Faculty Profile

Dr. Earle C. Chambers, Ph.D.

Earle C. Chambers, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology & Population Health

Areas of Research: The intersection of social epidemiology and social medicine: how social determinants of health within the context of the physical environment can influence health behaviors and health outcomes in patients and populations.

Professional Interests

Active Projects:

  • Affordable housing and health outcomes 
  • Residential mobility and healthcare utilization 
  • Evaluating the reach of the Diabetes Prevention Program 

Selected Publications

  1. Chambers EC, Bafna S, Machry H. The Association Between Apartment Layout and Depressive Symptomology among Hispanic/Latino Residents in Low-Income Housing: the AHOME Study. J Urban Health. 2018 Feb;95(1):51-60. doi: 10.1007/s11524-017-0216-4.
  2. Camacho-Rivera M, Rosenbaum E, Yama C, Chambers E. Low-Income Housing Rental Assistance, Perceptions of Neighborhood Food Environment, and Dietary Patterns among Latino Adults: the AHOME Study. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2017 Jun;4(3):346-353. doi: 10.1007/s40615-016-0234-z. Epub 2016 Apr 29. 
  3. Chambers EC, Rehm CD, Correra J, Garcia LE, Marquez ME, Wylie-Rosett J, Parsons A. Factors in Placement and Enrollment of Primary Care Patients in YMCA's Diabetes Prevention Program, Bronx, New York, 2010-2015. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Mar 30;14:E28.
  4. Chambers EC, Wong BC, Riley RW, Hollingsworth N, Blank AE, Myers C, Bedell J, Selwyn P. Combining Clinical and Population-Level Data to Understand the Health of Neighborhoods. Amer J Public Health 2015 Mar;105(3):510-2.
  5. Chambers EC, Suglia SF, Fuster D, Rosenbaum E. Depressive Symptomology and Hostile Affect among Latinos using housing rental assistance: the AHOME Study. Journal of Urban Health. Volume 92, Issue 4 (2015), Page 611-621.
  6. Chambers EC, Wylie-Rosett J, Blank AE, Ouziel J, Hollingsworth N, Riley R, Selwyn P. Increasing referrals to a YMCA-based Diabetes Prevention Program: Effects of electronic referral system and provider education in federally qualified health centers. Preventing Chronic Disease 2015 Nov 5, 12:E189.
  7. Suglia SF, Duarte CS, Chambers EC, Boynton-Jarrett R. Social and behavioral risk factors for obesity in early childhood. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics. Oct;34(8):549-556. 2013
  8. Merchant G, Buelna C, Castañeda SF, Arredondo EM, Marshall SJ, Strizich G, Sotres-Alvarez D, Chambers EC, McMurray RG, Evenson KR, Stoutenberg M, Hankinson AL, Talavera GA. Accelerometer-measured sedentary time among Hispanic adults: Results from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL). Prev Med Rep. 2015 Oct 22;2:845-53.
  9. Chambers EC, Rosenbaum E. Cardiovascular health outcomes of Latinos in the Affordable Housing as an Obesity Mediating Environment (AHOME) Study: A study of rental assistance use. Journal of Urban Health. 2014; 9(3): 489-498.
  10. Chambers EC, Pichardo MS, Rosenbaum E. Sleep and the Housing and Neighborhood Environment of Urban Latino Adults Living in Low-Income Housing: The AHOME Study. Behav Sleep Med. 2016;14(2):169-84. 

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Affordable HOME Study

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