriatric medicine; women's health
Grosskopf, Nicholas
Program planning and evaluation, HIV prevention and education, Sexual minority health, Race and health disparities
Grov, Christian
Grov's research centers on the sexual health of gay and bisexual men. His work has explored drug use, sexual compulsivity and the role of the Internet in revolutionizing the sexual networks of gay and bisexual men. Collectively, his body of work seeks to inform HIV prevention and education.
Herman, Daniel
Prevention of homelessness and other adverse outcomes among persons with severe mental illnesses, innovative models of care coordination for vulnerable populations, mental health services research, timing of psychosocial interventions.
Himmelstein, David
Access to Medical Care, Inequalities in medical care, Irrationality in the organization and financing of medical care
Horiuchi, Shiro
Longevity and aging, Mathematical demography and demographic methodology
Huynh, Mary
Examining maternal and birth outcomes and disparities within a contextual framework
Johnson, Glen
Jones, Heidi
reproductive health
Joyce, Theodore
Health Economics, Maternal and Child Health, Reproductive Health Policy
Kelvin, Elizabeth
Infectious disease epidemiology, including HIV/AIDS & parasitic infections, Environmental health, International health
Klitzman, Susan
Environmental epidemiology and public health policy
Lennon, Mary Clare
Childhood Poverty, Child Well-being, Homelessness, Neighborhood Effects
Leung, May May
Levin, Betty Wolder
Public health; social determinants of health and health care; bioethics and public health ethics
Maantay, Juliana
Environmental Justice; Health disparities; Built Environment and Health; Urban hazards and risk assessment; Environmental modeling; Environmental Policy and Planning
Markowitz, Gerald
History of occupational and environmental health
Markowitz, Steven
Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology
Maroko, Andrew
Health geographics, Environmental health justice, Spatial analyses, Computational geography, Accessibility, Geovisualization
Menendez, Barbara S.
Differences in incidence and mortality risk between subgroups of Hispanic populations and the non-Hispanic white and African-American populations in the US, Differences between first- and second-generation Hispanic subgroups in NYC
Mirer, Franklin
Toxicology, Environmental chemistry, Risk assessment, Safety and health law and policy, Particulate air pollution
Morabia, Alfredo
The history of the methods and concepts in epidemiology, Evaluating how developing public transportation can stimulate physical activity and thus reduce obesity in the community
Mukherjea, Ananya
The study of gender and sexuality, Medical sociology (the social politics of infectious disease epidemics and their management, particularly viral epidemics), Urban sociology, The sociology of culture and popular culture, The study of animals in society
Nanin, Jose
Identifying behavioral and contextual factors affecting the biopsychosocial and sexual health of men of color who have sex with men and other disfranchised communities.
Nash, Denis
HIV/AIDS, public health surveillance, Health disparities, Implementation science, Operations research
Nomura, Yoko
Developmental psychopathology, Environmental epigenetics, Fetal programming, Life course analysis
Oppenheimer, Gerald M.
History of public health and medicine; history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic
Parsons, Jeffrey T.
HIV/AIDS, LGBT issues, Substance use/ abuse, Sexuality
Plichta, Stacey
Health services research; health care policy, hospital practice and health issues associated with intimate partner violence and rape; adolescent contraceptive use and pregnancy
Roh, Chul-Young
Healthcare management, financial management in healthcare, health policy.
Romero, Diana
Research related to poverty and maternal, child and reproductive health; racial/ethnic health disparities, particularly among Latina women; reproductive health policy with an emphasis on abortion.
Rothman, Barbara Katz
Sociology of Health and Illness, Motherhood and issues of Procreation and Maternity care, Disability Studies
Sardell, Alice
Politics of community-based health care and health care access, Health policy, urban and community politics
Schooling, C Mary
Causal inference in Epidemiology, Evidence based public health
Sembajwe, Grace
Exposure Assessment, Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Psychosocial stress
Sofaer, Shoshanna
Sohler, Nancy
Spark, Arlene
Susser, Ida
Medical anthropology, Gender, Reproductive rights, HIV/AIDS, Southern Africa, International health issues, Health and social justice, Social movements around health
Thorpe, Lorna
Chronic disease epidemiology, Public health surveillance, Health and housing
Tsui, Emma
Effects of urban and social policies on health, Labor and job training, Social determinants of health and health equity, Qualitative and ethnographic research methods
Viladrich, Anahi
Immigration and Health, global health, sociology of medicine, medical anthropology, qualitative research methods
Waldron, Levi
Meta-analysis of public genomics databases for translational research, including discovery and validation of disease subtypes and biomarkers
Wells, Brooke
Decision making about substance use and sexual risk behavior, Utilizing quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods and analyses to understand the associations between substance use and sexual risk behavior and the various factors that influence this association
Weston, Raymond
Woolhandler, Stephanie
National Health Insurance, Access to Medical Care, Medical Bankruptcy, Health Care Finance
Wyka, Katarzyna
Statistical methods in psychiatric clinical and epidemiologic research, including mixed models, latent class analysis, growth mixture modeling
Yeh, Ming-Chin
overweight/obesity prevention and management; diabetes prevention in multi-ethnic populations; promotion of healthy dietary behaviors
Zarcadoolas, Christina
Health Literacy, Public Understanding of Science, Ethnographic Research, Informatics
Zheng, Yan
Biogeochemistry of chemical compounds and elements in the environment and their effects on human and ecosystem health