2021 APHA NYU GPH Faculty Presentation Catalogue

GPH Faculty Presentation Catalogue

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NYU GPH at the 148th APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition 
October 24 – October 27, 2021 
Virtual


The NYU GPH Office of Communications has compiled this catalogue to showcase the breadth and depth of the scholarship of its faculty and student presenters at the 2021 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition.

 



Thursday, October 21, 2021 

Daily Racial/Ethnic-based Discrimination is Associated With Alcohol Use Among Young Sexual Minority Men of Color: A Daily Diary Analysis
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

  • Erica Wood, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Stephanie Cook, DrPH, New York University School of Global Public Health

Ensuring Emergency Management Inclusion for People With Disabilities: Who is Responsible?
Disability   11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

  • Robyn Gershon, DrPH, MHS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Patty Medina, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Qi Zhi, MPH, University of Hawaii at Manoa School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
  • Lewis Kraus, MPH, Pacific ADA Center
  • Alexis Merdjanoff, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Marijuana Product Use Among Adults in the U.S.: A Cross-sectional Online Survey
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET

  • Danielle Ompad, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Emily Goldmann, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Melody Goodman, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Kyle Snyder, BS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Daniel Hagen, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Simon Sandh, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Mirtala Sanchez, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Jordyn Chandler-Lee, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Alessandro Malave, New York University School of Global Public Health

Impact of COVID-19 Exposure in a Non-traditional Essential Workgroup: NYC Transit
Occupational Health and Safety   2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

  • Robyn Gershon, DrPH, MHS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Alexis Merdjanoff, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Rachael Piltch-Loeb, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Gabriella Meltzer, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Ezinne Nwankwo, PhD, doctoral student, UCLA School of Public Health
  • David Vlahov, PhD, Yale University
  • Martin Sherman, PhD, Loyola University
  • Jonathan Rosen, MS, CIH, FAIHA, National Clearinghouse for Worker Safety and Health Education & Training

Recovery Orientation of OnTrackChile: An Innovative Approach to Treating Individuals with First-episode Psychosis
Mental Health   2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

  • Tanya Mehdizadeh, BS, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Liz Calderon, MPH, New York University
  • Eleanor Zinn, BS, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao D. Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Applying a Cultural Framework to Study HIV Stigma and Women’s Mental Health: A Community Study in Botswana
Maternal and Child Health   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET

  • Danielle Tal, BA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Lea Silvert, MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Maitri Jain, BA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao D. Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Motherhood and Stigma in the Context of HIV in Botswana
International Health   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET

  • Tingyu Li, MSW, Teacher's College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao D. Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Predictors of Women’s Intention to Communicate Genetic Test Results to Relatives
Applied Public Health Statistics   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET

  • Carolyn Winskill, MS, Concord, CA
  • Kimberly Kaphingst, ScD, University of Utah
  • Melody Goodman, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

 



Friday, October 22, 2021

Impact of Rurality on Survival Outcomes Following an Early Onset Colorectal Cancer Diagnosis
APLPH Delta Omega Poster Session   10:30 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

  • Taylor McCready, BA, MPH, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Thomas Kirchner, PhD, MS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Nina Parikh, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health

OnTrackChile: Resource Limitations in Pathways to Care for First-episode Psychosis
Mental Health   10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

  • Howard Bi, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Ashley Feng, City College
  • Karen Choe, EdM, MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao D. Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Socio-behavioral Factors Associated with COVID-19 Stigma
Epidemiology   10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET

  • Margaux Grivel, MA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Sarah A. Lieff, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Gabriella Meltzer, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Virginia Chang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

HIV-related Behaviors and HIV Testing in a Population-based Sample of Puerto Rican Adults: Findings from the 2019 BRFSS
Latino Caucus   3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

  • German Rivera-Castellar, MS, New York University
  • Farzana Kapadia, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health

Sexual and Physical Male-perpetrated Intimate Partner Violence and Problem Alcohol Use Among African American Women: A Structural Equation Model
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

  • Ariadna Capasso, MFA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Kerstin Pahl, PhD, Nathan S. Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research
  • Yesim Tozan, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Ralph DiClemente, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Trends in Alcohol and Cigarette Use Among Preconceptional and Pregnant Women in Russia
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

  • Anait Marianian, MD, PhD, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Ariadna Capasso, MFA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Theresa Gauthier, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Lou Ann Brown, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Alina Atalyan, PhD, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Darya Markova, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Anastasia Kalkova, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Margarita Zolotareva, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Frank Harris, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Natalia Rezvina, Emory University
  • Ralph DiClemente, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

 



Sunday, October 24, 2021

 

HIV and Gender
HIV/AIDS   4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ET

  • Yerram Divya Smitha Reddy, MPH, School of Biological and Population Health Sciences, Oregon State University
  • Emmanuel Peprah, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Patterns of In Utero Tobacco and Alcohol Exposure Among Newborns in Irkutsk, Russia: An Observational Study
International Health   4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. ET

  • Ariadna Capasso, MFA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Anait Marianian, MD, PhD, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Lou Ann Brown, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Theresa Gauthier, MD, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Alina Atalyan, PhD, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Darya Markova, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Margarita Zolotareva, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Anastasia Kalkova, Scientific Center of Family Health and Human Reproduction
  • Frank Harris, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Natalia Rezvina, Emory University
  • Ralph DiClemente, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

The Impact of Intersecting Minority Identities on the Association Between Marijuana Use and Rape Among U.S. Adolescents
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. ET

  • Jennifer Trinier, MPH, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy
  • Emily Goldmann, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Danielle Ompad, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Elizabeth Kelvin, PhD, MPH, CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy and CUNY Institute for Implementation Science in Population Health

Social Engagement and Mental Health Across Distinct Asian American Ethnic Groups: Findings From the COVID-19 Household Impact Study
Asian & Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health   4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET

  • Farzana Kapadia, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Jessica Islam, PhD, MPH, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL

Associations Between Vaping Marijuana and Vaping-related Injury Concerns: A Cross-sectional Online Pilot Survey
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

  • Alessandro Malave, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Kyle Snyder, BS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Daniel Hagen, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Simon Sandh, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Jordyn Chandler-Lee, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Emily Goldmann, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Melody Goodman, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Danielle Ompad, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Prevalence and Correlates of New Marijuana Product Use Among Older U.S. Adults: Evidence From the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs   4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

  • Emily Goldmann, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Ethan Wolf, New York University
  • Daniel Hagen, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Kyle Snyder, BS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Danielle Ompad, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

The Affordable Care Act, Medicaid Expansion and Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Treatment
Mental Health   4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

  • Sarah Lieff, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Diana Silver, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health

A Multiple Family Group-based Intervention (SMART-Africa) to Promote Child and Adolescent Mental Health in Uganda: A Costing Study
International Health   6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. ET

  • Yesim Tozan, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Ariadna Capasso, MFA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Phionah Namatovu, BS, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Joshua Kiyingi, MSTAT, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Christopher Damulira, BA, International Center for Child Health and Development
  • Josephine Nabayinda, MSC, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Ozge Sensoy Bahar, PhD, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Mary McKay, PhD, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Kimberly Hoagwood, PhD, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Fred Ssewamala, PhD, Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis

 



Monday, October 25, 2021

 

Perceived Benefits of Family Participation in the Treatment of First-episode Psychosis in Chile: A Qualitative Study
International Health   12:45 - 1:00 p.m. ET

  • Eleanor Zinn, BS, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Lea Silvert, MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Sanaea Buhariwala, BA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Rural-urban Disparities in Hypertension Prevalence and Prevalence of Antihypertensive Medication Use Among Hypertensive Adults in Georgia
Applied Public Health Statistics   2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET

  • Janani Thapa, PhD, University of Georgia
  • Heejung Son, University of Georgia
  • Ye Shen, University of Georgia
  • Donglan Zhang, University of Georgia
  • Yan Li, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Zhuo Chen, University of Georgia
  • Lan Mu, PhD, University of Georgia
  • Gang Li, University of Georgia
  • José Pagán, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Social Network Size and Engagement Over Time in a National Sample of Black, White and Hispanic/Latino Adults ≥65 Years Old
Aging & Public Health   2:30 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. ET

  • Farzana Kapadia, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Nina Parikh, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Sameera Talegawkar, PhD, George Washington University
  • Yichen Jin, MSPH, George Washington University

The Role of Good Governance in the Global Race to Vaccinate During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Human Rights Forum   4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ET

  • Moosa Tatar, PhD, University of Utah
  • Mohammad Reza Faraji, PhD, Institute for Advanced Studies in Basic Sciences
  • Jalal Montazeri Shourekchali, PhD
  • José Pagán, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Fernando Wilson, PhD, University of Utah

 



Tuesday, October 26, 2021

 

Lessons Learned from Community-Based Participatory Research Projects to Understand and Address Health Inequities
Community-Based Public Health Caucus   6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ET

  • Co-host: Karyn Faber, EdD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Moderator: Gina Curry, MPH, MBA, University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center

Quantitative Public Health Data Literacy Training Program
Public Health Education and Health Promotion   6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. ET

  • Jinal Shah, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Janice Dias, PhD, GrassROOTS Community Foundation
  • Melody Goodman, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Validation of Research-literacy and Knowledge Evaluation Metrics
Applied Public Health Statistics   6:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. ET

  • Yuyu Chen, MS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Siyuan Dong, MS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Melody Goodman, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Meeting Public Health Competencies With the City Health Dashboard
Academic and Practice Linkages in Public Health Caucus   6:00 p.m - 6:15 p.m

  • Rebecca Ofrane, MPH, New York University School of Medicine
  • Marian Levy, DrPH, RD, FAND, The University of Memphis School of Public Health
  • Samantha Breslin, MPA, New York University School of Medicine
  • Shoshanna Levine, DrPH, New York University School of Medicine
  • Marc N. Gourevitch, MD, MPH, New York University Langone Health

Age Assessment of Unaccompanied Minors Using Dental Radiographs: Review of Ethical Issues With Current Practices in the U.S. and Europe
Ethics   6:30 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. ET

  • Nadia Laniado, DDS, MPH, MSc, Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Farzana Kapadia, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Diana Silver, PhD, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Jacqueline Stevens, PhD, Northwestern University
  • Marjorie L. Wright, DMD, MPH, A.T. Still University

 



Wednesday, October 27, 2021

 

Exploring Family Interaction Patterns Among LGB+ Asian American Young Adults
LGBTQ Health Caucus   11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. ET

  • Roshan Parikh, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Shahmir Ali, BA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Farhan Mohsin, BA, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Ralph DiClemente, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Integration of Family Members to the Treatment of First-episode Psychosis in Chile
Mental Health   11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. ET

  • Chris Kang, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Chunyi Xia, MEd, MA, New York University
  • Maitri Jain, BA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Karen Choe, EdM, MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao D. Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Validating "Assess": A Comprehensive Tool to Support Reporting and Critical Appraisal of Qualitative, Quantitative, and Mixed Methods Implementation Research Outcomes
Epidemiology   11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. ET

  • Dorice Vieira, MLS, MA, MPH, New York University, Grossman School of Medicine
  • Nessa Ryan, PhD, MPH, MSci, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Temitope Ojo, MPH, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Joyce Gyamfi, PhD, MS, New York University School of Global Public Health
  • Emmanuel Peprah, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Assessment of Recanting Self-reported Behavior in HIV Prevention Trials in Community-based Versus Clinic-based Participants
Applied Public Health Statistics   11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ET

  • Janet Rosenbaum, PhD, SUNY Downstate School of Public Health
  • Ralph DiClemente, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health

Public Health Disaster Research Training Module: Development and Evaluation
Injury Control and Emergency Health Services   11:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. ET

  • Alexa Hansen, MPH, Natural Hazards Center
  • Courtney Welton-Mitchell, PhD, Natural Hazards Center
  • Rachel Adams, PhD, Natural Hazards Center
  • Candace Evans, MA, Natural Hazards Center
  • Lori Peek, PhD, Natural Hazards Center

Children’s Environmental Health - Environment - Oral, In Person
Environment  12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ET

  • George Thurston, New York University, Environmental Medicine
  • Kyra Shields, PhD, Healthy Babies Bright Futures

Climate Change and Human Health - Environment - Oral, In Person
Environment   2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET

  • George Thurston, New York University, Environmental Medicine
  • Adele Houghton, AIA, MPH, LEED AP, Biositu, LLC.

Opportunities to Prevent Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Using Medicaid
Maternal and Child Care   2:30 p.m - 2:45 p.m. ET

  • Laurie Zephyrin, MD, MPH, MBA, The Commonwealth Fund

More Than “Hesitancy”: A Qualitative Exploration of COVID-19 Vaccination Perspectives Among Black and Latino People Living With HIV
HIV/AIDS   2:45 - 3:00 p.m. ET

  • Sabrina Cluesman, MSW, LCSW, PhD Student, New York University
  • Marya Gwadz, PhD, New York University Silver School of Social Work
  • Linda Collins, PhD, New York University
  • Robert Freeman, New York University Silver School of Social Work
  • Charles Cleland, PhD, New York University Grossman School of Medicine
  • Robert L. Hawkins, PhD, MA, MPA, New York University
  • Noelle Leonard, PhD, Center for Drug Use and HIV/HCV Research, New York University
  • Leo Wilton, PhD, Binghamton University
  • Stephanie Campos, PhD, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Amanda Ritchie, New York University

Enhancing Treatment Access and Engagement for First-episode Psychosis: A Qualitative Analysis
Mental Health   3:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ET

  • Karen Choe, EdM, MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Peiqi (Peggy) Lu, MA, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Jiwon (Jamie) Lee, BS, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • PhuongThao D. Le, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins University
  • Lawrence H. Yang, PhD, New York University School of Global Public Health