Sandra D Lane, PhD, MPH

Sandra D Lane, PhD, MPH
Appointed 10/23/08
WT3664 Crouse Hospital
736 Irving Ave.
Syracuse, NY 13210
315 464-5540

Hospital Campus

Research Programs and Affiliations

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education & Fellowships

  • MPH: University of California at Berkeley, 1988, Epidemiology, School of Public Health
  • PhD: University of California at San Francisco, 1988, Medical Anthropology

Research Interests

  • The impact of racial, ethnic, and gender disadvantage on maternal, child and family health in urban United States and the Middle East.


Current Grants

2005-2007 "LeMoyne College Cultural Competence Initiative" a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to the LeMoyne College Physician Assistant Program, $601,265, Co-Investigator.

2004-2006 Metanexus Program on the Scientific Study of Spiritual Transformation (funded by the John Templeton Foundation), "Childbirth as a pathway for spiritual transformation," Principal Investigator, $75,000.

2004-2005 SUNY Upstate Intramural Research Grant Program, "Pregnancy outcomes and father of baby incarceration," Co-Investigator, $33,230.

Publications (2000 to 2005 only)

In Press: Keefe, RH, Lane SD, Swart H, "From the Bottom Up: Tracing the Impact of Four Health-Based Social Movements on Health and Social Policies," Journal of Health and Social Policy (projected publication date 2005).

In Press: Levandowski, B, Sharma, P, Lane SD, Webster, N, Nestor, A, Cibula D, Huntington, S, "Parental Literacy and Infant Health: An Evidence-Based Healthy Start Intervention," Health Promotion Practice. (projected publication date January 2006).

2004: Lane SD, Rubinstein RA, Keefe R, Freedman M, Levandowski B, Cibula D, and Czerwinski M "Marriage promotion and missing males: African American women in a demographic double bind," Medical Anthropology Quarterly. Dec;18(4):405-28.

2004 Sandra D. Lane, Rob Keefe, Robert A. Rubinstein, Noah Webster, Alan Rosenthal, Don Cibula, and Jesse Dowdell, "Structural violence and racial disparity in heterosexual HIV Infection," Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Aug;15(3):319-35.

2003 Czerwinski M, Lane SD, Keefe R, Wojtowycz M, Liberatore C, Cibula D, "Missing fathers and incarceration: Health impacts of structural violence," Social Justice: Anthropology and Human Rights. Vol. 4, No. 1-2, Winter/Spring, pp. 147-167

2003 Lane, SD, Teran, S, Morrow, C, and Novick, LF, "Racial and ethnic disparity in low birth weight in Syracuse, New York." Am J Prev Med. 2003 May;24(4 Suppl):128-32. Online at: http://www.curriculum.som.vcu.edu/popmed/

2003 Hargrave TM, Hall G, Anbar RD, Czerwinski MH, Lane SD, Naishadham D, Abraham JL and Hunt A, "Adequacy of treatment and knowledge of asthma among pregnant women with asthma in an urban setting," Am J Resp Crit Care Med A115.

2002 Rubinstein, R.A. and Lane, S.D. "Population, Identity, and Political Violence," Social Justice: Anthropology, Peace and Human Rights 3(3/4): 139-152.

2001 SD Lane, D Cibula, LP Milano, M Shaw, B Bourgeois, F Schweitzer, C Steiner, K Dygert, K Demott, K Wilson, R Gregg, N Webster, D Milton, R Aubry, and LF Novick, "Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality: Risk in Social Context," Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 7(3):30-46.

2000 Lane, S.D., Rubinstein, R.A., Cibula, D. and N. Webster, "Toward a Public Health Approach to Bioethics," Ethics and Anthropology: Facing Future Issues in Human Biology, Globalism, and Cultural Property," Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 925:25-36.

2000 Lane, S.D., and Cibula D. "Gender and Health" In Handbook of Social Studies in Health and Medicine (S. Scrimshaw and G. Albrecht eds.) SAGE Publications, London, England.

Faculty Profile Shortcut: http://www.upstate.edu/faculty/lanes

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