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Earle C. Chambers, Ph.D.

Dr. Earle C. Chambers

Professional Interests


  • Social determinants of health
  • Built environment
  • Eliminating race/ethnic and socio-economic related health disparities particularly around obesity and related disorders


  • Epidemiology

Active Projects:

  • Identifying Montefiore Super-Utilizers using a Hot-Spotting Approach for PQIs
  • Explore Associations between Health Behaviors and Neighborhood Characteristics
  • Identify Longitudinal Trends in Health Behaviors among BRFSS/CHS Cohort

Selected Publications

  1. 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
  2. Chambers EC, Rodgers, CRR. Adolescent Obesity and Risky Sexual Behavior. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 2013;45(2):e15
  3. Bafna S, Chambers EC. The influence of spatial organization of the home on inhabitant activity. Proceedings of the ninth international space syntax symposium. Edited by Y O Kim, HT Park, KW SEO: Sejong University, 2013
  4. 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.
  5. Huynh MH, Borrell LN, and Chambers, EC. Nativity Status/Length of Stay in the US and Excessive Gestational Weight Gain in New York City Teens, 2008-2010. Journal of Community Health. Jun 29. 2014.
  6. 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 (in press). 2014
  7. Chambers EC, Pichardo M, Rosenbaum E. Sleep and the housing and neighborhood environment of urban Latino adults living in low-income housing: The AHOME Study. Behavioral Sleep Medicine (in press). 2014

More Information About Dr. Earle Chambers

Affordable HOME Study

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