Bruce G. Link, PhD
Dr. Link analyzes the relationship between social inequalities and health disparities. His primary areas of study include the connection between mental illnesses and violent behavior, the consequences of social stigmas associated with mental illness, and the “fundamental cause” thesis that traces the links between socioeconomic assets and health advantages.
- Research Scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY
- Director, Psychiatric Epidemiology Training Program, Columbia University, New York, NY
- Director, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholars Program, Columbia University, New York, NY
- PhD, 1980, Columbia University, Sociology
- MS, 1982, Columbia University, Biostatistics
- Hatzenbuehler, M. L., Phelan, J. C., & Link, B. G. (2013). Stigma as a fundamental cause of population health inequalities. American Journal of Public Health. Advance publication online.
- Keyes, K. M., March, D., Link, B. G., Chilcoat, H. D., & Susser, E. (2013). Do socio-economic gradients in smoking emerge differently across time by gender? Implications for the tobacco epidemic from a pregnancy cohort in California, USA. Social Science & Medicine, 76, 101-106.
- Masters, R. K., Powers, D. A., & Link, B. G. (2013). Obesity and US mortality risk over the adult life course. American Journal of Epidemiology, 177(5), 431-442.
- Saldana-Ruiz, N., Clouston, S., Rubin, M. S., Colen, C. G., & Link, B. G. (2013). Fundamental causes of colorectal cancer mortality in the United States: Understanding the importance of socioeconomic status in creating inequality in mortality. American Journal of Public Health, 103(1), 99-104.
- WonPat-Borja, A. J., Yang, L. H., Link, B. G., & Phelan, J. C. (2012). Eugenics, genetics, and mental illness stigma in Chinese Americans. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 47(1), 145-156.
- A Certain Boldness
- Being Feisty
- Blending Sociology and Epidemiology
- Case Control and Cohort Studies
- Existing Epidemiological Data
- Finding Secondary Data
- Justifying Secondary Data
- Observational Epidemiology
- Thinking about Design
- Thinking Through the Problem