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

April 30th, 2018|

Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Young, Yuchi*, Maksim Papenkov, and Taeko Nakashima

Abstract

The impact of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease extends far beyond the healthcare needs of the person […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]