Selected Faculty Publications


Operationalizing an Integrative Socio-ecological Framework in Support of Global Monitoring of Land Degradation. Pricope, Narcisa G., Gabriel A. Daldegan, Alex Zvoleff, Kevin M. Mwenda, Monica Noon, David Lopez-Carr. 2022. Land Degradation and Development

Environmentally Informed Migration in North America. Fussell, Elizabeth and Briana Castro.* 2022. Handbook of Population and Environment. Edited by Clark Gray, Lori Hunter, and Jaques Veron. Springer.


Guidance for Design and Analysis of Observational Studies of Fetal and Newborn Outcomes Following COVID-19 Vaccination During Pregnancy. Fell, Deshayne B., Michelle C. Dimitris, Jennifer A. Hutcheon, Justin R. Ortiz, Robert W. Platt, Annette K. Regan, and David A. Savitz. 2021. Vaccine. 39(14): 1882-1886.

Internal Migration and Health in South Africa: Determinants of Healthcare Utilisation in a Young Adult Cohort. Ginsburg, Carren, Mark A. Collinson, F. Xavier Gómez-Olivé, Mark, Sadson Harawa, Mark N. Lurie, Keith Mukondwa, Chantel F. Pheiffer, Stephen Tollman, Rebecca Wang, and Michael J. White. 2021. BMC Public Health. 21: 554.

Effectiveness of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative on Exclusive Breastfeeding in Kenya. Kimani-Murage, Elizabeth W., Judith Kimiywe, Antonina N. Mutoro, Calistus Wilunda, Frederick Murunga Wekesah, Peter Muriuki, Bonaventure M. Mwangi, Betty Mogesi Samburu, Nyovani Janet Madise, Stephen T. McGarvey, and Paula L. Griffiths. 2021. Maternal & Child Nutrition.  17: e13142.

Racial Pairings and Fertility: Do Interracial Couples Have Fewer Children? Qian, Zhenchao and Daniel T. Lichter. Journal of Marriage and Family. 2021. 83(4): 919-924.

Expanding Gender-Based Health Equity Framework for Transgender Populations. Restar, Arjee Javellana, Jennifer Sherwood, Alberto Edeza, Candice Collins, and Don Operario. 2021. Transgender Health. 15;6(1): 1-4.

Medicaid Payments for Immediate Postpartum Long-Acting Reversible Contraception: Evidence from South Carolina. Steenland, Maria W., Lydia E. Pace, Anna D. Sinaiko, and Jessica L. Cohen. 2021. Health Affairs. 40(2): 334-342.

Association between Rhode Island’s Paid Family Leave Policy on Postpartum Care Use. Steenland, Maria, Susan E. Short, and Omar Galárraga. 2021. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 137(4): 728-730.

Accuracy of Self-Reported Birth Outcomes Relative to Birth Certificate Data in an Internet-Based Prospective Cohort Study. Wise, Lauren A., Tanran R. Wang, Amerlia K. Wesselink, Sydney K. Willis, Alina Chaiyasarikul, Jessica S. Levinson, Kenneth J. Rothman, Elizabeth E. Hatch, and David A. Savitz. 2021. Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 35(5): 590-595.


Income Segregation: Up or Down, and for Whom? Logan, John R., Andrew Foster, Hongwei Xu, and Wenquan Zhang. Demography. 2020. 57: 1951-1974.

COVID-19 Epidemic Doubling Time in the United States Before and During Stay-at-Home Restrictions. Lurie, Mark N.*, Joe Silva*, Rachel R. Yorlets, Jun Tao, Philip A. Chan. 2020. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 222(10): 1601-1606.

How Do You Build a ‘Culture of Health’? A Critical Appraisal of Challenges and Opportunities from Medical Anthropology. Mason, Katherine A., et al. Population Health Management. 2020. 23(6): 476-81.

Rising Inequality of Infant Health in the U.S. Rauscher, Emily and David Enrique Rangel. Social Science and Medicine - Population Health. 2020. 12: 100698.