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Mary E. Northridge

Mary E. Northridge, MPH, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Hansjorg Wyss Department of Plastic Surgery

public health, oral health, community-based participatory research, implementation science, systems science, health equity, healthy aging

Dr. Northridge has enduring research interests in the social and environmental determinants of health, including oral health, and a current focus in the utility of implementation science and community-based participatory research to promote health equity. She is currently funded by HRSA on 2 programs to mentor dental faculty and residents: Dental Faculty Development and Loan Repayment Program and Postdoctoral Training in General, Pediatric, and Public Health Dentistry. Dr. Northridge earned a BA in chemistry with a specialty in biochemistry at the University of Virginia, an MPH in environmental health at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University, and a PhD in epidemiology at Columbia University. Upon the completion of a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer epidemiology at the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute in Piscataway, NJ, Dr. Northridge continued her academic career at the Harlem Health Promotion Center of Columbia University, where her research and practice projects addressed the elimination of social disparities in health through community-based participatory research for more than two decades. Dr. Northridge is the author of more than 240 scientific papers and the co-editor of 3 volumes.



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PhD from Columbia University

MPH from Rutgers University

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey—Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Environmental and Community Medicine

Northridge, Mary E; Kumar, Anjali; Kaur, Raghbir

Annual review of public health. 2020 Apr 02; 41:513-535

Mason, Margaret; Gargano, Lynn; Kumar, Anjali; Northridge, Mary E

Journal of school health. 2019 Dec; 89(12):1024-1027

Gargano, Lynn; Mason, Margaret K; Northridge, Mary E

Frontiers in public health. 2019 Dec; 7:359

Kumar, Anjali; Cernigliaro, Dana; Northridge, Mary E; Wu, Yinxiang; Troxel, Andrea B; Cunha-Cruz, Joana; Balzer, Jay; Okuji, David M

BMC oral health. 2019 Oct 24; 19(1):228

Cernigliaro, Dana; Kumar, Anjali; Northridge, Mary E; Wu, Yinxiang; Troxel, Andrea B; Cunha-Cruz, Joana; Balzer, Jay; Okuji, David M

Journal of public health dentistry. 2019 Dec; 79(4):286-291

Demby, Neal; Northridge, Mary E

American journal of public health. AJPH. 2018 Nov; 108(11):1446-1447

Shedlin, Michele G; Birdsall, Stacia B; Northridge, Mary E

Gerodontology. 2018 Dec; 35(4):339-349

Kaur, Raghbir; Lieberman, Martin; Mason, Margaret K; Dapkins, Isaac P; Gallager, Rebecca; Hopkins, Kathleen; Wu, Yinxiang; Troxel, Andrea B; Rashwan, Ayah; Hope, Chelsea; Kane, Daniel J; Northridge, Mary E

Pilot & feasibility studies. 2023 Mar 09; 9(1):36