McIntire RK, Brooks M, Siegel SD, , Papas M Dela J Public Health 2019 Feb;5(1):26-28 PMID: 34467011 Abstract Public health decision-makers need to consider geographic differences in rates of chronic disease risk factors and outcomes in order to focus intervention efforts on populations exhibiting the greatest burden of disease. Increasingly, public health agencies are using
Brooks M, Vest MT, Shapero M, Papas M J Hum Nutr Diet 2019 10;32(5):659-666 PMID: 31037779 Abstract BACKGROUND”>Malnutrition remains an important yet under-recognised problem among hospitalised adults. Although interventions exist aiming to improve nutritional status beyond hospitalisation, few studies examine how often and what type of nutrition care instructions are given at discharge. The present
Siegel SD, Brooks MM, Gbadebo BM, Laughery JT Prev Chronic Dis 2019 11;16():E152 PMID: 31726020 Abstract No abstract available.
Harrison C, Brooks M, Goldstein JN Dela J Public Health 2020 Jul;6(2):72-78 PMID: 34467115 Abstract INTRODUCTION: The COVID-19 crisis highlights the importance of screening for and managing adverse social determinants of health (SDoH). Many of the same SDoH items that put individuals at increased risk of COVID-19 infection have increased dramatically due to the economic
Brooks M, Brown C, , Liu W, Siegel SD, Dela J Public Health 2020 Jul;6(2):66-70 PMID: 34467114 Abstract INTRODUCTION: COVID-19 exemplifies the spatial nature of infectious disease in both its mechanism of transmission and the community-level conditions that facilitate its spread. With a long history of use for infectious disease applications, maps and geographic information
Fonge YN, Jain VD, Harrison C, Brooks M, Sciscione AC Am J Obstet Gynecol MFM 2020 11;2(4):100204 PMID: 33345920 Abstract BACKGROUND”>Studies have shown an association between the incidence of gestational diabetes and living in neighborhoods oversaturated with unhealthy foods.</Abstr: Studies have shown an association between the incidence of gestational diabetes and living in neighborhoods oversaturated
Siegel SD, Brooks M, Curriero FC Popul Health Manag 2021 08;24(4):454-462 PMID: 34406088 Abstract As a framework, population health emphasizes health outcomes for entire populations, the broad range of determinants of these outcomes, and the comparative effectiveness of medical and public health interventions. In practice, however, many contemporary population health programs instead focus on small
Brooks MM, Siegel SD, Curriero FC Health Place 2021 03;68():102530 PMID: 33609995 Abstract Tobacco retail density and smoking prevalence remain elevated in marginalized communities, underscoring the need for strategies to address these place-based disparities. The spatial variation of smokers and tobacco retailers is often measured by aggregating them to area-level units (e.g., census tracts), but
Siegel SD, Brooks M, Ragozine-Bush HE, Schnoll RA, Curriero FC Addict Behav 2021 07;118():106883 PMID: 33714034 Abstract Tobacco and alcohol use are leading causes of premature mortality in the US and concurrent use is associated with even greater health risks. A cross-sectional study of 20,310 patients admitted to a Mid-Atlantic acute health care system between
Harrison C, Brooks M, Goldstein JN, Papas M Prev Chronic Dis 2021 08;18():E81 PMID: 34410907 Abstract No abstract available.