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Improving Estimation of HIV Viral Suppression in the United States: A Method to Adjust HIV Surveillance Estimates From the Medical Monitoring Project Using Cohort Data

By |April 30th, 2018|

American Journal of Epidemiology

Rosenberg, Eli S.*, Heather Bradley, Kate Buchacz, Jennie McKenney, Gabriela Paz-Bailey, Joseph Prejean, John T. Brooks, Luke Shouse, and Patrick S. Sullivan

Abstract

CDC has estimated HIV viral suppression (VS) using two data sources. The National HIV Surveillance System estimate (50% of HIV-diagnosed persons in 2012) is derived from viral load reporting […]

Out of the Net: An Agent-Based Model to Study Human Movements Influence on Local-Scale Malaria Transmission

By |April 30th, 2018|

PLOS ONE

Pizzitutti, Francesco, William Pan, Beth Feingold*, Ben Zaitchik, Carlos A. Álvarez, and Carlos F. Mena

Abstract

Though malaria control initiatives have markedly reduced malaria prevalence in recent decades, global eradication is far from actuality. Recent studies show that environmental and social heterogeneities in low-transmission settings have an increased weight in shaping malaria micro-epidemiology. New […]

Research Finds Link Between Childhood Pets and Vegetarian Diet

By |April 30th, 2018|

April 30, 2018

CSDA Associate Julia Hormes talked about her research on the influence that childhood pets have on a person’s diet choices in adulthood. Read more at Pets Plus

Vegetarianism & Pet Ownership Are Related In This Surprising Way, According To A New Study

By |April 30th, 2018|

April 30, 2018

CSDA Associate Julia Hormes talked about her research on the influence that childhood pets have on a person’s diet choices in adulthood. Read more at Bustle

Study: Childhood Pets May Affect Decisions To Live Vegetarian Lifestyle

By |April 30th, 2018|

April 30, 2018

CSDA Associate Julia Hormes talked about her research on the influence that childhood pets have on a person’s diet choices in adulthood. Read more at Pet Guide

New York joins gun violence research coalition

By |April 27th, 2018|

April 26, 2018

CSDA Associate William Pridemore and Alan Lizotte will join the NYS regional gun violence research consortium. Read more at Times Union

Teaching, Service and Creativity Rewarded with President’s Excellence Awards

By |April 26th, 2018|

April 26, 2018

CSDA Associate Tse-Chuan Yang received President’s Excellence Awards. Read more at UAlbany News Center

Using Behavioral Economics to Advance Deterrence Research and Improve Crime Policy: Some Illustrative Experiments

By |April 23rd, 2018|

Crime & Delinquency

Pickett, Justin T. *

Abstract

Background: We investigate the roles of residential racial segregation and income inequality for the black-white disparity in acquiring sexually transmitted diseases (STD) during pregnancy in a multilevel framework.

Methods: The analytic sample consisted of non-Hispanic white (N = 79,271) or non-Hispanic black (N = 17,669) mothers from 2012 population birth […]

The Black-White Disparity in Sexually Transmitted Diseases during Pregnancy: How Do Racial Segregation and Income Inequality Matter?”

By |April 23rd, 2018|

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Noah, Aggie J., Tse-Chuan Yang*, and Wei-lin Wang.

Abstract

Background: We investigate the roles of residential racial segregation and income inequality for the black-white disparity in acquiring sexually transmitted diseases (STD) during pregnancy in a multilevel framework.

Methods: The analytic sample consisted of non-Hispanic white (N = 79,271) or non-Hispanic black (N = […]

Pet Exposure in Utero and Postnatal Decreases the Effects of Air Pollutants on Hypertension in Children: A Large Population Based Cohort Study

By |April 23rd, 2018|

Environmental Pollution

Lawrence, Wayne R., Mo Yang, Shao Lin*, Si-Quan Wang, Yimin Liu, Huimin Ma, Duo-Hong Chen, Bo-Yi Yang, Xiao-Wen Zeng, Li-Wen Hu, and Guang-Hui Dong.

Abstract

The effect of ambient air pollution exposure on childhood hypertension has emerged as a concern in China, and previous studies suggested pet ownership is associated with lower […]