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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.
Galea, Sandro, M. Riddle, and George A. Kaplan. 2010. "Causal thinking and complex system approaches in epidemiology." International Journal of Epidemiology, 39(1): 97-106. PMCID: PMC2912489. DOI. Abstract.
Kruk, Margaret E., Magdalena Paczkowski, Godfrey Mbaruku, Helen de Pinho, and Sandro Galea. 2009. "Women's Preferences for Place of Delivery in Rural Tanzania: A Population-Based Discrete Choice Experiment." American Journal of Public Health, 99(9): 1666-1672. DOI. Abstract.
El-Sayed, Abdulrahman M., and Sandro Galea. 2009. "The health of Arab-Americans living in the United States: a systematic review of the literature." BMC Public Health, 9 Article Number: 272. PMCID: PMC2728720. DOI. Abstract.
Ahern, J., Sandro Galea, A. Hubbard, and S.L. Syme. 2009. "Neighborhood smoking norms modify the relation between collective efficacy and smoking behavior." Drug and Alcohol Dependence, 100(1-2): 138-145. PMCID: PMC2664307. DOI. Abstract.
El-Sayed, A.M., and Sandro Galea. 2009. "Explaining the Low Risk of Preterm Birth Among Arab Americans in the United States: An Analysis of 617 451 Births." Pediatrics, 123(3): e438-e445. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.
Galea, Sandro, C. Hall, and George A. Kaplan. 2009. "Social epidemiology and complex system dynamic modelling as applied to health behaviour and drug use research." International Journal of Drug Policy, 20(3): 209-16. PMCID: PMC2782722. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.