About

Who is Isaac?

Isaac H. Michaels, MPH

Isaac Michaels is a practicing epidemiologist. He has served in community-based roles in hospital, non-profit, government, and international settings, and is dedicated to integrating public health research and practice. Michaels earned his BA in both mathematics and anthropology from Binghamton University, as well as a master of public health (MPH) degree from the University at Albany, where he is now pursuing a doctorate of public health (DrPH) degree with a concentration in epidemiology.

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Selected Publications

Michaels IH, Pirani SJ, Carrascal A. Visualizing 50 Years of Cancer Mortality Rates Across the US at Multiple Geographic Levels Using a Synchronized Map and Graph Animation. Prev Chronic Dis. 2020;17:E28.

Michaels IH. Use Cases for Social Impact Bonds in Schenectady, New York. January 2014.

Nguyen TQ, Michaels IH, Bustamante-zamora D, et al. Generating Subcounty Health Data Products: Methods and Recommendations From a Multistate Pilot Initiative. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2020.

Hosler AS, Michaels IH. Association Between Food Distress and Smoking Among Racially and Ethnically Diverse Adults, Schenectady, New York, 2013-2014. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017;14:E71.

Hosler AS, Done DH, Michaels IH, Guarasi DC, Kammer JR. Longitudinal Trends in Tobacco Availability, Tobacco Advertising, and Ownership Changes of Food Stores, Albany, New York, 2003-2015. Prev Chronic Dis. 2016;13:E62.

Hosler AS, Michaels IH, Buckenmeyer EM. Food Shopping Venues, Neighborhood Food Environment, and Body Mass Index Among Guyanese, Black, and White Adults in an Urban Community in the US. J Nutr Educ Behav. 2016;48(6):361-368.e1.

Hosler AS, Michaels IH. Spatial Access to Faith-based Diabetes Intervention for Guyanese Adults in Schenectady, New York. Diabetes Educ. 2014;40(4):526-532.