Prominent Epidemiologist Sandro Galea Speaks at GSU
Sandro Galea, M.D., Dr.P.H., Chairperson of Epidemiology at the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health will present “The Urban Brain: How Urban Environments Affect How We Think, Behave, and Feel” at the GSU Partnership for Urban Health Research Annual Lecture.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
11:30 am to 12:45 pm
Speaker’s Auditorium, GSU Student Center
“Dr. Galea is widely published on many subjects related to urban health. He has conducted research on mental disorders, health disparities, and the effects of large-scale traumatic events. His research following 9/11 has become an important source for understanding the health of people who have been exposed to traumatic stressors.”
You may find his books here at the Georgia State University Library:
- Macrosocial determinants of population health
- Handbook of urban health: Populations, methods, and practice
- Population mental health: Evidence, policy, and public health practice
- Mental health and disasters
Follow the links below to read some of his articles.
- Galea S, Uddin M, Koenen K. The urban environment and mental disorders: Epigenetic links. Epigenetics. 2011 Apr;6(4):400-4.
- Galea S, Riddle M, Kaplan GA. Causal thinking and complex system approaches in epidemiology. Int J Epidemiol. 2010 Feb;39(1):97-106.
- Fagan J, Galea S, Ahern J, Bonner S, Vlahov D. Relationship of self-reported asthma severity and urgent health care utilization to psychological sequelae of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center among New York City area residents. Psychosom Med. 2003 Nov-Dec;65(6):993-6.
- Galea S, Ahern J, Resnick H, Kilpatrick D, Bucuvalas M, Gold J, Vlahov D. Psychological sequelae of the September 11 terrorist attacks in New York City. N Engl J Med. 2002 Mar 28;346(13):982-7.
Learn more about Urban Health through the Institute for Public Health’s Partnership for Urban Health Research website and through the Library’s Research Guide.