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Medical Team Sets Out To Solve New York VRL Outbreak Mystery

By |June 11th, 2018|

June 11, 2018

CSDA Associate Roxana Moslehi’s research guilded a team at the Mt. Sinai/Beth Israel Comprehensive Cancer Center to solve New York VRL outbreak mystery. Read more at PatientWorthy

Social Media Can Influence Drug and Alcohol Addiction in Teens

By |June 11th, 2018|

June 11, 2018

CSDA Associate Julia Hormes talked about how social media increases the brain’s propensity for addiction. Read more at Blogcritics.org

Too Good to Waste

By |May 30th, 2018|

May 30, 2018


CSDA Associate Beth Feingold and Akiko Hosler have received $433,154 from the Foundation for Food and Agricultural Research (FFAR), with additional funds being provided by local non-profits and state agencies, to address the association between food waste, food insecurity and increased cardio-metabolic risk factors such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. Read more […]

Women and Underrepresented Minorities Less Likely to Be Last Authors

By |May 18th, 2018|

May 18, 2018

CSDA Associate Gerald Marschke found that gender gaps are smaller among blacks and Hispanics than among non-Hispanic whites. Read more at Inside Higher Ed

How Should a Nation Care for its Aging Citizens?

By |May 11th, 2018|

May 10, 2018

CSDA Associate Yuchi Young talked about how to provide services for a growing elderly population especially with dementia. Read more at UAlbany News


By |April 30th, 2018|

April 30, 2018

CSDA Associate Samantha Friedman won the 2018 PAA poster session. Read more at The Population Association of America.

Who Is Responsible? A Man With Dementia Wanders From Home, Is Hit by a Train, and Dies

By |April 30th, 2018|

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Young, Yuchi*, Maksim Papenkov, and Taeko Nakashima


The impact of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease extends far beyond the healthcare needs of the person with dementia. As the disease progresses, individuals with dementia often require ongoing formal or informal care for their basic daily routine because of behavior changes […]

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


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|


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


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