Presentations

Please contact me at steven_cohen at uri.edu if you would like the abstract or slides from any of these presentations.

(In reverse chronological order:)

  1. Cohen SA, Talamas AX.  Challenges and barriers to aging in Alaska: Disparities in health outcomes, quality of life, and health care access.  To be presented at the Gerontological Society of America 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14-18, 2018.
  2. Cohen SA, Sabik NJ, Azzoli AB, Mendez-Luck CM. Gender modifies racial disparities in caregiving intensity and quality of life in informal carers: A population study.  To be presented at the Gerontological Society of America 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14-18, 2018.
  3. Talamas AX, Sabik NJ, Cohen SA. Health disparities in older lesbian, gay, and bisexual adults: Evidence from a national survey.  To be presented at the Gerontological Society of America 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14-18, 2018.
  4. Talamas AX, Sabik NJ, Cohen SA. Age-related differences in associations between sexual orientation and health behaviors and outcomes.  To be presented at the Gerontological Society of America 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14-18, 2018.
  5. Sabik NJ, Cohen SA, Talamas AX. Body appreciation and “old talk” are associated with midlife women’s eating attitudes.  To be presented at the Gerontological Society of America 70th Annual Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA, November 14-18, 2018.
  6. Cohen SA, Sabik N, Meucci, M, Talamas AX, Greaney M. Black-White disparities in multiple health outcomes persist among sociodemographic subpopulations: A national analysis.  To be presented at the American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018.
  7. Cohen SA, Stevens M, Greaney M.  A “Swiss paradox” in the United States? Level of spatial aggregation changes the association between income inequality and morbidity. To be presented at the American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018.
  8. Cohen SA, Xu F, Talamas AX, Greaney M. Obesity and income inequality among older adults in the US: Variability by socioeconomic and rural-urban status. To be presented at the American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018.
  9. Xu F., Cohen SA, Lofgren I, Delmonico M, Greaney M. Physical activity and metabolic syndrome in older adults with obesity in the United States.  To be presented at the American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018.
  10. Brown MJ, Cohen SA.  Informal Caregiving and Subjective Cognitive Decline: Examining Disparities by Sex. To be presented at the American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018.
  11. Greaney M, Stevens M, Cohen SA. Variation in weight loss recommendations for two chronic conditions by rural-urban status among US older adults.  To be presented at the American Public Health Association 146th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, November 10-14, 2018.
  12. Wen X, Babcock Z, Orr K, Cohen S, Caffrey A. Where do people get vaccinated?  Trends in influenza immunization by provider setting.  To be presented at the 34th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology and Therapeutic Risk Management, Prague, Czech Republic, August 22-26, 2018.
  13. Sabik NJ, Leedahl S, Cohen SA, Greaney ML, Clark P. Gender differences in older adults quality of life, resilience, and social support.  Presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference. Pittsburgh, PA. June 29-July 1, 2018.
  14. Cohen SA, Mendez-Luck CA, Azzoli A, Cook S, Sabik N. Disparities in caregiving intensity among distinct sociodemographic subgroups of informal caregivers: Joint effects of race/ethnicity, gender, and employment.  Presented at the American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 4-8, 2017.
  15. Cohen SA, Sabik N, Cook S,  Azzoli A, Mendez-Luck CA.  Gender and race/ethnicity jointly modify the association between caregiving intensity and caregiver quality-of-life.  Presented at the American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 4-8, 2017.
  16. Cohen SA, Sabik N. Rural-urban health disparities in older adults: Assessment of dietary patterns, exercise, and obesity. Presented at the American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 4-8, 2017.
  17. Cohen SA. Disparities in health outcomes and behaviors between older adults in Alaska and the contiguous US: Evidence from a national survey. Presented at the American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 4-8, 2017.
  18. Azzoli A, Cohen SA. Depression and low vision among the geriatric population. Presented at the American Public Health Association 145th Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, November 4-8, 2017.
  19. Cohen SA, Cook SK, Sabik N. Disparities within disparities: Caregiving intensity and quality-of-life vary jointly by race & sex.  Presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 16-20, 2016.
  20. Cohen SA, Cook SK, Sabik N, Mendez-Luck CA. Disparities within disparities: Socio-demographic differences in caregiving intensity vary by gender in informal caregivers. Presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 30-November 2, 2016.
  21. Cohen SA, Cook SK, Kelley L, Sando TA, Sabik N. What aspects of rural life contribute to rural-urban health disparities in older adults? Evidence from a national survey.  Presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 30-November 2, 2016.
  22. Chapman D, Smith K, Lee JH, Kelley L, Hall L, Cohen SA, Woolf S. Neighborhood factors associated with life expectancy in Northern Virginia (NOVA): Methodological issues and creation of effective communication tools.  Presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 30-November 2, 2016.
  23. Woolf S, Aron L, Chapman D, Dubay L, Zimmerman E, Kelley L, Smith K, Hall L, Haley A, Holla N, Cohen SA,  Waidmann T. Health implications of the physical and social environment and public spending: The Health of the States Study.  Presented at the American Public Health Association 144th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, October 30-November 2, 2016.
  24. Arberg A, Cohen S, Brown RF. Patient Engaged Research: Factors associated with patient/ stakeholder intention to join consumer driven research. Presented at the 14th Annual International Conference on Communication in Healthcare, Heidelberg, Germany. September 7-10, 2016.
  25. Cohen S, Cook S, Kelley L, Sando T. Geographic variability in rural-urban disparities in obesity among older adults: Why place and policy matter. Presented at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 26-28, 2016.
  26. Cook S, Cohen S. The role of sociodemographic factors in informal caregiver health and quality-of-life: Evidence from a new national study and implications for policy. Presented at the AcademyHealth 2016 Annual Research Meeting, Boston, MA, June 26-28, 2016.
  27. Sando TA, Cohen SA.  Predictive factors of daily self-foot inspection in the US population with diabetes mellitus.  Presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society with the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC), Atlanta, GA, April 13-17, 2016.
  28. Shen Q, Lu J, Jones RM, Wheeler D, Matsuyama RK, Cohen SA. Evaluating the association between area-level socioeconomic status measures and colorectal cancer screening adherence. Presented at the 40th Annual American Society of Preventive Oncology Conference, Columbus, OH, March 12-15, 2016.
  29. Shen Q, Cohen SA, Jones RM, Wheeler D, Matsuyama RK, Lu J. Evaluating the association between physician composition and colorectal cancer screening adherence. To be presented at the 9th Annual National Conference on Health Disparities, Washington, DC, March 9-12, 2016.
  30. Sando TS, Cohen SA, Ratliff S. Patient reports of post-CVA functional impairments are the driving force behind post-acute therapy referrals. To be presented at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 17-20, 2016.
  31. Sando TS, Cohen SA, Bareis N. Psychiatric medication use is associated with increased impairments in the vestibular and proprioception systems. To be presented at the American Physical Therapy Combined Sections Meeting, Anaheim, CA, February 17-20, 2016.
  32. Cohen SA, Cook S, Sando TA, Kelley L. Demographic and socioeconomic modifiers of the association between caregiving intensity and quality of life in informal caregivers: Evidence from a national survey. To be presented at the Gerontological Society of America 68th Annual Scientific Meeting, Orlando, FL, November 19-22, 2015.
  33. Cohen SA, Kelley L, Cook S, Sando T. Geographic variation in rural-urban obesity rates in older adults: Evidence from a national survey. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  34. Sando T, Cohen SA. Do functional mobility and activity of daily living deficits after a cerebrovascular accident influence the referral to physical and occupation therapy? Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  35. Cohen SA, Cook S, Kelley L. Sociodemographic disparities in informal caregiving intensity in the United States: Results from the new National Study of Caregiving. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  36. Cook S, Cohen SA, Sando T, Kelley L. Demographic and socioeconomic modifiers of the association between caregiving intensity and caregiver health: Evidence from a national caregiving survey. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  37. Sando T, Cohen SA. Predictive factors of diabetic foot screening rates in the United States. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  38. Chapman D, Kelley L, Woolf S, Cohen SA. Creating small area life expectancy maps to inform policy: Methodological challenges and solutions. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  39. Woolf S, Aron L, Chapman D, Cohen SA, Dubay L, Haley A, Holla N, Kelley L, Lowenstein C, Smith K, Waidmann T. What causes differences in population health across states? A comprehensive examination of potential determinants of health. Presented at the American Public Health Association 143rd Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 31-November 3, 2015.
  40. Cohen S, Zimmerman E, Ren C, Johnson R, Kelley L, Haley A, Chapman D, Woolf S. “What community conditions affect health? A mixed methods analysis of outlier census tracts in California.” Presented at the AcademyHealth 2015 Annual Research Meeting, Minneapolis, MN, June 14-17, 2015.
  41. Sando T, Cohen S. “Diabetic foot ulcer screening: Who are we missing?” Presented at the 27th Annual Meeting of the Wound Healing Society, San Antonio, TX, April 29-May 3, 2015.
  42. Cohen SA, Sando T, Phillips AE, Kelley L, Sherif Y, Brown MJ. “Associations between caregiving intensity and caregiver burden in “sandwiched” caregivers: Results from the new National Study of Caregiving.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  43. Cohen SA, Kelley L, Phillips AE. “Measurement matters in rural-urban health disparities: Regional variation in obesity-rurality associations in older adult based on choice of rurality scale.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  44. Phillips AE, Cohen SA, Sando T. “Emerging caregiver burden domains in the new National Study of Caregiving: Results, reliability, and applications.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  45. Ren C, Zimmerman E, Cohen SA, Kelley L, Johnson R, Haley A, Phillips AE, Chapman D, Woolf S, Psihopaidas D. “Explaining outliers: Sociodemographic and environmental determinants of unexpectedly high life expectancy in California census tracts.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  46. Brown MJ, Masho S, Mezuk B, Perera R, Cohen SA. “Adverse childhood experiences and age at sexual debut among sexual minorities.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  47. Brown MJ, Masho S, Mezuk B, Perera R, Cohen SA. “Adverse childhood experiences and intimate partner violence perpetration: A mediational analysis.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  48. Brown MJ, Masho S, Mezuk B, Pugsley R, Perera R, Cohen SA. “Adverse childhood experiences and HIV/STIs: A mediational analysis.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 142nd Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 15-19, 2014.
  49. Cohen SA, Phillips AE, Brown MJ, Sherif Y. “Protecting the health of “sandwiched” caregivers: Associations between caregiving intensity and four domains of caregiver burden among sandwich generation caregivers from the new National Study of Caregivers.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, November 5-9, 2014.
  50. Brown MJ, Cohen SA, DeShazo JP. “Psychopathology and HIV Diagnosis among older adults in the US.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC, November 5-9, 2014.
  51. Ren C, Johnson R, Cohen SA, Zimmerman E, Phillips E, Haley A, Woolf S. “Small-area life expectancy: A comparison of methods, relationship to neighborhood sociodemographic factors, and outlier analysis.” Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 1-3, 2014.
  52. Cohen SA, Chui KKH, Orr C. “Preventive health behaviors and overall health in the Alaskan senior population: Evidence from a national survey.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24, 2013.
  53. Cohen SA, Do EK, Brown MJ. “Socioeconomic and demographic moderators of informal caregiving and health in the “Sandwich Generation”: Evidence from a national survey.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America 66th Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 20-24, 2013.
  54. Cohen SA, Chui KKH, Orr C. “Challenges in health and health care in Alaskan seniors: Evidence from a national survey.” Presented at the Third International Conference on Aging, Chicago, IL, November 8-9, 2013.
  55. Cohen SA. “Rural health and depression in older adults: Does choice of rurality measurement matter?” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  56. Cohen SA, Chui KKH, Orr C. “Challenges and barriers to preventive behaviors in Alaskan older adults: Evidence from a national survey.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  57. Munn M, Cohen SA, Pugsley R. “Spatial analysis of gonorrhea surveillance data in Richmond, Virginia.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  58. Brown MJ, Cohen SA. “Adverse childhood experiences and cancer diagnosis.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  59. Do E, Brown MJ, Cohen SA. “Informal caregiving to older adults in the “sandwich generation”: Modification by race, ethnicity, income, and household size.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  60. Ren C, Johnson R, Beyers B, Cohen SA, Haley A, Young LR, Woolf S. “Community conditions contributing to high life expectancy: An analysis of outliers.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  61. Ren C, Johnson R, Young LR, Haley A, Cohen SA, Woolf S. “Estimation of small-area life expectancy: A comparison of two methods.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2-6, 2013.
  62. Cohen SA, Brown MJ, Chui KKH. “The impact of rurality on the associations between informal caregiving and health in the United States: A county-level assessment.” Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 11-13, 2013.
  63. Cohen SA. “Does the choice of rurality measurement matter? A case study of rural-urban gradients in the prevalence of depression.” Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 11-13, 2013.
  64. Brown MJ, Cohen SA, Mezuk B. “Suicidality and immigration: Stress from migration or a ‘failed promise.’” Presented at the 103rd Annual Meeting of the American Psychopathological Association, New York, NY, March 6-9, 2013.
  65. Munn M, Cohen SA, Pugsley R. Spatial analysis of gonorrhea surveillance data in Richmond, Virginia: Preliminary findings. Presented at the Virginia Public Health Association 4th Annual Career and Internship Fair, Richmond, VA, February 15, 2013.
  66. Brown MJ, Cohen SA, Mezuk B. “Suicidal ideation, suicide attempts, and immigration in the U.S.” Presented at the Virginia Public Health Association 4th Annual Career and Internship Fair, Richmond, VA, February 15, 2013.
  67. Cohen SA, Brown MJ, Chui KKH. “Informal caregiving and health outcomes in the United States: Effect modification by rurality.” Presented at the Second International Conference on Aging: An Interdisciplinary Conference, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 5-6, 2012.
  68. Cohen SA, Chui KKH. “Impact of population change on the health care delivery system, 2000-2010: A state-level assessment.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27-31, 2012.
  69. Cohen SA. “Caregiving intensity and health impacts: Magnification of effects by income and employment status.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27-31, 2012.
  70. Munn M, Lapane KL, Cohen SA, Motzkus-Feagans C, Wright J. “Impact of health insurance coverage on seasonal influenza vaccination rates across age groups.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 140th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, October 27-31, 2012.
  71. Humphrey K, Vronsky K, Curtin C, Cohen S, Mattern K, Perrin EC. “Mentoring program for adolescents with ASDs: A pilot study.” Presented at the Autism Consortium 2012 Research Symposium, Boston, MA, October 24, 2012.
  72. Goldberg JP, Koch-Weser S, Folta SC, Must A, Cohen SA, Naumova E, Economos C. “Formative research for the GREEN Project: A communication campaign to improve the quality of food brought from home.” Presented at the International Society for Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, May 23-26, 2012.
  73. Hong S, Jerger L, Nachega J, Cohen S, Jonas A, Badi A, Pereko D, Trotter A, Wanke C, Jordan M. “Medication possession ratio predictive of short-term virologic and immunologic response in individuals initiating antiretroviral therapy in Namibia.” Presented at the 19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI), Seattle, WA, March 5-8, 2012.
  74. Kostalanetz S, Westfal M, Cohen S, Forrester J, Sackey J, Pearlmutter M, Previl H. “Survey of knowledge, attitudes, perception and practices of pregnancy and birth in women aged 18-45 in Milot, Haiti.” Presented at the 2011 Global Health Conference, Montreal, QC, Canada, November 13-15, 2011.
  75. Cohen SA, Chui KKH. “Informal caregiving and health status in the United States from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System: Effect modification by rurality.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 30-November 2, 2011.
  76. Tseng E, Cohen SA. “Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2009: Determinants of self-rated health for adults with chronic diseases.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 30-November 2, 2011.
  77. Chui KKH, Cohen SA, Rosa C, Naumova E, Naumova EN. “Hospitalizations in the Alaskan elderly: 15-year trends in demographics and health care utilization.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 139th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, October 30-November 2, 2011.
  78. Cohen SA, Chui KKH, Naumova EN. “Rethinking influenza vaccination policy: The potential to induce herd immunity against influenza in older adults by vaccinating children–evidence from the state and county levels.” Presented at the Gerontological Society of America 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 19-23, 2010.
  79. Cohen SA. “Rural-urban inequality in the healthcare workforce: Geographic and temporal trends, 1999-2008.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 6-10, 2010.
  80. Cohen SA, Chui KKH, Naumova EN. “Influenza-associated morbidity in Florida seniors: No association between influenza burden and influenza vaccination coverage.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 6-10, 2010.
  81. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “Snowbirds and influenza: Spatiotemporal dynamics of influenza in the Medicare population by age, month, state of residence, and provider state.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 138th Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, November 6-10, 2010.
  82. Must A, Evans EW, Cohen SA, Bermudez OI, Palmer CA, Naumova EN, Hayes C.       “Dietary patterns and severe early childhood caries in a sample of young low-income children.” Presented at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, Boston, MA, November 6-9, 2010.
  83. Must A, Evans EW, Palmer CA, Bermudez OI, Naumova EN, Cohen SA, Hayes C. “Development of a pediatric cariogenicity index.” Presented at the Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, Boston, MA, November 6-9, 2010.
  84. Grimes KE, Schulz MF, Cohen SA. “Real-world strategies for population-based effectiveness measurement in child mental health service delivery.”       Presented at The Quality of Behavioral Healthcare Conference, Clearwater, FL, April 13-14, 2010.
  85. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “The utilization of administrative surveillance data to assess herd immunity against influenza.” Presented at the International Society for Disease Surveillance 2009 Conference, Miami FL, December 2-4, 2009.
  86. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “Disease surveillance and rate estimation: The choice of population denominator impacts estimation of disease rates.” Presented at the International Society for Disease Surveillance 2009 Conference, Miami FL, December 2-4, 2009.
  87. Cohen SA. “Demographic dynamics impacting the physician and nursing shortage predicted to provide care for US seniors: General solutions and urban-rural disparities.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 7-11, 2009.
  88. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “Influenza vaccination in children reduces influenza-associated hospitalizations in seniors, 2002-06.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 7-11, 2009.
  89. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “Age-period-cohort analysis of influenza and pneumonia in US seniors, 1991-2004.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 137th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 7-11, 2009.
  90. Cohen SA, Wenger JB, Naumova EN. “Intergenerational transmission of influenza to seniors: Vaccination and grandparental caregiving.” Presented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Paris, France, July 5-8, 2009.
  91. Naumova EN, Castronovo D, Fefferman N, Cohen SA, Wenger JB, Naumov Y, Gorski J. “Traveling waves and percolations in influenza transmission among United States elderly.” Presented at the International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Paris, France, July 5-8, 2009.
  92. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “The rising costs of Medicare: Spatiotemporal, age-related and respiratory infection-associated trends in Medicare expenditures in the elderly.” Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Detroit, MI, April 30-May 2, 2009.
  93. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “Acceleration of influenza associated disease rates with age: The SIMPLE Method.” Presented at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Statistical Advisory Group Symposium, Decatur, GA, April 6-8, 2009.
  94. Cohen SA, Naumova EN, “Accounting for acceleration of disease rates with age in biosurveillance systems: The SIMPLE Method.” Presented at the International Society for Disease Surveillance Seventh Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC, December 3-5, 2008.
  95. Cohen SA, Naumova EN, “Intergenerational Transmission of Influenza from Children to the Elderly: Immunization Coverage and Caregiving Patterns.” Presented at Epidemics: First International Conference on Infectious Disease Dynamics, Pacific Grove, CA, December 1-3, 2008.
  96. Cohen SA, Naumova EN, “Relationship between elderly influenza and childhood vaccination coverage: The effect of urbanization and income inequality.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 136th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 25-29, 2008.
  97. Cohen SA, Naumova EN, “Bridging demography, epidemiology, and statistics: Acceleration in disease rates with age- The SIMPLE Method.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 136th Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, October 25-29, 2008.
  98. Cohen SA, Oomer IA, Naumova EN, “Regional differences in the estimation of influenza burden in the elderly: does choice of population denominator matter?” Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, April 17-19, 2008.
  99. Cohen SA, Naumova EN, “Protecting the health of the older population by vaccinating school children against influenza: A state-level analysis.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 3-7, 2007.
  100. Cohen SA, Naumova EN. “Population Dynamics in the Elderly: The Need for Age-Adjustment in National Biosurveillance Systems.” National Science Foundation Workshop on Biosurveillance Systems and Case Studies, New Brunswick, NJ, May 22, 2007.
  101. Cohen SA, Jagai JS, Toews K, Matyas BT, DeMaria A, Griffiths J, Naumova EN, “Socio-economic, demographic, and environmental indicators of six reported enteric infections in Massachusetts, 1993-2002.” Presented at the American Public Health Association 132nd Annual Meeting, Washington DC, November 6-10, 2004.