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Nicholas Freudenberg
Title Distinguished Professor of Urban Public Health
Faculty Rank
Degree Dr.P.H.
Institution Hunter College, CUNY
Department Urban Public Health
CUNY School of Public Health at Hunter College
2180 Third Ave
City New York
State NY
Postal Code 10035
Telephone (212) 481-4363
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1. D''Agostino EM, Freudenberg N. Population Thinking Instruction in High Schools: a Public Health Intervention with Triple Benefits. J Urban Health. 2019 12; 96(6):902-911.
2. Freudenberg N, Goldrick-Rab S, Poppendieck J. College Students and SNAP: The New Face of Food Insecurity in the United States. Am J Public Health. 2019 12; 109(12):1652-1658.
3. Bernstein MF, Cinnick SE, Franzosa E, Murrman MK, Freudenberg N. Rationale and Design of Distance-Based Training to Persuade Local Health Department Employees that Addressing Social Determinants of Health Is Their Job, Too. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2019 Sep/Oct; 25(5):448-453.
4. Freudenberg N. Defining Appropriate Roles for Corporations in Public Health Research and Practice. Am J Public Health. 2018 11; 108(11):1440-1441.
5. Tsuchiya K, Howard Caldwell C, Freudenberg N, Silver M, Wedepohl S, Lachance L. Catalytic Leadership in Food & Fitness Community Partnerships. Health Promot Pract. 2018 09; 19(1_suppl):45S-54S.
6. Bernstein MF, Cinnick SE, Franzosa E, Murrman MK, Freudenberg N. Rationale and Design of Distance-Based Training to Persuade Local Health Department Employees That Addressing Social Determinants of Health Is Their Job, Too. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 Aug 31.
7. Freudenberg N. The Lessons of Spring 1968 for Public Health. Am J Public Health. 2018 06; 108(6):724-725.
8. Parra DC, de Sá TH, Monteiro CA, Freudenberg N. Automobile, construction and entertainment business sector influences on sedentary lifestyles. Health Promot Int. 2018 Apr 01; 33(2):239-249.
9. Freudenberg N. ToxicDocs: a new resource for assessing the impact of corporate practices on health. J Public Health Policy. 2018 Feb; 39(1):30-33.
10. Freudenberg N. Assessing the Public Health Impact of the mHealth App Business. Am J Public Health. 2017 11; 107(11):1694-1696.
11. Silver M, Bediako A, Capers T, Kirac A, Freudenberg N. Creating Integrated Strategies for Increasing Access to Healthy Affordable Food in Urban Communities: A Case Study of Intersecting Food Initiatives. J Urban Health. 2017 08; 94(4):482-493.
12. Palmedo C, Sembajwe G, Geltman E, Heller D, Roberts L, Freudenberg N. Defining Roles for Schools and Programs of Public Health in the Age of Trump. Am J Public Health. 2017 08; 107(8):1242-1244.
13. Palmedo PC, Dorfman L, Garza S, Murphy E, Freudenberg N. Countermarketing Alcohol and Unhealthy Food: An Effective Strategy for Preventing Noncommunicable Diseases? Lessons from Tobacco. Annu Rev Public Health. 2017 Mar 20; 38:119-144.
14. Dinour LM, Kwan A, Freudenberg N. Use of Comparative Case Study Methodology for US Public Health Policy Analysis: A Review. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2017 Jan/Feb; 23(1):81-89.
15. Diamond C, Freudenberg N. Community Schools: a Public Health Opportunity to Reverse Urban Cycles of Disadvantage. J Urban Health. 2016 12; 93(6):923-939.
16. Leung MM, Agaronov A, Entwistle T, Harry L, Sharkey-Buckley J, Freudenberg N. Voices Through Cameras. Health Promot Pract. 2017 03; 18(2):211-220.
17. Mongiello LL, Freudenberg N, Jones H. Diabetes Risk Factor Knowledge Varies Among Multiracial College Students. J Immigr Minor Health. 2016 10; 18(5):971-978.
18. Weishaar H, Dorfman L, Freudenberg N, Hawkins B, Smith K, Razum O, Hilton S. Why media representations of corporations matter for public health policy: a scoping review. BMC Public Health. 2016 08 30; 16:899.
19. Baum FE, Sanders DM, Fisher M, Anaf J, Freudenberg N, Friel S, Labonté R, London L, Monteiro C, Scott-Samuel A, Sen A. Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework. Global Health. 2016 06 15; 12(1):27.
20. Freudenberg N. Healthy-food procurement: using the public plate to reduce food insecurity and diet-related diseases. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016 05; 4(5):383-4.
21. Delobelle P, Sanders D, Puoane T, Freudenberg N. Reducing the Role of the Food, Tobacco, and Alcohol Industries in Noncommunicable Disease Risk in South Africa. Health Educ Behav. 2016 Apr; 43(1 Suppl):70S-81S.
22. Freudenberg N, Heller D. A Review of Opportunities to Improve the Health of People Involved in the Criminal Justice System in the United States. Annu Rev Public Health. 2016; 37:313-33.
23. Mongiello LL, Freudenberg N, Jones H, Spark A. Many College Students Underestimate Diabetes Risk. J Allied Health. 2016; 45(2):81-6.
24. Freudenberg N, Franzosa E, Sohler N, Li R, Devlin H, Albu J. The State of Evaluation Research on Food Policies to Reduce Obesity and Diabetes Among Adults in the United States, 2000-2011. Prev Chronic Dis. 2015 Oct 29; 12:E182.
25. Freudenberg N, Franzosa E, Chisholm J, Libman K. New approaches for moving upstream: how state and local health departments can transform practice to reduce health inequalities. Health Educ Behav. 2015 Apr; 42(1 Suppl):46S-56S.
26. Freudenberg N, Atkinson S. Getting food policy on the Mayoral table: a comparison of two election cycles in New York and London. Public Health. 2015 Apr; 129(4):295-302.
27. Atkinson S, Freudenberg N. What role for cities in food policy? Public Health. 2015 Apr; 129(4):293-4.
28. Upadhyayula S, Ramaswamy M, Chalise P, Daniels J, Freudenberg N. The Association of Ethnic Pride With Health and Social Outcomes Among Young Black and Latino Men After Release From Jail. Youth Soc. 2017 Nov; 49(8):1057-1076.
29. Freudenberg N, Klitzman S, Diamond C, El-Mohandes A. Keeping the "public" in schools of public health. Am J Public Health. 2015 Mar; 105 Suppl 1:S119-24.
30. Freudenberg N. Noreen Clark''s five lessons on teaching, research, and mentoring. Health Educ Behav. 2014 Oct; 41(5):550-1.
31. Freudenberg N, Tsui E. Evidence, power, and policy change in community-based participatory research. Am J Public Health. 2014 Jan; 104(1):11-4.
32. Ramaswamy M, Faseru B, Cropsey KL, Jones M, Deculus K, Freudenberg N. Factors associated with smoking among adolescent males prior to incarceration and after release from jail: a longitudinal study. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2013 Oct 31; 8:37.
33. Tsui EK, Deutsch J, Patinella S, Freudenberg N. Missed opportunities for improving nutrition through institutional food: the case for food worker training. Am J Public Health. 2013 Sep; 103(9):e14-20.
34. Freudenberg N, Manzo L, Mongiello L, Jones H, Boeri N, Lamberson P. Promoting the health of young adults in urban public universities: a case study from City University of New York. J Am Coll Health. 2013; 61(7):422-30.
35. Freudenberg N. Preventive medicine in 2030. Prev Med. 2012 Dec; 55(6):577-8.
36. Tsui E, Bylander K, Cho M, Maybank A, Freudenberg N. Engaging youth in food activism in New York City: lessons learned from a youth organization, health department, and university partnership. J Urban Health. 2012 Oct; 89(5):809-27.
37. Loureiro MI, Freudenberg N. Engaging municipalities in community capacity building for childhood obesity control in urban settings. Fam Pract. 2012 Apr; 29 Suppl 1:i24-30.
38. Ramaswamy M, Freudenberg N. The Cycle of Social Exclusion for Urban, Young Men of Color in the United States: What is the Role of Incarceration? J Poverty. 2012 Apr 01; 16(2):119-146.
39. Freudenberg N. The manufacture of lifestyle: the role of corporations in unhealthy living. J Public Health Policy. 2012 May; 33(2):244-56.
40. Freudenberg N, Tsui E. Training new community health, food service, and environmental protection workers could boost health, jobs, and growth. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 Nov; 30(11):2098-106.
41. Freudenberg N, Pastor M, Israel B. Strengthening community capacity to participate in making decisions to reduce disproportionate environmental exposures. Am J Public Health. 2011 Dec; 101 Suppl 1:S123-30.
42. Freudenberg N, McDonough J, Tsui E. Can a food justice movement improve nutrition and health? A case study of the emerging food movement in New York City. J Urban Health. 2011 Aug; 88(4):623-36.
43. Freudenberg N, Olden K. Getting serious about the prevention of chronic diseases. Prev Chronic Dis. 2011 Jul; 8(4):A90.
44. Olden K, Freudenberg N, Dowd J, Shields AE. Discovering how environmental exposures alter genes could lead to new treatments for chronic illnesses. Health Aff (Millwood). 2011 May; 30(5):833-41.
45. Freudenberg N. HIV in the epicenter of the epicenter: HIV and drug use among criminal justice populations in New York City, 1980-2007. Subst Use Misuse. 2011; 46(2-3):159-70.
46. Ramaswamy M, Freudenberg N. Sex partnerships, health, and social risks of young men leaving jail: analyzing data from a randomized controlled trial. BMC Public Health. 2010 Nov 10; 10:689.
47. Freudenberg N, Ramaswamy M, Daniels J, Crum M, Ompad DC, Vlahov D. Reducing drug use, human immunodeficiency virus risk, and recidivism among young men leaving jail: evaluation of the REAL MEN re-entry program. J Adolesc Health. 2010 Nov; 47(5):448-55.
48. Freudenberg N, Libman K, O''Keefe E. A tale of two obesCities: the role of municipal governance in reducing childhood obesity in New York City and London. J Urban Health. 2010 Sep; 87(5):755-70.
49. Ruglis J, Freudenberg N. Toward a healthy high schools movement: strategies for mobilizing public health for educational reform. Am J Public Health. 2010 Sep; 100(9):1565-71.
50. Freudenberg N, Olden K. Finding synergy: reducing disparities in health by modifying multiple determinants. Am J Public Health. 2010 Apr 01; 100 Suppl 1:S25-30.
51. Olden K, Ramos RM, Freudenberg N. To reduce urban disparities in health, strengthen and enforce equitably environmental and consumer laws. J Urban Health. 2009 Nov; 86(6):819-24.
52. van Olphen J, Eliason MJ, Freudenberg N, Barnes M. Nowhere to go: how stigma limits the options of female drug users after release from jail. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2009 May 08; 4:10.
53. Daniels J, Crum M, Ramaswamy M, Freudenberg N. Creating REAL MEN: description of an intervention to reduce drug use, HIV risk, and rearrest among young men returning to urban communities from jail. Health Promot Pract. 2011 Jan; 12(1):44-54.
54. Valera P, Epperson M, Daniels J, Ramaswamy M, Freudenberg N. Substance use and HIV-risk behaviors among young men involved in the criminal justice system. Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse. 2009; 35(1):43-7.
55. Freudenberg N, Daniels J, Crum M, Perkins T, Richie BE. Coming home from jail: the social and health consequences of community reentry for women, male adolescents, and their families and communities. Am J Public Health. 2008 Sep; 98(9 Suppl):S191-202.
56. Freudenberg N, Galea S. Cities of consumption: the impact of corporate practices on the health of urban populations. J Urban Health. 2008 Jul; 85(4):462-71.
57. Freudenberg N, Galea S. The impact of corporate practices on health: implications for health policy. J Public Health Policy. 2008 Apr; 29(1):86-104; discussion 105.
58. Freudenberg N, Galea S, Fahs M. Changing corporate practices to reduce cancer disparities. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2008 Feb; 19(1):26-40.
59. Freudenberg N, Bradley SP, Serrano M. Public health campaigns to change industry practices that damage health: an analysis of 12 case studies. Health Educ Behav. 2009 Apr; 36(2):230-49.
60. Freudenberg N. Shattuck Lecture: improving American health. N Engl J Med. 2007 Dec 06; 357(23):2405; author reply 2406-7.
61. Leahy NE, Hyden PJ, Bessey PQ, Rabbitts A, Freudenberg N, Yurt RW. The impact of a legislative intervention to reduce tap water scald burns in an urban community. J Burn Care Res. 2007 Nov-Dec; 28(6):805-10.
62. Freudenberg N, Moseley J, Labriola M, Daniels J, Murrill C. Comparison of health and social characteristics of people leaving New York City jails by age, gender, and race/ethnicity: implications for public health interventions. Public Health Rep. 2007 Nov-Dec; 122(6):733-43.
63. Freudenberg N, Ruglis J. Reframing school dropout as a public health issue. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Oct; 4(4):A107.
64. Freudenberg N. From lifestyle to social determinants: new directions for community health promotion research and practice. Prev Chronic Dis. 2007 Jul; 4(3):A47.
65. Vlahov D, Freudenberg N, Proietti F, Ompad D, Quinn A, Nandi V, Galea S. Urban as a determinant of health. J Urban Health. 2007 May; 84(3 Suppl):i16-26.
66. van Olphen J, Freudenberg N, Fortin P, Galea S. Community reentry: perceptions of people with substance use problems returning home from New York City jails. J Urban Health. 2006 May; 83(3):372-81.
67. Lee J, Vlahov D, Freudenberg N. Primary care and health insurance among women released from New York City jails. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2006 Feb; 17(1):200-17.
68. Freudenberg N, Fahs M, Galea S, Greenberg A. The impact of New York City''s 1975 fiscal crisis on the tuberculosis, HIV, and homicide syndemic. Am J Public Health. 2006 Mar; 96(3):424-34.
69. Freudenberg N, Daniels J, Crum M, Perkins T, Richie BE. Coming home from jail: the social and health consequences of community reentry for women, male adolescents, and their families and communities. Am J Public Health. 2005 Oct; 95(10):1725-36.
70. Freudenberg N. Public health advocacy to change corporate practices: implications for health education practice and research. Health Educ Behav. 2005 Jun; 32(3):298-319; discussion 355-62.
71. Vlahov D, Galea S, Gibble E, Freudenberg N. Perspectives on urban conditions and population health. Cad Saude Publica. 2005 May-Jun; 21(3):949-57.
72. Galea S, Freudenberg N, Vlahov D. Cities and population health. Soc Sci Med. 2005 Mar; 60(5):1017-33.
73. Freudenberg N, Galea S, Vlahov D. Beyond urban penalty and urban sprawl: back to living conditions as the focus of urban health. J Community Health. 2005 Feb; 30(1):1-11.
74. Freudenberg N. Training health educators for social change. 1984-85. Int Q Community Health Educ. 2005-2006; 25(1-2):63-77.
75. Vlahov D, Gibble E, Freudenberg N, Galea S. Cities and health: history, approaches, and key questions. Acad Med. 2004 Dec; 79(12):1133-8.
76. Freudenberg N. Community capacity for environmental health promotion: determinants and implications for practice. Health Educ Behav. 2004 Aug; 31(4):472-90.
77. Freudenberg N. Health education''s new frontier in addressing corporate influences on health: an interview with Nicholas Freudenberg. Health Promot Pract. 2004 Jul; 5(3):237-40.
78. van Olphen J, Freudenberg N. Harlem service providers'' perceptions of the impact of municipal policies on their clients with substance use problems. J Urban Health. 2004 Jun; 81(2):222-31.
79. Saegert SC, Klitzman S, Freudenberg N, Cooperman-Mroczek J, Nassar S. Healthy housing: a structured review of published evaluations of US interventions to improve health by modifying housing in the United States, 1990-2001. Am J Public Health. 2003 Sep; 93(9):1471-7.
80. Metzler MM, Higgins DL, Beeker CG, Freudenberg N, Lantz PM, Senturia KD, Eisinger AA, Viruell-Fuentes EA, Gheisar B, Palermo AG, Softley D. Addressing urban health in Detroit, New York City, and Seattle through community-based participatory research partnerships. Am J Public Health. 2003 May; 93(5):803-11.
81. Klitzman S, Freudenberg N. Implications of the World Trade Center attack for the public health and health care infrastructures. Am J Public Health. 2003 Mar; 93(3):400-6.
82. Freudenberg N. Adverse effects of US jail and prison policies on the health and well-being of women of color. Am J Public Health. 2002 Dec; 92(12):1895-9.
83. Freudenberg N. Case history of the Center for Urban Epidemiologic Studies in New York City. J Urban Health. 2001 Sep; 78(3):508-18.
84. Freudenberg N. Jails, prisons, and the health of urban populations: a review of the impact of the correctional system on community health. J Urban Health. 2001 Jun; 78(2):214-35.
85. Freudenberg N. Health promotion in the city: a review of current practice and future prospects in the United States. Annu Rev Public Health. 2000; 21:473-503.
86. Freudenberg N, Roberts L, Richie BE, Taylor RT, McGillicuddy K, Greene MB. Coming up in the boogie down: the role of violence in the lives of adolescents in the South Bronx. Health Educ Behav. 1999 Dec; 26(6):788-805.
87. Nitzsche EU, Seeger LL, Klosa B, Freudenberg N, Moser EA. Primary osteosarcoma of the thyroid gland. J Nucl Med. 1992 Jul; 33(7):1399-401.

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