Andrew C. Stokes, PhD

Assistant Professor, Global Health
Andrew Stokes
Crosstown Center
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Andrew Stokes, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. His research examines population health and health disparities across the life course. His specific interests include research on the determinants of national and regional mortality trends in US adults, chronic pain and disability, e-cigarettes, dementia, and the rising global burden of chronic diseases. Dr. Stokes received his PhD in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Other Positions

  • Member, Evans Center for Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research, Boston University


  • University of Pennsylvania, PhD
  • University of Pennsylvania, MA
  • Bates College, BA

Classes Taught

  • SPHGH811
  • SPHGH942


  • Published on 1/15/2020

    Yan LD, Hanvoravongchai P, Aekplakorn W, Chariyalertsak S, Kessomboon P, Assanangkornchai S, Taneepanichskul S, Neelapaichit N, Stokes AC. Universal coverage but unmet need: National and regional estimates of attrition across the diabetes care continuum in Thailand. PLoS One. 2020; 15(1):e0226286. PMID: 31940366.

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  • Published on 12/4/2019

    Banack HR, Bea JW, Stokes A, Kroenke CH, Stefanick ML, Beresford SA, Bird CE, Garcia L, Wallace R, Wild RA, Caan B, Wactawski-Wende J. It's Absolutely Relative: The Effect of Age on the BMI-Mortality Relationship in Postmenopausal Women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2020 Jan; 28(1):171-177. PMID: 31799808.

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  • Published on 12/2/2019

    Obisesan OH, Mirbolouk M, Osei AD, Orimoloye OA, Uddin SMI, Dzaye O, El Shahawy O, Al Rifai M, Bhatnagar A, Stokes A, Benjamin EJ, DeFilippis AP, Blaha MJ. Association Between e-Cigarette Use and Depression in the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016-2017. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Dec 02; 2(12):e1916800. PMID: 31800073.

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  • Published on 12/2/2019

    Stokes A, Berry KM, Hempstead K, Lundberg DJ, Neogi T. Trends in Prescription Analgesic Use Among Adults With Musculoskeletal Conditions in the United States, 1999-2016. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Dec 02; 2(12):e1917228. PMID: 31825504.

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  • Published on 11/13/2019

    Baker JF, Ziolkowski SL, Long J, Leonard MB, Stokes A. Effects of Weight History on the Association Between Directly Measured Adiposity and Mortality in Older Adults. J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Nov 13; 74(12):1937-1943. PMID: 31168573.

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  • Published on 11/1/2019

    Brennan AT, Berry KM, Rosen S, Stokes A, Crowther NJ, George J, Raal F, Cassim N, Sanne I, Long L, Fox MP. Growth curve modelling to determine distinct BMI trajectory groups in HIV-positive adults on antiretroviral therapy in South Africa. AIDS. 2019 Nov 01; 33(13):2049-2059. PMID: 31577571.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Banack HR, Bea JW, Kaufman JS, Stokes A, Kroenke CH, Stefanick ML, Beresford SA, Bird CE, Garcia L, Wallace R, Wild RA, Caan B, Wactawski-Wende J. The Effects of Reverse Causality and Selective Attrition on the Relationship Between Body Mass Index and Mortality in Postmenopausal Women. Am J Epidemiol. 2019 Oct 01; 188(10):1838-1848. PMID: 31274146.

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  • Published on 10/1/2019

    Stokes A, Berry KM, Collins JM, Hsiao CW, Waggoner JR, Johnston SS, Ammann EM, Scamuffa RF, Lee S, Lundberg DJ, Solomon DH, Felson DT, Neogi T, Manson JE. The contribution of obesity to prescription opioid use in the United States. Pain. 2019 10; 160(10):2255-2262. PMID: 31149978.

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  • Published on 9/19/2019

    Harlow AF, Stokes A, Brooks DR. Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Differences in E-Cigarette Uptake Among Cigarette Smokers: Longitudinal Analysis of the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2019 09 19; 21(10):1385-1393. PMID: 29986109.

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  • Published on 8/13/2019

    Gupta A, Feldman S, Perkins RB, Stokes A, Sankar V, Villa A. Predictors of dental care use, unmet dental care need, and barriers to unmet need among women: results from NHANES, 2011 to 2016. J Public Health Dent. 2019 12; 79(4):324-333. PMID: 31407356.

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