Publications and creative works by faculty in the Department of Public Health, College of Education and Human Services, are collected here.

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Submissions from 2021

Earned Distrust: Systemic Issues Contributing to the Black Population’s COVID-19 Vaccine Trepidation, Tamara Leech and Krissantonia Kerr (2021)

Perceived Discrimination and Increased Odds of Unmet Medical Needs Among US Children, Sze Yan Liu, Roman Pabayo, and Peter Muennig (2021)

Submissions from 2020

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Association between racial discrimination and health-related quality of life and the impact of social relationships, Genevieve Bergeron, Nneka Lundy De La Cruz, L. Hannah Gould, Sze Yan Liu, and Amber Levanon Seligson (2020)

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A retrospective analysis of sex education messages received by LGB youth, Jacqueline Bible, Alejandra Kaplan, Lisa D. Lieberman, and Eva Goldfarb (2020)

A Comparison of Common Health Indicators From Two Surveys of Latinos in the Bronx, New York, Aldo Crossa; Jillian Jessup; Sze Yan Liu; Carmen R, Isasi; David B. Hanna; Simin Hua; Fangtao He; Amber Levanon Seligson; and Sungwoo Lim (2020)

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Three Decades of Research: The Case for Comprehensive Sex Education, Eva Goldfarb and Lisa D. Lieberman (2020)

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Three Decades of Research: The Case for Comprehensive Sex Education, Eva Goldfarb and Lisa D. Lieberman (2020)

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State-level income inequality and the odds for meeting fruit and vegetable recommendations among US adults, Masako Horino, Sze Yan Liu, Eun-Young Lee, Ichiro Kawachi, and Roman Pabayo (2020)

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State-level income inequality and the odds for meeting fruit and vegetable recommendations among US adults, Masako Horino, Sze Yan Liu, Eun-Young Lee, Ichiro Kawachi, and Roman Pabayo (2020)

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Factors Associated with Binge Drinking during the Transition into Adulthood: Exploring Associations Within Two Distinct Young Adult Age Ranges, Tamara Leech, Sarah Jacobs, and Denis Watson (2020)

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Housing stability and diabetes among people living in New York city public housing, Sungwoo Lim, Sze Yan Liu, Melanie H. Jacobson, Eugenie Poirot, Aldo Crossa, Sean Locke, Jennifer Brite, Elizabeth Hamby, Zinzi Bailey, and Stephanie Farquhar (2020)

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Housing stability and diabetes among people living in New York city public housing, Sungwoo Lim, Sze Yan Liu, Melanie H. Jacobson, Eugenie Poirot, Aldo Crossa, Sean Locke, Jennifer Brite, ELizabeth Hamby, Zinzi Bailey, and Stephanie Farquhar (2020)

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Association between racial discrimination and health‐related quality of life and the impact of social relationships, Sze Yan Liu, Genevieve Bergeron, Nneka Lundy De La Cruz, L. Hannah Gould, and Amber Levanon Seligson (2020)

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Collective Trauma and Mental Health Hospitalization Rates Among Children in New York State, 1999–2013: Age, Period, and Cohort Effects, Sze Yan Liu and Sungwoo Lim (2020)

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Impact of law enforcement-related deaths of unarmed black New Yorkers on emergency department rates, New York 2013–2016, Sze Yan Liu, Sungwoo Lim DrPH, and L Hannah Gould PhD (2020)

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Laws Restricting Access to Abortion Services and Infant Mortality Risk in the United States, Roman Pabayo, Amy Ehntholt, Daniel M. Cook, Megan Reynolds, Peter Muennig, and Sze Yan Liu (2020)

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Laws Restricting Access to Abortion Services and Infant Mortality Risk in the United States, Roman Pabayo, Amy Ehntholt, Daniel M. Cook, Megan Reynolds, Peter Muennig, and Sze Yan Liu (2020)

Submissions from 2019

State School Policies as Predictors of Physical and Mental Health: A Natural Experiment in the REGARDS Cohort, Willa D. Brenowitz, Jennifer J. Manly, Audrey R. Murchland, Thu Thi Xuan Ngyuen, Sze Yan Liu, M Maria Glymour, Deborah A. Levine, Michael Crowe, Timothy J. Hohman, Carole Dufouil, Lenore J. Launer, Trey Hedden, Chloe W. Eng, Virginia G. Wadley, and Virginia J. Howard (2019)

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Determinants of Severe Maternal Morbidity and Its Racial/Ethnic Disparities in New York City, 2008–2012, Renata E. Howland, Meghan Angley, Sang Hee Won, Wendy Wilcox, Hannah Searing, Sze Yan Liu, and Emily White Johansson (2019)

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Trends in nonresident abortion rates in New York City from 2005 to 2015: a time series analysis, Emily White Johansson, Erica Lee Argov, Aileen Langston, Alison Yager, Hannah Searing, and Sze Yan Liu (2019)

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Structural Racism and Severe Maternal Morbidity in New York State, Sze Yan Liu, Christina Fiorentini, Zinzi Bailey, Mary Huynh, Katherine McVeigh, and Deborah Kaplan (2019)

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Structural racism and odds for infant mortality among infants born in the United States 2010, Roman Pabayo, Amy Ehntholt, Kara L. Davis, Sze Yan Liu, Peter Muening, and Daniel Cook (2019)

Submissions from 2018

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The Legalization of Medical/Recreational Marijuana: Implications for School Health Drug Education Programs, Joseph Donnelly and Michael Young (2018)

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“Are you accepting new patients?” A pilot field experiment on telephone-based gatekeeping and Black patients’ access to pediatric care, Tamara Leech, Amy Irby-Shasanmi, and Anne L. Mitchell (2018)

Submissions from 2017

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The Scoping Review Method: Mapping the Literature in “Structural Change” Public Health Interventions, Rosie Hanneke, Yuka Asada, Lisa D. Lieberman, Leah Christina Neubauer, and Michael C. Fagan (2017)

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Does First Sex Really “Just Happen?” A Retrospective Exploratory Study of Sexual Debut Among American Adolescents, Lisa D. Lieberman, Eva S. Goldfarb, Samantha Kwiatkowski, and Paul Santos (2017)

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Discrimination and Telomere Length Among Older Adults in the United States, Sze Yan Liu and Ichiro Kawachi (2017)

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Perspectives on Conceptualizing Developmentally Appropriate Sexuality Education, Sara Silverio Marques, Eva Goldfarb, Julianna Deardoff, and Norman A. Constantine (2017)

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Unconditional cash transfers for reducing poverty and vulnerabilities: effect on use of health services and health outcomes in low-and middle-income countries, Frank Pega, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, Roman Pabayo, Ruhi Saith, and S L. Lhachimi (2017)

Submissions from 2016

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The Effects of the Yes You Can! Curriculum on the Sexual Knowledge and Intent of Middle School Students, Joseph Donnelly, Robert Horn, Michael Young, and Andrada E. Ivanescu (2016)

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‘Because I Don’t know’: uncertainty and ambiguity in closed-ended reports of perceived discrimination in US health care, Chih-Yuan Lee and Amy Irby-Shasanmi (2016)

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Inequitable Chronic Lead Exposure: A Dual Legacy of Social and Environmental Injustice, Tamara Leech, Elizabeth A. Adams, Tess D. Weathers, Lisa K. Staten, and Gabriel M. Filippelli (2016)

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Instrumental variable approaches to identifying the causal effect of educational attainment on dementia risk, Thu T. Nguyen, Eric Tchetgen Tchetgen, Ichiro Kawachi, Stephen E. Gilman, Stefan Walter, Sze Yan Liu, and M Maria Glymour (2016)

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Families and Disability Onset: Are Spousal Resources Less Important for Individuals at High Risk of Dementia?, Pamela M. Rist, Sze Yan Liu, and M Maria Glymour (2016)

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Association of a Genetic Risk Score With Body Mass Index Across Different Birth Cohorts, Stefan Walter, Ivan Mejia-Guevara, Karol Estrada, Sze Yan Liu, and M Maria Glymour (2016)

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Perceptions of Peer Sexual Behavior: Do Adolescents Believe in a Sexual Double Standard?, Michael Young, Susan Cardenas, Joseph Donnelly, and Mark J. Kittleson (2016)

Submissions from 2015

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Work/ family demands and cardiometabolic risk and sleep duration in extended care employees: multilevel findings from the Work, family and Health Network, Lisa Berkman, Sze Yan Liu, Leslie Hammer, Phyllis Moen, Laura Cousino Klein, Erin Kelly, Martha Fay, Kelly Davis, Mary Durham, Georgia Karuntzos, and Orfeu M. Buxton (2015)

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Know Your Value: Negotiation Skill Development for Junior Investigators in the Academic Environment—A Report from the American Society of Preventive Oncology's Junior Members Interest Group, Allison B. Burton-Chase, Maria C. Swartz, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, Karen Basen-Engquist, Faith E. Fletcher, and Peter G. Shields (2015)

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Family Preservation and Healthy Outcomes for Pregnant and Parenting Teens in Foster Care: The Inwood House Theory of Change, Lisa D. Lieberman, Linda Lausell Bryant, and Keneca Boyce (2015)

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Upending the Social Ecological Model to Guide Health Promotion Efforts Toward Policy and Environmental Change, Lisa D. Lieberman, Shelley D. Golden, Kenneth R. Mcleroy, Lawrence W. Green, and Jo Anne L. Earp (2015)

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The role of place in explaining racial heterogeneity in cognitive outcomes among older adults, Sze Yan Liu, M Maria Glymou, Laura B. Zahodne, Christopher Weiss, and Jennifer J. Manly (2015)

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Historical Differences in School Term Length and Measured Blood Pressure: Contributions to Persistent Racial Disparities among US- Born Adults, Sze Yan Liu, Jennifer J. Manly, Benjamin D. Capistrant, and M. Maria Glymour (2015)

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Historical Differences in School Term Length and Measured Blood Pressure: Contributions to Persistent Racial Disparities among US-Born Adults, Sze Yan Liu, Jennifer M. Manly, Benjamin Capistrant, and M Maria Glymour (2015)

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Genetic vulnerability to diabetes and obesity: does education offset the risk?, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, Jessica Daniel, David H. Rehkopf, Laura E. Kubzansky, and M Maria Glymour (2015)

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Sexuality Education Websites for Adolescents: A Framework-Based Content Analysis, Sara Silverio Marques, Jessica S. Lin, Summer Starling, Aubrey G. Daquiz, Eva Goldfarb, Kimberly Garcia, and Norman A. Constantine (2015)

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Unconditional cash transfers for assistance in humanitarian disasters: effects on the use of health services and health outcomes in low- and middle-income countries, Frank Pega, Sze Yan Liu, Stefan Walter, and S K. Lhachimi (2015)

Submissions from 2014

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Sexuality Information Needs of Latino and African American Ninth Graders: A Content Analysis of Anonymous Questions, Francisca Angulo-Olaiz, Eva Goldfarb, and Norman A. Constantine (2014)

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High school mentors' perceptions about Veggiecation within HealthCorps: a case study (624.31), Yeon Bai, Amanda Birnbaum, and Alyce Fly (2014)

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Improving Sexuality Education: The Development of Teacher-Preparation Standards, Elissa M. Barr, Eva Goldfarb, Susan Russell, Denise Seabert, Michele Wallen, and Kelly L. Wilson (2014)

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The Disability Burden Associated With Stroke Emerges Before Stroke Onset and Differentially Affects Blacks: Results From the Health and Retirement Study Cohort, Benjamin D. Capistrant, Nicte I. Mejia, Sze Yan Liu, Qianyi Wang, and M. Maria Glymour (2014)

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Developing a Measure of Scientific Literacy for Middle School Students, Helenrose Fives, Mark Nicolich, Amanda Birnbaum, and Wendy Huber (2014)

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The RD Parent Empowerment Program Creates Measurable Change in the Behaviors of Low-Income Families and Children: An Intervention Description and Evaluation, Rosa K. Hand, Amanda Birnbaum, Betty Jean Carter, Lisa Medrow, Emily Stern, and Katie Brown (2014)

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A Community Conversation on Adolescent Pregnancy and Parenting Services: Networks of Support, Gatekeepers to Care, and Non-Compulsory Fathering in a Black Urban Community, Tamara Leech, Elizabeth A. Adams, and Marci Littlefield (2014)

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Diversity in times of austerity: documenting resistance in the academy, Tamara Leech, David Moscowitz, Terri Jett, Terri Carney, and Ann Savage (2014)

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Pregnant Teens in Foster Care: Concepts, Issues, and Challenges in Conducting Research on Vulnerable Populations, Lisa D. Lieberman, Linda L. Bryant, Kenece Boyce, and Patricia Beresford (2014)

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Evaluating Programs That Address Ideological Issues: Ethical and Practical Considerations for Practitioners and Evaluators, Lisa D. Lieberman, Michael C. Fagan, and Brad L. Neiger (2014)

His Phd is in Hypocrisy : ... and Other Poems about My Crappy Ex-boyfriend, Tayo Oredein (2014)

Submissions from 2013

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Stroke-associated differences in rates of activity of daily living loss emerge years before stroke onset, Benjamin Capistrant, Q Wang, Sze Yan Liu, and M. Maria Glymour (2013)

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Violence Among Young Adults Receiving Housing Assistance: Vouchers, Race, and Transitions Into Adulthood, Tamara Leech (2013)

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Local Tobacco Control: Application of the Essential Public Health Services Model in a County Health Department’s Efforts to Put It Out Rockland, Lisa D. Lieberman, Una Diffley, Sandy King, Shelley Chanler, Maryanne Ferrera, Oscar Alleyne, and Joan Facelle (2013)

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Type of High-School Credentials and Older Age ADL and IADL Limitations: Is the GED Credential Equivalent to a Diploma?, Sze Yan Liu, Niraj R. Chavan, and M. Maria Glymour (2013)

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Short- and long-term associations between widowhood and mortality in the United States: longitudinal analyses, J. Robin Moon, M. Maria Glamour, Anusha M. Vable, Sze Yan Liu, and S.V. Subramanian (2013)

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Empowerment-Based Positive Youth Development: A New Understanding of Healthy Development for African American Youth, Raphael Travis Jr. and Tamara Leech (2013)

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Area Specific Self-Esteem, Values, and Adolescent Sexual Behavior, Michael Young, Joseph Donnelly, and George Denny (2013)

Submissions from 2012

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Risky Sexual Behavior: A Race-specific Social Consequence of Obesity, Tamara Leech and Janice Johnson Dias (2012)

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The significance of race for neighborhood social cohesion: Perceived difficulty of collective action in majority black neighborhoods, Tamara Leech and Tara Hobson-Prater (2012)

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Impact of the Choosing the Best Program in Communities Committed to Abstinence Education, Lisa D. Lieberman and Haiyan Su (2012)

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Education and inequalities in blood pressure, body mass index, and waist circumference: evidence for a population strategy, Sze Yan Liu, Ichiro Kawachi, and M. Maria Glymour (2012)

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Decreased Births Among Black Female Adolescents Following School Desegregation, Sze Yan Liu, Crystal D. Linkletter, Eric B. Loucks, M. Maria Glymour, and Stephen L. Buka (2012)

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College Student Perceptions on Campus Alcohol Policies and Consumption Patterns, Brenda L. Marshall, Katherine J. Roberts, Joseph Donnelly, and Imani N. Rutledge (2012)

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Self-reported and measured hypertension among older US- and foreign-born adults, Kellee White, Mauricio Avedano, J Robin Moon, Benjamin Capistrant, Sze Yan Liu, and M Maria Glymour (2012)

Submissions from 2011

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Political competition, relative deprivation, and perceived threat: a research note on anti- Christian violence in India, Chad Bauman and Tamara Leech (2011)

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SEXUALITY EDUCATION, Eva Goldfarb and Norman A. Constantine (2011)

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A Theater-Based Approach to Primary Prevention of Sexual Behavior for Early Adolescents, Lisa D. Lieberman, Cydelle Berlin, Lori-Ann Palen, and Olivia Silber Ashley (2011)

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The association between blood pressure and years of schooling versus educational credentials: Test of the sheepskin effect, Sze Yan Liu, Stephen L. Buka, Crystal D. Linkletter, Ichiro Kawachi, Laura Kubzansky, and Eric B. Loucks (2011)

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The Community Action Framework in Practice: An Illustration Based on the Ready by 21 Coalition of Austin/Travis County, Raphael Travis Jr. and Tamara Leech (2011)

Submissions from 2010

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Health Promotion Practice and the Road Ahead: Addressing Enduring Gaps and Encouraging Greater Practice-to-Research Translation, Amanda Birnbaum and Mark D. Rivera (2010)

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Examination of perceived neighborhood characteristics and transportation on changes in physical activity and sedentary behavior: The Trial of Activity in Adolescent Girls, Kelly Evenson, David Murray, Amanda Birnbaum, and Deborah Cohen (2010)

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Everything's Better in Moderation: Young Women's Gender Role Attitudes and Risky Sexual Behavior, Tamara Leech (2010)

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Implications of Lifecourse Epidemiology for Research on Determinants of Adult Disease, Sze Yan Liu, Richard N. Jones, and M. Maria Glamour (2010)

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Implications of Lifecourse Epidemiology for Research on Determinants of Adult Disease, Sze Yan Liu, R N. Jones, and M Maria Glymour (2010)

Submissions from 2009

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Developing a School Functioning Index for Middle Schools, Amanda Birnbaum, Leslie A. Lytle, Cheryl L. Perry, David Murray, and Mary Story (2009)

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Area Specific Self-Esteem, Values, and Adolescent Substance Use, Joseph Donnelly, Michael Young, Rebecca Pearson, Tina M. Penhollow, and Aida Hernandez (2009)

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Residential modifications and decline in physical function among community-dwelling elderly, Sze Yan Liu and Kate L. Lapane (2009)

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Residential Modifications and Decline in Physical Function Among Community-Dwelling Older Ad, Sze Yan Liu and Kate L. Lapane (2009)

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Hospital readmissions for childhood asthma: The role of individual and neighborhood factors., Sze Yan Liu and Deborah Pearlman (2009)

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Lunchtime Practices and Problem Behaviors Among Multiethnic Urban Youth, Tracy Nichols, Amanda Birnbaum, Kylie Bryant, and Gilbert Botvin (2009)

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Peer-Led, School-Based Nutrition Education for Young Adolescents: Feasibility and Process Evaluation of the TEENS Study, Mary Story, Leslie A. Lytle, Amanda Birnbaum, and Cheryl L. Perry (2009)

Submissions from 2008

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A Lesson on Homophobia and Teasing, Eva Goldfarb (2008)

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A Lesson on Homophobia and Teasing, Eva S. Goldfarb (2008)

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Explaining the Race Difference in Prostate Cancer Stage at Diagnosis, Beth A. Jones, Wen-Liang Liu, Andre B. Araujo, Stanislav V. Kasl, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, Hosanna Soler-Vila, Mary G.M. Curnen, and Robert Dubrow (2008)

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Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Practices among Disabled Women Aged 40–75: Does Quality of the Experience Matter?, Sze Yan Liu and Melissa A. Clark (2008)

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Food group intake and risk of subtypes of esophageal and gastric cancer, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, Susan T. Mayne, Harvey Risch, Marilee D. Gammon, Thomas L. Vaughan, Wong-Ho Chow, Robert Dubrow, Janet B. Schoenberg, Janet L. Stanford, Brian West, Heidrun Rotterdam, William J. Blot, and Joseph F. Fraumeni Jr. (2008)

Submissions from 2007

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Measurement of Perceived School Climate for Active Travel in Children., Kelly Evenson, Robert Motl, Amanda Birnbaum, and Dianne Ward (2007)

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A cohort study of reproductive and hormonal factors and renal cell cancer risk in women, GC Kabat, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, AB Miller, and TE Rohan (2007)

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Practice Notes: Strategies in Health Education Program, “Full Service”: Talking About Fighting Prostate Cancer—in the Barber Shop!, Lisa D. Lieberman, Mario C. Browne, and Barbara Hager (2007)

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Dietary fiber intake and ovarian cancer risk: a prospective cohort study, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, Meera Jain, Geoffrey R. Howe, Anthony B. Miller, and Thomas E. Rohan (2007)

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Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and ovarian cancer risk: a prospective cohort, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, Meera Jain, Geoffrey R. Howe, Anthony B. Miller, and Thomas E. Rohan (2007)

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Glycaemic index, glycaemic load and ovarian cancer risk: a prospective cohort study, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera, Meera Jain, Geoffrey R. Howe, Anthony B. Miller, and Thomas E. Rohan (2007)

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Benign proliferative epithelial disorders of the breast: a review of the epidemiologic evidence, Stephanie A. Navarro Silvera and Thomas E. Rohan (2007)