Andrea M Mata

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BACKGROUND There is a dearth of information on paternal drug exposure at the time of conception. The Motherisk Program, established in 1985, is a teratology information and clinical consultation service on drug safety during pregnancy and lactation, as well as paternal exposure (PEx). Here, we reviewed for the first time our experience with PEx. METHODS(More)
To guide targeted cessation and prevention programming, this study assessed smoking prevalence and described sociodemographic, health, and healthcare use characteristics of adult smokers in public housing. Self-reported data were analyzed from a random sample of 1664 residents aged 35 and older in ten New York City public housing developments in(More)
INTRODUCTION This study examined feasibility of a place-based community health worker (CHW) and health advocate (HA) initiative in five public housing developments selected for high chronic disease burden and described early outcomes. METHODS This intervention was informed by a mixed-method needs assessment performed December 2014-January 2015(More)
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