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Ryan Lindsay, PhD, MPH

Chair / Associate Professor

Office: 1311 E. Central Dr., Meridian, ID 83642

208-373-1779

ryanlindsay@isu.edu

Brief Biography:
I am interested in global health and how substance use, including smoking, influences HIV and tuberculosis. My research has highlighted the plight of homeless, addicted, immigrant, and sex worker populations.

Education/Training:

  • Master of Public Health: Brigham Young University
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Public Health (Global Health emphasis):University of California San Diego/San Diego State University joint doctoral program
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: University of California San Francisco's Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education

Teaching Interests:

  • US & Global Health Systems
  • Epidemiology
  • Technological Applications in Health

Research Interests:

  • Substance use, Tobacco, HIV, Tuberculosis, Social determinants of health, and the household production of health

Selected publications:

  • Lindsay, R. P., Shin, S. S., Garfein, R. S., Rusch, M. L., & Novotny, T. E. (2014). The Association between active and passive smoking and latent tuberculosis infection in adults and children in the United States: results from NHANES. PLoS One, 9(3), e93137. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093137
  • Shin, S. S., Xiao, D., Cao, M., Wang, C., Li, Q., Chai, W. X., Lindsay, R. P., Usita, P. & Novotny, T. E. (2012). Patient and doctor perspectives on incorporating smoking cessation into tuberculosis care in Beijing, China. The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 16(1), 126-132. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.11.0044
  • Njord, L., Merrill, R. M., Njord, R., Lindsay, R., & Pachano, J. D. (2010). Drug use among street children and non--street children in the Philippines. Asia-Pacific journal of public health. 22(2), 203-211. doi: 10.1177/1010539510361515

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