Diana Silver

Associate Professor of Public Health

1989 …2019
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Biography

Diana Silver has been working in the field of public health for two decades. Currently, Dr. Silver's research explores the variation in state and local policies that affect public health, as well as the impact of accessibility to publicly funded services such as clinics, pre-school, after-school, parks and playgrounds. She is currently co-principal investigator (with Dr. James Macinko) of an NIH funded R01 grant to examine the diffusion and impact of alcohol and driving related policies on injuries and fatalites over the past 30 years. With support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), she and other investigators at NYU are conducting an analysis of the costs and benefits of NYCDOMH's restaurant grading initiative.In the past three years, Dr. Silver has also received additional funding from RWJF and NYU's Institute for Human Development and Social Change to support her work.

Administrative Roles

Dr. Silver currently directs the undergraduate programs of NYU's Global Institute for Public Health. She is also affiliated with NYU's Institute for Education and Social Policy, and its Institute for Human Development and Social Change. She is a member of the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene's Advisory Board.

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Research Output 1989 2019

Evaluating the relationship between binge drinking rates and a replicable measure of U.S. state alcohol policy environments

Silver, D., Macinko, J., Giorgio, M. & Bae, J. Y., Jan 1 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 6, p. e0218718

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Binge Drinking
binging
alcohols
Alcohols
monitoring

What Are the Financial Implications of Public Quality Disclosure? Evidence from New York City’s Restaurant Food Safety Grading Policy

Meltzer, R., Rothbart, M. W., Schwartz, A. E., Calabrese, T., Silver, D., Mijanovich, T. & Weinstein, M., Jan 1 2019, In : Public Finance Review. 47, 1, p. 170-201 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

grading
food
revenue
evidence
sales

Impact of New York City’s 2014 increased minimum legal purchase age on youth tobacco use

Macinko, J. & Silver, D., May 1 2018, In : American Journal of Public Health. 108, 5, p. 669-675 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Tobacco Use
Tobacco Products
Tobacco
Compliance
Risk-Taking

Planned parenthood is health care, and health care must defend it: A call to action

Silver, D. & Kapadia, F., Jul 1 2017, In : American Journal of Public Health. 107, 7, p. 1040-1041 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Delivery of Health Care

Changes in health care inequity in Brazil between 2008 and 2013

Mullachery, P., Silver, D. & Macinko, J., Nov 17 2016, In : International Journal for Equity in Health. 15, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dentists
Brazil
Delivery of Health Care
Patient Acceptance of Health Care
Hospitalization