Gjelsvik A, Dumont DM, Nunn A. Incarceration of a household member and Hispanic health disparities: Childhood exposure and adult chronic disease risk behaviors. Preventing Chronic Disease 2013 May;10:120281.
Ranney M, Madsen T, Gjelsvik A. Predictors of being unsafe: Participation in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System 2006 intimate partner violence module. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 2012 Jan; 27(1):84-102.
Everage N, Gjelsvik A, McGarvey ST, Linkletter CD, Loucks EB. Inverse associations between perceived racism and coronary artery calcification. Annals of Epidemiology. 2012 Mar, 22(3):183-90.
Wojcik K, Gjelsvik A, Goldman D. Identifying populations at high risk for diabetes with the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, Rhode Island, 2003. Preventing Chronic Disease 2010;7(4).
Gjelsvik A, Zierler S, Blume J. Homicide risk across race and class: A small-area analysis in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Journal of Urban Health: Bulletin of the New York Academy of Medicine 2004; 81(4), 702-718.
Gjelsvik A, Verhoek-Oftedahl W, Pearlman D. Domestic violence incidents with children witnesses: findings from Rhode Island surveillance data. Women's Health Issues 2003; 13(2), 67-72.
My current work focuses on childhood health exposures and outcomes. I worked at the RI Department of Health for 10 years as both the epidemiologist for the Rhode Island Diabetes Prevention and Control Program and for the Assessment Initiative. I am a core member of the research and evaluation unit of the Hassenfeld Child Health Innovation Institute.
Brown University President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, Honorable Mention, May 2002
Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching in Public Health Brown University Division of Biology and Medicine 2010
I co-teach a two-semester course sequence on Introduction to Biostatistics and Data Analysis that gives students a structured approach to secondary data analysis. In addition I teach "Research Methods in Clinical, Translational and Health Services Research " a six-week intensive course for post-doctoral students. In 2010 I received the Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching in Public Health.
PHP 0610 - Community Engaged Public Health: RI and Mississippi. Spring 2015.
PHP 2460 - Research Methods in Clinical, Translational and Health Services Research. Summer 2013, Summer 2014, Summer 2015.
PHP 2507 - Biostatistics and Applied Data Analysis I. Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Fall 2015.
PHP 2508 - BioStatistics and Data Analysis II. Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015.