Andrew C. Stokes, PhD

Assistant Professor, Global Health - Boston University School of Public Health


Andrew C. Stokes, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the Boston University School of Public Health. His research applies the analytic tools of demography to population health, with a focus on social determinants of health and health disparities across the life course. Dr. Stokes received his PhD in Demography and Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Other Positions

  • Assistant Professor, Social Research - Boston University College of Arts and Sciences


  • University of Pennsylvania, PhD Field of Study: Sociology
  • University of Pennsylvania, MA Field of Study: Population Sciences
  • Bates College, BA Field of Study: Environmental Studies

Classes Taught

  • SPHGH811
  • SPHPH750
  • SPHPH890
  • SPHPH931


  • Published on 5/6/2022

    Berlowitz JB, Xie W, Harlow AF, Hamburg NM, Blaha MJ, Bhatnagar A, Benjamin EJ, Stokes AC. E-Cigarette Use and Risk of Cardiovascular Disease: A Longitudinal Analysis of the PATH Study (2013-2019). Circulation. 2022 May 17; 145(20):1557-1559. PMID: 35514292.

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  • Published on 4/20/2022

    Berning P, Huang L, Razavi AC, Boakye E, Osuji N, Stokes AC, Martin SS, Ayers JW, Blaha MJ, Dzaye O. Association of Online Search Trends With Vaccination in the United States: June 2020 Through May 2021. Front Immunol. 2022; 13:884211. PMID: 35514956.

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  • Published on 4/18/2022

    Boakye E, Obisesan OH, Uddin SMI, El-Shahawy O, Dzaye O, Osei AD, Benjamin EJ, Stokes AC, Robertson RM, Bhatnagar A, Blaha MJ. Corrigendum to "Cannabis vaping among adults in the United States: Prevalence, trends, and association with high-risk behaviors and adverse respiratory conditions" [Preventive Medicine 153 (2021) 106800]. Prev Med. 2022 Jun; 159:107052. PMID: 35450724.

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  • Published on 3/29/2022

    Harlow AF, Stokes AC, Brooks DR, Benjamin EJ, Barrington-Trimis JL, Ross CS. E-Cigarette Use and Combustible Cigarette Smoking Initiation among Youth: Accounting for Time-Varying Exposure and Time-Dependent Confounding. Epidemiology. 2022 Mar 29. PMID: 35394965.

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  • Published on 3/24/2022

    Gathirua-Mwangi WG, Palmer JR, Champion V, Castro-Webb N, Stokes AC, Adams-Campbell L, Marley AR, Forman MR, Rosenberg L, Bertrand KA. Maximum and Time-Dependent Body Mass Index and Breast Cancer Incidence Among Postmenopausal Women in the Black Women's Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2022 Mar 24; 191(4):646-654. PMID: 35020804.

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  • Published on 3/8/2022

    Wrigley-Field E, Berry KM, Stokes AC, Leider JP. "Pandemic of the unvaccinated"? At midlife, white people are less vaccinated but still at less risk of Covid-19 mortality in Minnesota. medRxiv. 2022 Mar 08. PMID: 35291300.

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  • Published on 2/26/2022

    Berry KM, Garcia S, Warren JR, Stokes AC. Association of Weight at Different Ages and All-Cause Mortality Among Older Adults in the US. J Aging Health. 2022 Feb 26; 8982643211059717. PMID: 35220792.

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  • Published on 1/28/2022

    Xie W, Tackett AP, Berlowitz JB, Harlow AF, Kathuria H, Galiatsatos P, Fetterman JL, Cho J, Blaha MJ, Hamburg NM, Robertson RM, DeFilippis AP, Hall ME, Bhatnagar A, Benjamin EJ, Stokes AC. Association of Electronic Cigarette Use with Respiratory Symptom Development among US Young Adults. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2022 Jan 28. PMID: 35089853.

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  • Published on 1/6/2022

    Rezk-Hanna M, Warda US, Stokes AC, Fetterman J, Li J, Macey PM, Darawad M, Song Y, Ben Taleb Z, Brecht ML, Benowitz NL. Associations of Smokeless Tobacco Use With Cardiovascular Disease Risk: Insights From the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health Study. Nicotine Tob Res. 2022 Jan 06. PMID: 34999825.

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  • Published on 1/5/2022

    Ackley CA, Lundberg DJ, Ma L, Elo IT, Preston SH, Stokes AC. County-level estimates of excess mortality associated with COVID-19 in the United States. SSM Popul Health. 2022 Mar; 17:101021. PMID: 35018297.

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