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Accelerating the Integration of Novel Data Streams in Mathematical Models To enhance modeling utility in future public health emergencies and threats, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) launched the Infectious Disease Modeling and Analytics Initiative. This project strengthens and supports internal and external applied modeling and analytic work, and helps coordinate information across…
Add Health (The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health) The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health) is a longitudinal study of a nationally representative sample of over 20,000 adolescents who were in grades 7-12 during the 1994-95 school year, and have been followed for five waves to date, most recently…
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Add Health Epigenome Resource: Life course stressors and epigenomic modifications in adulthood The overall goals of this project are to investigate the influence of life course psychosocial stressors on DNA methylation and gene expression that may influence cardiometabolic health and depression in a US representative study of young adults. The findings from this study will have significant…
Add Health Parent Study: Phase I The Add Health Parent Study (2015-2017), gathered social, behavioral, and health survey data in 2015-2017 on a probability sample of the Add Health parents who were originally interviewed in 1995. Data for 2,013 Wave I parents, ranging in age from 50-80 years and representing 2,244…
Add Health Wave VI Cognition and Early Risk Factors for Dementia Project The overall goal of this project is to collect and disseminate critical data on cognitive, physical, and sensory functioning and risk for Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) in Wave VI of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), when participants…
After the flood: Strategies to prevent malaria epidemics caused by severe flooding The impact of climate change, including the increased frequency of weather extremes such as flooding, on the incidence of malaria and other vector-borne diseases is an issue of substantial public health importance. Therefore, there is an urgent need to develop effective mitigation and control strategies.…
Applying a life course approach to assess the impact of neighborhood and interpersonal discrimination on allostatic load Abstract Allostatic load, which is characterized by the dysregulation of physiological activity across multiple systems in the body, has been linked to an increased risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. However, the prevalence of allostatic load is not equally distributed…
Assessing and Adapting to Climate-Related vulnerabilities in Nunoa, Peru Temperature in the Andean region has increased by approximately 0.1°C per decade for nearly 70 years 5. Global climate model projections6 and regional climate model studies7 project continued increase in surface temperatures for the Central Andean region and possible future shifts in seasonality. Pastoralists in…
Assessing The Impact of Neighborhood and Interpersonal Discrimination on Obesity and Leukocyte Gene Expression Approximately 42% of adults in the United States (US) have obesity, with a disproportionately high prevalence in middle-aged and older adults. Individuals with obesity are at increased risk of many leading causes of morbidity and mortality in the US relative to individuals with a healthy…
Brief digital intervention to increase COVID-19 vaccination among individuals with anxiety or depression Despite increased risk of COVID-19 infection, severe complications, hospitalizations, and death, people with mental health disorders report greater vaccine hesitancy and have lower COVID vaccination levels than the general population. Individuals with mental health disorders are much more likely to endorse COVID-19 vaccine misinformation, which…