Elizabeth D Nesoff, PhD, MPH

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Assistant Professor of Biostatistics and Epidemiology
Senior Fellow, Leonard Davis Institute for Health Economics
Senior Scholar, Penn Injury Science Center
Senior Scholar, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Department: Biostatistics and Epidemiology

Contact information
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology & Informatics
423 Guardian Drive
Philadelphia, PA 19104
BA (Magna cum laude)
Wellesley College, 2005.
Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 2010.
PhD (Health, Behavior & Society)
The Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2017.
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Description of Research Expertise

Substance use, built environment, injury prevention, health disparities

Selected Publications

Nesoff ED, Wiebe DJ, Martins SS: City streetscapes and neighborhood characteristics of fatal opioid overdoses among people experiencing homelessness who use drugs in New York City, 2017-2019. Int J Drug Policy 110: 103904, Dec 2022.

Nesoff ED, Branas CC, Martins SS: Association of Neighborhood Characteristics and Travel Patterns with Fatal Drug Overdoses. JAMA Intern Med 181(1): 129-131, Jan 2021.

Nesoff ED, Martins SS, Palamar JJ: Caution is Necessary When Estimating Treatment Need for Opioid Use Disorder Using National Surveys. Am J Public Health 112(2): 199-201, Feb 2022.

Nesoff ED, Marziali ME, Martins SS: The Estimated Impact of State-Level Support for Expanded Delivery of Substance Use Disorder Treatment during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Addiction 117(6): 1781–1786, Jun 2022.

Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Morrison C, Weir BW, Branas CC, Knowlton AR, Furr-Holden CDM, Martins SS: Alcohol outlets, drug paraphernalia sales, and neighborhood drug overdose risk. Int J Drug Policy 95: 103289, May 2021.

Nesoff ED, Branas CC, Martins SS: The Geographic Distribution of Fentanyl-Involved Overdose Deaths in Cook County, Illinois. Am J Public Health 110(1): 98-105, Jan 2020.

Nesoff ED, Milam AJ, Barajas CB, Furr-Holden CDM: Expanding Tools for Investigating Neighborhood Indicators of Drug Use and Violence: Validation of the NIfETy for Virtual Street Observation. Prev Sci 21(2): 203-210, Feb 2020.

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