Monday, Dec 9
Sharon Kardia: Genomics in the Health & Retirement Study
PTSD Trajectory, Co-Morbidity, and Utilization of Mental Health Services Among Reserves (Department of Defense, Department of the Army)
Understanding the Complex Causes of Population Health (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Gelman Professor and Chair of Epidemiology, Columbia University School of Public Health.
M.D., University of Toronto Medical School
Dr. Galea is interested in the effect of urban context on a variety of health outcomes (morbidity, mortality, and risk behaviors). He is also interested in the determinants of mental health.
Freudenberg, Nicholas, Sandro Galea, and David Vlahov. 2006. Cities and the health of the public. Nashville: Vanderbilt University Press.
Galea, Sandro, and David Vlahov. 2005. Handbook of Urban Health: Populations, Methods, and Practice. New York: Sprinter.
Marshall, Brandon DL, Sandro Galea, Evan Wood, and Thomas Kerr. 2013. "Longitudinal associations between types of childhood trauma and suicidal behavior among substance users: a cohort study." American Journal of Public Health, 103(9): 69-75. DOI. Abstract.
Pietrzak, Robert H., Sandro Galea, Steven M. Southwick, and Joel Gelernter. 2013. "Examining the relation between the serotonin transporter 5-HTTPLR genotype x trauma exposure interaction on a contemporary phenotypic model of posttraumatic stress symptomatology: A pilot study." Journal of Affective Disorders, 148(1): 123-128. PMCID: PMC3604029. DOI. Abstract.
Finkton, Darryl W., Abdulrahman M. El-Sayed, and Sandro Galea. 2013. "Infant Mortality Among Arab-Americans: Findings from the Arab-American Birth Outcomes Study." Maternal and Child Health Journal, 17(4): 732-745. DOI. Abstract.
Johnson-Lawrence, Vicki, George A. Kaplan, and Sandro Galea. 2013. "Socioeconomic mobility in adulthood and cardiovascular disease mortality." Annals of Epidemiology, 23(4): 167-171. PMCID: PMC3616478. DOI.
Uddin, Monica, Sandro Galea, Shun Chiao Chang, Karestan C. Koenen, Emily Goldmann, Derek E. Wildman, and Allison E. Aiello. 2013. "Epigenetic Signatures May Explain the Relationship between Socioeconomic Position and Risk of Mental Illness: Preliminary Findings from an Urban Community-Based Sample." Biodemography and Social Biology, 59(1): 68-84. PMCID: PMC3754421. DOI.
Mitchell, Karen S., Allison E. Aiello, Sandro Galea, Monica Uddin, Derek Wildman, and Karestan C. Koenen. 2013. "PTSD and obesity in the Detroit neighborhood health study." General Hospital Psychiatry, 35(6): 671-673. PMCID: PMC3823753. DOI. Abstract.