Professor and Associate Dean for ProgramsB.A., Trenton State College; M.A., Rutgers; M.P.H., Rutgers/ University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey; Ph.D., Rutgers
- Room 554, Civic Square Building
- (848) 932-2945
- Health and policy issues facing American children and minorities
- Mortality and morbidity
- High risk behaviors
Dona Schneider is Professor and Associate Dean for Programs at the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Dr. Schneider teaches epidemiology at both Rutgers and the UMDNJ-School of Public Health. She serves as article, book and grant reviewer for more than 30 journals, agencies and publishing houses; and has served as thesis chair for more than 35 graduate students. Her research record includes more than 100 refereed journal articles, books and book chapters, mostly focusing on mortality, morbidity and risk factors for disease, especially for children and minorities. Dr. Schneider also serves as PI for the HIV Community Prevention, Support and Development Initiative (HIV CPSDI), a Bloustein unit that trains and provides technical assistance to community-based organizations working to prevent the spread of HIV in New Jersey.
- Senior Seminar
- Introduction to Planning, Policy and Health
- 2011: Schneider D and Lilienfeld DE (Eds.) Public Health: The Development of a Discipline. Volume II. Twentieth Century Challenges. 2011. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press. pp. 824. Kindle Edition available with text-to-speech enabled.
- 2008: Schneider D and Lilienfeld DE (Eds.) Public Health: The Development of a Discipline. Volume I: From the Age of Hippocrates Through the Progressive Era. 2008. Piscataway, NJ: Rutgers University Press. pp. 848. Kindle Edition available with text-to-speech enabled.
Chapters in Books or Monographs
- 2014: Schneider D and Turshen M. “Political and Social Violence: Health Effects”. In: Encyclopedia of Environmental Health, Online Reference Module for Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences (Scott Elias, Ed.). Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-52272-6.00194-X
- 2011: Schneider D and Turshen M. “Social Moderators of Environmental Health: Political and Social Violence; Health Effects.” In: Encyclopaedia of Environmental Health (E Sibergeld, J Nraigu, J Patz and S Kecew, Eds.). Oxford, UK: Elsevier. pp. 623-30. Online at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/referenceworks/9780124095489.
Articles in Refereed Journals
- 2014: Gezmu T, Schneider D, Demissie K, Lin Y, Gizzi MS. Risk Factors for Acute Stroke among South Asians Compared to Other Racial/EthnicGroups. PLoS ONE 9(9): e108901. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0108901
- 2014: Gezmu T, Schneider D, Demissie K, Gordano C, Gizzi MS. Lipid profiles and ischemic stroke risk: Variations by gender and racial/ethnic group. International Journal of Women’s Health 6:585-95.
- 2014: Gezmu T, Gizzi MS, Kirmani JF, Schneider D, Moussavi. Disparities in acute stroke severity, outcomes, and care relative to health insurance status. Journal of Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease 2014;23(2):e93-98. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2013.08.027.
- 2013: Schneider D, Colaco M, Markowski P, Barone J. Urinary dysfunction in children is associated with exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. J Pediatr Urol 2013 Dec;9(6):1116-21. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpurol.2013.04.009. Epub 2013 May 20.
- 2013: Colaco M, Dobkin R, Sterling M, Schneider D, Barone J. The relationship between temperament, gender and childhood dysfunctional voiding. Clin Pediatr 2013; 52(8):753-8. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0009922813492376. Epub 2013 Jun 25.
- 2013: Colaco M, Johnson D, Schneider D, Barone J. Toilet Training Method is Not Related to Dysfunctional Voiding. Clin Pediatr 2013; 52(1)a; 49–53.
- 2011: Schneider D, Barone JG, Yamamoto A. Pediatric Instruments for Measuring Urinary Dysfunction: The Need for a Gold Standard. J Urol 2011 18691: 261–5.
- 2011: Arnold L and Schneider D. Advising the newest faces of public health: a perspective on the undergraduate student. American Journal of Public Health 2010; 100(8): 1374-80. (Published online ahead of print June 17, 2010: e1–e7. http://dx.doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2009.180695)