New and Notable Publications
Urban inequalities in drug use and overdose
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.
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, 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.