Dr. Sam Liu, PhD, MPH

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Office: UNIVH 365
Phone: 973-720-5095
Email: lius2@wpunj.edu
Office Hours: By appointment

Department: Public Health
Position: Adjunct Professor

Area Specialization
Social Epidemiology


PhD, Epidemiology, Brown University, Providence, RI

MPH, Epidemiology, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, NY, NY

BA, Biochemistry & Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY  

Related Professional Experience

Research scientist, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, Bureau of Maternal, Infant and Reproductive Health, NY, NY           

Selected Publications

SY Liu, MM Glymour, LB Zahodne, C Weiss, JJ Manly.  The role of place in explaining racial heterogeneity in cognitive outcomes among older adults.  Journal of International Neuropsychology. 2015;21(9); 677-687.

SY Liu, JJ Manly, B Capistrant, MM Glymour.  Historical differences in school term length and measured blood pressure: contributions to persistent racial disparities among US-Born adults. PLoS ONE. 2015; 10(6): e0129673. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0129673

SY Liu, S Walter, J Daniel, DH Rehkopf, LE Kubzansky, T Nguyen and MM Glymour.  Genetic vulnerability to diabetes and obesity: does education offset the risk?  Social Science & Medicine.  2015; 127: 150-158.   

Courses Taught