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Using Tai Chi to Reduce Fall Risk Factors Among Older Adults: An Evaluation of a Community-Based Implementation

By |April 24th, 2017|Research Highlights|

Journal of Applied Gerontology Mary P. Gallant*, Meaghan Tartaglia, Susan Hardman, and Kara Burke ABSTRACT This study aimed to evaluate a community-based implementation of an evidence-based fall prevention program, in which 131 individuals participated in Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance. Self-report and functional performance assessments included demographics, health and fall history, the Activities-Specific Balance [...]

Gun violence in Albany: 63 shootings reported in 2016

By |April 24th, 2017|News|

April 18, 2017 CSDA Associate Alan Lizotte was quoted in an article on gun violence in Albany in the Times Union.

The Story Behind Russia’s Male Suicide Problem

By |April 24th, 2017|News|

April 18, 2017 CSDA Associate, and Dean of the School of Criminal Justice, William Alex Pridemore discusses Male suicide in an article on

Finding: Dads Left Out of Important Studies

By |April 24th, 2017|News|

April 15, 2017 CSDA Associate Jennifer Mangenello discusses her recent research on parenting and childhood obesity on "Upstate Issues," a production of Wild Country 99.9.

Former Chernobyl Neighbors Diagnosed with Rare Cancer Years Later, in NYC

By |April 7th, 2017|News|

April 3, 2017 CSDA Associate Roxana Moslehi's research on the clustering of a rare type eye cancer was covered by Yahoo News and LiveScience.

Mobile Response: Study Finds Mobile Technology Can Help Vulnerable Populations with HIV

By |April 7th, 2017|News|

April 7, 2017 Research on mobile health interventions by CSDA associate Archana Krishnan was featured in the UAlbany NewsCenter and

Trends in Nonfatal Agricultural Injury in Maine and New Hampshire: Results From a Low-Cost Passive Surveillance System

By |April 5th, 2017|Research Highlights|

Journal of Agromedicine Erika Scott, Erin Bell*, Liane Hirabayashi, Nicole Krupa, and Paul Jenkins ABSTRACT Objectives: Agriculture is a dangerous industry, and although data on fatal injuries exist, less is known about nonfatal injuries. The purpose of this study is to describe trends in agricultural morbidity in Maine and New Hampshire from 2008 to 2010 [...]

Positive association between short-term ambient air pollution exposure and children blood pressure in China–Result from the Seven Northeast Cities (SNEC) study

By |April 5th, 2017|Research Highlights|

Environmental Pollution Xiao-Wen Zeng, Zhengmin (Min) Qian, Michael G. Vaughn, Erik J. Nelson, Shyamali C. Dharmage, Gayan Bowatte, Jennifer Perret, Duo-Hong Chen, Huimin Ma, Shao Lin*, Benjamin de Foy, Li-Wen Hu, Bo-Yi Yang, Shu-Li Xu, Chuan Zhang, Yan-Peng Tian, Min Nian, Jia Wang, Xiang Xiao, Wen-Wen Bao, Ya-Zhi Zhang, and Guang-Hui Dong ABSTRACT The impact [...]

Race, Juvenile Transfer, and Sentencing Preferences: Findings From a Randomized Experiment

By |April 5th, 2017|Research Highlights|

Race and Justice Peter S. Lehmann, Justin T. Pickett*, Stephanie Bontrager Ryon, Anna E. Kosloski ABSTRACT In light of the expansion of punitive “get tough” policies for juvenile offenders, some researchers have uncovered evidence that juveniles who are waived to the adult court receive more severe sanctions than retained juveniles. Theoretically, the transfer status of [...]

State political ideology, policies and health behaviors: The case of tobacco

By |April 5th, 2017|Research Highlights|

Social Science & Medicine Ashley M. Fox*, Wenhui Feng, and Rakesh Yumkham ABSTRACT Anti-smoking campaigns are widely viewed as a success case in public health policy. However, smoking rates continue to vary widely across U.S. states and the success of anti-smoking campaigns is contingent upon states' adoption of anti-smoking policies. Though state anti-smoking policy is [...]