PhD student Spruha Joshi co-authored a chapter in the new book written to help lay audiences and decision-makers make sense of the research that’s behind a wide range of alcohol-related policies.
Category Archives: Epidemiology and Community Health
Research from Associate Professor Ryan Demmer shows that NYC is doing better than the rest of country in reducing cardiovascular disease-related deaths.
A Project EAT study found that young adults who didn’t eat regular family meals as adolescents can still benefit from the practice by incorporating it as parents.
Post-doctoral fellow Kara Whitaker found that breast milk from obese mothers contained elevated levels of C-reactive protein, which is linked to heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
New research from Professor Dianne Neumark-Sztainer reveals that young adults who practice yoga may experience less weight gain over time than those who do not.
Children who have an obese mother are 2-to-3 times more likely to be obese as well. Ellen Demerath wants to understand why this happens. “We need to further explore the link between a mother’s weight, her nutrition, and her baby’s weight. We’re trying to cut off childhood obesity very early…
Professor Simon Rosser has received a $3 million grant from the National Cancer Institute to conduct the first rehabilitation program to help gay and bisexual men overcome health challenges resulting from prostate cancer treatment.
Research from Sonya Brady links behavior problems in children with caregiver stress and suggests they could both be helped through in-school, family-based mental health services.
The new minor will allow graduate students to learn and apply public health strategies to address a broad array of sexual health challenges and to build community sexual health.
PhD student Nick Roetker completed a genetics-based study confirming that taller height is related to increased risk of venous thromboembolisms.