New and Notable Publications
Urban inequalities in drug use and overdose
Nesoff ED, Wiebe DJ, Martins SS. City streetscapes and neighborhood characteristics of fatal opioid overdoses among people experiencing homelessness who use drugs in New York City, 2017-2019. Int J Drug Policy. 2022;110: 103904. PMCID: PMC9832470.
Nesoff ED, Branas CC, Martins SS. Association of Neighborhood Characteristics and Travel Patterns With Fatal Drug Overdoses. JAMA Intern Med. 2021;181(1):129-131. PMCID: PMC7684517.
Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Morrison C, Weir BW, Branas CC, Furr-Holden DM, Knowlton AR, Martins SS. Alcohol outlets, drug paraphernalia sales, and neighborhood drug overdose. Int J Drug Policy. 2021;95:103289. PMCID: PMC8530831.
Nesoff ED, Branas CC, Martins SS. The Geographic Distribution of Fentanyl-Involved Overdose Deaths in Cook County, Illinois. Am J Public Health. 2020;110(1):98-105. PMCID: PMC6893352.
Furr-Holden CD, Milam AJ, Nesoff ED, Johnson RM, Fakunle DO, Jennings JM, Thorpe RJ Jr. Not in My Back Yard: A Comparative Analysis of Crime Around Publicly Funded Drug Treatment Centers, Liquor Stores, Convenience Stores, and Corner Stores in One Mid-Atlantic City. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2016;77(1):17-24. PMCID: PMC4711316.
The neighborhood alcohol environment and injury risk
Milam AJ, Furr-Holden CDM, Nesoff ED, Trangenstein PJ. Evaluation of a Local Ordinance to Prevent Any Underage Purchases in Liquor Stores: The Need for Enforcement. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2021;82(2):219-227.
Furr-Holden CDM, Milam AJ, Nesoff ED, Linton S, Reboussin B, Sadler RC, Leaf PJ. Using Zoning as a Public Health Tool to Reduce Alcohol Outlet Oversaturation, Promote Compliance, and Guide Future Enforcement: a Preliminary Analysis of Transform Baltimore. J Urban Health. 2020;97(4):568-582. PMCID: PMC7392963.
Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Pollack KM, Curriero FC, Bowie JV, Knowlton AR, Gielen AC, Furr-Holden DM. Neighbourhood alcohol environment and injury risk: a spatial analysis of pedestrian injury in Baltimore City. Inj Prev. 2019;25(5):350-356. PMCID: PMC6160351.
Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Branas CC, Martins SS, Knowlton AR, Furr-Holden DM. Alcohol Outlets, Neighborhood Retail Environments, and Pedestrian Injury Risk. Alcohol Clin Exp Res. 2018;42(10):1979-1987. PMCID: PMC6167150.
Drug and alcohol use and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic
Nesoff ED, Marziali ME, Martins SS. The estimated impact of state-level support for expanded delivery of substance use disorder treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic. Addiction. 2021. doi: 10.1111/add.15778. Epub ahead of print
Nesoff ED, Gutkind S, Sirota S, McKowen AL, Veldhuis CB. Mental health and economic stressors associated with high-risk drinking and increased alcohol consumption early in the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Prev Med. 2021;153:106854. PMCID: PMC8548050.
Veldhuis CB, Nesoff ED, McKowen ALW, Rice DR, Ghoneima H, Wootton AR, Papautsky EL, Arigo D, Goldberg S, Anderson JC. Addressing the critical need for long-term mental health data during the COVID-19 pandemic: Changes in mental health from April to September 2020. Prev Med. 2021;146:106465. PMCID: PMC8136863.
Methods for measuring neighborhood drug use and injury risk factors
Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Barajas CB, Furr-Holden CDM. Expanding Tools for Investigating Neighborhood Indicators of Drug Use and Violence: Validation of the NIfETy for Virtual Street Observation. Prev Sci. 2020;21(2):203-210. PMCID: PMC6992509.
Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Pollack KM, Curriero FC, Bowie JV, Gielen AC, Furr-Holden DM. Novel Methods for Environmental Assessment of Pedestrian Injury: Creation and Validation of the Inventory for Pedestrian Safety Infrastructure. J Urban Health. 2018;95(2):208-221. PMCID: PMC5906386.
Milam AJ, Johnson RM, Nesoff ED, Reboussin BA, Furr-Holden CD. Evaluating Nighttime Observational Measures of Neighborhood Disorder: Validity of the Nighttime NIfETy Assessment. J Environ Psychol. 2016;45:97-102. PMCID: PMC5624718.