PUBLICATIONS (* denotes a student author)

Journal Articles

Rabinowitz, J.A., Musci, R.J., Milam, A.J., Benke, K.S., Uhl, G.R.,Sisto, D.Y., Ialongo, N.S., Maher, B. The interplay between externalizing disorders polygenic risk scores, parental monitoring, and community disadvantage in predicting marijuana addiction among African-Americans. Drug and Alcohol Dependence.  

Nessoff, E.D.*, Milam, A.J., Branas, C.C., Martins, S.S., Knowlton, A.R. Holden, C.D.M. The Neighborhood Retail Environment and Pedestrian Injury: The Unique Role of Alcohol Outlets.  Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research.

Fakunle, D.O.*, Eck, R., Milam, A.J., Leaf, P.J., Thorpe, R., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. E-Cigarettes in Baltimore Alcohol Outlets: Geographic and Demographic Correlates of Availability. Family and Community Health.

Reboussin, B.A., Ialongo, N.S., Green, K.M., Furr-Holden, C.D.M, Johnson, R., Milam, A.J. The impact of the urban neighborhood environment on marijuana trajectories during emerging adulthood. Prevention Science. In press.

Furr-Holden, C.D.M, Nelson, V., Smart, M.J., Nesoff, E.D., Lacey, K., Milam, A.J., Thorpe, R., Leaf, P.J. Understanding the Relationship between Alcohol Outlet Density and Life Expectancy in a Baltimore City: The Role of Community Violence and Community Disadvantage. Journal of Community Psychology. 

Nessoff, E.D., Milam, A.J., Curriero, F., Pollack, K., Knowlton. A., Gielen, A., Holden, C.D.M. The Neighborhood Alcohol Environment and Injury Risk: A Spatial Analysis of Pedestrian Injury in Baltimore City. Injury Prevention. In press.

Nessoff, E.D., Milam, A.J., Pollack, K., Curriero, F., Bowie, J., Gielen, A., Holden, C.D.M. Novel Methods for Environmental Assessment of Pedestrian Injury: Creation & Validation of the Inventory for Pedestrian Safety Infrastructure. Journal of Urban Health. 2018 Apr;95(2):208-221.

Milam, A.J., Jones, C., Debnam, K., Bradshaw, C.P. School Environments and Obesity: The Mediating Role of Personal Stress. Journal of Community Psychology. 2017, 45(6), 715-726.

Krishnan, S.H., Milam, A.J., Shukr, M., Ghoddoussi, F., Hakim, J., Ellis, T.A. Perioperative Pain Control with Continuous Interscalene Catheters: Comparison of Intra-Plexus versus Peri-Plexus Catheter Placement. Middle East Journal of Anesthesiology. In press.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Leaf, P.J., Webster, D. Managing Conflicts in Urban Communities: Youth Attitudes Regarding Gun Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. In press.

Lindstrom-Johnson, S., Waasdorp, T.E., Henry-Cash, A., Debnam, K.J., Milam, A.J., Bradshaw, C.P. Assessing the Influence of Observed School Disorganization on School Violence: Implications for School Climate Interventions. Psychology of Violence. 2017, 7(2), 181.

Debnam, K., Milam, A.J., Mullen, M., Lacey, K.*, Bradshaw, C.P. Substance Use among High School Students: Gender Differences in the Role of Stress and Spirituality. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.

Parker, E.*, Lindstrom, S.J., Debnam, K.J., Milam, A.J., Bradshaw, C.P. Teen dating violence victimization among high school students in Maryland: A multilevel analysis of school level risk factors. Journal of School Health.

Sarker, H., Tyburski, M., Rahman, M.M., Hovsepian, K., Sharmin, M., Epstein, D.H., Preston, K.L., Furr-Holden, C.D., Milam, A., Nahum-Shani, I, al'Absi, M. Finding significant stress episodes in a discontinuous time series of rapidly varying mobile sensor data. In Proceedings of the 2016 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 4489-4501).

Nesoff, L.*, Milam, A.J., Bone, L., Stillman, F., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Tobacco Policies and on-Premise Smoking in Bars and Clubs that Cater to Young African Americans following the Maryland Clean Indoor Air Act of 2007. Journal of Ethnicity in Substance Abuse.

Milam, A.J., Buggs, S.*, Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Bradshaw, C.P., Leaf, P.J., Webster, D. Changes in Attitudes towards Guns and Shootings following Implementation of the Safe Streets Intervention Journal of Urban Health. 2016 Aug;93(4):609-26.

Green, K.M., Johnson, R.M., Milam, A.J., Reboussin, B.A., Ialongo, N.S., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Racial Differences and the Role of Neighborhood in the Sequencing of Marijuana and Tobacco Initiation Among Urban Youth. Substance Abuse. 2016 Oct-Dec;37(4):507-510.

Fakunle, D.O.,* Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Butler, J., Thorpe, R.J., LaVeist, T.A. The Inequitable Distribution of Tobacco Outlet Density: The Role of Income in Two Black Mid-Atlantic Geopolitical Areas. Public Health. 2016 Jul;136:35.40.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Leaf, P.J., Webster, D. Managing Conflicts in Urban Communities: Youth Attitudes Regarding Gun Violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

Lindstrom-Johnson, S., Waasdorp, T.E., Henry-Cash, A., Debnam, K.J., Milam, A.J., Bradshaw, C.P. Assessing the Influence of Observed School Disorganization on School Violence: Implications for School Climate Interventions. Psychology of Violence.

Debnam, K.J., Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Bradshaw, C.P. The Role of Stress and Spirituality in Adolescent Substance Use. Substance Use and Misuse. 2016 May 11;51(6):733-41.

Milam, A.J., Johnson, R.M., Nesoff, E.D.*, Reboussin, B.A., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Evaluating Nighttime Observational Measures of Neighborhood Disorder: Validity of the Nighttime NIfETy Assessment. Journal of Environmental Psychology. 2016 Mar;45:97-102.

Reboussin, B.A., Milam, A.J., Green, K.M., Ialongo, N.S., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Clustering of Black Adolescent Marijuana Use in Low-Income, Urban Neighborhoods. Journal of Urban Health.

Brown, Q.*, Milam, A.J., Bowie, J., Ialongo, N., Gaskin D.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. The moderating role of gender in the relationship between tobacco outlet exposure and tobacco use among African American young adults. Prevention Science. 2016 Apr;17(3):338-46

Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Milam, A.J., Nesoff, E.D., Garoon, J., Smart, M.J., Duncan, A., Warren, G. Triangulating Syndemic Services and Drug Treatment Policy: Improving Drug Treatment Portal Locations in Baltimore City. Progress in Community Health Partnerships. 2016 Summer;10(2):319-27.

Milam, A.J., Lindstrom-Johnson, S., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Bradshaw, C.P. Alcohol Outlet Density and Substance Use among High Schoolers. Journal of Community Psychology. 2016 Sept; 44(7):819-832.

Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Milam, A.J., Nesoff, E.D.*, Johnson, R., Fakunle, D.*, Jennings, J., Warren, G. Not in My Back Yard: A Comparative Analysis of Crime around Publicly-funded Drug Treatment Centers, Liquor Stores, Convenience Stores, and Corner Stores in one Mid-Atlantic City. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs. 2016 Jan;77(1):17-24.

Bradshaw, C.P., Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Johnson, S.L. The School Assessment for Environmental Typography (SAfETy): An Observational Measure of School Climate. American Journal of Community Psychology. 2015 Dec;56(3-4):280-92.

Reboussin, B.A., Green, K.M., Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Johnson, R., Ialongo, N.S. The role of neighborhood in urban black adolescent marijuana use. Drug & Alcohol Dependence. 2015 Sep;154:69-75.

Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Lee, M.H., Johnson, R., Milam, A.J., Duncan, A., Leaf, P.J., Reboussin, B.A., Ialongo, N.S. Neighborhood environment and marijuana use in urban young adults. Prevention Science. 2015 Feb;16(2):268-78.

Reboussin, B.A., Green, K.M., Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Ialgono, N.S. Neighborhood Environment and Urban African American Marijuana Use during High School. Journal of Urban Health. 2014 Dec;91(6):1189-201.

Stillman, F.A., Bone, L.R., Milam, A.J., Ma, J. Out of view but in Plain Sight: Illegal Sale of Single Cigarettes. Journal of Urban Health. 2014 Apr; 91(2):355-365.

Jennings, J.M., Milam, A.J., Greiner, A., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Curriero, F.C., Thornton, R.J. Neighborhood alcohol outlets and the association with violent crime in one Mid-Atlantic City: The implications for zoning policy. Journal of Urban Health. 2014, Feb; 91(1), 62-71.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Cooley-Strickland, M.C., Bradshaw, C.P., Leaf, P.J. Risk for Exposure to Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs on the Route to and from School: The Role of Alcohol Outlets. Prevention Science. 2014 Feb; 15(1):12-21.

Brown, Q.L.*, Milam, A.J., Smart, M.J., Harrell, P.T., Linton, S.L., Johnson, R.M., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Objective and perceived neighborhood characteristics and tobacco use in young adults. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2014 Jan; 134, 370-375.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Harrell, P.T., Ialongo, N.S., Leaf, P.J. Off-Premise Alcohol Outlets and Substance use in Young and Emerging Adults. Substance Use & Misuse. 2014 Jan; 49(1-2):22-29.

Milam, A.J., Bone, L.R., Byron, M.J., Hoke, K., Williams, C.D., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Stillman, F.A. Cigarillo Use Among High-Risk Urban Young Adults. Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. 2013 Nov;24(4):1657-1665.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Bradshaw, C.P., Webster, D.W., Cooley-Strickland, M.C., Leaf, P.J. Alcohol Environment, Perceived Safety, and Exposure to Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs in Elementary School Children. Journal of Community Psychology. 2013 Sep;41(7):867-883.

Whitaker, D.E., Milam, A.J., Graham, C., Cooley-Strickland, M., Belcher, H., Furr-Holden, C.D.M. Neighborhood Environment and Urban Children’s Risk for Being Overweight. The American Journal of Health Promotion. 2013 Jul-Aug;27(6):410-6.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Whitaker, D.E., Harrell, P.T., Leaf, P.J. Neighborhood Disorder and Juvenile Drug Arrests: A Preliminary Investigation using the NIfETy Instrument. The American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse. 2012 Nov; 38(6): 598-602.

Milam, A.J., Bone, L., Furr-Holden, C.; Coylewright, M., Dachille, K., Owings, K., Clay, E., Holmes, W., Lambropoulos, S., Stillman, F. Mobilizing for Policy: Using Community-Based Participatory Research to Impose Minimum Packaging Requirements on Small Cigars. Progress in Community Health Partnerships: Research, Education, and Action. 2012; 6(2): 209-216. 

Milam, A.J., Whitaker, D., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Smart, M.J., Leaf, P.J., & Cooley, M.  Neighborhood Environment and Internalizing Problems in African American Children. Community Mental Health Journal. 2012 Feb; 48(1): 39-44.

Furrr-Holden, C.D.M., Milam, A.J., Reynolds, E.K., MacPherson, L., Lejuez, C.W. Disordered Neighborhood Environments and Risk-Taking Propensity in Late Childhood through Adolescence. Journal of Adolescent Health. 2012 Jan; 50(1): 100-102.

Furrr-Holden, C.D.M., Milam, A.J., Young, K.C., MacPherson, L., Lejuez, C.W. Disordered Exposure to Hazardous Neighborhood Environments in Late Childhood and Anxiety. Journal of Community Psychology. 2011 Sept; 39(7): 876–883.

Whitaker, D.; Graham, C.; Furr-Holden, C.D.M; Milam; A.J.; & Latimer, W. Neighborhood Disorder and Incarceration History among Urban Substance Users. Journal of Correctional Health Care. 2011 Oct; 17(4): 309-18.

Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Lee, M.H., Milam, A.J., Lee, K.S., Ialongo, N.S. The Growth of Neighborhood Disorder and Marijuana Use among Urban Adolescents transitioning into Young Adulthood.  Journal of Studies of Alcohol and Drugs. 2011 May; 72(3): 371-379.

Milam, A.J., Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Leaf, P.J. Perceived School and Neighborhood Safety, Community Violence and Academic Performance in Urban School Children. The Urban Review. 2010 Dec; 42(5): 458-467.

Furr-Holden, C.D.M., Campbell, K.C., Milam, A.J., Smart, M.J., Ialongo, N.A., Leaf, P.J. Metric properties of the Neighborhood Inventory for Environmental Typology (NIfETy): an environmental assessment tool for measuring indicators of violence, alcohol, tobacco, and other drug exposures. Evaluation Review. 2010 Jun; 34(3):159-84.


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