FXB Center Writing in Peer-Reviewed Publications

April 2024

Beyond Kafala! employers’ discriminatory attitudes and violations of the rights and freedoms of women migrant domestic workers in Lebanon, Migration Studies, April 17

Sawsan Abdulrahim (Co-Author)

Sustainability is critical for future proofing the NHSBMJ, April 11

Rita Issa (Co-Author)

Proceedings from the Inaugural Climate and Health Conference, October 21-22, 2023The Journal of Climate Change and Health, April 3

Caleb Dresser, Kimberly Humphrey (Co-Author)

‘Nowhere and no one is safe’: spatial analysis of damage to critical civilian infrastructure in the Gaza Strip during the first phase of the Israeli military campaign, 7 October to 22 November 2023Conflict and Health, April 2

Yara Asi, David Mills, Dennis Kunichoff, Sawsan Abdulrahim, Nadine Bahour, A. Kayum Ahmed, Bram Wispelwey, Weeam Hammoudeh (Co-Authors)

March 2024

Neighborhood eviction trajectories and odds of moderate and serious psychological distress during pregnancy among African American women, American Journal of Epidemiology, March 22

Brittney Francis (Co-Author)

Under threat: the International AIDS Society–Lancet Commission on Health and Human Rights, The Lancet, March 21

Mary T. Bassett (Co-Author)

Pregnancy Care Utilization, Experiences, and Outcomes Among Undocumented Immigrants in the United States: A Scoping Review, Women’s Health Issues, March 16

Margaret Sullivan (Co-Author)

Rain of Ash: Roma, Jews, and the Holocaust. Ari JoskowiczHolocaust and Genocide Studies, March 1

Margareta Matache (Author)

February 2024

27: Garbage In, Garbage Out: Examining How Maternal Health Data Tools Misuse Race,” The Practical Playbook III: Working Together to Improve Maternal Health, Edited by Dorothy Cilenti, Alisahah Jackson, Natalie D. Hernandez, Lindsey Yates, Sarah Verbiest, J. Lloyd Michener, and Brian C. Castrucci, Oxford University Press, 2024

Marie V. Plaisime (Chapter Author)

Health Care Access and Use Among U.S. Children Exposed to Neighborhood Violence, American Journal of Preventive Medicine, February 26

Rohan Khazanchi (Co-Author)

A PLAN for Race-Conscious Medicine in Pediatrics, Pediatrics, February 21

Marie V. Plaisime (Co-Author)

The right to social and medical assistance. In S. Angeleri, K. Casla, & S. van Drooghenbroeck (Eds.), The European Social Charter: a commentary. Vol. 3: Articles 11-19, 2024

Stefano Angeleri (Chapter Author)

US public health after covid-19: learning from the failures of the hollow state and racial capitalism, BMJ, February 5

 Justin M. Feldman, Mary T. Bassett (Co-Authors)

January 2024

Predicting COVID-19 Infection Among Older Syrian Refugees in Lebanon: A Multi-Wave Survey, medRxiv 2024, January 17

Sawsan Abdulrahim (Co-Author)

Use of machine learning tools to predict health risks from climate-sensitive extreme weather events: A scoping reviewPLOS Climate, January 17

Caleb Dresser (Co-Author)

Toward a Climate-Ready Health Care System: Institutional Motivators and Workforce EngagementThe Milbank Quarterly, January 16

Caleb Dresser (Co-Author)

December 2023

Examining structural racism as the fundamental cause of health inequities among the Indigenous Māori, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Island peoples in the U.S. and Aotearoa New Zealand: Perspectives from key informant community leadersSSM – Qualitative Research in Health, December 14 (online)

Jake Ryann C. Sumibcay (Author)

Making a Movement: The History and Future of Human Rights, Carr Center Human Rights for Policy, December 11

Natalia Linos (Contributor)

Characteristics of employment history and self-perceived barriers to healthcare access, European Journal of Public Health, December 9

Ichiro Kawachi (Co-Author)

Slavery and the Journal — Reckoning with History and Complicity, The New England Journal of Medicine, December 7

Evelynn Hammonds (Co-Author)

The climate and health crisis: Heeding our responsibility in medical education research, Medical Education, December 7

Gaurab Basu (Co-Author)

A luta continua: the struggle for health continuesThe Lancet, December 2

Mary T. Bassett (Author)

Excess mortality in U.S. prisons during the COVID-19 pandemic, Science Advances, December 1

Monik C. Jiménez (Co-Author)

November 2023

Defining high confidence targets of differential CpG methylation in response to in utero arsenic exposure and implications for cancer risk, Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, November 27

Tabitha Lumour-Mensah (Co-Author)

Factors predicting different times for brushing teeth during the day: multilevel analyses, BMC Oral Health, November 24

Ichiro Kawachi (Co-Author)

Socioeconomic disparities in mammography screening in the United States from 2012 to 2020, Social Science & Medicine, November 23

Ichiro Kawachi (Co-Author)

Quantitative approaches to measuring structural cisgenderism, Social Science & Medicine, November 19

Dougie Zubizarreta, Mai-Han Trinh (Co-Authors)

Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Childhood Lead Testing and Blood Lead LevelsAcademic Pediatrics, November 15

Joseph Wilson (Co-Author)

State-level economic uncertainty and cardiovascular disease deaths: evidence from the United StatesEuropean Journal of Epidemiology, November 15

Ichiro Kawachi (Co-Author)

Instrumental Variable Analysis of Racial Discrimination and Blood Pressure in a Sample of Young AdultsAmerican Journal of Epidemiology, November 10

Jourdyn Lawrence, Ichiro Kawachi, Mary T. Bassett (C0-Authors)

Portland’s Response to the Western North American Heatwave: A Brief Report, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, November 3

Caleb Dresser (Co-Author)

Fairness of Machine Learning Algorithms for Predicting Foregone Preventive Dental Care for Adults, JAMA Network Open, November 1

Ichiro Kawachi (Co-Author)

Racial & ethnic disparities in geographic access to critical care in the United States: A geographic information systems analysis, PLoS One, November 1

David Mills (Co-Author)

Do disasters exacerbate socioeconomic inequalities in health among older people?International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, November 2023

Ichiro Kawachi (Co-Author)

October 2023

Editorial: Climate and health education: defining the needs of society in a changing climate, Frontiers in Public Health, October 27

Gaurab Basu (Co-Author)

A standardised differential privacy framework for epidemiological modeling with mobile phone data, PLOS Digital Health, October 27

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

21: Culturally Congruent Strategies to Build the Pediatric Health Workforce,” Untangling the Thread of Racism: A Primer for Pediatric Health Professionals, Edited by Maria Trent, Danielle G. Dooley, Jacqueline Dougé, American Academy of Pediatrics, October 2023

Marie Plaisime (Co-Author)

The Effect of Family Wealth on Physical Function Among Older Adults in Mpumalanga, South Africa: A Causal Network Analysis, International Journal of Public Health, October 25

Mary T. Bassett (Co-Author)

Equitable representation of American Indians and Alaska Natives in the physician workforce will take over 100 years without systemic change, The Lancet Regional Health – Americas, October 8

Victor A. Lopez-Carmen, Rohan Khazanchi (Co-Authors)

Loss and damage responses to climate change, BMJ, October 3

Rita Issa (Co-Author)

The Vinyasa Tool for mHealth Solutions: Supporting Human-Centered Design in Nascent Digital Health Ecosystems, JMIR Formative Research, October 2

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

E-cigarette use behaviors of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander youth in the contiguous United States: Insights from the Monitoring the Future Study (2018–2019), Preventive Medicine Reports, October 2023

Jake Ryann Sumibcay (Co-Author)

Legislating Inequity: Structural Racism In Groups Of State Laws And Associations With Premature Mortality Rates, Health Affairs, October 2023

Jaquelyn Jahn, Dougie Zubizarreta, Alecia J. McGregor (Co-Authors)

September 2023

Cancer Care in Afghanistan: Perspectives on Health Services Under the Taliban RegimeJCO Global Oncology, September 2023

Faramarz Jahanbeen (Co-Author)

Racial and Economic Segregation Over the Lifecourse and Incident Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy among Black Women in California, American Journal of Epidemiology, September 28

Brittney Francis (Co-Author)

Towards a bidirectional decoloniality in academic global health: insights from settler colonialism and racial capitalismThe Lancet Global Health, September 2023

Bram Wispelwey and David Mills (Co-Authors)

The 2022 to 2023 Amoxicillin Shortage and Acute Otitis Media Treatment, Pediatrics, September 2023

Rohan Khazanchi (Co-Author)

A theory of change for community-initiated mental health care in the United States, Cambridge Prisms: Global Mental Health, September 11

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

Associations between weight discrimination and the use of potentially harmful dietary supplements during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States, Social Science & Medicine, September 9

Destiny A. Jackson (Co-Author)

Extramural US Federal Research Grants For Health Outcomes Associated With Climate Change Inadequate, Too Narrow In FocusHealth Affairs, September 8

Caleb Dresser (Co-Author)

August 2023

OP104 Development and validation of a model predicting poor mental health amongst older Syrian refugees in Lebanon during the COVID-19 pandemic: a repeated cross-sectional analysis, Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health, August 24

Sawsan Abdulrahim (Co-Author)

Impact of family networks on uptake of health interventions: evidence from a community-randomized control trial aimed at increasing HIV testing in South Africa, Journal of the International AIDS Society, August 20

Mary T. Bassett (Co-Author)

A conceptual understanding of the impact of interconnected forms of racism on maternal hypertension through Black Women’s lived experiences, SSM – Qualitative Research in Health, August 17

Brittney Francis and Marie Plaisime (Co-Authors)

Sociopolitical Diagnostic Tools to Understand National and Local Response Capabilities and Vulnerabilities to Epidemics and Guide Research into How to Improve the Global Response to Pathogens, Pathogens, August 8

Justin Feldman (Co-Author)

The Vinyasa Tool for mHealth solutions: supporting human-centered design in nascent digital health ecosystems, JMIR Formative Research, August 2

Abhishek Bhatia and Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

Beyond Defibrillation During Immersion: Case Illustrates Value of Heatstroke Treatment ProtocolsAnnals of Emergency Medicine Correspondence, August 2023

Caleb Dresser, Catharina Giudice (Co-Authors)

July 2023

School closures significantly reduced arrests of black and latinx urban youth, PLoS One, July 26

Tori Cowger (Co-Author)

‘White People are the default’: A qualitative analysis of medical trainees’ perceptions of cultural competency, medical culture, and racial bias, SSM – Qualitative Research in Health, July 16

Marie Plaisime (Co-Author)

Has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the utilization and provision of essential health care services from 2019 to 2020 in the primary health care network in Lebanon? Results from a nationwide representative cross-sectional survey, PLoS One, July 13

Jennifer Leaning (Co-Author)

Because its power remains naturalized: introducing the settler colonial determinants of healthFrontiers in Public Health, July 11

Bram Wispelwey, Osama Tanous, Yara Asi, Weeam Hammoudeh, and David Mills (Co-Authors)

Instrumental Variable Analysis of Discrimination and Blood Pressure in a Sample of Young Adults, American Journal of Epidemiology, July 3

Jourdyn Lawrence and Mary T. Bassett (Co-Authors)

June 2023

Global North learning from Global South: A community-led response to mpox in New York City, PLOS Global Public Health, June 28

Keletso Makofane (Co-Author)

Building capacity of healthcare professionals and community members to address climate and health threats in the Bahamas: Analysis of a green climate fund pilot workshop, Dialogues in Health, June 17

Caleb Dresser (Co-Author)

The impact of neighborhoods and friendships on interracial anxiety among medical students and residents: A report from the medical student CHANGES study, Health Services Research, June 13

Marie Plaisime (Co-Author)

Racial and Ethnic Differences in Self-Reported COVID-19 Exposure Risks, Concerns, and Behaviors Among Diverse Participants in the Women’s Health Initiative Study, The Journals of Gerontology: Series A, June 2

Monik C. Jiménez (Co-Author)

May 2023

Missing Americans: Early death in the United States—1933–2021PNAS Nexus, May 29

Mary T. Bassett (Co-Author)

Disaster Medicine in a Changing Climate, Ciottone’s Disaster Medicine (Third Edition), 2024, Pages 51-57, May 29

Caleb Dresser and Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

Towards anti-racist policies and strategies to reduce poor health outcomes in racialised communities: introducing the O’Neill–Lancet Commission on Racism, Structural Discrimination, and Global HealthThe Lancet, May 18

Margareta Matache (Co-Author)

Extending critical race, racialization, and racism literatures to the adoption, implementation, and sustainability of data equity policies and data (dis)aggregation practices in health research, Health Services Research, May 18

Jake Ryann C. Sumibcay (Co-Author)

Structural racism and the health of Palestinian citizens of IsraelGlobal Public Health, May 11

Osama Tanous, Yara Asi, Weeam Hammoudeh, David Mills, and Bram Wispelwey (Co-Authors)

April 2023

Implicit and explicit racial prejudice among medical professionals: updated estimates from a population-based study, The Lancet Regional Health – Americas, April 19

Marie Plaisime (Co-Author)

Racialized Housing Discrimination and Population Health: a Scoping Review and Research Agenda, Journal of Urban Health, April 14

Brittney Francis (Co-Author)

The Hidden Costs of Unaccompanied Child Migration, The International Journal of Children’s Rights, April 7

Vasileia Digidiki and Jacqueline Bhabha (Authors)

Wildfire Threat to Inpatient Health Care Facilities in California, 2022American Journal of Public Health, April 5

Caleb Dresser and Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

Racism-Conscious Praxis: A Framework to Materialize Anti-Oppression in Medicine, Public Health, and Health PolicyThe American Journal of Bioethics, April 3

Rohan Khazanchi (Co-Author)

March 2023

BOOK REVIEW Health Rights for All: The Imperative of Including All Migrants, Health and Human Rights Journal, March 30

Jacqueline Bhabha

Black women in medicine in the USA: telling their storiesThe Lancet, March 25

Mary T. Bassett

Bringing together climate-conscious health professionals – Creation of Climate and Health 2023, The Journal of Climate Change and Health, May-June 2023

Kimberly Humphrey (Co-Author)

Medical Algorithms Lack Compassion: How Race-Based Medicine Impacted the Rights of Incarcerated Individuals Seeking Compassionate Release During COVID-19Stanford Technology Law Review, March 11

Rohan Khazanchi (Co-Author)

Geographically skewed recruitment and COVID-19 seroprevalence estimates: a cross-sectional serosurveillance study and mathematical modelling analysis, BMJ Open, March 7

Abhishek Bhatia, Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

“You, as of Now, Are Someone Else!”: Minoritization, Settler Colonialism, and Indigenous HealthJournal of Palestine Studies, March 2

Osama Tanous (Author)

February 2023

Fairness and efficiency considerations in COVID-19 vaccine allocation strategies: A case study comparing front-line workers and 65–74 year olds in the United States, PLOS Global Public Health, February 6

Justin Feldman, Mary Bassett (Co-Authors)

January 2023

Undiagnosed and Undertreated: The Suffocating Consequences of Racially-Biased Medical Devices During the COVID-19 PandemicAmerican Journal of Epidemiology, January 25

Marie V. Plaisime

CrisisReady’s novel framework for transdisciplinary translation: Case-studies in wildfire and hurricane responseThe Journal of Climate Change and Health, January – February 2023

Caleb Dresser and Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

Designing digital health applications for climate change mitigation and adaptationThe Medical Journal of Australia, January 10

Kimberly Humphrey (Co-Author)

Associations between punitive policies and legal barriers to consensual same-sex sexual acts and HIV among gay men and other men who have sex with men in sub-Saharan Africa: a multicountry, respondent-driven sampling survey, The Lancet HIV, January 6

Keletso Makofane (Co-Author)

December 2022

Scaling up community-delivered mental health support and care: A landscape analysisFrontiers in Public Health, December 8

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

Racial Differences in 25-Hydroxy Vitamin D and Self-Reported Pain Severity in a Sample of Individuals Living with Non-Specific Chronic Low Back PainJournal of Pain Research, December 7

Terence Penn (Co-Author)

Tobacco and Alcohol Retailer Availability and Neighborhood Racialized, Economic, and Racialized Economic Segregation in North Carolina, J. Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, December 5

Justin Feldman (Co-Author)

Examining COVID-19 mortality rates by race and ethnicity among incarcerated people in 11 U.S. state prisons (March–October 2021)SSM – Population Health, December 1

Tori L. Cowger, Dennis Kunichoff, Justin Feldman, and Monik Jiménez (Co-authors)

November 2022

Lifting Universal Masking in Schools — Covid-19 Incidence among Students and Staff, New England Journal of Medicine, November 24

Tori L. Cowger, Mary T. Bassett, and Natalia Linos (Co-Authors)

Association Between Racial Wealth Inequities and Racial Disparities in Longevity Among US Adults and Role of Reparations Payments, 1992 to 2018, JAMA Netw Open, November 7

Mary T. Bassett and Bram Wispelwey (Co-authors)

Health Emergency and Disaster Risk Management Workforce Development Strategies: Delphi Consensus Study, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, November 3

Emily Y.Y. Chan and Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

The Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change Policy Brief for the United States of America: Focus on the Northeast, The Lancet, November 1

Caleb Dresser (Co-Author)

October 2022

Trends in facility-based childbirth and barriers to care at a birth center and community hospital in rural Chiapas, Mexico: A mixed-methods study, Midwifery, October 13

Margaret M. Sullivan (Co-Author)

September 2022

Establishing Academic Homes for Homelessness: A Call to ActionPublic Health Reports, September 5

Margaret M. Sullivan (Co-Author)

August 2022

Creating an Oasis: Improving Health Care Delivery to Immigrants Experiencing Homelessness, Journal of Health Science & Education Vol 6(2): 1-10, August 31

Margaret M. Sullivan and Alejandra Salemi (Co-Authors)

Monkeypox Virus Infection in Humans across 16 Countries — April–June 2022New England Journal of Medicine, August 25

Keletso Makofane (Co-Author)

Unafraid healthcare providers are still listening: Abortion Care Post-Roe, The Lancet Regional Health – Americas, August 18

Margaret M. Sullivan

All-cause excess mortality across 90 municipalities in Gujarat, India, during the COVID-19 pandemic (March 2020-April 2021), PLOS Global Public Health, August 16

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

Impact of Lifting School Masking Requirements on Incidence of COVID-19 among Staff and Students in Greater-Boston Area School Districts: A Difference-in-Differences AnalysismedRxiv, August 9

Tori L. Cowger, Mary T. Bassett, and Natalia Linos (Co-Authors)

Community solutions to food apartheid: A spatial analysis of community food-growing spaces and neighborhood demographics in Philadelphia, Science Direct, August 5

Ashley Gripper and Tori Cowger (Co-Authors)

July 2022

Race-based medicine in the point-of-care clinical resource UpToDate: A systematic content analysis, eClinical Medicine, July 29

Marie Plaisime (Co-Author)

June 2022

‘A Zone of Exception and Righteousness? Mediterranean Search and Rescue Operations Versus Fortress Europe. A Response to Mann and Mourão Permoser (2022)’, Commentary for ‘The Ethics of Migration Policy Dilemmas’ project, Migration Policy Centre (MPC), European University Institute (EUI), June 2022

Jacqueline Bhabha (Author)

Examining COVID-19 Mortality Rates by Race and Ethnicity Among Incarcerated People in U.S. State Prisons, medRxiv, June 26

Tori Cowger, Justin Feldman, and Monik Jimenez (Co-Authors)

Opportunities to tackle structural racism and ethnicity-based discrimination in recovering and rebuilding from the COVID-19 pandemic, Nature, June 14

Natalia Linos, Mary T. Bassett, Alejandra Salemi, and Margareta Matache (Co-Authors)

May 2022

Built and Social Environments, Environmental Justice, and Maternal Pregnancy Complications, Current Obstetrics and Gynecology Reports, May 17

Brittney Butler, Ashley Gripper, and Natalia Linos

April 2022

A systematic review and meta-analysis of the Everyday Discrimination Scale and biomarker outcomes, Psychoneuroendocrinology Vol. 142, April 21

Jourdyn A. Lawrence and Mary T. Bassett (Co-Authors)

What the U.S. Government Owes the Tortured Survivors of Family Separation, Physicians For Human Rights Report, April 2022

Margaret M. Sullivan (Contributor)

Where are People Dying in Disasters, and Where is it Being Studied? A Mapping Review of Scientific Articles on Tropical Cyclone Mortality in English and Chinese, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine, April 5

Caleb Dresser and Satchit Balsari (Co-Authors)

March 2022

Associations between multiple indicators of discrimination and allostatic load among middle-aged adults, Social Science & Medicine Vol. 298, March 4

Jourdyn A. Lawrence and Mary T. Bassett (Co-Authors)

February 2022

Reproductive healthcare in immigration detention: The imperative of informed consent, The Lancet Regional Health – Americas Vol. 10, February 2022

Margaret M. Sullivan, Margareta Matache, Samuel Peisch, and Jacqueline Bhabha

January 2022

The Mental Health Implications of Domestic Violence During COVID-19, International Journal of Public Health, January 21

Satchit Balsari and Jennifer Leaning (Co-Authors)

Making data for good betterPLOS Digital Health, January 18

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

Racial Disparities in Neighborhood Arrest Rates during the COVID-19 Pandemic, Journal of Urban Health, January 11

Jaquelyn L. Jahn, Tori L. Cowger, and Brigette A. Davis (Co-Authors)

Applying Human-Centered Design Principles to Digital Syndromic Surveillance at a Mass Gathering in India: Viewpoint, Journal of Medical Internet Research, January 10

Satchit Balsari (Co-Author)

Eviction, Healthcare Utilization, and Disenrollment Among New York City Medicaid Patients, American Journal of Preventive Medicine Vol. 62, January 7

Justin Feldman (Co-Author)