List of Publications

Blumenthal, S.J., Hoffnagle, E.E., Leung, C.W., Lofink, H., Jensen, H.H., Foerster, S.B., Cheung, L.W.Y., Nestle, M., Willett, W.C., “Strategies to improve the dietary quality of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) beneficiaries: an assessment of stakeholder opinions.” Public Health Nutrition, doi:10.1017/S1368980013002942. November 2013.

Blumenthal, S.J. et al., SNAP to Health: A Fresh Approach to Strengthening the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, 2012.

Ludwig, D.S., Blumenthal, S.J., Willett, W.C. “Opportunities to Reduce Childhood Hunger and Obesity: Restructuring the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (the Food Stamp Program).” Journal of the American Medical Association, Vol. 308, No. 24. December 26, 2012.

Leung, C.W., Hoffnagle, E.E., Lindsay, A.C., Lofink, H.E., Hoffman, V.A., Turrell, S., Willett, W.C., Blumenthal, S.J. “A Qualitative Study of Diverse Experts’ Views about Barriers and Strategies to Improve the Diets and Health of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Beneficiaries.” Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Vol. 113, No. 1. January 2013.

Long, M.W., Leung, C.W., Cheung, L.W.Y., Blumenthal, S.J., Willett, W.C. “Public support for policies to improve the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP).” Public Health Nutrition. September 2012.

Commission on U.S. Federal Leadership in Health and Medicine: Charting Future Directions. Blumenthal, S.J. and Cortese, D., eds. A 21st Century Roadmap for Advancing America’s Health: The Path from Peril to Progress. Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, 2010.

Commission on U.S. Federal Leadership in Health and Medicine: Charting Future Directions. Blumenthal, S.J. and Cortese, D., eds. New Horizons for a Healthy America: Recommendations to the New Administration. Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, 2009.

Blumenthal, S.J. and Safdi, S. Peace Through Health: A Mapping of Cooperative Health Programs in Israel and Palestine. Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress, 2008.

Blumenthal, S.J. and Maliha, G. & Mathews, A., Stopping the Surge in Military Suicides: How to Win this Preventable War, Huffington Post, September 14, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Guo, J., Poverty And Obesity: Breaking The Link, Huffington Post, April 11, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Yongpradit, D., National Public Health Week 2012: Toward a Healthier Nation, Huffington Post, April 6, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Ha Y., World Tuberculosis Day 2012: Stopping Tuberculosis in Our Lifetimes, Huffington Post, March 24, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Krusell K., World on Track to Meet MDG Safe Water Target, But Challenges Remain, Huffington Post, March 22, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Patel S., Debunking Myths About Food Stamps, Huffington Post, March 9, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Guo J., International Women’s Day 2012: Advancing Women’s Health, Huffington Post, March 8, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Hoffman B., Go Red: Raising Awareness About Heart Disease in Women, Huffington Post, February 3, 2012

Blumenthal, S.J. and Hoffman B., Health and the Holidays, Huffington Post, December 25, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Lofink, H., Hoffman, V., Hoffnagle, E., Afshar, S., Krusell, K., and Patel, S., SNAP to Health: Strengthening Nutrition in the Federal Food Stamp Program, Huffington Post, December 12, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Grosso, A., Ending the AIDS Epidemic: Toward an AIDS-Free Generation, Huffington Post, December 1, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Shive, M., A Roadmap for Achieving an AIDS-Free Generation, Huffington Post, November 30, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Krusell, K., International Cooperation is Key to Reversing the Global Obesity Epidemic, Huffington Post, October 25, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Warren, K., Macherelli, L., Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs): The Costs Of Omission From The MDGs Results In A September UN Summit, Huffington Post, September 7, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Bernadine Healy, M.D.: Remembering a Pioneering Health Hero, Huffington Post, August 10, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Gocke, A., Food Safety In The 21st Century, Huffington Post, August 5, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Shive, M., Making AIDS History, Huffington Post, July 22, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Turrell, S., Pendyala, P., Warren, K., Macherelli, L., The Health And Economic Aftershocks Of Japan’s Triple Disaster, Huffington Post, June 30, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Warren, K., How to Live a Long and Healthy Life: The 10 Things Every Woman Needs to Know, Huffington Post, June 12, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J. and Warren, K., How Healthy Are Today’s Young Adults?, Huffington Post, May 16, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Turrell, S., Pendyala, P., Warren, K., Macherelli, L., Radiation and Health: The Aftershocks of Japan’s Nuclear Disaster, Huffington Post, April 22, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Hurtubise, B., and Turrell, S., Flu in the 21st Century, Huffington Post, March 19, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Women’s Health: Decades Later, What’s Still Neglected, Huffington Post, March 8, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., Jiang, B., and Veeravagu, A., Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention: Here’s How, Huffington Post, February 14, 2011

Blumenthal, S.J., 12 Tips for a Healthier You in 2011, Huffington Post, December 31, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J., Hanada, Y., and Goertzen, K., World AIDS Day: Moving Toward an HIV-Free Generation, Huffington Post, December 1, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J., How Science is Crucial to Improving Health Worldwide, Huffington Post, November 17, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. et al., A Prevention Revolution, Huffington Post, November 2, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Jiang, B., Finally – a national strategy to fight AIDS, San Francisco Chronicle, July 14, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Jiang, B., At Last: A Landmark National Strategy to Fight HIV/AIDS in America, Huffington Post, July 13, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. et al., Advancing America’s Health: Eight Resolutions for the New Decade, Huffington Post, June 1, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Dempsey, T., Obesity Prevention in Women: Tipping the Scales Towards Health, Huffington Post, May 14, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Shive, M., Saving the Lives of Mothers Worldwide, Huffington Post, May 9, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Cortese, D.A., A 21st Century Health Care Roadmap: The Path from Peril to Progress, Huffington Post, May 4, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. et. al., Weighing in on Childhood Obesity, Huffington Post, April 13, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. et. al., Health in Haiti: Lessons to Learn for National Public Health Week 2010, Huffington Post, April 6, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Hoffman, B., National Eating Disorders Awareness Week: The Need for Increased Education, Effective Treatment and Prevention, Huffington Post, February 23, 2010

Blumenthal, S.J. and Hoffman, B., Stamp Out Smoking: Take Action Today, Huffington Post, November 19, 2009

Blumenthal, S.J. and Cortese, D.A., Health in all Policies, Huffington Post, July 31, 2009.

Blumenthal, S.J., Skefos, C., Oppenheimer, J., and Clarke, A.C., Putting Prevention into Practice in Health Care Reform, July 18, 2009

Blumenthal, S.J. and Schlissel, E., Health Diplomacy: Rx for Peace, Washington Times, August 26, 2007

Blumenthal, S.J. and Schlissel, E., Health Diplomacy: A Currency of Peace, Washington Times, August 26, 2007

Blumenthal, S.J., Rubin, J., Treseler, M, Schissel, E,  Mattos, D, and Lin, J., US Presidential Candidates Health Care Plans: Scientific and Research Proposals, Huffington Post, August 15, 2007

Blumenthal, SJ and Schlissel, E, A Pervasive Wound of War, Commentary Section Washington Times, August 8, 2007

Blumenthal, SJ and Schlissel, E, A Pervasive Wound of War – Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Huffington Post, August 9, 2007

Blumenthal, SJ, Rubin, J, and Treseler, M, US Presidential Candidates Health Care Plans:  Proposals to Advance Scientific and Medical Research, Huffington Post, August, 2007

Blumenthal, SJ and Schlissel, E, Health Diplomacy: A Currency for Peace, Huffington Post, August, 2007

Blumenthal, S.J., Rubin, J., Treseler, M, Schissel, E,  Mattos, D, and Lin, J., US Presidential Candidates Health Care Plans: A Side by Side Comparison, Huffington Post, July, 2007

Blumenthal, SJ, Rubin, J., Treseler, M, US Presidential Candidates Health Care Plans: Incorporating Information Technology for 21st Century Care, Huffington Post, July, 2007.

Blumenthal, S.J., Health and the 2008 Presidential Elections, Huffington Post, March 2007.

Blumenthal, S.J., Community Fat Fight, Washington Times, July, 2007

Blumenthal, S.J., Heartfelt Advice for Women: Take Care of Your Heart, Huffington Post, March, 2007

Blumenthal, S.J. and Cai, JX, World AIDS Day, 2006: 25 Years of AIDS, 25 Million Reasons to Take Action, Huffington Post, December, 2006

Blumenthal, S.J., Clear the Air of Secondhand Smoke, The Huffington Post, August 2006.

Blumenthal, S.J., Avian Flu: A Pandemic Threat to Humans or Just for the Birds?, Huffington Post, January, 2006

Blumenthal, S.J., A New Year’s Resolution: A Child Survival Revolution, Huffington Post, December, 2005.

Eliasson, J and Blumenthal, SJ, Dying for a Drink of Clean Water, Huffington Post, December, 2005

Eliasson, J and Blumenthal, S.J., Dying for a Drink of Clean Water, Washington Post Op-Ed, September, 2005

Blumenthal, S.J., Klajn, T., Marsillio, L., Greenzang, K., and Jhawar, K., Applying a Public Health Approach to Decreasing Obesity, Harvard Health Policy Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp 48-55.  Fall 2003.

Blumenthal, S.J., Hendi, J.M. and Marsillio, L., Applying a Public Health Approach to Decreasing Obesity, JAMA, 2002 Nov 6;288(17):2178.

Blumenthal, S.J. and Kagen, J., Rural and Urban Health Issues in the United States: An Overview, JAMA, 2002 Jan 2;287(1):109.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Prescription for Safety”, U.S. News and World Report, 2002.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Prescriptions for a New Year”, U.S. News and World Report, January 14,  2002.

Blumenthal, S.J., “A Time for Parenting”, U.S. News and World Report, October 8, 2001.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Critical Women’s Health Issues in the 21st Century”, JAMA, 283:667, 2000.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Women’s Health Issues in the New Millenium,” in Lee, P and Estes, C (eds), The Nation’s Health, 2000.

Blumenthal, S.J., Hahn, R., Teutsch, S., Davis, D., Female Mortality Trends 1900-2000: Implications for Women’s Health in the 21st Century.

Blumenthal, S.J. (ed), Physical Activity and Women’s Health, Special Issue of Women’s Health Issues, 8:69-97, 1998.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Physical Activity and Women’s Health,”Women’s Health Issues, 8: 71- , 1988.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Women’s Health in the 21st Century, ” in Wallis, L. (ed.), Textbook of Women’s Health, Lippincott Raven Publishing Company, Philadelphia, 1998.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Imaging and Informational Technologies to Improve Women’s Health,” in Proceedings of the Conference on Global Telemedicine and Its International Implications.  Washington DC: Georgetown University Medical Center, 1997

Blumenthal, S.J., “Drug Addiction Research and Women’s Health.” Proceedings of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Conference on Drug Addiction Research and Women’s Health, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1997.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Women and Depression.” Decade of the Brain (A Publication of the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill) Vol. 7, Issue 3, pp. 1-4, Fall 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Toward a New Prescription for Women’s Mental and Physical Health: The U.S. Experience.”  Psychiatric Issues in Women, Bailliere’s Clinical Psychiatry, London, England, 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Commentary:  Smoking v. Women’s Health — The Challenge Ahead.” JAMWA 51:8, 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Foreword,” in BMDO Technology Applications in Biomedicine, Arlington VA: Ballistic Missile Defense Organization, U.S. Department of Defense, 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Women’s Mental Health: The New National Focus,” in Sechzer, J.A., Pfafflin, S.M., Denmark, F.L., Griffin, A., Blumenthal, S.J., (Eds.) Women and Mental Health, The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Fine, T., “Sleep Abnormalities Associated with Mental and Addictive Disorders: Implications for Research and Clinical Practice.”  J Pract Psych and Behav Health, 2:67-79, 1996.

Sechzer, J.A., Pfafflin, S.M., Denmark, F.L., Griffin, A., Blumenthal, S.J., (Eds.), Women and Mental Health, The New York Academy of Sciences, New York, 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Foreword,” in Allen, K. and Phillips, J. (Eds.) Women’s Health Across the Lifespan: A Comprehensive Perspective, 1996.

Blumenthal, S.J., “A New National Focus on Women’s Health,” in Epps, R., Stewart, S.C. (Eds.) The Women’s Complete Healthbook, Delacorte Press,  New York, 1995, pp 3-14.

Blumenthal, S.J., Overview of Mind Body Interactions,” in Hall, N.R.S., Altman, F., and Blumenthal, S.J. (Eds.), Mind-Body Interactions and Disease, Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Reunion Task Force of the National Institutes of Health.  Health Dateline Press, Tampa, FL, 1995, pp 15-22.

Hall, N.R.S., Altman, F., and Blumenthal, S.J. (Eds.), Mind-Body Interactions and Disease, Proceedings of a Conference Sponsored by the Reunion Task Force of the National Institutes of Health.  Health Dateline Press, Tampa, FL, 1995.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Improving Women’s Mental and Physical Health: Federal Initiatives and Programs,” in Oldham, J.M., Riba, M.B. (Eds.) American Psychiatric Press Review of Psychiatry, Volume 14. American Psychiatric Press, Inc, Washington, DC, 1995, pp 181-204.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Women and Depression.” J Women Health 3:467-479, 1994.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Gender Differences in Mental Disorders,” J Women Health 3:453-458, 1994.

Blumenthal, S.J., “An Overview of Behavioral Medicine Research,” in Blumenthal, S., Matthews, K., and Weiss, S. (Eds.), New Frontiers in Behavioral Medicine: Proceedings of the National Conference, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1994.

Blumenthal, S.J., Matthews, K., and Weiss, S. (Eds.) New Frontiers in Behavioral Medicine: Proceedings of the National Conference, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1994.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Suicide and Gender,” in the Newsletter of the American Suicide Foundation, May 1994.

Blumenthal, S.J. (ed.), Anorexia and Bulimia: New Research Frontiers,  Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, DC, 1994.

Agras. S., Blumenthal, S., Bologna, N., Halmi, K., Justman, R., Killen, J., Mitchell, J., Shisslak, C., Taylor, B., Telch, C., Wilson, T., “Considerations for Future Research in the Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders,” International Journal of Eating Disorders, 1994.

Blumenthal, S.J.(Ed.), Sleep and Mental and Addictive Disorders, in Dement, W. (Ed.), Wake Up America: The Report of the National Commission on Sleep Disorders Research, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1993.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Johnson, T. (Eds.), Women in Medicine: Career Development Issues, Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, Washington DC, 1993.

Johnson, T., and Blumenthal, S.J., “Women in Medicine: Career Development Issues,” Journal of Women’s Health, 1993.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Matthews, K. “Psychosocial Aspects of Cardiovascular Disease in Women,” in Wenger, N (Ed.), Cardiovascular Health and Disease in Women, 1992.

Yonkers, K., Cole, J., and Blumenthal, S.J., et al., “Gender Differences in Psychopharmacology,” Am J Psychiatry, 149:587-595, 1992.

Schleuderberg, A. Straus, S., Blumenthal, S.J., et al., “Chronic Fatigue Syndrome:  Research Issues,”  Annals of Internal Medicine, 1992.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Youth Suicide,” Editorial Reply, JAMA, 1991.

Blumenthal, S.J. (Ed.), Forging a Women’s Health Research Agenda, National Women’s Health Resource Center, Washington, DC, 1991.

Blumenthal, S.J. (Ed.), Towards a Women’s Health Research Agenda:  Findings of the Scientific Advisory Meeting, Society for the Advancement of Women’s Health Research, Washington, DC, 1991.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Love, S., “Breast Cancer Research,” in Blumenthal, S.J., (ed.) Forging a Women’s Health Research Agenda, National Women’s Health Resource Center, Washington, DC, 1991.

Blumenthal, S.J., Eichler, A., and Weissman, G. (eds.), Women and AIDS:  Promoting Healthy Behaviors, U.S. Government Publication, 1991.

Khantzian, E.J., Bean-Bayog, M., Blumenthal, S.J., et al.,  “Substance Abuse Disorders:  A Psychiatric Priority,” Am J Psychiatry, 148:1291-1300, 1991.

Stover, E., Pequegnat, W., Huffman, L., Blumenthal, S.J., and Eichler, A., “CNS Aspects of HIV-Infection and AIDS in Infants and Children:  A Collaborative Research Agenda,” Pediatric AIDS, 1991.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Youth Suicide: Risk Factors, Assessment and Treatment of Adolescent and Young Adult Suicidal Patients,” Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 13:511-556, 1990.

Blumenthal, S.J., “Youth Suicide:  The Physician’s Role in Prevention,” JAMA, 264:3194-3196, 1990.

Blumenthal, S.J., “An Overview and Synopsis of Risk Factors, Assessment and Treatment Strategies for Suicidal Patients Over the Life Cycle,” in Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J. (Eds.):  Suicide Over The Life Cycle: Risk Factors, Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1990, pp. 685-734.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J., (Eds.), Suicide Over The Life Cycle:  Risk Factors, Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1990.

Cohen, S. and Blumenthal, S.J., “Psychoneuroimmunology and AIDS,” in Janisse, T. (Ed.) Pain Management in AIDS Patients, Kluener Academic Publishers, 1990.

Vaillant, G.E. and Blumenthal, S.J., “Lifespan Development and Risk Factors for Suicide Across the Life Cycle,” in Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J. (Eds.):  Suicide Over The Life Cycle: Risk Factors, Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1990, pp. 1-16.

Pardes, H. and Blumenthal, S.J., “Public Policy and Research Issues in Suicide,” in Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J. (Eds.): Suicide Over The Life Cycle: Risk Factor, Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1990, pp. 665-684.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J., “Early Detection and Treatment of Suicidal Behavior in Young People.” U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Report of the Secretary’s Task Force on Youth Suicide, Volume 3: Preventive Interventions for Youth Suicide, Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1989.

Frances, A.J. and Blumenthal, S.J., “Personality and Youth Suicide Behavior. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Report of the Secretary’s Task Force on Youth Suicide, Volume 2: Risk Factors for Youth Suicide, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC, 1989.

Hendren, R. and Blumenthal, S.J., “Adolescent Suicide:  Recognition and Management in the Forensic Setting.” Forensic Reports, 2:47-63, 1989.

Blumenthal, S.J., “A Physician’s Guide to Risk Factors, Assessment and Treatment of Suicidal Patients,” Medical Clinics of North America, 72:937-971, 1988.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J., “Overview of Early Detection and Treatment Strategies for Suicidal Behavior in Young People,” J Youth and Adolescence, 17:1-24, 1988.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Nadelson, C., “Editorial:  Mood Changes Associated With Reproductive Life Events: An Overview of Research and Treatment,” J Clinical Psychiatry, 49:466-468, 1988.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Nadelson C., “Late Luteal Phase Dysphoric Disorder (Premenstrual Syndromes): Clinical Implications,” J Clinical Psychiatry, 49:474-479, 1988.

Frank, E., Kupfer, D., Jacob, M., Blumenthal, S.J., and Jarrett, D., “Pregnancy Related Affective Episodes Among Women with Recurrent Affective Disorders,” Am J Psychiatry 144:288-293, 1987.

Blumenthal, S.J., and Kupfer, D.J., “Generalizable Treatment Strategies for Suicidal Behavior,”  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 487:327-340, 1986.

Blumenthal, S.J., Jones E. and Krupnik, J., “The Effects of Gender and Race on the Therapeutic Alliance.” in Annual Review of Psychiatry, 4:586-606, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1985.

Osofsky, H. and Blumenthal, S.J. (Eds.), Premenstrual Syndrome: Current Findings and Future Directions, American Psychiatric Press, Washington, DC, 1985.