Pamela Surkan, ScD PhD
International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Social epidemiology, social conditions, social support, social justice, mental health, maternal health, reproductive health, child growth and development, child cognition, international health
Surkan PJ, Poteat T. Relevance of the quality of partner relationships and maternal health to early child wellness. Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics (in press).
Surkan PJ, Gottlieb BR, McCormick MC, Hunt A, Peterson KE. Impact of a health promotion intervention on maternal depressive symptoms at 15 months postpartum. Maternal Child Health Journal 16(1):139-148, 2012.
Surkan PJ, Ettinger AK, Ahmed S, Minkovitz CS, Strobino D. Impact of maternal depressive symptoms on growth of preschool- and school-aged children. Pediatrics 130(4):e847-55, 2012.
Surkan PJ, Coutinho AJ, Christiansen K, Dennisuk LA, Suratkar S, Mead E, Sharma S, Gittelsohn J. Healthy food purchasing among African American youth, associations with child gender, adult caregiver characteristics and the home food environment. Public Health Nutrition 14(4) 670-677, 2011.
Surkan PJ, Mukherjee JS, Williams DR, Eustache E, Louis E, Jean-Paul T, Lambert W, Scanlan FC, Oswald CM, Smith Fawzi MC. Perceived discrimination and stigma towards children affected by HIV/AIDS and their HIV-positive caregivers in central Haiti. AIDS Care 22 (7):803-15, 2010.