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Bruce George Link

Special Lecturer in Epidemiology and Sociomed in Sciences
Public Health
Epidemiology Department, Sociomedical Sciences, Department of
722 West 168th Street, Room 1609 New York, NY 10032
  • Co-Director, Center for the Study of Social Inequalities and Health

Dr. Bruce Link is a research scientist at New York State Psychiatric Institute, in addition to his responsibilities at the Mailman School. Dr. Link's interests are centered on topics in psychiatric and social epidemiology. He has written on the connection between socioeconomic status and health, homelessness, violence, stigma, and discrimination.

Currently he is conducting research aimed at understanding health disparities by race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status, the consequences of social stigma for people with mental illnesses, and the connection between mental illnesses and violent behaviors. He is the director of the Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program, the director of the Center for Violence Research and Prevention and a director of the Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program at Columbia University.

Research & Other Works
Relationship between Lifetime Occupation and Parietal Flow: Implications for a Reserve against Alzheimer's Disease Pathology
Diagnosis of Dementia in a Heterogeneous Population: A Comparison of Paradigm-Based Diagnosis and Physician's Diagnosis
Association between an Internet-Based Measure of Area Racism and Black Mortality
AOT and treatment engagement: evidence from interviews with consumers
Implications of outpatient commitment and perceived coercion for stigma, quality of life and social functioning
Coercion: point, perception, process
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