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In the Media

In the Media



Clay, L., & Rogus, S. (2021). Impact of Employment, Essential Work, and Risk Factors on Food Access during the COVID-19 Pandemic in New York State. In International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (Vol. 18, Issue 4).

Clay, L.A., Rogus, S. (2021) Primary and Secondary Health Impacts of COVID-19 among Minority Individuals in New York State. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 18(2), 683.

Bowling Together: Community social institutions protective against poor child mental health.
Environmental Justice.
Clay, L.A. & Abramson, D.M. (in press) 

Awareness Is Not Enough: Frequent Use of Water Pollution Information and Changes to Risky Behavior.
Sustainability. 2020; 12(20):8695
Ross AD, Hotard A, Kamalanathan M, Nolen R, Hala D, Clay LA, Kaiser K, Quigg A.

Factors Associated with Food Insecurity Following Hurricane Harvey in Texas
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17(3), 762.
Clay, L.A., Ross, A.D. (2020)

Field report: Issues in the post-disaster food environment during the immediate response to Hurricane Florence
Disaster Prevention and Management, 29(3), 379-389.
Clay, L. (2019)

Does Preparedness Matter? The Influence of Household Preparedness on Disaster Outcomes During Superstorm Sandy. 
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness, 14(1), 71-79.
Clay, L., Goetschius, J., Papas, M., Trainor, J., Martins, N., & Kendra, J. (2019)

Association between long-term stressors and mental health distress following the 2013 Moore tornado: a pilot study
Journal of Public Mental Health, 18(2), 124-134. 
Clay, L. and Greer, A. (2019)

Factors Associated with Continued Food Insecurity among Households Recovering from Hurricane Katrina.
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 15(8), 1647.
Clay, L., Papas, M., Gill, K., & Abramson, D. (2018)

Capital Assets and Rural Resilience: An Analysis of Texas Communities Impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
Journal of Natural Resources Policy Research8(1-2), 154-186.
Ross, A.D., Clay, L. A. (2018)

Learning from historic disaster response: reviewing old lessons on disaster mental health.
Risk, Hazards & Crisis in Public Policy9(3), 303-331.
Clay, L. A., Greer, A., & Kendra, J. (2018)

Application of a theoretical model toward understanding continued food insecurity post hurricane Katrina.
Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness12(1), 47-56.
Clay, L. A., Papas, M. A., Gill, K., & Abramson, D. M. (2017)

Social Capital, Neighborhood Disorder, and Disaster Recovery.
Journal of Emergency Management, 15(4), 233-246.
Clay, L., Papas, M., Abramson, D., & Kendra, J. (2017)

Influence of mental health on disaster preparedness: findings from the behavioral risk factor surveillance system, 2007–2009. 
Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management11(3), 375-392.
Clay, L. A., Goetschius, J. B., Papas, M. A., & Kendra, J. (2014)

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Research and Policy Briefs

Research and Policy Briefs

Clay, L. Penta, S. Silver, A. (2020) "Risk Perception, Information Seeking, and Protective Actions during COVID-19 among New Yorkers (May-July 2020)", in A Multi-Wave Study of Risk Perception, Information Seeking, and Protective Action in COVID-19. DesignSafe-CI.

CONVERGE COVID-19 Working Groups for Public Health and Social Sciences Research — COVID-19 and Food Insecurity Research Agenda-Setting Paper

"Primary and Secondary Health Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on New Yorkers (May-June 2020)", in National Food Access and COVID Research Team (NFACT) - New York, Clay, L. Rogus, S. Gadhoke, P. (2020)


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