Personal profile

Research interests

Dr. Northridge is an internationally and nationally recognized public health leader, with expertise in epidemiology, community-based participatory research, systems science, and implementation science. She currently is the lead PI of a 5-year R01 from the US National Institutes of Health to integrate social and systems science approaches to promote health equity for older adults. A major implementation science initiative to improve the health of Chinese Americans is planned to begin in Fall 2017.

Education / Academic qualification

Epidemiology, PhD, Columbia University

19981993

Environmental Health, MPH, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick

19861988

Medical Technology, MT, Morristown Memorial Hospital

19801981

Chemistry, BA, University of Virginia

19761980

External positions

Editor Emerita, AJPH, American Public Health Association

Jun 1 2015 → …

Associated Faculty of Global Public Health, New York University College of Global Public Health

2014 → …

Research Assistant Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo

2014 → …

Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences (in Dental Medicine), Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health

2010 → …

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Research Output 1991 2018

Open Access
Oral Health
Population
Health Equity
Public Health
Delivery of Health Care

Public health's aspirational identity: Who do we want to be?

Northridge, M. E. & Duane, J. F. Jan 1 2018 In : American Journal of Public Health. 108, 1, p. 65-66 2 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewEditorial

Public Health

"Seniors only want respect": designing an oral health program for older adults

Estrada, I., Kunzel, C., Schrimshaw, E. W., Greenblatt, A. P., Metcalf, S. S. & Northridge, M. E. Jan 4 2018 In : Special Care in Dentistry.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oral Health
Vulnerable Populations
Dentists
Focus Groups
Mouth Diseases

Acceptability of Chairside Screening for Racial/Ethnic Minority Older Adults: A Qualitative Study

Greenblatt, A. P., Estrada, I., Schrimshaw, E. W., Metcalf, S. S., Kunzel, C. & Northridge, M. Jun 28 2017 In : JDR Clinical and Translational Research. 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Open Access
File
Tooth
Hypertension
Senior Centers
Dental Anxiety
Oral Health

Engaging in Systems Science to Promote Health Equity

Metcalf, S. S. & Northridge, M. Jan 27 2017 In : SAGE Research Methods. 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

equity
science
health
resources
time