Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Chanelle Howe, has paper "African American Race and HIV Virological Suppression: Beyond Disparities in Clinic Attendance" accepted for publication in the July issue of the American Journal of Epidemiology. Read the abstract below.
Countering the effects of lifelong poor health habits — smoking, poor diet, little exercise — is important and may take time. What if interventions during the nine-month window of pregnancy could improve a newborn's prospects for good health? In her dissertation, Golareh Agha, who receives her Ph.D. in public health this month, studies lifetime risks and shows that such interventions could mitigate risks for the child from birth.
As part of the Epidemiology Department's Seminar Series, Robert O. Wright, MD, MPH, Professor and Vice Chair of Preventive Medicine and Director of the Division of Environmental Health at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, will present "Chemical Mixtures and Child Development". Please join us on Tuesday, June 17th from 4:00-5:00pm at 121 S. Main St., Room 245. This Seminar Series is sponsered by The Colver Lectureship Fund.
Brown University’s Assistant Professor Brandon Marshall presented “Unhealthy alcohol use and long-term drinking trajectories among HIV-infected male veterans who have sex with men” on May 15, 2014 at the 2014 CHAART Scientific Meeting in Washington, DC. His data originates from infectious disease clinics of Veterans Health Administration (VA) healthcare centers in Atlanta, Baltimore, New York, Houston, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh and Washington DC. What his research concludes is that, “More than 1 in 10 HIV-infected men who have sex with men reported consistent, long-term unhealthy