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Andrea Titus

Andrea Titus, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Population Health


As a social epidemiologist, my research focuses on the social determinants of disparities in chronic disease outcomes. I am particularly interested in applying methodological tools from both econometrics and epidemiology to examine the impacts of public policies and neighborhood environments on health. Much of my research has focused on tobacco control, including investigating the extent to which tobacco control interventions – including smoke-free air laws and cigarette taxes – contribute to downstream health equity.

In my recent work, I am using a quasi-experimental study design to examine associations between smoke-free housing policies and pediatric health outcomes in New York City. My other projects include exploring multi-level drivers of disparities in asthma outcomes, as well as assessing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on health care utilization among U.S. veterans with diabetes.

Previously, I was a postdoctoral scholar in the Population Health Science Scholars Program at the NYU Grossman School of Medicine. I received a PhD in Epidemiological Science from the University of Michigan School of Public Health and a Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.

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PhD from University of Michigan

NYU Grossman School of Medicine, Department of Population Health

Vander Woude, Catherine A; King, Elizabeth J; Hirschtick, Jana L; Titus, Andrea R; Power, Laura E; Elliott, Michael R; Fleischer, Nancy L

BMC public health. 2023 Oct 25; 23(1):2101

Lee, David C; Orstad, Stephanie L; Kanchi, Rania; Adhikari, Samrachana; Rummo, Pasquale E; Titus, Andrea R; Aleman, Jose O; Elbel, Brian; Thorpe, Lorna E; Schwartz, Mark D

BMJ open. 2023 Oct 13; 13(10):e075599

Titus, Andrea R; Mezuk, Briana; Hirschtick, Jana L; McKane, Patricia; Elliott, Michael R; Fleischer, Nancy L

Social psychiatry & psychiatric epidemiology. 2023 Jul; 58(7):1099-1108

Kim, Byoungjun; Spoer, Ben R; Titus, Andrea R; Chen, Alexander; Thurston, George D; Gourevitch, Marc N; Thorpe, Lorna E

American journal of preventive medicine. 2023 Apr; 64(4):468-476

Usidame, Bukola; Xie, Yanmei; Colston, David; Titus, Andrea R; Henriksen, Lisa; Kelly, Brian C; Fleischer, Nancy L

Preventive medicine reports. 2023 Feb; 31:102064

Adhikari, Samrachana; Titus, Andrea R; Baum, Aaron; Lopez, Priscilla; Kanchi, Rania; Orstad, Stephanie L; Elbel, Brian; Lee, David C; Thorpe, Lorna E; Schwartz, Mark D

BMC health services research. 2023 Jan 16; 23(1):41

Titus, Andrea R; Mijanovich, Tod N; Terlizzi, Kelly; Ellen, Ingrid G; Anastasiou, Elle; Shelley, Donna; Wyka, Katarzyna; Elbel, Brian; Thorpe, Lorna E

American journal of epidemiology. 2023 Jan 06; 192(1):25-33

Titus, Andrea R; Elbel, Brian; Shelley, Donna; Anastasiou, Elle; Thorpe, Lorna E

American journal of epidemiology. 2023 Jan 06; 192(1):39-40